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John Ortiz is a Actor and Executive Producer American born on 23 may 1968 at Brooklyn (USA)

John Ortiz

John Ortiz
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Nationality USA
Birth 23 may 1968 (51 years) at Brooklyn (USA)

John Ortiz (born May 23, 1968) is an American actor and artistic director/co-founder of the LAByrinth Theater Company.

Biography

Born and raised in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, he is of Puerto Rican ancestry. Ortiz resided in that borough with his wife Jennifer and son Clemente until 2010. At that time they moved to California, where they currently live.

Best films

Fast & Furious (2009)
(Actor)

Usually with

Michael Mann
Michael Mann
(3 films)
Vin Diesel
Vin Diesel
(2 films)
James Gray
James Gray
(2 films)
Shea Whigham
Shea Whigham
(5 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of John Ortiz (36 films)

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Actor

Ad Astra
Ad Astra (2019)

Directed by James Gray
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Dans l'espace
Actors Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Liv Tyler, Ruth Negga, Donald Sutherland, Jamie Kennedy
Roles General Rivas
Rating68% 3.446183.446183.446183.446183.44618
Roy McBridge, un ingénieur autiste, part à la recherche de son père disparu vingt ans plus tôt, perdu dans l'espace lors d'une mission où il voulait découvrir une vie extraterrestre sur Neptune.
The Cloverfield Paradox, 1h42
Directed by Julius Onah
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films set in the future, Temporal paradox
Actors Elizabeth Debicki, Daniel Brühl, Chris O'Dowd, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Zhang Ziyi, David Oyelowo
Roles Monk Acosta
Rating55% 2.7511252.7511252.7511252.7511252.751125
2028. La Terre souffre en raison d'une crise d'énergie majeure. Tous les regards et espoirs sont tournés vers une mission à bord d'une station spatiale internationale nommée Cloverfield. À son bord, l'accélérateur de particules Shepard est testé. Après une tentative de lancement de la machine, une surcharge se produit. Suite à cet incident, les scientifiques de la mission découvrent que la Terre a disparu. D'autres événements étranges vont alors se produire au sein de la station, mettant en danger l'ensemble de l'équipage.
Bumblebee
Bumblebee (2018)

Directed by Travis Knight
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Jeu, Films about toys, Robot films
Actors Hailee Steinfeld, Dylan O'Brien, John Cena, Angela Bassett, Justin Theroux, Rachel Crow
Roles Dr. Powell
Rating67% 3.3958153.3958153.3958153.3958153.395815
En 1987, l'Autobot Bumblebee est en fuite. Il va alors trouver refuge dans la décharge d'une petite ville balnéaire de Californie. Très mal en point, sa carcasse de Volkswagen Coccinelle jaune est découverte par Charlie, une adolescente proche de 18 ans. Quand cette dernière remet le véhicule en marche, elle va vite se rendre compte qu'il ne s'agit pas d'une voiture ordinaire.
Kong: Skull Island, 1h58
Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Kaiju films, Films about magic and magicians, La préhistoire, Animaux préhistoriques, Films about cephalopods, Films about apes, King Kong films, Giant monster films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Disaster films
Actors Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Toby Kebbell, Michael Keaton, Jason Mitchell, Corey Hawkins
Roles Victor Nieves
Rating65% 3.2974453.2974453.2974453.2974453.297445
En 1944, alors que la guerre du Pacifique fait rage, deux pilotes s'écrasent sur une île inconnue. L'un est Américain, l'autre est Japonais. Alors qu'ils s'affrontent sur place, ils sont brusquement interrompus par une gigantesque créature...
A Dog's Purpose, 1h40
Directed by Lasse Hallström
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Britt Robertson, Dennis Quaid, K.J. Apa, Bradley Cooper, Peggy Lipton, Juliet Rylance
Roles Carlos
Rating71% 3.55263.55263.55263.55263.5526
Un chien (Josh Gad) se réincarne plusieurs fois. Il va connaitre diverses situations de vie en se rappelant combien il aimait son premier maître...
Going in Style
Directed by Zach Braff
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Crime
Themes Buddy films, Heist films
Actors Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Joey King, Matt Dillon, Ann-Margret
Roles Jesus
Rating65% 3.299953.299953.299953.299953.29995
Amis de longue date, Willie, Joe et Al décident de s’écarter du droit chemin pour la première fois de leur vie quand leur fond de pension est victime d’une opération financière. Soudain incapables de payer leurs factures et de subvenir aux besoins de leurs familles, les trois retraités vont jouer le tout pour le tout afin de faire tomber la banque qui les a ruinés.
Going in Style, 1h36
Directed by Zach Braff
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Crime
Themes Vieillesse, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Joey King, Maria Dizzia, Matt Dillon
Roles Jesus
Rating65% 3.299953.299953.299953.299953.29995
Willie Davis, Joe Harding et Albert Garner sont trois amis octogénaires à la retraite. L'entreprise pour laquelle ils ont jadis travaillé a délocalisé son activité et leur retraite est partie en fumée. Fauchés, ils décident de braquer la banque Williamsburg, qu'ils jugent responsable de leurs problèmes économiques.
The Finest Hours, 2h7
Directed by Craig Gillespie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Historical
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Aviation films, Children's films, Disaster films, American disaster films, Films about seafaring accidents or incidents
Actors Chris Pine, Graham McTavish, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Josh Stewart, Holliday Grainger
Roles Wallace Quirey
Rating66% 3.347383.347383.347383.347383.34738
The rescue mission took place in 1952 off the Cape Cod coast after two oil tankers, SS Fort Mercer and SS Pendleton, were destroyed by treacherous winter winds and waves. The crew of motor life boat CG 36500 and the crew of a surfboat from the USCGC Yakutat heroically rescued nearly all the tankers' crewmen.
Blackhat
Blackhat (2015)
, 2h13
Directed by Michael Mann
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about computing, Transport films, Sécurité informatique, Road movies, Cyberpunk films, Chase films
Actors Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Holt McCallany, Tang Wei, Manny Montana, William Mapother
Roles Henry Pollack
Rating53% 2.698982.698982.698982.698982.69898
At a nuclear plant in Chai Wan, Hong Kong, a hacker causes the coolant pumps to overheat and explode. Not long after in Chicago, the Mercantile Trade Exchange gets hacked, causing soy futures to rise. The Chinese government and the FBI determine that the hack was caused by a Remote Access Tool (RAT). A military officer in China's cyber warfare unit, Captain Chen Dawai (Leehom Wang), is tasked to find the people responsible for the attacks, and enlists the aid of his sister Chen Lien (Tang Wei), a networking engineer. He meets with FBI Agent Carol Barrett (Viola Davis) in Los Angeles and reveals the code in the RAT was written by himself and Nicholas Hathaway (Chris Hemsworth), his college roommate, in their school days years before Hathaway was sent to prison for an unrelated hack. Dawai asks that the FBI arrange for Hathaway to be released from prison, where he is serving a sentence for computer crimes. Hathaway is offered temporary release in exchange for his services.
Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs (2015)
, 2h2
Directed by Danny Boyle
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about computing
Actors Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Katherine Waterston, Jeff Daniels, Perla Haney-Jardine
Roles Joel Pforzheimer
Rating71% 3.596153.596153.596153.596153.59615
The film is divided into three acts set in the lead-up to key product launches hosted by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs (Fassbender). The first depicts Jobs and marketing executive Joanna Hoffman (Winslet) dealing with problems before the Apple Macintosh launch in 1984. The computer's voice demo will not say "hello", and Jobs demands engineer Andy Hertzfeld (Stuhlbarg) fixes it, threatening to publicly humiliate him in the presentation. Hertzfeld finally suggests faking the demo using the prototype 512k computer. Meanwhile, Jobs rants about a Time magazine article that exposed his paternity dispute with ex-girlfriend Chrisann Brennan (Waterson): Jobs denies he is the father of Brennan's five-year-old daughter, Lisa. Brennan arrives with Lisa to confront Jobs; she is bitter over his denials and his refusal to support her despite his wealth. Jobs bonds with Lisa over her MacPaint art and agrees to provide more money and a house, though he still denies his fatherhood. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak (Rogen) wishes Jobs well and asks him to acknowledge the Apple II team in his remarks, but Jobs refuses. Flashbacks show the two creating the Apple II, revealing that Wozniak's ideas made the product successful. Jobs then discusses company politics with CEO John Sculley (Daniels); they talk about Jobs' life as an adopted child, and Jobs admits that his need for control stems from his feelings of powerlessness in being given up.
The Drop
The Drop (2014)
, 1h46
Directed by Michaël R. Roskam
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, Matthias Schoenaerts, James Gandolfini, John Ortiz, James Frecheville
Roles Detective Torres
Rating70% 3.548063.548063.548063.548063.54806
Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy) is a bartender at a neighborhood bar in Brooklyn called "Cousin Marv's". Marv (James Gandolfini) ceded ownership of the bar years earlier to Chechen mobsters and now operates it with Bob as a 'drop' for illegal takings. Marv berates Bob and some patrons for commemorating the 10th anniversary of the murder of a man named Richie Wheelan. Later at night, a neighbour, Nadia (Noomi Rapace), a local waitress, discovers Bob rescuing a battered pit bull pup abandoned in her garbage can. She assists Bob in caring for the dog. Bob leaves the dog in her care until he can decide whether to adopt him.
Cesar Chavez, 1h41
Directed by Diego Luna
Origin Mexique
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about the labor movement, Political films
Actors Rosario Dawson, America Ferrera, Michael Peña, Gabriel Mann, Yancey Arias, Wes Bentley
Roles Eli Ordonez
Rating63% 3.198623.198623.198623.198623.19862
The film follows Chávez's efforts to organize 50,000 farm workers in California, some of whom were braceros—temporary workers from Mexico permitted to live and work in the United States in agriculture, and required to return to Mexico if they stopped working. Working conditions are very poor for the braceros, who also suffer from racism and brutality at the hands of the employers and local Californians. To help the workers, César Chávez (Michael Peña) forms a labor union known as the United Farm Workers (UFW). Chávez's efforts opposed, sometimes violently, by the owners of the large industrial farms where the braceros work. The film touches on several major nonviolent campaigns by the UFW: the Delano grape strike, the Salad Bowl strike, and the 1975 Modesto march.
Fast & Furious 6, 2h10
Directed by Vin Diesel, Justin Lin, Neal H. Moritz
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Sports films, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Auto racing films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Road movies, Heist films, Chase films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodríguez, Jordana Brewster, Dwayne Johnson, Tyrese Gibson
Roles Braga
Rating70% 3.5469053.5469053.5469053.5469053.546905
Following their successful Rio heist, Dominic "Dom" Toretto and his professional criminal crew have fled around the world: Dom lives with Elena; his sister Mia lives with Brian O'Conner and their son, Jack; Gisele and Han live in Hong Kong; and Roman and Tej live in luxury.
Silver Linings Playbook, 2h2
Directed by David O. Russell
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Dance films, Films about families, Medical-themed films, Christmas films, Films about sexuality, Sports films, American football films, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Anupam Kher
Roles Ronnie
Rating76% 3.8462153.8462153.8462153.8462153.846215
After eight months of treatment for bipolar disorder, Pat Solitano is released from a mental health facility in Baltimore, and returns to Lansdowne, Pennsylvania into the care of his father Patrizio and mother Dolores. Pat soon learns that his estranged wife, Nikki, has moved away, and that his father is out of work and resorting to illegal bookmaking to earn money with the hopes of opening a restaurant. Pat is determined to get his life back on track and reconcile with Nikki, who obtained a restraining order against him after a violent episode sent him away.
Play
Play (2011)
, 1h58
Directed by Ruben Östlund
Origin France
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes L'adolescence, Films about alcoholism, Films about education, Films about children, Films about immigration, Films about racism, Films about suicide, La précarité, L'enfance marginalisée, Films about school violence
Actors John Ortiz
Rating70% 3.547953.547953.547953.547953.54795
In Gothenburg a gang of five black teenage boys act out an elaborate scheme for taking the belongings of one Asian and two white teenage boys, in which the blacks play good cop/bad cop (this is previewed a the very start of the film with an earlier theft from two different boys). First they ask the time. When one of the victims checks the time on his mobile phone they claim it looks like the one that was stolen from a brother of one of them. The three boys have to come along to verify this with the brother. At one point the eight have to flee from a gang of adults, and one black and one white boy together get separated from the other six. By phone they find out the location of the others and reunite. Then after some moving around, one boy of the gang wants to quit; the gang leader responds by beating him up and kicking him. The four remaining gang members proceed with the three boys.