A young employee at the U.S. Ambassador's office in Paris, Reese (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) is asked to help escort Charles Wax (John Travolta) around the city. It turns out that Wax is a CIA spy trying to prevent a terrorist attack, and Reese finds himself in some terrifying but exciting situations. Directed by Pierre Morel. Categories: Action. Year: 2010.
John Travolta in From Paris with Love
John Travolta is a womanizer and Robin Williams is laid-back bachelor. The two friends form a sports media company, but their plans go awry when an old girlfriend (Kelly Preston) of Williams' turns up, leaving him to care for twins he never knew he had. Directed by Walt Becker. With Matt Dillon, Justin Long and Seth Green. Categories: Comedy, Family. Year: 2009.
John Travolta in Old Dogs
A thriller about the hijacking of a New York City subway train, The Taking of Pelham 123 stars John Travolta as a desperate, armed man who masterminds the crime. Denzel Washington plays the transit worker who just happens to be on duty when the hijacking takes place and has to negotiate with the hijackers. James Gandolfini (Tony on The Sopranos) plays the city's tough mayor who doesn't want to give in to the hijackers' demands. The film is a remake of a Seventies classic. Directed by Tony Scott. With Victor Gojcaj. Categories: Thriller. Year: 2009.
John Travolta in The Taking of Pelham 123
Bolt (John Travolta) has spent his entire life as a famous TV superdog. But, when he is accidentally shipped from Hollywood to New York City, he discovers that his powers aren't real and must rely on his new friends Mittens (Susie Essman), a jaded housecat, and Rhino (Mark Walton), a TV-obsessed hamster. As Bolt sets out on a cross-country mission to reunite with his owner Penny (Miley Cyrus), he learns that the only thing you need to be a hero is heart. Directed by Byron Howard and Chris Williams. With Malcolm McDowell, Nick Swardson and Diedrich Bader. Categories: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2008.
John Travolta in Bolt
Tracy Turnblad (Nikki Blonsky), an overweight teenager who loves to dance, is obsessed with "The Corny Collins Show," a hit TV dance party. Every day after school, Tracy and her best friend Penny (Amanda Bynes) run home to watch heartthrob Link Larkin (Zac Efron) and the rest of the show's performers shake their stuff. When Corny Collins (James Marsden) holds auditions to replace a star who has left the show, Tracy seizes her chance to make her dream come true, even though her mother Edna (John Travolta) doesn't approve. Directed by Adam Shankman. With Christopher Walken, Michelle Pfeiffer, Queen Latifah, Brittany Snow, Elijah Kelley and Allison Janney. Categories: Comedy, Musical, Dance, Remake. Year: 2007.
John Travolta in Hairspray
Four suburban wannabe bikers (Tim Allen, John Travolta, Martin Lawrence and William H. Macy) set out on the open road and head west in search of the adventure that's missing from their everyday lives. Their trip eventually leads them to a New Mexico bar where they come across a biker gang named the Del Fuegos, who steal one of their bikes. Not to be disrespected, the group forms a plan to pay back the Del Fuegos and get their bike back. Directed by Walt Becker. With Ray Liotta, Marisa Tomei and Jill Hennessy. Categories: Adventure, Comedy. Year: 2007.
John Travolta in Wild Hogs
Martha Beck (Salma Hayek) and Raymond Fernandez (Jared Leto) are a pair of murdering lovers in the 1940s, luring grieving war widows to their doom through personal ads. With Martha posing as Raymond's sister, the "Lonely Hearts Killers" milk their marks of their life savings before killing them in a bloody, sex-fueled frenzy. Hot on their trail is a pair of detectives (John Travolta and James Gandolfini), who will risk their personal and professional lives in order to put an end to their murderous rampage. Directed by Todd Robinson. With Scott Caan and Laura Dern. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2006.
John Travolta in Lonely Hearts
John Travolta is back as Chilly Palmer, the loan shark turned movie producer in the sequel to Get Shorty. In this film, based on the bestselling novel by Elmore Leonard, Chilly gets into the rap music business. But even the cut-throat movie scene didn't prepare him for the types he meets here, including a sleazy music producer (Vince Vaughn), his gay bodyguard (Dwayne Johnson) and his partner (James Woods). He still finds time to romance the widow (Uma Thurman) of a murdered music executive and a young singer who may become the next big pop diva (Christina Milian). Musicians Steven Tyler, Andre Benjamin, Wyclef Jean, Sergio Mendes and Gene Simmons have cameos. Directed by F. Gary Gray. With Cedric the Entertainer. Categories: Comedy, Crime. Year: 2005.
John Travolta in Be Cool
Firefighter Jack Morrison (Joaquin Phoenix) struggles to cope with a dangerous, demanding job that often keeps him away from his wife and kids. He relies on the support of his captain (John Travolta) and the brotherly bond between the men of the firehouse. But, after being trapped in the worst blaze of his career, Jack starts to reevaluate his life and the things he holds important. Directed by Jay Russell. With Jacinda Barrett, Robert Patrick and Morris Chestnut. Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2004.
John Travolta in Ladder 49
John Travolta stars as Gabriel, the head of a covert counter-terrorist operation who is desperately trying to access information locked inside a government computer. He hires Stanley (Hugh Jackman), a desperate computer expert, to help him hack into the system. Halle Berry plays Ginger, Gabriel's gorgeous accomplice, while Don Cheadle is a government agent trying to crack the caper. Directed by Dominic Sena. Categories: Action, Thriller, Crime. Year: 2001.
John Travolta in Swordfish
Scandals, cover-ups and sex are at the center of this thriller. John Travolta and Madeleine Stowe play army officers and former lovers who investigate the torture killing of the daughter (Leslie Stefanson) of a prominent general (James Cromwell). Their investigation leads them back to West Point, and to abuses by powerful men. Should they risk their own careers to bring the truth to light? James Woods plays a high-ranking officer with something to hide. Directed by Simon West. Clarence Williams III. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 1999.
John Travolta in The General's Daughter
During the conflict at Guadalcanal, a battle that will strongly influence the Japanese advance into the Pacific, a group of young soldiers is brought in as a relief for battle-weary Marine units. The soldiers begin to form a tight-knit group as they face the horrors of war while trying to maintain possession of a key airfield. Directed by Terrence Malick. With Sean Penn, Adrien Brody, James Caviezel, Nick Nolte, John C. Reilly, John Travolta, John Cusack, Woody Harrelson, George Clooney and Jared Leto. Categories: Action, Drama, War. Year: 1998.
John Travolta in The Thin Red Line