What Are Some John Travolta Films?


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Some popular John Travolta films include "Saturday Night Fever," "Pulp Fiction" and "Urban Cowboy." Other Travolta films include "Staying Alive," "Face/Off," "Grease," "Broken Arrow" and "Carrie." As of 2015, the actor more than 70 acting credits to his name.

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In 1977, John Travolta played the role of Tony Manero in "Saturday Night Fever," which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. Following this success, Travolta starred in films such as "Grease," "Urban Cowboy," "Blow-Out" and "Moment by Moment." In 1983, Travolta reprised the role of Tony Manero in "Staying Alive," a sequel to "Saturday Night Fever." The film received poor reviews, and Travolta had difficulty finding quality roles throughout the 1980s, appearing in films such as "Basements" and "Two of a Kind."

In 1994, Travolta appeared in "Pulp Fiction," playing the role of dim-witted hitman Vincent Vega. The role earned Travolta widespread acclaim, including his second Oscar nomination for Best Actor. Bolstered by this success, Travolta appeared in high-profile films such as "Phenomenon," "Get Shorty" and "A Civil Action." He also appeared in action films such as "Broken Arrow" and "Face/Off."

Travolta's success continued into the 2000s with roles in films such as "Swordfish," "Wild Hogs" and "The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3." In 2007, Travolta earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy for his role in "Hairspray." In the 2010s, Travolta has appeared in films such as "Savages," "Killing Season" and "From Paris with Love."

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