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Levinson, Barry

Overview
Works: 555 works in 2,463 publications in 13 languages and 45,484 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  War films  Road films  Biographical films  Animated films  Sports films  Made-for-TV movies  Historical films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Actor, Scenarist, fmd, Performer, Restager , Film editor, tld, Interviewee, Conceptor, Creator, Adapter, fmp, Other, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barry Levinson
Rain man by Barry Levinson( Visual )

272 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 3,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A callous young hustler living in California finds his father has died and left him only rose bushes and a '49 Buick convertible. Feeling cheated out of what he considers is his 3 million dollar inheritance, he is in for an even bigger surprise-a brother he never knew he had!
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

134 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer (Robin Williams) blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms
The Natural by Bernard Malamud( Visual )

61 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing was going to stop Roy Hobbs from fulfilling his boyhood dream of baseball stardom. As a 14-year old he fashions a baseball bat from an oak tree. He soon impresses major league scouts with his ability. His talent also catches the eye of a sportswriter who eventually becomes instrumental in Hobbs' career. The appearance of a mysterious woman, however, shatters his dream. Years later Hobbs reappears as a rookie for the New York Knights and has an opportunity to share in their race for the pennant
Bee movie by Jerry Seinfeld( Visual )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having just graduated from college, Barry B. Benson finds himself disillusioned with the prospect of having only one career choice - honey. As he ventures outside of the hive for the first time, he breaks one of the cardinal rules of the bee world and talks to a human, a New York City florist named Vanessa. He is shocked to discover that the humans have been stealing and eating the bee's honey for centuries. He ultimately realizes that his true calling in life is to set the world right by suing the human race. That is until the ensuing chaos upsets the very balance of nature. It is up to Barry to prove that even a little bee can spell big changes in the world
Wag the Dog by Larry Beinhart( Visual )

125 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, "Mr. Fix-it" decides they need a war to distract the public's attention and he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it
Man of the year by Universal Pictures Company( Visual )

37 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Dobbs makes an off-hand comment on his late night talk show that he would be a better president than the leader who currently occupies the White House. A grassroots campaign conducted by his legions of fans finds him unexpectedly ushered into the Oval Office and forced to live up to his promise. Unfortunately for Dobbs, he finds out that his surprise victory was actually the result of a voting computer glitch and not winning the majority vote leaves the outspoken funnyman struggling with the decision to stay the course in the Oval Office or head back behind the microphone where he is truly in his element
Sleepers by Barry Levinson( Visual )

114 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sentenced to the Wilkinson School for Boys, four pals are mistreated at will by a cadre of sadistic guards. Fifteen years later, they have an unexpected opportunity for revenge
Diner by Barry Levinson( Visual )

56 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1959, a band of young men, buddies since high school, gather at a local diner to share their escapades and make sense of their lives. As one by one they drift off to join the mainstream of life they still cling to their shared boyhood dreams
Bandits by Harley Peyton( Visual )

61 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After busting out of jail and on the run, 2 bank robbers devise the perfect crime with imperfect partners. Not wanting to hurt anyone during their robberies, they go to the homes of bank personnel and end up staying the night with the families so that they can all go to the bank in the morning, hence becoming the "sleepover bandits."
Rock the Kasbah by Bill Murray( Visual )

34 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A music manager is on tour in Afghanistan when he discovers a talented teenager. He convinces the young girl to compete on the television show, Afghan Star
Disclosure by Disclosure (Musical group)( Visual )

54 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an executive in a large company resists the advances of his new boss who is also a former love, she charges him with sexual harassment. Suddenly his marriage and his career are at risk, and his struggle to extricate himself leads to the exposure of an executive conspiracy
Possession by Neil LaBute( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roland is an academic researcher who discovers some important letters written by a famous Victorian poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Ash was presumed to have been totally devoted to his wife, but Roland finds letters written to another unnamed woman, and soon determines that the intended recipient was another, less well-known poet, Christabel LaMotte. Roland contacts Maud, an expert on LaMotte's life and work. Despite her skepticism, the two begin to investigate, and uncover a wealth of information about the affair between the two poets
You don't know Jack by Barry Levinson( Visual )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1980s, 61-year-old former pathologist Dr. Jack Kevorkian launched a crusade to provide what he considered a humane and dignified option for the terminally ill--assisted suicide. Aided by his loyal friend Neal Nicol, and his older sister Margo Janus, Kevorkian begins offering his "death counseling" services to a grateful and burgeoning clientele. He earns the support of Hemlock Society activist Janet Good and the wrath of the county prosecutor's office. Repeatedly arrested, it was thanks to talented attorney Geoffrey Fieger that Kevorkian was repeatedly exonerated. But as the national news media catapulted him to notoriety, Kevorkian continued his work, risking everything in his fervor to change the prevailing laws and challenge society's attitude towards the right to die
... And justice for all by Norman Jewison( Visual )

34 editions published between 1979 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a corrupt judge is charged with rape, Arthur Kirkland must defend him. Kirkland has had problems with the judge in the past, including one incident when the judge wrongly sentenced his client, Jeff McCullaugh, because of a technicality. Kirkland faces a moral and legal dilemma, especially difficult because the judge admits he is guilty
Avalon( Visual )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of several generations of a family, from the arrival of immigrant Sam Krichinsky in the suburb of Baltimore called Avalon, down through his children and grandchildren. The family goes from poverty to prosperity and the world changes around them, but their love and humor hold the family together
The wizard of lies by Barry Levinson( Visual )

22 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the headline-making true story about the deceptions, lies and betrayals of Bernie Madoff, the man who masterminded the most heinous financial swindle of our generation
Sphere by Barry Levinson( Visual )

43 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Far below the surface in the mid-Pacific, U.S. officials have isolated what may be the greatest discovery in human history. They've found a huge spacecraft that plunged into the depths--300 years ago. What is the spacecraft's origin? After three centuries, could there still be a living intelligence aboard?
What just happened by Robert De Niro( Visual )

27 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben is an overburdened movie producer. He tries to balance his life and has to contend with the never-ending demands of 2 ex-wives, his ice-queen studio head, and a menagerie of various Hollywood prima donnas. Ben manages to take it all in stride. He copes by exuding a smoothly assuring demeanor. The only thing that really seems to upset Ben is when he discovers that his ex-wife sleeps with one of his colleagues
Young Sherlock Holmes by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When assorted people start having inexplicable delusions that lead to their deaths, a teenage Sherlock Holmes investigates
Sixty-six by Barry Levinson( )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Baltimore in 1966 is a quiet blue-collar town. But all that is about to change for one group of young men. Bobby drops out of law school during his final year. Neil heads for war in Vietnam, but goes AWOL and comes home as an antiwar protestor. Ben marries the Cadillac dealer's daughter and half-heartedly begins his new life as son-in-law to the boss. Turko and Eggy discover the decadence of the 60's but struggle to adapt."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Barry Levinson americký filmový režisér

Barry Levinson Amerikaans filmregisseur

Barry Levinson amerikai forgatókönyvíró, rendező

Barry Levinson pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Barry Levinson réalisateur américain

Barry Levinson regista statunitense

Barry Levinson reżyser i scenarzysta amerykański

Barry Levinson US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Levinson, Barry

Levinson, Barry 1942-

Μπάρι Λέβινσον

Бари Левинсън

Барри Левинсон

Баррі Левінсон

Левинсон, Барри

Բարրի Լևինսոն

בארי לוינסון

בארי לוינסון שחקן אמריקאי

باري ليفنسون

بری لوینسون فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان آمریکایی

ბარი ლევინსონი

레빈슨, 베리 1942-

배리 레빈슨

バリー・レヴィンソン

レビンソン, バリー

巴瑞·李文森 Film director

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