WorldCat Identities

Weintraub, Jerry

Overview
Works: 93 works in 305 publications in 4 languages and 19,513 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Interviews  Fiction  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Film sequels  Teen films 
Roles: Producer, Interviewee, Production personnel, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jerry Weintraub
The karate kid by John G Avildsen ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 3,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daniel, a fatherless teenager, arrives in Los Angeles from the East and faces the difficult taks of making friends. He becomes the object of bullying by a gang of karate students when he strikes up a relationship with Ali, the gang leader's girlfriend. Daniel asks Miyagi, a master of martial arts, to help him learn karate. Daniel then prepares himself both mentally and physically for the fight of his life
Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
38 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three prestigious Las Vegas casinos. More than $160 million. Danny Ocean and his 10-man handpicked team of grifters and conmen are ready to carry out the most elaborate casino heist in history, and they just might get away with it
Ocean's thirteen by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When one of their own, Reuben Tishkoff, partners and builds a casino and hotel with known casino owner Willy Banks in Las Vegas, the last thing he ever wanted was to get cut out of the deal by the loathsome Banks. Banks' even goes so far as to finding amusement in Tishkoff's misfortune when the double crossing lands Reuben in the hospital because of a heart attack. However, Danny and his crew won't stand for Banks and what he's done to a friend. Uniting with their old enemy Benedict, who himself has a vendetta against Banks, the crew is out to pull off a major plan. One that will unfold on the night Banks' newest hot spot opens up, when the crew is out to bankrupt one of the city's most despised businessmen. However, this is not about the money, this time it is for revenge
Nancy Drew by Andrew Fleming ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nancy is an iconic girl detective with a passion for mystery and all things old, but she is about to experience a serious case of culture shock as she heads to Hollywood on an extended business trip with her father, Carson Drew. Having promised him that she has given up sleuthing in favor of becoming a "normal" teenager, Nancy tries her best to resist the lure of the age-old mystery of famous actress Dehlia Draycott's death, and living in Dehlia's old mansion full of clues proves too powerful a force for Nancy to resist
Diner by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1959, a group of long-time buddies since high school gather in 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
Behind the candelabra by Michael Douglas ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This drama recreates the glittering private world of Liberace, the flamboyant, phenomenally successful entertainer whose extravagant costumes, trademark candelabra, and elaborate stage shows made him the most bankable entertainer of his time
Vegas vacation ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Clark Griswold (Chase) puts his mind to something, we soon realize he hasn't got one. Still, nothing stops him when the vacation bug hits. This time, he's chosen Las Vegas, the new family entertainment capital of America!
The karate kid by John G Avildsen ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daniel accompanies Miyagi to Okinawa where he becomes entangled in an old feud with Miyagi's lifelong enemy
"Oh, God!" ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jerry Landers, (John Denver) a supermarket assistant manager and a good yet non-religious person, suddenly finds a note in the mail one day that grants him an "interveiw" with God. Thinking it to be a hoax he tosses it away, but when it keeps reappearing he finally gives in. Skeptical at first, he ends up carrying His personal message - that the world can work with what God's given us
The karate kid by John G Avildsen ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The next karate kid: When her parents are killed in a car accident, a 17-year-old tomboy is taught by Mr. Miyagi to channel her anger through the martial arts, a skill that will be put to the test in a showdown with Alpha Elite, a sadistic gang of high school students
The Avengers ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Steed (Fiennes) and Emma Peel (Thurman) fight crime with style. Sir August DeWynter (Connery) is an evil genius out to control the world with his high-tech weather machine. This madman poses quite a threat to mankind with his raging icestorms, scorching tempertures and mechanical buzz-bombing bees. But come cold, heat or dreaded plight, our two heroes never lose their cool. Tea anyone?--Taken from slip-case
The next karate kid ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julie, a rebellious teen, is pitted against a posse of paramilitary students who rule her high school. While their leader teaches them to fight-to-kill, Julie and Miyagi, her karate teacher, teach them the secret of fighting to live
The Karate Kid collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Karate kid: A 17-year-old underdog faces his greatest enemy in a karate tournament where more than honor is at stake
Soldier by Kurt Russell ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Galactic wars of the near-future are fought by soldiers trained to be merciless, obedient warriors. But times change. New bio-engineered combatants make veterans like Sgt. Todd (Kurt Russell) obsolete. But don't expect to toss Todd on the scrap heap without a fight"--Container
Cruising by William Friedkin ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Steve Burns is sent undercover to find a serial killer who brutally slays and dismembers gay men in New York's S & M subculture. Working almost completely isolated from his department, he has to learn and practice the rules of this little society
The films of Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Sydney Pollack talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work
The films of William Friedkin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, William Friedkin talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work. Includes filmography and weblink
Nashville by Robert Altman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cornerstone of 1970s American filmmaking from Robert Altman. It is a view of the country's political and entertainment landscapes set in the nation's music capital. It weaves the stories of 24 characters-from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress-into a cinematic tapestry that is equal parts comedy, tragedy, and musical. It showcases Altman's ability to get to the heart of American life via its eccentric byways, and barrels forward to an unforgettable conclusion
Pure country Honeysuckle Rose ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pure country: a country music superstar ditches his beard, ponytail-- and temporarily, his career-- to reclaim his down-home country roots and to find the kind of love he'd only sung about (113 min ; 1992)
Ocean's twelve by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Danny Ocean and his pals return in a sequel to the cool caper that saw them pull off a $160 million heist
 
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English (195)
Spanish (10)
Italian (2)
French (2)
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