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Winkler, Irwin

Overview
Works: 220 works in 920 publications in 9 languages and 27,609 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Motion pictures  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Film sequels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Scenarist, Commentator, Actor, Film editor, Contributor, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Irwin Winkler
Publications by Irwin Winkler
Most widely held works about Irwin Winkler
 
Most widely held works by Irwin Winkler
Goodfellas by Warner Bros. Pictures España( visu )
41 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,848 libraries worldwide
Details the rise and fall of Henry Hill, a Brooklyn kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" from his neighborhood. He begins hanging around the mobsters and doing odd jobs until he gains the notice of local chieftain Paulie Cicero. In his teens, Hill distinguishes himself as a "stand-up guy" by choosing jail time over ratting on his accomplices. From that moment on, he is a part of the family. Along with his partner Tommy, he rises through the ranks to become Paulie's lieutenant. Soon he finds himself the target of both the feds and the mobsters
Rocky by John G Avildsen( visu )
52 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,603 libraries worldwide
Rocky Balboa, the underdog, gets his million-to-one shot at love, self-respect and the world heavyweight boxing crown and comes out a winner
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( visu )
31 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,397 libraries worldwide
The true story of Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton - the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space
Raging bull by Martin Scorsese( visu )
81 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,396 libraries worldwide
Jake La Motta is a boxer whose psychological and sexual complexities erupt into violence both in and out of the ring. His brother Joey falls prey to Jake's mounting paranoia and jealousy, while fifteen-year-old Vickie, becomes Jake's wife and most prized trophy. The same anger that drives Jake in the ring, ultimately drives him to beat his wife and brother, and sends Jake down a self-destructive spiral of paranoia and rage
De-Lovely by Irwin Winkler( visu )
30 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,762 libraries worldwide
A musical portrait of American composer Cole Porter. The film imagines Porter looking back on his life as a stage show, with past memories taking shape as numbers in an elaborate and elegant musical accompanied by his songs. His personal history is illustrated by these performances, especially the complicated relationship with his wife, wealthy socialite Linda Lee Porter, who is shown as being the main inspiration for his work despite his extramarital affairs
The net by Irwin Winkler( visu )
36 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,557 libraries worldwide
A computer expert's whole life is erased by a computer conspiracy
The shipping news by Annie Proulx( visu )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,394 libraries worldwide
An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland, with his young daughter, after a traumatizing experience with her mother, who sold her to an illegal adoption agency. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the local newspaper finds an audience, and his experiences in the town begin to change his life
Life as a house by Mark Andrus( visu )
33 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,128 libraries worldwide
A terminally ill man attempts to simultaneously reconnect with his estranged son and build the house of his dreams
Rocky II by Sylvester Stallone( visu )
26 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,077 libraries worldwide
Rocky, having sustained massive injuries in his win against heavyweight champion, Apollo Creed, announces his retirement. But he soon realizes he can't escape his true calling, and prepares for the fight of his life
Enough ( visu )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,071 libraries worldwide
Slim thought she was entering a life of domestic bliss when she married the man of her dreams. After the arrival of her daughter, Slim begins to see the hidden, abusive side of her husband. Terrified for her and her daughter's safety, Slim flees. But her husband's resources allow him to relentlessly pursue them. Finally Slim fights back, engaging her husband in a physical and psychological battle
At first sight by Wen ke le( visu )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 835 libraries worldwide
A man who has been blind since shortly after birth undergoes a surgical procedure that allows him to see again, which both enriches and complicates his life
Home of the brave ( visu )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and German and held by 663 libraries worldwide
Shortly after receiving the news that they will soon be reunited with their families back in the United States, a unit serving in Iraq is deployed on one last humanitarian mission. Their objective is to deliver medical supplies to a remote Iraqi village. Upon arriving in the village, the unit is viciously ambushed and many lives are lost. Now, as the four surviving members of the battalion return home and attempt to readjust to civilian life, the physical injuries and psychological scars sustained during that tragic event continue to take a heavy emotional toll on the war-torn soldiers
Trespass ( visu )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 606 libraries worldwide
A husband and wife are kidnapped by extornionists and held for ransom. As the situation gets worse and the pressure gets higher, they begin to uncover a web of deceit and betrayal
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack( visu )
17 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 597 libraries worldwide
In the midst of the Depression, an entire generation sought out the dance marathon as a means of survival. Gig Young won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor as the contest promoter
The juror by Brian Gibson( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
A struggling single mother impulsively agrees to serve on a jury hoping for a little excitement in her humdrum life. She gets far more than she bargained for when she's forced to sacrifice the truth to save her son from the mob's seductive, psychotic enforcer
Rocky V by John G Avildsen( visu )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 566 libraries worldwide
Rocky and his family must move to their old, low-rent neighborhood after all their money is lost by an an unscrupulous financial advisor and injuries force his retirement from the ring. As Rocky tries to resolve the resentment held by his son, a young boxer Rocky trained publicly taunts his mentor, and Rocky realizes he must fight once more
Rocky III by Sylvester Stallone( visu )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 529 libraries worldwide
Rocky becomes world famous, scoring ten consecutive wins. But after suffering a humiliating defeat against Clubber Lang, he considers hanging up his gloves. With encouragement from his old nemesis, Apollo Creed, Rocky strives to regain the "eye of the tiger" before confronting Lang in a rematch
Point blank by John Boorman( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
A professional criminal helps pull off an underworld heist, then is gunned down and left for dead. He resurfaces to track down his share of the loot
'Round midnight by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and French and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the friendship between an aging alcoholic jazz musician and a young French jazz fan. Inspired by the real-life friendship between jazz pianist Bud Powell and Francis Paudras
Rocky IV by Sylvester Stallone( visu )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Rocky's training regimen takes him to icy Siberia, where he prepares for a globally televised match against a vicious Soviet fighter, Drago, who literally killed his last opponent
 
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Winkler, Irwin, 1931-
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