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Chartoff, Robert

Overview
Works: 70 works in 388 publications in 7 languages and 14,043 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Motion pictures  Fiction  Film sequels  Sports films  Film and video adaptations  Musical films  Boxing films 
Roles: Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Robert Chartoff
Publications by Robert Chartoff
Most widely held works by Robert Chartoff
Rocky by John G Avildsen( visu )
49 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,599 libraries worldwide
Rocky Balboa, a club fighter seemingly going nowhere, gets his once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go the distance and come out a winner when fate puts him in the ring with the world heavyweight champion
Raging bull by Martin Scorsese( visu )
76 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,395 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
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( visu )
29 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,395 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
The tempest by Julie Taymor( visu )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,247 libraries worldwide
In her big-screen adaptation of Shakespeare's mystical thriller 'The Tempest,' Academy Award-nominated Julie Taymor ('Across the Universe', 'Frida', 'Titus') brings an original dynamic to the story by changing the gender of the sorcerer Prospero into the sorceress Prospera, portrayed by Oscar winner Helen Mirren ('The Queen'). Prospera's journey spirals through vengeance to forgiveness as she reigns over a magical island, cares for her young daughter, Miranda, and unleashes her powers against shipwrecked enemies in this exciting, masterly mix of romance, tragicomedy and the supernatural.
Rocky II by Sylvester Stallone( visu )
25 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,037 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
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack( visu )
16 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 596 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
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 )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and German and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Walker, a professional criminal, helps pull off an underworld heist then is doublecrossed, gunned down and left for dead. He resurfaces in Los Angeles to track down his share of the loot and takes on the syndicate at it's own deadly game, doggedly stalking his prey across the ever-changing backdrop of seething '60s L.A. The trail piles twist upon twist as it leads Walker to a cunning mobman and a jolting surprise ending
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
New York, New York by Martin Scorsese( visu )
26 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 350 libraries worldwide
A musician meets and falls in love with a lounge singer at the end of World War II. The couple struggles to balance their passions for music and each other under the pressures of show biz
True confessions by Ulu Grosbard( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 221 libraries worldwide
A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder
The new centurions ( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
While attending law school, a young man decides to join the Los Angeles Police Department, changing his life forever
Straight talk ( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Honest Shirlee chucks her boyfriend and heads for Chicago where she ends up hosting a radio show for callers with problems
The mechanic ( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Arthur Bishop, the "Mechanic", is a professional assassin who fixes things for the all-powerful Organization. A man of refined tastes, his methods of engineering death are limited only by his boundless imagination. His specialty is doing every job differently, and always making his kill look like an accident
The gambler by Karel Reisz( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
"The story of a compulsive gambler who can't quit or win. He falls into debt to the mob for $40,000 but seems to relish the thrill of gambling against the long shot."--Container
Nickelodeon ( visu )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Nickelodeon: A heartfelt valentine to the early days of moviemaking, featuring a film director who literally stumbles into his job and an actor who becomes an overnight screen hero
Breakout ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Nick Colton (Bronson), a reckless pilot hopes to rescue imprisoned Jay Wagner (Robert Duvall) who was framed by Harris Wagner (John Huston)
Valentino ( visu )
7 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 77 libraries worldwide
The story opens with the super-star actor Rudolph Valentino in his coffin, dead at the age of thirty-one. As one by one the women in his life come to pay homage to "The Sheik," Valentino's rise from tea dance gigolo to screen idol unfolds in a series of extravagant flashbacks - highlighted by beautifully rendered sepia-toned recreations of his silent films. Freely mixing fact and fiction, director Russell, a man of ideas as well as baroque images, uses Valentino's life to comment on the destrucitve nature of the early Hollywood system and American code of machismo
Sylvester Stallone Rocky anthology ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Chartoff, Robert
Chartoff, Robert, 1933-
Languages
English (273)
Spanish (37)
Italian (6)
German (3)
French (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Turkish (1)
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