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Avildsen, John G. 1935-2017

Works: 221 works in 962 publications in 9 languages and 16,078 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Sports films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Martial arts films  Social problem films  Historical films  History 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Editor, Author, Cinematographer, Performer, fmd, Scenarist, Actor, Restager, Photographer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about John G Avildsen
Publications by John G Avildsen
Publications by John G Avildsen, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John G Avildsen
Rocky by Sylvester Stallone( visu )
206 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,710 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
Lean on me by Michael Schiffer( visu )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,825 libraries worldwide
This is the fact-based story of high school principal Joe Clark, who armed himself with a bullhorn and a Louisville Slugger and slammed the door on losers at Eastside High in Paterson, New Jersey
The karate kid ( visu )
44 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 950 libraries worldwide
Karate student Daniel LaRusso (Macchio) accompanies his teacher, Miyagi, (Morita) to Miyagi's ancestral home in Okinawa and becomes involved in a collision of cultures and combat
8 seconds by John G Avildsen( visu )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 926 libraries worldwide
The heroic life story of rodeo legend Lane Frost, the bull-riding champion who fights to achieve his childhood dreams--both in and out of the rodeo ring
The Power of one by Bryce Courtenay( visu )
33 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 902 libraries worldwide
The story focuses on a young English boy named PK. Orphaned in a foreign land and terrorized for his political beliefs by his schoolmates, the pint-sized youngster turns to the only friend who can help him: a kindly yet world-wise prison inmate who teaches him how to box. As he grows to manhood, PK takes on the system and the social injustices he sees around him -and finds that one person can really make a difference
Rocky V by John G Avildsen( visu )
60 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 890 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
The karate kid by John G Avildsen( visu )
26 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 795 libraries worldwide
The Karate Kid Daniel LaRusso (Macchio), has an upcoming tournament in which he is the target of vicious student Mike Barnes (Kanan). Mr. Miyagi (Morita) instructs LaRusso not to compete, but LaRusso's pride sends him to instructor Terry Silver who is secretly setting LaRusso up to be the loser
A decade under the influence by Richard LaGravenese( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
A cast of pioneering writers, directors, and actors talk about the 70's, their films and their colleagues
Stand and deliver Lean on me : drama double feature ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Stand and deliver: A teacher in a Los Angeles barrio inspires his students to excel at math and to pass the Calculus Advanced Placement Test
The formula by William Mellors Henry( visu )
30 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 353 libraries worldwide
35 years after the disappearance of a formula developed by Germany during World War II to derive cheap, pollution-free gasoline from coal, a Los Angeles detective is on the brink of unearthing the secret which could change the couse of world history
Joe by David Gordon Green( visu )
15 editions published between 1970 and 2002 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
An account of how an average "Joe" becomes a murderer. A friendship grows between a wealthy executive and a blue-collar welder due to their common fear and frustration with the "liberals" and "hippies" who are ruining the country
Desert heat ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 209 libraries worldwide
In order to rid himself of the inner demons, Eddie Lomax (Van Damme) takes himself to an abandoned desert highway prepared to commit suicide. Along comes a gang that attacks him and steals his motorcycle leaving him for dead. Later, a woman from his pass finds him and he has a reason for living and to find his attackers
"For keeps" by John G Avildsen( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
When high school students Molly Ringwald and Randall Batinkoff fall for each other, they wind up taking a crash course in adulthood in this contemporary romantic comedy
Rocky : four movies ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Rocky II: It's the rematch of the century as Rocky Balboa takes on Apollo Creed in this powerful follow-up to one of the most acclaimed movies in film history. After club fighter Rocky Balboa goes the distance with heavyweight champ Apollo Creed, boxing fans clamour for a rematch. The ring beckons once more, and the "Italian Stallion" must prepare for the fight of his life
Rocky : the complete saga ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Six movies telling the story of an unknown boxer from Philadelphia and his rise to glory
Neighbors by Seth Rogen( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Earl is a slightly overweight, fairly average guy who is approaching middle age. He leads a reasonably comfortable life with his family in their suburban home, until the house next door is bought by a truly odd couple, Vic and Ramona, who quickly proceed to drive Earl crazy
Rocky : 4-film collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
An unknown boxer from the slums of Philadelphia is given a once-in-a-lifetime shot at the world heavyweight title; Rock struggles to save his marriage while training for the championship rematch; Rocky loses his belt to an arrogant young fighter; Rocky challenges the Russian boxer who killed Apollo Creed in the ring
John G. Avildsen : an American Film Institute seminar on his work : [held May 12, 1976] by John G Avildsen( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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Avildsen, John 1935-
Avildsen, John 1935-2017
Avildsen, John Gilbert
Avildsen, John Guilbert 1935-2017
John G. Avildsen
John G. Avildsen American film director
John G. Avildsen Amerikaans filmregisseur
John G. Avildsen amerikai filmrendező
John G. Avildsen amerikansk filminstruktør, -klipper og -producer
John G. Avildsen cinéaste américain
John G. Avildsen director de cine estadounidense
John G. Avildsen director de cinema estadounidense
John G. Avildsen director de cinema estatunidenc
John G. Avildsen regista statunitense
John G. Avildsen regizor de film american
John G. Avildsen US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Cutter und Filmproduzent
John G. Avildsen US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, -editor und -produzent
Milroon, Danny
Mulroon, Danny
Mulroon, Danny 1935-
Mulroon, Danny 1935-2017
Джон Авилдсън
Джон Авілдсон
Эвилдсен, Джон
ג'ון ג. אבילדסן
ג'ון ג. אבילדסן במאי קולנוע אמריקאי
جان جی. آویلدسن بازیگر، تدوینگر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی
جون أفليدسن
جون أفليدسن مخرج أفلام أمريكي
존 G. 아빌드센
約翰·艾維森 Film director
English (375)
Spanish (43)
French (26)
German (14)
Multiple languages (8)
Italian (6)
Turkish (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Danish (1)
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