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Portnow, Richard 1950-

Overview
Works: 59 works in 170 publications in 3 languages and 6,485 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Children's films  War films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Portnow
Tinker Bell by Bradley Raymond( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Pan's sprightly sidekick, Tinker Bell, embarks on a daring quest to unlock the true magic of pixie dust in an effort to save the fairies' homeland, Pixie Hollow
Perfect stranger by James Foley( Visual )

13 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rowena is a journalist dedicated to uncovering greed and corruption among people in positions of power. She does this with the help of her tech-savvy partner in crime, Miles. Grace is a friend and seems to know all about Rowena's secret writing identity, and hands Rowena evidence of adultery as a story. Grace is involved with Harrison Hill, the owner of the largest advertising agency in New York, H2A. Grace met Hill in an Internet chat room and became sexually involved with him. Hill is a married man and breaks off their affair, but Grace refuses to go away quietly. Rowena takes Grace's evidence, but does not immediately agree to do the story. When Grace turns up dead a week later, Rowena decides to investigate. She goes undercover at H2A, with Miles's help, and poses as a temp to get closer to Hill
Ghost dog : the way of the samurai by Jim JARMUSCH( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East meets west in this hip-hop infused samuri-gangster picture. Forest Whitaker plays a professional killer who goes by the name of Ghost Dog and lives by the age-old code of the Samurai. When Ghost Dog's code is dangerously betrayed by the dysfunctional mafia family that occasionally employs him, he must find a way to defend himself
Hitchcock by Sacha Gervasi( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Plagued by both a reckless ego and nagging self-doubt, Hollywood legend Alfred Hitchcock ... becomes obsessed with a grisly murder story that the studios won't back. Determined, he risks his reputation, his home and even the love of his wife Alma ... as he sets out to make the film"--Container
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer 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!"--Container
Happy accidents by Brad Anderson( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruby is a neurotic with an unhappy track record concerning men and Sam is an oddball who is afraid of small dogs and has a barcode tattooed to his arm. Slowly, Sam begins to reveal his "past." He tells her that he is from the Dubuque of the future and that he hails from a family who believe that reproduction should occur the old-fashioned, fun way as opposed to the cloning method. Ruby is amused until she realizes that he's not kidding. After a series of arguments, he agrees to visit Ruby's analyst, which yields unexpected results
Barton Fink by Joël Coen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fink is a New York playwright who reluctantly relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays. Ordered to write a low budget screenplay about wrestling, Fink manages to type one sentence and then ... nothing. Although his chatty insurance salesman neighbor Charlie helps out by teaching Fink about wrestling, the clock ticks, the temperature rises, and Fink's life spins more and more out of control
Underdogs by D. B Sweeney( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2020 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Knights are a lousy team who've become a target for jokes. When down on his luck Coach DeAntonio arrives, he pushes the boys to see their potential, while a hometown bartender tries to reopen his guarded heart
NYPD Blue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama set at the 15th Precinct in New York City portrays the work and personal lives of police officers
The Indian( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long buried, a classic 1917 Indian motorcycle takes center stage in a story about a rebellious son, a negligent father, and Shelby, a young, beautiful mechanic who can fix anything that's broken
Andover( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A genetics professor clones his dead wife, over and over, in a desperate attempt to get her back exactly as she was
The substitute. : the substitute 2 : School's out. The substitute 3 : winner takes all. The substitute 4 : failure is not an option( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The substitute: "Shale, a battle-scarred mercenary, finds that the war has moved closed to home when his girlfriend is attacked by a ruthless band of teenagers. Determined to root out this menace, Shale goes undercover at a local high school. Posing as a teacher, he and his team of mercenaries set a trap to catch the ringleaders in this explosive thriller"--Container
The Gliksmans( Visual )

1 edition published in 2020 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry and Barbara Gliksman, a spritely octogenarian couple, go through their morning routine: a big breakfast, a handful of pills, some bickering, plus a quick trip to the bank; a trip that goes wildly awry when they notice they're being tailed by an aggressive truck driver. As the two navigate their way through Los Angeles something weird begins to happen, their simple trip turns into an absurd and fantastical escapade with psychedelics!
The substitute by Fred Poulet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The substitute: A mercenary goes undercover as a teacher in a high school to root out a band of teenage ruffians. The substitute 3: A mercenary goes undercover to battle a university football team which is participating in an underworld of drugs and blackmail
In the dark by Mike Hoolboom( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspiring artist Ali must rebuild her life after a tragic accident kills her family and leaves her blind. Life in the dark proves to be a daunting task, so she hires Jeff to help her adjust with the transition. But when Ali befriends her new neighbor Linda, her caretaker quickly becomes resentful of her newfound independence. His jealousy turns him from friendly helper to violent and obsessive predator, leaving her only with her remaining senses to fight for her life
The minis by Valerio Zanoli( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A basketball team of little people are faced with a monumental challenge of winning a $50,000 prize in a local basketball tournament so that Roger (a little person) can afford to send his son to college. The team of little people must find the right person to play center. The guys chase after former NBA superstar Dennis Rodman. Jack the Agent finally convinces him that this team could be his ticket to a new public image
Laughter on the 23rd floor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nathan Lane is Max Prince, the top TV star whose temper-tantrums and one-liners have the power to make careers, or make misery for the writers working around him. Now the network censors want to change the show to make it more "advertiser-friendly." But messing with Max can only mean the jokes and jabs will get funnier and wilder"--Container
Going postal by Brad Garrett( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A time bomb is ticking in a small regional postal facility and his name is Oren Starks. Dr. Nicolas Brink launches a controversial research study, and finds that almost everyone at this post office is on the brink of insanity
Desert thunder( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desert Storm drove the Iraqi Army back to Baghdad, but now the Iraqis have a long range missile to carry the deadly biological weapon never found. The new "Shadowdancer Squadron" of commando fighter pilots, headed by former Air Force fighter ace Lee Miller (Baldwin), takes to the skies hoping to reach the deadly missile silo in time. Desert Thunder has arrived!
The ghost of spoon river( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farmer Jesse Henson is drawn into a trap after he becomes the FBI's prime suspect in the heinous murder of a local game warden. His sister-in-law Emma, a big city attorney, returns to defend him despite a flood of painful memories and brutal interrogation. When the murders increase, Emma is unwillingly lead down the path to truth. How far must a woman go to seek justice?
 
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Richard Portnow acteur américain

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Richard Portnow aisteoir Meiriceánach

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Ричард Портноу

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Languages
English (115)

Italian (3)

Spanish (2)