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Winkler, Irwin

Overview
Works: 255 works in 1,416 publications in 8 languages and 39,548 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Sports films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Gangster films  Crime films  History  Musical films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, fmp, Performer, Scenarist, Actor, Film editor, Editor, Restager , Conceptor, Contributor, Commentator, fmd, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Irwin Winkler
 
Most widely held works by Irwin Winkler
Raging bull by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

114 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,388 WorldCat member 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
GoodFellas by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

69 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on a group of men involved with organized crime while giving an inside look at the Mafia from 1955-80. Based on the life of mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian New York kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" in his impoverished Brooklyn neighborhood
Rocky by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

85 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocky Balboa is a struggling boxer trying to make the big time. He works in a meat factory in Philadelphia for a meager wage so he also earns extra cash as a debt collector. When heavyweight champion Apollo Creed visits Philadelphia, his managers want to set up an exhibition match between Creed and a struggling boxer. The promoters are touting the fight as a chance for a "nobody" to become a "somebody". The match is supposed to be easily won by Creed, but someone forgot to tell Rocky, who sees this as his only shot at the big time
Creed by Ryan Coogler( Visual )

35 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adonis Johnson never knew his famous father, world heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, who died before he was born. Still, there's no denying that boxing is in his blood, so Adonis heads to Philadelphia, the site of Apollo Creed's legendary match with a tough upstart named Rocky Balboa
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

38 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the epic story of John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, Deke Slayton, Alan Shepard and Gus Grissom, the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space, in Project Mercury. DVD
The Wolf of Wall Street by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sex. Money. Power. Drugs. Brace yourself for an outrageous true story from legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese. Jordan Belfort, a young stockbroker, is hungry for fame and glory in New York City, where corruption is king and more is never enough
De-lovely by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

41 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,830 WorldCat member 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 Columbia Pictures( Visual )

57 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer expert's whole life is erased by a computer conspiracy
Silence by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two 17th century Catholic missionaries face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan looking for their missing mentor, at a time when Catholicism was outlawed
The shipping news by Annie Proulx( Visual )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,400 WorldCat member 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
Rocky II by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

38 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,208 WorldCat member 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
The gambler by Rupert Wyatt( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 1,205 WorldCat member 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
Enough( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,137 WorldCat member 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
Life as a house by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terminally ill man attempts to simultaneously reconnect with his estranged son and build the house of his dreams
At first sight by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

38 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 819 WorldCat member 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
Rocky V by John G Avildsen( Visual )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 789 WorldCat member 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
Home of the brave by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member 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
Rocky III by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member 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
Rocky IV by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 683 WorldCat member 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
Survivor( Visual )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being mysteriously framed for a terrorist bombing, a Foreign Service Officer (Milla Jovovich) must evade government capture and death by a ruthless assassin (Pierce Brosnan) in order to stop the real perpetrators' master-and much deadlier-plan
 
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Raging bull
Alternative Names
Irwin Winkler Amerikaans filmregisseur

Irwin Winkler cinéaste américain

Irwin Winkler produttore cinematografico e regista statunitense

Irwin Winkler režisér a producent

Irwin Winkler US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Regisseur

Winkler, Irwin 1931-

Ίρβιν Γουίνκλερ

Ирвин Уинклер

Ъруин Уинклър

אירוין וינקלר

ایروین وینکلر تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی

アーウィン・ウィンクラー

ウィンクラー, アーウィン

艾文·温克勒

艾雲·維克勒

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