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Winkler, Irwin

Works: 243 works in 1,477 publications in 9 languages and 39,967 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Sports films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Crime films  Gangster films  History  Musical films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, fmp, Performer, Scenarist, fmd, Actor, Editor, Contributor, Commentator, Conceptor, Film editor, Restager , Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Irwin Winkler
Most widely held works by Irwin Winkler
Raging bull by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

122 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical film about middleweight champion boxer Jake La Motta
GoodFellas by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

72 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,278 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 )

90 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,087 WorldCat member 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
Creed by Ryan Coogler( Visual )

41 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,718 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 )

41 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,614 WorldCat member 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 for the Mercury Project manned space flight program in the U.S
The Wolf of Wall Street by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,934 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 Cole Porter( Visual )

47 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,841 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
Silence by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

10 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,586 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 Christianity was outlawed and their presence forbidden
The shipping news by Annie Proulx( Visual )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ink-setter in New York returns to his family's home, a fishing town in Newfoundland, with his daughter after a traumatizing experience with her mother. His articles find an audience and the town changes his life
Rocky II by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

39 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,218 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 Karel Reisz( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 1,216 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 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story of a woman pushed to the limit by her cheating, controlling husband and driven to fight back to protect her life and the life of her daughter
Life as a house by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

39 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages 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 808 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 788 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
Rocky III by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 733 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
Home of the brave by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

32 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 726 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 IV by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 693 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 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Foreign Service Officer newly posted to the American embassy in London is charged with stopping terrorists from getting into the US. After surviving a vicious attack on the embassy, she finds herself framed for crimes she didn't commit and racing to elude assassins while trying to clear her name and stop a large-scale terrorist attack set for New Year's Eve
Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler : an American Film Institute seminar on their work : [held November 19, 1975] by Robert Chartoff( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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-

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