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Winkler, Irwin

Overview
Works: 315 works in 1,611 publications in 9 languages and 40,560 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Sports films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Gangster films  Crime films  History  Musical films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, fmp, fmd, Scenarist, Actor, Other, Film editor, Editor, Contributor, Commentator, Restager , Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Irwin Winkler
 
Most widely held works by Irwin Winkler
GoodFellas by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

78 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the rise and fall of Henry Hill, a Brooklyn kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" from his neighborhood. He begins hanging around the mobsters and doing odd jobs until he gains the notice of local chieftain Paulie Cicero. In his teens, Hill distinguishes himself as a "stand-up guy" by choosing jail time over ratting on his accomplices. From that moment on, he is a part of the family. Along with his partner Tommy, he rises through the ranks to become Paulie's lieutenant. Soon he finds himself the target of both the feds and the mobsters
Creed by Ryan Coogler( Visual )

47 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and French and held by 2,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adonis Johnson never knew his famous father, world heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, who died before he was born. Still, there₂s no denying that boxing is in his blood, so Adonis heads to Philadelphia, the site of Apollo Creed₂s legendary match with a tough upstart named Rocky Balboa
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

42 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,590 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
Raging Bull by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

112 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely hailed as the greatest film of the 1980s, this searing story charts the tortured rise and fall of middleweight champion Jake 'The Bronx Bull' La Motta. Includes bonus features
Rocky by John G Avildsen( Visual )

90 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,347 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
The Wolf of Wall Street by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government
De-lovely by Cole Porter( Visual )

45 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,838 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 )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 1,678 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 Lasse Hallström( Visual )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,383 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 )

42 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,237 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 )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Jim Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring and leaves his dysfunctional relationship with his wealthy mother in his wake. He plays both sides, immersing himself in an illicit, underground world while garnering the attention of Frank, a loan shark with an interest in Bennett's future
Enough by Michael Apted( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,144 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 )

37 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terminally ill man attempts to simultaneously reconnect with his estranged son and build the house of his dreams
Raging bull( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 982 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
The net by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

44 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer expert's life and identity are "erased" after she is inadvertently drawn into the midst of a high-tech conspiracy
At first sight by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

37 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 814 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 )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 809 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 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocky Balboa is now the heavyweight champ and spends his restless idle time participating in charity wrestling matches. The careless Rocky is beaten by a ruthless challenger, Clubber Lang. After Rocky acquires the needed hunger to win, he is ready for the brutal and nail-biting rematch with Lang
Home of the brave by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 739 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocky Balboa, the underdog, gets his million-to-one shot at love, self-respect and the world heavyweight boxing crown and comes out a winner
 
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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-

Winkleris Irwinas

Ίρβιν Γουίνκλερ

Ирвин Уинклер

Ъруин Уинклър

אירוין וינקלר

إروين وينكلر

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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