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Chartoff, Robert

Overview
Works: 129 works in 584 publications in 7 languages and 20,905 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Sports films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Romance films  Crime films 
Roles: Producer, fmp, Author, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Robert Chartoff
 
Most widely held works by Robert Chartoff
Raging bull by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

92 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,328 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
Rocky by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

73 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,955 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 right stuff by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

38 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,609 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
Ender's game( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hostile alien race attacked Earth, and if not for the legendary heroics of Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, Colonel Hyrum Graff is training only the best young children. Ender Wiggin, a shy, but brilliant boy, is soon ordained by Graff as the military's next great hope. Once at Command School, he's trained by Mazer Rackham, himself, to lead them into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race." -- provided by publisher
The Tempest( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This modern retelling of William Shakespeare's final masterpiece is an exciting, mystical, and magical fantasy ... Exiled to a magical island, the sorceress Prospera ... conjures up a storm that shipwrecks her enemies, and then unleashes her powers for revenge"--Container
The gambler by Karel Reisz( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 1,187 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
Rocky II by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

35 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,184 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
Creed by Ryan Coogler( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 947 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
Rocky V by John G Avildsen( Visual )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 754 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 )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 646 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 )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 621 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
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

13 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The haunting madness and desperation of Depression-era marathon dance contest participants. Brought together by chance, Gloria and Robert test the limits of their friendship and physical endurance, encouraged by the manipulative contest promoter."
Point blank by John Boorman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and German and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walker, a professional criminal, helps pull off an underworld heist then is doublecrossed, gunned down and left for dead. He resurfaces in Los Angeles to track down his share of the loot and takes on the syndicate at it's own deadly game, doggedly stalking his prey across the ever-changing backdrop of seething '60s L.A. The trail piles twist upon twist as it leads Walker to a cunning mobman and a jolting surprise ending
New York, New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

31 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musician meets and falls in love with a lounge singer at the end of World War II. The couple struggles to balance their passions for music and each other under the pressures of show biz
True confessions( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder
Straight talk( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honest Shirlee chucks her boyfriend and heads for Chicago where she ends up hosting a radio show for callers with problems
The new centurions by Joseph Wambaugh( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While attending law school, a young man decides to join the Los Angeles Police Department, changing his life forever
The mechanic( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Bishop, the "Mechanic", is a professional assassin who fixes things for the all-powerful Organization. A man of refined tastes, his methods of engineering death are limited only by his boundless imagination. His specialty is doing every job differently, and always making his kill look like an accident
Nickelodeon( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nickelodeon: A heartfelt valentine to the early days of moviemaking, featuring a film director who literally stumbles into his job and an actor who becomes an overnight screen hero
Valentino( Visual )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story opens with the super-star actor Rudolph Valentino in his coffin, dead at the age of thirty-one. As one by one the women in his life come to pay homage to "The Sheik," Valentino's rise from tea dance gigolo to screen idol unfolds in a series of extravagant flashbacks - highlighted by beautifully rendered sepia-toned recreations of his silent films. Freely mixing fact and fiction, director Russell, a man of ideas as well as baroque images, uses Valentino's life to comment on the destrucitve nature of the early Hollywood system and American code of machismo
 
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Raging bull
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Chartoff, Robert 1933-

Robert Chartoff Amerikaans filmproducent (1933-2015)

Robert Chartoff producteur de films américain

Robert Chartoff produttore cinematografico statunitense

Robert Chartoff US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

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Ρόμπερτ Τσάρτοφ Αμερικανός παραγωγός ταινιών

Роберт Чартофф

رابرت چارتوف تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

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