WorldCat Identities

Chartoff, Robert

Works: 138 works in 818 publications in 9 languages and 22,495 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Sports films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Historical films  Science fiction films  Romance films  Fantasy films  Crime films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Robert Chartoff
Most widely held works by Robert Chartoff
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

54 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,608 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 )

115 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical film about middleweight champion boxer Jake La Motta, whose psychological and sexual complexities erupt into violence both in and out of the ring
Rocky by John G Avildsen( Visual )

102 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,393 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
Ender's game by Gavin Hood( Visual )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A brilliant young strategist rises to the top of his class in Battle School while training to defend Earth against hostile aliens intent on exterminating the entire human race in this sci-fi epic based on the celebrated novel. In the not-too-distant future, our planet has come under attack from a malevolent race of aliens known as the Formics. Incredibly, fearless International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley) sent them fleeing back into the stars, becoming a living legend in the process. But decorated Colonel Hyrum Graff (Harrison Ford) knows that the Formics will soon return even stronger than they were before, and he's determined to find a new hero who can meet them head on. Enter Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield), a modest young man with vast untapped potential. Upon being recruited into Battle School, Ender partakes in a grueling series of simulations, effortlessly mastering every challenge presented to him. Celebrated by his peers and respected by his superiors, Ender is quickly promoted to Command School, where the one and only Mazer Rackham provides him with the knowledge and tools needed to save mankind from certain extinction. As the final battle approaches, Ender prepares to embrace his destiny as one of the greatest heroes in the history of planet Earth", viewed April 25, 2018
The Tempest by Julie Taymor( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,408 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
Creed by Ryan Coogler( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,111 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 gambler by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,012 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
Raging bull( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 958 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 V by John G Avildsen( Visual )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 861 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 )

34 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 824 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 )

40 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocky's training takes him to icy Siberia where he prepares for a globally-televised match in Moscow to face Drago, a six-foot, 261-pound fighter who has the backing of the Soviet Union
Rocky II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 776 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
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

19 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of the Depression, an entire generation sought out the dance marathon as a means of survival. Gig Young won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor as the contest promoter
Rocky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 719 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
Point blank by John Boorman( Visual )

18 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and German and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Alcatraz to divvy up the spoils from a robbery, thief Walker is instead shot point blank by his double-crossing friend Mal Reese and left to die while Reese takes off with Walker's wife Lynne and his $93,000. Resurrected, the stone-faced Walker returns to Los Angeles a couple of years later to seek revenge on Mal with the help of the enigmatic Yost and Lynne's sister Chris
Rocky II by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

50 editions published between 1979 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocky struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed, while the embarrassed champ insistently goads him to accept a challenge for a rematch
New York, New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

39 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musician meets and falls in love with a lounge singer, at the end of World War II
True confessions by Ulu Grosbard( Visual )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 331 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 )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 216 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 gambler by Karel Reisz( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 167 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
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Raging Bull
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Chartoff, Robert 1933-

Robert Chartoff Amerikaans filmproducent (1933-2015)

Robert Chartoff léiritheoir scannán Meiriceánach

Robert Chartoff producteur de films américain

Robert Chartoff productor de cine estadounidense

Robert Chartoff productor de cine estauxunidense (1933–2015)

Robert Chartoff productor de cinema estatunidenc

Robert Chartoff produttore cinematografico statunitense

Robert Chartoff US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

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