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Winkler, Irwin

Works: 186 works in 1,102 publications in 10 languages and 34,317 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Sports films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Crime films  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, fmp, Performer, Scenarist, Actor, Editor, Commentator, Contributor, Conceptor
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 )

107 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical film about middleweight champion boxer Jake La Motta
GoodFellas by Warner Bros. Pictures España( Visual )

83 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,189 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
Rocky by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

71 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,860 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
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

39 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how seven cocky pilots became the astronauts of Project Mercury and pioneered America's launch into the space race
The Wolf of Wall Street by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,912 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 )

32 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,809 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 Irwin Winkler( Visual )

67 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer expert's whole life is erased by a computer conspiracy
The shipping news by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,335 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
Creed( Visual )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,222 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 II by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,161 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
Enough( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and German 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
The gambler by Karel Reisz( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 1,143 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
Life as a house by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

54 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vier soldaten die langdurig in Irak hebben gevochten, hebben de grootste problemen om de draad van hun oude leven weer op te pakken
Rocky V by John G Avildsen( Visual )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 677 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
Trespass by Qiao shu ma ke( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband and wife are kidnapped by extornionists and held for ransom. As the situation gets worse and the pressure gets higher, they begin to uncover a web of deceit and betrayal
Rocky III by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 642 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
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

23 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 622 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."
Survivor( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 600 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
The juror by Brian Gibson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling single mother impulsively agrees to serve on a jury hoping for a little excitement in her humdrum life. She gets far more than she bargained for when she's forced to sacrifice the truth to save her son from the mob's seductive, psychotic enforcer
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Alternative Names
Irwin Winkler Amerikaans filmregisseur

Irwin Winkler cinéaste américain

Irwin Winkler produttore cinematografico e regista statunitense

Irwin Winkler US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Regisseur

Winkler, Irwin 1931-

Ίρβιν Γουίνκλερ

Ирвин Уинклер

Ъруин Уинклър

ایروین وینکلر تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی


GoodFellasThe right stuffThe netEnoughLife as a houseThey shoot horses don't they?