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Winkler, Irwin

Works: 256 works in 1,061 publications in 7 languages and 32,225 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Crime films  Biographical films  Film remakes  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Legal films  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, Scenarist, fmp, Actor, Contributor, Conceptor, Restager , Commentator, Film editor
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 )

73 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,262 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
Goodfellas by Warner Bros. Entertainment( Visual )

47 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,033 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 John G Avildsen( Visual )

62 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,731 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
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,438 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
De-Lovely by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

33 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,797 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 Wolf of Wall Street by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,794 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
The net by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

41 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,374 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
Enough( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,143 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
Rocky II by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,127 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
Life as a house by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,111 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 Wen ke le( Visual )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 824 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
The gambler by Rupert Wyatt( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 803 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
Home of the brave by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 721 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
Trespass( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband and wife are kidnapped by extortionists and held for ransom. As the situation gets worse and the pressure gets higher, they begin to uncover a web of deceit and betrayal. Previews are included
Rocky V by John G Avildsen( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 630 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
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

13 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in English and German and held by 609 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."
Rocky III by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 599 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
The juror by Brian Gibson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 589 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
Rocky IV by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 528 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
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Irwin Winkler Amerikaans filmregisseur

Irwin Winkler cinaste amricain

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?