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Winkler, Irwin

Overview
Works: 340 works in 1,764 publications in 8 languages and 42,326 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Sports films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Crime films  Gangster films  History  Musical films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, fmp, Scenarist, fmd, Other, Actor, Editor, Film editor, Commentator, Contributor, Restager , Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Irwin Winkler
GoodFellas by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

87 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 3,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on a group of men involved with organized crime while giving an inside look at the Mafia from 1955-80. Based on the life of mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian New York kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" in his impoverished Brooklyn neighborhood
Creed by Ryan Coogler( Visual )

53 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and French and held by 2,882 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 )

48 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,573 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 )

116 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical film about middleweight champion boxer Jake La Motta
Rocky by John G Avildsen( Visual )

105 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,384 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 1,878 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 Cole Porter( Visual )

46 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,787 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 )

14 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 1,699 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 Catholicism was outlawed
The shipping news by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

33 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,370 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
The net by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

40 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer expert's whole life is erased by a computer conspiracy
Creed II( Visual )

8 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sports action violence, language, and a scene of sensuality
Enough by Michael Apted( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,121 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 )

38 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terminally ill man attempts to simultaneously reconnect with his estranged son and build the house of his dreams
The gambler by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,021 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 973 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 843 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 )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 810 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
At first sight by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

40 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 794 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 IV by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

38 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 788 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 778 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
 
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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

윙클러, 어윈 1931-

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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