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Levinson, Barry

Works: 343 works in 1,610 publications in 13 languages and 40,122 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Animated films  War films  Biographical films  Road films  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Actor, Scenarist, Performer, Restager , Film editor, Interviewee, fmd, Conceptor, Creator, dir, fmp, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Barry Levinson
Rain man by Barry Levinson( Visual )

210 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 3,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-involved young man is shocked to discover that his millionaire father left most of his estate to an unknown beneficiary. The man tracks down said beneficiary, who turns out to be his brother and an autistic savant
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

91 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms
Bee movie by Simon J Smith( Visual )

14 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bee sues the human race after finding out that they have been stealing honey from bees for centuries and eating it
The Natural by Juan Gabriel( Visual )

56 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing was going to stop Roy Hobbs from fulfilling his boyhood dream of baseball stardom. As a 14-year old he fashions a baseball bat from an oak tree. He soon impresses major league scouts with his ability. His talent also catches the eye of a sportswriter who eventually becomes instrumental in Hobbs' career. The appearance of a mysterious woman, however, shatters his dream. Years later Hobbs reappears as a rookie for the New York Knights and has an opportunity to share in their race for the pennant
Man of the year by Barry Levinson( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Dobbs makes an off-hand comment on his late night talk show that he would be a better president than the leader who currently occupies the White House. A grassroots campaign conducted by his legions of fans finds him unexpectedly ushered into the Oval Office and forced to live up to his promise. Unfortunately for Dobbs, he finds out that his surprise victory was actually the result of a voting computer glitch and not winning the majority vote leaves the outspoken funnyman struggling with the decision to stay the course in the Oval Office or head back behind the microphone where he is truly in his element
Diner by Barry Levinson( Visual )

45 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1959, a band of young men, buddies since high school, gather at a local diner to share their escapades and make sense of their lives. As one by one they drift off to join the mainstream of life they still cling to their shared boyhood dreams
Wag the Dog by Larry Beinhart( Visual )

31 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette:"Rien ne va plus à la Maison Blanche:deux semaines avant les élections, le Président est impliqué dans un scandale sexuel! Pour faire diversion, Conrad Brean, conseiller-expert en manipulations, lance une rumeur sur une guerre complètement imaginaire et, pour mettre en scène son idée géniale, contacte Stanley Motss, célèbre producteur hollywoodien. Tous deux vont concocter une histoire spectaculaire qui va détourner la fureur des médias et maintenir toute la population en haleine..."
Sleepers by Barry Levinson( Visual )

50 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sentenced to the Wilkinson School for Boys, four pals are mistreated at will by a cadre of sadistic guards. Fifteen years later, they have an unexpected opportunity for revenge
Bugsy by Barry Levinson( Visual )

73 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was a ruthless mobster who had it all, and then met a woman who wanted more. Their love affair was passionate, tempestuous and ultimately tragic
Bandits by Barry Levinson( Visual )

60 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After busting out of jail and on the run, 2 bank robbers devise the perfect crime with imperfect partners. Not wanting to hurt anyone during their robberies, they go to the homes of bank personnel and end up staying the night with the families so that they can all go to the bank in the morning, hence becoming the "sleepover bandits."
Possession by Andrzej Żuławski( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roland is an academic researcher who discovers some important letters written by a famous Victorian poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Ash was presumed to have been totally devoted to his wife, but Roland finds letters written to another unnamed woman, and soon determines that the intended recipient was another, less well-known poet, Christabel LaMotte. Roland contacts Maud, an expert on LaMotte's life and work. Despite her skepticism, the two begin to investigate, and uncover a wealth of information about the affair between the two poets
You don't know Jack by ( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1980s, 61-year-old former pathologist Dr. Jack Kevorkian launched a crusade to provide what he considered a humane and dignified option for the terminally ill--assisted suicide. Aided by his loyal friend Neal Nicol, and his older sister Margo Janus, Kevorkian begins offering his "death counseling" services to a grateful and burgeoning clientele. He earns the support of Hemlock Society activist Janet Good and the wrath of the county prosecutor's office. Repeatedly arrested, it was thanks to talented attorney Geoffrey Fieger that Kevorkian was repeatedly exonerated. But as the national news media catapulted him to notoriety, Kevorkian continued his work, risking everything in his fervor to change the prevailing laws and challenge society's attitude towards the right to die
... And justice for all by Norman Jewison( Visual )

40 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a corrupt judge is charged with rape, Arthur Kirkland must defend him. Kirkland has had problems with the judge in the past, including one incident when the judge wrongly sentenced his client, Jeff McCullaugh, because of a technicality. Kirkland faces a moral and legal dilemma, especially difficult because the judge admits he is guilty
Avalon( Visual )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of several generations of a family, from the arrival of immigrant Sam Krichinsky in the suburb of Baltimore called Avalon down through his children and grandchildren. The family goes from poverty to prosperity and the world changes around them, but their love and humor hold the family together
Rock the Kasbah by Barry Levinson( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A music manager is on tour in Afghanistan when he discovers a talented teenager. He convinces the young girl to compete on the television show, Afghan Star
What just happened by Barry Levinson( Visual )

40 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben is an overburdened movie producer. He tries to balance his life and has to contend with the never-ending demands of 2 ex-wives, his ice-queen studio head, and a menagerie of various Hollywood prima donnas. Ben manages to take it all in stride. He copes by exuding a smoothly assuring demeanor. The only thing that really seems to upset Ben is when he discovers that his ex-wife sleeps with one of his colleagues
Sphere by Achero Mañas( Visual )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Far below the surface in the mid-Pacific, U.S. officials have isolated what may be the greatest discovery in human history. They've found a huge spacecraft that plunged into the depths--300 years ago. What is the spacecraft's origin? After three centuries, could there still be a living intelligence aboard?
Young Sherlock Holmes by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

56 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When assorted people start having inexplicable delusions that lead to their deaths, a teenage Sherlock Holmes investigates
Sixty-six by Barry Levinson( )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Baltimore in 1966 is a quiet blue-collar town. But all that is about to change for one group of young men. Bobby drops out of law school during his final year. Neil heads for war in Vietnam, but goes AWOL and comes home as an antiwar protestor. Ben marries the Cadillac dealer's daughter and half-heartedly begins his new life as son-in-law to the boss. Turko and Eggy discover the decadence of the 60's but struggle to adapt."--Container
The films of Barry Levinson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry Levinson talks about his films and the making of them, provides a brief autobiographical introduction of how he got started in his career, and follows with film reminiscences giving insights about the production, the casting process, studios, the industry and experiences with collaborators
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.09 for Man of the ... to 0.86 for Baltimore ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Rain man
Alternative Names
Barry Levinson Amerikaans filmregisseur

Barry Levinson réalisateur américain

Barry Levinson regista statunitense

Barry Levinson reżyser i scenarzysta amerykański

Barry Levinson US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Levinson, Barry 1942-

Бари Левинсън

Барри Левинсон

Баррі Левінсон

Левинсон, Барри

בארי לוינסון

باري ليفنسون

بری لوینسون فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان آمریکایی

ბარი ლევინსონი

레빈슨, 베리 1942-

배리 레빈슨


レビンソン, バリー

巴瑞·李文森 Film director

Good morning, VietnamBugsy... And justice for allAvalonSixty-sixThe films of Barry Levinson