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Levinson, Barry

Overview
Works: 418 works in 1,651 publications in 12 languages and 40,014 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Biographical films  War films  Road films  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Actor, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Restager , fmd, Conceptor, Creator, dir, Adapter, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Rain man by Barry Levinson( Visual )

202 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A callous young hustler living in California finds his father has died and left him only rose bushes and a '49 Buick convertible. Feeling cheated out of what he considers is his 3 million dollar inheritance, he is in for an even bigger surprise-a brother he never knew he had!
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

91 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,837 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 Jerry Seinfeld( Visual )

14 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having just graduated from college, Barry B. Benson finds himself disillusioned with the prospect of having only one career choice - honey. As he ventures outside of the hive for the first time, he breaks one of the cardinal rules of the bee world and talks to a human, a New York City florist named Vanessa. He is shocked to discover that the humans have been stealing and eating the bee's honey for centuries. He ultimately realizes that his true calling in life is to set the world right by suing the human race. That is until the ensuing chaos upsets the very balance of nature. It is up to Barry to prove that even a little bee can spell big changes in the world
The Natural by Barry Levinson( Visual )

55 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,474 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 )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,608 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
Sleepers by Barry Levinson( Visual )

84 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sentenced to the Wilkinson School for boys, four pals are mistreated at will by a cadre of sadistic guards. 15 years later, they have an unexpected opportunity for revenge
Diner by Barry Levinson( Visual )

42 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,418 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 )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spinmaster hires a Hollywood producer to draw the public's attention away from the president's sex scandal
Bugsy by Barry Levinson( Visual )

71 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,241 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 )

56 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,165 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."
Disclosure by Barry Levinson( Visual )

59 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an executive in a large company resists the advances of his new boss who is also a former love, she charges him with sexual harassment. Suddenly his marriage and his career are at risk, and his struggle to extricate himself leads to the exposure of an executive conspiracy
You don't know Jack( Visual )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,087 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
Possession by Neil LaBute( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 1,084 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
... And justice for all by Norman Jewison( Visual )

39 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young lawyer battles not only one-on-one injustice in the courts, but the whole system as well
Avalon( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 998 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
What just happened by Barry Levinson( Visual )

35 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 871 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
Sixty-six by Barry Levinson( )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 857 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
Young Sherlock Holmes by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

51 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

26 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 846 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?
Rock the Kasbah( Visual )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 735 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
 
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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

バリー・レヴィンソン

巴瑞·李文森 Film director

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Good morning, VietnamSleepersBugsyDisclosure... And justice for allAvalonSixty-six