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Wincer, Simon

Overview
Works: 225 works in 787 publications in 8 languages and 17,135 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Western television programs  History  Television mini-series  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Comedy films 
Roles: Director, Author, Film editor, Performer, fmd, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Simon Wincer
 
Most widely held works by Simon Wincer
Lonesome Dove by Simon Wincer( Visual )

61 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of two former Texas Rangers who leave the South Texas town of Lonesome Dove on an epic 2500-mile cattle drive to the lush ranch country of Montana. From the re-created towns to the vast plains to the expansive cattle drive and heart-stopping stampede, it is an inspiring and enlighting experience, certain to change your views of our American heritage
Free Willy by Simon Wincer( Visual )

70 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about the friendship that develops between a 12-year-old boy who knows what it's like to be without a family, and a whale confined in a too-small tank at an aquatic park
Quigley down under by Simon Wincer( Visual )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sharpshooter Quigley travels to western Australia, only to find himself saddled with a half-loco lady, and locked in a lethal battle with a wealthy rancher
The young black stallion by Walt Disney Productions( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neera is a young girl who becomes separated from her father in Arabia during World War II. Left alone in the desert, she befriends a wild colt, who she names Shetan. Once reunited with her father, however, Neera remains haunted by images of "the lost horse of the desert". This is the prequel to 'The Black Stallion' and shows the relationship between the stallion and the young girl who have come together, as if by destiny
Comanche moon( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas Rangers Augustus McCrae and Woodrow F. Call are now young men dealing with the ever increasing tensions of adult life-- Gus with his great love, Clara, and Call with Maggie, the young prostitute who is in love with him. McCrae and Call join a Ranger troop in pursuit of three outlaws: Comanche Chief Buffalo Hump, Comanche horse thief Kicking Wolf and Ahumado, the deadly Mexican bandit king with a penchant for slow torture. Together, they struggle to protect an advancing western frontier against the defiant Comanches who are determined to defend their territory and their way of life
Louis L'Amour's Crossfire trail by Louis L'Amour( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drifter is determined to keep his promise to a dying man that he will look after the man's widow and his Wyoming ranch
Monte Walsh : the last cowboy by Simon Wincer( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and French and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monte Walsh and his friends are cowboys and bronco busters, plying their trade in the Wyoming Territory of 1892. The advancement of civilization has all but rendered Monte obsolete, but Monte doesn't want to change his ways. But with the corporate buy-ups of Wyoming land, Monte and his friends may be forced to move on
Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles by Simon Wincer( Visual )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mick and his son, Mikey, take on the "wilds" of Los Angeles. This time to help investigate the mysterious death of a journalist who was employed by Sue's father. Mick's friend, who has never been to the States before, comes along and Mick decides its up to him to show his friend what the locals are like and show him around town. Along the way the "boys" find lots of things to get into trouble over
Operation Dumbo drop( Visual )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Green Berets are faced with a military maneuver to transport an elephant across 200 miles of rivers, mountains and canyons to a remote jungle village
NASCAR : the IMAX experience( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There is no doubt about precisely when folks began racing each other in automobiles. It was when they built the second automobile."--Richard Petty. This very appropriate quotation begins this celebration of the NASCAR experience. This film puts the history of the sport in context, placing emphasis on the technical details surrounding the cars, drivers, and fans. It covers the people inhabiting pit row, building the cars, and the elements of an engine block, leaving viewers feeling as if they have been present at the birth of a NASCAR chariot. For those baffled by the sport's popularity, there is enough mayhem--high-speed racing, body bumping, breakneck skids into pit row--to satisfy novices and die-hards alike
The Phantom by Simon Wincer( Visual )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expedition lands on the island of Bengalla, seeking the legendary skulls of Touganda. Believed to harness an energy force of incalculable power, the skulls could spell disaster for mankind. And that's exactly what ruthless tycoon Xander Drax has in mind--unless one man can save it
The cup( Visual )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Damien Oliver is a young jockey who loses his only brother in a tragic racing accident that reflects the way their father died 27 years earlier. After a series of discouraging defeats Damien teams with Dermot Weld to win one of the most thrilling finales in sporting history. Based on a true story
Tom Selleck western collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monte Walsh: For Monte Walsh, being a cowboy in 1892 Wyoming Territory isn't a job, it's a life. And that's something the fenced-in, piston-pounding ways of the fast-approaching 20th century must never alter
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro man by Simon Wincer( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a lawless world, two renegades rob a bank to help save their friend and favorite hangout which is about to be repossessed. When they learn they have confiscated drugs instead of money, they find themselves fighting their way out of a million dollar drug swindle
Lightning Jack by Paul Hogan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy western about two would-be famous outlaws--a far-sighted illiterate and a mute black man
D.A.R.Y.L. by Simon Wincer( Visual )

31 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The product of combining a cloned body and a computer brain results in a perfect little boy, until he is discovered by a normal little boy and taught about imperfection
Phar Lap by Rocky Davis( Visual )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A behind the headlines look into the lives of those whose destinies were swept up with Phar Lap's. He was a champion of champions--a pug ugly horse who rose from nothing to win 37 races in three years--until he was struck down in a manner unresolved to this day
Flash by Bifrons Foundation Amsterdam( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idyllic life of Connor Strong, his dad, grandmother and horse changes overnight when financial pressures force Connor's father to leave home and find work
The Lighthorsemen by Ian Jones( Visual )

35 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Palestine, 1917, the story focuses on a four-man section of the Australian Light Horse Regiment and climaxes with the last great cavalry charge in history
Free Willy : Triple feature( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fun, excitement and the whale that captured the world's imagination add up to big family entertainment. A lonely boy understands the plaintive cries of the orca confined to an aquatic park's too-small tank and does something about it in Free Willy. Watch and understand why audiences have loved Willie. The boy rejoins Willy in his new ocean home and together they confront a burning oil spill in Free Willy 2. In Free Willy 3, the best of the Free Willy pictures, the plot has a grittier edge with a story about an illegal whaling operation
 
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Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles
Alternative Names
Simon Wincer australischer Filmproduzent und Film- und Fernsehregisseur

Simon Wincer director de cine australiano

Simon Wincer filmregisseur uit Australië

Simon Wincer réalisateur australien

Simon Wincer regista e produttore cinematografico australiano

Уинсер, Саймон

סימון וינסר במאי קולנוע אוסטרלי

سایمن وینسر تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان استرالیایی

윈서, 사이먼 1943-

サイモン・ウィンサー

西蒙·温瑟尔

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