WorldCat Identities

Barkin, Ellen 1954-

Works: 188 works in 806 publications in 7 languages and 22,128 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Film adaptations  Caper films  Film remakes  Romantic comedy films  Biography  Police films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ellen Barkin
Letters to Juliet by Gary Winick( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman on holiday in Italy discovers a letter written to Juliet from 1957, one of thousands of notes left in the fictional lover's courtyard in Verona. She decides to answer it and ends up helping the woman who wrote the missive to rediscover her long lost love
Diner by Barry Levinson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,230 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
Brooklyn's finest by Richard Gere( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having endured extremely different career paths, the lives of three disheartened Brooklyn police officers will collide with destiny when they all wind up at the same fatal crime scene
The big easy by Jim McBride( Visual )

52 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal's murder triggers a bloody drug war in the New Orleans underworld, bringing together an unlikely alliance between a smooth-talking detective and a no-nonsense assistant district attorney
Tender mercies by Robert Duvall( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A broken-down, middle-aged country singer gets a new wife, reaches out to his long-lost daughter, and tries to put his troubled life back together
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for a crime they didn't commit, who escape from jail with an eccentric Italian tourist. Set in New Orleans and the swamps of Louisiana
This boy's life a true story by Tobias Wolff( Visual )

39 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caroline just wants to settle down in one place, find a decent guy, and provide a better home for her handful of a son, Toby. When she moves to Seattle and meets Dwight, she thinks she's got it made. Toby, however, feels differently after spending time with Dwight while away from Caroline. Dwight seems to want to mold Toby into a better person, but to do so he emotionally, verbally, and physically abuses the kid. The marriage proceeds, and soon Caroline, too, recognizes Dwight's need to dominate everyone around him
The cobbler by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world in a new way. Sometimes walking in another man's shoes is the only way one can discover who they really are
Prime by Ben Younger( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic comedy about a talk show talent scout whose shaky love life drives her to study the curious mating habits of the male animal
Into the West by Mike Newell( Visual )

32 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young brothers living in the Dublin slums run away with a magical horse, trying to recapture their family's traditional life as tinkers and to find the wild west of their imaginations, while their desparate father and the law search for them
Drop dead gorgeous by Michael Patrick Jann( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sarah Rose Cosmetics American Teen Princess Pageant is a beauty contest to die for. And that's exactly what the contestants in Mount Rose, Minn., are doing. Ever since the vivacious but vicious former beauty queen, Gladys, has been pushing her charm-challenged daughter, Rebecca, to win at all costs, the competition has been dropping like flies
Sea of love by Harold Becker( Visual )

45 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A veteran New York City police detective Frank Keller is a workaholic cop living on the edge. Joining forces with detective Touhey, the two try to track down a bizarre serial killer. They encounter a beautiful suspect, but convinced of her innocence, Keller enters into a passionate affair with the woman, despite hard evidence linking her to the murders
The adventures of Buckaroo Banzai by W. D Richter( Visual )

27 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buckaroo Banzai's latest experiments have opened the door to the 8th dimension--and have unwittingly begun an interstellar battle for the world
Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Happy tears by Mitchell Lichtenstein( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jayne and Laura are about to take on the first man they just might not be able to handle; their father Joe. Dutiful daughters returning to the house they grew up in, Jayne and Laura are forced to take a closer look at their own not-so-perfect lives. Laura suspects that Joe needs full-time care, but Jayne refuses to believe that their father's condition is serious. Joe still signs and plays the blues on his prized guitar, and the lively widower even has a new 'ladyfriend.'
Another happy day by Sam Levinson( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lynn and her three youngest children attend the wedding of her estranged eldest son at her parents' Annapolis estate. Though she is hoping for a joyful reunion, her attempts at reconciliation veer quickly off-course when she is hurled into the center of touchy family dynamics
The Princess who had never laughed by Jacob Grimm( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An over-serious king, whose daughter has grown up without humor, orders a contest be held to try and make her laugh
Palindromes by Todd Solondz( Visual )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a 13-year-old girl who wants to be a mother, as told through different actors playing the same character and her journey in a variety of ways
Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ocean's eleven: Three prestigious Las Vegas casinos. More than $160 million. Danny Ocean and his 10-man handpicked team of grifters and conmen are ready to carry out the most elaborate casino heist in history, and they just might get away with it
Johnny handsome by Ken Friedman( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Press kit includes: 1 booklet which contains: cast and credits listings and production information, biographies for Mickey Rourke, Ellen Barkin, Morgan Freeman and Walter Hill
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This boy's life a true story
Alternative Names
Barkin, Ellen Rona.

Barkin, Ellen Rona 1954-

Elen Barkin

Ellen Barkin actrice américaine

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Ellen Barkin amerikansk skuespiller

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Ellen Barkin attrice teatrale e produttrice cinematografica statunitense

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Елен Баркин

Еллен Баркін

Эллен Баркин

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إلين باركين

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