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Levinson, Barry

Works: 177 works in 1,091 publications in 8 languages and 23,463 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Baseball films  Juvenile works  Parodies, imitations, etc  Interviews  Humor 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Producer, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Creator, Adapter, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Barry Levinson
Most widely held works by Barry Levinson
Rain man by Barry Levinson( Visual )
184 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,429 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 )
92 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,807 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
The natural by Barry Levinson( Visual )
45 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 2,493 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
Wag the dog by Barry Levinson( Visual )
76 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, "Mr. Fix-it" decides they need a war to distract the public's attention and he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it
Sleepers by Barry Levinson( Visual )
90 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,479 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 )
34 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1959, a band of long-time 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
Bugsy by Barry Levinson( Visual )
55 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,239 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 )
38 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,169 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 )
37 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,111 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
Avalon ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Semi-autobiographical story of an immigrant family in Baltimore as they seek the American dream in a place called Avalon
... And justice for all by Norman Jewison( Visual )
21 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young lawyer battles not only one-on-one injustice in the courts, but the whole system as well
Sixty-six by Barry Levinson( )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 900 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
Sphere by Barry Levinson( Visual )
32 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 844 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?
Sixty-six : a novel by Barry Levinson( Book )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Baltimore in 1966, for five young men life is about to change ... the Vietnam War, the growing civil rights movement, the hippie movement changing the cultural landscape ... they will leave 1966 changed forever
Silent movie by Mel Brooks( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A has-been movie director intends to make a comeback by making a silent movie, and in the process, save his film studio from a takeover by a New York-based conglomerate. The gags are written out in the form of subtitles
Liberty Heights by Barry Levinson( Visual )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The town is Baltimore and the year is 1954, a season of dramatic social flux that Levinson explores through the eyes of a Jewish family
An everlasting piece by Barry Levinson( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unlikely pair of barbers devise an outrageous plan to take over the toupee market. Leaving no rug unturned, they cut their competition down to size
Diner by Barry Levinson( Book )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... And justice for all" : a novel by Robert Grossbach, based on a motion picture written by Valerie Curtin & Barry Levinson by Robert Grossbach( Book )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wag the dog Des hommes d'influence by Barry Levinson( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 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
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.00 for Wag the do ... to 0.47 for Diner / ...)
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Levinson, Barry 1942-
English (564)
German (68)
French (46)
Spanish (37)
Multiple languages (23)
Italian (12)
Chinese (1)
Dutch (1)