Gary Winick

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Gary Winick (March 31, 1961 – February 27, 2011) was an American film director and producer who directed films such as Tadpole (2002) and 13 Going on 30 (2004). He also produced films including Pieces of April (2003) for which Patricia Clarkson was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and November (2004) through his New York City-based independent film production company InDigEnt (founded in 1999; stands for Independent Digital Entertainment). He won the 2003 Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award for producing Personal Velocity. Winick directed the live action remake of Charlotte's Web starring Dakota Fanning. It was released on December 15, 2006. His most recent films were Bride Wars and Letters to Juliet. For his primary and high school education Winick attended Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School in the New York City borough of Manhattan (where he was born), graduating in 1979. He is a 1984 graduate of Tufts University and went on to receive Master of Fine Arts degree from both the University of Texas at Austin and the AFI Conservatory. Description above from the Wikipedia article Gary Winick, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

13 Going on 30 (2004)

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After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Jennifer Garner  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Judy Greer  •  Andy Serkis

After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Jennifer Garner  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Judy Greer  •  Andy Serkis

Charlotte's Web (2006)

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Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Steve Buscemi  •  John Cleese  •  Oprah Winfrey

Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Steve Buscemi  •  John Cleese  •  Oprah Winfrey

Tadpole (2002)

Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. On the train home from Chauncey Academy for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Aaron Stanford  •  Kate Mara  •  Bebe Neuwirth  •  John Ritter

Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. On the train home from Chauncey Academy for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Aaron Stanford  •  Kate Mara  •  Bebe Neuwirth  •  John Ritter

Sweet Nothing (1995)

Angel celebrates the birth of his daughter by taking his first hit of crack cocaine. With the hesitant support of his wife, Monika, he joins a friend of his to deal drugs for a short time--enough time to get out of debt and buy some nice things for the family. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Michael Imperioli  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Joyce Phillips  •  Paul Calderon

Angel celebrates the birth of his daughter by taking his first hit of crack cocaine. With the hesitant support of his wife, Monika, he joins a friend of his to deal drugs for a short time--enough time to get out of debt and buy some nice things for the family. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Michael Imperioli  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Joyce Phillips  •  Paul Calderon

Out of the Rain (1991)

The heir (Michael O'Keefe) to a small-town tannery follows a young woman (Bridget Fonda) to the truth about his brother's death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Michael O'Keefe  •  John Seitz  •  Al Shannon  •  Chris Nelson Norris

The heir (Michael O'Keefe) to a small-town tannery follows a young woman (Bridget Fonda) to the truth about his brother's death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Michael O'Keefe  •  John Seitz  •  Al Shannon  •  Chris Nelson Norris

Sam the Man (2001)

A writer having difficulty completing his second novel goes on a journey of self-discovery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Fisher Stevens  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Alex Porter  •  Marin Hinkle

A writer having difficulty completing his second novel goes on a journey of self-discovery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Fisher Stevens  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Alex Porter  •  Marin Hinkle

Curfew (1989)

Two escaped brothers track down the people who sentenced them to death row, including a doctor and the judge. But when they get to the D.A. and his family they have an especially lengthy revenge plot in mind for them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Kyle Richards  •  Wendell Wellman  •  John Putch  •  Nori Morgan

Two escaped brothers track down the people who sentenced them to death row, including a doctor and the judge. But when they get to the D.A. and his family they have an especially lengthy revenge plot in mind for them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Kyle Richards  •  Wendell Wellman  •  John Putch  •  Nori Morgan

Letters to Juliet (2010)

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An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by the "secretaries of Juliet" -- and she goes on a quest to find the lovers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Amanda Seyfried  •  Marcia DeBonis  •  Gael García Bernal  •  Giordano Formenti

An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by the "secretaries of Juliet" -- and she goes on a quest to find the lovers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Amanda Seyfried  •  Marcia DeBonis  •  Gael García Bernal  •  Giordano Formenti

The Tic Code (2000)

A 10 year old gifted boy wants to be a jazz pianist much to the chagrin of his more classical oriented piano instructor. With his mother's help, he is an underage regular at a local nightspot, where he is teamed up with a sax superstar. Both come to learn that each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Chris Marquette  •  Polly Draper  •  Gregory Hines  •  Carol Kane

A 10 year old gifted boy wants to be a jazz pianist much to the chagrin of his more classical oriented piano instructor. With his mother's help, he is an underage regular at a local nightspot, where he is teamed up with a sax superstar. Both come to learn that each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Chris Marquette  •  Polly Draper  •  Gregory Hines  •  Carol Kane

Bride Wars (2009)

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Two best friends become rivals when their respective weddings are accidentally booked for the same day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  Kate Hudson  •  Bryan Greenberg  •  Chris Pratt

Two best friends become rivals when their respective weddings are accidentally booked for the same day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  Kate Hudson  •  Bryan Greenberg  •  Chris Pratt