WorldCat Identities

American International Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 454 works in 833 publications in 2 languages and 16,050 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Popular music  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Satire  History  Blaxploitation films 
Roles: Producer, prn, pre, Originator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by American International Pictures (Firm)
Mad Max by George Miller ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the desolate near future, road cop Mad Max tires of chasing after vicious roving gangs and quits. When his wife and child are murdered by a motorcycle gang he returns to seek revenge
The Amityville horror ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A family moves into a house and finds it haunted by an evil presence, born of a bizarre history of violence
Beach blanket bingo ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beach blanket bingo. Singing sensation Sugar Kane parachutes onto the beach in a rigged publicity stunt, and Frankie, Dee Dee and the gang decide to take sky diving lessons -- How to stuff a wild bikini. Continuing antics of Frankie and Dee Dee. When Frankie goes into the reserves, he fears Ricky will steal Dee Dee away, so with the help of a witch doctor he sends sea beauty Cassandra as a distraction
Cooley High ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fun-loving and warm movie about high school life in the 1960's. Preach, a serious-minded writer and Cochise, a basketball hero headed for college, are best friends at Cooley High in Chicago. Together, they cut classes to go to the zoo, crash parties, put the hustle on some hustlers, and dream of getting out of their impoverished, rough neighborhood
Foxy Brown by Jack Hill ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Foxy Brown goes undercover to breakup a crime ring headed by Miss Katherine, who keeps a male harem of violent strong men, along with a stable of female prostitutes. Foxy is sexy, and angry, as she avenges the death of her boyfriend, betrayal by her brother, and her own rape and beating, in this urban vigilante drama about drugs, prostitition, political corruption, and family meltdown
Force 10 from Navarone by Guy Hamilton ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the darkest days of World War II, Hitler's armies are storming through Europe, annihilating all opposition in their path. But U.S. Colonel Barnsby (Ford) plots to strike a crippling blow to the brutal Nazi forces. To succeed, he'll need the help of the most skilled and lethal soldiers in the world: the Force 10 squad, fresh from their triumphant mission at Navarone. But when the team's plan goes awry in the firestorm of blistering battles, deceit and treachery, Barnsby and the squad's hard- driving Major Mallory (Shaw) are forced to devise a new and even more dangerous scheme to attack the Nazi war machine ... or risk losing the rest of Europe to its awesome, destructive power
Sisters by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being separated from her siamese twin Dominique, Danielle develops Instant Multiple-Personality Disorder to help her cope with the death of her twin. One of her personalities is accused of murder, and the investigator, who happened to see the crime, finds herself bound to Danielle by what they share
House of Usher the pit and the pendulum ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fall of the house of Usher: An English Lord fears that his sister has been buried alive, and she has. She revives, but not without causing much confusion
Edgar Allan Poe's House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the last member of the Usher family who is obsessed by generations of evil as he prepares to meet his death
Coffy by Jack Hill ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coffy, a young nurse, takes vengeance on the powerful drug ring that destroyed her younger sister's life
Beach party ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bikini beach: Millionaire Harvey Huntington Honeywagon III tries to prove to his colleague Vivian Clements that his chimp, Clyde, is more intelligent than the average American teenagers. Meanwhile Dee Dee is torn between Frankie and British recording star, the Potato Bug. Eric Von Zipper shows up to aid Harvey's anti-teen campaign
Dillinger by John Milius ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through all their outrageous escapades, the Dillinger gang maintained a certain mystique in the eyes of the American public. To a citizenry in the depths of the depression, the gang seemed almost like heroes, who enlived their days with fabulous feats of crime. This is a glimpse of the lives of those involved in the most interesting crime saga in American history
Boxcar Bertha by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the 1930's, a homeless woman and an union organizer team up on a crime spree to get revenge from a railroad company
The last man on Earth ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The only survivor of a world-wide plague that wipes out the entire population fights for his life when the victims come back to life from their graves, thirsting for his blood
What's up, Tiger Lily? by Woody Allen ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a satiric look at James Bond-style international spy dramas seen through the wacky eyes of comic genius, Woody Allen. The search for the missing recipe of the world's best egg salad is on for it is written that "He who makes the best egg salad shall rule the world!"
The abominable Dr. Phibes by Robert Fuest ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Long thought dead, the victim of a horrible accident, Dr. Anton Phibes still lives, surrounded by art-deco bric-a-brac and attended by mute beauty Vulnavia. Outwardly normal in appearance, Phibes actually wears a rubber mask, covering his hideously deformed countenance; giving away the artifice is the fact that, when he dines, he takes his food through his neck rather than his mouth. Able to speak only when plugging a wire into his damaged vocal chords, Phibes elucidates his plan to murder the medical team whom he holds responsible for the death of his wife
Blacula by William Crain ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An African vampire prince stalks the city streets to satisfy his desire for blood
Pit and the pendulum by Roger Corman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young Englishman visits a forbidding Spanish castle to investigate his sister's mysterious death and uncovers a sinister plot by his sister's husband to bury her alive
Muscle beach party ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ski party: Two would-be snow studs go undercover as a couple of snow bunnies to find out what girls want from men. Will these cross-dressing cross-country skiers get what they want-- or just discover that some like it cold?
Frogs ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jason Crockett invites his family to his island estate to celebrate his birthday. Crockett has poisoned anything that crawls on his island. Nature pays him back on the night of his celebration when thousands of frogs and every bug and slimy thing go into a toxic frenzy and try to kill every human on the island
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity American Releasing Corporation (1954-1956)

controlled identity Orion Pictures

A.I.P.
AIP
American International (Firm)
American International Pictures, Hollywood, Calif.
American International Productions
Languages
English (160)
Portuguese (1)
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