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American International Pictures (Firm)

Works: 494 works in 1,054 publications in 3 languages and 19,100 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Haunted house films  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Comedy films  Blaxploitation films  Film remakes 
Roles: Producer, prn, Originator, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by American International Pictures (Firm)
Mad Max by George Miller( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,111 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 by Stuart E Rosenberg( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newlyweds George and Kathy Lutz and their three children move into the house that they hope will be their dream house. Not aware that a murder took place in the house several years back, George and Kathy turn to their family priest Father Delaney who believes the house is haunted and performs an exorcism
Cooley High( Visual )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 624 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 )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foxy Brown (Grier) finally has found the love of her life. He is an undercover narcotics investigator who is later murdered in cold blood. In order to find the killers, she goes undercover as a call girl
Beach blanket bingo by MGM Home Entertainment( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 551 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
Sisters by Brian De Palma( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 455 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
Force 10 from Navarone by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, commandos are detailed to blow up a vital bridge separating the Germans and partisans in Yugoslavia
Coffy by Jack Hill( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coffy (Pam Grier) is a nurse turned avenger, becoming a one-woman, anti-drug vigilante who roots out the dealers who "turned on" her 11-year-old sister. This violent, sexy drama is a variation on urban vigilante flicks, where family members fight crime more effectively than the cops, and in much more provocative ways
Beach party by Orion Pictures Corporation( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 393 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 )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 383 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
Edgar Allan Poe's House of Usher by Patrick Graybill( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 366 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
House of Usher ; The pit and the pendulum by Roger Corman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pit and the pendulum: A young man's search for the truth of his sister's death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret in her Spanish husband's castle
Blacula by William Crain( Visual )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African vampire prince stalks the city streets to satisfy his desire for blood
Boxcar Bertha by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in English and held by 335 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
Cornbread, Earl and me by Laurence Fishburne( Visual )

8 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a promising high school basketballer (Cornbread) is accused of rape and mistakenly killed by the police, it is up to his 11-year old brother Wilford and his pal Earl to find the courage to speak up and clear Cornbread's name
The abominable Dr. Phibes by Robert Fuest( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 300 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
What's up, Tiger Lily? by Woody Allen( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on a truly horrendous Japanese spy thriller ... [in which] the Japanese dialogue has been replaced by [Woody] Allen's sardonic and clever wit in a plot involving a worldwide hunt for a top-secret recipe."--External container
Pit and the pendulum by Roger Corman( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pit and the pendulum: 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. Tales of terror: Three stories adapted from the works of Edgar Allan Poe. In "Morella," a dying young woman tries to reconcile with her father, who has always blamed her for her mother's death during childbirth. In "The black cat," a man discovers his wife's affair and takes steps to remove his rival, only to have his wife's black cat reveal his evil deed. And In "The facts in the case of M. Valdemar," the dying M. Valdemar employs a hypnotist to put him in a trance and winds up stuck between the world of the living and the dead, under the control of the hypnotist
Frogs by Aristophanes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 231 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
Wild in the streets( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild in the streets: When 15 year olds are given the right to vote, they elect a rock star as president and take over the government enforcing mandatory retirement at age 30
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controlled identityAmerican Releasing Corporation (1954-1956)

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A.I.P. (American International Pictures (Firm))


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American International (Firm)

American International Pictures

American International Pictures compagnia di produzione cinematografica statunitense

American International Pictures film production company

American International Pictures Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

American International Pictures, Hollywood, Calif.

American International Productions

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