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American International Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 405 works in 780 publications in 3 languages and 15,745 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Popular music  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Film and video adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Blaxploitation films  Horror films 
Roles: Producer, Originator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Mad Max by George Miller ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 885 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 Rosenberg ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Long Island colonial house on the river's edge seemed perfect, but their new house soon becomes a hellish nightmare
Beach blanket bingo ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 506 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 )
9 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 481 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 )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 457 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
Force 10 from Navarone by Guy Hamilton ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War II, commandos are detailed to blow up a vital bridge separating the Germans and partisans in Yugoslavia
Woody Allen's "What's up, Tiger Lily?" by Woody Allen ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a satric 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 in on for it is written that "He who makes the best egg salad shall rule the world!"
Sisters by Brian De Palma ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 387 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 364 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
Edgar Allan Poe's House of Usher ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 347 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 (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
Dillinger by John Milius ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 328 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 324 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 322 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
The abominable Dr. Phibes by Robert Fuest ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and French and held by 296 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
Beach party ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 292 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
Blacula by William Crain ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 276 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 )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and French and held by 269 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 231 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 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great-grandfather Jason Crockett gathers his clan on an isolated island. After family members discover the corpse of the island's caretaker crawling with frogs and snakes, it becomes ominously apparent that the party will have unexpected guests as well
 
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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
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English (157)
French (5)
Portuguese (1)
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