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American International Pictures (Firm)

Works: 469 works in 981 publications in 4 languages and 18,488 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Dystopian films  Blaxploitation films  Haunted house films  Film remakes 
Roles: Producer, prn, Originator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about American International Pictures (Firm)
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Most widely held works by American International Pictures (Firm)
Mad Max by George Miller( Visual )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 1,155 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 844 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
Beach blanket bingo by MGM Home Entertainment( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 564 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
Foxy Brown by Jack Hill( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 518 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
Cooley High( Visual )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid-1960's, a group of high school friends who live on the Near North Side of Chicago enjoy life to the fullest ... parties, hanging out, meeting new friends. Then life changes for two of the guys when they meet a pair of career criminals and get falsely arrested in connection with stealing a Cadillac. Film follows their lives through the end of high school and the dramatic end to their school year
Sisters by Brian De Palma( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margot Kidder is Danielle, a beautiful model separated from her Siamese twin, Dominique. When a hotshot reporter (Jennifer Salt) suspects Dominique of a brutal murder, she becomes dangerously ensnared in the sisters' insidious sibling bond. A scary and stylish paean to female destructiveness, De Palma's first foray into horror voyeurism is a stunning amalgam of split-screen effects, bloody birthday cakes, and a chilling score by frequent Hitchcock collaborator Bernard Herrmann. Criterion is proud to present Sisters in a new Special Edition
Force 10 from Navarone by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in English and held by 433 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 plots to strike a crippling blow upon 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. They are fresh from their triumphant mission at Navarone. But when the team's plan goes awry in a firestorm of blistering battles, Barnsby and the squad's hard-driving Major Mallory are forced to devise a new and even more dangerous scheme to attack the Nazi war machine
Coffy by Jack Hill( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and French and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coffy, a young nurse, takes vengeance on the powerful drug ring that destroyed her younger sister's life
Dillinger by John Milius( Visual )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 375 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 enlivened their days with fabulous feats of crime. This glimpse of the lives of those involved in the most interesting crime saga in American history
House of Usher ; The pit and the pendulum by Roger Corman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 359 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
Boxcar Bertha by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2005 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
Blacula by William Crain( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African vampire prince stalks the city streets to satisfy his desire for blood
Beach party by Orion Pictures Corporation( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 317 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
Cornbread, Earl and me by Ronald L Fair( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornbread, Earl and me: After his brother is killed, a boy and his friend must stand up to the police
The abominable Dr. Phibes by Robert Fuest( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 304 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 )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 289 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. Allen took a Japanese spy film, replaced the soundtrack with new dialogue, and did a little re-editing. The producers added some extra scenes, and musical interludes featuring The Lovin' Spoonful. The film is now about the search for the missing recipe of the world's best egg salad, for it is written that "He who makes the best egg salad shall rule the world!"
Pit and the pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 277 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 )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 229 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 202 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
Edgar Allan Poe's The fall of the House of Usher by Patrick Graybill( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 3 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
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controlled identityAmerican Releasing Corporation (1954-1956)

controlled identityOrion Pictures


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


AIP (American International Pictures (Firm))

American International (Firm)

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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