WorldCat Identities

Handmade Films

Works: 85 works in 424 publications in 2 languages and 18,607 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Children's films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Film adaptations  Religious films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Producer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Handmade Films
Most widely held works by Handmade Films
Time bandits by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

47 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troupe of tiny bandits, challenged with the task of patching up the handiwork of a Supreme Being who was forced into creating the world in only 6 days, instead steal the priceless map of the universe. Accompanied by an English school boy (Warnock), they are swept away on a whirlwind adventure through time and space, encountering bizarre incarnations of Napoelon (Holm), Robinhood (Cleese), Agamemnon (Connery), and others
Monty Python's Life of Brian by Terry Jones( Visual )

32 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parody of life in first century Judea
Planet 51 by Jorge Blanco( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
Eloise at the Plaza( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derived from the much-loved children's books by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight, "Eloise at the Plaza" introduces Eloise, an elegantly rambunctious six-year-old girl living at New York's Plaza hotel. Eloise has an absent mother, a lawyer minder, a long-suffering nanny, and a bête noire--Mr. Salomone--the Plaza's extremely nervous concierge. Eloise loves meddling with the hotel staff and its patrons, and spends her days rampaging through the Plaza's halls, flirting with danger but somehow always landing on her feet
Eloise at Christmastime( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'I absolutely love Christmas!" Christmastime in New York City finds Eloise eagerly anticipating her mother's return, and terrorizing the staff and patrons of the Plaza with her usual brio. Rachel, the daughter of Plaza owner Mr. Peabody, returns from college to marry Brooks Oliver. But Rachel used to like Eloise's favorite waiter, Bill, who still has feelings for his ex-girlfriend. Eloise sets out to remedy the situation, while celebrating the season in her own irrepressible style
Eloise by Kay Thompson( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 2: The kids in the plaza plan a holiday show that rivals the best Christmas Spectacular in town. Eloise learns about how people celebrate Christmas around the world
Eloise goes to school by Starz Media ; Handmade Films( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanny enrolls Eloise in the prestigious Hawthorne Academy, but she soon finds out it isn't exactly what she was expecting. There are mean girls on the playground, very strict teachers, and so many rules. Eloise decides it is time to make school fun again, she's teaching her new friends to stand up to bullies, helping her teacher understand there are a lot of different ways to learn and having tons of adventures
Withnail & I by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

36 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1969, depicts the lives of Withnail and Marwood, two poor, unemployed actors. When Marwood is offered the lead role in a play it strains their friendship and they decide to spend a weekend at the cottage of Withnail's Uncle Monte to relax. Things go horribly wrong however, and the rift between them grows
Eloise's rawther unusual Halloween by Wesley Archer( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eloise is accused of trying to scare the guests and the staff at the stately hotel and realizes she must solve the mystery of the ghost od Diamond Jim Johnson in order to clear her name
The long Good Friday by John Mackenzie( Visual )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just as he is about to go legit, a gangster learns of a mysterious threat to his underworld kingdom
Life of Brian by Terry Jones( Visual )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pythons satirize religion, capital punishment, revolutionary politics, terrorism, graffiti, science fiction, and a host of other topics through the story of Brian, a first-century Judean
Eloise in Hollywood by Ken Lipman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 1: When Eloise arrives in Tinseltown only to be asked to audition for a role in a major studio film, she thinks her glamorous dreams may actually be coming true. It's an adventure full of famous actors, crazy directors, and behind-the-scenes fun; episode 2: Eloise soon discovers making a movie isn't always as exciting as it seems; episode 3: Will Eloise be able to pull off her secret plan to stop from becoming a huge Hollywood star and go back to being just plain fabulous Eloise?
Mona Lisa by Neil Jordan( Visual )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-convict, thug and a high-class call girl make for an unlikely and dangerous couple in Academy Award-winner Neil Jordan's tale of frustrated love on the cruel streets of London's underworld. Features trailer
Eloise in springtime by Wesley Archer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eloise gets a temporary nanny, Nicole, when Nanny takes a vacation, and together, Eloise and Nicole have fun exploring the city and ignoring all of Nanny's rules
The stone angel by Kari Skogland( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At 90, Hagar Shipley may be considered old, but she hasn't stopped fighting. As her son and daughter-in-law take her to a nursing home, Hagar resists and remembers a lifetime of boldness and courage
A private function by Malcolm Mowbray( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this delicious comedy which takes place in a little-known Yorkshire town during the thin times of 1947, plans are afoot to fatten a contraband pig destined for the centerpiece of a celebration banquet. However, chaos ensues when a social climbing middle-class couple steal the pig to impress their friends at their own banquet
Cracks by Jordan Scott( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss G is seemingly a force of nature, a glamorous presence beloved and idolized by her blossoming charges at an all-girls British boarding school. Her students heap adoration upon her, a love that Miss G basks in and returns until the arrival of Fiamma, a wild and self-confident transfer student from Spain. Fiamma's new role as teacher's pet ignites the jealousy of former class queen Di, and triggers an obsession in Miss G that quickly spirals out of control
How to get ahead in advertising by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burned-out young advertising executive experiences crisis when a mysterious giant pimple on his neck starts making career decisions for him
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.10 for Eloise at ... to 0.74 for Very naugh ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Planet 51
Alternative Names
Hand Made Films


HandMade Films britische Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

HandMade Films British film production and distribution company

HandMade Films casa di produzione e distribuzione cinematografica inglese

Handmade Films Partnership


English (258)

French (1)

Monty Python's Life of BrianPlanet 51Withnail & IThe long Good FridayLife of BrianMona LisaA private functionHow to get ahead in advertising