Most widely held works about Orion Pictures
Most widely held works by Orion Pictures
The silence of the lambs ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 2,075 libraries worldwide
A young female FBI agent is sent to interview notorious killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter in hopes of obtaining information that will help the bureau catch another killer.
Dances with wolves ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,643 libraries worldwide
Rewarded for his heroism in the Civil War, Lt. John Dunbar wants to see the American frontier before it is gone. He is assigned to an abandoned fort, where a sioux tribe is his only neighbor.
Mississippi burning ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 1,554 libraries worldwide
Set in Mississippi in 1964, this is a fictionalized version of the case of the murder of three young civil rights workers, the FBI's attempts to find the missing boys and the clash between the authorities and the locals in a Klan-dominated town.
Amadeus ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
Adapted from Shaffer's play, the film presents the life of Antonio Salieri, a mediocre 18th century Viennese composer obsessed with and jealous of the musical genius of the age: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Henry V ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,352 libraries worldwide
"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine.
Hoosiers ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,233 libraries worldwide
A basketball coach with a checkered past leads him to a last-chance position with a last-chance team.
Caddyshack ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,211 libraries worldwide
The story centers around Danny Noonan, who is desperate to win the college scholarship awarded to the best caddy at Bushwood Country Club. Also involved are a millionaire who wants to turn the golf course into a a new property development and a greenskeeper who is about to start World War III--against a gopher.
Platoon ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,132 libraries worldwide
Follows young Chris Taylor who arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion, and the anger growing within himself.
Eight men out ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
Based on the real-life scandal of 1919, the film tells the story of eight baseball players who plan to throw games for money, and the scorn and anger the scheme earned them.
The purple rose of Cairo ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
Cecilia is a poor waitress in a dumpy New Jersey diner who goes to movies to escape the realities of the Depression Era life. Her favorite is "The purple rose of Cairo." When the leading man Tom Baxter decides to be with Cecilia, confusion abounds.
Excalibur ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 1,015 libraries worldwide
The classic saga of King Arthur and those around him in the Court-- the knights, his Queen, and the wizard Merlin. Focuses on the rise of Christian civilization out of the Dark Ages.
Hannah and her sisters ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
A look at three sisters and the relationships they have with one another, and with the men in their lives.
The Great Santini ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and held by 959 libraries worldwide
A tough career Marine fighter pilot, disappointed that he has no war to fight, runs his household like a boot camp to the great distress of his emotionally-torn adolescent son.
Crimes and misdemeanors ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 954 libraries worldwide
Weaving together several different stories about people's lives, loves, perceptions, and ideals, this examines some of the toughest questions surrounding human nature.
Zelig ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 928 libraries worldwide
This spoof of documentary films stars Woody Allen as Leonard Zelig, the famous "Chameleon Man" of the 1920's, whose personality was so vague he would assume the characteristics of whomever he came into contact with. Filmed in black-and-white, the movie simulates the look of a newsreel, complete with stentorian narration.
Excalibur ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 838 libraries worldwide
The legends of King Arthur live in the last great battle between magic and reality.
Arthur ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
Arthur Bach is very, very rich, and he's next in line for a 750 million dollar inheritance. He stands to lose his inheritance--and a life in the lush style to which he is accustomed--if he doesn't marry the most boring blonde on Long Island within thirty days. Unfortunately, Arthur has just discovered the girl of his dreams.
Little man Tate ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
A seven year old genius is caught in a tug of war between his waitress mom who only wants a regular life for him, and the head of an institute for gifted children who wants to further his development.
Throw Momma from the train ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
Owen says he will murder Larry's lying, conniving ex-wife if Larry will send Owen's strange Momma to her maker.
Robocop ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
RoboCop is designed to stop a crimewave which is spreading all across America. The cyborg, created from the body of a slain Detroit police officer, is programmed to serve the public trust, uphold the law and protect the innocent. All goes well at first and Robocop stops every sleaze ball he encounters, but there are forces which will stop at nothing to see him eliminated.
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