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Orion Pictures

Overview
Works: 711 works in 1,949 publications in 5 languages and 78,950 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  History  War films  Sports films  Western films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

53 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned to help find a missing woman to save her from a psychopathic serial killer who skins his victims. Clarice attempts to gain a better insight into the twisted mind of the killer by talking to another psychopath, Hannibal Lecter, who used to be a respected psychiatrist
Caddyshack by Harold Ramis( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 2,242 WorldCat member 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
Hoosiers by -( Visual )

24 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 2,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unwelcome outsider becomes the new coach of the underdog high school basketball team in a 1951 sleepy Indiana farm town, using methods that infuriate the townspeople
Excalibur by John Boorman( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,014 WorldCat member 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 Chrsistian civilization out of the Dark Ages
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,939 WorldCat member 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
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

38 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to protect a US outpost on the desolate frontier, Lt. John Dunbar finds himself alone in the vast wilderness. Befriending the very people he's sent to protect the outpost from, the Sioux Indians, Dunbar slowly comes to revere those he once feared. But when the encroaching US Army threatens to overrun the Sioux, he is forced to make a choice, one that will forever change his destiny and that of a proud and defiant nation. Extended Cut. Special features included
The Terminator by James Cameron( Visual )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2029, the ruling giant super-computer, Skynet, sends an indestructible cyborg, a Terminator, back in time to 1984 to kill a woman, Sarah Connor, whose unborn son will become mankind's only hope
Hannah and her sisters by Woody Allen( Visual )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The eldest daughter of show-biz parents, Hannah is a devoted wife, loving mother, and successful actress. A loyal supporter of her two aimless sisters Lee and Holly, she's also the emotional backbone of a family that seems to resent her stability almost as much as they depend on it. But when Hannah's perfect world is quietyly sabotaged by sibling rivalry, she finally begins to see that she's as lost as everyone else, and in order to find herself, she'll have to choose -- between the independence her family can't live with ... and the family she can't live without."--Container
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,553 WorldCat member 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
Three Amigos! by John Landis( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Three Amigos, a silent screen comedy act, arrive in a remote Mexican hamlet for what they think is a lucrative personal appearance, only to discover that they are expected to save the village from a terrorizing gang of bandits
RoboCop by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robocop is created to stop a crimewave which is spreading all across America. 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
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 1,237 WorldCat member 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
Arthur( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Bach is very, very rich, and he's next in line for three-quarters of a billion dollars. 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
The Great Santini by Pat Conroy( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member 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
The purple rose of Cairo by Woody Allen( Visual )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cecilia is a poor waitress whose only escape is the thrill and excitement of going to the movies. Suddenly, while watching her favorite movie, the leading man jumps out of the picture to be with her. Confusion abounds as the actors he has left in the movie try to get him back
Zelig by Woody Allen( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents, with satire and wit, the career of a "nonentity", whose multiple personality keeps him on the edge of the celebrity world
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor 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
The unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Czech doctor, dedicated to promiscuity, is forced to choose between his wife and his lover
Eight Men Out by Sanford/Pillsbury( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film about the infamous 1919 Chicago White Sox scandal. The young, idealistic White Sox players who, despite being pennant winners, are treated with disdain by their penny-pinching owner/manager. Ripe for a money-making scheme, the demoralized team agrees to throw the World Series. But when they're defeated, a couple of sports writers smell a fix and a national scandal explodes
Radio days by Woody Allen( Visual )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look back at radio from the late 1930s to the mid-1940s, focusing on an extended Jewish family from Long Island, all avid radio listeners, and on a young woman who eventually succeeds as a radio gossip columnist. The glittering Manhattan night life of the rich is also explored
 
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Orion

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Languages
English (444)

French (3)

Spanish (3)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)

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CaddyshackMississippi burningDances with wolvesThe TerminatorHenry VThree Amigos!RoboCopPlatoon