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Orion Pictures

Overview
Works: 593 works in 1,658 publications in 3 languages and 72,821 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  History  Sports films  War films  Science fiction films  Western films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Orion Pictures
 
Most widely held works by Orion Pictures
The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

49 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 3,861 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 )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and held by 2,035 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 )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Side A: Widescreen. Side B : Fullscreen. A basketball coach with a checkered past leads him to a last-chance position with a last-chance team
The Terminator by James Cameron( Visual )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2029, the ruling giant super-computer, Skynet, sends in indestructible cyborg, a Terminator, back in time to 1984 to kill a woman, Sarah Connor, whose unborn son will become mankind's only hope
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the investigation of the murders of three civil rights workers in 1964 Mississippi
Excalibur by John Boorman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,699 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 Christian civilization out of the Dark Ages
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

33 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,527 WorldCat member 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
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,469 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
Hannah and her sisters by Woody Allen( Visual )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at three sisters and the relationship they have with one another, and with the men in their lives
Three Amigos! by John Landis( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,371 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
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2019 in English and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idelistic filmmaker is offered the chance to make a fluff film about an egotistical TV producer. The TV producer's ex-mistress is about to reveal his past misdeeds
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,229 WorldCat member 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
Every day( Visual )

14 editions published in 2018 in English and French and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Rhiannon, a sixteen-year old girl who falls in love with a mysterious soul named "A," who inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and A work each day to find each other, not knowing what or who the next day will bring. The more the two fall in love, the more the realities of loving someone who is a different person every 24 hours takes a toll, leaving Rhiannon and A to face the hardest decision either has ever had to make
RoboCop by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member 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
The purple rose of Cairo by Woody Allen( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 1,026 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
Arthur by Steve Gordon( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member 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
The Great Santini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Meechum is one of nature's hard cases, an ace marine fighter pilot so adept at his lethal trade that they call him The Great Santini. But now it's peacetime, 1962. More at home playing 'top gun' in the cockpit than playing father in his own living room, he's become that most useless of all figures: a warrior without a war. Based on Pat Conroy's best-selling autobiographical novel, Meechum's battleground is the family home, with his objective to mold his oldest son in his own rigid image
Eight Men Out by Sanford/Pillsbury( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member 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
Throw momma from the train by Danny DeVito( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A student tries to convince his writing professor to exchange murders - he'll murder his teacher's wife, and the prof will murder his student's mom
The prodigy( Visual )

7 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah believes that her son Miles' disturbing behavior is a sign that an evil supernatural force has taken over him. She has to choose between the need to investigate who or what is causing the darkness in him and her maternal instinct to protect him
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityAmerican International Pictures (Firm)

controlled identityMCEG Sterling Incorporated

Orion

Orion (Firm : New York, N.Y.)

Orion Pictures Corporation.

Orion Pictures International.

Languages
English (368)

French (2)

Spanish (1)