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Orion Pictures

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Works: 620 works in 1,649 publications in 7 languages and 76,282 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Documentary films  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television plays  Parodies, imitations, etc  Sports films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and German and held by 3,692 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
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 2,043 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
Caddyshack by Harold Ramis ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 2,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The greenkeeper is about to start World War III-against a gopher. The judge plays to win but his nubile niece has her mind set on scoring her way
Hoosiers by - ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 2,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A basketball coach with a checkered past leads him to a last-chance position with a last-chance team
Excalibur by John Boorman ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,029 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
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the investigation of the murders of three civil rights workers in 1964 Mississippi
Amadeus by MiloŇ° Forman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and French and held by 1,560 WorldCat member 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
Hannah and her sisters by Woody Allen ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the relationship between three sisters centering around Hannah, a devoted wife, 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
Henry V by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,514 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
The Terminator by James Cameron ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The terminator is a cyborg sent from the future to present day Los Angeles on a mission to kill Sarah Connor, a young woman whose life will have great significance in decades to come, but another man is also sent back from the future to protect her
Arthur ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,252 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 purple rose of Cairo by Woody Allen ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 1,218 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 )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,184 WorldCat member 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
The Great Santini ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,183 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
Eight men out ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,162 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 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
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,153 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
The unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Czechoslovakia in the 1960's, the story revolves around a young doctor who has a way with women and an aversion to politics. He suddenly finds himself caught up in his country's political turmoil and in a crisis of commitment with the women in his life
Three amigos by John Landis ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,072 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 )
27 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 1,032 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
Radio days by Woody Allen ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look back at radio from the late 1930s to the mid-1940s, focusing on an extended Jewish family, all avid radio listeners, and on a young woman who eventually succeeds as a radio gossip columnist
 
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controlled identity American International Pictures (Firm)

controlled identity MCEG Sterling Incorporated

Orion (Firm : New York, N.Y.)
Orion Pictures Corporation.
Orion Pictures International.
Languages
English (340)
French (5)
Italian (2)
German (1)
Portuguese (1)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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