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Orion Pictures

Overview
Works: 722 works in 1,996 publications in 5 languages and 79,362 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  History  War films  Sports films  Action and adventure films  Western films  Science fiction films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Orion Pictures
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Most widely held works by Orion Pictures
The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

53 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,690 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 )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 2,245 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 2015 in English and held by 2,205 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 )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,004 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 )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,941 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 1,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a Civil War hero (Costner) who travels west where he is assigned to an abandoned fort. His nearest neighbors are members of a Sioux tribe, and they gradually become friends. He marries a tribe woman (McDonnell) and ultimately must make a decision about the tribe and their life when he realizes what their fate will be at the hands of the white man
The Terminator by James Cameron( Visual )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,697 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
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,627 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 )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,604 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
Three Amigos! by John Landis( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,283 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 )

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

When a good cop gets blown away by some ruthless criminals, innovative scientists and doctors are able to piece him back together as an unstoppable crime-fighting cyborg called "Robocop." Impervious to bullets and bombs, and equipped with high-tech weaponry, Robocop quickly makes a name for himself by cleaning up the crime-ridden streets of violence-ravaged Detroit. But despite his new, hardened exterior, Robocop is tormented by scraps of memory of his former life, and relives vivid nightmares of his own death at the hands of the vicious killers. Now he is out to seek more than just justice-- he wants revenge
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 1,217 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 1,215 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 1,213 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 )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,184 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 1,151 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
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Platoon," a middle-class college student volunteers for the war in Vietnam because he considers it his patriotic duty. The first thing he encounters on the airport tarmac in Saigon is a cart of body bags. It's downhill from there: endless hikes, ditch-digging, heat, rain, bugs and snakebites, fear and confusion, sleeplessness, and terror when he finally sleeps. He will only gradually, unknowingly, become an adequate soldier--one who has left innocence far behind
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

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
Eight Men Out by Sanford/Pillsbury( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 1,088 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
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, all avid radio listeners, and on a young woman who eventually succeeds as a radio gossip columnist
 
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Orion

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Orion Pictures Corporation.

Orion Pictures International.

Languages
English (451)

French (3)

Spanish (3)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)

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CaddyshackMississippi burningDances with wolvesThe TerminatorHenry VThree Amigos!RoboCopPlatoon