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Orion Pictures

Overview
Works: 699 works in 2,168 publications in 6 languages and 81,830 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  History  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Sports films  War films  Western films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Distributor
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 )

61 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,700 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 )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 2,288 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 )

33 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 2,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A basketball coach with a checkered past 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 2010 in English and French and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legends of King Arthur live in the last great battle between magic and reality
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the investigation of the murders of three civil rights workers in 1964 Mississippi
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

42 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,810 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 )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,758 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 )

28 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 1,546 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 )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,333 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 )

38 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,325 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
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 1,251 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
The Great Santini( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,218 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
Arthur by Arthur( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,212 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 purple rose of Cairo by Woody Allen( Visual )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,181 WorldCat member 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
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows young Chris Taylor who arrives in Vietman and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion, and the anger growing within himself
Zelig by Woody Allen( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,140 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
Eight Men Out by Sanford/Pillsbury( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gangsters corrupt a team of ballplayers, opening the eyes of the country to the humanity of the people in the national sport
The unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,104 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
Radio days by Woody Allen( Visual )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,003 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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