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Orion Pictures

Overview
Works: 747 works in 2,410 publications in 5 languages and 84,592 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  History  Sports films  Action and adventure films  War films  Science fiction 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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The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

76 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young female FBI agent is sent to interview notorious killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter in hopes of obtaining information that will help the bureau catch another killer
Caddyshack by Harold Ramis( Visual )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and held by 2,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greenskeeper Carl Spackler is about to start World War III, against a gopher. Pompous Judge Smalls plays to win but his nubile niece Lacey Underall wants to score her own way. Playboy Ty Webb shoots perfect golf by becoming the ball. And country club loudmouth Al Czervik just doubled a $20,000 bet on a 10-foot putt. Insanity? No. Caddyshack
Hoosiers by -( Visual )

37 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 2,284 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 )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,016 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
The Terminator by James Cameron( Visual )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An indestructible cyborg--a Terminator--is sent back in time to kill Sarah Connor, the woman whose unborn son will become humanity's only hope in a future war against machines"--Container
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 1,969 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 )

46 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,792 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
Hannah and her sisters by Woody Allen( Visual )

35 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,613 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 )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,543 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 )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,402 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 )

40 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,344 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 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weaving together several different stories, the film is about people's lives, loves, perceptions and ideals. It takes a look at some of the most disturbing questions surrounding human nature, and does it with a warm, generous and often humorous perspective
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,233 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 Great Santini( Visual )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,212 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( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,199 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 )

37 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,177 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 as he steps from the screen to join her
Zelig by Woody Allen( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,148 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 )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 1,100 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 )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,025 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
Bull Durham by Ron Shelton( Visual )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the bedrooms and battlefields of a minor league town, this love triangle leads off with Crash Davis, a seasoned catcher whose best years on the ballfield are behind him ... but whose finest moments in the bedroom still lie ahead
 
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CaddyshackThe TerminatorMississippi burningDances with wolvesHenry VThree Amigos!RobocopPlatoonEight Men Out
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 (560)

French (3)

Spanish (3)

Italian (2)

Dutch (1)