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Orion Pictures

Overview
Works: 743 works in 2,329 publications in 5 languages and 83,758 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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The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

69 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,682 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 )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and held by 2,292 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 )

36 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 2,282 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 )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,014 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 1,968 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 )

31 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 1,962 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 )

45 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,784 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 )

31 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,599 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 1,540 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 1,377 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 )

39 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,341 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 1,294 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 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grunt's view of the Vietnam War is provided in all its horrific, inexplicable detail. 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
The Great Santini( Visual )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,209 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 )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,170 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
Zelig by Woody Allen( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,147 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 1,098 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 a 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
Radio days by Woody Allen( Visual )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,022 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 )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American romantic comedy, dealing with a very minor minor-league team and three of its current constituents, an aging baseball groupie that beds one player each season, a cocky foolish new pitcher, and the older, weary catcher brought in to wise the rookie up
 
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Orion

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

Orion Pictures Corporation.

Orion Pictures International.

Languages
English (539)

French (3)

Spanish (3)

Italian (2)

Dutch (1)