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Orion Pictures

Overview
Works: 707 works in 2,229 publications in 6 languages and 82,579 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  History  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Sports films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: prn, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

65 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,713 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 )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 2,293 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 )

36 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is given a last chance to redeem himself when he takes a coaching position for a high school basketball team in a small town in Indiana in the early 1950s. He is challenged with the task of bringing the unknown team to a championship
Excalibur by John Boorman( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,037 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 )

31 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,964 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
Terminator 2 : judgment day by James Cameron( Visual )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,938 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
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

42 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,805 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 )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,602 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 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical play about the English king who defeated the French at Agincourt
Three Amigos! by John Landis( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,343 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 1,332 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 1,252 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 Great Santini( Visual )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,217 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 Marc Brown( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,211 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 )

36 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,186 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 1,185 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 )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,146 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 unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

12 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 )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 1,106 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
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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