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Orion Pictures

Overview
Works: 851 works in 2,830 publications in 5 languages and 88,064 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  History  Sports films  War films  Western 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 )

79 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,988 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 )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2017 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 )

45 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 2,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A basketball coach with a checkered past leads him to a last-chance position with a last-chance team
The Terminator by James Cameron( Visual )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2029, giant computers dominate the planet and have almost exterminated the human race. To completely destroy humans they decide to change the past, and send a Terminator cyborg back in time to kill Sarah Connor, the woman whose future son will become humankind's final hope
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

40 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 1,976 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
Excalibur by John Boorman( Visual )

28 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,969 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
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

51 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,736 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 )

39 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,583 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 )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Now watch the finest film versions of literary classics available on DVD, and enjoy the benefits of the world-famous CliffsNotes Studies Guides as well! Included with this full-length feature film is the easy-to-follow companion guide for the novel, providing you with the ultimate experience of your favorite literary classic!"--Container
Three Amigos! by John Landis( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,426 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
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

32 editions published between 1989 and 2019 in English and held by 1,310 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
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

37 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,280 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
RoboCop by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

47 editions published between 1987 and 2020 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,233 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
The Great Santini( Visual )

16 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 by Steve Gordon( Visual )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,205 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 purple rose of Cairo by Woody Allen( Visual )

41 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,161 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 suddenly walks off the screen to meet her, Cecilia finds herself falling for him -- until she meets the real actor who plays him
Every day( Visual )

16 editions published in 2018 in English and French and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Rhiannon, a sixteen-year old girl who falls in love with a mysterious soul named "A," who inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and A work each day to find each other, not knowing what or who the next day will bring. The more the two fall in love, the more the realities of loving someone who is a different person every 24 hours takes a toll, leaving Rhiannon and A to face the hardest decision either has ever had to make
Zelig by Woody Allen( Visual )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,139 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 )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 1,111 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
Child's play( Visual )

5 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother gives her son a toy doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature
 
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controlled identityAmerican International Pictures (Firm)

controlled identityMCEG Sterling Incorporated

Orion

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

Orion (Firma)

Orion Pictures Corporation.

Orion Pictures International.

Languages
English (628)

French (3)

Spanish (3)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)