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Orion Pictures

Overview
Works: 799 works in 2,455 publications in 5 languages and 84,653 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  History  Sports films  War films  Action and adventure films  Western films  Science fiction 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 )

73 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 3,555 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
Hoosiers by -( Visual )

39 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 2,303 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
Caddyshack by Harold Ramis( Visual )

20 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
Excalibur by John Boorman( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,000 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 )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2029, giant super-computers dominate the planet and to destroy man's future by changing the past, they send an indestructible cyborg, a Terminator, back in time to kill a woman whose unborn son will become mankind's only hope. Can Sarah Connor protect herself from this unstoppable menace?
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

33 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 1,963 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 )

47 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,781 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 )

33 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,598 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 quietly sabotaged by sibling rivalry, she finally begins to see that she's as lost as everyone else
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 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 )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,404 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 )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 1,287 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 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor 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
Arthur( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Bach is a very rich man--and very drunk most of the time, with a bar bill that reads like the national debt. He also stands to lose his $750-million dollar inheritance if he doesn't marry the most boring blonde on Long Island within a month. Unfortunately, Arthur's just discovered the girl of his dreams. And in his case, love's not only blind but blind drunk
The Great Santini( Visual )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,203 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
RoboCop by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

40 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a good cop gets blown away by some ruthless criminals, innovative scientists and doctors are able to piece him back together as an unstoppable crime-fighting cyborg called "Robocop." Impervious to bullets and bombs, and equipped with high-tech weaponry, Robocop quickly makes a name for himself by cleaning up the crime-ridden streets of violence-ravaged Detroit. But despite his new, hardened exterior, Robocop is tormented by scraps of memory of his former life, and relives vivid nightmares of his own death at the hands of the vicious killers. Now he is out to seek more than just justice-- he wants revenge
The purple rose of Cairo by Woody Allen( Visual )

37 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,178 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 )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents, with satire and wit, the career of a "nonentity", whose multiple personality keeps him on the edge of the celebrity world
Eight Men Out by Sanford/Pillsbury( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 1,107 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
Every day( Visual )

8 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,035 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
Radio days by Woody Allen( Visual )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,023 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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CaddyshackThe TerminatorMississippi burningDances with wolvesHenry VThree Amigos!PlatoonRoboCopEight 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 (551)

French (3)

Spanish (3)

Italian (2)

Dutch (1)