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Paramount Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,062 works in 3,816 publications in 4 languages and 118,564 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Western films  Documentary television programs  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Biographical films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paramount Home Video (Firm)
Shane( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 2,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drifter and retired gunfighter assists a homestead family terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun
Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( Visual )

17 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy about a rich, disturbed, young man, fascinated with death and funerals, who has an affair and a series of adventures with an eccentric and independent 80-year-old woman
An officer and a gentleman by Richard Gere( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timeless tale of romance, friendship, and growth. Loner Zack Mayo enters Officer Candidate School to become a Navy pilot and in thirteen weeks he learns the importance of discipline, love and friendship. Rated R
Ordinary people by Robert Redford( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of a wealthy family's deterioration after the death of the eldest son in a boating accident
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seemingly routine matrimonial snooping job mushrooms into a murderous regional and personal scandal in pre-World War II Los Angeles
Reds by Warren Beatty( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reds is the story of the love affair of John Reed and Louise Bryant in a war-torn world and how the Russian Revolution shook their lives. John Reed was an American Communist, journalist, and activist who was buried next to the Kremlin wall. Louise Bryant was a writer and feminist
The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

16 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Corleone family nearly falls from power in America, but the organized crime family prevails and power passes from father to son
A place in the sun by George Stevens( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor young man is determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite. A factory girl has dark secret that threatens his professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, he is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever
Beverly Hills cop by Martin Brest( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brash, street smart Detroit detective follows the trail of a friend's murderer to the posh surroundings of Beverly Hills
Jimmy Neutron, boy genius by John A Davis( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen or full screen. Aliens abduct all adults; genius Jimmy and his friends build an interstellar spacefleet and rescue them, and get home in time for dinner
Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony by Ken Burns( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of women's suffrage in the United States through the dramatic, often turbulent friendship of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan Anthony. Part 1 covers the years from their youth up to the establishment of the National Woman Suffrage Association in 1868. Part 2 spans the period from 1868 to the passage in 1919 of the 19th amendment to the Constitution which gave women the vote
Serpico by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of the true story of a young New York police officer refuses to extort money from criminals as the other officers do. His fellow police officers turn against him when he seeks to expose the situation during a grand jury investigation
Star trek IV : the voyage home by Leonard Nimoy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirk and his crew time travel back to 1986 San Francisco where they encounter the alien life of punk, pizza and exact-change buses while trying to capture two almost-extinct humpback whales to take back with them to the 23rd century
Dexter by Jeffry P Lindsay( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dexter is back with a new take on taking life. He is ready to put the past behind him, until a high-profile case puts him in the sights of powerful Assistant DA Miguel Prado, and the pressure might be too great for even Dexter to hack
Next by Lee Tamahori( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him. He can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies low in Vegas under an assumed name. There, he performs cheap tricks and lives off small-time gambling "winnings." But when a terrorist group threatens to detonate a nuclear device in Los Angeles, government agent Callie Ferris must use all her wiles to capture Cris and convince him to help her stop the cataclysm
The West by Ken Burns( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of the American West, starting with the first European explorations and ending with the beginning of the 20th century. Examines the impact of the white settlers on the lives of the Native Americans and the land. Also discusses the Gold Rush, the Civil War, the building of the transcontinental railroad, the battle of Little Bighorn, and the massacre at Wounded Knee
The sons of Katie Elder( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day that Katie Elder is buried, her four sons return home to Clearwater, Texas, to pay their last respects. It is a he-man story, as well as, a drama of the maternal influence of Katie Elder, her sacrifice, love and incredible valor. The hopes and aspirations for her sons is movingly communicated from beginning to conclusion
Paint your wagon by Joshua Logan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

À l'époque de la ruée vers l'or en Californie vers 1850, Ben Rumson, un bagarreur alcoolique, et Pardner, un jeune fermier romantique du Michigan découvrent de l'or et s'associent
The shootist by Don Siegel( Visual )

12 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging and ill gunfighter seeks to retire quietly but is enmeshed in one last valiant battle and dies with honor
Fatal attraction by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan, a New York attorney, has a brief fling with a stranger, Alex, and later shrugs off the affair as a mistake and considers it over. However, Alex refuses to be ignored and is prepared to destroy Dan's family in her attempt to keep him
 
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Shane
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Ordinary peopleChinatownThe godfatherJimmy Neutron, boy geniusNot for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. AnthonyStar trek IV : the voyage homeThe sons of Katie ElderThe shootistFatal attraction
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English (200)

Spanish (3)

Turkish (1)

French (1)