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Paramount Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,715 works in 3,168 publications in 3 languages and 123,351 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Gangster films  Western films  War films  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Documentary television programs  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Paramount Home Video (Firm)
Shane by George Stevens( Visual )

19 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and held by 2,890 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 )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man obsessed with death falls in love with a 79-year-old woman
An officer and a gentleman by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 1,758 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
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 1,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown
Ordinary people by Robert Redford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of a wealthy family's deterioration after the death of the eldest son in a boating accident
Mario Puzo's The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

41 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of two generations of successive power within the Corleone family continues with the roots and rise of a young Don Vito and the ascension of Michael as the new Don
A place in the sun by George Stevens( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 1,553 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
Apocalypse now redux by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Ford Coppola's vision of man's heart of darkness revealed through the peculiar madness of the Vietnam War
Jimmy Neutron, boy genius by John Davis( Visual )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aliens abduct all adults; genius Jimmy and his friends build an interstellar spacefleet and rescue them, and get home in time for dinner
Beverly Hills cop by Martin Brest( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A street-wise Detroit detective pursues his friend's murderer to Beverly Hills where he gets involved in an international network of smugglers and drug peddlers
Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,326 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
Reds by Warren Beatty( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the love affair of John Reed, American Communist, journalist and activist and Louise Bryant, writer and feminist
Star trek IV : the voyage home by Leonard Nimoy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 1,282 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 )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,173 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 sides him with powerful Assistant DA Miguel Prado, and the pressure might be too great for even Dexter to hack. Includes
Serpico by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of a true story where 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
Next by Lee Tamahori( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,100 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 sons of Katie Elder by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four sons of Katie Elder return home to Texas for her funeral, then set out to avenge their father's death and send the youngest brother to college, but town thugs give them trouble
The West by Geoffrey C Ward( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,064 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
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiana Jones, the daredevil archeologist, is out to find the famous Ankara Stone and to save hundreds of children who've been enslaved by a mysterious cult
Paint your wagon by Joshua Logan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 1,020 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
 
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ChinatownOrdinary peopleJimmy Neutron, boy geniusNot for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. AnthonyStar trek IV : the voyage homeThe sons of Katie Elder