WorldCat Identities

Island Pictures

Overview
Works: 53 works in 165 publications in 3 languages and 5,222 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Biography  Sports films  Legal films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Coming-of-age films  Romantic plays 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Island Pictures
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for crime they didn't commit, who escape from jail with an eccentric Italian tourist. Set in New Orleans and the swamps of Louisiana
She's Gotta Have It by Spike Lee( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A statuesque and charismatic woman is trying to figure out what she wants in life. She has a good job as a commercial artist and designer, a spacious Brooklyn apartment, and three boyfriends. Each of them is far from her ideal man, but each fulfills a different need for her. Between her juggling act--accompanied by total honesty about who she is and what she's doing--and the childish squabbling of the three men, she makes some rather nebulous points about gender relations and the double standard
The gingerbread man by Robert Altman( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawyer Rick Magruder has a one-night-stand affair with caterer Mallory Doss. He becomes hooked on her, and when he learns her nut-case father Dixon is threatening her, he puts the weight of his law firm behind Mallory, has Dixon arrested and subpoenas her ex-husband Pete to testify against Dixon in court. Dixon is sent to an asylum, but escapes from there and the lives of many people are in danger
The basketball diaries by Scott Kalvert( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and French and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A promising high school basketball star and poet becomes lost in a world of drugs and crime
Mandela : son of Africa, father of a nation by Angus Gibson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This candid and provocative portrait of Nelson Mandela takes you to the very heart of the struggle for majority rule in South Africa
Don't be a menace to South Central while drinking your juice in the hood( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parody of all 'life in the hood' movies and related cliches, taking most aim at 'Boyz N the Hood.'
The cure by Brad Renfro( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dexter, an eleven-year-old boy with AIDS, and his friend Erik build a raft and set sail down the Mississippi River, determined to find a New Orleans doctor they believe has a cure. Their journey gives Dexter a chance to experience life as it should be lived and will change both boys' lives forever
Nobody's fool( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cassie is blue, bored, and bewildered. After several failed suicide attempts, she gives her baby up for adoption-- but now regrets it. A travelling theater company comes to town and she meets their stage technician who starts wooing her. She signs up for the company's acting classes, but can she trust this stranger who offers her a chance to leave town?
B.A.P.S : (Black American Princesses)( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nesi and Mickey are two waitresses at a crossroads. Underpaid and unappreciated, they dream of owning a combination restaurant/hair salon. There's a problem: they're broke. So when the chance to audition as dance girls for a music video pops up, the girls head to L.A. They fail to get the part, but Nesi lands in the most improbable role of all, impersonating the granddaughter of an ailing billionaires long-lost love for $10,000 and full use of his Beverly Hills estate
Dark eyes by Nikita Mikhalkov( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in Italian and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th century Italy, a middle-aged husband is torn between his love for a young Russian woman and his loyalty to his tolerant wife and family. Years later he tells his story to a fellow passenger on an ocean liner
Crusoe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A relentlessly greedy slave trader is driven to sea for one more load. But an ironic twist of fate puts this classic hero to the ultimate test when raging storms rip his ship apart. His crew drowned, Crusoe is washed ashore on a tropical island naked and alone, where he must carve a new existence from the wild terrain. As he learns to master this strange, primitive world, he discoveres that he is not alone
Square dance( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bitter-sweet love story about a young girl, Gemma, discovering the realities of life, love and family. When her long-lost mother shows up for a brief reunion, Gemma decides to run away to Fort Worth to live with her. Gemma learns the painful answers to why her mother abandoned her as a baby, and the true identity of a father she has never known
Laws of gravity( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy and Jon are into small-time crime on the streets of Brooklyn, New York. Everything changes for them when their friend Frankie arrives with guns to sell. In a few short days, their lives could spin out of control
Countryman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Rastafarian fisherman rescues two Americans from a plane crash and becomes involved in political plot and a wild escapade in the Jamaican wilderness
Don't be a menace to South Central while drinking your juice in the hood( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From block parties and beepers to high tops and high-powered weapons, it's everything that's funny about growing up in the 'hood ... the Wayans Brothers' neighborhood, that is!
Slam dance( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Drood, a struggling cartoonist, finds himself named as the main suspect when a woman that he's been seeing is killed. The cop on the case might believe Drood is innocent, but someone is determined to drag him into it. So Drood gets involved and winds up in something so deep and so dark that he may not live to see the light of day
A Night in the life of Jimmy Reardon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the eve of high school graduation, the beginning of the rest of Jimmy Reardon's life. In just 24 hours, he's going to demolish his relationship with Lisa, several friendships and his dad's car
Straight to hell by Alex Cox( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three hard-drinking killers find themeselves in the remote desert town of El Blanco, dominated by the savage McMahon clan. With two gangs in tow, it isn't long before the tension is thick as desert dust
Straight to hell returns( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three hard-drinking killers find themselves in the remote desert town of El Blanco, dominated by the savage McMahon clan. With two gangs in tow, it isn't long before the tension is thick as desert dust
 
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English (116)

French (2)

Italian (1)

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