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Tri-Star Pictures

Works: 633 works in 2,276 publications in 6 languages and 145,211 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  History  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Historical films  Sports films 
Roles: prn, Producer, pre, Production personnel, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Tri-Star Pictures
Most widely held works by Tri-Star Pictures
Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )

55 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two idealistic young Bostonians lead the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, America's first Black regiment in the Civil War
Sleepless in Seattle by Nora Ephron( Visual )

33 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Christmas Eve, psychologist Marcia Fieldstone asks her radio audience to share their dreams for the holiday season. Eight-year-old Jonah calls in from Seattle, with a wish for his dad to find a new wife. Mom died a year-and-a-half ago. Baltimore Sun reporter Annie Reed also hears the broadcast, when Jonah's architect father Sam gets on the air. Sam talks about the magical moment he met his wife and instantly knew that she was the right one. Despite the fact that she is engaged to Walter, Annie feels drawn to Sam. She's not the only one. Some 2000 women from all across the country send letters to the man they know as "Sleepless in Seattle." Jonah picks Annie's out of the mail, sensing that she is the right one to be his new mother. It takes Sam a little longer to catch on
As good as it gets by James L Brooks( Visual )

34 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must leave work to care for her sick son, making it impossible for Melvin to eat breakfast
Matilda by Danny DeVito( Visual )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of an understanding teacher, Matilda learns you don't have to get mad to get even as she copes with an evil school principal and her dreadful family
Jerry Maguire by Cameron Crowe( Visual )

35 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 2,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ethical sports agent finds himself with only one client and one friend, and learns the meaning of love
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
Hook by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-flying adventure from the magic of Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman as the infamous Captain Hook
Legends of the fall by Edward Zwick( Visual )

36 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Ludlow family of Montana, spanning the first three decades of the 20th century
District 9 by Neill Blomkamp( Visual )

27 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back in the 1980s, a giant spacecraft stalled in the skies over Johannesburg. 1.8 million of the aliens that were aboard were rescued, and placed in a refugee camp--District 9. Over the next 20 years, District 9 became a teeming shantytown like so many others in the developing world. Although there is evidence that the extraterrestrials represent an advanced civilization, their lives on Earth are marked by squalor, dysfunction, and xenophobic hostility. Now, the mass eviction of the aliens is due to commence, overseen by the military/corporate entity MultiNational United. Middle manager Wikus Van De Merwe finds himself in charge, and cannot believe the good luck of his sudden promotion, until events spin out of control, and he realizes he is little more than a pawn in a horrific multinational/intergalactic experiment
Rudy by Angelo Pizzo( Visual )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 2,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although people have told Rudy all his life he's not good enough, smart enough or big enough, nothing can stop his impossible dream of playing football for Notre Dame
Philadelphia by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

39 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 2,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of two competing lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS
The Natural by Bernard Malamud( Visual )

28 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 2,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing was going to stop Roy Hobbs from fulfilling his boyhood dream of baseball stardom. As a 14-year old he fashions a baseball bat from an oak tree. He soon impresses major league scouts with his ability. His talent also catches the eye of a sportswriter who eventually becomes instrumental in Hobbs' career. The appearance of a mysterious woman, however, shatters his dream. Years later Hobbs reappears as a rookie for the New York Knights and has an opportunity to share in their race for the pennant
Heaven is for real by Todd Burpo( Visual )

17 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Colton claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience. He recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth
The mask of Zorro by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elder Zorro comes out of retirement to train a new Zorro to fight the enemy Montero
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg( Visual )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Allen Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically tranported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
My best friend's wedding by P. J Hogan( Visual )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commitment-shy Jules Potter has four days to steal back her best friend Michael before he marries someone else
Starship troopers by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Starship Troopers hide in an abandoned outpost after battling alien bugs. The group recovers, but fails to realize that more danger is ahead
The fisher king by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deejay who finds himself penniless is plucked from disaster by a homeless history professor, who lives in a fantasy world full of castles, Red Knights and damsels in distress. Together they begin a modern quest for redemption and the Holy Grail
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

26 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of the classic horror story in which a young doctor creates life. The creature he assembles from the bodies of convicts and the brain of a brilliant scientist soon realizes that he will be rejected by society and goes on a rampage seeking revenge on the doctor who gave him life
Soul surfer by Shi en mai na ma la( Visual )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teen surfer Bethany Hamilton loses her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcomes all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith
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Sleepless in SeattleAs good as it getsMatildaJerry MaguireSteel magnoliasHookLegends of the fallDistrict 9