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Tri-Star Pictures

Overview
Works: 645 works in 2,363 publications in 6 languages and 147,335 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  History  Fantasy films  Sports films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Biographical films 
Roles: prn, Producer, pre, Production personnel, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tri-Star Pictures
Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )

56 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,430 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 )

35 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,051 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 )

37 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvin Udall is an obsessive-compulsive novelist with Manhattan's meanest mouth. But when his gay neighbor Simon is hospitalized, Melvin is forced to babysit Simon's dog. And that unexpected act of kindness-- along with waitress Carol Connelly-- helps put Melvin back in the human race
Matilda by Danny DeVito( Visual )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matilda is a super-smart little girl who's woefully misunderstood by her parents, her brother, and an evil school principal. But with the help of a brave best friend and a wonderful teacher, Matilda discovers she doesn't have to get mad to get even
Jerry Maguire by Cameron Crowe( Visual )

38 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,748 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 )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,652 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 )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,647 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 )

38 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,560 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 )

31 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,532 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 )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story about a young man whose dream has always been to play football for Notre Dame University. Because of his blue-collar background, nobody believes that he can even gain admittance to the school, and his small size will rule out football. But he confounds them all by entering the school and becoming a walk-on player for the team
Philadelphia by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

40 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 2,351 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
Heaven is for real by Greg Kinnear( Visual )

17 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 Natural by Bernard Malamud( Visual )

28 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once-promising baseball player on his way to stardom in the big leagues, finds his dreams shattered when a mysterious woman and a silver bullet end his career prematurely. Sixteen years later, armed with his childhood bat "Wonderboy," he comes back to baseball, joins the roster of the lowly New York Knights to see if he can overcome physical pain and the nefarious forces around him to lead his team to the pennant
The mask of Zorro by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,174 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 2,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magical board game serves as a door to another dimension in this adventure fantasy. When a pair of orphans discover the game and start playing it they unwittingly unleash a man who's been trapped inside, as well as an array of stampeding jungle animals
My best friend's wedding by P. J Hogan( Visual )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friends from college make a pact to marry each other if they are not married by 28. When Michael gets engaged Julianne will stop at nothing to stop the wedding
The fisher king by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,020 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 )

27 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 1,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist strives to make the perfect man in a laboratory but instead creates a bitter monster who seeks revenge on his creator and his family
Soul surfer by Shi en mai na ma la( Visual )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,986 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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