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Tri-Star Pictures

Overview
Works: 737 works in 2,786 publications in 5 languages and 154,564 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  History  Sports films  Science fiction films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: prn, Producer, pre, Production personnel, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Tri-Star Pictures
 
Most widely held works by Tri-Star Pictures
Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )

63 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War. Robert Gould Shaw and Cabot Forbes are two idealistic young Bostonians that lead the regiment; Sgt. Maj. John Rawlins is the inspiration who unites the troops; Pvt. Trip is a runaway slave who joins the regiment
Sleepless in Seattle by Nora Ephron( Visual )

42 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 3,036 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 )

41 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,896 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 2,795 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 )

48 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sports agent suddenly discovers his scruples and promptly loses his job. But with the help of one loyal colleague and one outrageous client, he learns that loving well is the best revenge
Hook by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

34 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,638 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
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,607 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
Jumanji by Joe Johnston( Visual )

36 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers, until he is magically transported before the startled eyes of his friend, Sarah, 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 reunites with Sarah and together with Judy and Peter tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
District 9 by Neill Blomkamp( Visual )

37 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 2,547 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
Legends of the fall by Edward Zwick( Visual )

39 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Ludlow family of Montana, spanning the first three decades of the 20th century
Rudy by Angelo Pizzo( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,515 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 )

50 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and Turkish and held by 2,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two competing lawyer join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries
Heaven is for real by Greg Kinnear( Visual )

22 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,336 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 Barry Levinson( Visual )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,302 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
The mask of Zorro by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 2,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweeping tale of love and horror, tragedy and triumph set against the Spanish conquest of Mexico. After twenty years as the legendary Zorro, Don Diego must transform a troubled drifter into the fearless hero he once was
My best friend's wedding by P. J Hogan( Visual )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,089 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
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 2,003 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 Sean McNamara( Visual )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A champion surfer loses her left arm in a terrifying shark attack, but summons the determination to make an incredible comeback in this inspirational sports drama based on an incredible true story. A lifelong surfer who always felt at home in the sea, Bethany Hamilton (AnnaSophia Robb) honed her surfing skills in Kauai, and went on to compete in numerous surfing competitions. Then, one fateful Halloween morning, the wave-riding teen was taking part in a national surf competition when a 14-foot-long tiger shark emerged from the depths and changed her life in the blink of an eye. By the time Bethany reached shore, her left arm was almost completely gone. But just when it started to look like she would never ride a surfboard again, young Bethany used her faith and determination to reclaim the title of champion while being cheered on by her supportive parents (Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt), and Sara (Carrie Underwood), the kind-hearted leader of a local youth group"--Allmovie.com, viewed November 14, 2018
Elysium by Neill Blomkamp( Visual )

25 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2154 two groups of people remain; the extremely wealthy who reside on an immaculate man-made space station named Elysium, and the rest, who occupy an overpopulated, destroyed Earth. Max decides to embark on a mission that could bring equality to the opposed worlds
Baby driver by Edgar Wright( Visual )

12 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A talented, young getaway driver relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss, he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom
 
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