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Tri-Star Pictures

Overview
Works: 673 works in 2,577 publications in 6 languages and 153,864 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  History  Science fiction films  Sports films  Historical films  Melodramas (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 )

61 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,426 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 )

36 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Baldwin is a widowed father who, thanks to the wiles of his worried son, becomes a reluctant guest on a radio talk show. He's an instant hit with thousands of female listeners who flood his Seattle home with letters of comfort. Meanwhile, inspired in equal parts by Sam's story and by classic Hollywood romance, writer Annie Reed becomes convinced that it's her destiny to meet Sam. There are just two problems: Annie's engaged to someone else and Sam doesn't know yet that they're made for each other.--From container
As good as it gets by James L Brooks( Visual )

39 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,922 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 )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,811 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 )

46 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,759 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 )

33 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,646 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 Robert Harling( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,614 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
Legends of the fall by Edward Zwick( Visual )

39 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,568 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 )

37 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,548 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 )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,491 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
Jumanji by Joe Johnston( Visual )

32 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alan 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 and recently orphaned children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces in this imaginative adventure that combines breathtaking special effects with an enchanting mixture of comedy, magic and thrills.--summary adapted from container
Philadelphia by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

42 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,344 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 )

18 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,332 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 Juan Gabriel( Visual )

28 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,329 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 )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elder Zorro comes out of retirement to train a new Zorro to fight the enemy Montero
My best friend's wedding by P. J Hogan( Visual )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,142 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 )

30 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courageous soldiers travel to the distant and desolate Klendathu system for the ultimate showdown between the species
Soul surfer by Sean McNamara( Visual )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,988 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
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

30 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 1,976 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
Elysium by Neill Blomkamp( Visual )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,912 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
 
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