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Tri-Star Pictures

Overview
Works: 652 works in 2,497 publications in 6 languages and 152,306 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  History  Fantasy films  Sports films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films 
Roles: prn, Producer, pre, Production personnel, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Tri-Star Pictures
Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )

58 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,441 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 3,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After hearing a man confess his love for his dearly departed wife on a call-in radio show, a woman falls deeply, inexplicably in love with him. Deciding he is her destiny, she treks across country on a wildly romantic impulse to meet him
As good as it gets by James L Brooks( Visual )

40 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,942 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 2,811 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 )

42 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,756 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
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,657 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 )

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
Legends of the fall by Edward Zwick( Visual )

38 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 )

33 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,543 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 2,437 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 )

42 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 2,348 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 )

18 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,327 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 2,324 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
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,288 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
The mask of Zorro by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,178 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 French and held by 2,144 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 )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 2,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courageous soldiers travel to the distant and desolate Klendathu system for the ultimate showdown between the species
The fisher king by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,030 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
Soul surfer by Shi en mai na ma la( Visual )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,990 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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