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MTV Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 82 works in 365 publications in 4 languages and 28,674 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Sports films  Fiction  Nonfiction films  Action and adventure films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by MTV Films (Firm)
Freedom Writers by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students by giving them a voice of their own
Napoleon Dynamite by Jared Hess( Visual )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon is a new kind of hero, complete with a tight red 'fro, sweet moon boots, and skills that can't be topped. Napoleon spends his days drawing mythical beasts, duking it out with his older brother, Kip, and trying to avoid his scheming Uncle Rico. When two new friends enter Napolean's life - shy Deb and mustachioed Pedro - the trio launches a campaign to elect Pedro for class president and make the student body's wildest dreams come true. But if Pedro is to beat stuck-up Summer, Napoleon will have to unleash his own secret weapon
Coach Carter by Thomas Carter( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Richmond High School basketball star Ken Carter returns to his alma mater as their coach and immediately sets down high standards of accountibility that are soon challenged by the players, the school, and the community
Save the last dance by Thomas Carter( Visual )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her mother suddenly dies, Sara must abandon her plans to become a ballerina and join her estranged father on Chicago's gritty South side. She feels out of place until she is befriended by a black classmate and her handsome brother, Derek. Sara and Derek's shared love for dance leads to romance-- and opposition from their families and friends
Murderball by Dana Adam Shapiro( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the personal stories and fierce competition of American and Canadian wheelchair rugby players as they struggle toward the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ren MacCormack moves from Boston to the small town of Bomont, where he experiences a heavy dose of culture shock. A few years prior, the community was rocked by a tragic accident that killed five teenagers after a night out. Bomont's councilmen and the beloved Reverend Shaw Moore responded by invoking ordinances that prohibit loud music and dancing. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizes the town, and falls in love with the minister's troubled daughter, Ariel
The longest yard by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former pro football quaterback suddenly lands in a maximum security prison. Using fellow inmates, he must put together a motley group of cons to play a no-holds-barred grudge game against the sadistic guards
Hustle & flow by Craig Brewer( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DJay, a very smalltime streetwise Memphis hustler and pimp, lives a dead-end life at the fringes of society. Though DJay has always had a way with words, that gift has long been misused--employed to keep his 'girls' producing. A chance encounter with Key, a sound engineer, spurs DJay to find a voice and realize his long-buried dreams. Chasing his musical dream transforms DJay, but opening the door to success demands one last hustle--if he's ever going to flow
Bad grandpa( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Knoxville reprises his Jackass role as 86-year-old Irving Zisman. Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his eight-year-old grandson Billy. The duo will encounter male strippers, disgruntled child beauty pageant contestants, funeral home mourners, biker bar patrons, and a whole lot of unsuspecting citizens. Real people in unreal situations, making for one really messed up comedy
The Fighting Temptations by Beyoncé( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darren is a New York ad executive who travels to a small town in the deep south after receiving word that his aunt has left him a sizable inheritance. Darren is informed that he will only receive the money if he successfully leads a local gospel choir to victory at an upcoming competition. Darren takes on the task of finding the best singers in town and forming the group. There, he meets Lilly, a single mother who not only possesses an incredible voice but also the ability to warm Darren's cold heart
Stop-loss by Kimberly Peirce( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decorated Iraq war hero Sgt. Brandon King makes a celebrated return to his small Texas hometown following his tour of duty. He tries to resume the life he left behind with the help and support of his family and his best friend, Steve Shriver, who served with him in Iraq
Orange County by Jake Kasdan( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by acclaimed author Martin Skinner, Shaun Brumber realizes his life ambition and through a host of hilarious circumstances attempts to realize his dream
ÆonFlux by Karyn Kusama( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

400 years in the future, when disease has wiped out the majority of the earth's population except for one walled, protected city-state: Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. The story centers on Aeon Flux, the top operative in the underground Monican rebellion, led by the Handler. When Aeon is sent on a mission to kill a government leader, she uncovers a world of secrets
The perfect score( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined not to let the S.A.T. exam unfairly define their lives, six wildly different teens devise a way to get the perfect score. Kyle wants to be an architect, but his scores are too low to get into the school of his choice. Matty is heartbroken when he is rejected from the school that his girlfriend attends. Good girl Anna is pressured by her parents to excel in academics and remain innocent. Desmond is a basketball player who believes the exam is racist. Rounding out the group is gutsy Francesca and lonely Roy
Varsity blues( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and French and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A backup quarterback for a Texas high school football team must confront the pressures and temptations of being a sports star, including conflicts with his coach and his girlfriend, when the starting quarterback is injured
Tupac : resurrection( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life and career of infamous rapper Tupac Shakur, told entirely in his own words
The original kings of comedy( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concert film featuring performances by four major African American stand-up comedians. Includes backstage footage and interviews
Dance flick by Wei yang si( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet, innocent Megan's ballet dreams are shattered when she is forced to attend an inner-city high school where she meets Thomas, a young hip-hop dancer from the wrong side of the tracks. With a new crew of friends, this suburban girl with no street 'cred, ' has to step up her game and achieve her dreams in the mother of all dance-offs
Crossroads by Tamra Davis( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the night of their senior prom, Lucy and her once-close childhood friends -- Kit and Mimi -- reunite to dig up a time capsule they buried together as little girls. Mimi wants to make good on her childhood dreams by leaving their small town for fame and fortune in Los Angeles. Though Lucy and Kit are reluctant to join her, they decide to tag along, agreeing to be chauffeured by Mimi's friend, Ben. As they trek across the country, plagued by car problems, unsanitary motels, and petty bickering, the three friends reveal meaningful secrets to each other
 
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Freedom Writers
Alternative Names
MTV Films Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

MTV 필름스

MTVフィルムズ

MTV電影公司

Languages
English (211)

French (12)

Italian (2)

Polish (1)

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Coach CarterSave the last danceThe longest yardHustle & flowThe perfect scoreVarsity bluesTupac : resurrectionThe original kings of comedy