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MTV Films (Firm)

Works: 85 works in 392 publications in 4 languages and 28,911 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Fiction  Biographical films  Sports films  Nonfiction films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by MTV Films (Firm)
Freedom Writers by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over by her good intentions. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the assignment of keeping journals about their own lives, This assignment is something that the class can bite into with relish. This eventually bonds them together and pushes racial rivalries aside. Draws heavily from the published journals of the real students themselves
Napoleon Dynamite by Jared Hess( Visual )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,523 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 Napoleons' 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 )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1999. Ken Carter is a successful sporting goods store owner. He accepts the job of basketball coach for his old high school in a poor area of Richmond, CA. Dismayed by the poor attitudes and performance of his players, Carter sets about to change both. He immediately imposes a strict regime. He expects respectful behavior, a dress code and good grades as requisites to being allowed to participate. After initial resistance from the young men, the team becomes an undefeated competitor in the games. When the team's behavior begins to stray and Carter learns that too many players are doing poorly in class, he takes immediate action. To the outrage of the team, the school and the community, Carter cancels all team activities and locks the court until the team shows acceptable academic improvement. Carter fights to keep his methods and is determined to show the young men a future that goes beyond gangs, drugs, prison and even basketball. Inspired by a true story
Save the last dance by Thomas Carter( Visual )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her dreams of becoming a professional ballerina decimated by the accidental death of her mother, Sara Johnson is forced to move from Lemont, a quiet Chicago suburb, to her father's ghetto apartment on Chicago's gritty south side. When she meets Derek, a popular black student with a passion for hip hop and a future brighter than his troubled past, her repressed ambition and sorrow are released through a revitalized interest in the cathartic and expressive power of dance
Murderball by Dana Adam Shapiro( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,545 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
Election by Alexander Payne( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civics teacher Jim McAllister is worried: obnoxious, perennial overachiever Tracy Flick looks likely to win the student body presidency--she is running unopposed. Seeking to inject some democracy into the process, he persuades nice but dim football hero Paul Metzler to stand against her. This merely makes Tracy even more determined to win, and when Paul's alienated younger sister Tammy joins the race, leads her to use extreme measures to guarantee success. Meanwhile, Mr. McAllister's life becomes increasingly complicated as he strays from the principles he teaches. Politics is rarely pretty, but the students and faculty at Carver High are about to find out just how ugly it can get
The longest yard by Peter Segal( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former pro football quarterback 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
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,322 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
Hustle & flow by Terrence Howard( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rapper DJay, who dreams of becoming the next big rap superstar, works all the angles to get his first record made. He even has the help from assorted people in his Memphis 'hood. When he hears that rap superstar Skinny Black is heading to his area, DJay decides to throw together a supreme hustle to grab Skinny's attention
Bad grandpa( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,077 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 Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after a junior-level advertising exec finds himself out of a job he learns that he can inherit an estate if he can revive a prize winning gospel choir at his old church. He rounds up a quirky cast of characters and one woman who may steal his heart
Stop-loss by Kimberly Peirce( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,000 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. Along with their other war buddies, Brandon and Steve try to make peace with civilian life. Then, against Brandon's will the Army orders him back to duty in Iraq, upending his new life. The conflict tests everything he believes in - the bond of family, the loyalty of friendship, the limits of love and the value of honor
Orange County by Jake Kasdan( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun runs into one complication after another starting when his application is rejected after his dim-witted guidance counselor sends the wrong application. So, Shaun goes to great lengths with a little help from his girlfriend Ashley and his drugged-out loser brother Lance to get into Stanford any way they see fit
ÆonFlux by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

400 years in the future, after a virus decimates the world population, only one city on Earth remains. Ruled by the Goodchild dynasty, it is a perfect society of peace and prosperity - except that its citizens keep mysteriously disappearing
The perfect score( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 779 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 707 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 )

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

This documentary uses voice-overs, interviews, and actual tracks recorded by Tupac himself. The film explores his life, music, and his death from fatal gunshot wounds in 1996. Includes rare footage, home movies, private photographs, and excerpts from his personal poetry, journals, and letters. During the making of the film, MTV reached out to his fan base by requesting submissions of Tupac memorabilia to be used in the film
The original kings of comedy( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 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 575 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 Eric Clapton( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 544 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's wants to make good on her childhood dreams; 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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Alternative Names
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English (236)

French (12)

Italian (2)

Polish (1)

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