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MTV Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 99 works in 426 publications in 4 languages and 28,980 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Biographical films  Fiction  Sports films  Action and adventure films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer
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 )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,911 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 )

32 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,528 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 )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, this inspirational account of a high school basketball coach who received high praise, and staunch criticism, for benching his entire undefeated team due to their poor academic performances
Save the last dance by Thomas Carter( Visual )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara's dreams of being a ballerina are shattered when her mother suddenly dies and she is sent to live with her father in Chicago's gritty South Side. Sara meets Derek and their shared love for dance leads to romance and opposition from both families
Election by Alexander Payne( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracy Flick (Witherspoon), a straight-A go-getter is determined to be president of Carver High's student body. Popular teacher Jim McAllister (Broderick) decides to derail Tracy's obsessive overachieving by recruiting an opposition candidate. Mr. M. never imagines that stopping Tracy is like trying to put toothpaste back in the tube
Murderball by Dana Adam Shapiro( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,534 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
The longest yard by Peter Segal( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,360 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
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,311 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 1,184 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 )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,070 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 )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,042 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 999 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 870 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 dysfunctional family household. 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 )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlize Theron stars as an underground operative fighting totalitarian rule in the 25th-century Earth's last living city. She is the rebels' best hope of overthrowing the oppressively sterile, 'perfect' society. But while on assignment to gun down the government's leader, she uncovers a web of startling secrets that could completely change the world's future
The perfect score( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six teens decide to steal the answer sheet to the college-entrance exam that will determine what schools they eventually attend
Varsity blues( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and French and held by 714 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 )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 641 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 612 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 )

13 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 Tamra Davis( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 533 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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Coach CarterSave the last danceElectionThe longest yardHustle & flowThe perfect scoreVarsity bluesTupac : resurrectionThe original kings of comedy
Alternative Names
MTV Films Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

MTV 필름스

MTVフィルムズ

MTV电影

MTV電影公司

أفلام إم تي في

Languages
English (248)

French (13)

Italian (2)

Polish (1)