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MTV Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 124 works in 465 publications in 3 languages and 29,194 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Fiction  Musical films  Sports films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
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 )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 2,913 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 Jeremy Coon( Visual )

33 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon Dynamite is a high school outcast in every sense of the word. Things at home are not much better. When a new student arrives, Napoleon finds friendship and performs an act of defiance that makes him a true hero. Bonus features included
Coach Carter by Thomas Carter( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,172 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 )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,587 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
Election by Alexander Payne( Visual )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 1,587 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
Murderball by Dana Adam Shapiro( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,522 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 Robert Aldrich( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,365 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 Craig Brewer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,291 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 )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,170 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 )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,055 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 )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,029 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 )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 996 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
ÆonFlux by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and held by 802 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 )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 763 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 )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the first string quarterback injures himself, the second string player reluctantly steps in and is forced to deal with the expectations of his win-at-all-costs coach, his disapproving girlfriend, a gorgeous cheerleader, and an entire football-crazed community
Orange County( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 671 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
Tupac : resurrection( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 630 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 )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 584 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
Jackass : the movie by Jeff Tremaine( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crew of young men perform a variety of strange, painful, and often humiliating stunts for the amusement of themselves and those around them, including crawling across dozens of mousetraps while wearing rodent make-up, being rolled down bowling lanes on skateboards, racing in golf carts across an ancient driving range, giving themselves self-inflicted paper cuts, making snow cones out of urine, tightrope walking over live alligators, using uninstalled sanitary plumbing in a hardware store, terrifying Japanese pedestrians while wearing panda costumes, and much, much more
 
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Coach CarterSave the last danceElectionThe longest yardHustle & flowThe perfect scoreVarsity bluesTupac : resurrection
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 (258)

French (4)

Italian (2)