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HBO Films

Overview
Works: 250 works in 706 publications in 5 languages and 70,882 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs  History  Biographical films  Television mini-series  Historical films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about HBO Films
 
Most widely held works by HBO Films
John Adams by Kirk Ellis( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history
Temple Grandin by Temple Grandin( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories as a leader in the field of animal husbandry and the humane handling of cattle
Iron Jawed Angels( Visual )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatized story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns, leaders of the suffragist women who fought for the passage of the 19th Amendment. They broke from the mainstream women's rights movement to create a more activist wing, daring to push the boundaries to secure women's voting rights in 1920
Maria Full of Grace by Joshua Marston( Visual )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

María, una adolescente colombiana pobre, está desesperada por dejar un trabajo malo. Acepta una oferta para el transporte de los paquetes de heroína - que los traga - a los Estados Unidos. El mundo despiadado del tráfico de drogas resulta ser más de lo que esperaba
Angels in America by Mike Nichols( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and French and held by 1,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God has abandoned Heaven. It's 1985: the Reagans are in the White House and Death swings the scythe of AIDS. In Manhattan, Prior Walton tells Lou, his lover of four years, he's ill; Lou bolts. As disease and loneliness ravage Prior, guilt invades Lou. Joe Pitt, an attorney who is Mormon and Republican, is pushed by right-wing fixer Roy Cohn toward a job at the Justice Department. Both Pitt and Cohn are in the closet: Pitt out of shame and religious turmoil, Cohn to preserve his power and access. Pitt's wife Harper is strung out on Valium, aching to escape a sexless marriage. An angel invites Prior to be a prophet in death. Pitt's mother and Belize, a close friend, help Prior choose
Kit Kittredge : an American girl by Valerie Tripp( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl enlists the help of her friends to solve a robbery in her home that threatens to put her family's house into foreclosure, after her father leaves town to look for work and her mother takes in borders to make ends meet
Real women have curves by Patricia Cardoso( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The summer after Ana's high school graduation is a turning point in her life. She has to decide whether to go to college and experience life, or stay home, get married and work at her sister's struggling garment factory
Wit by Margaret Edson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivian Bearing (Emma Thompson) es una prestigiosa profesora universitaria que imparte un curso de poesía anglosajona. Un día, le diagnostican un cáncer terminal y descubre que le queda poco tiempo de vida. A partir de ese momento, el amor y la compasión adquieren para ella un nuevo y dramático sentido
American Splendor by Robert Pulcini( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. hospital, also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life
Good hair by Jeff Stilson( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedian Chris Rock tackles the very personal issue of hair, and how attaining good hair can impact African Americans' activities, relationships, wallets, and a self-esteem. Engages in frank, funny conversations with haircare professionals, beautyshop and barbershop patrons, as well as featuring interviews with Dr. Maya Angelou, Nia Long, Ice-T, Raven Symone, and more
Taking Chance( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remarkable true story of one soldier's death in battle, another soldier's journey of discovery and a nation's reverence and gratitude toward its war dead. After hearing of the heroic death of a young Marine in Iraq, veteran officer Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl volunteers to escort the remains of Lance Corporal Chance Phelps back to his hometown in Wyoming. As Strobl crosses America's heartland, he will find himself on an unexpectedly emotional journey into the soul of a country mourning not only Chance, but all of our country's fallen heroes
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind is the daughter of banished Duke Senior and is being raised at the court of Duke Frederick, with her cousin Celia. She falls in love with a young man named Orlando, but she is banished by Duke Frederick, who threatens death if she comes near the court again. Celia goes with Rosalind. Disguised as the boy Ganymede, Rosalind enters the forest of Arden. Upon their arrival in the forest, they happen upon Orlando and his manservant, who are fleeing the wrath of Orlando's eldest brother. What follows is an elaborate scheme devised by the cross-dressing Rosalind to find out the verity of Orlando's supposed passion for her, and to further capture his heart, through the witty and mischievous façade of Ganymede
Grey Gardens( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life stories Edith "Big Edie" Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale who are the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis. They were raised as Park Avenue débutantes, but withdrew from New York society. They took shelter at their Long Island summer home called 'Grey Gardens.' As their wealth and contact with the outside world dwindled, so did their grasp on reality. They were reintroduced to the world when international tabloids learned of a health department raid on their home. At that point, Jackie swooped in to save her relatives
Behind the Candelabra by Michael Douglas( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This drama recreates the glittering private world of Liberace, the flamboyant, phenomenally successful entertainer whose extravagant costumes, trademark candelabra, and elaborate stage shows made him the most bankable entertainer of his time
Something the Lord made by Alan Rickman( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The emotional true story of two men who defined the rules of their time to launch a medical revolution, set against the backdrop of the Jim Crow South. Working in 1940s Baltimore on an unprecedented technique for performing heart surgery on 'blue babies', Dr. Alfred Blalock and lab technician Vivien Thomas from an impressive team ... As Blalock and Thomas invent a new field of medicine, saving thousands of lives in the process, social pressures threaten to undermine their collaboration and tear their friendship apart"--Container
The Laramie project by HBO Home Video( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play
The normal heart( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This drama tells the dramatic, poignant and often-exasperating story of the early days of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial
Too big to fail by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks. Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington
Conspiracy by Frank R Pierson( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On January 20, 1942, 15 German officials attended a conference at Wannsee - on the outskirts of Berlin. The meeting comprised of mid-ranking SS commanders and a variety of government ministers. The meeting was organized by SS Major Adolf Eichmann under the direction of Chief of Security Reinhard Heydrich. It was a polite conference, but under this thin veneer of manners lay an evil intent. By the end of the meeting, the fate of six million lives would be decided and the shape of the world would be altered forever"--Melvyl
 
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HBO Films film production company

HBO Films Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

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