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Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,857 works in 4,458 publications in 5 languages and 351,979 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Superhero films  History  Documentary films  Fantasy films  Children's films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

49 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 5,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family
Stuart Little 2 by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 3,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuart Little is back for more action-packed adventure. This time around Stuart and the reluctant Snowbell embark on a dangerous mission to rescue Stuart's new friend Margalo from a villainous falcon. But the journey proves more difficult than he ever imagines, and Stuart has to decide if he's up to the task
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 3,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A top-secret agency that deals with extraterrestrials must stop an intergalactic terrorist from causing a galactic disaster. Agents K and J find themselves n the middle of a deadly plot by an intergalactic terrorist who has arrived on Earth to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies. K and J face a simple imperative: track down the interloper or the Earth will be destroyed
Fahrenheit 9/11 by Michael Moore( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through actual footage, interviews, and declassified documents, Michael Moore illustrates the connections President Bush has to the royal house of Saud of Saudia Arabia and the bin Laden's, how the president got elected on fraudulent circumstances and then proceeded to blunder through his duties while ignoring warnings of the looming betrayal by his foreign partners. When the treachery hits with the 9/11 attacks, Moore explains how Bush failed to take immediate action to defend the nation
Black Hawk down : a story of modern war by Mark Bowden( Visual )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. With exacting detail, the film re-creates the American siege of the Somalian city of Mogadishu in October 1993, when a 45-minute mission turned into a 16-hour ordeal of bloody urban warfare. Helicopter-borne U.S. Rangers were assigned to capture key lieutenants of Somali warlord Muhammad Farrah Aidid, but when two Black Hawk choppers were felled by rocket-propelled grenades, the U.S. soldiers were forced to fend for themselves in the battle-torn streets of Mogadishu, attacked from all sides by armed Aidid supporters
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

19 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 2,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry Malloy is a washed-up ex-prize fighter corrupted along with brother Charley at an early age by a ruthless Mob-connected union boss named Johnny Friendly, who runs the waterfront. Malloy is now an errand-boy for the union, while Charley (in return for a college education) is now a lawyer for them. Malloy assists in the killing of a longshoreman who was talking to the crime commission investigating the union. He soon meets the dead man's agonized sister, Edie Doyle, and has a change of mind. Activist priest Father Barry argues with Malloy about morality, responsibility, and doing the right thing. Malloy's guilt, his romantic feelings for Edie, and an assault on Father Barry overwhelm him and he turns informer. Malloy's defiant testimony before the commission leads to a climactic bloody battle that wrests the union from the boss' tenacious grasp
Whale rider by Niki Caro( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 2,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Whangara Māori people believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by her grandparents. Learning the skills of chiefdom from her uncle, Pai shows that she possesses a natural leadership ability
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon by Ang Lee( Visual )

10 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 2,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two master warriors track the mysterious and highly skilled thief of the legendary sword Green Destiny. They suspect that the evil warrior Jade Fox is involved and hiding in the governor's household. Meanwhile the governor's beautiful daughter, who is hiding secrets of her own, fights against her coming marriage as she admires the freedom of the wudan masters
Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 2,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof of the legend of King Arthur, the king recruits the Knights of the Round Table. He is soon joined by Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Galahad the Chaste and the Pure, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot, and Sir Not-Appearing-In-This-Film. God sends them on a quest to find the Holy Grail. Along the way they encounter a plague-ridden community, the Knights who say Ni, a killer rabbit, and more
Big fish by Tim Burton( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As his father Edward lies on his deathbed, William Bloom attempts to get to know him beyond the tall tales he tells about his life, and learns to understand and accept him along the way
Memento by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 2,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intricate crime story about a man who has lost his short term memory due to a rare brain disorder. Now he is out to catch his wife's murderer, whose identity he cannot ever know for sure. The more he tries to figure out what is true and real, the more he sinks deeper into a multi-layered abyss of uncertainty and surprises
The Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara by Errol Morris( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of American politics and military policies as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara is a controversial and influential political figure. He offers a candid journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. He offers insights into the 1945 fire bombing of Tokyo, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the effects of the Vietnam War
50 first dates by Jack Giarraputo( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Roth lives an enviable life in a Hawaiian paradise, spending every night with a different beautiful tourist in search of an island fling. It's a great life, no strings attached ... until he meets Lucy. He and Lucy hit it off right from the start, but the next day she acts like she doesn't know him. Lucy suffers from short-term memory loss, so every night all memory of her day is erased. But a man in love will go to great lengths to win the girl of his dreams. In an effort to help her remember him, he makes a video tape for her to watch every morning
Radio by William L Tung( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For anyone who ever had a dream and everyone with the courage to stand up for what they believe, comes the real life story of Robert 'Radio' Kennedy. Experience Radio's journey from a man no one understood to the coach no one could live without. Together with Head coach Harold Jones, Radio inspired a football team to become champions and a town to open their hearts
Something's gotta give by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 2,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged womanizer falls in love with the mother of his latest youthful conquest, greatly complicating the lives of all involved
Adaptation by Spike Jonze( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot
Winged Migration by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three years of shooting were needed by five teams in order to follow bird migrations flying over the seven continents: from one pole to another, from the seas to snowcapped mountains, from the canopy of heaven to mangroves and swamps
Charlie's angels by McG( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 2,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women detectives, with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 2,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about life in the Army in the days prior to World War II. Shows the effect of Army discipline on an individualistic former boxing champion who defies the attempts of officers and men to break him when he refuses to fight on the company's boxing team. Includes actual scenes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
Annie by Charles Strouse( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 2,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annie and Daddy Warbucks are going to England for Daddy's knighting. A diabolical Lady Highbottom has plans to take over as queen, and it's up to Annie to stop her
 
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