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Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 1,964 works in 4,845 publications in 4 languages and 355,772 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Superhero films  Fantasy films  History  Science fiction films  Documentary films  War 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 )

52 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 5,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ
Stuart Little by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 3,414 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
Fahrenheit 9/11 by Michael Moore( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,836 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 Saudi Arabia and the bin Ladens, 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. Moore describes how Bush failed to take immediate action to defend the nation after the 9/11 attacks
Black Hawk down : a story of modern war by Mark Bowden( Visual )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,753 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 )

22 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 2,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marlon Brando stars in this controversial film about an ex-boxer turned longshoreman who decides to stand up to his corrupt union bosses. The film won eight Oscars, including Best Actor, Best Director, Best Picture, and Best Supporting Actress for Eva Marie Saint
Whale rider by Niki Caro( Visual )

10 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
Wo hu cang long Wo hu cang long = Crouching tiger, hidden dragon by Ang Lee( Visual )

13 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 2,489 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 )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 2,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles
Big fish by Tim Burton( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Bloom, is a young man who never really knew his now dying father, Edward - outside of the tall tales his dad told him about growing up. During Edward's last days William and his wife Josephine hold a bedside vigil next to the old man as he recollects elaborate memories of his youth
50 first dates by Jack Giarraputo( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who falls in love with a woman who has short-term memory loss must win her back everyday
Memento by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 2,339 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 2,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara was one of the most controversial and influential political figures of the 20th century. Now, he offers a candid and intimate journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. He offers new and often surprising insights into the 1945 bombing of Tokyo, the Cuban Missile Crisis, ad the effects of the Vietnam War
Radio by William L Tung( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a high school coach and the developmentally challenged man whom he took under his wing
Mona Lisa Smile by Mike Newell( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 2,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mona Lisa smile: Set in 1953, Katherine Watson is a free-spirited graduate of UCLA who accepts a teaching post at Wellesley College, a women-only school where the students are torn between the repressive mores of the time and their longing for intellectual freedom
Something's gotta give by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 2,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Harry Sanborn (Jack Nicholson) is a perennial playboy with a libido much younger than his years. During what was to have been a romantic weekend with his latest infatuation, Marin (Amanda Peet), at her mother's Hamptons beach house, Harry develops chest pains. He winds up being nursed by Marin's reluctant mother Erica Barry (Diane Keaton), a successful, divorced New York playwright. In the process, Harry develops more heart pangs, the romantic kind, for Erica, an age-appropriate woman whom he finds beguiling. However, some habits die hard. When Harry hesitates, his charming thirtysomething doctor (Keanu Reeves) steps in and starts to pursue Erica. And Harry, who has alwasy had the world on a string, finds his life unraveling."--Container cover
Adaptation by Nicolas Cage( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[A] Comedy that seamlessly 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 Orlean's best-selling book 'The Orchid Thief', he writes himself into his own movie. The various stories crash into one another exploding into a wildly imaginative film."--Container
Winged Migration by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Open your eyes to the wonders of the natural world as you fly along with the world's most gorgeous birds. From areas as remote as the Arctic to the lush forests of the Amazon. Through populated cities such as New York City and Paris. Five film crews followed a rich variety of bird migrations through 40 countries and each of the seven continents. Cinematographers used planes, gliders, helicopters and balloons to fly alongside, above, below and in front of the birds
Charlie's angels by McG( Visual )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 2,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Angels are back to investigate the theft of a database of witness protection profiles, after five of the people on the list are murdered
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 2,043 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 Jamie Foxx( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 2,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annie, a spunky orphan during the Great Depression, gets a chance to stay with billionaire Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks for the holidays and charms everyone in his household, but danger rears its head when Warbucks offers a reward for information about Annie's parents, and the mistress of the orphanage decides to stake her claim
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