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Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,521 works in 6,843 publications in 3 languages and 350,011 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  War films  Fantasy films  Documentary films  History  Detective and mystery films  Historical films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Publisher, Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Spider-Man by Sam Raimi( Visual )

38 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 3,613 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
Fahrenheit 9/11 by Michael Moore( Visual )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Moore examines the Bush administration's financial ties to Saudi Arabia and the bin Laden family. Using actual footage and declassified documents, Moore takes a detailed look into political events both before and after the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, beginning with the polarizing Supreme Court decision that ultimately gave the state of Florida and the 2000 election to George W. Bush
Black Hawk down by Ridley Scott( Visual )

38 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film recreates the American siege of the Somalian city of Mogadishu in October, 1993, when the U.S. sent special forces into Somalia to destabilize the government and bring food and humanitarian aid to the starving population. Using Black Hawk helicopters to lower the soldiers onto the ground, an unexpected attack by Somalian forces brings two of the helicopters down immediately. From there, the U.S. soldiers must struggle to regain their balance while enduring heavy gunfire
Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

27 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and held by 2,528 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
Wo hu cang long = Crouching tiger, hidden dragon by Ang Lee( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,497 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
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

27 editions published between 1954 and 2019 in English and held by 2,451 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 )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2,394 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
Big fish by Tim Burton( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,327 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 yourth. Still doubting the legends and folklore, William makes a journey to meet a mysterious woman from whom Edward had bought property
50 first dates by Jack Giarraputo( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,318 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
Memento by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 2,280 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
Radio by Michael Tollin( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the relationship between a prominent high school football coach in a small South Carolina town and the illiterate, mentally-challenged man nicknamed Radio whom he mentors. Although their friendship raises some eyebrows at first, Radio's growth under the coach's guidance ultimately inspires the local townsfolk
Mona Lisa smile by Mike Newell( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 Warner Bros( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 2,120 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 Nicolas Cage( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film watchers view the story of a nonfiction book about a "crazy" orchid dealer and at the same time the story of a screenwriter who turns to his twin brother for help in adapting the book
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 2,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,061 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
Winged Migration by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows bird migrations flying over the seven continents: from one pole to the other, from the seas to snowcapped mountains, from the canopy of heaven to mangroves and swamps
Stuart Little 2 by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,974 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
The Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara by Errol Morris( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,938 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
Anger management by Woody Harrelson( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik (Sandler) is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell (Nicholson). But when Buddy steps up his aggressive treatment by moving in, Dave goes from mild to wild as the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc with his life"--Container
 
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