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Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,286 works in 5,653 publications in 4 languages and 355,037 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Documentary films  War films  History  Nonfiction 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 )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 3,595 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 )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,817 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 details how Bush failed to take immediate action to defend the nation after the 9/11 attacks
Black Hawk down by Ridley Scott( Visual )

35 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film recreates 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
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

23 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 2,602 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 )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 2,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Whangara 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 possess a natural leadership ability
Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

22 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 2,484 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 )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,387 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. 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 )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,323 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 )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 2,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. 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
Wo hu cang long = Wo hu cang long = Crouching tiger, hidden dragon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 2,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 19th-century China, two master warriors are faced with their greatest challenge when the treasured Green Destiny sword is stolen. A young aristocratic woman prepares for an arranged marriage, but soon reveals her superior fighting talents and her romantic past. As each warrior battles for justice, they come face-to-face with their worst enemy, and the enduring power of love
Radio by Michael Tollin( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2,262 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 )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 2,237 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 Warner Bros. Entertainment( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 2,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Sanborn is a perennial playboy with the libido of a much younger man. During what was to be a romantic weekend with his current infatuation, Marin, at her mother's Hampton beach house, Harry develops chest pains. He winds up being nursed by Marin's reluctant mother, Erica. When Harry hesitates to act on his feelings for Erica, Harry's thirtysomething doctor steps in and starts to pursue Erica. Harry, who has always had the world on a string, finds his life is now unraveling
Adaptation by Nicolas Cage( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,192 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 )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,111 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
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,079 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
Stuart Little 2 by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 2,024 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
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 2,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peasant squire breaks all the rules when he passes himself off as a nobleman and takes the jousting world by storm. The only thing that stands between him and his dream of becoming the world champion is the bad boy of the sport Count Adhemar. The two rivals go lance to head at the world finals to determine who will be named the ultimate champion
The Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara by Errol Morris( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,944 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 )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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