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Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,987 works in 5,040 publications in 4 languages and 356,456 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Superhero films  Fantasy films  History  Documentary films  War films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

53 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 5,286 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 )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 3,445 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 II by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and held by 3,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent J needs help with his latest case, so he elicits the assistance of Agent K by restoring his memory. Together they battle the latest threat of aliens against Earth
Fahrenheit 9/11 by Michael Moore( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,841 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 : a story of modern war by Mark Bowden( Visual )

35 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

23 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 2,577 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 )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 2,531 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 )

14 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 2,495 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 2,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quest for the Holy Grail by King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table is retold in the inimitable Python fashion
Big fish by Tim Burton( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,444 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
50 first dates by Jack Giarraputo( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,355 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 )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 2,344 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
The Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara by Errol Morris( Visual )

19 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, and the effects of the Vietnam War
Radio by William L Tung( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2,292 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 )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 2,280 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 2,204 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 2,163 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 )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and French and held by 2,124 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 )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 2,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summoned by their boss, the angels are given their latest assignment. A pair of rings have been stolen and need to be recovered. The rings have been coded with special information that can be used to access a list of every person in the FBI's Witness Protection Program. While searching for the culprits, they encounter Madison Lee, one of Charlie's former agents who decided that the wrong side of the law pays better, and Seamus, who once dated Dylan and wants revenge for her decision to turn him over to the police
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 2,045 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
 
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