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Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,367 works in 6,205 publications in 3 languages and 352,778 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Documentary films  War films  History  Superhero films  Science fiction 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( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 3,530 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 2,791 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 by Ridley Scott( Visual )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,753 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
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

25 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 2,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-fighter gets a job working on the gang-ridden waterfront under a crooked gangster boss
Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

25 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and held by 2,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles
Whale rider by Niki Caro( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 2,466 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 between 2001 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,381 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
Big fish by Tim Burton( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,370 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 )

15 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 )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 2,304 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 )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2,205 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 )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 2,196 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
Adaptation by Nicolas Cage( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,165 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
Something's gotta give by Warner Bros. Entertainment( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 2,143 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
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At an Army base in 1941 Hawaii, the lives of enlisted men and officers are troubled by spiteful commanders, sadistic military police, and forbidden love
Winged Migration by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,069 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
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rousing story of lowborn Willian Thatcher's quest to change his stars, win the heart of an exceedingly fair maiden and rock his medieval world. Follow this fearless squire and his band of medieval misfits as they careen their way toward impossible glory that's part romance, part road trip and part exuberant swashbuckling
Stuart Little 2 by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

14 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,998 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 )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,945 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 )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,922 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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