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Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 375 works in 1,072 publications in 7 languages and 120,177 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Science fiction films  Social problem films  History 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
The Help by Emma Stone( Visual )

17 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 3,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer but turns her friends' lives and a small Mississippi town upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
War horse by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

20 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
Under the Tuscan sun by Wei er si( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book, Under The Tuscan Sun follows San Francisco writer Frances Mayes (Lane) on a ten-day trip to Tuscany. Once there, she is captivated by the beautiful Italian countryside, and impulsively buys an aging, but charming villa. Fully embracing new friends and local color, Frances finds herself immersed in a life-changing adventure filled with enough unexpected surprises, laughter, and romance to restore her new home ₆ and her belief in second chances
Hidalgo by José Clemente Orozco( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Frank T. Hopkins, a former Pony Express courier, who travels to Arabia with his Mustang Hidalgo to compete in a dangerous endurance race in 1890
The hundred-foot journey by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hassan is a culinary ingenue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, his family settles in a quaint village in the south of France. They plan to open an Indian restaurant, that is, until Madame Mallory, the owner of a classical French restaurant, gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant so near her own escalate to all out war; until Hassan's cooking talent and love for Mme. Mallory's assistant, Marguerite cannot be ignored
The Prestige by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In turn-of-the-century Victorian London, charismatic showman Robert Angier and gifted illusionist Alfred Borden are two young magicians whose friendship is destroyed when the love of Angier's life dies in a trick gone wrong. Their rivalry escalates into an obsession full of deceit and sabotage. When Borden's "transported man" trick becomes famous, Angier will go to any length to top it, even pursuing a fantastic and frightening machine developed by Nicola Tesla
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An innocent man, Edmond Dantes, is imprisoned for years on a godforsaken island while the friend who betrayed him takes Dantes ravishing fiancé for himself. Dantes eventually escapes, recovers a fortune in buried pirate treasure, transforms himself into the mysterious Count of Monte Cristo, and methodically goes about exacting his revenge
Open range by Kevin Costner( Visual )

12 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boss Spearman, a rugged old-timer, free grazes cattle. He and Charley have been partners for ten years. The pair and their employees, Mose and Buttons, are driving their cattle across the West. Mose is attacked and thrown in jail during a visit to a town. The local cattle rancher, Baxter, wants the free grazers off his land and when Boss and Charley retrieve Mose, they are warned that they have until the next day to be out of the area. Charley confesses his past as a killer during the Civil War and strikes up a tentative romance with Sue, the sister of the town doctor
Sweet home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd (Musical group)( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melanie is a successful New York fashion designer who is dating a wealthy socialite. One day he pops the big question and asks Melanie to marry him. Despite her polished uptown image, Melanie grew up poor in the deep South, and as a teenager she married her high school sweetheart. Now Melanie returns to her hometown to tell her parents the news and convince Jake to grant her a divorce. However, the more time she spends with her old flame, the more she feels sparks flying between them again, while she also learns her Eastern affectations don't fly with everyone back home
The proposal by Anne Fletcher( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High-powered book editor Maggie is everyone's worst nightmare: ruthless, driven, and tactless. When she finds herself faced with deportation back to Canada, she coerces her much younger assistant into marrying her. However, when the government becomes suspicious, they embark upon a charade in order to make the marriage seem legitimate
The village by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Turkish and held by 1,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a quiet, isolated village in olde Pennsylvania, there lies a pact between the people of the village and the creatures who reside in the surrounding woods. The townspeople do not enter the woods, and the creatures do not enter the village. The pact stays in tact for many years, that is until the headstrong Lucius Hunt seeks medical supplies from neighboring towns beyond the woods. Animal carcasses begin to appear around the village, causing the elders to fear for the safety of the village, the sanctity of the pact, and so much more
King Arthur by Henry Purcell( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[An] adventure epic that tells the heroic true story behind one of history's greatest legends"--Container
Ladder 49 by Lewis Colick( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran of the Baltimore Fire Department under the watchful eye of his mentor Chief Mike Kennedy. Responding to the worst blaze in his career, he becomes trapped inside a 20-story building. As Jack reflects on his life - seeing his first fire, bonding with fellow firefighters, the impact his job has had on his wife and kids - Chief Kennedy frantically coordinates the effort to save Jack's life
Como agua para chocolate = Like water for chocolate by Alfonso Arau( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 1,842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic fantasy set in Mexico during the early 20th century. A young couple is blocked from marrying by the demands of the young woman's cold and selfish mother. To be near his love, the young man marries her sister, and she expresses her passion for him through her cooking
Bringing down the house by Queen Latifah( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 1,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover in Russian. English summary: A divorced L.A. lawyer, Peter, thinks he has met the girl of his dreams online, until she shows up at his door and is a sassy, African American ex-con. She moves in and really begins to shake up his boring suburban lifestyle
Calendar girls by Nigel Cole( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Chris' best friend Annie loses her husband, Chris derives a scheme to memorialize him. The two women, along with some of their friends - all fiftysomething women - will make a nude calendar to raise money for the hospital where he died. The calendar becomes hugely popular. Based on actual events
Real steel by Shawn Levy( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing venue to the next. When Charlie hits rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to build and train a championship contender
Apocalypto by Mel Gibson( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Mayan languages and English and held by 1,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw is a young man who is captured for sacrifice, but flees to avoid his fate. He is taken on a perilous journey to a world that is ruled by fear and oppression, where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life
Wild Hogs by Walt Becker( Visual )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four middle-aged friends decide to rev up their routine suburban lives with a freewheeling motorcycle trip. When this mismatched foursome sets out for this once-in-a-lifetime experience, they encounter far more than they ever bargained for
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew - Team Zissou - set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, always elusive, possibly non-existant Jaguar Shark that supposedly killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. On this journey, Steve's crew are joined by a young airline co-pilot, who may or may not be Zissou's son, a beautiful journalist who has been assigned to write a profile of Zissou, and Eleanor, Zissou's estranged wife and co-producer. They face overwhelming complications including pirates, kidnapping, and bankruptcy
 
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