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Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 395 works in 1,227 publications in 7 languages and 123,979 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  Science fiction films  Social problem films  History 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
The Help by Tate Taylor( Visual )

24 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,483 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 )

27 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,956 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 )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on vacation, a just-divorced writer buys a villa in Tuscany on a whim, hoping it will be the start of a change for the better in her life. Along the way she finds that sometimes what seems like a mistake is really a blessing
Hidalgo by Joe Johnston( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1890's Frank T. Hopkins, a former U.S. Cavalry dispatch rider who is haunted by memories of what he saw at the battle of Wounded Knee, and his mustang Hidalgo, are performing in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, billed as the greatest horse and rider the West has ever known. This leads them to be invited to run in the 3,000 mile endurance race across the Middle Eastern desert, the Ocean of Fire, by one of the leading Arabian Sheiks. The race soon becomes not only a matter of pride and honor for Frank, but a race for his very survival as he and his horse attempt the impossible
The hundred-foot journey by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This uplifting story bursts with flavor, passion and heart. When the chilly chef proprietress of Michelin-starred French restaurant in southern France gets wind of a culinary immigrant opening an Indian restaurant just 100 feet from her own, her icy process escalate to all-out war between the two establishments. It's a celebration of triumph over exile as these two worlds collide and one young man tries to find the comfort of home in every spot - wherever he may be."--Container
The Prestige by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,109 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 )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,103 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 2,077 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
The proposal by Anne Fletcher( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,029 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 )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Turkish and held by 2,017 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
Sweet home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd (Musical group)( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,003 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
King Arthur by Henry Purcell( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reluctant leader, Arthur wishes only to leave Britain and return to the peace and stability of Rome. Before he can, one final mission leads him and his Knights of the Round Table - Lancelot, Galahad, Bors, Tristan, and Gawain - to the conclusion that when Rome is gone, Britain will need a leader to fill the void. Britain needs a king - someone not only to defend against the current threat of invading Saxons, but to lead the isle into the new age. Under the guidance of Merlin, and the beautiful Guinevere by his side, Arthur will have to find the strength to change the course of history
Ladder 49 by Lewis Colick( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,940 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
Flightplan by Robert Schwentke( Visual )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and Turkish and held by 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying at 40,000 feet in a cavernous, state-of-the-art 474 aircraft that she designed, Kyle Pratt faces every mothers worst nightmare when her six year-old daughter, Julia, vanishes without a trace mid-flight from Berline to New York. Already emotionally devastasted by the unexpected death of her husband, Kyle desperately struggles to prove her sanity to the disbelieving flight crew, pilot, and passengers while facing the very real possiblity that she may be losing her mind
Bringing down the house by Queen Latifah( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Como agua para chocolate = Like water for chocolate by Alfonso Arau( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 1,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic fantasy set in early 20th century Mexico about a young couple, Tita and Pedro, blocked from marrying by a family tradition strictly enforced by Tita's cold and selfish mother. To be near his love the young man marries her sister, while Tita, as the family cook, expresses her passion for him through her cooking
Real steel by Shawn Levy( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,789 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
Calendar girls by Nigel Cole( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,787 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
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins( Visual )

25 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's 1947 Hollywood. Eddie Valiant ... a down-on-his-luck detective, is hired to find proof that Marvin Acme, gag factory mogul and owner of Toontown, is playing hanky-panky with femme fatale Jessica Rabbit, wife of Maroon Cartoon superstar, Roger Rabbit. When Acme is found murdered, all fingers point to Roger, who begs the Toon-hating Valiant to find the real evildoer"--Container
Apocalypto by Mel Gibson( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Mayan languages and English and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Mel Gibson, director of THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST and the Academy Award-winning BRAVEHEART (Best Director, Best Picture, 1995) comes the thrilling historical epic APOCALYPTO. This intense, nonstop action-adventure transports you to an ancient South American civilization, for an experience unlike anything you've ever known. In the twilight of the mysterious Mayan culture, young Jaguar Paw is captured and taken to the great Mayan city where he faces a harrowing end. Driven by the power of his love for his wife and son, he makes an adrenaline-soaked, heart-racing escape to rescue them and ultimately save his way of life. Filled with unrelenting action and stunning cinematography, APOCALYPTO is an enthralling and unforgettable film experience
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