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Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 302 works in 924 publications in 7 languages and 115,579 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Medical television programs  Romantic comedy films  Television series  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
The Help by Tate Taylor( Visual )

14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 3,354 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 )

16 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War, begins with the remarkable 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 extraordinary 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 Audrey Wells( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,601 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 Joe Johnston( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Alamo: Retells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death. U.S. General Sam Houston leads the charge from the outside. The Texans held the fort for 13 days under siege by General Santa Anna
Grey's anatomy by Ellen Pompeo( Visual )

36 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 2,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Prestige by Christopher Priest( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,032 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 Hundred-Foot Journey by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,029 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
Open range by Kevin Costner( Visual )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,025 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 )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 2,009 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
Sweet home Alabama by Andy Tennant( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,974 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
Alexander Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates a sailor's preparation for and execution of revenge against the three men responsible for his fifteen years in prison
King Arthur by David Franzoni( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,937 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
The village by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,926 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
Ladder 49 by Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,885 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
Bringing down the house by Adam Shankman( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,847 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
Real steel by Shawn Levy( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,801 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 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Chris' best friend Annie loses her husband, Chris derives a scheme to memoralize 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 calender becomes hugely popular. Based on actual events, this story carefully balances the stories of several women as it follows the media explosion. A moving tale of loss, determination, and the perils of fame
Apocalypto by Mel Gibson( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Mayan languages and English and held by 1,749 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 )

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

Four middle-aged men decide to take a motorcycle road trip from Cincinnati to the Pacific in order to get away from their lives which are leading them nowhere. These "Wild Hogs" tear up the road and eventually stop in New Mexico for a drink, not knowing that the bar belongs to the Del Fuegos, a mean biker gang. When the Del Fuegos steal a bike that belongs to the Wild Hogs, Woody, one of the Hogs decides to steal the bike back. Woody cuts the fuel pipes of the bikes and provokes an accident that explodes the bar, but he does not tell the truth to his friends. When they stop in the small town of Madrid without gas, Dudley falls in love with the waitress and owner of the local bar Maggie. The Del Fuegos pursue the Hogs and trap them in the town
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,685 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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