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Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 534 works in 1,709 publications in 7 languages and 124,340 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Historical films  Science fiction films  Fiction  History 
Roles: Distributor, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
The Help by Tate Taylor( Visual )

34 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,556 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 )

37 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,041 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 Blue Gardenia( Visual )

25 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 Joe Johnston( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,287 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 )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,176 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 )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Londres, au début du siècle dernier ... Robert Angier et Alfred Borden sont deux magiciens surdoués, promis dès leur plus jeune âge à un glorieux avenir. Une compétition amicale les oppose d'abord l'un à l'autre, mais l'émulation tourne vite à la jalousie, puis à la haine. Devenus de farouches ennemis, les deux rivaux vont s'efforcer de se détruire l'un l'autre en usant des plus noirs secrets de leur art. Cette obsession aura pour leur entourage des conséquences dramatiques"--[allociné.fr]
The village by Manoj Night Shyamalan( Visual )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Turkish and held by 2,066 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 Touchstone Home Entertainment( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This delightful entertaining romantic comedy stars Reese Witherspoon as sophisticated Melanie Carmichael, a rising New York clothing designer who suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But this no fairy tale romance for Melanie. She has skeletons in her fashion closet that include Jake -- the backwoods husband she married in high school who refuses to divorce her. Determined to end thier marriage and sever all ties with her past once and for all, Melanie returns to Alabama. But home starts to tug at her heartstrings, and what she thought she wanted may not be what she wants at all
The proposal by Anne Fletcher( Visual )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,002 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
Ladder 49 by Lewis Colick( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,909 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
King Arthur by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,870 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
Flightplan by Robert Schwentke( Visual )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and Turkish and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Başrolünde, iki defa Akademi Ödüllü Jodie Foster (The Silence Of The Lambs, En İyi Kadın Oyuncu, 1991) ve yardımcı rollerde yıldız isimlerle, kalp atışlarınızı hızlandıracak Hitchcock tarzı muhteşem bir psikolojik gerilim! 37,000 feet yükseklikte, Kyle Pratt'in (Foster) altı yaşındaki kızı Julia, arkasında hiç iz bırakmadan kaybolur. Peki gerçekten kayıp mıdır? Yolcular ve mürettabat, Julia'nın aslında uçağa hiç binmediğine inanmaktadır. Şimdi Kyle tek başınadır, ve akıl sağlığını yitirmenin eşiğinde gizemi çözmek ve kızını kurtarmak için güvenebileceği tek kişi yine kendisidir
Bringing down the house by Queen Latifah( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 1,795 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 )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic fantasy set in the early 20th century about a young couple blocked from marrying by the demands of her 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
The light between oceans by M. L Stedman( Visual )

15 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a widescreen ode to the beauty of absolution, told with such constant sincerity ..."--IndieWIRE
Calendar girls by Nigel Cole( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,756 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
Apocalypto by Mel Gibson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,725 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
Real steel by Shawn Levy( Visual )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,721 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
Wild Hogs by Walt Becker( Visual )

12 editions published in 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 1,720 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 the 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 for the waitress and owner of the local bar Maggie. The Del Fuegos pursue the Hogs and trap them in the town
The Alamo by Mark Johnson( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
 
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