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MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,686 works in 6,614 publications in 3 languages and 143,473 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  War films  History  Legal films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, fds, Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
Inherit the wind by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small Tennessee town gained national attention in 1925 when a biology schoolteacher was arrested for violating state law by teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in the classroom
The black stallion by MGM Family Entertainment( Visual )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy and a horse are shipwrecked on an island where they become fast friends. Upon their return home they work together for a try in one of the great races at Santa Anita
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loan shark Chili Palmer had done his time as a gangster. So when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down-and-out filmmaker Harry Zimm, Chili pitches Harry a script idea and is immediately swept into the Hollywood scene. All would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it weren't for the drug smugglers and an angry mobster who won't leave him alone
Overboard by Garry Marshall( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A super-rich and pretentious socialite winds up in the world of a struggling carpenter with four kids
Coming Home by MGM/UA Home Video( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story set against the social upheaval of the Vietnam war. While Sally's husband is serving in Vietnam, she becomes involved with a veteran of the war, a paraplegic at a San Diego veterans hospital
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

25 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unhappy Dorothy runs away from home, has adventures in a fantasy land, but finally decides that happiness was in her own back yard all the time
West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set in the Puerto Rican section of New York City
The Alamo by John Wayne( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film depicts a pivotal event in American history--when 185 "Texicans" banded together in a crumbling adobe mission to hold off an army of 7,000 Mexican troops long enough to insure the eventual independence of Texas. Side 4 and 5- contains interviews and scenes from the making of the Alamo
The Battle of Britain by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the aerial combat battle of WWII, in which the Royal Air Force held off the German Luftwaffe
Dr. No by Terence Young( Visual )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Bond, Agent 007, is sent to Jamaica to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a British secret service agent
Poltergeist by Tobe Hooper( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is very pleasant for the close-knit Freeling family until a host of other-worldly forces invades their peaceful suburban home. It starts with just an odd occurrence or two, but soon their house is turned into a swirling supernatural sideshow. The forces at work are anything but friendly, and if the luckless Freelings don't clear out soon, they'll all be swept into a nightmarish chaos!
Run silent, run deep by Robert Wise( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The realities of submarine warfare during World War II in the Pacific, is centered around two submarine officers who are destined to clash with each other from the first moment they meet
Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and French and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topol is Tevye, a poor Jewish milkman with five unmarried daughters to support in the village of Anatevka in Czarist Russia. With a sharp-tongued wife at home and growing anti-semitism in the village, Tevye talks to God about his troubles. His people's traditions keep Tevye strong when his existence is balanced as precariously as a fiddler on the roof
All dogs go to heaven by David Nathan Weiss( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie, a mischievous German Shepherd dog, finds himself knocking on Heaven's door after a fight with his evil ex-partner, Carface Malone. When he is denied entrance into Heaven, he must earn his halo by becoming the guardian angel of a little girl named Anne-Marie
Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This landmark film is both a vast panorama of Russia convulsed by the Bolshevik Revolution and the intimate drama of one man's struggle to survive. The movie traces the life of surgeon-poet Yury Zhivago before and during the Russian Revolution. Married to an upper-class girl who is devoted to him, yet in love with an unfortunate woman who becomes his muse, Zhivago is torn between fidelity and passion. Sympathetic with the revolution but shaken by the wars and purges, he struggles to retain his individualism as a humanist amid the spirit of collectivism
Alexander the Great by Robert Rossen( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Alexander the Great, Greek hero and world-conqueror. Alexander is a man torn by conflict between his teacher, Aristotle, his warrior father and his own ambition
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One man's doubt about the guilt of the accused in a murder trial begins to expose the prejudices and disturb the complacency of his fellow jurymen. The claustrophobic setting and apt casting achieve a satisfying balance between contrivance and credibility
National Velvet by Clarence Brown( Visual )

14 editions published between 1971 and 1997 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of two children, their passion for a horse, and their determination to train it and win the Grand National
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch stole Christmas! by Seuss( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In tongue-twisting verse and lighthearted music, this is the timeless tale of the mean-spirited Grinch and his feeble attempts to steal the yuletide celebration of Whoville
Cat on a hot tin roof by Burl Ives( Visual )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The members of a well-to-do Southern family gather to await the impending death of their domineering father, "Big Daddy" and are forced to face the truth about themselves as well
 
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Alternative Names
MGM Family Entertainment.

MGM Home Entertainment amerikanskt hemvideoföretag

MGM Home Entertainment US home video company

MGM/UA Home Entertainment.

MGM/UA Home Video

MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)

MGM United Artists.

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米高梅家庭娛樂發行公司

Languages
English (291)

Spanish (2)

French (1)