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MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,375 works in 6,099 publications in 4 languages and 157,165 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  History  Spy films  Children's films  Fantasy films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
Inherit the wind by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. A small Tennessee town gained national attention in 1925 when a biology schoolteacher was arrested for violating state law and teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in the classroom
The black stallion by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,609 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 )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loanshark Chili Palmer has done his time as a gangster, so when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down and out filmmakerHarry Zimm, he talks tough and then pitches Harry a script idea. Everything would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it were't for the drug smugglers and gangsters who won't leave him alone
Overboard by Garry Marshall( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,156 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 (Firm)( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Marine Csptain Bob Hyde (Bruce Dern) leaves for Vietnam, his wife Sally (Fonda) volunteers at a local hospital. There she meets Luke Martin (Voight), a former sergeant whose war injury has left him a paraplegic. Embittered with rage and filled with frustration, Luke finds new hope and confidence through his growing intimacy with Sally. The relationship also transforms Sally's feelings about life, love and the horrors of war. And when, wounded and disillusioned, Sally's husband returns home, all three must grapple with the full impact of a brutal, distant war that has changed their lives forever"--Container
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

15 editions published between 1939 and 2002 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick and Nora get involved with jockeys and gamblers and characters with names like Rainbow Benny. There's a body in the shower, another hanging from the chandelier, and a diamond bracelet in the radiator
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

22 editions published between 1939 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the wizard who can help her return home. On her way she meets a scarecrow who needs a brain, a tin man who wants a heart, and a cowardly lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the Wizard of Oz will help them, before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
West Side Story by Robert Wise( Visual )

17 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical that sets the ageless story of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of gang warfare in 1950s New York
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

11 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A western adventure spanning three generations, the bread of a wild, unsettled country, and fifty of the most excitingly turbulent years of this nation's history
Poltergeist by Tobe Hooper( Visual )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is very pleasant for a California family until a host of other-worldly forces invades their peaceful suburban home. Their house is turned into a supernatural sideshow, and if the family doesn't clear out, they will be swept off into nightmarish chaos
Goldfinger by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

34 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this assignment, Bond arrives in the U.S. to match wits and fists with a gang of black super villains who are about to engineer a mammoth Caribbean drug deal
Dr. No by Terence Young( Visual )

18 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British Agent 007 investigates interferences to U.S. rocket launches. He is sent to Jamaica, the suspected nerve centre from where the interference is emanating, to stifle the plans of his arch enemy SPECTRE's delegate, Dr. No who will stop at nothing to control the world
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

36 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and German and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben-Hur, a Judean prince, is unjustly arrested and enslaved. Finally, in a breathtaking chariot race, he wreaks a shattering vengeance upon the Roman Tribune who destroyed his family
Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and French and held by 904 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
The Alamo by John Wayne( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wayne plays Davy Crockett in the fatal defense of the small garrison of the Alamo against the onslaught of the mighty armies of Santa Anna in 1836
The Battle of Britain by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The understaffed, technically inferior Royal Air Force holds off an invasion by the German Luftwaffe in 1940
All dogs go to heaven by Don Bluth( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and French and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out for revenge against his double-crossing former partner, the roguish German Shepherd Charlie finds himself guardian to a lonely little orphan named Anne-Marie, and her astounding ability to talk to animals leads this unlikely pair on an adventure packed with thrills, laughter, tears, and true love
Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about the Russian Revolution as seen through the eyes of a doctor/poet. Doctor Zhivago sees his life torn apart by the Revolution and the alterations also affect the lives of many around him, including the gentle woman he marries and the fascinating other woman he cannot forget
Run silent, run deep by Robert Wise( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II U.S. Navy submarine commander and his lieutenant wage war not only against the enemy, but also against each other
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic courtroom drama about a teenage boy accused of killing his father and the jury that must decide his fate
 
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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 United Artists.

米高梅家庭娛樂發行公司

Languages
English (339)

French (7)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

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Coming HomeThe Wizard of OzWest Side StoryHow the West was wonPoltergeistGoldfingerDr. NoFiddler on the roof