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MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,301 works in 5,852 publications in 4 languages and 164,532 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  History  Historical films  Children's films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Western films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
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 )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 1,862 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 )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,639 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 )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,484 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
West Side Story by Robert Wise( Visual )

21 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updates the classic tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, set in the late 1950's in a New York ethnic street gang expose
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

23 editions published between 1939 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy, her dog Toto, and three friends set off for the mysterious Emerald City in search of the Wizard. Although pursued by the Wicked Witch of the West, they finally reach the Emerald City and receive an audience with the Wizard
Coming Home by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 1,130 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
Overboard by Garry Marshall( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A super-rich and pretentious socialite winds up in the world of a struggling carpenter with four kids
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

9 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About three generations of pioneers who live, love and fight through the epic events that shaped the Old West
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

40 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and German and held by 995 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
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

13 editions published between 1939 and 2002 in English and held by 981 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
Poltergeist by Tobe Hooper( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Freelings have moved into a new house, following the destruction of their Cuesta Verda home by disgruntled ghosts. But the spirits, still determined to get Carol Anne, contact her through her toy phone. In order to get help, the Freeling family turns to a mysterious Indian medicine man, a medium, and a grandmother
Red River by Howard Hawks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the finest westerns ever made. Tom Dunson, a self-made cattle baron who will do anything to protect his way of life. So when plummeting livestock values demand that he drive his herd through the treacherous Chisholm Trail, Tom proves that he will risk anything to reach his destination ... even his own sanity
Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and French and held by 952 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 Don Bluth( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and French and held by 929 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
Dr. No by Terence Young( Visual )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bond's mission takes him to the steamy island of Jamaica, where mysterious energy waves are interfering with U.S. missile launches
Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

19 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 919 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
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic courtroom drama about a teenage boy accused of killing his father and the jury that must decide his fate
The Alamo by John Wayne( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 878 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
Run silent, run deep by Robert Wise( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 865 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
The Battle of Britain by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the aerial combat battle of WWII, in which the Royal Air Force held off the German Luftwaffe
 
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Coming Home
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 (312)

French (7)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

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West Side StoryThe Wizard of OzComing HomeHow the West was wonPoltergeistFiddler on the roofDr. No