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Hollywood Pictures Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 114 works in 326 publications in 2 languages and 28,931 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Musical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hollywood Pictures Home Video (Firm)
Mr. Holland's opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 2,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A frustrated composer comes to realize that his real passion is teaching and that his legacy is not a truly memorable piece of music, but the generations of young people whose lives he affects
Evita by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 2,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
True-life story of Eva PeroĢn, who rose above childhood poverty and a scandalous past to achieve fortune and fame
The sixth sense by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 2,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A noted child psychologist attempts to help a frightened 8-year-old boy who is experiencing terrifying visions of the dead
Quiz show by Robert Redford( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fame and fortune become a hotbed of scandal when a Washington investigator uncovers corruption beneath the TV's hottest quiz show's glittering facade. The scandal implicates both the wildly popular champion and the disgruntled ex-champ
While you were sleeping by Jon Turteltaub( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This romantic comedy combines a mugging victim in a coma, a girl who saved (and loved) him but never met him, and the mix-ups that occur when his offbeat family mistakes her as his fiancee. (Caravan Pictures / Hollywood Pictures, 1995 ?.)
Tombstone by Andrew Vajna( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
U.S. Marshall Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday team up to bring law to the lawless in a showdown with ruthless outlaws at the O.K. Corral
The Joy Luck Club by Wayne Wang( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four mothers. Four daughters. Eight stories. The Joy Luck Club is four women in San Francisco who have played mah jong together on a weekly basis to for forty some years. One of them, Suyuan, has died, and her daughter June is preparing to go to China. Auntie Lindo with daughter Waverly, Auntie Ying Ying with daughter Lena, and Auntie An Mei with daughter Rose are at the going away party. Born in China, the Joy Luck Club members came to America as young adults; their daughters are 100% American. The old days are seldom spoken about, and some things about those times have never been said aloud, but the experiences left behind color the hopes and expectations these women have for their daughters. If daughters become their mothers--no matter how much both parties desire that it not happen--daughters also become different from their mothers--despite all attempts to perpetuate the status quo
Mystery, Alaska by Jay Roach( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A remote, hockey-obsessed town populated by 633 of the most eccentric characters you'd ever want to meet, Mystery is the kind of place where nothing ever changes. But then life as they know it gets turned completely upside down when a publicity stunt brings the world-famous New York Rangers to Mystery for a game with the local team of weekend warriors and the whole town rises to meet the challenge of a lifetime
Swing kids by Thomas Carter( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and French and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two swing-music loving friends in Nazi Germany must choose between their individual freedom or loyalty to the murderous Third Reich
The scarlet letter by Roland Joffé( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a time when adultery is punishable by death, Hester Prynne becomes involved in a risky and scandalous affair with her town's handsome minister
White squall by Ridley Scott( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen high school students who have elected to spend the 1960-61 academic year on board the American schoolship Albatross learn about sailing and unity from their captain. When they encounter a white squall, a sudden, violent, wind-and-lightning storm, it turns into a test of courage and their will to survive
Powder ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harassed by classmates who won't accept his shocking appearance, a shy young man known as Powder struggles to fit in. But the cruel taunts stop when Powder displays a mysterious power that allows him to do extraordinary things
Grosse Pointe blank by George Armitage( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An assassin attends his 10-year high school class reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, where he reconnects with his ex-girlfriend
Crimson tide by Denzel Washington( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The captain of a nuclear submarine struggles with his second in command about ambiguous orders to fire warheads at a Russian rebellion
The rock by Michael Bay( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A highly-decorated, retired U.S. Marine general seizes a stockpile of chemical weapons and takes over Alcatraz, with 81 tourists as hostages. His demand: restitution to families of soldiers who died in covert operations. The response: an elite SEAL team, with support from an FBI chemical-warfare expert and a former Alcatraz escapee, is assembled to penetrate the terrorists' defenses on the island and neutralize the rocket threat before time runs out
Simon Birch ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Simon and his best friend Joe Wenteworth are both outcasts in their tiny New England town: Joe is the illegitimate son of the town beauty and Simon, at age 12, is so small that he still plays the infant Jesus in the church Christmas pageant. Even so, Simon believes that God made him for a special, heroic purpose. In the summer of 1964, friendship is put to the test when Little Leaguer Simon hits a foul ball that strikes and kills Joe's mother. Together, they try to find out who Joe's father is. And then the time comes for Simon to fulfill the destiny he believes in
Nixon by Oliver Stone( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A riveting look at a complex man, Richard Nixon, whose chance at greatness was ultimately destroyed by his passion for power--when his involvement in conspiracy jeopardized the nation's security and the presidency of the United States
Gone fishin' by Roger Birnbaum( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two life-long friend love to fish and manage to create mishaps for all whenever they fish
Dead presidents by Albert Hughes( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On the streets, they call cash dead presidents. And that's just what a Vietnam veteran is after when he returns home from the war, only to find himself drawn into a life of crime. With the aid of his fellow vets he plans the ultimate heist--a daring robbery of an armored car filled with unmarked U.S. currency!"--Container
G. I Jane by Ridley Scott( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lieutenant O'Neil is the first woman ever given the opportunity to earn a place in the armed forces' most highly skilled combat unit--the elite Navy SEALs. But the already brutal rigors of training camp turn into an unimaginable test of courage and determination once it becomes clear that no one--powerful politicians, top military brass or her male Navy SEAL teammates--wants her to succeed
 
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