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Miramax Films

Overview
Works: 1,906 works in 8,005 publications in 9 languages and 292,856 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Biographical films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Crime films  Gangster films 
Roles: Producer, prn, fds, Distributor, pre, Publisher, Production personnel, Director, pmn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Miramax Films
Chicago by Renee Zellweger( Visual )

92 editions published between 1997 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 4,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murderesses on death row, Velma Kelly and Roxy Hart vie for fame and freedom in Chicago during the 1920s
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

119 editions published between 1994 and 2020 in 6 languages and held by 3,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever, dark film that tells four separate stories that are gradually brought together. Involved are two low-rent hit men, their boss and his sexy wife, a prizefighter and a pair of desperate robbers
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( Visual )

68 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before
No country for old men by Coen Brothers( Visual )

60 editions published between 2001 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 3,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Llewelyn Moss stumbles onto a drug deal gone monumentally wrong while hunting in the parched Texas scrubland near the Mexico border. A satchel filled with $2 million seems to be a ship finally arrived, and he dreams of moving his wife Carla Jean out of the trailer park and into the good life
Master and Commander : the Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( Visual )

52 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 3,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1805 and Europe has fallen to Napoleon. The Royal Navy is the only thing standing in his way to total victory. Off the coast of South America, a new conflict is brewing. Captain Jack 'Lucky Jack' Aubrey and his Man-of-War HMS Surprise is under orders to sink or capture the French privateer Acheron, which has been deployed to the region. After seven weeks of uneventful sailing, the Acheron strikes first, all but crippling the Surprise in an engagement in which Aubrey realizes his enemy's ship is nautically superior to his own. Along with his close friend and confidant, ship's surgeon Stephan Maturin, Aubrey is now faced with the choice of retreating to England and admitting defeat or remaining at the Acheron's mercy. Aubrey must now do the impossible if he is to survive, repair his ship, catch up to his enemy and defeat the Acheron
Good Will Hunting by Matt Damon( Visual )

65 editions published between 1996 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 3,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Hunting spends his life between menial jobs, street brawling and stints at the local bar. Yet he has a photographic memory and can solve mathematical problems that have stumped Nobel Prize-winning professors. But the one thing that he can not do is talk himself out of a pending jail term and only one man is capable of saving Will from complete self-destruction
The aviator by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

40 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Hughes was a rich young man from Texas, heir to his father's fortune, when he decided he wanted to make movies. Age 21, he made the most expensive Hollywood film ever (at the time); and went on to break air-speed records, make another fortune in aircraft design, smash Charles Lindbergh's round-the-world flight record, and be romantically linked with almost all of Hollywood's famous beauties. Nevertheless, he died alone, sealed into a room he never left, the victim of compulsions that drove him to greatness, while containing the seeds of his undoing
The hours by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

44 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women from different eras are linked by their common yearnings and fears. In 1920s London, Virginia Woolf is battling insanity as she begins to write "Mrs. Dalloway". A wife and mother in Los Angeles post World War II reading, and being deeply affected by, "Mrs. Dalloway" begins to consider making a devastating change in her life. Clarissa Vaughan, a present-day version of Mrs. Dalloway, lives in New York and is in love with a friend who is dying of AIDS
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

70 editions published between 1997 and 2021 in 6 languages and held by 2,939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North
There will be blood by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

49 editions published between 2007 and 2021 in English and held by 2,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Self-made oilman Daniel Plainview has a voracious appetite for money and power. Working with his "son and partner," 11-year-old H.W., he becomes a California tycoon in the early years of the 20th century. His only challenge comes from a young, ambitious charismatic preacher, Eli Sunday
Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

63 editions published between 2002 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 2,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured into the New Yorkneighborhood of Five Points. "Billy the Butcher" bands his fellow "Native Americans" into a gang to take on the Irish gang "The Dead Rabbits, "organized by Priest Vallon. After a bloody clash Vallon is dead and his son ends up in a brutal reform school. In 1862, that boy returns to seek vengeance against the man that killed his father
The English patient by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

86 editions published between 1996 and 2021 in 5 languages and held by 2,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a mysterious stranger is rescued from a fiery plane crash. The American allies care for him and the dangerous secrets from his past come to light
Finding Neverland by Johnny Depp( Visual )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 2,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1903: four lads, three women, and J.M. Barrie in the year he writes "Peter Pan." After one of his plays flops, Barrie meets four boys and their widowed mother in the park. During the next months, the child-like Barrie plays with the boys daily, and their imaginative games give him ideas for a play. Simultaneously, a friendship deepens with Sylvia, the lads' mother, to the chagrin of his wife Mary, with whom he spends little time (separate bedrooms), the widow's mother, and high society, which gossips about his attraction to the widow and to her sons. As Sylvia's health worsens, Barrie's ties to the boys strengthen and he must find a way to take his muse to Neverland
The Queen by John Brack( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2021 in English and held by 2,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Queen begins with a familiar epigraph "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown"--Henry IV, Part II. The action of the film takes place during the week following the death, on August 31, 1997 of Diana, Princess of Wales. One of its accomplishments, courtesy of adroit use of newsreel and other contemporary footage, is to remind viewers of the deep sadness that surrounded that event. It is also about the divergent and potentially ruinous ways the monarch and Prime Minister Tony Blair responded to the resulting torrent of national grief
Bridget Jones's diary by Sharon Maguire( Visual )

50 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Fielding's reinterpretation of Austen's Pride and Prejudice, slightly overweight 30-something London single woman Bridget Jones (Zellweger) is goodhearted, insecure, bumbling, and desperate-to-be-attached. On New Year's Day Bridget resolves to cut down on alcohol, cigarettes, and sweets, lose 20 pounds, and find a man, all while recording her progress and thoughts in a journal. She soon catches the eye of Daniel Cleaver (Grant) and Mark Darcy (Firth)-- and must discover whether either man is her Mr. Right
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

45 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wounded soldier is trying to return home after the Civil War to the woman he left behind. She has learned to survive and has found strength in an uncultured woman who came to help at their family farm. All will learn about hope, longing, and faith
Cinderella Man by Russell Crowe( Visual )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and Turkish and held by 2,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Great Depression, an everyday common-man hero, James J. Braddock was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. With the Depression going strong in the early 1930s, the impoverished ex-boxer was seemingly as broken-down and out-of-luck as the rest of the America. Driven by love and determination, he returned to the ring. He did not have much of a shot, but James was fueled by something beyond mere competition. He kept winning and suddenly, the ordinary working man became an icon who carried the hopes and dreams of the disenfranchised on his shoulders. Eventually, he rose through the ranks and went on to fight the heavyweight champ, the unstoppable Max Baer
Frida by Julie Taymor( Visual )

65 editions published between 2002 and 2021 in 5 languages and held by 2,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of artist Frida Kahlo, from her humble upbringing to her worldwide fame and controversy that surrounded both her and her husband, Diego Rivera
Smoke signals by Chris Eyre( Visual )

34 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the journey of two Coeur d'Alene Indian boys from Idaho to Arizona. Victor is the stoic, handsome son of an alcoholic father who has abandoned his family. Thomas is a gregarious, goofy young man orphaned as an infant by a fire which Victor's father accidentally started while drunk. Thomas is a storyteller who makes every effort to connect with the people around him; Victor, in contrast, uses his quiet demeanor to gain strength and confidence. When Victor's estranged father dies in Arizona the two young men embark on a journey to recover his ashes
Doubt by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

41 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1964, St. Nicholas in the Bronx. Father Flynn is a charismatic priest who is trying to upend the schools' strict customs, which have long been fiercely guarded by Sister Aloysius Beauvier. The Sister is the iron-gloved principal who believes in the power of fear and discipline. With the winds of political change, the school has just accepted its first black student, Donald Miller. But when Sister James shares with Sister Aloysius her suspicion that Father Flynn is paying too much personal attention to Donald, Sister Aloysius sets off on a personal crusade to unearth the truth and to expunge Flynn from the school. Now, without any proof, besides her moral certainty, Sister Aloysius locks into a battle of wills with Father Flynn. This threatens to tear apart the community with its irrevocable consequence
 
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Miramax

Miramax Film Corp.

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Miramax Films

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