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Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 2,428 works in 6,687 publications in 5 languages and 362,129 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Historical films  War films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films  Romance films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, fds, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Sense and sensibility by Ang Lee( Visual )

41 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and French and held by 3,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the Dashwood sisters, sensible Elinor and passionate Marianne, whose chances at marriage seem doomed by their family's sudden loss of fortune
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

38 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and French and held by 3,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa May Alcott's classic coming-of-age story follows the childhood adventures of the four free-spirited March sisters and their family's struggles during the Civil War
Dr. Strangelove, or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire in which the U.S. president and his military advisors struggle ineptly to avert a holocaust after a psychotic Air Force general launches a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union because he fears that the Russians are poisoning the water supply in the United States
As good as it gets by James L Brooks( Visual )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 2,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must leave work to care for her sick son, making it impossible for Melvin to eat breakfast
The patriot by Chris Cooper( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hero of the fierce French and Indian conflict, Martin had renounced fighting forever to raise his family in peace. But when the British arrive at his South Carolina home and endanger what he holds dear, Martin takes up arms alongside his idealistic patriot son, Gabriel, and leads a brave rebel Militia into battle against a relentless and overwhelming English army. In the process, he discovers the only way to protect his family is to fight for a young nation's freedom."--Back of container
Jerry Maguire by Cameron Crowe( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 2,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ethical sports agent finds himself with only one client and one friend, and learns the meaning of love
Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )

26 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War. Robert Gould Shaw and Cabot Forbes are two idealistic young Bostonians that lead the regiment; Sgt. Maj. John Rawlins is the inspiration who unites the troops; Pvt. Trip is a runaway slave who joins the regiment
A river runs through it by Robert Redford( Visual )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 2,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captures the majesty of the Montana Wilderness and the strength of the American family in this acclaimed adaptation of Norman Maclean's classic autobiography. Craig Sheffer stars as the young Norman, and Brad Pitt also stars as his brother Paul, an irresistible daredevil driven to challenge the world. Growing up, both boys rebel against their stern minister father. While Norman channels his rebellion into writing, Paul descends a slippery path to self-destruction. Jessie Burns, A river runs through it is "destined to become a classic. It's a knockout"
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Visual )

11 editions published between 1961 and 1999 in English and held by 2,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations
Sleepless in Seattle by Nora Ephron( Visual )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 2,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Christmas Eve, psychologist Marcia Fieldstone asks her radio audience to share their dreams for the holiday season. Eight-year-old Jonah calls in from Seattle, with a wish for his dad to find a new wife. Mom died a year-and-a-half ago. Baltimore Sun reporter Annie Reed also hears the broadcast, when Jonah's architect father Sam gets on the air. Sam talks about the magical moment he met his wife and instantly knew that she was the right one. Despite the fact that she is engaged to Walter, Annie feels drawn to Sam. She's not the only one. Some 2000 women from all across the country send letters to the man they know as "Sleepless in Seattle." Jonah picks Annie's out of the mail, sensing that she is the right one to be his new mother. It takes Sam a little longer to catch on
The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

24 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in English and held by 2,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British POW's in Burma are employed by the Japanese to build a bridge, meanwhile British agents seek to destroy it
A few good men by Rob Reiner( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 2,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challenging the Marine Corps code of conduct and its most formidable warrior--a few good lawyers embark on the most explosive case of their careers
Easy rider by Dennis Hopper( Visual )

20 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic attorney who hooks up with two part-time, drug-dealing motorcyclists in search of the "American dream." Heading from California to New Orleans, they sample the highs and lows of America the Beautiful in a stoned-out quest for life's true meaning
Hook by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Peter Pan and Captain Hook. Includes a Neverland of awesome sets and jaw-dropping special effects
The adventures of Milo and Otis by Columbia Pictures( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells tale of a curious kitten named Milo and his inseparable friend, a pug-nosed puppy named Otis, who, one day, find themselves involved in a series of adventures when Milo is swept down a rushing river and Otis takes off to rescue his friend
Philadelphia by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of two competing lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS
Rudy by Angelo Pizzo( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 2,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although people have told Rudy all his life he's not good enough, smart enough or big enough, nothing can stop his impossible dream of playing football for Notre Dame
Oliver! by Carol Reed( Visual )

28 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver is an orphan who escapes the cheerless life of the workhouse and takes to the streets of 19th Century London to seek his fortune. Taken in by a band of street urchins, Oliver's new friends include the lovable villain Fagan, his fiendish henchman Bill Sikes, and the loyal apprentice The Artful Dodger who all teach him to "Pick a pocket or two."
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
 
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