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Buena Vista Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 886 works in 1,562 publications in 4 languages and 132,505 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Animated films  Case studies  Biography 
Roles: Distributor, fds
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Buena Vista Home Video (Firm)
101 Dalmatians by Walt Disney( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and French and held by 2,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A non-animated remake of Disney's puppy tale about the cruel Cruella de Vil who tries to capture Dalmatians Pongo and Perdy's puppies for a new fur coat
Spy kids by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine years ago, top international spies Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez traded the excitement of espionage for the adventure of parenthood. But when they are called out on a secret mission, the Cortezes are separated from their family and kidnapped by the evil Fegan Floop. Fortunately, there are two people who possess the skills and know-how to reunite the family-- the kids!
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Grace MacLean and her friend Judith go horseback riding in upstate New York on a winter morning, but their horses lose their footing on ice and slide onto a road, where Judith and her horse are killed by a jackknifing truck. Grace has her right leg amputated, and the frightening incident leaves a lasting trauma not only on Grace but also on her horse, Pilgrim. Grace's mother seeking Grace's recovery, feels there's a link between her crippled, embittered daughter and Pilgrim's behavior. Learning about a horse trainer with a special gift, she takes Grace and Pilgrim to Montana where horse whisperer Tom Booker lives on a ranch with his family
The Joy Luck Club by Wayne Wang( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,695 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
What about Bob? by Frank Oz( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Wiley, a troubled but lovable therapy patient, seeks help from noted psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin. When the doctor leaves town to go on a quiet family vacation, Bob, afraid of being alone, follows--showing up unexpectedly at the therapist's lakeside retreat. Bob becomes the houseguest that just won't leave
Father of the bride by N Meyers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While George Banks is trying to recapture his youth his daughter and wife announce they are pregnant
Oliver & company by Walt Disney( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the streets of New York City, Oliver, an orphaned kitten, is befriended by Dodger, a carefree mutt, and his band of streetwise dogs. Together they try to avoid the evil Sykes
The return of Jafar by Walt Disney Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil Jafar escapes from the magic lamp as an all-powerful genie, ready to plot his revenge against Aladdin. From battling elusive villains atop winged horses, to dodging flames inside an exploding lava pit, it's up to Aladdin with Princess Jasmine and the outrageously funny Genie by his side to save the kingdom once and for all!
Aladdin and the king of thieves by Walt Disney( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People near and far are heading for Agrabah as the royal wedding of the century is about to take place. But before Aladdin and Jasmine can say "I do," the legendary Forty Thieves spoil everything in a desperate search for the powerful Hand of Midas -- the ultimate treasure that turns all it touches into gold
Pocahontas by Walt Disney( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Pocahontas, the young daughter of Chief Powhatan,who meets up with a shipful of English settlers led by the courageous captain John Smith. Their friendship leads to events that change history
Trainspotting by Danny Boyle( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four friends try to make it in the world on their own terms
While you were sleeping by Jon Turteltaub( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely young woman saves the life of a handsome stranger she has fallen in love with from afar. His family mistakes her for his fiancee, and she goes along because she likes his offbeat family so much. Matters take a hilarious turn when she meets and falls in love with her make-belive lover's brother
Robin Hood by Brian Bedford( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The animal kingdom serves up a feast of bowmanship, swordplay, and daring deeds. England is at war and ruled by a phony king! Greedy Prince John and his slithering sidekick, Sir Hiss, are taxing Nottingham's residents to the limit
Tuesdays with Morrie by Thomas Rickman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This made-for-TV movie tells the story of an old man, professor of sociology, Morrie Schwartz, who is dying from ALS. He tells a former student, Mitch Albom, about dying, living and what's important in life
Old Yeller by Fred Gipson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Texas pioneer family in the 1860's and the big yellow stray dog that affects their lives
Toy story by John Lasseter( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woody, the cowboy (Tom Hanks), and Buzz Lightyear, a space ranger (Tim Allen), are rival toys until they must work together to escape the toy-torturing boy next door
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A corporate raider pays a gorgeous hooker to be his escort for a business week in Beverly Hills ... and then falls for her
Fun and fancy free by Walt Disney( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Disney characters: Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse, Jiminy Cricket and Goofy. When Bongo the circus bear is mistreated, he escapes to the forest and finds true love. Mickey, Donald and Goofy find adventure up the beanstalk and meet Willie the Giant
The cider house rules L'œuvre de dieu, la part du diable by John Irving( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Homer, who has lived nearly his entire life within the walls of an orphanage in rural Maine and has been trained by its proprietor, Dr. Wilbur Larch to be Larch's successor. Wally Worthington brings his pregnant girlfriend, Candy Kendall, to the orphanage because Dr. Larch provides medically safe, albeit illegal, abortions. Homer leaves with them to work on Wally's family apple farm. When Wally leaves to fight in World War II, Homer falls in love with Candy
Seasons of giving( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventure begins once upon a cold and blustery day in the Hundred Acre Wood when Pooh, Piglet, Tigger and Rabbit set out on a quest for winter--a favorite season they seem to have missed. And that leads to a wild search for the perfect ingredients for a festive Thanksgiving feast, and finally to Christmas, and a surprise visit from a special friend
 
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