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Buena Vista Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 883 works in 1,680 publications in 4 languages and 125,213 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Fantasy films  Musical films 
Roles: Distributor, fds
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Buena Vista Home Video (Firm)
Spy kids by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their international spy parents are kidnapped by children's television program host Fegan Floop, Carmen and Juni Cortez must criss-cross the globe in a quest to save their parents
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,880 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
101 Dalmatians by Dodie Smith( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dalmatians Pongo and Perdita settle into their owners' flat in London to become proud parents of 15 precocious pups. It's one big happy dog family until the evil Cruella De Vil kidnaps the puppies, along with every other Dalmatian in the city. It's up to Pongo and Perdita to unite the entire animal population in a mission to help the courageous pups outsmart their captor
The Joy Luck Club by Wayne Wang( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 1,737 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 )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Wiley, a troubled but lovable man who fears everything, seeks help from noted psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin. When the doctor goes to his lakeside retreat for a quiet family vacation, Bob, afraid of being alone, follows him. He becomes a houseguest who just won't leave, endearing himself to the other family members and driving his stressed-out shrink absolutely crazy
The return of Jafar by Walt Disney( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,434 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 Tad Stones( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There's a grand party in Agrabah to celebrate the marriage of Princess Jasmine and Aladdin. But before they wed, they first must stop the infamous Forty Thieves from stealing a mysterious wedding gift. Hang on for nonstop excitement as Aladdin and his friends pursue the thieves, battle for the legendary Hand of Midas and discover that Aladdin's long-lost father might still be alive!" -- Container
While you were sleeping by Jon Turteltaub( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,390 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
Homeward bound, the incredible journey by Duwayne Dunham( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fun-loving bulldog, a wise old golden retriever, and a hilarious Siamese cat travel through the rugged Sierras in a search of their missing human family
Tuesdays with Morrie by Thomas Rickman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,364 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
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 1,322 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. Fifteenth anniversary special edition packed with all-new, never-before-seen bonus features
Trainspotting by Danny Boyle( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young heroin addict in Edinburgh tries to kick the habit but his junkie friends aren't making it easy for him
Oliver & company by Walt Disney( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. 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 cider house rules by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,235 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
Old Yeller by Ji pu sen( Visual )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. Set amidst the landscape of 1860s Texas, a young boy named Travis wants nothing to do with a lop-eared stray. But Old Yeller quickly proves himself a loyal friend, protecting the family farm and saving Travis' life. They become inseparable pals, sharing joyous experiences, and Travis learns valuable lessons about growing up
Robin Hood by Ridley Scott( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated musical version of the traditional story of Robin Hood
Pocahontas by Walt Disney( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,174 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
Mickey's once upon a Christmas by Disney (Okla.)( Visual )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mickey, Minnie, and their famous friends gather together to reminisce about love, magic and surprises in three wonder-filled stories of Christmas past. Featuring the entire case in a finale of merry, magical Christmas songs
 
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