Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
O brother, where art thou ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 2,003 libraries worldwide
Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", this is the story of three convicts-- escapees from a prison farm in Mississippi-- and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering buried loot before it's lost forever in a flood.
Como agua para chocolate Like water for chocolate ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 1,923 libraries worldwide
Romantic fantasy set in Mexico during the early 20th century. A young couple is blocked from marrying by the demands of the young woman's cold and selfish mother. To be near his love, the young man marries her sister, and she expresses her passion for him through her cooking.
Dead Poets Society ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 1,608 libraries worldwide
English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming ... "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever.
The Royal Tenenbaums ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,568 libraries worldwide
Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal, had left them long ago, but now returns to make things right with his family.
The insider ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Russian and held by 1,542 libraries worldwide
When former executive Jeffrey Wigand is fired by his employer, one of the largest tobacco companies in America, Wigand agrees to become a paid consultant for a story by veteran 60 minutes producer Lowell Bergman, regarding alleged unethical practices within the tobacco industry. But what begins as a temporary alliance leads to a lengthy battle for both men to save their reputations and more.
Beloved ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 1,488 libraries worldwide
After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe & Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen.
Tuesdays with Morrie ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 1,394 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.
What about Bob ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,273 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.
Pretty woman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,269 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.
Good morning, Vietnam ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 1,234 libraries worldwide
"Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms!"--Container.
High fidelity ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,178 libraries worldwide
Rob Gordon's record store is semi-failing, and his long-time girlfriend has just walked out on him. In order to figure out where things went wrong, he examines his past relationships with other women.
Dead Poets Society ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 1,104 libraries worldwide
Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever.
Kundun ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,098 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the life and work of the current (14th) Dalai Lama and his ongoing struggle to regain independence for Tibet.
Pretty woman ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
When successful corporate mogul Edward Lewis meets independent and carefree Vivian Ward, their two lives are worlds apart. But Vivien's energetic spirit challenges Edward's no-nonsense, business-minded approach to life, sparking an immediate attraction. He teaches her the finer things of life -- she teaches him that love could be the best investment he ever made.
Phenomenon ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,040 libraries worldwide
A simple, small town garage mechanic who suddenly develops amazing mental abilities must face governmental investigation, scientific scrutiny, and ostracism by even his closest friends. But with the love and support of a young single mother, he is finally able to accept his lot in life.
Rushmore ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 987 libraries worldwide
A gifted, rebellious teenager finds himself in competition with a wealthy older man for a favorite teacher's affections.
Six days, seven nights ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 979 libraries worldwide
A dream vacation turns into a hilarious tropical nightmare when Harrison Ford and Anne Heche are stranded together on a deserted island.
Father of the bride part II ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 929 libraries worldwide
While George Banks is trying to recapture his youth his daughter and wife announce they are pregnant.
Dick Tracy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 909 libraries worldwide
G-man Dick Tracy battles top crime figure The Lame One in San Francisco.
Turner & Hooch ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
A compulsively neat detective's tidy world goes to the dogs when he is forced to team up with a drooling slob of a junkyard dog named Hooch.
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