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Touchstone Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 344 works in 964 publications in 3 languages and 87,883 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Television programs  Biography  Case studies  Fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc  Juvenile works 
Roles: Publisher, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Corporate mogul hires a prostitute to be his companion for a week
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 2,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This hilarious offbeat road picture is loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey". Three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters, and encounter country music events. This comedy with leave you laughing at every outrageous and surprising twist and turn
Dead Poets Society by Tom Schulman ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 2,264 WorldCat member 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
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and French and held by 1,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a devastating riding accident, a young girl (Johansson) and her beloved horse are both left with serious physical and emotional scars. Determined to help, the girl's desperate mother (Thomas) puts her busy, big-city life on hold and travels west to seek out the "Horse Whispere." When she meets this rugged, down-to-earth rancher (Redford), she discovers his extraordinary gift with animals also touches the lives of the people around him
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,920 WorldCat member 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
A civil action by Steven Zaillian ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A high-priced personal injury attorney takes on a case that becomes an epic legal battle ... one that may cost him his career, reputation and all that he owns
The insider by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm) ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,842 WorldCat member 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 by Jonathan Demme ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 1,806 WorldCat member 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 and Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen
Tuesdays with Morrie by Thomas Rickman ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 1,690 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
What about Bob? by Frank Oz ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,602 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
Como agua para chocolate Like water for chocolate ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 1,564 WorldCat member 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
10 things I hate about you by Gil Junger ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the 1st day at his new school, Cameron falls for Bianca. But Bianca is forbidden to date until her ill-tempered older sister Kat goes out too. So Cameron singles out someone who could be a match for Kat
High fidelity by Stephen Frears ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,493 WorldCat member 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
The color of money by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and French and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Color of Money" is a decades-later sequel to "The Hustler." 25 years on, Fast Eddie is now a nattily dressed, silver-haired liquor salesman working the Midwest in his white Cadillac. His neat mustache and smiling deviltry are also employed in his other profession--stake horse to up and coming pool hustlers. One night he sees a kid playing who is so good that Eddie's laboriously buried memories are stirred. Vincent and his girlfriend Carmen have been working minor-league hustles, but with Eddie's help, all three could jump straight into the world of big-money pool, and an upcoming 9-ball tournament in Atlantic City. First, however, Vincent must learn to put the making of money above every other consideration, lure, and temptation in the pool hall. In the process, Eddie and Vincent's relationship erupts into a battle of passion vs. practicality, game theory vs. psychological warfare, where knowledge of human nature is trumps
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member 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
Father of the bride by N Meyers ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having just married off his cherished daughter, George Banks is ready to get footloose, but instead finds himself about to become a father and grandfather at the same time
Kundun by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the life and work of the current (14th) Dalai Lama and his ongoing struggle to regain independence for Tibet
Phenomenon by Jon Turteltaub ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member 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 )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gifted, rebelious teenager at Rushmore Academy falls for a teacher and plans to erect an aquarium in her honor, however he finds himself competing with his friend for her affections
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After David Dunn emerges from a horrific train crash as the sole survivor-- and without a single scratch on him-- he meets a mysterious stranger who will change his life forever"--Container
 
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English (177)
French (5)
Spanish (3)
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