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Touchstone Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 441 works in 1,503 publications in 5 languages and 85,910 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  War films  Legal films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Publisher, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 2,584 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 Peter Weir( Visual )

39 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,309 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
Como agua para chocolate = Like water for chocolate by Alfonso Arau( Visual )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 2,228 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
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( Visual )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two friends who join the military during World War II and the attack on Pearl Harbor, and fall in love with the same Army nurse
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,035 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 )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cynical lawyer agrees to represent eight families whose children died of leukemia after two corporations leaked toxic chemicals into Woburn, Massachusetts' water supply
The Insider by Michael Mann( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,827 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
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford( Visual )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,808 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
What about Bob? by Frank Oz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,675 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
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall( Visual )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corporate mogul hires a prostitute to be his companion for a week
High fidelity by Stephen Frears( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rob Gordon's record store is failing, and his long-time girlfriend has just walked out on him. To figure out where things went wrong and why he can't commit, he examines his past relationships with other women
10 Things I Hate About You by Heath Ledger( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cameron falls for the most beautiful girl in school. However, she is forbidden to date until the most hated girl in school, her ill-tempered older sister, goes out too. Cameron singles out the only guy who could possibly be a match for Kat: a mysterious bad-boy with a nasty reputation of his own
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,454 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 believes comic book heroes walk the earth. A haunting stranger whose obsession with David will change David's life forever."--Container
Tuesdays with Morrie by Thomas Rickman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,438 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
The color of money by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging pool shark who believes "money won is twice as sweet as money earned", forms a profitable yet volatile partnership with a young pool hustler
Rushmore by Wes Anderson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gifted, rebellious teenager finds himself in competition with a wealthy older man for a favorite teacher's affections
Beaches by Ealing Corporation( Visual )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc characteristics: DVD Region 4
The 13th warrior by John McTiernan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ahmed Ibn Fadlan, an exiled Arab ambassador, comes across a band of Vikings who are being attacked by creatures that devour all living things in their path. When a fortune teller predicts that the warriors are doomed unless they are joined by a 13th warrior, Ahmed (Banderas) is given no choice but to join the battle
Turner & Hooch( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about Scott Turner, a compulsively neat detective, whose tidy world is upset when he's forced to team up with the only witness to a crime, a junkyard dog named Hooch
Armageddon by Michael Bay( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. government calls upon an oil-well driller and his colorful crew to save the world by flying to an asteroid that's on a collision course for earth and setting off a nuclear bomb to divert it
 
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