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Touchstone Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 454 works in 1,319 publications in 5 languages and 88,436 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Fantasy films  Legal films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Teen films 
Roles: Publisher, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall( Visual )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,764 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
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 2,522 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 )

34 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,351 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 )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 2,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young turn-of-the-century Mexican woman is forced to suppress her passions and frustrations for her sister's husband, but finds a sensuous outlet through food and cooking
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,032 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 )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,991 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
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A landmark epic adapted from one of the most acclaimed novels of our time. After a devastating riding accident, a young girl and her beloved horse are both left with serious physical and emotional scars. Determined to help, the girl's desperate mother puts her busy, big-city life on hold and travels west to seek out the "Horse Whisperer". When she meets this rugged, down-to-earth rancher, she discovers his extraordinary gift with animals also touches the lives of people around him
A Civil Action by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A high-priced personal injury attorney represents eight families whose children died of leukemia after large corporations let toxic waste leak into the water supply in the Boston area. He puts his career, reputation and all that he owns on the line for the rights of his clients
The Insider by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 men crusade together for a public health issue. It's not long before both find out just how badly the corporate giants want to save their bottom lines. DVD
What about Bob? by Frank Oz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,670 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
High fidelity by Stephen Frears( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,515 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
10 Things I Hate About You by Gil Junger( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,489 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. DVD
Tuesdays with Morrie by Thomas Rickman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,484 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
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sole survivor of a terrible train wreck, David Dunn, a security guard, is contacted by Elijah Price, a mysterious stranger who tries to convince David that he has a special gift
The color of money( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,314 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
The 13th warrior by John McTiernan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,264 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
Rushmore by Wes Anderson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,249 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 Garry Marshall( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
Turner & Hooch( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compulsively neat detective's world goes to the dogs when he is forced to team up with the only witness to a crime - a drooling slob of a junkyard dog named Hooch
 
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Spanish (21)

Italian (2)

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Dead Poets SocietyThe InsiderWhat about Bob?High fidelityTuesdays with MorrieThe color of moneyBeaches