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Touchstone Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 348 works in 996 publications in 3 languages and 87,583 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Biographical films  Legal films  Teen films  Science fiction films  Sports films 
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 )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,751 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 )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 2,466 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 )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 2,369 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 )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 2,343 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 )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,006 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 )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,964 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 )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,875 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
A civil action by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,854 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 )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,843 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
Tuesdays with Morrie by Thomas Rickman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 1,665 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 1,653 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 )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,500 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 )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,498 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
The color of money by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 1,323 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
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,303 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
Father of the bride by N Meyers( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While George Banks is trying to recapture his youth his daughter and wife announce they are pregnant
Rushmore by Wes Anderson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,234 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
Kundun by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1937 un niño tibetano es elegido por un grupo de monjes para representar a su pueblo y convertirse en el decimocuarto Dalai Lama, la más alta figura del budismo en el Tibet. El sistema es expeditivo: el niño, de dos años, es arrebatado a su familia y llevado al palacio de Potala para ser educado y preparado para asumir el liderazgo político y espiritual
Phenomenon by Jon Turteltaub( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,205 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
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 1,194 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
 
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