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Touchstone Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 506 works in 1,706 publications in 5 languages and 84,887 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  War films  Fantasy films  Teen films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 2,559 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 )

42 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English professor John Keating, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest. 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 )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 2,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trata de una joven ama a un hombre, el cual para ella es prohibido por una antigua tradición familiar
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( Visual )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,956 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
A Civil Action by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-priced personal injury attorney takes on a case that becomes an epic legal battle. A case that may cost him his career, reputation, and all that he owns
The Insider by Michael Mann( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,783 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
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,748 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 Nicholas Evans( Visual )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,705 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 1,650 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
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 1,479 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. An unsettling stranger who believes comic book heroes walk the earth. A haunting stranger whose obsession with David will change David's life forever."--Container
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall( Visual )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,463 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
10 Things I Hate About You by Heath Ledger( Visual )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,463 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
Tuesdays with Morrie by Thomas Rickman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,372 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
Rushmore by Wes Anderson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Fischer is a tenth grader at Rushmore Academy, involved in many extra-curricular activities, but about to be expelled due to his grades. An iconoclast alumnus befriends him -- until they both fall in love with a first-grade teacher
Beaches by Ealing Corporation( Visual )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
The color of money by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,266 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
Turner & Hooch( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 1,250 WorldCat member 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 to find a murderer
Armageddon by Michael Bay( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When NASA discovers a doomsday asteroid that is on a collision course with Earth, a crew of roughneck oil drillers is sent in to plant a nuclear warhead that should destroy it
The 13th warrior by John McTiernan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,192 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
High fidelity by Stephen Frears( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 283 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
 
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