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Touchstone Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 412 works in 1,318 publications in 5 languages and 88,494 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Romance 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)
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall( Visual )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,753 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 )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 2,546 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 2,337 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 2,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tita, who is obliged by turn-of-the-century Mexican tradition to remain single and care for her widowed mother, finds she is able to express her repressed passion only through her cooking after the man she loves marries her sister
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Turkish and held by 2,052 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 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. 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 No Linguistic content and held by 1,900 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 )

9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,851 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 )

14 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
What about Bob? by Frank Oz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,672 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 Guarneri Quartet( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,513 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 1,509 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
Tuesdays with Morrie by Thomas Rickman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he learns that his former college professor is dying, Mitch, a busy sports journalist, makes time to visit him and finds his own outlook on life changed by his conversations with the dying teacher
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Dunn is the sole survivor of an horrific train crash that killed 131. Everyone, especially David, is wondering how it could be possible. Soon, David is approached by comic book specialist Elijah Prince, who confronts David with an incredible theory that just might explain the situation
The color of money by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,327 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
Rushmore by Wes Anderson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gifted, rebellious teenager finds himself in competition with a wealthy older man for a favorite teacher's affections
The 13th warrior by John McTiernan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being warned by a fortune-teller that their fight against legendary creatures is doomed to failure unless they have a 13th warrior, a travelling ambassador (Banderas) is given no choice but to join a group of fierce fighters
Beaches by Garry Marshall( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,234 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 )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 1,202 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
Phenomenon by Jon Turteltaub( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,198 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
 
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Dead Poets Society
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English (247)

Spanish (18)

French (2)

Italian (2)

Turkish (1)

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