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Touchstone Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 436 works in 1,441 publications in 5 languages and 86,575 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
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Most widely held works by Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 2,569 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 )

38 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,321 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 )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 2,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic fantasy set in the early 20th century about a young couple blocked from marrying by the demands of her 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 )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,062 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 2,029 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
A Civil Action by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,849 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 horse whisperer by Robert Redford( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,832 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
The Insider by Michael Mann( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,825 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 1,676 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
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall( Visual )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,535 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
High fidelity by Stephen Frears( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,515 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 1,499 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 )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,447 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 )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,438 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
The color of money by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,302 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 )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,284 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 )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
The 13th warrior by John McTiernan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,260 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
Armageddon by Michael Bay( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,229 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
Turner & Hooch( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 1,229 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
 
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The InsiderWhat about Bob?Pretty womanHigh fidelityTuesdays with MorrieThe color of moneyBeachesArmageddon