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Touchstone Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 302 works in 1,035 publications in 5 languages and 88,050 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  War films  Legal films  Romantic comedy films  Teen films  Science fiction films  Biographical 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 )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,763 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 )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 2,489 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 )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,359 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 )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 2,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tita and Pedro are passionately in love. But their love is forbidden by an ancient family tradition. To be near Tita, Pedro marries her sister. And Tita, as the family cook, expresses her passion for Pedro through preparing delectable dishes
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Pearl Harbor] Two childhood best friends, Rafe and Danny, grow up wanting to fly planes. When Rafe gets the chance to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he takes it, leaving his new love, Evelyn, a dedicated Navy nurse, and Danny, also a pilot, behind. Danny and Evelyn are transferred separately to the idyllic paradise of Hawaii, where they eventually meet through a connection to Rafe, who has been declared missing. But just as the love triangle begins to get complicated, Dec. 7, 1941 arrives, changing all of their lives forever. [National Geographic beyond the movie. Pearl Harbor] A documentary with footage of the attack on Pearl Harbor and accounts of survivors
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,961 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 )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,875 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
A Civil Action by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,867 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 )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,839 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 )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,669 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
Tuesdays with Morrie by Thomas Rickman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,652 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
High fidelity by Stephen Frears( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,506 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 Heath Ledger( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,496 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
The color of money by Irving Axelrad( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,330 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 )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,327 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 will change his life forever"--Container
The 13th warrior by John McTiernan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,261 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 )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gifted, rebellious teenager finds himself in competition with a wealthy older man for a favorite teacher's affections
Father of the bride by N Meyers( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While George Banks is trying to recapture his youth his daughter and wife announce they are pregnant
Phenomenon by John Travolta( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,207 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
Kundun by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story of Tibet's 14th Dalai Lama and his struggle to rule a nation during one of the most challenging times in history
 
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Dead Poets SocietyThe InsiderWhat About Bob?Tuesdays with MorrieHigh fidelityThe color of moneyKundun