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Touchstone Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 420 works in 1,349 publications in 5 languages and 87,212 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Romance films  War films  Legal films 
Roles: Publisher, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,590 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 )

36 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,339 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 )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 2,282 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 )

18 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 )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,026 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 )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,876 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 3 languages and held by 1,859 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 Michael Mann( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English 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 )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,683 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 1,572 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 )

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 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the 1st day at his new school, Cameron falls for Bianca. But Bianca is forbidden to date until her ill-tempered older sister Kat goes out too. So Cameron singles out someone who could be a match for Kat
Tuesdays with Morrie by Thomas Rickman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,459 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 )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,410 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 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging pool shark who believes "money won is twice as sweet as money earned", forms a profitable yet volatile partnership with a young pool hustler
Rushmore by Wes Anderson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,299 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
The 13th warrior by John McTiernan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,266 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 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc characteristics: DVD Region 4
Turner & Hooch( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about Scott Turner, a compulsively neat detective, whose tidy world is upset when he's forced to team up with the only witness to a crime, a junkyard dog named Hooch
Armageddon by Michael Bay( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,212 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
 
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Languages
English (249)

Spanish (19)

French (3)

Italian (2)

Turkish (1)

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The InsiderWhat about Bob?Pretty womanHigh fidelityTuesdays with MorrieThe color of moneyBeachesArmageddon