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Touchstone Pictures

Overview
Works: 792 works in 2,415 publications in 8 languages and 181,238 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Fiction  Biography  Love stories  Parodies, imitations, etc  Motion pictures  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Touchstone Pictures
Dead Poets Society by Tom Schulman ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 4,021 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
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,922 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
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 2,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hapless Roger Rabbit is framed for the murder of Marvin Acme, who was photographed "playing patticake" with Roger's wife Jessica. The mixed live and animated action takes place in Hollywood and next-door "Toontown," where humans and "Toons" co-exist
Under the Tuscan sun by Audrey Wells ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While on vacation, a just-divorced writer buys a villa in Tuscany on a whim, hoping it will be the start of a change for the better in her life. Along the way she finds that sometimes what seems like a mistake is really a blessing
The help by Emma Stone ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms
Armageddon by Michael Bay ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Due to a shuttle's unfortunate demise in outer space, NASA becomes aware of a doomsday asteroid that is on a collision course with Earth. It seems that the only way to knock it off course is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear weapon. But as NASA's under-funded yet resourceful team train the world's best drillers for the job, the social order of the world begins to break down as the information reaches the public and hysteria results
Hidalgo by John Fusco ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1890's Frank T. Hopkins, a former U.S. Cavalry dispatch rider who is haunted by memories of what he saw at the battle of Wounded Knee, and his mustang Hidalgo, are performing in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, billed as the greatest horse and rider the West has ever known. This leads them to be invited to run in the 3,000 mile endurance race across the Middle Eastern desert, the Ocean of Fire, by one of the leading Arabian Sheiks. The race soon becomes not only a matter of pride and honor for Frank, but a race for his very survival as he and his horse attempt the impossible
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
Signs by Mel Gibson ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After waking up to a 500-foot crop circle in their field, a family reacts with horror as they experience an alien invasion
Father of the bride by N Meyers ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 2,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A befuddled father has a hard time letting go of his daughter when she unexpectedly announces her plan to marry
The prestige by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of turn-of-the-century London. Two magicians share an intense rivalry with each other and leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy. The rivalry is so intense that is will be full of obsession, deceit and jealousy, with both dangerous and deadly consequences. From the time that Robert Angier and Alfred Bordon first met, the two were competitors. However, their once friendly competition evolves into battle for each other's trade secrets
10 things I hate about you by Gil Junger ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 2,030 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
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,026 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
Open range by Kevin Costner ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boss Spearman, a rugged old-timer, free grazes cattle. He and Charley have been partners for ten years. The pair and their employees, Mose and Buttons, are driving their cattle across the West. Mose is attacked and thrown in jail during a visit to a town. The local cattle rancher, Baxter, wants the free grazers off his land and when Boss and Charley retrieve Mose, they are warned that they have until the next day to be out of the area. Charley confesses his past as a killer during the Civil War and strikes up a tentative romance with Sue, the sister of the town doctor
Sweet home Alabama by Andy Tennant ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melanie is a successful New York fashion designer who is dating a wealthy socialite. One day he pops the big question and asks Melanie to marry him. Despite her polished uptown image, Melanie grew up poor in the deep South, and as a teenager she married her high school sweetheart. Now Melanie returns to her hometown to tell her parents the news and convince Jake to grant her a divorce. However, the more time she spends with her old flame, the more she feels sparks flying between them again, while she also learns her Eastern affectations don't fly with everyone back home
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,950 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
Beloved by Jonathan Demme ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe and Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen
 
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Alternative Names
Touchstone Films.
Languages
English (346)
French (31)
Turkish (3)
Spanish (3)
Portuguese (2)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
Polish (1)
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