WorldCat Identities

PolyGram Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 3,681 works in 5,049 publications in 4 languages and 39,624 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Crime films 
Roles: Distributor, Production personnel, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by PolyGram Video (Firm)
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and French and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the intrigues and intricacies of court life during the tumultuous early years of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Nielsen dies and is united with his children, who died before him, in a beautiful afterlife, but must risk his own future to rescue his wife from her fate
When we were kings by Léon Gast( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on Mohammad Ali at the time of the famous "Rumble in the Jungle" match with George Forman in Zaire
The Game by David Fincher( Visual )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this thriller, Nicholas Van Orton, a shrewd and successful businessman who is always in control, has been enrolled by his brother in "The Game"--"a profound life experience" with no rules, which begins quietly but soon erupts in a confusing maze of devastating events. Terrorized by forces who seem intent on dismantling all that he has built, Van Orton has to win this deadly game or lose control of everything in his life"
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A streetwise charmer who loses his friends' money in a rigged game comes up with a plan to make everything come out right, but ends up in a comedy of errors
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man, who comes home one day to find that thugs have broken in and ruined his favorite carpet, vows to get even
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DJ Zack and pimp Jack end up in prison for being too laid-back to avoid being framed for crime they didn't commit. They end up sharing a cell with eccentric Italian optimist Roberto, whose limited command of the English language is both entertaining and infuriating -- but rather more useful to them is the fact that Roberto knows an escape route
The Borrowers( Visual )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miniature Clock family has lived with the Lenders for years ... the human "beans" just don't know it. Little things keep disappearing and the "Beans" can't figure out that the Clocks are simply "borrowing household items for their own home within the walls." When the evil, scheming lawyer Ocious P. Potter tries to evict the Lenders from their happy home, the Borrowers try to stop him with a little ingenuity. Suddenly, the toaster's a catapult, the measuring tape is an elevator, the dental floss is a backpack, and the lawyer is about to meet his match
The portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabel Archer is a young woman of daring independence and equally fierce desires. But her head-strong innocence is no match for the manipulations of her duplicitous friend Madame Merle and the devious Gilbert Osmond
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and French and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this drama, which is based on true events, a midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Cats", the most famous musical of all time, first exploded onto the West End stage in 1981. "Memory", one of its many classic songs, became an instant worldwide hit, since then "Cats" has smashed records and conquered the world. Using the latest technology, all the excitement, thrill, romance and intimacy of this theatrical legend has been captured on screen."
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and French and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor
Carnal knowledge by Mike Nichols( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the sexual triumphs and disasters of two American men as it traces their lives from college days to middle age
Hilary and Jackie by Emily Watson( Visual )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the complex relationship between sisters Jacqueline Du Pré & Hilary Du Pré, two English musical prodigies who led very different lives
The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert by Stephan Elliott( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a contract to perform a drag show way out in the Australian desert, Tick, Adam, and Ralph each has his own reason for wanting to leave the safety of Sydney. Christening their battered pink tour bus "Priscilla", the trio heads for the outback and into crazy adventures in even crazier outfits
Barney's great adventure-- the movie by Polygram Film Entertainment( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trip to Grandpa's farm turns into an incredible journey as Barney and the gang look high and low for a magic egg that's about to hatch something very special
River's edge by Tim Hunter( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an actual event, a close-knit group of teenagers discover that one of their own has killed his girlfriend. Emotionally ill-prepared, they struggle to differentiate between friendship and responsibility
Franklin by Paulette Bourgeois( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franklin's Halloween: Franklin and his friends are planning a Halloween walk to Mr. Mole's "haunted house." Everyone knows that Bear is the bravest, but the question is who's going to be the scaredy-cat. Franklin is afriad that it will be him. Franklin's fort: Franklin and his friends plan to build a fort, but when the others decide to make it a tree fort, Franklin doesn't want to admit that he's afraid of heights
Franklin and the secret club by Paulette Bourgeois( Visual )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Franklin and the secret club," Franklin teaches Porcupine the true meaning of friendship. In "Franklin rides a bike," Franklin learns the meaning of hard practice so that he can ride a bike without training wheels
The slobbery hound( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Sir Henry Baskerville is haunted by the family curse, death by hound. As the great detective, Sherlock Holmes, I try to save him in my biggest case ever
 
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French (16)

Spanish (2)

Turkish (1)

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