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PolyGram Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 3,910 works in 5,267 publications in 4 languages and 36,138 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Police films  Biographical films  Historical films  Fantasy films  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)
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after Chris and Annie Nielsen lose their children in a traffic accident, Chris himself is killed and finds himself reunited with his children in a beautiful and astonishing afterlife, but Annie commits suicide in despair and is banished to a very different realm. Chris risks his own eternal happiness to find Annie and rescue her from her fate
Elizabeth by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Elizabeth I must learn to weigh her counsel carefully and ignore her private yearnings if she is to keep her crown--and her head. A thriller of intrigue in the court of one of history's greatest monarchs
The Game by David Fincher( Visual )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,110 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 )

27 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East End gangster comedy thriller
When we were kings by Leon Gast( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The untold story of the Rumble in the Jungle. This film offers a ringside seat to witness every breath and drop of sweat between two all-time heavyweight champions, Muhammad Ali and George Foreman
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for a crime they didn't commit, who escape from jail with an eccentric Italian tourist. Set in New Orleans and the swamps of Louisiana
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Dude. One cool guy. Who one day comes home to find two thugs have broken in and ruined his favorite carpet--the one that made the room "hang together." Thing is, they did it because he's got the exact same name as one of the richest men in town, Lebowski. But, hey, no problem, he'll get even. At least he'll get someone to pay for a new carpet."--Container
The Borrowers by Mary Norton( Visual )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 612 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 )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabel Archer is a 19th-century 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
Carnal knowledge by Mike Nichols( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 502 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
The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert by Stephan Elliott( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernadette, a drag queen, relives her theatrical glory days with two young friends on one wild road trip through rural Australia
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frances McDormand portrays a down-to-earth Midwestern policewoman patiently on the trail of a series of brutal and interconnected crimes
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 436 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."
Hilary and Jackie by Emily Watson( Visual )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible true story of two sisters joined by music and torn apart by love for the same man
River's edge by Tim Hunter( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 422 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
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor. The journey they undertake in search of the truth is powerful and profound
Barney's great adventure-- the movie by Time-Life Video( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 386 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
The slobbery hound( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 289 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
The usual suspects by Bryan Singer( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and French and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twenty-nine dead bodies are found floating in Long Beach harbor, a U.S. Customs agent investigates
The prince and the pooch by Mark Twain( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe has to coach Emily's T-ball team, and Wishbone explores the story of a pauper who resembles the crown prince of England
 
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Alternative Names
PolyGram Video home entertainment arm of PolyGram Filmed Entertainment

Languages
English (254)

French (7)

Turkish (2)

Spanish (2)