WorldCat Identities

PolyGram Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,203 works in 1,661 publications in 1 language and 38,642 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Juvenile works  Filmed musicals 
Roles: Production personnel, Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by PolyGram Video (Firm)
Elizabeth by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,705 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 )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,211 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
The game by David Fincher( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,202 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."
When we were kings by Leon Gast( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 1,052 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 big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 910 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
Lock, stock and two smoking barrels by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Streetwise charmer Eddie enters the biggest card game of his life with the savings of his three best friends: Tom, Bacon & Soap. But he leaves the table owing underworld boss Hatchet Harry half a million and has a week to come up with the money. Now Eddie and his friends must outsmart and outgun all types of lowlifes on their way to pay off Harry before time runs out." -- Back cover
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 761 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 )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her follow-up to The piano, director Jane Campion brings her vision to Henry James' classic novel of freedom and seduction. Step behind the scenes for a journey through the making of her film. Go on the set with cast and crew as they recreate the world of late 19th century Europe
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 594 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 )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hit Broadway musical about the interactions in a group of cats
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor, and the journey they undertake in search of the truth
Hilary and Jackie by Hilary Du Pr( Visual )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible true story of two sisters joined by music and torn apart by love for the same man
Carnal knowledge by Mike Nichols( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 480 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
Barney's great adventure-- the movie by Polygram Film Entertainment( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 474 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 adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert by Stephan Elliott( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 468 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
River's edge by Tim Hunter( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 389 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
Homer sweet homer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wishbone, lured by little Emily's dog treats, ends up a as prisoner far from home. He also plays Odysseus, a prisoner from Homer's Odyssey, who must fight to return home
The slobbery hound( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 381 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
Franklin and the secret club( Visual )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 380 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
 
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What dreams may come
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