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PolyGram Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 3,707 works in 5,131 publications in 6 languages and 38,232 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Biographical films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works 
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 )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,619 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 )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,589 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
When we were kings by Léon Gast( Visual )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 993 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
The Game by David Fincher( Visual )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 984 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 )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East End gangster comedy thriller
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 872 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
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for crime 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 Mary Norton( Visual )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic story of the small people who live behind the wall
The portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 655 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 )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and French and held by 503 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
Carnal knowledge by Mike Nichols( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 503 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
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical based on Old Possum's book of practical cats by T.S. Eliot
The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert by Stephan Elliott( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three drag queens scandalize the Australian outback
Hilary and Jackie by Emily Watson( Visual )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 468 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
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and French and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor
Barney's great adventure-- the movie by Time-Life Video( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 427 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 )

9 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 330 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 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franklin and the secret club: When Porcupine, jealous of Franklin's popularity creates a Secret Club for the sole purpose of keeping him out of it, Franklin teaches her the true meaning of friendship. Franklin is messy: Franklin has the messiest room going. He also has the best toy sword going. However, it's not until Franklin accidentally steps on his prized sword hidden beneath all the junk that he realizeds the merits of "a place for everything."
Andrea Bocelli : a night in Tuscany by Andrea Bocelli( Visual )

9 editions published in 1997 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrea Bocelli performs excerpts from various operas and songs with performers such as Sarah Brightman at the Piazza dei Cavalieri, Pisa, Italy
 
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