WorldCat Identities

Touchstone Pictures

Overview
Works: 929 works in 3,871 publications in 10 languages and 198,760 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  Biographical films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer, pre, prn, Publisher, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Touchstone Pictures
 
Most widely held works by Touchstone Pictures
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( Visual )

76 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,245 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 )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,372 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
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( Visual )

56 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two friends who join the military during World War II and the attack on Pearl Harbor, and fall in love with the same Army nurse
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins( Visual )

78 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,908 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
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall( Visual )

55 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,877 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. Fifteenth anniversary special edition packed with all-new, never-before-seen bonus features
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

55 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,783 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
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,692 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
Under the Tuscan sun by Blue Gardenia( Visual )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,604 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 Tate Taylor( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,541 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
Signs by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Bucks County, Pennsylvania, a five-hundred-foot crop circle is found on the farm of Graham Hess, the town's reverend. The circles cause a media frenzy and test Hess's faith as he journeys to find out the truth behind the crop circles
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and Turkish and held by 2,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After David Dunn emerges from a horrific train crash as the sole survivor-- and without a single scratch on him-- he meets a mysterious stranger who believes comic book heroes walk the earth. A haunting stranger whose obsession with David will change David's life forever"--Container
Hidalgo by Joe Johnston( Visual )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,292 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
10 Things I Hate About You by Heath Ledger( Visual )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 2,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cameron falls for the most beautiful girl in school. However, she is forbidden to date until the most hated girl in school, her ill-tempered older sister, goes out too. Cameron singles out the only guy who could possibly be a match for Kat: a mysterious bad-boy with a nasty reputation of his own
The Prestige by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

31 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In turn-of-the-century Victorian London, charismatic showman Robert Angier and gifted illusionist Alfred Borden are two young magicians whose friendship is destroyed when the love of Angier's life dies in a trick gone wrong. Their rivalry escalates into an obsession full of deceit and sabotage. When Borden's "transported man" trick becomes famous, Angier will go to any length to top it, even pursuing a fantastic and frightening machine developed by Nicola Tesla
Bridge of Spies by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le pont des espions, un suspense dramatique mené sur fond d'événements historiques, est "absolument formidable et complètement captivant". James Donovan (Tom Hanks), un avocat de Brooklyn, se retrouve dans la tourmente de la guerre froide lorsque la CIA lui confie une mission quasi impossible : négocier la libération d'un pilote de U-2 américain. Alimenté par des enjeux élevés et des rebondissements, ce récit inspiré de faits vécus révèle la vraie nature d'un homme ayant tout risqué et met brillamment en lumière sa quête personnelle".--Conteneur
The proposal by Anne Fletcher( Visual )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 2,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sandra Bullock stars in the romantic comedy The Proposal, as a Canadian immigrant who creates a demanding and difficult work environment for her subordinates at the office. When the news arrives that she's about to be deported to the Great White North, she rushes into a marriage of convenience with her young assistant (played by Ryan Reynolds) to prevent such a catastrophe from occurring. 27 Dresses' Anne Fletcher directs from a script by Peter Chiarelli for Touchstone Pictures"--Allmovie.com, viewed September 12, 2018
Sweet home Alabama by Touchstone Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,009 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
Gnomeo & Juliet by Baker Bloodworth( Visual )

23 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught up in a feud between neighbors, Gnomeo and Juliet must overcome as many obstacles as their namesakes. But with flamboyant pink flamingoes and epic lawnmower races, can this young couple find lasting happiness?
Beloved by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,918 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
Armageddon by Michael Bay( Visual )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. government calls upon an oil-well driller and his colorful crew to save the world by flying to an asteroid that's on a collision course for earth and setting off a nuclear bomb to divert it
 
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