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PolyGram Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 3,921 works in 5,284 publications in 4 languages and 34,928 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Police films  Historical films  Biographical 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)
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,612 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
Elizabeth by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,545 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 )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,125 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 )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 968 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 941 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 big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 662 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 portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( Visual )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spirited American girl, Isabel Archer, reared in England by her aunt, rejects a marriage proposal from a wealth Englishman and sets out to experience the world
The Borrowers by Mary Norton( Visual )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miniature Clock family has lived with the human Lenders for years, unbeknownst to the Lenders. The Clocks are in the habit of borrowing household items from the Lenders for their own home within the walls. When an evil, scheming lawyer tries to evict the Lenders, the Clocks try to stop him with ingenious devices
Carnal knowledge by Mike Nichols( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 498 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 475 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 Joël Coen( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 446 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
River's edge by Tim Hunter( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 423 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
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical based on Old Possum's book of practical cats by T.S. Eliot
Hilary and Jackie by Emily Watson( Visual )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible true story of two sisters joined by music and torn apart by love for the same man
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 399 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
Barney's great adventure-- the movie by Time-Life Video( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 380 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 usual suspects by Bryan Singer( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and French and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twenty-nine dead bodies are found floating in Long Beach harbor, a U.S. Customs agent investigates
The slobbery hound( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 283 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 prince and the pooch by Caroline Leavitt( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 275 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
Homer sweet homer by WISHBONE( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 274 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
 
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Alternative Names
PolyGram Video home entertainment arm of PolyGram Filmed Entertainment

Languages
English (255)

French (7)

Turkish (2)

Spanish (2)