WorldCat Identities

Tisch, Steve

Works: 46 works in 280 publications in 8 languages and 17,757 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Science fiction films  Melodrama  Interviews 
Roles: Producer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Steve Tisch
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

76 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation
The pursuit of happyness by Gabriele Muccino( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a single dad who has to support and care for a young child. Impressing a Dean Witter higher-up by solving a Rubik's cube during a taxi ride, Chris gets a place in a stockbroker-training program. But internships don't pay, and there's no guarantee he'll be offered a job at the end of it. Against all odds, he pushes toward success, and eventually turns his life around
Seven pounds by Gabriele Muccino( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim Thomas was a gifted aerospace engineer with a beautiful wife. Then, while using his cell phone while driving, his car wandered across lanes and he became responsible for the deaths of 7 others, including his wife. Unable to forgive himself, Tim sets out to give "pounds of flesh" that will give new life to 7 deserving individuals to make up for the 7 lives he destroyed. Tim intends to kill himself and to bestow gifts to 7 worthy people, which includes body organs and material possessions. He personally investigates 7 people to verify that they are indeed the right people he should help and plans to have his best friend see that his wishes are carried out after he is dead. When he begins to fall in love with one of the people he is trying to help, his plan threatens to unravel
Risky business by Susan Lambert( Visual )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joel's wealthy suburban Chicago parents are going on vacation and leaving him in charge of the house. They trust their college-bound 17-year-old son but they shouldn't. Every kid's dream is every parent's nightmare. No sooner do Joel's parents step on the plane than he raids the liquor cabinet, has a joyride in Dad's Porsche, and has a night of passion with a young call girl named Lana
The back-up plan by Alan Poul( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoe wants a baby, but has a problem letting anyone get close to her. The perfect solution is to become artificially inseminated. Shortly after she conceives twins, she finally meets the man of her dreams. Will he stick around when he finds out?
Southpaw by Arthur Penn( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy "The Great" Hope, reigning Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World, seemingly has it all: an impressive career, a beautiful and loving wife, an adorable daughter, and a lavish lifestyle. When tragedy strikes and his lifelong manager and friend leaves him behind, Hope hits rock bottom and turns to an unlikely savior at a run-down local gym: Tick Wills, a retired fighter and trainer to the city's toughest amateur boxers
The celluloid closet by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assembles footage from over 120 films showing the changing face of cinema homosexuality from cruel stereotypes to covert love to the activist triumphs of the 1990s. Many actors, writers and commentators provide anecdotes regarding the history of the role of gay men and lesbians on the silver screen. DVD
Corrina, Corrina by Jessie Nelson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. He hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington to help look after Molly. Eventually, Corrina coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a new way of life. Manny and Corrina's developing relationship delights Molly but enrages some of the other townspeople
Dear God( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Turner a is money-scamming con artist who goes from no-good to doing good. His transformation begins when a judge gives him a choice of work or prison. Tim chooses work, and is assigned to a post office's Dead Letter Office. There he begins a con of divine proportions - by responding to letters addressed to God. With a few "miracles", he's in the right place to pocket any offerings mailed back. But an unexpected miracle takes place when the city starts cheering on Tom and his loony "God Squad."
Big business by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about two sets of identical twins who are mismatched at birth, and forty years later their paths cross in Manhattan at New York's Plaza Hotel
Soul man by Steve Miner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Watson goes to Harvard Law School on the Bouchard Fellowship--for an outstanding black student. Since Mark is white, he swallows a handful of experimental tanning pills. Instantly black, Mark finds himself seduced by an uppercrust white coed, jailed without reason, shunned by a beautiful black student, and the butt of obnoxious pranksters
The taking of Pelham 1 2 3 by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York Metropolitan Transit Authority train dispatcher Walter Garber's day is turned upside down when he must face-off against Ryder, the criminal mind that has hijacked the passengers of subway train, Pelham 1-2-3. Ryder is the leader of a highly-armed gang of four, including a henchman who used to work for the MTA. NYPD Hostage Negotiator Detective Camonetti initially takes charge of the situation, but quickly realizes that Ryder will only deal with Garber. Garber begins to employ his vast knowledge of the subway system in a battle to outwit Ryder and save the hostages
Il postino = The Postman by Michael Redford( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 2013. War has crippled the Earth. The United States is no more. Hope is forgotten until a drifter whose fabricated tale of a restored United States gives survivors the will to fight for the freedom they lost
American history X by Tony Kaye( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Derek Vinyard, the charismatic leader of a group of young white supremacists in Los Angeles, lands in prison for a brutal, hate-driven murder. Upon his release, ashamed of his past and pledging to reform, Derek realizes he must save his younger brother, Danny, from a similar fate. A groundbreaking controversial drama about the tragic consequences of racism in a family."--Container
Heart of Dixie( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a pampered white college student witnesses the brutal racial beating of a young black man at a rock 'n roll concert she decides to stand up for what she believes is right
Whoopi Goldberg collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Made in America: An inquisitive young black woman discovers her biological father is an anonymous sperm-bank donor, a white used-car salesman whose cornball commercials blanket cable TV
Knowing by Alex Proyas( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1959, as part of the dedication ceremony for a new elementary school, a group of students is asked to draw pictures to be stored in a time capsule. One mysterious girl fills her sheet of paper with rows of apparently random numbers instead. Fifty years later, a new generation of students examines the capsule's contents and the girl's cryptic message ends up in the hands of Caleb. But it is Caleb's father, professor John Koestler, who makes the startling discovery that the encoded message predicts with pinpoint accuracy the dates, death tolls and coordinates of every major disaster of the past 50 years. With the reluctant help of the daughter of the now-deceased author of the prophecies, John's increasingly desperate efforts take him on a race against time until he finds himself facing the ultimate disaster and the ultimate sacrifice
Deal of the century( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arms dealers from several companies vie to sell the most expensive and highest tech weapons to a South American dictator, meanwhile forming a romance on the side
Heart condition by James D Parriot( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy. Jack Moony, a white cop, has it in for a black lawyer to the drug crowd, Napoleon Stone. That Stone is now dating his ex-girlfriend doesn't help matters at all. Stone is shot after Moony suffers a heart attack and wakes to find that he not only has a new heart, but that it is Stone's and that Stone's ghost is now his constant companion. Stone is insistent that Moony not only take care of his heart now but that Moony solve his murder
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Alternative Names
Steve Tisch americký podnikatel a producent

Steve Tisch Amerikaans filmproducent

Steve Tisch entrepreneur américain

Steve Tisch imprenditore statunitense

Steve Tisch US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Tisch, Steven

Tisch, Steven Elliot 1949-

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The pursuit of happynessSeven poundsRisky businessThe back-up planDear GodThe taking of Pelham 1 2 3Heart of DixieWhoopi Goldberg collectionHeart condition