WorldCat Identities

Rastar Productions, Inc

Overview
Works: 61 works in 242 publications in 2 languages and 17,565 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Made-for-TV movies  Fiction  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Rastar Productions, Inc
Steel magnolias by Robert Harling( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
Funny girl by William Wyler( Visual )

26 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and held by 2,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the early career of Fanny Brice, her rise to stardom with the Ziegfeld Follies, and her stormy romance with Nicky Arnstein
The way we were by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

29 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and held by 1,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romance and marriage of opposites-- the love that binds them together and the differences that tear them apart. A love story from college to Hollywood in the thirties, forties, and fifties
Harriet, the spy by Louise Fitzhugh( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet is probably the most accomplished 11-year-old spy. She dreams of being a writer and her nanny told her to start by writing down everything she sees. It's all in good fun, that is until her friends find her private writings. Now they don't like Harriet much. Can Harriet win back her friends or is she doomed to be considered an outsider, a rejected writer and forgotten spy?
Somewhere in time by Richard Matheson( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young writer becomes obsessed with returning to 1912 to find the beautiful young woman he sees in a photograph
Smokey and the Bandit by Hal Needham( Visual )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man guarantees that he can get a truck load of unavailable beer from Texas to Atlanta in 28 hours, and is pursued all the way
Barbarians at the gate( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbarians at the Gate recounts the events surrounding the 1988 leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco, the biggest history at the time, and widely considered to be a textbook example of corporate and executive greed. This story of high stakes, betrayal, and one-upsmanship begins when RJR Nabisco's CEO F. Ross Johnson chooses to buy out his own company to deflect shareholder backlash when an expensive project fails. This attempt ignites a power struggle between Johnson and Wall Street investment banker Henry Kravis, who intends to force Johnson out and take over RJR Nabisco himself. In this film, viewers used to looking in from the outside on high-profile leveraged buyouts and mega-buck financial struggles get an insider's perspective--and not just any insider--the man at the very top
Peggy Sue got married by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peggy Sue got married: Peggy Sue, a mother of two who runs her own business & is coping with an impending divorce, attends her 25th high school reunion, where a freak mishap sends her decades back in time, giving her the power to create an entirely different future for herself
Mr. Jones by Mike Figgis( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who is a manic-depressive on the verge of self-destruction is saved by the love of the concerned therapist assigned to his case
Brighton Beach memoirs by Blythe Danner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semi-autobiographical of Neil Simon's life, fifteen-year-old Eugene Jerome is trying to uncover life's mysteries in this adaptation of a Broadway hit about growing up in Brooklyn during the late 1930's
Funny lady( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the life and career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice
Neil Simon's Biloxi blues by Mike Nichols( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugene, a raw recruit from Brooklyn, is sent to boot camp in Biloxi, Mississippi, where he expects the army to be dolls, doughnuts, and USO dances. Instead, he encounters a tough drill sergeant and a platoon of often hostile recruits
Annie by Charles Strouse( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annie and Daddy Warbucks are going to England for Daddy's knighting. A diabolical Lady Highbottom has plans to take over as queen, and it's up to Annie to stop her
The owl and the pussycat( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opposites can't help but attract in this outlandish pairing of a meek writer and a hot prostitute
Fat city by John Huston( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Stockton, a story of two boxers, one who is at the end of his career and the other who is just beginning to learn to fight
Neil Simon's Lost in Yonkers by Martha Coolidge( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, this is the story of two brothers sent to live with their domineering grandmother after their mother's death. Also living with her is their Aunt Bella, a somewhat backward 36 year-old who escapes to the movies whenever she can. But when Uncle Louie, a small-time gangster, arrives, everyone gets a surprising second chance at happiness
The secret of my success by Herbert Ross( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this lampoon of corporate business life, a kid from Kansas (Michael J. Fox) comes to New York, conquers the business world and maneuvers his way from the mailroom to the boardroom in a matter of weeks
Revenge( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former fighter pilot is irresistably drawn to the wife of an old friend. When the husband learns of their betrayal, a terrifying cycle of retribution is set in motion
Blue Thunder by John Badham( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police officer Frank Murphy battles government fanatics planning to misuse an experimental attack helicopter
Richard Pryor live on the Sunset Strip by Richard Pryor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-man performance by the comedian Richard Pryor
 
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