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Artisan Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 324 works in 828 publications in 5 languages and 46,431 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Horror films  History  Biographical films  Comedy films  Musical films  Animated films  Historical films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Artisan Entertainment (Firm)
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

38 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summer romance between a dance instructor and a guest at a hotel in the Catskills
The Blair Witch Project by Daniel Myrick( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On October 21, 1994 Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard and Michael Williams hiked into Maryland's Black Hills Forest to shoot a documentary film on the local legend, The Blair Witch. They were never heard from again. One year later, their footage was found, documenting the students' five day journey through the Black Hills Forest and capturing the terrifying events that led to their disappearance
Vanilla sky by Cameron Crowe( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Aames is a wealthy, attractive New Yorker who uses those around him. When he finds love, he is disfigured in a car accident caused by a jealous ex-lover. Shunned by his former friends and haunted by disturbing dreams, he reevaluates his life
Requiem for a dream by Darren Aronofsky( Visual )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry (Leto) and his best friend Tyrone (Wayans) are impoverished heroin addicts living in Coney Island, NY. Harry's girlfriend Marion (Connelly) is a fellow addict trying to distance herself from her wealthy father. Harry's mother Sara (Burstyn) spends her days watching television and wants to lose weight to go on a game show. She visits a sleazy doctor who prescribes her amphetamines and soon Sara has a drug habit of her own
Barbie in the Nutcracker by Owen Hurley( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbie magically comes to life through stunning computer animation in this modern adaptation of the E.T.A. Hoffmann classic
[Pi] by Darren Aronofsky( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bir matematik dehası olan Max sorunlu bir kişiliğe sahiptir ve insan hayatının belkide en önemli buluşuna ulaşmak üzeredir
The ninth gate by Roman Polanski( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rare book dealer is hired to locate the remaining copies of a demonic manuscript that can summon the devil
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic portrayal of the life and times of China's last emperor, Pu Yi-- crowned at age 3, and destined to live as a prisoner in his own country in one way or another for his entire life
Abre los ojos = Open your eyes by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this steamy, intriguingly complex, psychological thriller the line between reality and fantasy is hopelessly blurred. César tries to make sense of his life after a car crash leaves his once-handsome face grotesquely disfigured. After he is placed into a psychiatric penitentiary for a murder he doesn't remember committing, César's only hope is to delve into the depths of his subconscious mind where the answer to ending his living nightmare lies in his dreams"--Container
Dr. T & the women by Robert Altman( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Sullivan Travis, a popular Dallas gynecologist, tries to balance all the women in his life
The Punisher by Jonathan Hensleigh( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Punisher walks through the same world we all know, a world darkened by war, by crime, by cruelty, and by injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil he sees all around him. He only has his fierce intelligence, his years of combat experience and, above all, his ironclad determination to avenge those wronged by society's villains, including those who killed his family
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiograpy, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death
Stage beauty by Richard Eyre( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This year's 'Shakespeare in Love!' Billy Crudup gives the best performance of the year ... Rupert Everett is triumphantly funny! Fascinating!"--Movieline's Hollywood Life
Operation Petticoat by Blake Edwards( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War 2 comedy about a submarine commander who finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of Army nurses
Stir of echoes by David Koepp( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Witzky is a blue-collar worker, a family man, the most ordinary guy in the world. He is about to be plunged into a shattering encounter with another world. After he is hypnotized at a neighborhood party, Tom changes. He sees things he can't explain and hears voices he can't ignore. Now Tom must unearth the past to get at the truth
Jacob's ladder by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"... a Vietnam vet [is] haunted by the memories of war and the death of his young son. As Jacob starts to experience visions of demons all around him, he begins to question what is real. Is he going insane? Is he suffering from post-traumatic stress? Or could he be caught in the middle of some horrific supernatural battle he can't understand?"-- Back of container
National Lampoon's Van Wilder( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Van Wilder is a seventh year student with no plans to graduate. He has a coed in every closet and a party to go to every night. He meets reporter Gwen when she decides to do a story featuring his life on campus
Suicide kings( Visual )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avery's sister has been kidnapped and ransomed for $2,000,000. Desperate, he and his buddies abduct a retired mob boss to try to force him to use his contacts to find the girl
The limey by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"British ex-con Wilson (Terence Stamp) arrives in Los Angeles to investigate the mystery of his daughter's 'accidental' death. His prime suspect, the wealthy, heavily guarded music promoter Terry Valentine (Peter Fonda), is no easy target. Propelled into an increasingly brutal search for truth, Wilson, with single-mindedness and terrifying precision, moves unstoppably toward revenge."--Container
Back to the secret garden( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though many years have passed, another orphan - this time a lonely American girl - makes an exciting journey to the enchanting manor where the magic began. Under the watchful eye of the keeper of the garden's key, the young orphan discovers that unlocking all the mysteries of the garden will take faith, courage and determination before life can bloom lavishly once again
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English (210)

Spanish (20)

Turkish (2)

French (1)

Chinese (1)

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