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Artisan Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 319 works in 881 publications in 5 languages and 46,471 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  History  Horror films  Musical films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Children's 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 )

42 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,031 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 )

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

Three student filmmakers set out into the forest to film a documentary on a legend known as The Blair Witch. As they become lost in the woods, an unseen evil begins to stalk and harass them. They soon realize that what they are filming is not a legend, but their own descent into a horrifying encounter with the supernatural. DVD
Vanilla sky by Cameron Crowe( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,571 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 )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, his best friend Tyrone, his girlfriend Marion, and his mother all struggle with drug addiction against a backdrop of the abandoned beaches and faded glory of Coney Island, Brooklyn
Barbie in the Nutcracker by Owen Hurley( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbie stars in the story of the popular ballet in which a little girl's love for the Nutcracker brings him to life
[Pi] by Darren Aronofsky( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A brilliant mathematician teeters on the brink of insanity as he searches for an elusive numerical code in this critically acclaimed, sci-fi thriller! Maximilian Cohen (Sean Gullete) is on the verge of the most important discovery of his life. For the past ten years, he has been attempting to decode the numerical pattern beneath the ultimate system of ordered chaos -- the stock market. As Max verges on a solution, chaos is swallowing the world around him. Pursued by an aggressive Wall Street firm set on financial domination and a Kaballah sect intent on unlocking the secrets behind their ancient holy texts, Max races to crack the code, hoping to defy the madness that looms before him. Instead, he uncovers a secret for which everyone is willing to kill."--Back of container
The ninth gate by Roman Polanski( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rare book dealer is hired to locate the remaining copies of a demonic manuscript that can summon the devil
Abre los ojos = Open your eyes by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 992 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
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 986 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
Dr. T & the women by Robert Altman( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Sullivan Travis is a popular gynecologist, catering to the rich women of Dallas. The women in his own life are making him miserable, including his wife (who has regressed into a childlike state), his two about-to-be-married daughters, and the sexy new golf pro in town
The Punisher by Jonathan Hensleigh( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Punisher walks through 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 781 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 )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 768 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 696 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 )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 641 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 )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob is a man living in a nightmare. Having survived Vietnam, he's back home in New York City. But memories of both his wartime demons and the accidental death of his son haunt and terrorize him. Jacob's grip on reality begins to slip and only his friend can save him
National Lampoon's Van Wilder( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 623 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 )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 609 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 )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 604 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 )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lizzie Buscana, living at the orphanage at Misselthwait Manor, discovers the secret garden is dying and may be the only one able to save it
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English (231)

Spanish (23)

Turkish (2)

French (1)

Chinese (1)

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