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MGM Home Entertainment Inc

Overview
Works: 2,161 works in 6,740 publications in 4 languages and 499,462 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Comedy films  Spy films  Action and adventure films  History  Historical films  War films 
Roles: fds, Distributor, Publisher, prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about MGM Home Entertainment Inc
 
Most widely held works by MGM Home Entertainment Inc
West Side Story by Robert Wise( Visual )

50 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 4,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A love affair is fated for tragedy amidst the vicious rivalry of two street gangs- the Jets and the Sharks. When Jets member Tony falls for Maria, the sister of the Sharks leader, it's more than these two warring gangs can handle. And as mounting tensions rise, a battle to the death ensues and innocent blood is shed in a heartbreaking finale."--Container
Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( Visual )

28 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 3,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curtis and Lemmon, on the run after witnessing the St. Valentine's massacre, masquerade in drag as members of an all-girl band. A satiric mix of slapstick and screwball comedy, this film is a tribute to American naivete and, for a mainstream film made in the fifties, exceptionally open in its treatment of androgyny. Curtis, with the image of a glamour drag queen, retains his heterosexual orientation but becomes more sympathetic, sincere and loving as a direct result of his experience. Lemmon, a campy transvestite, comes to totally identify with his role as a woman which produces one of the great final lines in screen comedy. Wilder's film shows the influence of Howard Hawks' comedies, most notably Scarface and I Was a Male War Bride with Curtis recalling Cary Grant in screwball comedies. Wilder plays with the motif of the sexually aggressive female and shy male
The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

39 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 3,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned to help find a missing woman to save her from a psychopathic serial killer who skins his victims. Clarice attempts to gain a better insight into the twisted mind of the killer by talking to another psychopath Hannibal Lecter, who used to be a respected psychiatrist
Hotel Rwanda by Terry George( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 3,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deeply moving true story about a five-star-hotel manager who used his wits and worlds to save more than 1,200 lives during the 1994 Rwandan conflict
Bowling for Columbine by Michael Moore( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 3,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States of America is notorious for its astronomical number of people killed by firearms for a developed nation without a civil war. With his signature sense of angry humor, activist filmmaker Michael Moore sets out to explore the roots of this bloodshed
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

34 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 2,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a bumbling embezzling car salesman, Jerry Lundegaad, schemes with two thugs to have his wife kidnapped, the snowball effect of one crime leads to an avalanche of ruthless and brutal murder and mayhem
Goldfinger by Ian Fleming( Visual )

57 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and held by 2,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent 007 takes on billionaire Auric Goldfinger, who plans to throw the world economy into a tailspin by contaminating the gold at Fort Knox with nuclear radiation
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

33 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 2,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and the anger growing within himself
Raging bull by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake La Motta is a boxer whose psychological and sexual complexities erupt into violence both in and out of the ring. His brother Joey falls prey to Jake's mounting paranoia and jealousy, while fifteen-year-old Vickie, becomes Jake's wife and most prized trophy. The same anger that drives Jake in the ring, ultimately drives him to beat his wife and brother, and sends Jake down a self-destructive spiral of paranoia and rage
Die another day by Neal Purvis( Visual )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on assignment in North Korea, Bond is captured by government agents, where he's imprisoned and tortured for over a year. When Bond is exchanged for another prisoner, not everyone is certain 007 is still capable of doing the job. After an unscrupulous entrepreneur is discovered to be in cohoots with the other prisoner, Bond is back on the case, and he finds the two men have sinister plans which could decide the fate of the world
The graduate by Mike Nichols( Visual )

16 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 2,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recent college graduate from an affluent family is seduced by the wife of his father's business partner, then subsequently falls in love with her daughter
Rain man by Barry Levinson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 2,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-involved young man is shocked to discover that his millionaire father left most of his estate to an unknown beneficiary. The man tracks down said beneficiary, who turns out to be his brother and an autistic savant
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 2,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to protect a U.S. outpost on the desolate frontier, Lt. John Dunbar finds himself alone in the vast wilderness. Befriending the very people he's sent to protect the outpost from, the Sioux Indians, Dunbar slowly comes to revere those he once feared. When the encroaching U.S. Army threatens to overrun the Sioux, he is forced to make a difficult choice
The good, the bad and the ugly by Sergio Leone( Visual )

26 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 2,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Southwest during the American Civil War, three men seek a stolen gold shipment. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other
Skyfall by Sam Mendes( Visual )

15 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, M16 is attacked focing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Mallory (Ralph Fiennes), the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With M16 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust: Bond. 007 takes the shadows - added only by field agent, Eve (Naomie Harris) - following a trail to the mysterious Silva (Javier Bardem), whose lethal and hidden motives have yet to reveal themselves"--Container
Annie Hall by Woody Allen( Visual )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woody Allen's semiautobiographical portrait of his amorous, but ultimately mismatched, relationship with co-star Diane Keaton. Allen uses satire and comedy to portray this "nervous romance" for modern times
Legally blonde by Robert Luketic( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 2,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back and, once there, learns she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined
The Great Escape by John Sturges( Visual )

21 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and held by 2,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

25 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Screen adaptation o fthe international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye, a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century Tsarist Russia
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

14 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 2,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A U.S. Army platoon, captured in the Korean conflict, is whisked to Manchuria for three nightmarish days of experimental drug-and-hypnosis-induced conditioning to carry out the orders of the enemy upon release. When a decorated Korean War veteran who has been brainwashed starts to commit political assassinations, his old military commander begins to suspect and must stop him
 
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