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MGM Home Entertainment Inc

Overview
Works: 1,932 works in 6,038 publications in 4 languages and 496,162 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  History  Western films  Comedy films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Historical films 
Roles: fds, Distributor, Publisher, prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by MGM Home Entertainment Inc
West Side Story by Robert Wise( Visual )

41 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 4,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Manhattan, a contemporary version of "Romeo and Juliet" set against a backdrop of gang warfare in the slums of 1950's New York
Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( Visual )

26 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 3,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the run musicians disguise themselves as women and join a singer in an all-female jazz band in order to escape the mob
Hotel Rwanda by T George( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 3,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a five-star-hotel manager who uses his wits and persuasion in striving to save more than 1,200 Tutsis and Hutus from being massacred by the Interahamwe militia during the 1994 Rwandan conflict
Bowling for Columbine by Michael Moore( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 3,201 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
The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

33 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 2,954 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
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 2,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midwestern policewoman tracks down killers responsible for a brutal series of crimes resulting from a bungled kidnapping
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 2,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows young Chris Taylor who 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 )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,660 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
The graduate by Mike Nichols( Visual )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 2,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man is seduced by an older women, the mother of his future wife
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 2,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a Civil War hero (Costner) who travels west where he is assigned to an abandoned fort. His nearest neighbors are members of a Sioux tribe, and they gradually become friends. He marries a tribe woman (McDonnell) and ultimately must make a decision about the tribe and their life when he realizes what their fate will be at the hands of the white man
Rain man by Barry Levinson( Visual )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 2,544 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
The good, the bad and the ugly by Sergio Leone( Visual )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 2,531 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
In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( Visual )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 2,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small town Southern sheriff finds himself in an uneasy alliance with a big-city black homicide detective as they investigate a murder
Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

22 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tevye is a poor Jewish milkman with five unmarried daughters to support in a village in Czarist Russia. With a sharp tongued wife at home and growing anti-Semitism in the village, Tevye talks to God about his troubles. His people's traditions keep him strong when his existence is as precariously balanced as a fiddler on the roof
The Great Escape by John Sturges( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 2,336 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
Stargate SG-1( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stargate is an intergalactic gateway, developed by an ancient civilization, that links planets from other solar systems to ours. The U.S. Air Force assembles a Stargate team headed by Colonel Jack O'Neill for interstellar peacekeeping missions
 
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