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MGM Home Entertainment Inc

Overview
Works: 2,770 works in 9,866 publications in 2 languages and 488,953 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  War films  Historical films  History  Romance films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, fds, 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
Hotel Rwanda by Terry George( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 3,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As his country descends into madness, five star hotel manager Paul Rusesabigina sets out to save his family. But when he sees that the world will not intervene in the massacre of minority Tutsis, he finds courage to open his hotel to over 1,200 refugees. This is the true story of one man's brave stance against savagery during the 1994 Rwandan conflict
Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( Visual )

43 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,195 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
Bowling for Columbine by Michael Moore( Visual )

37 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 3,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his tradewmark charm and biting wit, award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore sets off on a rollicking journey to the heart of America, hoping to discover why the American pursuit of happiness is so riddled with mass violence. Moore boldly asks a question that post September 11, no other American dare ask : "Are we a nation of gun nuts - or are we just nuts"?
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

50 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 2,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rewarded for his heroism in the Civil War, Lt. John Dunbar wants to see the American frontier before it is gone. Assigned to an abandoned fort with a Sioux tribe as his only neighbor, he overcomes the language barrier and mutual fear and distrust to become a friend of the tribe. But his knowledge of their ultimate fate forces him to make a crucial decision
The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

39 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 2,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychopath is murdering young women across the Midwest. Believing that it takes one to know one, the FBI sends Agent Clarice Starling to interview a demented prisoner, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. Lecter is willing to provide clues to the killer's actions if Clarice will feed his morbid curiosity by telling him about her own complicated life
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

45 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 2,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

52 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 2,739 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
West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 2,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks' leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
Rain man by Barry Levinson( Visual )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 2,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young self-centered con-man learns how to love from the autistic savant brother he had intended to use
Annie Hall by Woody Allen( Visual )

42 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Alvy Singer (Allen) and the humorous and diverse relationships he has with women. Keaton stars as Annie Hall, Alvy's principal romantic interest
Skyfall by Sam Mendes( Visual )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Mallory, the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With MI6 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust - Bond. 007 aided only by field agent Eve, follows a trail that leads to Silva, whose motives have yet to reveal themselves
Legally blonde by Robert Luketic( Visual )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her boyfriend dumps her to go to Harvard Law school, Elle Woods leaves her sorority life in California, her couture clothes and fabulous friends to follow him
The Great Escape by John Sturges( Visual )

31 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 2,344 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
Midnight cowboy by John Schlesinger( Visual )

40 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and held by 2,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Buck moves to New York from Texas to make his fortune servicing women. Instead, he's conned into partnering up with small-time hustler Ratso Rizzo. Living together on the tattered edges of society, these two outcasts develop an unlikely bond that helps them transcend their cruel existence
Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

34 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a pre-revolutionary Russian village, Tevye the Jewish milkman survives family and political problems, and when the problems begin, he cheerfully emigrates to America
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

21 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,250 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 that transform him into a human time bomb
Walküre = Valkyrie by Bryan Singer( Visual )

16 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the incredible true story of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg and his ingenious assassination plot targeting Adolf Hitler, this engrossing thriller reenacts the daring operation to eliminate one of the most evil tyrants the world has ever known
The princess bride by Rob Reiner( Visual )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest
Moonstruck by Norman Jewison( Visual )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An "unlucky in love" Italian-American widow just weeks away from her wedding falls for her fiance's younger brother
Windtalkers by John Woo( Visual )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A battle-weary Marine is assigned to guard - and ultimately befriends - a young Navajo soldier who has been trained to be a code talker. This code, the Navajo code, and the men who knew the code, were to be guarded as they went into action. It was the unspoken duty of the Marine to kill the Navajo soldier before he could be taken prisoner of war by the Japanese. This is the one wartime code that was never broken by the enemy
 
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Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment (Firm)

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