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Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 6,727 works in 17,844 publications in 11 languages and 1,286,875 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Comedy films  Computer animation films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Publisher, fmd, prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Peter Pan by Walt Disney( Visual )

72 editions published between 1953 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 4,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantastic adventures await Wendy Darling and her brothers when Peter Pan whisks them away to the magical world of Never Land. After following Peter and his feisty sidekick Tinker Bell, they explore the island and Peter's secret hideout with the Lost Boys and leap into high-flying battles with swashbuckling pirates and the infamous Captain Hook
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Walt Disney( Visual )

74 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 4,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No film in history has captured the world's imagination like Walt Disney's first full-length animated masterpiece. Join the beautiful and kindhearted princess Snow White as she escapes her jealous stepmother, the queen, and befriends the lovable seven dwarfs, Doc, Sneezy, Grumpy, Happy, Bashful, Sleepy, and Dopey. But when she falls under the queen's wicked spell, only an act of true love can save her
The Lion King by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

51 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 4,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simba begins life as an honored prince, son of the powerful King Mufasa. The cub's happy childhood turns tragic when his evil uncle Scar murders Mufasa and drives Simba away from the kingdom. In exile, the young lion befriends the comically bumbling pair of Pumbaa the warthog and Timon the meerkat and lives a carefree jungle life. As he approaches adulthood, however, he is visited by the spirit of his father, who instructs him to defeat the nefarious Scar and reclaim his rightful throne
The Incredibles by Brad Bird( Visual )

39 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 4,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bob and his wife Helen used to be among the world's greatest crime fighters, saving lives and battling evil on a daily basis. Fifteen years later, they have been forced to adopt civilian identities and retreat to the suburbs where they live "normal" lives with their three kids, Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack. Itching to get back into action, Bob gets his chance when a mysterious communication summons him to a remote island for a top secret assignment. He soon discovers that it will take a super family effort to rescue the world from total destruction."--Container
Sleeping Beauty by Walt Disney( Visual )

43 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Aurora is born to King Stefan & his wife. At a ceremony for her, fairies - Flora, Fauna and Merryweather - bestow gifts of magic on the child. But the evil sorceress, Maleficent, shows up and places a curse on the princess - where Aurora will die on her 16th birthday after touching a poisoned spinning wheel. Merryweather tries to undo the damage by casting a spell that will allow princess Aurora to awake from an ageless sleep with a kiss from her true love. The fairies take Aurora to their cottage and raise her as their own child. On her 16th birthday, Aurora meets Prince Phillip and the two fall in love. Maleficent kidnaps the Prince and she tricks Aurora into touching a spinning wheel. Realizing that the Prince is in trouble, the good fairies head to Maleficent's castle and spring the Prince loose. But the Prince soon finds himself up against Maleficent when she turns herself into a fire-breathing dragon. Now the Prince has to be strong enough to withstand the powers of the evil Maleficent
Mary Poppins by Robert Stevenson( Visual )

45 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An irrepressible nanny soars out of the London skies, bringing a carpetbag of magical adventures into the lives of the Banks family on Cherry Tree Lane. Blends live-action and animation
Frozen by Chris Buck( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Hmong and held by 3,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna, a fearless optimist, teams up with extreme mountain man Kristoff and his sidekick reindeer Sven on an epic journey to find Anna's sister Elsa, the Snow Queen, and put an end to her icy spell. Encountering mystical trolls, a funny snowman named Olaf, Everest-like extremes and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom from destruction
Lady and the tramp by Walt Disney( Visual )

37 editions published between 1955 and 2018 in English and held by 3,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tramp, a freewheeling mutt, falls in love with an elegant pampered cocker spaniel named Lady
Toy story( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 3,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woody the cowboy and Buzz Lightyear, two talking toys, have a fantastic adventure when they go out into the world. This new version contains improved video and audio along with several new bonus features, including all-new games and music videos, new deleted scenes, documentary featurettes, and more
Toy story 2 by John Lasseter( Visual )

55 editions published between 1999 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 3,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fun and adventure continues when Andy goes off to cowboy camp and the toys are left to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector kidnaps Woody, who hasn't the slightest clue that he's a greatly valued collectible
Pirates of the Caribbean by Johnny Depp( Visual )

53 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 3,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The roguish yet charming Captain Jack Sparrow's idyllic pirate life capsizes after his nemesis, the wily Captain Barbossa, steals his ship, the Black Pearl, and later attacks the town of Port Royal." Captain Barbossa kidnaps the governor's beautiful daughter, Elizabeth. "In a gallant attempt to rescue her and recapture the Black Pearl, Elizabeth's childhood friend Will Turner joins forces with Jack. What Will doesn't know is that a cursed treasure has doomed Barbossa and his crew to live forever as the undead"--Container
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis( Visual )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 3,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy decide to play hide-and-seek, and during the game Lucy discovers a mysterious wardrobe. She tucks herself inside and backs to the rear of the cabinet, there she finds herself in an entirely different world. The place is called Narnia, and it's been locked in winter for over 100 years by someone known as "The White Witch."
Monsters, Inc. by Randy Newman( Visual )

51 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the world behind our closet doors monsters are lurking to collect the energy of our screams. At Monsters, Inc., James P. Sullivan (Sully) is the top scream-generator with his partner Mike Wazowski. But, there's still a scream shortage in the monster world. One night, Sully and Mike accidentally let a human girl through her closet door into Monstropolis, and pandemonium ensues. Sully and Mike work to return the little girl to her own world, while the CEO of Monsters, Inc. tries to capture her, to use her to collect more scream energy. Will Sully and Mike succeed?
A bug's life by Walt Disney( Visual )

37 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cute and clever, "A Bug's Life" is a relatively straight retelling of Kurosawa's "The Seven Samurai," except of course that the characters are bugs! Idealistic young ant Flik is a sweet-natured dreamer and inventor. But his innovative thinking makes him an outcast when one of his inventions goes awry and destroys the food sacrifice that the colony makes annually to a gang of grasshopper hooligans led by the sinister Hopper. Disgraced, Flik is sent to look for "warrior bugs," mercenaries to fight them. What he finds--and hires--are a motley crew of circus bugs including a preening master-thespian mantis, a glamorous gypsy moth, a cranky ladybug, a dimwitted beetle, and sundry other dimwitted, craven troupers. The ant colony is inspired by the troupe and mobilizes, but when they discover that the "warriors" are just circus clowns they lose faith. In the end, of course, Flik and crew save the day and free the colony from the oppressive grasshoppers
National treasure by Jon Turteltaub( Visual )

34 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 3,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since his childhood, Benjamin Franklin Gates has known that he is a descendant of a long line of people whose job it has been to guard a treasure hidden by the Founding Fathers. They hid clues to its whereabouts in the country's currency and on the back of the Declaration of Independence. Now, Ben has learned of a plot to steal the Declaration, and has only one option: he had to steal it himself. Even if he pulls off this monumental task, keeping the treasure safe is still going to be incredibly hard, especially since the FBI now knows of his plans
The jungle book by Wolfgang Reitherman( Visual )

39 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the most unforgettable characters and embark on a thrilling adventure with Mowgli as he journeys deep into the jungle and learns 'The Bare Necessities' of life from happy-go-lucky Baloo the bear. Meet Bagheera, the wise old panther, and crazy King Louie, the orangutan. But watch out for the cunning tiger Shere Khan and Kaa, the sneakiest snake in the jungle! It is an extraordinary adventure and a heartwarming tale that celebrates the true meaning of friendship
Alice in Wonderland( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 3,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice is a bored schoolgirl who yearns for a more exciting life. Things get "curiouser and curiouser" after she follows the frantic White Rabbit down the rabbit hole and has a series of surreal misadventures in the madcap world of Wonderland, where "nothing's impossible." In Wonderland, Alice meets extraordinary characters such as Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Queen of Hearts and the Cheshire Cat
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

15 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 3,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 3,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters
Mulan by Barry Cook( Visual )

42 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever Mulan proves her worth outside of her tradition-bound society when, disguised as the male soldier, "Ping", she bravely takes her father's place in the Imperial Army. Helped by her funny guardian dragon Mushu and a lucky cricket named Cri-kee, Mulan strives to earn the respect of her fellow warriors and her courageous Captain Shang. Mulan's adventures lead to a climatic battle atop the Imperial Palace, where her family's honor and the fate of the Emperor and all of China rests in her hands
 
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