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Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 8,221 works in 21,707 publications in 9 languages and 1,351,023 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Pirate films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Publisher, fmd, Other
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 Ralph Barton Perry( Visual )

82 editions published between 1953 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 4,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story begins when the hero of Wendy, John and Michael's bedtime stories--Peter Pan, the boy who refuses to grow up--returns to the nursery and invites them on a magical journey to Never Land. With the help of Tinker Bell, his feisty sidekick, a dazzling shower of pixie dust and some happy thoughts, Peter teaches them to fly. Off they soar to an enchanted island filled with wonder and adventure. Before they know it, they're knee-deep in a high-flying battle with swashbuckling pirates, led by Peter's arch enemy, Captain Hook--whose time is nearly up against a ticktocking crocodile
Sleeping Beauty by Walt Disney( Visual )

66 editions published between 2003 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 4,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an enchanted kingdom and the most fair princess in the land falls prey to the ultimate mistress of evil, the fate of the empire rests in the hands of three small fairies and a courageous prince's magic kiss. Their quest is fraught with peril as the spirited group must battle the evil witch and a fire-breathing dragon if they are to set Beauty free
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by David Hand( Visual )

51 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 4,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beautiful and kindhearted princess Snow White charms every creature in the kingdom except one, the Queen, her jealous stepmother. When the Magic Mirror proclaims Snow White as the fairest one of all, she must flee into the forest. There, she befriends the lovable seven dwarfs, Doc, Sneezy, Grumpy, Happy, Bashful, Sleepy and Dopey. The Queen finds Snow White and tricks her with an enchanted apple. Only the magic of true love's kiss can save her
The Lion King by Roger Allers( Visual )

47 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 4,359 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 )

55 editions published between 2004 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 4,291 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"--Container label
Frozen by Chris Buck( Visual )

35 editions published between 2013 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 4,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey--teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven--to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom"--Container
Mary Poppins by Robert Stevenson( Visual )

47 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beloved classic shines like never before with an all-new digital restoration. Winner of five Academy Awards, including best actress (Julie Andrews), best song (Chim Chim Cher-ee), and best visual effects. Mary Poppins flies out of the windy London skies and into the home of two mischievous children. With the help of a carefree chimney sweep named Bert (Dick Van Dyke), the spirited nanny turns every chore into a game, and every day into a 'Jolly Holiday.'
Toy story 2 by John Lasseter( Visual )

65 editions published between 1999 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 3,935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le cow-boy Woody, un jouet pouvant s'animer en l'absence des humains, est volé au petit Andy par le cupide Al, qui complète ainsi une collection composée de la call-girl Jessie, du cheval Bullseye et du prospecteur Stinky Pete. Le cow-boy découvre alors qu'il est un produit dérivé d'une émission de télévision des années 50, mettant en scène des marionnettes. Pendant ce temps, d'autres jouets d'Andy, l'astronaute Buzz Lightyear en tête, partent à la rescousse de Woody, avant qu'Al ne s'embarque pour le Japon, où il compte vendre sa collection à un musée
Toy story( Visual )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 3,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a world where toys have a life of their own when people are not present, go on a fantastic fun-filled journey viewed mostly through the eyes of two rival toys, Woody, a pull-string talking cowboy, and Buzz Lightyear, a superhero space action-figure. The mismatched duo learns to put aside their differences when circumstances separate them from their owner, Andy, and they find themselves on an adventure-filled mission where the only way they can survive is to form an uneasy alliance
Pirates of the Caribbean by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

44 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charming rogue pirate Captain Jack Sparrow ... [has] a blood debt to pay--he owes his soul to the legendary Davy Jones, ghostly Ruler of the Ocean Depths--but ever-crafty Jack isn't about to go down without a fight"--Container
Lady and the tramp by Walt Disney( Visual )

47 editions published between 1955 and 2018 in English and held by 3,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Lady, a cocker spaniel, and her romantic adventures with Tramp, her mongrel friend from across the tracks
Pirates of the Caribbean by Walt Disney( Visual )

67 editions published between 407 and 2022 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,763 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
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis( Visual )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 3,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter
Aladdin by Robin Williams( Visual )

56 editions published between 1992 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 3,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Aladdin discovers the Genie in the lamp, he uses his wishes to help win the heart of Princess Jasmine, despite the evil tricks of the Grand Vizier Jafar
Monsters, Inc. by Peter Docter( Visual )

66 editions published between 2001 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 3,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lovable Sulley (John Goodman) and his wisecracking sidekick Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) are the top scare team at Monsters, Inc., the scream-processing factory in Monstropolis. When a little girl named Boo wanders into their world, it's the monsters who are scared silly, and it's up to Sulley and Mike to keep her out of sight and get her back home."--Container
Beauty and the Beast by Gary Trousdale( Visual )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 3,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Be our guest at the enchanted 25th Anniversary celebration, universally acclaimed as one of Disney's finest animated features and now honored in the Walt Disney Signature Collection. Join brave, independent Belle on the adventure of a lifetime as she sets out to rescue her father and finds herself in the castle of a mysterious beast. This timeless tale overflows with unforgettable characters and Academy Award-winning music (Best Song, Best Score, 1991)!
Pirates of the Caribbean by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

40 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 3,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Elizabeth, Will, and Captain Barbossa rescue Captain Jack Sparrow, who is trapped in Davy Jones' Locker, they must face their foes. Lord Cutler Beckett, now has control of Jones' heart and forms a dark alliance with him in order to rule the seas and wipe out the last of the Pirates. Jack, Barbossa, Will, Elizabeth, and crew must call the Pirate Lords from the four corners of the globe, including the infamous Sao Feng, together. The Pirate Lords want to release the goddess Calypso, Davy Jones's damned lover, from the trap they sent her. The Pirate Lords must combine the 9 pieces that bound her by ritual to undo it and release her in hopes that she will help them fight. All pirates will stand together and make their final stand for freedom against Beckett, Jones, Norrington, the Flying Dutchman, and the entire East India Trading Company
Remember the Titans by Boaz Yakin( Visual )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 3,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama of forced high school integration in Alexandria, Virginia in 1971. After leading his team to fifteen winning seasons, white football coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by African-American Herman Boone, tough, opinionated and as different from Yoast as could be. The two men overcome their differences and turn a group of hostile young men into champions. A rousing celebration of how a town torn apart by resentment, friction and mistrust comes together in triumphant harmony
Star wars( Visual )

47 editions published between 2015 and 2020 in English and held by 3,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Kylo Ren and the sinister First Order rise from the ashes of the Empire, Luke Skywalker is missing when the galaxy needs him most. It's up to Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, a defecting stormtrooper, to join forces with Han Solo and Chewbacca in a desperate search for the one hope of restoring peace to the galaxy
Up by Pete Docter( Visual )

40 editions published between 2009 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 3,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Fredericksen is a 78- year-old curmudgeon. He used to enjoy his modest life as a balloon seller when his adventure-loving wife Ellie was still alive. When she died, Carl was left with his memories and the awareness that they never made their dream journey to Paradise Falls in South America. When well-meaning officials consign Carl to Shady Oaks Retirement Home, he rigs thousands of helium balloons to his house and floats away. He discovers that Russell, a chubby Wilderness Explorer Scout has stowed away. In the tropical jungle, Carl and Russell find more than they bargained for. Charles Muntz is a crazed explorer whose newsreels once inspired Carl and Ellie; Kevin is an exotic bird with a weakness for chocolate; and Dug who is an endearingly golden retriever fitted with a voice box. More importantly, Carl and Russell discover they need each other
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