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Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 680 works in 2,150 publications in 7 languages and 215,958 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Love stories  Fiction  Legal drama  Film and video adaptations  Historical fiction  Comedy films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Chicago by John Kander ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 4,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Miramax Collector's series proudly presents the two-disc release of the award-winning motion picture with brand-new, never-before-seen special features. Winner of six Academy Awards® (2002) including Best Picture and starring Academy Award nominee Renée Zellweger (Best Actress, Chicago), Academy Award winner Catherine Zeta-Jones (Best Supporting Actress, Chicago), Academy Award nominee Queen Latifah (Best Supporting Actress, Chicago), Golden Globe winner Richard Gere (Best Actor, Chicago), and Academy Award nominee John C. Reilly (Best Supporting Actor, Chicago) - CHICAGO is a dazzling spectacle cheered by audiences and critics alike! After their crimes of passion, nightclub sensation Velma Kelley (Catherine Zeta-Jones) and spotlight-seeking Roxie Hart (Renée Zellweger) both find themselves sharing Billy Flynn (Richard Gere), the town's slickest lawyer, who turns defendants into legends. But in Chicago, there's only room for one legend! [From back cover]
Shakespeare in love by John Madden ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 3,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before. There are just two things he'll have to learn about his new love: she's promised to marry someone else, and she's successfully impersonating a man in order to play the lead in Will's latest production. DVD
Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 3,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bride continues on her deadly pursuit of her former partners in the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, who, in a furious assault, attempted to murder her and her unborn child on her wedding day. As the Bride faces off against allies-turned-nemeses Budd and Elle, she flashes back to the day of her deadly wedding. We learn how she was recruited and trained and about her relationship with Squad leader Bill
The English patient by Anthony Minghella ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 3,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair
La vita è bella Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War II an Italian Jewish man uses his vivid imagination to convince his son they're playing a game at a concentration camp in order to keep his son's spirits up
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 2,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption
Finding Neverland by Johnny Depp ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
London, 1903: four lads, three women, and J.M. Barrie in the year he writes "Peter Pan." After one of his plays flops, Barrie meets four boys and their widowed mother in the park. During the next months, the child-like Barrie plays with the boys daily, and their imaginative games give him ideas for a play. Simultaneously, a friendship deepens with Sylvia, the lads' mother, to the chagrin of his wife Mary, Sylvia's mother, and high society, which gossips about his attraction to the widow and to her sons. As Sylvia's health worsens, Barrie's ties to the boys strengthen and he must find a way to take his muse to Neverland
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 2,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Will Hunting is a headstrong, working-class genius who's failing the lessons of life. After one too many run-ins with the law, Will's last chance is a psychology professor, who might be the only man who can reach him
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 2,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inman, a young Confederate soldier, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters
No country for old men by Joel Coen ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Llewelyn Moss stumbles onto a drug deal gone monumentally wrong while hunting in the parched Texas scrubland near the Mexico border. A satchel filled with $2 million seems to be a ship finally arrived, and he dreams of moving his wife Carla Jean out of the trailer park and into the good life. It isn't long before he's being tracked by Anton Chigurh, a psychopathic "debt collector." Sheriff Bell sets out to find Llewelyn, not so much for the propriety of recovering the money but to protect one of his citizens from Chigurh, an evil like nothing Bell has ever seen. The border is a hard land, yet Bell finds that the reflexive murders Chigurh inflicts upon others transforms the lonely vistas, somber deserts, and austere mountains into something horrendous--into no country for old men--or for young ones
Bridget Jones's diary by Helen Fielding ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 2,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In her mid-thirties, still single and still being set up with dates by her mom, Bridget decides she needs to make a change in her life. She falls for her boss who uses her and then dumps her. In the meantime, Bridget keeps running into the divorced guy her mom tried to set her up with, and he happens to be ex-friends with her boss. She uses her diary as a confessional and she begins to wonder if she will ever find true love
The Queen by Stephen Frears ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Queen begins with a familiar epigraph "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown"--Henry IV, Part II. The action of the film takes place during the week following the death, on August 31, 1997 of Diana, Princess of Wales. One of its accomplishments, courtesy of adroit use of newsreel and other contemporary footage, is to remind viewers of the deep sadness that surrounded that event. It is also about the divergent and potentially ruinous ways the monarch and Prime Minister Tony Blair responded to the resulting torrent of national grief
Emma by Jane Austen ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 2,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emma Woodhouse imagines that she dominates those around her in the small town of Highbury, but her inept matchmaking creates problems for herself and others
Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 2,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the strife-torn Five Points neighborhood of 1860s Manhattan, the film follows a young Irish-American hoodlum plotting revenge against a local gang leader who killed his father 20 years earlier
Smoke signals ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 2,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the journey of two Coeur d'Alene Indian boys from Idaho to Arizona. Victor is the stoic, handsome son of an alcoholic father who has abandoned his family. Thomas is a gregarious, goofy young man orphaned as an infant by a fire which Victor's father accidentally started while drunk. Thomas is a storyteller who makes every effort to connect with the people around him; Victor, in contrast, uses his quiet demeanor to gain strength and confidence. When Victor's estranged father dies in Arizona the two young men embark on a journey to recover his ashes. Along the way the two learn a number of life lessons from each other and those around them
Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain by Jean-Pierre Jeunet ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in French and held by 2,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amélie is a young woman who had a decidedly unusual childhood; misdiagnosed with an unusual heart condition, Amélie didn't attend school with other children, but spent most of her time in her room, where she developed a keen imagination and an active fantasy life. Despite all this, Amélie has grown into a healthy and beautiful young woman who works in a Paris cafe and has a whimsical, romantic nature. She decides to step into the lives of others around her to help them out
The boy in the striped pajamas ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Poland during World War II. Innocent and naive 8-year-old Bruno is bored and restless in his new home. Ignoring his mother, he sets off on an adventure in the woods. He comes across a high fence which separates him from the people he can see through it. Soon he meets a young boy in striped pajamas, and a surprising friendship develops
Rabbit-proof fence by Phillip Noyce ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 2,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1931, Molly and her younger cousins, Gracie and Daisy, were three half-caste children from Western Australia who were taken from their parents under government edict and sent to an institution, were taught to forget their families, their culture, and re-invent themselves as members of "white" Australian society. The three girls begin an epic journey back to Western Australia, travelling 1,500 miles on foot with no food or water, and navigating by following the fence that has been built across the nation to stem an over-population of rabbits
Shall we dance? by Peter Chelsom ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 2,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy where a bored, overworked Estate Lawyer, upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, signs up for ballroom dancing lessons
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