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Artisan Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 393 works in 1,152 publications in 5 languages and 47,051 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Horror films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Musical films  Romance films  History  War films 
Roles: prn, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Artisan Entertainment (Firm)
The Blair Witch Project by Daniel Myrick( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blair With Project: In October of 1994, three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found (87 min). Blair Witch 2: Book of Shadows: After spending a night in the Black Hills of Burkittsville, Maryland, four young fans of the original Blair Witch movie descend into a nightmare realm of murder, madness, and perception-bending supernatural horror (90 min)
Vanilla sky by Cameron Crowe( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David tries to make sense of his life after a car crash leaves his once-handsome face grotesquely disfigured. After he is placed into a psychiatric penitentiary for a murder he doesn't remember committing, David's only hope is to delve into the depths of his subconscious mind where the answer to ending his living nightmare lies in his dreams
Requiem for a dream by Darren Aronofsky( Visual )

44 editions published between 2000 and 2020 in English and French and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry and his best friend, Tyrone, are impoverished heroin addicts living in Coney Island, NY. Harry's girlfriend, Marion, is a fellow addict trying to distance herself from her wealthy father
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

41 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The summer of 1963 innocent 17-year-old Baby vacations with her parents at a Catskill's resort. One evening she is drawn to the staff quarters by stirring music. There she meets Johnny, the hotel dance instructor, who is as experienced as Baby is naive. Baby soon becomes Johnny's pupil in dance and love
Standing in the shadows of Motown by Funk Brothers( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the Funk Brothers, a group of Detroit musicians who backed up dozens of Motown artists. After three decades, the Funk Brothers reunited in Detroit to play their music and tell their story with the help of archival footage, still photos, narration, interviews, and twelve new live performances of Motown classics with the Brothers backing up contemporary performers
Barbie in the Nutcracker by Owen Hurley( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbie magically comes to life in this modern adaptation of the E.T.A. Hoffmann classic. The tale begins when Barbie, playing the role of Clara, receives a beautiful wooden Nutcracker as a gift from her favorite Aunt. That night, while Clara sleeps, the Nutcracker springs to life to ward off the evil Mouse King who has invaded Clara's parlor. She awakes and aids the Nutcracker, but the Mouse King shrinks her by casting an evil spell
The ninth gate by Roman Polanski( Visual )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rare book dealer is hired to locate the remaining copies of a demonic manuscript that can summon the devil
[Pi] by Darren Aronofsky( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant mathematician teeters on the brink of insanity as he searches for an elusive numerical code that will allow him to predict patterns in the stock market, while being pursued by an aggressive Wall Street firm set on financial domination and a Kaballah sect intent on unlocking the secrets behind their ancient holy texts
Abre los ojos = Open your eyes by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2019 in Spanish and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this steamy, intriguingly complex, psychological thriller the line between reality and fantasy is hopelessly blurred. César tries to make sense of his life after a car crash leaves his once-handsome face grotesquely disfigured. After he is placed into a psychiatric penitentiary for a murder he doesn't remember committing, César's only hope is to delve into the depths of his subconscious mind where the answer to ending his living nightmare lies in his dreams."--Container
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic portrayal of the life and times of China's last emperor, Pu Yi-- crowned at age 3, and destined to live as a prisoner in his own country in one way or another for his entire life
The Punisher by Jonathan Hensleigh( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Punisher walks through the same world we all know, a world darkened by war, by crime, by cruelty, and by injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil he sees all around him. He only has his fierce intelligence, his years of combat experience and, above all, his ironclad determination to avenge those wronged by society's villians, including those who killed his family
Dr. T & the women by Robert Altman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Sullivan Travis is a popular gynecologist, catering to the rich women of Dallas. The women in his own life are making him miserable, including his wife (who has regressed into a childlike state), his two about-to-be-married daughters, and the sexy new golf pro in town
Long day's journey into night by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiograpy, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death
Hamburger Hill by John Irvin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and French and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The most realistic portrayal of the Vietnam War ever filmed. Because it's the only on that's true."--Boîtier
Stage beauty by Richard Eyre( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This year's 'Shakespeare in Love!' Billy Crudup gives the best performance of the year ... Rupert Everett is triumphantly funny! Fascinating!"--Movieline's Hollywood Life
Jacob's ladder by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a Vietnam vet [is] haunted by the memories of war and the death of his young son. As Jacob starts to experience visions of demons all around him, he begins to question what is real. Is he going insane? Is he suffering from post-traumatic stress? Or could he be caught in the middle of some horrific supernatural battle he can't understand?"--Back of container
Operation Petticoat by Blake Edwards( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War 2 comedy about a submarine commander who finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of Army nurses
Stir of echoes by David Koepp( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Witzky is a blue-collar worker, a family man, the most ordinary guy in the world. He is about to be plunged into a shattering encounter with another world. After he is hypnotized at a neighborhood party, Tom changes. He sees things he can't explain and hears voices he can't ignore. Now Tom must unearth the past to get at the truth
National Lampoon's Van Wilder( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Coolidge College stud and partier, Van Wilder, as he tries to raise money to pay for his seventh year at school after his parents refuse to pay any more tuition
The limey by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"British ex-con Wilson (Terence Stamp) arrives in Los Angeles to investigate the mystery of his daughter's 'accidental' death. His prime suspect, the wealthy, heavily guarded music promoter Terry Valentine (Peter Fonda), is no easy target. Propelled into an increasingly brutal search for truth, Wilson, with single-mindedness and terrifying precision, moves unstoppably toward revenge."--Container
 
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English (265)

Spanish (25)

French (3)

Turkish (2)

Chinese (1)