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Orion Pictures

Overview
Works: 677 works in 2,018 publications in 6 languages and 79,769 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  War films  Science fiction films  Sports films  Western films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Orion Pictures
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Most widely held works by Orion Pictures
The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

55 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young female FBI agent is sent to interview notorious killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter in hopes of obtaining information that will help the bureau catch another killer
Caddyshack by Harold Ramis( Visual )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 2,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers around Danny Noonan, who is desperate to win the college scholarship awarded to the best caddy at Bushwood Country Club. Also involved are a millionaire who wants to turn the golf course into a a new property development and a greenskeeper who is about to start World War III--against a gopher
Hoosiers by -( Visual )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 2,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A basketball coach with a checkered past leads him to a last-chance position with a last-chance team
Excalibur by John Boorman( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic saga of King Arthur and those around him in the Court--the knights, his Queen, and the wizard Merlin. Focuses on the rise of Christian civilization out of the Dark Ages
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Mississippi in 1964, this is a fictionalized version of the case of the murder of three young civil rights workers, the FBI's attempts to find the missing boys and the clash between the authorities and the locals in a Klan-dominated town
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

39 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to protect a US outpost on the desolate frontier, Lt. John Dunbar finds himself alone in the vast wilderness. Befriending the very people he's sent to protect the outpost from, the Sioux Indians, Dunbar slowly comes to revere those he once feared. But when the encroaching US Army threatens to overrun the Sioux, he is forced to make a choice, one that will forever change his destiny and that of a proud and defiant nation. Extended Cut. Special features included
The Terminator by James Cameron( Visual )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2029, giant computers dominate the planet and have almost exterminated the human race. To completely destroy humans they decide to change the past, and send a Terminator cyborg back in time to kill Sarah Connor, the woman whose future son will become humankind's final hope
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe
Hannah and her sisters by Woody Allen( Visual )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The eldest daughter of show-biz parents, Hannah is a devoted wife, loving mother, and successful actress. A loyal supporter of her two aimless sisters Lee and Holly, she's also the emotional backbone of a family that seems to resent her stability almost as much as they depend on it. But when Hannah's perfect world is quietyly sabotaged by sibling rivalry, she finally begins to see that she's as lost as everyone else, and in order to find herself, she'll have to choose -- between the independence her family can't live with ... and the family she can't live without."--Container
Three Amigos! by John Landis( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Three Amigos, a silent screen comedy act, arrive in a remote Mexican hamlet for what they think is a lucrative personal appearance, only to discover that they are expected to save the village from a terrorizing gang of bandits
Robocop by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

36 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robocop is created to stop a crimewave which is spreading all across America. All goes well at first and Robocop stops every sleaze ball he encounters, but there are forces which will stop at nothing to see him eliminated
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idelistic filmmaker is offered the chance to make a fluff film about an egotistical TV producer. The TV producer's ex-mistress is about to reveal his past misdeeds
Arthur by Marc Brown( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Bach is very, very rich, and he's next in line for three-quarters of a billion dollars. He stands to lose his inheritance--and a life in the lush style to which he is accustomed--if he doesn't marry the most boring blonde on Long Island within thirty days. Unfortunately, Arthur has just discovered the girl of his dreams
The Great Santini by Pat Conroy( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough career Marine fighter pilot, disappointed that he has no war to fight, runs his household like a boot camp to the great distress of his emotionally-torn adolescent son
The purple rose of Cairo by Woody Allen( Visual )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cecilia is a poor waitress in a dumpy New Jersey diner who goes to movies to escape the realities of the Depression Era life. Her favorite is "The purple rose of Cairo." When the leading man Tom Baxter decides to be with Cecilia, confusion abounds
Zelig by Woody Allen( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents, with satire and wit, the career of a "nonentity", whose multiple personality keeps him on the edge of the celebrity world
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,146 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
The unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A love story set against the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in August 1968"--Film index international
Eight Men Out by Sanford/Pillsbury( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the real-life scandal of the 1919 World Series, the film tells the story of eight baseball players who plan to throw games for money, and the scorn and anger the scheme earned them
Radio days by Woody Allen( Visual )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look back at radio from the late 1930s to the mid-1940s, focusing on an extended Jewish family, all avid radio listeners, and on a young woman who eventually succeeds as a radio gossip columnist
 
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