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Orion Pictures

Overview
Works: 667 works in 1,800 publications in 5 languages and 76,908 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  History  Historical films  Science fiction films  Sports films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Orion Pictures
The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

46 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 2,165 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 )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 2,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a small-town basketball team and its inspiring coach who led them to victory over much larger adversaries
Excalibur by John Boorman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legends of King Arthur live in the last great battle between magic and reality
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 1,935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rewarded for his heroism in the Civil War, Lt. John Dunbar wants to see the American frontier before it is gone. He is assigned to an abandoned fort, where a Sioux tribe is his only neighbor
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,902 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
Terminator 2 judgment day by James Cameron( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2029, the ruling giant super-computer, Skynet, sends in indestructible cyborg, a Terminator, back in time to 1984 to kill a woman, Sarah Connor, whose unborn son will become mankind's only hope
Hannah and her sisters by Woody Allen( Visual )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,585 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
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
Arthur( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Bach is very, very rich, and he's next in line for a 750 million dollar inheritance. 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
Robocop by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

29 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 1,230 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
Three amigos by John Landis( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,221 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
The purple rose of Cairo by Woody Allen( Visual )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cecilia is a poor waitress whose only escape is the thrill and excitement of going to the movies. Suddenly, while watching her favorite movie, the leading man jumps out of the picture to be with her. Confusion abounds as the actors he has left in the movie try to get him back
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weaving together several different stories, Woody Allen's film is about people's lives, loves, perceptions and ideals. It takes a bold look at some of the toughest questions surrounding human nature, and does it with a warm and generous perspective
The Great Santini by Pat Conroy( Visual )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,203 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
Zelig by Woody Allen( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,165 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
The unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Czechoslovakia in the 1960's, the story revolves around a young doctor who has a way with women and an aversion to politics. He suddenly finds himself caught up in his country's political turmoil and in a crisis of commitment with the women in his life
Eight men out( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gangsters corrupt a team of ballplayers, opening the eyes of the country to the humanity of the people in the national sport
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,062 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
Radio days by Woody Allen( Visual )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,011 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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Orion

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Languages
English (386)

French (3)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)

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CaddyshackDances with wolvesMississippi burningTerminator 2 judgment dayHenry VRobocopThree amigosThe unbearable lightness of beingEight men out