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Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)

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Works: 377 works in 799 publications in 4 languages and 103,464 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Comedy films  Love stories  Film and video adaptations  Historical films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
The help by Emma Stone ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 3,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
War horse by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
Under the Tuscan sun by Audrey Wells ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book, Under The Tuscan Sun follows San Francisco writer Frances Mayes (Lane) on a ten-day trip to Tuscany. Once there, she is captivated by the beautiful Italian countryside, and impulsively buys an aging, but charming villa. Fully embracing new friends and local color, Frances finds herself immersed in a life-changing adventure filled with enough unexpected surprises, laughter, and romance to restore her new home ₆ and her belief in second chances
Hidalgo by John Fusco ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1890's Frank T. Hopkins, a former U.S. Cavalry dispatch rider who is haunted by memories of what he saw at the battle of Wounded Knee, and his mustang Hidalgo, are performing in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, billed as the greatest horse and rider the West has ever known. This leads them to be invited to run in the 3,000 mile endurance race across the Middle Eastern desert, the Ocean of Fire, by one of the leading Arabian Sheiks. The race soon becomes not only a matter of pride and honor for Frank, but a race for his very survival as he and his horse attempt the impossible
Open range by Kevin Costner ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boss Spearman, a rugged old-timer, free grazes cattle. He and Charley have been partners for ten years. The pair and their employees, Mose and Buttons, are driving their cattle across the West. Mose is attacked and thrown in jail during a visit to a town. The local cattle rancher, Baxter, wants the free grazers off his land and when Boss and Charley retrieve Mose, they are warned that they have until the next day to be out of the area. Charley confesses his past as a killer during the Civil War and strikes up a tentative romance with Sue, the sister of the town doctor
Sweet home Alabama by Andy Tennant ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melanie is a successful New York fashion designer who is dating a wealthy socialite. One day he pops the big question and asks Melanie to marry him. Despite her polished uptown image, Melanie grew up poor in the deep South, and as a teenager she married her high school sweetheart. Now Melanie returns to her hometown to tell her parents the news and convince Jake to grant her a divorce. However, the more time she spends with her old flame, the more she feels sparks flying between them again, while she also learns her Eastern affectations don't fly with everyone back home
The prestige by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of turn-of-the-century London. Two magicians share an intense rivalry with each other and leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy. The rivalry is so intense that is will be full of obsession, deceit and jealousy, with both dangerous and deadly consequences. From the time that Robert Angier and Alfred Bordon first met, the two were competitors. However, their once friendly competition evolves into battle for each other's trade secrets
The proposal ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
High-powered book editor Maggie is everyone's worst nightmare: ruthless, driven, and tactless. When she finds herself faced with deportation back to Canada, she coerces her much younger assistant into marrying her. However, when the government becomes suspicious, they embark upon a charade in order to make the marriage seem legitimate
The village by M. Night Shyamalan ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a quiet, isolated village in olde Pennsylvania, there lies a pact between the people of the village and the creatures who reside in the surrounding woods. The townspeople do not enter the woods, and the creatures do not enter the village. The pact stays intact for many years, that is until the headstrong Lucius Hunt seeks medical supplies from neighboring towns beyond the woods. Animal carcasses begin to appear around the village, causing the elders to fear for the safety of the village, the sanctity of the pact, and so much more
King Arthur by Jerry Bruckheimer ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Turkish and held by 1,843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A demystified take on the tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
Ladder 49 by Lewis Colick ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran of the Baltimore Fire Department under the watchful eye of his mentor Chief Mike Kennedy. Responding to the worst blaze in his career, he becomes trapped inside a 20-story building. As Jack reflects on his life - seeing his first fire, bonding with fellow firefighters, the impact his job has had on his wife and kids - Chief Kennedy frantically coordinates the effort to save Jack's life
Alexander Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo Le Comte de Monte Cristo ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates a sailor's preparation for and execution of revenge against the three men responsible for his fifteen years in prison
Bringing down the house by Queen Latifah ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A divorced L.A. lawyer, Peter, thinks he has met the girl of his dreams online, until she shows up at his door and is a sassy, African American ex-con. She moves in and really begins to shake up his boring suburban lifestyle
Calendar girls by Nigel Cole ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Chris' best friend Annie loses her husband, Chris derives a scheme to memorialize him. The two women, along with some of their friends - all fiftysomething women - will make a nude calendar to raise money for the hospital where he died. The calendar becomes hugely popular. Based on actual events
Real steel by Shawn Levy ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing venue to the next. When Charlie hits rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to build and train a championship contender
Apocalypto by Mel Gibson ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Mayan languages and English and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw is a young man who is captured for sacrifice, but flees to avoid his fate. He is taken on a perilous journey to a world that is ruled by fear and oppression, where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life
Wild Hogs by Walt Becker ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four middle-aged men decide to take a motorcycle road trip from Cincinnati to the Pacific in order to get away from their lives which are leading them nowhere. These "Wild Hogs" tear up the road and eventually stop in New Mexico for a drink, not knowing that the bar belongs to the Del Fuegos, a mean biker gang. When the Del Fuegos steal a bike that belongs to the Wild Hogs, Woody, one the the Hogs decides to steal the bike back. Woody cuts the fuel pipes of the bikes and provokes an accident that explodes the bar, but he does not tell the truth to his friends. When they stop in the small town of Madrid without gas, Dudley falls in love with the waitress and owner of the local bar Maggie. The Del Fuegos pursue the Hogs and trap them in the town
The Alamo ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death. U.S. General Sam Houston leads the charge from the outside. The Texans held the fort for 13 days under siege by General Santa Anna
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Internationally famous oceanographer Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) and his crew - Team Zissou - set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, elusive, possibly nonexistent Jaguar Shark that killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. They are joined on their voyage by a young airline co-pilot, who may or may not be Zissou's son, a beautiful journalist assigned to write a profile on Zissou, and his estranged wife and co-producer, Eleanor."--Container
Gnomeo & Juliet ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Caught up in a feud between neighbors, Gnomeo and Juliet must overcome as many obstacles as their namesakes. But with flamboyant pink flamingoes and epic lawnmower races, can this young couple find lasting happiness?
 
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