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Touchstone Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 421 works in 1,302 publications in 5 languages and 88,424 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Fantasy films  Romance films  War films  Legal films 
Roles: Publisher, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall( Visual )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A corporate raider pays a gorgeous hooker to be his escort for a business week in Beverly Hills ... and then falls for her. Fifteenth anniversary special edition packed with all-new, never-before-seen bonus features
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 2,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hilarious offbeat road picture is loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey". Three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters, and encounter country music events. This comedy with leave you laughing at every outrageous and surprising twist and turn
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( Visual )

32 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 2,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever
Como agua para chocolate = Like water for chocolate by Alfonso Arau( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 2,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic fantasy set in the early 20th century about a young couple blocked from marrying by the demands of her cold and selfish mother. To be near his love the young man marries her sister, and she expresses her passion for him through her cooking
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Turkish and held by 2,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two friends who join the military during World War II and the attack on Pearl Harbor, and fall in love with the same Army nurse
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal, had left them long ago, but now returns to make things right with his family
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A landmark epic adapted from one of the most acclaimed novels of our time. After a devastating riding accident, a young girl and her beloved horse are both left with serious physical and emotional scars. Determined to help, the girl's desperate mother puts her busy, big-city life on hold and travels west to seek out the "Horse Whisperer". When she meets this rugged, down-to-earth rancher, she discovers his extraordinary gift with animals also touches the lives of people around him
A Civil Action by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-priced personal injury attorney takes on a case that becomes an epic legal battle ... one that may cost him his career, reputation and all that he owns
The Insider by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When former executive Jeffrey Wigand is fired by his employer, one of the largest tobacco companies in America, Wigand agrees to become a paid consultant for a story by veteran 60 minutes producer Lowell Bergman, regarding alleged unethical practices within the tobacco industry. But what begins as a temporary alliance leads to a lengthy battle for both men to save their reputations and more
What about Bob? by Frank Oz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Wiley, a troubled but lovable man who fears everything, seeks help from noted psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin. When the doctor goes to his lakeside retreat for a quiet family vacation, Bob, afraid of being alone, follows him. He becomes a houseguest who just won't leave, endearing himself to the other family members and driving his stressed-out shrink absolutely crazy
High fidelity by Stephen Frears( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rob Gordon's record store is semi-failing, and his long-time girlfriend has just walked out on him. In order to figure out where things went wrong, he examines his past relationships with other women
10 Things I Hate About You by Gil Junger( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the 1st day at his new school, Cameron falls for Bianca. But Bianca is forbidden to date until her ill-tempered older sister Kat goes out too. So Cameron singles out someone who could be a match for Kat
Tuesdays with Morrie by Thomas Rickman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This made-for-TV movie tells the story of an old man, professor of sociology, Morrie Schwartz, who is dying from ALS. He tells a former student, Mitch Albom, about dying, living and what's important in life
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After David Dunn emerges from a horrific train crash as the sole survivor-- and without a single scratch on him-- he meets a mysterious stranger who believes comic book heroes walk the earth. A haunting stranger whose obsession with David will change David's life forever"--Container
The color of money by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging pool shark who believes "money won is twice as sweet as money earned", forms a profitable yet volatile partnership with a young pool hustler
Rushmore by Wes Anderson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Fischer is a tenth grader at Rushmore Academy, involved in many extra-curricular activities, but about to be expelled due to his grades. An iconoclast alumnus befriends him -- until they both fall in love with a first-grade teacher
The 13th warrior by John McTiernan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ahmed Ibn Fadlan, an exiled Arab ambassador, comes across a band of Vikings who are being attacked by creatures that devour all living things in their path. When a fortune teller predicts that the warriors are doomed unless they are joined by a 13th warrior, Ahmed (Banderas) is given no choice but to join the battle
Beaches by Garry Marshall( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
Turner & Hooch( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about Scott Turner, a compulsively neat detective, whose tidy world is upset when he's forced to team up with the only witness to a crime, a junkyard dog named Hooch
Phenomenon by Jon Turteltaub( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple, small town garage mechanic who suddenly develops amazing mental abilities must face governmental investigation, scientific scrutiny, and ostracism by even his closest friends. But with the love and support of a young single mother, he is finally able to accept his lot in life
 
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Dead Poets Society
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Languages
English (241)

Spanish (17)

French (2)

Italian (2)

Turkish (1)

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Dead Poets SocietyThe InsiderWhat about Bob?High fidelityTuesdays with MorrieThe color of moneyBeaches