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Touchstone Pictures

Overview
Works: 875 works in 2,659 publications in 8 languages and 188,848 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Comedy films  Teen films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Social problem films  Biography 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Touchstone Pictures
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( Visual )

45 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,272 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
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three escaped convicts from the 1920s are led on an odyssey through the Old South in search of loot stashed at one of their homes. The house is scheduled to be flooded out by a new dam, so time is of the essence
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( Visual )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,918 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
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall( Visual )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,898 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
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins( Visual )

42 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 2,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hapless Roger Rabbit is framed for the murder of Marvin Acme, who was photographed "playing patticake" with Roger's wife Jessica. The mixed live and animated action takes place in Hollywood and next-door "Toontown," where humans and "Toons" co-exist
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

35 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
Under the Tuscan sun by Blue Gardenia( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on vacation, a just-divorced writer buys a villa in Tuscany on a whim, hoping it will be the start of a change for the better in her life. Along the way she finds that sometimes what seems like a mistake is really a blessing
The help by Emma Stone( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 2,595 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
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 2,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king, who decides to bring the magic of Christmas back to Halloween Town
Hidalgo by Joe Johnston( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hidalgo: 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
Armageddon by Michael Bay( Visual )

37 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Due to a shuttle's unfortunate demise in outer space, NASA becomes aware of a doomsday asteroid that is on a collision course with Earth. It seems that the only way to knock it off course is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear weapon. But as NASA's under-funded yet resourceful team train the world's best drillers for the job, the social order of the world begins to break down as the information reaches the public and hysteria results
Signs by Mel Gibson( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Bucks County, Pennsylvania, a five-hundred-foot crop circle is found on the farm of Graham Hess, the town's reverend. The circles cause a media frenzy and test Hess's faith as he journeys to find out the truth behind the crop circles
The prestige by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,151 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 others trade secrets
10 Things I Hate about You by Gil Junger( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 2,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cameron falls for the most beautiful girl in school. However, she is forbidden to date until the most hated girl in school, her ill-tempered older sister, goes out too. Cameron singles out the only guy who could possibly be a match for Kat: a mysterious bad-boy with a nasty reputation of his own
Father of the bride by N Meyers( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 2,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A befuddled father has a hard time letting go of his daughter when she unexpectedly announces her plan to marry
Open range by Kevin Costner( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Russian and held by 2,035 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
The proposal by Anne Fletcher( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,017 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 Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 2,004 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
Sweet home Alabama by Andy Tennant( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melanie is a successful New York fashion designer who is dating a wealthy bachelor. 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
 
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