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Touchstone Pictures

Overview
Works: 885 works in 2,591 publications in 7 languages and 185,696 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Love stories  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Touchstone Pictures
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( Visual )
43 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,250 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 )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disenchanted with the daily drudge of crushing rocks on a prison farm in Mississippi, the dapper, silvertongued Ulysses Everett McGill busts loose. Except he's still shackled to his two chain-mates from the chain gang - bad-tempered Pete and sweet, dimwitted Delmar. With nothing to lose and buried loot to regain - before it's lost forever in a flood - the three embark on the adventure of a lifetime in this hilarious offbeat road picture. Populated with strange characters, including a blind prophet, sexy sirens and a one-eyed Bible salesman, it's an odyssey filled with chases, close calls, near misses and betrayal that will leave you laughing at every outrageous and surprising twist and turn
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( Visual )
33 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two childhood best friends, Rafe and Danny, grow up wanting to fly planes. When Rafe gets the chance to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he takes it, leaving his new love, Evelyn, a dedicated Navy nurse, and Danny, also a pilot, behind. Danny and Evelyn are transferred separately to the idyllic paradise of Hawaii, where they eventually meet through a connection to Rafe, who has been declared missing. But just as the love triangle begins to get complicated, Dec. 7, 1941 arrives, changing all of their lives forever
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall( Visual )
30 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,911 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 )
41 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
Father of the bride by N Meyers( Visual )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 2,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A befuddled father has a hard time letting go of his daughter when she unexpectedly announces her plan to marry
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )
33 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,711 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
Under the Tuscan sun by Blue Gardenia( Visual )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,634 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
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En 1865, mientras la Guerra Civil estadounidense se acerca a su fin, el presidente Abraham Lincoln propone una enmienda que prohíbe la esclavitud en los Estados Unidos. Sin embargo, la medida plantea un gran dilema: si la paz llega antes de que se apruebe la enmienda, el Sur tendrá poder para rechazarla y mantener la esclavitud; si la paz llega después, decenas de miles de personas seguirán muriendo en el frente. En una carrera contra el tiempoj para conseguir los votos necesarios y Lincoln se enfrentará a la mayor crisis de conciencia de su vida
The help by Emma Stone( Visual )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 2,589 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 )
23 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 2,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Skellington is the King of Halloween. He becomes bored with the same routine every year. He decides to take a walk in the woods. There, he discovered a door leading to Christmastown and decides to spread Christmas joy to the world. When he is back in Halloweentown he shows his friends what Christmas is like, and he suggests doing Christmas this year instead. But things do not go as planned when Oogie Boogie, an evil gambling boogey man, plots to play a game with Santa Claus' life and creates a nightmare for all the good little boys and girls everywhere. Although Sally attempts to stop him, Jack embarks into the sky on a coffin-like sled pulled by skeletal reindeer
Hidalgo by John Fusco( Visual )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Alamo: 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
Armageddon by Michael Bay( Visual )
36 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,289 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 2,225 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 )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of turn-of-the-century London. Two magicians share an intense rivalry with each other which leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy. The rivalry is so intense that it is full of obsession, deceit and jealousy, with both dangerous and deadly consequences
10 things I hate about you by Gil Junger( Visual )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 2,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cameron falls for the most beautiful girl at Padua High. However, she is forbidden to date until the most hated girl in school, her ill-tempered older sister, goes out too
Open range by Kevin Costner( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 2,046 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 horse whisperer by Robert Redford( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 2,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Grace MacLean and her friend Judith go horseback riding in upstate New York on a winter morning, but their horses lose their footing on ice and slide onto a road, where Judith and her horse are killed by a jackknifing truck. Grace has her right leg amputated, and the frightening incident leaves a lasting trauma not only on Grace, but also on her horse, Pilgrim. Grace's mother seeking Grace's recovery, feels there's a link between her crippled
Sweet home Alabama by Andy Tennant( Visual )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,004 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 Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 2,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
 
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Languages
English (380)
French (15)
Turkish (3)
Spanish (3)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Polish (1)
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