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Touchstone Pictures

Overview
Works: 822 works in 2,488 publications in 7 languages and 183,201 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Comedy films  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 )
41 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,024 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 )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,909 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
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,904 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
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 2,811 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 2,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A befuddled father has a hard time letting go of his daughter when she unexpectedly announces her plan to marry
Under the Tuscan sun by Blue Gardenia ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,602 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 )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,535 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 Henry Selick ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 2,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king, who decides to bring the magic of Christmas back to Halloween Town
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,491 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 )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,450 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
Hidalgo by John Fusco ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,283 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
Armageddon by Michael Bay ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,282 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 )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After waking up to a 500-foot crop circle in their field, a family reacts with horror as they experience an alien invasion
The prestige by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this thriller, Jackman and Bale play magicians whose cutthroat attempts to best each other plunge them into deadly deceptions. Johansson also stars as the stage assistant who's both a pawn and player in their rivalry
10 things I hate about you by Gil Junger ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 2,073 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
Open range by Kevin Costner ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 2,021 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 )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a rugged, down-to-earth Montana rancher with the ability to understand and care for troubled horses, who befriends a young woman who has suffered a terrible riding accident
Sweet home Alabama by Andy Tennant ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melanie has found glamour and fame in the New York fashion world. She has also found love, and when her boyfriend proposes, she must return to Alabama to get a divorce. While she is there she finds that her life in NYC isn't what she wants after all
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,981 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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Alternative Names
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Languages
English (369)
French (13)
Turkish (3)
Spanish (2)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Polish (1)
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