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Artisan Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 299 works in 736 publications in 5 languages and 48,589 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Film adaptations  Animated films  Biographical films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Comedy films 
Roles: pre, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Artisan Entertainment (Firm)
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

30 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic story about an awkward seventeen-year-old girl who slips into womanhood during a family vacation at a Catskill lodge in the summer of 1963
The Blair Witch Project by Daniel Myrick( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

200 years ago. in Maryland of America, hundreds of witch were accused and burnt to death, and from that time onwards, mysterious and terrifying events were occurred in that area continually. Until 1994, three film students hiked into Maryland's Black Hills Forest to shoot a documentary film on the local legend "The Blair Witch". But they were never heard again. One year later, their footage was found, which captured the horrible events and the screams
Vanilla sky by Cameron Crowe( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this steamy, intriguingly complex, psychological thriller the line between reality and fantasy is hopelessly blurred. David tries to make sense of his life after a car crash leaves his once-handsome face grotesquely disfigured. After he is placed into a psychiatric penitentiary for a murder he doesn't remember committing, David's only hope is to delve into the depths of his subconscious mind where the answer to ending his living nightmare lies in his dreams
Requiem for a dream by Darren Aronofsky( Visual )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, his best friend Tyrone, his girlfriend Marion, and his mother all struggle with drug addiction against a backdrop of the abandoned beaches and faded glory of Coney Island, Brooklyn
Barbie as Rapunzel by Cliff Ruby( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbie stars in the fairy tale adventure of Rapunzel and shows that love and imagination can change the world
Barbie in the Nutcracker by Owen Hurley( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbie magically comes to life in this modern adaptation of the E.T.A. Hoffmann classic. The tale begins when Barbie, playing the role of Clara, receives a beautiful wooden Nutcracker as a gift from her favorite Aunt. That night, while Clara sleeps, the Nutcracker springs to life to ward off the evil Mouse King who has invaded Clara's parlor. She awakes and aids the Nutcracker, but the Mouse King shrinks her by casting an evil spell
[Pi] by Darren Aronofsky( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant mathematician teeters on the brink of insanity as he searches for an elusive numerical code that will allow him to predict patterns in the stock market
The ninth gate by Roman Polanski( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous rare-book dealer is hired to locate the last remaining copies of a demonic manuscript that can summond the devil
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic portrayal of the life and times of China's last emperor, Pu Yi-- crowned at age 3, and destined to live as a prisoner in his own country in one way or another for his entire life
Dr. T & the women by Robert Altman( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While a middle-aged Dallas gynecologist whose wife has become mentally ill falls for his sexy new golf pro, chaos surrounds the wedding of his daughter, and his alcoholic sister-in-law arrives with three nieces in tow
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were strangers, together to pull off the perfect jewel heist. Their simple robbery turns into a bloody ambush when they realize one of them is a police informant
Abre los ojos Open your eyes by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this steamy, intriguingly complex, psychological thriller the line between reality and fantasy is hopelessly blurred. César tries to make sense of his life after a car crash leaves his once-handsome face grotesquely disfigured. After he is placed into a psychiatric penitentiary for a murder he doesn't remember committing, César's only hope is to delve into the depths of his subconscious mind where the answer to ending his living nightmare lies in his dreams"--Container
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maintaining the perfect balance between religious fervor and realism, this film depicts the life of Christ from His birth through His resurrection. It is acclaimed exceptional for its thorough Biblical and historical research written in consultation with leading Anglican, Catholic and Jewish religious authorities
The Punisher by Jonathan Hensleigh( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Punisher walks through the same world we all know, a world darkened by war, by crime, by cruelty, and by injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil he sees all around him. He only has his fierce intelligence, his years of combat experience and, above all, his ironclad determination to avenge those wronged by society's villains, including those who killed his family
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiograpy, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death
Stage beauty by Richard Eyre( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to the 17th century stage, where Ned Kynaston's performance of Desdemona in Shakespeare's 'Othello' brings the house down nightly. Ned is the "most beautiful woman on the London stage". That is, until the King renounces the royal edict that only men can play women on stage. Enter Maria, Ned's seemingly loyal dresser, who becomes an instant star, leaving Ned to suppress his ardent feminine traits and make a man of himself
Operation Petticoat by Blake Edwards( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War 2 comedy about a submarine commander who finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of Army nurses
The limey by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"British ex-con Wilson (Terence Stamp) arrives in Los Angeles to investigate the mystery of his daughter's 'accidental' death. His prime suspect, the wealthy, heavily guarded music promoter Terry Valentine (Peter Fonda), is no easy target. Propelled into an increasingly brutal search for truth, Wilson, with single-mindedness and terrifying precision, moves unstoppably toward revenge."--Container
Jacob's ladder by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"... a Vietnam vet [is] haunted by the memories of war and the death of his young son. As Jacob starts to experience visions of demons all around him, he begins to question what is real. Is he going insane? Is he suffering from post-traumatic stress? Or could he be caught in the middle of some horrific supernatural battle he can't understand?"-- Back of container
National Lampoon's Van Wilder( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Van is a 7th-year student who has no plans to graduate. Life is good for Van. He's got a coed in every closet and a party to go to every night. His slick reputation even catches the eye of sexy Gwen Pearson, an on-campus reporter determined to expose the naked truth behind his wild exterior. When Gwen enters his life and his father stops paying for his tuition, Van's days as king of Coolidge College could be over
 
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Spanish (18)

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