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American Empirical Pictures

Overview
Works: 17 works in 98 publications in 3 languages and 13,425 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Coming-of-age films  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Buddy films 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about American Empirical Pictures
Publications by American Empirical Pictures
Most widely held works by American Empirical Pictures
The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson( visu )
11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,494 libraries worldwide
When the oldest and richest patron of a legendary hotel in the Alps turns up dead, her greedy son is shocked to find she has left the concierge a priceless Renaissance painting and stops at nothing to frame him for her death
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl( visu )
15 editions published in 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 2,487 libraries worldwide
Mr. and Mrs. Fox live an idyllic home life with their son Ash and visiting young nephew Kristofferson. But after twelve years of quiet domesticity, the bucolic existence proves too much for Mr. Fox's wild animal instincts. Soon he slips back into his old ways as a sneaky chicken thief and in doing so, endangers not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community. Trapped underground without enough food to go around, the animals band together to fight against the evil Farmers--Boggis, Bunce and Bean--who are determined to capture the audacious, fantastic Mr. Fox at any cost. In the end, he uses his natural instincts to save his family and friends
Moonrise Kingdom by Wes Anderson( visu )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,458 libraries worldwide
"Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore, and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in every which way." -- Back of container
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson( visu )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,720 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
The Darjeeling Limited by Wes Anderson( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,516 libraries worldwide
Having not spoken to each other in a year, three American brothers set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other. The brothers wanted to regain their friendship of each other. Their "spiritual quest," however, veers rapidly off-course -- thanks in part to over-the-counter pain killers, Indian cough syrup, and pepper spray. Eventually the three find themselves stranded alone in the middle of the desert with eleven suitcases, a printer, and a laminating machine. From this point forward, an unplanned journey begins
Rushmore by Wes Anderson( visu )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 1,432 libraries worldwide
When two offbeat friends fall in love with the same woman, each takes drastic measures to win her heart
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson( visu )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 734 libraries worldwide
Internationally renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew - Team Zissou - set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, always elusive, possibly non-existant Jaguar Shark that supposedly killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. On this journey, Steve's crew are joined by a young airline co-pilot, who may or may not be Zissou's son, a beautiful journalist who has been assigned to write a profile of Zissou, and Eleanor, Zissou's estranged wife and co-producer. They face overwhelming complications including pirates, kidnapping, and bankruptcy
The Darjeeling Limited ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Having not spoken to each other in a year, three American brothers set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other. The brothers wanted to regain their friendship of each other. Their "spiritual quest," however, veers rapidly off-course -- thanks in part to over-the-counter pain killers, Indian cough syrup, and pepper spray. Eventually the three find themselves stranded alone in the middle of the desert with eleven suitcases, a printer, and a laminating machine. From this point forward, an unplanned journey begins
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Mr. and Mrs. Fox live a happy home life underground with their eccentric son Ash. Mr. Fox works as a journalist, but against the advice of Badger, his attorney, he moves his family into a larger and finer home inside a tree on a hill. The treehouse has an excellent view of the nearby farms of Boggis, Bunce, and Bean. Ash becomes hostile when his cousin, Kristofferson, joins the family for an extended stay. Mr. Fox decides to raid the farms, but this leads the farmers to stakeout the treehouse. The farmers try to dig the Fox family out, but they dig even faster. Mr. Fox organizes a tunneling project to burrow under all three farms and steal all the chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys
Fantastic Mr. Fox ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
The story of a clever, quick, nimble, and exceptionally well-dressed wild animal. A compulsive chicken thief turned newspaper reporter, Mr. Fox settles down with his family at a new foxhole in a beautiful tree directly adjacent to three enormous poultry farms owned by three ferociously vicious farmers: Boggis, Bunce, and Bean. Mr. Fox simply cannot resist. Based on the beloved, best selling book by Roald Dahl
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Internationally famous oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew, Team Zissou, set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, elusive, possibly nonexistent Jaguar Shark that killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. They are joined on their voyage by a young airline copilot; a pregnant journalist; and Zissou's estranged wife, Eleanor
The Squid and the Whale by Noah Baumbach( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s. The patriarch of an eccentric Brooklyn family claims to once have been a great novelist, but ultimately decided to settled into a teaching job. When his wife discovers a writing talent of her own, jealousy divides the family. The two teenage sons are forced to forge new relationships with their parents. Their mom begins dating her younger son's tennis coach. Meanwhile, dad has an affair with the student his older son is pursuing
All the pretty horses A love song for Bobby Long ; The squid and the whale ; Off the map ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The squid and the whale: "Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s"-- www.imdb.com website
Weekend at Bernie's by Ted Kotcheff( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Weekend at Bernie's: What do you do when you go to your boss's beach house for the weekend and find that your boss is already there ... but he's dead? You spend the weekend creating the illusion that he's alive, of course!
Hotel Chevalier = Part one of 'The Darjeeling Limited' ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A pair of estranged lovers square up to each other in the sumptuous surroundings of a Parisian hotel room
4 movie collection. The squid and the whale ; Off the map ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Off the map: Bo is eleven years old and lives in a remote desert area of New Mexico with her mother, a free spirit who tends to the garden in the nude, and her father, who is losing a battle with his inner demons. One day they receive a visit from an IRS agent who is there to audit the family even though they make a very modest income...When Colleen learns that Daniel was to kill her boyfriend, and Daniel discovers the boyfriend is dead already, its a match made in Mafia heaven
The life aquatic of Steve Zissou ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
American Empirical Pictures Amerikanische Filmproduktionsgesellschaft
American Empirical Pictures Movieproduction Company
Languages
English (96)
Polish (1)
Turkish (1)
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