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American International Pictures (Firm)

Works: 457 works in 942 publications in 4 languages and 18,048 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Blaxploitation films  Comedy films  Haunted house films  Film remakes 
Roles: Producer, prn, Originator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about American International Pictures (Firm)
Publications by American International Pictures (Firm)
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Mad Max by George Miller( visu )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 1,141 libraries worldwide
In the desolate near future, road cop Mad Max tires of chasing after vicious roving gangs and quits. When his wife and child are murdered by a motorcycle gang he returns to seek revenge
Beach blanket bingo by MGM Home Entertainment( visu )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
Beach blanket bingo. Singing sensation Sugar Kane parachutes onto the beach in a rigged publicity stunt, and Frankie, Dee Dee and the gang decide to take sky diving lessons -- How to stuff a wild bikini. Continuing antics of Frankie and Dee Dee. When Frankie goes into the reserves, he fears Ricky will steal Dee Dee away, so with the help of a witch doctor he sends sea beauty Cassandra as a distraction
Foxy Brown by Jack Hill( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
Foxy Brown (Grier) finally has found the love of her life. He is an undercover narcotics investigator who is later murdered in cold blood. In order to find the killers, she goes undercover as a call girl
Cooley High ( visu )
8 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 490 libraries worldwide
Fun-loving and warm movie about high school life in the 1960's. Preach, a serious-minded writer and Cochise, a basketball hero headed for college, are best friends at Cooley High in Chicago. Together, they cut classes to go to the zoo, crash parties, put the hustle on some hustlers, and dream of getting out of their impoverished, rough neighborhood
Force 10 from Navarone by Guy Hamilton( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
In the darkest days of World War II, Hitler's armies are storming through Europe, annihilating all opposition in their path. But U.S. Colonel Barnsby (Ford) plots to strike a crippling blow to the brutal Nazi forces. To succeed, he'll need the help of the most skilled and lethal soldiers in the world: the Force 10 squad, fresh from their triumphant mission at Navarone
Sisters by Brian De Palma( visu )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Margot Kidder is Danielle, a beautiful model separated from her Siamese twin, Dominique. When a hotshot reporter (Jennifer Salt) suspects Dominique of a brutal murder, she becomes dangerously ensnared in the sisters' insidious sibling bond. A scary and stylish paean to female destructiveness, De Palma's first foray into horror voyeurism is a stunning amalgam of split-screen effects, bloody birthday cakes, and a chilling score by frequent Hitchcock collaborator Bernard Herrmann. Criterion is proud to present Sisters in a new Special Edition
Coffy by Jack Hill( visu )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and French and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Coffy, a young nurse, takes vengeance on the powerful drug ring that destroyed her younger sister's life
Dillinger by John Milius( visu )
13 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Through all their outrageous escapades, the Dillinger gang maintained a certain mystique in the eyes of the American public. To a citizenry in the depths of the depression, the gang seemed almost like heroes, who enlivened their days with fabulous feats of crime. This glimpse of the lives of those involved in the most interesting crime saga in American history
Edgar Allan Poe's House of Usher ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Story of the last member of the Usher family who is obsessed by generations of evil as he prepares to meet his death
House of Usher ; The pit and the pendulum ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
The pit and the pendulum: A young man's search for the truth of his sister's death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret in her Spanish husband's castle
Boxcar Bertha by Martin Scorsese( visu )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1930's, a homeless woman and an union organizer team up on a crime spree to get revenge from a railroad company
Pit and the pendulum by Roger Corman( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Pit and the pendulum: A young Englishman visits a forbidding Spanish castle to investigate his sister's mysterious death and uncovers a sinister plot by his sister's husband to bury her alive. Tales of terror: Three stories adapted from the works of Edgar Allan Poe. In "Morella," a dying young woman tries to reconcile with her father, who has always blamed her for her mother's death during childbirth. In "The black cat," a man discovers his wife's affair and takes steps to remove his rival, only to have his wife's black cat reveal his evil deed. And In "The facts in the case of M. Valdemar," the dying M. Valdemar employs a hypnotist to put him in a trance and winds up stuck between the world of the living and the dead, under the control of the hypnotist
Blacula by William Crain( visu )
6 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
An African vampire prince stalks the city streets to satisfy his desire for blood
Frogs ( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Jason Crockett invites his family to his island estate to celebrate his birthday. Crockett has poisoned anything that crawls on his island. Nature pays him back on the night of his celebration when thousands of frogs and every bug and slimy thing go into a toxic frenzy and try to kill every human on the island
What's up, Tiger Lily? ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
This is a satiric look at James Bond-style international spy dramas seen through the wacky eyes of comic genius Woody Allen. Allen took a Japanese spy film, replaced the soundtrack with new dialogue, and did a little re-editing. The producers added some extra scenes, and musical interludes featuring The Lovin' Spoonful. The film is now about the search for the missing recipe of the world's best egg salad, for it is written that "He who makes the best egg salad shall rule the world!"
Beach party ; Bikini beach ( visu )
7 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Side B. : A British recording star sets up headquarters on the beach and a grumpy newspaper publisher seeks to oust the kids from their beach area
The abominable Dr. Phibes by Robert Fuest( visu )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Long thought dead, the victim of a horrible accident, Dr. Anton Phibes still lives, surrounded by art-deco bric-a-brac and attended by mute beauty Vulnavia. Outwardly normal in appearance, Phibes actually wears a rubber mask, covering his hideously deformed countenance; giving away the artifice is the fact that, when he dines, he takes his food through his neck rather than his mouth. Able to speak only when plugging a wire into his damaged vocal chords, Phibes elucidates his plan to murder the medical team whom he holds responsible for the death of his wife
Cornbread, Earl and me by Ronald L Fair( visu )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Cornbread, Earl and me: After his brother is killed, a boy and his friend must stand up to the police
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Alternative Names

controlled identity American Releasing Corporation (1954-1956)

controlled identity Orion Pictures

American International (Firm)
American International Pictures
American International Pictures compagnia di produzione cinematografica statunitense
American International Pictures film production company
American International Pictures, Hollywood, Calif.
American International Productions
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