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American International Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 441 works in 868 publications in 3 languages and 17,156 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Film adaptations  Haunted house films  Action and adventure films  Blaxploitation films  Comedy films  Film remakes  Vampire films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Producer, Originator, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Mad Max by George Miller( visu )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 1,038 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
The Amityville horror by Samuel Z Arkoff( visu )
14 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 839 libraries worldwide
The Long Island colonial house on the river's edge seemed perfect, but their new house soon becomes a hellish nightmare
Beach blanket bingo ( visu )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 547 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 494 libraries worldwide
Foxy Brown goes undercover to break up a crime ring headed by Miss Katherine, who keeps a male harem of violent strong men, along with a stable of female prostitutes. As Foxy wages a war against corruption, she poses as a sultry call girl, risking life and limb in her quest for revenge for the murder of her boyfriend. Includes the original theatrical trailer
Cooley High ( visu )
8 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 486 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 )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 422 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 )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 416 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
What's up, Tiger Lily? by Woody Allen( visu )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
This is a satiric look at James Bond-style international spy dramas seen through the wacky eyes of comic genius, Woody Allen (A Japanese film is rewritten and the dialogue redubbed, with some re-editing, and insertion of new footage). The search for the missing recipe of the world's best egg salad is on for it is written that "He who makes the best egg salad shall rule the world!"
Coffy by Jack Hill( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
A beautiful woman feigns drug addiction to discover and destroy the evil dealers responsible for her sister's death
Edgar Allan Poe's House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe( visu )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 373 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 353 libraries worldwide
House of Usher: An English Lord fears that his sister has been buried alive, and she has. She revives, but not without causing much confusion
Beach party ( visu )
9 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Beach party: Anthropology Professor Robert Orwell Sutwell and his secretary Marianne are at the beach studying the sex habits of teenagers. The surfing teens led by Frankie and Dee Dee don't have much sex but they sing, battle the motorcycle rats and mice led by Eric Von Zipper and dance to Dick Dale and the Del Tones
Dillinger by John Milius( visu )
10 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 340 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 enlived their days with fabulous feats of crime. This is a glimpse of the lives of those involved in the most interesting crime saga in American history
Boxcar Bertha by Martin Scorsese( visu )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 327 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. Martin Scorsese's second feature was made for budget-conscious Roger Corman
The abominable Dr. Phibes by Robert Fuest( visu )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 308 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
The last man on Earth ( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
The only survivor of a world-wide plague that wipes out the entire population fights for his life when the victims come back to life from their graves, thirsting for his blood
Blacula by William Crain( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
An African vampire prince stalks the city streets to satisfy his desire for blood
Pit and the pendulum by Roger Corman( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
The pit & the pendulum: A young man's search for the truth of his sister's death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret--and plunges him into a mightmarish torture devised by a notorious master of the Inquisition
Muscle beach party ( visu )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Ski party: Two would-be snow studs go undercover as a couple of snow bunnies to find out what girls want from men. Will these cross-dressing cross-country skiers get what they want-- or just discover that some like it cold?
Frogs ( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 232 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity American Releasing Corporation (1954-1956)

controlled identity Orion Pictures

A.I.P.
AIP
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
آمریکن اینترنشنال پیکچرز
アメリカン・インターナショナル・ピクチャーズ
Languages
English (177)
Italian (1)
Portuguese (1)
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