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American International Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 476 works in 1,030 publications in 4 languages and 18,984 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Haunted house films  Dystopian films  Blaxploitation 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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Most widely held works by American International Pictures (Firm)
Mad Max by George Miller( visu )
23 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,172 libraries worldwide
A band of vicious bikers terrorizing the remote highways of Australia are relentlessly pursued by a dedicated, but equally mean mobile police force
The Amityville horror by Stuart E Rosenberg( visu )
14 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 862 libraries worldwide
The Long Island colonial house on the river's edge seemed perfect, but their new house soon becomes a hellish nightmare
Cooley High ( visu )
10 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 638 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
Beach blanket bingo by MGM Home Entertainment( visu )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 558 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 )
11 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and held by 545 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
Sisters by Brian De Palma( visu )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 454 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
Force 10 from Navarone by Guy Hamilton( visu )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 438 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. But when the team's plan goes awry in the firestorm of blistering battles, deceit and treachery, Barnsby and the squad's hard-driving Major Mallory (Shaw) are forced to devise a new and even more dangerous scheme to attack the Nazi war machine-- or risk losing the rest of Europe to its awesome, destructive power
Coffy by Jack Hill( visu )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and French and held by 423 libraries worldwide
A beautiful woman feigns drug addiction to discover and destroy the evil dealers responsible for her sister's death
Beach party by Orion Pictures Corporation( visu )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Bikini beach: Millionaire Harvey Huntington Honeywagon III tries to prove to his colleague Vivian Clements that his chimp, Clyde, is more intelligent than the average American teenagers. Meanwhile Dee Dee is torn between Frankie and British recording star, the Potato Bug. Eric Von Zipper shows up to aid Harvey's anti-teen campaign
Dillinger by John Milius( visu )
16 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 387 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
House of Usher ; The pit and the pendulum by Alan Birkinshaw( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 353 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
Blacula by William Crain( visu )
8 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
An African vampire prince stalks the city streets to satisfy his desire for blood
Cornbread, Earl and me by Ronald L Fair( visu )
8 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
When a promising high school basketballer (Cornbread) is accused of rape and mistakenly killed by the police, it is up to his 11-year old brother Wilford and his pal Earl to find the courage to speak up and clear Cornbread's name
The abominable Dr. Phibes by Robert Fuest( visu )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 301 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
What's up, Tiger Lily? by Woody Allen( visu )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
This is a satiric look at James Bond-style international spy dramas seen through the wacky eyes of comic genius, Woody Allen. 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!"
Pit and the pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe( visu )
7 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
Frogs by Aristophanes( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 231 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
The fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe( visu )
5 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
To keep his sister from wedding, bearing children and thus spreading the family curse, the last Usher madman commits the living body of his sister to a ghastly tomb
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity American Releasing Corporation (1954-1956)

controlled identity Orion Pictures

A.I.P.
A.I.P. (American International Pictures (Firm))
AIP
AIP (American International Pictures (Firm))
American International (Firm)
American International Pictures compagnia di produzione cinematografica statunitense
American International Pictures film production company
American International Pictures Filmproduktionsgesellschaft
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
美国国际影业
美國國際電影
Languages
English (193)
French (1)
Portuguese (1)
Italian (1)
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