skip to content

Orion Pictures

Overview
Works: 677 works in 2,051 publications in 6 languages and 80,404 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  War films  Science fiction films  Sports films  Western films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about Orion Pictures
Publications by Orion Pictures
Most widely held works about Orion Pictures
  • Proxy by Orion Pictures( serial )
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Orion Pictures
The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( visu )
56 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,684 libraries worldwide
FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned to help find a missing woman to save her from a psychopathic serial killer who skins his victims. Clarice attempts to gain a better insight into the twisted mind of the killer by talking to another psychopath Hannibal Lecter, who used to be a respected psychiatrist
Caddyshack by Harold Ramis( visu )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 2,244 libraries worldwide
The story centers around Danny Noonan, who is desperate to win the college scholarship awarded to the best caddy at Bushwood Country Club. Also involved are a millionaire who wants to turn the golf course into a a new property development and a greenskeeper who is about to start World War III--against a gopher
Hoosiers by -( visu )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 2,230 libraries worldwide
The story of a small-town basketball team and its inspiring coach who led them to victory over much larger adversaries
Excalibur by John Boorman( visu )
23 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,006 libraries worldwide
The legends of King Arthur live in the last great battle between magic and reality
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( visu )
30 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,952 libraries worldwide
Set in Mississippi in 1964, this is a fictionalized version of the case of the murder of three young civil rights workers, the FBI's attempts to find the missing boys and the clash between the authorities and the locals in a Klan-dominated town
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( visu )
40 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,837 libraries worldwide
Rewarded for his heroism in the Civil War, Lt. John Dunbar wants to see the American frontier before it is gone. He is assigned to an abandoned fort, where a Sioux tribe is his only neighbor
The Terminator by James Cameron( visu )
22 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,701 libraries worldwide
"An indestructible cyborg--a Terminator--is sent back in time to kill Sarah Connor, the woman whose unborn son will become humanity's only hope in a future war against machines"--Container
Hannah and her sisters by Woody Allen( visu )
25 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,608 libraries worldwide
"The eldest daughter of show-biz parents, Hannah is a devoted wife, loving mother, and successful actress. A loyal supporter of her two aimless sisters Lee and Holly, she's also the emotional backbone of a family that seems to resent her stability almost as much as they depend on it. But when Hannah's perfect world is quietyly sabotaged by sibling rivalry, she finally begins to see that she's as lost as everyone else, and in order to find herself, she'll have to choose -- between the independence her family can't live with ... and the family she can't live without."--Container
Henry V by William Shakespeare( visu )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,548 libraries worldwide
"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
Three Amigos! by John Landis( visu )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
The Three Amigos, a silent screen comedy act, arrive in a remote Mexican hamlet for what they think is a lucrative personal appearance, only to discover that they are expected to save the village from a terrorizing gang of bandits
Robocop by Paul Verhoeven( visu )
36 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 1,287 libraries worldwide
Robocop is created to stop a crimewave which is spreading all across America. All goes well at first and Robocop stops every sleaze ball he encounters, but there are forces which will stop at nothing to see him eliminated
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( visu )
23 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 1,223 libraries worldwide
Weaving together several different stories about people's lives, loves, perceptions, and ideals, this examines some of the toughest questions surrounding human nature
The Great Santini ( visu )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,212 libraries worldwide
A tough career Marine fighter pilot, disappointed that he has no war to fight, runs his household like a boot camp to the great distress of his emotionally-torn adolescent son
Arthur by Marc Brown( visu )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,212 libraries worldwide
Arthur Bach is very, very rich, and he's next in line for a 750 million dollar inheritance. He stands to lose his inheritance--and a life in the lush style to which he is accustomed--if he doesn't marry the most boring blonde on Long Island within thirty days. Unfortunately, Arthur has just discovered the girl of his dreams
The purple rose of Cairo by Woody Allen( visu )
34 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,186 libraries worldwide
Cecilia is a poor waitress whose only escape is the thrill and excitement of going to the movies. Suddenly, while watching her favorite movie, the leading man jumps out of the picture to be with her. Confusion abounds as the actors he has left in the movie try to get him back
Platoon by Oliver Stone( visu )
28 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,148 libraries worldwide
A grunt's view of the Vietnam War is provided in all its horrific, inexplicable detail. Follows young Chris Taylor who arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion, and the anger growing within himself
Zelig by Woody Allen( visu )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
This spoof of documentary films stars Woody Allen as Leonard Zelig, the famous "Chameleon Man" of the 1920's, whose personality was so vague he would assume the characteristics of whomever he came into contact with. Filmed in black-and-white, the movie simulates the look of a newsreel, complete with stentorian narration
The unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman( visu )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,106 libraries worldwide
Set in Czechoslovakia in the 1960's, the story revolves around a young doctor who has a way with women and an aversion to politics. He suddenly finds himself caught up in his country's political turmoil and in a crisis of commitment with the women in his life
Eight Men Out by Sanford/Pillsbury( visu )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 1,081 libraries worldwide
Film about the infamous 1919 Chicago White Sox scandal. The young, idealistic White Sox players who, despite being pennant winners, are treated with disdain by their penny-pinching owner/manager. Ripe for a money-making scheme, the demoralized team agrees to throw the World Series. But when they're defeated, a couple of sports writers smell a fix and a national scandal explodes
Radio days by Woody Allen( visu )
23 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,010 libraries worldwide
Esta historia está contada desde la perspectiva de un niño judío que vive con su peculiar familia en un barrio de clase media. Éste sólo conoce la realidad a través de las ondas, circunstancia que es aprovechada por Allen para rendir un homenaje a la radio de los años 40
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Alternative Names

controlled identity American International Pictures (Firm)

controlled identity MCEG Sterling Incorporated

Orion
Orion (Firm : New York, N.Y.)
Orion Pictures Corporation.
Orion Pictures International.
Languages
English (467)
French (3)
Spanish (3)
Italian (2)
Portuguese (1)
Dutch (1)
Covers
Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.