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Tri-Star Pictures

Overview
Works: 632 works in 1,933 publications in 6 languages and 134,360 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Fantasy films  Sports films  Romance films  Children's films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Tri-Star Pictures
Publications by Tri-Star Pictures
Most widely held works by Tri-Star Pictures
Glory by Edward Zwick( visu )
48 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,428 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War. Robert Gould Shaw and Cabot Forbes are two idealistic young Bostonians that lead the regiment; Sgt. Maj. John Rawlins is the inspiration who unites the troops; Pvt. Trip is a runaway slave who joins the regiment
Sleepless in Seattle by Nora Ephron( visu )
24 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 3,048 libraries worldwide
On Christmas Eve, psychologist Marcia Fieldstone asks her radio audience to share their dreams for the holiday season. Eight-year-old Jonah calls in from Seattle, with a wish for his dad to find a new wife. Mom died a year-and-a-half ago. Baltimore Sun reporter Annie Reed also hears the broadcast, when Jonah's architect father Sam gets on the air. Sam talks about the magical moment he met his wife and instantly knew that she was the right one. Despite the fact that she is engaged to Walter, Annie feels drawn to Sam. She's not the only one. Some 2000 women from all across the country send letters to the man they know as "Sleepless in Seattle." Jonah picks Annie's out of the mail, sensing that she is the right one to be his new mother. It takes Sam a little longer to catch on
As good as it gets by James L Brooks( visu )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 2,959 libraries worldwide
New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must leave work to care for her sick son, making it impossible for Melvin to eat breakfast
Matilda by Danny DeVito( visu )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,791 libraries worldwide
With the help of an understanding teacher, Matilda learns you don't have to get mad to get even as she copes with an evil school principal and her dreadful family
Jerry Maguire by Cameron Crowe( visu )
28 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 2,733 libraries worldwide
An ethical sports agent finds himself with only one client and one friend, and learns the meaning of love
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( visu )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,655 libraries worldwide
A young diabetic's decision to have a baby may cost her life. This choice leaves her own mother torn between love and anger, while her loyal friends support her and try to deal with their own feelings
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg( visu )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,640 libraries worldwide
When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
Legends of the fall by Edward Zwick( visu )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 2,567 libraries worldwide
The story of the Ludlow family of Montana, spanning the first three decades of the 20th century
Hook by Steven Spielberg( visu )
22 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,552 libraries worldwide
Peter Pan said he'd never grow up, but he did. Peter Banning places work before family and has forgotten all about Neverland and the evil Captain Hook until Hook kidnaps the Banning kids. Now Peter must rediscover his youth to save his family
District 9 by Neill Blomkamp( visu )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 2,414 libraries worldwide
Back in the 1980s, a giant spacecraft stalled in the skies over Johannesburg. 1.8 million of the aliens that were aboard were rescued, and placed in a refugee camp--District 9. Over the next 20 years, District 9 became a teeming shantytown like so many others in the developing world. Although there is evidence that the extraterrestrials represent an advanced civilization, their lives on Earth are marked by squalor, dysfunction, and xenophobic hostility. Now, the mass eviction of the aliens is due to commence, overseen by the military/corporate entity MultiNational United. Middle manager Wikus Van De Merwe finds himself in charge, and cannot believe the good luck of his sudden promotion, until events spin out of control, and he realizes he is little more than a pawn in a horrific multinational/intergalactic experiment
Philadelphia by Jonathan Demme( visu )
30 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 2,395 libraries worldwide
Story of two competing lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS
Rudy by Angelo Pizzo( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 2,310 libraries worldwide
Although people have told Rudy all his life he's not good enough, smart enough or big enough, nothing can stop his impossible dream of playing football for Notre Dame
The natural by Barry Levinson( visu )
22 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 2,289 libraries worldwide
Nothing was going to stop Roy Hobbs from fulfilling his boyhood dream of baseball stardom. As a 14-year old he fashions a baseball bat from an oak tree. He soon impresses major league scouts with his ability. His talent also catches the eye of a sportswriter who eventually becomes instrumental in Hobbs' career. The appearance of a mysterious woman, however, shatters his dream. Years later Hobbs reappears as a rookie for the New York Knights and has an opportunity to share in their race for the pennant
The mask of Zorro by Antonio Banderas( visu )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 2,185 libraries worldwide
The elder Zorro comes out of retirement to train a new Zorro to fight the enemy Montero
Heaven is for real ( visu )
12 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,164 libraries worldwide
The true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Colton claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience. He recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth
Mona Lisa smile by Julia Roberts( visu )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 2,151 libraries worldwide
Commitment-shy Jules Potter has four days to steal back her best friend Michael before he marries someone else
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( visu )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,982 libraries worldwide
The story of a young doctor whose obsession with death leads him to create a creature crafted from the bodies of convicts and the brain of a brilliant scientist. When the creature realizes he will never be accepted, he seeks revenge on Dr. Frankenstein and his family
Soul surfer ( visu )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,927 libraries worldwide
Teen surfer Bethany Hamilton loses her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcomes all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith
The fisher king by Terry Gilliam( visu )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,920 libraries worldwide
A deejay who finds himself penniless is plucked from disaster by a homeless history professor, who lives in a fantasy world full of castles, Red Knights and damsels in distress. Together they begin a modern quest for redemption and the Holy Grail
Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,853 libraries worldwide
Of the famous twelve little girls living in two straight lines, the smallest one is fearless Madeline. But something is not right at the boarding school in Paris run by Miss Clavell: the house next door is now the Spanish Embassy, kind Lady Covington has died, and Lord Covington is busily plotting to sell the school! Madeline springs into action - befriending the lonely Spanish boy next door, refusing to eat a chicken she has personally met, and facing down Lord Covington as he escorts a prospective buyer through the school. Madeline's perceptiveness, courage, and willingness to stick to her principles--along with Miss Clavell's calm reserve--allow everyone to face their fears with similar aplomb, to thus save both the day, and the school
 
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Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc Tri-Star Pictures
TriStar Pictures
Languages
English (380)
French (7)
Spanish (5)
Italian (3)
Turkish (1)
Newari (1)
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