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MTV Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 78 works in 323 publications in 4 languages and 27,773 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Sports films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films 
Classifications: PN1997,
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Publications about MTV Films (Firm)
Publications by MTV Films (Firm)
Most widely held works by MTV Films (Firm)
Freedom writers by Richard LaGravenese( visu )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 2,815 libraries worldwide
A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school full of naive optimism, but quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the assignment of keeping journals about their own lives. This eventually bonds them together and pushes racial rivalries aside
Napoleon Dynamite by Jared Hess( visu )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,382 libraries worldwide
Napoleon Dynamite is a high school outcast in every sense of the word. Things at home are not much better. When a new student arrives, Napoleon finds friendship and performs an act of defiance that makes him a true hero
Coach Carter by Thomas Carter( visu )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,089 libraries worldwide
Inspired by a true story, this inspirational account of a high school basketball coach who received high praise, and staunch criticism, for benching his entire undefeated team due to their poor academic performances
Save the last dance by Jimmy Carter( visu )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,567 libraries worldwide
When her mother suddenly dies, Sara must abandon her plans to become a ballerina and join her estranged father on Chicago's gritty South side. She feels out of place until she is befriended by a black classmate and her handsome brother, Derek. Sara and Derek's shared love for dance leads to romance-- and opposition from their families and friends
Murderball by Dana Adam Shapiro( visu )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,560 libraries worldwide
Documents the personal stories and fierce competition of American and Canadian wheelchair rugby players as they struggle toward the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece
Election by Alexander Payne( visu )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,375 libraries worldwide
Civics teacher Jim McAllister is worried: obnoxious, perennial overachiever Tracy Flick looks likely to win the student body presidency--she is running unopposed. Seeking to inject some democracy into the process, he persuades nice but dim football hero Paul Metzler to stand against her. This merely makes Tracy even more determined to win, and when Paul's alienated younger sister Tammy joins the race, leads her to use extreme measures to guarantee success. Meanwhile, Mr. McAllister's life becomes increasingly complicated as he strays from the principles he teaches. Politics is rarely pretty, but the students and faculty at Carver High are about to find out just how ugly it can get
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( visu )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,323 libraries worldwide
Ren MacCormack moves from Boston to the small town of Bomont, where he experiences a heavy dose of culture shock. A few years prior, the community was rocked by a tragic accident that killed five teenagers after a night out. Bomont's councilmen and the beloved Reverend Shaw Moore responded by invoking ordinances that prohibit loud music and dancing. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizes the town, and falls in love with the minister's troubled daughter, Ariel
Hustle & flow by Craig Brewer( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
DJay, a very smalltime streetwise Memphis hustler and pimp, lives a dead-end life at the fringes of society. Though DJay has always had a way with words, that gift has long been misused--employed to keep his 'girls' producing. A chance encounter with Key, a sound engineer, spurs DJay to find a voice and realize his long-buried dreams. Chasing his musical dream transforms DJay, but opening the door to success demands one last hustle--if he's ever going to flow
Bad grandpa ( visu )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,071 libraries worldwide
Johnny Knoxville reprises his Jackass role as 86-year-old Irving Zisman. Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his eight-year-old grandson Billy. The duo will encounter male strippers, disgruntled child beauty pageant contestants, funeral home mourners, biker bar patrons, and a whole lot of unsuspecting citizens. Real people in unreal situations, making for one really messed up comedy
The Fighting Temptations by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,021 libraries worldwide
Darren is a New York ad executive who travels to a small town in the deep south after receiving word that his aunt has left him a sizable inheritance. Darren is informed that he will only receive the money if he successfully leads a local gospel choir to victory at an upcoming competition. Darren takes on the task of finding the best singers in town and forming the group. There, he meets Lilly, a single mother who not only possesses an incredible voice but also the ability to warm Darren's cold heart
Stop-loss by Kimberly Peirce( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,009 libraries worldwide
Decorated Iraq war hero Sgt. Brandon King makes a celebrated return to his small Texas hometown following his tour of duty. He tries to resume the life he left behind with the help and support of his family and his best friend, Steve Shriver, who served with him in Iraq. Along with their other war buddies, Brandon and Steve try to make peace with civilian life. Then, against Brandon's will the Army orders him back to duty in Iraq, upending his new life. The conflict tests everything he believes in--the bond of family, the loyalty of friendship, the limits of love, and the value of honor
Orange County by Jake Kasdan( visu )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 861 libraries worldwide
Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his dysfunctional family household. Shaun runs into one complication after another starting when his application is rejected after his dim-witted guidance counselor sends the wrong application. So, Shaun goes to great lengths with a little help from his girlfriend Ashley and his drugged-out loser brother Lance to get into Stanford any way they see fit
The longest yard by Robert Aldrich( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 844 libraries worldwide
A former pro football quarterback suddenly lands in a maximum security prison. Using fellow inmates, he must put together a motley group of cons to play a no-holds-barred grudge game against the sadistic guards
ÆonFlux by Karyn Kusama( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
Set in 2415 after a virus has nearly destroyed all human life, an assassin is sent to overthrow an evil regime and soon discovers secrets that put her life in danger
The perfect score ( visu )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 767 libraries worldwide
Determined not to let the S.A.T. exam unfairly define their lives, six wildly different teens devise a way to get the perfect score. Kyle wants to be an architect, but his scores are too low to get into the school of his choice. Matty is heartbroken when he is rejected from the school that his girlfriend attends. Good girl Anna is pressured by her parents to excel in academics and remain innocent. Desmond is a basketball player who believes the exam is racist. Rounding out the group is gutsy Francesca and lonely Roy
Tupac resurrection ( visu )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
A look at the life and career of infamous rapper Tupac Shakur, told entirely in his own words
Varsity blues ( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
When the first string quarterback injures himself, the second string player reluctantly steps in and is forced to deal with the expectations of his win-at-all-costs coach, his disapproving girlfriend, a gorgeous cheerleader, and an entire football-crazed community
The original kings of comedy ( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
A concert film featuring performances by four major African American stand-up comedians. Includes backstage footage and interviews
Dance flick by Wei yang si( visu )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 590 libraries worldwide
Sweet, innocent Megan's ballet dreams are shattered when she is forced to attend an inner-city high school where she meets Thomas, a young hip-hop dancer from the wrong side of the tracks. With a new crew of friends, this suburban girl with no street 'cred, ' has to step up her game and achieve her dreams in the mother of all dance-offs
Crossroads by Tamra Davis( visu )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
On the night of their senior prom, Lucy and her once-close childhood friends -- Kit and Mimi -- reunite to dig up a time capsule they buried together as little girls. Mimi's wants to make good on her childhood dreams; leaving their small town for fame and fortune in Los Angeles. Though Lucy and Kit are reluctant to join her, they decide to tag along, agreeing to be chauffeured by Mimi's friend, Ben. As they trek across the country, plagued by car problems, unsanitary motels, and petty bickering, the three friends reveal meaningful secrets to each other
 
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Alternative Names
MTV 필름스
MTVフィルムズ
Languages
English (187)
French (6)
Italian (2)
Polish (1)
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