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MTV Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 91 works in 364 publications in 4 languages and 28,600 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Fiction  Biographical films  Sports films  Nonfiction films  Action and adventure films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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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 )
28 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,870 libraries worldwide
A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students by giving them a voice of their own
Napoleon Dynamite by Jared Hess( visu )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,436 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 )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,145 libraries worldwide
Inspired by a true story of Ken Carter, 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 Thomas Carter( visu )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 1,579 libraries worldwide
Sara's dreams of being a ballerina are shattered when her mother suddenly dies and she is sent to live with her father in Chicago's gritty South Side
Murderball ( visu )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,557 libraries worldwide
A film about tough, highly competitive quadriplegic rugby players. These men have been forced to live life sitting down, but in their own version of the full-contact sport, they smash each other in custom-made gladiator-like wheelchairs. Tells the story of a group of world-class athletes unlike any ever shown on screen. In addition to smashing chairs, it will smash every stereotype you ever had about the disabled
Election by Alexander Payne( visu )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,409 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 )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,343 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
The longest yard by Peter Segal( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,327 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
Hustle & flow by Craig Brewer( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,153 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 )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,059 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 )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,035 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 972 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 )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 871 libraries worldwide
Inspired by acclaimed author Martin Skinner, Shaun Brumber realizes his life ambition and through a host of hilarious circumstances attempts to realize his dream
ÆonFlux by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
400 years in the future, when disease has wiped out the majority of the earth's population except for one walled, protected city-state: Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. The story centers on Aeon Flux, the top operative in the underground Monican rebellion, led by the Handler. When Aeon is sent on a mission to kill a government leader, she uncovers a world of secrets
The perfect score ( visu )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 776 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
Varsity blues ( visu )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and French and held by 670 libraries worldwide
A backup quarterback for a Texas high school football team must confront the pressures and temptations of being a sports star, including conflicts with his coach and his girlfriend, when the starting quarterback is injured
Tupac : resurrection ( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
A look at the life and career of infamous rapper Tupac Shakur, told entirely in his own words
The original kings of comedy ( visu )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 612 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 )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 585 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 )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 551 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, dirty motels, and petty bickering, the three friends reveal meaningful secrets to each other
 
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Alternative Names
MTV Films Filmproduktionsgesellschaft
MTV 필름스
MTVフィルムズ
MTV電影公司
Languages
English (212)
French (11)
Italian (2)
Polish (1)
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