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Hollywood Pictures

Overview
Works: 257 works in 934 publications in 5 languages and 48,206 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Christmas films  Musical films  Horror films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: pre, Distributor, Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Hollywood Pictures
Publications by Hollywood Pictures
Most widely held works by Hollywood Pictures
The Santa Clause by John Pasquin( visu )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,940 libraries worldwide
Scott, a busy toy company executive, and his son Charlie hear a noise on the roof on Christmas Eve. Scott goes out to investigate and accidentally kills Santa Claus. Because of "the Santa clause," Scott inherits the job of Santa. As the next year passes, Scott rapidly gains weight, grows a white beard, and meets the elf Bernard
The Sixth Sense by M. Night Shyamalan( visu )
33 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 2,928 libraries worldwide
Dr Malcolm Crowe is a distinguished child psychologist haunted by the painful memory of a disturbed young patient he was unable to help. So when he meets Cole Sear, he seeks to redeam himself by doing everything he can. Nonetheless, Malcolm is unprepared to learn the truth of what haunts Cole, terrifying, unwanted visits from the restless inhabitants of the spirit world
The Joy Luck Club by Wayne Wang( visu )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,600 libraries worldwide
Four mothers. Four daughters. Eight stories. The Joy Luck Club is four women in San Francisco who have played mah jong together on a weekly basis to for forty some years. One of them, Suyuan, has died, and her daughter June is preparing to go to China. Auntie Lindo with daughter Waverly, Auntie Ying Ying with daughter Lena, and Auntie An Mei with daughter Rose are at the going away party. Born in China, the Joy Luck Club members came to America as young adults; their daughters are 100% American. The old days are seldom spoken about, and some things about those times have never been said aloud, but the experiences left behind color the hopes and expectations these women have for their daughters. If daughters become their mothers--no matter how much both parties desire that it not happen--daughters also become different from their mothers--despite all attempts to perpetuate the status quo
Mr. Holland's Opus by Michael Kamen( visu )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,448 libraries worldwide
A frustrated composer comes to realize that his real passion is teaching and that his legacy is not a truly memorable piece of music, but the generations of young people whose lives he affects
Tombstone by Andrew G Vajna( visu )
25 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,335 libraries worldwide
After success cleaning up Dodge City, Wyatt Earp moves to Tombstone, Arizona, and wishes to get rich in obscurity. He meets his brothers there, as well as his old friend Doc Holliday. A band of outlaws that call themselves The Cowboys are causing problems in the region with various acts of random violence, and inevitably come into confrontation with Holliday and the Earps, which leads to a shoot-out at the OK Corral
Evita by Andrew Lloyd Webber( visu )
27 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,143 libraries worldwide
True-life story of Eva Peron, who rose above childhood poverty and a scandalous past to achieve unimaginable fortune and fame
While you were sleeping by Jon Turteltaub( visu )
26 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,999 libraries worldwide
A lonely young woman saves the life of a handsome stranger she has fallen in love with from afar. His family mistakes her for his fiancee, and she goes along because she likes his offbeat family so much. Matters take a hilarious turn when she meets and falls in love with her make-believe lover's brother
The rock by Michael Bay( visu )
31 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,538 libraries worldwide
A retired US Marine general (Ed Harris) seizes a stockpile of chemical weapons and takes over Alcatraz with 81 tourists as hostages. His demand: restitution to families of soldiers who died in covert operations. A Navy SEAL team with support from an FBI chemical warfare expert (Nicolas Cage) and a former Alcatraz escapee (Sean Connery) assemble to penetrate the terrorists' defenses on the island and neutralize the threat before time runs \out
Crimson tide by Tony Scott( visu )
34 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,495 libraries worldwide
In the midst of a global crisis, the USS Alabama receives an unconfirmed order to launch its nuclear missiles. The tension quickly rises as the sub's respected commander and his brilliant executive officer clash over the validity of their orders, battling each other for control of the sub
Quiz Show by Robert Redford( visu )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,448 libraries worldwide
Fame and fortune become a hotbed of scandal when a Washington investigator uncovers corruption beneath the TV's hottest quiz show's glittering facade. The scandal implicates both the wildly popular champion and the disgruntled ex-champ
Dangerous minds by John N Smith( visu )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 1,212 libraries worldwide
When an ex-Marine becomes a high school teacher, she is assigned to a tough class of inner-city teenagers
G. I. Jane by Ridley Scott( visu )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,212 libraries worldwide
Disc characteristics: DVD Region 2
Nixon by Oliver Stone( visu )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,148 libraries worldwide
Drama about the fall of Richard Nixon, as depicted through a retrospective of his political and personal life. Begins with a disclaimer that the film is "an attempt to understand the truth ... based on numerous public sources and on an incomplete historical record."
Grosse Pointe blank by George Armitage( visu )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
A comedy about a hit man, a high school reunion, and the girl he left behind
Swing kids by Thomas Carter( visu )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
Two swing-music loving friends in Nazi Germany must choose between their individual freedom or loyalty to the murderous Third Reich
Simon Birch ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 906 libraries worldwide
Ever since doctors proclaimed Simon Birch's birth as a miracle, Simon's sure he's going to be a hero, he's just not sure how
Arachnophobia by Frank Marshall( visu )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and French and held by 847 libraries worldwide
A doctor who is deathly afraid of spiders moves his family to a small town where the disgusting arachnids are attacking the townspeople. He must overcome his fear to save the community, but it may already be too late!
The invisible by David S Goyer( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 766 libraries worldwide
Nick Powell is a handsome young writer with a bright future. Then one tragic night he is brutally attacked and left for dead. But Nick is really not dead, yet. He is trapped in a ghostly limbo where no one can see or hear him except Annie and she might be the one person who is able to save him. They must work quickly together to solve the mystery of his murder before it is too late, and Nick's chance to live again is lost forever
Sarafina! by Darrell Roodt( visu )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 733 libraries worldwide
In a world where truth is forbidden, an inspiring teacher dares to instill in her students lessons not found in schoolbooks. In doing so, she challenges their freedom and hers
Washington Square by Agnieszka Holland( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 706 libraries worldwide
Catherine Sloper has found the man of her dreams in Morris Townsend, but her plans to marry him are strongly opposed by her father, who believes Townsend is only interested in his daughter for her money. But Catherine is determined to follow her heart, even if she loses her inheritance in the process. But just what are Townsend's intentions?
 
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Alternative Names
Hollywood Pictures Company.
Hollywood Pictures Filmproduktionsgesellschaft
هالیوود پیکچرز
هوليوود بيكشرز
할리우드 픽처스
ハリウッド・ピクチャーズ
好莱坞影片
荷里活影片
Languages
English (345)
French (14)
Spanish (4)
Turkish (2)
Czech (1)
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