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Touchstone Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 429 works in 1,221 publications in 5 languages and 88,688 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Fantasy films  Legal films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Teen films 
Roles: Publisher, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
Publications by Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by Touchstone Home Video (Firm)
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall( visu )
22 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,744 libraries worldwide
A corporate raider pays a gorgeous hooker to be his escort for a business week in Beverly Hills ... and then falls for her. Fifteenth anniversary special edition packed with all-new, never-before-seen bonus features
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 2,527 libraries worldwide
This hilarious offbeat road picture is loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey". Three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters, and encounter country music events. This comedy with leave you laughing at every outrageous and surprising twist and turn
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( visu )
30 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,366 libraries worldwide
Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming ... "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever
Como agua para chocolate = Like water for chocolate by Alfonso Arau( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 2,311 libraries worldwide
Romantic fantasy set in Mexico during the early 20th century. A young couple is blocked from marrying by the demands of the young woman's cold and selfish mother. To be near his love, the young man marries her sister, and she expresses her passion for him through her cooking
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( visu )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,043 libraries worldwide
The story of two friends who join the military during World War II and the attack on Pearl Harbor, and fall in love with the same Army nurse
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson( visu )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,984 libraries worldwide
Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal, had left them long ago, but now returns to make things right with his family
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford( visu )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,925 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Grace MacLean and her friend Judith go horseback riding in upstate New York on a winter morning, but their horses lose their footing on ice and slide onto a road, where Judith and her horse are killed by a jackknifing truck. Grace has her right leg amputated, and the frightening incident leaves a lasting trauma not only on Grace but also on her horse, Pilgrim. Grace's mother, seeking Grace's recovery, feels there's a link between her crippled, embittered daughter and Pilgrim's behavior. Learning about a horse trainer with a special gift, she takes Grace and Pilgrim to Montana where horse whisperer Tom Booker lives on a ranch with his family
A Civil Action by Steven Zaillian( visu )
9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,866 libraries worldwide
A cynical lawyer agrees to represent eight families whose children died of leukemia after two corporations leaked toxic chemicals into Woburn, Massachusetts' water supply
The Insider by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)( visu )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,839 libraries worldwide
2 men crusade together for a public health issue. It's not long before both find out just how badly the corporate giants want to save their bottom lines. DVD
What About Bob? by Frank Oz( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,674 libraries worldwide
Bob Wiley, a troubled but lovable man who fears everything, seeks help from noted psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin. When the doctor goes to his lakeside retreat for a quiet family vacation, Bob, afraid of being alone, follows him. He becomes a houseguest who just won't leave, endearing himself to the other family members and driving his stressed-out shrink absolutely crazy
High fidelity by Stephen Frears( visu )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,517 libraries worldwide
"Basada en el best-seller internacional del mismo nombre, llega esta divertidísima película: Alta Fidelidad. John Cusack protagoniza el papel de Rob Gordon, el dueño de una tienda de discos medio fallida, localizada en una barriada de Chicago. Rob se dedica a vender música a la antigua, en 'discos de 45', junto con sus dos extraños empleados: Barry, un divertido y excẽntrico amante del rock, y el mediocre y algo testarudo Dick. Pero el negocio de Rob no es la única cosa que está fallando en su vida ... para él, parecen acabarse las baladas de amor cuando Laura, su novia de largo tiempo, lo abandona. Esto lo obliga a examinar sus intentos fallidos un rato sumamente divertido, hágalo 'girando' con Alta Fidelidad. ¡Seguramente se convertirá en una de sus cinco comedias favoritas de todos los tiempos!"--Container
Tuesdays with Morrie by Thomas Rickman( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,504 libraries worldwide
This made-for-TV movie tells the story of an old man, professor of sociology, Morrie Schwartz, who is dying from ALS. He tells a former student, Mitch Albom, about dying, living and what's important in life
10 Things I Hate About You by Gil Junger( visu )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,494 libraries worldwide
Cameron falls for the most beautiful girl in school. However, she is forbidden to date until the most hated girl in school, her ill-tempered older sister, goes out too
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan( visu )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,360 libraries worldwide
"After David Dunn emerges from a horrific train crash as the sole survivor-- and without a single scratch on him-- he meets a mysterious stranger who will change his life forever"--Container
The color of money ( visu )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,319 libraries worldwide
"The Color of Money" is a decades-later sequel to "The Hustler." 25 years on, Fast Eddie is now a nattily dressed, silver-haired liquor salesman working the Midwest in his white Cadillac. His neat mustache and smiling deviltry are also employed in his other profession--stake horse to up and coming pool hustlers. One night he sees a kid playing who is so good that Eddie's laboriously buried memories are stirred. Vincent and his girlfriend Carmen have been working minor-league hustles, but with Eddie's help, all three could jump straight into the world of big-money pool, and an upcoming 9-ball tournament in Atlantic City. First, however, Vincent must learn to put the making of money above every other consideration, lure, and temptation in the pool hall. In the process, Eddie and Vincent's relationship erupts into a battle of passion vs. practicality, game theory vs. psychological warfare, where knowledge of human nature is trumps
The 13th warrior by John McTiernan( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,267 libraries worldwide
After being warned by a fortune-teller that their fight against legendary creatures is doomed to failure unless they have a 13th warrior, a travelling ambassador (Banderas) is given no choice but to join a group of fierce fighters
Rushmore by Wes Anderson( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,248 libraries worldwide
A gifted, rebellious teenager finds himself in competition with a wealthy older man for a favorite teacher's affections
Father of the bride by N Meyers( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 1,216 libraries worldwide
While George Banks is trying to recapture his youth his daughter and wife announce they are pregnant
Turner & Hooch ( visu )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 1,210 libraries worldwide
Comedy about Scott Turner, a compulsively neat detective, whose tidy world is upset when he's forced to team up with the only witness to a crime, a junkyard dog named Hooch
Beaches by Garry Marshall( visu )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 1,206 libraries worldwide
Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
 
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English (219)
Spanish (18)
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