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Touchstone Pictures

Overview
Works: 802 works in 3,525 publications in 10 languages and 198,734 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animated films  War films  History 
Roles: Producer, pre, prn, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Touchstone Pictures
Publications by Touchstone Pictures
Most widely held works about Touchstone Pictures
 
Most widely held works by Touchstone Pictures
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( visu )
69 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,246 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
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( visu )
32 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 3,414 libraries worldwide
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
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( visu )
57 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,985 libraries worldwide
Two childhood best friends, Rafe and Danny, grow up wanting to fly planes. When Rafe gets the chance to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he takes it, leaving his new love, Evelyn, a dedicated Navy nurse, and Danny, also a pilot, behind. Danny and Evelyn are transferred separately to the idyllic paradise of Hawaii, where they eventually meet through a connection to Rafe, who has been declared missing. But just as the love triangle begins to get complicated, Dec. 7, 1941 arrives, changing all of their lives forever
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins( visu )
68 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,945 libraries worldwide
The hapless Roger Rabbit is framed for the murder of Marvin Acme, who was photographed "playing patticake" with Roger's wife Jessica. The mixed live and animated action takes place in Hollywood and next-door "Toontown," where humans and "Toons" co-exist
Pretty woman by Garry Marshall( visu )
53 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,887 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
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( visu )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,760 libraries worldwide
A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( visu )
48 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,751 libraries worldwide
Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer (Robin Williams) blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms
Father of the Bride by Nancy Meyers( visu )
26 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 2,675 libraries worldwide
A befuddled father has a hard time letting go of his daughter when she unexpectedly announces her plan to marry
Under the Tuscan sun by H. G Wells( visu )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,642 libraries worldwide
While on vacation, a just-divorced writer buys a villa in Tuscany on a whim, hoping it will be the start of a change for the better in her life. Along the way she finds that sometimes what seems like a mistake is really a blessing
The Help by Tate Taylor( visu )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,598 libraries worldwide
In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer but turns her friends' lives and a small Mississippi town upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
Hidalgo by Joe Johnston( visu )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,338 libraries worldwide
In the 1890's Frank T. Hopkins, a former U.S. Cavalry dispatch rider who is haunted by memories of what he saw at the battle of Wounded Knee, and his mustang Hidalgo, are performing in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, billed as the greatest horse and rider the West has ever known. This leads them to be invited to run in the 3,000 mile endurance race across the Middle Eastern desert, the Ocean of Fire, by one of the leading Arabian Sheiks. The race soon becomes not only a matter of pride and honor for Frank, but a race for his very survival as he and his horse attempt the impossible
Armageddon by Michael Bay( visu )
47 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,315 libraries worldwide
The U.S. government calls upon an oil-well driller and his colorful crew to save the world by flying to an asteroid that's on a collision course for earth and setting off a nuclear bomb to divert it
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton( visu )
32 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,308 libraries worldwide
Jack Skellington is the King of Halloween. He becomes bored with the same routine every year. He decides to take a walk in the woods. There, he discovered a door leading to Christmastown and decides to spread Christmas joy to the world. When he is back in Halloweentown he shows his friends what Christmas is like, and he suggests doing Christmas this year instead. But things do not go as planned when Oogie Boogie, an evil gambling boogey man, plots to play a game with Santa Claus' life and creates a nightmare for all the good little boys and girls everywhere. Although Sally attempts to stop him, Jack embarks into the sky on a coffin-like sled pulled by skeletal reindeer
10 Things I Hate About You by Heath Ledger( visu )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 2,300 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. Cameron singles out the only guy who could possibly be a match for Kat: a mysterious bad-boy with a nasty reputation of his own
Signs by M. Night Shyamalan( visu )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,281 libraries worldwide
In Bucks County, Pennsylvania, a five-hundred-foot crop circle is found on the farm of Graham Hess, the town's reverend. The circles cause a media frenzy and test Hess's faith as he journeys to find out the truth behind the crop circles
The Prestige by Christopher Nolan( visu )
29 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,245 libraries worldwide
In turn-of-the-century Victorian London, charismatic showman Robert Angier and gifted illusionist Alfred Borden are two young magicians whose friendship is destroyed when the love of Angier's life dies in a trick gone wrong. Their rivalry escalates into an obsession full of deceit and sabotage. When Borden's "transported man" trick becomes famous, Angier will go to any length to top it, even pursuing a fantastic and frightening machine developed by Nicola Tesla
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson( visu )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,116 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
Open range by Kevin Costner( visu )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Russian and held by 2,095 libraries worldwide
Boss Spearman, a rugged old-timer, free grazes cattle. He and Charley have been partners for ten years. The pair and their employees, Mose and Buttons, are driving their cattle across the West. Mose is attacked and thrown in jail during a visit to a town. The local cattle rancher, Baxter, wants the free grazers off his land and when Boss and Charley retrieve Mose, they are warned that they have until the next day to be out of the area. Charley confesses his past as a killer during the Civil War and strikes up a tentative romance with Sue, the sister of the town doctor
Bridge of Spies by Steven Spielberg( visu )
9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,077 libraries worldwide
"Le pont des espions, un suspense dramatique mené sur fond d'événements historiques, est "absolument formidable et complètement captivant". James Donovan (Tom Hanks), un avocat de Brooklyn, se retrouve dans la tourmente de la guerre froide lorsque la CIA lui confie une mission quasi impossible : négocier la libération d'un pilote de U-2 américain. Alimenté par des enjeux élevés et des rebondissements, ce récit inspiré de faits vécus révèle la vraie nature d'un homme ayant tout risqué et met brillamment en lumière sa quête personnelle".--Conteneur
The proposal by Anne Fletcher( visu )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,066 libraries worldwide
High-powered book editor Maggie is everyone's worst nightmare: ruthless, driven, and tactless. When she finds herself faced with deportation back to Canada, she coerces her much younger assistant into marrying her. However, when the government becomes suspicious, they embark upon a charade in order to make the marriage seem legitimate
 
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