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Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 697 works in 2,291 publications in 8 languages and 214,869 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Comedy films  Romance films  Biographical films  War films  Romantic comedy films  Musical films 
Roles: Producer, fds, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Publications by Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Chicago by John Kander( visu )
31 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 4,153 libraries worldwide
At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sensation Velma Kelly and spotlight-seeking Roxie Hart both find themselves on Chicago's famed Murderess Row. they also share Bill Dlynn, the town's slickest lawyer with a talent for turning notorious defendants into local legends
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( visu )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 3,516 libraries worldwide
When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before
Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino( visu )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 3,255 libraries worldwide
Four years after taking a bullet in the head at her own wedding, the bride emerges from a coma and decides it's time for payback ... with a vengeance. Having been gunned down by her former boss and his deadly squad of international assassins, it's a kill-or-be-killed fight. She didn't start this deadly series of events, but she is determined to finish the business
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant( visu )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 3,141 libraries worldwide
A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor
Finding Neverland by Johnny Depp( visu )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 3,087 libraries worldwide
Well-known playwright James M. Barrie finds his career at a crossroads when his latest play flops and doubters begin to question his future. Then by chance he meets a widow and her four adventurous boys. Together they form a friendship that ignites the imagination needed to produce Barrie's greatest work. Traverses both fantasy and everyday reality, melding the difficulties of adult life with the spellbinding allure and childlike innocence of the boy who never grows up
The English patient by Anthony Minghella( visu )
26 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 3,010 libraries worldwide
At the end of World War II, four survivors live in an abandoned villa in Italy: a nurse, her English patient, a thief whose skills were put to heroic use during the war, and an Indian sapper hunting out unexploded bombs
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( visu )
29 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 2,851 libraries worldwide
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( visu )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,658 libraries worldwide
Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North
No country for old men by Joel Coen( visu )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,603 libraries worldwide
Llewelyn Moss is a Vietnam vet who could use a break. One morning while hunting antelope, he spies several trucks surrounded by dead bodies. He decides to examine the site. He finds a case filled with $2 million and a truck loaded with heroin. Moss takes it with him, tells his wife he's going away for awhile, and hits the road until he can determine his next move. On his the way from El Paso to the Mexican border, he discovers he's being followed by ex-special ops agent Chigurh. Chigurh's weapon of choice is a cattle gun, and he uses it on everyone who gets in his way. Just as Sheriff Bell, a World War II vet, is on Moss's trail, Chigurh's former colleague, Wells, is on his
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( visu )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 2,587 libraries worldwide
Inman, a young Confederate soldier, who is injured during the explosive 1864 battle of Petersburg, Virginia, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters
The Queen by Stephen Frears( visu )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,585 libraries worldwide
The Queen begins with a familiar epigraph "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown"--Henry IV, Part II. The action of the film takes place during the week following the death, on August 31, 1997 of Diana, Princess of Wales. One of its accomplishments, courtesy of adroit use of newsreel and other contemporary footage, is to remind viewers of the deep sadness that surrounded that event. It is also about the divergent and potentially ruinous ways the monarch and Prime Minister Tony Blair responded to the resulting torrent of national grief
Bridget Jones's diary by Helen Fielding( visu )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 2,536 libraries worldwide
In Fielding's reinterpretation of Austen's Pride and Prejudice, slightly overweight 30-something London single woman Bridget Jones (Zellweger) is goodhearted, insecure, bumbling, and desperate-to-be-attached. On New Year's Day Bridget resolves to cut down on alcohol, cigarettes, and sweets, lose 20 pounds, and find a man, all while recording her progress and thoughts in a journal. She soon catches the eye of Daniel Cleaver (Grant) and Mark Darcy (Firth)-- and must discover whether either man is her Mr. Right
Como agua para chocolate Like water for chocolate by Alfonso Arau( visu )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 2,445 libraries worldwide
Romantic fantasy set in early 20th century Mexico about a young couple, Tita and Pedro, blocked from marrying by a family tradition strictly enforced by Tita's cold and selfish mother. To be near his love the young man marries her sister, while Tita, as the family cook, expresses her passion for him through her cooking
Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese( visu )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 2,261 libraries worldwide
In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured into the New York neighborhood of Five Points. "Billy the Butcher" bands his fellow "Native Americans" into a gang to take on the Irish gang "The Dead Rabbits," organized by Priest Vallon. After a bloody clash Vallon is dead and his son ends up in a brutal reform school. In 1862, that boy returns to seek vengeance against the man that killed his father
Emma by Diarmuid Lawrence( visu )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 2,234 libraries worldwide
Emma Woodhouse imagines that she dominates those around her in the small town of Highbury, but her inept matchmaking creates problems for herself and others
The boy in the striped pajamas by John Boyne( visu )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,182 libraries worldwide
Set in Poland during World War II. Innocent and naive 8-year-old Bruno is bored and restless in his new home. Ignoring his mother, he sets off on an adventure in the woods. He comes across a high fence which separates him from the people he can see through it. Soon he meets a young boy in striped pajamas, and a surprising friendship develops
Smoke signals ( visu )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 2,150 libraries worldwide
Story of the journey of two Coeur d'Alene Indian boys from Idaho to Arizona. Victor is the stoic, handsome son of an alcoholic father who has abandoned his family. Thomas is a gregarious, goofy young man orphaned as an infant by a fire which Victor's father accidentally started while drunk. Thomas is a storyteller who makes every effort to connect with the people around him; Victor, in contrast, uses his quiet demeanor to gain strength and confidence. When Victor's estranged father dies in Arizona the two young men embark on a journey to recover his ashes
Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain by Jean-Pierre Jeunet( visu )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in French and Spanish and held by 2,137 libraries worldwide
A painfully shy waitress working in a tiny Paris café, Amélie makes a surprising discovery and sees her life drastically changed for the better! From then on, Amélie dedicates herself to helping others find happinesss ... in the most delightfully unexpected ways! But will she have the courage to do for herself what she has done for others?
Shall we dance? by Masayuki Suo( visu )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 2,076 libraries worldwide
A lawyer's life and marriage take an unexpected turn when he follows a woman to a dance studio and begins to take lessons and finds he has a passion for dance. His wife thinks he is having an affair and hires a detective to follow him
Rabbit-proof fence by Phillip Noyce( visu )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 2,039 libraries worldwide
If the government kidnapped you, would you walk the 1500 miles back home? In 1931, three half-caste children from Western Australia did just that. 14-year-old Molly (Everlyn Sampi), her 8-year-old sister Daisy (Tianna Sansbury), and their 10-year-old cousin Gracie (Laura Monaghan), all fathered by itinerant white workers, are stolen from their Aborigine mothers and sent to an institution to be trained into "white" Australians. Told they have no mothers, the girls revolt, escape, and begin the long walk home-all 1,500 miles-navigating by following the fence built across the nation to stem the spread of rabbits
 
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English (279)
Spanish (13)
French (9)
Chinese (2)
German (1)
Japanese (1)
Turkish (1)
Italian (1)
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