Spielberg, Steven 1946-
Most widely held works about Steven Spielberg
Most widely held works by Steven Spielberg
Schindler's list ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Russian and held by 2,805 libraries worldwide
The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands.
Saving Private Ryan ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 2,294 libraries worldwide
Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war, each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over uncertain future with honor, decency and courage.
The color purple ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 2,260 libraries worldwide
The emotional story of a young black woman in rural turn-of-the-century America, who is separated from her sister while enduring a life of abuse and hardship.
Jurassic Park ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,237 libraries worldwide
On a remote island off Costa Rica, wealthy entrepreneur John Hammond (Attenborough) has created Jurassic Park. It features real live dinosaurs, created through the reconstruction of dinosaur DNA. Prompted by his lawyer (Ferrero), Hammond recruits paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant (Neill), paleobotanist Dr. Ellie Sattler (Dern), and eccentric mathematician Ian Malcolm (Goldblum) to take a guided tour of the park, evaluate it, and give it a seal of approval. Hammond's visiting grandchildren (Richards and Mazzello) come along for the ride, which is interrupted by a tropical storm and industrial sabotage.
Flags of our fathers ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,183 libraries worldwide
The story of the five Marines and one Navy corpsman that were forever immortalized as a symbol of WWII by raising the American flag at the battle of Iwo Jima. When Joe Rosenthal's photograph of the event becomes a symbol of hope for the families at home, the three surviving men are pulled from combat and sent on a tour across America to raise desperately-needed bond money. It is a trip that brings out the truths of both that symbolic act, and their lives during war.
Memoirs of a geisha ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,122 libraries worldwide
In 1929, a poor fisherman sells his 9-year-old daughter to a geisha house in Kyoto. Chiyo will be an unpaid servant until it is determined if she is beautiful enough for apprenticeship, and the house's clientèle. Run by Mother, the ruling geisha is Hatsumomo, and little Pumpkin her only friend. Trained under strict discipline for a lifetime of entertaining and flattering wealthy men, Sayuri grows up lovely, accomplished, and the target of jealous rivals. Love is no part of this cloistered world, although geisha lore hints that even if they fall in love with clients--the operative word is client, and that love is never free.
Minority report ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 2,045 libraries worldwide
In the dazzlingly futuristic Washington D.C. of 2054, murder has been eliminated. John Anderton presides over the Department of Pre-Crime, wherein three "Pre-Cogs,"--precognitive humans drifting in a flotation tank, their brain waves tapped by computers--pick up thoughts of premeditated murder and warn the cops, who swoop down and arrest the would-be perpetrators before the killings can take place. Although the Pre-Cogs are never wrong sometimes they disagree. The dissenting Pre-Cog is said to have filed a minority report. If you could outsmart the Pre-Cog system, you would have committed the perfect crime. Bureau director Lamar Burgess tries to shield Anderton from bureaucrats like Danny Witwer of the Justice Department. As the pre-crime strategy prepares to go national, Witwer seems to have doubts about its wisdom--or he is only jealous of its success?
Letters from Iwo Jima ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 1,984 libraries worldwide
In 1945, the United States and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, hundreds of letters are unearthed from that stark island's soil. The letters give faces and voices to the men who fought there, as well as the extraordinary general who led them. Leading the defense is Lt. General Tadamichi Kuribayashi. With little defense other than sheer will and the volcanic rock of the island itself, Gen. Kuribayashi's unprecedented tactics transform what was predicted to be a quick and bloody defeat into nearly 40 days of heroic and resourceful combat.
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,976 libraries worldwide
Indy tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator. Teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy takes you on a breathtaking, action-packed adventure.
Schindler's list ( Visual )
74 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 1,966 libraries worldwide
The true story of the enigmatic Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womanizer & war profiteer, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust.
Munich ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,945 libraries worldwide
The intense story of the secret Israeli squad assigned to track down and assassinate the 11 Palestinians believed to have planned the 1972 Munich massacre of 11 Israeli athletes, and the personal toll this mission of revenge takes on the team and the man who led it.
E.T. the extra-terrestrial ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,931 libraries worldwide
A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth. A warm, insightful story of childhood innocence, frustration, courage and love. An exhilarating experience for young and old alike. John Williams won an Oscar for his score, as did the sound and visual effects teams.
War of the worlds ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,915 libraries worldwide
A father strives to protect his family from a horde of invading aliens.
Jaws ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and held by 1,908 libraries worldwide
The 30th anniversary edition of the classic 'I'm-Never-Going-In-The-Water-Again' story of a killer shark that has taken over the waters near a seaside community, and the three men who set out to kill it.
Raiders of the lost ark ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,838 libraries worldwide
Indiana Jones, an archeologist, embarks on a thrilling quest to locate the mystical Ark of the Covenant. Accompanied by his fiesty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood, Indy must discover the Ark before the Nazis do, and he has to survive poison, traps, snakes and treachery to do so.
Close encounters of the third kind : a novel by Steven Spielberg ( Book )
52 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in 12 languages and held by 1,786 libraries worldwide
For Roy Neary, a young engineer who long ago felt the magic of wishing upon a star, it all starts the night of a strange local blackout-a blackout in which the power fails but the most vivid of colors emerge. It is a night that begins in doubt snd wonder but leaves an impression strong enough to change the rest of his life.
A.I. Artificial intelligence ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,745 libraries worldwide
Visions of a future full of astonishing android technology. David, an advanced android, embarks on an extraordinary adventure to discover the secret of his own identity. Believing in the story of Pinocchio, David dreams of becoming a real boy.
The goonies ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,687 libraries worldwide
A band of misfit kids searches for buried treasure in a subterranean cavern. Here they cross the path of Mama Fratelli and her outlaw brood. The kids befriend Fratelli's hideously deformed (but soft-hearted) son, who comes to their rescue.
Close encounters of the third kind ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 1,621 libraries worldwide
Roy Neary witnesses the arrival of flying saucer from an alien world. Thus begins an incredible series of events, culminating in the ultimate encounter with other-worlders as Neary is led aboard the awesome Mothership.
Indiana Jones and the temple of doom ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,607 libraries worldwide
After barely escaping a Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indiana Jones crash-lands into the wilds of India where he uncovers a scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children. Indy must save the children and avoid becoming a slave himself to the evil Thuggee cult.
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