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Paramount Pictures Corporation

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Works: 9,113 works in 17,311 publications in 5 languages and 870,453 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Gangster films  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Originator, Production personnel, Other, Publisher, Illustrator, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Titanic by James Cameron ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two people from different worlds meet and fall in love on the brief, tragic maiden voyage of the grand ocean liner "Titanic."
Star trek by J. J Abrams ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and French and held by 4,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the day of James Kirk's birth, his father dies on his ship in a last stand against a mysterious alien vessel. He was searching for Ambassador Spock, who is a child on Vulcan, disdained by his neighbors for his half-human nature. Twenty years later, Kirk has grown into a young troublemaker. He is inspired by Capt. Christopher Pike to fulfill his potential in Starfleet, even though he annoys his instructors. Suddenly, there is an emergency on Vulcan when the Romulan Nero comes from the future to take revenge on the Federation. The newly commissioned USS Enterprise is crewed with promising cadets like Uhura, Sulu, Chekov and even Kirk himself thanks to Leonard McCoy's medical trickery. Together, this crew will travel to the final frontier where the old legend is altered forever
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1923 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the life of Moses from the Pharaoh's household through his life of leading his people to freedom
An inconvenient truth by Albert Gore ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 3,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una apasionada e inspiradora
Grease by John Travolta ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musical concerning the romance between a teenage gang-leader and his naive girlfriend, set in the 1950's
Braveheart by Mel Gibson ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Wallace is a bold Scotsman who used the steel of his blade and the fire of his intellect to rally his countrymen to liberation
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
WWII Army Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with the brutality of war, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 3,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
San Francisco police detective Scottie Ferguson is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe fear of heights. When a rich shipbuilder hires Scottie to follow his wife, who may be suicidal, Scottie finds himself falling in love with her. Eventually Ferguson becomes obsessed with the chance to re-create her in another woman
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 3,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indiana Jones is a bullwhip-cracking archeologist assigned by the U.S. Government to find the mystically empowered Ark of the Convenant before the Nazis can obtain it for their own evil use
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and French and held by 3,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A father strives to protect his family from a horde of invading aliens
Charlotte's web by E. B White ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 3,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Chinatown by Roman Polanski ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A private detective finds himself in over his head as he takes on a case involving the most rich and powerful people in Chinatown
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 3,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning with a prologue in which a young Indiana Jones is introduced, the epic continues with the adult Indy embarking on a perilous quest for his father, Professor Henry Jones, Sr. The Nazis are on the trail of the Holy Grail, and have kidnapped the professor, who is an authority on the Cup of Christ. Indy inches through rat-filled catacombs, battles Nazis in biplane dogfights, and braves the firepower of unstoppable tanks
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the Franco Zefferelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives
The Godfather by Mario Puzo ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1074 and 2010 in English and held by 3,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Corleone Family nearly falls from power in America but rises to observe the passage of rites from father to son. There is a balance between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Blake Edwards ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 3,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holly Golightly is an eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian millionaire. Her next-door neighbor, a writer, is "sponsored" by a wealthy patroness. Guessing who's the right man for Holly is easy; seeing just how romance blossoms is one of the enduring delights of the film
Top gun by Tony Scott ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the elite Navy Fighter Weapons School, cocky, young pilots compete against one another in the air as well as on the ground
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation
Shane by George Stevens ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and held by 2,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stranger seeking refuge in a Wyoming valley helps a homesteader and his neighbors in their struggle against ruthless cattle ranchers
Hugo by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
24 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and the owner of a small toy booth in the train station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message all come together to change Hugo's life forever
 
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French (29)
Spanish (6)
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