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Paramount Pictures Corporation

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Works: 12,486 works in 27,734 publications in 9 languages and 1,130,041 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Musical films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, prn, Production personnel, pre, Originator, fds, Other, Publisher, Director, pmn, Editor, Illustrator, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Mario Puzo's The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

131 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 7,186 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
True Grit by Joel Coen( Visual )

64 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in English and French and held by 5,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested
Titanic by James Cameron( Visual )

80 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep-sea explorer Brock Lovett has at last reached the most famous shipwreck of all--the Titanic. Emerging with a safe believed to hold "The Heart of the Ocean"--A legendary diamond--he finds only a drawing of a beautiful woman, wearing it. During a television interview, Brock shows the drawing on camera, and a 100-year-old woman named Rose Calvert recognizes the woman in the drawing--herself! Brock invites Rose to visit his ship over the wreck, and she tells the story of her experience on Titanic's ill-fated voyage. Rose and her mother are penniless, so Rose's engagement to steel magnate heir Cal Hockley represents their salvation, but Rose has come to loathe him. They board Titanic at Southampton, to return to America and a society wedding. Jack Dawson and his friend Fabrizio are in 3rd class, after winning their tickets in a poker game. When Jack dissuades Rose from committing suicide, it forges a bond between them. Later, Rose commissions a portrait, wearing the priceless blue diamond Cal has given her, which Jack draws. Hockley resorts to desperate measures to keep them apart, but the collision with an iceberg, and the sinking of the 'unsinkable' ship seals the fate of all aboard
Transformers by Michael Bay( Visual )

47 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 4,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College-bound Sam Witwicky learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers. He will have to accept his destiny and join Optimus Prime and Bumblebee in their epic battle against the Decepticons. The Decepticon forces, who have returned stronger than ever, have come to Earth on a mission to take Sam prisoner and destroy the world
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

62 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,182 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
An Inconvenient Truth by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

32 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and French and held by 4,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

73 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 4,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scottie Ferguson, a San Francisco police detective is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia--that is vertigo or dizziness in high places. Ferguson is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide. He falls in love with her, she is later murdered and Ferguson becomes demonic in his desire to re-create her in another woman
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

69 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape the edict that condemned all first-born Hebrew males by Egypt's Pharaoh, Rameses I, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri. He also gains the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt, Moses's fiercest enemy proves to not be Rameses, but someone near to him
Grease by John Travolta( Visual )

76 editions published between 1977 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 4,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's love when a greaser falls for a good girl in this classic musical depicting young life in the fifties
Braveheart by Mel Gibson( Visual )

40 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 4,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the intersection of history and legend lies the story of William Wallace, who led his nation into battle against the English in the years around 1300. King Edward, popularly known as "Longshanks" has allowed the English barons who hold Scotland for him to claim the 'Prima Nocta.' Wallace and his love Murron marry secretly, but his guerrilla activities bring Murron to the attention of the English. They set a trap for Wallace, and the failure of the scheme sets Wallace on the path of both bloody revenge, and open rebellion against the tyrannical rule of the English. The quest to free Scotland from English rule is complicated by the machinations of various Scottish nobles, bribes from King Edward, and sly political treachery at the hands of Robert the Bruce, whose father has his own plans to further. Despite being taken prisoner, and put to a traitor's death, William Wallace is remembered to this day as a hero of Scotland
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

56 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City-boy Ren McCormick finds he has been moved into an uptight Midwestern town where the local officials have banned dancing and rock 'n roll music. Ren revolts with his best friend Willard and the minister's daughter. A timeless struggle between innocent teenage pleasures and adults needs for rigid morality
Charlotte's web by E. B White( Visual )

34 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and held by 3,898 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
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

47 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Indy ... and his feisty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood ... dodge booby-traps, fight Nazis and stare down snakes in their incredible worldwide quest for the mystical Ark of the Covenant"--Container
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

70 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,765 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
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

67 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and held by 3,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father strives to protect his family from a horde of invading aliens
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

61 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 3,583 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, et cetera The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest becomes representative of the baby boomer generation having walked through life blindly
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider by Lawrence Gordon( Visual )

52 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her father presumed dead, Lara must race to recover an ancient artifact that can alter space and time if not destroyed. She finds the key that will unlock the two sections that must be put together in order for the artifact to work. She must fight her nemises in order to restore harmony and all before the planets and sun align
Iron Man by Jon Favreau( Visual )

35 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy industrialist visiting Afghanistan is held captive in enemy territory and escapes by building a high-tech suit. When he returns home, he decides to use his money, talents, and suit to save the world
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

38 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indy's Nazi enemies are back and have kidnapped his father, Professor Henry Jones, Sr. to get help in their search for the Holy Grail. Following a trail from America to Venice to the deserts of the Middle East, it's up to Indy to save his father, save the Grail and save the day
Hugo by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

41 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and French and held by 3,381 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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