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Paramount Pictures Corporation

Overview
Works: 14,574 works in 33,031 publications in 7 languages and 1,192,421 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Comedy films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films  War films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, prn, pre, Production personnel, Originator, fds, Other, Publisher, Director, pmn, Editor, Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Paramount Pictures Corporation
Titanic by James Cameron( Visual )

85 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep-sea explorer Brock Lovett has reached the most famous shipwreck of all, the passenger liner Titanic. Emerging with a safe believed to contain a diamond called "The Heart of the Ocean," he finds that the safe does not hold the diamond but a drawing of a beautiful woman wearing it. When Brock is interviewed on TV, he shows the drawing to the cameras. A 100-year-old woman named Rose Calvert recognizes the woman in the drawing as herself! On a visit to Brock's exploration ship over the wreck, Rose tells her story of the Titanic and its ill-fated voyage. Engaged to the very rich Cal Hockley, she boards the Titanic's first-class suites with him and her mother in Southampton. Winning a lucky poker game, Jack Dawson and his friend Fabrizio, board Titanic in steerage. When Rose attempts to jump off the stern in third class, Jack pulls her back onto the ship. The two instantly bond and Jack is invited to dine in first class the next evening. Rose's mother and Cal try desperately to keep them apart. But on that fateful night, the Titanic collides with an iceberg and begins to sink. Now Rose and Jack must fight to stay alive
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

71 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story begins with World War II's historic D-Day invasion of Normandy beach. Once the men move beyond the beach, Captain John Miller must take his men behind the German lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have already 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 an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Grease by John Travolta( Visual )

72 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 4,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical concerning the romance between a teenage gang-leader and his naive girlfriend, set in the 1950's
An Inconvenient Truth by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,702 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
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

77 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles private eye Jake Gittes (Nicholson) is approached by a mysterious woman (Dunaway) who wishes to have her husband investigated. As the case unfolds, though, he discovers it to be much more complex and dangerous than he had expected, involving politics, powerful men, and terrible family secrets
Hugo by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

50 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,459 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
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

78 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 3,265 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. 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
Selma by Ava DuVernay( Visual )

35 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 3,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

56 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the Franco Zeffirelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

48 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 3,129 WorldCat member 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
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

37 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 3,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harrison Ford dons his rumpled fedora for the third time as Indiana Jones, and Sean Connery joins the thrill-a-minute fun as Indy's feisty dad. The Joneses set out to find the mystically-empowered Holy Grail and encounter so many spectacular pursuits and narrow escapes that this movie is more than the culmination of Indy's exploits. Includes an interview with George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, and Harrison Ford following the feature film
Braveheart by Mel Gibson( Visual )

46 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Wallace, a bold Scotsman, uses the steel of his sword and the fire of his intellect to rally his countrymen to liberation from the English occupation of Scotland
True Grit by Joel Coen( Visual )

37 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 3,088 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
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

45 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,086 WorldCat member 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
Freedom Writers by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 3,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over by her good intentions. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the assignment of keeping journals about their own lives, This assignment is something that the class can bite into with relish. This eventually bonds them together and pushes racial rivalries aside. Draws heavily from the published journals of the real students themselves
Charlotte's web by Gary Winick( Visual )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 3,040 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
Iron Man by Jon Favreau( Visual )

44 editions published between 2007 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy industrialist 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
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Blake Edwards( Visual )

32 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in English and held by 3,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly Golightly is a carefree New York playgirl who is scouring Manhattan looking for a suitable millionaire to marry. However, when Paul Varjak, a struggling young writer, moves into her apartment building she becomes interested in him. Paul gets swept into Holly's dizzying, delightfully unstructured lifestyle
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

54 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 2,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in Egypt and the Sinai with one of the biggest sets ever constructed for a motion picture, this epic tells the story of the life of Moses. Once favored in the Pharaoh's household, Moses turned his back on a privileged life to lead his people to freedom
Ferris Bueller's Day Off by Matthew Broderick( Visual )

43 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the events in the day of a rather magical 17-year-old who has an overwhelming urge to cut school one spring day and head for downtown Chicago with his girl and best friend to see the sights and experience a day of freedom
 
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