WorldCat Identities

Universal City Studios

Overview
Works: 3,076 works in 5,210 publications in 4 languages and 128,206 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Gangster films  Film and video adaptations  Film noir  Fiction  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Other, pmn, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Universal City Studios
Mamma mia! by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 2,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20-year-old Sophie is preparing to marry at her mother's hotel on a Greek island. She has a carefree life, a loving fiancee, and great friends. She is only missing one thing: a father. By reading her mother's diary she discovers that she has three possible fathers. Sophie secretly invites all three men to the wedding in a desperate bid to discover which of them is her father. But not all goes according to plan. Now, old loves are re-kindled, new loves are formed, and Sophie risks everything to discover the true identity of her father
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 2,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photographer confined to his room with a broken leg suspects a murder has been committed in a nearby apartment
Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Durham Coalfield in northest England in 1984, an 11 year old miner's son Billy Elliot is on his way to boxing lessons when he stumbles upon a ballet class. Billy secretly joins the class, knowing that his blue-collar family would never understand
Out of Africa by Karen Blixen( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woman who, with her philandering husband, runs a coffee plantation in Kenya, circa 1914. To her astonishment she soon discovers herself falling in love with the land, its people and the mysterious white hunter
Pitch perfect by Anna Kendrick( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school biology teacher Scott Voss is desperate to save the music program at his cash-strapped school. Learning that fighting in MMA matches provides a pretty nice payout, Voss decides to put his former collegiate wrestling skills to the test and climb into the octagon. Unfortunately, Voss has been out of college for about 20 years. Does he have what it takes to beat the best and earn the cash the school desperately needs?
Scarface by Howard Hawks( Visual )

48 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama of the life and death of a Chicago gangster during the prohibition in the 1920's
Bridget Jones's diary by Helen Fielding( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her mid-thirties, still single and still being set up with dates by her mom, Bridget decides she needs to make a change in her life. She falls for her boss who uses her and then dumps her. In the meantime, Bridget keeps running into the divorced guy her mom tried to set her up with, and he happens to be ex-friends with her boss. She uses her diary as a confessional and she begins to wonder if she will ever find true love
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oskar Schindler, un hombre de enorme astucia y talento para las relaciones públicas, diseña un ambicioso plan para ganarse la simpatía de los nazis más poderosos. Alemania acaba de invadir Polonia y, gracias a sus influencias, consigue la propiedad de una fábrica de Cracovia. Allí emplea a cientos de operarios judíos, cuya explotación laboral le ayuda a prosperar rápidamente. Su gerente, también judío, es el verdadero director en la sombra, pues Schindler no tiene el menor conocimiento industrial
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

30 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
Notting Hill by Richard Curtis( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's most famous movie star falls in love with a small-time bookstore owner
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after Chris and Annie Nielsen lose their children in a traffic accident, Chris himself is killed and finds himself reunited with his children in a beautiful and astonishing afterlife, but Annie commits suicide in despair and is banished to a very different realm. Chris risks his own eternal happiness to find Annie and rescue her from her fate
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

21 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little lost alien, three million light years away from home. A lonely ten year old boy willing to take him home. Two lives changed by a timeless adventure and a frienship that knows no earthly bounds
U-571 by Jonathan Mostow( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a group of Navy men are sent to steal Enigma (the nazis' top-secret decoding device). When their own ship is destroyed, they must secretly make their way through hostile waters in a severely damaged Nazi U-boat to safety with the device
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

28 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man-eating shark causes havoc off the Long Island coast and three men join together to hunt and destroy it
The lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quelques journées critiques dans la vie d'un alcoolique
Field of dreams by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you believe the impossible, the incredible can come true. Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice, followed by a brief vision of a baseball field. He believes that if he builds a baseball diamond in his cornfield, Shoeless Joe Jackson from the infamous 1919 Chicago "Black" Sox will return to play baseball. By being willing to take a chance, Ray gets a second time up at bat in life
Legend by Ridley Scott( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Cruise plays a forest dweller chosen to save a beautiful princess and defeat the Lord of Darkness
Mama( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that someone or something still wants to come tuck them in at night
Beethoven's 2nd by Rod Daniel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the further adventures of the Newton family and their dog Beethoven
Rooster Cogburn by John Wayne( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rough-edged deputy marshal teams up with a strait-laced missionary to track down a band of murdering bank robbers. During the pursuit of the outlaws, a warm rapport develops between the rough-and-tumble lawman and the flinty reverend's daughter
 
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Billy Elliot
Alternative Names

controlled identityUniversal Studios, Inc.

MCA Inc. Universal City Studios

Universal.

Universal City studio

Universal City Studios.

Universal City Studios Universal Pictures

Universal (firma)

Universal International

Universal Pictures.

Universal Pictures Company

Universal Pictures Corporation

Universal Studios

Languages
English (285)

French (11)

Spanish (4)

German (2)

Covers
ScarfaceBridget Jones's diarySchindler's listBride of FrankensteinNotting HillWhat dreams may comeE.T., the extra-terrestrialJaws