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Universal City Studios

Works: 2,426 works in 4,265 publications in 4 languages and 95,096 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Historical films  Fantasy films  Detective and mystery films  War films  Gangster films  Sports films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Universal City Studios
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A news photographer, confined to his room by a broken leg, sees a murder comitted in a room on the other side of the court
Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,945 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
Back to the future part II by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student of the 1980's, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a plutonium-powered time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown, where the teenager finds himself mixed up in a time-shattering chain reaction that could vaporize his future - and leave him trapped in the past
Notting Hill by Richard Curtis( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's most famous movie star falls in love with a small-time bookstore owner
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,295 WorldCat member 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
Uncle Buck by John Candy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Buck, an idle good-natured bachelor, is left in charge of his nephew and nieces during a family crisis. While his carefree ways easily charm the younger relatives, he meets more than a little hostility from Tia, his rebellious teenage niece, and Chanice, his impatient girlfriend
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,247 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
U-571 by Jonathan Mostow( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,184 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
The lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 1,078 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
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A 10-year-old boy befriends a creature from another planet that's been stranded on Earth"--Leonard Maltin's TV movies and video guide
The great outdoors( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unannounced, uninvited and unwelcome family of fun-loving misfits converge upon a lakeside resort to join their relatives for a summer of relaxation, the result is anything but restive in this raucous comedy
30 Rock( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liz Lemon is the head writer of a live variety program in New York City. Liz's life is turned upside down when brash new network executive Jack Donaghy interferes with her show, bringing the wildly unpredicatable Tracy Jordan into the cast. Now it's up to Liz to manage the mayhem and still try to have a life
Scarface by Brian De Palma( Visual )

45 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of Cuban immigrant Tony Montana in Miami's cocaine trade
Beethoven's 2nd by Rod Daniel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel about the Newton family and their further adventures with the lovable Saint Bernard, Beethoven. When Beethoven meets the lady Saint Bernard of his dreams, the result is four valuable pups. The owner of the female sees only money, and its up to the Newton kids to bring the pups home!
Dazed and confused by Richard Linklater( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the last day of school -- and one rowdy night -- in the lives of a group of high school students in late May, 1976
The Borrowers by Mary Norton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clan of thumb-size mischief makers stars in this eye-popping fantasy
James A. Michener's Centennial( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relives the grand hopes, dreams, loves, and adventures of generations of residents in Centennial, Colorado-- from their risky attempts to establish a settlement in 1795 through the politics and power plays of the 20th century. Begins with French and Scottish trappers interacting with Native Americans and follows the increasing conflicts as more permanent settlers arrive. Shows how the town of Centennial is founded by the young Mennonite Levi Zendt and his bride-to-be. Looks at the effects of the American Civil War on the settlement and the disputes between cattle ranchers and farmers. Shows the plight of Mexican residents who find their rights threatened by a real estate tycoon from back East. Examines more recent dirty politics as two contestants face off over the future of the town and its dwindling natural resources
Destry rides again by George Marshall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Destry, a mild-mannered deputy who doesn't like guns ... is called to restore order to the hopelessly corrupt frontier town of Bottleneck. Though reluctant to undertake such an enormous task, he's soon roped into action after meeting the seductive Frenchy, an alluring saloon girl who belts out unforgettable show-stoppers like "The Boys in the Back Room," while winning the hero's heart."--Container
Friday night lights( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the small town of Dillon, Texas, everyone comes together on Friday nights when the Dillon High Panthers play. But life is not a game and the charismatic football players, their new coach Eric Taylor, and the passionate fans find that their biggest challenges and obstacles come off the field
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Alternative Names

controlled identityUniversal Studios, Inc.

MCA Inc Universal City Studios

Universal City studio

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English (237)

French (14)

Spanish (4)

German (1)

Notting HillSchindler's listWhat dreams may comeThe lost weekendE.T., the extra-terrestrialScarfaceDazed and confusedJames A. Michener's CentennialDestry rides again