WorldCat Identities

Universal City Studios

Overview
Works: 1,880 works in 3,788 publications in 4 languages and 95,585 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Children's films  Animated films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Universal City Studios
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 2,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events ... Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history
Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,960 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 Isak Dinesen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woman who runs a coffee plantation in Kenya (British East Africa) in 1914. An epic romance of love and loss
An American tail by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fievel, Tanya, Tony and Tiger are hot on the trail of an alleged mouse-napping monster, reports of which have turned Manhattan's rodent world into a bunch of scaredy-cats!
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story of the enigmatic Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womanizer, and war profiteer who the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

20 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Granger and Dall are two friends who strangle a classmate for intellectual thrills ... he [the teacher] finds out how brutally his students have twisted his own academic theories. Based on the ... play that dealt with the real life Leopold-Loeb murder ..."--Container label
Notting Hill by Roger Michell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,273 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 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,196 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
The lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quelques journées critiques dans la vie d'un alcoolique
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth
U-571 by Jonathan Mostow( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a group of Navy men are sent to steal Enigma (the nazi's 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
Field of Dreams by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and French and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Friday night lights( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 994 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
30 Rock( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 976 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, bring the wildly unpredictable Tracy Jordan into the cast. Now it's up to Liz to manage the mayhem and still try to have a life
Beethoven's 2nd by Rod Daniel( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the further adventures of the Newton family and their dog Beethoven
An American werewolf in London by John Landis( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and French and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a rainy night on the Welsh moors. Two American students on a walking tour of Europe trudge on to the next town, when suddenly the air is pierced by an unearthly howl ... Three weeks later, one is dead and the other is in the hospital
Danny Collins( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aging rocker Danny Collins can't give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager uncovers a 40-year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love and begin a second act
The great outdoors( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and French and held by 911 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
Scarface by Brian De Palma( Visual )

32 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of Cuban immigrant Tony Montana in Miami's cocaine trade
The Borrowers by Peter Hewitt( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clan of thumb-size mischief makers stars in this eye-popping fantasy
 
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Billy Elliot
Alternative Names

controlled identityUniversal Studios, Inc.

MCA Inc Universal City Studios

Universal City studio

Universal Studios

Languages
English (228)

French (26)

Spanish (6)

German (2)

Covers
Schindler's listNotting HillWhat dreams may comeThe lost weekendE.T., the extra-terrestrialScarfaceEarly Universal City