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Amblin Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 565 works in 1,464 publications in 8 languages and 107,008 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Historical films  Biography  Pictorial works  Motion picture music  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,863 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
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 4,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York City is being threatened by a villainous bug who has inhabited the body of a farmer. The mission is to locate and exterminate the bug before it destroys the planet
Schindler's list by Thomas Keneally ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 4,206 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
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy entrepreneur invites a top paleontologist, a paleobotanist, a mathematician/theorist, and his two eager grandchildren to visit his secret island theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 3,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 3,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
Flags of our fathers by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 3,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the five Marines and one Navy corpsman that were forever immortalized as a symbol of WWII by raising the American flag at the battle of Iwo Jima. When Joe Rosenthal's photograph of the event becomes a symbol of hope for the families at home, the three surviving men are pulled from combat and sent on a tour across America to raise desperately-needed bond money. The trip brings out the truths of both that symbolic act, and their lives during war
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 2,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1929, a poor fisherman sells his 9-year-old daughter to a geisha house in Kyoto. Chiyo will be an unpaid servant until it is determined if she is beautiful enough for apprenticeship, and the house's clientèle. Run by Mother, the ruling geisha is Hatsumomo, and little Pumpkin her only friend. Trained under strict discipline for a lifetime of entertaining and flattering wealthy men, Sayuri grows up lovely, accomplished, and the target of jealous rivals. Love is no part of this cloistered world, although geisha lore hints that even if they fall in love with clients--the operative word is client, and that love is never free
The land before time by Judy Freudberg ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Littlefoot, a young brontosaurus, sets off on a journey in search of the Great Valley where dinosaurs can live in peace and safety. On this amazing journey, he meets four other young dinosaurs and they have incredible adventures
War horse by Michael Morpurgo ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
Men in black II by Barry Sonnenfeld ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four years after agents J and K averted an intergalactic disaster, J is still working for the MIB while K has returned to the comforts of civilian life. While investigating a seemingly routine crime, J uncovers a diabolical plot masterminded by Serleena, an evil Kylothian monster who disguises herself as a sexy lingerie model. It's a race against the clock as J must find and convince K--who not only has no memory of his time spent with the agency, but is also the only person alive who has the expertise to save the galaxy--to reunite with the MIB before Earth is destroyed completely
Letters from Iwo Jima by Tadamichi Kuribayashi ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 2,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 2,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hapless Roger Rabbit is framed for the murder of Marvin Acme, who was photographed "playing patticake" with Roger's wife Jessica. The mixed live and animated action takes place in Hollywood and next-door "Toontown," where humans and "Toons" co-exist
Munich by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 2,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The intense story of the secret Israeli squad assigned to track down and assassinate the 11 Palestinians believed to have planned the 1972 Munich massacre of 11 Israeli athletes and the personal toll this mission of revenge takes on the team and the man who led it
Twister by Jan de Bont ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scientist Jo Harding and her crack team of tornado chasers are pursuing the most destructive weatherfront to sweep through mid-America's Tornado Alley in 50 years. TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a series of intense storms has other plans. Jo's team is planning to launch revolutionary electronic sensors into the funnel of the tornado. They hope to obtain data to create an improved weather warning system. In order to get the sensors to work, the team must intercept the twister
The lost world Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 2,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four years after the disaster at Jurassic Park, dinosaurs have secretly survived on a nearby island and roam free, but now there is a more ominous threat--a plan to capture and bring the dinosaurs to the mainland. John Hammond sees a chance to redeem himself for his past mistakes and sends an expedition led by Ian Malcolm to reach the island before the mercenary team gets there. The two groups confront each other in the face of extreme danger and must team up for their own survival in a race against time
Hook by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A high-flying adventure from the magic of Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman as the infamous Captain Hook
The mask of Zorro by Antonio Banderas ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 2,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sweeping tale of love and horror, tragedy and triumph set against the Spanish conquest of Mexico. After twenty years as the legendary Zorro, Don Diego must transform a troubled drifter into the fearless hero he once was
Casper by Brad Silberling ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. James Harvey and his daughter, Kat arrive at drafty, old Whipstaff manor. Its greedy owner, Carrigan Crittendon has hired Dr. Harvey to exercise the house's apparitions: a friendly but lonely young ghost named Casper, who's just looking for a friend and his outrageous Uncle Stretch, Stinkie and Fatso
The adventures of Tintin by Hergé ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unquenchably curious young reporter Tintin and his fiercely loyal dog Snowy discover a model ship carrying an explosive secret. Drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Tintin find himself in the sightlines of Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine, a diabolical villain who believes Tintin has stolen a priceless treasure tied to a dastardly pirate. With the help of Snowy, Captain Haddock, and bumbling detectives Thompson & Thompson, Tintin will travel half the world to find the final resting place of the Unicorn
 
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Amblin Entertainment Pictures.
Amblin television
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English (473)
Japanese (14)
French (13)
Spanish (10)
Italian (3)
German (2)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
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