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Weinstein Company

Works: 500 works in 1,386 publications in 4 languages and 159,917 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  War films  Sports films  Fiction  Melodrama 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Weinstein Company
The king's speech by Tom Hooper( Visual )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 3,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The King's Speech" presents a sideways glance at a crucial period in 20th-century history--as the monumentally awkward Prince Albert, or Bertie, becomes King George VI unexpectedly in 1936 when his older brother Edward VIII abdicates to marry American divorcée Wallis Simpson. In imperial Britain between the wars, that was problem enough, but Bertie suffered from a chronic stammer that made his public appearances painful for everyone. In an age of radio, the monarch has become a symbol, which means that the King speaks to his people--regularly. Bertie and his wife, the high-spirited Princess Elizabeth find their way to an Australian-born speech therapist and amateur actor named Lionel Logue. Logue isn't a doctor, has no academic credentials, and is viewed by proper authorities as a charlatan. Oddly enough, each of these men is a desperate misfit badly in need of a new friend and a bit more self-esteem. A real friend, it seems, was exactly the medicine the future king required
Hoodwinked by Corey Edwards( Visual )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 3,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Red ... [is] training with a mysterious covert group called the Sisters of the Hood. But Red is forced to cut her training short when she gets an urgent call from Nicky Flippers..., the head of the super secret Happily Ever After Agency, aka the HEA. A wicked witch ... has abducted two innocent children, Hansel ... and Gretel..., and Nicky needs the whole Hoodwinked gang--Red, Granny..., the ever-clueless Wolf..., and his over-caffeinated little partner, Twitchy..., for the search and rescue mission"--Container
Sicko by Michael Moore( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 2,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Michael Moore critiques the American health care system, focusing especially on the HMOs, drug companies, and congressmen who profit from the status quo. Also includes an analysis of the health care systems in Canada, England, France and Cuba, where free universal health care is the norm
Inglourious basterds by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and German and held by 2,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a group of Jewish-American guerrilla soldiers, led by Lt. Aldo Raine, become known as "The Basterds." They are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds soon cross paths with a French-Jewish woman who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers. A plot is set in motion to kill the Nazi leadership, including Adolph Hitler, at a movie premiere
The great debaters( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story
Django Unchained by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Django, a former slave turned hired gun, heads back to the plantation to free his wife from the tyrannical plantation owner Calvin Candie, with the help of a German bounty hunter, Dr. King Shultz
The iron lady by Meryl Streep( Visual )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
The artist by Michel Hazanavicius( Visual )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1927, George Valentin is a silent movie superstar. However, the advent of the talkies will kill his career and he will sink into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller, it seems the sky's the limit as major movie stardom awaits. Though their careers are taking different paths their destinies will become entwined
The fighter by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, Dicky Eklund was known as the pride of Lowell, Massachusetts. There isn't a person in Lowell who doesn't know about the time that Dicky knocked down the great Sugar Ray Leonard. By the early 1990s, Dicky's crack addiction has soured everything, although he dreams of making a comeback. The real contender is his half-brother Micky Ward. 31-year-old Micky is an unassuming nice guy, long regarded as little more than a stepping-stone for rising fighters, but with undeniable potential. Between his controlling mom Alice, who manages his career, his crack head trainer brother, and a Greek chorus of seven sisters, Micky doesn't have a chance. Until his tough-chick bartender girlfriend Charlene gives him the confidence and support to consider a different course. But his success comes at a cost--as he must leave his family behind in the process
Silver Linings Playbook by David O Russell( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a man who has lost everything, his house, his job, his wife, and how he creates his own silver linings from the bonds he forms with his family and friends
The reader by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What have we learned (and what might we have forgotten) from history's bloody backwash? Guilt, love, and history are three skeins, woven together to create human beings or, alternately, human monsters. The question of wartime culpability undergirds the May-December romance in postwar Berlin between Hanna, a weary-looking, sexually rapacious streetcar ticket-taker and Michael, a young schoolboy whom she seduces, ravenously and to his great delight. One day, Hanna is gone, with no explanation, and Michael grows into a promising young law student. His class attends a trial, where the new Germany judges the past and, by default, the lovers as well."--Container
My week with Marilyn by Simon Curtis( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colin Clark, an ambitious twenty-three-year-old assistant director forms a friendship with American actress Marilyn Monroe on her first trip to London to film "The Prince and the Showgirl," butwhen Monroe's husband, playwright Arthur Mill er leaves for a trip to Paris, Clark seizes the opportunity to introduce Monroe to a world away from her Hollywood fame
Philomena by Stephen Frears( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judi Dench stars in the story of Philomena Lee, mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock and given up for adoption. Nearly 50 years later, Philomena meets Martin Sixsmith, a former BBC reporter looking for his next big story. Together, they embark on a journey to locate her long lost son. As the pieces of the puzzle come together, the unlikely travel companions form a comic and heartwarming friendship. Based on the 2009 investigative book by Martin Sixsmith
Bully( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a character-driven documentary following five kids and families over the course of a school year. Offering insight into different facets of America's bullying crisis, the stories include two families who have lost children to suicide and a mother awaiting the fate of her 14-year-old daughter, who has been incarcerated after bringing a gun on her school bus. Documentary provides an intimate and often shocking glimpse into homes, classrooms, cafeterias and principals' offices
August: Osage County by John Wells( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The darkly hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them"--Container
The Butler by Les Daniels( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
Capitalism a love story by Michael Moore( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Moore examines the impact of corporate dominance on the everyday lives of Americans (and by default, the rest of the world). The film moves from Middle America, to the halls of power in Washington, to the global financial epicenter in Manhattan. With both humor and outrage, the film explores the question: What is the price that America pays for its love of capitalism? Families pay the price with their jobs, their homes, and their savings. Looking for an explanation, Moore talks with ordinary people whose lives have been turned upside down and tries to get answers Washington, DC. What he finds are the all-too-familiar symptoms of a love affair gone astray: lies, abuse, betrayal, and 14,000 jobs being lost every day. Moore also presents a vision of a more hopeful future
The Giver by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonas is coming of age in an ideal society without war, pain, suffering, disease, difference or choice. Even love has been rendered obsolete. No-one questions anything, no-one remembers the past and no-one ventures beyond the borders. Jonas has just been chosen as the sole person to learn the truths of the 'real' world and is sent to train with the 'keeper of memories', The Giver. But knowledge is power ans as Jonas learns more about his fake world, he soon realises it is a matter of life and death that he escape. This will be his only chance to protect the people he loves
The imitation game by Morten Tyldum( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered the home of mathematician, cryptanalyst and war hero Alan Turing to investigate a reported burglary. They instead ended up arresting Turing himself on charges of "gross indecency," an accusation that would lead to his devastating conviction for the criminal offense of homosexuality - little did officials know, they were actually incriminating the pioneer of modern-day computing. Famously leading a motley group of scholars, linguists, chess champions and intelligence officers, he was credited with cracking the so-called unbreakable codes of Germany's World War II Enigma machine. An intense and haunting portrayal of a brilliant, complicated man, "The Imitation Game" a genius who under nail-biting pressure helped to shorten the war and, in turn, save thousands of lives."--Container
Miss Potter by Chris Noonan( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an effort to give their younger brother, Norman a project to keep him busy now that he has joined the family publishing house, the older Warne brothers agree to publish Miss Beatrix Potter's first children's book. They don't expect the book to sell well, but they need to keep Norman busy. As a single woman living in Edwardian London, Beatrix suspects this endeavor may provide her with a small measure of freedom. But she also has very specific ideas about how the book should be published. As they work together, Norman and Beatrix become close. After the first book is published, Beatrix goes on to a second book and that sells well. One day at lunch, she meets the rest of Norman's family, including his sister, Millie and the two women become fast friends. Norman proposes, but Beatrix's parents object to the marriage proposal. After much argument, they agree to let Beatrix marry Norman provided they wait until the end of the summer
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