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Legendary Pictures

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Works: 77 works in 470 publications in 3 languages and 48,193 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  History  Football films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Legendary Pictures
The dark knight by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
45 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 3,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin, laughter, and inhuman morality makes him dangerous. Batman seeks to stop the mysterious Joker at all costs. He has no method at all and seeks to see the world plunge into the fire he has yet to light. But, Batman has come to represents the symbol of hope
300 by Zack Snyder ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes waited many days for King Leonidas to surrender or withdraw. When the Greeks did not leave, Xerxes was left with no option and he moved forward. The battle lasted for about 3 days and after which all 300 Spartans were killed. The Spartan defeat would not have occurred if not for a local shepherd, named Ephialtes, who defected to the Persians and informed Xerxes of a separate path through Thermopylae, which the Persians could use to outflank the Greeks
Inception by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back but only if he can accomplish the impossible--inception. Instead of the perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists have to pull off the reverse: their task is not to steal an idea but to plant one. If they succeed, it could be the perfect crime. But no amount of careful planning or expertise can prepare the team for the dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy that only Cobb could have seen coming
Batman begins by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 2,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armoured suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Max feels neglected by his mother, he runs away wearing his wolf costume to a world in his imagination inhabited by unruly beasts who befriend Max after he is proclaimed king
The dark knight rises by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
20 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent Act
We are Marshall ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The inspiring story of how a small town in West Virginia, steeped in the rich tradition of college football, struggled to cope with a devastating loss and restore their community after one of the worst disasters in the history of American sports. On the evening of Saturday, November 14, 1970, a chartered jet carrying Marshall University's football team, coaches and fans, was on its way home from a hard-fought game in North Carolina. Less than a minute before its scheduled landing at Tri-State Airport, the plane crashed in the Appalachian Mountains, killing everyone aboard: 37 players, eight coaches and university staff, the flight crew, and 25 prominent Huntington citizens. They find hope and strength in the leadership of outsider Jack Lengyel, a young coach determined to rebuild Marshall's football program. Less than a year after the crash, on September 18, 1971, Marshall University was poised to stage one of the greatest comebacks in collegiate sports
The hangover by Todd Phillips ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doug Billings and Tracy Garner are about to get married. Two days before the wedding, Doug and his groomsmen hop into Tracy's father's Mercedes for a 24-hour stag party in Las Vegas. The morning after their arrival in Vegas, they awaken in their Caesars Palace hotel suite each with the worst hangover. No one remembers what happened in the past twelve or so hours. The suite is in shambles and Doug is missing. Phil, Stu and Alan try to find Doug using only what little pieces of information they have at hand and go on a journey of discovery. However, it's a race against time since they need to find Doug and get him back to Los Angeles in time for the wedding
Watchmen ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the United States, costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. But, when one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up, but no less determined, masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover the plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion, a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers, Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future
Pacific Rim ( Visual )
26 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When legions of monstrous creatures started rising from the sea, a deadly war began. To combat them, humans devised massive robots called Jaegers as weapons. But even the Jaegers proved nearly defenseless against the creatures [known as Kaijus]. Now on the verge of defeat, mankind must turn to two unlikely heroes, teamed in a seemingly obsolete Jaeger, as the last hope against a mounting apocalypse"--Container
Man of steel by Henry Cavill ( Visual )
22 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind"--Container
Clash of the titans by Desmond Davis ( Visual )
16 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Hades, the god of the underworld, takes his family, Perseus embarks on a mission to defeat him before he can seize ultimate power and unleash hell on earth
The town by Ben Affleck ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doug MacRay is leader of a Boston bank robber gang but not cut from the same cloth as his fellow thieves. When Doug falls into a passionate romance with the bank manager briefly taken hostage in their last heist, he wants out of this life and out of the town. As the Feds close in and the crew questions his loyalty, he has one of two choices: betray his friends or lose the woman he loves. Special features include the extended cut
Jack the giant slayer ( Visual )
16 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Centuries after a fearsome race of giants was defeated in battle and banished to a sky kingdom, a young farmhand named Jack ... unwittingly causes an enormous beanstalk to take root. In the process, his beloved Princess Isabelle is carried miles into the clouds, straight into the clutches of the bloodthirsty giants. Now, with the help of the king's military commander ... this unlikely hero gets a chance to become a legend"--Container
Superman returns by Bryan Singer ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While archenemy Lex Luthor plots to render him powerless once and for all, Superman faces the realization that Lois Lane has moved on with her life
Due date ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Expectant first-time father Peter Highman looks forward to his new child's due date five days away. As Peter hurries to catch a flight home from Atlanta to be at his wife's side for the birth, his best intentions go completely awry. An encounter with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay forces Peter to hitch a ride with Ethan on a cross-country trip that will ultimately destroy several cars, many friendships, and Peter's last nerve
10,000 BC by Roland Emmerich ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a remote mountain tribe, the young hunter D'Leh finds his heart's passion in the beautiful Evolet. But when a band of mysterious warlords raid their village and kidnaps Evolet, D'Leh leads a small group of hunters to save her
42 the Jackie Robinson story by Chadwick Boseman ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History was made in 1947, when Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball race barrier to become the first African American MLB player of the modern era. 42 tells the life story of Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey
The ant bully by John Nickle ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After young Lucas shoots some ants with his water pistol they retaliate with a secret potion that shrinks him to their size
Sucker punch by Zack Snyder ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this epic action fantasy, Babydoll, locked away against her will, must band together with four fellow prisoners and use imagination and dreams to escape her dark reality"--Container
 
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