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Legendary Pictures

Overview
Works: 76 works in 770 publications in 5 languages and 72,797 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Superhero films  Biographical films  Crime films  Sports films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Legendary Pictures
The Dark Knight by Christian Bale( Visual )

97 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 9,236 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 and laughter characterize his emotional and mental instability, becomes a dangerous adversary that Batman seeks to stop at all costs
300 by Laurence A Schneider( Visual )

52 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,598 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 happened 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
The hangover by Todd Phillips( Visual )

70 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,518 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
Inception by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

34 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,154 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
42 by Chadwick Boseman( Visual )

25 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 2,597 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
Interstellar by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history: traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max has an active imagination and will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum and runs away from home when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp
Man of Steel by Henry Cavill( Visual )

31 editions published in 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,262 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
Pacific Rim by Pacific( Visual )

37 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When legions of monstrous creatures known as Kaiju started rising from the sea, a deadly war began. To combath them, humans devised massive robots called Jaegers as weapons. Controlled simultaneiously by two pilots, even the Jaegers proved nearly defenseless against the Jaiju. Now on the verge of defeat, mankind must turn to a washed-up former pilot and an untested trainee teamed in a seemingly obsolete Jaeger. These unlikely heroes are the last hope against a mounting apocalypse"--Container
Watchmen by Zack Snyder( Visual )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,196 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
We are Marshall by Corey Helms( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,131 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
Godzilla by Gareth Edwards( Visual )

32 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From visionary new director Gareth Edwards comes a powerful story of human courage and reconciliation in the face of titanic forces of nature, when the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless
Clash of the titans by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

21 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Clash of the Titans, the ultimate struggle for power pits men against kings and kings against gods. But the war between the gods themselves could destroy the world. Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus an unleash hell on earth. Battling unholy demons and fearsome beasts, Perseus and his warriors will only survive if Perseus accepts his power as a god, defies fate and creates his own destiny." -- Back of container
Straight outta Compton( Visual )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1988, a groundbreaking new group revolutionizes music and pop culture, changing and influencing hip-hop forever. N.W.A's first studio album, "Straight Outta Compton," stirs controversy with its brutally honest depiction of life in Southern Los Angeles. With guidance from veteran manager Jerry Heller, band members Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson Jr.), Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins), Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren navigate their way through the industry, acquiring fame, fortune and a place in history
The Town by Ben Affleck( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,844 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
Steve Jobs by Danny Boyle( Visual )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biopic of Steve Jobs that takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution in order to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac
Jack the giant slayer by Nathan Juran( Visual )

22 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack the Giant Slayer tells the story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth, the giants strive to reclaim the land they one lost, forcing Jack into the battle of his life to stop them. Fighting for a kingdom, its people, and the love of a brave princess, he comes face to face with the unstoppable warriors he thought only existed in legend, and gets a chance to become a legend
 
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