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PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 259 works in 1,013 publications in 5 languages and 48,439 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  History  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Crime films 
Roles: Production personnel, Publisher, prn, Producer, fds
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

62 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 3,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

44 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England, 1554. Henry VIII is dead. The country is divided, Catholic against Protestant. Henry's eldest daughter Mary, a fervent Catholic, is Queen. She is childless. The Catholics' greatest fear is the succession of Mary's Protestant half-sister, Elizabeth. After Mary's death, Elizabeth ascends to the throne, thrust into an edgy world of political and religious flux she struggles to protect her power, life, and independence as the court boils with intrigue and conspiracy. Elizabeth begins her reign in a land divided by bloody turmoil, and becomes a cunning strategist, weighing the counsel of her mysterious advisors, thwarting her devious rivals, and denying her own desires for the good of her country
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

35 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lazy, unemployed Southern Californian stoner who loves bowling gets mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. He's beaten up by men looking for money from the rich man's wife and gets drawn into the kidnapping of the millionaire's wife
The usual suspects by Bryan Singer( Visual )

44 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police investigating an exploded boat on a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned Hungarian terrorist and Roger Kint, a crippled con-man. Reluctantly, Kint is pressured into explaining what happened on the boat. His story begins six weeks earlier with five criminals being dragged in by New York police desparate for suspects in a truck highjacking, and ends with the possible identification of a criminal mastermind
Mr. Holland's Opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 2,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a serious musician who reluctantly enters the teaching profession to remain afloat financially and discovers that his true passion is teaching
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Poncelet is the convicted killer of two teenage lovers, preparing to end his life on death row. In response to a letter, Sister Helen Prejean visits Matthew and finds herself face-to-face with a killer who still pleads his innocence. When the date is set for his execution-death by lethal injection-Poncelet asks Sister Helen to be his spiritual advisor and she agrees, little knowing the outrage that will follow her decision
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After Chris Nielsen (Williams) dead in an accident, he tries to remain close to his beautiful, mortal wife, Annie (Annabella Sciorra). With the friendly spirit (Gooding Jr.) assigned to guide him, he begins to adapt to his new state of being in a setting that can only be described as havenly. But when his distraught wife takes her own life, she is banished to an eternal damnation. Chris wows to find her so they can share eternity together, but no one has ever succeeded is rescuing a soul from such a horrific fate. With the help of his havenly friends, Chris sets out on the most perilous and harrowing journey of his life, or afterlife: a quest for everlasting love take him take him to hell and back!"--Envase
Four Weddings and a Funeral by Mike Newell( Visual )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic comedy about a young man who meets the girl of his dreams at a friend's wedding. However, she slips through his fingers when the timing seems wrong, and they meet again at three more weddings and a funeral before the two finally connect
French kiss by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

20 editions published between 1607 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her fiance is smitten by a beautiful Frenchwoman, Kate flies to Paris determined to win him back. However, nothing prepares her for Luc, a cunning, sexy Frenchman with a gift for gab and a fondness for thievery. A self-proclaimed expert on affairs of the heart, Luc promises to help Kate win back her man. But one star-crossed misadventure after another sweeps them across France, ultimately changing them in ways they never dreamed possible
The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert by Stephan Elliott( Visual )

36 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a contract to perform a drag show way out in the Australian desert, Tick, Adam and Ralph each has his own reason for wanting to leave the safety of Sydney. Christening their battered, pink tour bus "Priscilla," this wickedly funny and high-drama trio heads for the outback and into crazy adventures in even crazier outfits
Notting Hill by Roger Michell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's most famous movie star falls in love with a small-time bookstore owner
The Game by David Fincher( Visual )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this thriller, Nicholas Van Orton, a shrewd and successful businessman who is always in control, has been enrolled by his brother in "The Game"--"a profound life experience" with no rules, which begins quietly but soon erupts in a confusing maze of devastating events. Terrorized by forces who seem intent on dismantling all that he has built, Van Orton has to win this deadly game or lose control of everything in his life"
Sleepers by Barry Levinson( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sentenced to the Wilkinson School for boys, four pals are mistreated at will by a cadre of sadistic guards. 15 years later, they have an unexpected opportunity for revenge
When we were kings by Leon Gast( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the 1972 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali. Includes footage and interviews of Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Don King, James Brown, B.B. King, Mobutu Sese Seko, Spike Lee, Norman Mailer, George Plimpton, Thomas Hauser, Malick Bowens, Lloyd Price, the Crusaders (sax, Wilton Felder, trombone, Wayne Henderson, drums, Stix Hooper, keyboards, Joe Sample), and Miriam Makeba
Home for the holidays by Jodie Foster( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudia Larson is a divorced single mom who just lost her job and now has to fly home for the traditional family Thanksgiving in Baltimore. From the plane, she calls for reinforcements--and her brother Tommy makes it down from Boston with a little surprise: a handsome friend named Leo. Between dropping the turkey in their sister's lap and a few fist fights on the front lawn, Claudia and Tommy recapture their childhood and Claudia and Leo explore the sweet possibility of romance
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Streetwise charmer Eddie enters the biggest card game of his life with the savings of his three best friends: Tom, Bacon & Soap. But he leaves the table owing underworld boss Hatchet Harry half a million and has a week to come up with the money. Now Eddie and his friends must outsmart and outgun all types of lowlifes on their way to pay off Harry before time runs out."--Back cover
The portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabel Archer is a 19th-century young woman of daring independence and equally fierce desires. But her head-strong innocence is no match for the manipulations of her duplicitous friend Madame Merle and the devious Gilbert Osmond
Barney's great adventure-- the movie by Polygram Film Entertainment( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barney's First Movie Ever! Join Barney and his friends as they rush to find a special rainbow colored egg before it hatches
Frost Nixon : the original Watergate interviews( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes in-depth interviews of U.S. President Richard Nixon by Sir David Frost in May, 1977 regarding the infamous Watergate scandal, followed by a segment, "Behind the scenes." That final segment features footage from 2007 of Frost discussing "clinching the interviews, Nixon's advisors, ground rules, on location, Nixon's reaction, and the final meeting" he had with Nixon at San Clemente
The Hudsucker proxy by Joel Coen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Waring Hudsucker, head of a successful company commits suicide, the board of directors has a plan to make a lot of money, so they decide to appoint a moron to run the company. Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is exactly what Hudsucker is looking for to be president. They hope that as soon as the stock falls low enough, the director and his friends will buy them up cheaply, take over the company and they will be successful again. However, a tough reporter is suspicious and decides to investigate Hudsucker
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The big LebowskiThe usual suspectsMr. Holland's OpusDead man walkingWhat dreams may comeFour Weddings and a FuneralThe adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desertNotting Hill