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PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 251 works in 866 publications in 4 languages and 46,000 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Interviews  History  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Personal narratives  Humor  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )
51 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 3,605 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 by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )
30 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,872 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 )
31 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,605 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 )
30 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 2,549 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 desperate for suspects in a truck highjacking, and ends with the possible identification of a criminal mastermind
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 2,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor, and the journey they undertake in search of the truth
Mr. Holland's opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 2,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A frustrated composer comes to realize that his real passion is teaching and that his legacy is not a truly memorable piece of music, but the generations of young people whose lives he affects
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,942 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 Richard Curtis( Visual )
26 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,579 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 )
17 editions published between 1607 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,441 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 )
32 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,377 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 )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il giovane proprietario di una piccola libreria di Londra conosce in modo casuale la più famosa attrice del mondo. Si innamorano, ma la vita vicino ad una donna tanto famosa non è affatto facile
The game by David Fincher( Visual )
23 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,273 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 )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,165 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
Home for the holidays by Jodie Foster( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 1,000 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
Barney's great adventure-- the movie by Polygram Film Entertainment( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trip to Grandpa's farm turns into an incredible journey as Barney and the gang look high and low for a magic egg that's about to hatch something very special
The portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( Visual )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Archer Isabel is a young woman of daring independence and equally fierce desires. Her head-strong innocence is no match, however, for the manipulations of her duplicitous friend Madame Merle and the devious Gilbert Osmond
Lock, stock and two smoking barrels by Guy Ritchie( Visual )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
East End gangster comedy thriller
Frost Nixon the original Watergate interviews ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 818 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 Ethan Coen( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 689 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
Operation Dumbo drop ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wartime comedy based on the true story of a U.S. Army mission to deliver (by air) a full-grown elephant to a remote Southeast Asian village in an attempt to win the "hearts and minds" of the villagers
 
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Languages
English (359)
French (8)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
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