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Village Roadshow Pictures

Overview
Works: 620 works in 1,603 publications in 6 languages and 123,939 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Police films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 4,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After finally catching serial killer and occult 'sorcerer' Lord Blackwood, legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson can close yet another successful case. After his execution, Blackwood mysteriously returns from the grave and resumes his killing spree, Holmes must take up the hunt once again. Contending with Watson's new fianceĢe and the dimwitted head of Scotland Yard, the determined detective must unravel the clues that will lead him into a twisted web of murder, deceit, and black magic, not to mention the deadly embrace of temptress Irene Adler
The Matrix by Andy Wachowski ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 3,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neo (Reeves)-mild-mannered software author by day, feared hacker by night-is recruited into a cell of cyber-rebels, led by Morpheus (Fishburne) and the warrior Trinity (Moss). They have made a fundamental discovery about the world: It does not exist. It is only a seedy utopia where humanity is preserved, protected, and endlessly recycled by a mega-computer. Cypher (Pantoliano) turns traitorous for access to comforts unmatched by the drab post-apocalyptic real world, while Agent Smith (Weaving) dismisses humans as "a plague"--For which non-organic life is "the cure."
Happy feet by George Miller ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emperor Penguins from Antarctica each express their true love with a special heartsong of their own that expresses their very being. However, the misfit Mumble cannot sing. Instead he has an extraordinary talent to tap dance with almost magical energy and expression. Nevertheless, the leadership of the colony fearfully blames the young penguin's unorthodox ways for the lean fishing that threatens them all. Defiant in the face of unjust rejection, Mumble and his true friends set out to find the true cause of the famine. Through the friends trials and perils, Mumble learns many things about his frozen world, not the least of which being that his toe tapping talent may be what he needs to save his people
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed convict Jimmy's teenage daughter, Katie, has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quiet life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 2,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Bucket, a boy from a poor family, finds the final golden ticket to tour Willy Wonka's world famous chocolate factory
Analyze this by Harold Ramis ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 2,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A spoof on the gangster roles that have been associated with De Niro's film career, this is the story of an anxiety-ridden Mafia boss who monopolizes the services of a family psychiatrist
I am legend by Richard Matheson ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 2,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last man on earth is not alone. Somehow immune to an unstoppable, incurable virus, military virologist Robert Neville is now the last human survivng in New York City. He believes he may be the last human alive in the world. Mutant plague victims lurk in the shadows. They watch Robert's every move and wait for him to make a fatal mistake. Robert is driven by only one remaining mission - to find an antidote using his own immune blood. But, he is outnumbered and quickly running out of time
The matrix reloaded by Keanu Reeves ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 2,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neo, Trinity, and Morpheus continue to lead the revolt against the Machine Army. In their quest to save the human race from extinction, they gain greater insight into the construction of The Matrix and Neo's pivotal role in the fate of mankind
Gran Torino by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Walt is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man, who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor, Thao, a young Hmong teenager, is pressured by his gang member cousin to steal Walt's prize possession, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Thao's family, Walt is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that infest their neighborhood
Cats & dogs by Lawrence Guterman ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, which their humans are blissfully unaware of. The film follows Mr. Tinkle's (a cat) plan to destroy a new vaccine, that if developed, would eliminate all human allergies to dogs, and allow cats to rule the world. Lou, a beagle puppy accidentally becomes the dog-agent assigned to stop the cat plan
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,453 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 great Gatsby by Robert Redford ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Great Gatsby follows viable writer Nick Carraway as he leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922. Chasing his own American dream, Nick lands next door to Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy, and her husband, Tom Buchanan. Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the rich and their loves and deceits. As he bears witness, he pens a tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams, and tragedy, and holds a mirror to our own modern times and struggles
The matrix revolutions by Lana Wachowski ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is a dark time for the world. Zion is doomed, crushed by the unstoppable army of countless Sentinels. Neo lies trapped in the Train Station, between the Matrix and the Source. The human race is not the only ones in peril. The machines press onward against the humans, unaware of the ominous signs within the Matrix of something growing, threatening to take it over completely: the rogue program Smith. There is only one hope for both races--one force that can stop Smith--Neo. One final battle ensues, which will decide the fate and future of both races
Two weeks notice by Mark Lawrence ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucy Kelson, Chief Counsel for the Wade Corporation, one of New York City's top commercial real estate developers. She's a brilliant lawyer with a sharp, strategic mind. She also has an ulcer and doesn't get much sleep. It's not the job that's getting to her. It's her millionaire boss, George Wade. Handsome, charming and undeniably self-absorbed, he treats her more like a nanny than a Harvard Law grad and can barely choose a tie without her help. Now, after five years of calling the shots-on everything from his clothes to his divorce settlements, Lucy Kelson is calling it quits
Training day by Antoine Fuqua ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jake Hoyt, a fresh-faced rookie in the Los Angeles Police Department, gets a chance to join the elite narcotics squad headed up by 13-year veteran Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris. Jake is to prove himself during a one-day ride-along. As the day wears on, it becomes increasingly clear that Detective Harris has blurred the line between right and wrong to an alarming degree, enforcing his own code of ethics and street justice. Eventually, Hoyt begins to suspect that he is, rather than having the opportunity to join the squad, being set up to take the fall
The lake house ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Vietnamese and held by 2,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Kate Forster has finally found romance. Trouble is, it's a long distance relationship. She's in downtown Chicago. He's in a remote lakeside suburb. And there's more. She's in 2006. He's in 2004
Ocean's twelve by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 2,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ocean's Twelve reintroduces Ocean and his perfectly trained team of con men. Dividing forces to hit Paris, Amsterdam, and Rome, the heist-meisters move beyond casinos to tackle new objectives, one of which involves stealing a famous painting
Ocean's thirteen by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When one of their own, Reuben Tishkoff, partners and builds a casino and hotel with known casino owner Willy Bank in Las Vegas, the last thing he ever wanted was to get cut out of the deal by the loathsome Bank. Bank even goes so far as to find amusement in Tishkoff's misfortune when the double crossing lands Reuben in the hospital because of a heart attack. However, Danny and his crew won't stand for Bank and what he's done to a friend. Uniting with their old enemy Benedict, who himself has a vendetta against Bank, the crew is out to pull off a major plan. One that will unfold on the night Bank's newest hot spot opens up, when the crew is out to bankrupt one of the city's most despised businessmen. But this is not about the money, this time it is for revenge
Get Smart ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agent 86 is the bungling secret agent Maxwell Smart. He works for CONTROL. They are on a mission to battle the forces of their evil crime nemesis known as KAOS. Smart has along side with him the competent and beautiful Agent 99. The headquarters of the U.S. spy agency CONTROL is attacked and the identities of its agents are compromised, the Chief has no choice but to promote his analyst Maxwell Smart, who has dreamed of working in the field with superstar Agent 23. Smart will do whatever it takes to thwart the latest plot for world domination by KAOS
Music and lyrics ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alex Fletcher is a washed-up 80s pop star who has been reduced to working the nostalgia circuit of county fairs and amusement parks. The charismatic and talented musician gets a chance at a comeback when reigning pop diva Cora Corman invites him to write and record a duet with her. The only problem is that Alex has not written a song in years, he has never written lyrics, and what's worse, he has to come up with a hit in a matter of days. Sophie Fisher is Alex's beguilingly quirky plant lady, whose flair for words strikes a chord with the struggling songwriter. On the rebound from a bad relationship with the newly famous novelist Sloan Cates, Sophie is reluctant to collaborate with anyone, especially commitment-phobe Alex. As their chemistry heats up at the piano, Alex and Sophie will have to face their fears and the music if they want to find the love and success they both deserve
 
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Village Roadshow
Village Roadshow (Firm)
Village Roadshow Melbourne
Village Roadshow Pictures.
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English (365)
Spanish (4)
French (2)
Italian (2)
Vietnamese (1)
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