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Dreamworks Pictures

Works: 1,068 works in 2,884 publications in 10 languages and 231,795 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Western stories  Fantasy films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Dreamworks Pictures
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( Visual )

55 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of John Nash, a mathematical genius, who made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his schizophrenia, and finally, late in life, received the Nobel Prize
Shrek by William Steig( Visual )

65 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 5,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow Shrek's daring quest to rescue feisty Princess Fiona, with the help of his lovable loudmouthed Donkey, and win back the deed to his beloved swamp from scheming Lord Farquaad
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

43 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 4,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WWII Army Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with the brutality of war, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )

50 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new Emperor, Commodus. He becomes a slave and then a gladiator, fighting in the Roman Colosseum in defiance of the Emperor
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship La Amistad bound for America. Much of the involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
Seabiscuit by Gary Ross( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 3,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A half-blind ex-prizefighter and mustang breaker team up with a millionaire and his rough-hewn, undersized horse, Seabiscuit. The men bring Seabiscuit to incredible heights, helping to turn a long shot into a legend. Eventually, Seabiscuit earns Horse of the Year honors in 1938
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

25 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 3,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
The help by Emma Stone( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 3,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
American beauty by Sam Mendes( Visual )

47 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and French and held by 3,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend
Cast away by Tom Hanks( Visual )

43 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny island with nothing but some flotsam and jetsam from the aircraft's cargo. Can he survive in this tropical wasteland? Will he ever return to the woman he loves?
Flags of our fathers by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 3,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 70,000 Marines this was more than a turning point of World War II, it was the defining moment of their lives. Explores the complicated nature of heroism, courage and patriotism in the harrowing true story of four Marines who fought the bloody battles at Iwo Jima during World War II and how a single photo emerged as one of the most evocative icons of the 20th Century
Dreamgirls by Laurence Mark( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 2,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young women, Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dreams
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 2,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1929, a poor fisherman sells his 9-year-old daughter to a geisha house in Kyoto. Chiyo will be an unpaid servant until it is determined if she is beautiful enough for apprenticeship, and the house's clientèle. Run by Mother, the ruling geisha is Hatsumomo, and little Pumpkin her only friend. Trained under strict discipline for a lifetime of entertaining and flattering wealthy men, Sayuri grows up lovely, accomplished, and the target of jealous rivals. Love is no part of this cloistered world, although geisha lore hints that even if they fall in love with clients--the operative word is client, and that love is never free
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the autobiography of a brilliant young master of deception and the FBI agent hot on his trail. Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. passed himself off as a pilot, a lawyer, and a doctor all before his 21st birthday
Spirit stallion of the Cimarron by Kelly Asbury( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Spirit, a young wild mustang, as he sets out against impossible odds to regain his freedom and save his homeland. On his courageous journey across the American frontier, Spirit forms a remarkable friendship with a Lakota brave, outwits a squadron of soldiers, and falls for a paint mare named Rain
Chicken run by P Lord( Visual )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and French and held by 2,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While the chickens on evil Mrs Tweedy's farm dream of a better life, a clever hen named Ginger is hatching plans to fly the coop - for good! The only problem is, chickens can't fly... or can they? Every escape attempt goes fowl until Rocky, a smooth-talking all-American rooster, crash-lands into the coop. It's hardly poultry in motion when Rocky attempts to teach Ginger and her fine-feathered friends to fly... but with teamwork, determination and a little bit o'cluck, the fearless flock plots one last daring attempt in a spectacular bid for freedom!
War horse by Michael Morpurgo( Visual )

16 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
The kite runner by DreamWorks Animation( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afghanistan, 1970's. Amir is a Pushtun boy. Hassan is a Hazara boy. Amir and Hassan are raised together in Amir's father house. They play together and go kitting on the streets of a peaceful Kabul. Amir feels that his wise and good father, Baba, blames him for the death of his mother during his delivery. He feels that his father loves and prefers Hassam to him. In return, Amir feels a great respect for his father's best friend, Rahim Khan, who supports his intention to become a writer. After Amir wins a kitting competition, Hassan runs to bring a kite to Amir, but Hassan is beaten and raped by the brutal Assef in an empty street to protect Amir's kite. Amir witnesses the assault but does not help Hassan. Amir frames Hassan as a thief and his father is forced to fire Amir. After the Russians invade Afghanistan, Baba and Amir move to California, where Amir becomes a famous writer and marries a fellow countrywoman. After a phone call reveals a family secret, Amir returns to Pakistan on a journey of redemption
Road to Perdition by Max Allan Collins( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 2,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Sullivan works as an enforcer for his adopted father, Irish gangster John Rooney. When Sullivan's son, Mike Jr., witnesses one of his father's killings on Rooney's behalf, the gangster decides that his ward and his family are liabilities that must be removed. Sullivan tries to safeguard his son and get even with the man who betrayed him, while his son focuses on bonding with his emotionally distant father
Transformers by Michael Bay( Visual )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a battle on Earth between the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, and the ultimate power is a clue held by a young man who is unaware he is mankind's last chance for survival
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Alternative Names
Dream Works Animation SKG

Dream Works, LLC

Dream Works Pictures

Dream Works SKG

Dream Works Studios


Dreamworks animation SKG

DreamWorks, L.L.C.

DreamWorks, LLC

Dreamworks pictures

Dreamworks SKG

DreamWorks Studios.

DW Studios

DW Studios, LLC

ShrekGladiatorAmistadSeabiscuitAmerican beautyMemoirs of a geishaCatch me if you canSpirit stallion of the Cimarron