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Universal Pictures Corporation

Works: 617 works in 1,599 publications in 5 languages and 48,484 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Monster films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, prn, pre
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Universal Pictures Corporation
Publications by Universal Pictures Corporation
Most widely held works by Universal Pictures Corporation
Mamma mia! by Phyllida Lloyd( visu )
25 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 3,121 libraries worldwide
Twenty-year-old Sophie is preparing to marry at her mother's hotel on a Greek island. She has a carefree life, a loving fiancee, and great friends. She is only missing one thing: a father. By reading her mother's diary she discovers that she has three possible fathers, so she secretly invites all three men to the wedding in a desperate bid to discover which of them is her father. But not all goes according to plan. Now, old loves are re-kindled, new loves are formed, and Sophie risks everything to discover the true identity of her father
Straight Outta Compton by F. Gary Gray( visu )
24 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,190 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
Pitch Perfect by Anna Kendrick( visu )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,959 libraries worldwide
High school biology teacher Scott Voss is desperate to save the music program at his cash-strapped school. Learning that fighting in MMA matches provides a pretty nice payout, Voss decides to put his former collegiate wrestling skills to the test and climb into the octagon. Unfortunately, Voss has been out of college for about 20 years. Does he have what it takes to beat the best and earn the cash the school desperately needs?
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( visu )
21 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,808 libraries worldwide
Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival
Sisters by Brian De Palma( visu )
13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,536 libraries worldwide
The story of two disconnected sisters summoned home to clean out their childhood bedroom before their parents sell the family house. Looking to recapture their glory days, they throw one final high-school-style party for their classmates, which turns into the cathartic rager that a bunch of ground-down adults really need
The Great Wall by Matt Damon( visu )
10 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,516 libraries worldwide
European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures
The mummy by Alex Kurtzman( visu )
8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,514 libraries worldwide
Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in the current day. Her malevolence, grown over millennia, unleashes terrors that defy human comprehension
Bridget Jones's diary by Sharon Maguire( visu )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 1,455 libraries worldwide
In her mid-thirties, still single and still being set up with dates by her mom, Bridget decides she needs to make a change in her life. She falls for her boss who uses her and then dumps her. In the meantime, Bridget keeps running into the divorced guy her mom tried to set her up with, and he happens to be ex-friends with her boss. She uses her diary as a confessional and she begins to wonder if she will ever find true love. DVD
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( visu )
50 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
"A disfigured man in a mask abducts the prima donna of the Paris Opera House to his lair in the sewers below"--Halliwell's Film and Video Guide
All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( visu )
33 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in English and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
Seven patriotic German youths go together from school to the battlefields of World War I. They experience the horrors of war first-hand, stuck in the trenches and facing gradual extermination. Centers on experiences of one of the young men, Paul Baumer, who changes from enthusiastic war endorser to battle-weary veteran
Ouija : origin of evil ( visu )
7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 994 libraries worldwide
In 1967 Los Angeles a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their seance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side
The best man holiday by Morris Chestnut( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 958 libraries worldwide
At a fifteen year reunion over the Christmas holidays, a group of college friends soon discover how simple it is for old rivalries and romances to resurface
GalaxyQuest by Dean Parisot( visu )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 957 libraries worldwide
"For four years, the courageous crew of the NSEA Protector-- 'Commander Peter Quincy Taggart, ' 'Lt. Tawny Madison, ' and 'Dr. Lazarus'-- set off on thrilling and often dangerous missions in space-- and then their series was cancelled! Now, twenty years later, aliens under attack have mistaken the Galaxy Quest television transmissions for 'historical documents' and beamed up the crew of has-been actors to save the universe. With no script, no director and no clue, the actors must turn in the performances of their lives."--Container
Legend by Ridley Scott( visu )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Portuguese and held by 950 libraries worldwide
A forest dweller is chosen to save a beautiful princess and defeat the Lord of Darkness
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( visu )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 884 libraries worldwide
Eighteen years after the brothers' original "mission from God," Elwood Blues is getting out of prison and discovering that much has changed in the time he's been away. His partner, Jake is gone, his band is no longer together and the orphanage where he grew up has been demolished. Elwood soon realizes that he must embark on a whole new mission to reassemble the old band this time with the help of a soulful bartender, compete at Queen Moussette's Battle of the Bands and set a wayward orphan named Buster on the path to redemption. In the midst of the mayhem, he's got to prove to the police that there's magic in the music and a mysterious method behind the Blues Brothers' madness
Liar liar by Tom Shadyac( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on this fifth birthday cake, Max has just one wish-- that his dad stop lying for 24 hours. When his son's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his biggest asset, his mouth, has become his biggest liability
Small soldiers by Joe Dante( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and French and held by 831 libraries worldwide
Meet the Commando Elite--toy action figures with an attitude
The invisible man : the legacy collection by James Whale( visu )
24 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 812 libraries worldwide
A scientist discovers how to make himself invisible but can't reverse the process. He realizes with terror that he has become a prisoner of his unseen self, and this unbearable state drives him to madness and murder
Frankenstein by James Whale( visu )
19 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
Frankenstein is the greatest horror film of all time. Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster in his laboratory; but his dreams of perfection are thwarted when the monster becomes an uncontrollable beast
Happy death day by Jessica Rothe( visu )
4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
A college student relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer's identity
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