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Universal Pictures Corporation

Overview
Works: 614 works in 1,369 publications in 3 languages and 43,716 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Monster films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  War films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Mamma mia! by Abba (Nigeria)( visu )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 3,087 libraries worldwide
20-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. Sophie 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 )
15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,044 libraries worldwide
In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking viewers back to where it all began, the film tells the true story of how these cultural rebels-armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent-stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world's most dangerous group, N.W.A
Pitch Perfect by Anna Kendrick( visu )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,915 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 )
12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,692 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
Bridget Jones's diary by Sharon Maguire( visu )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 1,468 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
Sisters ( visu )
6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,448 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
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( visu )
31 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 1,386 libraries worldwide
Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( visu )
49 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,119 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 )
27 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
A group of young German recruits go from idealism to disillusionment
Mama by Mama( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
A supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that someone or something still wants to come tuck them in at night
The best man holiday ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 956 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 Mark Johnson( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 948 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 )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 924 libraries worldwide
A forest dweller is chosen to save a beautiful princess and defeat the Lord of Darkness in this visually stunning fantasy-adventure
Small soldiers by Joe Dante( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 844 libraries worldwide
Meet the Commando Elite--toy action figures with an attitude. They've escaped from their boxes along with the Gorgonites, kindhearted but unusual-looking creatures. Now teenager Alan Abernathy gets enlisted to help the Gorgonites and rescue the girl of his dreams before the whole town is turned upside down
Liar liar by Tom Shadyac( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 804 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
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( visu )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 801 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
The invisible man by James Whale( visu )
23 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Scenes from the feature film based on H.G. Wells' fantasy of a mad scientist who makes himself invisible, creating havoc in a British village
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( visu )
14 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 778 libraries worldwide
An ancient Egyptian mummy comes to life thanks to the secret of the Scroll of Thoth
I, Frankenstein by Universal Pictures (Firm)( visu )
31 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
A scientist creates a terrifying yet strangely sympathetic monster
O brother, where art thou? by Bīto Takeshi( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 718 libraries worldwide
Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters
 
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