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Paramount Pictures Corporation

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Works: 9,577 works in 17,595 publications in 4 languages and 907,919 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Motion pictures 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Production personnel, Originator, fds, pre, Other, Director, Publisher, Illustrator, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg( visu )
70 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 7,663 libraries worldwide
After barely escaping a Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indiana Jones crash-lands into the wilds of India where he uncovers a scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children. Indy must save the children and avoid becoming a slave himself to the evil Thuggee cult
The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
101 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 5,991 libraries worldwide
The Corleone Family nearly falls from power in America but rises to observe the passage of rites from father to son. There is a balance between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged
True grit by Henry Hathaway( visu )
46 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 5,446 libraries worldwide
Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested
Titanic by James Cameron( visu )
55 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,611 libraries worldwide
A timeless love story born of tragedy that created an international phenomenon. This epic masterpiece is destined to sweep audiences anew into the journey of a lifetime
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( visu )
67 editions published between 1923 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,175 libraries worldwide
The story of the life of Moses from the Pharaoh's household through his life of leading his people to freedom
Grease by Randal Kleiser( visu )
56 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4,048 libraries worldwide
Musical concerning the romance between a teen-age gang-leader and his naive girlfriend. Set in the 1950's
An inconvenient truth by Albert Gore( visu )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 3,962 libraries worldwide
Una apasionada e inspiradora
Braveheart by Mel Gibson( visu )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,939 libraries worldwide
William Wallace is a bold Scotsman who used the steel of his blade and the fire of his intellect to rally his countrymen to liberation
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( visu )
34 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,884 libraries worldwide
Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war, each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
42 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 3,809 libraries worldwide
San Francisco police detective Scottie Ferguson, forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia, is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife, who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( visu )
31 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,679 libraries worldwide
A fatherless teen-age boy from Chicago, who likes to dance, tries to shake up his new small midwestern hometown of Bomont, which doesn't allow public dancing. Bomont's Baptist minister is a staunch supporter of the ban on public dancing, but has a "loose" teenager daughter in high shcool who doesn't share his views on the ban. The two teenagers develop a mutual affection for each other and fight the town's ban on dancing in order to have a high school dance
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( visu )
50 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,628 libraries worldwide
Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( visu )
28 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 3,617 libraries worldwide
"Indy ... and his feisty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood ... dodge booby-traps, fight Nazis and stare down snakes in their incredible worldwide quest for the mystical Ark of the Covenant"--Container
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Blake Edwards( visu )
23 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 3,431 libraries worldwide
Holly Golightly is an eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian millionaire. Her next-door neighbor, a writer, is "sponsored" by a wealthy patroness. Guessing who's the right man for Holly is easy; seeing how romance blossoms reveals the enduring popularity of the film
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
44 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,417 libraries worldwide
Presents the Franco Zefferelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives
Lara Croft, tomb raider by Lawrence Gordon( visu )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 3,072 libraries worldwide
Archaeologist and explorer extrodinaire Lara Croft journeys to a sunken underwater temple in Greece that leads to a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora's Box, only to have it stolen from her by Chen Lo, the leader of a Chinese crime syndicate, who's in league with a villain named Reiss who wants to use the Box as a doomsday weapon. Facing her greatest challenges yet, the intrepid tomb raider pursues Lo, in order to get her hands back on Pandora's Box, and fulfill the desire of the Queen
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis( visu )
28 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,060 libraries worldwide
The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation
Hugo by Martin Scorsese( visu )
27 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 3,031 libraries worldwide
Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and the owner of a small toy booth in the train station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message all come together to change Hugo's life forever
Shane by George Stevens( visu )
32 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and held by 3,001 libraries worldwide
A stranger seeking refuge in a Wyoming valley helps a homesteader and his neighbors in their struggle against ruthless cattle ranchers
Top gun by Tony Scott( visu )
44 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,987 libraries worldwide
At the elite Navy Fighter Weapons School, cocky, young pilots compete against one another in the air as well as on the ground
 
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English (844)
French (25)
Spanish (9)
Italian (3)
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