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Universal Pictures (Firm)

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Works: 5,229 works in 13,474 publications in 10 languages and 899,878 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Historical films  Comedy films  History  Horror films 
Roles: prn, pre, Producer, Distributor, Copyright holder, Publisher, fds, Originator, Actor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Universal Pictures (Firm)
Fast five by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( visu )
53 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 5,368 libraries worldwide
After Brian and Mia break Dom out of jail, they find themselves trapped in Rio de Janeiro and on the run from the law. Now one last job stands between them and freedom, but will they make it before the corrupt businessmen, or the feds, catch up to them?
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( visu )
88 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 5,257 libraries worldwide
A wealthy entrepreneur invites a top paleontologist, a paleobotanist, a mathematician/theorist, and his two eager grandchildren to visit his secret island theme park featuring living dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( visu )
61 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,090 libraries worldwide
The true story of a troubled Princeton mathematician who is able to overcome years of suffering from schizophrenia to win the Nobel Prize
Nanny McPhee by P. J Hogan( visu )
39 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,823 libraries worldwide
Peter Pan and Tinkerbell give three children the ability to fly. When they join Peter Pan in Neverland, they all band together to lead the Lost Boys in a battle against Captain Hook
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( visu )
55 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 4,609 libraries worldwide
The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands
Gladiator by Russell Crowe( visu )
70 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,463 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
Babe by Doug Mitchell( visu )
44 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,416 libraries worldwide
A piglet destined for eventual butchering arrives at the farmyard, is adopted by an old sheep dog, and discovers a special secret to success
The Bourne identity by Doug Liman( visu )
48 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 3,828 libraries worldwide
Jason Bourne is pulled from the sea suffering from amnesia with a pair of bullet wounds in his back. His only clue to his own identity is a bank account number etched on a capsule implanted in his body. He finds the Zurich bank where money, a gun, and several passports with different names await. He quickly realizes he can trust no one and offers a German gypsy named Maria ten thousand dollars for a ride to Paris. With Maria's reluctant help, Bourne edges closer to the truth, something CIA officials want concealed at all costs
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( visu )
40 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,788 libraries worldwide
A ten-year-old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( visu )
53 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,763 libraries worldwide
Deep in the Egyptian desert, a handful of people searching for a long-lost treasure have just unearthed a 3,000 year-old legacy of terror
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( visu )
27 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and French and held by 3,699 libraries worldwide
A man-eating shark causes havoc off the Long Island coast and three men join together to hunt and destroy it
Master and Commander : The Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( visu )
31 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 3,664 libraries worldwide
The year is 1805 and Europe has fallen to Napoleon. The Royal Navy is the only thing standing in his way to total victory. Off the coast of South America, a new conflict is brewing. Captain Jack 'Lucky Jack' Aubrey and his Man-of-War HMS Surprise is under orders to sink or capture the French privateer Acheron, which has been deployed to the region. After seven weeks of uneventful sailing, the Acheron strikes first, all but crippling the Surprise in an engagement in which Aubrey realizes his enemy's ship is nautically superior to his own. Along with his close friend and confidant, ship's surgeon Stephan Maturin, Aubrey is now faced with the choice of retreating to England and admitting defeat or remaining at the Acheron's mercy. Aubrey must now do the impossible if he is to survive, repair his ship, catch up to his enemy and defeat the Acheron
Ray by Jamie Foxx( visu )
28 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,640 libraries worldwide
Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven. When his mother insisted he make his own way, he found his calling at the keyboard. 'Ray' follows him as he overcomes drugs, becoming a beloved performer. Includes 9 uncut musical performances
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( visu )
44 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,586 libraries worldwide
When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before!
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
52 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,536 libraries worldwide
Hitchcock's classic film about the troubled Norman Bates whose old dark house and adjoining motel offer a supposed refuge for Marion Crane, the ill-fated traveler
Seabiscuit by Jeff Bridges( visu )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 3,465 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
Les Misérables by Raymond Bernard( visu )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 3,378 libraries worldwide
In post-revolutionary France, Jean Valjean is paroled after serving 19 years in prison for stealing bread. Unable to find work as an ex-convict, he steals silver from a church. When he is caught and brought back, the bishop forgives him, instructing Valjean to use the silver to begin a new life. After breaking parole to do so, nine years later Valjean is a wealthy industrialist and mayor. This success comes at high price-- he is hunted by ruthless policeman Javert, his former prison guard. When Valjean comes across a woman being arrested by his old nemesis Javert, Valjean intervenes, risking discovery. When Valjean learns that the woman, Fantine, turned to prostitution after losing her position at his factory because she has a child, he befriends Fantine, even agreeing to care for her daughter, Cosette. The decision changes their lives forever
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( visu )
26 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 3,316 libraries worldwide
A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octogenarian who tells her the story of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago, inspiring the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
The Bourne supremacy by Paul Greengrass( visu )
32 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,270 libraries worldwide
Jason Bourne has abandoned his life as a CIA assassin and has been traveling beneath the agency's radar. He has been able to reconnect with Marie, the woman he loves. But Bourne is still haunted by vivid dreams and troubling memories of his days as a killer, and he's not certain how much really happened and how much is a product of his imagination. When Bourne is led out of hiding by circumstances beyond his control, he must reconcile his past and present as he struggles to keep Marie out of harm's way and foil an international incident with dangerous consequences
Battlestar Galactica by Michael Rymer( visu )
32 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 3,199 libraries worldwide
From their initial action-packed battles against the Cylons to their desperate attempts to find the fabled 13th colony, Earth, the determined band of human survivors continue to fight for their lives and their hopes. Join them now as the fleet journeys into the furthest reaches of unexplored space
 
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Universal Studios Los Angeles, Calif
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English (870)
French (13)
Spanish (8)
German (6)
Italian (4)
Russian (2)
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