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Universal Pictures (Firm)

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Works: 5,231 works in 13,802 publications in 10 languages and 903,480 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Horror films  Historical films  Monster films  Comedy films 
Roles: prn, pre, Producer, Distributor, Copyright holder, Publisher, fds, Originator, Actor, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Fast five by Paul Walker( visu )
54 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 5,378 libraries worldwide
After Brian and Mia break Dom out of jail, they find themselves trapped in Rio de Janeiro 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 first?
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( visu )
88 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 5,247 libraries worldwide
Four years after the disaster at Jurassic Park, dinosaurs have secretly survived on a nearby island and roam free, but now there is a more ominous threat--a plan to capture and bring the dinosaurs to the mainland. John Hammond sees a chance to redeem himself for his past mistakes and sends an expedition led by Ian Malcolm to reach the island before the mercenary team gets there. The two groups confront each other in the face of extreme danger and must team up for their own survival in a race against time
A beautiful mind by Sylvia Nasar( visu )
61 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,085 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 4,834 libraries worldwide
Nanny McPhee can tame even the most unruly children with a tap of her magic walking stick. Her latest challenge is the bratty brood of a recent widower Mr. Brown. He is under pressure to find a new wife or lose his much-needed allowance from wealthy Aunt Adelaide. His love for scullery maid Evangeline remains unspoken as he wincingly woos the eagerly merry widow Mrs. Quickly, but Brown's raucous rugrats have a plan to make things right, especially after they've come under the benevolent influence of Nanny McPhee, whose peculiar brand of discipline works wonders for everyone involved
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( visu )
56 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 4,590 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 )
67 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,464 libraries worldwide
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge
Babe by Chris Noonan( visu )
44 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,411 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 Matt Damon( visu )
51 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 3,839 libraries worldwide
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
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( visu )
46 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,825 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
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( visu )
42 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,794 libraries worldwide
A story of an alien stranded on Earth and his relationship with a young boy. For the 20th anniversary, the film was reissued with a digitally remixed soundtrack, additional footage and computer-generated enhancements to existing scenes
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( visu )
28 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and French and held by 3,704 libraries worldwide
The 30th anniversary edition of the classic 'I'm-Never-Going-In-The-Water-Again' story of a killer shark that has taken over the waters near a seaside community, and the three men who set out to kill it
Master and Commander : The Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( visu )
36 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 3,674 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 Taylor Hackford( visu )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,647 libraries worldwide
Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven. Inspired by his mother who insisted he make his own way, he found his calling at the keyboard. 'Ray' follows as he overcomes drug addiction while becoming one of the country's most beloved performers
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( visu )
46 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,591 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 )
54 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,557 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 Gary Ross( visu )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 3,464 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 Tom Hooper( visu )
22 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 3,389 libraries worldwide
In early 19th century France the paroled prisoner Jean Valjean seeks redemption, regains his social standing, and rises to the rank of mayor. He encounters a beautiful but desperately ill woman named Fantine and cares for her daughter, Cosette, after her death. All the while he is obsessively pursued by the policeman Javert, who vows to make him pay for the crimes of his past
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( visu )
27 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 3,317 libraries worldwide
An 83-year-old reminisces about her Depression-era life in the town of Whistle Stop, Alabama
The Bourne supremacy by Paul Greengrass( visu )
31 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,276 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
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( visu )
48 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 3,144 libraries worldwide
In the 1930s, a down-on-her-luck actress accompanies an over-ambitious filmmaker on an expedition to a remote island. There they encounter a terrifying giant ape who forms an attachment to the beautiful actress. Hoping to win fame and fortune, the filmmaker brings the ape back to New York City for public exhibition, with catastrophic results
 
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