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Universal Pictures (Firm)

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Works: 3,925 works in 11,960 publications in 9 languages and 866,478 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Biographical films  Children's films  Science fiction films  Monster films 
Roles: prn, Producer, pre, Distributor, Copyright holder, Publisher, fds, Originator, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Universal Pictures (Firm)
The Bourne ultimatum by Doug Liman( visu )
68 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 6,752 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
Fast five by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( visu )
68 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 6,113 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? Contains both PG-13 Rated and unrated version
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( visu )
104 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 5,892 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 drawn from prehistoric DNA
The mummy by Rob Cohen( visu )
51 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and held by 5,230 libraries worldwide
The mummy (1932): "In 1921 a field expedition in Egypt discovers the mummy of ancient Egyptian prince Im-Ho-Tep, who was condemned and buried alive for sacrilege. Also found in the tomb is the Scroll of Thoth, which can bring the dead back to life. One night a young member of the expedition reads the Scroll out loud, and then goes insane, realizing that he has brought Im-Ho-Tep back to life. Ten years later, disguised as a modern Egyptian, the mummy attempts to reunite with his lost love, an ancient princess who has been reincarnated into a beautiful young woman."--IMDB website
A beautiful mind by Hua Huo( visu )
46 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 5,051 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
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
99 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and held by 4,700 libraries worldwide
San Francisco police detective Scottie Ferguson is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe fear of heights. When a rich shipbuilder hires Scottie to follow his wife, who may be suicidal, Scottie finds himself falling in love with her. Eventually Ferguson becomes obsessed with the chance to re-create her in another woman
Babe by Chris Noonan( visu )
40 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 4,517 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
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( visu )
45 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 4,501 libraries worldwide
The true story of the enigmatic Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womanizer & war profiteer, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( visu )
61 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,453 libraries worldwide
A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new emperor, Commodus, and suffers the consequences, winding up as a gladiator in the Roman Colosseum
Bruce Almighty by Tom Shadyac( visu )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 4,016 libraries worldwide
Newly elected to Congress, Evan Baxter has left Buffalo, New York in pursuit of a greater calling. But that calling isn't serving in the illustrious ranks of America's politics, but being summoned by the Almighty himself, who has handed Evan the task of building a new ark. With time passing by and his family belittled by Evan's newfound realization, Evan will have to do the work that God has given him in what promises to be an unusual adventure for a man who just wanted to serve his country. But, Evan might actually be serving all of humanity instead
The land before time ( visu )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 3,992 libraries worldwide
"Your favorite prehistoric pals are back in an all-new adventure filled with fun and laughter! This time around, the Tinysauruses invade the Great Valley to teach Littlefoot a big lesson about a little lie. Meet their new tiny friends and sing along to brand new songs. Featuring the unforgettable voices of Michael Clarke Duncan and Camryn Manheim, The Invasion of the Tinysauruses shows that heroes, friends and families come in all shapes and sizes!"--Back Cover
Curious George by Matthew O'Callaghan( visu )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 3,864 libraries worldwide
Ted, an earnest guide at the Bloomsberry Museum, discovers that the museum is losing money and he's about to be out of a job. So he heads to Africa in search of the ancient, long-lost, gigantic idol Zagawa. To his chagrin, the statue turns out to be tiny. Ted's hopes of saving the museum and impressing Maggie--the elementary school teacher of his dreams--with a grand new acquisition are dashed. Unbeknownst to Ted, the curious monkey he befriended has stowed away and followed him home to the big city. Now, Ted needs to save the museum and figure out what to do with George. It's going to be a long week
Frankenstein the legacy collection by James Whale( visu )
23 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in English and held by 3,728 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
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( visu )
39 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 3,712 libraries worldwide
Steven Spielberg's masterpiece about a boy and his special bond with an alien from another planet
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( visu )
38 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,636 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
Master and Commander : The Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( visu )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 3,632 libraries worldwide
During the Napoleonic Wars, a British frigate, the HMS Surprise, and the larger French warship, Acheron, stalk each other off of the coast of South America. Lucky Jack, as he is referred to by his crew, is well regarded by his men, who trust him implicitly, even after the first devastating battle and an apparent personal vendetta against the French captain. The ship's surgeon balances the violence of his chosen life with the quiet demeanor of the scientist. He is the captain's friend and confidant, the two frequently playing violin and cello duets together
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( visu )
25 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 3,632 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
Ray by Jamie Foxx( visu )
26 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 3,623 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
Nanny McPhee by Kirk Jones( visu )
35 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,526 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
Seabiscuit by Gary Ross( visu )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 3,493 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
 
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