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Columbia Pictures

Works: 3,541 works in 8,830 publications in 8 languages and 513,208 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  War films  Fiction  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Gangster films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Distributor, pmn, Production personnel, Publisher, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Stuart Little 2 by Rob Minkoff( visu )
31 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 4,780 libraries worldwide
The Little family adopts an adorably spunky boy named Stuart who looks a lot like a mouse. Mr. and Mrs. Little fall in love with Stuart right away, but their older son George isn't so sure
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( visu )
42 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,432 libraries worldwide
New York City is being threatened by a villainous bug who has inhabited the body of a farmer. The mission is to locate and exterminate the bug before it destroys the planet
The bridge on the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle( visu )
55 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 3,967 libraries worldwide
British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy
Spider-Man by Sam Raimi( visu )
31 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,895 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker is bitten by a radioactive spider and develops spider-like abilities
On the waterfront by Elia Kazan( visu )
55 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and held by 3,816 libraries worldwide
Terry Malloy is a washed-up ex-prize fighter corrupted along with brother Charley at an early age by a ruthless Mob-connected union boss named Johnny Friendly, who runs the waterfront. Malloy is now an errand-boy for the union, while Charley (in return for a college education) is now a lawyer for them. Malloy assists in the killing of a longshoreman who was talking to the crime commission investigating the union. He soon meets the dead man's agonized sister, Edie Doyle, and has a change of mind. Activist priest Father Barry argues with Malloy about morality, responsibility, and doing the right thing. Malloy's guilt, his romantic feelings for Edie, and an assault on Father Barry overwhelm him and he turns informer. Malloy's defiant testimony before the commission leads to a climactic bloody battle that wrests the union from the boss' tenacious grasp
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( visu )
37 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,774 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
The karate kid by Harald Zwart( visu )
23 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 3,608 libraries worldwide
Dre Parker finds himself in China after his mother's latest career move. He and classmate Mei Ying immediately fall for each other, but cultural differences make this friendship impossible. Even worse, his feelings make an enemy of class bully, Cheng who is quite adept at kung fu. Dre turns to maintenance man Mr. Han, who is secretly a kung fu master and learns that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calm. However, Dre realizes that this may be the fight of his life
It happened one night by Frank Capra( visu )
45 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,561 libraries worldwide
A rich young woman marries an idle playboy against her father's will. Her father holds her captive on his yacht but she escapes and, while on her way to New York, becomes entangled with an unemployed news reporter
Taxi driver by Martin Scorsese( visu )
57 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,484 libraries worldwide
A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out
Annie by Thomas Meehan( visu )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 3,383 libraries worldwide
The story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
Erin Brockovich by Steven Soderbergh( visu )
22 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,136 libraries worldwide
Based on a TRUE story : A young mother in desperate need of a job begins to work as a paralegal and stumbles across a toxic situation in groundwater which develops into a monumental lawsuit against a giant corporation
Tootsie by Sydney Pollack( visu )
36 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,109 libraries worldwide
"Michael Dorsey is a talented actor, but his demanding nature and stubborn temperament have antagonized every producer in New York. Now his agent insists no one will hire him. But Michael needs money - eight thousand dollars to be exact - and to earn it, he's willing to play the role of a lifetime"--Container
A river runs through it by Robert Redford( visu )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 3,090 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of two brothers, Norman and Paul Maclean, growing up in Montana. While Paul rebels against the stern nature of the boys' father Rev. Maclean, Norman pursues his dream of becoming a writer. However, despite the brothers' differences they are ultimately bonded by their mutual love of fly-fishing
The social network by David Fincher( visu )
27 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 3,058 libraries worldwide
On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history, but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications
Groundhog Day by Harold Ramis( visu )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 3,023 libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy about a weatherman caught in a personal time warp where it is Groundhog Day again, and again, and again. First he uses this to his advantage, but then he realizes that he might be doomed to spend the rest of eternity in the same place, seeing the same people, and doing the same thing every day
The patriot by Roland Emmerich( visu )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,005 libraries worldwide
A hero of the French and Indian conflict, Benjamin Martin had renounced fighting forever to raise his family in peace. However, when British troops arrive at his South Carolina home and endanger his family, he takes up arms alongside his idealistic patriot son, Gabriel
Little women by Gillian Armstrong( visu )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 3,001 libraries worldwide
Louisa May Alcott's classic coming-of-age story follows the childhood adventures of the four free-spirited March sisters and their family's struggles during the Civil War
Ghostbusters by Ivan Reitman( visu )
35 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 2,978 libraries worldwide
When ghosts go on a rampage, only three men can save the world. It's ghostbusters, a maniacal band of parapsychologists specializing in psychic phenomena. Fired from university research jobs, Drs. Venkman (Murray), Stanz (Aykroyd) and Spengler (Ramis) set up shop as "Ghostbusters," ridding Manhattan of bizarre apparitions. But even the spirit exterminators are severely tested when beautiful Dana Barrett (Sigourney Weaver) and her nerdy neighbor (Rick Moranis) become possessed by demons living in the building
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( visu )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 2,974 libraries worldwide
In 1929, a poor fisherman sells his 9-year-old daughter to a geisha house in Kyoto. Chiyo will be an unpaid servant until it is determined if she is beautiful enough for apprenticeship, and the house's clientèle. Run by Mother, the ruling geisha is Hatsumomo, and little Pumpkin her only friend. Trained under strict discipline for a lifetime of entertaining and flattering wealthy men, Sayuri grows up lovely, accomplished, and the target of jealous rivals. Love is no part of this cloistered world, although geisha lore hints that even if they fall in love with clients--the operative word is client, and that love is never free
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( visu )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,925 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker's adventures as Spider-man continue as he battles Dr. Otto Octavius
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