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Amblin Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 489 works in 1,379 publications in 8 languages and 103,030 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Historical films  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Pictorial works  Motion picture music 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
Publications by Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works about Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( visu )
52 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 4,843 libraries worldwide
Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) 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
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( visu )
29 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 4,382 libraries worldwide
Agent J must travel back in time to MIB's early years in the 1960s and save his partner, Agent K, from being assassinated by an alien. Along the way, Agent J teams up with young Agent K and learns that there are secrets to the universe that Agent K never told him
Schindler's list by Thomas Keneally( visu )
40 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,975 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
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( visu )
67 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,605 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
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( visu )
35 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 3,583 libraries worldwide
When lonely, 10-year-old Elliott meets the lovable alien who just wants to find his way home, the lives of both are changed by a friendship that knows no earthly bounds
The land before time by Judy Freudberg( visu )
29 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,967 libraries worldwide
Littlefoot, a young brontosaurus, sets off on a journey in search of the Great Valley where dinosaurs can live in peace and safety. On this amazing journey, he meets four other young dinosaurs and they have incredible adventures
Flags of our fathers by Clint Eastwood( visu )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,942 libraries worldwide
The story of the five Marines and one Navy corpsman that were forever immortalized as a symbol of WWII by raising the American flag at the battle of Iwo Jima. When Joe Rosenthal's photograph of the event becomes a symbol of hope for the families at home, the three surviving men are pulled from combat and sent on a tour across America to raise desperately-needed bond money. The trip brings out the truths of both that symbolic act, and their lives during war
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( visu )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,859 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
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( visu )
12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,762 libraries worldwide
A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
War horse by Steven Spielberg( visu )
13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,652 libraries worldwide
Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
Men in black II by Barry Sonnenfeld( visu )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,553 libraries worldwide
Four years after agents J and K averted an intergalactic disaster J is still working for the MIB while K has returned to the comforts of civilian life. While investigating a seemingly routine crime, J uncovers a diabolical plot masterminded by Serleena, an evil Kylothian monster who disguises herself as a sexy lingerie model. It's a race against the clock as J must find and convince K--who not only has no memory of his time spent with the agency, but is also the only person alive who has the expertise to save the galaxy--to reunite with the MIB before Earth is destroyed completely
Letters from Iwo Jima by Clint Eastwood( visu )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 2,524 libraries worldwide
In 1945, the United States and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, hundreds of letters are unearthed from that stark island's soil. The letters give faces and voices to the men who fought there, as well as the extraordinary general who led them. Leading the defense is Lt. General Tadamichi Kuribayashi. With little defense other than sheer will and the volcanic rock of the island itself, Gen. Kuribayashi's unprecedented tactics transform what was predicted to be a quick and bloody defeat into nearly 40 days of heroic and resourceful combat
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins( visu )
28 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,510 libraries worldwide
The hapless Roger Rabbit is framed for the murder of Marvin Acme, who was photographed "playing patticake" with Roger's wife Jessica. The mixed live and animated action takes place in Hollywood and next-door "Toontown," where humans and "Toons" co-exist
Munich by Steven Spielberg( visu )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 2,379 libraries worldwide
The intense story of the secret Israeli squad assigned to track down and assassinate the 11 Palestinians believed to have planned the 1972 Munich massacre of 11 Israeli athletes, and the personal toll this mission of revenge takes on the team and the man who led it
The lost world Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( visu )
35 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 2,249 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
Twister by Jan de Bont( visu )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 2,208 libraries worldwide
Scientists pursue the most destructive weather front to sweep through mid-America's Tornado Alley in 50 years
The mask of Zorro by Antonio Banderas( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 2,171 libraries worldwide
The elder Zorro comes out of retirement to train a new Zorro to fight the enemy Montero
Hook by Steven Spielberg( visu )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,157 libraries worldwide
A high-flying adventure from the magic of Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman as the infamous Captain Hook
Casper by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( visu )
27 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,108 libraries worldwide
Dr. James Harvey and his daughter, Kat arrive at drafty, old Whipstaff manor. Its greedy owner, Carrigan Crittendon has hired Dr. Harvey to exercise the house's apparitions: a friendly but lonely young ghost named Casper, who's just looking for a friend and his outrageous Uncle Stretch, Stinkie and Fatso
The adventures of Tintin by Hergé( visu )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,038 libraries worldwide
"Racing to uncover the secrets of a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune -- but also an ancient curse -- Tintin and his loyal dog Snowy embark on an action-packed journey..."--Container
 
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Amblin Entertainment Pictures.
Amblin television
Languages
English (440)
French (19)
Japanese (13)
Spanish (13)
German (5)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
Russian (1)
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