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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 4,245 works in 10,364 publications in 8 languages and 897,607 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Motion pictures  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Biographical films  Superhero films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: fds, Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2,
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Publications about Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Publications by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Jesse Stone by Robert Harmon( visu )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and French and held by 6,833 libraries worldwide
Jesse Stone is shot while moonlighting on a Boston stakeout, leaving his friend fighting for his life and Stone out for justice. His rogue investigation to find the shooter leads him into Boston's shady underworld. This leads him right into the bed of a Boston PD investigator, who wants his head on a platter if he continues to pursue the case. Meanwhile, Stone is approached by a broken-hearted mother who is convnced her kidnapped son is still alive
The Berenstain Bears by Stan Berenstain( visu )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 6,510 libraries worldwide
This series teaches children simple life lessons and family values through the adventures of Mama, Papa, Sister, and Brother Bear living in Bear Country
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( visu )
45 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,036 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood
The pursuit of happyness by Gabriele Muccino( visu )
26 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 3,320 libraries worldwide
Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a single dad who has to support and care for a young child. Impressing a Dean Witter higher-up by solving a Rubik's cube during a taxi ride, Chris gets a place in a stockbroker-training program. But internships don't pay, and there's no guarantee he'll be offered a job at the end of it. Against all odds, he pushes toward success, and eventually turns his life around
Rent by Chris COLUMBUS( visu )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and French and held by 3,139 libraries worldwide
This film captures the last Broadway performance of the long running rock musical RENT. Loosely based on Puccini's opera "La Bohème," it tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. Roommates, friends, lovers, at times enemies, the struggles of documentary filmmaker Mark, musician Roger, dancer Mimi, performance artist Maureen, public interest lawyer Joanne, teacher/anarchist Tom Collins and his drag queen lover Angel, with their sell-out land lord Benjamin "Benny" Coffin III revolve around the rent. As a year unfolds, they face a host of personal trials and begin coming to terms with the limits of their aspirations and relationships
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( visu )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 3,125 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
The social network by David Fincher( visu )
30 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,123 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
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( visu )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 3,003 libraries worldwide
Join symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) and cryptologist Sophie Neveu (Audrey Tautou) in their heart-racing quest to solve a bizarre murder mystery that will take them from France to England - and behind the veil of a mysterious ancient society, where they discover a secret protected since the time of Christ
Casino Royale by Martin Campbell( visu )
31 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,881 libraries worldwide
With two professional assassinations in quick succession, James Bond is quickly elevated to '00' status. Bond's first 007 mission takes him to Uganda where he is to spy on a terrorist, Mollaka. Not everything goes to plan and Bond decides to investigate, independently of MI6, in order to track down the rest of the terrorist cell. Following a lead to the Bahamas, he encounters Dimitrios and his girlfriend, Solange. He learns that Dimitrios is involved with Le Chiffre, banker to the world's terrorist organizations. Intelligence reveals that Le Chiffre is planning to raise money in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro at Le Casino Royale. MI6 assigns 007 to play against him, knowing that if Le Chiffre loses, it will destroy his organization. 'M' places Bond under the watchful eye of the beguiling Vesper Lynd. At first skeptical of what value Vesper can provide, Bond's interest in her deepens as they brave danger together and even torture at the hands of Le Chiffre. The marathon game proceeds with dirty tricks and violence, raising the stakes beyond blood money and reaching a terrifying climax
Resident evil afterlife by Russell Mulcahy( visu )
42 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,862 libraries worldwide
In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the undead, Alice continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an old friend. A new lead that promises a safe haven from the undead takes them to Los Angeles, but when they arrive the city is overrun by thousands of undead, and Alice and her comrades are about to step into a deadly trap
Captain Phillips by Paul Greengrass( visu )
22 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,805 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, which was the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years
Julie & Julia by Nora Ephron( visu )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,773 libraries worldwide
AJulie Powell is a frustrated insurance worker who wants to be a writer. Trying to find a challenge in her life, she decides to cook her way through Julia Child's 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking' in one year, and to blog about it. As Julie begins to find her groove as a cook, and her voice as a writer, the project takes on a life of its own. The project provides the struggling young woman with her life's purpose, to her very pleasant surprise. Julia Child has an amazing love affair with her dashing husband, Paul, all while embracing life and French food. Julie lovingly celebrates the life on one of American food's most influential and beloved figureheads
Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow( visu )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,615 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden following the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of Navy SEAL Team 6
Inside job by Charles H Ferguson( visu )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,613 libraries worldwide
Provided is an analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a cost over $20 trillion, caused millions of people to lose their jobs and homes in the worst recession since the Great Depression, and nearly resulted in a global financial collapse. Through exhaustive research, and extensive interviews with key financial insiders, politicians, journalists, and academics, traces the rise of a rogue industry which has corrupted politics, regulation, and academia
The Smurfs by Hank Azaria( visu )
32 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,546 libraries worldwide
Taken from Washington Irving short stories, contained in his collection, The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, The Smurfs have a mystery!
Cloudy with a chance of meatballs by M. E Müller( visu )
21 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 2,518 libraries worldwide
Home use only
Capote by Bennett Miller( visu )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,501 libraries worldwide
In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. He learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Halcomb, Kansas. Inspired by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood." He arranges extensive interviews with the prisoners, especially with Perry Smith. However, his feelings of compassion for Perry conflicts with his need for closure for his book which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction
The karate kid by John G Avildsen( visu )
36 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,453 libraries worldwide
Daniel accompanies Miyagi to Okinawa where he becomes entangled in an old feud with Miyagi's lifelong enemy
The Monuments Men by George Clooney( visu )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and French and held by 2,445 libraries worldwide
An unlikely World War II platoon has been tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. With the art trapped behind enemy lines, and with the German army under orders to destroy everything as the Reich fell, how could they possibly succeed? But as the Monuments Men, as they were called, found themselves in a race against time, they would risk their lives to protect mankind's greatest achievements
American Hustle by David O Russell( visu )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,413 libraries worldwide
A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle is the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, who along with his equally cunning and seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito, mayor of Camden, is the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the cons and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down
 
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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment company
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English (419)
French (10)
Turkish (4)
Italian (4)
Chinese (2)
Spanish (2)
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