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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 5,544 works in 12,264 publications in 7 languages and 1,013,933 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Superhero films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animated films 
Roles: fds, Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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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)
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( visu )
50 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 5,168 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. He can't keep up at college, pay his rent, or seem to make amends with his estranged best friend Harry and his beloved Mary Jane is more skeptical than ever. Peter begins to notice that he's losing some of his powers and wonders if the cost of being a superhero isn't too high. Meanwhile Peter's idol, the renowned scientist Otto Octavius, has turned into a maniacal cyborg after a failed science experiment. Peter realizes he must decide between the ordinary life he so desires and the responsibilities of retaining his secret identity to stop "Doc Ock" and save New York City from destruction
Ghostbusters : answer the call by Ivan Reitman( visu )
39 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 4,792 libraries worldwide
Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat
Resident evil : afterlife by Paul Anderson( visu )
56 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 4,487 libraries worldwide
Alice fights alongside a resistance movement in the continuing battle against the Umbrella Corporation and the undead
Cloudy with a chance of meatballs by Judi Barrett( visu )
39 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,242 libraries worldwide
In a town where food drops from the sky like rain, a young inventor hopes to create something that will change everyone's life. However, when the weather takes a turn for the worse, the residents of the town of Chewandswallow find their eating habits drastically changed
Hotel Transylvania by Genndy Tartakovsky( visu )
27 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 3,707 libraries worldwide
Everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel Transylvania. Dracula's rigid monster-only hotel policy has finally relaxed, opening up its doors to human guests. But behind closed coffins, Drac is worried that his adorable half-human, half-vampire grandson, Dennis, isn't showing signs of being a vampire
The pursuit of happyness by Louis Malle( visu )
25 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 3,349 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 )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 3,206 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the year in the life of a group of friends in New York's East Village. The "bohemians" live carefree lives of art, music, sex, and drugs. It is carefree until Mark, an aspiring filmmaker, and Roger, an aspiring songwriter, find out they owe a year's rent to Benny. Benny is a former friend who had promised them free rent when he married the landlord's daughter. Roger has also attracted the attention of his downstairs neighbor, Mimi. Mark's former girlfriend, Maureen, has found a new romance in a lawyer named Joanne. Philosophy professor Tom finds his soul mate in drag queen Angel. With this being the late 1980s, the threat of AIDS is always present
The social network by David Fincher( visu )
31 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,159 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
Memoirs of a geisha by Arthur Golden( visu )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 3,157 libraries worldwide
In 1929, an impoverished fishing village father sells his nine-year-old daughter, Chiyo, to a geisha house in Kyoto's Gion district and she becomes subjected to cruel treatment from the owners and the head geisha Hatsumomo. As she grows older, her stunning beauty attracts the vindictive jealousy of Hatsumomo. She is rescued by and taken under the wing of Hatsumomo's bitter rival, Mameha. Under Mameha's mentorship, Chiyo becomes the geisha named Sayuri, trained in all the artistic graces and social skills a geisha must master. As a renowned geisha, she enters a society of wealth, privilege, and political intrigue. With the onslaught of World War II, Japan and the geisha's world are forever changed
The Da Vinci Code by Ron Howard( visu )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,071 libraries worldwide
When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovered that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the while trying to stay ahead of Fache's lawmen in a chase through the Louvre, and out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the channel to England
Jesse Stone by Robert Harmon( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 2,865 libraries worldwide
Following his divorce and the loss of his job as a homicide detective with the LAPD, Jesse Stone travels across the country to Paradise, Massachusetts where he is recruited by the town's board of selectmen to become the new Chief of Police. But things are not quite so heavenly in Paradise, as Stone starts off his first day on the job investigating a domestic abuse case that leads to a money-laundering scheme possibly involving bank manager Hasty Hathaway-- one of the men responsible for hiring Stone
Captain Phillips by Paul Greengrass( visu )
20 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,841 libraries worldwide
"[An] examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship MV Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates. Based on a true story, the film focuses on the Alabama's commanding officer, Captain Richard Phillips ... and the Somali pirate captain, [Abduwali] Muse ... who takes him hostage"--Container
Julie & Julia by Nora Ephron( visu )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,812 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
The holiday by Nancy Meyers( visu )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 2,748 libraries worldwide
Johnny gets engaged to the girl of his dreams, only to find out she's a millionaire's daughter whose father wants to be in control of their lives. Add to that a sister who is falling for Johnny, and he needs to decide who to marry and what to do
Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow( visu )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,664 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 )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 2,658 libraries worldwide
From Academy Awardʼ-nominated filmmaker, Charles Ferguson (NO END IN SIGHT), comes INSIDE JOB, the first film to expose the shocking truth behind the economic crisis of 2008. The global financial meltdown, at a cost of over $20 trillion, resulted in millions of people losing their homes and jobs. Through extensive research and interviews with major financial insiders, politicians and journalists, INSIDE JOB traces the rise of a rogue industry and unveils the corrosive relationships which have corrupted politics, regulation and academia
The Monuments Men by George Clooney( visu )
11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,543 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
Capote by Bennett Miller( visu )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 2,515 libraries worldwide
On the night of November 14, 1959, in Holcomb, Kansas, a farmhouse is broken into by Perry Smith and Dick Hickock. With a 'no witness' policy, they murder the entire family. Truman Capote, a popular writer for The New Yorker, learns about the horrific and senseless murder. Inspired by the story material, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to Holcomb to do research for an article. As Capote digs deeper into the story, he decides to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, 'In Cold Blood.' He arranges extensive interviews with Smith and Hickock, especially with Smith, a man with a troubled history. As he works on his book, Capote feels some compassion for Smith and helps the duo get a new lawyer. However, that feeling deeply conflicts with his need to finished 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 )
29 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 2,477 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
American Hustle by David O Russell( visu )
12 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,477 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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