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Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 4,952 works in 7,038 publications in 2 languages and 508,945 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Publications by Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Star trek by J. J Abrams( visu )
20 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and German and held by 4,206 libraries worldwide
On the day of James Kirk's birth, his father dies on his ship in a last stand against a mysterious alien vessel. He was searching for Ambassador Spock, who is a child on Vulcan, disdained by his neighbors for his half-human nature. Twenty years later, Kirk has grown into a young troublemaker. He is inspired by Capt. Christopher Pike to fulfill his potential in Starfleet, even though he annoys his instructors. Suddenly, there is an emergency on Vulcan when the Romulan Nero comes from the future to take revenge on the Federation. The newly commissioned USS Enterprise is crewed with promising cadets like Uhura, Sulu, Chekov and even Kirk himself thanks to Leonard McCoy's medical trickery. Together, this crew will travel to the final frontier where the old legend is altered forever
Charlotte's web by E. B White( visu )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 3,624 libraries worldwide
Fern is a young farm girl who rescues the runt, Wilbur. Wilbur the pig is saved from certain death and Fern visits him every day at her Uncle Homer's farm. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house." Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Hugo by Martin Scorsese( visu )
14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,705 libraries worldwide
Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and the owner of a small toy booth in the train station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message all come together to change Hugo's life forever
Freedom Writers by Richard LaGravenese( visu )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,670 libraries worldwide
A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school full of naive optimism, but quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the assignment of keeping journals about their own lives. This eventually bonds them together and pushes racial rivalries aside
The curious case of Benjamin Button by David Fincher( visu )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,669 libraries worldwide
Daisy Fuller Williams is on her deathbed in a New Orleans hospital the day that Hurricane Katrina hits. At her side is her adult daughter, Caroline. Daisy asks Caroline to read to her aloud from the diary of Daisy's lifelong friend, Benjamin Button. Benjamin's diary recounts his entire extraordinary life. The unusual aspect of his life is that he is ages backwards, being born an old man. He is diagnosed with several aged diseases at birth and thus given little chance of survival. He does survive and gets younger with time. Abandoned by Thomas Button, his biological father, after Benjamin's biological mother died in childbirth. Benjamin was raised by Queenie, a black woman and caregiver at a seniors home. Daisy's grandmother was a resident, which is where she first met Benjamin. Although separated through the years, Daisy and Benjamin remain in contact throughout their lives, reconnecting in their forties when in age they finally match up. Some of the revelations in Benjamin's diary are difficult for Caroline to read
The kite runner by Marc Forster( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,632 libraries worldwide
In a divided country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. It's a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the day's victory, one boy's fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption. Now, after twenty years of living in America, Amir returns to a perilous Afghanistan under the Taliban's iron-fisted rule to face the secrets that still haunt him and take one last daring chance to set things right
There will be blood by Paul Thomas Anderson( visu )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,606 libraries worldwide
A down-and-out silver miner raising a son, Daniel Plainview's voracious appetite for oil turns him into a California tycoon in the early years of the 20th century. Getting the oil from the ground is an intensely physical process that later broadens into Plainview's equally indomitable urge to control land and power. Along the way, Plainview deals with a mighty derrick fire, a visit from a long-lost brother, and the ongoing involvement of Plainview's poker-faced adoptive son
Waiting for "Superman" ( visu )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,564 libraries worldwide
"Provides an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States. [This documentary] has helped launch a movement to achieve a real and lasting change through the compelling stories of five unforgettable students such as Emily, a Silicon Valley eighth-grader who is afraid of being labeled as unfit for college, and Francisco, a Bronx first-grader whose mom will do anything to give him a shot at a better life
The war by Ken Burns( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,557 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( visu )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,537 libraries worldwide
Indy tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator. Teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy takes you on a breathtaking, action-packed adventure
Into the wild by Sean Penn( visu )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,526 libraries worldwide
Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people, a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story
The Spiderwick chronicles by Mark S Waters( visu )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,485 libraries worldwide
The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared, a curious, adventurous boy, quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His twin brother Simon is calm and reserved but is rapidly drawn into the fantastical world of fairies and goblins. Older sister Mallory and their mom are harder to convince, but after the almighty and ruthless ogre leader Mulgarath begins to attack the home, the entire family must band together to combat the hordes of goblins and creatures that lurk just outside
Iron Man 2 by Jon Favreau( visu )
14 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,415 libraries worldwide
Now that the world knows billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armored super hero Iron Man, his life has suddenly become even more intense. Everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology, whether for power or profit, but for Ivan Vanko, it's revenge. With Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, Stark must once again suit up and face his most dangerous enemy yet
Bee movie ( visu )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,371 libraries worldwide
Having just graduated from college, Barry B. Benson finds himself disillusioned with the prospect of having only one career choice - honey. As he ventures outside of the hive for the first time, he breaks one of the cardinal rules of the bee world and talks to a human, a New York City florist named Vanessa. He is shocked to discover that the humans have been stealing and eating the bee's honey for centuries. He ultimately realizes that his true calling in life is to set the world right by suing the human race. That is until the ensuing chaos upsets the very balance of nature. It is up to Barry to prove that even a little bee can spell big changes in the world
Transformers by Michael Bay( visu )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,311 libraries worldwide
It's a battle on Earth between the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, and the ultimate power is a clue held by a young man who is unaware he is mankind's last chance for survival
Up in the air by Jason Reitman( visu )
11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,303 libraries worldwide
Ryan Bingham is a corporate downsizing expert who flies all over the world on business. Just as he is on the cusp of reaching ten million frequent flyer miles, and meeting the frequent traveler woman of his dreams, his company grounds him. When Bingham goes on his last cross country firing expedition, he will learn that life isn't about the journey, but about the connections made along the way
Babel by Alejandro González Iñárritu( visu )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,290 libraries worldwide
A wealthy American couple touring Morocco become the focus of an international incident involving a poor Moroccan farmer. A San Diego nanny makes a disastrous decision to take her charges with her to a wedding in Mexico while her employers are absent. A deaf-mute Japanese teen tries to deal with a relationship with her father and the world in general that has been upended by the death of her mother
Shrek the third ( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,138 libraries worldwide
When Shrek married Fiona the last thing he had in mind was becoming the next King of Far Far Away. But when Shrek's father-in-law, King Harold, suddenly croaks, that is exactly what he faces. Recruiting Donkey and Puss in Boots for a new quest, Shrek sets out to bring back the rightful heir to the throne. Meanwhile back in the kingdom, Fiona's jilted Prince Charming storms the city with an army of fairy tale villains to seize the throne. Fiona and a band of princesses must stop him to ensure there will be a kingdom left to rule
Transformers, revenge of the fallen ( visu )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,097 libraries worldwide
College-bound Sam Witwicky learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers. He will have to accept his destiny and join Optimus Prime and Bumblebee in their epic battle against the Decepticons. The Decepticon forces, who have returned stronger than ever, have come to Earth on a mission to take Sam prisoner and destroy the world
Rango by Gore Verbinski( visu )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,059 libraries worldwide
Rango is a lizard who imagines himself an actor who literally breaks the fourth wall of his terrarium when the hatchback car in which he is riding swerves and sends him careening. Abandoned in the desert amid the shards of his former home, Rango makes his way to the nearby town of Dirt, which is experiencing a mysterious water shortage. The actor in Rango seizes the opportunity to invent a grandiloquent new image for himself, and as in many a Western, the stranger in town is suddenly promoted to the rank of sheriff. Along the way to solving the mystery of the vanishing water supply, he must survive highway crossings, giant hawks, an army of bat-riding prairie dogs, and a gun slinging rattlesnake
 
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