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Mandate Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 57 works in 167 publications in 2 languages and 22,841 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Sports films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  Fantasy films  Humor 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Mandate Pictures (Firm)
Publications by Mandate Pictures (Firm)
Most widely held works by Mandate Pictures (Firm)
Juno by Jason Reitman( visu )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,958 libraries worldwide
Juno MacGuff is sixteen years old. After a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, she learns that she's pregnant. Juno and Paulie like each other, but not enough to start a family, complete with a child. Paulie leaves all the decisions about the baby to Juno. During her pregnancy, which she treats with care but detachment, her relationships develop
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium ( visu )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,859 libraries worldwide
Mr. Magorium owns the most magical store in the universe, where all of the toys for sale are alive. The eccentric owner of toy store surprises Molly, the shop's awkward and insecure manager, by turning over ownership to her. Molly appears to be a reflection of the people who run it. Henry is a detail-oriented accountant assigned the task of assessing the Emporium's monetary value
Stranger than fiction ( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Turkish and held by 1,836 libraries worldwide
Harold Crick - IRS auditor, milquetoast, and poster child for obsessive-compulsive disorder - wakes one morning to hear a woman's voice in his bathroom, narrating his life as he is living it, subsequently announcing his imminent death. This is a big problem, since Harold has a burning crush on Ana, his latest audit case. Searching for the source of the voice, he turns to literary theory-spewing professor Jules Hilburt, who eventually discovers that talented but troubled novelist Karen Eiffel is writing Harold--he is the central character of her new novel, "Death and Taxes." The question is: will Harold's story end as a comedy, or a tragedy?
Whip it by Shauna Cross( visu )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,633 libraries worldwide
Bliss Calendar is a small-town teenager with a big dream: to find her own path in the world. Tired of following in her family's footsteps of compliance and conformity, Bliss discovers a way to put her life on the fast track, literally. She lands a spot on a rough-and-tumble roller derby team and becomes 'Babe Ruthless', the hottest thing on eight wheels
50/50 by Jonathan Levine( visu )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,577 libraries worldwide
Inspired by personal experiences, an original story about friendship, love, survival, and finding humor in unlikely places. Two best friends' lives change when one of them is diagnosed with spinal cancer
Hope springs ( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,495 libraries worldwide
A couple goes to Great Hope Springs for a week of marriage therapy
Nick & Norah's infinite playlist by Peter Sollett( visu )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,476 libraries worldwide
Two teenagers meet in a chance encounter at a club in New York City and spend an evening together trying to find the concert location of a band they both enjoy
Young adult ( visu )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,298 libraries worldwide
Mavis Gary is a writer of teen literature who returns to her small hometown to relive her glory days and attempt to reclaim her happily married high school sweetheart. When returning home proves more difficult than she thought, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate who hasn't quite gotten over high school, either. Both must face the harsh realities of growing up
The switch ( visu )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,194 libraries worldwide
Single woman Kassie decides to have a baby with the help from a charming sperm donor, despite her neurotic best friend Wally's objections. Her plans go awry due to a last-minute switch that is not discovered until seven years later
Seeking a friend for the end of the world ( visu )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,151 libraries worldwide
Set in a too-near future, two neighbors, Dodge and Penny, react in their own unique ways to the announcement that a 70-mile-wide asteroid is en route to the Earth. Dodge wants to return to his first love. Penny just wants to get back to her family. As the unlikely companions' respective journeys converge, their outlooks -- if not the world's -- brighten in surprising and hilarious ways
This is the end ( visu )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 943 libraries worldwide
" ... six friends are trapped in a house after a series of strange and catastrophic events devastate Los Angeles. As the world unravels outside, dwindling supplies and cabin fever threaten to tear apart the friendships inside. Eventually, they are forced to leave the house, facing their fate and the true meaning of friendship and redemption"--Container
Harold & Kumar escape from Guantanamo Bay ( visu )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 784 libraries worldwide
Harold and Kumar take an ill-fated flight to Amsterdam, but Kumar's suspicious-looking bong is mistaken for a bomb. Their arrest prompts a racist Homeland Security official to send the boys to indefinite lockup at Guantanamo Bay. Once there, they watch as beefy guards sexually subjugate 'enemy combatants.' The guys manage to get away and make it back to the U.S., hoping the well-connected fiancé of Kumar's old girlfriend, Vanessa, can get them out of their mess. During a dangerous and grotesque odyssey to Texas, Harold and Kumar have encounters with the Ku Klux Klan, a one-eyed, inbred monster, and old friend Neil Patrick Harris, who swallows fistfuls of magic mushrooms and drags the boys to a brothel stop that goes terribly wrong
The strangers ( visu )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
A couple staying at an isolated vacation home, returns from a wedding reception. They receive a knock on the door in the middle of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. As the night goes on, the reality of their psychological terror becomes more terrifying than anything both could have imagined. Now, they must go beyond what either of them thought they were capable of in order to survive. Inspired by true events
The grudge 2 ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 681 libraries worldwide
Karen's sister, Audrey, been affected by the supernatural curse. Audrey is trying to find the origin of the hate infected curse and find a way to free herself. The quest involves families who are living in Chicago, a photojournalist from Hong Kong, and three schoolgirls from Tokyo's International High School. This group of unrelated strangers try to find and stop the curse before it becomes too late
Passengers ( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
After a plane crash, Claire, a young therapist, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. They share their recollections of the incident. Some say there was an explosion, but the airline claims it never happened. Claire becomes intrigued by Eric, the most secretive of the passengers. Despite her better judgment, her professional relationship with him blossoms into a romance. Then the survivors begin to disappear mysteriously, one by one. Claire suspects that Eric may hold all the answers and becomes determined to uncover the truth, no matter the consequences
LOL ( visu )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
Mature thematic content involving teen sexuality, drug and alcohol use, and for language
A very Harold & Kumar Christmas ( visu )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
After years of drifting apart, Harold Lee and Kumar Patel have replaced each other with new friends and are preparing for their respective Yuletide celebrations. But when a mysterious package mistakenly arrives at Kumar's door on Christmas Eve, his attempts to redirect it to Harold's house ends with the 'high grade' contents, and Harold's father-in-law's prize Christmas tree, going up in smoke
Horsemen ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
After the death of his wife, a hardened police detective grows increasingly distant from his two young sons at home, while at work he is thrust into an investigation of perverse serial killings rooted in the Biblical prophecy of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Peacock ( visu )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
John Skillpa, a quiet bank clerk living in tiny Peacock, Nebraska, prefers to live an invisible life. Then, in a moment, everything changes. A train caboose runs off its tracks and crashes into John's backyard and destroys more than the weathered planks of his wood fence. When neighbors descend on the scene, they discover John's other personality, Emma, for the first time and mistakenly believe her to be John's wife. John is launched into the spotlight and eventually it shatters his sanity
Neverwas ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
A young man finds out that his childhood fantasyland may really exist. Searching for insight into his father's life and the magical place he wrote about in the beloved children's book, Neverwas, psychiatrist Zach Riley takes a job at the institution where his father lived on and off. Once there, Zach meets Gabriel, a patient whose alternate reality is startlingly close to the world his father created
 
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English (122)
Turkish (1)
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