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Mandate Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 63 works in 186 publications in 1 language and 23,655 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  Humor  Film and video adaptations 
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 3,041 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 by Zach Helm( visu )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,920 libraries worldwide
Mr. Magorium owns the most amazing store in the world, where all the toys literally come to life. When the boss decides to retire, the shop throws a tantrum, and all its wonders begin to cease. Now Mr. Magorium's reluctant manager, skeptical accountant, and most loyal customer must work together to save the emporium by finding a little magic within themselves
Stranger than fiction ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,879 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 Drew Barrymore( visu )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,637 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 )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,614 libraries worldwide
Adam tries to maintain an optimistic outlook in the face of the reactions of his best friends and his mother to the news that has a fifty-fifty chance of surviving cancer
Hope springs ( visu )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,578 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 1,510 libraries worldwide
Home use only
Young adult ( visu )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,315 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. Special features: commentary, deleted scenes, featurettes, and Q & A featuring Janet Maslin and Jason Reitman
The switch ( visu )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
Kassie, a smart, fun-loving single woman ..., despite her neurotic best friend Wally's ... objections, decides it's time to have a baby--even if it means doing it herself-- with a little help from a charming sperm donor ... But, unbeknownst to her, Kassie's plans go awry because of a last-minute switch that isn't discovered until seven years later-- when Wally gets acquainted with Kassie's cute--though slightly neurotic--son
Seeking a friend for the end of the world ( visu )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,184 libraries worldwide
As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan
This is the end by Jonah Hill( visu )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,141 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 )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 801 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 733 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 by Takashi Shimizu( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 702 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 679 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, Claire's professional relationship with Eric 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 557 libraries worldwide
Mature thematic content involving teen sexuality, drug and alcohol use, and for language
A very Harold & Kumar Christmas ( visu )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
Following years of growing 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 arrive 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 )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 362 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 )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 335 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 325 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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