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Mandate Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 51 works in 211 publications in 3 languages and 23,998 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Teen films  Coming-of-age films  Romance films  Road films  Horror films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )
27 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 3,116 libraries worldwide
Juno MacGuff is sixteen years-old who after a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, 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. Initially she decides to have an abortion, but can't go through with it. So she decides to have the baby and give it up for adoption. The next step is to find prospective parents for the yet unborn child. In the Pennysaver ad section, Juno finds Mark and Vanessa Loring, a yuppie couple living in the suburbs. Juno likes the Lorings and of her own choosing, she enters into a closed adoption contract with the Lorings. During the second and third trimesters of Juno's pregnancy, which she treats with care but detachment, her relationships with her family, with Paulie, and with the Lorings develop
Stranger than fiction by Zach Helm( visu )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 1,974 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?
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium by Zach Helm( visu )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,973 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
Whip it by Shauna Cross( visu )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,680 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 )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,654 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 cancer
Hope springs by Colin Firth( visu )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,635 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 Turkish and held by 1,509 libraries worldwide
Nick knows exactly how long it has been since Tris broke up with him - three weeks, two days, and 23 hours. Now she is at his gig, with a new guy. Nick can't understand how she could have moved on so fast. But that night, Nick meets Norah. They have nothing in common except their taste in music. This begins the night of Nick, Norah and Manhattan. Now, this chance meeting turned into a crusade to find a legendary rock band's secret show, ends up being a first date and a night that will change their lives forever
Young Adult ( visu )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,351 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
The switch by Ge deng( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,251 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"--Container
Seeking a friend for the end of the world by Lorene Scafaria( visu )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,241 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 by Jonah Hill( visu )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,202 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 )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 817 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
The strangers by Aanand L Rai( visu )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 779 libraries worldwide
A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants
Passengers ( visu )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
A grief counselor working with a group of plane-crash survivors finds herself at the root of a mystery when her clients begin to disappear
A very Harold & Kumar Christmas ( visu )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 683 libraries worldwide
Six years after their Guantanamo Bay adventure, 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 its 'high grade' contents and Harold's father-in-law's prize Christmas tree, going up in smoke
LOL ( visu )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
A teenage girl tries to avoid her overprotective mother as she struggles with the challenges of high school, relationships, and peer pressure
The grudge 2 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 412 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
Horsemen ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 358 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 by Michael Lander( visu )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 334 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 by Joshua Michael Stern( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Searching for insight into his father's life and the magical place he wrote about in his acclaimed children's book, Neverwas, psychiatrist Zach Riley takes a job at Millwood clinic where his father lived on and off. There Zach meets Gabriel, a patient whose alternate reality is startlingly close to the world his father created in his book. With each session, Zach uncovers more of his father's buried secrets and begins to learn that the incredible fantasy world of Neverwas could be real after all
 
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Alternative Names
맨데이트 픽처스
マンデート・ピクチャーズ
指令電影公司
Languages
English (169)
Turkish (2)
French (2)
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