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PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 228 works in 972 publications in 5 languages and 47,454 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Police films 
Roles: Production personnel, Publisher, prn, Producer, fds
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)
Publications by PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works about PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)
Fargo by Joel Coen( visu )
58 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 3,717 libraries worldwide
A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( visu )
40 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,888 libraries worldwide
England, 1554. Henry VIII is dead. The country is divided, Catholic against Protestant. Henry's eldest daughter Mary, a fervent Catholic, is Queen. She is childless. The Catholics' greatest fear is the succession of Mary's Protestant half-sister, Elizabeth. After Mary's death, Elizabeth ascends to the throne, thrust into an edgy world of political and religious flux she struggles to protect her power, life, and independence as the court boils with intrigue and conspiracy. Elizabeth begins her reign in a land divided by bloody turmoil, and becomes a cunning strategist, weighing the counsel of her mysterious advisors, thwarting her devious rivals, and denying her own desires for the good of her country
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( visu )
35 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,751 libraries worldwide
A lazy, unemployed Southern Californian stoner who loves bowling gets mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. He's beaten up by men looking for money from the rich man's wife and gets drawn into the kidnapping of the millionaire's wife
The usual suspects by Bryan Singer( visu )
39 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,613 libraries worldwide
Police investigating an exploded boat on a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned Hungarian terrorist and Roger Kint, a crippled con-man. Reluctantly, Kint is pressured into explaining what happened on the boat. His story begins six weeks earlier with five criminals being dragged in by New York police desperate for suspects in a truck highjacking, and ends with the possible identification of a criminal mastermind
Dead man walking by Helen Prejean( visu )
25 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,350 libraries worldwide
Matthew Poncelet is the convicted killer of two teenage lovers, preparing to end his life on death row. In response to a letter, Sister Helen Prejean visits Matthew and finds herself face-to-face with a killer who still pleads his innocence. When the date is set for his execution death by lethal injection, Poncelet asks Sister Helen to be his spiritual advisor and she agrees, little knowing the outrage that will follow her decision
Mr. Holland's Opus by Michael Kamen( visu )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 2,348 libraries worldwide
The story of a serious musician who reluctantly enters the teaching profession to remain afloat financially and discovers that his true passion is teaching
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( visu )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,945 libraries worldwide
Four years after Chris and Annie Nielsen lose their children in a traffic accident, Chris himself is killed and finds himself reunited with his children in a beautiful and astonishing afterlife, but Annie commits suicide in despair and is banished to a very different realm. Chris risks his own eternal happiness to find Annie and rescue her from her fate
Four Weddings and a Funeral by Mike Newell( visu )
29 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,643 libraries worldwide
Romantic comedy about a young man who meets the girl of his dreams at a friend's wedding. However, she slips through his fingers when the timing seems wrong, and they meet at three more weddings and a funeral before the two finally connect
French kiss by Lawrence Kasdan( visu )
21 editions published between 1607 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,466 libraries worldwide
When her fiance is smitten by a beautiful Frenchwoman, Kate flies to Paris determined to win him back. However, nothing prepares her for Luc, a cunning, sexy Frenchman with a gift for gab and a fondness for thievery. A self-proclaimed expert on affairs of the heart, Luc promises to help Kate win back her man. But one star-crossed misadventure after another sweeps them across France, ultimately changing them in ways they never dreamed possible
The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert by Stephan Elliott( visu )
34 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,378 libraries worldwide
With a contract to perform a drag show way out in the Australian desert, Tick, Adam, and Ralph each has his own reason for wanting to leave the safety of Sydney. Christening their battered pink tour bus "Priscilla", the trio heads for the outback and into crazy adventures in even crazier outfits
Notting Hill by Roger Michell( visu )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,364 libraries worldwide
Il giovane proprietario di una piccola libreria di Londra conosce in modo casuale la più famosa attrice del mondo. Si innamorano, ma la vita vicino ad una donna tanto famosa non è affatto facile
The Game by David Fincher( visu )
30 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
"In this thriller, Nicholas Van Orton, a shrewd and successful businessman who is always in control, has been enrolled by his brother in "The Game"--"a profound life experience" with no rules, which begins quietly but soon erupts in a confusing maze of devastating events. Terrorized by forces who seem intent on dismantling all that he has built, Van Orton has to win this deadly game or lose control of everything in his life."
Sleepers by Barry Levinson( visu )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
Sentenced to the Wilkinson School for Boys, four pals are mistreated at will by a cadre of sadistic guards. Fifteen years later, they have an unexpected opportunity for revenge
When we were kings by Leon Gast( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 1,117 libraries worldwide
A documentary on Mohammad Ali at the time of the famous 1974 "Rumble in the Jungle" match with George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo). Includes footage of the Zaire '74 music festival featuring some of the top African American performers of the era, including James Brown and B.B. King
Home for the holidays by André Rieu( visu )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,078 libraries worldwide
Claudia Larson is a divorced single mom who just lost her job and now has to fly home for the traditional family Thanksgiving in Baltimore. From the plane, she calls for reinforcements--and her brother Tommy makes it down from Boston with a little surprise: a handsome friend named Leo. Between dropping the turkey in their sister's lap and a few fist fights on the front lawn, Claudia and Tommy recapture their childhood and Claudia and Leo explore the sweet possibility of romance
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels by Guy Ritchie( visu )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 966 libraries worldwide
A streetwise charmer who loses his friends' money in a rigged game comes up with a plan to make everything come out right but ends up in a comedy of errors
Barney's great adventure-- the movie by Time-Life Video( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 902 libraries worldwide
"A trip to Grandma's farm turns into an incredible journey as Barney and his young friends look high and low for a magic egg that's about to hatch something very special."--Container
The portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( visu )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 893 libraries worldwide
Isabel Archer is a young woman of daring independence and equally fierce desires. But her head-strong innocence is no match for the manipulations of her duplicitous friend Madame Merle and the devious Gilbert Osmond. DVD
Frost Nixon : the original Watergate interviews ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
Includes in-depth interviews of U.S. President Richard Nixon by Sir David Frost in May, 1977 regarding the infamous Watergate scandal, followed by a segment, "Behind the scenes." That final segment features footage from 2007 of Frost discussing "clinching the interviews, Nixon's advisors, ground rules, on location, Nixon's reaction, and the final meeting" he had with Nixon at San Clemente
The Hudsucker proxy by Joel Coen( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
When Waring Hudsucker, head of a successful company commits suicide, the board of directors has a plan to make a lot of money, so they decide to appoint a moron to run the company. Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is exactly what Hudsucker is looking for to be president. They hope that as soon as the stock falls low enough, the director and his friends will buy them up cheaply, take over the company and they will be successful again. However, a tough reporter is suspicious and decides to investigate Hudsucker
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