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Village Roadshow Pictures

Overview
Works: 605 works in 2,005 publications in 7 languages and 148,613 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2,
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Village Roadshow Pictures
Publications by Village Roadshow Pictures
Most widely held works about Village Roadshow Pictures
 
Most widely held works by Village Roadshow Pictures
The Matrix by Andy Wachowski( visu )
111 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 9,046 libraries worldwide
Neo (Reeves)-mild-mannered software author by day, feared hacker by night-is recruited into a cell of cyber-rebels, led by Morpheus (Fishburne) and the warrior Trinity (Moss). They have made a fundamental discovery about the world: It does not exist. It is only a seedy utopia where humanity is preserved, protected, and endlessly recycled by a mega-computer. Cypher (Pantoliano) turns traitorous for access to comforts unmatched by the drab post-apocalyptic real world, while Agent Smith (Weaving) dismisses humans as "a plague"--For which non-organic life is "the cure."
Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie( visu )
47 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,827 libraries worldwide
After finally catching serial killer and occult 'sorcerer' Lord Blackwood, legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson can close yet another successful case. After his execution, Blackwood mysteriously returns from the grave and resumes his killing spree, Holmes must take up the hunt once again. Contending with Watson's new fiancée and the dimwitted head of Scotland Yard, the determined detective must unravel the clues that will lead him into a twisted web of murder, deceit, and black magic, not to mention the deadly embrace of temptress Irene Adler
Cats & dogs by Lawrence Guterman( visu )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,746 libraries worldwide
A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, which their humans are blissfully unaware of. The film follows Mr. Tinkle's (a cat) plan to destroy a new vaccine, that if developed, would eliminate all human allergies to dogs, and allow cats to rule the world. Lou, a beagle puppy accidentally becomes the dog-agent assigned to stop the cat plan
Happy feet by M. E Müller( visu )
31 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,534 libraries worldwide
Emperor Penguins from Antarctica each express their true love with a special heartsong of their own that expresses their very being. However, the misfit Mumble cannot sing. Instead he has an extraordinary talent to tap dance with almost magical energy and expression. Nevertheless, the leadership of the colony fearfully blames the young penguin's unorthodox ways for the lean fishing that threatens them all. Defiant in the face of unjust rejection, Mumble and his true friends set out to find the true cause of the famine. Through the friends trials and perils, Mumble learns many things about his frozen world, not the least of which being that his toe tapping talent may be what he needs to save his people
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl( visu )
23 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,174 libraries worldwide
A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood( visu )
35 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,105 libraries worldwide
Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed confict Jimmy and his devoted wife Annabeth find out that their teenage daughter Katie has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy gets his relatives, the Savage brothers to conduct their own investigation. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quite life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own
I am legend by Francis Lawrence( visu )
27 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,039 libraries worldwide
Robert Neville is the last human survivor in what is left of New York City. A pandemic has left only 1% of the population alive and most of those who survived are no longer human. The infected, now lurking in the shadows, watch Neville's every move. Perhaps mankind's last, best hope, Neville is driven by the only one remaining mission: to find a way to reverse the effects of the virus using his own immune blood
Gran Torino by Clint Eastwood( visu )
26 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,028 libraries worldwide
Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Walt is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man, who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor, Thao, a young Hmong teenager, becomes pressured by his gang member cousin to steal Walt's Gran Torino, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Thao's family, Walt is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that infest their neighborhood
The LEGO Movie by Chris Pratt( visu )
25 editions published in 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,954 libraries worldwide
"Emmet ... , an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure ... is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared"--Container
American Sniper by Clint Eastwood( visu )
17 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,817 libraries worldwide
Recounts the life and experiences of Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, from his four tours in Iraq to his family life once he returned home
The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald( visu )
23 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,764 libraries worldwide
The Great Gatsby follows viable writer Nick Carraway as he leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922. Chasing his own American dream, Nick lands next door to Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy, and her husband, Tom Buchanan. Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the rich and their loves and deceits. As he bears witness, he pens a tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams, and tragedy, and holds a mirror to our own modern times and struggles
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak( visu )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,583 libraries worldwide
Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
Two weeks notice by Hugh Grant( visu )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,240 libraries worldwide
Lucy Kelson, Chief Counsel for the Wade Corporation, one of New York City's top commercial real estate developers. She's a brilliant lawyer with a sharp, strategic mind. She also has an ulcer and doesn't get much sleep. It's not the job that's getting to her. It's her millionaire boss, George Wade. Handsome, charming and undeniably self-absorbed, he treats her more like a nanny than a Harvard Law grad and can barely choose a tie without her help. Now, after five years of calling the shots-on everything from his clothes to his divorce settlements, Lucy Kelson is calling it quits
Training day by Antoine Fuqua( visu )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,237 libraries worldwide
In Training day, Jake Hoyt, a fresh-faced rookie in the Los Angeles Police Department, gets a chance to join the elite narcotics squad headed up by 13-year veteran Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris
The lake house by Alejandro Agresti( visu )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,213 libraries worldwide
A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its newest resident, a frustrated architect. When they discover that they're living two years apart, they try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late
Ocean's twelve by Steven Soderbergh( visu )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,181 libraries worldwide
Reintroduces Ocean and his perfectly trained team of con men. Dividing forces to hit Paris, Amsterdam, and Rome, the heist-meisters move beyond casinos to tackle new objectives, one of which involves stealing a famous painting
The Judge by David Dobkin( visu )
13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,137 libraries worldwide
Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before
Ocean's thirteen by Steven Soderbergh( visu )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,105 libraries worldwide
When one of their own, Reuben Tishkoff, partners and builds a casino and hotel with known casino owner Willy Banks in Las Vegas, the last thing he ever wanted was to get cut out of the deal by the loathsome Banks. Banks' even goes so far as to finding amusement in Tishkoff's misfortune when the double crossing lands Reuben in the hospital because of a heart attack. However, Danny and his crew won't stand for Banks and what he's done to a friend. Uniting with their old enemy Benedict, who himself has a vendetta against Banks, the crew is out to pull off a major plan. One that will unfold on the night Banks' newest hot spot opens up, when the crew is out to bankrupt one of the city's most despised businessmen. But this is not about the money, this time it is for revenge
Dark shadows by Tim Burton( visu )
19 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,050 libraries worldwide
Imprisoned vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate has fallen into ruin. The dysfunctional remnants of the Collins family have fared little better and are in need of his protection
Legend of the guardians the owls of Ga'Hoole by Zack Snyder( visu )
23 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,046 libraries worldwide
Fledgling barn owl Soren lives in the forest of Tyto with his father Noctus, mother Marella, older brother Kludd, younger sister Eglantine, and their snake nest maid Ms. P. Noctus enjoys telling Soren and Eglantine stories of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole, a mythical group of warrior owls, who once saved all owlkind from the evil "Pure Ones." One night Kludd pushes Soren and they both fall to the ground. They are kidnapped taken to the home to the Pure Ones, and put to work: Soren as a slave, and Kludd as a soldier. The Pure Ones' are laying a trap for their enemies, the Guardians of Ga'Hoole. The Pure Ones storm the Great Tree, and the Guardians lead the owls into battle against them, wherein which Soren and his friends emerge to play pivotal roles
 
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Village Roadshow
Village Roadshow (Firm)
Village Roadshow Melbourne
Village Roadshow Pictures.
VRP
Languages
English (510)
French (15)
Spanish (8)
Chinese (4)
Italian (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Polish (1)
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