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United Artists Corporation

Works: 2,256 works in 6,788 publications in 9 languages and 260,796 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  History  Comedy films  Western films  Musical films  Legal films  Action and adventure films  Spy films 
Roles: fds, Producer, Production personnel, Originator, Distributor, Other, pmn, Defendant, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by United Artists Corporation
West Side story by Robert Wise( Visual )

50 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 5,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
12 angry men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

34 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and French and held by 4,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears and personal demons
The good, the bad and the ugly by Ted Post( Visual )

52 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 3,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Southwest during the American Civil War, three men seek a stolen gold shipment. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other
Bowling for Columbine by Michael Moore( Visual )

29 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States of America is notorious for its astronomical number of people killed by firearms for a developed nation without a civil war. With his signature sense of angry humor, activist filmmaker Michael Moore sets out to explore the roots of this bloodshed
Hotel Rwanda by Terry George( Visual )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a five-star-hotel manager who uses his wits and persuasion in striving to save more than 1,200 Tutsis and Hutus from being massacred by the Interahamwe militia during the 1994 Rwandan conflict
Raging bull by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

62 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake La Motta is a boxer whose psychological and sexual complexities erupt into violence both in and out of the ring. His brother Joey falls prey to Jake's mounting paranoia and jealousy, while fifteen-year-old Vickie, becomes Jake's wife and most prized trophy. The same anger that drives Jake in the ring, ultimately drives him to beat his wife and brother, and sends Jake down a self-destructive spiral of paranoia and rage
Annie Hall by Woody Allen( Visual )

52 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and French and held by 3,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woody Allen's semiautobiographical portrait of his amorous, but ultimately mismatched, relationship with co-star Diane Keaton. Allen uses satire and comedy to portray this "nervous romance" for modern times
Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( Visual )

29 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 3,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two unemployed musicians accidently witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians in an all-female jazz band. Marilyn Monroe is a ukulele-playing singer in the band
Rain man by Barry Levinson( Visual )

54 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-involved young man is shocked to discover that his millionaire father left most of his estate to an unknown beneficiary. The man tracks down said beneficiary, who turns out to be his brother and an autistic savant
Stagecoach by John Ford( Visual )

26 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fullscreen. Nine disparate travelers are thrust together in a perilous journey, a ride on a stagecoach destined for Apache territory
Rocky by John G Avildsen( Visual )

55 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocky Balboa, a club fighter seemingly going nowhere, gets his once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go the distance and come out a winner when fate puts him in the ring with the world heavyweight champion
The apartment by Billy Wilder( Visual )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and held by 2,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How far will a man go to climb the corporate ladder? C.C. 'Bud' Baxter, a lowly insurance clerk, has a trump card: his apartment. He "loans" it out to married company executives for secret trysts. In return, he's well looked after, although he does grapple with his conscience. One day he asks out one of the elevator girls, Miss Kubelik, but she stands him up because of a crisis in her relationship with the big boss, Mr. Sheldrake. On Christmas Eve, Miss Kubelik realizes she is only the most recent in a long line of girls, with possibly disastrous consequences. Bud intervenes, which may give each of them a chance to be more than another faceless employee in a heartless corporation
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. He learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Halcomb, Kansas. Inspired by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood". He arranges extensive interviews with the prisoners, especially with Perry Smith. However, his feelings of compassion for Perry conflicts with his need for closure for his book which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction
The miracle worker by Arthur Penn( Visual )

17 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and held by 2,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the story about the struggle of a Boston teacher, Annie Sullivan, to communicate with and teach the deaf, blind, and mute child, Helen Keller
Goldfinger by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

47 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 2,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent 007 takes on billionaire Auric Goldfinger, who plans to throw the world economy into a tailspin by contaminating the gold at Fort Knox with nuclear radiation
In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While traveling in the deep south, Virgil Tibbs, a black Philadelphia homicide detective, becomes unwittingly embroiled in a murder case when he is first accused of the crime, and then asked to solve it! Finding the killer proves to be difficult, especially when his efforts are constantly thwarted by the ignorant and bigoted town sheriff. But neither man can solve this case alone. Putting aside their differences and prejudices, they join forces in a desperate race against time to discover the shocking truth
The night of the hunter by Charles Laughton( Visual )

23 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in English and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-styled preacher marries and murders the widow of an executed convict with whom he once shared a cell. He then terrorizes her two young children to force them to tell him the whereabouts of the $10,000 he knows their father hid before his imprisonment
Inherit the wind by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1925 attorney Clarence Darrow battles fundamentalist leader William Jennings Bryan in a Tennessee courtroom when schoolteacher Bertram Cates is put on trial for violating the Butler Act, a state law that prohibits public school teachers from teaching evolution
GoldenEye by Martin Campbell( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an MI6 agent turns rogue and plans world domination with a terrifying satellite-born weapon, James must pursue his former ally to Cuba, Monte Carlo, Switzerland and even Russia. All whilst dodging a sexy, deadly femme fatale who will stop at nothing to put the 'squeeze' on James
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

24 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 1,897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem
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controlled identityMGM/UA Entertainment Co.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer United Artists Corporation


MGM UA Communications Co.

MGM/UA Entertainment Co. United Artists


United Artists

United Artists Corporation

United artists corps

United Artists (Firm : 1919-1986)

United artists pictures inc.

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