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Universal Pictures Corporation

Overview
Works: 592 works in 1,470 publications in 4 languages and 46,211 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Universal Pictures Corporation
Mamma mia! by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 3,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20-year-old Sophie is preparing to marry at her mother's hotel on a Greek island. She has a carefree life, a loving fiancee, and great friends. She is only missing one thing: a father. By reading her mother's diary she discovers that she has three possible fathers. Sophie secretly invites all three men to the wedding in a desperate bid to discover which of them is her father. But not all goes according to plan. Now, old loves are re-kindled, new loves are formed, and Sophie risks everything to discover the true identity of her father
Straight Outta Compton by F. Gary Gray( Visual )

19 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking viewers back to where it all began, the film tells the true story of how these cultural rebels-armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent-stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world's most dangerous group, N.W.A
Pitch Perfect by Anna Kendrick( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school biology teacher Scott Voss is desperate to save the music program at his cash-strapped school. Learning that fighting in MMA matches provides a pretty nice payout, Voss decides to put his former collegiate wrestling skills to the test and climb into the octagon. Unfortunately, Voss has been out of college for about 20 years. Does he have what it takes to beat the best and earn the cash the school desperately needs?
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival
Sisters by Brian De Palma( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two disconnected sisters summoned home to clean out their childhood bedroom before their parents sell the family house. Looking to recapture their glory days, they throw one final high-school-style party for their classmates, which turns into the cathartic rager that a bunch of ground-down adults really need
Bridget Jones's diary by Sharon Maguire( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Fielding's reinterpretation of Austen's Pride and Prejudice, slightly overweight 30-something London single woman Bridget Jones (Zellweger) is goodhearted, insecure, bumbling, and desperate-to-be-attached. On New Year's Day Bridget resolves to cut down on alcohol, cigarettes, and sweets, lose 20 pounds, and find a man, all while recording her progress and thoughts in a journal. She soon catches the eye of Daniel Cleaver (Grant) and Mark Darcy (Firth)-- and must discover whether either man is her Mr. Right
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

35 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron von Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( Visual )

53 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A melodrama about a strange man who lives in the catacombs below the Paris Opera House and his love affair with an opera starlet whom he tutors
All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

31 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven patriotic German youths go together from school to the battlefields of World War I. They experience the horrors of war first-hand, stuck in the trenches and facing gradual extermination. Centers on experiences of one of the young men, Paul Baumer, who changes from enthusiastic war endorser to battle-weary veteran
Mama by Mama( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that someone or something still wants to come tuck them in at night
GalaxyQuest by Dean Parisot( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For four years, the courageous crew of the NSEA Protector set off on thrilling and often dangerous missions in space ... and then their series was cancelled. Now, twenty years later, aliens under attack have mistaken the Galaxy Quest television transmissions for "historical documents" and beamed up the crew of has-been actors to save the universe. With no script, no director and no clue, the actors must turn in the performances of their lives
The best man holiday( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a fifteen year reunion over the Christmas holidays, a group of college friends soon discover how simple it is for old rivalries and romances to resurface
Legend by Ridley Scott( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Portuguese and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A forest dweller is chosen to save a beautiful princess and defeat the Lord of Darkness
Ouija : origin of evil( Visual )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1967 Los Angeles a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their seance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen years after the brothers' original "mission from God," Elwood Blues is getting out of prison and discovering that much has changed in the time he's been away. His partner, Jake is gone, his band is no longer together and the orphanage where he grew up has been demolished. Elwood soon realizes that he must embark on a whole new mission to reassemble the old band this time with the help of a soulful bartender, compete at Queen Moussette's Battle of the Bands and set a wayward orphan named Buster on the path to redemption. In the midst of the mayhem, he's got to prove to the police that there's magic in the music and a mysterious method behind the Blues Brothers' madness
Small soldiers by Joe Dante( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the Commando Elite--toy action figures with an attitude. They've escaped from their boxes along with the Gorgonites, kindhearted but unusual-looking creatures. Now teenager Alan Abernathy gets enlisted to help the Gorgonites and rescue the girl of his dreams before the whole town is turned upside down
Liar liar by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on this fifth birthday cake, Max has just one wish-- that his dad stop lying for 24 hours. When his son's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his biggest asset, his mouth, has become his biggest liability
The invisible man : the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

24 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist discovers how to make himself invisible but can't reverse the process. He realizes with terror that he has become a prisoner of his unseen self, and this unbearable state drives him to madness and murder
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

17 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 3,000 year old legacy of terror has just been unearthed deep in the Egyptian desert
The Great Wall by Matt Damon( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures
 
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