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Universal Pictures Corporation

Overview
Works: 662 works in 1,626 publications in 5 languages and 48,851 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  War 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 )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 3,122 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 )

26 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,213 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 )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arriving at her new college, Beca finds herself not right for any clique. Somehow she's muscled into one that she never would have picked on her own: alongside mean girls, sweet girls, and weird girls whose only thing in common is how good they sound when they sing together. When Beca leads this a cappella singing group out of their traditional arrangements and perfect harmonies into all-new mash-ups, they fight to climb their way to the top of college music competitions
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,802 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
The Great Wall by Matt Damon( Visual )

12 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Starring global superstar Matt Damon and directed by one of the most breathtaking visual stylists of our time, Zhang Yimou (Hero, House of Flying Daggers), The Great Wall tells the story of an elite force maaking a valiant stand for humanity on the world’s most iconic structure. Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe and Andy Lau also star in this sweeping epic."--Container insert
Sisters by Tina Fey( Visual )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's heartening to see energetic supporting players accommodated so generously in a vehicle otherwise decisively steered by its two smashing leads, whose ping-ponging chemistry doesn't drop for a minute."--Variety
Bridget Jones's diary by Sharon Maguire( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her mid-thirties, still single and still being set up with dates by her mom, Bridget decides she needs to make a change in her life. She falls for her boss who uses her and then dumps her. In the meantime, Bridget keeps running into the divorced guy her mom tried to set her up with, and he happens to be ex-friends with her boss. She uses her diary as a confessional and she begins to wonder if she will ever find true love
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

35 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron von Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
The mummy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thought safely entombed deep beneath the desert, an ancient princess whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day. Her malevolence has grown over millennia and with it come terrors that defy human comprehension
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 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An understudy at the Paris Opéra is guided to stardom by a mysterious and compelling voice that emanates from behind the walls of her dressing room. The voice eventually summons her to a meeting, and she discovers a sinister man whose face is covered by a mask. He demands that she give up her fiancé and devote herself to him and her music. She agrees, but he later finds she has deceived him and he kidnaps her
Happy death day by Jessica Rothe( Visual )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A college student relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer's identity
All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

33 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young World War I German recruits pass from idealism to disillusionment with war
Ouija : origin of evil( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,009 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 best man holiday by Morris Chestnut( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 958 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 )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Portuguese and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A forest dweller is chosen to save a beautiful princess and defeat the Lord of Darkness in this visually stunning fantasy-adventure
GalaxyQuest by Dean Parisot( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For four years, the courageous crew of the NSEA Protector-- 'Commander Peter Quincy Taggart, ' 'Lt. Tawny Madison, ' and 'Dr. Lazarus'-- 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 Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 894 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
Liar liar by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fletcher Reed is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday cake, he has just one wish-- that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his biggest asset-- his mouth-- has become his biggest liability
Small soldiers by Joe Dante( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and French and held by 821 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
The invisible man by James Whale( Visual )

23 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 789 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
 
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