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Universal Pictures Corporation

Overview
Works: 629 works in 1,426 publications in 3 languages and 44,443 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Horror films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Universal Pictures Corporation
Mamma mia! by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 3,079 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 2,078 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 )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arriving at her new college, Beca finds herself not right for any clique but somehow is 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 )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,707 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
Bridget Jones's diary by Sharon Maguire( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 1,462 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
Sisters( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,455 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
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

32 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

30 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and held by 1,041 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 )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,014 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
The best man holiday( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 954 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
GalaxyQuest by Mark Johnson( Visual )

12 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
Legend by Ridley Scott( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A forest dweller is chosen to save a beautiful princess and defeat the Lord of Darkness
Small soldiers by Joe Dante( Visual )

8 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
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake and Elwood Blues, two hoodlum brothers searching for redemption, set out to locate and reenlist the members of their defunct rhythm and blues band in order to raise some honest money
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 809 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
Liar liar by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fletcher Reede 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 his son's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his biggest asset, his mouth, has become his biggest liability. Contains extended outtake footage
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

14 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mummy is accidentally revived after 3,700 years by a British archeology team. Dressed in the garb of a modern-day Egyptian, he sets out to find his lost love, terrorizing the members of the expedition who must find a way to stop him
Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

32 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel about the scientist who creates a terrifying monster. Restored with footage cut after the initial release
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters
Rooster Cogburn by John Wayne( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rough-edged deputy marshal teams up with a strait-laced missionary to track down a band of murdering bank robbers. During the pursuit of the outlaws, a warm rapport develops between the rough-and-tumble lawman and the flinty reverend's daughter
 
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