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Universal Pictures Corporation

Overview
Works: 608 works in 1,351 publications in 3 languages and 43,621 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Horror films  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Biographical films  War films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Mamma mia! by Abba (Nigeria)( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 3,081 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 )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,028 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 )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,910 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 )

11 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,683 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 1,466 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 )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,441 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 )

30 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

49 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,117 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
All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

27 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young World War I German recruits pass from idealism to disillusionment with war
Mama by Mama( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,024 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 952 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 )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For four years, the courageous crew of the NSEA Protector-- 'Commannder 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."--Container
Legend by Ridley Scott( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 842 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 )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 805 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 Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Jake Blues is released from prison, he and brother Elwood embark on a "mission from God."
The invisible man by James Whale( Visual )

22 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 792 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
Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

31 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist creates a terrifying yet strangely sympathetic monster
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 719 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 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rough-edged deputy marshall 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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