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Universal Pictures Corporation

Overview
Works: 576 works in 1,314 publications in 4 languages and 41,346 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Monster films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Universal Pictures Corporation
Mamma mia! by ABBA (Musical group)( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 3,024 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
Frankenstein the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

61 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and held by 2,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein is the greatest horror film of all time. Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster in his laboratory; but his dreams of perfection are thwarted when the monster becomes an uncontrollable beast
Pitch Perfect by Anna Kendrick( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,867 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
Straight outta Compton( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,569 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
Bridget Jones the edge of reason by Helen Fielding( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London-based thirty-something Bridget Jones continues her romantic relationship with Mark Darcy, despite many humorous complications
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,363 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
All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

28 editions published between 1930 and 2012 in English and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young World War I German recruits pass from idealism to disillusionment with war
The phantom of the opera by Gaston Leroux( Visual )

51 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,070 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. When he removes his mask she finds him hideous beyond description. Eventually she is rescued, and the chasing mob forces the phantom into the Seine where he drowns, grotesquely defiant to the last
Mama( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,030 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 942 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 Dean Parisot( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 936 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 Arnon Milchan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Portuguese and held by 916 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
Liar liar by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 846 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
Small soldiers by Joe Dante( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 836 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 the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

22 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 804 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 Rob Cohen( Visual )

14 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1921 a field expedition in Egypt discovers the mummy of ancient Egyptian prince Im-Ho-Tep, who was condemned and buried alive for sacrilege. Also found in the tomb is the Scroll of Thoth, which can bring the dead back to life. One night a young member of the expedition reads the Scroll out loud, and then goes insane, realizing that he has brought Im-Ho-Tep back to life. Ten years later, disguised as a modern Egyptian, the mummy attempts to reunite with his lost love, an ancient princess who has been reincarnated into a beautiful young woman
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 749 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 )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 703 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
The Blues Brothers by John Landis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 687 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
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new police chief on the resort island of Amity recommends closing the beaches after discovering the grisly remains of a young woman
 
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