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Paramount Pictures Corporation

Overview
Works: 14,833 works in 33,121 publications in 7 languages and 1,221,125 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  History  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Historical films  Biographical films  Romance films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, prn, pre, Production personnel, Originator, fds, Other, Publisher, Director, pmn, Editor, Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Paramount Pictures Corporation
Titanic by James Cameron( Visual )

85 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep-sea explorer Brock Lovett has reached the most famous shipwreck of all, the passenger liner Titanic. Emerging with a safe believed to contain a diamond called "The Heart of the Ocean," he finds that the safe does not hold the diamond but a drawing of a beautiful woman wearing it. When Brock is interviewed on TV, he shows the drawing to the cameras. A 100-year-old woman named Rose Calvert recognizes the woman in the drawing as herself! On a visit to Brock's exploration ship over the wreck, Rose tells her story of the Titanic and its ill-fated voyage. Engaged to the very rich Cal Hockley, she boards the Titanic's first-class suites with him and her mother in Southampton. Winning a lucky poker game, Jack Dawson and his friend Fabrizio, board Titanic in steerage. When Rose attempts to jump off the stern in third class, Jack pulls her back onto the ship. The two instantly bond and Jack is invited to dine in first class the next evening. Rose's mother and Cal try desperately to keep them apart. But on that fateful night, the Titanic collides with an iceberg and begins to sink. Now Rose and Jack must fight to stay alive
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

74 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war, each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Grease by John Travolta( Visual )

72 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical concerning the romance between a teen-age gang-leader and his naive girlfriend, set in the 1950's
Chinatown by Roman POLANSKI( Visual )

83 editions published between 1974 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 3,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown
An Inconvenient Truth by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences
Hugo by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

50 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and the owner of a small toy booth in the train station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message all come together to change Hugo's life forever
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

76 editions published between 1958 and 2020 in English and Italian and held by 3,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco police detective Scottie Ferguson is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe fear of heights. When a rich shipbuilder hires Scottie to follow his wife, who may be suicidal, Scottie finds himself falling in love with her. Eventually Ferguson becomes obsessed with the chance to re-create her in another woman
Selma by Ava DuVernay( Visual )

32 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 3,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

57 editions published between 1968 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 3,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed version of Shakespeare's tragedy of young lovers caught in the middle of their feuding families
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

46 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 3,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indy tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator. Teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy takes you on a breathtaking, action-packed adventure
Braveheart by Mel Gibson( Visual )

44 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic story of William Wallace, who rallied medieval Scotland to fight for liberty
True Grit by Joel Coen( Visual )

34 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 3,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

35 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 3,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indy's Nazi enemies are back and have kidnapped his father, Professor Henry Jones, Sr. to get help in their search for the Holy Grail. Following a trail from America to Venice to the deserts of the Middle East, it's up to Indy to save his father, save the Grail and save the day
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

44 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After barely escaping a Shanghai nightclub brawl, the daredevil archaeologist Indiana Jones, his twelve-year old sidekick Short Round, and nightclub singer Willie Scott go from high-flying action above the Himalayas to a nail-biting runaway mine car chase and finally a spine-tingling escape from a fortress-like mine in India while on the trail of a sacred stone. Set in 1935, Indiana Jones crash-lands into the wilds of India where he uncovers a scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children. Indy must find the famous Ankara Stone and save the children while avoiding becoming a slave himself to the evil Thuggee cult
Freedom Writers by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 3,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over by her good intentions. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the assignment of keeping journals about their own lives, This assignment is something that the class can bite into with relish. This eventually bonds them together and pushes racial rivalries aside. Draws heavily from the published journals of the real students themselves
Iron Man by Jon Favreau( Visual )

44 editions published between 2007 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy industrialist visiting Afghanistan is held captive in enemy territory and escapes by building a high-tech suit. When he returns home, he decides to use his money, talents, and suit to save the world
Charlotte's web by Gary Winick( Visual )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 3,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Blake Edwards( Visual )

32 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in English and held by 3,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly Golightly is an eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian millionaire. Her next-door neighbor, a writer, is "sponsored" by a wealthy patroness. Guessing who's the right man for Holly is easy; seeing how romance blossoms reveals the enduring popularity of the film
Ferris Bueller's Day Off by Matthew Broderick( Visual )

44 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the events in the day of a rather magical 17-year-old who has an overwhelming urge to cut school one spring day and head for downtown Chicago with his girl and best friend to see the sights and experience a day of freedom
Star trek by J. J Abrams( Visual )

34 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and Turkish and held by 2,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the day of James Kirk's birth, his father dies on his ship in a last stand against a mysterious alien vessel. He was searching for Ambassador Spock, who is a child on Vulcan, disdained by his neighbors for his half-human nature. Twenty years later, Kirk has grown into a young troublemaker. He is inspired by Capt. Christopher Pike to fulfill his potential in Starfleet, even though he annoys his instructors. Suddenly, there is an emergency on Vulcan when the Romulan Nero comes from the future to take revenge on the Federation. The newly commissioned USS Enterprise is crewed with promising cadets like Uhura, Sulu, Chekov and even Kirk himself thanks to Leonard McCoy's medical trickery. Together, this crew will travel to the final frontier where the old legend is altered forever
 
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