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Paramount Pictures Corporation

Overview
Works: 11,009 works in 21,704 publications in 7 languages and 1,048,688 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Science fiction films  Gangster films  Musical films  Romance films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, pre, prn, Production personnel, Originator, fds, Other, Director, Publisher, pmn, Photographer, Editor, Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Paramount Pictures Corporation
Mario Puzo's The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

136 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 8,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Corleone Family nearly falls from power in America but rises to observe the passage of rites from father to son. There is a balance between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged
True Grit by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

54 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and French and held by 5,358 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
Titanic by Toby Jones( Visual )

57 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people from different worlds meet and fall in love on the brief, tragic maiden voyage of the grand ocean liner Titanic
Transformers by Michael Bay( Visual )

36 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 4,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the planet Cybertron, a war was waged between the Autobots and the Decepticons for control of the Allspark, a mystical talisman that would grant unlimited power to whoever possessed it. The Allspark is smuggled off the planet, but Megatron goes in search of it. He tracks it to Earth and his desire for power sends him into the Arctic Ocean. The sheer cold forces him into a paralyzed state. His body is later recovered, and before going into a comatose state he uses the last of his energy to engrave a map, showing the location of the Allspark, into the Captain's glasses. A century later, Spike buys his first car. To his shock, he discovers it is an Autobot in disguise. He is to protect Spike, who bears the Captain's glasses. Other Transformers have arrived In the desert of Qatar and the Decepticons attack a U.S. military base. Spike and his girlfriend Mikaela find themselves in the middle of a grand battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons. Meanwhile, within the depths of Hoover Dam, the cryogenically stored form of Megatron awakens
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

65 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the life of Moses from the Pharaoh's household through his life of leading his people to freedom
Grease by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

64 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and French and held by 4,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical about the fabulous 50's. This edition includes retrospective interviews with principal stars, the director and producer
Braveheart by Mel Gibson( Visual )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the intersection of history and legend lies the story of William Wallace, who led his nation into battle against the English in the years around 1300. King Edward, popularly known as "Longshanks" has allowed the English barons who hold Scotland for him to claim the 'Prima Nocta.' Wallace and his love Murron marry secretly, but his guerrilla activities bring Murron to the attention of the English. They set a trap for Wallace, and the failure of the scheme sets Wallace on the path of both bloody revenge, and open rebellion against the tyrannical rule of the English. The quest to free Scotland from English rule is complicated by the machinations of various Scottish nobles, bribes from King Edward, and sly political treachery at the hands of Robert the Bruce, whose father has his own plans to further. Despite being taken prisoner, and put to a traitor's death, William Wallace is remembered to this day as a hero of Scotland
An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore( Visual )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 4,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A passionate and inspiring look at former Vice President Al Gore's campaign to expose the myths and misconceptions of global warming, and to create public awareness on the subject
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

52 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 3,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scottie Ferguson, a San Francisco police detective is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

48 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fatherless teen-age boy from Chicago, who likes to dance, tries to shake up his new small midwestern hometown of Bomont, which doesn't allow public dancing. Bomont's Baptist minister is a staunch supporter of the ban on public dancing, but has a "loose" teenager daughter in high shcool who doesn't share his views on the ban. The two teenagers develop a mutual affection for each other and fight the town's ban on dancing in order to have a high school dance
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

38 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 3,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Indy ... and his feisty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood ... dodge booby-traps, fight Nazis and stare down snakes in their incredible worldwide quest for the mystical Ark of the Covenant"--Container
Charlotte's web by E. B White( Visual )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 3,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Wilbur the pig and how, through his friendship with Charlotte the spider, he became famous and learned about life and death
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

65 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the Franco Zefferelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

59 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 3,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father strives to protect his family from a horde of invading aliens
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

56 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,674 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
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Blake Edwards( Visual )

27 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and French and held by 3,629 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 just how romance blossoms is one of the enduring delights of the film
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Joneses set out to find the mystically empowered Holy Grail, encountering many spectacular pursuits and narrow escapes
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider( Visual )

38 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeologist and explorer extrodinaire Lara Croft journeys to a temple, in Greece, sunken underwater that leads to a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora's Box, only to have it stolen from her by Chen Lo, the leader of a Chinese crime syndicate, who's in league with a villain named Reiss who wants to use the Box as a doomsday weapon. Facing her greatest challenges yet, the intrepid tomb raider pursues Lo, in order to get her hands back on Pandora's Box, and fulfill the desire of the Queen
Hugo by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

36 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,340 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
Iron Man by Jon Favreau( Visual )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 3,321 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
 
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