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Paramount Pictures Corporation

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Works: 12,238 works in 26,900 publications in 9 languages and 1,111,578 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Musical films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, prn, Production personnel, pre, Originator, fds, Other, Publisher, Director, pmn, Editor, Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Mario Puzo's The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

130 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 7,162 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 Joel Coen( Visual )

64 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in English and French and held by 5,846 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 James Cameron( Visual )

76 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,889 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 - 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 3rd class, Jack pulls her back onto the ship. The two instantly bond and Jack is invited to dine in 1st-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
Transformers by Michael Bay( Visual )

47 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 4,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

69 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 4,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scottie Ferguson, a recently retired San Francisco police detective, is hired to shadow a rich shipbuilder 's tragically suicidal wife, Madeleine Elster. After he saves her from drowning in the San Francisco Bay, Scottie's interest in the beautiful but icy blonde shifts from business to romance. But when tragedy strikes again, Scottie must overcome the vertigo that haunts his dreams in order to unravel the secrets of the past and find the key to his future
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

59 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story begins with World War II's historic D-Day invasion of Normandy beach. Once the men move beyond the beach, Captain John Miller must take his men behind the German lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have already 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 an uncertain future with honour, decency and courage
An Inconvenient Truth by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

31 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and French and held by 4,068 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
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

64 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape the edict that condemned all first-born Hebrew males by Egypt's Pharaoh, Rameses I, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the Pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri. He also gains the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son, and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery
Grease by John Travolta( Visual )

76 editions published between 1977 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 4,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical concerning the romance between a teen-age gang-leader and his naive girlfriend; set in the 1950's era
Braveheart by Mel Gibson( Visual )

38 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Wallace is a bold Scotsman who used the steel of his blade and the fire of his intellect to rally his countrymen to liberation
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

54 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ren MacCormack moves from Boston to the small town of Beaumont, where he experiences a heavy dose of culture shock. A few years prior, the community was rocked by a tragic accident that killed five teenagers after a night out. Beaumont's councilmen and the beloved Reverend Shaw Moore responded by invoking ordinances that prohibit loud music and dancing. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizes the town, and falls in love with the minister's troubled daughter, Ariel
Charlotte's web by E. B White( Visual )

33 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 3,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fern is a young farm girl who rescues the runt, Wilbur. Wilbur the pig is saved from certain death and Fern visits him every day at her Uncle Homer's farm. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house." Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

47 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,872 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
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

69 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,750 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
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

67 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and held by 3,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father strives to protect his family from a horde of invading aliens
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider by Lawrence Gordon( Visual )

51 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her father presumed dead, Lara must race to recover an ancient artifact that can alter space and time if not destroyed. She finds the key that will unlock the two sections that must be put together in order for the artifact to work. She must fight her nemises in order to restore harmony and all before the planets and sun align
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

60 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 3,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

38 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,473 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
Iron Man by Jon Favreau( Visual )

35 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,436 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
Hugo by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

39 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and French and held by 3,367 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
 
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