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Paramount Pictures Corporation

Overview
Works: 14,043 works in 30,815 publications in 7 languages and 1,166,203 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Historical films  Musical films  Detective and mystery films  Romance films  Biographical films  Fantasy 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 )

81 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,864 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
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

67 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,189 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 Randal Kleiser( Visual )

66 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical concerning the romance between a teen-age gang-leader and his naive girlfriend, set in the 1950's
An Inconvenient Truth by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,732 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
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

72 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles private eye Jake Gittes (Nicholson) is approached by a mysterious woman (Dunaway) who wishes to have her husband investigated. As the case unfolds, though, he discovers it to be much more complex and dangerous than he had expected, involving politics, powerful men, and terrible family secrets
Iron Man by Jon Favreau( Visual )

37 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy industrialist 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 )

46 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphan boy lives a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station. When Hugo encounters a broken machine, an eccentric girl, and the cold, reserved man who runs the toy shop, he is caught up in a magical, mysterious adventure that could put all of his secrets in jeopardy. Special features: featurettes
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

69 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 3,224 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
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

52 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the Franco Zeffirelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives
Selma by Ava DuVernay( Visual )

33 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,162 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
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

34 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 3,149 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
Dreamgirls by Laurence Mark( Visual )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 3,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on the 1960s, singers Effie, Lorrel, and Deena are discovered at a localtalent show by ambitious manager Curtis Taylor Jr. The trio knownas 'the Dreamettes' is soon offered the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of openingfor popular singer James 'Thunder' Early. Subsequently molded by Taylor and propelled into the spotlight as 'the Dreams', the girls quickly find their bid for the big time taking priority over personal friendship
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

45 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 3,091 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
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

40 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After barely escaping a Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indiana Jones crash-lands into the wilds of India where he uncovers a scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children. Indy must save the children and avoid becoming a slave himself to the evil Thuggee cult
Braveheart by Mel Gibson( Visual )

41 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Wallace, a bold Scotsman, uses the steel of his sword and the fire of his intellect to rally his countrymen to liberation from the English occupation of Scotland
True Grit by Joel Coen( Visual )

32 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 3,051 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
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Blake Edwards( Visual )

28 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in English and held by 3,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly Golightly is a carefree New York playgirl who is scouring Manhattan looking for a suitable millionaire to marry. However, when Paul Varjak, a struggling young writer, moves into her apartment building, she becomes interested in him. Paul gets swept into Holly's dizzying, delightfully unstructured lifestyle
Charlotte's web by Julia Roberts( Visual )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 3,023 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
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

50 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 3,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in Egypt and the Sinai with one of the biggest sets ever constructed for a motion picture, this version tells the story of the life of Moses. Once favored in the Pharaoh's bousehold, Moses turned his back on a privileged life to lead his people to freedom. Now celebrating its 55th anniversary, this film has been fully restored
Freedom Writers by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 2,962 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
 
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