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Paramount Pictures Corporation

Overview
Works: 11,974 works in 26,012 publications in 8 languages and 1,108,563 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, Director, Publisher, pmn, Photographer, Editor, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Mario Puzo's The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

131 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 7,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the late 1940s in New York and "Don" Vito Corleone is the head of a powerful Mafia "family." His youngest son Michael had defied Vito by enlisting in the Marines to fight in World War II. Michael has returned with no intention of continuing the family business, but after several assassination attempts on his father's life, Michael wants revenge on the men responsible. He is groomed as the new don, leading the family to a new era of prosperity, then launching a campaign of murderous revenge against those who once tried to wipe out his family
True Grit by Joel Coen( Visual )

63 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in English and French and held by 5,876 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 )

71 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timeless love story born of tragedy that created an international phenomenon. This epic masterpiece is destined to sweep audiences anew into the journey of a lifetime
Transformers by Michael Bay( Visual )

44 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 4,874 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
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

72 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the life of Moses, once favored in Pharaoh's household, who turned his back on a privileged life to lead the Jews to freedom
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

58 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WWII Army Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with the brutality of war, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

67 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 4,085 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
An Inconvenient Truth by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

31 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and French and held by 4,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una apasionada e inspiradora
Grease by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

72 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,072 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 )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,036 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
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

46 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,890 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 )

32 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 3,888 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
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

51 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ren MacCormack moves from Boston to the small town of Bomont, 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. Bomont'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
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

65 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,752 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
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

67 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and held by 3,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father strives to protect his family from a horde of invading aliens
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

38 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,507 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
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

58 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forrest Gump is a low-intelligence man who has good intentions. He struggles through childhood with his best and only friend Jenny. His mama teaches him the ways of life and leaves him to choose his destiny. Forrest joins the army and heads off to Vietnam where he becomes friends with Dan and Bubba. He wins medals, starts a table tennis craze, creates a famous shrimp fishing fleet, inspires people to jog, create the smiley, writes bumper stickers and songs, and meets the president several times. However this has little meaning to Forrest, as he can only think of his childhood sweetheart Jenny. In the end, all he wants to prove is that anyone can love anyone
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider by Simon West( Visual )

50 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,489 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
Iron Man by Jon Favreau( Visual )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,430 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 )

38 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and French and held by 3,393 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
 
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English (1,121)

French (31)

Spanish (8)

Italian (6)

German (1)

Portuguese (1)

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True GritTitanicThe ten commandmentsVertigoBraveheartRaiders of the lost arkCharlotte's webFootloose