WorldCat Identities

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Co

Overview
Works: 197 works in 298 publications in 1 language and 9,298 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Documentary films  Experimental films  Nonfiction films  Musical films  Comedy films  War films 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Co
Premonition by Mennan Yapo( Visual )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A housewife's life is shattered when she finds out that her husband Jim is killed in a gruesome car accident, but when she awakes the next morning, he is still alive and well. As she keeps having dreams about his death, she must decide what to do
Koyaanisqatsi by Godfrey Reggio( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Koyaanisqatsi is a Hopi Indian word meaning variously: crazy life, life in turmoil, life disintegrating, life out of balance (the subtitle for this film), and a state of life that calls for another way of life. This film presents a concert of visual images set to the music of Philip Glass that progesses from purely natural environments to nature as affected by man, and finally to man's own manmade environment that is devoid of nature
Poltergeist by Tobe Hooper( Visual )

21 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is very pleasant for the close-knit Freeling family until a host of other-worldly forces invades their peaceful suburban home. It starts with just an odd occurrence or two, but soon their house is turned into a swirling supernatural sideshow. The forces at work are anything but friendly, and if the luckless Freelings don't clear out soon, they'll all be swept into a nightmarish chaos!
Powaqqatsi by Godfrey Reggio( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visual collage with scenes from various cultures around the world showing how the lure of technology and of mega-cities is affecting small-scale indigenous cultures. Filmed in Brazil, Egypt, Kenya, Peru, India, Hong Kong, Israel, France, Nepal, and Berlin. "Juxtaposes images of ancient cultures with those of modern life [in industrialized societies], masterfully portraying the human cost of progress"--Container
WarGames by John Badham( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young computer genius David Lightman breaks into the Defense Department's war computer, but what he thinks is a game just may start World War III
My favorite year( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Swann is a legendary movie idol forced by the IRS to face the music--deportation or a TV appearance to pay up. Benjy is in charge of making sure Swann shows up sober. You are taken behind the scenes during the early days of live variety shows
The dogs of war by John Irvin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired by an international cartel, soldier of fortune Jamie Shannon (Walken) organizes a strike force to wrest control of an impoverished but mineral rich west African nation from a madman. An intricate game ensues where double cross is the rule: Shannon and his handpicked men find themselves caught between the cartel and the dictator they were to depose. To escape this dilemma, Shannon and his men apply their own code of honor
The miracle worker by Arthur Penn( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the story about the struggle of a Boston teacher, Annie Sullivan, to communicate with and teach the deaf, blind, and mute child, Helen Keller
Diner by Barry Levinson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, 5 old friends, just out of college, gather at a Baltimore diner
The year of living dangerously by Peter Weir( Visual )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy Hamilton, an ambitious Australian reporter on his first overseas assignment, is befriended by a Eurasian cameraman, Billy Kwan, with connections in high places. Hamilton soon gains an entree to Indonesian Communist Party leaders, as well as insight into Jakarta's grim realities on the eve of a major political upheaval
Where eagles dare by Brian G Hutton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1968 and 2000 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of special agents' attempt to rescue an Allied general from an impregnable castle is jeopardized by a ruthless German double agent
Mulholland Falls by Lee Tamahori( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What begins as a simple murder case, turns into a politically embroiled tug of war. Several clues seem to lead towards a restricted government post in the Nevada desert where nuclear bombs are being tested for military use
Goldeneye 007 by Eurocom entertainment software( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Goldeneye story comes to life again with a single player campaign featuring Daniel Craig as Bond"--Container
Careers at a movie studio by Rivian Bell( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes fifteen possible occupations in a movie studio including producer, director, screenwriter, sound mixer, costume designer, and actor
Rancho Deluxe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two drifters become imcompetent cattle rustlers in modern Montana
Betrayed by Constantin Costa-Gavras( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathy Weaver, FBI agent, goes undercover to investigate Gary Simmons, a Vietnam vet and a suspect in the murder of a local radio personality. As she becomes romantically interested in Simmons, Weaver uncovers a right-wing extremist group armed for murder
Cannery row by David S Ward( Visual )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a seedy California town that once harbored a thriving fishing industry, a marine biologist and young runaway find themselves and romance amid an assortment of hapless characters
Shaft's big score by Gordon Parks( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye Roundtree runs afoul of the underworld as he investigates a friend's murder
Rich and famous by John Guare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The long-standing friendship between two women is threatened when one becomes immediately successful as a writer while the other continues to strive for literary recognition
Ziegfeld follies by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dead showman looks down upon the Earth and dreams of his perfect show. Features many stars of the WWII era
 
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PoltergeistThe year of living dangerouslyRich and famous
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English (95)