WorldCat Identities

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Co

Overview
Works: 193 works in 293 publications in 2 languages and 9,435 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Experimental films  Musical films  Time-lapse films  History 
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 )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,815 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 1,261 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 1,091 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 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film calls into question everything we think we know about contemporary society. By juxtaposing images of ancient cultures with those of modern life, Powaqqatsi masterfully portrays the human cost of progress
My favorite year( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 381 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
WarGames by John Badham( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 362 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
The dogs of war by John Irvin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 189 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 year of living dangerously by Peter Weir( Visual )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 176 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
Diner by Barry Levinson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, 5 old friends, just out of college, gather at a Baltimore diner
The miracle worker by Arthur Penn( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 174 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
Where eagles dare by Brian G Hutton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1968 and 2000 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of special agents attempting 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 167 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 162 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 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes fifteen possible occupations in a movie studio including producer, director, screenwriter, sound mixer, costume designer, and actor
Betrayed by Elaine Brière( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathy Weaver, FBI agent, goes undercover to investigate Gary Simmons, 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
Rancho Deluxe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two drifters become imcompetent cattle rustlers in modern Montana
Cannery row by David S Ward( Visual )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 118 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
Ziegfeld follies by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 97 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
Shaft's big score by Gordon Parks( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye Roundtree runs afoul of the underworld as he investigates a friend's murder
Shoot the moon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The disintegration of a marriage
 
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