WorldCat Identities

Universal City Studios

Overview
Works: 2,489 works in 4,341 publications in 4 languages and 94,143 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Historical films  Fantasy films  Detective and mystery films  Gangster films  War films  Sports films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Universal City Studios
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events. Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history
Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eleven-year-old miner's son Billy Elliot is on his way to boxing lessons when he stumbles upon a ballet class. Billy secretly joins the class, knowing that his blue-collar family would never understand."--Container
Notting Hill by Roger Michell( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's most famous movie star falls in love with a small-time bookstore owner
Uncle Buck by John Candy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Buck, an idle good-natured bachelor, is left in charge of his nephew and nieces during a family crisis. While his carefree ways easily charm the younger relatives, he meets more than a little hostility from Tia, his rebellious teenage niece, and Chanice, his impatient girlfriend
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after Chris and Annie Nielsen lose their children in a traffic accident, Chris himself is killed and finds himself reunited with his children in a beautiful and astonishing afterlife, but Annie commits suicide in despair and is banished to a very different realm. Chris risks his own eternal happiness to find Annie and rescue her from her fate
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands
U-571 by Jonathan Mostow( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a group of Navy men are sent to steal Enigma (the nazi's top-secret decoding device). When their own ship is destroyed, they must secretly make their way through hostile waters in a severely damaged Nazi U-boat to safety with the device
The lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

10 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retrato psicológico de un dipsomaníaco escritor fracasado a causa de su adicción al alcohol
30 Rock( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liz Lemon is the head writer of a live variety program in New York City. Liz's life is turned upside down when brash new network executive Jack Donaghy interferes with her show, bring the wildly unpredicatable Tracy Jordan into the cast. Now it's up to Liz to manage the mayhem and still try to have a life
Field of dreams by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice, followed by a brief vision of a baseball field. He believes that if he builds a baseball diamond in his cornfield, Shoeless Joe Jackson from the infamous 1919 Chicago "Black" Sox will return to play baseball. By being willing to take a chance, Ray gets a second time up at bat in life
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A 10-year-old boy befriends a creature from another planet that's been stranded on Earth"--Leonard Maltin's TV movies and video guide
Back to the future part II by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doc Brown has decided to live in the Old West of the 1880's. But when he's in danger of meeting an untimely end, Marty travels back into the past to rescue him. There's just one problem: Doc is so smitten by a schoolteacher that he's become distracted. Now, it's up to Marty to keep Doc out of trouble, get the DeLorean running, and put the past, present and future on track so they can all get back to where and when they belong
Scarface by Brian De Palma( Visual )

45 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of organized crime's control of the city of Chicago during prohibition and the ruthless drive of Tony Carmonte (Muni) to become the city's top gangster
Beethoven's 2nd by Rod Daniel( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel about the Newton family and their further adventures with the lovable Saint Bernard, Beethoven. When Beethoven meets the lady Saint Bernard of his dreams, the result is four valuable pups. The owner of the female sees only money, and its up to the Newton kids to bring the pups home!
Friday night lights( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the small town of Dillon, Texas, everyone comes together on Friday nights when the Dillon High Panthers play. But life is not a game and the charismatic football players, their new coach Eric Taylor, and the passionate fans find that their biggest challenges and obstacles come off the field
Dazed and confused by Richard Linklater( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the last day of school -- and one rowdy night -- in the lives of a group of high school students in late May, 1976
The Borrowers by Mary Norton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clan of thumb-size mischief makers stars in this eye-popping fantasy
James A. Michener's Centennial( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relives the grand hopes, dreams, loves, and adventures of generations of residents in Centennial, Colorado-- from their risky attempts to establish a settlement in 1795 through the politics and power plays of the 20th century. Begins with French and Scottish trappers interacting with Native Americans and follows the increasing conflicts as more permanent settlers arrive. Shows how the town of Centennial is founded by the young Mennonite Levi Zendt and his bride-to-be. Looks at the effects of the American Civil War on the settlement and the disputes between cattle ranchers and farmers. Shows the plight of Mexican residents who find their rights threatened by a real estate tycoon from back East. Examines more recent dirty politics as two contestants face off over the future of the town and its dwindling natural resources
House M.D( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

House finds himself in an uncomfortable position: away from the examination room. As he works to regain his license and his life, his coworkers deal with the staff shakeups, moral dilemmas, and their own tricky relationships with House
Destry rides again by George Marshall( Visual )

3 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Destry, a mild-mannered deputy who doesn't like guns ... is called to restore order to the hopelessly corrupt frontier town of Bottleneck. Though reluctant to undertake such an enormous task, he's soon roped into action after meeting the seductive Frenchy, an alluring saloon girl who belts out unforgettable show-stoppers like "The Boys in the Back Room," while winning the hero's heart."--Container
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityUniversal Studios, Inc.

MCA Inc Universal City Studios

Universal City studio

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Languages
English (226)

French (10)

Spanish (4)

German (1)

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Notting HillWhat dreams may comeSchindler's listThe lost weekendE.T., the extra-terrestrialScarfaceDazed and confusedJames A. Michener's CentennialDestry rides again