WorldCat Identities

Universal City Studios

Overview
Works: 2,768 works in 4,897 publications in 4 languages and 90,998 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Historical films  Fantasy films  War films  Western films  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Universal City Studios
Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

27 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional photographer, confined to his room by a broken leg, becomes obsessed with watching the private dramas of his neighbours play out across the courtyard. When he suspects his neighbour of murdering his nagging wife, he enlists his socialite girlfriend to help investigate the suspicious chain of events
Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,933 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
Notting Hill by Roger Michell( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's most famous movie star falls in love with a small-time bookstore owner
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,270 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
Uncle Buck by Amy Madigan( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,231 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
U-571 by Jonathan Mostow( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 1,193 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 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,090 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, bringing 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
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the enigmatic Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womanizer & war profiteer, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust
Beethoven's 2nd by Rod Daniel( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 842 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!
Dazed and confused by Richard Linklater( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 829 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
Friday night lights( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 802 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
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steven Spielberg's masterpiece about a boy and his special bond with an alien from another planet
James A. Michener's Centennial( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 763 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
Destry rides again by George E Marshall( Visual )

6 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 761 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
The Borrowers by Mary Norton( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clan of thumb-size mischief makers live behind the wall
Back to the future part III by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2020 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty, un adolescent, retourne en 1885 afin de ramener au 20e siècle, le Docteur Brown qui est l'inventeur d'une machine à voyager dans le temps
The great outdoors by Waldemar Januszczak( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unannounced, uninvited and unwelcome family of fun-loving misfits converge upon a lakeside resort to join their relatives for a summer of relaxation, the result is anything but restive in this raucous comedy
Winchester '73 by Anthony Mann( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An engaging frontiersman attempts to track down his father's murderer and the whereabouts of his one-of-a-kind rifle, the Winchester '73, as it passes among a rogue's gallery of owners including a crazed highwayman, an immoral gunrunner, a young Indian chief, and Stewart's own murderous brother
Sweet Charity by Bob Fosse( Visual )

8 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charity Hope Valentine dreams of old-fashioned romance but gives her heart to one undeserving man after another
 
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Notting HillWhat dreams may comeThe lost weekendSchindler's listDazed and confusedE.T., the extra-terrestrialJames A. Michener's CentennialDestry rides again
Alternative Names

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MCA Inc Universal City Studios

Universal City studio

Universal Studios

Languages
English (227)

French (3)

German (1)

Spanish (1)