WorldCat Identities

Universal City Studios

Works: 2,708 works in 4,721 publications in 4 languages and 91,919 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
Most widely held works by Universal City Studios
Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 2,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Durham Coalfield in northest England in 1984, an 11 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 Richard Curtis( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous movie star falls in love with a book store owner but her fame comes between them
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,255 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 John Candy; Amy Madigan; Jean Louisa Kelly; John Hughes; Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,237 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 )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a group of Navy men are sent to steal Enigma (the Nazis' 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 )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quelques journées critiques dans la vie d'un alcoolique
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 1,116 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
30 Rock by Don Scardino( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,039 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
Beethoven's 2nd by Rod Daniel( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 872 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!
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth. A warm, insightful story of childhood innocence, frustration, courage and love. An exhilarating experience for young and old alike. John Williams won an Oscar for his score, as did the sound and visual effects teams
Friday night lights( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 825 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 Led Zeppelin (Musical group)( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coming of age story of high school students in the '70s. Eight seniors facing life after high school have one last party
James A. Michener's Centennial( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 767 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 Marshall( Visual )

5 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and held by 764 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 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clan of thumb-size mischief makers stars in this eye-popping fantasy
The great outdoors by Waldemar Januszczak( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 744 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 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontiersman Lin McAdam is attempting to track down both his father's murderer and his one-of-a-kind rifle, the Winchester '73, as it passes among a diverse group of desperate characters, including a crazed highwayman, an immoral gunrunner, a savage young Indian chief and McAdam's own murderous brother
Back to the future part III by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 713 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
Sweet Charity by Bob Fosse( Visual )

7 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lovelorn New York dance hall hostess named Charity Hope Valentine dreams of old-fashioned romance but falls in love with one undeserving man after another
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Billy Elliot
Notting HillWhat dreams may comeThe lost weekendSchindler's listE.T., the extra-terrestrialDazed and confusedJames A. Michener's CentennialDestry rides again
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