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Universal City Studios

Overview
Works: 1,884 works in 3,799 publications in 4 languages and 95,571 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Children's films  Animated films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, pmn
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Universal City Studios
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 2,101 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 )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,959 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
Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woman who runs a coffee plantation in Kenya in 1914
An American tail by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film follows the humorous and dramatic adventures of Fievel, a little boy mouse who journeys from Russia to America with his family to seek a new life free of cat persecution. During the stormy boat trip Fievel is lost at sea, finally washing up ashore in New York Harbor, where he vows to find his family
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,376 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
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

20 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco police detective Scottie Ferguson, forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia, is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife, who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide
Notting Hill by Roger Michell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's most famous movie star falls in love with a small-time bookstore owner
Back to the future part III by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,249 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
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,192 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
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth
The lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be writer's dissatisfaction with his life leads him on a three-day binge. This film gives an uncompromising look at the devastating effects of alcoholism
U-571 by Jonathan Mostow( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,114 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
Field of dreams by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and French and held by 1,046 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
Friday night lights( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 978 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
Beethoven's 2nd by Rod Daniel( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the further adventures of the Newton family and their dog Beethoven
30 Rock( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 970 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
An American werewolf in London by John Landis( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and French and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a rainy night on the Welsh moors. Two American students on a walking tour of Europe trudge on to the next town, when suddenly the air is pierced by an unearthly howl ... Three weeks later, one is dead and the other is in the hospital
The great outdoors( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and French and held by 907 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
Danny Collins( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aging rocker Danny Collins can't give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager uncovers a 40-year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love and begin a second act
Scarface by Al Pacino( Visual )

33 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 830 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
 
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Alternative Names

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MCA Inc Universal City Studios

Universal City studio

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Languages
English (252)

French (32)

Spanish (6)

German (2)

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Schindler's listNotting HillWhat dreams may comeE.T., the extra-terrestrialThe lost weekendScarfaceEarly Universal City