WorldCat Identities

Universal City Studios

Overview
Works: 2,433 works in 3,988 publications in 4 languages and 94,216 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Historical films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  War films  Gangster 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 )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 2,038 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 )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,954 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
Back to the future by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,393 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
Uncle Buck( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,391 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
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 1,347 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
Notting Hill by Roger Michell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,311 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 )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,230 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
The lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 1,140 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 )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,139 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
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the story of a lost little alien who befriends a 10-year-old boy named Elliot. While E.T. learns about life on Earth, Elliot learns that friendship knows no earthly bounds
Field of Dreams by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 1,055 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
Beethoven's 2nd by Rod Daniel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the further adventures of the Newton family and their dog Beethoven
Scarface by Brian De Palma( Visual )

43 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the spring of 1980, the port at Mariel Harbor was opened and thousands set sail for the United States. They came in search of the American dream. One of them found it on the sun-washed avenues of Miami ... wealth, power and passion beyond the wildest dreams. He was Tony Montana. The world will remember him by another name, Scarface
The great outdoors( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 909 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
Dazed and confused by Richard Linklater( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America, 1976. The last day of school. Bongs blaze, bell-bottoms ring, and rock and roll rocks. Eavesdrop on a group of seniors-to-be and incoming freshman
Friday night lights( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 817 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
The Borrowers by Mary Norton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 801 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 778 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 )

3 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and held by 776 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

Universal Studios

Languages
English (228)

French (10)

Spanish (4)

German (1)

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Schindler's listNotting HillWhat dreams may comeThe lost weekendE.T., the extra-terrestrialScarfaceDazed and confusedDestry rides again