WorldCat Identities

Universal City Studios

Overview
Works: 2,383 works in 3,834 publications in 4 languages and 94,228 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  War films  Gangster films  Sports films  Action and adventure 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 )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 2,046 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 )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,951 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
Back to the future by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A typical American teenager of the 1980's is accidentally sent back to 1955 in a plutonium-powered DeLorean "time machine."
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 1,371 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 )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,223 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
U-571 by Jonathan Mostow( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,150 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 )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,138 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
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

21 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth
Field of Dreams by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 1,052 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
Danny Collins( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 976 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
Beethoven's 2nd by Rod Daniel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 948 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
Scarface by Howard Hawks( Visual )

37 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the 1932 classic of the same title, Scarface follows the violent career of a smalltime Cuban refugee hoodlum who guns his way to the top of Miami's cocaine empire
The great outdoors( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 932 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
Friday night lights( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 814 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 )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 812 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
The Borrowers by Peter Hewitt( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 806 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 779 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 )

2 editions published between 2003 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 (202)

French (9)

Spanish (4)

German (1)

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Schindler's listNotting HillWhat dreams may comeThe lost weekendScarfaceDazed and confusedDestry rides again