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Universal Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 5,721 works in 17,227 publications in 10 languages and 958,369 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Historical films  Science fiction films  Horror films  Comedy films  Monster films 
Roles: prn, pre, Producer, Distributor, Copyright holder, fds, Publisher, Originator, Actor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Universal Pictures (Firm)
 
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Most widely held works by Universal Pictures (Firm)
Fast five by Paul Walker( Visual )

87 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 5,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Brian and Mia break Dom out of jail, they find themselves trapped in Rio de Janeiro and on the run from the law. Now one last job stands between them and freedom, but will they make it before the corrupt businessmen, or the feds, catch up to them?
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

74 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 5,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep in the Egyptian desert, a handful of adventurers seaching for a long-lost treasure have just unearthed a 3,000 year old legacy of terror
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( Visual )

72 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of John Nash, a mathematical genius, who made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his schizophrenia, and finally, late in life, received the Nobel Prize
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

102 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 5,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy entrepreneur invites a top paleontologist, a paleobotanist, a mathematician/theorist, and his two eager grandchildren to visit his secret island theme park featuring living dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA
Nanny McPhee by P. J Hogan( Visual )

49 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 4,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanny McPhee can tame even the most unruly children with a tap of her magic walking stick. Her latest challenge is the bratty brood of a recent widower, Mr. Brown. He is under pressure to find a new wife or lose his much-needed allowance from wealthy Aunt Adelaide. His love for scullery maid Evangeline remains unspoken as he wincingly woos the eagerly merry widow Mrs. Quickly; but Brown's raucous rugrats have a plan to make things right, especially after they've come under the benevolent influence of Nanny McPhee, whose peculiar brand of discipline works wonders for everyone involved
Babe by Dick King-Smith( Visual )

55 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sequel takes the three musketeers Babe, Ferdy and Mrs. Hoggett on a crusade into the midst of a large city where despite incredible obstacles, they're able to turn enemies into friends, raise enough money to save the farm and combine the two worlds into one. Once again, it's Babe's kind and steady heart that achieves the miracles
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

66 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 4,510 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
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )

79 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 4,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new Emperor, Commodus. He becomes a slave and then a gladiator, fighting in the Roman Colosseum in defiance of the Emperor
Les Misérables by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

39 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 4,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-revolutionary France, Jean Valjean is paroled after serving 19 years in prison for stealing bread. Unable to find work as an ex-convict, he steals silver from a church. When he is caught and brought back, the bishop forgives him, instructing Valjean to use the silver to begin a new life. After breaking parole to do so, nine years later Valjean is a wealthy industrialist and mayor. This success comes at high price-- he is hunted by ruthless policeman Javert, his former prison guard. When Valjean comes across a woman being arrested by his old nemesis Javert, Valjean intervenes, risking discovery. When Valjean learns that the woman, Fantine, turned to prostitution after losing her position at his factory because she has a child, he befriends Fantine, even agreeing to care for her daughter, Cosette. The decision changes their lives forever
The Bourne identity by Doug Liman( Visual )

60 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 3,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bourne, is pulled from the sea suffering from amnesia with a pair of bullet wounds in his back. His only clue to his own identity is a bank account number etched on a capsule implanted in his body. He finds the Zurich bank where money, a gun, and several passports with different names await. He quickly realizes he can trust no one and offers a German gypsy named Maria ten thousand dollars for a ride to Paris. With Maria's reluctant help, Bourne edges closer to the truth, something CIA officials want concealed at all costs
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

59 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ten-year-old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

36 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in English and French and held by 3,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the ocean surrounding Amity, a small tourist resort off the coast of New England, a 25-foot man-eating predator stalks any human foolish enough to get in the water. At first, the only believer in the shark's existence is the town's chief of police, Martin Brody. Brody enlists the help of scientist Matt Hooper and Quint, a crusty old seaman whose life is devoted to hunting sharks. The threesome sets off in Quint's boat to kill the leviathan. The film that originated the 'summer blockbuster' in Hollywood
Ray by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven. Inspired by his mother who insisted he make his own way, he found his calling at the keyboard. 'Ray' follows as he overcomes drug addiction while becoming one of the country's most beloved performers
Master and Commander : the Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( Visual )

45 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 3,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Napoleonic Wars, a British frigate, the HMS Surprise, and the larger French warship, Acheron, stalk each other off of the coast of South America. Lucky Jack, as he is referred to by his crew, is well regarded by his men, who trust him implicitly, even after the first devastating battle and an apparent personal vendetta against the French captain. The ship's surgeon balances the violence of his chosen life with the quiet demeanor of the scientist. He is the captain's friend and confidant, the two frequently playing violin and cello duets together
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

67 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disgruntled Phoenix office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. When Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer, she decides to take the money and leave town. When a tired Marion is caught in a storm, she pulls off the main highway and checks into the Bates Motel. The manager of Bates Motel is a quiet young man named Norman Bates, who seems to be dominated by his mother
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( Visual )

51 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before!
Seabiscuit by Gary Ross( Visual )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three men take an undersized racehorse and turn him into a champion
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

36 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter in a nursing home between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian leads to an unexpected friendship. The story told of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago inspires the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
The Bourne supremacy by David Maule( Visual )

36 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bourne continues to have nightmares from his former life. Hoping to unravel the truth behind his memories and his own past that he cannot remember, the former CIA agent Bourne tries to discover the truth while trying to avert an international incident
King Kong by Peter Jackson( Visual )

55 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 3,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1930s, a down-on-her-luck actress accompanies an over-ambitious filmmaker on an expedition to a remote island. There they encounter a terrifying giant ape who forms an attachment to the beautiful actress. Hoping to win fame and fortune, the filmmaker brings the ape back to New York City for public exhibition, with catastrophic results
 
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