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Universal Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 5,856 works in 18,157 publications in 10 languages and 968,764 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 )

91 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 5,761 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 )

78 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 5,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1920s, adventurer Rick leads Egyptologist Evelyn and her brother Jonathan to mysterious Hamunaptra. While Johnathan is keen on finding the legendary Egyptian treasures, Evelyn wants to search for the Book of the Living, which would clarify a lot in historical knowledge about the ancient Egyptians. Unfortunately, they free Imhotep's mummy from his eternal prison. Imhotep, a former high priest to the pharoah, wants not only to use Evelyn's body to bring back his mistress Anck Su Namunut, but also to rule the world
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( Visual )

77 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,271 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 )

105 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 5,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after the disaster at Jurassic Park, dinosaurs have secretly survived on a nearby island and roam free, but now there is a more ominous threat--a plan to capture and bring the dinosaurs to the mainland. John Hammond sees a chance to redeem himself for his past mistakes and sends an expedition led by Ian Malcolm to reach the island before the mercenary team gets there. The two groups confront each other in the face of extreme danger and must team up for their own survival in a race against time
Nanny McPhee by P. J Hogan( Visual )

51 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 4,825 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 )

58 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphaned piglet, Babe, is cared for by a sheepdog and soon thinks he is one too. The farmer senses something special in Babe and enters him in the National Sheepdog Championships
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

73 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 4,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oskar Schindler, a "good" German, saves the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )

83 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 4,496 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 )

38 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 4,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 19th century France the paroled prisoner Jean Valjean seeks redemption, regains his social standing, and rises to the rank of mayor. He encounters a beautiful but desperately ill woman named Fantine and cares for her daughter, Cosette, after her death. All the while he is obsessively pursued by the policeman Javert, who vows to make him pay for the crimes of his past
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

64 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 4,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ten-year-old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth
The Bourne identity by Doug Liman( Visual )

65 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 3,956 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
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

39 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in English and French and held by 3,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 30th anniversary edition of the classic 'I'm-Never-Going-In-The-Water-Again' story of a killer shark that has taken over the waters near a seaside community, and the three men who set out to kill it
Ray by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

38 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,759 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 )

48 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 3,703 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 )

70 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,687 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 )

54 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,538 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 )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A half-blind ex-prizefighter and mustang breaker team up with a millionaire and his rough-hewn, undersized horse, Seabiscuit. The men bring Seabiscuit to incredible heights, helping to turn a long shot into a legend. Eventually, Seabiscuit earns Horse of the Year honors in 1938
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

41 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 )

37 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bourne continues to have nightmares from his former life. He maneuvers through international espionage, CIA plots, and turncoat agents, hoping to unravel the truth behind his memories and his own past that he cannot remember
King Kong by Peter Jackson( Visual )

58 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,214 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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