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Universal Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 5,054 works in 14,977 publications in 11 languages and 925,231 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Comedy films  Historical films  Horror films  Fantasy films 
Roles: prn, pre, Producer, Distributor, Copyright holder, Publisher, fds, Originator, Actor, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Universal Pictures (Firm)
Fast five by Paul Walker( Visual )

101 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and Multiple languages and held by 7,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To avoid jail time, street racer Sean Boswell is sent to live with his father, who is in the military and serving in Tokyo. There he discovers drift racing. After losing a race to Yakuza-connected D.K., the Drift King, Sean has to enter the Tokyo underworld to find a way to pay his debt
Jurassic Park by Sam Neill( Visual )

129 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 7,161 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 drawn from prehistoric DNA
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

67 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in English and French and held by 5,264 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 )

64 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a troubled Princeton mathematician who is able to overcome years of suffering from schizophrenia to win the Nobel Prize
Babe by Dick King-Smith( Visual )

51 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,766 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
Nanny McPhee by P. J Hogan( Visual )

39 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,686 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
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

66 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,653 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
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )

68 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new emperor, Commodus, and suffers the consequences, winding up as a gladiator in the Roman Colosseum
Les Misérables by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

32 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 3,969 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
The Bourne identity by Doug Liman( Visual )

58 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 3,863 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 )

51 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,816 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 )

29 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in English and French and held by 3,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man-eating shark causes havoc off the Long Island coast and three men join together to hunt and destroy it
Master and Commander : The Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( Visual )

37 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 3,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1805 and Europe has fallen to Napoleon. The Royal Navy is the only thing standing in his way to total victory. Off the coast of South America, a new conflict is brewing. Captain Jack 'Lucky Jack' Aubrey and his Man-of-War HMS Surprise is under orders to sink or capture the French privateer Acheron, which has been deployed to the region. After seven weeks of uneventful sailing, the Acheron strikes first, all but crippling the Surprise in an engagement in which Aubrey realizes his enemy's ship is nautically superior to his own. Along with his close friend and confidant, ship's surgeon Stephan Maturin, Aubrey is now faced with the choice of retreating to England and admitting defeat or remaining at the Acheron's mercy. Aubrey must now do the impossible if he is to survive, repair his ship, catch up to his enemy and defeat the Acheron
Ray by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,661 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
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( Visual )

46 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,583 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!
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

60 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother
Seabiscuit by Gary Ross( Visual )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,504 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
Back to the future by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

74 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and French and held by 3,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the mid-80's, and Marty McFly is your average 17-year-old slacker who happens to be friends with an inventor, Doc Brown. Doc's latest invention is a time machine, that ends up transporting Marty back to 1955 where he must bring his parents together so that he will exist when he gets back to his own time
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 83-year-old reminisces about her Depression-era life in the town of Whistle Stop, Alabama
The Bourne supremacy by David Maule( Visual )

32 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason Bourne has abandoned his life as a CIA assassin and has been traveling beneath the agency's radar. He has been able to reconnect with Marie, the woman he loves. But Bourne is still haunted by vivid dreams and troubling memories of his days as a killer, and he's not really certain how much really happened and how much is a product of his imagination. When Bourne is led out of hiding by circumstances beyond his control, he must reconcile his past and present as he struggles to keep Marie out of harm's way and foil an international incident with dangerous consequences
 
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