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Universal Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 4,382 works in 13,331 publications in 9 languages and 895,813 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Horror films  History  Epic films  Naval history 
Roles: prn, Producer, pre, Distributor, Copyright holder, Publisher, fds, 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)
A beautiful mind by Sylvia Nasar( Visual )

58 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,084 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
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

49 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 4,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible true story follows the enigmatic Oskar Schindler, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust. It is the triumph of one man who made a difference and the drama of those who survived one of the darkest chapters in human history because of what he did
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )

67 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Forced into slavery by the corrupt, incestuous heir to the throne, Roman general Maximus becomes a gladiator. His prowess in the arena will eventually lead him to Rome, the Colosseum and a vengeful showdown with the new emporer"-- Container
The Bourne identity by Doug Liman( Visual )

48 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 3,824 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 )

27 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and French and held by 3,690 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
Master and Commander : The Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( Visual )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 3,664 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 )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,643 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 )

43 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 )

52 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitchcock's classic film about the troubled Norman Bates whose old dark house and adjoining motel offer a supposed refuge for Marion Crane, the ill-fated traveler
Battlestar Galactica by Michael Rymer( Visual )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 2,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From their initial action-packed battles against the Cylons to their desperate attempts to find the fabled 13th colony, Earth, a determined band of human survivors has captivated audiences everywhere with their desperate quest to find a new home for the dwindling numbers. Join them now as the fleet journeys into the furthest reaches of unexplored space
Fast & furious by Rob Cohen( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 fast 2 furious: now an ex-cop on the run, Brian, hooks into outlaw street racing. When the Feds strong-arm him back, Brian's no rules, win-or-die skills are unleashed against an international drug lord. With his velocity-addicted buddy riding shotgun, and a drop-dead-gorgeous undercover agent dialing up the heat ... it becomes a desperate race for survival and justice
Babe : pig in the city( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Babe: Pig in the City takes the three musketeers Babe, Ferdy and Mrs. Hoggett on a crusade into the midst of a large city where despite incredible obstacles, they are able to turn enemies into friends, raise enough money to save the farm and combine the two worlds into one. Once again, it is Babe's kind and steady heart that achieves miracles in this fun-filled fantasy tale the whole family will enjoy
Carl Laemmle und die Universal : eine transatlantische Biografie by Udo Bayer( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanny McPhee by Kirk Jones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark and witty fable about a person of unsettling appearance and magical powers who enters the household of the recently widowed Mr. Brown and attempts to tame his seven exceedingly ill-behaved children. The children have managed to drive away 17 previous nannies but as Nanny McPhee takes control, they begin to notice that their vile behaviour now leads swiftly and magically to rather startling consequences
 
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