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Universal Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 5,444 works in 14,695 publications in 10 languages and 905,265 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Biographical films  Historical films  Horror films  History 
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 about Universal Pictures (Firm)
 
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Most widely held works by Universal Pictures (Firm)
Fast five by Paul Walker( Visual )

62 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 5,372 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?
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

90 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 5,177 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
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( Visual )

65 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,091 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
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

49 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and French and held by 4,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep in the Egyptian desert, a handful of people searching for a long-lost treasure have just unearthed a 3,000 year-old legacy of terror
Nanny McPhee by P. J Hogan( Visual )

46 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 4,812 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 )

59 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 4,582 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 )

69 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,450 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
Babe by Dick King-Smith( Visual )

48 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A piglet destined for eventual butchering arrives at the farmyard, is adopted by an old sheep dog, and discovers a special secret to success
Les Misérables by Tim Hooper( Visual )

37 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 3,971 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 )

53 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 3,832 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 )

48 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,798 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 2015 in English and French and held by 3,702 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 )

38 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 3,672 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
Ray by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,635 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
Back to the future by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

83 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 3,593 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
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( Visual )

48 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,585 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 )

55 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,545 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
Seabiscuit by Jeff Bridges( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

28 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

33 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,268 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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