WorldCat Identities

Universal City Studios

Overview
Works: 2,649 works in 4,510 publications in 4 languages and 92,809 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  War films  Detective and mystery films  Gangster films  Western films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Universal City Studios
Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 2,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspense melodrama. Confined to a wheel chair with a broken leg, a news photographer becomes suspicious of murder as he passes the time by surreptitiously watching several neighbors from the rear window of his Greenwich Village apartment
Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old miner's son Billy Elliot is on his way to boxing lessons when he stumbles upon a ballet class. Billy secretly joins the class, knowing that his blue-collar family would never understand
Notting Hill by Richard Curtis( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's most famous movie star falls in love with a small-time bookstore owner
Uncle Buck by John Candy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Buck, an idle good-natured bachelor, is left in charge of his nephew and nieces during a family crisis. While his carefree ways easily charm the younger relatives, he meets more than a little hostility from Tia, his rebellious teenage niece, and Chanice, his impatient girlfriend
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after Chris and Annie Nielsen lose their children in a traffic accident, Chris himself is killed and finds himself reunited with his children in a beautiful and astonishing afterlife, but Annie commits suicide in despair and is banished to a very different realm. Chris risks his own eternal happiness to find Annie and rescue her from her fate
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 1,223 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
U-571 by Jonathan Mostow( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a group of Navy men are sent to steal Enigma (the nazi's top-secret decoding device). When their own ship is destroyed, they must secretly make their way through hostile waters in a severely damaged Nazi U-boat to safety with the device
The lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be writer's dissatisfaction with his life leads him on a three-day binge. This film gives an uncompromising look at the devastating effects of alcoholism
30 Rock by Don Scardino( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liz Lemon is the head writer of a live variety program in New York City. Liz's life is turned upside down when brash new network executive Jack Donaghy interferes with her show, bring the wildly unpredicatable Tracy Jordan into the cast. Now it's up to Liz to manage the mayhem and still try to have a life
Beethoven's 2nd by Rod Daniel( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the further adventures of the Newton family and their dog Beethoven
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth. A warm, insightful story of childhood innocence, frustration, courage and love. An exhilarating experience for young and old alike. John Williams won an Oscar for his score, as did the sound and visual effects teams
Friday night lights( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the small town of Dillon, Texas, everyone comes together on Friday nights when the Dillon High Panthers play. But life is not a game and the charismatic football players, their new coach Eric Taylor, and the passionate fans find that their biggest challenges and obstacles come off the field
Dazed and confused by Richard Linklater( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the last day of school -- and one rowdy night -- in the lives of a group of high school students in late May, 1976
The Borrowers by Mary Norton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clan of thumb-size mischief makers stars in this eye-popping fantasy
Scarface by Brian De Palma( Visual )

41 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of Cuban immigrant Tony Montana in Miami's cocaine trade
James A. Michener's Centennial( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relives the grand hopes, dreams, loves, and adventures of generations of residents in Centennial, Colorado-- from their risky attempts to establish a settlement in 1795 through the politics and power plays of the 20th century. Begins with French and Scottish trappers interacting with Native Americans and follows the increasing conflicts as more permanent settlers arrive. Shows how the town of Centennial is founded by the young Mennonite Levi Zendt and his bride-to-be. Looks at the effects of the American Civil War on the settlement and the disputes between cattle ranchers and farmers. Shows the plight of Mexican residents who find their rights threatened by a real estate tycoon from back East. Examines more recent dirty politics as two contestants face off over the future of the town and its dwindling natural resources
Destry rides again by George Marshall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Destry, a mild-mannered deputy who doesn't like guns ... is called to restore order to the hopelessly corrupt frontier town of Bottleneck. Though reluctant to undertake such an enormous task, he's soon roped into action after meeting the seductive Frenchy, an alluring saloon girl who belts out unforgettable show-stoppers like "The Boys in the Back Room," while winning the hero's heart."--Container
Winchester '73 by Anthony Mann( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An engaging frontiersman attempts to track down his father's murderer and the whereabouts of his one-of-a-kind rifle, the Winchester '73, as it passes among a rogue's gallery of owners including a crazed highwayman, an immoral gunrunner, a young Indian chief, and Stewart's own murderous brother
The great outdoors by Waldemar Januszczak( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unannounced, uninvited and unwelcome family of fun-loving misfits converge upon a lakeside resort to join their relatives for a summer of relaxation, the result is anything but restive in this raucous comedy
House M.D( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

House finds himself in an uncomfortable position: away from the examination room. As he works to regain his license and his life, his coworkers deal with the staff shakeups, moral dilemmas, and their own tricky relationships with House
 
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Notting HillWhat dreams may comeSchindler's listThe lost weekendE.T., the extra-terrestrialDazed and confusedScarfaceJames A. Michener's CentennialDestry rides again
Alternative Names

controlled identityUniversal Studios, Inc.

MCA Inc Universal City Studios

Universal City studio

Universal Studios.

Languages
English (223)

French (6)

Spanish (2)

German (1)