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Universal Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 5,339 works in 15,582 publications in 10 languages and 936,929 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Historical films  Comedy films  Horror films  Monster films 
Roles: prn, pre, Producer, Distributor, Copyright holder, fds, Publisher, 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 )

76 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 5,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Brian and Mia break Dom out of jail, they find themselves trapped in Rio de Janeiro 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 first?
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

70 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in English and French and held by 5,300 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
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( Visual )

67 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,188 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
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

94 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 5,167 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
Babe by Dick King-Smith( Visual )

51 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sequel takes the three musketeers Babe, Ferdy and Mrs. Hoggett on a crusade into the midst of a large city where despite incredible obstacles, they're able to turn enemies into friends, raise enough money to save the farm and combine the two worlds into one. Once again, it's Babe's kind and steady heart that achieves the miracles
Nanny McPhee by P. J Hogan( Visual )

42 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbucker skills and the ever fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become real heroes of an even greater story when Peter Pan flies into their nursery one night and takes them on a journey over moonlit rooftops to the lush jungles of Neverland. Wendy and her brothers join Peter and the Lost Boys in an exhilarating life, free of grown-up rules. Eventually facing the inevitable showdown with Captain Hook and his bloodthirsty pirates
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

70 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 4,727 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 )

75 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge
Les Misérables by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

37 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 4,008 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 )

56 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 3,914 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 )

53 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

31 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in English and French and held by 3,759 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 )

33 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,702 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
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

62 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,619 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 )

49 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,578 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 )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,517 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 )

31 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octogenarian 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
Master and Commander : The Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( Visual )

38 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,304 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
The Bourne supremacy by David Maule( Visual )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,294 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 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
King Kong by Peter Jackson( Visual )

50 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to Skull Island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape named Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny
 
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