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Universal Pictures (Firm)

Works: 5,408 works in 16,738 publications in 8 languages and 951,707 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Children's films  Horror films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Historical films 
Roles: prn, pre, Producer, Distributor, Copyright holder, fds, Publisher, 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)
Fast five by Paul Walker( Visual )

87 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 5,752 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?
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

72 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 5,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep in the Egyptian desert, a handful of adventurers searching for a long-lost treasure have just unearthed a 3,000 year old legacy of terror
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

97 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 5,137 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
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

65 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 4,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oskar Schindler, a "good" German, saves the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust
The Bourne identity by Doug Liman( Visual )

59 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 3,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason 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 )

57 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,881 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 )

32 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in English and French and held by 3,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the seaside community of Amity finds itself under attack by a dangerous great white shark, the town's chief of police ... , a young marine biologist ,,, and a grizzled shark hunter ... embark on a desperate quest to destroy the beast before it strikes again"--Container
Ray by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

34 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,743 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
Master and Commander : the Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( Visual )

44 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 3,726 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
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

66 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,643 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
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( Visual )

50 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare in Love is a romantic comedy for the 1990's, set in the 1590's, telling the witty, sexy story behind the creation of the greatest love story of them all - Romeo and Juliet. Young Will Shakespeare is the up and coming playwright of the time, but has been disastrously struck by the bane of the writer's life - writer's block. What Will needs is a muse - and she appears in the form of the beautiful (and betrothed) Lady Viola. The path of true love doesn't run smooth for Will, however - Viola is engaged to be married to the insufferable Lord Wessex at the command of Queen Elizabeth
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

35 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,368 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
The Bourne supremacy by David Maule( Visual )

36 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,299 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
The land before time( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littlefoot has a vivid dream in which he imagines traveling to a place where there are many of his kind, and when he tells the story to his grandparents, they take it as a sign to set out and find this mysterious place. After days of travel they do indeed discover a new world where longneck dinosaurs are plentiful, including one they never expected to see -- Bron, Littlefoot's father, who went missing before he was born. While Littlefoot is thrilled to be reunited with his father, now he must choose if he should stay with Bron, or the grandparents who have cared for him for years
Carl Laemmle und die Universal : eine transatlantische Biografie by Udo Bayer( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les misérables by Tom Hooper( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-revolutionary France, Jean Valjean is paroled after serving 19 years in prison for stealing bread. Unable to find work as an ex-convict, he steals silver from a church. When he is caught and brought back, the bishop forgives him, instructing Valjean to use the silver to begin a new life. After breaking parole to do so, nine years later Valjean is a wealthy industrialist and mayor. This success comes at high price-- he is hunted by ruthless policeman Javert, his former prison guard. When Valjean comes across a woman being arrested by his old nemesis Javert, Valjean intervenes, risking discovery. When Valjean learns that the woman, Fantine, turned to prostitution after losing her position at his factory because she has a child, he befriends Fantine, even agreeing to care for her daughter, Cosette. The decision changes their lives forever
Babe, pig in the city by Chris Noonan( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Babe: Pig in the City:" After Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe goes to the city to help save the farm. "Babe:" With the help of his friend Fly, Babe the piglet embarks on a career of sheepherding
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