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Universal Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 3,658 works in 7,209 publications in 5 languages and 83,176 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Sports films  Horror films  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Distributor, Publisher, 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)
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of an alien stranded on Earth and his relationship with a young boy. For the 20th anniversary, the film was reissued with a digitally remixed soundtrack, additional footage and computer-generated enhancements to existing scenes
Field of dreams by Kevin Costner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella is inspired by a voice he can't ignore to pursue a dream he can hardly believe. Supported by his wife, Annie, Ray begins the quest by turning his ordinary cornfield into a place where dreams can come true
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( Visual )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare in love : 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!
Twister by Jan de Bont( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton play scientists pursuing the most destructive weatherfront to sweep through mid-America's Tornado Alley in 50 years
Casino by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the opening credits say, the film is "adapted from a true story". The source material is Pileggi's nonfiction biography of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, and most of the characters in the film are based on real people
Beethoven by Brian Levant( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Newton family is unprepared for the chaos that enters their lives when the cute, frisky St. Bernard puppy they adopt grows into an enormous, drooling disaster-prone pooch named Beethoven!
Sneakers = Les escrocs by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller about five computer hackers with questionable pasts and an equally questionable government job
Road to Morocco by Road to Morocco (Motion picture)( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lone survivors of a ship wrecked in the Mediterranean, our heroes find themselves in the company of Princess Shalimar (Lamour), who has purchased Bob and plans to make him her husband. This is the third "Road" picture
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

19 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and German and held by 505 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
Videodrome( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Max Renn goes looking for edgy new shows for his sleazy cable TV station, he stumbles across the pirate broadcast of a hyperviolent torture show called Videodrome. As he struggles to unearth the origins of the program, he embarks on a hallucinatory journey into a shadow world of right-wing conspiracies, sadomasochistic sex games, and bodily transformation
October sky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story of a young boy growing up in Coalwood, West Virginia during the 1950's, who dreams of building rockets
Waterworld by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future where Earth is covered with water, the human race struggles to survive on dilapidated boats and makeshift floating cities called atolls. When a mysterious drifter/adventurer known as the Mariner gets caught up in the struggle between the evil Deacon and a young girl and her adoptive mother, he finds himself catapulted into an explosive war of good vs. evil
The Bourne supremacy by David Maule( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 437 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
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and French and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh-- even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story
Topsy-turvy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings the world of Gilbert and Sullivan to life as a dramatization of the staging of the duo's legendary 1885 comic opera, The Mikado. The world-famous Victorian librettist and composer, along with their troupe of temperamental actors, must battle personal and professional demons while mounting this major production becomes an epic about the harsh realities of creative expression
Happy Gilmore by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Turkish and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Sandler stars in a hilarious comedy that scores a hole-in-one for gut-busting wit and outrageous slapstick. When a hockey player discovers he has an amazing golf swing, he brings his ferocious temper and outlandish antics to the pro golfers' tour
Charade by Stanley Donen( Visual )

32 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of crooks relentlessly pursues a young American through Paris for the fortune her dead husband stole from them
The kingdom by Peter Berg( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrorist bomb detonates inside a Western housing compound in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, causing an international incident to ignite. FBI Special Agent Ronald Fleury quickly assembles an elite team and negotiates a secret five-day trip into Saudi Arabia to locate the madman behind the bombing. Fleury and his team discover that the Saudi authorities are suspicious and unwelcoming of the Americans into what they consider a local matter. The agents find their expertise worthless without the trust of their Saudi counterparts. Luckily, the agents find a partner in Saudi Colonel Al-Ghazi, who helps them navigate royal politics and helps unlock the secrets of the crime scene and the workings of an extremist cell bent on further destruction
Mulholland Dr.( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blonde Betty Elms has only just arrived in Hollywood to become a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette with amnesia. Meanwhile, as the two set off to solve the second woman's identity, filmmaker Adam Kesher runs into ominous trouble while casting his latest project
The fast and the furious by Rob Cohen( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every night is a championship race on the turbo-charged streets of Los Angeles. Dominic and Johnny are rivals who are the boldest, the baddest, the best, and turn their challengers into dust. Along comes a challenger. Dominic and Johnny know that he is tough and fast, what they don't know is that he is a speed demon detective trying to bust up a theft ring
 
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Field of dreamsShakespeare in loveCasinoBeethovenSneakers = Les escrocsPsychoVideodromeOctober sky
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English (251)

French (4)

Spanish (4)

German (3)

Turkish (1)