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Columbia Pictures

Works: 2,924 works in 10,151 publications in 6 languages and 565,015 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Historical films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Superhero films  History  Fantasy films 
Roles: prn, pre, Producer, Distributor, pmn, Production personnel, Publisher, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Columbia Pictures
Spider-man 2 by Jasmine Jones( Visual )

102 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 9,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood
Stuart Little by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

44 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuart Little is back for more action-packed adventure. This time around Stuart and the reluctant Snowbell embark on a dangerous mission to rescue Stuart's new friend Margalo from a villainous falcon. But the journey proves more difficult than he ever imagines, and Stuart has to decide if he's up to the task
The karate kid by John G Avildsen( Visual )

46 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 3,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel, a fatherless teenager, arrives in Los Angeles from the East and faces the difficult task of making friends. He becomes the object of bullying by a gang of karate students when he strikes up a relationship with Ali, the gang leader's ex-girlfriend. Daniel asks Miyagi, a master of martial arts, to help him learn karate. Daniel then prepares himself both mentally and physically for the fight of his life
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

46 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
Charlie's angels by McG( Visual )

51 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Angels are back to investigate the theft of a database of witness protection profiles, after five of the people on the list are murdered
Ghostbusters by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

46 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ghosts go on a rampage, only the Ghostbusters can save the world
The social network by David Fincher( Visual )

38 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history, but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications
A river runs through it by Robert Redford( Visual )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of two brothers, Norman and Paul Maclean, growing up in Montana. While Paul rebels against the stern nature of the boys' father Rev. Maclean, Norman pursues his dream of becoming a writer. However, despite the brothers' differences they are ultimately bonded by their mutual love of fly-fishing
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

41 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and held by 3,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Neary witnesses the arrival of flying saucer from an alien world. Thus begins an incredible series of events, culminating in the ultimate encounter with other-worlders as Neary is led aboard the awesome Mothership
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( Visual )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 3,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the 1920s, 9-year-old Chiyo gets sold to a geisha house. There, she is forced into servitude, receiving nothing in return until the house's ruling hierarchy determines if she is of high enough quality to service the clientele -- men who visit and pay for conversation, dance and song. After rigorous years of training, Chiyo becomes Sayuri, a geisha of incredible beauty and influence. Life is good for Sayuri, but World War II is about to disrupt the peace"--IMDb
Erin Brockovich by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 3,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erin Brockovich is a feisty young mother who convinces attorney Ed Masry to hire her and promptly stumbles upon a law case against a giant corporation for water pollution. Erin's determined to take on this powerful adversary even though no law firm has dared to do it before. The two begin a legal fight that will bring a small town to its feet and a huge company to its knees
The Da Vinci Code by Ron Howard( Visual )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder inside the Louvre and clues in Da Vinci paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years, which could shake the foundations of Christianity
Little women by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa May Alcott's classic coming-of-age story follows the childhood adventures of the four free-spirited March sisters and their family's struggles during the Civil War
Men in black by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

53 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City is being threatened by a villainous bug who has inhabited the body of a farmer. The mission is to locate and exterminate the bug before it destroys the planet
Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 2,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden following the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of Navy SEAL Team 6
Django Unchained by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

43 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former dentist, Dr. King Schultz, buys the freedom of a slave, Django, and trains him with the intent to make him his deputy bounty hunter. Instead, he is led to the site of Django's wife who is under the hands of Calvin Candie, a ruthless plantation owner
Stand by Me by Rob Reiner( Visual )

31 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four young friends set out on an adventure to find the body of a missing local teenage boy
A League of Their Own by Penny Marshall( Visual )

32 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 2,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943, a washed-up ballplayer is hired to coach in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League while the male pros are at war. Reluctant at first, he finds himself drawn back into the game by the heart and heroics of his team. Based on a true story
Annie by Charles Strouse( Visual )

32 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
A few good men by Rob Reiner( Visual )

33 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 2,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruise stars as a brash Navy lawyer who's teamed with a gung-ho litigator in a politically-explosive murder case. Charged with defending two Marines accused of killing a fellow soldier, they are confronted with complex issues of loyalty and honor - including its most sacred code and its most formidable warrior
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The Da Vinci Code
Stuart LittleThe karate kidGandhiCharlie's angelsGhostbustersA river runs through itClose encounters of the third kindMemoirs of a geisha
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