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Columbia Pictures

Overview
Works: 3,564 works in 8,570 publications in 8 languages and 493,735 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Superhero films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  History  Historical films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer, prn, Distributor, pre, pmn, Production personnel, Publisher, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Columbia Pictures
Stuart Little 2 by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 4,752 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
Annie by Charles Strouse( Visual )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 4,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

42 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,445 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
Spider-Man by Sam Raimi( Visual )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

37 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,780 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
The karate kid by Harald Zwart( Visual )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 3,641 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
Erin Brockovich by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erin Brockovich is a feisty young mother who convinces attorney Ed Masry to hire her and promptly stumbles upon a momumental law case against a giant corporation. Erin's determined to take on this powerful adversary even though no law firm has dared to do it before. The two begin an incredible and sometimes hilarious fight that will bring a small town to its feet and a huge company to its knees
A river runs through it by Robert Redford( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 3,119 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. Despite the brothers' differences, they are ultimately bonded by their mutual love of fly-fishing
The social network by David Fincher( Visual )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 3,094 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
Little women by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 3,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of four sisters who grow up together in Massachusetts during the Civil War
Groundhog Day by Harold Ramis( Visual )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 3,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about a weatherman caught in a personal time warp where it is Groundhog Day again, and again, and again. First he uses this to his advantage, but then he realizes that he might be doomed to spend the rest of eternity in the same place, seeing the same people, and doing the same thing every day
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 3,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1929, a poor fisherman sells his 9-year-old daughter to a geisha house in Kyoto. Chiyo will be an unpaid servant until it is determined if she is beautiful enough for apprenticeship, and the house's clientèle. Run by Mother, the ruling geisha is Hatsumomo, and little Pumpkin her only friend. Trained under strict discipline for a lifetime of entertaining and flattering wealthy men, Sayuri grows up lovely, accomplished, and the target of jealous rivals. Love is no part of this cloistered world, although geisha lore hints that even if they fall in love with clients--the operative word is client, and that love is never free
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. He can't keep up at college, pay his rent, or seem to make amends with his estranged best friend Harry and his beloved Mary Jane is more skeptical than ever. Peter begins to notice that he's losing some of his powers and wonders if the cost of being a superhero isn't too high. Meanwhile Peter's idol, the renowned scientist Otto Octavius, has turned into a maniacal cyborg after a failed science experiment. Peter realizes he must decide between the ordinary life he so desires and the responsibilities of retaining his secret identity to stop "Doc Ock" and save New York City from destruction
Casino Royale by Martin Campbell( Visual )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With two professional assassinations in quick succession, James Bond is quickly elevated to '00' status. Bond's first 007 mission takes him to Uganda where he is to spy on a terrorist, Mollaka. Not everything goes to plan and Bond decides to investigate, independently of MI6, in order to track down the rest of the terrorist cell. Following a lead to the Bahamas, he encounters Dimitrios and his girlfriend, Solange. He learns that Dimitrios is involved with Le Chiffre, banker to the world's terrorist organizations. Intelligence reveals that Le Chiffre is planning to raise money in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro at Le Casino Royale. MI6 assigns 007 to play against him, knowing that if Le Chiffre loses, it will destroy his organization. 'M' places Bond under the watchful eye of the beguiling Vesper Lynd. At first skeptical of what value Vesper can provide, Bond's interest in her deepens as they brave danger together and even torture at the hands of Le Chiffre. The marathon game proceeds with dirty tricks and violence, raising the stakes beyond blood money and reaching a terrifying climax
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

32 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 2,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Neary is a cable worker who, along with several others, become stunned bystanders who have experienced a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soar across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents. Meanwhile, bizarre occurrences are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of a second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area where he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn them to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind - contact
Stand by me by Rob Reiner( Visual )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film about friendship and the indeligble experiences of growing up takes place in a small Oregon town as four boys set out on a two-day search for a missing teenager's body, a search that turns into an odyssey of self-discovery
Zero dark thirty by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,699 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
Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forced to choose between the seductive power manifested in his new suit and the compassionate hero he used to be, Peter Parker must overcome his personal demons as two of the most feared villains yet, Sandman and Venom, threaten Peter and everyone he loves
A few good men by Rob Reiner( Visual )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 2,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JAG defense lawyers are assigned the case of defending two US soldiers, accused of murdering a fellow soldier who were deemed to have 'broken the code'. They are confronted with complex issues of loyalty and honor
A league of their own by Penny Marshall( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 2,642 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
 
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