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Columbia Pictures

Overview
Works: 2,772 works in 7,791 publications in 7 languages and 525,042 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Historical films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Superhero films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: pre, prn, Producer, pmn, Production personnel, Author, Distributor, Publisher, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Columbia Pictures
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

78 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 9,671 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
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

70 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 7,249 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
Stuart Little 2 by Columbia Pictures( Visual )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 5,015 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 )

55 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,874 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 )

34 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 3,800 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 )

34 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal
Ghostbusters by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 3,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ghosts go on a rampage, only three men can save the world. Soon every spook in the city is loose and our heroes face the supreme challenge. If you want your spirits raised, who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!
A river runs through it by Robert Redford( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,226 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
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( Visual )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 3,163 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
The social network by David Fincher( Visual )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 3,138 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
Erin Brockovich by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 3,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erin Brockovich is a feisty young mother who convinces attorney Ed Masry to hire her and promptly stumbles upon a monumental 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
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 3,066 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
Casino Royale by Martin Campbell( Visual )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,014 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
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) and cryptologist Sophie Neveu (Audrey Tautou) in their heart-racing quest to solve a bizarre murder mystery that will take them from France to England - and behind the veil of a mysterious ancient society, where they discover a secret protected since the time of Christ
Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,824 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
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

31 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and held by 2,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man becomes obsessed with aliens after having a close encounter, and a woman searches for the visitors who took her son. Their searches eventually lead them to each other and a government project. Included is a featurette
Stand by Me by Rob Reiner( Visual )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film about friendship and the indelible 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
Annie by Charles Strouse( Visual )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,753 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 )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,699 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
Django Unchained by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Django, a former slave turned hired gun, heads back to the plantation to free his wife, Broomhilda, from the tyrannical plantation owner Calvin Candie, with the help of a German bounty hunter, Dr. King Shultz
 
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