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Columbia Pictures

Overview
Works: 3,265 works in 10,587 publications in 4 languages and 571,915 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  History  Superhero films  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 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 3,718 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 )

40 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,686 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
A river runs through it by Robert Redford( Visual )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,263 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 )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,128 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
The social network by David Fincher( Visual )

43 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,118 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 )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 3,091 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
Ghostbusters by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

44 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three college professors lose their jobs, they decide to go into the freelance "paranormal investigation and elimination" business. When their first client discovers her refrigerator has become a portal into the spiritual dimension, our heroes come face to face with an ancient evil force with plans to raise hell in Manhattan. When ghosts go on a rampage, only these men can save the world. Soon every spook in the city is loose and our heroes face the supreme challenge. Who you gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS!
Little women by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,954 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 )

51 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two shadowy government operatives attempt to locate and neutralize an alien that has inhabited the body of a farmer
Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

29 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 2,883 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
Stand by me by Rob Reiner( Visual )

33 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 2,857 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
Stuart Little by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Little family adopts a spunky boy named Stuart who looks a lot like a mouse. Mr. and Mrs. Little adore their new son, but their older son George isn't so sure what to make of his new brother and devises a plan to get Stuart out of the house
Django Unchained by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

44 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,809 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
A League of Their Own by Penny Marshall( Visual )

31 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 2,775 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
Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

35 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,720 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
A few good men by Rob Reiner( Visual )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 2,710 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
Skyfall by Sam Mendes( Visual )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, M16 is attacked focing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Mallory (Ralph Fiennes), the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With M16 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust: Bond. 007 takes the shadows - added only by field agent, Eve (Naomie Harris) - following a trail to the mysterious Silva (Javier Bardem), whose lethal and hidden motives have yet to reveal themselves"--Container
American Hustle by David O Russell( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito is the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the cons and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down
Sense and sensibility by Ang Lee( Visual )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 2,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the Dashwood sisters, sensible Elinor and passionate Marianne, whose chances at marriage seem doomed by their family's sudden loss of fortune
The Indian in the cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks( Visual )

32 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his 9th birthday, Omri receives a cupboard that magically brings his 3 in. toy Indian Little Bear to life. They bond, embarking on an amazing adventure, until Omri's friend Patrick brings a 6-shooting cowboy to life and the secret is in danger of being revealed
 
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