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Columbia Pictures

Overview
Works: 2,789 works in 9,515 publications in 7 languages and 560,163 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 Sam Raimi( Visual )

109 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 9,843 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 2 by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

43 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 5,008 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
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

44 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,766 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 John G Avildsen( Visual )

39 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 3,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handyman/martial arts master agrees to teach a bullied boy karate and shows him that there is more to the martial art than fighting
Charlie's angels by McG( Visual )

48 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,402 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 )

44 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,365 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 )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,260 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
The social network by David Fincher( Visual )

37 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg's 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. Bonus features include audio commentaries with David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin and cast
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

44 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and held by 3,148 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
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( Visual )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 3,122 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 )

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

A young mother in desperate need of a job begins to work as a paralegal and stumbles across a toxic situation in groundwater which develops into a monumental lawsuit against a giant corporation
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( Visual )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovers that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian with whom Langdon had been scheduled to meet. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the while trying to stay ahead of Fache's lawmen in a chase through the Louvre, out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the channel to England
Little women by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 3,008 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 )

48 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,981 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 )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 2,934 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 )

30 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores friendship and the indelible experiences of growing up as four twelve-year-old boys set out on a two-day search for a missing teenager's body, a search that turns into an odyssey of self-discovery. Set in the small Oregon town of Castle Rock in the summer of 1959
A League of Their Own by Penny Marshall( Visual )

31 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 2,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first female professional baseball league is joined by two sisters, who work to help it succeed
Django Unchained by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

42 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,761 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
Annie by Charles Strouse( Visual )

31 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,755 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 )

30 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruise stars as a brash Navy lawyer who's teamed with a gung-ho litigator (Moore) 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 (Nicholson)"--Container
 
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