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Columbia Pictures

Works: 2,673 works in 8,810 publications in 7 languages and 540,268 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Historical films  Superhero films  History  Fantasy films  Biographical films 
Roles: pre, prn, Producer, pmn, Production personnel, Author, Distributor, Publisher, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Columbia Pictures
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

99 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 9,776 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 )

85 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 7,299 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 Rob Minkoff( Visual )

38 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 5,013 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 )

52 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 4,542 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
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

40 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,774 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 Leonard Goldberg( Visual )

45 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summoned by their boss, the angels are given their latest assignment. A pair of rings have been stolen and need to be recovered. The rings have been coded with special information that can be used to access a list of every person in the FBI's Witness Protection Program. While searching for the culprits, they encounter Madison Lee, one of Charlie's former agents who decided that the wrong side of the law pays better, and Seamus, who once dated Dylan and wants revenge for her decision to turn him over to the police
Ghostbusters by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 3,321 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 )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,236 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 )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 3,179 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 )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,178 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 )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 3,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a TRUE story : 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
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

41 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and held by 3,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Neary witnesses the arrival of flying saucers from an alien world which begins a series of events culminating in the ultimate encounter when human and aliens make peaceful contact
The Da Vinci Code by Ron Howard( Visual )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,071 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
Little women by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,054 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
Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May 2011
Stand by Me by Rob Reiner( Visual )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four young friends set out on an adventure to find the body of a missing local teenage boy
Annie by Charles Strouse( Visual )

31 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavish musical production of the story about comic strip character Little Orphan Annie who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
A League of Their Own by Penny Marshall( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 2,750 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
A few good men by Rob Reiner( Visual )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,716 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 )

35 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,711 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 Schultz
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Men in black 3Stuart Little 2The karate kidGandhiCharlie's angelsGhostbustersA river runs through itMemoirs of a geisha