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Amblin Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,011 works in 3,425 publications in 8 languages and 145,809 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  War films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  History 
Roles: prn, pre, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Amblin Entertainment (Firm)
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

106 editions published between 1998 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 4,811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story begins with World War II's historic D-Day invasion of Normandy beach. Once the men move beyond the beach, Captain John Miller must take his men behind the German lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have already been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war, each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and Russian and held by 4,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

124 editions published between 1992 and 2021 in 6 languages and held by 4,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy entrepreneur invites a top paleontologist, a paleobotanist, a mathematician/theorist, and his two eager grandchildren to visit his secret island theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

50 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
Flags of our fathers by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

41 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the five Marines and one Navy corpsman that were forever immortalized as a symbol of WWII by raising the American flag at the battle of Iwo Jima. When Joe Rosenthal's photograph of the event becomes a symbol of hope for the families at home, the three surviving men are pulled from combat and sent on a tour across America to raise desperately-needed bond money. It is a trip that brings out the truths of both that symbolic act, and of their lives during war
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( Visual )

43 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."--
Jurassic World by Colin Trevorrow( Visual )

46 editions published between 2015 and 2021 in English and held by 2,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-two years following the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now includes a completely functioning dinosaur theme park, as once envisioned by John Hammond. After ten years of operation and decline in visitors, a unique attraction is designed to ignite visitor's interest, which fails horribly
Ready player one by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

57 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and French and held by 2,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse, but the people have found salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday. When Halliday dies, he leaves his immense fortune to the first person to find a digital Easter egg he has hidden somewhere in the OASIS, sparking a contest that grips the entire world. When an unlikely young hero named Wade Watts decides to join the contest, he is hurled into a breakneck, reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical universe of mystery, discovery and danger
Men in black by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

67 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two shadowy government operatives attempt to locate and neutralize an alien that has inhabited the body of a farmer
The Post by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

31 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 2,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This historical drama is based on the events surrounding the release of the Pentagon Papers, documents which detailed the history of the United States' political and military involvement in Vietnam. The story centers on Kay Graham, the first female newspaper publisher in the country (specifically of the Washington Post), as well as her tough editor, Ben Bradlee. The two become involved in an unprecedented power struggle between journalists and the government, exposing a cover-up that has spanned four different American presidencies
Letters from Iwo Jima by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

40 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Japanese and English and held by 2,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixty-two years ago, U.S. and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, hundreds of letters are unearthed from that stark island's soil, giving faces and voices to the men who fought there and more. Includes several bonus documentaries
The color purple by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 2,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uneducated woman living in the rural American south who was raped by her father, deprived of the children she bore him and forced to marry a brutal man she calls "Mister" is transformed by the friendship of two remarkable women, acquiring self-worth and the strength to forgive
Munich by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the 1972 Olympics and PLO terrorists have just kidnapped and murdered 11 Israeli athletes. After the tragic incident is over and several of the terrorists have gone free, the Israeli government of Golda Meir recruits Avner to lead a team of undercover agents to hunt down those responsible throughout Europe, and eliminate them one-by-one. It is physically and emotionally messy work, and conflicts between Avner and his team's handler, Ephraim, over information Avner doesn't want to provide only make things harder. Soon the work starts to take its toll on Avner, especially as it becomes clear that Avner is being hunted in return, and that his family's safety may be in jeopardy
War horse by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

54 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
The lost world : Jurassic Park by Jeff Goldblum( Visual )

58 editions published between 1997 and 2019 in English and held by 2,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after the disastrous events at Jurassic Park, two groups return to the island and become locked in a race against time that will determine the fate of the island's prehistoric inhabitants
Jurassic world by J. A Bayona( Visual )

31 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 2,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been three years since the theme park and luxury resort was destroyed by dinosaurs out of containment. Isla Nublar now sits abandoned by humans while surviving dinosaurs fend for themselves in the jungles. When the island's dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

57 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth
Who framed Roger Rabbit by Bob Hoskins( Visual )

71 editions published between 1987 and 2021 in English and held by 2,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of a man, a woman, and a rabbit in a triangle of trouble in a world where cartoons and people live side by side
The bridges of Madison County by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid and Iowa housewife and mother Francesca Johnson find the loves of their lives during a brief encounter in Madison County in 1965
Twister by Jan de Bont( Visual )

37 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists pursue the most destructive weather front to sweep through mid-America's Tornado Alley in 50 years
 
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Amblin Entertainment (Firm)

Amblin Entertainment Pictures

Amblin Films

Amblin television

Амблин Ентъртейнмънт

אמבלין אנטרטיינמנט

أمبلين إنترتاينمنت

امبلین انترتینمنت

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安伯林娱乐公司

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Languages
English (949)

Japanese (36)

French (15)

Spanish (10)

German (2)

Chinese (1)

Italian (1)

Russian (1)