Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
Most widely held works about Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
Most widely held works by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
Iron Man ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,841 libraries worldwide
A wealthy industrialist is held captive in enemy territory and escapes by building a high-tech suit made of armor. When he returns home, he decides to use his money, talents, and suit to save the world.
Napoleon Dynamite ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,722 libraries worldwide
Napoleon is a new kind of hero, complete with a tight red 'fro, sweet moon boots, and skills that can't be topped. Napoleon spends his days drawing mythical beasts, duking it out with his older brother, Kip, and trying to avoid his scheming Uncle Rico. When two new friends enter Napoleon's life - shy Deb and mustachioed Pedro - the trio launches a campaign to elect Pedro for class president and make the student body's wildest dreams come true. But if Pedro is to beat stuck-up Summer, Napoleon will have to unleash his own secret weapon.
Transformers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,672 libraries worldwide
On the planet Cybertron, a war was waged between the Autobots and the Decepticons for control of the Allspark, a mystical talisman that would grant unlimited power to whoever possessed it. The Allspark is smuggled off the planet, but Megatron goes in search of it. He tracks it to Earth and his desire for power sends him into the Arctic Ocean. The sheer cold forces him into a paralyzed state. His body is later recovered, and before going into a comatose state he uses the last of his energy to engrave a map, showing the location of the Allspark, into the Captain's glasses. A century later, Spike buys his first car. To his shock, he discovers it is an Autobot in disguise. He is to protect Spike, who bears the Captain's glasses. Other Transformers have arrived In the desert of Qatar and the Decepticons attack a U.S. military base. Spike and his girlfriend Mikaela find themselves in the middle of a grand battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons. Meanwhile, within the depths of Hoover Dam, the cryogenically stored form of Megatron awakens.
Forrest Gump ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,623 libraries worldwide
Through three turbulent decades, Forrest, a simple man with a low I.Q., rides a tide of events that whisks him from physical disability to football stardom, from Vietnam hero to shrimp tycoon, from White House honors to the arms of his one true love.
Coach Carter ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,576 libraries worldwide
Inspired by a true story, this inspirational account of a high school basketball coach who received high praise, and staunch criticism, for benching his entire undefeated team due to their poor academic performances.
We were soldiers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,471 libraries worldwide
Lt. Col. Hal Moore is the commander of the First Battalion, Seventh Cavalry. As part of the Pleiku Campaign of late 1965, Moore is assigned to action at Landing Zone X-Ray in the Ia Drang Valley, an area known to be overrun by North Vietnamese troops and nicknamed "The Valley of Death." Moore soon finds himself and his men contained to an area about the size of a football field, surrounded by more than 2,000 enemy troops and engaged in the first major battle of the war. Heroism becomes the order of the day as the men refuse to yield, in spite of heavy losses of life.
The Indian in the cupboard ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,375 libraries worldwide
A nine-year-old boy receives a plastic Indian, a cupboard, and a little key for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life in the cupboard and befriends him.
Apocalypse now ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 1,303 libraries worldwide
A United States Army officer/trained assassin is sent into the depths of a southeast Asian jungle to seek out a renegade colonel and terminate his command during the Vietnam War.
Jimmy Neutron, boy genius ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
Aliens abduct all adults; genius Jimmy and his friends build an interstellar spacefleet and rescue them, and get home in time for dinner.
Charlotte's web ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 1,253 libraries worldwide
The story of Wilbur the pig and how, through his friendship with Charlotte the spider, he became famous and learned about life and death.
The Firm ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 1,199 libraries worldwide
A brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad joins a small, prosperous law firm in Memphis, and is soon confronted by FBI agents with evidence of corruption and murder within the firm.
Reds ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 1,197 libraries worldwide
The true story of the love affair of John Reed, American Communist, journalist and activist and Louise Bryant, writer and feminist.
Terms of endearment ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
A comedy-drama about the evolving 30+ year relationship between a mother and daughter.
A place in the sun ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 1,109 libraries worldwide
George Stevens' stunning adaptation of Theodore Dreiser's An American tragedy garnered six Academy Awards and guaranteed immortality for screen lovers Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor. Clift is a poor young man determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of beautiful socialite Elizabeth Taylor. Shelley Winters plays the factory girl whose dark secret threatens Clift's professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, Clift is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever.
Planes, trains and automobiles ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
Neal Page (Martin) wants to fly home to spend Thanksgiving with his family. Del Griffith (Candy) leads Page on a hilarious, cross-country, wild goose chase that keeps him from tasting his turkey.
Paranormal activity ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,088 libraries worldwide
Katie and Micah are a young middle class couple who are engaged to be married. After moving into a suburban 'starter' house in San Diego, California, they begin hearing noises while trying to sleep. Not knowing if the presence is demonic or not, they attempt communicating through a Ouija board, angering the spirit further. Now they may never sleep again, or they may never wake up!
Clear and present danger ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,017 libraries worldwide
CIA deputy intelligence director, Jack Ryan, finds recovering laundered drug money from the Colombian cartel isn't as dangerous as the power games in the nation's capitol.
Dora the explorer. Big sister Dora ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
Big sister Dora: Dora has some really exciting news to tell us: someone new is joining Dora's family! Someone who sleeps in a cradle, drinks from a bottle, wears diapers, and likes to be rocked to sleep. Can you guess who it is? That's right! A baby! Dora saves the game: Dora helps her cousins soccer team when they are missing a player.
Andre ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 962 libraries worldwide
A Maine harbormaster witnesses the impact of a playful and appreciative seal on his hometown, his family and especially on his shy nine-year-old daughter.
The Education of Little Tree ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Little Tree is an 8-year-old Cherokee boy, who, during the time of the depression, loses his parents and starts to live with his Indian grandma and grandpa and learn the wisdom of the Cherokee way of life.
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