Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Most widely held works about Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Most widely held works by Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and German and held by 2,924 libraries worldwide
Finds young wizard Harry and his friends Ron and Hermoine facing new challenges during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as they try to uncover a dark force that is terrorizing the school.
My fair lady ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in English and held by 2,698 libraries worldwide
A Cockney waif is transformed by a linguistics professor into an elegant lady.
Slumdog millionaire ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,521 libraries worldwide
Jamal Malik is an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" When the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating. Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up. He describes their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs, and of Latika, the girl he loved and lost. Every chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show's questions. Jamal's increasingly layered story reveals where he learned the answers to the show's seemingly impossible questions. When the new day dawns and Jamal returns to answer the final question, the Inspector and sixty million viewers watch to find out if he can answer the question of how anyone comes to know the things they know about life and love.
Million dollar baby ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 2,303 libraries worldwide
A male boxing trainer attempts to help a young female boxer achieve her dream of becoming a professional.
The aviator ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 2,300 libraries worldwide
Howard Hughes was a rich young man from Texas, heir to his father's fortune, when he decided he wanted to make movies. Age 21, he made the most expensive Hollywood film ever (at the time); and went on to break air-speed records, make another fortune in aircraft design, smash Charles Lindbergh's round-the-world flight record, and be romantically linked with almost all of Hollywood's famous beauties. Nevertheless, he died alone, sealed into a room he never left, the victim of compulsions that drove him to greatness, while containing the seeds of his undoing.
The dark knight ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,276 libraries worldwide
With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin and laughter characterize his emotional and mental instability, becomes a dangerous adversary that Batman seeks to stop at all costs.
The departed ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,231 libraries worldwide
In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there are moles in their midst, Billy and the other mole are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself.
Flags of our fathers ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,183 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 their lives during war.
The curious case of Benjamin Button ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and Russian and held by 2,154 libraries worldwide
Daisy Fuller Williams is on her deathbed in a New Orleans hospital the day that Hurricane Katrina hits. At her side is her adult daughter, Caroline. Daisy asks Caroline to read to her aloud from the diary of Daisy's lifelong friend, Benjamin Button. Benjamin's diary recounts his entire extraordinary life. The unusual aspect of his life is that he ages backwards, being born an old man. He is diagnosed with several aged diseases at birth and thus given little chance of survival. He does survive and gets younger with time.
Harry Potter and the goblet of fire ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 2,078 libraries worldwide
Harry's fourth year at Hogwarts is marked by the Quidditch World Cup and the Triwizard Tournament, in which student representatives from three different wizarding schools compete in a series of increasingly challenging contests. However, Voldemort's Death Eaters are gaining strength and create the Dark Mark - giving evidence that the Dark Lord is ready to rise again. In the unsuspecting lives of the students at Hogwarts, the competitors are selected by the goblet of fire, which this year makes a very surprising announcement: Hogwarts will have two representatives in the tournament, including Harry. Now Harry has to rise to the challenge for the Tri Wizard Tournament while keeping up with school.
Gran Torino ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,049 libraries worldwide
Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Walt is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man, who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor, Thao, a young Hmong teenager, is pressured by his gang member cousin to steal Walt's prize possession, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Thao's family, Walt is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that infest their neighborhood.
Blood diamond ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,025 libraries worldwide
An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: to recover a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son who was conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside.
Driving Miss Daisy ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 1,988 libraries worldwide
In 1948, Miss Daisy Werthan, an elderly, cranky ex-school teacher from Atlanta, crashes her new Packard through a retaining wall into her neighbor's yard. Her concerned son Boolie reasons she no longer is able to drive herself, and over her strenuous objections hires the gentle, tactful, and wily black widower Hoke Colburn to be her chauffeur. As a Jew, Miss Daisy is also the victim of prejudice, and she gradually overcomes her subconscious bigotry to see Hoke as a true friend. Beginning in frostiness, their slow changing relationship mirrors the changing racial climate in the south through the burgeoning of civil rights movement.
Ocean's eleven ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,984 libraries worldwide
Three prestigious Las Vegas casinos. More than $160 million. Danny Ocean and his 10-man handpicked team of grifters and conmen are ready to carry out the most elaborate casino heist in history, and they just might get away with it.
Mystic River ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,973 libraries worldwide
Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed convict Jimmy and his devoted wife Annabeth find out that their teenage daughter Katie has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy gets his relatives, the Savage brothers to conduct their own investigation. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quiet life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own.
Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,963 libraries worldwide
Harry Potter, an orphaned child that has spent the first ten years of his life living under the stairs of his aunt and uncle's house, is invited to join the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He learns his destiny lies in the realm of magic and fantasy.
300 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,882 libraries worldwide
In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes waited many days for King Leonidas to surrender or withdraw. When the Greeks did not leave, Xerxes was left with no option and he moved forward. The battle lasted for about 3 days and after which all 300 Spartans were killed. The Spartan defeat would not have happened if not for a local shepherd, named Ephialtes, who defected to the Persians and informed Xerxes of a separate path through Thermopylae, which the Persians could use to outflank the Greeks.
Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,827 libraries worldwide
Year three at Hogwarts means new fun and challenges as Harry learns the delicate art of approaching a Hippogriff, transforming shape-shifting Boggarts into hilarity and even turning back time. But the term also brings danger: soul-sucking Dementors hover over the school, an ally of the accursed He-Who-Cannot-Be-Named lurks within the castle walls, and fearsome wizard Sirius Black escapes Azkaban.
The perfect storm ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,729 libraries worldwide
The sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail and crews attempting to rescue her struggle against a powerful North Atlantic storm.
A.I. Artificial intelligence ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 1,721 libraries worldwide
Visions of a future full of astonishing android technology. David, an advanced android, embarks on an extraordinary adventure to discover the secret of his own identity. Believing in the story of Pinocchio, David dreams of becoming a real boy.
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