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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 4,207 works in 10,455 publications in 8 languages and 904,543 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Action and adventure films  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Television series  Superhero films  Children's films 
Roles: fds, Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
The Berenstain Bears by Stan Berenstain( Visual )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 7,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papa Bear takes Brother and Sister Bear out to find the perfect Christmas tree, and along the way they discover the true meaning of the holiday season. The Bears experience a series of seasonal lessons that help them stay safe and happy while steering them through the many adventures that life can hold. Learn how rewarding good manners can be; how to shine instead of worry; and why strangers can be a good or a bad thing
Jesse Stone by Robert Harmon( Visual )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and French and held by 7,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now that Jesse Stone has settled in as Paradise's police chief, he has to solve the grisly murder of a teenage girl. The investigation uncovers abuse and even leads him to a conflict with a Boston mob
Breaking bad by Vince Gilligan( Visual )

63 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 5,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an unremarkable chemistry teacher learns he has terminal cancer, he turns to cooking and dealing crystal meth with one of his former students to provide for his loved ones. Includes all 7 episodes
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

47 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. He can't keep up at college, pay his rent, or seem to make amends with his estranged best friend Harry and his beloved Mary Jane is more skeptical than ever. Peter begins to notice that he's losing some of his powers and wonders if the cost of being a superhero isn't too high. Meanwhile Peter's idol, the renowned scientist Otto Octavius, has turned into a maniacal cyborg after a failed science experiment. Peter realizes he must decide between the ordinary life he so desires and the responsibilities of retaining his secret identity to stop "Doc Ock" and save New York City from destruction
Cloudy with a chance of meatballs by Judi Barrett( Visual )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a town where food drops from the sky like rain, a young inventor hopes to create something that will change everyone's life. However, when the weather takes a turn for the worse, the residents of the town of Chewandswallow find their eating habits drastically changed
The pursuit of happyness by Gabriele Muccino( Visual )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 3,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the ranks of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a single dad who has to support and care for a young child. Impressing a Dean Witter higher-up by solving a Rubik's cube during a taxi ride, Chris gets a place in a stockbroker-training program. But internships don't pay, and there's no guarantee he'll be offered a job at the end of it. Against all odds, he pushes toward success, and eventually turns his life around
Rent by Chris Columbus( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and French and held by 3,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the year in the life of a group of friends in New York's East Village. The "bohemians" live carefree lives of art, music, sex, and drugs. It is carefree until Mark, an aspiring filmmaker, and Roger, an aspiring songwriter, find out they owe a year's rent to Benny. Benny is a former friend who had promised them free rent when he married the landlord's daughter. Roger has also attracted the attention of his downstairs neighbor, Mimi. Mark's former girlfriend, Maureen, has found a new romance in a lawyer named Joanne. Philosophy professor Tom finds his soul mate in drag queen Angel. With this being the late 1980s, the threat of AIDS is always present
Memoirs of a geisha by Arthur Golden( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1929, a poor fisherman sells his 9-year-old daughter to a geisha house in Kyoto. Chiyo will be an unpaid servant until it is determined if she is beautiful enough for apprenticeship, and the house's clientèle. Run by Mother, the ruling geisha is Hatsumomo, and little Pumpkin her only friend. Trained under strict discipline for a lifetime of entertaining and flattering wealthy men, Sayuri grows up lovely, accomplished, and the target of jealous rivals. Love is no part of this cloistered world, although geisha lore hints that even if they fall in love with clients--the operative word is client, and that love is never free
The social network by David Fincher( Visual )

30 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,121 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
Breaking bad by Vince Gilligan( Visual )

37 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 3,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an unremarkable chemistry teacher learns he has terminal cancer, he turns to an exciting life of crime to provide for his loved ones
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 3,010 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
Seinfeld by Jerry Seinfeld( Visual )

66 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends. In this season, Jerry runs into old girlfriend Dolores, Elaine has to take charge at work, George copes with Susan's death, and Kramer switches personalities with Jerry
Casino Royale by John Huston( Visual )

31 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With two professional assassinations in quick succession, James Bond is quickly elevated to '00' status. Bond's first 007 mission takes him to Uganda where he is to spy on a terrorist, Mollaka. Not everything goes to plan and Bond decides to investigate, independently of MI6, in order to track down the rest of the terrorist cell. Following a lead to the Bahamas, he encounters Dimitrios and his girlfriend, Solange. He learns that Dimitrios is involved with Le Chiffre, banker to the world's terrorist organizations. Intelligence reveals that Le Chiffre is planning to raise money in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro at Le Casino Royale. MI6 assigns 007 to play against him, knowing that if Le Chiffre loses, it will destroy his organization. 'M' places Bond under the watchful eye of the beguiling Vesper Lynd. At first skeptical of what value Vesper can provide, Bond's interest in her deepens as they brave danger together and even torture at the hands of Le Chiffre. The marathon game proceeds with dirty tricks and violence, raising the stakes beyond blood money and reaching a terrifying climax
Resident evil afterlife by Paul Anderson( Visual )

43 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years after the Raccoon City disaster, Alice is on her own. She is aware that she has become a liability and could endanger those around her and she struggles to survive and bring down the Umbrella Corporation led by the sinister Albert Wesker and head researcher Dr. Isaacs. Meanwhile, traveling through the Nevada Desert and the ruins of Las Vegas, Carlos Olivera, L.J., and new survivors K-Mart, Claire Redfield, and Nurse Betty must fight to survive extinction against hordes of zombies, killer crows and a terrifying creatures created as a result of the deadly T-Virus that has already killed millions
Captain Phillips by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, which was the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years
Julie & Julia by Nora Ephron( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Powell is a frustrated insurance worker who wants to be a writer. Trying to find a challenge in her life, she decides to cook her way through Julia Child's 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking' in one year, and to blog about it. As Julie begins to find her groove as a cook, and her voice as a writer, the project takes on a life of its own. The project provides the struggling young woman with her life's purpose, to her very pleasant surprise. Julia Child has an amazing love affair with her dashing husband, Paul, all while embracing life and French food. Julie lovingly celebrates the life of one of American food's most influential and beloved figureheads
Inside job by Charles H Ferguson( Visual )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provided is an analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a cost over $20 trillion, caused millions of people to lose their jobs and homes in the worst recession since the Great Depression, and nearly resulted in a global financial collapse. Through exhaustive research, and extensive interviews with key financial insiders, politicians, journalists, and academics, traces the rise of a rogue industry which has corrupted politics, regulation, and academia
Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,617 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
The Smurfs by Hank Azaria( Visual )

32 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taken from Washington Irving short stories, contained in his collection, The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, The Smurfs have a mystery!
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the night of November 14, 1959, in Holcomb, Kansas, a farmhouse is broken into by Perry Smith and Dick Hickock. With a 'no witness' policy, they murder the entire family. Truman Capote, a popular writer for The New Yorker, learns about the horrific and senseless murder. Inspired by the story material, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to Holcomb to do research for an article. As Capote digs deeper into the story, he decides to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, 'In Cold Blood.' He arranges extensive interviews with Smith and Hickock, especially with Smith, a man with a troubled history. As he works on his book, Capote feels some compassion for Smith and helps the duo get a new lawyer. However, that feeling deeply conflicts with his need to finished his book which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction
 
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