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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 7,793 works in 17,813 publications in 6 languages and 1,129,183 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Comedy films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Romance films 
Roles: fds, Distributor, prn, Publisher, Producer, Actor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
The pursuit of happyness by Gabriele Muccino( Visual )

32 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1981, Chris Gardner was a struggling salesman. His wife worked double shifts to support the family including their young son, Christopher. In the face of this difficult life, Chris has the desperate inspiration to try for a stockbroker internship where one in twenty has a chance of a lucrative full time career. Even when his wife leaves him because of this choice, Chris clings to this dream. The odds become more daunting by the day. Together, father and son struggle through homelessness, jail time, tax seizure and the overall punishing despair in a quest that would make Gardner a respected millionaire
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( Visual )

31 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,169 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 )

43 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,119 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
Captain Phillips by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

29 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,941 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 )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 2,849 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
Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 2,767 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
Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

30 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood
Inside job by Charles H Ferguson( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Me tēn ypographē tou ypopsēphio gia Oscar dēmiourgou Tsarls Phergkiouson (No End in Sight), to ntokimanter "Stēmenē douleia: to chroniko tēs krisēs" einai kyriolektika to prōto pou apokalyptei tē sokaristikē alētheia pou kryvetai pisō apo tēn oikonomikē krisē tou 2008. Ē pagkosmia oikonomikē katarreusē, pou kostise panō apo 20 trisekatommyria dollaria, eiche ōs apotelesma na chasoun tē douleia kai tēn periousia tous ekatommyria anthrōpoi. Mesa apo exonychistikē ereuna kai prosōpikes synenteuxeis me ischyrous oikonomikous paragontes, politikous kai dēmosiographous, ē tainia katagraphei tēn anthēsē enos oloklērou mēchanismou exapatēsēs kai aischrokerdeias, tēn aplēstia tēs Gouol Strit kai tōn periphēmōn "golden boys" kai tautochrona xeskepazei tis diavrōmenes scheseis pou echoun diaphtheirei ekprosōpous tou politikou kosmou, tēs dēmosias archēs kai tēs panepistēmiakēs koinotētas -- Kalymma
The Monuments Men by George Clooney( Visual )

20 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unlikely World War II platoon has been tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. With the art trapped behind enemy lines, and with the German army under orders to destroy everything as the Reich fell, how could they possibly succeed? But as the Monuments Men, as they were called, found themselves in a race against time, they would risk their lives to protect mankind's greatest achievements
Cloudy with a chance of meatballs by Phil Lord( Visual )

39 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and Turkish and held by 2,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a town where food drops from the sky like rain, young inventor Flint 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 will find their eating habits have drastically changed
District 9 by Neill Blomkamp( Visual )

32 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 2,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years ago, aliens from another planet made contact with Earth. Now, the refugee camp they are forced to live in has deteriorated into a slum-like ghetto. When field operative Wikus van der Merwe is put in charge of evicting the aliens, he contracts a strange virus that changes his DNA to match that of the refugees. As his body begins to mutate, he becomes a hunted man, and the aliens' only hope for freedom
Rent by Chris Columbus( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 2,518 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
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. He learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Holcomb, Kansas. Inspired by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood." He arranges extensive interviews with the convicted killers, especially with Perry Smith. However, his feelings of compassion for Perry conflicts with his need for closure for 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
American Hustle by David O Russell( Visual )

15 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito is the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the cons and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down
Moneyball by Bennett Miller( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players
Still Alice by Richard Glatzer( Visual )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peu après son cinquantième anniversaire, Alice Howland, éminente professeure de linguistique à l'université Columbia de New York, apprend qu'elle est atteinte d'une forme précoce de la maladie d'Alzheimer. Pire, elle pourrait avoir transmis le gène à ses trois enfants d'âge adulte: Anna, sur le point de recourir à la fécondation in vitro pour avoir un enfant avec son époux; Tom, médecin qui valse d'une petite amie à l'autre; Lydia, la cadette un peu rebelle, qui tente sa chance comme actrice à Los Angeles. John, l'époux d'Alice, se montre patient et compréhensif avec elle. Néanmoins, il hésite à accéder au voeu de son épouse, qui aimerait le voir suspendre temporairement sa carrière de chercheur en médecine pour passer une année auprès d'elle. [(c) Médiafilm]
Eat pray love by Ryan Murphy( Visual )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A happily married woman who is trying to get pregnant realizes that her life needs to go in a new direction. After a very painful divorce, she risks everything and embarks on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery
The artist by Michel Hazanavicius( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will end his career, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break in 1920's Hollywood
Hitch by Andy Tennant( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and French and held by 2,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitch is New York City's greatest matchmaker. Love is his job and when Albert Brennaman wins the heart of gorgeous society heiress Allegra Cole, Albert has Hitch to thank. So when tabloid columist Sara Melas decides to uncover the secret behind the relationships unlikely sucess, she's shocked to discover that Alex Hitchens, the charming young man she's been dating, is the legendary date doctor himself. Exposed in a front-page scoop, it's now up to Alex to try and save Albert and Allegra's relationship as well as his own
Monster house by Gil Kenan( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 2,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of kids discover that a neighborhood house is actually a monster. To solve the mystery of the house they must go inside it, before it takes everyone that crosses its path
 
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Memoirs of a geishaJulie & JuliaSpider-Man 3Cloudy with a chance of meatballsDistrict 9RentCapoteHitchMonster house
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