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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 6,248 works in 14,482 publications in 7 languages and 1,059,564 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Superhero films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Animated films 
Roles: fds, Distributor, Publisher, Producer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

57 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 5,252 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
Ghostbusters : answer the call by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

50 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 5,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctors Venkman, Stantz and Spengler regroup to nuke the spooks in this high-spirited comedy. Sidelined after their spectacular save of New York CIty five years ago, the heroes of the hereafter once again answer the call when an underground river of ghoulish goo threatens to rot the Big Apple to the core
Cloudy with a chance of meatballs by Judi Barrett( Visual )

44 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flint Lockwood is a young inventor who dreams of creating something that will improve everyone's life. Sam Sparks is a weathergirl covering the town's weather phenomenon, but chooses to hide her intelligence behind a perky exterior. Tim Lockwood is Flint's technophobic father. Brent is the town bully who has plagued Flint since childhood. Mayor Shelbourne exploits Flint's newest invention so he can put the town, and more importantly himself, on the map. By-the-rules town cop Earl Devereaux has a rule-breaking son, Cal. In a town where food drops from the sky like rain, 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
Hotel Transylvania by Adam Sandler( Visual )

36 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 4,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monster house: 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
Resident evil : afterlife by Paul Anderson( Visual )

58 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and French and held by 4,030 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
The amazing Spider-Man by Andrew Garfield( Visual )

54 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner
The pursuit of happyness by Gabriele Muccino( Visual )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 3,426 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
The social network by David Fincher( Visual )

38 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg's 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. Bonus features include audio commentaries with David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin and cast
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( Visual )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,179 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 Da Vinci Code by Ron Howard( Visual )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,127 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
Breaking bad by Bryan Cranston( Visual )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 3,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of two 2010 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for Bryan Cranston and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Aaron Paul, BREAKING BAD: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON returns, hailed by the Los Angeles Times as "the best show on television." Even though his cancer's in remission, chemistry teacher-turned-meth maker Walter White (Cranston) still can't catch a break. his wife (Anna Gunn) has filed for divorce, his DEA agent brother-in-law (Dean Norris) is out to bust him and a Mexican cartel just wants him dead. But with his family's future still at stake Walt cooks up a deal that will make him a fortune, a scheme with a terrible price. Executive produced by Vince Gilligan and Mark Johnson
Jesse Stone by Robert Harmon( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse starts moonlighting for one of his friends after he is suspended. He investigates a series of murders in Boston that he believes are all connected to a notorious mob boss
Captain Phillips by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

27 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[An] examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship MV Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates. Based on a true story, the film focuses on the Alabama's commanding officer, Captain Richard Phillips ... and the Somali pirate captain, [Abduwali] Muse ... who takes him hostage"--Container
Julie & Julia by Nora Ephron( Visual )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,835 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 on one of American food's most influential and beloved figureheads
Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,705 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
Inside job by Charles H Ferguson( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides 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
The Monuments Men by George Clooney( Visual )

14 editions published in 2014 in English and French and held by 2,599 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
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,531 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
American Hustle by David O Russell( Visual )

15 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una película de ficción ambientada en el mundo seductor de uno de los escándalos más sorprendentes que han sacudido a Estados Unidos, cuenta la historia de Irving Rosenfeld, un brillante estafador quien, junto a su igualmente astuta y seductora socia, Sydney Prosser, es obligado a trabajar con Ritchie DiMaso, un agente del FBI fuera de control. DiMaso los empuja al mundo de los criminales más ricos y poderosos de Nueva Jersey, que es tan peligroso como encantador. Carmine Polito es un apasionado y volátil operador político de Jersey atrapado entre los estafadores y los agentes federales, cuya impredecible esposa Rosalyn puede ser quien detone que todo este mundo se derrumbe
District 9 by Neill Blomkamp( Visual )

29 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back in the 1980s, a giant spacecraft stalled in the skies over Johannesburg. 1.8 million of the aliens that were aboard were rescued, and placed in a refugee camp--District 9. Over the next 20 years, District 9 became a teeming shantytown like so many others in the developing world. Although there is evidence that the extraterrestrials represent an advanced civilization, their lives on Earth are marked by squalor, dysfunction, and xenophobic hostility. Now, the mass eviction of the aliens is due to commence, overseen by the military/corporate entity MultiNational United. Middle manager Wikus Van De Merwe finds himself in charge, and cannot believe the good luck of his sudden promotion, until events spin out of control, and he realizes he is little more than a pawn in a horrific multinational/intergalactic experiment
 
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