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Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 5,215 works in 7,227 publications in 3 languages and 521,210 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  History  Fantasy films  Gangster films  Action and adventure films  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Charlotte's web by E. B White ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Hugo by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and the owner of a small toy booth in the train station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message all come together to change Hugo's life forever
Freedom writers by Richard LaGravenese ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over by her good intentions. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the assignment of keeping journals about their own lives, This assignment is something that the class can bite into with relish. This eventually bonds them together and pushes racial rivalries aside. Draws heavily from the published journals of the real students themselves
The curious case of Benjamin Button by Eric Roth ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,701 WorldCat member 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 is 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. Abandoned by Thomas Button, his biological father, after Benjamin's biological mother died in childbirth. Benjamin was raised by Queenie, a black woman and caregiver at a seniors home. Daisy's grandmother was a resident, which is where she first met Benjamin. Although separated through the years, Daisy and Benjamin remain in contact throughout their lives, reconnecting in their forties when in age they finally match up. Some of the revelations in Benjamin's diary are difficult for Caroline to read
The kite runner by DreamWorks Animation ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a divided country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. It's a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the day's victory, one boy's fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption. Now, after twenty years of living in America, Amir returns to a perilous Afghanistan under the Taliban's iron-fisted rule to face the secrets that still haunt him and take one last daring chance to set things right
There will be blood by Paul Thomas Anderson ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A down-and-out silver miner raising a son, Daniel Plainview's voracious appetite for oil turns him into a California tycoon in the early years of the 20th century. Getting the oil from the ground is an intensely physical process that later broadens into Plainview's equally indomitable urge to control land and power. Along the way, Plainview deals with a mighty derrick fire, a visit from a long-lost brother, and the ongoing involvement of Plainview's poker-faced adoptive son
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indiana Jones tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful Soviet agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator, and, teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy embarks on an adventure into the jungles of Peru
Waiting for "Superman" ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Provides an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States. [This documentary] has helped launch a movement to achieve a real and lasting change through the compelling stories of five unforgettable students such as Emily, a Silicon Valley eighth-grader who is afraid of being labeled as unfit for college, and Francisco, a Bronx first-grader whose mom will do anything to give him a shot at a better life."--container
Star trek by J. J Abrams ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the day of James Kirk's birth, his father dies on his ship in a last stand against a mysterious alien vessel. He was searching for Ambassador Spock, who is a child on Vulcan, disdained by his neighbors for his half-human nature. Twenty years later, Kirk has grown into a young troublemaker. He is inspired by Capt. Christopher Pike to fulfill his potential in Starfleet, even though he annoys his instructors. Suddenly, there is an emergency on Vulcan when the Romulan Nero comes from the future to take revenge on the Federation. The newly commissioned USS Enterprise is crewed with promising cadets like Uhura, Sulu, Chekov and even Kirk himself thanks to Leonard McCoy's medical trickery. Together, this crew will travel to the final frontier where the old legend is altered forever
The war by Ken Burns ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America
Into the wild by Sean Penn ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man abandons his life of comfort and pursues a life on the open road
The Spiderwick chronicles by Tony DiTerlizzi ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared is a curious, adventurous boy who quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His twin brother Simon is calm and reserved. He is the intellectual twin, but is rapidly drawn into the fantastical world of fairies and goblins. Older sister Mallory and their mom are harder to convince, but after the almighty and ruthless ogre leader Mulgarath begins to attack the home, the entire family must band together to combat the hordes of goblins and creatures that lurk just outside
Iron Man 2 by Jon Favreau ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Now that the world knows billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armored super hero Iron Man, his life has suddenly become even more intense. Everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology, whether for power or profit, but for Ivan Vanko, it's revenge. With Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, Stark must once again suit up and face his most dangerous enemy yet
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indiana Jones, the daredevil archeologist, is out to find the famous Ankara Stone and to save hundreds of children who've been enslaved by a mysterious cult. Includes an interview with George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, and Harrison Ford following the feature film
Bee movie by Jerry Seinfeld ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having just graduated from college, Barry B. Benson finds himself disillusioned with the prospect of having only one career choice - honey. As he ventures outside of the hive for the first time, he breaks one of the cardinal rules of the bee world and talks to a human, a New York City florist named Vanessa. He is shocked to discover that the humans have been stealing and eating the bee's honey for centuries. He ultimately realizes that his true calling in life is to set the world right by suing the human race. That is until the ensuing chaos upsets the very balance of nature. It is up to Barry to prove that even a little bee can spell big changes in the world
Up in the air ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ryan Bingham is a corporate downsizing expert who flies all over the world on business. Just as he is on the cusp of reaching ten million frequent flyer miles, and meeting the frequent traveler woman of his dreams, his company grounds him. When Bingham goes on his last cross country firing expedition, he will learn that life isn't about the journey, but about the connections made along the way
Transformers by Michael Bay ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,343 WorldCat member 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
Babel by Alejandro González Iñárritu ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy American couple touring Morocco become the focus of an international incident involving a poor Moroccan farmer. A San Diego nanny makes a disastrous decision to take her charges with her to a wedding in Mexico while her employers are absent. A deaf-mute Japanese teen tries to deal with a relationship with her father and the world in general that has been upended by the death of her mother
The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 2,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the beginning of the three-film saga of the Corleone crime family, portraying patriarch Vito's immigration to America and rise to power, and balancing the story between the Corleones' family life and the crime business in which they are engaged
Shrek the third by Chris Miller ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Shrek married Fiona the last thing he had in mind was becoming the next King of Far Far Away. But when Shrek's father-in-law, King Harold, suddenly croaks, that is exactly what he faces. Recruiting Donkey and Puss in Boots for a new quest, Shrek sets out to bring back the rightful heir to the throne. Meanwhile back in the kingdom, Fiona's jilted Prince Charming storms the city with an army of fairy tale villains to seize the throne. Fiona and a band of princesses must stop him to ensure there will be a kingdom left to rule
 
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