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Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 5,319 works in 7,351 publications in 3 languages and 533,717 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Fantasy films  Film and video adaptations  Documentary television programs  Television programs  Action and adventure films 
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 )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,770 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 2,819 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 2,759 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. She inspires her students to overcome the gangs that divide them, and the education system that forgot them
The curious case of Benjamin Button by Eric Roth( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,745 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 2,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Finding Neverland director Marc Forster adapts author Khaled Hosseini's critically acclaimed novel about two childhood best friends forever torn apart as their country is ravaged by endless war and bitter strife. As children, Amir (Khalid Abdalla) and Hassan were inseparable; their long days under azure Kabul skies often spent getting into innocent mischief or preparing for the highly anticipated kite-fighting tournament. When the day of the tournament arrives, however, a glorious victory is quickly offset by a timorous act of betrayal that ultimately serves as the catalyst for catastrophe. Not long after that fateful day, Amir moves away to America, leaving his old friend behind just as the ominous specter of war turns tragically tangible. Two decades later, Amir returns to Afghanistan to find his beloved homeland has now fallen under the iron-fisted rule of the Taliban. Still, all hope for redemption hasn't been lost just yet, because now that Amir stands face to face with the irrepressible secrets that he struggled so vigilantly to bury, he will receive one last chance to make peace with the past, and lay the groundwork for a brighter future
Star trek by J. J Abrams( Visual )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,663 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
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,661 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
There will be blood by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Self-made oilman Daniel Plainview has a voracious appetite for money and power. Working with his "son and partner," 11-year-old H.W., he becomes a California tycoon in the early years of the 20th century. His only challenge comes from a young, ambitious charismatic preacher, Eli Sunday
Waiting for "Superman" ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provided is 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. Included are featurettes, and commentary
The Spiderwick chronicles by Tony DiTerlizzi( Visual )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the moment the Grace family moves into a secluded old house, strange things start to happen. As Jared investigates, he discovers Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide and the unbelievable truth of the Spiderwick Estate. The estate is where a secret world of fantasical creatures hides within our own. Now Jared, his sister and his twin brother are pulled into an unforgettable adventure as they try to protect the secrets of the book
Into the wild by Sean Penn( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man abandons his life of comfort and pursues a life on the open road
The war by Ken Burns( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,587 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
Iron Man 2 by Jon Favreau( Visual )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,536 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
Bee movie by Jerry Seinfeld( Visual )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,462 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
Transformers by Michael Bay( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's a battle on Earth between the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, and the ultimate power is a clue held by a young man who is unaware he is mankind's last chance for survival
Up in the air ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,390 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
Babel by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,359 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 Mario Puzo( Visual )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 2,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the early 1900s, the young Vito flees Sicily for America after the local Mafia kills his family. Vito struggles to make a living, legally or illegally, for his wife and growing brood in Little Italy. There he kills the local Black Hand Fanucci after he demands his customary cut of the tyro's business. With Fanucci gone, Vito's stature grows. The family legacy is upended by Michael's business expansion in the 1950s. Now based in Lake Tahoe, Michael conspires to make inroads in the Las Vegas and Havana pleasure industries by any means necessary. As he realizes that even his allies are trying to kill him, the increasingly paranoid Michael also discovers that his ambition has crippled his marriage to Kay and turned his brother Fredo against him. Barely escaping a federal indictment, Michael decides to turn his attention to dealing with his enemies, completing his own corruption
Shrek the third ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,248 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
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When city-boy Ren McCormick finds himself in an uptight Midwestern town where dancing has been banned, he revolts with best friend Willard and the minister's daughter to change everyone's mind
 
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