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Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 6,494 works in 15,734 publications in 4 languages and 851,556 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Science fiction films  Musical films  Romance films  War films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Publisher, prn, Producer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hartfordshire with his overbearing wife and 5 daughters. There is the beautiful Jane, the clever Elizabeth, the bookish Mary, the immature Kitty and the wild Lydia. Unfortunately, if Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met. The family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages. Life is uneventful until the arrival in the neighbourhood of the rich gentleman Mr. Bingley, who rents a large house so he can spend the summer in the country. Mr Bingley brings with him his sister and the dashing, rich, but proud Mr. Darcy. Love soon buds for one of the Bennet sisters, while another sister may have jumped to a hasty prejudgment. For the Bennet sisters many trials and tribulations stand between them and their happiness
Les Misérables by Tim Hooper( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 3,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suggestive and sexual material, violence and thematic elements
Mamma mia! by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

33 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-year-old Sophie is preparing to marry at her mother's hotel on a Greek island. She has a carefree life, a loving fiancee, and great friends. She is only missing one thing: a father. By reading her mother's diary she discovers that she has three possible fathers, so she secretly invites all three men to the wedding in a desperate bid to discover which of them is her father. But not all goes according to plan. Now, old loves are re-kindled, new loves are formed, and Sophie risks everything to discover the true identity of her father
Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee( Visual )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1963, a time in the United States when life was simple, straightforward and the lines between the sexes and sex roles were crisply drawn and severely delineated. Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist find themselves thrown together when they are hired to tend sheep in the remote area of Brokeback Mountain, Wyoming. Because of the job, the two are forced to spend many hours together alone in the wild. Ennis and Jack are inexorably drawn to each other through their proximity, loneliness and through a shared lack of tenderness and emotion in their lives and are emotionally, physically and psychically bonded to each other almost from the start
Coraline by Henry Selick( Visual )

42 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl walks through a secret door that she has found in her new home and discovers an alternate version of her life. On the surface, this parallel reality is eerily similar to her real life, but much better. When her adventure turns dangerous, and her counterfeit parents, including the Other Mother, try to keep her forever, Coraline must count on her resourcefulness, determination, and bravery to get back home - and save her family
Despicable me by Pierre Coffin( Visual )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 2,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gru delights in all things wicked. Surrounded by an army of tireless little yellow minions, and armed with his arsenal of shrink rays, freeze rays, and battle-ready vehicles for land and air, he vanquishes all who stand in his way. Until the day he encounters the immense will of three little orphaned girls who look at him and see something that no one else has ever seen, a potential dad
Jurassic World by Colin Trevorrow( Visual )

39 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in English and held by 2,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jurassic World theme park lets guests experience the thrill of witnessing actual dinosaurs, but something ferocious lurks behind the park's attractions-- a genetically modified dinosaur with savage capabilities
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1935, thirteen-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie, is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
Inglourious basterds by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

42 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a group of Jewish-American guerilla soldiers, led by Lt. Aldo Raine, become known as "The Basterds." They are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds soon cross paths with a French-Jewish woman who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers. A plot is set in motion to kill the Nazis at the theater's movie premier, including Adolph Hitler
The theory of everything by James Marsh( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and held by 2,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of: time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed."--Back of container
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

39 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in English and held by 2,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steven Spielberg's masterpiece about a boy and his special bond with an alien from another planet
Minions by Geoffrey Rush( Visual )

27 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 2,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters--which they are continuously unsuccessful at keeping. One Minion named Kevin, however, has a plan, and he and two of his Minions cohorts venture out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson was best known as a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas. He seemed to be in the minor leagues, except for the fact that he was a member of two major foreign policy and covert-ops committees. However, once Charlie is prodded by his major conservative supporter, Joanne Herring, Wilson learns about the plight of the people who are suffering from the effects of the brutal Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. With the help of a maverick CIA agent, Gust Avrakotos, Wilson dedicates his canny political efforts to supply the Afghan mujahideen with the weapons and support needed to defeat the Soviet Union. Ultimately, Charlie learns that while military victory can be obtained, there are other consequences and prices to that fight that are ignored to everyone's sorrow. Based on a true story
Spotlight by Thomas McCarthy( Visual )

23 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spotlight tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world's oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper's tenacious "Spotlight" teams of reporters delve into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment
Unbroken by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

16 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp
Milk by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, becomes a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he is elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977, the first openly-gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, are shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blames his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the true story of Harvey Milk
Dallas Buyers Club by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof's free-wheeling life was overturned in 1985 when he was diagnosed as HIV-positive. Shunned and ostracized by many old friends and bereft of government-approved medicines, he decided to take matters in his own hands, tracking down alternative treatments from all over the world by means both legal and illegal. Bypassing the establishment, he joined forces with an unlikely band of renegades and outcasts and established a hugely successful "buyers' club."
Children of men by Alfonso Cuarón( Visual )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 2,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theo Faron is a bureaucrat in a Britain gone despotic. It is 2027 and the entire planet has gone infertile. Women no longer have babies, and chaos has erupted: war, rebellion, mass destruction, and a huge refugee problem, with the imposition of martial law. One day, Theo is kidnapped. His ex-wife Julian has a proposition for her former spouse, and because of their relationship, she thinks Theo will acquiesce. Theo is about to be tossed into a web of intrigue involving the very fate of humanity
Cinderella Man by Russell Crowe( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 2,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized version of the life of heavyweight boxer James J. Braddock, whose defeat of world champion Max Baer in 1935 ranks as one of the greatest upsets in sporting history
Pitch Perfect by Anna Kendrick( Visual )

30 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arriving at her new college, Beca finds herself not right for any clique but somehow is muscled into one that she never would have picked on her own: alongside mean girls, sweet girls and weird girls whose only thing in common is how good they sound when they sing together. When Beca leads this a cappella singing group out of their traditional arrangements and perfect harmonies into all-new mash-ups, they fight to climb their way to the top of college music competitions
 
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