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Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 5,517 works in 12,021 publications in 5 languages and 830,581 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Animated films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Publisher, prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Les Misérables by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 3,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-revolutionary France, Jean Valjean is paroled after serving 19 years in prison for stealing bread. Unable to find work as an ex-convict, he steals silver from a church. When he is caught and brought back, the bishop forgives him, instructing Valjean to use the silver to begin a new life. After breaking parole to do so, nine years later Valjean is a wealthy industrialist and mayor. This success comes at high price-- he is hunted by ruthless policeman Javert, his former prison guard. When Valjean comes across a woman being arrested by his old nemesis Javert, Valjean intervenes, risking discovery. When Valjean learns that the woman, Fantine, turned to prostitution after losing her position at his factory because she has a child, he befriends Fantine, even agreeing to care for her daughter, Cosette. The decision changes their lives forever
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,394 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
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 3,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England, 1554. Henry VIII is dead. The country is divided, Catholic against Protestant. Henry's eldest daughter Mary, a fervent Catholic, is Queen. She is childless. The Catholics' greatest fear is the succession of Mary's Protestant half-sister, Elizabeth. After Mary's death, Elizabeth ascends to the throne, thrust into an edgy world of political and religious flux she struggles to protect her power, life, and independence as the court boils with intrigue and conspiracy. Elizabeth begins her reign in a land divided by bloody turmoil, and becomes a cunning strategist, weighing the counsel of her mysterious advisors, thwarting her devious rivals, and denying her own desires for the good of her country
Fast five by Paul Walker( Visual )

41 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 3,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dom Toretto is a former street racer who, along with his crew, hijacks an oil truck out on the highway. Dom is living the life of a fugitive in the Dominican Republic, but after suffering a devastating personal loss, he is driven by revenge to return to Los Angeles to bring down an elusive drug smuggler. He is reunited with undercover FBI agent Brian O'Connor who let him go eight years earlier. Brian is also on the case of the drug smuggler and he must come to terms with Dom and make amends with Dom's sister, whom he betrayed in his original pursuit of Dom
Mamma mia! by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 3,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20 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. Sophie 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
The Bourne ultimatum by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

30 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 3,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer
Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee( Visual )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,137 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 )

29 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coraline Jones finds a magical world that is similar to her own, but when her "other parents" try to get her to stay, Coraline must summon her courage and resourcefulness to find her way home
Despicable me by Steve Carell( Visual )

24 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 2,888 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
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,886 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
Jurassic World by Colin Trevorrow( Visual )

31 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 2,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-two years following the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now includes a completely functioning dinosaur theme park, as once envisioned by John Hammond. After ten years of operation and decline in visitors, a unique attraction is designed to ignite visitor's interest, which fails horribly
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson is best known as a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas. He seemed to be in the minor leagues, except for the fact that he is 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 the 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
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and French and held by 2,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of an alien stranded on Earth and his relationship with a young boy. For the 20th anniversary, the film was reissued with a digitally remixed soundtrack, additional footage and computer-generated enhancements to existing scenes
Inglourious basterds by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

27 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,671 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 )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,659 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
Minions by Pierre Coffin( Visual )

24 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 2,613 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
Milk by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,563 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 )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,553 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."
Unbroken by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

13 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,535 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
Heroes( Visual )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 2,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hiro is in ancient China where he meets his childhood hero Takezo Kensei. Parkman finds out that his father is Molly's nightmareman. Sylar is back but powerless, but proves that he is just as dangerous even without his powers. He meets a women with a dangerous power. She's a good person but her powers kill people and only her brother's power can control her. Sylar gets in her head and make her think that he's a good person that wants to help her. When he is really just fascinated by her power and wants it for his own. He can only accomplish with when he gets his own powers back and thinks Mohinder can help him. While Peter has mysteriously lost his memory and doesn't remember his brother Nathan or even that he has powers. He falls for a women who's brother says he can help him remember. Noah moves his daughter Claire to protect her from the Company. That will be easier said than done when a kid there sees that she has powers
 
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