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Works: 4,794 works in 9,593 publications in 5 languages and 781,655 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  History  Animated films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  War films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Publisher, prn, Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Les Misérables by Tim Hooper( Visual )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 3,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 19th century France the paroled prisoner Jean Valjean seeks redemption, regains his social standing, and rises to the rank of mayor. He encounters a beautiful but desperately ill woman named Fantine and cares for her daughter, Cosette, after her death. All the while he is obsessively pursued by the policeman Javert, who vows to make him pay for the crimes of his past
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 3,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic tale of love and misunderstanding, set in early nineteenth century England. A spirited young woman copes with the suit of a man she believes to be snobbish, as well as the romantic entanglements of her four sisters
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 3,228 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
Mamma mia! by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 3,138 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
Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,092 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
The Bourne ultimatum by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 3,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once again, Jason Bourne emerges from hiding and into chaos. His return this time prompted inadvertently by London-based reporter Simon Ross. Ross's writing is unveiling Operation Blackbriar--an upgrade to Project Treadstone--in a series of newspaper columns which have woken, and profoundly disturbed, Bourne's former masters. Bourne must uncover and eradicate the sources of their paranoia, before they eradicate him. Clawing his way out of madness, Jason Bourne has regained his conscience even though he has lost most of his mind
Fast five by Paul Walker( Visual )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 3,050 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
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 2,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1935, 13-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
Coraline by Henry Selick( Visual )

26 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,829 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 Steve Carell( Visual )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 2,812 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
Curious George by H. A Rey( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 2,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When The Man In The Yellow Hat befriends Curious George in the jungle, they set off on a non-stop, fun-filled adventure through the wonders of the big city toward the warmth of true friendship
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,633 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
Inglourious basterds by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 2,614 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 )

10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,612 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."--Publisher description
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of an alien stranded on Earth and his relationship with a young boy
Milk by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His life changed history. His courage changed lives. Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, became a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he was elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977. His election makes him 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, were shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blamed his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the inspiring true story of Harvey Milk
Jurassic World by Colin Trevorrow( Visual )

20 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,549 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. When the massive creature escapes choas erupts across the island. Now, it's up to Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) to save the park's tourists from an all-out, prehistoric assault
Dallas Buyers Club by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,533 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 )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,468 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
Minions by Pierre Coffin( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Minions Kevin, Stuart and Bob set out to find the Minions a new villain to serve, they find much more than they bargained for
 
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