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Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 4,940 works in 10,259 publications in 5 languages and 809,532 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animated films  Science fiction films  War films  History 
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 Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 3,392 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 )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 3,360 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 )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 3,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1585: Philip II's Catholic Spain is the most powerful empire in the world. Only England, ruled by Protestant Elizabeth, stands against him. The Queen is threatened by a depleted treasury, constant threats of assassination, and plots by Philip to install her cousin, Queen Mary of Scotland, on her throne. To which end a great armada is poised to invade England--as punishment for the capture of his treasure-ships, and to make Europe safe for Catholicism--even as Elizabeth's attention is diverted to Sir Walter Raleigh, returned from the New World with two gifts: the territory of Virginia and tobacco. Facing her greatest challenge, Elizabeth must rally her country to safeguard her kingdom, destroy her enemies, and secure her position as "Mother to her people."
Mamma mia! by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 3,163 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
Fast five by Paul Walker( Visual )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 3,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Brian and Mia break Dom out of jail, they find themselves trapped in Rio de Janeiro on the run from the law. Now one last job stands between them and freedom, but will they make it before the corrupt businessmen, or the feds, catch up to them first?
Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,128 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 )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,120 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
Coraline by Henry Selick( Visual )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,913 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
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When 13-year-old Briony Tallis, sees her older sister Cecilia and Robbie Turner at the fountain in front of the family estate she misinterprets what is happening thus setting into motion a series of misunderstandings and a childish pique that will have lasting repercussions for all of them. Robbie is the son of a family servant toward whom the family has always been kind. They paid for him to attend Cambridge and now plans on going to medical school. After the fountain incident, Briony reads a letter intended for Cecilia and concludes that Robbie is a deviant. When her cousin Lola is raped, she tells the police that it was Robbie she saw committing the deed, when in fact it was a visitor to the estate
Despicable me by Steve Carell( Visual )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 2,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his quest to be the world's greatest villain, Gru plans to steal the Moon, but he meets his greatest challenge when he adopts three little girls to help him on his mission
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,667 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
The theory of everything by James Marsh( Visual )

14 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,645 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
Jurassic World by Colin Trevorrow( Visual )

23 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,643 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
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and French and held by 2,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of an alien stranded on Earth and his relationship with a young boy
Inglourious basterds by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,615 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
Milk by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,583 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 2,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inspired by true events, in 1985, Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof ... sees his free-wheeling life overturned when he's diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live. Determined to survive, Woodroof decides to take matters in his own hands by tracking down alternative treatments from all over the world by means both legal and illegal"--Container
Minions by Pierre Coffin( Visual )

21 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 2,550 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
Unbroken by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,504 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
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen (1.85:1) presentation. In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and jarred by rumors of his late wife's infidelities, Quayle surprises everyone by embarking on a personal odyssey that will take him across three continents. Using his privileged access to diplomatic secrets, Justin risks his own life and will stop at nothing to expose the truth - a conspiracy more far-reaching and deadly than Quayle could ever have imagined
 
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