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Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 4,589 works in 8,846 publications in 5 languages and 777,056 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  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 Claude-Michel Schönberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 3,378 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 )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 3,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England, in a world where an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 3,234 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 ABBA (Musical group)( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 3,152 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
Battlestar Galactica by Michael Rymer( Visual )

35 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuation of the epic, follows the ongoing battle of President Laura Roslin and Commander William Adama in their heart-pounding crusade to save humanity from the deadly robot Cylons
Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,102 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 3,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bourne is once again brought out of hiding. This time, inadvertently by London-based reporter Simon Ross. Simon is trying to unveil Operation BlackBriar which is an upgrade to Project Treadstone, by writing about it in a series of newspaper columns. Bourne sets up a meeting with Ross and realizes instantly they're being scanned. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne must finally, ultimately, uncover his dark past whilst dodging The Company's best efforts in trying to eradicate him
Fast five by Paul Walker( Visual )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 3,065 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
Coraline by Henry Selick( Visual )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking for excitement, Coraline ventures through a mysterious door into a world that is similar, yet disturbingly different from her own, where she must challenge a gruesome entity in order to save herself, her parents, and the souls of three others
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 2,861 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
Despicable me by Steve Carell( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 2,830 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
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,647 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 )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 2,626 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 )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,607 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 )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,578 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
Milk by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En compagnie de son amant Scott Smith, Harvey Milk, quarante ans, quitte New York pour San Francisco. Dans Castro Street, artère commerçante d'un quartier ouvrier pris d'assaut par la communauté homosexuelle, il ouvre un magasin d'articles de photographie. Plus qu'un commerce, le lieu devient rapidement le point de ralliement des militants gays, que Milk galvanise par ses rêves d'obtenir un poste à la mairie. Il s'y prendra à quatre reprises avant d'être finalement élu conseiller municipal, en 1977, où il pilote l'offensive californienne contre un projet de loi autorisant la discrimination contre les homosexuels. Le 27 novembre 1978, trois semaines après avoir remporté cette bataille, Milk et le maire de San Francisco, ligués contre un conseiller de droite et homophobe, sont abattus par lui en plein hôtel de ville."--Site Web d'Atlantis Vivafilm
Dallas Buyers Club by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,543 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
Jurassic World by Colin Trevorrow( Visual )

18 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a unique park attraction escapes, two of the Jurassic World theme park's employees endeavor to save the park's tourists
Unbroken by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,457 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 )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,412 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
 
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