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Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 6,582 works in 16,046 publications in 4 languages and 850,758 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  War films  Animated films  Musical films  Romance 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 )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 2005 film version of Jane Austen's novel set in nineteenth century England, in which Miss Elizabeth Bennet is not impressed with Mr. Darcy upon their first meeting, but goes on to fall in love with him, and he with her. This set includes the wide and full screen versions of the motion picture, the compact disc with the music soundtrack, and a guidebook
Les Misérables by Tim Hooper( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 3,318 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
Mamma mia! by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

32 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,175 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 )

31 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,148 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 2,962 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 2,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gru, is the world's best supervillain, until Vector outshines him by stealing the Pyramid of Giza, so Gru plans to steal the moon with the help of three young orphan girls
Jurassic World by Colin Trevorrow( Visual )

39 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in English and held by 2,856 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
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,839 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
Inglourious basterds by Quentin [Regie] Tarantino( Visual )

40 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,763 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 )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and held by 2,701 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 Geoffrey Rush( Visual )

28 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 2,675 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 2,652 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 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
Spotlight by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

22 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,602 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
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

38 editions published between 1982 and 2020 in English and held by 2,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steven Spielberg's masterpiece about a boy and his special bond with an alien from another planet. This 30th Anniversary Edition includes hours of bonus features, including a new interview with Steven Spielberg
Unbroken by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

18 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1943, l'avion transportant le soldat américain et coureur olympique Louis Zamperini s'abîme dans l'océan Pacifique. Après 47 jours de dérive en mer, le jeune homme est rescapé par les Japonais puis conduit dans un camp de prisonniers dirigé par un sergent sadique. [Médiafilm]
Milk by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,538 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 2,493 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
Children of men by Alfonso Cuarón( Visual )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 2,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 2027. It's been eighteen years since baby Diego was born and now he is dead. As humankind faces extinction, a disillusioned Theo becomes an unlikely champion when he is asked by his former lover to escort a young pregnant woman out of the country as quickly as possible. In a race against time, Theo will risk everything to deliver the miracle the whole world has been waiting for
Cinderella Man by Russell Crowe( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 2,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Great Depression, an everyday common-man hero, James J. Braddock was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. With the Depression going strong in the early 1930s, the impoverished ex-boxer was seemingly as broken-down and out-of-luck as the rest of the America. Driven by love and determination, he returned to the ring. He did not have much of a shot, but James was fueled by something beyond mere competition. He kept winning and suddenly, the ordinary working man became an icon who carried the hopes and dreams of the disenfranchised on his shoulders. Eventually, he rose through the ranks and went on to fight the heavyweight champ, the unstoppable Max Baer
Pitch Perfect by Anna Kendrick( Visual )

30 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,453 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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