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Mandate Pictures (Firm)

Works: 41 works in 255 publications in 3 languages and 23,934 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Feature films  Romance films  Fiction films  Drama 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mandate Pictures (Firm)
Juno by Jason Reitman( Visual )

39 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juno MacGuff is a sixteen-year-old who after a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, learns that she's pregnant. Yes, having a baby, especially at a young age, can dramatically affect the rest of young woman's life, and yes, it's nothing to be taken too lightly, but on the other hand: it's not the end of the world. How could a perfectly normal thing like a pregnancy be a totally awful thing? She decides to carry the baby to term and finds what seems like an ideal yuppie couple to adopt it, but everything falls apart. In the course of her pregnancy, Juno discovers that growing up isn't just about making the best of the mess you find yourself in, but figuring out what's best when that's not always clear
Stranger than fiction by Zach Helm( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 1,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Ferrell stars as Harold Crick, a lonely IRS agent whose mundane existence is transformed when he suddenly hears a mysterious voice narrating his life. With the help of Professor Jules Hilbert, Harold discovers he's the main character in a novel-in-progress and that the voice belongs to Karen Eiffel, an eccentric author famous for disposing of her characters in unusual ways. Harold must quickly track down Eiffel and stop her before she conjures up a way to kill him off
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium by Zach Helm( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Magorium owns the most amazing store in the world, where all the toys literally come to life. When the boss decides to retire, the shop throws a tantrum, and all its wonders begin to cease. Now Mr. Magorium's reluctant manager, skeptical accountant, and most loyal customer must work together to save the emporium by finding a little magic within themselves
Whip it by Drew Barrymore( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bliss Calendar is a small-town teenager with a big dream: to find her own path in the world. Tired of following in her family's footsteps of compliance and conformity, Bliss discovers a way to put her life on the fast track, literally. She lands a spot on a rough-and-tumble roller derby team and becomes 'Babe Ruthless', the hottest thing on eight wheels
50/50 by Jonathan Levine( Visual )

13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) es un saludable joven de 27 años que en apariencia lo tiene todo; un interesante trabajo en una estación de radio alternativa y una bella novia; sin embargo cuando es diagnosticado con una rara forma de cáncer en la espalda, su vida literalmente se pone de cabeza. Al lado de su mejor amigo Kyle (Seth Rogen), su histérica madre (Anjelica Huston) y una inexperta pero bien intencionada terapista, iniciará una jornada hacia la recuperación física en la que descubrirá que una parte fundamental del proceso es la actitud con la que nos enfrentamos al día a día ..."--Envase
Hope springs by David Frankel( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple goes to Great Hope Springs for a week of marriage therapy
Nick & Norah's infinite playlist by Peter Sollett( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick knows exactly how long it has been since Tris broke up with him - three weeks, two days, and 23 hours. Now she is at his gig, with a new guy. Nick can't understand how she could have moved on so fast. But that night, Nick meets Norah. They have nothing in common except their taste in music. This begins the night of Nick, Norah and Manhattan. Now, this chance meeting will turn into a crusdade to find a legendary rock band's secret show, ends up being a first date and a night that will change their lives forever
Young Adult by Jason Reitman( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mavis Gary is a writer of teen literature who returns to her small hometown to relive her glory days and attempt to reclaim her happily married high school sweetheart. When returning home proves more difficult than she thought, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate who hasn't quite gotten over high school, either. Special features: commentary, deleted scenes, and a featurette
Seeking a friend for the end of the world by Lorene Scafaria( Visual )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan
The switch by Ge deng( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kassie, a smart, fun-loving single woman ..., despite her neurotic best friend Wally's ... objections, decides it's time to have a baby--even if it means doing it herself-- with a little help from a charming sperm donor ... But, unbeknownst to her, Kassie's plans go awry because of a last-minute switch that isn't discovered until seven years later-- when Wally gets acquainted with Kassie's cute--though slightly neurotic--son"--Container
This is the end by Jonah Hill( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... six friends [are] trapped in a house after a series of strange and catastrophic events devastate Los Angeles. As the world unravels outside, dwindling supplies and cabin fever threaten to tear apart the friendships inside. Eventually, they are forced to leave the house, facing their fate and the true meaning of friendship and redemption."--Container
Harold & Kumar escape from Guantanamo Bay( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold and Kumar take an ill-fated flight to Amsterdam, but Kumar's suspicious-looking bong is mistaken for a bomb. Their arrest prompts a racist Homeland Security official to send the boys to indefinite lockup at Guantanamo Bay. Once there, they watch as beefy guards sexually subjugate 'enemy combatants.' The guys manage to get away and make it back to the U.S., hoping the well-connected fiancé of Kumar's old girlfriend, Vanessa, can get them out of their mess. During a dangerous and grotesque odyssey to Texas, Harold and Kumar have encounters with the Ku Klux Klan, a one-eyed, inbred monster, and old friend Neil Patrick Harris, who swallows fistfuls of magic mushrooms and drags the boys to a brothel stop that goes terribly wrong
The strangers by Keane (Musical group)( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple staying at an isolated vacation home, returns from a wedding reception. They receive a knock on the door in the middle of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. As the night goes on, the reality of their psychological terror becomes more terrifying than anything both could have imagined. Now, they must go beyond what either of them thought they were capable of in order to survive. Inspired by true events
A very Harold & Kumar Christmas( Visual )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following years of growing apart, Harold Lee and Kumar Patel have replaced each other with new friends and are preparing for their respective Yuletide celebrations. But when a mysterious package mistakenly arrives at Kumar's door on Christmas Eve, his attempts to redirect it to Harold's house ends with the 'high grade' contents, and Harold's father-in-law's prize Christmas tree, going up in smoke
Passengers by Matthew Rhodes( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a plane crash, Claire, a young therapist, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. They share their recollections of the incident. Some say there was an explosion, but the airline claims it never happened. Claire becomes intrigued by Eric, the most secretive of the passengers. Despite her better judgment, Claire's professional relationship with Eric blossoms into a romance. Then the survivors begin to disappear mysteriously, one by one. Claire suspects that Eric may hold all the answers and becomes determined to uncover the truth, no matter the consequences
LOL by Lisa Azuelos( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miley Cyrus stars as a teen girl navigating through the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship, while dodging her protective mother
The grudge 2 by Takashi Shimizu( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three interwoven stories about a terrible curse. A young woman encounters a malevolent supernatural force while searching for her missing sister in Tokyo; a mean high school prank goes horribly wrong; a woman with a deadly secret moves into a Chicago apartment building
Horsemen by Jonas Åkerlund( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his wife, a hardened police detective grows increasingly distant from his two young sons at home, while at work he is thrust into an investigation of perverse serial killings rooted in the Biblical prophecy of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Peacock by Michael Lander( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Skillpa, a quiet bank clerk living in tiny Peacock, Nebraska, prefers to live an invisible life. Then, in a moment, everything changes. A train caboose runs off its tracks and crashes into John's backyard and destroys more than the weathered planks of his wood fence. When neighbors descend on the scene, they discover John's other personality, Emma, for the first time and mistakenly believe her to be John's wife. John is launched into the spotlight and eventually it shatters his sanity
Neverwas by Joshua Michael Stern( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man finds out that his childhood fantasyland may really exist. Searching for insight into his father's life and the magical place he wrote about in the beloved children's book, Neverwas, psychiatrist Zach Riley takes a job at the institution where his father lived on and off. Once there, Zach meets Gabriel, a patient whose alternate reality is startlingly close to the world his father created
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Audience level: 0.15 (from 0.10 for Mr. Magori ... to 0.27 for LOL / ...)

Stranger than fiction
Alternative Names
맨데이트 픽처스



English (219)

French (3)

Turkish (2)

Nick & Norah's infinite playlistHarold & Kumar escape from Guantanamo BayPassengersThe grudge 2