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Mandate Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 42 works in 261 publications in 4 languages and 23,948 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Coming-of-age films  Romance films  Road films  Teen films  Sports films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mandate Pictures (Firm)
Juno by Jason Reitman( Visual )

38 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juno MacGuff is sixteen years-old who after a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, learns that she's pregnant. Juno and Paulie like each other, but not enough to start a family, complete with a child. Paulie leaves all the decisions about the baby to Juno. Initially she decides to have an abortion, but can't go through with it. So she decides to have the baby and give it up for adoption. The next step is to find prospective parents for the yet unborn child. In the Pennysaver ad section, Juno finds Mark and Vanessa Loring, a yuppie couple living in the suburbs. Juno likes the Lorings and of her own choosing, she enters into a closed adoption contract with the Lorings. During the second and third trimesters of Juno's pregnancy, which she treats with care but detachment, her relationships with her family, with Paulie, and with the Lorings develop
Stranger than fiction by Zach Helm( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 1,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Crick - IRS auditor, milquetoast, and poster child for obsessive-compulsive disorder - wakes one morning to hear a woman's voice in his bathroom, narrating his life as he is living it, subsequently announcing his imminent death. This is a big problem, since Harold has a burning crush on Ana, his latest audit case. Searching for the source of the voice, he turns to literary theory-spewing professor Jules Hilburt, who eventually discovers that talented but troubled novelist Karen Eiffel is writing Harold--he is the central character of her new novel, "Death and Taxes." The question is: will Harold's story end as a comedy, or a tragedy?
Whip it by Drew Barrymore( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,682 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
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
50/50 by Jonathan Levine( Visual )

13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,639 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
Nick & Norah's infinite playlist by Peter Sollett( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 1,482 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 )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,320 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
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonus features disc with includes seven fanciful featurettes take you behind the scenes of the most tantalizing toy haven in the world
Seeking a friend for the end of the world by Lorene Scafaria( Visual )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a too-near future, two neighbors, Dodge and Penny, react in their own unique ways to the announcement that a 70-mile-wide asteroid is en route to the Earth. Dodge wants to return to his first love. Penny just wants to get back to her family. As the unlikely companions' respective journeys converge, their outlooks -- if not the world's -- brighten in surprising and hilarious ways
The switch by Ge deng( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,220 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
This is the end by Jonah Hill( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,194 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 821 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
A very Harold & Kumar Christmas( Visual )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six years after their Guantanamo Bay adventure, 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 its '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

A grief counselor working with a group of plane-crash survivors finds herself at the root of a mystery when her clients begin to disappear
The grudge 2 by Takashi Shimizu( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 403 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 375 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 340 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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Stranger than fiction
Alternative Names
맨데이트 픽처스

マンデート・ピクチャーズ

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Languages
English (199)

French (4)

Turkish (2)

Spanish (1)

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