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Legendary Pictures

Overview
Works: 236 works in 1,412 publications in 4 languages and 89,759 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Superhero films  Fantasy films  Biographical films  Sports films  War films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Legendary Pictures
The Dark Knight by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

59 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 4,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin, laughter, and inhuman morality makes him dangerous. Batman seeks to stop the mysterious Joker at all costs. He has no method at all and seeks to see the world plunge into the fire he has yet to light. But, Batman has come to represents the symbol of hope
Inception by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

49 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in English and French and held by 3,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back but only if he can accomplish the impossible--inception. Instead of the perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists have to pull off the reverse: their task is not to steal an idea but to plant one. If they succeed, it could be the perfect crime. But no amount of careful planning or expertise can prepare the team for the dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy that only Cobb could have seen coming
300 by Zack Snyder( Visual )

43 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the graphic novel by Frank Miller, 300 brings to life an epic battle in 480 B.C., where 300 Spartans halted the advance of the Persian army numbering 1 million soldiers
Interstellar by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

29 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and held by 2,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history; traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars
Jurassic World by Colin Trevorrow( Visual )

32 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 2,724 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
The dark knight rises by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

44 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and Turkish and held by 2,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite his tarnished reputation after taking the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman intervenes to assist Gotham in its struggle against the villain Bane
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
Unbroken by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

20 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 2,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the incredible life of Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini. As a boy, Louis is always in trouble but with the help of his older brother he channels his energy into running and becomes a 1936 Olympic competitor. When World War II breaks out, Louis enlists in the miliary. After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, he spends a garrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Here he becomes the favourite target of a particularly brutal prison guard because of his Olympic history. An unbelievable and inspiring true story about the resilient power of the human spirit
Pacific Rim by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

58 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When legions of monstrous creatures known as Kaiju started rising from the sea, a deadly war began. To combath them, humans devised massive robots called Jaegers as weapons. Controlled simultaneiously by two pilots, even the Jaegers proved nearly defenseless against the Jaiju. Now on the verge of defeat, mankind must turn to a washed-up former pilot and an untested trainee teamed in a seemingly obsolete Jaeger. These unlikely heroes are the last hope against a mounting apocalypse"--Container
Man of Steel by Henry Cavill( Visual )

61 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind"--Container
42( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 2,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History was made in 1947, when Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball race barrier to become the first African American MLB player of the modern era. 42 tells the life story of Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey
The Hangover by Todd Phillips( Visual )

41 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doug Billings and Tracy Garner are about to get married. Two days before the wedding, Doug and his groomsmen hop into Tracy's father's Mercedes for a 24-hour stag party in Las Vegas. The morning after their arrival in Vegas, they awaken in their Caesars Palace hotel suite each with the worst hangover. No one remembers what happened in the past twelve or so hours. The suite is in shambles and Doug is missing. Phil, Stu and Alan try to find Doug using only what little pieces of information they have at hand and go on a journey of discovery. However, it's a race against time since they need to find Doug and get him back to Los Angeles in time for the wedding
Straight Outta Compton by F. Gary Gray( Visual )

34 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking viewers back to where it all began, the film tells the true story of how these cultural rebels-armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent-stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down and formed the world's most dangerous group, N.W.A
Godzilla by Gareth Edwards( Visual )

46 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years after his mother's death at a nuclear power plant in Japan, Ford Brody discovers a conspiracy to hide the fact that giant monsters exist. But it doesn't take long for the world to also find out, as a "Massive Unidentified Terrestrial Organism" attacks Hawaii, and Godzilla turns up
Watchmen by Zack Snyder( Visual )

30 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 2,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the United States, costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. But, when one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up, but no less determined, masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover the plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion, a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers, Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future
Steve Jobs by Danny Boyle( Visual )

24 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biopic of Steve Jobs that takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution in order to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac
We are Marshall by Cory Helms( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inspiring story of how a small town in West Virginia, steeped in the rich tradition of college football, struggled to cope with a devastating loss and restore their community after one of the worst disasters in the history of American sports. On the evening of Saturday, November 14, 1970, a chartered jet carrying Marshall University's football team, coaches and fans, was on its way home from a hard-fought game in North Carolina. Less than a minute before its scheduled landing at Tri-State Airport, the plane crashed in the Appalachian Mountains, killing everyone aboard: 37 players, eight coaches and university staff, the flight crew, and 25 prominent Huntington citizens. They find hope and strength in the leadership of outsider Jack Lengyel, a young coach determined to rebuild Marshall's football program. Less than a year after the crash, on September 18, 1971, Marshall University was poised to stage one of the greatest comebacks in collegiate sports
Kong : Skull Island by Jordan Vogt-Roberts( Visual )

28 editions published in 2017 in English and French and held by 2,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers explores an uncharted island in the Pacific, but their mission of discovery becomes the ultimate battle between man and nature when they venture into the domain of the mighty Kong
Batman Begins( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a boy, Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armoured suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right
Clash of the titans by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

27 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Clash of the Titans, the ultimate struggle for power pits men against kings and kings against gods. But the war between the gods themselves could destroy the world. Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus an unleash hell on earth. Battling unholy demons and fearsome beasts, Perseus and his warriors will only survive if Perseus accepts his power as a god, defies fate and creates his own destiny."--Back of container
 
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English (666)

French (3)

Turkish (3)

Spanish (2)