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Legendary Pictures

Overview
Works: 154 works in 1,166 publications in 4 languages and 81,583 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Superhero films  Fantasy films  Crime films  Biographical films  War films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Legendary Pictures
The Hangover by Todd Phillips( Visual )

73 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,592 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
The Dark Knight by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

61 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 4,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The follow-up to 'Batman Begins' ... With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batham sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective. But soon the three find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind knows as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante ..."--Container notes
Inception by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

45 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and French and held by 3,410 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 )

37 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes waited many days for King Leonidas to surrender or withdraw. When the Greeks did not leave, Xerxes was left with no option and he moved forward. The battle lasted for about 3 days and after which all 300 Spartans were killed. The Spartan defeat would not have happened if not for a local shepherd, named Ephialtes, who defected to the Persians and informed Xerxes of a separate path through Thermopylae, which the Persians could use to outflank the Greeks
Interstellar by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

26 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 2,795 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 )

28 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jurassic World theme park lets guests experience the thrill of witnessing actual dinosaurs, but something ferocious lurks behind the park's attractions - a genetically modified dinosaur with savage capabilities. When the massive creature escapes choas erupts across the island. Now, it's up to Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) to save the park's tourists from an all-out, prehistoric assault
Batman Begins by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 2,680 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
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Max feels neglected by his mother, he runs away wearing his wolf costume to a world in his imagination inhabited by unruly beasts who befriend Max after he is proclaimed king
Unbroken by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 2,612 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
The dark knight rises by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

44 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Turkish and held by 2,567 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
Pacific Rim by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

51 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When legions of monstrous creatures started rising from the sea, a deadly war began. To combat them, humans devised massive robots called Jaegers as weapons. But even the Jaegers proved nearly defenseless against the creatures [known as Kaijus]. Now on the verge of defeat, mankind must turn to two unlikely heroes, teamed in a seemingly obsolete Jaeger, as the last hope against a mounting apocalypse"--Container
Man of Steel by Henry Cavill( Visual )

57 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,448 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
Godzilla by Aaron Johnson( Visual )

44 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From visionary new director Gareth Edwards comes a powerful story of human courage and reconciliation in the face of titanic forces of nature, when the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless
Watchmen by Zack Snyder( Visual )

27 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 2,221 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
Straight Outta Compton by F. Gary Gray( Visual )

27 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1988, a groundbreaking new group revolutionizes music and pop culture, changing and influencing hip-hop forever. N.W.A's first studio album, "Straight Outta Compton," stirs controversy with its brutally honest depiction of life in Southern Los Angeles. With guidance from veteran manager Jerry Heller, band members Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson Jr.), Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins), Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren navigate their way through the industry, acquiring fame, fortune and a place in history
Steve Jobs by Danny Boyle( Visual )

21 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,182 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 2,126 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 )

22 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The show reimagines the origin of the mythic Kong in a compelling, original adventure. In the film, a diverse team of explorers is brought together to venture deep into an uncharted island in the Pacific, as beautiful as it is treacherous, unaware that they're crossing into the domain of the mythic Kong
Clash of the titans by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

24 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,889 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
The Town by Ben Affleck( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tijdens de voorbereidingen van zijn volgende 'klus' probeert een ervaren bankovervaller twee zaken in balans te brengen: zijn gevoelens voor de manager van een andere bank die hij eerder overvallen heeft en het onvindbaar proberen te blijven voor de FBI-agent die er alles aan doet om hem te pakken te krijgen
 
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