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Legendary Pictures

Overview
Works: 87 works in 700 publications in 4 languages and 67,315 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Superhero films  Fantasy films  Crime films  Comedy films  Sports films 
Classifications: PN1997.2,
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Most widely held works by Legendary Pictures
The hangover by Todd Phillips( Visual )

47 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and French and held by 4,139 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 Christian Bale( Visual )

44 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,916 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
300 by Zack Snyder( Visual )

33 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 3,515 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
Inception by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

32 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,112 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
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,570 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
Batman begins by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a boy a young 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
Interstellar by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,519 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
Watchmen by Zack Snyder( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,450 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
Unbroken( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp
The dark knight rises by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

26 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent Act
Pacific Rim by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

37 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,220 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 )

32 editions published in 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clark Kent confronts his extraterrestrial origins and fights to save humanity when Earth is invaded by General Zod and his army
Jurassic World by Colin Trevorrow( Visual )

16 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,212 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
We are Marshall by Maige( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,110 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
Godzilla by Ishirō Honda( Visual )

27 editions published in 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,041 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
Clash of the titans by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

20 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hades, the god of the underworld, takes his family, Perseus embarks on a mission to defeat him before he can seize ultimate power and unleash hell on earth
The Town by Ben Affleck( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doug MacRay is leader of a Boston bank robber gang but not cut from the same cloth as his fellow thieves. When Doug falls into a passionate romance with the bank manager briefly taken hostage in their last heist, he wants out of this life and out of the town. As the Feds close in and the crew questions his loyalty, he has one of two choices: betray his friends or lose the woman he loves. Special features include the extended cut
Jack the giant slayer( Visual )

20 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Centuries after a fearsome race of giants was defeated in battle and banished to a sky kingdom, a young farmhand named Jack ... unwittingly causes an enormous beanstalk to take root. In the process, his beloved Princess Isabelle is carried miles into the clouds, straight into the clutches of the bloodthirsty giants. Now, with the help of the king's military commander ... this unlikely hero gets a chance to become a legend"--Container
42 by Chadwick Boseman( Visual )

22 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,462 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
Due date by Todd Phillips( Visual )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expectant first-time father Peter Highman looks forward to his new child's due date five days away. As Peter hurries to catch a flight home from Atlanta to be at his wife's side for the birth, his best intentions go completely awry. An encounter with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay forces Peter to hitch a ride with Ethan on a cross-country trip that will ultimately destroy several cars, many friendships, and Peter's last nerve
 
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Where the wild things are
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English (449)

French (10)

Spanish (3)

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