WorldCat Identities

MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 953 works in 1,665 publications in 4 languages and 60,854 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)
The land before time III : the time of the great giving by Universal Home Entertainment Productions (Firm)( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a meteorite cuts off the water supply for the Great Valley, a young dinosaur named Littlefoot and his friends search for more water and find a large pool near the home of the dreaded Sharpteeth
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and French and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oskar Schindler, a "good" German, saves the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust
Apollo 13 by Ron Howard( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time, and the odds, to bring them home"--Container
Babe by Dick King-Smith( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entertaining version of the life of Babe Ruth, from his youth in Baltimore to his retirement from the game of baseball
Lorenzo's oil by Mi le( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parents of a young boy stricken with a degenerative immune system disease, ALD, struggle to find a way to halt the progress of the disease. Based on a true story
Jurassic Park by Sam Neill( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a remote island off Costa Rica, wealthy entrepreneur John Hammond (Attenborough) has created Jurassic Park. It features real live dinosaurs, created through the reconstruction of dinosaur DNA. Prompted by his lawyer (Ferrero), Hammond recruits paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant (Neill), paleobotanist Dr. Ellie Sattler (Dern), and eccentric mathematician Ian Malcolm (Goldblum) to take a guided tour of the park, evaluate it, and give it a seal of approval. Hammond's visiting grandchildren (Richards and Mazzello) come along for the ride, which is interrupted by a tropical storm and industrial sabotage
Beethoven's 2nd by Rod Daniel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel about the Newton family and their further adventures with the lovable Saint Bernard, Beethoven. When Beethoven meets the lady Saint Bernard of his dreams, the result is four valuable pups. The owner of the female sees only money, and its up to the Newton kids to bring the pups home!
The land before time by Universal Home Entertainment Productions (Firm)( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five orphaned baby dinosaurs work together to find the Great Valley where they might live peacefully
The paper( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A star-studded cast in a stop-the-presses comedy that brings the fast paced, cutthroat, frequently hilarious world of newspaper journalism vividly to life
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octogenarian who tells her the story of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago, inspiring the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
Beethoven by Brian Levant( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Newton family is unprepared for the chaos that enters their lives when the cute, frisky St. Bernard puppy they adopt grows into an enormous, drooling disaster-prone pooch named Beethoven!
Balto III by Simon Wells( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An animated adventure about brave Alaskan sled dogs that deliver serum to save children from an epidenic in 1925."
To Kill a Mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is a dusty Southern town during the Depression. A white woman accuses a black man of rape. Though he is obviously innocent, the outcome of his trial is such a foregone conclusion that no lawyer will step forward to defend him-- except the town's most distinguished citizen. His compassionate defense costs him many friendships but earns him the respect and admiration of his two motherless children
Casper by Bradley Silberling( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casper's magic touch -- Casper's outdoor sports -- Casper's city trips
The land before time IV : journey through the mists by MCA Universal Home Video( Visual )

4 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littlefoot and his pals explore swamps and outwit new villains to find a special flower that will heal Littlefoot's sick grandfather
12 monkeys by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and French and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 2035 and people subsist in a desolate netherworld after the eradication of 99 percent of the earth's population, a holocaust that makes the planet's surface uninhabitable and people's destiny uncertain. A desperate group of scientists secure a reluctant volunteer, James Cole, to embark on a dangerous mission back to 1996 in the hope he can unravel this nightmare before everyone is dead. When he arrives in 1996, he meets Jeffrey Goines, the unstable son of a renowned scientist, and Dr. Kathryn Railly, a psychiatrist and author who eventually believes his prophetic warnings of the world's fate. Questioning his own sanity, Cole and Railly struggle to unravel the mystery with two clues: a haunting childhood memory and a series of puzzling symbols from a group known as The Army of the Twelve Monkeys--Summary taken from Baseline, 3/14/96
Back to the future by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty McFly and Doc Brown first travel to the year 2015 to save Marty's as yet unborn son from going to jail. While there Marty purchases a sports history book, wanting to make some money wagering on future events. Doc convinces him this would be unethical and he discards the book. Biff, who became a wealthy man by using this book, delivers the book to himself as a young man to insure his future. Marty and Doc must then go back to 1955 to retrieve the book
For whom the bell tolls by Sam Wood( Visual )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American fighting in the Spanish Civil War on the side of the anti-fascists falls in love with an innocent young partisan
The Flintstones by Brian Levant( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the town of Bedrock, Fred Flintstone is set up to take the rap when Cliff Vandercave plans to steal a fortune from Slate and Co
The thrill of it all! by Norman Jewison( Visual )

3 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor's peaceful domestic life is turned upside down when his restless spouse becomes famous doing television commercials
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityUniversal Studios Home Video (Firm)

MCA Inc MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)

Languages
English (153)

Spanish (12)

French (6)

German (1)

Covers
Schindler's listApollo 13BabeThe land before timeFried green tomatoesBeethovenBalto IIITo Kill a Mockingbird