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Warner Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 28,265 works in 61,031 publications in 10 languages and 2,973,443 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Gangster films  Prison films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, fds, prn, htt, Producer, Actor, pre, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Warner Home Video (Firm)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K Rowling( Visual )

66 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 6,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by Alfonso Cuarón( Visual )

86 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 6,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, Ron, and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. There they are forced to face escaped prisoner Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. Harry must overcome the threats of Dementors, outsmart a werewolf, and finally deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship with his parents. Harry and friends master advanced magic classes, cross time barriers, and change the course of more than one life
The Polar Express by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe
The color purple by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

60 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and French and held by 4,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emotional story of a young black woman in rural turn-of-the-century America, who is separated from her sister while enduring a life of abuse and hardship
One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest by Miloš Forman( Visual )

72 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 4,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a man whose rebelliousness pits him against the head nurse of a mental ward and the full-spectrum of institutional repression. The patients in the mental hospital then rebel against the rule-bound head nurse, whose smiling, unruffled and patient manner conceal her ruthless determination to crush any hint of individuality of spirit in the men in her charge
A streetcar named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

52 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and French and held by 4,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being exiled from her hometown of Auriol, Mississippi for seducing a seventeen-year-old boy at the school where she taught English, Blanche DuBois arrives unexpectedly at the New Orleans home of her pregnant sister Stella Kowalski and her Stella's husband Stanley. Stanley, both repulsed and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money whereby he sets about discovering everything else he can about her past. Tension between Blanche and Stanley builds as time passes and is intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies
2001, a space odyssey by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

60 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the Dawn of Man, a group of hominids encounters a mysterious black monolith that is alien to their surroundings. A hominid discovers the first weapon, using a bone to kill prey. The bone is tossed in the air and it's a 21st century spacecraft hovering over the Earth, skipping ahead millions of years in technological development only to imply that man hasn't advanced very far at all psychologically. U.S. scientist Dr. Heywood Floyd travels to the moon to check out the discovery of a strange object on the moon's surface: a black monolith. As the sun's rays strike the stone, however, it emits a piercing, deafening sound that fills the investigators' headphones and stops them in their path. Cutting ahead 18 months, impassive astronauts David Bowman and Frank Poole head toward Jupiter on the space ship Discovery, their only company three hibernating astronauts and the vocal, man-made HAL 9000 computer running the entire ship. When the all-too-human HAL malfunctions, however, he tries to murder the astronauts to cover his error, forcing Bowman to defend himself the only way he can. Free of HAL, and finally informed of the voyage's purpose by a recording from Floyd, Bowman journeys to "Jupiter and Beyond the Infinite," through the psychedelic slit-scan star-gate to an 18th century room, and the completion of the monolith's evolutionary mission
Willy Wonka & the chocolate factory by Mel Stuart( Visual )

57 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 4,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candy manufacturer Willy Wonka has a contest and hides five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. All five ticket winners get a free tour of the mysterious Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of Wonka candy. Four of the children are nasty brats who are punished by Wonka using various diabolical, but funny, methods. Only Charlie, a likeable child, wins the heart of the manufacturer
The Shawshank Redemption by Frank Darabont( Visual )

39 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 4,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Red" Redding is a lifer who knows the ropes at Maine's Shawshank State Prison. New inmate Andy Dufresne is a quiet banker, unjustly convicted of murder. Andy's indomitable will earns Red's friendship and his resourcefulness brings hope and change to the entire prison. Andy is full of surprises--and he saves his best surprise for last
Harry Potter and the goblet of fire by Mike Newell( Visual )

77 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 4,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Harry Potter's name emerges from the Goblet of Fire, he becomes a competitor in a grueling battle for glory among three wizarding schools - the Triwizard Tournament
The Dark Knight by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

46 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 4,142 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
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

85 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Gale lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. She has a pet dog named Toto. When Miss Gulch takes Toto away, Toto escapes and runs back to Dorothy. Soon, she runs away from home, and runs into the fake psychic, Professor Marvel. He tells Dorothy that her Auntie Em is sick, so Dorothy and Toto run back home, but a tornado comes and takes Dorothy and Toto to Oz, a place somewhere over the rainbow. She lands in Munchkinland. Her house accidentally lands on the Wicked Witch of the West's sister and Dorothy magically inherits the pair of ruby slippers that were on her feet. Glinda, the Good Witch of the North tells Dorothy to follow the Yellow Brick Road to see the Wizard so she can get back home. Along the way, she befriends Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion. They are also seeking help from the Wizard because the Scarecrow needs a brain, Tinman needs a heart, and Lion needs courage
GoodFellas by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

52 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on a group of men involved with organized crime while giving an inside look at the Mafia from 1955-80. Based on the life of mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian New York kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" in his impoverished Brooklyn neighborhood
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

45 editions published between 1951 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as well as his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish co-star
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by David Yates( Visual )

62 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction--the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor Dumbledore, the three friends must now rely on one another more than ever. But there are Dark Forces in their midst that threaten to tear them apart. Harry's only hope is to find the Horcruxes before Voldemort finds him
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Tim Burton( Visual )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 3,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quirky situations, action and mild language
Bonnie and Clyde by Arthur Penn( Visual )

44 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of comedy and brutal violence, this film is based on the exploits of the notorious American outlaws of the 1930's, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow
The green mile by Frank Darabont( Visual )

41 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death Row guards at a penitentiary in the 1930's have a moral dilemma with their job when they discover one of their prisoners, a convicted murderer, has a special gift
The shining by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

59 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 3,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy and his parents spend the winter in a resort hotel which is possessed by ghosts of its evil past. Jack Torrance (Nicholson), winter caretaker of the Overlook Hotel, spirals helplessly toward madness and murder as the hotel's power plays upon his weaknesses. Jack's put-upon wife Wendy (Duvall) is the ultimate woman on the run. Danny Lloyd plays their psychic son, whose ability (his "shining") unlocks visions of evil
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by Chris Columbus( Visual )

89 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About to enter his second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter is visited by a house-elf named Dobby and warned not to return. Harry ignores his warning and returns to Hogwarts, where strange things begin to happen, as people are becoming petrified, Harry hears a voice which seems to be coming from within the walls, and Harry's newly-discovered and unsettling ability to communicate with snakes turns even his friends against him
 
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanThe Polar ExpressOne Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest2001, a space odysseyWilly Wonka & the chocolate factoryThe Shawshank RedemptionHarry Potter and the goblet of fireThe Dark Knight
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