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Warner Home Video (Firm)

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Works: 25,213 works in 57,398 publications in 10 languages and 2,949,144 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Juvenile works  History  Science fiction films  Musical films  Historical films 
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Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Warner Home Video (Firm)
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

38 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 6,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nearly unanimous critical praise as this Hamlet. Dynamic, exciting, and contemporary, it breathes new life into Shakespeare's greatest play
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K Rowling( Visual )

72 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 6,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Potter, an orphaned child that has spent the first ten years of his life living under the stairs of his aunt and uncle's house, is invited to join the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He learns his destiny lies in the realm of magic and fantasy
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

94 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 6,532 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
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets by Chris Columbus( Visual )

95 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 6,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cars fly, trees fight back and a mysterious elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of the second year of his amazing journey into the world of wizardry. This year at Hogwarts, spiders talk, letters scold and Harry's own unsettling ability to speak to snakes turns his friends against him. From dueling clubs to rogue Bludgers, it's a year of adventure and danger when bloody writing on a wall announces: The Chamber of Secrets has been opened. To save Hogwarts will require all of Harry, Ron and Hermione's magical abilities and courage
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by Alfonso Cuarón( Visual )

92 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 6,214 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 wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

84 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 5,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaws on the U.S.-Mexican border face the march of progress, the Mexican army and a gang of bounty hunters led by a former member as they plan to rob a U.S. Army train
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )

107 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 5,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. He wants to get out of the force, but is drawn back in when 6 "skin jobs," the slang for replicants, hijack a ship back to Earth. The city that Deckard must search for his prey is a huge, sprawling, bleak vision of the future. This 2007 "final cut" was remastered with improved visual and sound effects, and made some revisions to the 1992 "director's cut" revision
Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

51 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 5,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After finally catching serial killer and occult 'sorcerer' Lord Blackwood, legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson can close yet another successful case. After his execution, Blackwood mysteriously returns from the grave and resumes his killing spree, Holmes must take up the hunt once again. Contending with Watson's new fiancée and the dimwitted head of Scotland Yard, the determined detective must unravel the clues that will lead him into a twisted web of murder, deceit, and black magic, not to mention the deadly embrace of temptress Irene Adler
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

81 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In World War II Morocco, seething with European refugees desperate for passage to neutral Lisbon, only a world-weary and bitter nightclub owner can help his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
Batman by Tim Burton( Visual )

79 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 5,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gotham City faces two monstrous criminal menaces: the bizarre, sinister Penguin (Danny DeVito) and the slinky, mysterious Catwoman (Michelle Pfeiffer). Can Batman (Michael Keaton) battle two formidable foes at once? Especially when one wants to be mayor and the other is romantically attracted to Bruce Wayne! Like the groundbreaking 1989 original, Batman Returns is directed by the wizardly Tim Burton. And like the first blockbuster, it's a dazzling adventure that leaves you breathless
The Hangover by Todd Phillips( Visual )

68 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,993 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
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by David Yates( Visual )

54 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 4,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lord Voldemort has returned, but the ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth. They appoint Ministry official Dolores Umbridge as the new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. When Umbridge refuses to teach practical defensive magic, Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train a select group of students for the wizarding war that lies ahead. A terrifying showdown between good and evil awaits"--Container
The color purple by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

58 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 4,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister
The Polar Express by Tom Hanks( Visual )

32 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 4,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy longs to believe in Santa Claus, but he finds it quite difficult to do so. His family has a dogged insistence that all of it, from the North Pole, to the elves, to Santa himself, is all just a myth. This all changes, however, on Christmas Eve, when a mysterious train visits Billy in the middle of the night, promising to take him and a group of other lucky children to the North Pole for a visit with Santa. The train's conductor, along with the other passengers help turn Billy's crisis of faith into a journey of self-discovery
A streetcar named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

55 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and French and held by 4,468 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
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by David Yates( Visual )

66 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and Vietnamese and held by 4,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emboldened by the return of Lord Voldemort, the Death Eaters are wreaking havoc in both the Muggle and wizarding worlds. Hogwarts, once thought to be a safe haven, may no longer be safe. Harry suspects that new dangers may lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle that he knows is fast approaching. Harry will have to help him uncover a vital key to unlocking Voldemort's defenses, a critical piece of information known only to Horace Slughorn, Hogwarts' former Potions Professor. Dumbledore manipulates his old colleague into returning to his previous post with promises of more money, a bigger office and the chance to teach the famous Harry Potter
Gone with the Wind by Victor Fleming( Visual )

84 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 4,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film: Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Haras' Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction. This sweeping Civil War-era drama romance won an impressive 10 Academy Awards, and its immortal characters Scarlett, Rhett, Ashley, Melanie, Mammy and Prissy populate an epic story of enduring appeal across generations
One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest by Miloš Forman( Visual )

66 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 4,450 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
2001, a space odyssey by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

70 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mankind finds a mysterious artifact buried on the moon and with the intelligent computer HAL 9000, sets off on a quest to Jupiter
Willy Wonka & the chocolate factory by Mel Stuart( Visual )

57 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 4,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the expedition visiting legendary Candy Man Willy Wonka in a splendiferous movie that wondrously brings to the screen the endlessly appetizing delights of Roald Dahl's classic book. On a whirlwind tour of Willy's incredible, edible realm of chocolate waterfalls, elfish Oompa-Loompas, and industrial-sized confections, a boy named Charlie will discover the sweetest secret of all: a generous, loving heart
 
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