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PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 329 works in 1,482 publications in 7 languages and 49,563 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Police films  Historical films  Romance films  History 
Roles: Production personnel, Publisher, prn, Producer, Distributor, pre, isb, fds
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)
Fargo by Joël Coen( Visual )

73 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 3,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
Elizabeth by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

61 editions published between 1998 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 2,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England, 1554. Henry VIII is dead. The country is divided, Catholic against Protestant. Henry's eldest daughter Mary, a fervent Catholic, is Queen. She is childless. The Catholics' greatest fear is the succession of Mary's Protestant half-sister, Elizabeth. After Mary's death, Elizabeth ascends to the throne, thrust into an edgy world of political and religious flux she struggles to protect her power, life, and independence as the court boils with intrigue and conspiracy. Elizabeth begins her reign in a land divided by bloody turmoil, and becomes a cunning strategist, weighing the counsel of her mysterious advisor's, thwarting her devious rivals, and denying her own desires for the good of her country
The usual suspects by Bryan Singer( Visual )

72 editions published between 1995 and 2019 in English and Turkish and held by 2,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police investigating an exploded boat on a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned Hungarian terrorist and Roger Kint, a crippled con-man. Reluctantly, Kint is pressured into explaining what happened on the boat. His story begins six weeks earlier with five criminals being dragged in by New York police desparate for suspects in a truck highjacking, and ends with the possible identification of a criminal mastermind
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

38 editions published between 1998 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 2,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lazy, unemployed Southern Californian stoner who loves bowling gets mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. He's beaten up by men looking for money from the rich man's wife and gets drawn into the kidnapping of the millionaire's wife
Mr. Holland's opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2020 in English and held by 2,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frustrated composer comes to realize that his real passion is teaching and that his legacy is not a truly memorable piece of music, but the generations of young people whose lives he affects
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

46 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 2,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Poncelet is the convicted killer of two teenage lovers, preparing to end his life on death row. In response to a letter, Sister Helen Prejean visits Matthew and finds herself face-to-face with a killer who still pleads his innocence. When the date is set for his execution death by lethal injection, Poncelet asks Sister Helen to be his spiritual advisor and she agrees, little knowing the outrage that will follow her decision
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

34 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after Chris and Annie Nielsen lose their children in a traffic accident, Chris himself is killed and finds himself reunited with his children in a beautiful and astonishing afterlife, but Annie commits suicide in despair and is banished to a very different realm. Chris risks his own eternal happiness to find Annie and rescue her from her fate
French kiss by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

27 editions published between 1607 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her fiance is smitten by a beautiful Frenchwoman, Kate flies to Paris determined to win him back. However, nothing prepares her for Luc, a cunning, sexy Frenchman with a gift for gab and a fondness for thievery. A self-proclaimed expert on affairs of the heart, Luc promises to help Kate win back her man. But one star-crossed misadventure after another sweeps them across France, ultimately changing them in ways they never dreamed possible
Four Weddings and a Funeral( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic comedy about a young man who meets the girl of his dreams at a friend's wedding. However, she slips through his fingers when the timing seems wrong, and they meet at three more weddings and a funeral before the two finally connect
Notting Hill by Roger Michell( Visual )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's most famous movie star falls in love with a small-time bookstore owner
The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert by Stephan Elliott( Visual )

47 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernadette, a drag queen, relives her theatrical glory days with two young friends on one wild road trip through rural Australia
Sleepers by Barry Levinson( Visual )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sentenced to the Wilkinson School for boys, four pals are mistreated at will by a cadre of sadistic guards. 15 years later, they have an unexpected opportunity for revenge
The Game by David Fincher( Visual )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this thriller, Nicholas Van Orton, a shrewd and successful businessman who is always in control, has been enrolled by his brother in "The Game"--"a profound life experience" with no rules, which begins quietly but soon erupts in a confusing maze of devastating events. Terrorized by forces who seem intent on dismantling all that he has built, Van Orton has to win this deadly game or lose control of everything in his life."
Home for the holidays by Jodie Foster( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudia Larson is a divorced single mom who just lost her job and now has to fly home for the traditional family Thanksgiving in Baltimore. From the plane, she calls for reinforcements--and her brother Tommy makes it down from Boston with a little surprise: a handsome friend named Leo. Between dropping the turkey in their sister's lap and a few fist fights on the front lawn, Claudia and Tommy recapture their childhood and Claudia and Leo explore the sweet possibility of romance
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

40 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Jack-the-lads find themselves heavily - seriously heavily - in debt to an East End hard man and his enforcers after a crooked card game. Overhearing their neighbours in the next flat plotting to hold up a group of out-of-their-depth drug growers, our heros decide to stitch up the robbers in turn. In a way the confusion really starts when a pair of antique double-barrelled shotguns go missing in a completely different scam
The portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( Visual )

34 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabel Archer is a young woman of daring independence and equally fierce desires. But her head-strong innocence is no match for the manipulations of her duplicitous friend Madame Merle and the devious Gilbert Osmond. DVD
The Hudsucker proxy by Joel Coen( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2021 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is a rube, a schmoe, a grade-A ding-dong-- precisely what Hudsucker Industries is looking for in a president! With him at the top, the stock will hit bottom ... and the fat cats on the board can snap up controlling interest
Barney's great adventure-- the movie by Time-Life Video( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barney's First Movie Ever! Join Barney and his friends as they rush to find a special rainbow colored egg before it hatches
Frost Nixon : the original Watergate interviews( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes in-depth interviews of U.S. President Richard Nixon by Sir David Frost in May, 1977 regarding the infamous Watergate scandal, followed by a segment, "Behind the scenes." That final segment features footage from 2007 of Frost discussing "clinching the interviews, Nixon's advisors, ground rules, on location, Nixon's reaction, and the final meeting" he had with Nixon at San Clemente
Operation Dumbo drop( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Green Berets are faced with a military maneuver to transport an elephant across 200 miles of rivers, mountains and canyons to a remote jungle village
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