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PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 259 works in 982 publications in 5 languages and 48,107 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  History  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Crime films 
Roles: Production personnel, Publisher, prn, Producer, fds
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

59 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 3,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A car salesman sets in motion a complicated and bloody series of events when he arranges to have his wife kidnapped for ransom
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

41 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,885 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 advisors, thwarting her devious rivals, and denying her own desires for the good of her country
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

34 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,749 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
The usual suspects by Bryan Singer( Visual )

39 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,616 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
Mr. Holland's Opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 2,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a serious musician who reluctantly enters the teaching profession to remain afloat financially and discovers that his true passion is teaching
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Poncelet, un criminel endurci, attend son exécution à la prison Angola en Nouvelle-Orléans. Il écrit à une religieuse, lui demandant son aide. Soeur Helen Prejean s'occupe des pauvres dans un quartier noir, et soucieuse de porter secours à tout homme souffrant, elle se rend au pénitencier et rencontre Poncelet. Helen Prejean, qui a décidé de l'aider à obtenir une grâce auprès de la cour, s'implique de plus en plus dans l'affaire, suscitant des réactions négatives de la part des parents des victimes. Face à un véritable problème de conscience, elle choisit d'aller jusqu'au bout
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,949 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
Four Weddings and a Funeral by Richard Curtis( Visual )

30 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,649 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 again at three more weddings and a funeral before the two finally connect
French kiss by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

20 editions published between 1607 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate's stuck in a place where anything can happen, with a guy who'll make sure that it does! In Paris, everyone falls in love, that's the problem! So pucker up and get ready to enjoy this smart and sexy romantic adventure
The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert by Stephan Elliott( Visual )

35 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a contract to perform a drag show way out in the Australian desert, Tick, Adam, and Ralph each has his own reason for wanting to leave the safety of Sydney. Christening their battered pink tour bus "Priscilla," the trio heads for the outback and into crazy adventures in even crazier outfits
Notting Hill by Roger Michell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's most famous movie star falls in love with a small-time bookstore owner
The Game by David Fincher( Visual )

31 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,324 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."
Sleepers by Barry Levinson( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,166 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
When we were kings by Leon Gast( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on Mohammad Ali at the time of the famous 1974 "Rumble in the Jungle" match with George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo). Includes footage of the Zaire '74 music festival featuring some of the top African American performers of the era, including James Brown and B.B. King
Home for the holidays by Jodie Foster( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,076 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 )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of law-dodging characters in London are brought together by coincidence when a streetwise young man loses half-a-million pounds in a card game. He has a week to get together the money or face losing some fingers. Desperate, he and his friends decide to rip off a gang who are planning to rip off a bunch of ganja farmers. Simple. Except the drug dealers want their money back, as do the thieves, and now there are three sets of criminals after their blood
Barney's great adventure-- the movie by Polygram Film Entertainment( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 899 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
The portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 895 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
Frost Nixon : the original Watergate interviews( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 800 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
The Hudsucker proxy by Joel Coen( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Waring Hudsucker, head of a successful company commits suicide, the board of directors has a plan to make a lot of money, so they decide to appoint a moron to run the company. Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is exactly what Hudsucker is looking for to be president. They hope that as soon as the stock falls low enough, the director and his friends will buy them up cheaply, take over the company and they will be successful again. However, a tough reporter is suspicious and decides to investigate Hudsucker
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The big LebowskiThe usual suspectsMr. Holland's OpusDead man walkingWhat dreams may comeFour Weddings and a FuneralThe adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desertNotting Hill