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PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 239 works in 1,051 publications in 5 languages and 48,481 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Historical 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 )

63 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 3,768 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 )

44 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Elizabeth I must learn to weigh her counsel carefully and ignore her private yearnings if she is to keep her crown and her head
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

37 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,793 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 )

44 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,622 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 desperate 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 2,479 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 )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor, and the journey they undertake in search of the truth
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Chris Nielsen dies in an accident, he tries to remain close to his beautiful, mortal wife, Annie. With the friendly spirit assigned to guide him, he begins to adapt to his new state of being in a setting that can only be described as heavenly. But when Annie in her despair takes her own life, she is banished to an eternal damnation. Chris vows to find her so they can share eternity together, but no one has ever succeeded in rescuing a soul from such a fate. With the help of his heavenly friends, Chris sets out on the most perilous, harrowing journey of his life, or afterlife: a quest for everlasting love that will take him to hell and back
Four Weddings and a Funeral by Mike Newell( Visual )

33 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British man falls for an American woman, who he meets at the first of a long series of weddings
French kiss by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

23 editions published between 1607 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,479 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
Notting Hill by Richard Curtis( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Thacker played by Hugh Grant as the owner of a travel bookstore in Notting Hill who accidentally meets the world's most famous movie actress Anna Scott, played by Julia Roberts. As their love blossoms, so does the pressure from press photographers. They separate for a year. Anna came back and wanted to restart their relationship which he turned down. Later he knew his decision was wrong. In order to regain her, he asked if she would reconsider being with him again in the press conference. It has a very romantic ending
The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert by Stephan Elliott( Visual )

36 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,365 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
The Game by David Fincher( Visual )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,346 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 )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,165 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 )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the 1972 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali. Includes footage and interviews of Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Don King, James Brown, B.B. King, Mobutu Sese Seko, Spike Lee, Norman Mailer, George Plimpton, Thomas Hauser, Malick Bowens, Lloyd Price, the Crusaders (sax, Wilton Felder, trombone, Wayne Henderson, drums, Stix Hooper, keyboards, Joe Sample), and Miriam Makeba
Home for the holidays by Jodie Foster( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,083 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 )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A streetwise charmer who loses his friends' money in a rigged game comes up with a plan to make everything come out right, but ends up in a comedy of errors
The portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( Visual )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 878 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
Barney's great adventure-- the movie by Time-Life Video( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trip to Grandpa's farm turns into an incredible journey as Barney and the gang look high and low for a magic egg that's about to hatch something very special
Frost Nixon : the original Watergate interviews( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 796 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 )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 757 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! They plan to let him rise to the top in the hope thAT their stock will hit bottom ... and the fat cats on the board can snap up controlling interest
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PolyGram Filmed Entertainment Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

PolyGram Films.




English (471)

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The big LebowskiThe usual suspectsMr. Holland's OpusDead man walkingWhat dreams may comeFour Weddings and a FuneralNotting HillThe adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert