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PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 240 works in 1,087 publications in 5 languages and 48,843 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Historical films  Biographical films  History  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Crime films 
Roles: Production personnel, Publisher, prn, Producer, fds, Distributor
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 Joel Coen( Visual )

67 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 3,822 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 : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

45 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,904 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. A thriller of intrigue in the court of one of history's greatest monarchs
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

40 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,833 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 )

48 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,638 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 )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 2,459 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 )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,363 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 )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,933 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 Mike Newell( Visual )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,691 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
French kiss by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

23 editions published between 1607 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,484 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 )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,385 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 )

37 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,383 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
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. Fifteen 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 1,127 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 )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,089 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 )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 993 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 )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 873 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 860 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 by Ron Howard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 790 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 )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious but naive young man rapidly moves up the corporate ladder from the mailroom to the executive suite, unaware that he is part of the board of directors' nefarious scheme
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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