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Working Title Films

Overview
Works: 358 works in 1,898 publications in 8 languages and 132,811 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Musical films  War films 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, prn, pre, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Working Title Films
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

69 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and held by 3,733 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
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hartfordshire with his overbearing wife and 5 daughters. There is the beautiful Jane, the clever Elizabeth, the bookish Mary, the immature Kitty and the wild Lydia. Unfortunately, if Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met. The family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages. Life is uneventful until the arrival in the neighbourhood of the rich gentleman Mr. Bingley, who rents a large house so he can spend the summer in the country. Mr Bingley brings with him his sister and the dashing, rich, but proud Mr. Darcy. Love soon buds for one of the Bennet sisters, while another sister may have jumped to a hasty prejudgment. For the Bennet sisters many trials and tribulations stand between them and their happiness
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

30 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", this is the story of three convicts, escapees from a prison farm in Mississippi, and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering buried loot before it's lost forever in a flood
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

33 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1935, thirteen-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie, is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
Elizabeth by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

45 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,913 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 )

52 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,823 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
Les Misérables by Tim Hooper( Visual )

23 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 2,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 19th century France the paroled prisoner Jean Valjean seeks redemption, regains his social standing, and rises to the rank of mayor. He encounters a beautiful but desperately ill woman named Fantine and cares for her daughter, Cosette, after her death. All the while he is obsessively pursued by the policeman Javert, who vows to make him pay for the crimes of his past
Love actually by Richard Curtis( Visual )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague
The theory of everything by James Marsh( Visual )

26 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of: time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed."--Back of container
Bridget Jones's diary by Sharon Maguire( Visual )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 2,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Fielding's reinterpretation of Austen's Pride and Prejudice, slightly overweight 30-something London single woman Bridget Jones (Zellweger) is goodhearted, insecure, bumbling, and desperate-to-be-attached. On New Year's Day Bridget resolves to cut down on alcohol, cigarettes, and sweets, lose 20 pounds, and find a man, all while recording her progress and thoughts in a journal. She soon catches the eye of Daniel Cleaver (Grant) and Mark Darcy (Firth)-- and must discover whether either man is her Mr. Right
About a boy by Nick Hornby( Visual )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 2,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is to avoid any kind of responsibility. So he decides to invent an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms. Will gets a lesson about life from a bright but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named Marcus. Now, as Will struggles to teach Marcus the art of being cool, Marcus teaches Will that you are never too cool to grow up
Nanny McPhee by Kirk Jones( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 2,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Cedric Brown has just lost his wife and is now left with his seven children who misbehave so much that all the nannies have run away. Now he is told by a mysterious voice that he should get Nanny McPhee who is a magical woman with special powers
Darkest hour by Joe Wright( Visual )

22 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 2,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Academy Award® winner Gary Oldman gives a "towering performance" (Richard Lawson, Vanity Fair) in acclaimed director Joe Wright's soaring drama Darkest Hour. As Hitler's forces storm across the European landscape and close in on the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill (Oldman) is elected the new Prime Minister. With his party questioning his every move, and King George VI (Ben Mendelsohn) skeptical of his new political leader, it is up to Churchill to lead his nation and protect them from the most dangerous threat ever seen. Also starring Academy Award® nominee Kristin Scott Thomas and Lily James, Darkest Hour is a powerful, inspirational drama." -- Publisher's description
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Nixon is the disgraced president with a legacy to save. David Frost is a jet-setting television personality with a name to make. This is the legendary battle between the two men and the historic encounter that changed both their lives. For three years after resigning from office, Nixon remained silent. But in the summer of 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Everyone is surprised that Nixon would select Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans (as well as a $600,000 fee). Likewise, Frost's team harbors doubts that their boss will be able to hold his own. But as cameras roll, a charged battle of wits results
Anna Karenina by Joe Wright( Visual )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 2,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the twilight of an empire, Anna Karenina ... the beautiful high-ranking wife of one of imperial Russia's most esteemed men ... has it all. But when she meets the dashing cavalry officer Vronsky ... there is a mutual spark of instant attraction that cannot be ignored. She's immediately swept up in a passionate affair that will shock a nation and change the lives of everyone around her"--Container
Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

46 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old miner's son Billy Elliot is on his way to boxing lessons when he stumbles upon a ballet class. Billy secretly joins the class, knowing that his blue-collar family would never understand
United 93 by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 2,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A real-time, cinéma vérité account of the final flight of United 93, the fourth hijacked plane on September 11, 2001, which crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot
The Danish girl by Tom Hooper( Visual )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans les années 1920 à Copenhague, le peintre Einar Wegener découvre qu'il est une femme dans un corps d'homme. [Médiafilm]
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

33 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival
The soloist by Joe Wright( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2005, the only thing hurting Los Angeles Times columnist and recent bike accident victim Steve Lopez more than his banged-up face, was his pressing need for story ideas. He soon discovers Nathaniel Ayers, a skid row schizophrenic street musician, who possesses extraordinary talent - even though he only has half-broken instruments to play. Inspired by Nathaniel's story, Lopez writes an acclaimed series of articles about him and attempts to do more to help both him, and the rest of the underclass of L.A. have a better life. Lopez's good intentions run headlong into Nathaniel's personal demons and the larger issues of social injustice facing the homeless. Regardless, Lopez and Nathaniel find a way to conquer their deepest anxieties and frustrations
 
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