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Working Title Films

Overview
Works: 247 works in 1,549 publications in 8 languages and 123,433 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Romance films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Musical films 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, prn, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Working Title Films
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

54 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and French and held by 4,921 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
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

65 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and French and held by 3,829 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
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 3,441 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
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

46 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,961 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
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When 13-year-old Briony Tallis, sees her older sister Cecilia and Robbie Turner at the fountain in front of the family estate she misinterprets what is happening thus setting into motion a series of misunderstandings and a childish pique that will have lasting repercussions for all of them. Robbie is the son of a family servant toward whom the family has always been kind. They paid for him to attend Cambridge and now plans on going to medical school. After the fountain incident, Briony reads a letter intended for Cecilia and concludes that Robbie is a deviant. When her cousin Lola is raped, she tells the police that it was Robbie she saw committing the deed, when in fact it was a visitor to the estate
Les Misérables by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 2,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-revolutionary France, Jean Valjean is paroled after serving 19 years in prison for stealing bread. Unable to find work as an ex-convict, he steals silver from a church. When he is caught and brought back, the bishop forgives him, instructing Valjean to use the silver to begin a new life. After breaking parole to do so, nine years later Valjean is a wealthy industrialist and mayor. This success comes at high price-- he is hunted by ruthless policeman Javert, his former prison guard. When Valjean comes across a woman being arrested by his old nemesis Javert, Valjean intervenes, risking discovery. When Valjean learns that the woman, Fantine, turned to prostitution after losing her position at his factory because she has a child, he befriends Fantine, even agreeing to care for her daughter, Cosette. The decision changes their lives forever
Bridget Jones's diary by Sharon Maguire( Visual )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 2,730 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
Love actually by Richard Curtis( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,706 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 )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,657 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
About a boy by Nick Hornby( Visual )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 2,448 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 P. J Hogan( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 2,435 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
Anna Karenina by Joe Wright( Visual )

26 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in late 19th century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky
Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

46 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,276 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."--Container
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,276 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 with be able to hold his own. But as cameras roll, a charged battle of wits results
United 93 by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A real-time, cinéma vérité account of the final flight of United 93, the only airplane hijacked on 9/11 that didn't reach its intended target
The Danish girl by Tom Hooper( Visual )

17 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,127 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 )

28 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,115 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 Stanley Fowler Wright( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 2,093 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
Notting Hill by Richard Curtis( Visual )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's most famous movie star falls in love with a small-time bookstore owner
 
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Pride & prejudiceThe big LebowskiBridget Jones's diaryLove actuallyAbout a boyNanny McPheeBilly ElliotUnited 93Notting Hill