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Village Roadshow Pictures

Overview
Works: 1,013 works in 3,869 publications in 6 languages and 191,517 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Producer, pre, isb, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Village Roadshow Pictures
 
Most widely held works by Village Roadshow Pictures
Happy Feet by George Miller( Visual )

45 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emperor Penguins from Antarctica each express their true love with a special heartsong of their own that expresses their very being. However, the misfit Mumble cannot sing. Instead he has an extraordinary talent to tap dance with almost magical energy and expression. Nevertheless, the leadership of the colony fearfully blames the young penguin's unorthodox ways for the lean fishing that threatens them all. Defiant in the face of unjust rejection, Mumble and his true friends set out to find the true cause of the famine. Through the friends trials and perils, Mumble learns many things about his frozen world, not the least of which being that his toe tapping talent may be what he needs to save his people
The LEGO movie by Chris Pratt( Visual )

70 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emmet ..., an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure ... is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared"--Container
The matrix by Keanu Reeves( Visual )

78 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 3,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neo (Reeves)-mild-mannered software author by day, feared hacker by night-is recruited into a cell of cyber-rebels, led by Morpheus (Fishburne) and the warrior Trinity (Moss). They have made a fundamental discovery about the world: It does not exist. It is only a seedy utopia where humanity is preserved, protected, and endlessly recycled by a mega-computer. Cypher (Pantoliano) turns traitorous for access to comforts unmatched by the drab post-apocalyptic real world, while Agent Smith (Weaving) dismisses humans as "a plague"--For which non-organic life is "the cure."
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Tim Burton( Visual )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 3,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie and five others draw golden tickets from Wonka chocolate bars and win a guided tour of the legendary candy factory that no outsider has seen in 15 years. Dazzled by one amazing sight after another, Charlie is drawn into Wonka's fantastic world
Gran Torino by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

40 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Walt is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man, who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor, Thao, a young Hmong teenager, becomes pressured by his gang member cousin to steal Walt's Gran Torino, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Thao's family, Walt is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that infest their neighborhood
American Sniper by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

54 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and French and held by 3,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and experiences of Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, from his four tours in Iraq to his family life once he returned home
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

56 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and French and held by 3,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed convict Jimmy and his devoted wife Annabeth find out that their teenage daughter Katie has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy gets his relatives, the Savage brothers to conduct their own investigation. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quiet life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own
The matrix reloaded by Anthony Zerbe( Visual )

55 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 3,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neo, Trinity, and Morpheus continue to lead the revolt against the Machine Army. In their quest to save the human race from extinction, they gain greater insight into the construction of The Matrix and Neo's pivotal role in the fate of mankind
The great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

53 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Gatsby follows viable writer Nick Carraway as he leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922. Chasing his own American dream, Nick lands next door to Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy, and her husband, Tom Buchanan. Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the rich and their loves and deceits. As he bears witness, he pens a tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams, and tragedy, and holds a mirror to our own modern times and struggles
Mad Max by Tom Hardy( Visual )

62 editions published between 2015 and 2020 in English and held by 2,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A return to the world of the Road Warrior, Max Rockatansky. Haunted by his turbulent past, he believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa. They are escaping a Citadel tyrannized by the Immortan Joe, from whom something irreplaceable has been taken. Enraged, the Warlord with his gangs, pursues the rebels ruthlessly in the high-octane Road War that follows
Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

48 editions published between 2009 and 2019 in English and held by 2,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After finally catching serial killer and occult 'sorcerer' Lord Blackwood, legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson can close yet another successful case. After his execution, Blackwood mysteriously returns from the grave and resumes his killing spree, Holmes must take up the hunt once again. Contending with Watson's new fiancée and the dimwitted head of Scotland Yard, the determined detective must unravel the clues that will lead him into a twisted web of murder, deceit, and black magic, not to mention the deadly embrace of temptress Irene Adler
Ready player one by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

48 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and French and held by 2,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse, but the people have found salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday. When Halliday dies, he leaves his immense fortune to the first person to find a digital Easter egg he has hidden somewhere in the OASIS, sparking a contest that grips the entire world. When an unlikely young hero named Wade Watts decides to join the contest, he is hurled into a breakneck, reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical universe of mystery, discovery and danger
Sully by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

35 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Thursday, January 15th, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain Chesley Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

33 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
Cats & dogs by Lawrence Guterman( Visual )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 2,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, which their humans are blissfully unaware of. The film follows Mr. Tinkle's (a cat) plan to destroy a new vaccine, that if developed, would eliminate all human allergies to dogs, and allow cats to rule the world. Lou, a beagle puppy accidentally becomes the dog-agent assigned to stop the cat plan
The Judge by David Dobkin( Visual )

38 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before
Joker by Todd Phillips( Visual )

24 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 2,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most days, Arthur Fleck is bullied in public as he works as a clown-for-hire, but his slow descent into madness is hurried along by his mother's failing health, their strained connection with the rich Wayne family, and his failed comedy career
The matrix revolutions by Joel Silver( Visual )

38 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is a dark time for the world. Zion is doomed, crushed by the unstoppable army of countless Sentinels. Neo lies trapped in the Train Station, between the Matrix and the Source. The human race is not the only ones in peril. The machines press onward against the humans, unaware of the ominous signs within the Matrix of something growing, threatening to take it over completely: the rogue program Smith. There is only one hope for both races--one force that can stop Smith--Neo. One final battle ensues, which will decide the fate and future of both races
Training day by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Hoyt, a fresh-faced rookie in the Los Angeles Police Department, gets a chance to join the elite narcotics squad headed up by 13-year veteran Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris. Jake is to prove himself during a one-day ride-along. As the day wears on, it becomes increasingly clear that Detective Harris has blurred the line between right and wrong to an alarming degree, enforcing his own code of ethics and street justice. Eventually, Hoyt begins to suspect that he is, rather than having the opportunity to join the squad, being set up to take the fall
Sherlock Holmes : a game of shadows by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes has always been the smartest man in the room, until now. There is a new criminal mastermind at large, Professor James Moriarty, and not only is he Holmes's intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil, coupled with a complete lack of conscience, may give him an advantage over the renowned detective. Holmes's investigation into Moriarty's plot becomes more dangerous as it leads him and Watson out of London to France, Germany, and finally Switzerland
 
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