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Village Roadshow Pictures

Overview
Works: 610 works in 1,526 publications in 5 languages and 118,147 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Police films  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Village Roadshow Pictures
Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 4,402 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 fianceĢe 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
The Matrix by Andy Wachowski ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 3,559 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."
Happy feet by George Miller ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 3,324 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
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,972 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 quite life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Tim Burton ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 2,922 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
I am legend by Richard Matheson ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 2,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Neville is the last human survivor in what is left of New York City. A pandemic has left only 1% of the population alive and most of those who survived are no longer human. The infected, now lurking in the shadows, watch Neville's every move. Perhaps mankind's last, best hope, Neville is driven by the only one remaining mission: to find a way to reverse the effects of the virus using his own immune blood
The matrix reloaded by Andy Wachowski ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 2,745 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
Gran Torino by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,742 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, is pressured by his gang member cousin to steal Walt's prize possession, 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
Cats & dogs by Lawrence Guterman ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Know to be man's best friends, cats and dogs have engaged in a fierce and merciless battle. Now, Mr. Tinkles, a ruthless cat, is plotting intensively to achieve nothing less than world domination. His main target is Professor Brody. The professor is working on a medication that will rid people of their dog hair allergies. Mr. Tinkles strives to get to the substance and have it analyzed. He then means to have it altered so that all humans of the world become allergic to any kind of dog. Cats would rule and dogs would then be exterminated. Lou is the Brody family's new puppy. He has never heard of dog agents and the major protective mission they fulfill towards the unsuspecting Brody family. Lou, along with Butch and a few other dog agents from the neighborhood desperately tries to hinder Mr. Tinkles in his sinister plans to take over the world
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,399 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
Two weeks notice by Sandra Bullock ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucy Kelson, Chief Counsel for the Wade Corporation, one of New York City's top commercial real estate developers. She's a brilliant lawyer with a sharp, strategic mind. She also has an ulcer and doesn't get much sleep. It's not the job that's getting to her. It's her millionaire boss, George Wade. Handsome, charming and undeniably self-absorbed, he treats her more like a nanny than a Harvard Law grad and can barely choose a tie without her help. Now, after five years of calling the shots-on everything from his clothes to his divorce settlements, Lucy Kelson is calling it quits
The matrix revolutions by Lana Wachowski ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning from where "Matrix Reloaded" ended, the technologically-gifted Neo remains unconscious in the real world, his mind caught by the devious Merovingian and placed in a mysterious subway station construct. The man known as Bane is still a servant of Agent Smith, who continues to grow in power and ability. Meanwhile, the deadly sentinels are coming dangerously close to humanity's last sanctuary, the underground city of Zion. A final battle between humans and machines becomes inevitable
Training day by Antoine Fuqua ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,132 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
The lake house ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Vietnamese and held by 2,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its newest resident, a frustrated architect. When they discover that they're living two years apart, they try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late
Ocean's twelve by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 2,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three years after ripping off casino owner Terry Benedict in Las Vegas, Danny Ocean and his gang have settled down. Until the revenge-seeking Benedict contacts them all one-by-one with this: pay back what you stole from me, with interest, or else. They have two weeks to come up with $190 million dollars. In addition to the swiftly approaching deadline, they have to dodge tenacious Europol agent Isabel Lehiri and out-maneuver another thief known only as "The Night Fox." It all culminates in Ocean's 12 taking on the biggest heist ever...and also the biggest con!
Ocean's thirteen by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Get Smart ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The headquarters of the U.S. spy agency CONTROL is attacked and the identities of its agents are compromised, so the Chief has no choice but to promote his analyst Maxwell Smart. The competent and beautiful Agent 99 is assigned to work with Agent 86, the bungling Maxwell Smart. The agents know the task of taking down KAOS, their evil crime nemesis, will not be an easy assignment. KAOS has plans for world domination but Agent 99 and Agent 86 will do whatever it takes to thwart that plan
Music and lyrics by Marc Lawrence ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alex Fletcher is a washed-up 80s pop star who has been reduced to working the nostalgia circuit of county fairs and amusement parks. The charismatic and talented musician gets a chance at a comeback when reigning pop diva Cora Corman invites him to write and record a duet with her
The great Gatsby by Jack Clayton ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,909 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
Legend of the guardians the owls of Ga'Hoole by Kathryn Lasky ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fledgling barn owl Soren lives in the forest of Tyto with his father Noctus, mother Marella, older brother Kludd, younger sister Eglantine, and their snake nest maid Ms. P. Noctus enjoys telling Soren and Eglantine stories of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole, a mythical group of warrior owls, who once saved all owlkind from the evil "Pure Ones." One night Kludd pushes Soren and they both fall to the ground. They are kidnapped taken to the home to the Pure Ones, and put to work: Soren as a slave, and Kludd as a soldier. The Pure Ones' are laying a trap for their enemies, the Guardians of Ga'Hoole. The Pure Ones storm the Great Tree, and the Guardians lead the owls into battle against them, wherein which Soren and his friends emerge to play pivotal roles
 
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Village Roadshow
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Village Roadshow Melbourne
Village Roadshow Pictures.
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English (344)
Spanish (4)
French (2)
Chinese (2)
Vietnamese (1)
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