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Village Roadshow Pictures

Overview
Works: 670 works in 1,681 publications in 7 languages and 129,256 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  History  Guidebooks  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Producer
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
Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie( Visual )
28 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 4,623 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 )
40 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,664 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 )
25 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Emperor Penguins are born to sing. All except young Mumble, who was born to dance ... tap dance. Such un-penguin-like behavior eventually gets Mumble kicked out of Emperor Land and into the big, cold world. Joined by his Adelie Amigos and an all-knowing Rockhopper penguin named Lovelace. Mumble embarks on an epic journey and ultimately proves that by being true to yourself, you can make all the difference in the world?"--Case slick
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood( Visual )
26 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and French and held by 3,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three friends who grew up together in working-class Boston drift apart after a terrible tragedy. Years later, brutal events reconnect them. Jimmy's 19-year-old daughter is coldly murdered and Dave is a suspect. Sean is now a cop who scrambles to solve the crime before volatile Jimmy takes the law into his own hands--Container
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Tim Burton( Visual )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 3,040 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 Will Smith( Visual )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 2,919 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
Gran Torino by Clint Eastwood( Visual )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,884 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
The matrix reloaded by Andy Wachowski( Visual )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 2,813 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
Cats & dogs by Lawrence Guterman( Visual )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,530 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
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak( Visual )
13 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Max feels neglected by his mother, he runs away wearing his wolf costume to a world in his imagination inhabited by unruly beasts who befriend Max after he is proclaimed king
The great Gatsby by Leonardo DiCaprio( Visual )
14 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,484 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
The matrix revolutions by Lana Wachowski( Visual )
27 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 2,249 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
Two weeks notice by Marc Lawrence( Visual )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,227 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 Lego movie by Chris Pratt( Visual )
17 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,206 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 under prepared
Training day by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 2,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Training day, 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
The lake house by Alejandro Agresti( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Vietnamese and held by 2,162 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 2,140 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 )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When one of their own, Reuben Tishkoff, partners and builds a casino and hotel in Las Vegas with casino owner Willy Banks, the last thing Tishkoff wants is to get cut out of the deal by Banks. Banks' even goes so far as to find amusement in Tishkoff's misfortune when Tishkoff lands in the hospital with a heart attack. Danny Ocean and his crew won't stand for Banks has done to a friend. Uniting with their old enemy Benedict, who himself has a vendetta against Banks, the crew is out to pull off a major plan, one that will unfold on the night Banks' newest hot spot opens. The crew is out to bankrupt one of the city's most despised businessmen; but this is not about the money. This time it is for revenge
Get Smart ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agent 86 is the bungling secret agent Maxwell Smart. He works for CONTROL. They are on a mission to battle the forces of their evil crime nemesis known as KAOS. Smart has along side with him the competent and beautiful Agent 99. The headquarters of the U.S. spy agency CONTROL is attacked and the identities of its agents are compromised, the Chief has no choice but to promote his analyst Maxwell Smart, who has dreamed of working in the field with superstar Agent 23. Smart will do whatever it takes to thwart the latest plot for world domination by KAOS
Music and lyrics ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,983 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 only problem is that Alex has not written a song in years, he has never written lyrics, and what's worse, he has to come up with a hit in a matter of days. Sophie Fisher is Alex's beguilingly quirky plant lady, whose flair for words strikes a chord with the struggling songwriter. On the rebound from a bad relationship with the newly famous novelist Sloan Cates, Sophie is reluctant to collaborate with anyone, especially commitment-phobe Alex. As their chemistry heats up at the piano, Alex and Sophie will have to face their fears and the music if they want to find the love and success they both deserve
 
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Alternative Names
Village Roadshow
Village Roadshow (Firm)
Village Roadshow Melbourne
Village Roadshow Pictures.
VRP
Languages
English (362)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
Polish (1)
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