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Village Roadshow Pictures

Works: 688 works in 1,789 publications in 7 languages and 137,457 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Animated films  Motion pictures  Children's films 
Roles: Producer, Instrumentalist, Composer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Village Roadshow Pictures
Most widely held works by Village Roadshow Pictures
Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

33 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 4,687 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' intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil, coupled with a complete lack of conscience, may give him an advantage over the renowned detective. Holmes' investigation into Moriarty's plot becomes more dangerous as it leads him and Watson out of London to France, Germany and finally Switzerland
The Matrix by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

42 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and French and held by 3,709 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 )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,461 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
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Tim Burton( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 3,074 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
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,049 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
Gran Torino by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,941 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
I am legend by Will Smith( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 2,940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
The matrix reloaded by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 2,879 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 )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor."--IMDb
The LEGO Movie by Chris Pratt( Visual )

19 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,581 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
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak( Visual )

11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,533 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 )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,508 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
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

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
Two weeks notice by Marc Lawrence( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,230 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
Training day by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 2,195 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 by Alejandro Agresti( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Vietnamese and held by 2,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Kate Forster has finally found romance. Trouble is, it's a long distance relationship. She's in downtown Chicago. He's in a remote lakeside suburb. And there's more. She's in 2006. He's in 2004
Ocean's twelve by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 2,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ocean's Twelve reintroduces Ocean and his perfectly trained team of con men. Dividing forces to hit Paris, Amsterdam, and Rome, the heist-meisters move beyond casinos to tackle new objectives, one of which involves stealing a famous painting
Ocean's thirteen by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
Get Smart( Visual )

11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maxwell Smart is a bungling secret agent who is also known as Agent 86. He works for the United States spy agency known as CONTROL and is on a mission to battle the forces of their evil crime nemesis known as KAOS. Working at his side is his more than competent partner, Agent 99. When the CONTROL headquarters is attacked and the identities of its agents compromised, the Chief has no choice but to promote his ever-eager analyst Maxwell Smart, who has always dreamed of working in the field alongside stalwart superstar Agent 23. Smart will do whatever it takes to thwart the latest plot for world domination by KAOS
Legend of the guardians the owls of Ga'Hoole by Zack Snyder( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,978 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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Charlie and the chocolate factoryMystic RiverGran TorinoI am legendThe matrix reloadedWhere the wild things areCats & dogsThe matrix revolutions