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Village Roadshow Pictures

Overview
Works: 1,064 works in 4,036 publications in 6 languages and 192,329 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, pre, isb, prn, 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
The LEGO movie by Chris Pratt( Visual )

69 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,546 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
Happy Feet by George Miller( Visual )

46 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,539 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 matrix by Keanu Reeves( Visual )

81 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 3,521 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 )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 3,301 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
American Sniper by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

62 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and French and held by 3,273 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
Gran Torino by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

37 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,233 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
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

58 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and French and held by 3,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed confict 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
The matrix reloaded by Anthony Zerbe( Visual )

54 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 3,067 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 )

54 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Would-be writer Nick Carraway leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz, bootleg kings, and sky-rocketing stocks. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby. It is thus that Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the super rich, their illusions, loves and deceits
Mad Max by Tom Hardy( Visual )

66 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,847 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 )

51 editions published between 2009 and 2021 in English and held by 2,831 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 )

49 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and French and held by 2,747 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 )

39 editions published between 2016 and 2020 in English and held by 2,694 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 )

37 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,626 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
Joker by Todd Phillips( Visual )

31 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 2,477 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
Cats & dogs by Lawrence Guterman( Visual )

33 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 2,429 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 matrix revolutions by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

56 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and Turkish and held by 2,426 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
The Judge by David Dobkin( Visual )

39 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,363 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
Training day by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,286 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 )

26 editions published between 2011 and 2021 in English and held by 2,265 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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