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Village Roadshow Pictures

Overview
Works: 738 works in 2,241 publications in 6 languages and 160,344 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Animated films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Comedy films 
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 )

47 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,958 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
The matrix by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

48 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and French and held by 3,912 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 )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,549 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
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Tim Burton( Visual )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 3,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

37 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and French and held by 3,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed convict Jimmy's teenage daughter, Katie, has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quiet life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own
The LEGO Movie by Chris Pratt( Visual )

26 editions published in 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 3,099 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
Gran Torino by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

27 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and French and held by 3,093 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
American Sniper by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,996 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
The matrix reloaded by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 2,915 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 )

25 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 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
I am legend by Francis Lawrence( Visual )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 2,604 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
Where the wild things are by Steve Vai( Visual )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,581 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 John Requa( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,495 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
Mad Max by Tom Hardy( Visual )

30 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,456 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
The matrix revolutions by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,301 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 )

20 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,250 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
The Lake House by Alejandro Agresti( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor and an architect begin a romance and discover they live two years apart
Two weeks notice by Marc Lawrence( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,233 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
Ocean's twelve by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,198 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
Training day by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Hoyt, a fresh-faced Los Angeles Police Department is a rookie anxious to join the elite narcotics squad headed up by 13-year veteran Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris. Harris has agreed to give Hoyt a shot at joining his team with a one-day ride-along during which Hoyt must prove his mettle. As the day wears on, however, it becomes increasingly clear to the greenhorn that his experienced mentor has blurred the line between right and wrong to an alarming degree, enforcing his own morally compromised code of ethics and street justice. As he struggles with his conscience, an increasingly alarmed Hoyt begins to suspect that he's not really being given an audition at all; he's being set up as the fall guy in an elaborate scheme
 
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Village Roadshow Australian film production and media company

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