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DreamWorks Pictures (1994-2006)

Overview
Works: 1,757 works in 5,836 publications in 11 languages and 239,493 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: prn, htt, Producer, pre, isb, Distributor, Other, Artist, Bibliographic antecedent, Publisher, Illustrator, fmp, Conceptor, Creator, Editor, Contributor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by DreamWorks Pictures (1994-2006)
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

91 editions published between 1998 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 4,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain John Miller must takes his men behind enemy lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one?
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( Visual )

94 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a troubled Princeton mathematician who is able to overcome years of suffering from schizophrenia to win the Nobel Prize
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )

82 editions published between 2000 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 3,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new emperor, Commodus, and suffers the consequences, winding up as a gladiator in the Roman Colosseum
Shrek 2 by Andrew Adamson( Visual )

67 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 3,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Right after Shrek and Princess Fiona's honeymoon, the newly wed couple goes to Princess Fiona's parents for dinner. When a Fairy Godmother discovers Fiona and Shrek are married she reminds the king about a deal they agreed on years ago, that Fiona should have married her son, who happens to be Prince Charming. The King then hires a cat named Puss-in-Boots, a sword fighting cat and ogre slayer, to kill Shrek
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

55 editions published between 1997 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 3,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the story of a group of enslaved Africans who overcome their captors and attempt to return to their homeland. When the ship is seized, the captive Africans are brought to trial in the United States, this is the story of that courtroom battle
Seabiscuit by Universal Pictures (Firm)( Visual )

46 editions published between 2003 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 3,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A half-blind ex-prizefighter and a mustang breaker team up with a millionaire and his rough-hewn, undersized horse, Seabiscuit. The men bring Seabiscuit to incredible heights, helping to turn a long shot into a legend. Eventually, Seabiscuit earns Horse of the Year honors in 1938
Cast away by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

83 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck Noland is a FedEx systems engineer whose personal and professional life are ruled by the clock. His fast-paced career takes him to many different locations, causing him to be away from his girlfriend Kelly. Chuck's life is abruptly changed when, after a plane crash, he becomes stranded on a remote island. Now, stripped of the conveniences of everyday life, he first must meet the basic needs of survival, including water, food and shelter. Chuck, who is the consummate problem solver, eventually figures out how to sustain himself physically. After four years, fate gives Chuck a chance to fight his way back to civilization. He does so, but only to find an unexpected emotional challenge greater than all the earlier physical ones. His ability to persevere and to hope are a product of his life-changing experience
American Beauty by Sam Mendes( Visual )

89 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( Visual )

47 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the 1920s, 9-year-old Chiyo gets sold to a geisha house. There, she is forced into servitude, receiving nothing in return until the house's ruling hierarchy determines if she is of high enough quality to service the clientele -- men who visit and pay for conversation, dance and song. After rigorous years of training, Chiyo becomes Sayuri, a geisha of incredible beauty and influence. Life is good for Sayuri, but World War II is about to disrupt the peace"--IMDb
Shrek by Andrew Adamson( Visual )

95 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 3,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reclusive ogre and a chatterbox donkey go on a quest to rescue a princess for a tyrannical lord
Shrek the third by Chris Miller( Visual )

37 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Shrek married Fiona the last thing he had in mind was becoming the next King of Far Far Away. But when Shrek's father-in-law, King Harold, suddenly croaks, that is exactly what he faces. Recruiting Donkey and Puss in Boots for a new quest, Shrek sets out to bring back the rightful heir to the throne. Meanwhile back in the kingdom, Fiona's jilted Prince Charming storms the city with an army of fairy tale villains to seize the throne. Fiona and a band of princesses must stop him to ensure there will be a kingdom left to rule
War horse by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

47 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the Tony award-winning Broadway play, and set against the sweeping canvas of World War I, this deeply heartfelt story begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and his young trainer Albert. When they're forced apart by war, we follw Joey's extraordinary journey as he changes and inspires the lives of everyone he meets"--Container
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

39 editions published between 2002 and 2020 in English and held by 3,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the autobiography of a brilliant young master of deception and the FBI agent hot on his trail. Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. passed himself off as a pilot, a lawyer, and a doctor all before his 21st birthday
The Help by Tate Taylor( Visual )

38 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer but turns her friends' lives and a small Mississippi town upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
Dreamgirls by Bill Condon( Visual )

44 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 3,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young women Deena Jones, Effie White, and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dream
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

70 editions published between 2005 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 3,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Ferrier is a working class man living in New Jersey. He has become estranged from his family and his life isn't in order. His small town life is shaken violently by the arrival of destructive intruders: Aliens which have come up from the ground, en masse, to destroy Earth and all the humans living on it. As the aliens plow through the country in a wave of mass destruction and violence, Ray must put aside thoughts of himself and come to the defense of his children. As the world fends for itself, it's inhabitants must save humanity from a far greater force that threatens to destroy it
Road to Perdition by Sam Mendes( Visual )

49 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Sullivan works as an enforcer for his adopted father, Irish gangster John Rooney. When Sullivan's son, Mike Jr., witnesses one of his father's killings on Rooney's behalf, the gangster decides that his ward and his family are liabilities that must be removed. Sullivan tries to safeguard his son and get even with the man who betrayed him, while his son focuses on bonding with his emotionally distant father
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Bradley Silberling( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and held by 2,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If you are interested in stories with happy endings, you would be better off watching some other movie," warns our narrator, Lemony Snicket. "In this movie," he continues gravely, "not only is there no happy ending, there is no happy beginning and very few happy things in the middle." This is the story of the Baudelaire children -- three "clever and reasonably attractive orphans"--Who embark on a shaky adventure after their home burns down, killing their parents. Violet is the eldest, a serious-minded girl with a knack for inventing things. Klaus is a brainy book-lover who retains every word he's ever read. And Sunny, barely more than an infant, has the unique distinction of being very good at biting things -- sometimes right through things
Spirit : stallion of the Cimarron by John Fusco( Visual )

42 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 2,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Spirit, a young wild mustang, as he sets out against impossible odds to regain his freedom and save his homeland. On his courageous journey across the American frontier, Spirit forms a remarkable friendship with a Lakota brave, outwits a squadron of soldiers, and falls for a paint mare named Rain
Madagascar by Eric Darnell( Visual )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When four pampered animals from New York's Central Park Zoo accidentally find themselves shipwrecked on the exotic island of Madagascar, they discover that it really is a jungle out there. Along the way, the four team up with a quartet of mischievous penguins and legions of lemures, led by the outrageous King Julien
 
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