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Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,008 works in 1,936 publications in 4 languages and 160,950 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Gangster films  Juvenile works  Comedy films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Erin Brockovich by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 2,950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erin Brockovich is a feisty young mother who convinces attorney Ed Masry to hire her and promptly stumbles upon a law case against a giant corporation for water pollution. Erin's determined to take on this powerful adversary even though no law firm has dared to do it before. The two begin a legal fight that will bring a small town to its feet and a huge company to its knees
Shark tale by Will Smith( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 2,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar is a lowly tongue-scrubber at the local Whale Wash, who becomes an improbable hero when he tells a great white lie. To keep his secret, Oscar teams up with an outcast vegetarian Great White shark, Lenny, and the two become the most unlikely of friends. When his lie begins to unravel, it's up to Oscar's loyal friend Angie and Lenny to help him stand up to the most feared shark in the water and find his true place in the reef
The terminal by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 2,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viktor Navorski is a simple man with a mission who finds himself trapped in bureaucratic limbo at JKF airport after a coup in his country makes his visa invalid. He cannot leave the terminal to return to his own country and he cannot enter the United States. He becomes a man without a country, so he convinces airport workers to come to his aid: Gupta the hilarious Indian custodian; Enrique who transports food; Torres the security clerk and Mulroy. Viktor also meets and falls in love with a stewardess who has spent her life waiting for the right man to come along
American graffiti by George Lucas( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 2,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An episodic look at growing up in the innocence of America before the Vietnam War. A group of teens spend their time cruising and meeting at the drive-in
Despicable me 2 by Steve Carell( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recruited by the Anti-Villain League, Gru helps deal with a powerful new super criminal
Shrek 2 by Andrew Adamson( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following Shrek and Princess Fiona's honeymoon, the newly wed couple go to Princess Fiona's parents palace for dinner. When the Fairy Godmother discovers that Fiona and Shrek are now married she reminds the king about an old agreement they made vowing that Fiona will marry her son, Prince Charming. The King then hires an ogre slaying cat named Puss-in-Boots to kill Shrek
In good company by Paul Weitz( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful middle-aged ad executive suddenly find himself working for a young hotshot half his age, who also develops a romantic interest in his daughter
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise, "--Container
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom
Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind by Michel Gondry( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Joel discovers that his girlfriend, Clementine, has had their tumultuous relationship erased from her mind through an experimental scientific procedure, he decides to ease his own pain by getting the same treatment. But, as each memory of Clementine is systematically eliminated, Joel suddenly realizes how much he still loves her and desperately attempts to reverse the process
Scarface by Howard Hawks( Visual )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of Cuban immigrant Tony Montana in Miami's cocaine trade. DVD
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ten-year-old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother
Diarios de motocicleta Motorcycle diaries by Walter Salles( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1952, twenty-three year old medical student Ernesto Guevara de la Serna (later better known as Ernesto Che Guevara) just one semester away from graduation, decides to postpone his last semester to accompany his twenty-nine year old biochemist friend Alberto Granado on his four month, 8,000 km long dream motorcycle trip throughout South America starting from their home in Buenos Aires. Their quest is to see things they've only read about in books about the continent on which they live, and to finish that quest on Alberto's thirtieth birthday on the other side of the continent in the Guajira Peninsula in Venezuela
Lost in translation by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Harris and Charlotte are two Americans in Tokyo. Bob is a movie star in town to shoot a whiskey commercial, while Charlotte is a young woman tagging along with her workaholic photographer husband. Unable to sleep, Bob and Charlotte cross paths one night in the hotel bar. This chance meeting soon becomes a surprising friendship
Back to the future by Jodeci (Musical group)( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back to the Future: It's the mid-80's, and Marty McFly is your average 17-year-old slacker who happens to be friends with an inventor, Doc Brown. Doc's latest invention is a time machine, that ends up transporting Marty back to 1955 where he must bring his parents together so that he will exist when he gets back to his own time
Touch of evil by Orson Welles( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On honeymoon with his new bride, Susan, Mexican-born police officer Mike Vargas agrees to investigate a car bombing. In so doing, he incurs the wrath of local police chief Hank Quinlan, a corrupt, bullying behemoth with a perfect arrest record. Vargas suspects that Quinlan has planted evidence to win his past convictions, and he is not about to let the suspect in the current case be railroaded. Determined to get Vargas out of his hair, Quinlan makes a deal with local crime boss Uncle Joe Grandi to frame Susan on a drug rap. Dissecting the nature of good and evil in a hallucinatory, nightmarish ambiance, this baroque south-of-the-border mystery opens with one of the most remarkably extended long takes in movie history
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scottie Ferguson, a San Francisco police detective, is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia. Ferguson is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide. He falls in love with her, she is later murdered and Ferguson becomes obsessed in his desire to re-create her in another woman
All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven patriotic German youths go together from school to the battlefields of World War I. The center of this drama is a young man who goes from being an enthusiastic war endorser to battle-weary veteran
Apollo 13 by Ron Howard( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story. Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time, and the odds, to bring them home
 
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Languages
English (180)

Spanish (7)

Polish (1)

Chinese (1)

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Shark taleThe terminalIn good companyDo the right thingFahrenheit 451Eternal sunshine of the spotless mindScarfaceE.T., the extra-terrestrial