WorldCat Identities

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 9,223 works in 23,902 publications in 6 languages and 1,214,268 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Historical films  Comedy films  History  Superhero films  Animated films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: fds, Distributor, Publisher, Producer, Actor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
The pursuit of happyness by Gabriele Muccino( Visual )

36 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Gardner is a San Francisco salesman struggling to build a future for himself and his 5-year-old son. When his girlfriend Linda walks out, Chris is left to raise Christopher on his own. Chris' determination finally pays off when he lands an unpaid internship in a brutally competitive stockbroker-training program, where only one in twenty interns will make the cut. But without a salary, Chris and his son are evicted from their apartment and are forced to sleep on the streets, in homeless shelters and even behind the locked doors of a metro station bathroom. With self-confidence and the love and trust of his son, Chris Gardner rises above his obstacles to become a Wall Street legend
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall( Visual )

38 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,186 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
The social network by David Fincher( Visual )

52 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history, but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications
Captain Phillips by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

33 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, which was the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years
Julie & Julia by Nora Ephron( Visual )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Powell is a frustrated insurance worker who wants to be a writer. Trying to find a challenge in her life, she decides to cook her way through Julia Child's 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking' in one year, and to blog about it. As Julie begins to find her groove as a cook, and her voice as a writer, the project takes on a life of its own. The project provides the struggling young woman with her life's purpose, to her very pleasant surprise. Julia Child has an amazing love affair with her dashing husband, Paul, all while embracing life and French food. Julie lovingly celebrates the life on one of American food's most influential and beloved figureheads
Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

40 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood
Zero Dark Thirty by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 2,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden following the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of Navy SEAL Team 6
The Monuments Men by George Clooney( Visual )

26 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Während des Zweiten Weltkrieges wird eine ungewöhnliche Sondereinheit von den Alliierten beauftragt, Meisterwerke der Kunst aus den Händen der Nationalsozialisten zu befreien und an ihre rechtmäßigen Besitzer zurückzugeben. Es ist eine unmögliche Mission: Die Kunstwerke befinden sich hinter den feindlichen Linien und die deutsche Armee hat den strikten Befehl alles zu zerstören, sollte das Dritte Reich untergehen. Eine Gruppe von sieben Museumsdirektoren, Kuratoren und Kunsthistorikern, die sich eher mit Michelangelo als mit einem Sturmgewehr auskennen, riskieren ihr Leben, um die größten Errungenschaften der menschlichen Kultur vor der Vernichtung zu bewahren
Inside job by Charles H Ferguson( Visual )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a cost over $20 trillion, caused millions of people to lose their jobs and homes in the worst recession since the Great Depression, and nearly resulted in a global financial collapse. Through exhaustive research and extensive interviews with key financial insiders, politicians, journalists, and academics, traces the rise of a rogue industry which has corrupted politics, regulation, and academia
Cloudy with a chance of meatballs by Phil Lord( Visual )

44 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and Turkish and held by 2,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a town where food drops from the sky like rain, young inventor Flint hopes to create something that will change everyone's life. However, when the weather takes a turn for the worse, the residents of the town of Chewandswallow will find their eating habits have drastically changed
District 9 by Neill Blomkamp( Visual )

39 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 2,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back in the 1980s, a giant spacecraft stalled in the skies over Johannesburg. 1.8 million of the aliens that were aboard were rescued, and placed in a refugee camp--District 9. Over the next 20 years, District 9 became a teeming shantytown like so many others in the developing world. Although there is evidence that the extraterrestrials represent an advanced civilization, their lives on Earth are marked by squalor, dysfunction, and xenophobic hostility. Now, the mass eviction of the aliens is due to commence, overseen by the military/corporate entity MultiNational United. Middle manager Wikus Van De Merwe finds himself in charge, and cannot believe the good luck of his sudden promotion, until events spin out of control, and he realizes he is little more than a pawn in a horrific multinational/intergalactic experiment
Spider-man by Jon Watts( Visual )

31 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Peter Parker, who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero. Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May, under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark. Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine, distracted by thoughts of proving himself
Spider-Man, into the Spider-Verse( Visual )

22 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 2,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles Morales is the new Spider-Man but must also walk the balance between his personal high school & family life and his life as a superhero. While being Spider-Man, he becomes familiar with the Spider-Verse, where there are endless variations on Spider-Man. One of the Spider-Man variations living inside the Spider-Verse is Spider-Man, Peter B. Parker, who guides Miles in his journey as the new Spider-Man and introduces him to the multitude of other Spider-Men, including Spider-Man Noir and Spider-Ham. All of the various Spider-Men will have to band together when villains threaten the safety of the Spider-Verse and of the world itself
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. He learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Holcomb, Kansas. Inspired by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood." He arranges extensive interviews with the convicted killers, especially with Perry Smith. However, his feelings of compassion for Perry conflicts with his need for closure for his book which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction
American Hustle by David O Russell( Visual )

20 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle is the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito is the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the cons and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down
Still Alice by Richard Glatzer( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease, Alice and her family find their bonds thoroughly tested. Her struggle to stay connected to who she once was is frightening, heartbreaking, and inspiring
Moneyball by Bennett Miller( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Résumé: Drame sportif. Billy Beane est puni par son succès. Parce que l'équipe de baseball professionnel dont il est le directeur général, les Athletics d'Oakland, s'est rendue en finale de sa division, ses joueurs vedettes ont accepté des offres d'organisations beaucoup plus riches que la sienne. Alors qu'il tente d'acquérir un lanceur de premier plan, l'ex-joueur de baseball divorcé et père d'une adolescente fait la connaissance de Peter Brand, un économiste issu de l'université Yale. Celui-ci a créé une formule mathématique permettant d'identifier, au moyen de statistiques rigoureuses, les joueurs de la ligue susceptibles de former l'équipe la plus performante. Sans tenir compte de l'opinion de ses recruteurs, Beane l'embauche sur le champ et fait sur ses conseils appel à des laissés-pour-compte. Après un début de saison désastreux, au cours duquel Beane en découd avec l'entraîneur buté de l'équipe, les Athletics consolident leurs forces et remontent la pente. Durant la saison 2002, ils battront le record du plus grand nombre de victoires consécutives. [(c) Médiafilm]. Contient, entre autres, un documentaire sur les coulisses de la production, des scènes supprimées et des prises ratées. [SDM]
Monster house by Gil Kenan( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 2,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of kids discover that a neighborhood house is actually a monster. To solve the mystery of the house they must go inside it, before it takes everyone that crosses its path
Once upon a time... in Hollywood by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

27 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 2,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From 1958 to 1963, American actor Rick Dalton knew the height of fame and fortune as the lead in the television series Bounty Law. Yet, Rick wasn't satisfied with the work and used his popularity to try to become a movie star. By 1969, Rick's career has stalled so much that he takes jobs as a guest star on various shows. He even starts wondering if the only way he can make a comeback is by acting in Italian productions. Cliff Booth, Rick's long-time friend and stunt double, helps him see that possibilities for success still exist in the Los Angeles film industry if they work together
Hitch by Eva Mendes( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and French and held by 2,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitch is New York City's greatest matchmaker. Love is his job and when Albert Brennaman wins the heart of gorgeous society heiress Allegra Cole, Albert has Hitch to thank. So when tabloid columist Sara Melas decides to uncover the secret behind the relationships unlikely sucess, she's shocked to discover that Alex Hitchens, the charming young man she's been dating, is the legendary date doctor himself. Exposed in a front-page scoop, it's now up to Alex to try and save Albert and Allegra's relationship as well as his own
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.14 (from 0.11 for The pursui ... to 0.20 for The social ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The pursuit of happyness
Covers
Memoirs of a geishaJulie & JuliaSpider-Man 3Cloudy with a chance of meatballsDistrict 9CapoteMonster houseHitch
Alternative Names

controlled identityColumbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

Aniplex.

Sony Pictures Classic.

Sony Pictures Classics.

Sony Pictures Classics Release.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment bedrijf uit Verenigde Staten van Amerika

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment empresa distribuidora de video

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment японская компания

Sony Pictures Television.

SPHE

SPHE (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm))

سونی پیکچرز هوم انترتینمنت

ソニー・ピクチャーズ・ホーム・エンターテインメント

索尼家庭娛樂

索尼影业家庭娱乐

索尼影业家庭娱乐公司

Languages