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Working Title Films

Overview
Works: 394 works in 2,383 publications in 8 languages and 144,217 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  War films  History 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer, prn, pre, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Working Title Films
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

79 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and held by 3,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

46 editions published between 2005 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 3,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England, in a world where an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

37 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", this is the story of three convicts-- escapees from a prison farm in Mississippi-- and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering buried loot before it's lost forever in a flood
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

42 editions published between 2007 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 3,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1935, thirteen-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie, is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

61 editions published between 1998 and 2021 in 5 languages and held by 2,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lazy, unemployed Southern Californian stoner who loves bowling gets mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. He's beaten up by men looking for money from the rich man's wife and gets drawn into the kidnapping of the millionaire's wife
The theory of everything by James Marsh( Visual )

36 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and held by 2,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of: time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed." -- Back of container
Love actually by Richard Curtis( Visual )

33 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague
Elizabeth by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

52 editions published between 1998 and 2019 in English and Turkish and held by 2,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England, 1554. Henry VIII is dead. The country is divided, Catholic against Protestant. Henry's eldest daughter Mary, a fervent Catholic, is Queen. She is childless. The Catholics' greatest fear is the succession of Mary's Protestant half-sister, Elizabeth. After Mary's death, Elizabeth ascends to the throne, thrust into an edgy world of political and religious flux she struggles to protect her power, life, and independence as the court boils with intrigue and conspiracy. Elizabeth begins her reign in a land divided by bloody turmoil, and becomes a cunning strategist, weighing the counsel of her mysterious advisor's, thwarting her devious rivals, and denying her own desires for the good of her country
Les Misérables by Alain Boublil( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2020 in English and Spanish and held by 2,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 19th century France the paroled prisoner Jean Valjean seeks redemption, regains his social standing, and rises to the rank of mayor. He encounters a beautiful but desperately ill woman named Fantine and cares for her daughter, Cosette, after her death. All the while he is obsessively pursued by the policeman Javert, who vows to make him pay for the crimes of his past
Bridget Jones's diary by Sharon Maguire( Visual )

38 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Turkish and held by 2,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her mid-thirties, still single and still being set up with dates by her mom, Bridget decides she needs to make a change in her life. She falls for her boss who uses her and then dumps her. In the meantime, Bridget keeps running into the divorced guy her mom tried to set her up with, and he happens to be ex-friends with her boss. She uses her diary as a confessional and she begins to wonder if she will ever find true love
Darkest hour by Joe Wright( Visual )

31 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 2,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds
Nanny McPhee by Kirk Jones( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanny McPhee Returns: When Nanny McPhee appears at the farmhouse door of a busy young mother Isabel Green, she discovers that Mrs. Green's children are in an all-out household war with their two spoiled city cousins. Relying on everything from a flying motorcycle and a statue that comes to life to a tree-climbing piglet and an elephant that turns up in the oddest places, Nanny McPhee uses her magic to show the children five valuable lessons, the most important of which is how to get along
About a boy by Paul Weitz( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 2,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is to avoid any kind of responsibility. So he decides to invent an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms. Will gets a lesson about life from a bright but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named Marcus. Now, as Will struggles to teach Marcus the art of being cool, Marcus teaches Will that you are never too cool to grow up
Anna Karenina by Joe Wright( Visual )

38 editions published between 2012 and 2019 in English and Chinese and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in late 19th century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard( Visual )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Nixon is the disgraced president with a legacy to save. David Frost is a jet-setting television personality with a name to make. This is the legendary battle between the two men and the historic encounter that changed both their lives. For three years after resigning from office, Nixon remained silent. But in the summer of 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Everyone is surprised that Nixon would select Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans (as well as a $600,000 fee). Likewise, Frost's team harbors doubts that their boss will be able to hold his own. But as cameras roll, a charged battle of wits results
Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

53 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old miner's son Billy Elliot is on his way to boxing lessons when he stumbles upon a ballet class. Billy secretly joins the class, knowing that his blue-collar family would never understand
United 93 by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2020 in English and held by 2,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A real-time, cinéma vérité account of the final flight of United 93, the only airplane hijacked on 9/11 that didn't reach its intended target
The Danish girl by Tom Hooper( Visual )

21 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in English and held by 2,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

41 editions published between 2015 and 2020 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival
The soloist by Joe Wright( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2005, the only thing hurting Los Angeles Times columnist and recent bike accident victim Steve Lopez more than his banged-up face, was his pressing need for story ideas. He soon discovers Nathaniel Ayers, a skid row schizophrenic street musician, who possesses extraordinary talent - even though he only has half-broken instruments to play. Inspired by Nathaniel's story, Lopez writes an acclaimed series of articles about him and attempts to do more to help both him, and the rest of the underclass of L.A. have a better life. Lopez's good intentions run headlong into Nathaniel's personal demons and the larger issues of social injustice facing the homeless. Regardless, Lopez and Nathaniel find a way to conquer their deepest anxieties and frustrations
 
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