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Canton, Mark

Works: 68 works in 245 publications in 5 languages and 17,069 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  War films  Epic films  Film and video adaptations  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mark Canton
300 by Zack Snyder( Visual )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes waited many days for King Leonidas to surrender or withdraw. When the Greeks did not leave, Xerxes was left with no option and he moved forward. The battle lasted for about 3 days and after which all 300 Spartans were killed. The Spartan defeat would not have happened if not for a local shepherd, named Ephialtes, who defected to the Persians and informed Xerxes of a separate path through Thermopylae, which the Persians could use to outflank the Greeks
The Spiderwick chronicles by Tony DiTerlizzi( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared is a curious, adventurous boy who quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His twin brother Simon is calm and reserved. He is the intellectual twin, but is rapidly drawn into the fantastical world of fairies and goblins. Older sister Mallory and their mom are harder to convince, but after the almighty and ruthless ogre leader Mulgarath begins to attack the home, the entire family must band together to combat the hordes of goblins and creatures that lurk just outside
Letters to Juliet by Gary Winick( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Verona, Italy - the beautiful city where Romeo first met Juliet - there is a place where the heartbroken leave notes asking Juliet for her help. It's there that aspiring writer Sophie finds a 50-year-old letter that will change her life forever. As she sets off on a romantic journey of the heart with the letter's author, Claire, now a grandmother, and her handsome grandson, all three will discover that sometimes the greatest love story ever told is your own"--Container
Immortals by Tarsem Singh( Visual )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this epic tale of vengeance and destiny, power-mad King Hyperion ... threatens to destroy all of humanity on his maniacal quest to obtain the ultimate weapon - the legendary Epirus Bow that gives the power to unleash war on both Heaven and Earth. But Theseus..., a heroic young villager chosen by the gods, rises up to stop Hyperion's brutal rampage. With supernatural help from the beautiful oracle Phaedra..., Theseus embraces his destiny and leads a fierce band of warriors in a desperate fight for the future of mankind"--Container
Fame by Alan Parker( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passions will be tested and young hearts will be broken. Ultimately, talent, dedication and hard work will triumph. Centers around a group of dancers, singers, musicians and actors at the New York City High School of Performing Arts, and their spirited drive to live out their dreams of stardom. In an incredibly competitive atmosphere, each student must shine amidst the tumult of school work, deep friendships, budding romance and self-discovery
Escape plan by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Breslin, gevangenistester, gaat als gevangene naar de meest geavanceerde gevangenis die hij ooit zelf ontwierp. Hij zet al zijn kennis en de hulp van medegevangene Rottmayer in om te ontsnappen
Taking lives by D. J Caruso( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illeana Scott is a special agent with the FBI, who has a strong record as a criminal profiler. Scott is called in by a former Quantico colleague to assist two Canadian police detectives, Paquette and Duval, who are on the trail of a serial killer who has been killing in and around Montreal for almost two decades. Art gallery owner James Costa saw the killer during an assault, and now finds himself working as a decoy for Scott. As Scott and Costa follow the killer's trail, they find themselves becoming attracted to one another, which is not a comfort to Scott
Cake( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look into the darkly funny world of Claire Bennett who initiates a dubious relationship with a widower while confronting fantastical hallucinations of his dead wife. With her feisty housekeeper-cum-caretaker ever at her side, Claire searches for human connection and self-forgiveness in this tale of personal redemption
Angel eyes by Luis Mandoki( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a startling ambush, one of Chicago's best cops, Officer Sharon Pogue, is looking point blank into the barrel of a scumball's handgun. Then it happens, a mysterious stranger appears out the the shadows and saves her life. She discovers that its not the first time she and the mystery man have met before. The troubled pasts of these two have led them to build walls around their private lives, but brick by brick, secret after secret, love is going to tear down those walls
300 : rise of an empire( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. He's pitted against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes, and Artemesia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy
Piranha by Alexandre Aja( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the annual spring party at Lake Victoria and 50,000 young revellers have gathered for the occasion, unaware that the lake conceals a dark secret. Revelry turns to terror when an earth tremor deep underwater releases thousands of prehistoric piranhas from their millennia-long hibernation and razor-sharp teeth sink into flesh. As the blue waters of the lake turn blood-red, it is up to an unlikely group of heroes to stop try to stop the fish before the feeding frenzy begins again
Jack Frost by Troy Miller( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Polish and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the verge of making it big, long-struggling musician Jack Frost realizes he's missing something vital: time with wife and young son Charlie. But before Jack can make up for lost time, he swerves off an icy mountain road. Then, one cold winter's night, Jack magically returns ... as a snowman! He embarks on a riotous, snowball-chucking, snowboard-cruising quest to show Charlie that when it comes to being totally cool, there's no dad ... like a snowdad!
300( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. He's pitted against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal turned god Xerxes, and Artemesia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy
Red planet by Anthony E Hoffman( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid-21st century, the nations of a dying Earth look starward for a solution and set out to colonize Mars. But something no one could have expected awaits-- Mars may be barren, but it's not uninhabited
Get Carter by Mike Hodges( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las Vegas "financial adjuster" Jack Carter prowls Seattle in order to smoke out his brother's killer in this remake of the 1971 film
Piranha DD( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's something in the water... again. And this time no one is safe from the flesh eating fish as they sink their razor sharp teeth into the visitors of the best summer attraction, The Big Wet Water Park
Full of it( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17-year-old Sam may be the new kid at school, but he's got a sure-fire scheme to fast-track his popularity: he's going to lie his butt off. Claiming to drive a Prosche, date a movie star and have a rock star for a dad, Sam soon finds himself loved by everyone. But when Sam's outlandish fictions mysteriously turn into outrageous facts, he begins to discover that having all your dreams come true can turn into a total nightmare
George A. Romero's Land of the dead( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zombies have become the dominant population, and they've begun to show signs of undead intelligence and gathering power. The wealthiest human survivors live comfortably in a luxury high-rise building that is barricaded within a safe zone. The wealthy ignore the horrors of the outside world while armed scavengers stage raids in the zombie-zone to gather much-needed food and supplies. Riley and Cholo are mercenaries-for-hire; Kaufman is their nefarious boss; and Slack is a former hooker recruited into Riley's scavenger squad
Dawn of the dead by George A Romero( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dawn of the dead: When a mysterious virus turns people into mindless, flesh-eating zombies, a handful of survivors wage a desperate, last-stand battle to stay alive and human
A perfect getaway by David Twohy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cliff and Cydney are an adventurous young couple celebrating their honeymoon by backpacking to one of the most beautiful, and remote, beaches in Hawaii. Hiking the wild, secluded trails, they believe they have found paradise. But when the pair comes across a group of frightened hikers discussing the horrifying murder of another newlywed couple on the islands, they begin to question whether they should turn back. Unsure whether to stay or flee, Cliff and Cydney decide to join up with two other couples. This is when things begin to go terrifyingly wrong. Far from civilization or rescue, everyone begins to look like a threat and nobody knows whom to trust. Paradise becomes hell on earth as a brutal battle for survival begins
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Alternative Names
Mark Canton producteur de cinma amricain

Mark Canton produttore cinematografico statunitense

Марк Кантон

Марк Кантън

Մարկ Կանտոն

مارک کانتون تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

English (171)

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Polish (1)

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ImmortalsTaking livesAngel eyesJack FrostRed planetFull of it