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Canton, Mark

Overview
Works: 77 works in 379 publications in 7 languages and 22,609 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Epic films 
Roles: Producer, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mark Canton
300 by Zack Snyder( Visual )

39 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,179 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 )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,730 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 )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,684 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 )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,474 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
The last witch hunter by Vin Diesel( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tormented by the loss of his family and cursed with immortal life, the last witch hunter is all that stands between humanity and the combined forces of the most horrifying witches in history
Cake by Daniel Barnz( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,307 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
Escape plan by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,274 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
Fame by Alan Parker( Visual )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,216 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
300 : rise of an empire( Visual )

12 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Greek general Themistokles is pitted against the massive invading Persian forces, who are ruled by the god-king Xerxes and led by Artemisia, the vengeful commander of their navy"--Container
Taking lives by D. J Caruso( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,054 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
Mr. Church( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl and her dying mother obtain the services of a talented cook. What begins as a six-month arrangement spans fifteen years and creates a family bond that lasts forever
Angel eyes by Luis Mandoki( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 763 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 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
The comedian( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of an aging insult comic named Jack Burke
Piranha by Alexandre Aja( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of strangers on Lake Victoria must band together to survive after a sudden underwater tremor sets free prehistoric man-eating fish
Jack Frost by Maxfield Parrish( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 666 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!
Phoenix forgotten( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition
Land of the dead by George A Romero( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humanity's last vestiges must come to grips with the unspeakable truth: the ravenous zombie hordes besieging their fortified city are evolving
Red planet by Antony Hoffman( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 298 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. Houston, we have big trouble
Get Carter by Mike Hodges( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Carter has spent his life collecting for other people - debts, agendas, and retribution. He stands alone and always stands apart, but when his brother is killed in an accident, it takes Carter home ... to the family he abandoned, to the debts that were never paid, and a mystery that will take him to the center of his own soul"--Container
Piranha DD( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 140 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
 
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Alternative Names
Canton, Mark Clifford 1949-

Mark Canton Amerikaans filmproducent

Mark Canton producteur de cinéma américain

Mark Canton productor de cine estadounidense

Mark Canton produttore cinematografico statunitense

Марк Кантон

Марк Кантън

Մարկ Կանտոն

מארק קנטון מפיק קולנוע אמריקאי

مارک کانتون تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

マーク・キャントン

馬克·坎農

马克·坎顿

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ImmortalsTaking livesAngel eyesJack FrostLand of the deadRed planet