WorldCat Identities

Canton, Mark

Works: 45 works in 306 publications in 7 languages and 19,846 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Historical films  War films  Horror films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mark Canton
300 by Laurence A Schneider( Visual )

42 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,218 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 4 languages and held by 2,667 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 )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En Verona, Italia, la hermosa ciudad donde Romeo conoció a Julieta, existe un lugar en donde los corazones rotos dejan sus notas para que Julieta les ayude. Es en ese lugar sonde Sophie, una aspirante a escritora encuentra una carta perdida desde hace 50 años que cambiará su vida para siempre. Cuando se embarca en un romántico viaje junto con la autora de aquella carta, Calire y su atractivo nieto para encontrar a su amor perdido. En donde los tres descubrirán que la mejor historia de amor jamás contada es tu propia historia."--Información impresa en el envase
Immortals by Tarsem Singh( Visual )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,428 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
Escape plan by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Breslin, one of the world's foremost authorities on structural security, agrees to take on one last job: breaking out of an ultra-secret, high-tech facility called The Tomb. Deceived and wrongly imprisoned, Ray must recruit fellow inmate Emil Rottmayer to help devise a daring, nearly impossible plan to escape from the most protected and fortified prison ever built
The last witch hunter( Visual )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,261 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 )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,258 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
Fame by Alan Parker( Visual )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,237 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
Taking lives by D. J Caruso( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 990 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
Angel eyes by Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2013 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
Piranha by Alexandre Aja( Visual )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 736 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 )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father who can't keep his promises dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever
Red planet by Anthony E Hoffman( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 309 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 )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 282 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 by John Gulager( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 165 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 115 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
A perfect getaway by David Twohy( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 60 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
Power( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From executive producer Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and show creator Courtney Kemp Agboh (The Good Wife), Power is a visionary crime drama set in two different worlds the glamorous New York club scene and the brutal drug trade. James "Ghost" St. Patrick has it all: a beautiful wife, a Manhattan penthouse, and New York's hottest, up-and-coming new nightclub Truth. As its success grows, so do Ghost's plans to build an empire. But there's just one problem: When he's not at the club, he's kingpin of the city's most lucrative drug network, serving only the wealthy and powerful. As Ghost is seduced by the prospect of a legitimate life, everything precious to him becomes unknowingly threatened. Once you're in, can you ever get out?
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Alternative Names
Canton, Mark Clifford, 1949-

Mark Canton Amerikaans filmproducent

Mark Canton producteur de cinéma américain

Mark Canton produttore cinematografico statunitense

Марк Кантон

Марк Кантън

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مارک کانتون تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی



English (228)

Spanish (18)

French (7)

Italian (3)

German (2)

Chinese (2)

Polish (1)

ImmortalsFameTaking livesAngel eyesJack FrostRed planetFull of it