Most widely held works by EuropaCorp
The three burials of Melquiades Estrada ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,151 libraries worldwide
Needing to keep his honor-bound commitment, Texas ranch foreman Pete returns the body of illegal Mexican immigrant ranch-hand Melquiades Estrada to his preferred resting place in the Mexican wilderness. Estrada had been accidentally shot by Mike, a newly-arrived U.S. border patrolman. Pete forces Mike to participate in his cross-country ritual of duty -- a voyage filled with revenge and redemption that will change both men forever -- and bring some semblance of meaning to the senseless death of Pete's good friend.
Arthur and the invisibles ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,123 libraries worldwide
Arthur sets out to save his family's home from real estate developers when his grandfather mysteriously disappears. When he finds his grandfather's ancient clues of treasure, he unlocks a passageway that leads to a spectacular world with little people.
Taken ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 934 libraries worldwide
Kim is seventeen years-old and the pride and joy of her father, the ex-CIA agent Bryan Mills. Kim convinces the reluctant Bryan to sign an authorization form so she can travel to Paris with her friend Amanda. When they arrive, they share a cab with a stranger named Peter. Amanda tells him that they are alone in Paris. While Bryan is on the phone with Kim, Albanian gang members break into the apartment where the girls are staying. Bryan has Kim give him a detailed description of what she sees and hears. He tells her she is about to be kidnapped. Bryan promises Kim that he will come and get her. He immediately travels to Paris to find Kim and Amanda. He has four days to find her and he uses his special skills and contacts to get her back and seek his revenge.
From Paris with love ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 908 libraries worldwide
A low-ranking intelligence operative working in the office of the U.S. ambassador in France takes on more than he bargained for when he partners with a wisecracking, fast-shooting, high-ranking U.S. agent who's been sent to Paris to stop a terrorist attack.
Transporter 3 ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 905 libraries worldwide
Valentina is the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official. Frank Martin is given an offer he cannot refuse and ends up putting on his driving gloves to deliver Valentina from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to deal with the thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery. On top of that, he cannot let his personal feelings get in the way of his dangerous objective.
Ne le dis à personne Tell no one ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and English and held by 892 libraries worldwide
"[P]ediatrician Alexandre Beck ... still grieves the murder of his beloved wife, Margot, eight years earlier. When two bodies are uncovered near where Margot's body was found, the police reopen the case and Alex becomes a suspect again. The mystery deepens when Alex receives an anonymous e-mail with a link to a video clip that seems to suggest Margot is somehow still alive and a message to 'Tell no one'."--Container.
Transporter 2 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 745 libraries worldwide
Ex-Special Forces operative Frank Martin, aka "The Transporter," is now retired from his chosen profession of moving dangerous goods with no questions asked. He now makes a living driving for a wealthy family in Miami, Florida. But when their young son is abducted, Frank must use his battle-tested combat skills to save the boy and thwart the kidnapper's nefarious master plan.
Taken ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 681 libraries worldwide
Kim is seventeen years-old and the pride and joy of her father, the ex-CIA agent Bryan Mills. Bryan left the agency to stay near Kim in California. Kim lives with her mother Lenore and her wealthy stepfather Stuart. Kim convinces the reluctant Bryan to sign an authorization form so she can travel to Paris with her friend Amanda. When they arrive, they share a cab with a stranger named Peter. Amanda tells him that they are alone in Paris. While Bryan is on the phone with Kim, Albanese gang members break into the apartment where the girls are staying. Bryan has Kim give him a detailed description of what she sees and hears. He tells her she is about to be kidnapped. Bryan promises Kim that he will come and get her. He immediately travels to Paris to find Kim and Amanda. He has four days to find her and he uses his special skills and contacts to get her back and seek his revenge.
Hitman ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
A mysterious hired gun has a barcode tattoo on his bald head. In lieu of a name, he is number 47. Living like a chaste monk while slipping past borders to kill his targets, 47 moves like a determined shark. He speaks softly to his contact at the enigmatic "Organization," which raises cast-off children to become well-paid assassins. Fruitlessly pursued by an Interpol cop who can never get sovereign governments to cooperate, 47 has no trouble slipping in and out of countries to ply his trade. That is until he is double-crossed on a mission in Russia with the shooting a national leader who is promptly replaced by a lookalike double. Suddenly on the run, 47 has to retrace his steps and formulate a lethal plan for extricating himself from a trap. Caught in the chaos is the lovely Nika who is forced into sex slavery by 47's new enemies and the one person who seems uniquely qualified to break through 47's many personal barriers.
The transporter ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
Frank is the best at what he does -- transporting dangerous or illegal goods. His latest shipment, a beautiful young woman, brings deadly complications to his delivery plans. He must kick into overdrive and fight to save his cargo, and his life.
Bandidas ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 509 libraries worldwide
Determined to avenge the deaths of their fathers, Sara Sandoval and Maria Alvarez vow to seize the ill-gotten gains of robber baron Tyler Jackson. With the help of a retired bank robber and a jittery criminologist, these two beauties become unlikely outlaws, blazing a trail of larcey acress Mexico.
Kiss of the dragon ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
While on a mission in Paris, China's top secret agent must team up with a call girl after he is falsely accused of murder.
Banlieue 13 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 363 libraries worldwide
An undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to gain access to a neutron bomb and defuse it.
Home ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
"Spanning 54 countries and 120 locations, Home captures the Earth's most amazing landscapes in a new and astonishing light, showcasing its incomparable beauty and acknowledging its vulnerability to change"--Container.
Revolver ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Jake Green is a grifter who vows revenge against Macha, the ferocious crime boss who sent him to prison. After taking Macha down in a game of chance, Macha puts out a hit on Jake. Caught between a gun and a hard place, Jake finds himself protected by two vicious loan sharks who make him an offer he can't refuse.
Angel-A ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in French and held by 288 libraries worldwide
When a down-on-his-luck gambler tries to drown himself, he winds up rescuing a gorgeous and mysterious blonde. As they set out on a mission across Paris, he discovers that his smart, spontaneous, sexy companion may really be Heaven-sent.
Colour me Kubrick a true ... ish story ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
"John Malkovich gives a hilarious tour-de-force [performance] as Alan Conway, a conman who successfully passed himself off as the famed and notoriously reclusive Stanley Kubrick for the last decade of the filmmaker's life, despite knowing very little about Kubrick. It'd be a farce of the highest order if it wasn't somehow based on a true(ish) story"--Container.
Love and other disasters ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
An assistant at British "Vogue," Jacks adores fixing up her friends, but when it comes to finding the right guy for herself, she's totally clueless. Love comes knocking at her door when she meets sexy photographer Paolo, but will she dare to let her guard down and let romance in?
The secret ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Hannah and Benjamin are a happily married couple whose love is tested in ways they never could have imagined. When Hannah is killed in a car accident, the couple's strong bond may be responsible for an unusual twist of fate that keeps their love alive.
Banlieue 13 ultimatum ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Two years have passed since elite police officer Damien Tomasso teamed up with reformed vigilante Leito to save the notorious District 13, a racially charged ghetto populated by violent drug-dealing gangs and vicious killers. Despite government promises to maintain order, the state of the district has deteriorated and is causing civil unrest. A group of corrupt cops and elected officials begin conspiring to cash in on the district's redevelopment. Damian and Leito must join forces again.
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