WorldCat Identities

Furla, George

Overview
Works: 57 works in 142 publications in 2 languages and 8,953 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Road films  Sports films  Film noir  Caper films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Furla
Righteous kill by Jon Avnet( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turk and Rooster are two aging NYPD detectives who have been partners for 30 years. They are faced with a serial killer who is murdering other sociopathic criminals. They both have personal issues. They start working with Perez and Riley, a younger team. Tensions between the pairs of partners is inevitable, especially since Turk is now living with Perez's ex-girlfriend. She also happens to be a homicide detective. But before Turk and Rooster can retire, they are called in to investigate the murder of a notorious pimp, which has ties to a case they solved years before
Mississippi grind( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down-on-his-luck gambler Garry and his considerably luckier pal Curtis hit the road for New Orleans in search of a big payday. Whether afloat (on gambling riverboats) or aground (at racetracks), they chase women and thrills--before risking everything in the wager of their lives
Empire State( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis settles for a security guard job with the Empire State Armored Truck Company. Chris makes the mistake of mentioning the company's lax security to his best friend, Eddie, and is soon unwittingly drawn into an elaborate scheme to rob the abundant amounts of cash being stored there - resulting in the largest cash heist in U.S. History
Home of the brave by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly after receiving the news that they will soon be reunited with their families back in the United States, a unit serving in Iraq is deployed on one last humanitarian mission. Their objective is to deliver medical supplies to a remote Iraqi village. Upon arriving in the village, the unit is viciously ambushed and many lives are lost. Now, as the four surviving members of the battalion return home and attempt to readjust to civilian life, the physical injuries and psychological scars sustained during that tragic event continue to take a heavy emotional toll on the war-torn soldiers
The contract by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a hiking trip to reconnect with his son after the death of his wife, Ray Keene stumbles into a nightmare scenario of paid assassins and ex-military guns-for-hire lead by the mysterious Frank Cardin
Extraction by Lisa McElwee-White( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a terrorist group kidnaps retired CIA field operative Leonard Turner, his son, Harry Turner, launches his own unsanctioned rescue operation. While evading highly skilled operatives, deadly assassins, and international terrorists, Harry finally puts his combat training to the test
The wicker man by Robin Hardy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl mysteriously disappears, Police Sergeant Howie travels to a remote Scottish island to investigate. But this pastoral community, led by the strange Lord Summerisle, is not what it seems
The set-up by Robert Wise( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A group of friends plans out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the others by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge, teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back what is rightfully his. When he finally comes face-to-face with his longtime friend, he will be forced to make a life-changing choice"--Container
Vice by Mile( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julian Michaels has designed the ultimate resort, where anything goes and the customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look, think, and feel like humans. When an artificial becomes self-aware and escapes, she finds herself caught in the crossfire between Julian₂s mercenaries and a cop who is hellbent on shutting down the resort, stopping the violence once and for all
Precious cargo by Janet Gardner( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a botched heist, Eddie, a murderous crime boss, hunts down the seductive thief Karen who failed him. In order to win back Eddie's trust, Karen recruits her ex-lover and premier thief Jack to steal a cargo of rare precious gems. But when the job goes down, allegiances are betrayed and lines are crossed as Jack, Karen, and Eddie face off in a fateful showdown
Freelancers( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of a slain NYPD officer joins the force, where he falls in with his father's former partner and a team of rogue cops. His new boss wants to see if he has what it takes to be rogue. When the truth about his father's death is revealed, he won't stop until justice has been served
Lay the favorite by Beth Raymer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beth, a Las Vegas cocktail waitress, falls in with Dink, a sports gambler who swoons for her as she proves to be something of a gambling prodigy, earning the initial ire of Dink's wife, Tulip
Finding Rin Tin Tin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the true story of American corporal Lee Duncan, who rescued a German shepherd puppy while stationed in France during World War I, and how the dog, after learning how to bring first aid to soldiers, became Hollywood's best-loved animal star
Out for a kill( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archeology Professor Robert Burns is on an important dig in the ancient ruins on the Far Eastern Chinese border. He accidentally discovers that the Chinese Mafia, the Tong, is using his newly discovered ancient Chinese artifacts to hide and smuggle narcotics across the border. He is then framed with the evidence at the border by the Chinese military and DEA. The DEA finally convinces the Chinese military that Robert may be of more help to them outside jail by leading them to the real smugglers
Arsenal( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family loyalty is tested when a successful businessman must rescue his deadbeat brother from the vicious mobster holding him hostage. A construction-company owner must rescue his brother, a petty crook, after he is abducted by a vicious mobster. He is aided in his quest by a police detective and longtime friend
Blind horizon by Val Kilmer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man loses his memory after being shot in a small desert town in New Mexico. As he tries to retrace his steps and figure out his true identity, he believes he may be part of a plot to assasinate the president
Escape to Grizzly Mountain( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroes can come from any time-- but heroism is timeless. This follows a brave boy back through time in a race to save one of Earth's cutest and most lovable creatures
Ticker by Albert Pyun( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cop on the edge must team up with the cool-headed leader of the bomb squad to stop a terrorist from continuing his series of deadly bombings
Borderland by Zev Berman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three Texas University students travel to a Mexican border town on the eve of their graduation, the last thing they expect is to face their own deaths. Without warning, they fall prey to an ancient blood cult hell-bent on finding candidates for human sacrifice
Gun( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the face of rising crime rates and gun violence, the Detroit Police lauch a full-scale war against gun runners."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
George Furla Amerikaans filmproducent

George Furla producteur de films américain

George Furla US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Джордж Фурла

Languages
English (89)

French (2)

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