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Lions Gate Films

Overview
Works: 2,137 works in 3,492 publications in 6 languages and 326,726 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television programs  Fiction  Biography  Biographical films  Juvenile works  Historical films  Anecdotes 
Roles: Distributor, Production personnel, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Lions Gate Films
The day after tomorrow by Dennis Quaid ( Visual )
33 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 2,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When global warming triggers the onset of a new Ice Age, tornadoes flatten Los Angeles, a tidal wave engulfs New York City and the entire Northern Hemisphere begns to freeze solid. Now, climatologist Jack Hall, his son Sam, and a small band of survivors must ride out the growing superstorm and stay alive in the face of an enemy more powerful and relentless than anything anyone has ever encountered: Mother Nature
Akeelah and the bee ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Turkish and held by 2,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young girl from South Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee
Frida by Julie Taymor ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Frida[gamma] narra la vida de Frida Kahlo, compartida de manera abierta y sin temor con Diego Rivera, al tiempo que esta pareja impactaba al mundo del arte de manera sorprendente"
Precious (based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire) by Sapphire ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1987, obese, illiterate, black 16-year-old Claireece 'Precious' Jones lives in Harlem with her dysfunctional family. She has been raped and impregnated twice by her father, Carl. She suffers constant physical, mental and sexual abuse from her unemployed mother, Mary. After getting pregnant for the second time, Precious is suspended from her school. Her principal arranges to have her attend an alternative school where her new teacher, Ms. Rain, helps Precious learn to read and she responds to this glimmer of hope. Precious also meets Mrs. Weiss, a social worker, and discovers the abuse and incest that Precious has had to endure. Her father dies of AIDS and Precious learns that she is now HIV-positive
Crash by Paul Haggis ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A car accident brings together a group of strangers in Los Angeles. Crash takes a provocative, unflinching look at the complexities of racial tolerance in contemporary America
The hunger games by Gary Ross ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match
3:10 to Yuma ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arizona in the late 1800s. Infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, volunteers to deliver him alive to the train that will take the killer to trial. On the trail, Evans and Wade, each from very different worlds, begin to earn each other's respect. But with Wade's outfit on their trail, and dangers at every turn, the mission soon becomes a violent, impossible journey toward each man's destiny
Girl with a pearl earring by Tracy Chevalier ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Delft, Holland. Seventeen-year-old Griet becomes a maid in the house of Johannes Vermeer, where she gradually attracts the master painter's attention. Johannes and Griet must hide their inspiration of each other from his volatile wife, Catharina. The wealthy and trouble-making Master van Ruijven senses the intimacy between the artist and his maid, and contrives a commission for Vermeer to paint Greet alone. The result will be one of the greatest paintings ever created, but at what cost?"--Container
Winter's bone by Debra Granik ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails to find him, she and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and risking her life, Ree hacks through the lies, evasions, and threats offered up by her relatives and begins to piece together the truth
Monster's ball by Marc Forster ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hank and Leticia inhabit stark, queasy realities of the contemporary South, he as a death row corrections officer and she as the soon-to-be widow of an inmate whose execution Hank helps conduct. In the aftermath of the execution, both lose their children to tragic deaths and they form an unlikely bond
Grizzly man by Werner Herzog ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmmaker Werner Herzog investigates the death of preservationist and former television actor Timothy Treadwell, who was killed in the Alaskan wilderness, along with his girlfriend Amie Huguenard, by the bears he lived among and dedicated his life to protecting
Away from her by Sarah Polley ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years. During the twilight of their years, Grant is forced to face the fact that Fiona's 'forgetfulness' actually is Alzheimer's. After Fiona wanders away and is found, the decision is made for her to go into a nursing home. For the first time in their relationship, they are forced to undergo a separation since this is the nursing home 'no-vistors,' first 30 days policy of a patient's stay. When Grant visits Fiona after the orientation period, he is devastated to find out that not only has she seemingly forgotten him, but she has transferred her affections to another man. As the distance between husband and wife grows, Grant must draw upon his love for Fiona to perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness
Tyler Perry's Why did I get married too? ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gathered together in the Bahamas for their annual one-week reunion, four close couples eagerly reconnect, sharing news about their lives and relationships. But their intimate week in paradise is disrupted by the unexpected arrival of Sheila's ex-husband, Mike, who hopes to break up her new marriage with Troy and win her back. With their relationships hanging in the balance when they return home, each couple must choose between blame and forgiveness
The red violin by François Girard ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Upon unearthing a one-of-a-kind, blood red violin, appraiser Charles Morritz uncovers the spectacular journey of the long-lost masterpiece - how it changed hands and the lives of all who touched it
The cove ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a sleepy lagoon off the coast of Japan is a highly guarded secret. During the night, Taiji fishermen engage in an unseen hunt for thousands of dolphins. The work is so horrifying, the fishermen will stop at nothing to keep it hidden from the outside world. When a team of elite activists, filmmakers, and free-divers embark on a secret mission to penetrate their cover, the shocking discoveries they find there are just the tip of the iceberg. Includes commentary, deleted scenes, and more
W by Oliver Stone ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the life of the 43rd president of the United States, from his beginnings as a privileged alcoholic to his becoming a born-again Christian whose belief in religious destiny helped move him to the top ranks of political power. How Christianity turned his life around, how he met and married his wife, and the days before his decision to declare war on Iraq are featured
The conspirator ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, the Vice-President, and the Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt, 42, owns a boarding house where John Wilkes Booth and others met and planned the simultaneous attacks. Against the ominous back-drop of post-Civil War Washington, newly-minted lawyer Frederick Aiken, a 28-year-old Union war hero, reluctantly agrees to defend Surratt before a military tribunal. As the trial unfolds, Aiken realizes his client may be innocent and that she is being used as bait and hostage in order to capture the only conspirator to have escaped a massive manhunt--her own son
Mad men by Matthew Weiner ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1960's New York City. In the glamorous and ego-driven world of advertising, everyone is selling something and nothing is ever what it seems. Reveals the lives of the ruthlessly competitive men and women of Madison Avenue's "Golden Age," where key players make an art of the sell while their private world gets sold. And no one plays the game better than Don Draper, the biggest ad man--and ladies' man--in the business
Brothers by Jim Sheridan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jim Sheridan's film, adapted from Susanne Bier's 2004 movie, concerns Captain Sam Cahill (Tobey Maguire), a Marine who receives orders to ship out for yet another tour of duty in Afghanistan. But before he leaves his supportive wife, Grace (Natalie Portman), and his two elementary-school-age daughters, Sam picks up his black sheep brother, Tommy (Jake Gyllenhaal), who has finished a prison stretch for robbing a bank. While overseas, Sam's aircraft gets shot down and he's thought dead. Back home, irresponsible Tommy gets his act together in order to be an anchor for Grace and the girls, and the two grow emotionally -- though not physically -- close. As the family finally begins to make peace with their grief, soldiers rescue POW Sam and he returns home. Sam's experiences overseas have caused him such emotional turmoil, he has a difficult time adjusting to civilian life, and soon his fear and paranoia manifest themselves in the form of jealousy for his brother's relationship with his wife. Sam Shepard and Mare Winningham co-star as the brothers' father and stepmother"--AllRovi, Sept. 19, 2011
Bella by Alejandro Gomez Monteverde ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An international soccer star is on his way to sign a multimillion dollar contract when a series of events unfold that brings his career to an abrupt end. A beautiful waitress, struggling to make it in New York City, discovers something about herself that she's unprepared for. In one irreversible moment, their lives are turned upside down-- until a simple gesture of kindness brings them both together, turning an ordinary day into an unforgettable experience"--Container
 
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