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Fox Searchlight Pictures

Overview
Works: 321 works in 1,727 publications in 7 languages and 172,358 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  Historical films  Road films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, pre, Author, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fox Searchlight Pictures
Slumdog Millionaire by Danny Boyle( Visual )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 3,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamal Malik, an eighteen-year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, proceeds to come very close to winning twenty million rupees on an Indian game show, and when he is arrested and accused of cheating, he tries to prove his innocence by relating the story of his life
Juno by Jason Reitman( Visual )

30 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juno MacGuff is sixteen years-old who after a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, learns that she's pregnant. Juno and Paulie like each other, but not enough to start a family, complete with a child. Paulie leaves all the decisions about the baby to Juno. Initially she decides to have an abortion, but can't go through with it. So she decides to have the baby and give it up for adoption. The next step is to find prospective parents for the yet unborn child. In the Pennysaver ad section, Juno finds Mark and Vanessa Loring, a yuppie couple living in the suburbs. Juno likes the Lorings and of her own choosing, she enters into a closed adoption contract with the Lorings. During the second and third trimesters of Juno's pregnancy, which she treats with care but detachment, her relationships with her family, with Paulie, and with the Lorings develop
Sideways by Alexander Payne( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack and Miles were college roommates, and despite their differences, they have been friends ever since. Jack is an actor, whose career high point is a stint as a soap opera regular. English teacher and oenophile Miles would much rather be a published novelist. Jack is about to get married, so depressed, divorced Miles suggests they hit the road for a week-long bachelor party amidst the rolling hillsides and gorgeous sunsets of wine country near Santa Barbara. A little golf, a lot of wine, how could it possibly go sideways?
The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson( Visual )

17 editions published in 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune
Bend it like Beckham by Gurinder Chadha( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen year-old Jesminder's parents want her to be a nice, conventional Indian girl. But she just wants to play soccer like her hero, David Beckham. For Jess, that means kicking a ball around the local park with the lads until she's spotted by Jules, who invites her to join the local women's team
The Descendants by Alexander Payne( Visual )

17 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt King (George Clooney), casado y padre de dos niñas, se ve obligado a reconsiderar su pasado y a encauzar su futuro cuando su mujer sufre un terrible accidente de barco en Waikiki (Hawai)
Black Swan by Darren Aronofsky( Visual )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nina is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company. Her life, like most in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her mother Erica, a former ballerina who exerts a suffocating control over her. When artistic director Thomas Leroy decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But Nina has competition: new dancer Lily, who impresses Leroy as well. Swan Lake requires a dancer who can play both the White Swan with innocence and grace, and the Black Swan, who represents guile and sensuality. Nina fits the White Swan role perfectly but Lily is the personification of the Black Swan. As the two young dancers expand their rivalry into a twisted friendship, Nina begins to get more in touch with her dark side - a recklessness that threatens to destroy her
Little Miss Sunshine by Michael D Arndt( Visual )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dysfunctional family undertakes a road trip to California in order to allow their 7-year old daughter to participate in the Little Miss Sunshine beauty pageant
The last king of Scotland by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles Idi Amin's rise and fall. Amin's despotic reign of terror is viewed through the eyes of Nicholas Garrigan, a Scottish doctor who arrives in Uganda in the early 1970s to serve as Amin's personal physician. His perspective as an outsider causes him to be initially impressed by Amin's calculated rise to power and he grows increasingly monstrous. A pointed examination of how independent Uganda (a British colony until 1962) became a breeding ground for Amin's genocidal tyranny. Amin is both seductive and horribly destructive. Garrigan grows increasingly prone to exploitation
Birdman, or, (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy story of an actor famous for portraying an iconic superhero as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself
Napoleon Dynamite by Jared Hess( Visual )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon Dynamite is a new kind of hero, complete with a tight red 'fro, sweet moon boots, and skills that can't be topped. Napoleon spends his days drawing mythical beasts and avoiding his scheming Uncle Rico. When two new friends enter Napoleon's life - shy Deb and mustachioed Pedro - the trio launches a campaign to elect Pedro for class president and make the student body's wildest dreams come true. But Napoleon will have to unleash his secret weapon
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Maggie Smith( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to 'outsource' their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways." -- Container
The secret life of bees by Gina Prince-Bythewood( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father T-Ray, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past. Taken in by the intelligent and independent Boatwright sisters, Lily finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping
Crazy Heart by Scott Cooper( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walk the line: "A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins."--IMDB
Beasts of the Southern Wild by Benh Zeitlin( Visual )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hushpuppy [is] a tenacious six-year-old force of nature in an isolated bayou community. When her tough but loving father Wink ... succumbs to a mysterious malady, the fierce and determined girl bravely sets out on a journey to save him. But Hushpuppy's quest is hindered by a "busted" universe that melts the ice caps and unleashes an army of prehistoric beasts"--Container insert
127 Hours by Danny Boyle( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In April 2003 Aron Ralston, a 27-year-old hiker, fell and was trapped in a narrow crevasse, his right arm wedged against the rock wall by a boulder. He had gone to Bluejohn Canyon, Utah for a rock-climbing weekend alone. Not telling anyone where he was going and finding himself stuck, he knows he can't expect anyone to come to his rescue. As a trained engineer and a skilled, albeit somewhat careless, outdoorsman, he understands his predicament as a practical challenge, a technical problem
Wild by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of reckless behavior, a heroin addiction and the destruction of her marriage, Cheryl Strayed makes a rash decision. Haunted by memories of her mother Bobbi and with absolutely no experience, she sets out to hike more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail all on her own
Brooklyn by John Crowley( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within
Antwone Fisher by Antwone Quenton Fisher( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antwone Fisher, 25, is a gentle, soft-spoken seaman in the Navy. Unless he feels he's been disrespected--which prompts furious, violent outbursts that put him on the brink of a dishonorable discharge. Ordered to see a psychiatrist, eventually the story of his childhood in a foster home, where he was both beaten and sexually abused, comes out. Dr. Davenport argues that Antwone needs to deal with his past, find his family, and attain closure. For Antwone, the journey proves agonizing and freeing, as he puts his past behind him and graduates into responsible manhood
Boys don't cry by Kimberly Peirce( Visual )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A transgendered youth starts living as a man, and assumes the name Brandon Teena. He moves to a tiny Nebraska town and begins making new friends under his new identity. All goes well until his new friends discover his secret. Based on a true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself
 
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