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Silver Pictures

Overview
Works: 109 works in 673 publications in 6 languages and 50,545 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Police films  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Dystopian films  Crime films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Silver Pictures
The matrix by Lana Wachowski( Visual )

101 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 8,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neo, Trinity, and Morpheus continue to lead the revolt against the Machine Army. In their quest to save the human race from extinction, they gain greater insight into the construction of The Matrix and Neo's pivotal role in the fate of mankind
Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie( Visual )

44 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes has always been the smartest man in the room, until now. There is a new criminal mastermind at large, Professor James Moriarty, and not only is he Holmes's intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil, coupled with a complete lack of conscience, may give him an advantage over the renowned detective. Holmes's investigation into Moriarty's plot becomes more dangerous as it leads him and Watson out of London to France, Germany, and finally Switzerland
V for vendetta by James McTeigue( Visual )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a future where Germany has won World War II and Britain has become a fascist state, this is the story of a young working-class woman, Evey, who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as 'V.' Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, 'V' ignites a revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about 'V's' mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself. She becomes his ally in his plan to bring freedom and justice to a cruel and corrupt society
Lethal weapon by Richard Donner( Visual )

41 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 2,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been two years since we last caught up with the battle-hardened pair of Murtaugh (Danny Glover) and Riggs (Mel Gibson). Murtaugh is still the family man. Riggs is still the reckless man without a family, but now he counts the odds before plunging into a seemingly impossible situation. He cracks more jokes, too
Die hard by John McTiernan( Visual )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 2,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York detective John McClane has just arrived in Los Angeles to spend Christmas with his family. As he waits for his estranged wife's office Christmas party to break up, German terrorists occupy the building, and McClane wages a one-man war to stop them
The Book of Eli by Albert Hughes( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eli walks alone in post-apocalyptic America. He heads west along the Highway of Death on a mission he doesn't fully understand but knows he must complete. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Or in the wrong hands, the hammer of a despot. Eli keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his quest thrusts him into a savage wasteland and pits him against a menacing warlord
Speed Racer by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speed Racer is a natural behind the wheel of his thunderous Mach 5. With the support of Pops and Mom Racer, girlfriend Trixie, younger brother Spritle and the mysterious Racer X, Speed takes on fierce competitors to save his family's business and protect the sport he loves. When Speed steps on the track, it's not just a race
The brave one by Neil Jordan( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City radio host Erica Bain is working and living a wonderful life. One night she and her fiancé, David, are brutally attacked. David is killed and Erica is almost beaten to death. Erica is traumatized and in order to cope and work past the tragic event, Erica becomes someone else. She buys a gun and begins to roam the streets at night looking to take her revenge on the men who were responsible for the attack. Late one night, Erica is in the back of a convenience store when a man comes in and kills his store clerk wife. The man comes after her and she protects herself, finding that is is very easy to shoot a gun. Days later, Erica is on the subway when she is about to be raped by two men, and again she protects herself. The city becomes fascinated with the exploits of this vigilante killer, but NYPD Detective Mercer is trying to catch this person, before the killer strikes again
Die hard 2 die harder by Renny Harlin( Visual )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John McClane is off-duty on Christmas Eve in the nation's capital when a team of terrorists, in town to rescue a drug lord from justice, has taken over a major international airport, holding thousands of travelers hostage. Amidst a blinding blizzard, McClane must race against time to defeat the terrorists and their murderous leader while also contending with an inept airport police chief, the stubborn head of the Army's anti-terrorist squad, and the knowledge that his wife is trapped in a plane desperately low on fuel, circling overhead
Non-stop by Jaume Collet-Serra( Visual )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During a transatlantic flight, U.S. Air Marshal Bill Marks ... receives a series of cryptic text messages threatening to kill a passenger every 20 minutes unless $150 million is transferred into an off-shore account"--Container
Lethal Weapon 4 by Richard Donner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh, after escaping death from the previous movies are put on a hit list by The Triads. When blood thirsty mercenaries are on their tail they team up again with Leo Getz and Lorna Cole, a newcomer to finally put an end to the Triads for good
Fred Claus by David Dobkin( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Claus has lived in his little brother's shadow for most of his life. Fred is in jail and Nicholas has to bail him out on the condition he come to the North Pole and repay his debt
Lethal weapon 3 by Richard Donner( Visual )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Further action by Riggs and Murtagh, L.A. police detectives whose work routine is anything but routine, joined by an Internal Affairs investigator who loves taking risks as much as Riggs does
Conspiracy theory Complot mortel by Brian Helgeland( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York cab driver and conspiracy buff Jerry Fletcher tells anyone in earshot about the secret movers, shakers and assassins who really control things. When he tries to put Justice Department attorney Alice Sutton in the know, he's run out of her office. Soon both will be running for their lives
Swordfish by Dominic Sena( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the DEA shuts down a dummy corporation operation code named SWORDFISH, they had generated $400 million which they let sit around; years of compound interest has swelled it to $9.5 billion. A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell, headed by Gabriel, wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away behind super-encryption. He brings in convicted hacker Stanley, who only wants to see his daughter Holly again but can't afford the legal fees, to slice into the government mainframes and get the money
Kiss kiss bang bang by Shane Black( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They say love and money don't mix, but you can't blame Larry Lockhart for trying. He's been whisked from a life of petty crime to Hollywood, where he'll audition for the role of a movie detective and be tutored for the part by a private eye. Now all Harry has to do is convince the dream girl he meets that he's an actual detective. And try not to stumble over the corpses as reel life abruptly gives way to the real."--Container
The invasion by Oliver Hirschbiegel( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A space shuttle burns up upon reentry causing debris to land across a wide area of the United States. Tucker Kaufman, a member of the CDC, visits one of the crash sites and gets a cut on his hand. Dr. Carol Bennell begins to notice that people are starting to act strange. She turns to her best friend, Dr. Ben Driscoll. He takes a small sample of the material to Dr. Stephen Galeano and they soon learn the substance is not from Earth. Carol's son, Oliver starts to have nightmares and Carol thinks it is because he is about to see Tucker, his father. Tucker has been infected and begins to show little emotion. One of Carol's patients complains that her husband is acting differently. As she begins to voice these concerns, Carol begins to notice other strange things. People are staring at her as she walks by and no one shows any emotion when a woman is hit by a car. Carol soon realizes she must stay awake, find her son, and join her two friends as they try to get to Fort Dix and work on an antidote
Road house by Joel Silver( Visual )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bouncer armed with a cool head, lethal fists, and a degree in philosophy, takes on drunks and the town "kingpin" who is putting the squeeze on his bar's cash register
Veronica Mars( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veronica is an outcast in a trendy SoCal beach town. Once she ran with Neptune High's in crowd. But she's on the outside after her best friend is murdered and her sheriff father accuses the wrong man as the perp: the dead girl's billionaire father. Dad loses his job, Veronica loses her popularity and both struggle to build a detective agency and new lives. E-mail scams, cults, car thefts - you name it, Veronica investigates it. But her obsession is the murder of her friend. And she'll take any risk to solve it
The gunman by Pierre Morel( Visual )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...A satisfactory time-passer."--Seattle Times
 
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controlled identityDark Castle Entertainment (Firm)

Silver Pictures company

Warner Bros Pictures (1969-). Silver Pictures

실버 픽처스

シルバー・ピクチャーズ

Languages
English (418)

French (12)

German (3)

Italian (3)

Spanish (3)

Chinese (2)

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V for vendettaLethal weaponThe Book of EliSpeed RacerFred ClausLethal weapon 3SwordfishKiss kiss bang bangRoad house