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Scott Free Productions

Overview
Works: 149 works in 391 publications in 5 languages and 45,409 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Historical films  Gangster films  Police films  Biographical films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Scott Free Productions
Black Hawk down : a story of modern war by Mark Bowden ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 2,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With exacting detail, the film re-creates the American siege of the Somalian city of Mogadishu in October 1993, when a 45-minute mission turned into a 16-hour ordeal of bloody urban warfare. Helicopter-borne U.S. Rangers were assigned to capture key lieutenants of Somali warlord Muhammad Farrah Aidid, but when two Black Hawk choppers were felled by rocket-propelled grenades, the U.S. soldiers were forced to fend for themselves in the battle-torn streets of Mogadishu, attacked from all sides by armed Aidid supporters
American gangster by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, American Gangster is the story of two men: Frank Lucas, former driver, bouncer, and collector for Bumpy Johnson, the so-called Robin Hood of Harlem; and Richie Roberts, night-school lawyer, detective, and honest cop. Frank is importing heroin direct from Bangkok--by-passing the Italian and Sicilian mafia--undercutting their prices, delivering superior product, and making a fortune. Richie, loathed by cops on the take for turning in a million bucks in unmarked bills found in a suspects car, is heading a newly formed Federal investigation force for narcotics, tasked with finding and arresting North American drug kingpins. These two men are destined to meet, a meeting that will change their lives
The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford by Andrew Dominik ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Everyone in 1880s America knows Jesse James. He's the nation's most notorious criminal and is being hunted by the law in 10 states. He's also the land's greatest hero, lauded as a Robin Hood by the public. No one knows of Robert Ford, at least not yet. But the ambitious 19-year-old aims to change that. He befriends Jesse and rides with his gang. And if that doesn't bring Ford fame, he will have to find a deadlier way. Friendship becomes rivalry and the quest for fame becomes obsession
Prometheus by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
17 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explorers have discovered a clue that brings them to the origins of mankind on Earth. This leads them on a journey that takes them to the darkest corners of the universe
Robin Hood ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In times of tyranny and injustice when law oppresses the people, the outlaw takes his place in history. England at the turn of the 12th century was such a time. King Richard the Lionheart, bankrupt of wealth and glory, is plundering his way back to England after ten years on his crusade. In his army is an archer named Robin Longstride. This is the story of his return home where, for defending the weak against the strong, he will be condemned to live outside the law. Whether thief or hero, one man from humble beginnings will become an eternal symbol of freedom for his people. And so the legend begins
Kingdom of heaven by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drame épique. Vers la fin du 12e siècle, le jeune forgeron français Balian apprend qu'il est le fils du seigneur Godefroy d'Ibelin, qui possède une terre près de Jérusalem, où il a participé à la première croisade. Ayant pris la place de son père mort au combat, Balian, sacré chevalier, devient un des hommes de confiance du roi lépreux Beaudoin IV, qui s'efforce de maintenir une paix fragile dans la région entre les croisés et les chefs musulmans. Mais le décès du souverain sonne le glas de cette trêve, alors que son successeur Guy de Lusignan lance la charge contre les troupes du sultan Saladin qui menace d'envahir la Ville sainte. Enfoncée dans un désert hostile, l'armée des croisés se fait massacrer. Il revient alors à Balian d'assumer la protection des habitants de Jérusalem, laissés sans défense
Gladiator by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maximus, a Roman general is betrayed and forced into slavery. He trains as a gladiator and his skill in the arena leads him to Rome and a personal confrontation with the corrupt Emperor who murdered his family
Matchstick men by Nicolas Cage ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neurotic con man Roy suffers from several emotional problems, including obsessive-compulsive disorder. He and his partner Frank swindle people out of money. Frank wants to pull a really big job, but Roy is too consumed with fear and panic attacks to join him. Only cigarettes and his trusty illegal prescription drugs seem to keep him going. When Roy finds himself in desperate need of more pills, he is forced to see legitimate psychotherapist Dr. Klein. Roy discovers he has a daughter from his previous marriage and Dr. Klein suggests Roy spend time with her
Body of lies by David Ignatius ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CIA operative Roger Ferris is on a covert mission. He is working in Jordan and searching for terrorists who have been bombing civilian targets. Ferris uncovers information on the Islamist mastermind Al-Saleem. He devises a plan to infiltrate Al-Saleem's terrorist network with the help of his Langley boss, Ed Hoffman. Ferris enlists the help of the Chief of Jordanian Intelligence, Hani Salaam on this operation, but what he is not certain of is how far he can trust him without putting his life in danger. The uneasy alliance leads to a cultural and moral clash between the men
A good year by Peter Mayle ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Max Skinner is a ruthless, successful English investment broker with no time for life outside of his job. When his uncle dies, Max inherits the chateau and vineyard in the south of France where he grew up, but he then meets a potential rival to the inheritance, a young American who claims to be his illegitimate cousin. His first intention is to sell the vineyard as quickly as possible, but while spending time in Provence, Max "finds his soul when he loses his heart to a French beauty."
Unstoppable by Tony Scott ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A runaway train that is transporting deadly, toxic chemicals is barreling down on Scranton, Pennsylvania, and the only two men who can stop it are a veteran engineer and a young conductor
The taking of Pelham 1 2 3 by Tony Scott ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York Metropolitan Transit Authority train dispatcher Walter Garber's day is turned upside down when he must face-off against Ryder, the criminal mind that has hijacked the passengers of subway train, Pelham 1-2-3. Ryder is the leader of a highly-armed gang of four, including a henchman who used to work for the MTA. NYPD Hostage Negotiator Detective Camonetti initially takes charge of the situation, but quickly realizes that Ryder will only deal with Garber. Garber begins to employ his vast knowledge of the subway system in a battle to outwit Ryder and save the hostages
Déjà vu by Tony Scott ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ferry filled with crewmen from the USS Nimitz and their families is blown up in New Orleans during Mardi Gras. BATF Doug Carlin is brought in to assist in the recovery of evidence from the massive investigation, and gets attached to an experimental FBI surveillance unit. The unit uses technology to directly look back in time a little over four days into the past. While tracking down the bomber, Carlin gets an idea in his head: would it be possible to use the device to actually travel back in time and not only prevent the bombing but also the murder of a local woman whose truck was used in the bombing?
The grey ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After their plane crashes in Alaska, seven oil workers are led by a skilled huntsman to survival, but a pack of merciless wolves haunts their every step
Man on fire by A. J Quinnell ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Hard-drinking, burnt-out CIA operative John Creasy (Washington) has given up on life -- until his friend Rayburn ... gets him a job as bodyguard to nine-year-old Pita Ramos... Bit by bit, Creasy begins to reclaim his soul, but when Pita is kidnapped, Creasy's fiery rage is released and he will stop at nothing to save her"--Container
Hannibal by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
FBI agent Clarice Starling's involvement in a dramatic drug bust brings her once again to the attention of killer cannibal Dr. Hannibal Lecter who escaped from custody seven years earlier after helping Clarice nab a serial murderer
Enemy of the state by Tony Scott ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Robert Clayton Dean is a successful Washington D.C. attorney who-- without his knowledge-- is given a video that ties a top official of the National Security Agency to a political murder! Instantly, every aspect of Dean's once-normal life is targeted by a lethal team of skilled NSA surveillance operatives, who wage a relentless, ultrahigh-tech campaign to discredit him and retrieve the incriminating evidence!"--Container
The pillars of the Earth by Sergio Mimica-Gezzan ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1120 A.D., the heir to the English throne dies when the royal ship burns at sea. The King calls on his subjects to accept his daughter Maud as ruler until her son comes of age, but the church backs his nephew Stephen. Squire Bartholomew pledges his loyalty to Maud and is thrown in jail, leaving his daughter Aliena and son Richard alone. Maud goes raises an army in France and attacks Stephen. Meanwhile, Tom Builder is destined to construct a cathedral in Kingsbridge . His ally is Prior Philip, who learns to be a good politician as he watches over his flock and his cathedral. Tom also has the headaches of refereeing between his son Alfred and headstrong Jack, one of his better stone carvers. Against this backdrop of war and monumental construction, are all the elements common to epic storytelling: heroes and villains, trust and treachery, fate and the struggle against it
In her shoes by Cameron Diaz ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Free-wheeling irresponsible Maggie gets through her life thanks to her remarkable looks and her complete lack of scruples. She constantly goes to her straight-laced, plain-Jane successful lawyer sister Rose when she is in need of financial help. The two sisters have been very close to each other in part because their troubled mother died when they were girls. Maggie discovers hidden letters that reveal she and Rose have a grandmother, but Maggie ends up betraying Rose's trust. Maggie sets off for Florida to find the grandmother. A failed workplace romance forces Rose to rethink her career, a career that has been the center of her life. As Rose tentatively begins a new relationship and Maggie gets to know her grandmother, the two learn a dark family secret that helps smooth the path toward reconciliation
Tristan + Isolde by Kevin Franco, James Myles, Sophia Reynolds ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tragic story of the love between the Cornish knight Tristan and the Irish princess Isolde. Their love for each other threatens to not only destroy their personal relationships with their families, but also to plunge their respective kingdoms into war
 
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Languages
English (180)
Chinese (2)
Turkish (1)
Italian (1)
French (1)
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