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Centropolis Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 28 works in 201 publications in 6 languages and 18,927 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  War films  Biography  Disaster films  Historical films  Horror films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Centropolis Entertainment (Firm)
Publications by Centropolis Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by Centropolis Entertainment (Firm)
Independence Day by Roland Emmerich( visu )
39 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,358 libraries worldwide
Spaceships appear and wonder turns to terror as they attack cities all over the earth
The patriot by Chris Cooper( visu )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,108 libraries worldwide
A hero of the French and Indian conflict, Benjamin Martin had renounced fighting forever to raise his family in peace. However, when British troops arrive at his South Carolina home and endanger his family, he takes up arms alongside his idealistic patriot son, Gabriel
The day after tomorrow by Roland Emmerich( visu )
39 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 2,749 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
2012 by Roland Emmerich( visu )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 2,060 libraries worldwide
A geophysical team, who are investigating the effect radiation from other solar systems has on the Earth, learn that the core of the Earth is heating up and warn the President of the United States. While the leaders of the world race to build 'arks' to escape the impending doom, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc all over the world
White House down by Roland Emmerich( visu )
10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,581 libraries worldwide
Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country
Godzilla by Roland Emmerich( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,457 libraries worldwide
Nuclear testing resurrects Godzilla and it's up to a select group of people to stop him before he completely destroys New York City and perhaps the world
10,000 BC by Roland Emmerich( visu )
13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,423 libraries worldwide
In a remote mountain tribe, the young hunter D'Leh finds his heart's passion in the beautiful Evolet. But when a band of mysterious warlords raid their village and kidnaps Evolet, D'Leh leads a small group of hunters to save her. As they venture into unknown lands for the first time, the group discovers there are civilizations beyond their own and that mankind's reach is far greater than they ever knew. At each encounter the group is joined by other tribes who have been attacked by the slave raiders. Soon the small band has turned into army. At a massive temple, the band will take their stand against a tyrannical god who has brutally enslaved their own. It is here that D'Leh finally comes to understand that he has been called to save not only Evolet but all of civilization
Anonymous by Roland Emmerich( visu )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,340 libraries worldwide
Was Shakespeare a fraud? Who really wrote about cloak-and-dagger political intrigue, illicit romances in the Royal Court, and the schemes of greedy nobles hungry for the power of the throne? Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, intrigue and suspense advance the theory that it was really Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays
The thirteenth floor by Josef Rusnak( visu )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
To uncover the mystery of a violent slaying and reveal true intentions of a beautiful seductress, a young scientist must crossover to the virtual world he has created
Trade by Kevin Kline( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
When 13-year-old Adriana is kidnapped by sex traffickers in Mexico, her 17-year-old brother, Jorge, sets off on a desperate mission to save her. As Jorge dodges overwhelming obstacles to track the girl's abductors, he meets Ray, a Texas cop whose own family loss leads him to become an ally
Stargate by Roland Emmerich( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
A secret military mission takes a group of men through an Egyptian artifact known as the Stargate to an ancient civilization on the other side of the universe. Once there, they must battle the astoundingly powerful sun god, Ra, before they can find their way home
Last Will. & testament ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
It's the greatest literary mystery of all time: Who wrote the works of William Shakespeare? Although the official story of a Stratford merchant writing for the London box office has held sway for centuries, questions over the authorship of the plays and poems persists. Derek Jacobi leads an impressive cast featuring Vanessa Redgrave and Mark Rylance on a quest to uncover the truth behind the world's most elusive author, and discovers a forgotten nobleman whose story could rewrite history
Shirley Adams ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Afrikaans and held by 27 libraries worldwide
In this deeply affecting portrait of ordinary courage in present-day South Africa, a single mother, Shirley Adams, struggles to care for her paraplegic teenage son, Donovan, in a depressed district on the outskirts of Cape Town. Wearied but resolute, she desperately clings to him as he withdraws from the world following a suicide attempt, and is hopeful when his spirits are momentarily lifted by the appearance of Tamsin, a pretty but overeager social worker. But when the relationship between Donovan and Tamsin sours, his fragile emotional health declines, and Shirley's faith and perseverance are put to the ultimate test. First-time director Oliver Hermanus's observant camera holds close to its subjects, capturing the claustrophobia, intimacy and hushed anguish surrounding the tender daily routines of a mother and her child
Moon 44 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
In the year 2038 rival corporations battle for moons to be mined for natural resources
10,000 B.C. ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in French and English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
In a remote mountain tribe, the young hunter D'Leh finds his heart's passion in the beautiful Evolet. But when a band of mysterious warlords raid their village and kidnaps Evolet, D'Leh leads a small group of hunters to save her. As they venture into unknown lands for the first time, the group discovers there are civilizations beyond their own and that mankind's reach is far greater than they ever knew. At each encounter the group is joined by other tribes who have been attacked by the slave raiders. Soon the small band has turned into army. At a massive temple, the band will take their stand against a tyrannical god who has brutally enslaved their own. It is here that D'Leh finally comes to understand that he has been called to save not only Evolet but all of civilization
The day after tomorrow Donnie Darko ; The good girl ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The good girl: Thirty-year old Justine longs for a life more fulfilling than the one she leads with her boring husband and dead-end job. But when a passionate young co-worker catches her eye and steals her heart, Justine's good girl existence takes a turn for the worse
The Grace card ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
After police officer Mac McDonald loses his son in an accidengt years of bitterness and painerode his love for his family and leave him angry
Priest ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
In a post-apocalyptic world, a savage war between man and vampire has raged for centuries. A warrior priest receives word of fresh attacks but now its personal. His niece has been kidnapped. To save her he must break his vow of peace and hunt down the hive
The day after tomorrow by Roland Emmerich( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A dramatized global warming event triggers a barrage of epic natural disasters: tornadoes flatten Los Angeles, a tidal wave engulfs New York City and the entire Northern Hemisphere begins to freeze solid. An assortment of individual narratives are threaded together to follow the various catastrophes and their effects on local populations, including the stories of climatologist Jack Hall, his son Sam, and other small bands of survivors as they ride out the growing superstorm
The high crusade ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"John Rhys-Davies, Rick Overton and Michael Des Barres star in this science fiction fantasy about a band of British knights at the time of the crusades, who are readying themselves to march on Jerusalem. Suddenly, an alien spacecraft lands outside their camp. The knights impulsively attack and invade the ship, and then command their interstellar hostages to fly them to the Holy Land! However, once airborne the aliens instead head for home with the knights in tow, where they'll have to do battle against an entire planet instead of an entire city"--Mark Deming, All Movie Guide
 
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Languages
English (185)
Spanish (3)
French (1)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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