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Icon Productions

Overview
Works: 148 works in 399 publications in 8 languages and 27,558 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Personal narratives  Interviews  Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Television mini-series 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Icon Productions
Publications by Icon Productions
Most widely held works by Icon Productions
Braveheart by Mel Gibson( visu )
37 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 3,935 libraries worldwide
William Wallace is a bold Scotsman who used the steel of his blade and the fire of his intellect to rally his countrymen to liberation
We were soldiers by Randall Wallace( visu )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 2,315 libraries worldwide
Lt. Col. Hal Moore is the commander of the First Battalion, Seventh Cavalry. As part of the Pleiku Campaign of late 1965, Moore is assigned to action at Landing Zone X-Ray in the Ia Drang Valley, an area known to be overrun by North Vietnamese troops and nicknamed "The Valley of Death." Moore soon finds himself and his men contained to an area about the size of a football field, surrounded by more than 2,000 enemy troops and engaged in the first major battle of the war. Heroism becomes the order of the day as the men refuse to yield, in spite of heavy losses of life
What women want by Nancy Meyers( visu )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,951 libraries worldwide
A cocky, chauvinistic advertising executive magically acquires the ability to hear what women are thinking
The passion of the Christ by Mel Gibson( visu )
39 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,928 libraries worldwide
A depiction of the last twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem. The story opens in the Garden of Olives where Jesus has gone to pray after the Last Supper. Betrayed by Judas Iscariot, the controversial Jesus--who has performed 'miracles' and has publicly announced that he is 'the Son of God'--is arrested and taken back within the city walls of Jerusalem. There, the leaders of the Pharisees confront him with accusations of blasphemy; subsequently, his trial results with the leaders condemning him to his death. Jesus is brought before Pontius Pilate, the Roman Governor of Palestine, for his sentencing. Pilate listens to the accusations leveled at Jesus by the Pharisees. Realizing that his own decision will cause him to become embroiled in a political conflict, Pilate defers to King Herod in deciding the matter of how to persecute Jesus
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,777 libraries worldwide
Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
Apocalypto by Mel Gibson( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Mayan languages and English and held by 1,703 libraries worldwide
Directed by Mel Gibson, Apocalypto is a heart-stopping mythic action adventure set against the turbulent end times of the once great Mayan civilisation. When his idyllic existence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, a man is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family, he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life
Edge of darkness by Martin Campbell( visu )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,280 libraries worldwide
The bullet that killed his daughter was meant for Boston cop Thomas Craven. That's what police brass and Craven himself think, but that's not what the investigation finds. Clue after clue and witness after witness, the search leads him into a shadowy realm where money and political intrigue intersect. If Craven wasn't a target before, he, and anyone linked to his inquiry, now is
Push by Paul McGuigan( visu )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,148 libraries worldwide
Nick is a 'mover' - someone who can move things with his mind. He meets up with Cassie who is a 'watcher' - someone who can predict the future. She is trying to rescue her mother from the government. As they try to piece things together, Kira enters their lives. Kira is a 'pusher' - someone who can influence the thoughts of others. She has had a relationship with Nick and is the only person to survive a powerful 'enhancement' drug that was administered to her by the sinister Company. Now, the Company is after her, and Nick and Cassie will need to help her if they want to survive
Seraphim Falls ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 941 libraries worldwide
After the end of the American Civil War, an ex-Confederate colonel stalks an ex-Union captain in hopes of exacting revenge
Immortal beloved by Bernard Rose( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 920 libraries worldwide
Mystery based on the search for the identity of the one great love of composer Ludwig van Beethoven
Payback by Brian Helgeland( visu )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 824 libraries worldwide
Mel Gibson is Porter, a career criminal bent on revenge after his partners in a street heist betray him
An ideal husband by Oliver Parker( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 781 libraries worldwide
Sir Robert is a respected politician with a beautiful wife and adoring sister, but when an old acquaintance threatens to reveal a dark secret from his past, only his womanizing best friend is scheming and dishonest enough to come to his aid
Get the gringo ( visu )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 673 libraries worldwide
A career criminal nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a 9-year-old boy
Carrier ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Documentary following a core group of subjects from the Admiral of the strike group to the elite fighter pilots to the junior enlisted as they navigate personal conflicts around their jobs, family, faith, patriotism aboard the USS Nimitz deployed to the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom
Foyle's war ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
DCS Christopher Foyle investigates wartime crimes in the English coastal town of Hastings. With the end of World War II slowly but inevitably approaching, Foyle and his fellow citizens learn the price of victory and face a peace that will transform their lives in unexpected ways. Plan of attack: April 1944. DS Milner's investigation of a transportation fraud sets in motion a series of events that brings Foyle back to the force. As Hastings hosts an ecumenical conference on the morality of continued Allied bombing, Foyle probes the suspicious death of a young cartographer from the Air Ministry office. Broken souls: October 1944. At a psychiatric clinic treating troubled soldiers, the investigation of a doctor's murder turns up no shortage of suspects among the patients and staff. It also complicates Foyle's friendship with Dr. Josef Novak, the Polish refugee who heads the clinic. All clear: May 1945. As all of Britain awaits the formal announcement of the war's end, Foyle reluctantly joins a committee preparing to keep public order during the celebration to come. But the end comes too soon for two men-- one a stabbing victim, the other an apparent suicide
Hunger by Steve McQueen( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
In Northern Ireland's Maze prison in 1981, twenty-seven-year-old Irish Republican Army member, Bobby Sands, went on a hunger strike to protest the British government's refusal to recognize him and his fellow IRA inmates as political prisoners. The film focuses on Sands's final days. An unflinching, transcendent depiction of what a human being is willing to endure to be heard
Fairy tale a true story by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Young Frances and Elsie believe in fairies. The photographs the girls take of the winged beings put them at the center of a real-life controversy that sweeps through a recovering World War I England during 1917. Everyone is caught up in the excitement, including two of the era's most renowned men: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and master illusionist Harry Houdini. Are the photographs real or just a cleaver hoax?
Forever young by Steve Miner( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
A test pilot volunteers to be cryogenically frozen for one year after his girlfriend falls into a coma. But he is left frozen for 50 years until he is accidentally thawed out by some kids
The singing detective by Dennis Potter( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
A bedridden novelist drifts in and out of consciousness, alternating between a noir-ish fantasy world, his anguished present, and his traumatic childhood
The Million Dollar Hotel by Icon Productions( visu )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
In a downtown fleabag hotel, a media mogul's son has died and FBI agent Skinner (Gibson) has been brought in to find the murderer among the hotel's guests
 
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Alternative Names
Icon.
Icon Entertainment International.
Languages
English (167)
Aramaic (21)
Mayan languages (7)
Arabic (3)
Italian (2)
Spanish (2)
Turkish (1)
Russian (1)
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