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Alcor Films

Overview
Works: 38 works in 225 publications in 4 languages and 15,667 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animal films  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films  Legal films  Children's films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Alcor Films
Publications by Alcor Films
Most widely held works by Alcor Films
JFK by Oliver Stone( visu )
32 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,751 libraries worldwide
Director Oliver Stone seamlessly blends archival film with acted sequences in his version of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, which alleges that there was a massive plot and cover-up surrounding JFK's death
Free Willy by Simon Wincer( visu )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,348 libraries worldwide
A story about the friendship that develops between a 12-year-old boy who knows what it's like to be without a family, and a whale confined in a too-small tank at an aquatic park
The client by John Grisham( visu )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,436 libraries worldwide
Two lawyers face off when an 11-year-old is torn between what he knows and what he can never reveal about a Mob murder
Free Willy 2 the adventure home by Dwight H Little( visu )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,284 libraries worldwide
In this sequel to Free Willy, Jesse has settled into life with his adoptive parents, has an eye for girls, and copes with his feisty half-brother Elvis. He never expects to see Willy again, but during a Pacific Northwest vacation trip, Jesse meets a special girl and encounters Willy and his family. When a tanker runs aaground and spills oil into the harbor, the whales are trapped. Jesse and Willy's reunion suddenly becomes a desperate bid to survive
Falling down by Joel Schumacher( visu )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,204 libraries worldwide
Follows a troubled man, Bill Foster, who has a mental breakdown and embarks upon an increasingly violent crime spree across Los Angeles. A police detective, Sgt. Prendergast, who is working his last day before retiring, is the only one who correctly pieces together the clues. Prendergast races to find and arrest Foster before the dangerous and unpredictable man reaches his destination: his ex-wife and young daughter
Natural born killers by Oliver Stone( visu )
34 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
Fugitive lovers Mickey and Mallory did not win the Nobel Prize or travel another acceptable path to fame. What they did instead was kill people, lots of people. The tabloid media, in turn, makes them into celebrities
Under siege by Andrew Davis( visu )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
Casey Ryback is a former Navy SEAL is an expert in martial arts, weapons, tactics, and explosives who is now the cook aboard the USS Missouri. Everyone aboard is about to celebrate the birthday of Captain Adams. A hired band led by William Strannix, a CIA rogue operative, will be part of the entertainment. Former playboy playmate Jordan Tate is to jump out of a cake and dance. XO Commander Krill, who is in league with Strannix, kills Captain Adams. Strannix takes the ship hostage, spreading his men, including Krill, throughout the ship. The mercenaries make preparations to remove the warheads on the ship. Casey, along with a few of the ships crew, make life impossible for the terrorists
The Power of one by Bryce Courtenay( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 785 libraries worldwide
A young English boy, orphaned in a foreign land and terrorized for his political belief, turns to boxing. As he grows up fighting with his fists and leading with his heart, he takes on the system and the social injustices around him--finding that one person really can make a difference
The mambo kings by Arnold B Glimcher( visu )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 699 libraries worldwide
Musician brothers, Cesar and Nestor, leave Cuba for America in the 1950s, with the hopes of making it to the top of the Latin music scene. Cesar is the older brother who serves as the business manager and is a consumate ladies' man. Nestor is the brooding songwriter, who cannot forget the woman in Cuba who broke his heart. This is an unrated version of the film, with one restored scene
Made in America by Whoopi Goldberg( visu )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 563 libraries worldwide
An inquisitive young black woman in San Francisco discovers her biological father is an anonymous sperm-bank donor, a white used-car salesman whose cornball commercials blanket cable TV
Boys on the side by Herbert Ross( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
Three women sharing a car going west also share a friendship that becomes family. One is a wisecracking club singer, one a finicky real-estate agent, and one a free spirit. Each has secrets to reveal, strengths to impart, vital moments of self-discovery awaiting
Cobb by Ron Shelton( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Set in 1960, "Cobb," is a series of duets between two men. Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb and Al Stump. "The Georgia Peach," while perhaps the greatest baseball player who ever lived, was also a racist, a wife-beater, and probably a killer. Stump was a sportswriter with the job of a lifetime--a biography with full access to the principal. Cobb envisions the book as his way of controlling how history sees him, a piece of self-serving, glorifying hogwash. Stump wants the real story, which Cobb (who's wrangled editorial approval) insists Stump cannot include. Stump writes the book Cobb wants, while secretly making notes for his own unvarnished biography. Stump published his version in 1994, and in keeping with its conclusions, the film dares to voice a truth most people regard as unwelcome: Sometimes greatness has nothing to do with goodness
Memoirs of an invisible man by John Carpenter( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
A nuclear accident transforms a man into an invisible man! It has its advantages- he can spy on the men who put him in his predicament, he can romance his girl in a new way, and he can rob a bank if he wants to. But first he wants his molecules back
Free Willy Triple feature ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Fun, excitement and the whale that captured the world's imagination add up to big family entertainment. A lonely boy understands the plaintive cries of the orca confined to an aquatic park's too-small tank and does something about it in Free Willy. Watch and understand why audiences have loved Willie. The boy rejoins Willy in his new ocean home and together they confront a burning oil spill in Free Willy 2. In Free Willy 3, the best of the Free Willy pictures, the plot has a grittier edge with a story about an illegal whaling operation
Steven Seagal collection 4 film favorites ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Above the law: Nico Toscani is a martial arts expert who was recruited by the CIA to serve a mission in Vietnam. 15 years later as a Chicago cop, he comes up against the same people he dealt with during that mission
Hemingway by John Scofield( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
A portrait of Ernest Hemingway as revealed through his relationships with each of his four wives
Sommersby by Jon Amiel( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
When Jack Sommersby returns home to the South after the Civil War, he is not the man anyone remembers, including his wife. The real test of their newfound love and his identity comes when he stands trial for his life
Second best by Chris Menges( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged village postmaster adopts a lonely, rage-filled boy and together they discover families aren't born, they're made
The new age by Michael Tolkin( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
A with-it L.A. couple with a lot more dollars than sense careen along a downhill path of mad business pursuits, sexual escapades, new-age babble and questionable spiritualism
 
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English (177)
Spanish (7)
French (6)
Portuguese (2)
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