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Franchise Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 58 works in 169 publications in 2 languages and 15,130 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Suspense fiction  Fiction  History 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Franchise Pictures (Firm)
Publications by Franchise Pictures (Firm)
Most widely held works about Franchise Pictures (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Franchise Pictures (Firm)
Alex & Emma by Rob Reiner( visu )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling have landed him in trouble
The Boondock saints ( visu )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,134 libraries worldwide
FBI agent Paul Smecker is on the trail of two vigilante brothers whose spiritual sense of right and wrong has turned Bostonś streets red with blood. The victims are the villains and mob bosses that the justice system has been powerless to stop. Now, Smecker finds himself torn between whether he should catch the killers...or join them
The in-laws by Andrew Fleming( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
When two fathers of an engaged couple meet for the first time, they know they are very different. One is a podiatrist, happy with his quiet life. The other is a CIA operative, who lives life on the edge, and when circumstances gets out-of-hand, involves the other in an arms-smuggling sting
City by the sea by Michael Caton-Jones( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,086 libraries worldwide
Arresting killers is Manhattan detective LaMarca's job. This time is different, the fugitive suspect LaMarca is tracking ends up being his own son. LaMarca must bring the accused to justice. But as a father, he must put his job on the line to find a way to save his own son
Heist by David Mamet( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,064 libraries worldwide
Joe Moore is a thief whose career is jeopardized after being caught on a security camera. Now blackmailed by their long-time fence, Joe and his associates must steal Swiss gold bars from an airplane. As the story plays out, suspicions arise about the relationship between Joe's young wife and the fence's nephew who was sent along to keep an eye on them
The whole ten yards ( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 892 libraries worldwide
Former hitman Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski has retired and is living a quite life of cooking and housekeeping in Mexico. Jimmy has been able to convince the authorities he's dead thanks to falsified dental records by his former neighbor Oz, who now lives in Los Angeles. But apparently not everyone has been fooled when Oz's wife, Cynthia, is kidnapped by Lazlo Gogolak and his goons. Gogolak is a member of the Hungarian mafia, and Jimmy previously murdered his son, so he's abducted Cynthia in order to get Oz to reveal Jimmy's current whereabouts
Angel eyes by Warner Bros. Pictures España( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 765 libraries worldwide
After a startling ambush, one of Chicago's best cops, Officer Sharon Pogue, is looking point blank into the barrel of a scumball's handgun. Then it happens, a mysterious stranger appears out the the shadows and saves her life. She discovers that its not the first time she and the mystery man have met before. The troubled pasts of these two have led them to build walls around their private lives, but brick by brick, secret after secret, love is going to tear down those walls
3000 miles to Graceland ( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
A gang pulls off a daring Las Vegas casino heist while disguised as participants in the town's International Elvis Week. On the way to change out the marked money for spendable money, the marked money is stolen
Driven by Renny Harlin( visu )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 671 libraries worldwide
A talented veteran driver confronts his past when he is asked to come out of retirement to help with an unfocused, but talented, rookie contender, whose dangerous activities and behavior includes pursuing the girlfriend of his primary racing rival. Shot on location at championship races around the world
The pledge by Sean Penn( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 625 libraries worldwide
A veteran police detective, on the day of his retirement, handles the case of a seven-year-old girl who has been brutally murdered. When a mentally retarded man confesses to the murder and then kills himself, the detectives consider the case closed, but was he actually the murderer? Before long evidence is uncovered that suggests the girl was just one in a series of brutal killings involving young girls and a mysterious man
Spartan ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
Secret Service agent Robert Scott is assigned to the kidnapping case of Laura Newton, the missing daughter of a high-ranking political official. Scott is teamed up with rookie agent Curtis. Aided by the FBI and the CIA, the team discovers a human trafficking operation that may lead to Laura's kidnappers. Scott and Curtis are forced to quit the investigation when the media reports Laura's death. Believing her to be alive, Curtis is motivated to start up a dangerous unofficial investigation of his own
Ballistic Ecks vs. Sever ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Super-operatives Ecks and Sever both want their hands on a newly developed, micro-robotic assassination device. If they both survive their personal wars, the two foes are destined to become allies who take on the shadowy forces that are pitting them against each other
Half past dead ( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Alcatraz, "The Rock", has just re-opened. The first criminal to go to the electric chair is also sitting on a secret worth $200 million. An invading group of commandos isn't about to let that fortune go up in smoke. Already having an undercover FBI agent in Alcatraz, the situation has to be neutralized and he has to rescue a Supreme Court Justice held hostage. Now, he has to convince his convict "partner" and the other inmates to fight on the right side of the law
Things you can tell just by looking at her by Rodrigo García( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 390 libraries worldwide
An anthology of 5 loosely connected and interwoven stories showing how women deal with the variety of problems that each faces in her life. A doctor looking after her invalid mother who realizes that her own life is passing her by. A wealthy bank manager dealing with an unplanned pregnancy, a workaholic boyfriend, and a street woman who dispenses advice that hits too close to the truth. A single mother starting a relationship with the dwarf who moves in across the street. A fortune teller struggling with her grief and depression as she cares for her lesbian lover who is dying from cancer. A woman police detective confronted with her own loneliness as she watches her blind sister date, and investigates the suicide of an old school friend
A sound of thunder ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
In the year 2055, a team of time travelers accidentally changes the course of evolution, threatening the continued survival of the human race
The art of war by Christian Duguay( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 356 libraries worldwide
A special agent working for the United Nations unravels a scheme to disrupt a historic summit in China
The third miracle ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
A priest is appointed to investigate miracles attributed to a woman in New York. The probe leads Father Frank Shore to the woman's daughter, abandoned when the mother entered a convent, and the two have an affair
The caveman's valentine ( visu )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Homeless and misunderstood, Juliard-trained piano genius, Romulus, finds a frozen corpse outside his Manhattan cave. Romulus risks his remaining sanity to prove who committed the murder for the sake of justice
The big kahuna ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Three industrial lubricant salesmen at a convention where anything can happen and careers can be made or ruined on a handshake. Now, with their futures on the line, they must put their trust in a greenhorn sales rep as they pursue the ultimate sale
Battlefield Earth a saga of the year 3000 by Roger Christian( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Science fiction film set in the year 3000 when a race of Psychlos have conquered the Earth
 
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