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Franchise Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 76 works in 221 publications in 2 languages and 16,129 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Police films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Sports films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
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 )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,287 libraries worldwide
Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling debts have landed him in trouble. In order to get the loan sharks off his back, he must finish his novel in 30 days or end up dead. To help him complete his manuscript, he hires stenographer, Emma. As Alex begins to dictate his tale of a romantic love triangle, Emma challenges his ideas at every turn. Her unsolicited, yet intriguing input, begins to inadvertently influence Alex and his story and soon real life begins to imitate art
The in-laws by Andrew Fleming( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,095 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
Heist by David Mamet( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,060 libraries worldwide
Heist: Joe Moore is an accomplished thief whose career is jeopardized after he's caught on security cameras during a job. Broke, Joe and his associates Bobby and Pinky are blackmailed by their longtime fence Bergman into jacking Swiss gold bars from an airplane. As they plot the complicated score, Joe and his crew become suspicious of the relationship between Joe's young wife Fran and Bergman's nephew Jimmy Silk, who has been planted on the crew to keep an eye on them for his uncle. The score: Persuaded to help a desperate friend for a $6 million payday, an expert safecracker postpones his retirement to pull off one last heist with a novice thief. Their foolproof plan turns into a high risk gamble when a clash of egos threatens to bring them both down
The whole ten yards ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 906 libraries worldwide
Former hitman Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski has retired and is living a quite life of cooking and houskeeping in Mexico. Jimmy has been able to convice the authorities he's dead thanks to falsified dental records by his former neighbor Oz, who now lives in Los Angeles. But appearently 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
3000 miles to Graceland ( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 751 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
Angel eyes by Luis Mandoki( visu )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 739 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 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
City by the Sea by Michael Caton-Jones( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 690 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
Driven ( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 686 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 )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 660 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 by Val Kilmer( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 636 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 by Gao si yang da( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 462 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 )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
An FBI agent breaks into a maximum security prison, disguised as a prisoner, to try to find out where a death row inmate has hidden $200 million in gold bars
A sound of thunder ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 426 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 398 libraries worldwide
A special agent working for the United Nations unravels a scheme to disrupt a historic summit in China
City by the sea ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
A Manhattan police detective is unexpectedly reunited with his estranged son, who may have been involved in a drug-related murder in Long Beach
The third miracle ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 375 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
Battlefield Earth : a saga of the year 3000 by Roger Christian( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Science fiction film set in the year 3000 when a race of Psychlos have conquered the Earth
Things you can tell just by looking at her by Jia xi ya( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 353 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 debating 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 lonliness as she watches her blind sister date, and investigates the suicide of an old school friend
The whole nine yards by Mitchell Kapner( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
When hit man Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski moves to the burb, it creates a change reaction in which everybody wants to off somebody else. A haples dentist finds a way to get on both good and bad sides of "The Tulip."
Boondock saints ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
FBI agent Paul Smecker is on the trail of two vigilante brothers whose spiritual sense of right and wrong has turned Boston's streets red with blood. The victims are the villains and the 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
 
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