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Franchise Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 58 works in 173 publications in 1 language and 15,249 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Suspense fiction 
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 1,263 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 Boondock saints by Troy Duffy( visu )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,192 libraries 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 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 1,131 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 get 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 1,089 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 1,065 libraries worldwide
An accomplished thief has his career jeopardized after he's caught on security cameras during a job. Broke, he and his associates are blackmailed by their longtime fence into jacking Swiss gold bars from an airplane. As they plot the complicated score, he and his crew become suspicious of the relationship between his young wife and the fence's nephew, who has been planted on the crew to keep an eye on them for his uncle. Betrayals and backstabbings are the order of the day as they get closer to the payday of a lifetime
The whole ten yards by Howard Deutch( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 891 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
Angel eyes by Luis Mandoki( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 751 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 715 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 )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 680 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 627 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 592 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. Meanwhile, political operative Stoddard refuses to cooperate with the rescue mission. 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 458 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 by Don Michael Paul( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
An FBI agent goes undercover as a prisoner to try and gain the trust of a death row inmate and reveal his secrets. When it looks like he's making progress, a prison riot erupts and he must convince his fellow inmates to do the right thing
A sound of thunder by Peter Hyams( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
In the year 2055, a technology has been invented that enables people to go back in time to hunt dinosaurs. When one such expedition to the Prehistoric past unwittingly makes a fatal mistake it dramatically impacts the course of evolution, setting off waves of destruction that ripple toward the modern world and unleashing an army of fearsome creatures that never should have existed. Two scientists race against time to fix the catastrophic error while their world collapses around them and every minute brings the human race closer to extinction
Things you can tell just by looking at her ( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 382 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
The art of war by Christian Duguay( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 366 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 358 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
The story of 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 green horn sales rep as they pursue the ultimate sale
Battlefield Earth a saga of the year 3000 by L. Ron Hubbard( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Science fiction film set in the year 3000 when a race of Psychlos have conquered the Earth
 
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