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WingNut Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 96 works in 695 publications in 5 languages and 40,102 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animated films  Monster films  Children's films  Film remakes 
Roles: prn, Production personnel, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about WingNut Films (Firm)
Publications by WingNut Films (Firm)
Most widely held works by WingNut Films (Firm)
The lord of the rings by Peter Jackson( visu )
258 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 17,293 libraries worldwide
Frodo makes his way through the darkness to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring. Aragon learns of his destiny as the true King and the others prepare for a massive battle that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth
The hobbit by Peter Jackson( visu )
57 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,112 libraries worldwide
"The first in a trilogy of films based on the enduring masterpiece The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit: an unexpected journey follows title character Bilbo Baggins, who -- along with the Wizard Gandalf and 13 Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield -- is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome Dragon Smaug. Their journey will take them into the Wild, through treacherous lands inhabited by Goblins, Orcs and deadly Wargs, as well as a mysterious and sinister figure known only as the Necromancer. Along the path, the unassuming Bilbo Baggins not only discovers depths of ingenuity and courage that surprise wven himself, he also gains possession of a "precious" ring tied to the fate of all Middle-Earth in ways he cannot begin to imagine."--Container
King Kong by Peter Jackson( visu )
40 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 3,263 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1930s, this is the story of a young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow from the world of vaudeville who finds herself lost in depression-era New York and her luck changes when she meets an over-ambitious filmmaker Carl Denham who brings her on an exploratory expedition to a remote island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape Kong. The beauty and the beast finally meet their fate back in the city of New York where the filmmaker takes and displays the ape in quest of his fame by commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe for everyone including a playwright Jack Driscoll who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny
The hobbit : the battle of the five armies by Peter Jackson( visu )
42 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,680 libraries worldwide
The epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo's frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice
The hobbit : an unexpected journey by J. R. R Tolkien( visu )
32 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,622 libraries worldwide
The first chapter in a trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One ring.'
District 9 by Neill Blomkamp( visu )
26 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,444 libraries worldwide
Twenty years ago, aliens from another planet made contact with Earth. Now, the refugee camp they are forced to live in has deteriorated into a slum-like ghetto. When field operative Wikus van der Merwe is put in charge of evicting the aliens, he contracts a strange virus that changes his DNA to match that of the refugees. As his body begins to mutate, he becomes a hunted man, and the aliens' only hope for freedom
The adventures of Tintin by Steven Spielberg( visu )
21 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,186 libraries worldwide
"From Academy Award winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson comes the epic adventures of Tintin. Racing to uncover the secrets of a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune, but also an ancient curse, Tintin and his loyal dog Snowy embark on an action-packed journey that critics are calling 'fun for the whole family.'"--Description from container
The lovely bones by Peter Jackson( visu )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,989 libraries worldwide
When 14-year-old Susie Salmon was murdered, she left her unfinished life behind. Now from her place in a strange but beautiful in-between world, she must help her father catch her killer and protect her family before she can finally move on
Heavenly creatures by Peter Jackson( visu )
38 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 1,172 libraries worldwide
When circumstances bring together two bright and highly imaginative teenage schoolgirls they quickly form an unwavering bond, creating a fantasy world that only they can share. Disturbed by the intensity of the friendship, their parents threaten to keep them apart. The girls vow to stay together, devising a secret plan that leads to shocking consequences
West of Memphis ( visu )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 807 libraries worldwide
True story centering on the new investigation surrounding the 1993 murders of three 8-year-old boys in the town of West Memphis, Ark. Evidence surrounding the murders exposes the wrongful conviction of three teenagers who lost 18 years of their lives imprisoned for crimes they did not commit
Forgotten silver by Peter Jackson( visu )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
A "mockumentary" which documents the life of Colin McKenzie, New Zealand "film pioneer and inventor extraordinaire."
Dead alive by Peter Jackson( visu )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Lionel is forced to care for his domineering mother. After she's bitten by the cursed Sumatran rat monkey, she becomes a zombie, making it very difficult for Lionel to keep the neighbors from suspecting something
The lord of the rings : the motion picture trilogy ( visu )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 244 libraries worldwide
In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell, by chance, into the hands of the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. On his eleventy-first birthday, Bilbo disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin, Frodo, the Ruling Ring, and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-Earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord, and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom
The lord of the rings : 3-film collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Follows the journey of Frodo Baggins and his companions as they travel through Middle Earth towards Mount Doom in the quest to finally destroy the one ring
Dead alive ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Lionel, an innocent young man forced to care for his domineering mother, finds the task a whole lot more demanding after she's bitten by a cursed Sumatran rat monkey and turns into a flesh-eating zombie. He struggles to keep the neighbors and his greedy uncle from suspecting something while also trying to develop a romantic relationship
Meet the Feebles ( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Heidi The Hippo, the star of the Meet The Feebles Variety Hour discovers her lover Bletch, The Walrus is cheating and with all the world waiting for the show the assorted co-stars must contend with their own problems. These include drug abuse, extortion, robbery, AIDS and even murder. While this is happening the love between two of the stars is threatened by the devious Trevor the Rat, who wishes to exploit the young starlet
The Frighteners by Peter Jackson( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
In the sleepy little town of Fairwater, a monstrous evil has awakened, an evil so powerful, its reach extends beyond the grave. For Frank Bannister death is a great way to make a living, ridding haunted houses of their unwelcome "guests." But as it happens, he's in cahoots with the very ghosts he promises to evict! It's the perfect scam, until Frank finds himself at the center of a dark and terrible mystery. A diabolical spirit is on a murderous rampage, and the whole town believes Frank is behind it. Desperate to find the true culprit and exorcise his own personal "demons," Frank crosses the ultimate barrier into a shadowy realm where even death can't stop a killer
The hobbit : the motion picture trilogy ( visu )
6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
The hobbit : an unexpected journey: Follow Bilbo Baggins, who along with the Wizard Gandalf and 13 Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield - is swept into an epic and treacherous quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kinfdom of Erebor. Runtime:2 hours, 49 minutes
Bad taste by Peter Jackson( visu )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and French and held by 67 libraries worldwide
"Lord Crumb and his army of aliens have landed on earth. Already a small town has been packed in boxes ready to become the latest sensation to hit the galaxy. Earth's government issue a full-scale alert and unleash their first line of defence 'The Boys' - Derek, Frank, Oz and Barry . Will Lord Crumb succeed in turning the human race into 'Crumbs County Delights'? Or will The Boys stop him? Find out in one of the funniest cult movies Bad Taste"--Back cover note
Jack Brown, genius ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
A thousand years ago in England, the crazy monk Elmer wears a pair of wings and tries to fly from a high tower. He dies, and his soul is doomed to an eternity in hell for committing suicide. Now, in New Zealand, Elmer has one last chance to prove that men can fly and save his soul
 
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Wingnut Films casa di produzione cinematografica neozelandese
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