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Cannon Group

Overview
Works: 203 works in 400 publications in 5 languages and 8,970 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Superhero films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Cannon Group
 
Most widely held works by Cannon Group
Superman IV : the quest for peace( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archvillain Lex Luthor, determined to make the world safe for nuclear arms merchants, creates a new being to challenge the Man of Steel, the radiation-charged Nuclear Man. The two super-powered foes clash and Superman saves the Statue of Liberty, repulses a volcanic eruption of Mount Etna, rebuilds the demolished Great Wall of China and performs many more spectacular feats
Love streams by John Cassavetes( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two closely bound, emotionally wounded siblings reunite after years apart
The Delta Force( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a fanatic band of ruthless terrorists hijack a commercial jetliner, a small anti-terrorist squad strikes with awesome force
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in Italian and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otello, a Moor appointed governor of Cyprus on behalf of the 15th century Venetian Republic, loves and is loved by his young bride, Desdemona. Soon, however, he is deceived by the evil Iago, his ensign, into believing that Desdemona is unfaithful to him. Otello's jealousy overwhelms him and he murders Desdemona. Upon learning the truth, he kills Iago and himself
Breakin' by Sam Firstenberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shabba-Doo and The Shrimp are combing L.A. for a girl partner. Kelly, "Special K," is a jazz dancer and she knows how to strut, but her career is going nowhere. So the three team up and turn on the ignition, setting their sights on a big-time audition
Puss in boots( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's swashbuckling adventure as we follow Puss in Boots while he travels the colorful countryside with Pierre, a young miller's son, seeking fame, fortune and whatever excitement comes their way. Live action
Runaway train by Andreĭ Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A convicted killer (Manny) and another convict (Buck) escape from prison and jump a runaway train whose engineer has died of a heart attack. The convicts and the train's only other occupant, a railroad worker named Sara, are pursued by a relentless warden (Ranken). In the end Buck and Sara are saved when Manny uncouples their car from the engine in which the handcuffed warden and Manny meet their fate
Sword of the valiant : the legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Sir Gwain takes on the test of valor presented by the Green Knight. Sir Gwain must battle the dark forces and brave knights to prove himself
Fool for love by Robert Altman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

May is waiting for her boyfriend in a run-down American motel, when an old flame turns up and threatens to undermine her efforts and drag her back into the life that she was running away from. The situation is soon complicated when it turns out that they are half brother and sister involved in an incestuous relationship
Cobra( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Marion Cobretti is a big-city cop who gets the blood-spattered jobs nobody else wants or dares to take on. He's Cobra, a one-man assault force whose laser-mount submachine gun and pearl-handled Colt .45 spit pure, crime-stopping venom
The Hanoi Hilton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For most combat soldiers, Vietnam was a battlefield war of guns and grenades. But for thousands of American combatants, the battlefield was a dark, vermin-infested cell in a prison compound like Hoa Lo, or what the POWs called the Hanoi Hilton. Captured Navy pilot Lt. Commander Williamson knows his only defense against torture, disease and despair is an indomitable will
The emperor's new clothes by David K Irving( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Hans Christian Andersen classic fairy tale, two con artists attempt to swindle the Emperor by playing up to his vanity. They pretend to make him a suit that they claim is so dazzlingly beautiful that none but the very wise are able to see it. In the end, their deceit is revealed by the wisdom of a child
Rumpelstiltskin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this musical adaptation of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tale, the miller's daughter must learn magic from a troll to perform a miracle. After Katie's father boasts to the king that she can turn grain into gold, she finds herself thrown in a dungeon with orders to spin straw into gold or else. A crafty troll agrees to help her perform the seemingly impossible feat and land the king's handsome son, but his assistance comes at a price. Unless she can figure out his unusual name, she must hand over her firstborn child
Masters of the universe( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planet Eternia and the Castle of Greyskull are under threat from the evil Skeletor who wants to take over the planet. A group of freedom fighters, led by the heroic He-Man are accidentally transported to Earth by a mysterious Cosmic Key, which holds the power to make Skeletor all-powerful. Once on Earth, He-Man joins alliances with two teenagers as they attempt to find the key and return home
Missing in action by Joseph Zito( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special Forces colonel James Braddock (Norris) reluctantly returns to Vietnam after the war on a fact-finding mission to search for MIA's. He himself spent 10 years in a North Vietnamese labor camp until he led his men in a daring escape. He enlists the aid of State Dept. official Ann Fitzgerald (Kasdorf) and slips away to find the location of the MIA prison camp. From Bangkok, with the help of his old Army buddy Tuck (Walsh), now a smuggler, he mounts a rescue expedition
Barfly by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and French and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry and Wanda are wedded to their bar stools, not each other, but they like each other and attempt to make a go of life on the skids
Hansel and Gretel by Len Talan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hansel and Gretel get lost in the forest and stumble upon a witch's cottage. Live action, includes musical numbers
Repentance by Tʿengiz Abulaże( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in Georgian and Russian and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Georgian village a woman is put on trial for repeatedly digging up the body of the town's recently deceased ruler. The trial gradually reveals the truth about the despot's vicious reign of terror, and forces the townspeople to face the reality of his (and the Soviet Union's) monstrous inhumanity during the Stalinist era
Allan Quatermain and the lost city of gold( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his brother disappears in Africa, Quatermain postpones his wedding and sets off to find him. Joined by his fiancée, Quatermain leads the way to the Lost City of Gold
Street smart( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A floundering magazine writer concocts a fictitious story, whose make-believe criminal bears an uncanny resemblance to a real-life murderer
 
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