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Cannon Group

Overview
Works: 227 works in 494 publications in 5 languages and 9,446 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Musical films  Comedy films  Music videos  Televised operas 
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 )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To make the world safe for nuclear arms merchants, Lex Luthor creates a new super being to challenge Superman: the radiation-charged Nuclear Man. The two foes clash in an explosive extravaganza that sees Superman saving the Statue of Liberty, pluging a volcanic eruption at Mount Etna and rebuilding the demolished Great Wall of China
The Delta Force by Menahem Golan( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a fanatic band of ruthless terrorists hijack a commercial jetliner, a small anti-terrorist squad strikes with awesome force
Love streams( Visual )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two closely bound, emotionally wounded siblings reunite after years apart
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in Italian and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Giuseppe Verdi's operatic version of Shakespeare's play Othello
Breakin' by Sam Firstenberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 326 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
Cobra( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Cobra police officer, Marion Cobretti confronts a crime spree that may be the work of a serial killer. In Tango & Cash, rival Los Angeles cops form a flinty partnership as they bust out of prison and go after the powerful drug czar who set them up
Puss in boots by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A talking cat wins fame and fortune for his poor young master, but must conquer an ogre before everything can have a happy ending
Runaway train by Andreĭ Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several convicts from a high-security prison escape the inhumane treatment of Chief Guard Ranken and break out into the icy Alaskan wilderness. The cons flee onto a departing freight train only to find themselves prisoners on a speeding train that is hurtling toward certain derailment, its conductor dead of a sudden heart attack
Sword of the valiant : the legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Sir Gawain takes on the test of valor presented by the mysterious Green Knight--a dare that takes the young knight far from the familiar Camelot to points unknown and dangers unprecedented
Fool for love by Robert Altman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 222 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
Masters of the universe by Gary Goddard( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and French and held by 213 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
The Hanoi Hilton( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 202 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 Doris Chase( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 199 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 )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 194 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
Missing in action by Joseph Zito( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 191 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
Hansel and Gretel by Len Talan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 165 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 )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in Georgian and Russian and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the tragedy of the Stalinist regime in the Soviet Union as paralleled in a provincial Georgian town. Varlam Aravidze, the former mayor of the town, has died. At his funeral he is mourned ostentatiously by his son Avel, his grandson Tornike and all the townspeople. One woman, however, refuses to let the dictator rest in peace. Night after night, Ketevan Barateli exhumes the body and leaves it in the Aravidze family garden. Her parents were imprisoned and murdered by Varlam and she uses her trial to force the family and the townspeople to confront and acknowledge the horrors of his regime
Barfly by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and French and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Chinaski leads the life of a barfly, living on the edge to escape the boredom of conformity. Unlike the average drunk he spouts philosophy, quotes Tolstoy and writes gifted and prolific poetry. Between brawling and drinking he meets Wanda Wilcox who shares his outlook on life. A quasi-autobiography of Charles Bukowski
Street smart( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 163 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
Over the top by Ringling Bros( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down-on-his-luck big-rig trucker Lincoln Hawk struggles to rebuild his life, going after the World Arm-wrestling Championship's first-place prize money, and the love of the son he abandoned years earlier
 
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