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Spyglass Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 130 works in 470 publications in 5 languages and 63,256 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Science fiction films  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Spyglass Entertainment (Firm)
Seabiscuit by Gary Ross ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 3,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the true story of three men and one undersized race horse who thrilled a nation
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1929, a poor fisherman sells his 9-year-old daughter to a geisha house in Kyoto. Chiyo will be an unpaid servant until it is determined if she is beautiful enough for apprenticeship, and the house's clientè€le. Run by Mother, the ruling geisha is Hatsumomo, and little Pumpkin her only friend. Trained under strict discipline for a lifetime of entertaining and flattering wealthy men, Sayuri grows up lovely, accomplished, and the target of jealous rivals. Love is no part of this cloistered world, although geisha lore hints that even if they fall in love with clients--the operative word is client, and that love is never free
The sixth sense by M. Night Shyamalan ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 2,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist
Invictus by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1994, having been released from his long imprisonment, Nelson Mandela is elected as the first president of post-apartheid South Africa. Racial tension runs high, even in the president's offices, and especially among the members of his half black, half Afrikaner security team. As hosts of the 1995 Rugby World Cup, South Africa's low ranked national team, the Springboks, have a berth in the tournament. Mandela begins making public appearances supporting the team, and meets privately with captain Francois Pienaar, encouraging him to inspire his teammates to victory. The Springboks' new slogan is "One team, One nation." President Mandela is betting that if they win the Cup, it might even be a bit true
Star trek by J. J Abrams ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The incredible story of a young crew's maiden voyage on board the most advanced starship ever created: the U.S.S. Enterprise. The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals born worlds apart: James T. Kirk--delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy and Spock--half-human outcast, prey to violent emotions the Vulcans have disdained for centuries. Together, they must find a way to defeat Nero, captain of the Romulan mining vessel Narada, who is determined to destroy every planet of the Federation--although no one knows why. Solving this mystery will take the collective talents of the entire Enterprise crew, and begin a partnership that will become a legend
Bruce Almighty by Tom Shadyac ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 2,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bruce Nolan is a discontented TV reporter who believes the entire universe is stacked against him. After a bad day, Bruce flies into a rage and blames God for making his life so miserable. God responds by endowing Bruce with all of His divine powers and challenges him to take on "The Big Job" to see if he can do it any better
27 dresses ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jane has the kind of selflessness that everyone looks for in a friend. Lately the perennial bridesmaid has begun to feel as if something is missing in her life. Kevin is a local newspaper reporter who spots Jane racing between two receptions - one in Manhattan and the other in Brooklyn. He quickly surmises that her quirky tale may be just the story to get him into the big leagues. Jane butts heads with Kevin just as her younger sister, Tess, shows up in town. Now, Jane is prompted to reevaluate her priorities when her boss - with whom she is secretly in love - falls for her younger sister. As the bride-to-be makes plans to marry, she mistakenly assumes Jane will be happy to take part in the wedding. Jane finally comes to terms with her true feelings and her life begins to change in ways she never expected
Alexander Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo Le Comte de Monte Cristo ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates a sailor's preparation for and execution of revenge against the three men responsible for his fifteen years in prison
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Bill Bailey ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect escape from the Earth moments before its destruction and join forces with Zaphod Beeblebrox on board the ship Heart of Gold. They meet many people and aliens in their search for the ultimate question
The tourist by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank (Johnny Depp), a mild-mannered American on vacation in Venice, Italy, is befriended by Elise (Angelina Jolie), a breathtakingly beautiful woman with a mysterious secret. Soon, their playful romantic dalliance turns into a complicated web of dangerous deceit as they are chased by Interpol, the Italian police, and Russian hit men in this suspense-filled, international action thriller
Evan almighty by Tom Shadyac ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newly elected to Congress, Evan Baxter has left Buffalo, New York in pursuit of a greater calling. But that calling isn't serving in the illustrious ranks of America's politics, but being summoned by the Almighty himself, who has handed Evan the task of building a new ark. With time passing by and his family belittled by Evan's newfound realization, Evan will have to do the work that God has given him in what promises to be an unusual adventure for a man who just wanted to serve his country. But, Evan might actually be serving all of humanity instead
Wanted by Timur Bekmambetov ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wes is 25 years old and is a disaffected, clock-punching drone. His boss chews him out hourly, his girlfriend ignores him routinely, and his life plods on in interminable boredom and routine. Everyone knows Wes will amount to nothing - that is until he meets the sexy woman named Fox, and then everything changes. Wes' estranged father is murdered, and the deadly Fox recruits him into The Fraternity, a secret society that trains him to avenge his father's death, by unlocking his dormant powers. Fox teaches Wes how to develop his lightning-quick reflexes and phenomenal agility. He discovers that The Fraternity lives by an ancient, unbreakable code: to carry out the death orders given by emotionless Fate itself
The legend of Zorro by Martin Campbell ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This time, the legendary Zorro fights against evil-doers with the help of his beautiful wife, Elena, and their precocious young son, Joaquin. Alejandro De LaVega is torn between two worlds: his life as Zorro and his life as a family man. After Alejandro once again breaks his promise to stop wearing the mask, Elena leaves him, and she soon begins seeing Armand, a haughty French Count. But a mysterious explosion in the desert leads Zorro to believe that there's more to Armand than meets the eye. Zorro becomes intent on finding out what that is. Little does he know, there are others working to uncover certain truths as well
Footloose ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ren MacCormack moves from Boston to the small town of Bomont, where he experiences a heavy dose of culture shock. A few years prior, the community was rocked by a tragic accident that killed five teenagers after a night out. Bomont's councilmen and the beloved Reverend Shaw Moore responded by invoking ordinances that prohibit loud music and dancing. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizes the town, and falls in love with the minister's troubled daughter Ariel
G.I. Joe., the rise of Cobra by Stephen Sommers ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weapons expert James McCullen has created a nanotechnology-based weapon capable of destroying an entire city. His company MARS sells four warheads to NATO, and the U.S. Army is tasked with delivering the warheads. Duke and Ripcord are delivering the warheads when they are ambushed by the Baroness. The two are rescued by Scarlett, Snake Eyes and Heavy Duty. They take the warheads to the G.I. Joe's command center, rendezvousing with General Hawk. McCullen is revealed to be using the same nanotechnology to build an army of soldiers with the aid of the Doctor
Underdog ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an accident in the lab of the maniacal Dr. Barsinister, an ordinary beagle named Shoeshine finds he has some unimaginable powers, along with the ability to speak. Underdog vows to protect the citizens of Capitol City, and one beautiful spaniel named Polly Purebred
The vow ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young couple have a car accident that puts the wife in a coma. After she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband sets his sights on winning her heart again
Four Christmases ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A couple struggles to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas Day
Leap year by Anand Tucker ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Anna's four-year anniversary to her boyfriend passes without an engagement ring, she decides to take matters into her own hands. Inspired by an Irish tradition that allows women to propose to men on Leap Day, Anna follows Jeremy to Dublin to propose to him. But after landing on the wrong side of Ireland, she must enlist the help of Declan, a handsome and carefree local man, to get her across the country. Along the way, they discover that the road to love can take you to very unexpected places
Shanghai Noon by Tom Dey ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Two cultures collide when East meets West in Shanghai Noon. Chan plays Chinese Imperial Guard Chon Wang who hightails it to the wild, wooly west to rescue the beautiful kidnapped Princess Pei Pei. When he meets up with laid-back outlaw cowboy dude Roy O'Bannon the best mismatch ever made in the rough and tumble Old West"--Container
 
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Languages
English (209)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
Turkish (1)
Chinese (1)
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