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USA Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 40 works in 182 publications in 2 languages and 14,567 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Fantasy films  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Film noir 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by USA Films (Firm)
Traffic by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

30 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 2,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a mix of interrelated stories: a Mexican policeman finds himself and his partner caught in an often deadly web of corruption; a pair of DEA agents work undercover in a sordid and dangerous part of San Diego; a wealthy drug baron living in upscale, suburban America is arrested and learns how quickly his unknowing and pampered wife takes over his business; and the U.S. President's new drug czar must deal with his increasingly drug-addicted teenage daughter
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 2,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives and interactions among a group of upper class and their servants at a weekend hunting party in the English country, and a mysterious murder that occurs among them
Monsoon Wedding by Mira Nair( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love, lust and hope envelop an upper middle-class Indian family and their world-wide guests as they celebrate for four days the arranged marriage of their daughter to an East Indian man from Texas
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a sleepy Northern California town in the 1940s, Ed Crane, a humble barber, suspects that his wife Doris is having an affair with her boss. When a stranger comes into town hinting that there is a fortune to be made in investing in the new invention of dry cleaning, Ed hatches a blackmail scheme he hopes will make him rich and get him some revenge at the same time. His plan goes horribly awry when he accidentally commits a murder for which Doris is blamed, landing her in jail, and Ed at the mercy of big-city lawyer Freddy Riedenschneider
Hua yang nian hua = In the mood for love by Kar-wai Wong( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hong Kong, 1962. The story of two lonely people who discover in each other the intimacy they have lost in their marriages
Possession by Sarah Michelle Gellar( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roland is an academic researcher who discovers some important letters written by a famous Victorian poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Ash was presumed to have been totally devoted to his wife, but Roland finds letters written to another unnamed woman, and soon determines that the intended recipient was another, less well-known poet, Christabel LaMotte. Roland contacts Maud, an expert on LaMotte's life and work. Despite her skepticism, the two begin to investigate, and uncover a wealth of information about the affair between the two poets
Nurse Betty by Neil LaBute( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betty never misses an episode of her favourite soap opera, "A reason to love". After a mind-altering run-in with two hit-men while watching an episode, Betty transforms into "Nurse Betty" and embarks on a mission to find her one true love, Dr David Ravell
Being John Malkovich by Spike Jonze( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Craig Schwartz is a struggling street puppeteer; in order to make some money, Craig takes a job as a filing clerk. One day he accidentally discovers a door ... a portal into the brain of John Malkovich! For 15 minutes, he experiences the ultimate head trip--He is John Malkovich! Then he's dumped onto the New Jersey turnpike. With his beautiful office mate Maxine and his pet-obsessed wife, they hatch a plan to let others into John's brain for just $200 a trip
The kid stays in the picture by Brett Morgen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This documentary captures the life story of legendary Hollywood producer and studio chief Robert Evans - the first actor to ever run a film studio."--Container
Riddick trilogy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pitch black": Journey to a remote, hostile planet with a group of marooned passengers who learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. ""Dark fury": Riddick battles ruthless soldiers of fortune and vicious creatures. "The chronicles of Riddick": Riddick finds himself humanity's unlikely champion
Wet hot American summer( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Camp Firewood, 1981. It's the last day of summer camp and everyone is busy. Camp director Beth (Janeane Garofalo) is trying to keep order while falling in love with astrophysicist Henry (David Hyde Pierce). Henry is trying to save the camp from being hit by a piece of SKYLAB hurtling toward Earth. Camp counselor Coop is in love with Katie, who is in love with lifeguard Andy. If that's not enough, there's a waterfall rescue, talking vegetable cans, the misfits, the cool kids ... and more!"--Container
Session 9 by Brad Anderson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Danvers State Mental Hospital, closed for fifteen years, is about to receive five new visitors. The men of the Hazmat Elimination Co. venture into the vacant asylum filled with an evil past of patient abuse, medieval medical procedures and rumors of demonic possession. But each of the men hold secrets as well
The chronicles of Riddick by David Twohy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Furian renegade Riddick has another bounty on his head, but when he escapes from his mercenary captors, he's plunged into an epic-scale war waged by the Necromongers. A fascist master race led by Lord Marshal becomes determined to conquer all enemies in their quest for the Underverse and its up to Riddick to stop him from taking over the universe, but things don't go according to his plans and soon mayhem ensues
Murder in Greenwich( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of former LAPD detective Mark Fuhrman's investigation into the Greenwich, Connecticut murder of Martha Moxley, resulting in the arrest and conviction of Kennedy nephew Michael Skakel
The war room by Chris Hegedus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the Clinton presidential campaign, from the New Hampshire primary to the victory party 10 months later. At the center are the two men most responsible for Clinton's victory- James Carville, the campaign manager, and George Stephanopoulos, the communications director. This is a compelling portrait of the two men and the skill and determination required to bring about a victory
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tensions abound and the music swells in the story about the famous musical team of Gilbert and Sullivan. The two men who were extremely different in size and stature were even more different in temperament and style. Yet, they still managed to create memorable theater. This is the story of the making of one of their most famous collaborations, The Mikado
Never again by Bob Bentley( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This proves that love can find you no matter how hard you try to avoid it. Christopher and Grace are two jaded New Yorkers who, until now, have been successful at avoiding serious relationships. Once the two meet, they vow to keep it strictly casual, that is until they discover just how compatible they really are
Series 7 : the contenders( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on reality TV. "Six contestants are chosen at random. The field of play is an entire city. The six chosen are of all ages and from all walks of life. Once selected, refusal to participate is not an option. There are no rules, no games, no tasks and no riddles. Their mission could not be more simple: kill the other contestants or be killed themselves."--Container back cover
Up at the villa by W. Somerset Maugham( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful British widow experiences violence and tragedy before falling in love with a dashing American expatriate in pre-World War II Florence, Italy
Firestarter 2 : rekindled( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years ago, a secret government drug experiment produced a dangerously gifted child. When she becomes enraged, she unleased her pyrokinetic powers. The child is now a woman who has spent the past 10 years on the run from the unscrupulous government agents who created her. Now she's through running and has decided to reclaim her life. Charlie's only chance for survival lies in a turncoat government agent and a half-mad professor
 
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Monsoon WeddingThe man who wasn't thereHua yang nian hua = In the mood for loveNurse BettyRiddick trilogyWet hot American summerThe chronicles of RiddickThe war roomNever again