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Revolution Studios

Overview
Works: 179 works in 870 publications in 7 languages and 64,580 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  War films  History  Sports films  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Biographical films 
Roles: pre, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Revolution Studios
Black Hawk down by Ridley Scott( Visual )

47 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film recreates the American siege of the Somalian city of Mogadishu in October, 1993, when the U.S. sent special forces into Somalia to destabilize the government and bring food and humanitarian aid to the starving population. Using Black Hawk helicopters to lower the soldiers onto the ground, an unexpected attack by Somalian forces brings two of the helicopters down immediately. From there, the U.S. soldiers must struggle to regain their balance while enduring heavy gunfire
Rent by Chris Columbus( Visual )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and held by 2,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the year in the life of a group of friends in New York's East Village. The "bohemians" live carefree lives of art, music, sex, and drugs. It is carefree until Mark, an aspiring filmmaker, and Roger, an aspiring songwriter, find out they owe a year's rent to Benny. Benny is a former friend who had promised them free rent when he married the landlord's daughter. Roger has also attracted the attention of his downstairs neighbor, Mimi. Mark's former girlfriend, Maureen, has found a new romance with a lawyer named Joanne. Philosophy professor Tom finds his soul mate in drag queen Angel. With this being the late 1980s, the threat of AIDS is always present
Mona Lisa smile by Mike Newell( Visual )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 2,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katherine Ann Watson has accepted a position teaching art history at the prestigious Wellesley College. Watson is a very modern woman, particularly for the 1950s. She has a passion not only for art but for her students. Most of the students seem to be biding their time, waiting to find the right man to marry. The students are all very bright and Watson feels they are not reaching their potential. Although a strong bond is formed between teacher and student, Watson's views are incompatible with the dominant culture of the college
Peter Pan by P. J Hogan( Visual )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbucker skills and the ever fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become real heroes of an even greater story when Peter Pan flies into their nursery one night and takes them on a journey over moonlit rooftops to the lush jungles of Neverland. Wendy and her brothers join Peter and the Lost Boys in an exhilarating life, free of grown-up rules. Eventually facing the inevitable showdown with Captain Hook and his bloodthirsty pirates
Radio by Michael Tollin( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the relationship between a prominent high school football coach in a small South Carolina town and the illiterate, mentally-challenged man nicknamed Radio whom he mentors. Although their friendship raises some eyebrows at first, Radio's growth under the coach's guidance ultimately inspires the local townsfolk
Across the Universe by Julie Taymor( Visual )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jude is a dock worker from Liverpool who travels to the United States in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There, he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy. When her brother, Max, is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism
Hellboy by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

38 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1944 the Nazi military and scientific departments are researching the occult. Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin builds a dimensional portal off the coast of Scotland, where he intends to use it to bring about the destruction of Earth. In his employ is the ultra-silent assassin Karl Ruprecht Kroenen, who seemingly can't be killed. However, the United States has sent forces of their own to Scotland, along with Professor Trevor Bruttenholm, who is well-versed in terms of magic and sorcery. Fighting breaks out between the Nazi and American soldiers. When the device is damaged, Rasputin's life force is drawn through the portal and he disappears. Bruttenholm saves a mysterious red demon who is given the nickname "Hellboy." Sixty years later, FBI agent John Myers is sent from Quantico to a building in Newark, New Jersey which has been identified as Squeaky Clean Waste Management Services. Hellboy has to defend the city, while trying to protect his friends from each attack. He is eventually pushed over the edge when Rasputin has Kroenen kill Professor Bruttenholm
The missing by Ron Howard( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Czech and held by 2,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maggie is a young plainswoman raising her two daughters in the desolate wilderness of New Mexico. When daughter Lily is kidnapped by a dark-hooded phantom with shape-shifting powers, Maggie's long-estranged father offers to help find her. Though stunned by his return, Maggie knows she must swallow both hurt and pride if she is ever to see Lily again. Unaware of the frightening events that lurk in the distance, father and daughter set out to track down the fiend that took Lily. But lying in wait is horror so unspeakable it will change them all forever
13 going on 30 by Gary Winick( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jenna makes a wish on her 13th birthday to be 30 and grown up. When she wakes up the next day she finds herself, miraculously, just weeks away from her 30th birthday. The new, older Jenna is a successful magazine editor with friends in high places and a lion's share of potential suitors. The proplem is that her mind hasn't matured with her body and Jenna finds it a little more terrifying than cool to be living on her own
Anger management by Woody Harrelson( Visual )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Rydell. But when the doctor steps up his aggressive treatment by moving in, Dave goes from mild to wild as the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc with his life
The water horse : legend of the deep by Jay Russell( Visual )

17 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Present day Scotland. A tale is told to a couple of American tourists by a kindly gentleman in a pub. Angus is a lonely boy who pines for his father, who is serving in the Royal Navy during World War II. Angus, along with his sister and mother, live on an estate that has been billeted by soldiers in the Scottish Highlands, near Loch Ness. The troop's commander has an eye for mom, is suspicious about a mysterious handyman, Lewis, who is also a war hero, and an absurd contention that the Highlands are the real frontline in the war against Germany. Angus discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Celtic mythology. The creature befriends Angus and will eventually be known as the Loch Ness Monster. Trying to hide the dinosaur-like creature, nicknamed Crusoe, Angus enlists Lewis to transfer it to the lake, where boy and serpent have extraordinary adventures together until human stupidity threatens Crusoe's existence
Maid in Manhattan by Wayne Wang( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marisa Ventura is a single mother born and bred in the boroughs of New York City, who works as a maid in a first-class Manhattan hotel. By a twist of fate and mistaken identity, Marisa meets Christopher Marshall, a handsome heir to a political dynasty, who believes that she is a guest at the hotel. Fate steps in and throws the unlikely pair together for one night. When Marisa's true identity is revealed, the two find that they are worlds apart, even though the distance separating them is just a subway ride between Manhattan and the Bronx
Rocky Balboa by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former heavyweight boxing champion comes out of retirement to fight a 10 round exhibition bout against an opponent who is thirty years younger than he is
XXX by Rob Cohen( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xander Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie with no fear and a lousy attitude. When the U.S. Government "recruits" him to go on a mission, he's not exactly thrilled. His mission: to gather information on an organization that just may be planning the destruction of the world, led by the nihilistic Yargi
Daddy day care by David Patrick Columbia( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two fathers find themselves out of work, they decide to start a day care center. When their business starts to take off, the head of a competing prestigious childrens academy tries, with hilarious results, to put them out of business
Tears of the sun by Alex Lasker( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a doctor in the Nigerian jungle is rescued by a Special-Ops unit headed by a veteran Navy SEAL, she refuses to go with them unless they agree to help rescue 70 refugees as well
Click by Frank Coraci( Visual )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to make its own choices
Punch-drunk love by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry Egan, a shy sad-sack with a great deal of repressed anger that occasionally bursts forth in sudden violent outrages, falls in love with Lena, a co-worker of one of Barry's seven sisters. After calling a phone-sex line, Barry is extorted by bad-guy Dean, who eventually sends four goons to assault Barry and get the money
Christmas with the Kranks by Joe Roth( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When their only daughter Blair leaves the family nest, Luther and Nora Krank decide to book an island cruise to beat the yuletide blues and just skip the holidays. But their decision to boycott tradition has the whole neighborhood in an uproar. When Blair calls on Christmas Eve to announce a surprise visit with her new fiancé, the Kranks have just twelve hours to perform a miracle and pull themselves and their neighbors together to throw the best celebration ever!"--Back of container
XXx: return of Xander Cage by D. J Caruso( Visual )

17 editions published in 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spy thriller finds extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage coming out of self-imposed exile and on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box
 
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