NPV Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by NPV Entertainment (Firm)
Mystic River ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,996 libraries worldwide
Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed convict Jimmy and his devoted wife Annabeth find out that their teenage daughter Katie has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy gets his relatives, the Savage brothers to conduct their own investigation. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quiet life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own.
Ocean's eleven ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,680 libraries worldwide
Three prestigious Las Vegas casinos. More than $160 million. Danny Ocean and his 10-man handpicked team of grifters and conmen are ready to carry out the most elaborate casino heist in history, and they just might get away with it.
Two weeks notice ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,534 libraries worldwide
Lucy Kelson, Chief Counsel for the Wade Corporation, one of New York City's top commercial real estate developers. She's a brilliant lawyer with a sharp, strategic mind. She also has an ulcer and doesn't get much sleep. It's not the job that's getting to her. It's her millionaire boss, George Wade. Handsome, charming and undeniably self-absorbed, he treats her more like a nanny than a Harvard Law grad and can barely choose a tie without her help. Now, after five years of calling the shots-on everything from his clothes to his divorce settlements, Lucy Kelson is calling it quits.
Cats & dogs ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,507 libraries worldwide
A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, which their humans are blissfully unaware of. The film follows Mr. Tinkle's (a cat) plan to destroy a new vaccine, that if developed, would eliminate all human allergies to dogs, and allow cats to rule the world. Lou, a beagle puppy accidentally becomes the dog-agent assigned to stop the cat plan.
Training day ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,155 libraries worldwide
Jake Hoyt, a fresh-faced rookie in the Los Angeles Police Department, gets a chance to join the elite narcotics squad headed up by 13-year veteran Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris. Jake is to prove himself during a one-day ride-along. As the day wears on, it becomes increasingly clear that Detective Harris has blurred the line between right and wrong to an alarming degree, enforcing his own code of ethics and street justice. Eventually, Hoyt begins to suspect that he is, rather than having the opportunity to join the squad, being set up to take the fall.
The matrix revolutions ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,133 libraries worldwide
Beginning from where "Matrix Reloaded" ended, the technologically-gifted Neo remains unconscious in the real world, his mind caught by the devious Merovingian and placed in a mysterious subway station construct. The man known as Bane is still a servant of Agent Smith, who continues to grow in power and ability. Meanwhile, the deadly sentinels are coming dangerously close to humanity's last sanctuary, the underground city of Zion. A final battle between humans and machines becomes inevitable.
Matrix reloaded ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,115 libraries worldwide
Neo, Trinity, and Morpheus continue to lead the revolt against the Machine Army. In their quest to save the human race from extinction, they gain greater insight into the construction of The Matrix and Neo's pivotal role in the fate of mankind.
The Matrix reloaded ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,107 libraries worldwide
Neo and the rebel leaders estimate that they have 72 hours until Zion falls under siege to the Machine Army. Only a matter of hours separates the last human enclave on Earth from 250,000 Sentinels programmed to destroy humanity. The citizens of Zion, emboldened by Morpheus' conviction that the One will fulfill the prophecy and end the war with the Machines, invest all their hopes and expectations in Neo, who finds himself troubled by disturbing visions, searching for a correct course of action. In the quest to save the human race from extinction, greater insight into the construction of The Matrix--and Neo's pivotal role in the fate of humankind--is gained.
The Majestic ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
Peter Appleton, a 1950s Hollywood screenwriter who is about to see his first screenplay made into a film, is mistakenly called before the House Un-American Activities Committee. As a result, the studio pulls the plans for the film. Peter then finds himself in a small California town after a car accident takes his memory. There, the townspeople believe he is local hero Luke Trimble. Peter settles into his life at the Majestic theater, as Luke Trimble, until his memory begins to resurface and govenrment men track him down.
Analyze this ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 991 libraries worldwide
A spoof on the gangster roles that have been associated with De Niro's film career, this is the story of an anxiety-ridden Mafia boss who monopolizes the services of a family psychiatrist.
Analyze that ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 965 libraries worldwide
Fearful of his emotional stability, prison officials release Paul Vitti into the custody of his psychiatrist, Dr. Ben Sobel, who becomes even more exasperated when he learns Vitti will be moving into his home. As Sobel tries to get to the root of Vitti's real problems, he tries to help Vitti find a straight job. And adding to all this confusion, several members of Vitti's old crew are after him, who are determined to see that he doesn't pass along any incriminating information.
Hearts in Atlantis ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 934 libraries worldwide
As a mid-aged man's friend dies, Bobby takes a look back at his childhood memories ... When mysterious out-of-towner, Ted, moves into the boarding house that 11-year-old Bobby shares with his self-involved mother, Bobby jumps at the chance to befriend an adult who talks to him straightforwardly. Ted enlists Bobby to read him the newspaper daily--and to keep an eye out for the "low men" bent on capturing Ted, who possesses a strange mind-reading power.
Don't say a word ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 869 libraries worldwide
When the daughter of a prominent New York psychiatrist is kidnapped, his only hope for her safe return is to pry a 6-digit number from the memory of a troubled teenage girl--and time is running out.
Swordfish ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 828 libraries worldwide
When the DEA shuts down a dummy corporation operation code named SWORDFISH, they had generated $400 million which they let sit around; years of compound interest has swelled it to $9.5 billion. A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell, headed by Gabriel, wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away behind super-encryption. He brings in convicted hacker Stanley, who only wants to see his daughter Holly again but can't afford the legal fees, to slice into the government mainframes and get the money.
The Animatrix ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 826 libraries worldwide
A collection of nine short animated films set in the world of The Matrix. Written by the creators of The Matrix and featuring animation by the creators of Cowboy Bebop, Aeon Flux, and Vampire Hunter D.
The Matrix revolutions ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
It is a dark time for the world. Zion is doomed, crushed by the unstoppable army of countless Sentinels. Neo lies trapped in the Train Station, between the Matrix and the Source. The human race is not the only ones in peril. The machines press onward against the humans, unaware of the ominous signs within the Matrix of something growing, threatening to take it over completely: the rogue program Smith. There is only one hope for both races--one force that can stop Smith--Neo. One final battle ensues, which will decide the fate and future of both races.
Dreamcatcher ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 661 libraries worldwide
Four friends with an unusual power become stranded in a blizzard and are confronted by a deadly alien force. As they try to stop this unparalleled horror, the fate of the world is in their hands.
Ghost ship ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
Salvagers discover the Antonia Graza, an Italian luxury liner with a dark secret. The passenger ship has been missing since 1962, floating adrift on the Bering Sea, the salvagers claim the vessel as their own. But the Antonia Graza in not uninhabited. Once towing of the ghost ship towards harbor has begun, a series of bizarre ocurrences happen and the group becomes trapped inside the ship, which they soon learn is inhabited by a demonic creature.
Showtime ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
LAPD detective Mitch Preston never wanted to be anything but a cop. Same for patrolman Trey Sellars. He always wanted to be a cop ... on TV. The two now have to come together to work for a TV show. Backed by a ratings-obsessed producer and coached in the finer points of TV copdom by a veteran star, Mitch and Trey soon becom America's favorite buddy cops. A brutal crimelord must be stopped - and that's where the shrapnel hits the fan.
Queen of the damned ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
For centuries she's waited for the right being to summon her to reign again over all her evil dominion. She is Akasha, the wickedly regal mother of all vampires. Lestat has now found acceptance in the tattooed, pierced, black-clad world as a Goth-riffed rock star. Together, Akasha and Lestat can rule forever. But Lestat's fascination with a flesh-and-blood mortal may upend that reign.
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