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NPV Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 73 works in 407 publications in 5 languages and 35,921 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Caper films  Horror films  Crime films  Film remakes  Detective and mystery films 
Classifications: PN1997,
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Most widely held works by NPV Entertainment (Firm)
The Matrix by Andy Wachowski( Visual )

57 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 5,193 WorldCat member 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
Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 3,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny (George Clooney), defying the odds in a split-second heist of three Vegas casinos - all owned by a magnate (Andy Garcia) who is dating Danny's ex-wife (Julia Roberts). A fixer (Brad Pitt), a pickpocket (Matt Damon), a blackjack dealer (Bernie Mac), a filmflammer (Carl Reiner) and others in well-defined roles are with Danny. Are you in or out?
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 3,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed confict 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 quite life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own
Cats & dogs by Lawrence Guterman( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,490 WorldCat member 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 by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Training day, 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
Two weeks notice by Hugh Grant( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,239 WorldCat member 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
Analyze this by Harold Ramis( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,394 WorldCat member 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
The Majestic by Frank Darabont( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 1,346 WorldCat member 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 that by Harold Ramis( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,305 WorldCat member 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
Swordfish by Dominic Sena( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,251 WorldCat member 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
Dreamcatcher evil slips through by William Goldman( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dreamcatcher" tells the story of four young friends who perform a heroic act - and are changed forever by the uncanny powers they gain in return. Years later, on a hunting trip in the Maine woods, they are overtaken by a blizzard, a vicious storm in which something much more ominous moves. Challenged to stop an alien force, the friends must first prevent the slaughter of innocent civilians by a military vigilante, then overcome a threat to the bond between them. In the end, they confront an unparalleled horror, with the fate of the world in the balance
Hearts in Atlantis by Scott Hicks( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ted Brautigan, a mysterious, psychically gifted loner, becomes a father figure to Bobby when he enlists the boy's help in eluding the shadowy figures who seek control of Ted's powers
Don't say a word by Gary Fleder( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,108 WorldCat member 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
The Animatrix by Andy Jones( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Animatrix is a collection of several animated short films, detailing the backstory of the "Matrix" universe, and the original war between man and machines which led to the creation 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
Ghost ship( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member 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
Miss congeniality by Marc Lawrence( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sandra Bullock stars as an operative posing as a pageant contestant in order to ferret out a terrorist targetting the Miss United States beauty pageant
Showtime by Tom Dey( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard-boiled LAPD cop is paired with a patrolman who would like nothing better than to be a TV star. Forced to be the focus of a reality-TV series, the two become buddies. But real life intrudes when a crimelord must be stopped and the two must swing into action
Queen of the damned by Michael Rymer( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member 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
See Spot run by John Whitesell( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gordon, an offbeat mailman, never met a dog he couldn't handle. That is until he offers to watch a neighbors young son, James. Together, Gordon and James befriend an FBI crime-fighting superdog, "Agent 11" (whom they name "Spot"), who is hiding from the mob. Gordon, James and "Spot" save the day by rescuing an FBI agent, who has been caught by the mob boss
Eight legged freaks by Ellory Elkayem( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sleepy desert town of Prosperity, Arizona, is being menaced by giant arachnids that have mutated through exposure to toxic waste. The local sheriff and her teenage daughter work to prevent a complete takeover by the bloodthirsty spiders, getting valuable help from Prosperity's prodigal son, who's just returned to his embattled hometown
 
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