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Alcon Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 82 works in 445 publications in 3 languages and 40,067 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Animal films  Crime films  Children's films  Comedy films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Alcon Entertainment (Firm)
The Blind Side by John Lee Hancock( Visual )

27 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 3,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Oher is a homeless African-American teenager who is from a broken home. Mike is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, Mike faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome - as both a football player and student. Mike works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle
The sisterhood of the traveling pants by Amber Tamblyn( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 2,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a special summer in the lives of four lifelong friends who are separated for the first time. The young women find a pair of jeans that fits each of them perfectly and they decide to use the pants as a way of keeping in touch
Dolphin tale by Morgan Freeman( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the amazing true story of a brave dolphin and the compassionate strangers who banded together to save her life. Swimming free, a young dolphin is caught in a crab trap, severely damaging her tail. She is rescued and transported to the Clearwater Marine Hospital, where she is named Winter. But her fight for survival has just begun. Without a tail, Winter's prognosis is dire
The Book of Eli by Albert Hughes( Visual )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eli walks alone in post-apocalyptic America. He heads west along the Highway of Death on a mission he doesn't fully understand but knows he must complete. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Or in the wrong hands, the hammer of a despot. Eli keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his quest thrusts him into a savage wasteland
Insomnia by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime never sleeps and neither does the veteran LAPD homicide detective invited to Nightmute, Alaska to head a murder investigation there. He finds the investigation disrupted by an ever-shining midnight sun that wreaks sleep-depriving havoc on his body clock. As his consciousness becomes more unstable, he is nagged by a sense of personal guilt over a second crime that might just be real
The sisterhood of the traveling pants 2 by Sanaa Hamri( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the four best friends as they finish their first year of college and dive into a summer of excitement. Bridget journeys to Turkey on an archaeological dig. Carmen plunges into the hectic, creative world of summer theater in Vermont. Lena discovers new love and old heartbreak at the Rhode Island School of Design. Tibby takes a big step in her relationship with Brian in the Big Apple
Racing stripes by Frederik Du Chau( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traveling circus accidentally leaves behind a baby zebra. The baby is then rescued by horse farmer Nolan Walsh, who takes him home to his young daughter Channing. "Stripes" is soon introduced to the farm's misfit troupe of barnyard residents. The Walsh farm borders the Turfway Racetrack, where highly skilled thoroughbreds compete for the ultra-prestigious Kentucky Crown. From the first moment Stripes lays eyes on the track, he's hooked. He knows that if he could just get a chance, he could leave all those other horses in the dust. What he doesn't know is - he's not exactly a horse. But with characteristic zeal, he devotes himself to training for the big time
Prisoners by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )

30 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keller Dover is facing a parent's worst nightmare. His young daughter and her friend have gone missing. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests the driver of an RV on which the girls had been playing. But a lack of evidence forces his release. As pressure mounts, Loki's team pursues multiple leads while a frantic Dover decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands
P.S.I Love You by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life, a passionate, funny, and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when his life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. Nobody knows Holly better than Gerry, so it's a good thing he planned ahead. Before he died, Gerry wrote Holly a series of letters that will guide her, not only through her grief, but in rediscovering herself. The first message arrives on Holly's 30th birthday in the form of a cake and a tape recording from Gerry. In the weeks and months that follow, more letters from Gerry are delivered in surprising ways, each sending her on a new adventure and each signing off in the same way - P.S.I Love You. Holly's mother and best friends begin to worry that Gerry's letters are keeping Holly tied to the past, but in fact, each letter is pushing her further into a new future
My dog Skip( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who says best friends have to be human? Not Willie Morris (Frankie Muniz), who receives a talented terrier named Skip for his birthday. With Skip's remarkable and unconventional help, Willie and Skip turn bullies into friends, tangle with hapless moonshiners, and even win the affections of the prettiest girl in school
Transcendence by Wally Pfister( Visual )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is a learder in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines mankind's collective intelligence with the full range of human emotions. Anti-technology extremists will do whatever it takes to stop him, but their attempt to destroy Will forces him to record and upload his own mind to a supercomputer in order to achieve transcendence. Success brings him ever-evolving knowledge-- and nearly unstoppable power as the fate of the world rests on Will's now-questionable humanity"--Container
Beautiful creatures by Kami Garcia( Visual )

20 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When newcomer Lena arrives in the small town of Gatlin, she quickly captures the attention of Ethan, who only wants to escape what he views as a boring and dead-end town. He quickly gets more than he bargained for. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town
Joyful noise( Visual )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The small town of Pacashau, Georgia, has fallen on hard times, but the people are counting on the Divinity Church Choir to lift their spirits by winning the National Joyful Noise Competition. The discord between its two leading ladies threatens to tear them apart. Their newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, stubbornly wants to stick with their tried-and-true traditional style, G.G. Sparrow thinks tried-and-true translates to tired-and-old
Something borrowed by Luke Greenfield( Visual )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel is too shy to tell Dex that she has had a crush on him since law school and fears it is too late when he becomes engaged to her best friend, Darcy
The 33 by Patricia Riggen( Visual )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as well as millions of people globally, waited and watched anxiously for any sign of hope
What to expect when you're expecting by Cameron Diaz( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hilarious and heartfelt comedy about five couples whose interwined lives are turned upside down by the challenges of impending parenthood."--Container
Point Break by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rookie FBI Agent Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey) infiltrates a cunning team of thrill seeking elite athletes led by the charismatic mastermind, Bodhi. Deep undercover, with his life in danger, Utah races to prove the team is responsible for a string of death-defying international crimes - but are these criminals or crusaders? To catch them, Utah must become them. This high-octane action thriller gets the adrenaline pumping as world's top extreme athletes perform the most daring stunt sequences ever filmed - including wingsuit flying, sheer-face snowboarding, free-rock climbing, high-speed motorcycling... and big wave surfing, featuring Australian surf legends Dylan Longbottom and Laurie Towner."--Container
Chasing Liberty( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Foster is the 18-year-old daughter of President of the United States James Foster. Anna has led a privileged life, but she has grown to resist the constant presence of Secret Service agents getting in the way of her independence. While on a family trip to Europe, Anna manages to get away from security for a brief time. She inevitably falls for Ben Calder, with whom she enjoys a fresh and clean European vacation. Not wanting to ruin her fun, she doesn't tell him who she really is. Unfortunately, Ben has a secret identity of his own
The good lie by Reese Witherspoon( Visual )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were known simply as "The Lost Boys." Orphaned by the brutal civil war in Sudan that began in 1983, these young victims traveled as many as a thousand miles on foot in search of safety. Fifteen years later, a humanitarian effort would bring 3,600 lost boys and girls to America
Dolphin tale 2( Visual )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winter must be relocated unless the Clearwater Marine Aquarium can find her a companion
 
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The Book of Eli
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Alcon Entertainment

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English (325)

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