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Alcon Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 136 works in 712 publications in 3 languages and 47,106 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films  Sports films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alcon Entertainment (Firm)
The blind side by John Lee Hancock( Visual )

36 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,436 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 )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 2,465 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
Blade runner 2049 by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )

35 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and French and held by 2,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years."--Container
Dolphin tale by Morgan Freeman( Visual )

34 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,246 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 )

32 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eli (Washington) 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 and pits him against a menacing warlord (Oldman)
Prisoners by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )

37 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver but a lack of evidence forces his release. As the police pursue multiple leads, Dover knows his child's life is at stake and decides he must to take matters into his own hands. How far will he go to protect his family?
The sisterhood of the traveling pants 2 by Sanaa Hamri( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,844 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
12 strong by Doug Stanton( Visual )

17 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban
Transcendence by Wally Pfister( Visual )

31 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Will Caster is the foremost researcher in the field of artificial intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. His highly controversial experiments have made him famous, but they have also made him the prime target of anti-technology extremists who will do whatever it takes to stop him
Racing stripes by David Schmidt( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,793 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
Dolphin tale 2( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winter's surrogate mother, the very elderly dolphin Panama, has passed away, leaving Winter without the only poolmate she has ever known. However, the loss of Panama may have even greater repercussions for Winter, who, according to USDA regulations, cannot be housed alone, as dolphins' social behavior requires them to be paired with other dolphins. Time is running out to find a companion for her before the team at Clearwater loses their beloved Winter to another aquarium
Insomnia( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,665 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
Beautiful creatures by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

25 editions published in 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,615 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 )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,603 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
My dog Skip( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Mississippi in the late 1940s and based on Willie Morris' boyhood memoirs. Eight-year-old Willie loses his only friend in the world to the draft until his mother gives him a puppy for his birthday
The 33 by Patricia Riggen( Visual )

20 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,590 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
P.S.I Love You( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,588 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
Something borrowed( Visual )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After celebrating her 30th birthday, perpetual good girl Rachel unexpectedly ends up in the arms of Dex, the guy she's had a crush on since law school and the fiance of her best friend Darcy. Now Rachel is torn between her friendship with Darcy and the possibility of losing the love of her life
Father figures by Owen Wilson( Visual )

15 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language and sexual references throughout
What to expect when you're expecting( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,145 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
 
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Alternative Names
Alcon Entertainment

Alcon Entertainment American film production company

Alcon Media Group

アルコン・エンターテインメント

愛爾康娛樂

艾肯娱乐公司

Languages
English (412)

French (2)

Chinese (1)