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Alcon Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 78 works in 452 publications in 3 languages and 40,114 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 )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 3,260 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 2,488 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 2,182 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 )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,929 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
The sisterhood of the traveling pants 2 by Sanaa Hamri( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,862 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 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a fierce thunderstorm in rural Kentucky, a young zebra is accidentally left behind by a travelling circus. he is found by former champion horse trainer, Nolan Walsh and "Stripes" is quickly adopted as a favourite pet by his daughter, Channing. Now Stripes may not look like the other horses galloping across the fields, but he thinks he is no different and longs to race with all the thoroughbreds. So does Channing and, with some encouragement from his fellow barnyard animals, the pair embark on the unthinkable dream of racing in the ultimate - The Kentucky Open
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 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?
P.S.I Love You by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,838 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 1,732 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
Insomnia by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,729 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
Transcendence by Wally Pfister( Visual )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,724 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
Beautiful creatures by Kami Garcia( Visual )

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

Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town
Joyful noise by Sun Ra( Visual )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,610 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 1,577 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
The 33 by Patricia Riggen( Visual )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,494 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 1,226 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 )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young FBI agent, Johnny Utah, infiltrates a cunning team of thrill-seeking elite athletes, led by the charismatic Bodhi. The athletes are suspected of carrying out a spate of crimes in extremely unusual ways. Deep undercover, and with his life in imminent danger, Utah strives to prove they are the architects of this string of inconceivable crimes
Chasing Liberty( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,023 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 983 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 897 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
 
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The Book of Eli
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