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Zanuck Company

Overview
Works: 85 works in 370 publications in 5 languages and 23,550 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Juvenile works  Gangster films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Zanuck Company
Big fish by Tim Burton( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Bloom, is a young man who never really knew his now dying father, Edward - outside of the tall tales his dad told him about growing up. During Edward's last days William and his wife Josephine hold a bedside vigil next to the old man as he recollects elaborate memories of his youth. Still doubting the legends and folklore, William makes a journey to meet a mysterious woman from whom Edward had bought property
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton( Visual )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 2,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical adaptation of the story of Sweeney Todd, a man sent to prison 15 years earlier, who returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life, especially the evil Judge Turpin. Returning to his old neighborhood with his old life destroyed, he opens a barber shop as the instrument of his plot. With the help of his new and amorous accomplice Mrs. Lovett, owner of the downstairs pie shop and in need of better ingredients, Todd works his way through his list of enemies
Alice in Wonderland by Tim Burton( Visual )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alice, désormais âgée de 19 ans, retourne dans le monde fantastique qu'elle a découvert quand elle était enfant. Elle y retrouve ses amis le Lapin Blanc, Bonnet Blanc et Blanc Bonnet, le Loir, la Chenille, le Chat du Cheshire et, bien entendu, le Chapelier Fou. Alice s'embarque alors dans une aventure extraordinaire où elle accomplira son destin : mettre fin au règne de terreur de la Reine Rouge."--Site allocine.fr, visionné le 20 août 2014
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 2,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1948, Miss Daisy Werthan, an elderly, cranky ex-school teacher from Atlanta, crashes her new Packard through a retaining wall into her neighbor's yard. Her concerned son Boolie reasons she no longer is able to drive herself, and over her strenuous objections hires the gentle, tactful, and wily black widower Hoke Colburn to be her chauffeur. As a Jew, Miss Daisy is also the victim of prejudice, and she gradually overcomes her subconscious bigotry to see Hoke as a true friend. Beginning in frostiness, their slow changing relationship mirrors the changing racial climate in the south through the burgeoning of civil rights movement
Road to Perdition by Sam Mendes( Visual )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 2,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Sullivan is a mob hitman and a loving, devoted father. When his son witnesses a killing, another hitman is sent to kill Mike and his family. With his wife and one son dead, Mike and his other son are out for revenge. Set in Depression-era Chicago
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Tim Burton( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2019 in English and held by 2,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quirky situations, action and mild language
Dark shadows by Tim Burton( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imprisoned vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate has fallen into ruin. The dysfunctional remnants of the Collins family have fared little better and are in need of his protection
Yes man by Peyton Reed( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Allen always says no and in turn does not have very much fun in his life. As a way to shake free of post-divorce blues and a dead-end job, Carl decides to sign up for a self-help program based on one simple principle: say yes to everything and anything. His life is transformed when he unleashes the power of 'yes.' Carl's life is changed in amazing and unexpected ways. This is especially true when Carl meets an intriguing, free-spirted musician. He soon discovers that embracing every opportunity might just become too much of a good thing
Planet of the apes by Tim Burton( Visual )

35 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After crash-landing on an uncharted planet, astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. A sympathetic chimpanzee named Ari helps him evade the invincible gorilla army
Reign of fire by Rob Bowman( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In present day London dragons awake. Fast forward 20 years, to a world devastated by their destruction. Fire Chief Quinn, is responsible for warding off the beasts and keeping a community alive in what's left of the world. Into their midst comes a hotshot American, Van Zan, who says he has a way to destroy the beasts and save mankind
Bessie by Queen Latifah( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on Bessie Smith's transformation from a struggling young singer into 'The Empress of the Blues', who became one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and is an enduring icon today
Chain reaction by Andrew Davis( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A student machinist finds himself caught in a maze of secret government cover-ups, hi-tech espionage and murder after working on a groundbreaking scientific experiment. Eddie Kasalivich and Lily Sinclair are part of a team of scientists who have developed a revolutionary new source of energy. But no sooner have they finished celebrating their triumph, than their lab is destroyed and the head of their team killed. Named the main suspects, Eddie and Lily quickly realize their only hope lies with a powerful and mysterious bureaucrat who may or may not be on their side
Planet of the apes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remake of the original 1968 film, after an astronaut crash-lands on an uncharted planet, he finds himself at odds with a society in which apes are the rulers and humans are little more than slaves
Mulholland Falls by Lee Tamahori( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a 1940's special anti-gangster police squad in Los Angeles, the infamous 'Hat Squad.' The four members of this squad are big, tough, no-nonsense cops who don't hesitate to break the law, if it suits their purposes. When a local woman is murdered, their investigation turns up the fact that she had been romantically linked to several prominent men and had secret films taken of her liaisons. Since one of those men is the powerful U.S. Army General at the head of the then-new Atomic Energy Commission and another is the (married) leader of the Hat Squad, complications ensue. The FBI even gets involved in an attempted cover-up
True crime by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boozing, skirt-chasing and hard-living reporter realizes a death row prisoner scheduled to die at midnight is innocent. He races against time to save the man and perhaps lift his own life out of the trash heap
Rush by Lili Fini Zanuck( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undercover narcotics officers Jim Raynor and Kristen Cates are partners who become lovers and addicts as they infiltrate the local drug scene in order to bring down a suspected drug lord
Alice in Wonderland by Enfu Qin( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice, now 19 years old, returns to the whimsical world she first entered as a child and embarks on a journey to discover her true destiny
Absolute power ; True crime( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True Crime: Boozer. Skirt chaser. Careless father. Fault-ridden veteran reporter Steve Everett must beat the clock when he realizes a death row prisoner slated to die at midnight is innocent
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Funny man. Masked man, Movie man. Yes man. Jim Carrey's the man for 4 great movies!"--Container
Clash of the titans by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...the ultimate struggle for power pits men against kings and kings against gods. But the war between the gods themselves could destroy the world. Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and unleash hell on earth. Battling unholy demons and fearsome beasts, Perseus and his warriors will only survive if Perseus accepts his power as a god, defies fate and creates his own destiny"--Container
 
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