WorldCat Identities

Canton, Mark

Works: 120 works in 548 publications in 7 languages and 26,576 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  History  Historical films  Epic films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer, fmp, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mark Canton
300 by Zack Snyder( Visual )

50 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes waited many days for King Leonidas to surrender or withdraw. When the Greeks did not leave, Xerxes was left with no option and he moved forward. The battle lasted for about 3 days and after which all 300 Spartans were killed. The Spartan defeat would not have occurred if not for a local shepherd, named Ephialtes, who defected to the Persians and informed Xerxes of a separate path through Thermopylae, which the Persians could use to outflank the Greeks
The Spiderwick chronicles by Tony DiTerlizzi( Visual )

36 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and French and held by 2,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared is a curious, adventurous boy who quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His twin brother Simon is calm and reserved. He is the intellectual twin, but is rapidly drawn into the fantastical world of fairies and goblins. Older sister Mallory and their mom are harder to convince, but after the almighty and ruthless ogre leader Mulgarath begins to attack the home, the entire family must band together to combat the hordes of goblins and creatures that lurk just outside
Letters to Juliet by Gary Winick( Visual )

16 editions published in 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Verona, Italy - the beautiful city where Romeo first met Juliet - there is a place where the heartbroken leave notes asking Juliet for her help. It's there that aspiring writer Sophie finds a 50-year-old letter that will change her life forever. As she sets off on a romantic journey of the heart with the letter's author, Claire, now a grandmother, and her handsome grandson, all three will discover that sometimes the greatest love story ever told is your own"--Container
The last witch hunter by Vin Diesel( Visual )

22 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tormented by the loss of his family and cursed with immortal life, the last witch hunter is all that stands between humanity and the combined forces of the most horrifying witches in history
Immortals by Tarsem Singh( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this epic tale of vengeance and destiny, power-mad King Hyperion ... threatens to destroy all of humanity on his maniacal quest to obtain the ultimate weapon - the legendary Epirus Bow that gives the power to unleash war on both Heaven and Earth. But Theseus ..., a heroic young villager chosen by the gods, rises up to stop Hyperion's brutal rampage. With supernatural help from the beautiful oracle Phaedra ..., Theseus embraces his destiny and leads a fierce band of warriors in a desperate fight for the future of mankind"--Container
Den of thieves by Gerard Butler( Visual )

17 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank
Cake by Daniel Barnz( Visual )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look into the darkly funny world of Claire Bennett who initiates a dubious relationship with a widower while confronting fantastical hallucinations of his dead wife. With her feisty housekeeper-cum-caretaker ever at her side, Claire searches for human connection and self-forgiveness in this tale of personal redemption
Escape plan by Mikael Håfström( Visual )

24 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Breslin, one of the world's foremost authorities on structural security, agrees to take on one last job: breaking out of an ultra-secret, high-tech facility called The Tomb. Deceived and wrongly imprisoned, Ray must recruit fellow inmate Emil Rottmayer to help devise a daring, nearly impossible plan to escape from the most protected and fortified prison ever built
300 : rise of an empire( Visual )

12 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. He's pitted against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes, and Artemesia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy
Mr. Church( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl and her dying mother obtain the services of a talented cook. What begins as a six-month arrangement spans fifteen years and creates a family bond that lasts forever
The comedian by Robert De Niro( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of an aging insult comic named Jack Burke
Angel eyes by Luis Mandoki( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a startling ambush, one of Chicago's best cops, Officer Sharon Pogue, is looking point blank into the barrel of a scumball's handgun. Then it happens, a mysterious stranger appears out the shadows and saves her life. She discovers that its not the first time she and the mystery man have met before. The troubled pasts of these two have led them to build walls around their private lives, but brick by brick, secret after secret, love is going to tear down those walls
Fame( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passions will be tested and young hearts will be broken. Ultimately, talent, dedication and hard work will triumph. Centers around a group of dancers, singers, musicians and actors at the New York City High School of Performing Arts, and their spirited drive to live out their dreams of stardom. In an incredibly competitive atmosphere, each student must shine amidst the tumult of school work, deep friendships, budding romance and self-discovery
Jack Frost by Troy Miller( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father who can't keep his promises dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever
Piranha by Alexandre Aja( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of strangers on Lake Victoria must band together to survive, after a sudden underwater tremor sets free prehistoric man-eating fish
The yellow birds by Kevin Powers( Visual )

12 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against the explosive backdrop of the Iraq War, young soldiers Brandon Bartle and Daniel Murphy forge a deep bond of friendship. When tragedy strikes the platoon, one soldier must return home to face the hard truth behind the incident, and help a grieving mother find peace
Escape plan 2 : Hades by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

11 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years after he fought his way out of prison, Ray Breslin must return to the hell he once escaped from to save his friend from the prison's brutal human battleground, known as Hades
Phoenix forgotten( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition
Taking lives by D. J Caruso( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illeana Scott is a special agent with the FBI, who has a strong record as a criminal profiler. Scott is called in by a former Quantico colleague to assist two Canadian police detectives, Paquette and Duval, who are on the trail of a serial killer who has been killing in and around Montreal for almost two decades. Art gallery owner James Costa saw the killer during an assault, and now finds himself working as a decoy for Scott. As Scott and Costa follow the killer's trail, they find themselves becoming attracted to one another, which is not a comfort to Scott
After( Visual )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows Tessa, a dedicated student, dutiful daughter, and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart, as she enters her first semester in college. Armed with grand ambitions for her future, her guarded world opens up when she meets the dark and mysterious Hardin Scott, a magnetic, brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself and what she wants out of life
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Alternative Names
Canton, Mark Clifford 1949-

Mark Canton Amerikaans filmproducent

Mark Canton producteur de cinéma américain

Mark Canton productor de cine estadounidense

Mark Canton productor de cine estauxunidense

Mark Canton productor de cinema estatunidenc

Mark Canton produttore cinematografico statunitense

Марк Кантон

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