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Sidney Kimmel Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 52 works in 286 publications in 6 languages and 33,386 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Legal films  Historical films  Fiction  Crime films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sidney Kimmel Entertainment (Firm)
The kite runner by Marc Forster( Visual )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a divided country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. It's a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the day's victory, one boy's fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption. Now, after twenty years of living in America, Amir returns to a perilous Afghanistan under the Taliban's iron-fisted rule to face the secrets that still haunt him and take one last daring chance to set things right
Death at a funeral by Frank Oz( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel is a decent young man who is married to Jane. They live at his father's home. When his father dies, it is up to him to organize his funeral. On the morning of the funeral, with a suitably grave expression on his face, Daniel is ready to welcome his father's friends and relatives. But preserving the dignity inherent in such a circumstance will be a hard task. Particularly with an undertaker who botches his work; his famous, but selfish brother has returned from the USA; his cousin's fiancé has accidentally ingested drugs; a man takes advantage of the sad event to win back the heart, or rather the body, of a woman who is about to marry another; a handicapped old uncle who is also the most unbearable pain in the neck. To cap it all, Daniel notices the presence among the mourners of a mysterious dwarf nobody else seems to know
United 93 by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 2,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A real-time, cinéma vérité account of the final flight of United 93, the only airplane hijacked on 9/11 that didn't reach its intended target
The Lincoln lawyer by Brad Furman( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael 'Mick' Haller is a slick, charismatic Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car. Having spent most of his career defending petty, gutter-variety criminals, Mick unexpectedly lands the case of a lifetime. However, what initially appears to be a straightforward case with a big money payoff swiftly develops into a deadly match between two masters of manipulation and a crisis of conscience for Haller
Breach by Vince Vaughn( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brooke calls it quits with her boyfriend Gary. Neither one is willing to move out of the condo they once shared. Taking the advice of their repsective friends and confidants, including a few complete strangers, they both engage in mental warfare designed to force the other person to flee the premises. But they might just realize that they might be fighting to keep their relationship alive
The emperor's club by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a new student starts in Professor Hundert's class, little does the professor know that this student will change his life forever. They start out butting heads and end up forming a friendship that will shake the controlled world of the professor. The lessons learned will last a lifetime
Lars and the real girl by Craig Gillespie( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lars is a sweet but quirky guy who thinks he's found the girl of his dreams in a life-sized doll named Bianca. He is content with his artificial girlfiend until he develops feelings for Margo, an attractive co-worker, and becomes lost in a love triangle
The Age of Adaline by J. Mills Goodloe( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones reignites her passion for life and romance. When a weekend with his parents threatens to uncover the truth, Adaline makes a decision that will change her life forever
The Place Beyond the Pines by Derek Cianfrance( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective"--www.imdb.com
I, Frankenstein by I( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a dystopic present where vigilant gargoyles and ferocious demons rage in a battle for ultimate power, Victor Frankenstein's creation Adam finds himself caught in the middle as both sides race to discover the secret to his immortality
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling his life is going nowhere, theatrical director Caden Cotard starts a new play taking place in a mock-up of New York City in a Manhattan warehouse, and as he becomes more deeply immersed in his masterpiece, reality and the world of the play become blurred
Adventureland by Greg Mottola( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1987, James Brennan's dreams of a European summer vacation before studying at an Ivy League school in New York City are ruined after his parents have a severe career setback. As a result, James must get a summer job to cover his upcoming expenses. He goes to work at the decrepit local amusement park, Adventureland - a place where the games are rigged and the rides make you sick. There, he falls in love with witty co-worker, Emily Lewin. In that setting, the two have unforgettable and painful learning experiences about life, love and trust. A place where James discovers what he truly values
Management by Richard L Daft( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Management chronicles the chance meeting of Mike Cranshaw (Zahn) and Sue Claussen (Aniston) when she checks into the roadside motel owned by Mike's parents in Arizona. A bottle of wine 'compliments of management' jump-starts the cross-country journey and unique courtship between two different kinds of people who are both ultimately looking for the same thing - a sense of happiness. Mike sees something special in button-downed Sue that inspires him to take a chance and hit the road to go after her. But once he reaches Maryland, he finds that Sue has no place for an aimless dreamer in her carefully ordered life. Obsessed with making a difference in the world, Sue falls back in with her punk-turned-Yoghurt mogul ex-boyfriend Jango (Harrelson), who promises her a chance to head his charity operations. But having finally found something worth fighting for, Mike puts his hopes against her practicality, and the two embark on a twisted, bumpy, ultimately freeing journey to discover that their place in the world just might be together
Stand up guys by Al Pacino( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of aging stickup men try to get the old gang back together for one last hurrah before one of the guys takes his last assignment - to kill his comrade
Talk to me by Kasi Lemmons( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life and career of charismatic Washington D.C.-area radio personality Ralph "Petey" Green, who was renowned for his "tell it like it is" approach to politics and race
Parker by park( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parker is a thief who has an unusual code. He doesn't steal from the poor or hurt innocent people. He is asked to join four other guys, one of whom is related to a known mobster. They pull off the job flawlessly and Parker wants to part ways with them. When he refuses to join them for another job, they try to kill him. They dispose of his body, but someone finds him...still alive. After recovering, he sets out to get back at the ones who tried to kill him, another one of his codes
Married life by Ira Sachs( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1940s-set drama in which an adulterous man plots his wife's death instead of putting her through the humiliation of a divorce
Alpha dog by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the real-life case of Jesse James Hollywood, a drug dealer in California's San Gabriel Valley who, in 2000, became one of the youngest men to appear on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list. With family links to organized crime, Johnny Truelove is on the warpath against Jake Mazursky, a sleazebag addict who owes him money. Fate intervenes when Johnny and his friend Frankie encounter Jake's 15-year-old half-brother Zack and hold him as collateral until Jake pays his debts. What begins as a casual, seemingly harmless situation escalates into a crisis of capital crime
Charlie Bartlett by Jon Poll( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wealthy teenager Charlie Bartlett is failing miserably at fitting in at his new public high school. The school is run by the world-weary Principal Gardner. As he begins to better understand the social hierarchy, Charlie's honest charm and likability gives him the position as the resident 'psychiatrist.' Along with his partner and fellow student, Murphy Bivens, Charlie dishes out advice and the occasional prescription to other students in need. Along the way, he decides to take some of his own advice, find romance, and learn to accept who he is
 
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