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Sidney Kimmel Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 61 works in 400 publications in 5 languages and 38,701 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Crime films  Romantic comedy films  Legal films  Historical films  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Sidney Kimmel Entertainment (Firm)
The kite runner by Marc Forster( Visual )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afghanistan, 1970's. Amir is a Pushtun boy. Hassan is a Hazara boy. Amir and Hassan are raised together in Amir's father house. They play together and go kitting on the streets of a peaceful Kabul. Amir feels that his wise and good father, Baba, blames him for the death of his mother during his delivery. He feels that his father loves and prefers Hassam to him. In return, Amir feels a great respect for his father's best friend, Rahim Khan, who supports his intention to become a writer. After Amir wins a kitting competition, Hassan runs to bring a kite to Amir, but Hassan is beaten and raped by the brutal Assef in an empty street to protect Amir's kite. Amir witnesses the assault but does not help Hassan. Amir frames Hassan as a thief and his father is forced to fire Amir. After the Russians invade Afghanistan, Baba and Amir move to California, where Amir becomes a famous writer and marries a fellow countrywoman. After a phone call reveals a family secret, Amir returns to Pakistan on a journey of redemption
United 93 by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 2,205 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
Death at a funeral by Frank Oz( Visual )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,174 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 his 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
The Lincoln lawyer by Brad Furman( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 2,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The next three days: Life seems perfect for John Brennan until his wife, Lara, is arrested for a murder she says she didn't commit. Three years into her sentence, John is struggling to hold his family together, raising their son and teaching at college while he pursues every means available to prove her innocence. With the rejection of their final appeal, Lara becomes suicidal and John decides there is only one possible, bearable solution: to break his wife out of prison
Hell or high water by David Mackenzie( Visual )

21 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers resort to robbing banks to save their family ranch in west Texas
Breach by Billy Ray( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Eric O'Neill is promoted from a low-level surveillance job into the headquarters of the FBI, his dream of becoming a full-fledged agent is on the verge of reality. He is hand picked to work for the renowned operative Robert Hanssen within "information assurance," a new division created to protect all classified FBI intelligence. Eric quickly discovers the true reason for his hire: Hanssen is the sole subject of a long-term, top-secret investigation, a suspected mole made all the more dangerous by the sheer global import of the information he is charged with protecting. The Bureau asks Eric to slowly draw the traitor out of deep cover
The emperor's club by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 1,674 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 )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delusional young guy strikes up an unconventional relationship with a doll he finds on the Internet
The Age of Adaline by Lee Toland Krieger( Visual )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,588 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 )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,497 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"
I, Frankenstein by Stuart Beattie( Visual )

12 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,226 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 )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. Determined to create a piece of brutal realism and honesty, he gathers an ensemble cast into a warehouse in Manhattan's theater district. He instructs each to live out their constructed lives in a small mockup of the city outside. As the city inside the warehouse grows, Caden's own life veers wildly off track. He steadily blurs the line between the world of the play and that of his own deteriorating reality
Adventureland by Greg Mottola( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,060 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 an unforgettable and painful learning experiences about life, love and trust. A place where James discovers what he truly values
Stand up guys by Al Pacino( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,028 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
The book of Henry( Visual )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother discovers a scheme in her son's book to rescue a young girl from the hands of her abusive stepfather and sets out to execute the plan at any cost
Parker by park( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 981 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
Gone( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her sister disappears, Jill is convinced the serial killer who kidnapped her two years ago has returned, and she sets out to once again face her abductor
Talk to me by Kasi Lemmons( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 977 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
Married life by Ira Sachs( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a late 1940's suburban world, middle-class wives, like Pat, build their lives around their husbands. Pat and Harry seem happy, but Harry confesses to his pal, Richard, that the spark is gone. He plans to leave Pat for vibrant young war widow Kay. Once Richard, a notorious ladies man, gets a look at the platinum blonde, he secretly sets out to win her affections and Harry continues to plots to take Pat out of the picture
Management by Don Hellriegel( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Cranshaw has a chance meeting with Sue Claussen when she checks into the roadside motel owned by Mike's parents in Arizona. A bottle of wine 'compliments of management' jump starts a 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. However, 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 ex-boyfriend Jango, who promises her a chance to head his charity operations. Mike finally finds something worth fighting for and the two embark on an interesting journey to discover that their place in the world just might be together
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