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Davis Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 242 works in 428 publications in 7 languages and 16,523 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Action and adventure films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Historical films  Comedy films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Davis Films (Firm)
Resident evil : afterlife by Paul Anderson( Visual )

54 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and Turkish and held by 4,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the undead, Alice continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an old friend. A new lead that promises a safe haven from the undead takes them to Los Angeles, but when they arrive the city is overrun by thousands of undead, and Alice and her comrades are about to step into a deadly trap
Good Night, and Good Luck by George Clooney( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes place in the 1950's America, during the early days of broadcast journalism. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Murrow, and his dedicated staff - headed by his producer Fred Friendly and Joe Wershba in the CBS newsroom - defy corporate and sponsorship pressures to examine the lies and scaremongering tactics perpetrated by McCarthy during his communist 'witch-hunts'. A very public feud develops when the Senator responds by accusing the anchor of being a communist. In this climate of fear and reprisal, the CBS crew carries on and their tenacity will prove historic and monumental
Salmon fishing in the Yemen by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Silent Hill by Christophe Gans( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and Turkish and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PlayStation'ın en çok satan oyun serilerinden biri olan Silent Hill'in bu beyazperde uyarlamasını, Kurtların Kardeşliği ve Rahan filmlerinin rejisörü Christophe Gans yönetiyor
Silent Hill : revelation by Sean Bean( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to a place of insanity and blood-curdling chills in this shocking sequel to one of the most surreal and gruesome horror films ever created. Heather Mason and her father have always tried to stay one step ahead of the malevolent forces intent on their destruction. But on the eve of her 18th birthday, a dangerous revelation leads her deeper into a demonic world that threatens to trap her in a nightmarish landscape forever
Blitz by Jason Statham( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers. A fast-paced thriller set in contemporary London reflects the challenges faced by a group of police officers working in a modern, multicultural society
Spider by David Cronenberg( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally-disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood
The bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five people are killed in a freak accident when a lofty rope bridge collapses. A priest journeys to discover if there was a divine reason for the bloody disaster. Set in Lima, Peru, during the 18th century and based on the Thornton Wilder novel
El aura = The aura by Fabián Bielinsky( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Espinoza is a taxidermist marked with strange qualities--a photographic memory and random fits of epilepsy. To escape his lonely everyday life, he spends his time lost in fantasy about the perfect heist. When a fatal hunting accident presents a golden opportunity, he takes the chance to put his plot into action. But living in a world of real violence might bring a lethal dose of reality to Espinoza--and the beautiful young woman he's brought into his plan. Now he must decide if criminal perfection is worth the ultimate price."--Container
Freeway by Matthew Bright( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark comedy which retells the story of Little Red Riding Hood set against a modern background. A 15-year old girl runs away from home after her mom is arrested for prostitution and her stepdad for molesting her. Along the way her car breaks down and a respectable looking guy picks her up. Turns out he's the freeway rapist the news keeps talking about and now he's set his eyes on her. However, she shoots him and escapes but is arrested by the police and charged with attempted homicide. The papers make her out to be a scumbag and the guy a victim turned hero
Solomon Kane by Michael J Bassett( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Armed with a rapier and flintlock pistols, Solomon Kane dresses in black, his pale face and cold eyes shadowed by a hat. He is a true rogue, blasting and slashing forward on a mission of pillage and plunder in war-torn 16th century North Africa. When the devil lays claim to his hopelessly corrupt soul, Kane escapes only to face the sobering truth: in order to seek redemption, he must renounce his wicked ways and dedicate himself wholly to a pious life. His newfound piety is put to the test when he is forced to return to his murderous ways to save England from the grasp of evil"--Container
Le pacte des loups = Brotherhood of the wolf by Christophe Gans( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in French and English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 18th-century France, a mysterious beast ravages the Gevaudan countryside, killing both humans and animals. The king dispatches two men to destroy the creature, but the pair must unleash a dark power and reveal a terrible secret to stop the carnage
True romance by Tony Scott( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clarence (Christian Slater) se casa con la prostituta Alabama (Patricia Arquette), quien roba cocaína de su proxeneta, y trata de venderlo en Hollywood, mientras que los dueños de la coca intentan reclamarla
Sof ha'olam smola by Avi Nesher( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Hebrew and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tiny Israeli village in the Negev Desert is home to people from both Morocco and India. They have poverty in common and little else. Two families will be brought together by the unlikely friendship of daughters. There is the sultry Moroccan, Nicole, and the thoughtful Indian, Sara. The women's youth and lust for freedom overcome cultural prejudices. For this community and these two friends, the road to harmony is full of twists and turns
Killing Zoe by Roger Avary( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American safe-cracker is summoned to Paris by a childhood buddy to help pull off a "can't-fail" Bastille Day bank robbery. But their dream of easy money quickly becomes a nightmare as his drug-crazed friend loses control of the heist-- and his mind-- leading to a violent bloodbath in the tradition of "Reservoir dogs."--Container
Resident evil trilogy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resident evil, extinction (2007, 94 min.): Years after the Raccoon City disaster, Alice is on her own. She is aware that she has become a liability and could endanger those around her and she struggles to survive and bring down the Umbrella Corporation led by the sinister Albert Wesker and head researcher Dr. Isaacs. Meanwhile, traveling through the Nevada Desert and the ruins of Las Vegas, Carlos Olivera, L.J., and new survivors K-Mart, Claire Redfield, and Nurse Betty must fight to survive extinction against hordes of zombies, killer crows and a terrifying creatures created as a result of the deadly T-Virus that has already killed millions
The railway man by Jonathan Teplitzky( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Lomax is a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Years later, and still suffering from the psychological trauma, Lomax is persuaded by his wife Patti to find and confront one of his captors. Lomax returns to the scene of his torture and manages to track down his captor from the prison camp in an attempt to let go of a lifetime of bitterness and hate. Based on a true story
The 4-movie Resident evil collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resident evil (2002, 101 min.): A paramilitary unit fights a powerful, out-of-control supercomputer and hundreds of scientists who have mutated into flesh-eating creatures after a laboratory accident
 
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