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Davis Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 258 works in 463 publications in 7 languages and 17,332 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Fantasy films  History  Biographical films  Film adaptations 
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 )

41 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and Turkish and held by 3,173 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 2,860 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 )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,594 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 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The immortal Dr. Parnassus and his daughter Valentina travel the countryside with his imaginarium show, a mirror that audience members enter and are given two different paths to follow. If they choose correctly they will find joy and happiness, but choose wrongly and things will be quite the opposite. The doctor must also discover the right course to follow. After making a deal with Mr. Nick years ago, he must choose the correct path if he is to save his beloved daughter from Satan
Resident evil : the final chapter( Visual )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began, The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse
Resident evil : retribution by Milla Jovovich( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice fights alongside a resistance movement in the continuing battle against the Umbrella Corporation and the undead
Silent Hill by Christophe Gans( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and Turkish and held by 619 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 586 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 Elliott Lester( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 561 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, multi-cultural society
The bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
Spider by David Cronenberg( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon his release from a mental institution, Spider takes up residence in a halfway house. Paranoid, quiet, and forever making notes, Spider spends much of his time remembering his youth, specifically a horrific event from his childhood that occurred after he came to believe that his father was having an affair
El aura = The aura by Fabián Bielinsky( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 465 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 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark comedy which retells the story of Little Red Riding Hood set against a modern background of prostitution, drugs and serial killers
Solomon Kane by Michael J Bassett( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 375 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 )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in French and English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mysterious beast ravages the countryside, two unlikely heroes are called in to fight the evil. The only way they can save the land from this unspeakable terror is to face their greatest fears, unearth a dark power, and reveal a deadly secret
True romance by Tony Scott( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 342 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 )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Hebrew and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming and sexy comic drama features two Jewish immigrant families, one Indian, the other Moroccan, who become unlikely neighbors in the Israeli desert. As the adults wage cultural warfare, their teenage daughters are caught up in the 1960s sexual revolution
Battle of the brave by Jean Beaudin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Canada is besieged by British forces, two brave lovers risk everything to protect their freedom and the freedom of Quebec
Killing Zoe by Roger Avary( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American safecracker travels to Paris to pull off a bank heist on Bastille Day. But one of the drug-crazed partners goes mad and proceeds to turn it into a bloodbath
Resident evil trilogy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resident evil (2002, 100 min.): A virus has escaped in a secret facility turning the staff into hungry zombies. The complex computer shuts down the base to prevent infection. The parent corporation sends in an elite military unit, where they meet Alice, who is suffering from amnesia due to exposure to nerve gas. The military team must shut down the computer and get out, fighting their way past zombies, mutants, and the computer itself, before the virus escapes and infects the rest of the world. Alice must also come to terms with her slowly-returning memories
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Good night, and good luck
Alternative Names
Davis Film (Firm)

Davis films

EDV 518

Metropolitan Film & Video.

Metropolitan Film & Video (Firm)

Metropolitan Film Export.

Metropolitan Film Export (Firm)

Metropolitan Film Video.

Metropolitan (Firm)

Metropolitan Productions.

Languages
English (148)

French (10)

Spanish (4)

Hebrew (3)

Turkish (2)

German (1)

Chinese (1)

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Good night, and good luckSilent HillTrue romanceBattle of the braveResident evil trilogy