WorldCat Identities

Davis Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 279 works in 494 publications in 6 languages and 17,336 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure 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)
Good night, and good luck by George Clooney( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 2,754 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
Salmon fishing in the Yemen by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,585 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 )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
Resident evil : the final chapter( Visual )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, 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 by Russell Mulcahy( Visual )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Resident evil : retribution by Milla Jovovich( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice fights alongside a resistance movement in the continuing battle against the Umbrella Corporation and the undead
Resident evil by Paul Anderson( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A virus has escaped and infected a secret lab and the scientists turned into zombies. A special-operations force is sent to battle the virus before it infects the planet
Resident evil : afterlife by Milla Jovovich( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 973 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
Silent Hill by Christophe Gans( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Turkish and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose arrives in the deserted town of Silent Hill with her daughter hopeful that they can learn more about her daughter's psychological troubles, only to discover that the town and its strange inhabitants only drawn them further into darkness
Blitz by Elliott Lester( Visual )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in English and held by 579 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
Silent Hill : revelation by Sean Bean( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 575 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
The bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
Spider by David Cronenberg( Visual )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 468 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 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quiet, cynic taxidermist, who suffers from epilepsy attacks, is obsessed with committing the perfect crime. He claims that the police are too stupid to find out about it when itś well executed, and that the robbers are too stupid to execute it the right way. He feels that he could do it himself by relying on his photographic memory and his strategic planning skills. He is invited on a hunting trip away from his home. Once there, an accident gives him the chance of a life time: the possibility to commit the perfect crime
Solomon Kane by Michael J Bassett( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 379 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
Freeway by Matthew Bright( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark comedy which retells the story of Little Red Riding Hood set against a modern background of prostituion, drugs and serial killers
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

Inspired by actual events, the movie retraces the myth of the "Beast of Gévaudan" during the reign of Louis XV in 1766 France. Inexplicably depraved killings by an unseen 'monster' terrorize the people of France. As the attacks multiply, the King becomes desperate to end the fear and delegates Grégoire de Fronsac, a renowned scientist, and Mani, a Mohawk Indian, to hunt and destroy the beast. When the King grows dissatisfied with the lack of success, he dispatches his own lieutenant to the hunt. The lieutenant returns hastily, claiming he has killed the beast. The King orders Fronsac and Mani to retire their efforts. Questioning the claim and disobeying the King's orders, they organize one last hunt. Nothing could have prepared them for what they discover
True romance by Tony Scott( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 338 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 = Turn left and the end of the world( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Hebrew and held by 251 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
Battle of the brave by Jean Beaudin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 214 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Good night, and good luck
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Resident evilSilent HillTrue romanceBattle of the brave
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 (152)

French (10)

Spanish (4)

Hebrew (3)

Chinese (1)

Turkish (1)