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Davis Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 64 works in 208 publications in 8 languages and 15,133 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Davis Films (Firm)
Resident evil : afterlife by Russell Mulcahy( Visual )

45 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 3,580 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
Good Night, and Good Luck by George Clooney( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,803 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 )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,586 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 )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
Silent Hill by Christophe Gans( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose cannot accept the medical diagnosis that her daughter, who suffers nightmarish trances, is going insane. Over the protests of her husband, Rose flees with their child, Sharon, to the town of Silent Hill. There, Rose is hoping that Sharon's traces can be explained. It is revealed that the town had been evacuated thirty years earlier due to an unstoppable, still burning underground coal fire. A local motorcycle cop ends up pursuing Rose and Sharon into the outskirts of the abandoned and cordoned off town on a rainy night, where they both suffer simultaneous crashes and black out. Rose awakens to find that everything is lit by an unearthly, luminous mist and that her daughter is gone from her SUV. Following what she thinks is her daughter's silhouette all over town, Rose is lured to a group of horrific creatures and blacks out again to the sound of a wailing emergency siren
Blitz by Elliott Lester( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 559 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
Silent Hill : revelation by Sean Bean( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 542 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."--Container
The bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
Spider by David Cronenberg( Visual )

6 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 476 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 387 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 )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Solomon Kane is a brutally efficient 16th century killing machine. When Kane decides to attack a mysterious nearby castle to plunder its rumored riches, his men are picked off by demonic creatures until he alone is left to face the Devil's own Reaper, dispatched from the depths of Hell to lay claim to his hopelessly corrupt soul. Though Kane manages to escape, he knows that he now must redeem himself by renouncing violence and devoting himself wholly to a life of peace and purity
Le pacte des loups = Brotherhood of the wolf by Christophe Gans( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in French and English and held by 359 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 )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 349 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
Resident evil( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resident evil: apocalypse: General Cain orders The Hive reopened, and in doing so contaminates all of Raccoon City, a city of the dead, with Alice stuck right in the middle. Now, along with other surviors, Jill, Carlos and Captain Nicholai, they must fight to survive and escape the nightmare that has plaqed Raccoon City. Matt Addison has been a new threat as he has fully mutated into a seemingly unstoppable creature, code named Nemesis. Nemesis will stop at nothing until everything around him is dead
Sof ha'olam smola by Avi Nesher( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Hebrew and held by 254 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 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 )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 110 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
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
Silent hill : revelation( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 36 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
 
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