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Davis Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 249 works in 456 publications in 6 languages and 17,290 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Science fiction films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Fantasy films  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 )

56 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and Turkish and held by 4,174 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 )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,861 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 )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,593 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 1,326 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 )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Picking up after Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) 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."--Container
Silent Hill by Christophe Gans( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and Turkish and held by 615 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 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
The bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 527 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
Spider by David Cronenberg( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 525 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
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. 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 )

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 344 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Hebrew and held by 257 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 217 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 )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zed, a safecracker, goes to Paris to help his buddy Eric pull a Bastille Day bank heist. Unfortunately, the heist goes sour and Eric becomes a drug-crazed sociopath
Resident evil trilogy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 118 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
Fanny's journey( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in French and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story of a daring young girl who will stop at nothing and fear no one. In 1943, thirteen-year old Fanny and her younger sisters were sent from their home in France to an Italian foster home for Jewish children. When the Nazis arrive in Italy, their caretakers desperately organize the departure of the children to Switzerland. When they are suddenly left on their own, these eleven children do the impossible and reach the Swiss border to freedom
 
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Good night, and good luck
Alternative Names
Davis Film (Firm)

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EDV 518

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Metropolitan Film Export.

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Metropolitan Film Video.

Metropolitan (Firm)

Metropolitan Productions.

Languages
English (142)

French (12)

Hebrew (3)

Turkish (2)

German (1)

Chinese (1)

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