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Davis Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 246 works in 442 publications in 7 languages and 16,810 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  History  Comedy films  Biographical 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 )

56 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and Turkish and held by 4,108 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 2,868 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 2013 in English and held by 1,599 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 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Resident evil : the final chapter( Visual )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,118 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 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 trances 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
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 558 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 )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five people are killed in a freak accident when a rope bridge collapses in Lima, Peru in the 18th century. A Franciscan monk investigates to discover if there was a divine reason for the disaster
Spider by David Cronenberg( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 522 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 467 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
Freeway by Matthew Bright( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the run after her mother, a drug-addicted prostitute, is arrested, an illiterate 15-year-old girl is picked up by a serial killer. [Halliwell's]
Solomon Kane by Michael J Bassett( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 372 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 )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in French and English and held by 362 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 )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two unlikely lovers who find themselves in possession of a suitcase full of valuable mob contraband which they plan to take from Detroit to Los Angeles, sell, and begin a new life
Sof ha'olam smola by Avi Nesher( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Hebrew and held by 273 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
Killing Zoe by Roger Avary( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 139 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 115 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 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on a remarkable autobiography, The Railway Man tells the extraordinary and epic true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labour camp during World War II. 1942, Eric Lomax, a 21 year old Signals Engineer and railway enthusiast, is one of the surrendered men sent to work on the construction of the notorious Death Railway in Thailand, Eric witnesses unimaginable suffering. Decades later, he meets a beautiful woman – on a train. But on their wedding night Eric’s nightmares return; the young Japanese officer dragging him back to the horrors of the past! Patti struggles to find out what torments the man she loves. Will she stand by him, whatever he does?"--Container
The 4-movie Resident evil collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 34 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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