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Davis Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 69 works in 189 publications in 7 languages and 14,886 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  History  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Zombie films 
Roles: Producer
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 )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,769 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 Paul Torday( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,591 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 )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
Resident evil apocalypse by Paul Anderson( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the re-opening of the Hive and the T-Virus, the Umbrella Corporation quarantines the whole city, disabling anyone at all from leaving. Among those trapped within, are members of the suspended STARS group. To survive the mess around them, Alice, now a genetically modified project, has to accept a deal with Dr. Ashford, a scientist whose daughter has gone missing, and escort her out of the city. If Alice accepts, he'll ensure that the group are safely flown out of the quarantined city before the deadly Nemesis eliminates them all
Resident evil retribution by Paul Anderson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD: 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
Resident evil( Visual )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 859 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
Silent Hill by Christophe Gans( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and Italian and held by 605 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
Silent Hill revelation by Sean Bean( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 572 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 )

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
Spider by David Cronenberg( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 550 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
The bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
El aura The aura by Fabin Bielinsky( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 482 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
Solomon Kane by Michael J Bassett( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 360 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 )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 357 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]
True romance by Tony Scott( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 347 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 2004 and 2007 in Hebrew and held by 278 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
Le pacte des loups = Brotherhood of the wolf by Christophe Gans( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in French and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mysterious beast ravages the countryside, two men are called in to fight the evil and end the reign of terror. The only way they can save the land from the unspeakable fright is to unearth a dark power, reveal a deadly secret and face their greatest fears
Killing Zoe by Roger Avary( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 131 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 by Russell Mulcahy( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 122 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
 
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