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Davis Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 47 works in 194 publications in 8 languages and 15,017 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  War 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 Paul Anderson( Visual )

44 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 3,005 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 2,784 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 )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,590 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 )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Umbrella Corporation's deadly T-virus is spreading across the globe, transforming ordinary people into legions of zombies. Headed for extinction, the human race has just one hope: Alice. She's on a mission, fighting her way through cities and across continents, all inside Umbrella's prime research facility. Old friends become new enemies as she battles to escape and discovers that everything that she believes may not even be true." --Container
Silent Hill by Christophe Gans( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 612 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 )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 605 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 565 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 )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 529 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 )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 481 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 )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 370 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 )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 356 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
Freeway by Matthew Bright( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 356 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
True romance by Tony Scott( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 354 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 277 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 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American safe-cracker is summoned to Paris by a childhood buddy to help pull off a "can't-fail" Bastille Day bank robbery. But their dream of easy money quickly becomes a nightmare as his drug-crazed friend loses control of the heist-- and his mind-- leading to a violent bloodbath in the tradition of "Reservoir dogs."--Container
The railway man by Jonathan Teplitzky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 39 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
La vampire nue( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plot concerns a suicide cult led by a mysterious figure known as The Master. Oliver Martin is the hero, who tries to rescue pretty Caroline Cartier from the cult, only to find out that yet another group of vampires wants to save her too
Domino by Tony Scott( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired and unsuited to the pretentiousness of her high-society L.A. life, Domino leaves the glitterarti behind and sets off to become a bounty hunter. She quickly falls under the wing of veteran bounty hunter Ed Mosley and his crew and she becomes an unlikely natural in the art of bounty hunting. But things really heat up when a masked gang steal the contents of an armored car. Before long the mob, a crazed TV producer, the FBI and a terminally ill child have all got caught up in the crazy situation. Based on the true story of Domino Harvey, daughter of film actor Laurence Harvey
 
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