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Davis Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 61 works in 197 publications in 8 languages and 15,147 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Comedy 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 )

43 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 3,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice fights alongside a resistance movement in the continuing battle against the Umbrella Corporation and the undead
Good Night, and Good Luck by George Clooney( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,801 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 1,597 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 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
Silent Hill by Christophe Gans( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose takes her daughter Sharon to the town of Silent Hill in an attempt to cure her of her nightmarish trances. Sharon disappears after a violent car crash and Rose begins her desperate search to get her back - and discovers the town's terrible secret
Blitz by Elliott Lester( Visual )

10 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
Silent Hill : revelation by Sean Bean( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 548 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 523 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 521 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 478 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
Solomon Kane by Michael J Bassett( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 380 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 358 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 358 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 350 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 310 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 255 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 140 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 )

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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