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Davis Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 71 works in 180 publications in 7 languages and 14,539 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Detective and mystery stories  Fantasy 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 )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,674 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 )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,570 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 )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,355 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 retribution by Milla Jovovich ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 918 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
Resident evil afterlife ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 866 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 by Paul Anderson ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A virus has escaped and infected a secret lab and the scientists turned into zombies. A special-operations force is sent to battle the virus before it infects the planet. Includes 11 featurettes; an alternate ending; 2 commentaries; and much more
Resident evil ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 839 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 589 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
Silent Hill revelation by Sean Bean ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 559 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 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tough, uncompromising and totally un-PC cop Brant joins forces with Officer DC Porter Nash to hunt down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers--Container
The bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 511 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 )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 498 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 490 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
Freeway by Matthew Bright ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 353 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 )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 349 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
True romance by Tony Scott ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 329 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 )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Hebrew and held by 274 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in French and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Inspired by actual events, this epic thriller 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 renowed scientist, and Mani, a Mohawk Indian, to hunt and destroy the beast"--Container
Killing Zoe by Roger Avary ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 137 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 by Russell Mulcahy ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 120 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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Alternative Names
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Languages
English (104)
Spanish (4)
Hebrew (3)
French (2)
German (1)
Turkish (1)
Italian (1)
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