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Parkes/MacDonald Productions

Overview
Works: 35 works in 146 publications in 3 languages and 23,862 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Musical films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Parkes/MacDonald Productions
The kite runner by Marc Forster( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a divided country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. It's a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the day's victory, one boy's fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption. Now, after twenty years of living in America, Amir returns to a perilous Afghanistan under the Taliban's iron-fisted rule to face the secrets that still haunt him and take one last daring chance to set things right
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 2,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some sexual content and brief language
Flight by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seasoned airline pilot miraculously crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who or what was really at fault and what really happened on the plane
Collateral by Michael Mann( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vincent, a confident, calculating assassin, hires cabbie Max as his driver fo complete his next mission--one night, five stops, five hits and then a perfect getaway--but at the end of the night neither man will ever be the same
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 1,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a 19th century barber who is driven by revenge.--From container
The Circle by James Ponsoldt( Visual )

10 editions published in 2017 in English and French and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every decision she makes begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and that of humanity."--Container
He named me Malala by Malala Yousafzai( Visual )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The shooting of the then fifteen-year-old teenager sparked international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
The island by Michael Bay( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people living in an isolated utopian colony discover that their lives are not as idyllic as they seem
Keeping up with the Joneses( Visual )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ordinary suburban couple finds it's not easy keeping up with the Joneses; their impossibly gorgeous and ultra-sophisticated new neighbors. Especially when they discover that Mr. and Mrs. Jones are covert operatives
Dinner for schmucks( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's only one thing keeping aspiring executive Tim (Paul Rudd) from corporate success. He must find the perfect guest to bring to his boss's monthly dinner party, where the winner of the evening is the one who arrives with the biggest buffoon. Luckily, Tim meets Barry (Steve Carell), a guy who re-creates famous works of art with stuffed mice. When the duo show up to dine, the lunacy kicks into high gear. It's a hilarious feast about two unlikely friends and one outrageous dinner!
Just like Heaven by Mark S Waters( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth is a dedicated, workaholic doctor who is much to busy to have a life. One night, she gets into a terrible car accident and dies. She becomes a spirit stuck between heaven and earth. She doesn't realize that she is dead and thinks nothing has happened. That is until she meets David, a lonely architect, who has rented her old apartment. David thinks he is going crazy when he sees Elizabeth's spirit and tries everyway he can think of to get rid of her, but she just won't go away. Although the two are complete opposites, they somehow manage to form a relationship
The time machine by George Pal( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York 1899. Alexander Hartdegen a tout pour être heureux : brillant professeur à l'Université de Columbia, il s'apprête à demander la main de la femme qu'il aime en lui offrant une bague de fiançailles ce soir dans Central Park. Malheureusement un voleur tente de dérober le bijou et blesse mortellement la jeune femme qui s'opposait. Emma meurt dans les bras d'Alexander et pendant les quatre années suivantes, le scientifique n'a de cesse que de construire une machine à explorer le temps afin de modifier le cours des événements et ainsi sauver la vie de sa bien-aimée
The ring two by Hideo Nakata( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six months after the frightening rampage and the cursed videotape that left so much death and terror, Rachel and her son start a new life in a small Oregon town. But when a crime scene includes an unmarked tape, she knows the violence has not ended
Rings by F. Javier Poleo Gutiérrez( Visual )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a "movie within the movie" that no one has ever seen until now
The uninvited by Charles Guard( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna and Alex's mother dies a mysterious death. Later, Anna returns home to her sister and best friend, Alex, after a stay in a mental hospital. Her recovery is jeopardized thanks to her aloof father and the presence of a ghost in their home. The sisters are confronted with terrifying nightmares, ghostly visions, and deadly consequences when they begin to investigate their father's cruel new fiancee
The tuxedo by John H Williams( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy Tong is an ordinary cabbie-turned-chauffeur who slips on a 2 billion dollar, super-spy suit and inadvertently becomes a dashing secret agent. Fit for trouble, this deluxe tux unwittingly thrusts Jimmy and his dazzling partner into a dangerous world of international espionage
Men in black by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hommes en noir" rapporte les exploits des agents K (Jones) et J (Smith), membres d'une organisation ultrasecrète qui suit de près toutes activités extraterrestre sur Terre. Les hommes en noir sont entraînés au coeur d'une dangereuse conspiration lorsqu'un terroriste intergalactique (Vincent d'Onofrio) descend sur Terre pour assassiner les ambassadeurs de deux galaxies rivales. Le temps presse, K et J doivent capturer l'intrus, sinon la planète sera détruite. Mais les Hommes en noir ça fait partie de la routine"--Conteneur
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent J must travel back in time to MIB's early years in the 1960s and save his partner, Agent K, from being assassinated by an alien. Along the way, Agent J teams up with young Agent K and learns that there are secrets to the universe that Agent K never told him
The lookout by Scott Frank( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An admired high school hockey player with a bright future, drives in the night with his girl friend and two other friends with his headlights off with devastating results. The former athlete is left with a brain injury that prevents him from remembering many things for extended periods of time. To compensate, he keeps notes in a small notebook to aid him in remembering what he is to do. He also lives with a blind friend who aids him. He is unable to have meaningful job and he goes to work as a night cleaning man in a bank. He comes under the scrutiny of a gang planning to rob the bank. The leader befriends him and gets him involved with a young woman who further reels him in. Confused, but wanting to escape his current existence, he initially goes along with the scheme. When he realizes he is being used, he attempts to stop the robbery, which of course immediately goes awry
The burning plain( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A romantic mystery about hope, redemption and second chances. Sylvia is a woman on the edge whose cool, professional demeanor masks a deeply troubled, sexually charged storm within. When a stranger from Mexico confronts her with her mysterious past, she is launched into an emotional journey back to the defining moment of her life. Gina is a housewife trapped in a loveless marriage who finds solace and passion in an illicit affair. Though separated by time and great distances, these women find their lives linked by the forces of love and fate"--Amazon.com, Sept. 14, 2011
 
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CollateralJust like HeavenThe time machineThe ring twoThe tuxedoMen in black
Alternative Names
Parkes/MacDonald Productions Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

Languages
English (125)

French (2)

Italian (1)