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Magnet Releasing (Firm)

Overview
Works: 169 works in 448 publications in 5 languages and 23,994 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Historical films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Magnet Releasing (Firm)
Black death by Christopher Smith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1348. Europe has fallen under the shadow of the Black death. As the plague decimates all in its path, fear and superstition are rife. There are rumors of a village, hidden in marshland that the plague cannot reach. There is even talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to bring the dead back to life. Ulric, a fearsome knight, is charged by the church to investigate these rumors
High-rise by John Norman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Robert Laing is the newest resident of a luxurious apartment in a high-tech concrete skyscraper whose lofty location places him amongst the upper class. But as power outages become more frequent and building flaws emerge, particularly on the lower floors, the regimented social strata begins to crumble and the building becomes a battlefield in a literal class war
Centurion by Neil Marshall( Visual )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AD 117. The Roman Empire stretches from Egypt to Spain, and east as far as the Black Sea. But in northern Britain, the relentless onslaught of conquest has ground to a halt in face of the guerrilla tactics of an elusive enemy, the savage and terrifying Picts, led by revenge-hungry Pict Warrior Etain. When the Roman legion is ambushed, the seven surviving Romans pledge to rescue their leader and return to Rome to re-group
Europa report by Sharlto Copley( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An international crew of six astronauts, undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon, Europa. As the journey proceeds, unexpected catastrophic developments test the crew far beyond anything they expected
Monsters by Gareth Edwards( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within the solar system. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and half of Mexico was quarantined. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Today, the American and Mexican military still struggle to contain 'the creatures.' Now a U.S. journalist has agreed to escort a shaken American tourist through the infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border
Tucker and Dale vs evil by Eli Craig( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends on vacation at their dilapidated mountain house are mistaken for murderous backwoods hillbillies by a group of obnoxious, preppy college kids. When one of the students is separated from the group, the boys try to lend a hand, but as the misunderstanding grows, so does the body count and the laughs
Four lions by Christopher Morris( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A whip-smart, slapstick comedy ... takes aim at Jihadi suicide bombers and illuminates the war on terror through satire and farce. Follow five inept aspiring terrorists on their quest to strike a blow, and how they demonstrate that terrorism may be about ideology, but it can also be about idiots"--Container
Grand piano( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Selznick, the most talented pianist of his generation, stopped performing in public because of his stage fright. Years after a catastrophic performance, he reappears in public in a long awaited concert in Chicago. In a packed theater, in front of the expectant audience, Tom finds a message written on the score: Play one wrong note and you die. Without leaving the piano, Tom must discover the anonymous sniper's motives and look for help without anyone realizing
John dies at the end by Don Coscarelli( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's all about the Soy Sauce, a drug that promises an out-of-body experience with each hit. But some who come back are no longer human. Suddenly a silent otherworldly invasion is underway, and mankind needs a hero. What it gets instead is John and David, a pair of college dropouts who can barely hold down jobs
Jūsannin no shikaku = 13 assassins by Eiichi Kudō( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen brave samurai must face overwhelming odds in an epic battle against a sadistic lord and his army of 200 to prevent him from plunging Japan into war
Trolljegeren = Trollhunter by André Øvredal( Visual )

7 editions published in 2011 in Norwegian and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter
The last days on Mars by Ruairí Robinson( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crew of astronauts on an exploratory mission to Mars discovers a deadly infection and succumbs one by one to a mysterious and terrifying force while desperately fighting to escape
Red cliff by John Woo( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The epic historical drama based on a legendary 208 A.D. battle that heralded the end of the Han Dynasty. A power-hungry Prime Minister-turned-General Cao Cao seeks permission from the Han Dynasty Emperor to organize a southward-bound mission designed to crush the two troublesome warlords who stand in his way, Liu Bei and Sun Quan. Vastly outnumbered by Cao Cao's brutal, fast-approaching army, the warlords band together to mount a heroic campaign-unrivaled in history-that changes the face of China forever"--Container
The warlords by Kexin Chen( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lavish historical epic is set in the midst of war and political upheaval during the Taiping Rebellion of the 1860s
Ong bak 2 : the beginning by Panna Rittikrai( Visual )

8 editions published in 2010 in Thai and English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the regal times of King Naresuan. Tien is a man who was born into nobility but had it stripped from him after his parents were brutally murdered. During his childhood Tien learned Khon, a form of dance which is usually reserved for royalty. Although he didn't know it yet, Khon would later prove to be an invaluable aide to him. When Tien was 10, he witnessed his parents murder. This forced Tien to live on the streets where he is eventually captured by a group of thieves who take him in and teach him how to steal and fight. Tien's expertise as a thief and fighter grows and it isn't long before he is made head thief. Then Tien sees something that makes his stomach churn. A competition is being held to find the best knights to serve under the very man who had killed Tien's parents all those years ago. Tien passes the tests easily and is made Lord Rachasana's 2nd Knight. Now, he has his opportunity to strike but he will have to use all his skill and ingenuity if he is going to get his revenge on the man who killed his parents
Fracknation by Phelim McAleer( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a time of globally heightened debate, Journalist Phelim McAleer travels across the U.S. and Europe to speak with scientists and Americans living in fracking areas, in order to uncover the science behind the process and to determine its true consequences. Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," refers to the process of drilling down into rock and using pressurized fluids to extract energy sources such as natural gas and petroleum. Supporters of fracking state the economic benefit to the U.S. is great and that the process has rigorous standards by which it operates. Opponents of fracking voice concerns about contamination to ground water and land surface, as well as other environmental issues. Join McAleer on the search for the fracking truth
Bronson by Nicolas Winding Refn( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Peterson was 19 years old in 1974. Reckless, and hoping to make a name for himself, he picked up a homemade sawed-off shotgun and set off to rob a post office. Caught and arrested soon after, he was convicted and sentenced to seven years in prison. Ultimately, Peterson ended up behind bars for 34 years, 30 of which were spent in solitary confinement. While incarcerated, his alter ego, Charles Bronson, surfaced and eventually replaced his own personality
The perfect host( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal on the run cons his way into the wrong dinner party where the host is anything but ordinary. The two discover just how deceiving appearances can be in this game of cat and mouse
Vanishing on 7th Street by Brad Anderson( Visual )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apocalyptic thriller: When an unexplained blackout leaves Detroit in darkness, most of the population vanishes. As the sun rises, a handful of survivors realizes the few light sources are all that protects them from impending terror
Hobo with a shotgun by Rutger Hauer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hobo jumps from a freight car hoping for a fresh start in a new city. Instead, he finds himself trapped in an urban hell. This is a world where criminals rule the streets and Drake, the city's crime boss, reigns supreme alongside his sadistic murderous sons, Slick & Ivan. ... [The hobo] realizes the only way to make a different in this town is with ... [a] gun in his hand"--Container
 
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