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Overview
Works: 5,656 works in 10,191 publications in 2 languages and 102,718 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Juvenile works  War films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Dissertant
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Criterion-on-Demand (Firm)
Tom at the farm by Xavier Dolan( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and French and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tom, a young adman, travels to the country for a funeral. There, he's shocked to find out no one knows who he is, nor who he was to the deceased, whose brother soon sets the rules of a twisted game. In order to protect the family's name and grieving mother, Tom now has to play the peacekeeper in a household whose obscure past bodes even greater darkness for his 'trip' to the farm."--Container
Funny games by Michael Haneke( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in French and English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At their lakeside vacation home, Ann, George and their son have unexpected visitors: two well-spoken, well-bred young men wearing polite smiles and preppy sportswear. The visitors want to play a game. "You bet that you'll be alive tomorrow at 9:00, and we bet that you'll be dead. OK?" As the terrorized family fights to survive, each plan is thwarted, each option closed, each hour closer to what could be the last
35 rhums = 35 shots of rum by Claire Denis( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel is a middle-aged widower who makes his living driving a train and shares an apartment with his twenty-something daughter Josephine. Lionel and Josephine have a warm and caring relationship. Lionel's on-and-off girlfriend Gabrielle and their footloose friend Noe live in the same building, and together the four have fallen into a casual family relationship. Lionel is on edge when Jospehine's friendship with Noe begins to evolve into a romantic relationship
Eye in the sky by Gavin Hood( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in French and English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La colonel Katherine Powell chapeaute une opération afin de mettre hors d'état de nuire certains des terroristes les plus dangereux de la planète. Quand le drone est en place et prêt à frapper la maison dans laquelle se cache les criminels, une petite fille s'installe aux abords de la résidence pour vendre du painches Les différentes instances impliquées doivent donc se questionner quel pourcentage de dommages collatéraux représente la vie d'une fillette
Captain Fantastic by Matt Ross( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, isolated from society, a devoted father dedicates his life to transforming his six young children into extraordinary adults. But when a tragedy strikes the family, they are forced to leave this self-created paradise and begin a journey into the outside world that challenges his idea of what it means to be a parent and brings into question everything he's taught them
Meru by Jimmy Chin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and French and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three renowned climbers navigate nature's harshest elements and their own complicated inner demons to ascend Mount Meru, the most technically complicated and dangerous peak in the Himalayas
Nine by Rob Marshall( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrogant, self-centered movie director Guido Contini finds himself struggling to find meaning, purpose, and a script for his latest film endeavor. Ten days away from the start of principal filming of his latest movie--ambitiously titled "Italia"--He has no idea for the movie at all. Escaping all the pressure at a seaside resort, he thinks about the women who have shaped his life: Mamma, judgmental but affectionate; Luisa, cherished yet under appreciated wife; Claudia, actress/muse of the picture; Carla, his flashy, passionate mistress; longtime costumer Lilli; bubbly American journalist Stephanie, and Saraghina, the salacious, witchy temptress of his childhood memories
Jane Eyre by Cary Joji Fukunaga( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When orphaned governess Jane Eyre arrives at imposing Thornfield Hall, she's intrigued by her brooding, wealthy employer, Rochester. His dark moods and the strange occurrences in the house lead her to discover a terrible secret that he had hoped to hide from her forever
Failure to Launch( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in French and English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tripp is a thirty something slacker, but that doesn't mean that he is ready to give up the many benefits of living at home with his mom and dad. His desperate parents have had enough though, and after years of gentle nudging they soon realize that it is going to take a concerted effort to get Tripp out so they can enjoy their twilight years in peace. Realizing that their only hope for riding themselves of their reluctant-to-leave son, Al and Sue hope that on the off-chance Tripp will meet the woman of his dreams, the two enlist the help of a beautiful and talented woman in providing the romantic incentive needed to finally get their son out of the family home
Big top Pee-Wee by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in French and English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A storm blows a traveling circus onto Pee Wee's farm property. To his fiancée Winnie's chagrin, he is intrigued by Gina, a beautiful trapeze artist
Dance flick by Damien Wayans( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in French and English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suburban teen moves to the inner city after her mother's death, losing her dreams of training for a career in professional ballet, but gaining friends in a street dance gang and the new dream of getting her crew to win the $5,000 prize of the local dance contest
Last holiday by Queen Latifah( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in French and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georgia Byrd is a department store employee who leads a life of frustrated desires. She particularly likes the bashful salesman from the outdoor furnishings department. But when she learns she only has a few weeks left to live, Georgia gathers her money, quits her job, and flies to the swank European resort she's always dreamed of visiting. Naturally, her new carelessness with money and fearless candor lead everyone around her, including a senator and her former boss, to think she's a real mover and shaker
Defiance by Edward Zwick( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deep forests of Poland and Belarus are the domain of the occupying Germans during World War II. The three Bielski brothers go into the forests to undertake the impossible task of foraging for food, weapons and survival, not just for themselves but for a large mass of Polish Jews fleeing from the German war machine. The brothers, living with the fear of discovery, must contend with neighboring Soviet partisans and deciding whom to trust. They take on the responsibility of guardians and motivate hundreds of women, men, children and elderly to join their fight against the Nazi regime while hiding in makeshift homes in the dark, cold, unforgiving forest. At the same time, the brothers turn a band of war defectors into powerful freedom fighters. Based on true events
Scream by Wes Craven( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of mysterious murders committed by a masked killer transforms a seemingly peaceful community into a place where no one is safe and everyone is suspect. Part horror movie and part spoof of the slasher genre
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof of disaster movies, Ted Striker, an ex-Navy pilot, just got dumped by his long-time girlfriend Elaine Dickinson, who works as a stewardess. In his wish to get her back, he follows her aboard a plane, although he has had a deep aversion against anything winged since he lost several men in the war. During flight, he tries to make up with her again and again, but a crisis looms as the crew and many passengers get seriously ill due to a bad fish meal. Now, it is up to him to land the airplane safely, before the poisoning starts causing casualties. But Ted Striker's aversion to piloting is a serious psychosis, which breaks open and needs to be cured--right now
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in French and English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan named Mary is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden which was abandoned after a tragic accident. With the help of her crippled cousin Colin, and Dickon the country boy, her spirit is gradually reawakened as they bring the garden back to life
The LEGO movie by Chris Pratt( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in French and English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure, is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared
We're no angels by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in French and English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three convicts, Joseph, Albert and Jules, are plotting their escape from Devil's Island. Fate intervenes when they hide out with kindly but inept Felix and his family. Felix manages a store for his arrogant cousin Andre, who makes the fatal mistake of stealing Albert's pet, a poisonous snake. After resolving Felix's problems, the convicts return to prison, convinced that the world is much too wicked
Mansfield Park by Patricia Rozema( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fun and sexy comedy tells a timelessly entertaining story where wealth, secret passions, and mischievous women put love to the test, with delightfully surprising results! When a spirited young woman, Fanny Price, is sent away to live on the great country estate of her rich cousins, she's meant to learn the ways of proper society. But while Fanny learns 'their' ways, she also enlightens them with a wit and sparkle all her own!
Small soldiers by Joe Dante( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the Commando Elite--toy action figures with an attitude. They've escaped from their boxes along with the Gorgonites, kindhearted but unusual-looking creatures. Now teenager Alan Abernathy gets enlisted to help the Gorgonites and rescue the girl of his dreams before the whole town is turned upside down
 
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