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Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc

Overview
Works: 3,945 works in 6,897 publications in 3 languages and 428,573 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Television series  Fantasy television programs  Horror television programs 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
The King's Speech by Tom Hooper( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of King George VI of Britain, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it
Thomas & friends by Thomas the tank engine and friends( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Salty tells a story about a lost pirate treasure on the Island of Sodor, Thomas sets out to discover if it is true. Meanwhile, Dennis, a new diesel engine, is playing tricks, and Henry tries to prove he is the strongest engine on the Island of Sodor
Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick( Visual )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a man who has lost everything, his house, his job, his wife, and how he creates his own silver linings from the bonds he forms with his family and friends
Django Unchained by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Django, a former slave turned hired gun, heads back to the plantation to free his wife, Broomhilda, from the tyrannical plantation owner Calvin Candie, with the help of a German bounty hunter, Dr. King Shultz
The imitation game by Morten Tyldum( Visual )

10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered the home of mathematician, cryptanalyst and war hero Alan Turing to investigate a reported burglary. They instead ended up arresting Turing himself on charges of "gross indecency," an accusation that would lead to his devastating conviction for the criminal offense of homosexuality - little did officials know, they were actually incriminating the pioneer of modern-day computing. Famously leading a motley group of scholars, linguists, chess champions and intelligence officers, he was credited with cracking the so-called unbreakable codes of Germany's World War II Enigma machine. An intense and haunting portrayal of a brilliant, complicated man, "The Imitation Game" a genius who under nail-biting pressure helped to shorten the war and, in turn, save thousands of lives."--Container
The Iron Lady by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The most celebrated actress of our time stars as the most powerful woman of her time. Oscar winner Meryl Streep, the most nominated performer in Academy Award history, delivers the definitive portrayal of Margaret Thatcher, the enigmatic, highly controversial figure who became the first and only female Prime Minister of England. Much more than a biographical epic, The Iron Lady is also the surprisingly intimate journey of a 'common' grocer's daughter whose social ambition and steel will -- along with the love of her husband and confidant, Denis (Academy Award winner Jim Broadbent) - propelled her to unprecedented power in a world dominated by men."--Container
The walking dead( Visual )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rick and the group of survivors are fostering a thriving community in the safe haven of the prison. Peace is short-lived as the group loses everything to the threat of the walkers, outside threats and the hidden dangers brewing inside. They are broken apart and sent on divergent paths, unsure of everyone else₂s fate as they are exposed to new dangers, new enemies, and heartbreaking choices. They will have their faith thoroughly tested; a faith that breaks some of them and redeems others
Philomena by Stephen Frears( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Judi Dench stars in the story of Philomena Lee, mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock and given up for adoption. Nearly 50 years later, Philomena meets Martin Sixsmith, a former BBC reporter looking for his next big story. Together, they embark on a journey to locate her long lost son. As the pieces of the puzzle come together, the unlikely travel companions form a comic and heartwarming friendship."--Container
The Giver by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers on Jonas, young man who lives in a supposedly ideal world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with the elder, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all; a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before
The Butler by Les Daniels( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
August: Osage County by John Wells( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The darkly hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them"--Container
Woman in Gold by Alexi Kaye Campbell( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg, she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court"--Container
Bully( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a character-driven documentary following five kids and families over the course of a school year. Offering insight into different facets of America's bullying crisis, the stories include two families who have lost children to suicide and a mother awaiting the fate of her 14-year-old daughter, who has been incarcerated after bringing a gun on her school bus. Documentary provides an intimate and often shocking glimpse into homes, classrooms, cafeterias and principals' offices
My Week with Marilyn by Simon Curtis( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1956, 23-year-old Colin Clark, determined to make his way in the film business, worked as a lowly assistant on the set of The Prince and the Showgirl, the film that famously united Sir Laurence Olivier and Marilyn Monroe. When his diary account was published, one week was missing. This is the story of that week: an idyll in which he escorted a Monroe desperate to get away from Hollywood hangers-on and the pressures of work
The hateful eight by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. Bounty hunter John Ruth and his fugitive Daisy, race towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth, will bring Daisy to justice. Losing their lead on the blizzard, they seek refuge at Minnie's, a stagecoach stopover on a mountain pass. When they arrive at Minnie's, they are greeted not by the proprietor but by four unfamiliar faces. As the storm overtakes the mountainside stopover, our travelers come to learn they may not make it to Red Rock
Last chance Harvey by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvey, a divorced, down-on-his-luck music jingle composer, and Kate, a lonely British airline employee, are brought together by chance. Harvey comes to London for his daughter's wedding, planning only to attend the wedding ceremony. However, he ends up being let go from his job before going back to America and decides to stay for the reception, asking Kate to accompany him. Thus begins a growing connection between these two guarded strangers
Paddington( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven
The visitor by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disaffected college professor develops a friendship with two illegal immigrants
Mandela : long walk to freedom by Justin Chadwick( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society
The Walking Dead by Andrew Lincoln( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waking up in an empty hospital after weeks in a coma, County Sheriff Rick Grimes finds himself alone. The world he knows is gone, ravaged by a zombie epidemic. He sets out on a search to find what has happened to his family
 
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English (209)

French (4)

Spanish (1)