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Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc

Overview
Works: 4,755 works in 9,420 publications in 3 languages and 451,941 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  History  Western films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Producer, Publisher, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Inc Anchor Bay Entertainment
The King's Speech by Tom Hooper( Visual )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El duque de York se convirtió en rey de Gran Bretaña con el nombre de Jorge VI (1936-1952), tras la abdicación de su hermano mayor Eduardo VIII. Su tartamudez, que constituía un gran inconveniente para el ejercicio de sus funciones, lo llevó a buscar la ayuda de Lionel Logue, un experto logopeda que consiguió, empleando una serie de técnicas poco ortodoxas, eliminar este defecto del rey
Django Unchained by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

35 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,711 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
Silver linings playbook by David O Russell( Visual )

30 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how a man who has lost everything, his house, his job, his wife, reconnects with himself and creates his own silver linings from the bonds he forms with his family and friends
The imitation game by Morten Tyldum( Visual )

14 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famously leading a team of codebreakers, mathematician Alan Turing created a computer capable of breaking the codes devised by Germany's Enigma machine during WWII, significantly contributing to shortening the war, and saving millions of lives. Only a few years later, British authorities ignorant of his contributions convicted him for the crime of homosexuality, significantly contributing to shortening his life
The Iron Lady by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
Philomena by Stephen Frears( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 2,355 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
Lion by Garth Davis( Visual )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home
The Giver by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

18 editions published in 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,284 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
August: Osage County by John Wells( Visual )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dark, hilarious, and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them
Paddington by Paul King( Visual )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and French and held by 2,122 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 hateful eight by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,121 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
Woman in Gold( Visual )

10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,066 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
The Butler by Lee Daniels( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,983 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
Bully by Lee Hirsch( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,978 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
Carol by Todd Haynes( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women from very different backgrounds find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to reveal the resilience of the heart in the face of change. A young woman in her twenties, Therese is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol, an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage
My week with Marilyn by Simon Curtis( Visual )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,942 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
Last chance Harvey by Joel Hopkins( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,919 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
The Walking Dead by Andrew Lincoln( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,916 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
Mandela : long walk to freedom by Idris Elba( Visual )

11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,911 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
St. Vincent by Bill Murray( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vincent is no saint - he's a hard-drinking, foul-mouthed, cranky degenerate with no money, no friends, no tolerance and a mountain of gambling debts. Only Bill Murray could make a cantankerous character like Vincent loveable. But Vincent is about to meet his match ... Single mother Maggie has just moved in next door with her 12-year old son, Oliver. Forced to work long hours, Maggie has no choice but to leave Oliver in the care of their new neighbour Vincent. An odd friendship soon blossoms between the improbable pair. Together with a pregnant, wise-cracking Russian 'Lady of the Night' named Daka, Vincent brings Oliver along on all the stops that make up his daily routine - the race track, a strip club and the local dive bar. Vincent helps Oliver grow to become a man, while Oliver begins to see in Vincent something that no one else is able to: a misunderstood man with a heart of gold
 
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English (306)

Spanish (2)

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