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Spelling Films International

Overview
Works: 42 works in 177 publications in 4 languages and 8,665 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Independent films  Social problem films  Gangster films  Film noir 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Spelling Films International
The usual suspects by Bryan Singer( Visual )

45 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police investigating an exploded boat on a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned Hungarian terrorist and Roger Kint, a crippled con-man. Reluctantly, Kint is pressured into explaining what happened on the boat. His story begins six weeks earlier with five criminals being dragged in by New York police desperate for suspects in a truck highjacking, and ends with the possible identification of a criminal mastermind
Shadowlands by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor who remains untouched by any great passion until he meets and falls in love with Joy Gresham, a feisty, abrasive New York divorcée
Crash by Robert Altman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While helicopters overhead spray against a Medfly infestation, a group of peoples' lives in Los Angeles intersect, some casually, some to more lasting effect. While they go out to concerts and jazz clubs and even have their pools cleaned, these same folks also lie, drink, and cheat. Death itself seems never to be far away. A look at human life and American culture with over 20 lives interweaving
In & out by Frank Oz( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a former student tells the world that a high school teacher is gay, the man tries hard to assert his manliness
Moll Flanders by Pen Densham( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moll is a headstrong woman whose lowly station in 18th century London leaves her in the most dire of circumstances forcing her into a lifestyle that could easily break her spirit. Her story involves husbands and numerous lovers, shocking family secrets, and travels to bustling London and the New World's Virginia. Moll's dangerous misdeeds stretch from sexual adventures to criminal acts, leaving her with a price on her head as she strives to triumph against overwhelming odds
Bound by Jennifer Tilly( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mobster, his mistress, and her lover--a tough female ex-con--are caught in a dangerous plot with over $2 million of the mob's money at stake
Thinner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stephen King's Thinner serves up the story of a 300-pound attorney with an inflated ego to match. A 109-year-old gypsy with a supernatural ax to grind. And a dose of deadly revenge that compels its victim to eat now ... and pay later."--Container
Night falls on Manhattan by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sean Casey is just another idealistic assistant D.A. until his prosecution of a cop-killing drug lord catapults him into the center of New York's tempestuous political arena. Vowing to follow the clues wherever they lead, the young D.A. embarks on a search for the truth that will force him to question his faith in the law, his loyalty to loved ones, and his place in a system where justice is the ultimate con
The house of yes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty takes his fiancee home to meet the family and the family's shockingly hilarious secrets are out
For Roseanna( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcello is a trattoria proprietor in an Italian village who will stop at nothing to make sure his beloved but ailing wife, Roseanna, realizes her dream of being buried at the local cemetery
Breakdown by Jonathan Mostow( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man searches for his missing wife after their car breaks down in the middle of the desert
Killer : a journal of murder( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of two men--one sworn to uphold our system of justice, the other, a brutal by-product of that same system
Peau sur les os( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the best-seller, Stephen King's Thinner stars Robert John Burke and Joe Mantegna in a story of supernatural terror and countdown to the ultimate payback. A 109-year old gypsy, hell-bent on revenge, exacts a curse so shocking it compels its victim to gorge himself in an effort to avoid shrinking away to nothingness. With time running out and a torture so bizarre and powerful, even death seems a more likely option
Unforgettable( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accused of murdering his wife years ago in a blind, alcoholic rage, Dr. David Krane is desperate to clear his name and discover the identity of a real killer. When a researcher unveils an experimental drug that allows the user to relive the memories of another person, living or dead, Krane sees his chance, and steals a dose of the compound
The Babysitter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry and Dolly Tucker, out for an evening at a party hire high school student Jennifer to babysit their two children. Jennifer will find herself the recipient of unwanted advances from her estranged boyfriend Jack, a manipulative and threatening acquaintance, Mark and in the case of a very drunken Harry; the object of erotic fantasies. What begins as a quiet evening of babysitting escalates into a series of emotional confrontations, and physical altercations and a life-shattering event
Killer : a journal of a murder( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Panzram is sent to Leavenworth Prison for burglary. While there, he is brutally beaten by a guard. Neophyte guard Henry Lesser feels sympathy for Panzram, befriends him, and gets him to write his life story
Le pot aux roses( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a former student tells the world that a high school teacher is gay, the man tries hard to assert his manliness
Stephen King's Thinner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thinner: Billy Halleck is a 300-pound lawyer who wins big cases in between food binges. When he accidentally runs down an old gypsy woman with his car, he is cursed by a gypsy king and starts losing 20 pounds a week. Billy is forced to find the gypsy when the weight loss doesn't stop
4 film favorites : Clint Eastwood drama( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Usual suspects: Police investigating an exploded boat on a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned Hungarian terrorist and Roger Kint, a crippled con-man. Reluctantly, Kint is pressured into explaining what happened on the boat. His story begins six weeks earlier with five criminals being dragged in by New York police desperate for suspects in a truck highjacking, and ends with the possible identification of a criminal mastermind
Usual suspects by Bryan Singer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Usually, when there is a crime, there is a motive. Usually, when there is a line up, there is only one real suspect. But this was not the usual crime ... this was not the usual motive ... and they are not the usual suspects
 
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The usual suspects
Alternative Names
Spelling Films

Languages
English (143)

French (8)

Chinese (1)

Turkish (1)

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