WorldCat Identities

Spelling Films International

Overview
Works: 42 works in 213 publications in 4 languages and 8,659 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Biographical films  Gangster films  Crime films  Action and adventure 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 )

60 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twenty-nine dead bodies are found floating in Long Beach Harbor, a U.S. Customs agent investigates
Shadowlands by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 1,327 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
In & out by Frank Oz( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,011 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
Short cuts by Robert Altman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 661 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
Bound by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Corky (Gina Gershon), a tough ex-con and her lover Violet (Jennifer Tilly) concoct a scheme to steal $2 million of mob money and pin the blame on Violet's crooked boyfriend"--Container
Moll Flanders by Pen Densham( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 585 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
Thinner by Stephen King( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 498 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
Short cuts( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at human life and American culture with over 20 characters' lives interweaving
Short cuts by Robert Altman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 278 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
Night falls on Manhattan by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 214 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 by Yes (Musical group)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 181 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 )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 93 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 )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeff and Amy are driving to a new life in California when their car's engine dies. Amy accepts a ride from a helpful trucker while Jeff waits in the car and when she doesn't return Jeff begins a frantic search to find her
Killer : a journal of murder( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Henry Lesser and Carol Panzram--one, a prison guard, sworn to uphold our system of justice, the other, a brutal killer
Le pot aux roses( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 18 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
Killer : a journal of a murder( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 15 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
The Babysitter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and French and held by 15 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
Peau sur les os( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in French and held by 15 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

Unsuccessfully framed for his wife's murder, Dr. David Krane attempts to find the real culprit by utilizing a new drug that allows him to experience the memories of other people first-hand. As he gets closer to the truth, the injections begin to take their toll on his life. Additionally, a history of alcoholism, a career crisis, and the involvement of police officers in the murder all conspire to prevent Dr. Crane from learning what really happened. The challenge, then, is for the doctor to overcome these obstacles before his time runs out
Stephen King's Thinner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 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
 
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Languages
English (179)

French (8)

Chinese (1)

Turkish (1)