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Spelling Films International

Overview
Works: 38 works in 183 publications in 5 languages and 8,681 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Gangster films  Film noir  Crime films  Horror films 
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 )

50 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,605 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 1,376 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
Short cuts by Robert Altman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at human life and American culture with over 20 characters' lives interweaving
In & out by Frank Oz( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,026 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 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story is based on the Defoe character, Moll Flanders who is a high-spirited and beautiful, but also destitute young woman living as a social outcast in 18th century England
Bound by Lilly Wachowski( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 472 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 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sean Casey (Garcia) is an idealistic cop turned lawyer who is thrust into the limelight when he successfully prosecutes a high profile case. He is a man who believes in honesty and integrity but when he is appointed D.A. and moves deeper into the criminal justice system, Casey discovers that the law is not about the truth but a manipulation of it. As he stumbles upon a crime cover-up amongst those closest to him, Casey is inadvertently thrust into a world where he must choose between loyalty and morality
The house of yes by Yes (Musical group)( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 187 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 95 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 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Travelling on an empty stretch of road, Jeff (Russell) and Amy (Quinlan) suddenly breakdown, a stranger offers to take Amy to the nearest town to call for a pickup. She never arrives. No-one has seen her. No-one knows a thing. Now Jeff has a frantic search to find his missing wife ... a search that will take him to the edge of sanity ... where no-one is who they seem."--Cover sleeve
Peau sur les os( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in French and held by 13 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
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
Le pot aux roses( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 10 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 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
Unforgettable( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 9 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 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cujo: A 200-pound St. Bernard named Cujo, a lovable family dog, contracts rabies and terrorizes Tad and his mother, who are trapped in a broken down Pinto
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
Rosannas letzter Wille( )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The usual suspects
Alternative Names
Spelling Films

Languages
English (148)

French (7)

German (1)

Turkish (1)

Chinese (1)

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