WorldCat Identities

Spelling Films International

Overview
Works: 44 works in 182 publications in 4 languages and 8,658 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  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 )

46 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,591 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 )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 1,383 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 )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 1,299 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 1,026 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 605 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 573 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
Thinner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 469 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
Night falls on Manhattan by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 221 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( 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-- his crazy twin sister, "Jackie O", becomes dangerously jealous ... and their younger brother puts the moves on his fiancee. Soon, Mother's hiding the kitchen knives ... but she can't hide the family's shockingly hilarious secrets!
For Roseanna( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 98 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 56 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
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 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
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
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 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
Stephen King's Thinner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 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
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 (147)

French (7)

Chinese (1)

Turkish (1)

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