WorldCat Identities

Beacon Pictures

Overview
Works: 141 works in 432 publications in 7 languages and 30,028 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Sports films  Television crime shows  Action and adventure films  Western films  Biographical films  Legal films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Beacon Pictures
The family man by David Diamond( Visual )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Campbell, a workaholic Wall Street exec, gets to see what his life might have been like if he'd stayed with his former sweetheart, Kate. Thirteen years after they split up, Jack falls asleep in his posh New York apartment, then awakens to find himself a family man, with his now-wife Kate, daughter Annie and new baby
Spy game by Tony Scott( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retiring CIA agent Nathan Muir recalls his training of Tom Bishop while working against agency politics to free him from his Chinese captors
The water horse : legend of the deep by Jay Russell( Visual )

10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Present day Scotland. A tale is told to a couple of American tourists by a kindly gentleman in a pub. Angus is a lonely boy who pines for his father, who is serving in the Royal Navy during World War II. Angus, along with his sister and mother, live on an estate that has been billeted by soldiers in the Scottish Highlands, near Loch Ness. The troop's commander has an eye for mom, is suspicious about a mysterious handyman, Lewis, who is also a war hero, and an absurd contention that the Highlands are the real frontline in the war against Germany. Angus discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Celtic mythology. The creature befriends Angus and will eventually be known as the Loch Ness Monster. Trying to hide the dinosaur-like creature, nicknamed Crusoe, Angus enlists Lewis to transfer it to the lake, where boy and serpent have extraordinary adventures together until human stupidity threatens Crusoe's existence
The hurricane by Herbie Hancock Trio( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 1,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, in the prime of his boxing career, finds himself wrongfully convicted of murder. Sentenced to life in prison, Carter's published memoir, The Sixteenth Round, inspires a teenager from Brooklyn and three Canadian activists who believe in the truth, to join forces with Carter to prove his innocence
Open range by Kevin Costner( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boss Spearman, a rugged old-timer, free grazes cattle. He and Charley have been partners for ten years. The pair and their employees, Mose and Buttons, are driving their cattle across the West. Mose is attacked and thrown in jail during a visit to a town. The local cattle rancher, Baxter, wants the free grazers off his land and when Boss and Charley retrieve Mose, they are warned that they have until the next day to be out of the area. Charley confesses his past as a killer during the Civil War and strikes up a tentative romance with Sue, the sister of the town doctor
Firewall by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bank security expert Jack Stanfield specializes in designing infallible theft-proof financial computer systems. But there is a hidden vulnerability in the system he didn't account for -- himself. When a ruthless criminal mastermind kidnaps his family, Jack is forced to find a flaw in his system and steal $100 million. With the lives of his wife and children at stake and under constant surveillance, he has only hours to find a loophole in the thief's own impenetrable system of subterfuge and false identities to beat him at his own game
The emperor's club by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 1,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classical history teacher and assistant headmaster William Hundert is admired by his peers and students at distinguished St. Benedict's School. He believes in molding the character of his students, but in 1972 new student Sedgwick Bell, son of a prominent senator, breaks all the rules and undermines Hundert's authority. Hundert decides to solve the problem in an unexpected and life-changing way
The guardian( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging United States Coast Guard rescue swimmer's team is killed in a horrific rescue mission. Just prior to this same mission his wife announces that she cannot take anymore. This leaves him an emotional wreck. His commander gives him a choice - quit or take a position as an instructor at the USCG training facility in Louisiana. Reluctantly he takes the position and moves into the school. Once there he immediately increases the 18 week curriculum that routinely fails half of the people that attend. He meets a young man with unlimited potential, but with some secret that seems to hold him back as a team player. Delving into young man's past, links are found that make him a psychic twin to the older man
Air Force One by Harrison Ford( Visual )

37 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uncompromising U.S. President has just told the world he will not negotiate with terrorists. But when Russian terrorists hijack Air Force One, the world's most secure and extraordinary aircraft, the President is faced with a nearly impossible decision-- give in to terrorist demands or sacrifice not only the country's dignity, but the lives of his wife and daughter
For love of the game by Shan mu lei mi( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Legendary Detroit Tigers pitcher Billy Chapel (Kevin Costner) has always been better at baseball than at love. Just ask Jane (Kelly Preston), his on-again, off-again girlfriend. At the end of a disappointing season, just before what may be the last professional game of his life, Jane tells Billy she's leaving him. Now with his career and his love life in the balance, Billy battles against his physical and emotional limits as he plays the game of his life. And now with every pitch, Billy comes closer to making the most important decision of his life. The suspense doesn't end until the last ball is thrown in this heartwarming drama about love, life and the perfect game."--Container
Bring it on by Universal Pictures( Visual )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Toro cheerleading squad has spirit, spunk, sass and a killer routine that's sure to land them the national championship torphy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain, Torrance, the Toros' road to cheer glory stumbles when she discovers their perfectly choreographed routines were stolen from a hot hip-hop squad across town. Now the squad must scramble to find a new routine to compete in this year's competition
The Commitments by Alan Parker( Visual )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fueled by raw talent and driven by dreams of glory, a dozen dead-enders from Dublin's gritty North Side share a passion for soul music that takes their band on a wild rollercoaster ride from the streets to superstardom! Includes 4 hours of extras
End of days by Peter Hyams( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burned-out former New York City cop named Jericho is assigned to security detail for a mysterious stranger, Jericho thwarts an assassination attempt. During the ensuing investigation, he and his partner save the life of a woman, whose destiny involves death, the devil and the fate of mankind
Castle( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Castle's stunning romantic proposal to Beckett, what happens next? TV's magnetic crime-fighting couple faces a whole new set of challenges as they juggle wedding plans and their most intriguing cases yet in ABC's "Castle: The Complete Sixth Season". Beckett's new job with the Justice Department takes her away from the wisecracking love of her life. But Castle's devotion to his new fiancee - and her fascinating line of work - jeopardizes her career and creates a chain of events that might separate them forever. Back on the home front, Castle is none too pleased to discover his daughter has seemingly been captivated by, and now living with, her new, free-spirited boyfriend. It's a season of surprises you won't want to miss! Experience every engaging moment of "Castle's" brilliant sixth season, complete with all 23 unforgettable episodes, plus never-before-seen bonus features
Tuck everlasting by Walt Disney( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans une petite ville américaine, une jeune fille de 15 ans, Winnie Foster, découvre que ses nouveaux voisins, les Tuck, possèdent dans leur jardin une fontaine ayant la faculté miraculeuse de procurer la jeunesse éternelle. Bien sûr, la fontaine ne tarde pas à attirer la convoitise de gens mal intentionnés. Mais la jeune fille va aider les Tuck à se protéger de ces ennemis machiavéliques
Castle by Nathan Fillion( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les vingt-quatre épisodes de la cinquième saison de cette série télévisée policière. Richard Castle est un auteur de romans policiers à succès. Au moment où il vient de tuer le personnage principal de ses romans, un tueur s'inspire des intrigues de ses livres pour commettre des meurtres. Lorsqu'il est engagé par la police de New York pour aider à démasquer le meurtrier, il se trouve confronté à une jeune détective de la police avec laquelle il doit travailler et puise dans son travail de nouvelles idées pour son oeuvre littéraire. [SDM]
Bring it on again( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whittier and Monica are freshmen at college. They try out for the cheerleading squad and make it, only to find that the head cheerleader has a very bad attitude. Not wanting to be a part of the attitude, both girls quit. Since they want to cheer, they decide to take a ragtag bunch of misfits and turn them into a squad. Since only one squad can represent the college at a national cheerleading contest, the two squads have a cheer off to decide who should be the varsity squad that goes to nationals
Castle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wedding bells are ringing, but will Castle and Beckett really tie the knot? On the biggest day of his life, Castle is nowhere to be found, and it's not because he has cold feet. Now, in a season of brilliant twists and turns, Castle and Beckett take on New York City's most fascinating cases while they try to solve the mystery of their own relationship
Castle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beckett finds herself in the Captain's chair while Castle makes the leap from author to full-blown Private Investigator. The season begins with a bang as a call from a mysterious stranger puts Beckett on the run and sets off an explosive chain of events. The action gets even more exciting, and a little crazy, when Castle's daughter, Alexis, joins her father to solve the case of a lifetime
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.13 (from 0.10 for The water ... to 0.29 for The Commit ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The family man
Alternative Names
Beacon.

Beacon communications

Beacon Pictures

Beacon Pictures film production company

Beacon Pictures Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

Beacon Pictures soicété de production américaine

Beacon Pictures Продюсерская компания

Release Beacon.

ビーコン・コミュニケーションズ

Languages
Covers
Spy gameThe hurricaneFirewallAir Force OneFor love of the gameBring it onEnd of daysBring it on again