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Beacon Pictures

Overview
Works: 159 works in 501 publications in 7 languages and 32,094 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Sports films  Television crime shows  Western films  Spy films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Beacon Pictures
Spy game by Tony Scott( Visual )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,925 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 family man by Brett Ratner( Visual )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,918 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
Ladder 49 by Lewis Colick( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran of the Baltimore Fire Department under the watchful eye of his mentor, Chief Mike Kennedy. Responding to the worst blaze in his career, he becomes trapped inside a 20-story building. As Jack reflects on his life--seeing his first fire, bonding with fellow firefighters, the impact his job has had on his wife and kids--Chief Kennedy frantically coordinates the effort to save Jack's life
The water horse : legend of the deep by Jay Russell( Visual )

16 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,847 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 Norman Jewison( Visual )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 1,765 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 )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two cattlemen run into trouble with a local rancher when he considers their free grazing to be stealing
Firewall by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Stanfield is a bank's security chief who has designed a computer system and firewall to protect his employer from fraud. One day, after being introduced to a man named Bill Cox, Jack finds himself ambushed and staring down a gun barrel. The man holding the gun is Cox. Jack arrives home to find his family held hostage. Cox and his crew of thieves want Jack to hack through his employer's computer security and transfer $100 million to Cox's bank accounts in the Caymans. Failure to comply means the death of Jack's family. Once Cox has the money, it becomes obvious that there was no intention of letting anyone live. Cox leaves one of his henchman to eliminate Jack. When Jack kills the thug who was supposed to kill him, Cox's plans are ruined. Now, Jack must race against time to get his family back before Cox can carry out any more of his plans
The emperor's club by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The assistant headmaster at St Benedict's School has problems with a new student
Raising Helen by Touchstone Pictures( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen is living the life she's always dreamed of with her career at a top modeling agency on the rise. But her carefree lifestyle comes to a crashing halt when she soon finds herself responsible for her sister's children - Audrey, Henry, and Sarah. No one doubts that Helen is the coolest aunt in New York, but the transformation from super-hip to super-mom is super difficult. Along the way, Helen finds support from Dan Parker, the handsome young pastor and principal of the kids' new school, and realizes the choice she has to make is between the life she's always loved and the new loves of her life
Air Force One by Harrison Ford( Visual )

42 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,482 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
The guardian( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 1,448 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
For love of the game by MOKAKIT( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and Polish and held by 1,394 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 )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Toro cheerleading team appears to have the routines that will win the championship cheering trophy for 6 years. Then the captain discovers the routines were stolen from a squad across town. Can new routines be developed, learned, and polished on time?
The Commitments by Alan Parker( Visual )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,031 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 )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 825 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 809 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 771 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]
Castle( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 643 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
Bring it on again( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 622 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
 
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