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Beacon Pictures

Overview
Works: 138 works in 426 publications in 7 languages and 29,685 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Sports films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television crime shows  Western films  Biographical films  Legal films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 1,908 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 )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,882 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 1,845 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 )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 1,791 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 )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men, trying to forget their pasts, fight for honour, justice and a way of life which is quickly disappearing after a rancher tries to run them out of town
Firewall by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,708 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 1,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a new student starts in Professor Hundert's class, little does the professor know that this student will change his life forever. They start out butting heads and end up forming a friendship that will shake the controlled world of the professor. The lessons learned will last a lifetime
Raising Helen by Garry Marshall( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,513 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
The guardian( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 1,455 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 )

36 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,430 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 )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,386 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 )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,285 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 )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and French and held by 984 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 2008 in English and held by 838 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
Tuck everlasting by Walt Disney Productions( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Winnie Foster, stifled by the formality of her proper life and her domineering mother, escapes into the woods only to get lost. Her magical summer begins when she meets Jesse Tuck. Jesse is full of life and adventure and Winnie falls in love. The Tuck family has a powerful secret - a spring that holds the magic of everlasting life. Now Winnie must choose whether she wants to live life as she knows it or drink from the spring
Castle( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 752 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
Castle by Nathan Fillion( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together at last: After four seasons of sparring and heated banter, TV's dynamic crime-solving team finds romance! Now that Castle and Beckett have finally given in to their true feelings for each other, how will it affect their work together? AS they try to keep their new relationship under wraps from their co-workers, the unlikely duo must track down the murderer of Beckett's mother, find the perpetrator of a major conspiracy and untangle a line of investigation that links Castle to a ritualistic killing
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
Castle( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 607 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 : in it to win it by Steve Rash( Visual )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school senior, determined to lead her team to victory at an important cheer camp competition, falls for one of the rival cheerleaders without knowing it. Will she be able to win the competition and get the guy?
 
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The family man
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