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Beacon Pictures

Overview
Works: 186 works in 604 publications in 7 languages and 35,194 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Television crime shows  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Sports films  Thrillers (Television programs)  Spy films  Television series 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Beacon Pictures
Spy game by Tony Scott( Visual )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,922 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 )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,903 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 1,857 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 1,740 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 Denzel Washington( Visual )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,660 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( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,634 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
The emperor's club by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,632 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 G. J Marshall( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,508 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 Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

49 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,470 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 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 by Andrew Davis( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 1,456 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 )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and Polish and held by 1,385 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 Nick Cave( Visual )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,264 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 trophy 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
Firewall by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,142 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
Castle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous crime and horror novelist, Rick Castle, helps Kate Beckette of the NYPD homicide department solve crimes. Castle's non-traditional approach to solving the crimes conflicts with Beckett's conservative approach, leading to much tension and a hint of romance
Castle by Nathan Fillion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking for inspiration, crime novelist Nick Castle becomes a consultant for the New York Police Department and clashes with Detective Kate Beckett
End of days by Peter Hyams( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 844 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
Castle by Castle (Television program)( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 815 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 811 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 )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous mystery novelist Richard Castle and NYPD detective Kate Beckett return for the suspenseful third season of ABC's brilliantly funny series. Enjoy every inspired idea and flirtatious moment as this fiery duo solves the strangest homicides New York has to offer. It's the most entertaining season yet as Castle's wildly funny storytelling skills work their way into every case
Tuck everlasting by Jay Russell( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 767 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
 
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