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Beacon Pictures

Works: 106 works in 258 publications in 3 languages and 3,961 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Sports films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Spy films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Beacon Pictures
Tuck everlasting by Natalie Babbitt( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 766 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
Thirteen days by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oct. 1962: for thirteen extraordinary days the world stood on the brink of destruction. Krushchev wouldn't back down, President Kennedy wouldn't give in. Inspired by the real-life events that took place in the Kennedy White House
Spy game by Tony Scott( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 334 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 )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and French and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High-powered Wall Street bachelor Jack Campbell gets the shock of a lifetime when he wakes up one morning in suburban New Jersey, next to Kate, the girlfriend he left 13 years ago. Suddenly, Jack's entire world is turned upside down
Air Force One by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 283 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
Disturbing behavior( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The new kid in town stumbles across something sinister about the town's method of transforming its unruly teens into upstanding citizens."--Internet movie database
The emperor's club by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gifted teacher inspires his students and changes their lives forever
Bring it on by Universal Pictures( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 194 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 )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 192 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 roller coaster ride from the streets to super stardom!
Raising Helen by Garry Marshall( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 166 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
Princess Caraboo : a true story by Michael Austin( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious, but irresistibly charming young woman dressed in strange clothes and speaking no English is taken for a foreign princess by English high society. Is she a royal treasure or a royal imposter?
The Earth Day special( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Earth Day television special from 1990. Bette Midler plays Mother Earth, who is ailing and needs help from the citizens of Anytown, USA. Harold Ramis joins the Wastebusters, Robin Williams does a comedy routine and then plays straight man to Dustin Hoffman's corporate weasel. Dr. Carl Sagan shares facts, E.T. visits from outer space, Christopher Lloyd visits from the future, and the casts of several popular television shows contribute segments. Includes songs performed by Barbra Streisand and rappers such as Queen Latifah and Fresh Prince. Includes cartoon characters as well as over 40 other celebrities, many of whom share tips everyone can use to help save the earth
Ladder 49 by Lewis Colick( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 75 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
End of days by Peter Hyams( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 68 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
Firewall by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 66 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 van by Stephen Frears( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this third installment of Irish author Roddy Doyle's 'Barrytown Trilogy, ' the unemployed Bimbo and his best mate purchase an old fish and chips van. Its success, despite a comedy of errors, challenges their friendship
Trippin'( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school senior Greg Reed has it all--money, fame and girls. Unfortunately for him, it's all in his dreams. Greg spends so much time trippin' on what might happen, that he's about to miss out on what will happen
For love of the game by MOKAKIT( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging baseball pitcher, faced with the breakup of a relationship with his girlfriend, makes the most important decision of his life during the course of his last game
End of days ; Virus( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viirus: Seeking refuge in the eye of a violent typhoon, the crew of a crippled salvage tug finds shelter on an seemingly abandoned Russian military vessel. Too late, they discover that the ship is being held hostage by an alien life form which feeds on electricity and thrives on developing new ways of killing the "virus" on earth know as man
The hurricane by Denzel Washington( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 29 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
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Spy gameThe family manDisturbing behaviorEnd of days
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