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Alphaville Productions

Overview
Works: 72 works in 330 publications in 3 languages and 22,738 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Monster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Fantasy films  Slapstick comedy films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alphaville Productions
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

45 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 3,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1920s, adventurer Rick leads Egyptologist Evelyn and her brother Jonathan to mysterious Hamunaptra. While Johnathan is keen on finding the legendary Egyptian treasures, Evelyn wants to search for the Book of the Living, which would clarify a lot in historical knowledge about the ancient Egyptians. Unfortunately, they free Imhotep's mummy from his eternal prison. Imhotep, a former high priest to the pharoah, wants not only to use Evelyn's body to bring back his mistress Anck Su Namunut, but also to rule the world
The Mummy Returns by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 2,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's now 1933, 10 years after Rick and Evie met. They're married, settled in London and are raising their 8 year old son, Alex. Imhotep's corpse has been brought to the British Museum, and resurrected; the mummy walks the earth again, determined to become immortal. Another force born of the darkest rituals of ancient Egyptian mysticism, even more powerful than Imhotep, has also been set loose in the world. When these two forces clash, the world will hang in the balance, sending the O'Connells on a desperate race to save the world, and rescue their son
Intolerable cruelty by Joel Coen( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 2,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles Massey is a high-powered Los Angeles divorce lawyer nearing a midlife crisis. While representing his wealthy client Rex Rexroth, Miles meets his match in Rex's gold-digging wife, Marilyn. He's impressed by her similarly heartless ways of using marriage to fuel an expensive lifestyle, but Miles still manages to defeat her in court. With Marilyn looking to get her revenge and Miles finding himself attracted to her, the two engage in a ruthless romantic pursuit to out-swindle each other
The Scorpion King by Chuck Russell( Visual )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mighty Memnon rules over nearly all the known world, who defeats his enemies in battle with the help of a beautiful sorceress. "Free tribes" form a fragile alliance to fight Memnon, and hire a trio of assassins to kill the sorceress and thus remove Memnon's advantage. The assassins are betrayed by the son of one of the tribal leaders, and Mathayus finds himself unable to kill Cassandra. Mathayus abducts the sorceress, who explains that Memnon was holding her against her will. Mathayus then uses his newfound sense of justice to convince the surviving tribal leaders to join forces again to defeat Memnon
Rat race by Jerry Zucker( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Employs a huge ensemble of comedy stalwarts, assembled by an eccentric hotelier to race from Las Vegas to New Mexico for a $2 million jackpot. With a backstage gambling subplot, the movie has almost as many highlights as clunkers, with easy gags and traditional slapstick that will tickle anyone's old-fashioned funny bone
The gift by Billy Bob Thornton( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Annie has 'the Gift'. Some fear her, others claim she's a witch. But now, a murder has ben committed and only she can solve it. On a twisted trail of open infidelity and jealous rage, she sees visions that will haunt her and discovers a truth that will tear the town apart"--Promotional materials
Dazed and confused by Richard Linklater( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores the last day of school -- and one rowdy night -- in the lives of a group of high school students in late May, 1976"--Container
The Jackal by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ruthless assassin, know only as the Jackal, is out to eliminate someone very high up in the U.S. government. In order to track down this coldblooded killer and prevent the hit, the FBI's Deputy Director and a Russian intelligence officer must enlist the aid of an imprisoned Irish terrorist. These unlikely allies enter a global race against to clock to stop the mysterious mercenary before he can complete his deadly assignment
The hunted by Benicio del Toro( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aaron Hallam is one of the U.S. military's most skilled hand-to-hand combat operatives. Plagued by traumatic flashbacks of death and destruction, he regresses into a feral, survivalist state in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. There, he deliberately and elaborately hunts and kills poachers who happen to cross his path. When the FBI investigates the murders, they call in the man who taught Hallam everything he knows: retiree L.T. Bonham. As the instructor pursues his unhinged former pupil, Bonham begins to learn about key events in Hallam's life that pushed him over the edge
Michael by Warner Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael: Two tabloid reporters journey to Iowa to investigate rumors about an angel
Dark blue by Ron Shelton( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two LAPD detectives investigate a high-profile quadruple-homicide in April 1992, a few weeks before the Los Angeles Riots
Mallrats by Kevin Smith( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When T.S. is dumped by his girlfriend, he retreats to the mall with his comic book-loving best friend Brodie, whose girlfriend has also left him. Between brooding and visits to the food court, the unmotivated suburban New Jersey teenagers decide to win their girlfriends back with the help of Silent Bob and Jay, the ultimate delinquents, as they scheme to disrupt T.S.'s girlfriend's father's dating game TV show that is going to be broadcast from the local mall
Down to Earth( Visual )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All Lance Barton, a struggling black comedian, wants on Earth is landing a spot at the final Amateur Night Contest at the famed Apollo Theatre. Before he can get there he dies before his time on Earth is up. Since returning to Earth in his own body is impossible, Lance gets a second chance at life - as a wealthy, callous, old white mogul
Dazed and confused( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America, 1976. The last day of school. Bongs blaze, bell-bottoms ring, and rock and roll rocks. Eavesdrop on a group of seniors-to-be and incoming freshman
Freedom song( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small-town Mississippians risk their lives to bring change at the grassroots level. "Based on first-hand accounts of veteran activists who stood on the frontlines [of the civil rights movement]"--Container
Heart and souls( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four souls learn why they are earthbound and tied to a hard driving executive--through him, they each have one chance to resolve the unfinished business in their lives
Lucky numbers( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Russ Richards [is] a weatherman in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Russ is a local celebrity, but when an unusually mild winter causes his snowmobile dealership to take a plunge, Russ needs a get-rich scheme -- and fast. With his greedy girlfriend, the TV station's lotto-ball girl, and a criminally minded buddy, Russ hatches a plan to fix the lottery. Russ's numbers come up right, but then everything goes completely wrong, throwing Russ and his co-conspirators into comic chaos."--Container
Hard target by John Woo( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sadistic mercenary named Emil Fouchon recruits homeless combat veterans so that his clients, bored tycoons, can stalk and kill the most challenging prey of all: man. When Natasha Binder comes to New Orleans to find her missing father, she meets Chance Boudreaux, a martial arts expert and combat veteran, and the one man Fouchon cannot seem to beat
The mummy collector's set( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The Mummy] In 1923 deep in the Egyptian desert, adventurer Rick and Egyptologist Evelyn unearth a 3,000 year old legacy of terror, they free Imhotep's mummy from his eternal prison. Imhotep, the Egyptian high priest mummified alive and cursed as punishment for killing Pharaoh Seti and sleeping with his mistress, awakes to wreak his final vengeance on the world. [The Mummy returns] It's now 1933, 10 years after Rick and Evie met. They're married, settled in London and are raising their 8 year old son, Alex. Imhotep's corpse has been brought to the British Museum, and resurrected; the mummy walks the earth again, determined to become immortal. Another force born of the darkest rituals of ancient Egyptian mysticism, the Scorpion King, even more powerful than Imhotep, has also been set loose in the world. When these two forces clash, the world will hang in the balance, sending the O'Connells on a desperate race to save the world, and rescue their son. [The scorpion king] In an ancient time, predating the pyramids, the evil king Memnon is using the psychic powers of his sorceress Cassandra to foretell his great victories. In a last ditch effort to stop Memnon from taking over the world, the leaders of the remaining free tribes hire the assassin Mathayus to kill the sorceress. But Mathayus ends up getting much more than he bargained for. Now with the help of the trickster Arpid, tribal leader Balthazar and an unexpected ally, it's up to Mathayus to fulfill his destiny and become the great Scorpion King
Everyday people by Jim McKay( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the interconnected stories of a group of racially diverse New Yorkers who rub elbows at Raskin's, a venerable Brooklyn diner and New York City institution whose Jewish owner has just revealed his plans to sell the place off to make way for condominiums and newer, more "gentrified" establishments. Told over the course of a single workday, the story challenges conventional assumptions about class and racial identity. If you think you know everyday people by how they look ... you better think again
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Intolerable cruelty
Alternative Names
Alphaville (Firm : Los Angeles, Calif.)

Languages
English (243)

French (2)

German (1)

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Intolerable crueltyThe Scorpion KingRat raceThe giftDazed and confusedThe JackalThe huntedMichael