WorldCat Identities

Alphaville Productions

Overview
Works: 60 works in 286 publications in 3 languages and 22,639 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Horror films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Slapstick comedy films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Alphaville Productions
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

42 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 3,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex O'Connell sets out to help combat the resurrected a Han Emperor. When Alex is tricked into awakening the ruler from eternal slumber, the reckless young archaeologist must seek the help of the only people who know more than he does about taking down the undead: his parents. This time, the O'Connells must stop a mummy that has awoken from a 2,000-year-old curse who threatens to plunge the world into his merciless, unending service. As the monarch roars back to life, the O'Connell's find his quest for world domination has only intensified over the millennia
The Mummy Returns by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 2,430 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 )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 2,282 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 Stephen Sommers( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,760 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
Dazed and confused by Richard Linklater( Visual )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coming of age story of high school students in the '70s. Eight seniors facing life after high school have one last party
Rat race by Jerry Zucker( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A casino tycoon gives six contestants a chance to win two million dollars in a race from Las Vegas to New Mexico
The gift by Billy Bob Thornton( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,235 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
The Jackal by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackal--the greatest assassin in history--out to eliminate a top U.S. government official. Declan Mulqueen, an imprisoned underground operative, is the only man who can stop him. Now, the Deputy Director of the FBI is taking the biggest risk of all ... he's releasing one criminal to stop another
The hunted by William Friedkin( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,004 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 )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 784 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 695 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 )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 639 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 586 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
Freedom song( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stirring account of the civil rights struggle in the early 1960s, based on first-hand recollections of veteran activists, burning with realism, commitment, and the urgency of the lives in crisis
Heart and souls( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 379 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 )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 354 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 )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 294 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
Everyday people by Jim McKay( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 235 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
The mummy collector's set( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 234 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
City of angels / Michael / Turner Pictures presents an Alphaville production ; a Nora Ephron film ; story by Pete Dexter & Jim Quinlan ; screenplay by Nora Ephron & Delia Ephron and Pete Dexter & Jim Quinlan ; produced by Sean Daniel, Nora Ephron, James Jacks ; directed by Nora Ephron( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of angels: Pragmatic heart surgeon Maggie doesn't believe in angels-- until she meets one. That angel is Seth, who can remain a spiritual being and live forever, or he can forsake his immortality on the chance that Maggie might love him
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.11 for City of an ... to 0.26 for Mallrats / ...)

Intolerable cruelty
Alternative Names
Alphaville (Firm : Los Angeles, Calif.)

Languages
English (217)

French (2)

German (1)

Covers
Intolerable crueltyThe scorpion kingDazed and confusedRat raceThe giftThe JackalThe huntedMichael