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Franchise Pictures (Firm)

Works: 56 works in 196 publications in 4 languages and 15,774 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Police films  Television adaptations  Science fiction films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Franchise Pictures (Firm)
Most widely held works by Franchise Pictures (Firm)
The boondock saints II all saints day by Sean Patrick Flanery( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Paul Smecker is on the trail of two vigilante brothers whose spiritual sense of right and wrong has turned Boston's streets red with blood. The victims are the villains and mob bosses that the justice system has been powerless to stop. Now, Smecker finds himself torn between whether he should catch the killers ... or join them
Alex & Emma by Rob Reiner( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling debts have landed him in trouble. In order to get the loan sharks off his back, he must finish his novel in 30 days or end up dead. To help him complete his manuscript, he hires stenographer, Emma. As Alex begins to dictate his tale of a romantic love triangle, Emma challenges his ideas at every turn. Her unsolicited, yet intriguing input, begins to inadvertently influence Alex and his story and soon real life begins to imitate art
The in-laws by Andrew Fleming( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two fathers of an engaged couple meet for the first time, they know they are very different. One is a podiatrist, happy with his quiet life. The other is a CIA operative, who lives life on the edge, and when circumstances gets out-of-hand, involves the other in an arms-smuggling sting
City by the Sea by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arresting killers is Manhattan detective LaMarca's job. This time is different, the fugitive suspect LaMarca is tracking ends up being his own son. LaMarca must bring the accused to justice. But as a father, he must put his job on the line to find a way to save his own son
Flight by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accomplished thief has his career jeopardized after he's caught on security cameras during a job. Broke, he and his associates are blackmailed by their longtime fence into jacking Swiss gold bars from an airplane. As they plot the complicated score, he and his crew become suspicious of the relationship between his young wife and the fence's nephew, who has been planted on the crew to keep an eye on them for his uncle. Betrayals and backstabbings are the order of the day as they get closer to the payday of a lifetime
The whole nine yards by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former hitman Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski has retired and is living a quite life of cooking and houskeeping in Mexico. Jimmy has been able to convice the authorities he's dead thanks to falsified dental records by his former neighbor Oz, who now lives in Los Angeles. But appearently not everyone has been fooled when Oz's wife, Cynthia, is kidnapped by Lazlo Gogolak and his goons. Gogolak is a member of the Hungarian mafia, and Jimmy previously murdered his son, so he's abducted Cynthia in order to get Oz to reveal Jimmy's current whereabouts
3000 miles to Graceland( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang pulls off a daring Las Vegas casino heist while disguised as participants in the town's International Elvis Week. On the way to change out the marked money for spendable money, the marked money is stolen
Angel eyes by Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago police officer Pogue is rescued in an ambush by a mysterious stranger, but as she gets to know him, she begins to discover that the ambush was not their first encounter
Driven by Renny Harlin( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A talented veteran driver confronts his past when he is asked to come out of retirement to help with an unfocused, but talented, rookie contender, whose dangerous activities and behavior includes pursuing the girlfriend of his primary racing rival. Shot on location at championship races around the world
The pledge by Sean Penn( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A veteran police detective, on the day of his retirement, handles the case of a seven-year-old girl who has been brutally murdered. When a mentally retarded man confesses to the murder and then kills himself, the detectives consider the case closed, but was he actually the murderer? Before long evidence is uncovered that suggests the girl was just one in a series of brutal killings involving young girls and a mysterious man
Spartan by Val Kilmer( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret Service agent Robert Scott is assigned to the kidnapping case of Laura Newton, the missing daughter of a high-ranking political official. Scott is teamed up with rookie agent Curtis. Aided by the FBI and the CIA, the team discovers a human trafficking operation that may lead to Laura's kidnappers. Meanwhile, political operative Stoddard refuses to cooperate with the rescue mission. Scott and Curtis are forced to quit the investigation when the media reports Laura's death. Believing her to be alive, Curtis is motivated to start up a dangerous unofficial investigation of his own
Ballistic Ecks vs. Sever by Gao si yang da( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Super-operatives Ecks and Sever both want their hands on a newly developed, micro-robotic assassination device. If they both survive their personal wars, the two foes are destined to become allies who take on the shadowy forces that are pitting them against each other
Half past dead by Don Michael Paul( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alcatraz, "The Rock", has just re-opened. The first criminal to go to the electric chair is also sitting on a secret worth $200 million. An invading group of commandos isn't about to let that fortune go up in smoke. Already having an undercover FBI agent in Alcatraz, the situation has to be neutralized and he has to rescue a Supreme Court Justice held hostage. Now, he has to convince his convict "partner" and the other inmates to fight on the right side of the law
A sound of thunder by Peter Hyams( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2055, a team of time travelers accidentally changes the course of evolution, threatening the continued survival of the human race
Art of war by Zhizhong Cai( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special agent working for the United Nations unravels a scheme to disrupt a historic summit in China
Battlefield Earth a saga of the year 3000 by Roger Christian( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction film set in the year 3000 when a race of Psychlos have conquered the Earth
The third miracle( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A priest is appointed to investigate miracles attributed to a woman in New York. The probe leads Father Frank Shore to the woman's daughter, abandoned when the mother entered a convent, and the two have an affair
Things you can tell just by looking at her by Jia xi ya( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of 5 loosely connected and interwoven stories showing how women deal with the variety of problems that each faces in her life. A doctor looking after her invalid mother who realizes that her own life is passing her by. A wealthy bank manager dealing with an unplanned pregnancy, a workaholic boyfriend, and a street woman who dispenses advice that hits too close to the truth. A single mother debating starting a relationship witht he dwarf who moves in across the street. A fortune teller struggling with her grief and depression as she cares for her lesbian lover who is dying from cancer. A woman police detective confronted with her own lonliness as she watches her blind sister date, and investigates the suicide of an old school friend
The Laramie project by Kasi Lemmons( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homeless and misunderstood, Juliard-trained piano genius, Romulus, finds a frozen corpse outside his Manhattan cave. Romulus risks his remaining sanity to prove who committed the murder for the sake of justice
The big kahuna by John Swanbeck( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three industrial lubricant salesmen at a convention where anything can happen and careers can be made or ruined on a handshake. Now, with their futures on the line, they must put their trust in a green horn sales rep as they pursue the ultimate sale
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The whole nine yardsHalf past deadArt of warThings you can tell just by looking at herThe big kahuna