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WingNut Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 91 works in 617 publications in 6 languages and 39,974 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Monster films  Animated films  Horror films  Film remakes 
Roles: prn, Production personnel, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by WingNut Films (Firm)
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

229 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 16,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell, by chance, into the hands of the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. On his eleventy-first birthday, Bilbo disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin, Frodo, the Ruling Ring, and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-Earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom
The hobbit by Martin Freeman( Visual )

50 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first chapter in Peter Jackson's new epic trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One Ring.'
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

38 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 3,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to Skull Island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape named Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny
The hobbit : the battle of the five armies by Jiakexun( Visual )

33 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic conclusion to the adventures of Bilbo Baggins. The dragon Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women, and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo attempts to make him see reason
The hobbit : an unexpected journey by Peter Jackson( Visual )

30 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first chapter in Peter Jackson's new epic trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One ring.'
District 9 by Neill Blomkamp( Visual )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back in the 1980s, a giant spacecraft stalled in the skies over Johannesburg. 1.8 million of the aliens that were aboard were rescued, and placed in a refugee camp--District 9. Over the next 20 years, District 9 became a teeming shantytown like so many others in the developing world. Although there is evidence that the extraterrestrials represent an advanced civilization, their lives on Earth are marked by squalor, dysfunction, and xenophobic hostility. Now, the mass eviction of the aliens is due to commence, overseen by the military/corporate entity MultiNational United. Middle manager Wikus Van De Merwe finds himself in charge, and cannot believe the good luck of his sudden promotion, until events spin out of control, and he realizes he is little more than a pawn in a horrific multinational/intergalactic experiment
The adventures of Tintin by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Racing to uncover the secrets of a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune -- but also an ancient curse -- Tintin and his loyal dog Snowy embark on an action-packed journey ..."--Container
The lovely bones by Peter Jackson( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 2,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The extraordinary story about one girl's life, and everything that came after. When 14-year-old Susie Salmon was murdered, she left her unfinished life behind. But now from her place in a strange but beautiful in-between world, she must help her father catch her killer and protect her family before she can finally move on."--Container
Heavenly creatures by Peter Jackson( Visual )

33 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When circumstances bring together two bright and highly imaginative teenage schoolgirls they quickly form an unwavering bond, creating a fantasy world that only they can share. Disturbed by the intensity of the friendship, their parents threaten to keep them apart. The girls vow to stay together, devising a secret plan that leads to shocking consequences
West of Memphis( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Academy Award nominated filmmaker Amy Berg (DELIVER US FROM EVIL) in collaboration with the multiple Academy Award winning team of Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, WEST OF MEMPHIS tells the untold story behind an extraordinary and desperate fight to stop the State of Arkansas from killing an innocent man. Told and produced by those who lived it, Damien Echols and Lorri Davis, the film uncovers new evidence surrounding the 1993 murders of three eight-year-old boys in the small town of West Memphis, Arkansas, and exposes the wrongful conviction of three teenagers who lost 18 years of their lives imprisoned for crimes they did not commit
Dead alive by Peter Jackson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel is forced to care for his domineering mother. After she's bitten by the cursed Sumatran rat monkey, she becomes a zombie, making it very difficult for Lionel to keep the neighbors from suspecting something
The lord of the rings( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frodo Baggins and the Fellowship continue their quest to destroy the One Ring and stand against the evil of the dark lord Sauron. The Fellowship has divided and now find themselves taking different paths to defeating Sauron and his allies. Their destinies now lie at two towers - Orthanc Tower in Isengard, where the corrupted wizard Saruman waits and Sauron's fortress at Baraddur, deep within the dark lands of Mordor."--Amazon.com
The lord of the rings : the motion picture trilogy( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Two Towers: Frodo Baggins and the Fellowship continue their quest to destroy the One Ring and stand against the evil of the dark lord Sauron. The Fellowship has divided and now find themselves taking different paths to defeating Sauron and his allies. Their destinies now lie at two towers - Orthanc Tower in Isengard, where the corrupted wizard Saruman waits and Sauron's fortress at Baraddur, deep within the dark lands of Mordor."--Amazon.com
The lord of the rings( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell, by chance, into the hands of the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. On his eleventy-first birthday, Bilbo disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin, Frodo, the Ruling Ring, and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-Earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord, and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom
The lord of the rings : 3-film collection( Visual )

in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the journey of Frodo Baggins and his companions as they travel through Middle Earth towards Mount Doom in the quest to finally destroy the one ring
Forgotten silver by Peter Jackson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "mockumentary" which documents the fictitious "lost" life of Colin McKenzie, a New Zealand film pioneer and inventor extraordinaire. Through archive photos, rare film footage and interviews with such experts as critic Leonard Maltin, producer Harvey Weinstein and actor Sam Neill uncover the trials, triumphs, and tragedies behind the supergenius filmmaker
Forgotten silver by Peter Jackson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "mockumentary" of the life of Colin McKenzie, film pioneer and inventor extraordinaire in early 1900s New Zealand. The young genius McKenzie had invented motion picture cameras, color film, sync sound, and other important cinematic techniques before the likes of Griffith and Moliere
The lord of the rings, the fellowship of the ring( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assisted by a fellowship of heroes, Middle-earth hobbit, Frodo Baggins, plunges into a perilous trek to take the mystical One Ring to Mount Doom so that it and its magical powers can be destroyed and never possessed by evil Lord Sauron. An epic adventure of good against evil, the power of friendship, and individual courage
The lord of the rings( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frodo makes his way through the darkness to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring. Aragon learns of his destiny as the true King and the others prepare for a massive battle that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth
Dead alive( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel, an innocent young man forced to care for his domineering mother, finds the task a whole lot more demanding after she's bitten by a cursed Sumatran rat monkey and turns into a flesh-eating zombie. He struggles to keep the neighbors and his greedy uncle from suspecting something while also trying to develop a romantic relationship
 
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