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Scott Free Productions

Overview
Works: 183 works in 458 publications in 6 languages and 51,388 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Police films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Scott Free Productions
Black Hawk down : a story of modern war by Mark Bowden( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 2,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With exacting detail, the film re-creates the American siege of the Somalian city of Mogadishu in October 1993, when a 45-minute mission turned into a 16-hour ordeal of bloody urban warfare. Helicopter-borne U.S. Rangers were assigned to capture key lieutenants of Somali warlord Muhammad Farrah Aidid, but when two Black Hawk choppers were felled by rocket-propelled grenades, the U.S. soldiers were forced to fend for themselves in the battle-torn streets of Mogadishu, attacked from all sides by armed Aidid supporters
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, American Gangster is the story of two men: Frank Lucas, former driver, bouncer, and collector for Bumpy Johnson, the so-called Robin Hood of Harlem; and Richie Roberts, night-school lawyer, detective, and honest cop. Frank is importing heroin direct from Bangkok--by-passing the Italian and Sicilian mafia--undercutting their prices, delivering superior product, and making a fortune. Richie, loathed by cops on the take for turning in a million bucks in unmarked bills found in a suspects car, is heading a newly formed Federal investigation force for narcotics, tasked with finding and arresting North American drug kingpins. These two men are destined to meet, a meeting that will change their lives
The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 2,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Everyone in 1880s America knows Jesse James. He's the nation's most notorious criminal and is being hunted by the law in 10 states. He's also the land's greatest hero, lauded as a Robin Hood by the public. No one knows of Robert Ford, at least not yet. But the ambitious 19-year-old aims to change that. He befriends Jesse and rides with his gang. And if that doesn't bring Ford fame, he will have to find a deadlier way. Friendship becomes rivalry and the quest for fame becomes obsession
Prometheus by Ridley Scott( Visual )
21 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explorers have discovered a clue that brings them to the origins of mankind on Earth. This leads them on a journey that takes them to the darkest corners of the universe
Robin Hood by Guthrie CSD( Visual )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In times of tyranny and injustice when law oppresses the people, the outlaw takes his place in history. England at the turn of the 12th century was such a time. King Richard the Lionheart, bankrupt of wealth and glory, is plundering his way back to England after ten years on his crusade. In his army is an archer named Robin Longstride. This is the story of his return home where, for defending the weak against the strong, he will be condemned to live outside the law. Whether thief or hero, one man from humble beginnings will become an eternal symbol of freedom for his people. And so the legend begins
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maximus, a Roman general is betrayed and forced into slavery. He trains as a gladiator and his skill in the arena leads him to Rome and a personal confrontation with the corrupt Emperor who murdered his family
Kingdom of heaven by Ridley Scott( Visual )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Balian, a young Frenchman in Medieval Jerusalem during the Crusades, having lost everything, finds redemption in a heroic fight against overwhelming forces to save his people and fulfill his destiny as a knight
Body of lies by David Ignatius( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CIA operative Roger Ferris is on a covert mission. He is working in Jordan and searching for terrorists who have been bombing civilian targets. Ferris uncovers information on the Islamist mastermind Al-Saleem. He devises a plan to infiltrate Al-Saleem's terrorist network with the help of his Langley boss, Ed Hoffman. Ferris enlists the help of the Chief of Jordanian Intelligence, Hani Salaam on this operation, but what he is not certain of is how far he can trust him without putting his life in danger. The uneasy alliance leads to a cultural and moral clash between the men
Matchstick men by Ridley Scott( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neurotic con man Roy suffers from several emotional problems, including obsessive-compulsive disorder. He and his partner Frank swindle people out of money. Frank wants to pull a really big job, but Roy is too consumed with fear and panic attacks to join him. Only cigarettes and his trusty illegal prescription drugs seem to keep him going. When Roy finds himself in desperate need of more pills, he is forced to see legitimate psychotherapist Dr. Klein. Roy discovers he has a daughter from his previous marriage and Dr. Klein suggests Roy spend time with her
A good year by Peter Mayle( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a ruthless British investment broker inherits the vineyard and chateau in Provence where he spent much of his childhood, he discovers a new, more appreciative way of life as he renovates the estate to be sold
Unstoppable by Tony Scott( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A runaway train that is transporting deadly, toxic chemicals is barreling down on Scranton, Pennsylvania, and the only two men who can stop it are a veteran engineer and a young conductor
The taking of Pelham 1 2 3 by Tony Scott( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York Metropolitan Transit Authority train dispatcher Walter Garber's day is turned upside down when he must face-off against Ryder, the criminal mind that has hijacked the passengers of subway train, Pelham 1-2-3. Ryder is the leader of a highly-armed gang of four, including a henchman who used to work for the MTA. NYPD Hostage Negotiator Detective Camonetti initially takes charge of the situation, but quickly realizes that Ryder will only deal with Garber. Garber begins to employ his vast knowledge of the subway system in a battle to outwit Ryder and save the hostages
Déjà vu by Tony Scott( Visual )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pyrotechniques: filming explosions ; Danger below : filming underwater ; Sci-Fact 101 : Brian Greene, professor of physics, Columbia University ; Déjà Vu : the familiar unfamiliar ; Temporal breach : How to time travel ; Oerstadt : Portrait of a bomber : Singular vision : The look of Déjà Vu ; Surface tension : Creating makeup & costumes
The grey ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After their plane crashes in Alaska, seven oil workers are led by a skilled huntsman to survival, but a pack of merciless wolves haunts their every step
Man on fire by A. J Quinnell( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Hard-drinking, burnt-out CIA operative John Creasy (Washington) has given up on life -- until his friend Rayburn ... gets him a job as bodyguard to nine-year-old Pita Ramos... Bit by bit, Creasy begins to reclaim his soul, but when Pita is kidnapped, Creasy's fiery rage is released and he will stop at nothing to save her"--Container
Hannibal by Ridley Scott( Visual )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After escaping from the asylum in Baltimore, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, moves to Florence, Italy where he has become one of the curators of the Palazzo Vecchio. His cover is broken when a cop, for money, turns Dr. Lecter over to his old patient, Mason Verger. FBI agent Clarice Starling finds out about Mason's evil plot to feed Dr. Lecter to a bunch of man-eating hogs and will do anything to make sure that Mason doesn't succeed
Enemy of the state by Tony Scott( Visual )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Robert Clayton Dean is a successful Washington D.C. attorney who-- without his knowledge-- is given a video that ties a top official of the National Security Agency to a political murder! Instantly, every aspect of Dean's once-normal life is targeted by a lethal team of skilled NSA surveillance operatives, who wage a relentless, ultrahigh-tech campaign to discredit him and retrieve the incriminating evidence!"--Container. DVD
The pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett( Visual )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1120 A.D., the heir to the English throne dies when the royal ship burns at sea. The King calls on his subjects to accept his daughter Maud as ruler until her son comes of age, but the church backs his nephew Stephen. Squire Bartholomew pledges his loyalty to Maud and is thrown in jail, leaving his daughter Aliena and son Richard alone. Maud goes and raises an army in France and attacks Stephen. Meanwhile, Tom Builder is destined to construct a cathedral in Kingsbridge . His ally is Prior Philip, who learns to be a good politician as he watches over his flock and his cathedral. Tom also has the headaches of refereeing between his son Alfred and headstrong Jack, one of his better stone carvers. Against this backdrop of war and monumental construction, are all the elements common to epic storytelling: heroes and villains, trust and treachery, fate and the struggle against it
In her shoes by Cameron Diaz( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Free-wheeling irresponsible Maggie gets through her life thanks to her remarkable looks and her complete lack of scruples. She constantly goes to her straight-laced, plain-Jane successful lawyer sister Rose when she is in need of financial help. The two sisters have been very close to each other in part because their troubled mother died when they were girls. Maggie discovers hidden letters that reveal she and Rose have a grandmother, but Maggie ends up betraying Rose's trust. Maggie sets off for Florida to find the grandmother. A failed workplace romance forces Rose to rethink her career, a career that has been the center of her life. As Rose tentatively begins a new relationship and Maggie gets to know her grandmother, the two learn a dark family secret that helps smooth the path toward reconciliation
G. I Jane by Ridley Scott( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
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Languages
English (198)
Chinese (2)
French (1)
Turkish (1)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
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