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Alcon Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 156 works in 807 publications in 2 languages and 47,479 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animal films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: isb, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alcon Entertainment (Firm)
The blind side by John Lee Hancock( Visual )

38 editions published between 2009 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 3,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Oher is a homeless African-American teenager who is from a broken home. Mike is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, Mike faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome-- as both a football player and student. Mike works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle
Blade runner 2049 by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )

42 editions published between 2017 and 2021 in English and French and held by 2,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans un monde agonisant, un détective affecté à la chasse d'esclaves conçus par bio-ingénierie mène une enquête impliquant un de ses prédécesseurs, disparu il y a trente ans. [Mediafilm]
The sisterhood of the traveling pants by Ken Kwapis( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 2,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four lifelong friends will be spending their summer separated for the first time. On a shopping trip, the young women find a pair of thrift-shop jeans that fits each of them perfectly and decide to use the pants as a way of keeping in touch over the months ahead. Each one of the friends will wear the jeans for a week to see what luck they bring to her before sending them on to the next. Though miles apart, the four friends still experience life, love and loss together in a summer that they will never forget
Dolphin tale by Morgan Freeman( Visual )

35 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the amazing true story of a brave dolphin and the compassionate strangers who banded together to save her life. Swimming free, a young dolphin is caught in a crab trap, severely damaging her tail. She is rescued and transported to the Clearwater Marine Hospital, where she is named Winter. But her fight for survival has just begun. Without a tail, Winter's prognosis is dire
The Book of Eli by Albert Hughes( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eli walks alone in post-apocalyptic America. He heads west along the Highway of Death on a mission he doesn't fully understand but knows he must complete. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Or in the wrong hands, the hammer of a despot. Eli keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his quest thrusts him into a savage wasteland
12 strong by Doug Stanton( Visual )

19 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban
Prisoners by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )

39 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver but a lack of evidence forces his release. As the police pursue multiple leads, Dover knows his child's life is at stake and decides he must to take matters into his own hands. How far will he go to protect his family?
The sisterhood of the traveling pants 2 by Sanaa Hamri( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the four best friends as they finish their first year of college and dive into a summer of excitement. Bridget journeys to Turkey on an archaeological dig. Carmen plunges into the hectic, creative world of summer theater in Vermont. Lena discovers new love and old heartbreak at the Rhode Island School of Design. Tibby takes a big step in her relationship with Brian in the Big Apple
Transcendence by Wally Pfister( Visual )

38 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is a learder in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines mankind's collective intelligence with the full range of human emotions. Anti-technology extremists will do whatever it takes to stop him, but their attempt to destroy Will forces him to record and upload his own mind to a supercomputer in order to achieve transcendence. Success brings him ever-evolving knowledge-- and nearly unstoppable power as the fate of the world rests on Will's now-questionable humanity"--Container
Dolphin tale 2 by Charles Martin Smith( Visual )

26 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winter's surrogate mother, the very elderly dolphin Panama, has passed away, leaving Winter without the only poolmate she has ever known. However, the loss of Panama may have even greater repercussions for Winter, who, according to USDA regulations, cannot be housed alone, as dolphins' social behavior requires them to be paired with other dolphins. Time is running out to find a companion for her before the team at Clearwater loses their beloved Winter to another aquarium
Racing stripes by David Schmidt( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a fierce thunderstorm in rural Kentucky, a young zebra is accidentally left behind by a travelling circus. He is found by former champion horse trainer, Nolan Walsh and "Stripes" is quickly adopted as a favourite pet by his daughter, Channing. Now Stripes may not look like the other horses galloping across the fields, but he thinks he is no different and longs to race with all the thoroughbreds. So does Channing and, with some encouragement from his fellow barnyard animals, the pair embark on the unthinkable dream of racing in the ultimate - The Kentucky Open
Insomnia( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime never sleeps and neither does the veteran LAPD homicide detective invited to Nightmute, Alaska to head a murder investigation there. He finds the investigation disrupted by an ever-shining midnight sun that wreaks sleep-depriving havoc on his body clock. As his consciousness becomes more unstable, he is nagged by a sense of personal guilt over a second crime that might just be real
The 33 by Patricia Riggen( Visual )

24 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to rescue the trapped men as their families and friends, as well as millions of people globally, waited and watched anxiously for any sign of hope
Beautiful creatures by Richard LaGravanese( Visual )

30 editions published in 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange recurring dream haunts Ethan Wate in his sleep, but he prefers anything to his waking life. Trapped in a small, conservative Southern town with his withdrawn father, Ethan desperately wants to escape. Then the beautiful Lena Duchannes arrives at his school, and mysterious events begin to occur. Lena has a secret: she is a Caster with powers beyond her control. Worse, when she reaches her 16th birthday, she will be claimed by either the Light or the Dark-- and there's no escaping her fate in this supernatural love story.--Container
Joyful noise( Visual )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The small town of Pacashau, Georgia, has fallen on hard times, but the people are counting on the Divinity Church Choir to lift their spirits by winning the National Joyful Noise Competition. The discord between its two leading ladies threatens to tear them apart. Their newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, stubbornly wants to stick with their tried-and-true traditional style, G.G. Sparrow thinks tried-and-true translates to tired-and-old
My dog Skip( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Mississippi in the late 1940s and based on Willie Morris' boyhood memoirs. Eight-year-old Willie loses his only friend in the world to the draft until his mother gives him a puppy for his birthday
P.S.I Love You( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life, a passionate, funny, and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when his life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. Nobody knows Holly better than Gerry, so it's a good thing he planned ahead. Before he died, Gerry wrote Holly a series of letters that will guide her, not only through her grief, but in rediscovering herself. The first message arrives on Holly's 30th birthday in the form of a cake and a tape recording from Gerry. In the weeks and months that follow, more letters from Gerry are delivered in surprising ways, each sending her on a new adventure and each signing off in the same way - P.S.I Love You. Holly's mother and best friends begin to worry that Gerry's letters are keeping Holly tied to the past, but in fact, each letter is pushing her further into a new future
Something borrowed by Kate Hudson( Visual )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After celebrating her 30th birthday, perpetual good girl Rachel unexpectedly ends up in the arms of Dex, the guy she's had a crush on since law school and the fiance of her best friend Darcy. Now Rachel is torn between her friendship with Darcy and the possibility of losing the love of her life
Father figures by Owen Wilson( Visual )

22 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him
What to expect when you're expecting( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hilarious and heartfelt comedy about five couples whose interwined lives are turned upside down by the challenges of impending parenthood."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Alcon Entertainment

Alcon Entertainment American film production company

Alcon Entertainment (Firm)

Alcon Entertainment амэрыканская кінакампанія

Alcon Media Group

אלקון אנטרטיימנט

الکان انترتینمنت

アルコン・エンターテインメント アメリカの映画製作会社

愛爾康娛樂

艾肯娱乐公司

Languages
English (435)

French (3)