WorldCat Identities

Gordon, Lawrence 1936-

Works: 101 works in 732 publications in 8 languages and 26,710 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Police films  Comedy films  Sports films  Crime films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lawrence Gordon
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider by Jan de Bont( Visual )

79 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her father presumed dead, Lara must race to recover an ancient artifact that can alter space and time if not destroyed. She finds the key that will unlock the two sections that must be put together in order for the artifact to work. She must fight her nemeses in order to restore harmony and all before the planets and sun align
Die hard by John McTiernan( Visual )

121 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York detective John McClane has just arrived in Los Angeles to spend Christmas with his family. As he waits for his estranged wife's office Christmas party to break up, German terrorists occupy the building, and McClane wages a one-man war to stop them
Hellboy II the golden army by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

55 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1940s, the Third Reich has joined forces with the evil Grigori Rasputin, who has used his occult powers to summon up a demon from the depths of Hell. However, the demonic creature is captured by American forces, and put in the care of Professor Broom. Under Broom's care, Hellboy develops the desire to do good. Sixty years later he takes action as part of an elite secret defense team alongside Liz Sherman, and Abe Sapian, an aquatic humanoid with the power of telepathy. Hellboy finds himself facing the powerful Rasputin determined to bring the demon back to the forces of darkness
Field of Dreams by Shawn Mahoney( Visual )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 3,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a mysterious voice, Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella constructs a baseball diamond in the middle of his cornfield
Watchmen by Zack Snyder( Visual )

49 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the United States, costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. But, when one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up, but no less determined, masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover the plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion, a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers, Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future
Predators by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Visual )

41 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deadly invisible Predator is unleashed in another jungle, the urban jungle of Los Angeles. A police lieutenant mistakenly concludes that mangled bodies found by the police are the work of feuding gangs. Instead, he finds himself confronting a savage alien who has come from a distant world to hunt humans for sport
K-PAX by Iain Softley( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatrist begins treating a patient who claims to be an alien from the distant planet of K-PAX
Waterworld by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future where Earth is covered with water, the human race struggles to survive on dilapidated boats and makeshift floating cities called atolls. When a mysterious drifter/adventurer known as the Mariner gets caught up in the struggle between the evil Deacon and a young girl and her adoptive mother, he finds himself catapulted into an explosive war of good vs. evil
The warriors by Walter Hill( Visual )

27 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Warriors, a New York City street gang, are unfairly blamed for the death of a rival gang leader. Now they must fight for their lives against armies of gangs that outnumber the police 5 to 1!
Boogie nights by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the 1970s and 1980s" (IMDb)
Mystery men by Kinka Usher( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of would-be superheroes with questionable abilities find themselves looking for a way to make headlines and achieve success and fame. When the city's favorite hero, Captain Amazing, is kidnapped by his arch enemy, the evil Casanova Frankenstein, the second-rate heroes seize the opportunity and band together for a rescue mission
Xanadu by Robert Greenwald( Visual )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny, an aging musician who wants to open a nightclub, and Sonny, a young artist, are both searching for inspiration. Kira, a beautiful mythical muse, is brought to earth in order to help both men fulfill their dreams
48 hrs( Visual )

30 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cop goes looking for a psychotic prison escapee with the help of a fast-talking con man
Predator 2 by Steven Hopkins( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Predator returns to kill for sport, but this time he is hunting in the urban jungle that is Los Angeles, and only one cop can stop him
Jumpin' Jack Flash by Penny Marshall( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bank employee gets a strange message on her computer and is drawn into an espionage ring
Brewster's millions by Walter Hill( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montgomery Brewster is a down-and-out baseball player who discovers that he is the only living relative of an eccentric multimillionaire. Monty stands to inherit $300 million, but only if he can spend $30 million in a single month without acquiring any assets. If he fails, it's back to zero again
Lucas by Lawrence Gordon( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Lucas, an outsider, is determined to win the heart of his classmate Maggie by whatever means necessary
Family business by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three generations of a family plan the perfect crime to steal and split one million dollars and all of their seemingly simple plans go wrong
Event Horizon by Paul Anderson( Visual )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pioneering research vessel Event Horizon vanished without a trace, but in 2047 a signal from it has been detected, and the United States Aerospace Command responds. They intend to salvage the state-of-the-art spacecraft, but instead find terror
Streets of fire by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amid a brooding rock & roll landscape, the Bombers motorcycle gang, led by the vicious Raven Shaddock, kidnap diva Ellen Aim. Her hope for rescue lies with unlikely heroes: soldier of fortune Tom Cody and his sidekick, the two-fisted beer-guzzling, McCoy. Joined by Ellen's manager, Billy Fish, the trio plunge headfirst into a world of rain-splattered streets, hot cars and deadly assassins.--Container
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.14 for Lara Croft ... to 0.30 for The warrio ...)

Alternative Names
Gordon, Lawrence A. 1936-

Gordon, Lawrence (Producer)

Lawrence Gordon Amerikaans filmproducent

Lawrence Gordon producteur de films américaine

Lawrence Gordon Productor

Lawrence Gordon produttore cinematografico statunitense

Lawrence Gordon US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Лоуренс Гордон

לורנס גורדון

لارنس گوردون تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی




Hellboy II the golden armyField of DreamsWatchmenK-PAXBoogie nightsXanaduJumpin' Jack FlashEvent Horizon