WorldCat Identities

Gordon, Lawrence 1936-

Overview
Works: 197 works in 763 publications in 7 languages and 28,190 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Sports films  Police films  Comedy films  Superhero films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lawrence Gordon
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider( Visual )

63 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,499 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. DVD
Field of Dreams by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 3,058 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 )

43 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,278 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
Die hard by John McTiernan( Visual )

66 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,192 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 by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

33 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1944 the Nazi military and scientific departments are researching the occult. Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin builds a dimensional portal off the coast of Scotland, where he intends to use it to bring about the destruction of Earth. In his employ is the ultra-silent assassin Karl Ruprecht Kroenen, who seemingly can't be killed. However, the United States has sent forces of their own to Scotland, along with Professor Trevor Bruttenholm, who is well-versed in terms of magic and sorcery. Fighting breaks out between the Nazi and American soldiers. When the device is damaged, Rasputin's life force is drawn through the portal and he disappears. Bruttenholm saves a mysterious red demon who is given the nickname "Hellboy." Sixty years later, FBI agent John Myers is sent from Quantico to a building in Newark, New Jersey which has been identified as Squeaky Clean Waste Management Services. Hellboy has to defend the city, while trying to protect his friends from each attack. He is eventually pushed over the edge when Rasputin has Kroenen kill Professor Bruttenholm
Predator by Arnold Schwarzenegger( Visual )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,507 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
Hellboy II : the golden army by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evil elf prince breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures. He declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release the golden army, a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As war is ready to erupt, Hellboy and his team of paranormal outcasts prepare to face off with the forces of darkness in the ultimate battle of good versus evil
K-PAX by Iain Softley( Visual )

16 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
Die hard 2 : die harder by Renny Harlin( Visual )

42 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John McClane is off-duty on Christmas Eve in the nation's capital when a team of terrorists, in town to rescue a drug lord from justice, has taken over a major international airport, holding thousands of travelers hostage. Amidst a blinding blizzard, McClane must race against time to defeat the terrorists and their murderous leader while also contending with an inept airport police chief, the stubborn head of the Army's anti-terrorist squad, and the knowledge that his wife is trapped in a plane desperately low on fuel, circling overhead
Waterworld by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the future. When the polar ice caps melt, the Earth becomes engulfed by water. Drifters sail across the waters of the world on their man-made ships, trading for supplies and salvaging what is left of civilization. Communities of survivors lives in towns called 'Atolls.' Evil pirates known as 'The Smokers' travel across Waterworld in search of a mythical island called 'Dryland.' The Mariner is a mysterious drifter who arrives at an Atoll. He is sentenced to death when the community discover he is a mutant. Led by their evil leader, Deacon, The Smokers attack an Atoll. A woman named Helen and her adopted daughter Enola bribes The Mariner to take them to Dryland. The Mariner, Helen and Enola are pursued by Deacon and the Smokers, when The Mariner learns the tattoo on Enola's back is in reality a map that will lead them to Dryland
The warriors by Walter Hill( Visual )

25 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Warriors, a street gang, are blamed unfairly for a rival gang leader's death. They must fight for their lives as other gangs seek revenge
The rocketeer by Joe Johnston( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The discovery of a top-secret jetpack hurls test pilot Cliff Secord into a daring adventure of mystery, suspense, and intrigue! Cliff encounters an assortment of ruthless villains, led by a Hollywood screen star who is a secret Nazi spy. With the help of his actress girlfriend, the young pilot battles enormous odds to defeat his foes who are anxious to use the device in an evil plan to rule the world. The dangerous mission transforms the ordinary young man into an extraordinary hero."--Container
Boogie nights by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of Dirk Diggler's rise to fame in this hilarious look at the pornography industry, the free-spirited 70s, and the indulgent 80s
Mystery men by Kinka Usher( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 606 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
The devil's own by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish-American cop unknowingly brings in an IRA terrorist and tries to stop him before he destroys any more lives
Xanadu by Robert Greenwald( Visual )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful muse is sent from up above to inspire a struggling artist and help motivate him to open a roller-disco. The dazzling soundtrack includes the hit songs Magic; I'm Alive; All Over the World; Suddenly and the title song Xanadu
Predator 2 by Steven Hopkins( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English 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 )

11 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 )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 393 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 David Seltzer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Lucas, an outsider, is determined to win the heart of his classmate Maggie by whatever means necessary
 
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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

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Field of DreamsHellboyHellboy II : the golden armyK-PAXBoogie nightsThe devil's ownXanaduJumpin' Jack Flash