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Gordon, Lawrence 1936-

Overview
Works: 188 works in 721 publications in 7 languages and 26,971 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Sports films  Police films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Crime 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 by Jan de Bont( Visual )

60 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,502 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 nemises in order to restore harmony and all before the planets and sun align
Field of Dreams by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 3,056 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 2,275 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 )

63 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,166 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 )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,929 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
Predator by Arnold Schwarzenegger( Visual )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages held by guerilla fighters in a Central American country, Schwarzenegger and his men encounter an enemy more deadly than any on Earth--because the Predator is not of this Earth
Hellboy II : the golden army by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 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 1,385 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 )

40 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,308 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 )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,022 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 831 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 676 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 )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 604 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 522 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
Predator 2 by Steven Hopkins( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 402 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 394 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 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Pryor is Montgomery Brewster, a minor league baseball pitcher who discovers he has to blow $30 million in 30 days as a condition to inherit a much greater fortune. Here's the catch: He will forfeit everything if he reveals to a soul the real reason he seems to be throwing away all that cash. With the help of his pal Spike (John Candy), they set off on a frantic spending spree the likes of which would bring any self-respecting accountant to his knees
Lucas by David Seltzer( Visual )

4 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
48 hrs.( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starring Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte in one of the most unusual and entertaining films. Nolte is a rough-edged cop after two vicious copkillers. He can't do it without the help of smooth and dapper Murphy, who is serving time for a half-million dollar robbery. This unlikely partnership trades laughs as often as punches as both pursue their separate goals: Nolte wants the villains: Murphy wants money
Family business by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 326 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
 
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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

ローレンス・ゴードン

勞倫斯·戈頓

勞倫斯·高登

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Field of DreamsHellboyHellboy II : the golden armyK-PAXBoogie nightsXanaduJumpin' Jack Flash