WorldCat Identities

Gordon, Lawrence 1936-

Overview
Works: 135 works in 837 publications in 7 languages and 29,655 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Police films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Sports films  Comedy films  Superhero films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director, fmp, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lawrence Gordon
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider by Lindy Hemming( Visual )

89 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 3,613 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 )

34 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,131 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 )

52 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,372 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 )

80 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,308 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 )

39 editions published between 2004 and 2015 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 John McTiernan( Visual )

42 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,606 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 )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fate of mankind hangs in the balance when a ruthless prince awakens an unstoppable army of creatures and wages war with the human world. It's up to Hellboy and his team of paranormal outcasts to face off with the forces of darkness
Die hard 2 : die harder by Renny Harlin( Visual )

50 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,411 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
K-PAX by Iain Softley( Visual )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,397 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 )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,032 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 )

26 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 851 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!
The rocketeer by Joe Johnston( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 746 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 )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 682 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. Nominated for 3 Academy Awards, and winner of various other industry awards
Mystery men by Kinka Usher( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They're a ragtag team of superhero wannabes that includes Mr. Furious; The Shoveler; The Blue Raja; The Bowler; The Spleen; Invisible Boy; and The Sphinx. When Captain Amazing falls into the hands of evil madman Casanova Frankenstein and his disco-dancing henchmen, there's suddenly a chance for the aspiring superheroes to show what they can do
The devil's own by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the top Northern Ireland IRA terrorists escapes to New York where he, under a false name, lives in the house of an Irish cop who knows nothing about his real identity. Their surprising friendship and the cop's growing suspicions force the terrorist to choose between the promise of peace or a lifetime of murder
48 hrs. by Walter Hill( Visual )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cop goes looking for a psychotic prison escapee with the help of a fast-talking con man on a 48 hour prison release
Xanadu( Visual )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 580 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 Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police chief MIke Harrigan (Danny Glover) learns he is set as the next target of a vicious, invisible, extraterrestrial creature on a killing spree in Los Angeles
Brewster's millions by Walter Hill( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 416 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."--Container
Lucas by Lawrence Gordon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

16 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 producător de film american

Lawrence Gordon producteur de films américaine

Lawrence Gordon Productor

Lawrence Gordon produttore cinematografico statunitense

Lawrence Gordon US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

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Field of dreamsHellboyHellboy II : the golden armyK-PAXBoogie nightsThe devil's ownXanadu