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Gordon, Lawrence 1936-

Overview
Works: 152 works in 576 publications in 7 languages and 24,086 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Superhero films  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Police films 
Roles: Producer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lawrence Gordon
Lara Croft, tomb raider by Simon West ( Visual )
50 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,423 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 )
20 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 2,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If you believe the impossible, the incredible can come true. Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice, followed by a brief vision of a baseball field. He believes that if he builds a baseball diamond in his cornfield, Shoeless Joe Jackson from the infamous 1919 Chicago "Black" Sox will return to play baseball. By being willing to take a chance, Ray gets a second time up at bat in life
Watchmen ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,009 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 )
43 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A team of terrorists has seized a building in L.A. and taken hostages. A New York cop, in town to spend Christmas with his estranged wife, is the only hope for the people held by the savage criminals
Hellboy by Guillermo del Toro ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,765 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
K-PAX ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychiatrist begins treating a patient who claims to be an alien from the distant planet of K-PAX
Hellboy II the golden army ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,295 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
Predator by John McTiernan ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,132 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
Waterworld by Kevin Reynolds ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1,021 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
Die hard 2 die harder by Renny Harlin ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 815 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
The warriors by Walter Hill ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 742 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 )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 614 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 )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 529 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
Predator 2 by Steven Hopkins ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and French and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Predator is a savage alien, invisible and armed with advanced weapons. On this, his second visit to Earth, he lands in Los Angeles and begins a series of ghastly murders. It's up to a determined police lieutenant to learn what is going on, even when he is warned off by a mysterious government agent
Xanadu by Robert Greenwald ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lavish old-fashioned musical which uses 1980s music
Jumpin' Jack Flash by Penny Marshall ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bank employee gets a strange message on her computer and is drawn into an espionage ring
Lucas by David Seltzer ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Lucas, an outsider, is determined to win the heart of his classmate Maggie by whatever means necessary
Die hard 2 by Bonnie Bedelia ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a snowy Christmas Eve in Washington D.C., a team of terrorists has seized a major international airport, and now holds thousands of holiday travellers hostage. The terrorists, a renegade band of crack military commandos led by a murderous rogue officer, have come to rescue a drug lord from justice. They've prepared for every contingency - except John McClane, an off-duty cop seized by a feeling of deadly déjà vu
Brewster's millions by Walter Hill ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 317 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
48 hrs ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cop goes looking for a psychotic prison escapee with the help of a fast-talking con man
 
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Alternative Names
Gordon, Lawrence A. 1936-
Gordon, Lawrence (Producer)
Languages
English (303)
Spanish (19)
French (4)
Chinese (2)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Dutch (1)
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