WorldCat Identities

Ladd Company

Overview
Works: 73 works in 404 publications in 5 languages and 22,943 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Sports films  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ladd Company
Braveheart by Mel Gibson( Visual )

45 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Wallace is a bold Scotsman who used the steel of his blade and the fire of his intellect to rally his countrymen to liberation
Chariots of Fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

32 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 2,953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

40 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Air Force test flights by Chuck Yeager that would lead to Project Mercury, which pioneered America's launch into the space race-- and of the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space: Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton
Gone baby gone by Ben Affleck( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amanda McCready is a 4-year-old who has disappeared from her Boston home. The police make little headway in solving the case, so the girl's aunt hires Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, private detectives. They freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons: they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Patrick and Angie must face drug dealers, gangs, and pedophiles, and ultimately a moral dilemma that tears them apart
Body heat by James Brown( Visual )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A likable, unambitious lawyer and his siren-like lover plot to kill her wealthy husband
An unfinished life by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einar is a rancher who does what he can to hold onto his Wyoming ranch. It's been a struggle for years; his son was killed in a car crash, his wife left him, and his longtime friend and helper, Mitch was recently mauled by a bear. Now, Einar has to care for Mitch and help him recover. Jean and her daughter, Griff, have to leave Jean's current abusive boyfriend. The only place they can go is the ranch of Griff's grandfather, Einar, who only learns of his granddaughter's existence upon their arrival
Police academy by Woodrow Wilson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mayor of a large U.S. city has thrown open the doors of the Police Academy to a new generation of recruits: anybody who wants to join. The men, women and borderline cases who dedicate their lives to protecting the public from people very much like themselves. These recruits even have the bad guys laughing
Outland by Peter Hyams( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Policeman Marshal William T. O' Niel has been transferred to the mining outpost located on Io, one of Jupiter's moons. And O' Neil is about to have the worst time of his life at the mining outpost, when he is assigned to investigate the violent deaths of miners, only to discover the miners have died of drug overdoses from a lethal drug. As O' Niel sets out to find the drug dealers, he finds himself the target of hired assassins, whom have been hired to assassinate O' Niel. With no help from the Police Force, O' Niel sets out to stand against the drug dealers, as he begins to suspect the outpost's corrupt administrator Sheppard may be involved with the drug dealers
Once upon a time in America by Sergio Leone( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends form an uneasy partnership in crime which leads to death and corruption
Police academy 2 : their first assignment by Paul Maslansky( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and French and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Police Academy regulars, from meathead Mahoney (Steve Guttenberg) to the impeccably inept Cmdt. Lassard (George Gaynes), are back again to answer law enforcement's most uproarious roll call
Lovesick( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a patient falls in love with her psychiatrist, they call it transference. When a psychiatrist loves her back, it's counter-transference. Two people share a common problem--they are crazy about each other and the story continues in a comic/romantic vein
Night shift by Ron Howard( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Lumley (Winkler) used to be a high-pressure Wall Street financial analyst, but now he's working the night shift at the New York City morgue. There, everything is very quiet, until Billy Blazejowski (Keaton) turns up with an X-rated idea for making money
A very Brady sequel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very Brady sequel: Mike is planning a surprise wedding anniversary party for Carol - that is until Carol's long-lost first husband, Roy, shows up to shake the family tree. When Roy whisks Carol off to Hawaii, the rest of the Brady clan take off in pursuit
Police academy 1-4 collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police academy: The mayor decides to loosen the restrictions at the academy. Soon, the new class is overrun with misfits and losers who are all determined to make good, even though their superiors try to wash their hands of them every chance they can. Police academy 2: Mahoney and friends have graduated from the academy and are issued their first assignments. Their cheerfulness and devotion to duty outweighs any shortcomings, but are even they ready to do battle with a band of graffiti daubing terrorists?
Looker by Michael Crichton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in French and English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While trying to protect one of his patients from a murderer, a plastic surgeon discovers that the patient is connected with a research facility that plans to use her image on TV as part of a mind control experiment
Divine madness by Bette Midler( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The explosively talented Bette Midler is captured in all her bawdy glory as she delivers a whirlwind of knockout rock 'n' roll, soulful ballads and campy new-wave nostalgia
Purple hearts( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama of love and courage set against the fierce background of a war that U.S. history keeps trying to sweep out of sight. Navy nurse Deborah Solomon is the girl that Jardian finds in his moment of greatest despair. She's the first thing about Vietnam that makes any sense to him and he'll do anything to be with her. So Jardian breaks the soldier's prime rule of survival--he volunteers
A Brady Bunch of movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Brady Bunch in the White House: Mike Brady, in a strange twist of fate, becomes President of the United States of America
Star 80 by Bob Fosse( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Partially fictionalized story of Playmate of the Year, Dorothy Stratten, and her husband/murderer, Paul Snider
 
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Alternative Names
The ladd company

The Ladd Company film production company

The Ladd Company Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

拉德公司

拉德电影公司

Languages
English (219)

French (6)

Italian (3)

Spanish (2)

Caddo (1)

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