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Ladd Company

Overview
Works: 69 works in 380 publications in 5 languages and 22,871 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  History  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Sports films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ladd Company
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )

87 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 5,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What does it mean to be human?" In Los Angeles, November 2019, it means depressed, alcoholic, hard-boiled cop Rick Deckard is hunting Replicants. Again. A group of Replicant escapees from off world is leaving bodies in their wake. Lethally cool ex-soldier Roy Batty leads the group of dim, brutal Leon, sexy Zhora, and gymnastic Pris, which is why they are so dangerous. On Earth illegally, Roy and Pris are in love, and desperate to find a way to circumvent their built-in four-year termination date. Deckard's job--to find them and 'retire' them--is complicated by the results of his inquiries with their creator at the Tyrell Corporation. There Deckard meets a young woman named Rachael who may be a replicant--and his next target
Braveheart by Mel Gibson( Visual )

41 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,034 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 )

31 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 2,968 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 )

37 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how seven cocky pilots became the astronauts of Project Mercury and pioneered America's launch into the space race
Gone baby gone by Ben Affleck( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,852 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 Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,635 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 )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,362 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 Wei er xun( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mayor decides to loosen the restrictions at the Police Academy. Soon, the new class is overrun with misfits and losers, including Carey Mahoney, who must choose between the force or jail; Karen, a pretty cadet whom Mahoney has his eye on; Moses Hightower, a mountain of a man who likes to tend flowers; and Larvell Jones, who has the ability to imitate the sound of practically anything. Commandant Lassard and Lt. Harris, are not thrilled with their new charges, but as they try to wash their hands of the cadets, Mahoney and his classmates become all the more determined to make good
Outland by Peter Hyams( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 421 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 )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[A] chronicle of brutal and passionate underworld history ... [following] lifelong pals whose rise as crime kingpins unravels in death and corruption"--Container
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

Mahoney and friends have graduated from the Police 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?
Lovesick( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 223 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 179 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 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 158 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?
Blade runner( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. He wants to get out of the force, but is drawn back in when 6 "skin jobs," the slang for replicants, hijack a ship back to Earth. The city that Deckard must search for his prey is a huge, sprawling, bleak vision of the future
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
Looker by Michael Crichton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in French and English and held by 86 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. Videodisc version
Purple hearts( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 72 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
 
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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 (296)

French (10)

Italian (4)

Spanish (2)

Caddo (1)

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BraveheartChariots of FireThe right stuffBody heatOnce upon a time in AmericaBlade runner