WorldCat Identities

Ladd Company

Overview
Works: 85 works in 447 publications in 5 languages and 23,250 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Science fiction films  Film noir  Dystopian 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 )

101 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 4,908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator
Braveheart by Mel Gibson( Visual )

49 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,978 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
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

45 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton - the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space
Gone baby gone by Ben Affleck( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,872 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 )

30 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lawyer has a love affair with a woman and gets involved in a plot to kill her husband
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

32 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,474 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
Chariots of fire( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 1,441 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
An unfinished life by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einar is a crusty old 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 )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les ennuis des dirigeants d'une école de police qui se retrouvent avec des hurluberlus comme élèves
Blade runner( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 551 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
Outland by Peter Hyams( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A science fiction detective thriller on one of Jupiter's moons
Once upon a time in America by Sergio Leone( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and French and held by 239 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 220 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
A very Brady sequel( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 185 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 )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 174 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 )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 155 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
Looker by Michael Crichton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in French and English and held by 95 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 90 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
Star 80 by Bob Fosse( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 86 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

ラッドカンパニー(The Ladd Company)

拉德公司

拉德电影公司

Languages
English (342)

French (8)

Italian (4)

Spanish (2)

Caddo (1)