WorldCat Identities

Gordon, Lawrence 1936-

Overview
Works: 190 works in 740 publications in 7 languages and 27,702 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Sports films  Police films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Crime films 
Roles: Producer, Author, fmp, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lawrence Gordon
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider( Visual )

62 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,504 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 Kevin Costner( Visual )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 3,065 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 )

43 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,277 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 Bruce Willis( Visual )

64 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,147 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 )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,917 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 Arnold Schwarzenegger( Visual )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages in Central America, the men encounter an alien from outer space
Hellboy II : the golden army by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,417 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
K-PAX by Iain Softley( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatrist begins treating a patient who claims to be an alien from the distant planet of K-PAX
Die hard 2 : die harder by Renny Harlin( Visual )

41 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,313 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
Waterworld by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future where Earth is covered with water, the human race struggles to survive on dilapidated boats and makeshift floating cities called atolls. When a mysterious drifter/adventurer known as the Mariner gets caught up in the struggle between the evil Deacon and a young girl and her adoptive mother, he finds himself catapulted into an explosive war of good vs. evil
The warriors by Walter Hill( Visual )

25 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Warriors, a street gang, are blamed unfairly for a rival gang leader's death. They must fight for their lives as other gangs seek revenge
The rocketeer by Joe Johnston( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 734 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's 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
Boogie nights by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 677 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
Mystery men by Kinka Usher( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 605 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
Xanadu by Robert Greenwald( Visual )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny, an aging musician who wants to open a nightclub, and Sonny, a young artist, are both searching for inspiration. Kira, a beautiful mythical muse, is brought to earth in order to help both men fulfill their dreams
Predator 2 by Steven Hopkins( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Predator returns to kill for sport, but this time he is hunting in the urban jungle that is Los Angeles, and only one cop can stop him
Jumpin' Jack Flash by Penny Marshall( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bank employee gets a strange message on her computer and is drawn into an espionage ring
Brewster's millions by Walter Hill( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 383 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
Lucas by David Seltzer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Lucas, an outsider, is determined to win the heart of his classmate Maggie by whatever means necessary
48 hrs.( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nolte is a rough-edged cop after two vicious cop-killers. He can't do it without the help of smooth and dapper Murphy, who is serving time for a half-million dollar robbery. Both pursue their separate goals--Nolte wants the villains and Murphy wants his money and some much-needed female companionship
 
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Alternative Names
Gordon, Lawrence A. 1936-

Gordon, Lawrence (Producer)

Lawrence Gordon Amerikaans filmproducent

Lawrence Gordon producteur de films américaine

Lawrence Gordon Productor

Lawrence Gordon produttore cinematografico statunitense

Lawrence Gordon US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Лоуренс Гордон

לורנס גורדון

لارنس گوردون تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

ローレンス・ゴードン

勞倫斯·戈頓

勞倫斯·高登

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Field of DreamsHellboyHellboy II : the golden armyK-PAXBoogie nightsXanaduJumpin' Jack Flash