WorldCat Identities

Gordon, Lawrence 1936-

Overview
Works: 107 works in 725 publications in 8 languages and 28,715 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Sports films  Police films  Comedy films  Monster films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director, pmn, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lawrence Gordon
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider by Lawrence Gordon( Visual )

73 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeologist and explorer extrodinaire Lara Croft journeys to a temple, in Greece, sunken underwater that leads to a sphere that contains the mythical Pandora's Box, only to have it stolen from her by Chen Lo, the leader of a Chinese crime syndicate, who's in league with a villain named Reiss who wants to use the Box as a doomsday weapon. Facing her greatest challenges yet, the intrepid tomb raider pursues Lo, in order to get her hands back on Pandora's Box, and fulfill the desire of the Queen
Field of Dreams by Shawn Mahoney( Visual )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 3,064 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 )

47 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,312 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 )

69 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York detective John McClane has just arrived in Los Angeles to spend Christmas with his family. As he waits for his estranged wife's office Christmas party to break up, German terrorists occupy the building, and McClane wages a one-man war to stop them
Hellboy by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

40 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1944 the Nazi military and scientific departments are researching the occult. Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin builds a dimensional portal off the coast of Scotland, where he intends to use it to bring about the destruction of Earth. In his employ is the ultra-silent assassin Karl Ruprecht Kroenen, who seemingly can't be killed. However, the United States has sent forces of their own to Scotland, along with Professor Trevor Bruttenholm, who is well-versed in terms of magic and sorcery. Fighting breaks out between the Nazi and American soldiers. When the device is damaged, Rasputin's life force is drawn through the portal and he disappears. Bruttenholm saves a mysterious red demon who is given the nickname "Hellboy." Sixty years later, FBI agent John Myers is sent from Quantico to a building in Newark, New Jersey which has been identified as Squeaky Clean Waste Management Services. Hellboy has to defend the city, while trying to protect his friends from each attack. He is eventually pushed over the edge when Rasputin has Kroenen kill Professor Bruttenholm
Predator by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Visual )

37 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deadly invisible Predator is unleashed in another jungle, the urban jungle of Los Angeles. A police lieutenant mistakenly concludes that mangled bodies found by the police are the work of feuding gangs. Instead, he finds himself confronting a savage alien who has come from a distant world to hunt humans for sport
K-PAX by Iain Softley( Visual )

20 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 )

44 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,339 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 )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,026 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
The warriors by Walter Hill( Visual )

26 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 836 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!
The rocketeer by Joe Johnston( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 733 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 is 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."--Container
Boogie nights by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 683 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
The devil's own by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish-American cop unknowingly brings in an IRA terrorist and tries to stop him before he destroys any more lives
Mystery men by Kinka Usher( Visual )

11 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 )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 552 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 Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and French and held by 415 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
Brewster's millions by Walter Hill( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 406 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
Jumpin' Jack Flash by Penny Marshall( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 404 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 )

5 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
Family business by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three generations of a family plan the perfect crime to steal and split one million dollars and all of their seemingly simple plans go wrong
 
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Alternative Names
Gordon, Lawrence A. 1936-

Gordon, Lawrence (Producer)

Lawrence Gordon Amerikaans filmproducent

Lawrence Gordon producător de film american

Lawrence Gordon producteur de films américaine

Lawrence Gordon Productor

Lawrence Gordon produttore cinematografico statunitense

Lawrence Gordon US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Лоуренс Гордон

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לורנס גורדון מפיק קולנוע אמריקאי

لارنس گوردون تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

لورانس غوردون منتج أفلام أمريكي

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Field of DreamsHellboyK-PAXBoogie nightsThe devil's ownXanaduJumpin' Jack Flash