WorldCat Identities

Gordon, Lawrence 1936-

Overview
Works: 187 works in 748 publications in 7 languages and 27,810 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Sports films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Police films  Comedy films  Superhero films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director, fmp
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 3,512 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 nemeses in order to restore harmony and all before the planets and sun align. DVD
Field of Dreams by Kevin Costner( Visual )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 3,070 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 2,287 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 )

65 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,185 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 )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A demon conjured from hell by the Nazis grows up to defend the world against evil of the paranormal sort and creatures from the underworld
Predator by Arnold Schwarzenegger( Visual )

35 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages held by guerilla fighters in a Central American country, Schwarzenegger and his men encounter an enemy more deadly than any on Earth--because the Predator is not of this Earth
Hellboy II : the golden army by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 1,419 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 )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,387 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 1,323 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 1,020 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 )

25 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 835 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 )

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 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 )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 679 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 606 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 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful muse is sent from up above to inspire a struggling artist and help motivate him to open a roller-disco. The dazzling soundtrack includes the hit songs Magic; I'm Alive; All Over the World; Suddenly and the title song Xanadu
Predator 2 by Steven Hopkins( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police chief MIke Harrigan (Danny Glover) learns he is set as the next target of a vicious, invisible, extraterrestrial creature on a killing spree in Los Angeles
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 )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 387 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 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

16 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 )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 328 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 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