WorldCat Identities

Gordon, Lawrence 1936-

Overview
Works: 115 works in 700 publications in 8 languages and 26,472 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Police films  Comedy films  Sports films  Crime 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 by Simon West( Visual )

63 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,618 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 Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and Chinese 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 )

42 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,227 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 )

72 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,104 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 )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,892 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 John McTiernan( Visual )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,435 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
Hellboy II the golden army by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,392 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 1,374 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 )

38 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,284 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 1,043 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 )

27 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 817 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!
Boogie nights by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the 1970s and 1980s" (IMDb)
Mystery men by Kinka Usher( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 596 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( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lavish old-fashioned musical which uses 1980s music
48 hrs( Visual )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cop goes looking for a psychotic prison escapee with the help of a fast-talking con man
Predator 2 by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Predator is a savage alien, invisible and armed with advanced weapons. On this, his second visit to Earth, he lands in Los Angeles and begins a series of ghastly murders. It's up to a determined police lieutenant to learn what is going on, even when he is warned off by a mysterious government agent
Jumpin' Jack Flash by Penny Marshall( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 392 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 366 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 Lawrence Gordon( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 335 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 )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un nonno ladro e canaglia incorreggibile è l'idolo del nipote, disgustato dalla normalità borghese di suo padre, ex ladro integrato nel sistema. Spinti da diverse motivazioni, i tre si ritrovano a compiere una rapina. (Mereghetti)
 
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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

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