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MacDonald, Laurie

Overview
Works: 92 works in 493 publications in 8 languages and 28,763 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Horror films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Western films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, pmn, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Laurie MacDonald
Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events by Lemony Snicket( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 3,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If you are interested in stories with happy endings, you would be better off watching some other movie," warns our narrator, Lemony Snicket. "In this movie," he continues gravely, "not only is there no happy ending, there is no happy beginning and very few happy things in the middle." This is the story of the Baudelaire children -- three "clever and reasonably attractive orphans"--Who embark on a shaky adventure after their home burns down, killing their parents. Violet is the eldest, a serious-minded girl with a knack for inventing things. Klaus is a brainy book-lover who retains every word he's ever read. And Sunny, barely more than an infant, has the unique distinction of being very good at biting things -- sometimes right through things
Men in black II by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

38 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 2,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after agents J and K averted an intergalactic disaster J is still working for the MIB while K has returned to the comforts of civilian life. While investigating a seemingly routine crime, J uncovers a diabolical plot masterminded by Serleena, an evil Kylothian monster who disguises herself as a sexy lingerie model. It's a race against the clock as J must find and convince K--who not only has no memory of his time spent with the agency, but is also the only person alive who has the expertise to save the galaxy--to reunite with the MIB before Earth is destroyed completely
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton( Visual )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 2,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reinventing himself as Sweeney Todd, a man unjustly sent to prison returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life, especially the evil Judge Turpin who sent the man to prison. Not only does he seek revenge for the cruel punishment he suffered in prison, but also for what happened to his wife and daughter. When he returns to his home town, he reopens his barber shop, where Mr. Todd becomes the Demon of Fleet Street. Mrs. Lovett is Sweeney's amorous accomplice who creates diabolical meat pies out of the remains of Mr. Todd's victims
The terminal by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

45 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eastern immigrant, who finds himself stranded in JFK airport, must take up temporary residence there
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

43 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sci-fi action violence, and brief suggestive content
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new Emperor, Commodus. He becomes a slave and then a gladiator, fighting in the Roman Colosseum in defiance of the Emperor
The legend of Zorro by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This time, the legendary Zorro fights against evil-doers with the help of his beautiful wife, Elena, and their precocious young son, Joaquin. Alejandro De LaVega is torn between two worlds: his life as Zorro and his life as a family man. After Alejandro once again breaks his promise to stop wearing the mask, Elena leaves him, and she soon begins seeing Armand, a haughty French Count. But a mysterious explosion in the desert leads Zorro to believe that there's more to Armand than meets the eye. Zorro becomes intent on finding out what that is. Little does he know, there are others working to uncover certain truths as well
He named me Malala by Malala Yousafzai( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The shooting of the then fifteen-year-old teenager sparked international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Men in black by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

51 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City is being threatened by a villainous bug who has inhabited the body of a farmer. The mission is to locate and exterminate the bug before it destroys the planet
Dinner for schmucks( Visual )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim is a guy on the verge of having it all. The only thing standing between him and total career success is finding the perfect guest to bring to his boss' annual Dinner for Extraordinary People, an event where the winner of the evening brings the most eccentric character as his guest. Enter Barry, a guy with a passion for dressing mice up in tiny outfits to recreate great works of art. When the duo shows up to dine, the lunacy kicks into high gear
Keeping up with the Joneses( Visual )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ordinary suburban couple finds it's not easy keeping up with the Joneses; their impossibly gorgeous and ultra-sophisticated new neighbors. Especially when they discover that Mr. and Mrs. Jones are covert operatives
Just like Heaven by Mark S Waters( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Norwegian and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reese Witherspoon stars in the spirited romantic comedy Just Like Heaven. When David (Mark Ruffalo) rents his new apartment, the last thing he wants is company. Then Elizabeth (Reese Witherspoon) shows up, insisting the apartment is hers ... until she disappears right before his eyes. He's convinced she's a spirit. She's convinced she's still alive. As they search for the truth of Elizabeth's past, their relationship changes from resentment to romance. Also starring Jon Heder, enjoy the delightful film that critics declare is "One of the best romantic comedies to come along in years" (JP Sarni, Sirius Satellite Radio)."--Container
The ring by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

45 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange videotape full of bizarre and haunting images is watched by a handful of teenagers. After the viewing the tape, they receive phone calls in which they are warned they will die in seven days. Rachel, the aunt of one of the ill-fated teens, is a journalist who has decided to investigate the matter. She manages to find the cabin in the woods and watches the video herself; afterward, she receives the same phone call, and realizes she must solve the puzzle of the video and who is behind
Rings by F. Javier Poleo Gutiérrez( Visual )

16 editions published in 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a "movie within the movie" that no one has ever seen until now
The ring two by Hideo Nakata( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six months after the frightening rampage and the cursed videotape that left so much death and terror, Rachel and her son start a new life in a small Oregon town. But when a crime scene includes an unmarked tape, she knows the violence has not ended
The uninvited by Charles Guard( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna and Alex's mother dies a mysterious death. Later, Anna returns home to her sister and best friend, Alex, after a stay in a mental hospital. Her recovery is jeopardized thanks to her aloof father and the presence of a ghost in their home. The sisters are confronted with terrifying nightmares, ghostly visions, and deadly consequences when they begin to investigate their father's cruel new fiancee
The burning plain( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvia is a beautiful restaurant manager whose cool, professional demeanor masks the sexually charged storm within. When a stranger from Mexico confronts her with her mysterious past, Sylvia is launched into a journey through space and time that inextricably connects her to these disparate characters, all of whom are grappling with their own romantic destinies. Gina is a housewife trapped in a loveless marriage who finds solace and passion in an illicit affair. Mariana is a young woman coping with the death of her mother, who falls in love with a young man her father despises. Though separated by time and distance, these women find their lives linked by the forces of love and fate
The mask of Zorro by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a power-crazed despot schemes to buy California from Mexico, it takes two Zorros -- the legendary Don Diego de la Vega (Academy Award Winner Anthony Hopkins) and his chosen successor Alejandro Murrieta (Antonio Banderas), a dashing bandit-turned-hero -- to defeat the tyrant's unscrupulous plans. But can even their combined skills, bravado and derring-do be enough to achieve de la Vega's ultimate goal: revenge against the man who killed his wife, kidnapped his daughter and held him prisoner for twenty years?"--Container
Twister by Jan de Bont( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist is determined to discover a better way of predicting tornadoes with a device that shoots thousands of little trackers into the eye of the storm. Trouble is, getting it there is very dangerous
Men in black ; Men in black II( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two agents who keep an eye on aliens in New York City must try to save the world after the aliens threaten to blow it up
 
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Lemony Snicket's A series of unfortunate events
Alternative Names
Laurie MacDonald Amerikaans filmproducente

Laurie MacDonald amerikai filmproducer

Laurie MacDonald produttrice cinematografica statunitense

Λόρι Μακντόναλντ

Лори Макдоналд

Лори Макдональд

Լորի Մաքդոնալդ

לורי מקדונלד

لوري ماكدونالد منتج أفلام أمريكي

ローリー・マクドナルド

劳里·麦克唐纳

蘿拉·麥當勞

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Men in black IIThe terminalGladiatorMen in blackJust like HeavenThe ringThe ring twoThe mask of Zorro