WorldCat Identities

Lorenz, Robert (Robert B.)

Works: 43 works in 423 publications in 9 languages and 25,961 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  War films  Sports films  Historical films  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director, Production personnel, Restager
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Robert Lorenz
Letters from Iwo Jima by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

81 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 5,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the five Marines and one Navy corpsman that were forever immortalized as a symbol of WWII by raising the American flag at the battle of Iwo Jima. When Joe Rosenthal's photograph of the event becomes a symbol of hope for the families at home, the three surviving men are pulled from combat and sent on a tour across America to raise desperately-needed bond money. It is a trip that brings out the truths of both that symbolic act, and of their lives during war
Gran Torino by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

49 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Walt is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man, who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor, Thao, a young Hmong teenager, becomes pressured by his gang member cousin to steal Walt's Gran Torino, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Thao's family, Walt is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that infest their neighborhood
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

56 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends who grew up together in working-class Boston drift apart after a terrible tragedy. Years later, brutal events reconnect them. Jimmy's 19-year-old daughter is coldly murdered and Dave is a suspect. Sean is now a cop who scrambles to solve the crime before volatile Jimmy takes the law into his own hands--Container
American Sniper by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

37 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and experiences of Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, from his four tours in Iraq to his family life once he returned home
Invictus by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1994, having been released from his long imprisonment, Nelson Mandela is elected as the first president of post-apartheid South Africa. Racial tension runs high, even in the president's offices, and especially among the members of his half black, half Afrikaner security team. As hosts of the 1995 Rugby World Cup, South Africa's low ranked national team, the Springboks, have a berth in the tournament. Mandela begins makeing public appearances supporting the team, and meets privately with captain Francois Pienaar, encouraging him to inspire his teammates to victory. The Springboks' new slogan is "One team, One nation." President Mandela is betting that if they win the Cup, it might even be a bit true
Changeling by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working-class suburban Los Angeles, 1928. Christine says goodbye to her son, Walter, and departs for work. Arriving home, Christine discovers that Walter is nowhere to be found. Christine launches a desperate search for her son. Then, a boy claiming to be Christine's son appears out of thin air. Knowing the boy is not hers, Christine invites the child to stay in her home. Christine cannot accept the injustice being pushed upon her and continues to challenge the Los Angeles police force at every turn. The police slander Christine and paint her as an unfit mother. Christine challenges the system and the only person willing to aid her in her search is benevolent local activist Reverend Briegleb
Trouble with the curve( Visual )

37 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gus Lobel has been one of the best scouts in baseball for decades, but, despite his efforts to hide it, age is starting to catch up with him. Nevertheless, Gus--who can tell a pitch just by the crack of the bat--refuses to be benched for what may be the final innings of his career. The one person who might be able to help is also the one person Gus would never ask: his daughter, Mickie, an associate at a high-powered Atlanta law firm
Hereafter by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

30 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film peers at an intriguing question--is there an afterlife?--through the lens of George, Marie, and Marcus, who are each tortured in different ways by the thought of life after death. George Lonegan is psychic. It was once his career: he was "the man who can speak to the dead, " with a high-traffic website, and a popular biography. But he fled that life, unable to cope with the emotional burden of his abilities. Marie Lelay is a French TV presenter coping with the intense emotions brought on by a near death experience in the 2004 tsunami in Thailand. She's written a book on the subject, which was greeted with derision by her colleagues. Marcus and Jason live in a London council estate, covering for their mother, who's a hopeless junkie. When Jason meets a sudden and tragic end, Marcus is set hopelessly adrift, and begins obsessively researching psychics and seers who can help him contact Jason on the other side
Jersey boys by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sure. We'll stay, just a little bit longer."--Associated Press
J. Edgar by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"J. Edgar Hoover, head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly 50 years ... was feared, admired, reviled and revered, a man who could distort the truth as easily as he upheld it. His methods were at once ruthless and heroic, with the admiration of the world his most coveted prize. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life"--Container
Rails & ties by Alison Eastwood( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Stark is a train engineer unable to face his wife's illness. Then a terrifying railway collision leaves a little boy orphaned. Tom takes the boy into his home and - step by step, moment by moment - learns how to bond with the wife he adores by opening up his heart to a boy who desperately needs the security of a devoted family
The essential features of Germany's agricultural policy from 1870 to 1937 by Robert Lorenz( Book )

9 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J. Edgar : the shooting script by Dustin Lance Black( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the face of law enforcement in America for almost fifty years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled, and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career, and his life. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role
A world of cities; a cross-cultural urban bibliography by Robert Lorenz( Book )

7 editions published between 1954 and 1964 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une nouvelle chance by Robert Lorenz( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gus Lobel (Clint Eastwood) n'a pas son pareil pour repérer les meilleurs joueurs de base-ball, mais le poids des années commence à se faire sentir et la direction des Atlanta Braves se met à douter de son jugement. La seule qui puisse venir en aide à Gus est sa fille, Mickey(Amy Adams). Mickey n'a jamais été proche de son père et décide de l'accompagner dans son dernier voyage de repérage, mettant en péril sa propre carrière pour sauver celle de son père. On retrouve également à l'affiche, Justin Timberlake en tant que rival de Gus, qui rêve de devenir présentateur sportif, et n'a d'yeux que pour Mickey. Ce film émouvant marque le retour à l'écran de Clint Eatswood qui entretient sa légende." (Jacquette)
Midnight in the garden of good and evil by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystic river: Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed convict Jimmy and his devoted wife Annabeth find out that their teenage daughter Katie has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy gets his relatives, the Savage brothers to conduct their own investigation. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quite life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own
Essential Eastwood : director's collection, Letters from Iwo Jima ; Million dollar baby ; Mystic River ; Unforgiven( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Multiple languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unforgiven: "Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man."--IMDb
Million Dollar Baby by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Million dollar baby: A male boxing trainer attempts to help a young female boxer achieve her dream of becoming a professional
Invictus (DVD #1653)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's underdog rugby team as they make an unlikely run to the 1995 World Cup Championship match
Lettres d'Iwo Jima by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixty-one years ago, the United States and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, hundreds of letters are unearthed from that stark island's soil. The letters give faces and voices to the men who fought there, as well as the extraordinary general who led them. Leading the defense is Lt. General Tadamichi Kuribayashi. With little defense other than sheer will and the volcanic rock of the island itself, Gen. Kuribayashi's unprecedented tactics transform what was predicted to be a quick and bloody defeat into nearly 40 days of heroic and resourceful combat
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Gran Torino
Alternative Names
Lorenz, R.

Lorenz, R. (Robert)

Lorenz, Rob

Robert Lorenz Amerikaans filmregisseur

Robert Lorenz produttore cinematografico e regista statunitense

Robert Lorenz US-amerikanischer Produzent, Filmregisseur

Ρόμπερτ Λόρεντζ

Роберт Лоренз

רוברט לורנז

رابرت لورنتس تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی

로렌즈, 로버츠




Gran TorinoMystic RiverHereafterEssential Eastwood : director's collection, Letters from Iwo Jima ; Million dollar baby ; Mystic River ; Unforgiven