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Bender, Lawrence

Overview
Works: 139 works in 949 publications in 10 languages and 30,464 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Documentary films  War films  Educational films  Gangster films  Nonfiction films  Filmed lectures  Film adaptations  History 
Roles: Producer, Commentator, Actor, pmn, Production personnel, Author, Conceptor, Creator, Scenarist, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

104 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bride continues on her deadly pursuit of her former partners in the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, who, in a furious assult, attempted to murder her and her unborn child on her wedding day. As the Bride faces off against allies-turned-nemeses Budd and Elle, she flashes back to the day of her deadly wedding. We learn how she was recruited and trained and about her relationship with Squad leader Bill
An Inconvenient Truth by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

51 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 4,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former US Vice-President Al Gore presents an impassioned and inspiring campaign to expose the myths and misconceptions of global warming, and to create public awareness on the subject
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

139 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever, dark film that tells 4 separate stories that are gradually brought together. Involved are two low-rent hit men, their boss and his sexy wife, a prizefighter and a pair of desperate robbers
Inglourious basterds by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

61 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a group of Jewish-American guerilla soldiers, led by Lt. Aldo Raine, become known as "The Basterds." They are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds soon cross paths with a French-Jewish woman who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers. A plot is set in motion to kill the Nazis at the theater's movie premier, including Adolph Hitler
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

68 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like his friends in down-town, working-class South Boston, Will Hunting spends his days between menial jobs, street brawling and stints at the local bar. Yet he can summon obscure historical references from his photographic memory and solve mathematical problems that have stumped Nobel Prize winning professors. But the one thing Will Hunting can't do is talk his way out of a pending jail term and only one man is capable of rescuing Will from complete self destruction
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

80 editions published between 1200 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into a bloody ambush, and the ruthless killers realize one of them is a police informer. But which one?"--Container
The Mexican by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quirky romantic comedy with plenty of gunplay and intrigue. Before reckless Jerry can make amends with Samantha, he has to take one more wild ride down to Mexico to pick up a priceless antique pistol and settle his debts. As things begin heating up with mob bosses and hit men, the action boils over with surprise twists and turns
Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

64 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stewardess, a street-tough gun runner, a lonely bail bondsman, a shifty ex-con, a stoned-out beach bunny and an earnest federal agent converge in a quest for a missing half million dollars
Anna and the King by Andy Tennant( Visual )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English schoolteacher Anna Leonowens has traveled to Siam to educate the 58 children of King Mongkut. Each has preconceived ideas about the other's world. Amid the danger of political unrest, their respect for each other turns into something more
Safe by Boaz Yakin( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a second-rate cage fighter, Luke Wright, is tormented by the Russian Mafia and wanders the streets of New York, he witnesses a young Chinese girl, Mei, being pursued by the same mafia who want her for a priceless numerical code that they would kill for
The great raid by John Dahl( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of American Rangers who rescue the survivors of the Bataan Death March from the Cabanatuan Prison Camp during WWII. When the Philippines fell to the Japanese, the remnants of Gen. MacArthur's Army were forced down the Bataan Penninsula where they were surrounded and cutoff with no hope of rescue. They were starving and dying of disease. Gen. Wainwright eventually surrendered and the troops were marched off to prison. Along the way thousands died or were murdered by the Japanese. They were taken to Camp O'Donnell and to Cabanatuan Prison Camps where they were starved and beaten. When MacArthur invaded the Philippines he made it a priority to rescue the remaining prisoners still alive in Japanese hands
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the decedent glamour and escalating danger of revolution-era Cuba. Katey is a young American woman, who, with her family move to Cuba and discovers love, sensuality and independence. Katey persuades Javier to partner her in a prestigious national dance competion at Havana's Glittering Palace. They secretly meet to practice their dance moves at a steamy night club, where the dancing is hotter than the temperature outside. As the competetion arrives, Katey and Javier take their place as a couple on the dance floor with a sizzling style and a rhythm all thier own
Innocent voices by Leonor Varela( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In war torn 1980's El Salvador, Chava, an eleven-year-old boy, suddenly becomes the 'man of the house' in a time when the government's army is forcibly recruiting children for civil war. As his single mother fights to protect her children, their village becomes both playground and battlefield. This is about life, love, the hope of peace, and the ennobling power of the human spirit. Based on a true story
Countdown to zero by Patience Agbabi( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[The film] traces the history of the atomic bomb from its origins to the present state of global affairs: nine nations possessing nuclear weapons capabilities with others racing to join them, leaving the world held in a delicate balance that could be shattered by an act of terrorism, failed diplomacy, or a simple accident."--Container
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a botched bank robbery, the gang meets up in a warehouse, only to suspect that one of them is really a cop
Killshot by John Madden( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Armand 'Blackbird' Degas is a Mafia hit man who shoots to kill and never leaves witnesses, until now. When Carmen and Wayne Colson see him at the scene of a botched murder attempt, they become his next targets. After entering witness protection, they discover the law isn't on their side and decide to take matters into their own hands"--Container
From dusk till dawn by Robert Rodriguez( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From dusk till dawn (107 min.): The notorious Gekko Brothers, Seth and Richard, are on the run and headed for Mexico to meet with the mysterious "Carlos." Their simple bank robbery ended up killing multiple Texas Rangers. They hijack the mobile home of Minister Jacob Fuller and his family to ensure their safe passage. Their appointed destination is a neon-covered topless bar catering to bikers and truckers who've wandered off the beaten path. Everything seems fine until the bar's staff, band, and patrons turn out to be vampires!
Fresh by Boaz Yakin( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael (or Fresh as he's known) is a 12-year-old drug pusher who lives in a half-way house for children without their parents. His father has become a street bum, but is still there if Fresh requires his 'street' knowledge. Fresh aspires to live the good life but his sister's prostitution for the drug heavies along with the senseless murder of friends push him to re-evaluate his life. He then decides that dealing isn't what he wants and revenge is
Four rooms by Allison Anders( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four stories set in the same L.A. hotel on New Year's Eve are tied together by a bellboy. "It's Ted the Bellhop's first night on the job ... and the hotel's very unusual guests are about to place him in some outrageous predicaments."--Container
The chumscrubber( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle (Jamie Bell) finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. Everyone in town is too self consumed to worry about anything else than themselves. And everybody is on some form of drug just to get themselves through the day. After Troy's death, local drug dealers (Camilla Belle, Justin Chatwin, Lou Taylor Pucci) at the school run out of their stash. They convince Dean to get Troy's stash or they are going to kill his brother that they kidnapped, but they grabbed the wrong kid
 
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Alternative Names
Bender, Lawrence Kirk 1957-

Lawrence Bender American film producer

Lawrence Bender Amerikaans ondernemer

Lawrence Bender producteur de cinéma américain

Lawrence Bender productor de cine estadounidense

Lawrence Bender produttore cinematografico statunitense

Lawrence Bender US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Mitbegründer der Produktionsfirma A Band Apart

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Лоренс Бендер

Лоуренс Бендер

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לורנס בנדר שחקן אמריקאי

لورانس بندر

لورانس بندر منتج أفلام أمريكي

لورنس بندر

로런스 벤더

ローレンス・ベンダー

羅倫斯·本德

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