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Bender, Lawrence

Overview
Works: 183 works in 907 publications in 9 languages and 30,129 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Documentary films  War films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Filmed lectures  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Commentator, pmn, Actor, Production personnel, Author, Conceptor, Creator, Scenarist, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Lawrence Bender
 
Most widely held works by Lawrence Bender
Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

101 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after taking a bullet in the head at her own wedding, the bride emerges from a coma and decides its time for payback - with a vengeance. Having been gunned down by her former boss and his deadly squad of international assassins, it's a kill-or-be-killed fight she didn't start, but is determined to finish
An Inconvenient Truth by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

51 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences. A documentary on Al Goreś campaign to make the issue of global warming a recognized problem worldwide
Inglourious basterds by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

56 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,786 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 Jonathan Couch( Visual )

63 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most brilliant mind at America's top university isn't a student ... he's the kid who cleans the floors! Will Hunting is a headstrong, working-class genius who's failing the lessons of life. After one too many run-ins with the law, Will's last chance is a psychology professor, who might be the only one man who can reach him!
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

80 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,072 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 J. H Wyman( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry has to do one last errand for the mob before they let him find employment elsewhere -- he has to go to Mexico and recover a rare and very valuable pistol "The Mexican", which is said to be cursed
Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

57 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,101 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
Safe( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,067 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
Anna and the King by Jodie Foster( Visual )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an English teacher arrives in Siam to tutor the king's 58 children, she and her son experience the political turmoil of the era, and she develops a strong relationship with the king
The great raid by John Dahl( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As World War II rages, the elite 6th Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate over 500 American prisoners of war. Under the command of Lt. Col. Henry Mucci, the men of the 6th will face the unthinkable by attempting the impossible! Included is a featurette
Innocent voices by Leonor Varela( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 832 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 the true story of screenwriter Oscar Torres's embattled childhood
Countdown to zero( Visual )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 697 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 523 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 Elmore Leonard( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 449 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 426 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( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 389 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 )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 331 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 245 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 whom they kidnapped, but they grabbed the wrong kid
 
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Alternative Names
Bender, Lawrence Kirk 1957-

Lawrence Bender Amerikaans ondernemer

Lawrence Bender producteur de cinéma américain

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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لورانس بندر منتج أفلام أمريكي

لورنس بندر

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ローレンス・ベンダー

羅倫斯·本德

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Reservoir dogsThe MexicanJackie BrownFresh