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Bender, Lawrence

Works: 120 works in 664 publications in 8 languages and 27,629 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Military history  Interviews  Love stories  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Commentator, Production personnel, Conceptor, Creator, Scenarist, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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An inconvenient truth by Albert Gore ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,987 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 GoresĖ campaign to make the issue of global warming a recognized problem worldwide
Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
47 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,212 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 assault, 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
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
95 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery turns into a bloody ambush and the ruthless killers realize one of them is a police informant. But which one?"--Container
Inglourious basterds by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,389 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 )
28 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 2,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor
The Mexican by Gore Verbinski ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,281 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
Safe ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,019 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 Andy Tennant ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 962 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
Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 918 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
Dirty dancing Havana nights ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 800 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 competition 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 competition arrives, Katey and Javier take their place as a couple on the dance floor with a sizzling style and a rhythm all thier own
The great raid ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 795 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
Countdown to zero ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 667 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
Innocent voices by Leonor Varela ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 612 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
Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
37 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 561 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 this deadly series of events, but she is definately determined to finish the business
From dusk till dawn by Robert Rodriguez ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 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!
Killshot ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 421 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
Fresh ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 343 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 )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 312 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 263 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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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.00 for 35 mm slid ... to 1.00 for White man' ...)
Alternative Names
Bender, Lawrence Kirk, 1957-
English (374)
Spanish (66)
French (12)
German (6)
Italian (6)
Serbian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Catalan (1)