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Bender, Lawrence

Overview
Works: 152 works in 797 publications in 9 languages and 29,214 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  War films  Film adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Producer, Commentator, pmn, Actor, Production personnel, Conceptor, Creator, Author, Scenarist, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Lawrence Bender
An inconvenient truth by Al Gore( Visual )

39 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,954 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
Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

43 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,252 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
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

115 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,944 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
Inglourious basterds by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

34 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,650 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
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

69 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a botched bank robbery, the gang meets up in a warehouse, where the group suspects that one of them is really a cop
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

34 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 2,517 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 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the Mexican"... or suffer the consequences. The second is from his girlfriend Samantha to end his association with the mob. Jerry figures alive and in trouble with Samantha is better than the more permanent alternative, so he heads south of the border. Finding the pistol proves easy. Getting it home is another matter. The pistol supposedly carries a legendary curse--a legend Jerry is given every reason to believe... especially when Samantha is taken hostage by a hit man to ensure the safe return of the pistol
Safe by Boaz Yakin( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,049 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
Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

50 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,046 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 Jodie Foster( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,031 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 )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 836 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 Havana nights( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 822 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 their own
Countdown to zero( Visual )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 695 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 )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 638 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 )

33 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 577 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
Killshot by John Madden( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 430 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 423 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 )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 375 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 )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 328 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 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dean discovers the body of his best friend, Troy, and doesn't bother telling any of the parents in his perfect California neighborhood. He knows that these folks prefer to go about thier lives by ignoring reality. But when this scandal hits home, will they take notice, or will by just continue along ther merry, self-medicated way?
 
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Bender, Lawrence Kirk 1957-

Lawrence Bender Amerikaans ondernemer

Lawrence Bender producteur de cinma amricain

Lawrence Bender produttore cinematografico statunitense

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

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Лоуренс Бендер

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Reservoir dogsGood Will HuntingThe MexicanJackie BrownFresh