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Besson, Luc

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Most widely held works by Luc Besson
The fifth element by Luc Besson( Visual )

151 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hundred and fifty years in the future, life as we know it is threatened by the arrival of evil. Only the fifth element can stop the evil from estinguishing life, as it tries to do every five thousand years
Lucy by Luc Besson( Visual )

58 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors. Altered by a dangerous new drug allowing her to use 100% of her brain capacity, Lucy transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic
Taken 2 by Liam Neeson( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bryan Mills, an ex-CIA operative finds himself taken hostage along with his wife. To survive, Bryan must enlist the help of an unlikely ally and use his brutally efficient skills to take out his kidnappers
3 days to kill by Kevin Costner( Visual )

27 editions published in 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter, whom he's previously kept at arm's length to keep out of danger. First, he must complete one last mission, even if it means juggling the two toughest assignments yet: hunting down the world's most ruthless terrorist and looking after his teenage daughter for the first time in ten years while his wife is out of town
The professional by Luc Besson( Visual )

77 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calling himself a cleaner, the mysterious Leon is New York's top hit man. When his next door neighbors are murdered, Leon becomes the unwilling guardian of the family's sole survivor, 12 year old Mathilda. But Mathilda doesn't want protection--she wants revenge. Training her in the deadly tricks of his trade, Leon helps her track the psychotic agent who murdered her family
Arthur and the invisibles by Luc Besson( Visual )

56 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur sets out to save his family's home from real estate developers when his grandfather mysteriously disappears. When he finds his grandfather's ancient clues of treasure, he unlocks a passageway that leads to a spectacular world with little people
The family by Luc Besson( Visual )

42 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A mafia boss and his family are relocated to a sleepy town in France under the witness protection program after snitching on the mob. Despite Agent Stansfield's ... best efforts to keep them in line, Fred Blake..., his wife Maggie..., and their children ..., can't help resorting to old habits by handling their problems the 'family' way. Chaos ensues as their former Mafia cronies try to track them down, and scores are settled in the unlikeliest of settings"--Container
Nikita by Luc Besson( Visual )

115 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La película narra la historia de Nikita, una criminal condenada a cadena perpétua por asesinar a un policía. El Estado le ofrece sellar un pacto: las autoridades declaran su defunción y se le da una nueva identidad entrenándola para matar, a cambio le ofrecen una relativa libertad, deberá entonces convertirse en una asesina profesional para los servicios secretos
The transporter by Luc Besson( Visual )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Transporter 3 by Robert Knepper( Visual )

36 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valentina is the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official. Frank Martin is given an offer he cannot refuse and ends up putting on his driving gloves to deliver Valentina from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to deal with the thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery. On top of that, he cannot let his personal feelings get in the way of his dangerous objective
Transporter 2 by Lai tuo rui( Visual )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ex-Special Forces operative Frank Martin, aka "The Transporter," is implicated in the kidnapping by Columbian drug dealers of the son of a government narcotics control policymaker, he sets to work recovering the boy and exposing the kidnappers
From Paris with love by Pierre Morel( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A low-ranking intelligence operative working in the office of the U.S. ambassador in France takes on more than he bargained for when he partners with a wisecracking, fast-shooting, high-ranking U.S. agent who's been sent to Paris to stop a terrorist attack
The homesman by Tommy Lee Jones( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1854 on the Nebraska frontier. Three women living on the edge of this territory are driven mad by the harsh pioneer life. The task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting the journey will be, and employs a low-life drifter, George Briggs to join her
Colombiana by Olivier Megaton( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a young woman ... has grown up to be an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents as a child. Turning herself into a professional killer, she remains focused on her ultimate goal: to hunt down and get revenge on the mobster responsible for her parents' deaths"--Container
Lockout by James Mather( Visual )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La MS1 es una prisión experimental en el espacio, que orbita a 50 millas de la Tierra, donde los 500 criminales más peligrosos del planeta se encuentran retenidos en un estado de "letargo" inducido. A la cabeza de una misión humanitaria, la hija del presidente de los Estados Unidos, Emilie Warnock llega a bordo de la cárcel justo antes del estallido de un motín. Emilie y los trabajadores de la MS1 son tomados como rehenes por los violentos internos. El presidente Warnock decide enviar al agente Snow a la MS1 con la única misión de salvar a Emilie a toda costa. Snow es un convicto encerrado por conspiración y espionaje contra los Estados Unidos
Arthur and the forbidden city by Luc Besson( Book )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to find his grandfather's lost treasure and save the Minimoys, Arthur and his companions, including Princess Selinia, travel into the forbidden city ruled by Maltazard the Cursed
Brick mansions( Visual )

13 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Damien is an undercover cop determined to bring down Tremaine, the crime lord who murdered his father. Tremaine rules the violent criminal compound known as "Brick Mansions", but he's thwarted at every turn by a heroic ex-convict named Lino. Their paths never should have crossed, but when Tremaine kidnaps Lino's girlfriend, Damien and Lino become unlikely allies, and must work together to stop Tremaine's sinister plot to devastate the entire city
Kiss of the dragon by Chris Nahon( Visual )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a mission in Paris, China's top secret agent must team up with a call girl after he is falsely accused of murder
Joan of Arc by Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

50 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Joan of Arc. In 1429, France was in religious and political turmoil as members of the royal family battled for rule. Joan, raised in a religious family, witnessed her sister's rape and murder at the hands of an invading army. Years later, as the same war raged on, Joan stood before her king with a message she claimed came from God: give her an army, and in God's name she would reclaim his diminished kingdom. Was the message real, or the delusion of a shattered girl? The film explores this, Joan's life, and early death at the stake
La femme Nikita( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No questions. No exceptions. No mercey. tor receive an order from Section One is to obey it. So when elite operative Nikita is told she must marry a playboy who has connections to the terrorist group Red Cell, she reluctantly takes the plunge
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Arthur and the forbidden city
Alternative Names
Besons, Liks 1959-

Besson, Luc

Lik Beson

Luc Besson francuski reżyser i scenarzysta filmowy

Luc Besson Frans filmregisseur

Luc Besson fransk regissör, författare och producent

Luc Besson französischer Filmregisseur

Luc Besson French film director, writer, and producer

Luc Besson produttore cinematografico, sceneggiatore e regista francese

Lucas Besson


Lyuk Besson

Λικ Μπεσόν γάλλος σκηνοθέτης σεναριογράφος και παραγωγός

Бессон, Люк 1959-

Лик Бесон

Люк Бесон

Люк Бессон

Люк Бессон французский кинорежиссёр, писатель и кинопродюсер

Люк Бэсон

Լյուկ Բեսոն

לוק בסון

لوك بيسون

لوک بسون

ليۋك بەسسون

ลุก แบซง

ლიუკ ბესონი

뤽 베송

베송, 뤽 1959-

베쏭, 뤽 1959-

ベッソン, リュック






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