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Besson, Luc

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The fifth element by Luc Besson ( Visual )
116 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,412 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 extinguishing life, as it tries to do every five thousand years
Taken by Pierre Morel ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kim is seventeen years-old and the pride and joy of her father, the ex-CIA agent Bryan Mills. Bryan left the agency to stay near Kim in California. Kim lives with her mother Lenore and her wealthy stepfather Stuart. Kim convinces the reluctant Bryan to sign an authorization form so she can travel to Paris with her friend Amanda. When they arrive, they share a cab with a stranger named Peter. Amanda tells him that they are alone in Paris. While Bryan is on the phone with Kim, Albanese gang members break into the apartment where the girls are staying. Bryan has Kim give him a detailed description of what she sees and hears. He tells her she is about to be kidnapped. Bryan promises Kim that he will come and get her. He immediately travels to Paris to find Kim and Amanda. He has four days to find her and he uses his special skills and contacts to get her back and seek his revenge
Taken 2 ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Liam Neeson returns as Bryan Mills, an ex-CIA operative who 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
The transporter by Cory Yuen ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank is the best at what he does -- transporting dangerous or illegal goods. His latest shipment, a beautiful young woman, brings deadly complications to his delivery plans. He must kick into overdrive and fight to save his cargo, and his life
Arthur and the invisibles ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,258 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
From Paris with love by Pierre Morel ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,112 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
Transporter 3 ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,078 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
Colombiana by Olivier Megaton ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 988 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
Transporter 2 ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 938 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
The family ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 895 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 )
76 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nikita, een junk die in koelen bloede een politieagent heeft doodgeschoten, wordt opgeleid om geheim agente in dienst van de overheid te worden
Lockout ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates
Arthur and the Minimoys by Luc Besson ( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In search of a stolen treasure and his missing grandfather, ten-year-old Arthur travels to the land of the Minimoys, a tribe of tiny people whom he must save from destruction
Arthur and the forbidden city by Luc Besson ( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 759 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
The professional ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York's top hit man becomes the unwilling guardian of his next-door neighbors' 12-year-old daughter and helps her track the psychotic agent who murdered her family so she can exact her revenge
The messenger the story of Joan of Arc ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Joan of Arc
Kiss of the dragon ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 577 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
Bandidas ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An hiliarious, action packed western. Determined to avenge the deaths of their fathers, they vow to seize the ill-gotten gains of Tyler Jackson. With help from a retired bank robber and a jittery criminologist these two beauties become unlikely outlaws, blazing a trail of larceny and laughter across Mexico."--P. [4] of cover
Home by Yann Arthus-Bertrand ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Experience the wonderment of our world in a way that will enthrall, captivate an inspire you. Award-winning aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand and narrator Glenn Close take you on a spectacular voyage around the world. A unique film with such breathtaking imagery, you'll want to enjoy it time and time again
Leon by Luc Besson ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York's top hit man becomes the unwilling guardian of his next-door neighbors' 12-year-old daughter and helps her track the psychotic agent who murdered her family so she can exact her revenge
 
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Alternative Names
Besons, Liks, 1959-
Besson, Luc
Бессон, Люк, 1959-
ベッソン, リュック
Languages
English (354)
French (105)
German (34)
Spanish (26)
Multiple languages (9)
Italian (9)
Japanese (7)
Catalan (7)
Russian (2)
Polish (1)
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