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Turman, Lawrence

Overview
Works: 78 works in 381 publications in 6 languages and 10,420 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Horror films  Melodrama 
Roles: Producer, Author, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Lawrence Turman
 
Most widely held works by Lawrence Turman
The graduate by Mike Nichols( Visual )

108 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recent college graduate from an affluent family comes of age and finds himself by being led into an affair with the wife and the daughter of his father's business partner
American history X by Tony Kaye( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Derek Vinyard, the charismatic leader of a group of young white supremacists in Los Angeles, lands in prison for a brutal, hate-driven murder. Upon his release, ashamed of his past and pledging to reform, Derek realizes he must save his younger brother, Danny, from a similar fate. A groundbreaking controversial drama about the tragic consequences of racism in a family."--Container
The thing by John Carpenter( Visual )

41 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the winter of 1982 at a research station in Antarctica, a twelve man research team finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, the THING creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them
The river wild by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a suburban mom and former white-water rafting guide and her son are on a raft trip, they are abducted by wanted killers and forced to take the most dangerous stretch of river to elude the cops
Short circuit by John Badham( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short circuit: after a short circuit during an electrical storm, a military robot escapes and find a home with a young woman
What's the worst that could happen? by Sam Weisman( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich and crooked businessman Max Fairbanks (who has to file for bankruptcy and is ripe for the pickings). But Fairbanks catches him in the act, calls the police and then procedes to steal the cherished ring that Kevin's girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back. With the help of his partners and an auction, a thief steals from a crook
The drowning pool by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Newman returns as the quick-witted detective he first played nine years before in Harper, who's in deep this time. Hired by an old flame to unravel a seemingly routine blackmail case, he's so far down he may never come up for air
The best man by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of two candidates for their party's presidential nomination. One is an intellectual with a sense of morality, the other an opportunist who would win at all costs. The deciding factor is the endorsement of the out-going president who thrives on political in-fighting and deplores indecision
So you want to be a producer by Lawrence Turman( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Few jobs in Hollywood are as shrouded in mystery as the role of the producer. What does it take to be a producer, how does one get started, and what on earth does one actually do? In So You Want to Be a Producer Lawrence Turman, the producer of more than forty films, including The Graduate, The River Wild, Short Circuit, and American History X, and Endowed Chair of the famed Peter Stark Producing Program at the University of Southern California, answers these questions and many more." "Examining all the nuts and bolts of production, such as raising money and securing permissions, finding a story and developing a script, choosing a director, hiring actors, and marketing your project, So You Want to Be a Producer is a must-have resource packed with insider information and first-hand advice from top Hollywood producers, writers, and directors, offering invaluable help for beginners and professionals alike." "Including a comprehensive case study of Turman's film The Graduate, this complete guide to the movie industry's most influential movers and shakers brims with useful tips and contains all the information you need to take your project from idea to the big screen. Book jacket."--Jacket
The graduate( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin Braddock has just finished college and is already lost in a sea of confusion and barely contained angst when he becomes sexually involved with the middle-aged mother of the young woman he's dating
Pretty poison( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally unstable man takes a break from arson to pursue a young girl with a big attitude. Their developing relationship becomes a lethal combination as she uses his devotion and his bragging about being a secret agent for her own evil ends
I could go on singing by Ronald Neame( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her final film, Judy Garland stars in the story of a celebrated singer who must ultimately choose between her career and motherhood
Running scared by Peter Hyams( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lei he dan ni shi zhi jia ge jing cha ju zui kuang ye bu ji de pai dang, ta men bu an pai li chu pai, dan shi lu jian qi gong, zhi dao ta men peng shang hu li ou(ji mi si mi te shi), hu li ou shi ge she can lian hua de du fan, ta chu xin ji lu xiang cheng wei zhi jia ge de xi ban ya jiao fu, zhe dui pai dang wei le yao jiang hu li ou sheng zhi yi fa bu xi jie lu jing fang de wo di ji hua, bing bei xia fang dao ji wei si te dao(du jia), ta men fa xian na li bu jin qi hou wen he, er qie mei nu ye re qing ru huo, ta men jue ding yin tui shou shan, dan zai tui xiu zhi qian huan yao zai gan yi piao, na jiu shi dai bu hu li ou
The mean season by Phillip Borsos( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young journalist and his girlfriend become involved in the case of a serial killer in Miami. Their lives become threatened as his journalistic ambitions get them more deeply involved
The graduate( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recent college graduate from an affluent family comes of age and finds himself by being led into an affair with the wife and the daughter of his father's business partner
The getaway by Ethan Hawke( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doc McCoy, an imprisoned master thief, is paroled with the assistance of a corrupt politician in return for masterminding a multi-million dollar heist. Once free, McCoy and his wife find themselves in a hornet's nest of double crosses as they try to reach the Mexican border
The graduate( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin Braddock has just finished college and is already lost in a sea of confusion and barely contained angst when he becomes sexually involved with the middle-aged mother of the young woman he's dating
Caveman by Ringo Starr( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atouk, the caveman leader of a rag-tag group considered inferior by a larger group of cavemen, Atouk has his work cut out of him when he sets his sights on the beautiful Lana. Trouble is Lana belongs to Tonda the leader of the 'superior' cavemen
John Carpenter, master of fear collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Village of the damned: After an unseen force invades a quiet coastal town, ten women mysteriously find themselves pregnant. A local physician and a government scientist join forces when the women simultaneously give birth ... and the reign of terror begins
The flim-flam man( Visual )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lighthearted comedy about the adventures of a con man and a lonely G.I. in the rural South
 
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Lawrence Turman Amerikaans filmproducent

Lawrence Turman productor de cine estadounidense

Lawrence Turman réalisateur américain

Lawrence Turman regista statunitense

Lawrence Turman US-amerikanischer Film- und Fernsehproduzent

Turman, Larry.

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