WorldCat Identities

Mark, Laurence

Overview
Works: 118 works in 439 publications in 7 languages and 23,751 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  Biographical films  Biography  Science fiction films  Science fiction  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Laurence Mark
 
Most widely held works by Laurence Mark
Dreamgirls by Laurence Mark( Visual )

36 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young women, Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dreams
Julie & Julia by Nora Ephron( Visual )

31 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Powell is a frustrated insurance worker who wants to be a writer. Trying to find a challenge in her life, she decides to cook her way through Julia Child's 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking' in one year, and to blog about it. As Julie begins to find her groove as a cook, and her voice as a writer, the project takes on a life of its own. The project provides the struggling young woman with her life's purpose, to her very pleasant surprise. Julia Child has an amazing love affair with her dashing husband, Paul, all while embracing life and French food. Julie lovingly celebrates the life on one of American food's most influential and beloved figureheads
I, robot by Alex Proyas( Visual )

36 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago, 2035. Detective Del Spooner distrusts robots. But why? The Three Laws of Robotics form a perfect circle of logic and protection for humans--all robots are "3 laws safe" from the instant they roll off the assembly line. When U.S. Robotics founder Dr. Alfred Lanning apparently commits suicide, Spooner is assigned to investigate. It appears that Dr. Lanning, the father of robotics, was murdered by a prototype of the latest generation robot, an NS-5 named Sonny. Dr. Susan Calvin, a specialist in robot psychology is assigned to assist Spooner. She cannot believe that a robot could commit a crime, let alone a murder. That would mean the Sonny has violated the Three Laws. If robots can break the laws, there is nothing to stop them from taking over the world, since humans have grown completely dependent upon them. Perhaps ... they already have?
Finding Forrester by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

36 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamal Wallace is a talented young basketball player in New York City whose secret passion is writing. After an accidental meeting, Forrester, a reclusive novelist, becomes Jamal's unlikely mentor. Soon, both men learn lessons from each other about life and the importance of friendship
Last Vegas by Jon Turteltaub( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four best friends in their late sixties decide to escape retirement and throw a Las Vegas bachelor party for the only one of them who has remained single
Center stage by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The artistic director of the American Ballet Company is evaluating a tight-knit group of students as they face the growing pains of their world of dance. Managing their ambitions, romances, and heartbreaks proves to be both invigorating and painful
How do you know by James L Brooks( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional softball player discovers she is in the middle of a love triangle after she falls for two different men and wonders when it comes to love, how do you know?
The adventures of Huck Finn by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unforgettable saga of a mischievous youngster and a runaway slave on a wild expedition to freedom. As the pair take the ride of their lives down the treacherous Mississippi River, they run into an entertaining assortment of off-beat characters and face one challenging adventure after another
Last holiday by Henry Cass( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and French and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georgia Byrd is a shy New Orleans cookware salesclerk. She is led to believe that she has less than a month to live. She decides that it is time to give her life a serious makeover, so Georgia jets off on a dream vacation to live like there is no tomorrow. Georgia shakes up a glamorous European resort spa while enthusiastically embracing a new look, new moves, and a new attitude. But, her handsome suitor back home is not about to let Georgia slip away
Simon Birch( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and German and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since doctors proclaimed Simon Birch's birth as a miracle, Simon's sure he's going to be a hero, he's just not sure how
Hanging up by Ji dun( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Eve isn't being pulled in a million directions by her own life, she's being sucked into lengthy phone conversations with her cranky father or her two sisters. But when their father's health begins to fade, things go from bad to worse
The lookout by Scott Frank( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An admired high school hockey player with a bright future, drives in the night with his girl friend and two other friends with his headlights off with devastating results. The former athlete is left with a brain injury that prevents him from remembering many things for extended periods of time. To compensate, he keeps notes in a small notebook to aid him in remembering what he is to do. He also lives with a blind friend who aids him. He is unable to have meaningful job and he goes to work as a night cleaning man in a bank. He comes under the scrutiny of a gang planning to rob the bank. The leader befriends him and gets him involved with a young woman who further reels him in. Confused, but wanting to escape his current existence, he initially goes along with the scheme. When he realizes he is being used, he attempts to stop the robbery, which of course immediately goes awry
Anywhere but here by Wayne Wang( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Adele is a flashy, flirtatious dreamer. Her daughter Ann is a quiet, no-nonsense realist. On the surface, they're like oil and water, but deep down, they are two of a kind."--Container
Cutthroat Island by Renny Harlin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een vrouwelijke piraat is op zoek naar een schat waarvan de kaart zich bevindt op de schedel van een oude man
Tom and Huck( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this suspenseful adaptation of Twain's classic tale, Tom Sawyer rekindles his companionship with legendary Huck Finn. One night, while performing a wart removal ritual in the cemetery, the two boys witness the murder of Doc Robinson. The killer is Hannibal's most menacing and feared citizen -- Injun Joe. The boys know that if Injun Joe finds out they were at the cemetery, he will kill them too. They run away and make a pact to never tell anyone what has occurred. Unbeknownst to them, Tom's signature marble was left behind at the murder site, and Injun Joe is hot on their trail. Back in town, Tom's friend Muff has been framed for the murder. Now Tom is faced with the most important decision of his life. Knowing that telling the truth may get him and Huck killed, does he break his promise to huck in order to exonerate muff ... or does he keep quiet, selling Muff down the river? Ultimately, he does the right thing, and testifies in court to Muff's innocence. Feeling frightened and betrayed, Huck runs away. Tom's worst nightmare comes true when he comes face-to-face with Injun Joe while exploring a cave at the town picnic. Just as Tom is about to meet his maker, Huck returns to help him defeat Injun Joe in one final and fateful melee
The object of my affection by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nina is a young woman who falls in love with her new roommate, George, even though he's gay and loves her purely as a friend. When Nina becomes pregnant, she realizes she'd rather raise her child with George than with her boyfriend, a decision that forces the threesome to explore the fine line between love, sex, and friendship
Romy and Michele's high school reunion by David Mirkin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and French and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women get into a lot of trouble when they go to their high school reunion and lie about their lives after twelfth grade
Glitter by Mariah Carey( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billie is a talented young singer struggling to make it big in New York City. With plenty of will and determination, a voice like an angel, and the help of a handsome club DJ, Billie will quickly learn that the roller coaster ride to success is as treacherous as it can be glamorous
Riding in Cars with Boys( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young woman who, despite bad luck and poor decisions, never loses sight of her dreams. Set in Wallingford, Connecticut beginning in the 1960s
Deep rising by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep rising: When a band of ruthless hijackers invade the world's most luxurious cruise ship, they're shocked to discover that the passengers have mysteriously vanished. The puppet masters: A team of top-level government agents make a chilling discovery: extraterrestrial beings have landed and are quickly taking control of the residents of a small midwestern town -- manipulating their bodies and minds like puppets. The minion: When the key to the Anti-Christ's bottomless pit is unearthed in modern New York, Lucas is sent to retrieve it from an ambitious archaeologist. They soon must cooperate to battle 'The Minion' -- a powerful and evil force that threatens Armageddon
 
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Alternative Names
Laurence Mark Amerikaans filmproducent

Laurence Mark producteur de films américaine

Laurence Mark productor de cine estadounidense

Laurence Mark productor de cinema estatunidenc

Laurence Mark produtor de cinema estadounidense

Laurence Mark produttore cinematografico statunitense

Laurence Mark US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Лоренс Марк

לורנס מארק מפיק קולנוע אמריקאי

ローレンス・マーク

勞倫斯·馬克

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Finding ForresterCenter stageThe adventures of Huck FinnCutthroat IslandGlitterDeep rising