WorldCat Identities

Gordon, Lawrence 1936-

Overview
Works: 120 works in 748 publications in 7 languages and 28,980 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Police films  Sports films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Crime films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director, fmp, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lawrence Gordon
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider by Lindy Hemming( Visual )

76 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her father presumed dead, Lara must race to recover an ancient artifact that can alter space and time if not destroyed. She finds the key that will unlock the two sections that must be put together in order for the artifact to work. She must fight her nemises in order to restore harmony and all before the planets and sun align
Field of dreams by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 3,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a mysterious voice, Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella constructs a baseball diamond in the middle of his cornfield
Watchmen by Zack Snyder( Visual )

50 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the United States, costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. But when one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up, but no less determined, masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover the plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion, a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers, Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future
Die hard by John McTiernan( Visual )

66 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of terrorists has seized a building in L.A. and taken hostages. A New York cop, in town to spend Christmas with his estranged wife, is the only hope for the people held by the savage criminals
Hellboy by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

39 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1940s, the Third Reich has joined forces with the evil Grigori Rasputin, who has used his occult powers to summon up a demon from the depths of Hell. However, the demonic creature is captured by American forces, and put in the care of Professor Broom. Under Broom's care, Hellboy develops the desire to do good. Sixty years later he takes action as part of an elite secret defense team alongside Liz Sherman, and Abe Sapian, an aquatic humanoid with the power of telepathy. Hellboy finds himself facing the powerful Rasputin determined to bring the demon back to the forces of darkness
Predator by John McTiernan( Visual )

38 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deadly invisible Predator is unleashed in another jungle, the urban jungle of Los Angeles. A police lieutenant mistakenly concludes that mangled bodies found by the police are the work of feuding gangs. Instead, he finds himself confronting a savage alien who has come from a distant world to hunt humans for sport
Hellboy II : the golden army by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evil elf prince breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures. He declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release the golden army, a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As war is ready to erupt, Hellboy and his team of paranormal outcasts prepare to face off with the forces of darkness in the ultimate battle of good versus evil
K-PAX by Iain Softley( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatrist begins treating a patient who claims to be an alien from the distant planet of K-PAX
Die hard 2 : die harder by Renny Harlin( Visual )

45 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John McClane is off-duty on Christmas Eve in the nation's capital when a team of terrorists, in town to rescue a drug lord from justice, has taken over a major international airport, holding thousands of travelers hostage. Amidst a blinding blizzard, McClane must race against time to defeat the terrorists and their murderous leader while also contending with an inept airport police chief, the stubborn head of the Army's anti-terrorist squad, and the knowledge that his wife is trapped in a plane desperately low on fuel, circling overhead
Waterworld by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the future. When the polar ice caps melt, the Earth becomes engulfed by water. Drifters sail across the waters of the world on their man-made ships, trading for supplies and salvaging what is left of civilization. Communities of survivors lives in towns called 'Atolls.' Evil pirates known as 'The Smokers' travel across Waterworld in search of a mythical island called 'Dryland.' The Mariner is a mysterious drifter who arrives at an Atoll. He is sentenced to death when the community discover he is a mutant. Led by their evil leader, Deacon, The Smokers attack an Atoll. A woman named Helen and her adopted daughter Enola bribes The Mariner to take them to Dryland. The Mariner, Helen and Enola are pursued by Deacon and the Smokers, when The Mariner learns the tattoo on Enola's back is in reality a map that will lead them to Dryland
The warriors by Walter Hill( Visual )

26 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Warriors, a New York City street gang, are unfairly blamed for the death of a rival gang leader. Now they must fight for their lives against armies of gangs that outnumber the police 5 to 1!
The rocketeer by Joe Johnston( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The discovery of a top-secret jetpack hurls test pilot Cliff Secord into a daring adventure of mystery, suspense, and intrigue! Cliff encounters an assortment of ruthless villains, led by a Hollywood screen star who is a secret Nazi spy. With the help of his actress girlfriend, the young pilot battles enormous odds to defeat his foes who are anxious to use the device in an evil plan to rule the world. The dangerous mission transforms the ordinary young man into an extraordinary hero."--Container
Boogie nights by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throws the covers back on California's adult entertainment industry in the swinging seventies. A touching and humorous portrait of a most unusual family of filmmakers, brought to life by an all-star cast and seventies soundtrack
The devil's own by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish-American cop unknowingly brings in an IRA terrorist and tries to stop him before he destroys any more lives
Mystery men by Kinka Usher( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of would-be superheroes with questionable abilities find themselves looking for a way to make headlines and achieve success and fame. When the city's favorite hero, Captain Amazing, is kidnapped by his arch enemy, the evil Casanova Frankenstein, the second-rate heroes seize the opportunity and band together for a rescue mission
Xanadu by Robert Greenwald( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lavish old-fashioned musical which uses 1980s music
48 hrs. by Walter Hill( Visual )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

48 hours: Hard-nosed cop Jack Cates reluctantly teams up with wise-cracking prison inmate Reggie Hammon (temporarily paroled to him for 48 hours) in order to track down the felon's ex-partners
Predator 2 by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police chief MIke Harrigan (Danny Glover) learns he is set as the next target of a vicious, invisible, extraterrestrial creature on a killing spree in Los Angeles
Jumpin' Jack Flash by Penny Marshall( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bank employee gets a strange message on her computer and is drawn into an espionage ring
Brewster's millions by Walter Hill( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Montgomery Brewster is a down-and-out baseball player who discovers that he is the only living relative of an eccentric multimillionaire. Monty stands to inherit $300 million, but only if he can spend $30 million in a single month without acquiring any assets. If he fails, it's back to zero again."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Gordon, Lawrence A. 1936-

Gordon, Lawrence (Producer)

Lawrence Gordon Amerikaans filmproducent

Lawrence Gordon producător de film american

Lawrence Gordon producteur de films américaine

Lawrence Gordon Productor

Lawrence Gordon produttore cinematografico statunitense

Lawrence Gordon US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

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Field of dreamsHellboyHellboy II : the golden armyK-PAXBoogie nightsThe devil's ownXanaduJumpin' Jack Flash