WorldCat Identities

Gordon, Lawrence 1936-

Overview
Works: 158 works in 603 publications in 7 languages and 25,012 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Fiction  Science fiction films  Film and video adaptations  Baseball films  Science fiction 
Roles: Producer, Author, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lawrence Gordon
Lara Croft, tomb raider by Simon West( Visual )

43 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,211 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 nemeses in order to restore harmony and all before the planets and sun align
Field of dreams by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 2,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you believe the impossible, the incredible can come true. Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice, followed by a brief vision of a baseball field. He believes that if he builds a baseball diamond in his cornfield, Shoeless Joe Jackson from the infamous 1919 Chicago "Black" Sox will return to play baseball. By being willing to take a chance, Ray gets a second time up at bat in life
Watchmen( Visual )

34 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,100 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 Roderick Thorp( Visual )

47 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York detective John McClane has just arrived in Los Angeles to spend Christmas with his family. As he waits for his estranged wife's office Christmas party to break up, German terrorists occupy the building, and McClane wages a one-man war to stop them
Hellboy by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A demon conjured from hell by the Nazis grows up to defend the world against evil of the paranormal sort and creatures from the underworld
K-PAX by Iain Softley( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatrist begins treating a patient who claims to be an alien from the distant planet of K-PAX
Hellboy II the golden army( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,228 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
Predator by John McTiernan( Visual )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action-packed adventure story of fighting men pitted against an unseen enemy, a force more powerful than their fiercest weapons. Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages held by guerrilla fighters in a Central America country, Dutch and his men encounter an enemy unimaginably more deadly than any on Earth-- because the Predator is not of this Earth
Waterworld by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future where Earth is covered with water, the human race struggles to survive on dilapidated boats and makeshift floating cities called atolls. When a mysterious drifter/adventurer known as the Mariner gets caught up in the struggle between the evil Deacon and a young girl and her adoptive mother, he finds himself catapulted into an explosive war of good vs. evil
Die hard 2 die harder by Renny Harlin( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 772 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
The warriors by Walter Hill( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Warriors, a street gang, are blamed unfairly for a rival gang leader's death. They must fight for their lives as other gangs seek revenge
Boogie nights by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of Dirk Diggler's rise to fame in this hilarious look at the pornography industry, the free-spirited 70s, and the indulgent 80s. Nominated for 3 Academy Awards, and winner of various other industry awards
Mystery men by Kinka Usher( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 552 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
Predator 2 by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and French and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Predator returns to kill for sport, but this time he is hunting in the urban jungle that is Los Angeles, and only one cop can stop him
Xanadu by Robert Greenwald( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lavish old-fashioned musical which uses 1980s music
Die hard 2 Die harder by Renny Harlin( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terrorists seize a major international airport on Christmas Eve to release a drug lord while John McClane's wife circles above in a plane running low on fuel. McClane must battle the terrorists, an incompetent airport police chief, a ferocious winter storm, and the commander of the army's anti-terrorist squad to rescue her
Jumpin' Jack Flash by Penny Marshall( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bank employee gets a strange message on her computer and is drawn into an espionage ring
48 hrs( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cop goes looking for a psychotic prison escapee with the help of a fast-talking con man
Lucas by Lawrence Gordon( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Lucas, an outsider, is determined to win the heart of his classmate Maggie by whatever means necessary
Brewster's millions by Walter Hill( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 334 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)

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Field of dreamsHellboyK-PAXHellboy II the golden armyBoogie nightsXanaduJumpin' Jack Flash