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Bender, Lawrence

Works: 145 works in 752 publications in 9 languages and 28,850 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Military history  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Commentator, pmn, Actor, Production personnel, Conceptor, Scenarist, Creator, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Lawrence Bender
An inconvenient truth by Al Gore( Visual )

36 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former US Vice-President Al Gore presents an impassioned and inspiring campaign to expose the myths and misconceptions of global warming, and to create public awareness on the subject
Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

41 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bride continues on her deadly pursuit of her former partners in the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, who, in a furious assult, attempted to murder her and her unborn child on her wedding day. As the Bride faces off against allies-turned-nemeses Budd and Elle, she flashes back to the day of her deadly wedding. We learn how she was recruited and trained and about her relationship with Squad leader Bill
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

112 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption
Inglourious basterds by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

32 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and German and held by 2,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a group of Jewish-American guerrilla soldiers, led by Lt. Aldo Raine, become known as "The Basterds." They are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds soon cross paths with a French-Jewish woman who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers. A plot is set in motion to kill the Nazi leadership, including Adolph Hitler, at a movie premiere
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

67 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery turns into a bloody ambush and the ruthless killers realize one of them is a police informant. But which one?"--Container
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 2,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most brilliant mind at America's top university, MIT, isn't a student, he's the kid who cleans the floors. Will Hunting is a genius who's failing the lessons of life and his last chance is a psychologist who might be the only man who can reach him
The Mexican by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry has to do one last errand for the mob before they let him find employment elsewhere--he has to go to Mexico and recover a rare and very valuable pistol "The Mexican", which is said to be cursed. While his girlfriend, Samantha, objects to Jerry taking the assignment, he isn't in much of a position to argue. Once in Mexico, Jerry finds the pistol easily enough, but making his way back to the States proves to be an unexpected challenge. Meanwhile, his mob connection hires Leroy, a hitman, to kidnap Samantha and hold her hostage until Jerry comes back
Safe by Boaz Yakin( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a second-rate cage fighter, Luke Wright, is tormented by the Russian Mafia and wanders the streets of New York, he witnesses a young Chinese girl, Mei, being pursued by the same mafia who want her for a priceless numerical code that they would kill for
Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

50 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stewardess, a street-tough gun runner, a lonely bail bondsman, a shifty ex-con, a stoned-out beach bunny and an earnest federal agent converge in a quest for a missing half million dollars
Anna and the King by Anna Leonowens( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic true story of Anna Leonowens, an English schoolteacher who travels to Siam to educate the fifty-eight children of King Mongkut. Amid the danger of growing political unrest, their respect for each other slowly turns into something more
The great raid by John Dahl( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As World War II rages, the elite 6th Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate over 500 American prisoners of war. Under the command of Lt. Col. Henry Mucci, the men of the 6th will face the unthinkable by attempting the impossible! Included is a featurette
Dirty dancing Havana nights( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the decedent glamour and escalating danger of revolution-era Cuba. Katey is a young American woman, who, with her family move to Cuba and discovers love, sensuality and independence. Katey persuades Javier to partner her in a prestigious national dance competion at Havana's Glittering Palace. They secretly meet to practice their dance moves at a steamy night club, where the dancing is hotter than the temperature outside. As the competetion arrives, Katey and Javier take their place as a couple on the dance floor with a sizzling style and a rhythm all thier own
Countdown to zero( Visual )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[The film] traces the history of the atomic bomb from its origins to the present state of global affairs: nine nations possessing nuclear weapons capabilities with others racing to join them, leaving the world held in a delicate balance that could be shattered by an act of terrorism, failed diplomacy, or a simple accident."--Container
Innocent voices by Leonor Varela( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In war torn 1980's El Salvador, Chava, an eleven-year-old boy, suddenly becomes the 'man of the house' in a time when the government's army is forcibly recruiting children for civil war. As his single mother fights to protect her children, their village becomes both playground and battlefield. This is about life, love, the hope of peace, and the ennobling power of the human spirit. Based on the true story of screenwriter Oscar Torres's embattled childhood
Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after taking a bullet in the head at her own wedding, the bride emerges from a coma and decides its time for payback - with a vengeance. Having been gunned down by her former boss and his deadly squad of international assassins, it's a kill-or-be-killed fight she didn't start, but is determined to finish
Killshot by John Madden( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Armand 'Blackbird' Degas is a Mafia hit man who shoots to kill and never leaves witnesses, until now. When Carmen and Wayne Colson see him at the scene of a botched murder attempt, they become his next targets. After entering witness protection, they discover the law isn't on their side and decide to take matters into their own hands"--Container
From dusk till dawn by Robert Rodriguez( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From dusk till dawn (107 min.): The notorious Gekko Brothers, Seth and Richard, are on the run and headed for Mexico to meet with the mysterious "Carlos." Their simple bank robbery ended up killing multiple Texas Rangers. They hijack the mobile home of Minister Jacob Fuller and his family to ensure their safe passage. Their appointed destination is a neon-covered topless bar catering to bikers and truckers who've wandered off the beaten path. Everything seems fine until the bar's staff, band, and patrons turn out to be vampires!
Fresh( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael (or Fresh as he's known) is a 12-year-old drug pusher who lives in a half-way house for children without their parents. His father has become a street bum, but is still there if Fresh requires his 'street' knowledge. Fresh aspires to live the good life but his sister's prostitution for the drug heavies along with the senseless murder of friends push him to re-evaluate his life. He then decides that dealing isn't what he wants and revenge is
Four rooms by Allison Anders( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In four episodes, a hapless hotel bellhop is placed in some outrageous predicaments by some very unusual guests
The chumscrubber( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dean discovers the body of his best friend, Troy, and doesn't bother telling any of the parents in his perfect California neighborhood. He knows that these folks prefer to go about their lives by ignoring reality. But when this scandal hits home, will they take notice, or will by just continue along ther merry, self-medicated way?
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.12 for The Mexica ... to 1.00 for 35 mm slid ...)

Good Will Hunting
Alternative Names
Bender, Lawrence Kirk 1957-

Lawrence Bender Amerikaans ondernemer

Lawrence Bender producteur de cinma amricain

Lawrence Bender produttore cinematografico statunitense

Lawrence Bender US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Mitbegrnder der Produktionsfirma A Band Apart

Лоренс Бендер

Лоуренс Бендер

لورنس بندر

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Reservoir dogsGood Will HuntingThe MexicanJackie BrownFresh