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Bender, Lawrence

Overview
Works: 126 works in 692 publications in 9 languages and 27,953 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Military history  Film and video adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Interviews  Love stories  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Commentator, Production personnel, Conceptor, Scenarist, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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An inconvenient truth by Albert Gore ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences
Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
44 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 3,218 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 )
99 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,765 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
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into a bloody ambush, and the ruthless killers realize one of them is [an undercover police officer]. But which one?"--Container
Inglourious basterds by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and German and held by 2,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War II, a group of Jewish-American guerilla 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 Nazis at the theater's movie premier, including Adolph Hitler
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 2,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The most brilliant mind at America's top university isn't a student...he's the kid who cleans the floors! Will Hunting is a headstrong, working-class genius who's failing the lessons of life. After one too many run-ins with the law, Will's last chance is a psychology professor, who might be the only one man who can reach him!
The Mexican by Gore Verbinski ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A quirky romantic comedy with plenty of gunplay and intrigue. Before reckless Jerry can make amends with Samantha, he has to take one more wild ride down to Mexico to pick up a priceless antique pistol and settle his debts. As things begin heating up with mob bosses and hit men, the action boils over with surprise twists and turns
Safe ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,024 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 )
48 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 992 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 Andy Tennant ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 981 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
Dirty dancing Havana nights ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the eve of Cuba's revolution, a young American woman discovers a passion for dance and for her sultry Cuban partner, Javier
The great raid by John Dahl ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of American Rangers who rescue the survivors of the Bataan Death March from the Cabanatuan Prison Camp during WWII. When the Philippines fell to the Japanese, the remnants of Gen. MacArthur's Army were forced down the Bataan Peninsula where they were surrounded and cutoff with no hope of rescue. They were starving and dying of disease. Gen. Wainwright eventually surrendered and the troops were marched off to prison. Along the way thousands died or were murdered by the Japanese. They were taken to Camp O'Donnell and to Cabanatuan Prison Camps where they were starved and beaten. When MacArthur invaded the Philippines he made it a priority to rescue the remaining prisoners still alive in Japanese hands
Countdown to zero ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 678 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 )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 620 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 )
31 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 542 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 this deadly series of events, but she is definately determined to finish the business
Killshot by Elmore Leonard ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 422 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 415 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 )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 343 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 324 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 263 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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Bender, Lawrence Kirk 1957-
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