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Bender, Lawrence

Overview
Works: 118 works in 863 publications in 11 languages and 29,917 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Documentary films  War films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Filmed lectures  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Commentator, Actor, pmn, Production personnel, Conceptor, Author, Scenarist, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Lawrence Bender
 
Most widely held works by Lawrence Bender
Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

105 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,032 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
An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore( Visual )

50 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,989 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
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

127 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of two mob hitmen, 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 )

54 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,773 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 Jonathan Couch( Visual )

63 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

84 editions published between 1200 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,608 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
The Mexican by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,331 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
Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

60 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,102 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
Safe by Boaz Yakin( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,069 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
Anna and the King by Andy Tennant( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,056 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 )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 857 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
Innocent voices by Leonor Varela( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 834 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
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 796 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
Countdown to zero by Patience Agbabi( Visual )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 702 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
Killshot by John Madden( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 442 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
From dusk till dawn by Robert Rodriguez( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 421 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 by Boaz Yakin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 393 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 )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 329 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 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle (Jamie Bell) finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. Everyone in town is too self-consumed to worry about anything else than themselves. And everybody is on some form of drug just to get themselves through the day. After Troy's death, local drug dealers (Camilla Belle, Justin Chatwin, Lou Taylor Pucci) at the school run out of their stash. They convince Dean to get Troy's stash or they are going to kill his brother whom they kidnapped, but they grabbed the wrong kid
White man's burden by Desmond Nekano( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a time where color roles have been reversed, Louis Pinnock (John Travolta), a poor man of the ghetto, struggles to support his family. When he loses his job at the whim of the factory's owner (Harry Belafonte), Louis decides to take on the system by taking on his former boss
 
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Alternative Names
Bender, Lawrence Kirk 1957-

Lawrence Bender Amerikaans ondernemer

Lawrence Bender producteur de cinéma américain

Lawrence Bender produttore cinematografico statunitense

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

Λόρενς Μπέντερ

Лоренс Бендер

Лоуренс Бендер

Լոուրենս Բենդեր

لورانس بندر

لورنس بندر

로런스 벤더

ローレンス・ベンダー

羅倫斯·本德

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