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Shuler-Donner, Lauren

Works: 110 works in 406 publications in 6 languages and 29,593 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Humor  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Interviewer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lauren Shuler-Donner
X2 X-men united by Bryan Singer ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 2,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt
X-Men by Bryan Singer ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A war is brewing between those with special powers ("mutants") and the rest of humanity-- and the only ones who can save the humans from certain destruction are a special group of mutants: the "X-Men." (Based on the comic series)
The secret life of bees by Gina Prince-Bythewood ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 2,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lily Owens is a young girl who lives on the peach farm that her abusive father owns. Rosaleen is a black woman hired by Lily's father to be a stand-in mother for Lily. When Rosaleen and Lily walk into town they are approached by some white men. Rosaleen insults these racists by standing up for her rights. The angry men give her a beating and she ends up in the hospital. Lily's father rescues Lily but not Rosaleen so Lily talks Rosaleen into running away. They end up in a town that Lily believes her mother once lived in. They go to live with the three Boatwright sisters on their honey farm, and there Lily finds solace in the mesmerizing world of beekeeping
X-men first class by Matthew Vaughn ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their superhuman powers for the first time, working together in a desperate attempt to stop the Hellfire Club and a global nuclear war
X-Men origins by Gavin Hood ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Somewhere in the wilds of northwest Canada in the early 1800s, Logan and Victor, two half-brothers with special powers grow up amid violence. Eventually they will become the near-indestructible warriors known as Wolverine and Sabretooth. William Stryker is a sinister government operative whose Weapon X program experiments keep pulling Wolverine back in. Kayla Silverfox shares a peaceful Canadian co-existence with Wolverine as he tries to drop out of the program. Along the way, Wolverine encounters many mutants, both familiar and new
X-Men ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The X-Men are mutant heroes sworn to defend a world that hates and fears them. With the help of new recruits The Beast and Angel, they must face evolution itself in the form of their former teammate, Jean Grey. Possessed with the cosmic power of the Dark Phoenix, the resurrected Jean Grey has become a danger to herself, her mutant comrades, and the entire planet. To stave off this imminent threat to humanity, a possible cure is discovered that may ultimately eliminate genetic mutations. Now, as the battle lines are drawn, the X-Men, led by Professor Charles Xavier, must contend with both Jean Grey's world-consuming powers, as well as the malevolent Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under Xavier's former ally, Magneto
Dave by Ivan Reitman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look alike to the president temporarily replaces the real one and ends up doing it more long term. His unusual style of governing and decision making tip off the opposition that something is definitely "out-of-order" in Washington
Pretty in pink by Howard Deutch ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor girl falls in love with a rich guy, and it angers both their families and their friends
Hotel for dogs by Emma Roberts ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Foster children Andi and Bruce have been placed with a flaky couple who care more for their aspiring rock careers than their charges. Their mischievous tendencies repeatedly get them into trouble. After a close call with the local pound, the kids end up searching for Friday, their secretly adopted dog, in an abandoned old hotel where they find several other stray dogs seeking shelter. They, along with three other local kids, begin caring for the strays. Bruce is a clever inventor whose innovative gadgets ensure top-notch care and constant entertainment for all the dogs. The police storm the hotel and take all the dogs to the pound. The kids attempt to rescue the dogs and it might just land them in separate group homes. Bernie, their social worker, will have to somehow convince the authorities, and perhaps a loving family, that the children were just doing what was right
The Wolverine ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, Wolverine becomes embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons
Cirque du Freak by Paul Weitz ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Darren is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and get tickets. Steve and Darren think that it is all a joke until a vampire named Larten Crepsley comes on stage with a very poisonous spider that he makes do tricks. Steve tells Larten he would like to join him and become an apprentice
Timeline by Paul. O'Connor, Frances. Butler, Gerard. Connolly, Billy Walker ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of present-day archeology students are stunned to discover a handwritten plea for help dated April 2, 1357 ... from their own professor. He's been blasted back in time to the 14th century. To rescue him, they must travel back and survive one of the most violent battles in world history--and make it back to the 21st century alive
Free Willy by Simon Wincer ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A heartwarming story about a troubled young boy's touching relationship with an orca whale who is the star attraction at his local adventure park. When the boy learns of the unfortunate plans the park has for his friend, he risks his own life to return Willy to his natural habitat
She's the man by Andy Fickman ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When teenage girl, Viola, discovers that her soccer team has been cut from her school, she disguises herself as her twin brother and takes his place at his new boarding school for two weeks. Comedy ensues when she falls in love with her new roommate, Duke and finds herself the object of affection of the beautiful Olivia, the girl whom Duke loves. Things get even more complicated when her twin brother, Sebastian, finally turns up
You've got mail by Nora Ephron ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Superstore book chain magnate Hanks and cozy children's bookshop owner Ryan are anonymous e-mail cyberpals who fall head-over-laptops in love, unaware they are combative business rivals
Constantine by Francis Lawrence ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Supernatural detective John Constantine and policewoman Angela Dodson travel to the world of demons and angels
Unaccompanied minors ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's Christmas Eve and a huge blizzard has just shut down Hoover International Airport, threating to ruin holiday plans for all stranded travelers. Snowed in en route to their father's house, two unaccompanied minors, Spencer and his sister, Katherine, are ushered to the airport's UM Room, a holding cell for dozens of stranded, parent-free kids from all over the country. Spencer decides to make a run for freedom. With the airport's peevish Passenger Relations Manager and his lackey and every other airport security guard hot on his trail, a group of UMs help each other flee the clutches of airport authority
Any given Sunday ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Embattled coach Tony D'Amato faces team strife and a new owner, who is sure Tony is way too old school. An injured quarterback, a flashy, bull-headed backup QB, a slithery team doctor, and a running back with an incentive-laden contract also fuel the film
Ladyhawke by Richard Donner ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two lovers are condemned to spend eternity together yet never touch -- she to be a hawk by day and he a grey wolf by night. They must find a moment in time when night and day are one and evil consumes itself to break the spell
Free Willy 2 the adventure home ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Willy has been reunited with his family, but an oil spill is threatening his life
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.14 (from 0.07 for Hotel for ... to 0.18 for X-Men ...)
Alternative Names
Donner, Lauren Shuler-.
Donner, Lauren Shuler 1949-
Shuler Donner, Lauren 1949-
Shuler, Lauren
Shuler, Lauren 1949-
English (216)
Spanish (16)
Italian (4)
German (1)
Turkish (1)
Portuguese (1)