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Besson, Luc

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The fifth element by Luc Besson ( Visual )
123 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two hundred and fifty years in the future, life as we know it is threatened by the arrival of Evil. Only the fifth element can stop the Evil from estinguishing life, as it tries to do every five thousand years
Taken by Pierre Morel ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kim is seventeen years-old and the pride and joy of her father, the ex-CIA agent Bryan Mills. Bryan left the agency to stay near Kim in California. Kim lives with her mother Lenore and her wealthy stepfather Stuart. Kim convinces the reluctant Bryan to sign an authorization form so she can travel to Paris with her friend Amanda. When they arrive, they share a cab with a stranger named Peter. Amanda tells him that they are alone in Paris. While Bryan is on the phone with Kim, Albanese gang members break into the apartment where the girls are staying. Bryan has Kim give him a detailed description of what she sees and hears. He tells her she is about to be kidnapped. Bryan promises Kim that he will come and get her. He immediately travels to Paris to find Kim and Amanda. He has four days to find her and he uses his special skills and contacts to get her back and seek his revenge
Taken 2 by Liam Neeson ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Liam Neeson returns as Bryan Mills, an ex-CIA operative who finds himself taken hostage along with his wife. To survive, Bryan must enlist the help of an unlikely ally and use his brutally efficient skills to take out his kidnappers
The transporter by Cory Yuen ( Visual )
33 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank is the best at what he does -- transporting dangerous or illegal goods. His latest shipment, a beautiful young woman, brings deadly complications to his delivery plans. He must kick into overdrive and fight to save his cargo, and his life
Arthur and the invisibles by Luc Besson ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arthur sets out to save his family's home from real estate developers when his grandfather mysteriously disappears. When he finds his grandfather's ancient clues of treasure, he unlocks a passageway that leads to a spectacular world with little people
3 days to kill by Kevin Costner ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter, whom he's previously kept at arm's length to keep out of danger. First, he must complete one last mission, even if it means juggling the two toughest assignments yet: hunting down the world's most ruthless terrorist and looking after his teenage daughter for the first time in ten years while his wife is out of town
From Paris with love by Pierre Morel ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A low-ranking intelligence operative working in the office of the U.S. ambassador in France takes on more than he bargained for when he partners with a wisecracking, fast-shooting, high-ranking U.S. agent who's been sent to Paris to stop a terrorist attack
Transporter 3 ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Valentina is the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official. Frank Martin is given an offer he cannot refuse and ends up putting on his driving gloves to deliver Valentina from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to deal with the thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery. On top of that, he cannot let his personal feelings get in the way of his dangerous objective
The family ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A mafia boss and his family are relocated to a sleepy town in France under the witness protection program after snitching on the mob. Despite Agent Stansfield's ... best efforts to keep them in line, Fred Blake..., his wife Maggie..., and their children ..., can't help resorting to old habits by handling their problems the 'family' way. Chaos ensues as their former Mafia cronies try to track them down, and scores are settled in the unlikeliest of settings"--Container
Colombiana by Olivier Megaton ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... a young woman ... has grown up to be an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents as a child. Turning herself into a professional killer, she remains focused on her ultimate goal: to hunt down and get revenge on the mobster responsible for her parents' deaths"--Container
Nikita by Luc Besson ( Visual )
92 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nikita, een junk die in koelen bloede een politieagent heeft doodgeschoten, wordt opgeleid om geheim agente in dienst van de overheid te worden
Transporter 2 ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ex-Special Forces operative Frank Martin, aka "The Transporter," is now retired from his chosen profession of moving dangerous goods with no questions asked. He now makes a living driving for a wealthy family in Miami, Florida. But when their young son is abducted, Frank must use his battle-tested combat skills to save the boy and thwart the kidnapper's nefarious master plan
Lockout ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates
Arthur and the Minimoys by Luc Besson ( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In search of a stolen treasure and his missing grandfather, ten-year-old Arthur travels to the land of the Minimoys, a tribe of tiny people whom he must save from destruction
Arthur and the forbidden city by Luc Besson ( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In order to find his grandfather's lost treasure and save the Minimoys, Arthur and his companions, including Princess Selinia, travel into the forbidden city ruled by Maltazard the Cursed
The messenger the story of Joan of Arc by Luc Besson ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Epic drama exploring the life of Joan of Arc, her victories, relationship with God and her death
The professional ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York's top hit man becomes the unwilling guardian of his next-door neighbors' 12-year-old daughter and helps her track the psychotic agent who murdered her family so she can exact her revenge
Kiss of the dragon by Jet Li ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While on a mission in Paris, China's top secret agent must team up with a call girl after he is falsely accused of murder
Bandidas ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An hiliarious, action packed western. Determined to avenge the deaths of their fathers, they vow to seize the ill-gotten gains of Tyler Jackson. With help from a retired bank robber and a jittery criminologist these two beauties become unlikely outlaws, blazing a trail of larceny and laughter across Mexico."--P. [4] of cover
Leon by Luc Besson ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Calling himself a "cleaner," the mysterious Leon in New York's top hit man. When his next-door neighbors are murdered, Leon becomes the unwilling guardian of the family's sole survivor, 12 year old Mathilda
 
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Alternative Names
Besons, Liks 1959-
Besson, Luc
Бессон, Люк 1959-
ベッソン, リュック
Languages
English (402)
French (134)
German (37)
Spanish (19)
Multiple languages (10)
Italian (10)
Catalan (7)
Japanese (6)
Russian (2)
Polish (2)
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