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Besson, Luc

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The fifth element by Luc Besson( Visual )

182 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,699 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 extinguishing life, as it tries to do every five thousand years
Taken by Pierre Morel( Visual )

45 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kim is seventeen years-old and the pride and joy of her father, the ex-CIA agent Bryan Mills. 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, Albanian 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
Lucy by Luc Besson( Visual )

63 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors. Altered by a dangerous new drug allowing her to use 100% of her brain capacity, Lucy transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic
The professional by Luc Besson( Visual )

142 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calling himself a cleaner, the mysterious Leon is 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. But Mathilda doesn't want protection--she wants revenge. Training her in the deadly tricks of his trade, Leon helps her track the psychotic agent who murdered her family
Taken 2 by Olivier Megaton( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bryan Mills, an ex-CIA operative 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
3 days to kill by Kevin Costner( Visual )

29 editions published in 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,554 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
The transporter by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

42 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special features not rated or closed captioned
Taken 3( Visual )

10 editions published in 2015 in English and French and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose long awaited reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered, must use his 'particular set of skills' to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now: his daughter
Arthur and the invisibles by Luc Besson( Visual )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,287 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
Nikita by Luc Besson( Visual )

131 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,269 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
The family( Visual )

24 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,255 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 wifre Maggie, and their children Belle and Warren, 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
Transporter 3 by Robert Knepper( Visual )

34 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,195 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
From Paris with love by Pierre Morel( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,150 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
The homesman by Tommy Lee Jones( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1854 on the Nebraska frontier. Three women living on the edge of this territory are driven mad by the harsh pioneer life. The task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting the journey will be, and employs a low-life drifter, George Briggs to join her
Transporter 2( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,123 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
Joan of Arc by Luc Besson( Visual )

104 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic drama exploring the life of Joan of Arc, her victories, relationship with God and her death
Colombiana by Olivier Megaton( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,022 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
Lockout by James Mather( Visual )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 922 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 )

58 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 897 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 )

45 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 868 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
 
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Arthur and the Minimoys
Alternative Names
Besons, Liks 1959-

Besson, Luc

Lik Beson

Luc Besson francuski reżyser i scenarzysta filmowy

Luc Besson Frans filmregisseur

Luc Besson fransk regissör, författare och producent

Luc Besson französischer Filmregisseur

Luc Besson French film director, writer, and producer

Luc Besson producteur, réalisateur et scénariste français

Luc Besson produttore cinematografico, sceneggiatore e regista francese

Lucas Besson

luk.besyn

Lyuk Besson

Λικ Μπεσόν γάλλος σκηνοθέτης σεναριογράφος και παραγωγός

Бессон, Люк 1959-

Лик Бесон

Люк Бесон

Люк Бессон

Люк Бессон французский кинорежиссёр, писатель и кинопродюсер

Люк Бэсон

Լյուկ Բեսոն

לוק בסון

לוק בסון שחקן צרפתי

لوك بيسون

لوک بسون

ليۋك بەسسون

ลุก แบซง

ლიუკ ბესონი

뤽 베송

베송, 뤽 1959-

베쏭, 뤽 1959-

ベッソン, リュック

リュック・ベッソン

吕克•贝松

洛·比桑

洛比桑

盧·貝松

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The professionalNikitaJoan of ArcArthur and the MinimoysArthur and the forbidden cityThe films of Luc Besson : master of spectacleNikita (Luc Besson, 1990)