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Besson, Luc

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Most widely held works by Luc Besson
Taken by Pierre Morel( Visual )

52 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When his estranged daughter is kidnapped in Paris, a former spy sets out to find her at any cost. Relying on his special skills, he tracks down the ruthless gang that abducted her and launches a one-man war to bring them to justice and rescue his daughter."--Case slick
The fifth element by Luc Besson( Visual )

76 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction verhaal dat zich afspeelt in het Manhattan van de 23e eeuw. Een taxichauffeur wordt onverwachts geconfronteerd met een genetisch gemanipuleerde vrouw met wie hij de wereld tegen het kwaad gaat beschermen
Lucy by Luc Besson( Visual )

53 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,993 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
Taken 3 by Olivier Megaton( Visual )

18 editions published in 2015 in English and French and held by 1,665 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
Taken 2 by Liam Neeson( Visual )

23 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,609 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
The professional by Luc Besson( Visual )

94 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,578 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
3 days to kill by Kevin Costner( Visual )

26 editions published in 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,522 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 Luc Besson( Visual )

45 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,502 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 )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 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
The family by Luc Besson( Visual )

38 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,278 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
Transporter 3 by Robert Knepper( Visual )

37 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,167 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 )

13 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,137 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 Mary Frances Maple Jones( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by 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 by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ex-Special Forces operative Frank Martin, aka "The Transporter," is implicated in the kidnapping by Columbian drug dealers of the son of a government narcotics control policymaker, he sets to work recovering the boy and exposing the kidnappers
Colombiana by Olivier Megaton( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,017 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
The messenger the story of Joan of Arc by Luc Besson( Visual )

58 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic drama exploring the life of Joan of Arc, her victories, relationship with God and her death
Arthur and the Minimoys by Luc Besson( Book )

58 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 14 languages and held by 950 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
Lockout by James Mather( Visual )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 915 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 inmates
Arthur and the forbidden city by Luc Besson( Book )

37 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 894 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
Brick mansions( Visual )

13 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Damien is an undercover cop determined to bring down Tremaine, the crime lord who murdered his father. Tremaine rules the violent criminal compound known as "Brick Mansions", but he's thwarted at every turn by a heroic ex-convict named Lino. Their paths never should have crossed, but when Tremaine kidnaps Lino's girlfriend, Damien and Lino become unlikely allies, and must work together to stop Tremaine's sinister plot to devastate the entire city
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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 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

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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