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Besson, Luc

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The fifth element by Luc Besson( Visual )

140 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,602 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 )

51 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,441 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
Lucy by Luc Besson( Visual )

60 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,062 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 1,701 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 Olivier Megaton( Visual )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,617 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 )

25 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,555 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 )

45 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,491 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
The professional by Luc Besson( Visual )

95 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,466 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
Arthur and the invisibles by EuropaCorp( Visual )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,295 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 )

24 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,265 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 )

33 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,179 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 )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,135 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 2( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,122 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
The homesman by Mary Hoxie Jones( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,110 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
Colombiana by Olivier Megaton( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,016 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 Columbia Pictures Industries( Visual )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic drama exploring the life of Joan of Arc, her victories, relationship with God and her death
Lockout by James Mather( Visual )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 919 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
Brick mansions( Visual )

14 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 892 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
Arthur and the forbidden city by Luc Besson( Book )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 877 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
Nikita by Luc Besson( Visual )

40 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cop-killer junkie is forced by the government to become an undercover assassin or face a life in prison
 
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Arthur and the forbidden city
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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