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Ladd Company

Overview
Works: 80 works in 339 publications in 4 languages and 20,513 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Dystopian films  Science fiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ladd Company
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( visu )
67 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,226 libraries worldwide
Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. He wants to get out of the force, but is drawn back in when 6 "skin jobs," the slang for replicants, hijack a ship back to Earth. The city that Deckard must search for his prey is a huge, sprawling, bleak vision of the future
Braveheart by Mel Gibson( visu )
34 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,947 libraries worldwide
William Wallace is a bold Scotsman who used the steel of his blade and the fire of his intellect to rally his countrymen to liberation
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson( visu )
30 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 2,904 libraries worldwide
The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( visu )
35 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,557 libraries worldwide
The true story of Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton - the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space
Gone baby gone by Ben Affleck( visu )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,806 libraries worldwide
Amanda McCready is a 4-year-old who has disappeared from her Boston home. The police make little headway in solving the case, so the girl's aunt hires Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, private detectives. They freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons: they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Patrick and Angie must face area drug dealers, gangs and pedophiles, and are ultimately faced with a moral dilemma that tears them apart
Body heat by Lawrence Kasdan( visu )
22 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 1,617 libraries worldwide
A likable, unambitious lawyer and his siren-like lover plot to kill her wealthy husband
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( visu )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
"What does it mean to be human?" In Los Angeles, November 2019, it means depressed, alcoholic, hard-boiled cop Rick Deckard is hunting Replicants. Again. A group of Replicant escapees from off world is leaving bodies in their wake. Lethally cool ex-soldier Roy Batty leads the group of dim, brutal Leon, sexy Zhora, and gymnastic Pris, which is why they are so dangerous. On Earth illegally, Roy and Pris are in love, and desperate to find a way to circumvent their built-in four-year termination date. Deckard's job--to find them and 'retire' them--is complicated by the results of his inquiries with their creator at the Tyrell Corporation. There Deckard meets a young woman named Rachael who may be a replicant--and his next target
Police academy ( visu )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 567 libraries worldwide
The mayor of a large U.S. city has thrown open the doors of the Police Academy to a new generation of recruits: anybody who wants to join. The men, women and borderline cases who dedicate their lives to protecting the public from people very much like themselves. These recruits even have the bad guys laughing
Once upon a time in America by Sergio Leone( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
A story of Jewish gangsters from New York during the time of prohibition who come together again after more than thirty years
Police academy 2 their first assignment ( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Mahoney and friends have graduated from the Police Academy and are issued their first assignments. Their cheerfulness and devotion to duty outweighs any shortcomings, but are even they ready to do battle with a band of graffiti daubing terrorists?
Lovesick ( visu )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
When a patient falls in love with her psychiatrist, they call it transference. When a psychiatrist loves her back, it's counter-transference. Two people share a common problem--they are crazy about each other and the story continues in a comic/romantic vein
Outland by Peter Hyams( visu )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
A science fiction detective thriller on one of Jupiter's moons
Night shift ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Charles Lumley (Winkler) used to be a high-pressure Wall Street financial analyst, but now he's working the night shift at the New York City morgue. There, everything is very quiet, until Billy Blazejowski (Keaton) turns up with an X-rated idea for making money
A very Brady sequel ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
A very Brady sequel: Mike is planning a surprise wedding anniversary party for Carol - that is until Carol's long-lost first husband, Roy, shows up to shake the family tree. When Roy whisks Carol off to Hawaii, the rest of the Brady clan take off in pursuit
Police academy 1-4 collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Police academy: The mayor decides to loosen the restrictions at the academy. Soon, the new class is overrun with misfits and losers who are all determined to make good, even though their superiors try to wash their hands of them every chance they can. Police academy 2: Mahoney and friends have graduated from the academy and are issued their first assignments. Their cheerfulness and devotion to duty outweighs any shortcomings, but are even they ready to do battle with a band of graffiti daubing terrorists?
Looker by Michael Crichton( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in French and English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
While trying to protect one of his patients from a murderer, a plastic surgeon discovers that the patient is connected with a research facility that plans to use her image on TV as part of a mind control experiment
Purple hearts ( visu )
2 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
A drama of love and courage set against the fierce background of a war that U.S. history keeps trying to sweep out of sight. Navy nurse Deborah Solomon is the girl that Jardian finds in his moment of greatest despair. She's the first thing about Vietnam that makes any sense to him and he'll do anything to be with her. So Jardian breaks the soldier's prime rule of survival--he volunteers
An unfinished life by Lasse Hallström( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Einar is a rancher who does what he can to hold onto his Wyoming ranch. It's been a struggle for years; his son was killed in a car crash, his wife left him, and his longtime friend and helper, Mitch was recently mauled by a bear. Now, Einar has to care for Mitch and help him recover. Jean and her daughter, Griff, have to leave Jean's current abusive boyfriend. The only place they can go is the ranch of Griff's grandfather, Einar, who only learns of his granddaughter's existence upon their arrival
Star 80 by Bob Fosse( visu )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Partially fictionalized story of Playmate of the Year, Dorothy Stratten, and her husband/murderer, Paul Snider
A Brady Bunch of movies ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
The Brady Bunch in the White House: Mike Brady, in a strange twist of fate, becomes President of the United States of America
 
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English (250)
French (7)
Italian (4)
Spanish (1)
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