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Ladd Company

Works: 77 works in 344 publications in 4 languages and 20,788 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Sports films  Biographical films  Fiction  Film noir  Science fiction films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ladd Company
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( visu )
80 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,295 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 )
35 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,970 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 )
29 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 2,903 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
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( visu )
35 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,567 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 1,811 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 drug dealers, gangs, and pedophiles, and ultimately 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 1,623 libraries worldwide
A likable, unambitious lawyer and his siren-like lover plot to kill her wealthy husband
Police academy ( visu )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 580 libraries worldwide
Les ennuis des dirigeants d'une école de police qui se retrouvent avec des hurluberlus comme élèves
Once upon a time in America by Sergio Leone( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
A story of Jewish gangsters from New York during the time of prohibition who come together again after more than thirty years
Lovesick ( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 213 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
Police academy 2 their first assignment ( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 209 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?
Outland by Peter Hyams( visu )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Policeman Marshal William T. O' Niel has been transferred to the mining outpost located on Io, one of Jupiter's moons. And O' Neil is about to have the worst time of his life at the mining outpost, when he is assigned to investigate the violent deaths of miners, only to discover the miners have died of drug overdoses from a lethal drug. As O' Niel sets out to find the drug dealers, he finds himself the target of hired assassins, whom have been hired to assassinate O' Niel. With no help from the Police Force, O' Niel sets out to stand against the drug dealers, as he begins to suspect the outpost's corrupt administrator Sheppard may be involved with the drug dealers
Night shift by Ron Howard( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 174 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 156 libraries worldwide
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 136 libraries worldwide
Police academy 3: The graduates of the academy are now in competition between the two police academies to see which one will survive a state-decreed budget cut. Police academy 4: A new batch of civilian volunteers joins the new Citizens on Patrol program, but Captain Harris is determined to see it fail
Looker by Michael Crichton( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in French and English and held by 77 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. Videodisc version
Doin' time ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Door-to-door salesman, Duke Jarrett, has just knocked on the wrong door, he's set up and shipped out to join all the other nuts, loons and knuckleheads of John Dillinger Penitentiary-- where the fun begins
Divine madness by Bette Midler( visu )
5 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
The explosively talented Bette Midler is captured in all her bawdy glory as she delivers a whirlwind of knockout rock 'n' roll, soulful ballads and campy new-wave nostalgia
Purple hearts ( visu )
2 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 69 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 61 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 55 libraries worldwide
Partially fictionalized story of Playmate of the Year, Dorothy Stratten, and her husband/murderer, Paul Snider
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