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Bender, Lawrence

Overview
Works: 127 works in 925 publications in 11 languages and 30,353 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Documentary films  War films  Educational films  Nonfiction films  Gangster films  Filmed lectures  Film adaptations  History 
Roles: Producer, Commentator, Actor, pmn, Production personnel, Conceptor, Author, Creator, Scenarist, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Lawrence Bender
Publications by Lawrence Bender
Most widely held works about Lawrence Bender
 
Most widely held works by Lawrence Bender
An Inconvenient Truth by Davis Guggenheim( visu )
52 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,059 libraries worldwide
Former US Vice-President Al Gore presents an impassioned and inspiring campaign to expose the myths and misconceptions of global warming, and to create public awareness on the subject
Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino( visu )
102 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,053 libraries worldwide
Four years after taking a bullet in the head at her own wedding, the bride emerges from a coma and decides its time for payback - with a vengeance. Having been gunned down by her former boss and his deadly squad of international assassins, it's a kill-or-be-killed fight she didn't start, but is determined to finish
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( visu )
138 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,112 libraries worldwide
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption
Inglourious basterds by Quentin Tarantino( visu )
60 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,804 libraries worldwide
During World War II, a group of Jewish-American guerrilla soldiers, led by Lt. Aldo Raine, become known as "The Basterds." They are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds soon cross paths with a French-Jewish woman who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers. A plot is set in motion to kill the Nazis at the theater's movie premier, including Adolph Hitler
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant( visu )
65 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,621 libraries worldwide
The most brilliant mind at America's top university isn't a student ... he's the kid who cleans the floors! Will Hunting is a headstrong, working-class genius who's failing the lessons of life. After one too many run-ins with the law, Will's last chance is a psychology professor, who might be the only one man who can reach him!
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( visu )
90 editions published between 1200 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,619 libraries worldwide
After a botched bank robbery, the gang meets up in a warehouse, only to suspect that one of them is really a cop
The Mexican by Gore Verbinski( visu )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,321 libraries worldwide
Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the Mexican"... or suffer the consequences. The second is from his girlfriend Samantha to end his association with the mob. Jerry figures alive and in trouble with Samantha is better than the more permanent alternative, so he heads south of the border. Finding the pistol proves easy. Getting it home is another matter. The pistol supposedly carries a legendary curse--a legend Jerry is given every reason to believe... especially when Samantha is taken hostage by a hit man to ensure the safe return of the pistol
Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino( visu )
64 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,116 libraries worldwide
A stewardess, a street-tough gun runner, a lonely bail bondsman, a shifty ex-con, a stoned-out beach bunny and an earnest federal agent converge in a quest for a missing half million dollars
Safe by Boaz Yakin( visu )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
When a second-rate cage fighter, Luke Wright, is tormented by the Russian Mafia and wanders the streets of New York, he witnesses a young Chinese girl, Mei, being pursued by the same mafia who want her for a priceless numerical code that they would kill for
Anna and the King by Andy Tennant( visu )
24 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,073 libraries worldwide
Resumen: Es una historia épica situada en la Tahilandia de fines del siglo XIX, y narra las verdaderas aventuras de la vida de la institutriz británica Anna Leonowens, contratada por el Rey de Siam para que educara a sus cincuenta y ocho vástagos. Nada más llegar a estas desconocidas y exóticas tierras, Anna se ve inmersa en una lucha de ingenio con el obstinado soberano. La historia está basada en informaciones históricas y en los libros publicados de la propia Leonowens, (FILMAFFINITY)
The great raid by John Dahl( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 866 libraries worldwide
As World War II rages, the elite 6th Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate over 500 American prisoners of war. Under the command of Lt. Col. Henry Mucci, the men of the 6th will face the unthinkable by attempting the impossible! Included is a featurette
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( visu )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 853 libraries worldwide
On the eve of Cuba's revolution, a young American woman discovers a passion for dance and for her sultry Cuban partner, Javier
Innocent voices by Leonor Varela( visu )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 830 libraries worldwide
In war torn 1980's El Salvador, Chava, an eleven-year-old boy, suddenly becomes the 'man of the house' in a time when the government's army is forcibly recruiting children for civil war. As his single mother fights to protect her children, their village becomes both playground and battlefield. This is about life, love, the hope of peace, and the ennobling power of the human spirit. Based on a true story
Countdown to zero by Patience Agbabi( visu )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
"[The film] traces the history of the atomic bomb from its origins to the present state of global affairs: nine nations possessing nuclear weapons capabilities with others racing to join them, leaving the world held in a delicate balance that could be shattered by an act of terrorism, failed diplomacy, or a simple accident."--Container
Killshot by John Madden( visu )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 456 libraries worldwide
"Armand 'Blackbird' Degas is a Mafia hit man who shoots to kill and never leaves witnesses, until now. When Carmen and Wayne Colson see him at the scene of a botched murder attempt, they become his next targets. After entering witness protection, they discover the law isn't on their side and decide to take matters into their own hands"--Container
From dusk till dawn by Robert Rodriguez( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
From dusk till dawn (107 min.): The notorious Gekko Brothers, Seth and Richard, are on the run and headed for Mexico to meet with the mysterious "Carlos." Their simple bank robbery ended up killing multiple Texas Rangers. They hijack the mobile home of Minister Jacob Fuller and his family to ensure their safe passage. Their appointed destination is a neon-covered topless bar catering to bikers and truckers who've wandered off the beaten path. Everything seems fine until the bar's staff, band, and patrons turn out to be vampires!
Fresh by Boaz Yakin( visu )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Michael (or Fresh as he's known) is a 12-year-old drug pusher who lives in a half-way house for children without their parents. His father has become a street bum, but is still there if Fresh requires his 'street' knowledge. Fresh aspires to live the good life but his sister's prostitution for the drug heavies along with the senseless murder of friends push him to re-evaluate his life. He then decides that dealing isn't what he wants and revenge is
Four rooms by Allison Anders( visu )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Four stories set in the same L.A. hotel on New Year's Eve are tied together by a bellboy. "It's Ted the Bellhop's first night on the job ... and the hotel's very unusual guests are about to place him in some outrageous predicaments."--Container
The chumscrubber ( visu )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle (Jamie Bell) finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. Everyone in town is too self consumed to worry about anything else than themselves. And everybody is on some form of drug just to get themselves through the day. After Troy's death, local drug dealers (Camilla Belle, Justin Chatwin, Lou Taylor Pucci) at the school run out of their stash. They convince Dean to get Troy's stash or they are going to kill his brother that they kidnapped, but they grabbed the wrong kid
White man's burden by Desmond Nakano( visu )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Set in a time where color roles have been reversed, Louis Pinnock (John Travolta), a poor man of the ghetto, struggles to support his family. When he loses his job at the whim of the factory's owner (Harry Belafonte), Louis decides to take on the system by taking on his former boss
 
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Alternative Names
Bender, Lawrence Kirk 1957-
Lawrence Bender American film producer
Lawrence Bender Amerikaans ondernemer
Lawrence Bender producteur de cinéma américain
Lawrence Bender productor de cine estadounidense
Lawrence Bender produttore cinematografico statunitense
Lawrence Bender US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Mitbegründer der Produktionsfirma A Band Apart
Λόρενς Μπέντερ
Лоренс Бендер
Лоуренс Бендер
Լոուրենս Բենդեր
לורנס בנדר שחקן אמריקאי
لورانس بندر منتج أفلام أمريكي
لورنس بندر
로런스 벤더
ローレンス・ベンダー
羅倫斯·本德
Languages
English (590)
Spanish (106)
French (14)
German (10)
Italian (7)
Multiple languages (3)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Serbian (1)
Catalan (1)
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