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Bender, Lawrence

Overview
Works: 85 works in 856 publications in 12 languages and 29,822 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Documentary films  War films  Nonfiction films  Comedy films  Educational films  Filmed lectures  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Commentator, Actor, pmn, Production personnel, Conceptor, Creator, Scenarist, Author, 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 )
54 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,006 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
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( visu )
131 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,038 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 )
61 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,767 libraries worldwide
Un grupo de soldados judíos conocidos por su enemigo como "Los bastardos", se unen a una actriz y espía alemana en una misión para acabar con los líderes del Tercer Reich
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant( visu )
82 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,659 libraries worldwide
A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( visu )
86 editions published between 1200 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,631 libraries worldwide
"They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into a bloody ambush, and the ruthless killers realize one of them is [an undercover police officer]. But which one?"--Estuche
The Mexican by Jack London( visu )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,337 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 )
60 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,092 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
Zookeeper by Antoine Fuqua( visu )
9 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 )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,058 libraries worldwide
English schoolteacher Anna Leonowens has traveled to Siam to educate the 58 children of King Mongkut. Each has preconceived ideas about the other's world. Amid the danger of political unrest, their respect for each other turns into something more
The great raid by John Dahl( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 852 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
Innocent voices by Leonor Varela( visu )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 831 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 the true story of screenwriter Oscar Torres's embattled childhood
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( visu )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 796 libraries worldwide
Set against the decedent glamour and escalating danger of revolution-era Cuba. Katey is a young American woman, who, with her family move to Cuba and discovers love, sensuality and independence. Katey persuades Javier to partner her in a prestigious national dance competition at Havana's Glittering Palace. They secretly meet to practice their dance moves at a steamy night club, where the dancing is hotter than the temperature outside. As the competition arrives, Katey and Javier take their place as a couple on the dance floor with a sizzling style and a rhythm all their own
Countdown to zero by Patience Agbabi( visu )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 698 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
From dusk till dawn by Robert Rodriguez( visu )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 451 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!
Killshot by Elmore Leonard( visu )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 443 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
Fresh by Boaz Yakin( visu )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 390 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 330 libraries worldwide
In four episodes, a hapless hotel bellhop is placed in some outrageous predicaments by some very unusual guests
The chumscrubber ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 252 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 Max Ophuls( visu )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 233 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
Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino( visu )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 59 libraries worldwide
'The Bride' was a member of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, lead by her lover 'Bill.' Upon realizing she was pregnant with Bill's child, she decides to escape her life as a killer. She flees to Texas, where she meets a young man, and on the day of their wedding is gunned down by an angry and jealous Bill and other members of the Squad. Four years later, 'The Bride' wakes from a coma, and discovers her baby is gone. She decides to seek revenge upon the five people who destroyed her life and killed her baby
 
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Alternative Names
Bender, Lawrence Kirk 1957-
Lawrence Bender Amerikaans ondernemer
Lawrence Bender producteur de cinéma américain
Lawrence Bender produttore cinematografico statunitense
Lawrence Bender US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Mitbegründer der Produktionsfirma A Band Apart
Лоренс Бендер
Лоуренс Бендер
Լոուրենս Բենդեր
لورانس بندر
لورنس بندر
로런스 벤더
ローレンス・ベンダー
羅倫斯·本德
Languages
English (503)
Spanish (96)
French (20)
German (11)
Italian (10)
Multiple languages (2)
Russian (1)
Chinese (1)
Hungarian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Serbian (1)
Catalan (1)
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