Lawrence Bender has Produced Classic Films with Tarantino

A person could make a good argument by saying that Lawrence Bender is one of the greatest contributors to American film. He has worked as a producer on many of America’s classic movies, including nearly every Quentin Tarantino film. He has worked on Good Will Hunting and frequently produces documentaries. One of the documentaries made possible by Mr. Bender was An Inconvenient Truth.

Lawrence Bender was born in 1967 and has been in the film industry since 1987.

Reservoir Dogs

Reservoir Dogs was Quentin Tarantino’s first films, but it was also Lawrence Bender’s first popular film. This film stars many of Tarantino’s regular actors like Tim Roth and Harvey Keitel. It also features Steve Buscemi and Lawrence Tierney.

Reservoir Dogs is considered a class film by millions of individuals, even being called the greatest independent film of all time by Empire Magazine.

This film is about a heist gone wrong. Eight men, who only know each other by a color designated by their employer, experience a diamond heist gone wrong. Several members of the team are killed directly after the heist, and the death of an undercover police officer who infiltrated the team is one of the most memorable scenes of all time.

The film concludes with a Mexican stand-off between the remaining members of the diamond heist as they argue over how the police knew about the heist.

Kill Bill

Kill Bill is another collaboration between Lawrence Bender and Quentin Tarantino. This movie was released in 2003 and stars Uma Thurman, one of Tarantino’s frequently used actresses.

This movie begins with a young woman in a wedding gown getting shot in the head. This is the main protagonist of the film. She somehow survives the point plank gunshot. She wakes up in a hospital, realizes her pregnancy is over and the baby is dead, and goes on a killing spree for revenge.

The movie is broken up into two parts and they also star Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox, Daryl Hannah, and David Carradine.

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