Lawrence Bender is a film producer in America. He has produced a series of movies, television films, and documentaries, with Reservoir Dogs which he produced in 1992 forming his breakthrough. He has been linked to almost all content written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, with an exception of a few. Over the years, Lawrence Bender has received multiple awards and has been nominated for the Best Picture in the Academic Awards thrice.
Between 2003 and 2004, Lawrence Bender produced two movies. These might just be some of the most successful films he has produced so far. The plot revolves around the Bride, who was part of a Deadly Viper Assassination Squad and is now attempting to kill each member as they tried to kill her and her unborn baby. It attracted nominations at the 57th British Academy Film Awards, 9th Empire Awards where the cast and director won two categories, 61st Golden Globe Awards, 2004 MTV Movie Awards where all categories were won, 2003 Satellite Awards and 30th Saturn Awards.
One of his films that was also nominated is Inglourious Basterds, which features famous actors like Brad Pitt. This movie was released in 2009 and it is based on the context of the World War II. It features “The Basterds” who are American soldiers ready to tear down the Nazi authority in Germany guided by First Lieutenant Aldo Raine. A cinema proprietor whose family was killed by the Nazi group is also plotting to murder the latter by setting ablaze the cinema house when their film is aired. The Nazi leadership is under threat as two enemies try to put it down.
Inglourious Basterds received a standing ovation when it was first released at the Cannes Film Festival. It was nominated for a completely 8 Academic Awards and earned a total of $321.4 million as the highest grossing movie, until 2012.
In 2012, Lawrence Bender produced the film “Safe” with Jason Statham as the lead actor. However, the movie had a poor reception although starring Jason Statham brought some positive light due to his amazing stunts.
In 2018, Lawrence Bender is set to produce the film, Al Capone biopic Fonzo.