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Dixon, Leslie

Works: 138 works in 457 publications in 7 languages and 16,285 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Film remakes  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Interviewee, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Leslie Dixon
Most widely held works by Leslie Dixon
Mrs. Doubtfire by Anne Fine( Visual )

56 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Hillard is no ordinary father, so when he learns his ex-wife needs a housekeeper, he applies for the job. With the perfect wig, a little makeup and a dress for all occasions, he becomes Mrs. Doubtfire, a devoted British housekeeper who is hired on the spot. Free to be the "woman" he never knew he could be, the disguised Daniel creates a whole new life with his entire family
Hairspray by Adam Shankman( Visual )

38 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage girl simultaneously pursues stardom as a dancer on a local TV show and rallies against racial segregation in her native Baltimore
Gone Girl by David Fincher( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his wife, Amy, has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick's portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behaviour have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?"-
Freaky Friday by Mark S Waters( Visual )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother and her daughter are always fighting and screaming at each other. Each thinks that the other has it so easy. Then, thanks to a magical fortune cookie, they switch personalities and bodies and discover each other's problems and complications. And they end up gaining a little respect for each other's point of view. But they need to be changed back by Saturday, because the mother is getting married!
Limitless by Neil Burger( Visual )

30 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Aspiring author Eddie Morra is down and out, he's about to lose his girlfriend Lindy and is suffering a chronic case of writer's block when an old friend introduces him to NZT, instantly allowing him to realise his full potential. With every synapse crackling, he can recall everything he has ever read, seen or heard; learn any language in a day, comprehend complex equations, and beguile anyone he meets - as long as he keeps taking the untested drug"--Container
The heartbreak kid by Peter Farrelly( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie is a confirmed bachelor who is forty and owns a sporting-goods store. After watching his ex-fiancé walk down the aisle, he meets Lila who is an environmental researcher. Lila seems too good to be true. Pressured by his father and best friend, Eddie pops the question and marries Lila after only six weeks. He almost immediately discovers that his new bride is a nightmare with more baggage than he can handle. While on their honeymoon in Cabo, Eddie meets Miranda, a down-to-earth lacrosse coach who is visiting with her family. Sparks fly between Eddie and Miranda, and now he needs to break off his marriage, all while trying to keep the truth from Miranda about why he's in Cabo in the first place
The Thomas Crown affair by Norman Jewison( Visual )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man
Overboard by Garry Marshall( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A super-rich and pretentious socialite winds up in the world of a struggling carpenter with four kids
Pay it forward by Leslie Dixon( Visual )

40 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Trevor McKinney, troubled by his mother's alcoholism and fears of his abusive but absent father, is caught up by an intriguing assignment from his new social studies teacher, Mr. Simonet. The asignment, think of something to change the world and put it into action. Trevor's efforts to make good on his idea bring a revolution not only in the lives of himself, his mother and his physically and emotionally scarred teacher, but in those of an ever-widening circle of people completely unknown to him
That old feeling( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is about to marry a very straight-laced rising young politician. Her long divorced parents (with their current spouses) attend the wedding and the old sparks begin to ignite between them
Look who's talking now! by Tom Ropelewski( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ubriacco's adopt two dogs and find that their marriage is put to the test when Mollie loses her job and James finds one with a sexy female boss
Outrageous fortune by Arthur Hiller( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lauren is refinement, regimentation and ballet slippers. Sandy is brassy, bossy and stiletto heels. They meet and find that they share a common boyfriend who conveniently disappears. When they decide to track him down, riotous comedy ensues
Child of giants : my journey with Maynard Dixon and Dorothea Lange( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Rhodes Dixon is the elder son of photographer Dorothea Lange, who was responsible for some of the most unforgettable photographs of the Great Depression, and painter Maynard Dixon, the preeminent interpreter of the American Southwest and its native peoples. As a child, Daniel came to recognize their extraordinary talents, but his view of them changed dramatically during the Depression, when he and his younger brother John were placed in a series of foster homes, never knowing when they might see their parents again. While telling the story of two of this country's most original artists from a uniquely personal perspective, Child of Giants is also about gifts and curses - the story of every child who must find his own path in life from under the shadow of formidable parents
Madhouse( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The luxurious villa of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a yuppie couple, is overrun by loads of uninvited guests who turn the house up side down
Look who's talking DVD collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Look who's talking, a single mother must decide if happy-go-lucky James or successful businessman Albert would make the best father to baby Mikey. In Look who's talking too, Mikey learns how to be a big brother to his new baby siser, Julie, In Look who's talking now, family dogs Rocks and Daphne help Mollie rescue James from the after-hour advances of his sexy new boss
Ruthless people ; Down and out in Beverly Hills ; Outrageous fortune( Visual )

in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood hounds : 4 paw-some movies : Look who's talking now! ; Benji ; Bingo ; The karate dog( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bingo: When Bingo save Chuckie's life, the runaway circus dog becomes his best friend. But Chuckie's parents make no bones about the fact Bingo will not accompany them on their cross-country move. A heartwarming adventure follows on their hilarious quest to be reunited
That old feeling (1997): shooting script by Leslie Dixon( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outrageous fortune (1987) : shooting script by Leslie Dixon( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overboard (1987) : shooting script by Leslie Dixon( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Mrs. Doubtfire
Alternative Names
Leslie Dixon Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster

Leslie Dixon US-amerikanische Drehbuchautorin und Filmproduzentin

Leslie Dixonová americká scenáristka

Лесли Диксон американский сценарист и продюсер

Лесли Диксън

לסלי דיקסון

لسلی دیکسون فیلمنامه‌نویس و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

ディクソン, レスリー