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Dixon, Leslie

Works: 122 works in 496 publications in 7 languages and 17,919 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Film remakes  Crime films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Interviewee, pmn, 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 )

64 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,195 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 )

46 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,641 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 )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,038 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?"-
Limitless by Neil Burger( Visual )

35 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,724 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
Freaky Friday by Mark S Waters( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatrist mother and her rock guitar playing teenage daughter switch bodies and have to fake their way through each other's lives while learning to appreciate each other along the way
Just like Heaven by Mark S Waters( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reese Witherspoon stars in the spirited romantic comedy Just Like Heaven. When David (Mark Ruffalo) rents his new apartment, the last thing he wants is company. Then Elizabeth (Reese Witherspoon) shows up, insisting the apartment is hers ... until she disappears right before his eyes. He's convinced she's a spirit. She's convinced she's still alive. As they search for the truth of Elizabeth's past, their relationship changes from resentment to romance. Also starring Jon Heder, enjoy the delightful film that critics declare is "One of the best romantic comedies to come along in years" (JP Sarni, Sirius Satellite Radio)."--Container
The heartbreak kid by Bobby Farrelly( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,136 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 )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrill-seeking billionaire Thomas Crown pulls off the ultimate heist when he steals a priceless painting from a Manhattan museum - stealing it in broad daylight. But when he finds himself up against the beautiful insurance investigator hired to retrieve the masterpiece, the two engage in the most dangerous and intoxicating game of cat-and-mouse either has ever experienced
Overboard by Garry Marshall( Visual )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A super-rich and pretentious socialite winds up in the world of a struggling carpenter with four kids
Hairspray( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1962 Baltimore, all the kids watch the Corny Collins Show. Every day after school Tracy Turnblad, an overweight teenager with all the right moves, and her best friend Penny run home to watch and drool over teenage heartthrob Link Larkin. When one of the "Council Kids" goes on a leave of absence, Tracy auditions to be the replacement, is sent to detention for skipping school, and thereby meets Seaweed--who shows her how to really shake 'em down. Helped by Seaweed, Link, Penny, Motormouth Maybelle, and her parents, Tracy sets out to integrate the show ... without denting her 'do!
Pay it forward by Mimi Leder( Visual )

44 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 437 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 by Dennis Farina( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wedding from hell just sparked a match made in heaven! Comedy legend Carl Reiner directs the hottest couple of the year, Bette Midler and Dennis Farina in an irresistibly funny, incurably romantic motion picture that celebrates the "lighter" side of love. Happily divorced for 14 years, Lilly and Dan still have one thing in common, they hate each other with nuclear capacity. But after a knock-down, drag-out fight at their daughter's wedding, their pent-up hostility suddenly turns to unbridled passion! Now the two unlikely lovebirds are on the run - with their frantic daughter, her new, stuffed-shirt husband and an appealing paparazzo in hot pursuit
Outrageous fortune by Arthur Hiller( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When opposites, Lauren and Sandy, discover they have been dating the same man, they band together on a cross country adventure to track him down
Child of giants : my journey with Maynard Dixon and Dorothea Lange( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 38 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 )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 33 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
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 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karate dog: A police officer and a dog who can speak English join forces to discover who killed the dog's master
Outrageous fortune (1987) : shooting script by Leslie Dixon( )

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

That old feeling (1997): 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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Alternative Names
Leslie Dixon Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster

Leslie Dixon guionista estadounidense

Leslie Dixon scénariste américaine

Leslie Dixon US-amerikanische Drehbuchautorin und Filmproduzentin

Leslie Dixonová americká scenáristka

Лесли Диксон американский сценарист и продюсер

Лесли Диксън

לסלי דיקסון תסריטאית אמריקאית

لسلی دیکسون فیلمنامه‌نویس و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

ディクソン, レスリー




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