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Dixon, Leslie

Overview
Works: 121 works in 385 publications in 7 languages and 12,821 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Motion picture plays  Fiction  Biography  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leslie Dixon
Hairspray by John Travolta ( Visual )
33 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,876 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
Mrs. Doubtfire by Anne Fine ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,827 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
Limitless by Neil Burger ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
DVD: Eddie Morra, a burnt-out writer, discovers a top-secret pill that unlocks 100% of his brain's capacity. He instantly acquires mind-bending talents and mesmerizing visions that bring him big money, beautiful women, and limitless success. But his dream life soon becomes a waking nightmare, as the drug's brutal side effects take their toll and Eddie finds himself entangled with a cunning Wall Street power broker who wants everything Eddie has, and more
Freaky Friday by Walt Disney ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,415 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!
The heartbreak kid by Peter Farrelly ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,048 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 John McTiernan ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thrill-seeking billionaire Thomas Crown steals a painting from a Manhattan museum for fun. But his post-heist excitement soon pales beside an even greater challenge - beautiful insurance investigator Catherine Banning, who is just as cunning and hungry for adventure as he is
Overboard by Garry Marshall ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell make the most of every hilarious situation in this delightful riches-to-rags romance that's perfect entertainment for anyone who appreciates a great practical joke
Pay it forward by Leslie Dixon ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 281 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 )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 280 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 2005 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Outrageous Fortune by Arthur Hiller ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 189 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
Overboard (1987) shooting script by Leslie Dixon ( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Outrageous fortune (1987) shooting script by Leslie Dixon ( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
That old feeling (1997): shooting script by Leslie Dixon ( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Child of giants my journey with Maynard Dixon and Dorothea Lange ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 30 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
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 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'affaire Thomas Crown ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : Thomas Crown a le goût du risque, du jeu et de l'aventure. Financier réputé, collectionneur d'art et de jolies femmes, il est aussi un cambrioleur redoutablement efficace. Son dernier exploit : dérober en plein jour un Monet d'une valeur de 100 millions de dollars. Catherine Banning, séduisante agent d'assurance, est chargée d'enquêter sur ce vol. Commence alors un jeu dangereux, entre séduction et mensonge, où l'argent n'est plus le seul enjeu
Just like Heaven by Mark S Waters ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 12 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
Madhouse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark and Jessie Bannister decide to fight back when their perfect home and perfect life are taken over by houseguests who won't leave
 
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Alternative Names
ディクソン, レスリー
Languages
English (187)
French (11)
Spanish (4)
German (2)
Italian (2)
Chinese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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