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Dixon, Leslie

Overview
Works: 115 works in 440 publications in 7 languages and 16,176 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Film remakes 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Interviewee, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Leslie Dixon
 
Most widely held works by Leslie Dixon
Mrs. Doubtfire by Anne Fine( Visual )

53 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,123 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 John Waters( Visual )

40 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,586 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 1,936 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 )

29 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,653 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 Mark S Waters( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,651 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 Bobby Farrelly( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,115 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 )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,068 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 )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored super-rich woman falls off her yacht and into the life of a carpenter with four children in need of attention
Hairspray( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 480 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 )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy creates a scheme which involves helping three people who must each help three people and so on. His plan actually works, though not in the way he anticipated, and not until his own world is forever changed for better and worse
That old feeling by Chick Corea( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 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 )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 240 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 )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 204 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 )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 27 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
Just like Heaven by Reese Witherspoon( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely landscape architect falls for the spirit of beautiful woman who used to live in his new apartment
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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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

لسلی دیکسون فیلمنامه‌نویس و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

ディクソン, レスリー

レスリー・ディクソン

萊斯利·迪克森

萊絲莉·狄克森

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