WorldCat Identities

Dixon, Leslie

Overview
Works: 134 works in 419 publications in 7 languages and 15,145 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Leslie Dixon
 
Most widely held works by Leslie Dixon
Mrs. Doubtfire by Anne Fine( Visual )

47 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,093 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 Travolta( Visual )

34 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,960 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
Limitless by Neil Burger( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Gone girl by David Fincher( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,584 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?"--Container
Freaky Friday by Walt Disney( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,508 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 )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confirmed bachelor Eddie finally ties the knot with the beautiful Lila, but, while on their honeymoon in Mexico, Eddie meets a young woman he believes might be his soul mate and must choose between his new wife and the woman of his dreams
The Thomas Crown affair by John McTiernan( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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... (d'après la jaquette)
Overboard by Garry Marshall( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 776 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 )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 311 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( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 301 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 221 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 )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 194 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 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 18 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

Elizabeth is a dedicated, workaholic doctor who is much to busy to have a life. One night, she gets into a terrible car accident and dies. She becomes a spirit stuck between heaven and earth. She doesn't realize that she is dead and thinks nothing has happened. That is until she meets David, a lonely architect, who has rented her old apartment. David thinks he is going crazy when he sees Elizabeth's spirit and tries everyway he can think of to get rid of her, but she just won't go away. Although the two are complete opposites, they somehow manage to form a relationship
Overboard (1987): shooting script by Leslie Dixon( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

That old feeling (1997): shooting script by Leslie Dixon( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Leslie Dixon US-amerikanische Drehbuchautorin und Filmproduzentin

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

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HairsprayJust like Heaven