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Dixon, Leslie

Overview
Works: 140 works in 429 publications in 7 languages and 15,519 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Film remakes  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 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 )

47 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A divorced father who wants to spend more time with his children disguises himself as a British nanny and applies for a housekeeping job in his ex-wife's home. Free to be the "woman" he never knew he could be, he soon creates a whole new life with his entire family
Hairspray by Adam Shankman( Visual )

35 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,987 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 1,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Afleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), 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 behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?"--Publisher description
Limitless by Neil Burger( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,604 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 )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,522 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 1,095 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 )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,017 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 )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 794 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
Pay it forward by Leslie Dixon( Visual )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 321 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 312 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 224 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 195 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 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

Madhouse( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 13 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
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
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

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

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

 
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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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