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Lynn, Jonathan

Works: 440 works in 964 publications in 9 languages and 12,682 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Humor  Television comedies  Fiction  Anecdotes  Biography 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Director, Actor, Scenarist, Editor, Writer of accompanying material, Performer, Conceptor, Costume designer, Adapter, Film editor, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jonathan Lynn
My cousin Vinny ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two teenagers from New York City are falsely accused of murder while driving through rural Alabama. To defend them in court, one of them hires his cousin Vinny, a flamboyant personal injury lawyer with no trial experience whatsoever
Clue ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who killed Mr. Boddy? Was it Colonel Mustard in the study with the gun? Miss Scarlet in the billiard room with the rope? Or was it Wadsworth the butler? The film was released with 3 different endings, and the audience didn't know which ending they would see. The video release has all three conclusions to the mystery
The whole nine yards by Mitchell Kapner( Visual )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When hit man Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski moves to the burb, it creates a change reaction in which everybody wants to off somebody else. A haples dentist finds a way to get on both good and bad sides of "The Tulip."
The Fighting Temptations by Cuba Gooding( Visual )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Darren is a New York ad executive who travels to a small town in the deep south after receiving word that his aunt has left him a sizable inheritance. Darren is informed that he will only receive the money if he successfully leads a local gospel choir to victory at an upcoming competition. Darren takes on the task of finding the best singers in town and forming the group. There, he meets Lilly, a single mother who not only possesses an incredible voice but also the ability to warm Darren's cold heart
The complete Yes minister : the diaries of a cabinet minister by Jonathan Lynn( Book )
41 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gefingeerd dagboek van de Britse Minister van Administratieve Zaken, waarin de hunoristische effecten van zijn strijd tegen de bureaucraten op zijn fictieve departement centraal staan
Wild target by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... Rose [is] a free-spirited thief who finds herself in the crosshairs of a world-class assassin named Victor ... But when Victor spares Rose's life, the lonely-hearted hitman sets off an outrageous chain of events that turn both their worlds upside down. Joined by a gun-toting apprentice ..., the unlikely trio teams up to thwart the murderous intentions of Victor's unhappy client"--Container
The distinguished gentleman by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small-time conman uses his name, by coincidence the same as a recently deceased congressman, to get elected to Congress, which he considers the biggest scam ever
Yes, Prime Minister : the diaries of the Right Hon. James Hacker by Jonathan Lynn( Book )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spin, blackberries, sexed-up dossiers, sleaze, global warming and a country on the brink of financial meltdown form the backdrop to mayhem at Chequers as the Foreign Minister of Kumranistan makes a seriously compromising offer of salvation. Prime Minister Jim Hacker remains in power with his coterie of close advisors including Cabinet Secretary Sir Humphrey Appleby and Principal Private Secretary Bernard Woolley, but for how long? They govern a whole new world. 'Yes, Prime Minister' premiered in the Festival Theatre, Chichester, in May 2010
Sgt. Bilko by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sgt. Ernie Bilko is the leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the armed forces. Instead of training his troops for battle, he passes on his legacy of gambling and shunning responsibility. Times get tough however, when the base is threatened with a shutdown, and a by-the-book adversary, Major Thorn, is intent on taking Bilko's reputation down with it. Now, all bets are on Bilko to drum up his biggest scheme yet to save Fort Baxter and clear his name!
Trial and error ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An actor throws his lawyer friend a bachelor party blast that renders his pal unable to appear in court. The actor goes to trial instead, giving the performance of his career while turning the courtroom upside down
Yes, Minister the complete collection ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The well-meaning Jim Hacker, a newly appointed Cabinet Minister, battles career civil servant Sir Humphrey Appleby
Yes, Prime Minister the complete collection ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Yes Prime Minister is a British comedy series about the wheeling and dealing of political life. Although the series is set within the British political scene, it deals with political games and clashes between politicians and the civil service that could be found almost everywhere in the world"--Http://
Greedy by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy of "heirs" about a backstabbing family desperate to get their piece of a massive inheritance
Nuns on the run by Eric Idle( Visual )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brian Hope and Charlie McManus are a pair of two-bit hoods who decide to go straight, because they are repulsed by the increasing reliance on guns and violence in their line of work. In thrall to vicious gangster Case Casey, the duo determine that their next job will be their last. When a large amount of money is extracted from a gang of Hong Kong drug dealers and it falls into the laps of Brian and Charlie, the two take off with the loot, with the Chinese Triad and Casey in relentless pursuit. When their car runs out of gas in front of a convent, Brian and Charlie run inside and disguise themselves as two nuns. Inside the convent, Brian and Charlie pass themselves off as nuns from a different order, assigned to the convent before leaving the country on missionary work. As the two men enjoy their undercover work with a collection of nubile nuns and coeds, the bad guys close in on them
Yes, Prime Minister the Bishop's gambit ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bishop's gambit: When a British nurse is given ten years and 40 lashes for a trivial crime in a foreign country, the PM has to decide whether it's safer to be heartless or mindless. One of us: The headlines are giving the Prime Minister a major headache when it's uncovered that the late head of British intelligence was passing secrets to Moscow. Man overboard: A little lying is in order when that master of deception, Sir Humphrey Appleby, tries to thwart the Prime Minister's unpopular plan to transfer a contingent of British servicemen
Mayday by Jonathan Lynn( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romance with a double bass ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Smychov, a double-bass player, is on his way to play at the betrothal ball of a princess. Arriving at the palace too early on a hot summer's day, he decides to take a quick skinny-dip in the royal lake. Unbeknownst to him, the Princess has decided to do the same"--Container
Yes, Minister : the diaries of a cabinet minister by Jonathan Lynn( Book )
11 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Suspicion by Andrew Grieve( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Master of mystery Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of Suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine, in her Academy Award-winning performance, is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant, in the first of his enormously successful collaborations with Hitchcock, is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life-and a bank account that's strictly low-life
The Complete Yes Prime Minister : the diaries of the right Hon. James Hacker by Jonathan Lynn( Book )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
לין, ג'ונתן
English (311)
French (8)
German (4)
Spanish (4)
Czech (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Chinese (1)
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