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Leighton, Robert

Overview
Works: 24 works in 38 publications in 2 languages and 10,396 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Documentary-style films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Sports films  Romance films  Parody films  Horror films 
Roles: Film editor, Author, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Leighton
Now you see me by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elite FBI squad is in a game of cat and mouse against The Four Horsemen, a super-team of the world's greatest illusionists. The Four Horsemen pull off a series of daring heists against corrupt business leaders during their performances, showering the stolen profits on their audiences while staying one step ahead of the law
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to a time when men were men and swamps were fire swamps, full of quicksand and rodents of unusual size. Lagoons were inhabited by shrieking eels, and the most beautiful woman in the world was named ... Buttercup? Well, it's a bent fairy tale, complete with all the fencing, fighting, chases, escapes and silly accents you'd expect
This is Spin̈al Tap a rockumentary by Martin Di Bergi by Spinal Tap (Musical group)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, Spinal Tap had a big hit song. Now, nearly two decades later, Spinal Tap still clings to some glint of their lost glory as they embark on an accident-plagued tour across America. In Cleveland, the group gets lost underneath the stage. In Washington, they're accidently booked at an Air Force formal dance. And in a Chicago record store, no one shows up to get their autographs
The American president by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Shepherd is a consummate politician and a man of integrity, who also happens to be a widower, ready to start dating again. He is swept off his feet by Sydney Ellen Wade. His critics rant that it is immoral and his friends proclaim that it's romantic, but one thing is certain, all that stands between true love and re-election is the approval of the American public
Chef by Jon Favreau( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family
Shall we dance? by Masayuki Suo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lawyer's life and marriage take an unexpected turn when he follows a woman to a dance studio and begins to take lessons and finds he has a passion for dance. His wife thinks he is having an affair and hires a detective to follow him
Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an almost fatal car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon finds himself being nursed by a deranged fan who holds him captive
Alex & Emma by Jeremy Leven( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling debts have landed him in trouble. In order to get the loan sharks off his back, he must finish his novel in 30 days or end up dead. To help him complete his manuscript, he hires stenographer, Emma. As Alex begins to dictate his tale of a romantic love triangle, Emma challenges his ideas at every turn. Her unsolicited, yet intriguing input, begins to inadvertently influence Alex and his story and soon real life begins to imitate art
Hush by Jonathan Darby( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Without a family of her own, Helen is initially charmed by her impressive in-law and the sprawling estate where she lives. But behind the storybook scene lie dangerous secrets and dark motives
A mighty wind by Christopher Guest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three fictional folk groups from the 1960s reunite for a memorial concert after the death of their former manager
A few good men by Rob Reiner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JAG defense lawyers are assigned the case of defending two US soldiers, accused of murdering a fellow soldier who were deemed to have 'broken the code'. They are confronted with complex issues of loyalty and honor
Bull Durham by Ron Shelton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American romantic comedy, dealing with a very minor minor-league team and three of its current constituents, an aging baseball groupie that beds one player each season, a cocky foolish new pitcher, and the older, weary catcher brought in to wise the rookie up
The intern by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Whittaker is a 70-year-old widower who has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin
Sicily before history : an archaeological survey from the Palaeolithic to the Iron Age by Robert Leighton( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, one of the most varied in appearance, and least insular in terms of cultural development. It has often been described as a meeting place of cultures, where East meets West
The brainiest, insaniest ultimate puzzle book! by Robert Leighton( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is Spinal Tap( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, Spinal Tap had a big hit song. Now, nearly two decades later, Spinal Tap still clings to some glint of their lost glory as they embark on an accident-plagued tour across America
Bananagrams! for kids by Robert Leighton( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bucket List by Lai ni( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers have nothing in common, except they both have been diagnosed with terminal illnesses. While sharing a hospital room together, they decide to make a Bucket List of all the things they have ever wanted to do before they die. In the process of completing the list, both of them heal each other, become unlikely friends, and ultimately find the joy in life
The Kardea gourmet : smart and delicious eating for a healthy heart by Richard Collins( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dogs and all about them by Robert Leighton( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating look at all the major breeds of dog, from Bull-Terrier to Poodle, from Airedale to Whippet, from Collie to Pekinese, as well as a history of the dog, some advice on keeping and breading dogs, and a look at some common canine ailments and illnesses
 
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