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Leighton, Robert

Overview
Works: 28 works in 99 publications in 3 languages and 18,414 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Sports films  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, Author, Other
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 )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,690 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
Stand by Me by Rob Reiner( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film about friendship and the indelible experiences of growing up takes place in a small Oregon town as four boys set out on a two-day search for a missing teenager's body, a search that turns into an odyssey of self-discovery
A few good men by Rob Reiner( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 1,590 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
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest
This is Spin̈al Tap : a rockumentary by Martin Di Bergi by Rob Reiner( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,464 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
The American president by Rob Reiner( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How does the world's most powerful leader conduct a passionate romance and enjoy a litle privacy? This is the question posed by The american president
Chef by Jon Favreau( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,312 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
Alex & Emma by Rob Reiner( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,293 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
When Harry met Sally by Billy Crystal( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will sex ruin a perfect relationship between a man and a woman? That's what Harry and Sally debate during their first meeting and for the next eleven years
People like us by Chris Pine( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sam ... is a twenty-something, fast-talking salesman whose latest deal collapses the day he learns his father has suddenly died. Against his wishes, Sam is called home to put his father's estate in order and reconnect with his estranged family. While there, he uncovers a startling secret that turns his entire world upside down--he has a 30-year-old sister he never knew existed"--Container
Shall we dance? by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Golden Globe winner Richard Gere and Jennifer Lopez step out in a delightfully sexy comedy with a sizzling allstar cast! John Clark is a meek workaholic who feels trapped in a dull, mind numbing existence. But one night, his whole life changes when the sight of a beautiful dance instructor (Lopez) inspires him to break out of his mold and sign up for some fancy footwork if he expects to keep his exciting new passion a secret from his family and friends. Also starring Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon and Stanley Tucci!
Rumor has it by Warner Bros. Pictures ; Radar Pictures/Bedford Falls Company/Cruise-Wagner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah has finally agreed to marry her boyfriend Jeff, but isn't sure if marriage is what she wants. Now she's on her way home to attend her sister's wedding, which means spending a lot of time with the tennis-obsessed Pasadena family that she's never felt quite a part of. It isn't until Sarah stumbles into a well-kept family secret that she starts to question her roots and sets off in search of the man who may have the answers she has been looking for
Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 955 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
Hush by Jonathan Darby( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 231 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 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A docu-comedy about three folk groups from the 60's who reunite for a memorial concert in New York City following the death of a legendary folk manager
The Intern( Visual )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stir-crazy 70-year-old widower leaves retirement, landing a job as senior intern for an online fashion site run by its much younger owner, Jules Ostin
The sure thing by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A college student plans a cross-country trip to have sex with a beautiful blond California girl because she is a "sure thing". However, he ends up traveling with a fellow female college student whom he continually fights with
Bull Durham by Ron Shelton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 121 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
A dog's purpose by Brittany Robertson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love
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
 
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