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Dixon, Leslie

Overview
Works: 122 works in 474 publications in 7 languages and 16,521 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film remakes  Musical films  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Interviewee, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Leslie Dixon
Publications by Leslie Dixon
Most widely held works about Leslie Dixon
 
Most widely held works by Leslie Dixon
Mrs. Doubtfire by Anne Fine( visu )
60 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,144 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 Waters( visu )
45 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,616 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( visu )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,974 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( visu )
33 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,707 libraries worldwide
"Aspiring author Eddie Morra is down and out, he's about to lose his girlfriend Lindy and is suffering a chronic case of writer's block when an old friend introduces him to NZT, instantly allowing him to realise his full potential. With every synapse crackling, he can recall everything he has ever read, seen or heard; learn any language in a day, comprehend complex equations, and beguile anyone he meets - as long as he keeps taking the untested drug"--Container
Freaky Friday by Mark S Waters( visu )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,653 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 Bobby Farrelly( visu )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,132 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 6 weeks. He almost immediately discovers that his new bride is a nightmare with more baggage than he can handle. She's immature and foolish, a monster in bed and owes a large sums of money to various sources. As it turns out, Lila is only a volunteer and doesn't actually have a job. 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. 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 Norman Jewison( visu )
26 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,086 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( visu )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell make the most of every hilarious situation in this delightful riches-to-rags romance that's perfect entertainment for anyone who appreciates a great practical joke
Hairspray ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
In 1962 Baltimore, all the kids watch the Corny Collins Show. Every day after school Tracy Turnblad, an overweight teenager with all the right moves, and her best friend Penny run home to watch and drool over teenage heartthrob Link Larkin. When one of the "Council Kids" goes on a leave of absence, Tracy auditions to be the replacement, is sent to detention for skipping school, and thereby meets Seaweed--who shows her how to really shake 'em down. Helped by Seaweed, Link, Penny, Motormouth Maybelle, and her parents, Tracy sets out to integrate the show ... without denting her 'do!
Pay it forward by Leslie Dixon( visu )
40 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Young Trevor McKinney, troubled by his mother's alcoholism and fears of his abusive but absent father, is caught up by an intriguing assignment from his new social studies teacher, Mr. Simonet. The asignment, think of something to change the world and put it into action. Trevor's efforts to make good on his idea bring a revolution not only in the lives of himself, his mother and his physically and emotionally scarred teacher, but in those of an ever-widening circle of people completely unknown to him
That old feeling by Dennis Farina( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
The wedding from hell just sparked a match made in heaven! Comedy legend Carl Reiner directs the hottest couple of the year, Bette Midler and Dennis Farina in an irresistibly funny, incurably romantic motion picture that celebrates the "lighter" side of love. Happily divorced for 14 years, Lilly and Dan still have one thing in common, they hate each other with nuclear capacity. But after a knock-down, drag-out fight at their daughter's wedding, their pent-up hostility suddenly turns to unbridled passion! Now the two unlikely lovebirds are on the run - with their frantic daughter, her new, stuffed-shirt husband and an appealing paparazzo in hot pursuit
Outrageous fortune by Shelley Long( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 251 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
Look who's talking by Tom Ropelewski( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 244 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
Child of giants : my journey with Maynard Dixon and Dorothea Lange ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 38 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
Madhouse ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The luxurious villa of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a yuppie couple, is overrun by loads of uninvited guests who turn the house up side down
Hollywood hounds : 4 paw-some movies : Look who's talking now! ; Benji ; Bingo ; The karate dog ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Look Who's Talking Now! : 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
Look who's talking DVD collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 19 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
Outrageous fortune (1987) : shooting script by Leslie Dixon( file )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
That old feeling (1997): shooting script by Leslie Dixon( file )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Overboard (1987) : shooting script by Leslie Dixon( file )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Leslie Dixon Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster
Leslie Dixon guionista estadounidense
Leslie Dixon scénariste américaine
Leslie Dixon US-amerikanische Drehbuchautorin und Filmproduzentin
Leslie Dixonová americká scenáristka
Лесли Диксон американский сценарист и продюсер
Лесли Диксън
לסלי דיקסון תסריטאית אמריקאית
لسلی دیکسون فیلمنامه‌نویس و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی
ディクソン, レスリー
レスリー・ディクソン
萊絲莉·狄克森
莱斯利·迪克森
Languages
English (238)
French (12)
Spanish (9)
German (8)
Italian (4)
Chinese (3)
Multiple languages (1)
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