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Dixon, Leslie

Overview
Works: 97 works in 352 publications in 7 languages and 12,158 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Humor  Motion picture plays  Biography  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )
40 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,417 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 )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,041 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
Limitless by Neil Burger( visu )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,502 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 Mark S Waters( visu )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,384 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( visu )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,032 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 Norman Jewison( visu )
35 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Thrill-seeking billionaire Thomas Crown pulls off the ultimate heist when he steals a priceless painting from a Manhattan museum - stealing it in broad daylight. But when he finds himself up against the beautiful insurance investigator hired to retrieve the masterpiece, the two engage in the most dangerous and intoxicating game of cat-and-mouse either has ever experienced
Hairspray by Adam Shankman( visu )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 779 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!
Overboard by Garry Marshall( visu )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 705 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
That old feeling ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 273 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
Pay it forward by Leslie Dixon( visu )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Inspired by an assignment from his teacher, a young boy attempts to make the world a better place by doing good deeds for three strangers, paying them "forward" instead of paying someone back
Look who's talking by Amy Heckerling( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 218 libraries worldwide
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 by Arthur Hiller( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 187 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
Overboard (1987) shooting script by Leslie Dixon( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
That old feeling (1997): shooting script by Leslie Dixon( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Outrageous fortune (1987) shooting script by Leslie Dixon( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Child of giants my journey with Maynard Dixon and Dorothea Lange ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 30 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 20 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 ( visu )
in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Down and out in Beverly Hills: Rescued from drowning in the swimming pool of a Beverly Hills couple, a disconsolate bum brings startling and hilarious changes to the entire household, including the family dog, Matisse
Madhouse ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 11 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
Just like Heaven by Mark S Waters( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth is a dedicated, workaholic doctor who is much to busy to have a life. One night, she gets into a terrible car accident and dies. She becomes a spirit stuck between heaven and earth. She doesn't realize that she is dead and thinks nothing has happened. That is until she meets David, a lonely architect, who has rented her old apartment. David thinks he is going crazy when he sees Elizabeth's spirit and tries everyway he can think of to get rid of her, but she just won't go away. Although the two are complete opposites, they somehow manage to form a relationship
 
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Alternative Names
ディクソン, レスリー
Languages
English (170)
Spanish (21)
French (14)
Japanese (3)
German (2)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
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