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Dixon, Leslie

Works: 135 works in 401 publications in 7 languages and 13,328 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Motion picture plays  Biography  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 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 )
40 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,063 libraries worldwide
Daniel Hillard is no ordinary father, so when he learns his ex-wife need a housekeeper, he applies for the job. With a little makeup and a dress for all occasions, he becomes Mrs. Doubfire, a devoted British nanny who is hired on the spot
Hairspray by Adam Shankman( visu )
34 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,939 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 )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,555 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 Walt Disney( visu )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,451 libraries worldwide
In the tradition of THE PRINCESS DIARIES, Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY is the extremely funny and heartwarming comedy everyone will love. Dr. Tess Coleman (the hilarious Jamie Lee Curtis) and her teenage daughter Anna (rockin' Lindsay Lohan) have one thing in common -- they don't relate to each other on anything. Not clothes or men or Anna's passion to be in a rock band. Nothing. Then one night a little mystic mayhem changes their lives and they wake up to the biggest freak-out ever. Tess and Anna are trapped inside each other's body! But Tess's wedding is Saturday and the two must find a way to switch back -- fast! Literally forced to walk in each other's shoes, will they gain respect and understanding for the other's point of view? Filled with comedy, rock 'n roll and lots of heart, FREAKY FRIDAY is freaking fun everyone can enjoy together
The heartbreak kid by Peter Farrelly( visu )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 1,091 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 )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 972 libraries worldwide
A sexy game of cat and mouse pits a millionaire who steals for thrills against a beautiful insurance agent who's torn between turning him in and joining him
Overboard by Garry Marshall( visu )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 764 libraries worldwide
A bored super-rich woman falls off her yacht and into the life of a carpenter with four children in need of attention
That old feeling ( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Happily divorced for 14 years, Lilly and Dan still hate each other. But after a fight at their daughter's wedding, their hostility suddenly turns to unbridled passion
Pay it forward by Leslie Dixon( visu )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 290 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 now! by Tom Ropelewski( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Features fun-loving parents whose marriage is put to the test when she loses a job and he finds one with a female boss with an over-active interest in merging
Outrageous Fortune by Arthur Hiller( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 195 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
That old feeling (1997): shooting script by Leslie Dixon( file )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Outrageous fortune (1987) shooting script by Leslie Dixon( file )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Overboard (1987) shooting script by Leslie Dixon( file )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 47 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 ; Outrageous fortune ( visu )
in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
L'affaire Thomas Crown ( visu )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 13 libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : Thomas Crown a le goût du risque, du jeu et de l'aventure. Financier réputé, collectionneur d'art et de jolies femmes, il est aussi un cambrioleur redoutablement efficace. Son dernier exploit : dérober en plein jour un Monet d'une valeur de 100 millions de dollars. Catherine Banning, séduisante agent d'assurance, est chargée d'enquêter sur ce vol. Commence alors un jeu dangereux, entre séduction et mensonge, où l'argent n'est plus le seul enjeu
Just like Heaven by Mark S Waters( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
"Reese Witherspoon stars in the spirited romantic comedy Just Like Heaven. When David (Mark Ruffalo) rents his new apartment, the last thing he wants is company. Then Elizabeth (Reese Witherspoon) shows up, insisting the apartment is hers ... until she disappears right before his eyes. He's convinced she's a spirit. She's convinced she's still alive. As they search for the truth of Elizabeth's past, their relationship changes from resentment to romance. Also starring Jon Heder, enjoy the delightful film that critics declare is "One of the best romantic comedies to come along in years" (JP Sarni, Sirius Satellite Radio)."--Container
Mrs. Doubtfire : mammo per sempre ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Multiple languages and English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Un attore divorziato si crea una seconda personalità, diventando la donna di servizio della sua ex moglie, per poter passare più tempo con i figli
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Alternative Names
ディクソン, レスリー
English (192)
French (10)
Spanish (4)
German (3)
Italian (2)
Chinese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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