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Dixon, Leslie

Works: 86 works in 439 publications in 7 languages and 16,007 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Film remakes 
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 )
67 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,147 libraries worldwide
Out of work father Robin Williams find himself suddenly divorced without custody of his kids. To solve this problem, he disguises himself as an old Scottish nanny to get hired by his ex-wife and be closer to his kids
Hairspray by John Waters( visu )
41 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,579 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 )
2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,924 libraries worldwide
"On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his wife, Amy, 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 behaviour have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?"--Container
Limitless by Neil Burger( visu )
30 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,635 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 )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,546 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 )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,123 libraries worldwide
Confirmed bachelor Eddie finally ties the knot with the beautiful Lila, but, while on their honeymoon in Mexico, Eddie meets a young woman he believes might be his soul mate and must choose between his new wife and the woman of his dreams
The Thomas Crown affair by Norman Jewison( visu )
43 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,079 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 )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 833 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 476 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 Mimi Leder( visu )
46 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 395 libraries worldwide
A boy creates a scheme which involves helping three people who must each help three people and so on. His plan actually works, though not in the way he anticipated, and not until his own world is forever changed for better and worse
That old feeling by Chick Corea( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 323 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
Look who's talking by Amy Heckerling( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 261 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
Outrageous Fortune by Shelley Long( visu )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 201 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
Child of giants my journey with Maynard Dixon and Dorothea Lange ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 35 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
Just like Heaven by Mark S Waters( visu )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 32 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
Madhouse ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 25 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
Ruthless people Down and out in Beverly Hills ; Outrageous fortune ( visu )
in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Outrageous fortune (1987) : 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
That old feeling (1997): 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 US-amerikanische Drehbuchautorin und Filmproduzentin
Leslie Dixonová americká scenáristka
Лесли Диксон американский сценарист и продюсер
Лесли Диксън
لسلی دیکسون فیلمنامه‌نویس و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی
ディクソン, レスリー
English (244)
French (35)
Spanish (30)
German (9)
Italian (4)
Chinese (3)
Multiple languages (2)
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