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Gleason, Paul 1939-2006

Overview
Works: 34 works in 113 publications in 4 languages and 5,589 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  Teen films  Parody films  College life films  Action and adventure films  Sports films  Police films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Paul Gleason
Publications by Paul Gleason
Publications by Paul Gleason, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Paul Gleason
The breakfast club by John Hughes( visu )
37 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,655 libraries worldwide
Five high school students-- a Rebel, an Athlete, a Brain, a Princess and a Basketcase-- find themselves thrown together serving a Saturday morning detention. They do not have much in common, except giving up their day, sitting in the school library, and writing an essay for the principal. At first, they argue and hate each other, but after smoking some of the Rebel's marijuana, they begin to pour their hearts out to each other. They talk about their fears, secrets, deepest emotions, and problems
Die hard by John McTiernan( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 834 libraries worldwide
New York detective John McClane has just arrived in Los Angeles to spend Christmas with his family. As he waits for his estranged wife's office Christmas party to break up, German terrorists occupy the building, and McClane wages a one-man war to stop them
National Lampoon's Van Wilder ( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 536 libraries worldwide
Van is a 7th-year student who has no plans to graduate. Life is good for Van. He's got a coed in every closet and a party to go to every night. His slick reputation even catches the eye of sexy Gwen Pearson, an on-campus reporter determined to expose the naked truth behind his wild exterior. When Gwen enters his life and his father stops paying for his tuition, Van's days as king of Coolidge College could be over
Not another teen movie ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Aspiring artist Janey Briggs is an outcast because of her plain, bespectacled looks and paint-splattered overalls. Football hero Jake Wyler makes a bet that he can transform Janey into a gorgeous prom queen, a wager he may come to regret as he discovers Janey's true inner beauty. As their relationship blossoms, several other teen characters are figured in to the picture, including a Nasty Cheerleader, a Token Black Guy, a Stupid Fat Guy, an Obsessed Best Friend, an Undercover Reporter, the Cruelest Girl in School, a Cocky Blonde Guy, and several others
She's having a baby by John Hughes( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Romantic comedy about a young couple and the problems they face when she announces that she's pregnant. Their solutions to real-life dilemnas make for a poignant and funny look at chasing the good life
Star wars Ewok adventures ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Caravan of courage: the Towani family are separated when their shuttlecraft crashes on Endor. While the parents are soon captured by the giant known as Gorax, Mace and Cindel, the son and daughter, are missing
A letter to dad ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
"Dan Donahue has finally met the woman of his dreams, but on the night he is going to propose, he is overcome by a deep-rooted anger caused by his father who abandoned him as a boy. Dan confronts his feelings of bitterness head on, as he pours out his heart in a letter to his father. As Dan writes, his life is unfolded, revealing his pain and ultimate joy, as he grows from a young, troubled teen into a strong, spiritual man. In the end, Dan's father must face his own failures as a father in a climactic one-on-one meeting with the son he left behind. Based on a true story, A Letter to Dad is the touching story of how faith and love can overcome a lifetime of pain and anger."--Container
Johnny be good ( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
It's an orgy of wine, women and cash kickbacks when two of the biggest college football factories in the country scramble to get Johnny Walker on their rosters
Miami blues by George Armitage( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Serio-comic film about an ex-con who kills a man, then robs a cop of his badge and gun and goes around Miami posing as a cop, making arrests and assaulting people. The cop he robbed is determined to catch the ex-con, and the end result is a cops-and-robbers thriller unlike any other!
Abominable ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
It has been sighted many times in many countries, a vicious creature of myth and legend called Sasquatch, Yeti, and most infamously, Bigfoot. We've hunted it, but what happens when it decides to hunt us?
Doc Savage the man of bronze ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Doc Savage treks to the Valley of the Vanished to confront the power-hungry Captain Seas
'80s comedies The breakfast club ; Sixteen candles ; Fast times at Ridgemont High ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Three comedy films that portray teenagers and the high school experience in the 1980s
No code of conduct ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Father and son police officers are tracking down a heroin dealer when they uncover widespread corruption in the police force
Fourth story ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A woman discovers that the husband who one day vanished has another identity and an extensive police file. Unable to deny the mutual attraction with the private investigator she has hired, the two must solve the puzzle of the husband before their relationship can continue
Morgan Stewart's coming home ( visu )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Most teenagers wish their parents would leave them alone. Seventeen-year-old Morgan Stewart wishes his parents would invite him home for Christmas. Even getting thrown out of 10 prep schools in 7 years hasn't made Morgan's folks notice him. Suddenly the Stewarts want him back and Morgan finds that, compared to being held prisoner by his father's political ambitions, boarding school was a breeze
Night game ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Time is running out for Police Detective Seaver, a Houston Astros baseball fan, as he combs Galveston, Texas for a serial killer
Best of the best double feature ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Best of the best 3: "While visiting his sister, Tommy Lee discovers that a band of ruthless thugs plan to shatter the peace of a small rural community!" Best of the best : without warning: "When a girl fleeing Russian mobsters plants a stolen computer disk on Tommy Lee, the martial arts expert finds himself unwittingly thrust into his most harrowing adventure ever!"
The brutal truth ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Nine best friends from high school are reunited ten years later in a remote mountain cabin, not knowing that the hostess has a special plan for them this weekend
A time to revenge ( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A young rancher sets out to avenge his fathers murder, with or without the help of the local law
Ghost chase ( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Three teenage filmmakers, with the help of a feisty little ghost, unravel the clues to grandfather's hidden fortune
 
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Alternative Names
Gleason, Paul X. 1939-2006
Gleason, Paul Xavier 1939-2006
Paul Gleason acteur américain
Paul Gleason Amerikaans acteur
Paul Gleason attore cinematografico statunitense
Paul Gleason US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
Paul Gleason yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä
Paulus Gleason
Пол Глисон
پال گلیسون بازیکن بیسبال و بازیگر آمریکایی
폴 글리슨
ポール・グリーソン
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