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Gleason, Paul 1939-2006

Overview
Works: 39 works in 154 publications in 5 languages and 6,415 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Teen films  Film adaptations  Coming-of-age films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Police films  Parody films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 Emilio Estevez( visu )
54 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,946 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 )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,012 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 )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
Van Wilder is a seventh year student with no plans to graduate. He has a coed in every closet and a party to go to every night. He meets reporter Gwen when she decides to do a story featuring his life on campus
Not another teen movie ( visu )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
A parody of all the teen movies that have accumulated in the past two decades. 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 )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Romantic comedy about a young married couple and the problems they face when she announces that she's pregnant
Star wars : Ewok adventures by George Lucas( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 235 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 172 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
The Great Santini ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
A tough career Marine fighter pilot, disappointed that he has no war to fight, runs his household like a boot camp to the great distress of his emotionally-torn adolescent son
Johnny be good ( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Scrawny and short, high school quarterback Johnny Walker is America's most unlikely football prospect. Johnny finds himself in the enviable position of being courted by the country's top football recruiters. However, he's torn between waiting for a top offer with big bucks, egged on by his best friend Leo or joining his girlfriend, Georgia at a college where he can pursue a well-rounded education
Doc Savage : the man of bronze ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Doc Savage and the Amazing Five battle Captain Seas and "the green death" for control of a fabulous resource
Miami blues by George Armitage( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Junior Frenger, a smooth-talking, good-looking ex-con who borders on the psychotic, has Detective Hoke Moseley hot on his trail after he kills a Hare Krishna, robs a pickpocket and steals Moseley's badge and gun--Junior's running around town playing cops and robbers on both sides of the law
'80s comedies : the breakfast club ; Sixteen candles ; Fast times at Ridgemont High ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Three comedy films that portray teenagers and the high school experience in the 1980s
Abominable ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 49 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?
No code of conduct ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 32 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 27 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
Night game ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Galveston police detective Mike Seaver is in hot pursuit of serial killer terrorizing the city. When a string of murders is linked to night baseball games at the Astrodome, it's Seaver (a former minor league player) pulling together clues and racing against time to prevent yet another murder
Morgan Stewart's coming home ( visu )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 21 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
Shaded places ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Nine former schoolmates, staying at a secluded mountain cabin for a reunion, try to figure out why one of their friends and their hostess would invite them there and commit suicide which prompts them to look into the mysterious and dark past of their 10th friend
John Hughes yearbook collection : the breakfast club, Sixteen candles, Weird science ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Breakfast club: A diverse group of high school students--a jock, a metalhead, a weirdo, a princess, and a nerd - sharing a Saturday in detention at their high school for one minor infraction or another. Over the course of a day, they talk through the social barriers that ordinarily keep them apart, and new alliances are born, though not without a lot of pain first
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!"
 
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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
Paulus Gleason
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