WorldCat Identities

Nielsen, Leslie 1926-2010

Overview
Works: 648 works in 1,561 publications in 6 languages and 28,514 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Parody films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Film adaptations  Horror films  Science fiction films  Disaster films  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Other, Producer, Director, Scenarist, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leslie Nielsen
Forbidden planet by Fred M Wilcox( Visual )

88 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The far-off star Altair-IV, occupied by three lone inhabitants, is visited by a search party from Earth
Airplane!( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof of disaster movies, an ex-Navy pilot with a deep aversion to planes finds himself on a flight with an ex-girlfriend he wants to win back. He becomes embroiled in a crisis where the crew and many of the passengers have fallen seriously ill. Now, it is up to him to overcome his fear of flying and land the airplane safely before the poisonings become fatal
Scary movie 3 by David Zucker( Visual )

37 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a spoof of recent popular horror movies, reporter Cindy investigates the recent appearance of crop circles, a killer video tape, and a possible alien invasion
The Poseidon adventure( Visual )

14 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten survivors struggle to reach safety after an ocean liner capsizes in mid sea
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

23 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and French and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof of disaster movies, Ted Striker, an ex-Navy pilot, just got dumped by his long-time girlfriend Elaine Dickinson, who works as a stewardess. In his wish to get her back, he follows her aboard a plane, although he has had a deep aversion against anything winged since he lost several men in the war. During flight, he tries to make up with her again and again, but a crisis looms as the crew and many passengers get seriously ill due to a bad fish meal. Now, it is up to him to land the airplane safely, before the poisoning starts causing casualties. But Ted Striker's aversion to piloting is a serious psychosis, which breaks open and needs to be cured--right now
The Naked gun 2 1/2 : the smell of fear by Leslie Nielsen( Visual )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and Multiple languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Frank Drebin loves a mystery. Why are we here? Is there life after sex? Yes, Drebin tackles the big issues, and the biggest of all is how to stop devious Quentin Hapsburg's plan to destroy the environment!
Creepshow by George A Romero( Visual )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Five shocking yarns, each a virtuoso exercise in the ghouls-and-gags style of classic '50s horror comics."--Container
The Naked gun : from the files of Police squad!( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Those screw-loose "Airplane!" creators have done it again! Leslie Nielsen stars as Police Squad's own granite-jawed, rock-brained cop Frank Drebin, who bumbles across a mind control scheme to assassinate Queen Elizabeth
Superhero movie by Craig Mazin( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rick Riker is a high school student who is bitten by a genetically altered dragonfly while on a field trip to the local laboratory. Rick soon realizes that he's developing super powers, including the ability to break-dance vertically on a building wall and the development of lightening fast reflexes. Disguised in a green and black suit and going by the name Dragonfly, Rick uses his abilities to fight crime all over the city. His archenemy is Lou Landers, a.k.a. Hourglass, a terminally ill scientist who, through a technological accident, has the ability to suck the life energy out of people. If he can find a specific number of victims, he will be able to live forever. Rick needs to save the day, but he lacks confidence. Maybe the girl Rick's secretly in love with, Jill Johnson, can inspire him towards greatness
The Naked gun 33 1/3 : the final insult( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar night. Who will win? Who will lose? And will someone please kick that numbskull off stage? Wait! That's no ordinary numbskull. That's Lt. Frank Drebin, crashing the ceremonies to stop a terrorist plot that could mean curtains for him, or will a simple window shade be enough?
All I want for Christmas by Robert Lieberman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl wants to reunite her divorced parents during the holidays. Determined to carry out her plan, she seeks out the Santa Claus at Macy's to tell him what she truly hopes for
An American carol( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cynical, anti-American Hollywood filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America
Murder, she wrote( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes all 21 episodes from the unforgettable first season plus the pilot movie The Murder of Sherlock Holmes. Join super sleuth Jessica Fletcher and investigate every entertaining episode of Murder, She Wrote
Columbo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Columbo, a disheveled, cigar-chomping, trench coat-wearing police lieutenant, who appears to be an incompetent bumbler. Despite his appearance, Columbo is the shrewdest, most resourceful detective in the LAPD
Scary movie 4( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cindy Campbell and her self-serving, sex-crazed pal Brenda are joined by Tom Ryan, a cute, but utterly clueless guy. Together, they battle to save the world from a ruthless alien invasion. Cindy moves in next to Tom because she's taking care of an elderly lady. She finds out the house is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest in the village to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and Cindy has to uncover the secret in order to stop them
Dracula : Dead and loving it( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King of the spoofs, Leslie Nielsen, takes on the title role as the ever-loving Count
Mr. Magoo by Walt Disney( Visual )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Magoo becomes the target of a notorious and ruthless band of international jewel thieves when he sets out to retrieve a stolen gem
Backstairs at the White House( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate look at life in the White House through eight administrations as remembered by a mother and daughter who, between them, served as White House maids for 52 years
The Naked gun : [from the files of Police squad!]( Visual )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inept cop, played by Leslie Nielsen, stops a plot to assasinate Queen Elizabeth at a baseball game in the United States
Police Squad. : the complete series by Joe Dante( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the crime-solving adventures of Detective Frank Drebin, a Sergeant Lieutenant Captain of Police Squad, a special division of the police department. Together Drebin and his boss, Captain Ed Hocken, crack the toughest cases in the big city, encountering sight-gags, slapstick, puns, and non-sequiturs along the way
 
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Alternative Names
Lesli Nilsen

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Leslijs Nīlsens

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Nelson, Leslie 1926-2010

Nielsen, Leslie William 1926-2010

Λέσλι Νίλσεν

Лесли Нилсен

Лесли Уильям Нильсен

Леслі Нільсен

Леслі Нільсен канадський комедійний актор

Лэсьлі Нільсан

Нильсен, Лесли

Լեսլի Նիլսեն

לסלי נילסן

לסלי נילסן שחקן אמריקאי

لسلی نیلسن تهیه‌کننده و بازیگر کانادایی

ليسلي نيلسن

ليسلي نيلسن ممثل كندي

เลสลี นีลเซน

ლესლი ნილსენი

레슬리 닐슨

ニールセン, レスリー

レスリー・ニールセン

萊斯里·尼爾森

萊斯里·尼爾森 加拿大演员

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