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Lynn, Jonathan

Works: 444 works in 999 publications in 9 languages and 12,827 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Humor  Fiction  Anecdotes  Comedy films  Television comedies  Biography  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Director, Actor, Scenarist, Editor, Writer of accompanying material, Performer, Conceptor, Costume designer, Composer, Film editor, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jonathan Lynn
My cousin Vinny( Visual )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teenagers from New York City are falsely accused of murder while driving through rural Alabama. To defend them in court, one of them hires his cousin Vinny, a flamboyant personal injury lawyer with no trial experience whatsoever
Clue( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystery story based on the famous Parker Bros. game, including three surprise alternative endings
The whole nine yards by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When hit man Jimmy "The Tulip" moves into a comfy suburb, everyone is suddenly in danger of pushing up daisies
The Fighting Temptations by Cuba Gooding( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darren is a New York ad executive who travels to a small town in the deep south after receiving word that his aunt has left him a sizable inheritance. Darren is informed that he will only receive the money if he successfully leads a local gospel choir to victory at an upcoming competition. Darren takes on the task of finding the best singers in town and forming the group. There, he meets Lilly, a single mother who not only possesses an incredible voice but also the ability to warm Darren's cold heart
The complete Yes minister : the diaries of a cabinet minister by Jonathan Lynn( Book )

47 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gefingeerd dagboek van de Britse Minister van Administratieve Zaken, waarin de hunoristische effecten van zijn strijd tegen de bureaucraten op zijn fictieve departement centraal staan
Wild target by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Rose [is] a free-spirited thief who finds herself in the crosshairs of a world-class assassin named Victor ... But when Victor spares Rose's life, the lonely-hearted hitman sets off an outrageous chain of events that turn both their worlds upside down. Joined by a gun-toting apprentice ..., the unlikely trio teams up to thwart the murderous intentions of Victor's unhappy client"--Container
Yes, Minister the complete collection( Visual )

60 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The well-meaning Jim Hacker, a newly appointed Cabinet Minister, battles career civil servant Sir Humphrey Appleby
The distinguished gentleman by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-time con man wins a Congressional seat and uses the perks and power of his new position to con for cash and bamboozle the big bucks without breaking the law
Sgt. Bilko by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sgt. Ernie Bilko is the leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the armed forces. Instead of training his troops for battle, he passes on his legacy of gambling and shunning responsibility. Times get tough however, when the base is threatened with a shutdown, and a by-the-book adversary, Major Thorn, is intent on taking Bilko's reputation down with it. Now, all bets are on Bilko to drum up his biggest scheme yet to save Fort Baxter and clear his name!
Trial and error( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actor throws his lawyer friend a bachelor party blast that renders his pal unable to appear in court. The actor goes to trial instead, giving the performance of his career while turning the courtroom upside down
Yes, Prime Minister : the diaries of the Right Hon. James Hacker by Jonathan Lynn( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yes, Prime Minister the complete collection( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Yes Prime Minister is a British comedy series about the wheeling and dealing of political life. Although the series is set within the British political scene, it deals with political games and clashes between politicians and the civil service that could be found almost everywhere in the world"--Http://
Greedy by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The McTeagues all want to stake a claim in their wealthy uncle's will. But their plans are threatened when he falls for a gorgeous pizza delivery woman
Nuns on the run by Eric Idle( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian Hope and Charlie McManus are a pair of two-bit hoods who decide to go straight, because they are repulsed by the increasing reliance on guns and violence in their line of work. In thrall to vicious gangster Case Casey, the duo determine that their next job will be their last. When a large amount of money is extracted from a gang of Hong Kong drug dealers and it falls into the laps of Brian and Charlie, the two take off with the loot, with the Chinese Triad and Casey in relentless pursuit. When their car runs out of gas in front of a convent, Brian and Charlie run inside and disguise themselves as two nuns. Inside the convent, Brian and Charlie pass themselves off as nuns from a different order, assigned to the convent before leaving the country on missionary work. As the two men enjoy their undercover work with a collection of nubile nuns and coeds, the bad guys close in on them
Mayday by Jonathan Lynn( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance with a double bass( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Smychov, a double-bass player, is on his way to play at the betrothal ball of a princess. Arriving at the palace too early on a hot summer's day, he decides to take a quick skinny-dip in the royal lake. Unbeknownst to him, the Princess has decided to do the same"--Container
Yes, Minister : the diaries of a cabinet minister by Jonathan Lynn( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspicion by Andrew Grieve( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master of mystery Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of Suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine, in her Academy Award-winning performance, is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant, in the first of his enormously successful collaborations with Hitchcock, is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life-and a bank account that's strictly low-life
The Complete Yes Prime Minister : the diaries of the right Hon. James Hacker by Jonathan Lynn( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Czech and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yes Minister( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political comedy series based around the Minister for Administrative Affairs, the Rt Hon Jim Hacker
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.11 for Clue ... to 0.80 for Yes prime ...)

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Alternative Names
Jonathan Lynn attore, regista e sceneggiatore britannico

Jonathan Lynn britischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur

Jonathan Lynn Brits filmregisseur

Линн, Джонатан

לין, ג'ונתן

جاناتان لین فیلمنامه‌نویس، کمدین، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی


The complete Yes minister : the diaries of a cabinet ministerYes, Minister the complete collectionGreedyYes, Minister : the diaries of a cabinet ministerSuspicionThe Complete Yes Prime Minister : the diaries of the right Hon. James HackerYes Minister