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Lynn, Jonathan

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Most widely held works by Jonathan Lynn
My cousin Vinny by 20th Century Fox( Visual )

46 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,335 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 )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who killed Mr. Boddy? Was it Colonel Mustard in the study with the gun? Miss Scarlet in the billiard room with the rope? Or was it Wadsworth the butler?
The Fighting Temptations by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,069 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 whole nine yards by Mitchell Kapner( Visual )

34 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When hit man Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski moves to the burb, it creates a change reaction in which everybody wants to off somebody else. A haples dentist finds a way to get on both good and bad sides of "The Tulip."
The complete Yes minister : the diaries of a cabinet minister by Jonathan Lynn( Book )

63 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 788 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 581 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, Prime Minister : the diaries of the Right Hon. James Hacker by Jonathan Lynn( Book )

38 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These humorous political memoirs are derived from the British television show of the same name. Jim Hacker has now become Prime Minister, and his conflict with Sir Humphrey Appleby has moved into 10 Downing Street
The distinguished gentleman by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 494 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
Trial and error( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 425 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, Minister : the complete collection( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The well-meaning Jim Hacker, a newly appointed Cabinet Minister, battles career civil servant Sir Humphrey Appleby
Yes, Prime Minister : the complete collection( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught off-guard by the sudden retirement of the Prime Minister, Sir Humphrey and his civil service allies soon get their house-trained minister, James Hacker, elevated to the top job
Greedy by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 245 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
No sale by Patrick Conrad( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For Victor Cox, a professor of film history, the Hollywood films noirs of the 1940s and 1950s are more real than his daily life. When his wife is found drowned, Cox is the first murder suspect. He falls in love with a student who looks like the 1920s film star Louise Brooks, but she disappears at a Belgian seaside resort. Smeared in lipstick in their hotel room are the words "No Sale," the same words Elizabeth Taylor wrote on a mirror in Butterfield 8. Subsequently, a series of gruesome killings of young women, all modeled on violent deaths in films that he knows and loves, lead the police back to Cox, who starts to doubt his own sanity and innocence."--Page 4 of cover
Nuns on the run( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 184 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 )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance with a double bass( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 121 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
The whole nine yards( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The whole ten yards: Thanks to the falsified dental records supplied by his former neighbor Nick 'Oz' Oseransky, retired hitman Jimmy 'The Tulip' Tudeski now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, an assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection to their past unexpectedly shows up on the their doorstep: it's Oz. He begs them to help him rescue his wife from the Hungarian mob. To complicate matters even further, the men, who are still out to get Oz, are led by Lazlo Gogolak, a childhood rival of Jimmy's and another notorious hitman
Yes, Prime Minister : the Bishop's gambit by Antony Jay( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bishop's gambit: When a British nurse is given ten years and 40 lashes for a trivial crime in a foreign country, the PM has to decide whether it's safer to be heartless or mindless. One of us: The headlines are giving the Prime Minister a major headache when it's uncovered that the late head of British intelligence was passing secrets to Moscow. Man overboard: A little lying is in order when that master of deception, Sir Humphrey Appleby, tries to thwart the Prime Minister's unpopular plan to transfer a contingent of British servicemen
Yes, Prime Minister( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jim decides to champion his Health Minister's plan to abolish smoking through excessive taxation, a horrified Sir Humphrey calls in the tobacco lobby to prevent the move.--Kanopy
Comedy rules : from the Cambridge Footlights to Yes Prime Minister by Jonathan Lynn( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The co-writer of Yes, Minister and director of various Hollywood comedies presents an insider's look at how comedy works told through hilarious anecdotes
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Jonathan Lynn attore, regista e sceneggiatore britannico

Jonathan Lynn britischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur

Jonathan Lynn Brits filmregisseur

Линн, Джонатан

ג'ונתן לין

לין, ג'ונתן

جاناتان لین فیلمنامه‌نویس، کمدین، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

린, 조나단 1943-



The complete Yes minister : the diaries of a cabinet ministerYes, Prime Minister : the diaries of the Right Hon. James HackerGreedyYes, Prime Minister : the Bishop's gambit