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Lynn, Jonathan

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Most widely held works by Jonathan Lynn
My cousin Vinny by Joe Pesci( Visual )

52 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,397 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 by Eileen Brennan( Visual )

38 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,403 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 whole nine yards by Rosanna Arquette( Visual )

39 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When hit man Jimmy "The Tulip" moves into a comfy suburb, everyone's suddenly in danger of pushing up daisies
The Fighting Temptations by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York advertising executive (Cuba Gooding, Jr.), who is about to land a big account, has his life shaken up when it becomes known that he has lied about having a college degree. After being fired, his life is further shaken by his debtors. Having to go on the run, he is called back to his southern town roots, when his great aunt dies. At the reading of the will, he learns he has been asked to assume the mantle of choir director of his great aunt's church and if he can get the choir in the Gospel Explosion in Atlanta, he will inherit stock worth $150,000. Unfortunately the choir leaves a lot to be desired and he has to start recruiting. Amongst others, he gets three prisoners to join. More importantly, he gets a "sinner" (Beyonce Knowles) from one of the local night clubs to join. While initially scorned and resisted, nonetheless her voice wins everyone but the hardcore church busybody
The complete Yes minister : the diaries of a cabinet minister by Jonathan Lynn( Book )

59 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 746 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 )

27 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
The distinguished gentleman by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 501 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 )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 439 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 by Bo en si tan sha la( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 429 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 )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 407 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
Yes, Prime Minister : the complete collection( Visual )

12 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 332 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
Yes, Minister : the complete collection( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 254 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 )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 199 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 by Eric Idle( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and French 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 )

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

Yes, Prime Minister( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Government runs into financial crisis just as MPs and top civil servants are due for an increase in pay. Sir Humphrey relies on all his finest skills to push through his own claim.--Kanopy
Yes, Prime Minister( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Jim is coached and groomed for a television discussion of his new defense policy, Sir Humphrey is more concerned with what he says than in how he says it.--Kanopy
Yes, Prime Minister( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Called upon to take action to prevent a Commonwealth country from being taken over by Marxists, Jim has his first clash as Prime Minister with the Foreign Office.--Kanopy
Yes, Prime Minister( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Jim slides down the popularity polls, Sir Humphrey finds himself at the center of a spy scandal. Can the hapless PM and the Machiavellian Mandarin save themselves from public disgrace?--Kanopy
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Alternative Names
Jonathan Lynn Actor, director y guionista británico

Jonathan Lynn angol filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró, 1943-

Jonathan Lynn attore, regista e sceneggiatore britannico

Jonathan Lynn britischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur

Jonathan Lynn Brits filmregisseur

Jonathan Lynn İngiliz film yönetmeni

Линн, Джонатан

ג'ונתן לין

לין, ג'ונתן

جاناتان لین فیلمنامه‌نویس، کمدین، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

린, 조나단 1943-




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