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Lynn, Jonathan

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

50 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,313 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 2013 in English and French and held by 1,253 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 Mitchell Kapner( Visual )

41 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,159 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 )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,057 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 )

58 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 796 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
Yes, Prime Minister : the complete collection by Antony Jay( Visual )

82 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 590 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://
Wild target by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 584 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 )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 3 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
Yes, Prime Minister : the diaries of the Right Hon. James Hacker by Jonathan Lynn( Book )

30 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the irreverent guide to collision and collusion in the inner sanctum of British government. Now Jim Hacker has become prime minister, and his conflict with Sir Humphrey Appleton, the new Secretary of the Cabinet, has moved into 10 Downing Street
Sgt. Bilko by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 438 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 434 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( Visual )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 302 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, 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
Greedy by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 253 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 )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 191 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
Yes Minister by Petter Whitmore( Visual )

59 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political comedy series based around the Minister for Administrative Affairs, the Rt Hon Jim Hacker
Yes, Minister : the diaries of a cabinet minister by Jonathan Lynn( Book )

12 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayday by Jonathan Lynn( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yes, Prime Minister by Sydney Lotterby( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True to the law that says people rise to the level of their incompetence, James Hacker MP, Minister for Administrative Affairs, has ascended to the highest political office in the land. Fortunately for the country, however, his scheming adversary Sir Humphrey Appleby - now Cabinet Secretary - is more than willing to help him steer the unsteady ship of state through the perilous waters of government.--Kanopy
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
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Audience level: 0.25 (from 0.12 for Clue ... to 0.79 for Yes prime ...)

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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

린, 조나단 1943-


The whole nine yardsThe complete Yes minister : the diaries of a cabinet ministerYes, Prime Minister  : the complete collectionYes, Prime Minister : the diaries of the Right Hon. James HackerGreedyYes MinisterYes, Minister : the diaries of a cabinet minister