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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 )

52 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two carefree pals (Macchio and Whitfield) traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, Vincent Gambini (Pesci) is the cousin of one of them and he is a lawyer. Vinny is a former auto mechanic from Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his sixth try and has never been in court. When cousin Vinny arrives with his leather-clad girlfriend (Tomei) to handle his first case, it's a real shock--for both Vinny and the Deep South
Clue by Eileen Brennan( Visual )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,275 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?
Yes, Minister : the complete collection by Sydney Lotterby( Visual )

170 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

51 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,175 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 )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,068 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 )

77 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 869 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 diaries of the Right Hon. James Hacker by Jonathan Lynn( Book )

64 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More of the political memoirs of our most popular Prime Minister, James Hacker, giving further insights into the machinations of Westminster and Whitehall. Hacker and Appleby are known across the world and make required reading for all civil servants and politicians since they ridicule not only the British Government but also political memoirs
Wild target by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 590 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
Sgt. Bilko by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 445 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 James Hill( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 438 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
Greedy by Jonathan Lynn( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 256 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 )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 195 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 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance with a double bass( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 122 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
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant 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
Yes, Prime Minister( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 61 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
Yes, Prime Minister( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 61 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 )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 61 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
Comedy rules : from the Cambridge Footlights to Yes Prime Minister by Jonathan Lynn( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 8 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

לין, ג'ונתן

جاناتان لین فیلمنامه‌نویس، کمدین، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

린, 조나단 1943-



Yes, Minister  : the complete collectionThe complete Yes minister : the diaries of a cabinet ministerYes, Prime Minister : the diaries of the Right Hon. James HackerGreedySuspicion