WorldCat Identities

Nielsen, Leslie 1926-2010

Works: 575 works in 1,363 publications in 7 languages and 27,711 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Parody films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Horror films  Film adaptations  Disaster films  Humor  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Dancer, Costume designer, Producer, Scenarist, Editor, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Leslie Nielsen
Forbidden planet by Fred M Wilcox( Visual )

73 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The far-off star Altair-IV, occupied by three lone inhabitants, is visited by a search party from Earth
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof of disaster movies, Ted Striker, an ex-Navy pilot, just got dumped by his long-time girlfriend Elaine Dickinson, who works as a stewardess. In his wish to get her back, he follows her aboard a plane, although he has had a deep aversion against anything winged since he lost several men in the war. During flight, he tries to make up with her again and again, but a crisis looms as the crew and many passengers get seriously ill due to a bad fish meal. Now, it is up to him to land the airplane safely, before the poisoning starts causing casualties. But Ted Striker's aversion to piloting is a serious psychosis, which breaks open and needs to be cured--right now
Scary movie 3 by David Zucker( Visual )

39 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now out of college, Cindy is a television news anchorwoman. Strange things begin to occur when crop circles appear on Tom's farm, but then Cindy's best friend Brenda dies an eerie death somehow relating to a killer video tape. After her nephew Cody watches the video tape, Cindy takes matters into her own hands and summons the help of the Oracle. Cindy uncovers the eerie link between the crop circles and the killer video tape, and must eventually assist the President in preventing a full-scale alien invasion
The Naked gun : from the files of Police squad!( Visual )

33 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Those screw-loose "Airplane!" creators have done it again! Leslie Nielsen stars as Police Squad's own granite-jawed, rock-brained cop Frank Drebin, who bumbles across a mind control scheme to assassinate Queen Elizabeth
The Poseidon adventure by Ronald Neame( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea
Superhero movie by Tom Ackerman( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rick Riker is a high school student who is bitten by a genetically altered dragonfly while on a field trip to the local laboratory. Rick soon realizes that he's developing super powers, including the ability to break-dance vertically on a building wall and the development of lightening fast reflexes. Disguised in a green and black suit and going by the name Dragonfly, Rick uses his abilities to fight crime all over the city. His archenemy is Lou Landers, a.k.a. Hourglass, a terminally ill scientist who, through a technological accident, has the ability to suck the life energy out of people. If he can find a specific number of victims, he will be able to live forever. Rick needs to save the day, but he lacks confidence. Maybe the girl Rick's secretly in love with, Jill Johnson, can inspire him towards greatness
The Naked gun 33 1/3 : the final insult( Visual )

26 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar night. Who will win? Who will lose? And will someone please kick that numbskull off stage? Wait! That's no ordinary numbskull. That's Lt. Frank Drebin, crashing the ceremonies to stop a terrorist plot that could mean curtains for him, or will a simple window shade be enough?
Creepshow by George A Romero( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Five shocking yarns, each a virtuoso exercise in the ghouls-and-gags style of classic '50s horror comics."--Container
All I want for Christmas by Robert Lieberman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and French and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl wants to reunite her divorced parents during the holidays. Determined to carry out her plan, she seeks out the Santa Claus at Macy's to tell him what she truly hopes for
An American carol by Leslie Nielsen( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cynical, anti-American Hollywood filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America
Murder, she wrote by Angela Lansbury( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes all 21 episodes from the unforgettable first season plus the pilot movie The Murder of Sherlock Holmes. Join super sleuth Jessica Fletcher and investigate every entertaining episode of Murder, She Wrote
Scary movie 4( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cindy Campbell and her self-serving, sex-crazed pal Brenda are joined by Tom Ryan, a cute, but utterly clueless guy. Together, they battle to save the world from a ruthless alien invasion. Cindy moves in next to Tom because she's taking care of an elderly lady. She finds out the house is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest in the village to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and Cindy has to uncover the secret in order to stop them
Mr. Magoo by Walt Disney( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Magoo becomes the target of a notorious and ruthless band of international jewel thieves when he sets out to retrieve a stolen gem
The Naked gun 2 1/2 : the smell of fear by David Zucker( Visual )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Frank Drebin loves a mystery. Why are we here? Is there life after sex? Yes, Drebin tackles the big issues, and the biggest of all is how to stop devious Quentin Hapsburg's plan to destroy the environment!
Columbo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Columbo, a disheveled, cigar-chomping, trench coat-wearing police lieutenant, who appears to be an incompetent bumbler. Despite his appearance, Columbo is the shrewdest, most resourceful detective in the LAPD
Dracula : Dead and loving it by Bu lu ke si( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King of the spoofs, Leslie Nielsen, takes on the title role as the ever-loving Count
Backstairs at the White House( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate look at life in the White House through eight administrations as remembered by a mother and daughter who, between them, served as White House maids for 52 years
Bad golf my way by Leslie Nielsen( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leslie Nielsen's stupid little golf book by Leslie Nielsen( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Japanese and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parody on a popular best-seller draws from the actor's personal experiences as a bad golfer, offering fail-safe advice on how to be the worst of the worst on the green
Tammy and the bachelor ; Tammy tell me true ; Tammy and the doctor( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tammy and the bachelor: As a little Mississippi riverboat girl, Tammy falls in love with a wealthy southern gentleman after she and her rascally grandfather rescue him from a plane crash -- Tammy tell me true: The adventures of Tammy continue in college, where the worldly-wise small-town gal helps a broken-hearted artist paint a happy future, teaches a haughty heiress that the Golden Rule is more precious than gold, and finds true love with a shy, handsome young professor -- Tammy and the doctor: Tammy travels to Los Angeles to become a nurse and turns the handsome young intern inside out with her unique bedside manner
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Lesli Nilsen

Leslie Nielsen acteur canadien

Leslie Nielsen actor

Leslie Nielsen actor estadounidense

Leslie Nielsen aktor kanadyjski

Leslie Nielsen attore canadese

Leslie Nielsen Canadees filmacteur

Leslie Nielsen kanadischer Schauspieler

Leslie Nielsen kanadisk skuespiller

Leslie Nielsen kanadský herec

Leslijs Nīlsens

Leslius Nielsen

Nelson, Leslie 1926-2010

Nielsen, Leslie William 1926-2010

Λέσλι Νίλσεν

Лесли Нилсен

Лесли Уильям Нильсен

Леслі Нільсен

Леслі Нільсен канадський комедійний актор

Лэсьлі Нільсан

Нильсен, Лесли

Լեսլի Նիլսեն

לסלי נילסן

לסלי נילסן שחקן אמריקאי

لسلی نیلسن تهیه‌کننده و بازیگر کانادایی

ليسلي نيلسن

เลสลี นีลเซน

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레슬리 닐슨

ニールセン, レスリー



The Naked gun : from the files of Police squad!The Naked gun 33 1/3 : the final insultMr. MagooThe Naked gun 2 1/2 : the smell of fearBad golf my wayLeslie Nielsen's stupid little golf book