WorldCat Identities

Leighton, Robert

Works: 36 works in 175 publications in 2 languages and 23,159 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Fantasy films  Horror films 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, Author, Other, edm
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Robert Leighton
A dog's purpose by Brittany Robertson( Visual )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 2,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love
Stand by me by Rob Reiner( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film about friendship and the indelible experiences of growing up takes place in a small Oregon town as four boys set out on a two-day search for a missing teenager's body, a search that turns into an odyssey of self-discovery
Shall we dance? by Masayuki Suo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some sexual references and brief language
Now you see me by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elite FBI squad is in a game of cat and mouse against The Four Horsemen, a super-team of the world's greatest illusionists. The Four Horsemen pull off a series of daring heists against corrupt business leaders during their performances, showering the stolen profits on their audiences while staying one step ahead of the law
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( Visual )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest
A few good men by Rob Reiner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un trio di avvocati militari di primo pelo vuole dimostrare che due marine della base di Guantanamo, a Cuba, accusati dell'omicio di un loro commilitone, non hanno fatto altro che eseuire il codice rosso, cioè gli ordini del loro superiore, l'esaltato colonnello Jessep. (Mereghetti)
This is Spin̈al Tap : a rockumentary by Martin Di Bergi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, Spinal Tap had a big hit song. Now, nearly two decades later, Spinal Tap still clings to some glint of their lost glory as they embark on an accident-plagued tour across America. In Cleveland, the group gets lost underneath the stage. In Washington, they're accidently booked at an Air Force formal dance. And in a Chicago record store, no one shows up to get their autographs
The American president by Rob Reiner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How does the world's most powerful leader conduct a passionate romance and enjoy a litle privacy? This is the question posed by The american president
When Harry met Sally by Billy Crystal( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sex always gets in the way of friendships between men and women. At least, that's what Harry Burns believes. So when Harry meets Sally Albright and a deep friendship blossoms between them, Harry's determined not to let his attraction to Sally destroy it. But when a night of weakness ends in a morning of panic, can the pair avoid succumbing to Harry's fears by remaining friends and admitting they just might be the perfect match for each other?"--Container
Chef by Jon Favreau( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family
Alex & Emma by Rob Reiner( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling debts have landed him in trouble. In order to get the loan sharks off his back, he must finish his novel in 30 days or end up dead. To help him complete his manuscript, he hires stenographer, Emma. As Alex begins to dictate his tale of a romantic love triangle, Emma challenges his ideas at every turn. Her unsolicited, yet intriguing input, begins to inadvertently influence Alex and his story and soon real life begins to imitate art
People like us by Chris Pine( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sam ... is a twenty-something, fast-talking salesman whose latest deal collapses the day he learns his father has suddenly died. Against his wishes, Sam is called home to put his father's estate in order and reconnect with his estranged family. While there, he uncovers a startling secret that turns his entire world upside down--he has a 30-year-old sister he never knew existed"--Container
Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Sheldon is a best-selling novelist who is on his way home from his Colorado retreat after completing his latest book. He doesn't remember the blinding blizzard that sent his car spinning off the road. Paul is critically injured, but is rescued by former nurse Annie Wilkes, who happens to be Paul's 'number one fan.' Annie takes Paul back to her house in the mountains, and he finds himself crippled, drugged and at her mercy. Unfortunately for Paul, Annie is a psychopath and when she discovers that Paul has killed of the heroine in her favorite novel series, her reaction leaves Paul shattered."--
For your consideration( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No-name actors are making a low-budget period drama called "Home for Purim," when an anonymous post on the Internet suggests that one performance is Oscar-worthy. Then, two more cast members get Oscar-related press: buzz in "Variety" and appearances on TV prompt the studio executives to insist on changes in the script in anticipation of a blockbuster. Jump ahead a few months to the days before Oscar nominees are announced: just the possibility of a nomination has changed the actors' lives
Rumor has it by Warner Bros. Pictures ; Radar Pictures/Bedford Falls Company/Cruise-Wagner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah has finally agreed to marry her boyfriend Jeff, but isn't sure if marriage is what she wants. Now she's on her way home to attend her sister's wedding, which means spending a lot of time with the tennis-obsessed Pasadena family that she's never felt quite a part of. It isn't until Sarah stumbles into a well-kept family secret that she starts to question her roots and sets off in search of the man who may have answers the she has been looking for
Hush by Jonathan Darby( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Without a family of her own, Helen is initially charmed by her impressive in-law and the sprawling estate where she lives. But behind the storybook scene lie dangerous secrets and dark motives
The Intern by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Academy Award winner Robert De Niro stars as Ben Whittaker, a 70-year-old widower who gets the chance to work as a senior intern at an online fashion start-up founded and run by the ambitious Jules Ostin, played by Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway. As the two generations collide, they also find friendship and someone to count on - each other."--Container
A mighty wind by Christopher Guest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A docu-comedy about three folk groups from the 60's who reunite for a memorial concert in New York City following the death of a legendary folk manager
Bull Durham( Visual )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him
The princess bride( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kid, home sick from school, grudgingly allows his grandfather to read him a dusty storybook, which is how we meet the innocent Buttercup, about to marry the nefarious Prince Humperdinck though her heart belongs to Westley. A mysterious pirate, a vengeful Spaniard, and a good-natured giant interrupt the wedding plans
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