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Cannon, Reuben 1946-

Overview
Works: 24 works in 79 publications in 3 languages and 10,864 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Reuben Cannon
Tyler Perry's Why did I get married too? ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gathered together in the Bahamas for their annual one-week reunion, four close couples eagerly reconnect, sharing news about their lives and relationships. But their intimate week in paradise is disrupted by the unexpected arrival of Sheila's ex-husband, Mike, who hopes to break up her new marriage with Troy and win her back. With their relationships hanging in the balance when they return home, each couple must choose between blame and forgiveness
Tyler Perry's The family that preys by Tyler Perry ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wealthy socialite Charlotte Cartwright and her dear friend Alice Pratt, a working class woman of high ideals, have enjoyed a lasting friendship throughout many years. Their lives become mired in turmoil as their adult children's extramarital affairs, unethical business practices and a dark paternity secret threaten to derail family fortunes and unravel the lives of all involved. Alice's self-centered daughter, Andrea, is betraying her husband Chris by engaging in an affair with her boss. Charlotte's son, William is cheating on his wife Jillian. William's true focus is to replace the COO of his mothers' lucrative construction corporation. Meanwhile, Alice's other daughter Pam tries to steer the family in a more positive direction. Charlotte and Alice decide to take a cross-country road trip to rediscover themselves and possibly find a way to save their families from ruin
Daddy's little girls ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monty is a blue-collar mechanic who enlists the help of a successful-but-lonely attorney while trying to gain custody of his three daughters from his treacherous ex-wife and her larcenous boyfriend. Along the way, the working relationship between the blue collar dad and his uptown attorney grows into something more. As these two people try to overcome their different backgrounds, they find love. Monty struggles to protect his children from abuse and neglect, and a community looks to purge itself from the criminals terrorizing their neighborhood
Tyler Perry's Madea goes to jail by Tyler Perry ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a high-speed freeway chase puts Madea in front of the judge, her reprieve is short-lived as anger management issues get the best of her and land her in jail. A gleeful Joe couldn't be happier at Madea's misfortune. But her eccentric family members, the Browns, rally behind her, lending their special 'country' brand of support. Meanwhile, Assistant District Attorney Joshua Hardaway is on the fast track to career success. But Hardaway lands a case too personal to handle - defending Candace Washington, a woman he went to college with and who is now a prostitute and former drug addict. Handling the case would be a conflict of interest, so he asks his fianceĢe and fellow ADA Linda Holmes to fill in on his behalf. When Candace ends up in jail, Madea befriends the young woman, protecting her in a 'motherly' way as only Madea can
Tyler Perry's I can do bad all by myself ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands and delivers the young delinquents to the only relative they have: their aunt April. A heavy-drinking nightclub singer who lives off of her married boyfriend, April wants nothing to do with them. But her attitude begins to change when Sandino, a handsome Mexican immigrant looking for work, moves into April's basement room. Making amends for his own past, Sandino challenges April to open her heart. Now, April has to decide between her old ways and the new possibilities of family, faith, and love
Diary of a mad black woman by Darren Grant ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Helen McCarter would seem to have it all. She's married to Charles who is one of Atlanta's most successful attorneys. But despite having wealth and prestige, things are not as they seem in the McCarter home. On the evening of their anniversary, Charles drops a bombshell on Helen - he's divorcing her for another woman. Thrown out of the house with nowhere to go, Helen moves in with her grandmother Madea, a sassy woman with no shortage of opinions and a gun that she's not afraid to use. As Madea helps Helen get back on her feet emotionally, she meets Orlando, a nice and handsome man who is obviously attracted to her. But after her experiences with Charles, Helen isn't sure if she's ready to trust a man again
Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brenda grew up with some incredible hardships. She had a prostitute for a mother and a pimp for a 'father.' Now, Brenda is a single mom struggling to raise her family in Chicago. When she receives a letter inviting her to attend her father's funeral in Georgia, she's not sure how to feel. Growing up, Brenda never knew the man and hadn't interacted with that part of her family. But when she loses her job, she decides that now's the time to shake things up. Besides, there is always the chance that her father left her a little money
The women of Brewster Place ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
Tyler Perry's Madea's family reunion the movie ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In addition to being saddled with an unruly foster teen, Madea has two troubled nieces to deal with. Lisa is engaged to an abusive and controlling investment banker and Vanessa is finding it difficult to open herself to the affection of a bus driver/artist Frankie because of childhood abuse. Wreaking havoc on both of the girls's lives is their mother Victoria
Love don't cost a thing ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alvin is a brilliant, but awkward teenager, who seizes a golden opportunity when popular cheerleader, Paris, wrecks her parents SUV and is strapped for cash. Alvin and Paris agree to strike a bargin: Alvin will do the repairs for free if Paris pretends to be his girlfriend for two weeks, all in the hopes of elevating his fledgling social standing. Little does he know, being popular is not all that it's cracked up to be
Get on the bus by Spike Lee ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story of a group of men who board a bus headed for the historic Million Man March as strangers but emerge three days and thousands of miles later as brothers ... Their journey is not just across America, but down forgotten roads within themselves and onto the common ground of unity and hope on which they all must tread"--Container
Why did I get married? by Tyler Perry ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a trip to the picturesque snowcapped mountains in Colorado, eight married college friends have gathered for their annual seven-day reunion. But the cozy mood is shattered when the group comes face-to-face with one pair's infidelity. As secrets are revealed, each couple begins questioning the validity of their own marriage. Over the course of the weekend, husbands and wives take a hard look at their lives, wrestling with issues of commitment, betrayal and forgiveness as they seek a way forward
Meet the Browns ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brenda grew up with some incredible hardships. She had a prostitute for a mother and a pimp for a 'father.' Now, Brenda is a single mom struggling to raise her family in Chicago. When she receives a letter inviting her to attend her father's funeral in Georgia, she's not sure how to feel. Growing up, Brenda never knew the man and hadn't interacted with that part of her family. But when she loses her job, she decides that now's the time to shake things up. Besides, there is always the chance that her father left her a little money
Dancing in September ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What does it take to make a hit sitcom and keep it hot? George and Tomasina bring the network a smash new comedy series, and they soon find the excitement of working together pays off in the bedroom as well as the boardroom. But when the ratings begin to slip, so does their relationship, and the distance between keeping it real and selling out gets shorter and shorter"--Promotional materials
Madea's family reunion ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In addition to being saddled with an unruly foster teen, Madea has two troubled nieces to deal with. Lisa is engaged to an abusive and controlling investment banker and Vanessa is finding it difficult to open herself to the affection of a bus driver/artist Frankie because of childhood abuse. Wreaking havoc on both of the girls's lives is their mother Victoria
Brewster Place ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Welcome to Brewster Place. Here a group of remarkable women struggle to live in the projects and deal with poverty, racism and irresponsible men
The family that preys ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alice, a working-class woman of high ideals, and wealthy Charlotte have enjoyed a lasting friendship throughout many years. Suddenly, their lives become mired in their adult children's turmoil. Can they find a way to save their families from ruin? Special features include: featurettes, and deleted scenes
4 Film favorites Love and laughs collection ; Thin line between love and hate, King's ransom, Love don't cost a thing, Strictly business ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thin line between love and hate : In the game of love, Darnell Right is the ultimate player. His moves are flawless, his technique impeccable and his success legendary. But when he woos Brandi, a beautiful and rich femme fatale, this ladykiller meets his match! King's ransom : Millionaire Malcolm King gets wrapped up in a true mess when he plans his own kidnapping to avoid paying a divorce settlement. Unfortunately for Malcolm, everything falls apart when he's not the only one in on the plot! Love don't cost a thing : Alvin is a brilliant, but awkward teenager, who seizes a golden opportunity when popular cheerleader, Paris, wrecks her parents SUV and is strapped for cash. Alvin and Paris agree to strike a bargain: Alvin will do the repairs for free if Paris pretends to be his girlfriend for two weeks, all in the hopes of elevating his fledgling social standing. Little does he know, being popular is not all that it's cracked up to be. Strictly business : Bobby, a business mailroom clerk who lacks education but not smarts, wants a fast track to the executive suite, land of power suits and lunches. Waymon, his executive friend, agrees to recommend Bobby for the firm's management trainee program if he will introduce Waymon to drop-dead-gorgeous Natalie. From then on, the only thing that can go wrong (and does) is everything
Tyler Perry's Daddy's little girls Exclusive Bonus DVD ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monty is a blue collar worker trying to gain custody of his children from his ex-wife and her boyfriend. Julia is a hotshot attorney who has offered to help Monty with his case. Can these two people from different backgrounds find love with each other?
The women of Brewster Place Wildflower ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The women of Brewster Place: Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life. Wildflower: Ellie Perkins hears a desperate cry in the mountains. Locked inside a broken down shed she finds 17 year old Alice Guthrie, epileptic & partly deaf, imprisoned like a wild animal by her abusive stepfather and ignored by her mother
 
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