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Cannon, Reuben 1946-

Overview
Works: 23 works in 90 publications in 2 languages and 13,017 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Melodrama  Drama  Road films  Drama  Filmed plays  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Reuben Cannon
     
    Most widely held works by Reuben Cannon
    Daddy's little girls( Visual )

    6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,221 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's family reunion : the movie( Visual )

    8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,205 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
    Tyler Perry's why did I get married?( Visual )

    6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,168 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
    Tyler Perry's I can do bad all by myself( Visual )

    4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,114 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
    Tyler Perry's Why did I get married too?( Visual )

    4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,099 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
    Diary of a mad black woman by Darren Grant( Visual )

    11 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,006 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 )

    7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 977 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
    Tyler Perry's The family that preys( Visual )

    4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 932 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
    Tyler Perry's Madea's big happy family( Visual )

    1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Madea, everyone's favorite wise-cracking, take-no-prisoners grandma, jumps into action when her niece, Shirley, receives distressing news about her health. All Shirley wants is to gather her three adult children around her and share the news as a family. It's up to Madea, with the help of the equally rambunctious Aunt Bam, to gather the clan together and make things right the only way she knows how: with a lot of tough love, laughter, and the revelation of a long-buried family secret
    Get on the bus by Spike Lee( Visual )

    9 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Follows a disparate group of African-American men travelling from Los Angeles to the Million Man March in Washington, D.C. On the way they make friends, make enemies, and make history
    Tyler Perry's The family that preys by Tyler Perry( Visual )

    2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 372 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
    Dancing in September( Visual )

    3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 104 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
    Brewster Place( Visual )

    1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 35 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
    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 14 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
    The women of Brewster Place : Wildflower( Visual )

    1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 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
    Tyler Perry's The family that preys : [and] Tyler Perry's Daddy's little girls( Visual )

    1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    The Family That Preys: 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
    Love don't cost a thing( Visual )

    1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 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
     
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