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Cannon, Reuben 1946-

Overview
Works: 20 works in 89 publications in 3 languages and 12,010 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Melodrama  Road films  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Crime films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Reuben Cannon
Tyler Perry's Why did I get married too? by Tyler Perry( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,256 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
Daddy's little girls( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,212 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 1,184 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. But Madea's eccentric family members, the Browns, rally behind her, lending their special 'country' brand of support. Special features include featurettes
Tyler Perry's Madea's family reunion the movie( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Southern matriarch Medea. She has just been court ordered to be in charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway and her nieces are suffering relationship trouble. Through it all, she has to organize her family reunion
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
Diary of a mad black woman by Kimberly Elise( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 993 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 The family that preys( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 930 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 Meet the Browns( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 883 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 )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oprah Winfrey plays Mattie Michael, a proud, big-hearted woman whose life has been plagued by a series of grievous misfortunes, landing her alone, middle-aged and penniless in a crumbling tenement on a dead-end ghetto street known as Brewster Place
Get on the bus by Spike Lee( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a group of different men traveling from Los Angeles to the Million Man March in Washington, D.C. They board the bus as strangers but emerge three days and thousands of miles later as brothers
Love don't cost a thing by Warner Bros. Pictures España( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 408 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
Tyler Perry's The family that preys by Tyler Perry( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 367 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 107 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
Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 95 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
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 13 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
La Fille de mes rêves( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 5 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 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
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 3 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
 
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