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Cannon, Reuben 1946-

Overview
Works: 27 works in 84 publications in 2 languages and 11,761 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Fiction  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations 
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 The family that preys by Tyler Perry( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,252 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 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mechanic enlists the help of a successful-but-lonely attorney while trying to wrest custody of his three daughters from his treacherous ex-wife and her larcenous boy friend. Along the way, the working relationship between the blue collar dad and his uptown attorney grows into something more
Tyler Perry's Madea goes to jail ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,151 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 fiancée 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 1,109 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 )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,075 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 )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A good marriage that seemed solid actually begins to crumble when the wife discovers her husband's intentions for divorce
Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 869 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 why did I get married? by Tyler Perry( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 786 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
The women of Brewster Place ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 651 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
Tyler Perry's Madea's family reunion the movie ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 626 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
Get on the bus by Spike Lee( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 498 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
Madea's family reunion by Lionsgae ; The Tyler Perry Company( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 457 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 404 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
Why did I get married? by Tyler Perry( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over 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 108 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 101 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 38 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 31 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?
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
Tyler Perry's Daddy's little girls by Gabrielle Union( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 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?
 
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