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Brooks, James L.

Overview
Works: 599 works in 1,276 publications in 9 languages and 25,723 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television programs  Comedy films  Television comedies  Fiction  Motion pictures  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Production personnel, Producer, Creator, Interviewee, Adapter, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by James L Brooks
As good as it gets by James L Brooks ( Visual )
85 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 3,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melvin Udall is an obsessive-compulsive novelist with Manhattan's meanest mouth. But when his neighbor Simon is hospitalized, Melvin is forced to babysit Simon's dog. And that unexpected act of kindness--along with waitress Carol Connelly--helps put Melvin back in the human race
Terms of endearment by James L Brooks ( Visual )
73 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy-drama about the evolving 30+ year relationship between a mother and daughter
Spanglish by James L Brooks ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Flor and her daughter, Christina come to the United States, Flor gets a job as a maid at the home of a successful chef John Clasky, his insecure wife Deborah, their two children, and Deborah's mother. Despite Flor's lack of any English, she does the best she can to assist the Clasky family in more than just house cleaning matters. However, when Flor is forced to live with the family over the summer, she has no choice but to bring Christina along. Deborah, much to Flor's disliking, treats Christina much like her own and at the same time she hurts the feelings of her own daughter, Bernice. When John's dreams begin to unravel, he begins to feel like his whole world is coming down around him. Told through Christina's college letter to Princeton University, Christina learns that things come and go in life, but family is the most important thing a person can have
Big by Penny Marshall ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Josh is a 12-year-old who makes a wish from an old machine to be big. Not really believing it will work, Josh is very surprised to find himself BIG the next morning. Now he looks like a 30 years old guy, but he still behaves like a boy. He decide to go with his best friend to New York and try to find the machine that can fix his wish. In New York he gets a job in a toy company and develops a romantic crush on a beautiful woman. Now Josh must learn to get used to the adults world he always wanted to be part of
The Simpsons movie by James L Brooks ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lisa convinces the locals to clean up the polluted Lake Springfield after a crowd of fans sink the Green Day concert stage. Meanwhile, Homer saves a pig from being killed in Krusty Burger and adopts it, calling the animal Spider Pig. After two days, Spider Pig fills up a silo with its excrement and not knowing what else to do, Homer dumps the silo in the lake, polluting it. The angry population forces the Simpsons to move to Alaska. Meanwhile the president is induced by his adviser from the EPA to put a dome over Springfield to hold in the population and destroy the city. When Marge sees the news on television, she tells Homer that they must return to Springfield to save their town and friends, but Homer is not convinced that the people of Springfield deserve their support
Broadcast news by James L Brooks ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantic triangle set in the world of television news. Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman. He's got the smooth charm and handsome good looks that America loves. Jane Craig is the brilliant hot-shot producer, committed to fighting the trend toward flashy, style-over-substance "personality" news, whose job it now is to make Tom look like a newsman. Aaron Altman is the dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, who's jealous and resentful of Tom's instant success both on camera with the public and off camera with Jane
How do you know by James L Brooks ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A professional softball player discovers she is in the middle of a love triangle after she falls for two different men and wonders when it comes to love, how do you know?
Riding in cars with boys ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a young woman who, despite bad luck and poor decisions, never loses sight of her dreams. Set in Wallingford, Connecticut beginning in the 1960s
Jerry Maguire by Cameron Crowe ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sports agent suddenly discovers his scruples and loses his job. But with the help of one loyal collegue and one outrageous client, Jerry Maguire learns that loving well is the best revenge
The war of the Roses by Danny DeVito ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A perfect 18-year marriage suddenly becomes unglued and the gleefully evil Barbara and Oliver Rose single-mindedly inflict as much misery as possible on each other
Mary Tyler Moore ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Richards moves to Minneapolis after a bad relationship where she get a job as an associate producer at WJM, the lowest rated evening news show in the city
The Mary Tyler Moore show ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No longer the new girl in town, Mary has come to think of the newsroom staff as family. But along with the good times and close friendships come the often trying and ultimately hilarious situations every family faces. From Mary explaining the facts of life to Phyllis' daughter to going on a blind date to attending her disastrous high school reunion, Mary has to cope with every situation thrown at her
Taxi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louie De Palma is a cantankerous taxi dispatcher for a New York City taxi company. He tries to maintain order over the varied collection of strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his "cage," they form a special bond among themselves, becoming friends and supporting each other through the inevitable trials and tribulations of life
The Simpsons ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Everyone's favorite animated family is back for another season. Includes all 21 episodes of Season 12
The Mary Tyler Moore show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Mary and the rest of the crew from the WJM-TV newsroom for another season of the classic sitcom. This time around Mary deals with more adventures, both in the newsroom and with her romantic life
The Simpsons Christmas 2 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 4 holiday-themed episodes from the Simpsons
The Mary Tyler Moore show ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Mary and the rest of the crew from the WJM-TV newsroom as this groundbreaking comedy explores topics previously taboo on network television. Deftly woven in with the hilarity of the busy newsroom and repeated outrageous attempts by Mary's friends to set her up with Mr. Right come episodes dealing with divorce, meddling parents, self-esteem, and the inevitable mid-life crisis when one fears that life has somehow passed them by
Taxi ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He is still trying to maintain order over his off-the-wall collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his "cage," they continue to form a special bond among themselves, becoming friends and supporting each other through the inevitable trials and tribulations of life
The Simpsons the complete first season ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The entire first season of the animated television show, The Simpsons
The Mary Tyler Moore show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Mary and the rest of the crew from the WJM-TV newsroom for another season of the classic sitcom. This time around Mary deals with more adventures, both in the newsroom and with her romantic life. Season 5 features: Will Mary Richards Go to Jail?, The Outsider; Not a Christmas Story, An Affair to Forget, What Are Friends For?, The System, Phyllis Whips Inflation, The Shame of the Cities, Marriage Minneapolis Style; and more
 
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Alternative Names
Brooks, J. 1940-
Brooks, James Hell 1940-
Brooks, Jim.
Brooks, Jim, 1940-
Languages
English (297)
Spanish (31)
German (22)
French (14)
Japanese (8)
Italian (7)
Multiple languages (7)
Chinese (1)
Polish (1)
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