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Brillstein, Bernie 1931-2008

Overview
Works: 28 works in 55 publications in 4 languages and 3,433 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Anecdotes  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Film series 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Bernie Brillstein, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Bernie Brillstein
Happy Gilmore ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although Happy dreams of becoming a professional hockey player, he discovers that his hockey slap shot translates to an astonishing 400 yard tee shot. So when his grandmother loses her home to the IRS, Happy decides to earn the house back by joining the pro golf tour, bringing his ferocious temper and outlandish antics to the well-tended fairways. Before long, Happy is a media sensation, attracting crowds and news cameras wherever he goes. But Happy's bitter rival has his own plans for the golf superstar, resulting in a riotous, laugh-filled confrontation on the links
Make 'em laugh the funny business of America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The documentary explores the currents of American comedy throughout a century of social and political change, illuminating how comedy has tackled and poked fun at our political system, race relations, gender issues, and the prevailing American standards and taboos in everyday life. Melding performance, biography and history, it features interviews with over 90 comedians, writers, producers, and historians
The replacement killers by Antoine Fuqua ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Lee, a professional hit man, defies the orders of a ruthless crime boss, putting not only his own life but his family's at stake. Desperate to get home, Lee enlists the aid of a document forger, and together they fend off the "replacement killers" hired to murder them
The little stuff matters most 50 rules from 50 years of trying to make a living by Bernie Brillstein ( )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dragnet by Tom Mankiewicz ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy that pays homage to the famed original police drama of the '50s and '60s
Ghostbusters II by Ivan Reitman ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Ghostbusters team regroup when the infant son of single mother Dana Barrett becomes the target of a demonic force. They must put a stop to an enormous underground river of slime ready to rot the roots of the Big Apple
Ghostbusters by Ivan Reitman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Suit up for classic comedy! When kooky, spooky college profs Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz and Egon Spengler lose their University jobs, they decide to go freelance, de-haunting houses in a new ghost removal service."--Container
Tom Hanks comedy favorites collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dragnet: A comedy that plays homage to the famed original police drama of the '50s and '60s. Friday and Streebek are assigned to some very strange thefts which have one thing in common: visit cards with the word "PAGAN" left at the crime scenes
The cable guy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Steven (M. Broderick) chiama un tecnico per farsi installare un impianto per le TV via cavo. Arriva Chip (J. Carrey) che vorrebbe diventargli amico, ma quando l'altro gli nega l'amicizia e, anzi, lo tradisce, si vendica: lo fa arrestare, gli fa perdere il lavoro e la faccia davanti ai familiari. (Morandini)
Spies like us Nothing but trouble ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spies like us: Comedy about two would-be spies who are dupes in an evil mastermind's plan to take over the world. Nothing but trouble: A ghoulish comedy wherein a wrong turn sends two yuppies into Valkenvania, the twilight zone of speed traps
Fletch Happy gilmore ; Mallrats ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fletch: Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher is a Los Angeles journalist who really lives for his profession. As Jane Doe, he publishes articles that have caused several heads to roll in the past. This time, Fletch is in disguise as a bum, living at the beach, researching drugs and their dealing. One day, Fletch is addressed by Alan Stanwyk, a rich man, who asks him, the bum, a favour. For the sum of $50,000, Fletch should kill poor cancer-ridden Mr. Stanwyk with a gun, so that his wife will get the insurance money. What the guy didn't think of was Fletch's real profession. Returning into normal life, Fletch instantly takes up research not only to find out that Mr. Stanwyk is healthy as life itself but he also runs into certain connections between drug dealing at the beach, Alan Stanwyk, his private jet, the police and a very expensive piece of Land in Utah
It's all lies, and that's the truth : and 49 more rules from 50 years of trying to make a living in Hollywood by Bernie Brillstein ( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The replacement killers Ti shen sha shou ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lai zi zhong guo de yi minJohn Lee wei le rang ta de jia ren ke yi an quan di cong bei jing dao mei guo,bu liao que cheng wei bei an sha de mu biao . yi wei mu hou da lao{A277} wei lao da yi bao hu qi jia lu cheng an quan zuo jiao huan,yao ta qu gan diao yi wei jing guan,ke shi yue han qing yuan mao zhu bei wei lao da zhui sha de wei xian,ye bu yuan zhong cao jiu ye . zai yi wei zheng jian wei zao jia-mei ge(mi la suo wei nuo shi)de xie zhu xia,yue han yi zhi qu sheng tu po zhong zhong sha ji,shi si bao hu jia ren an quan
Mr. Show with Bob and David ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sketch-comedy show. The twist here is that all of the sketches (even the monologue) are connected in some strange way
Spies like us by John Landis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Due buoni a nulla che si sono comportati indegnamente ai test per entrare nella Cia vengono selezionati per una missione suicida. (Mereghetti)
<> by Bernie Brillstein ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in Thai and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summer rental ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stressed-out air traffic controller's family takes a much-needed holiday in Florida and has one misadventure after another
Mi nido o el tuyo Continental divide ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Ernie Souchak es un conocido columnista famoso por sus artículos políticos que sacan ampollas. Un día recibe el ataque de unos matones y acaba en el hospital. Un amigo le sugiere que pase unas vacaciones en la Montañas Rocosas para relajarse
The celluloid closet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"Lily Tomlin narrates an impressive survey of gay cinema, inspired by Vito Russo's 1981 book. Oscar-winning documentarians Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman blend interview footage with a cross section of clips that range from the silent era and its depiction of homosexuals as 'sissies' to the '60 and '70s, when gay characters were often portrayed as killers and suicides. Among the actors commenting on the subject are Tom Hanks (Philadelphia), Susan Sarandon (The hunger), Whoopi Goldberg (The color purple), Tony Curtis (Sparatacus) and Shirley MacLaine (The children's hour)"--TV guide, January 30, 1996. Others interviewed are Armistead Mauping, Susie Bright, Jan Oxenberg, Harvey Fierstein
Where did I go right? : you're no one in Hollywood unless someone wants you dead by Bernie Brillstein ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
He takes us behind the scenes at such hits as The Blues Brothers, Ghostbusters, and The Muppet Show."--BOOK JACKET. "Brillstein also reveals his secrets about how to survive and prosper in Hollywood, the real meaning of "the art of the deal," the difference between "hot" and "good," and why instinct is so crucial to the future of the entertainment industry."--BOOK JACKET
 
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Alternative Names
Brillstein, Bernard J., 1931-2008
Languages
English (45)
Italian (2)
Thai (2)
Spanish (1)
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