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Brillstein, Bernie 1931-2008

Overview
Works: 27 works in 67 publications in 4 languages and 3,779 library holdings
Genres: Comedy films  Drama  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Film excerpts  Television adaptations  Television programs 
Roles: Author, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Bernie Brillstein
 
Most widely held works by Bernie Brillstein
Happy Gilmore by Dennis Dugan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 695 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
Ghostbusters by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ghosts go on a rampage, only three men can save the world. Soon every spook in the city is loose and our heroes face the supreme challenge If you want your spirits raised, who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!
The replacement killers by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After he betrays Mr. Wei, the ruthless crime boss who hired him to avenge his son's death, professional killer John Lee goes on the run. Enlisting the aid of beautiful document forger Meg Coburn, Lee attempts to return to his family in China before they are victimized by his betrayal. But Wei's army of "replacement killers" is hot on his trail, and now both he and Meg are targets of their impressive firepower. With both sides fully armed and determined to fight to the death, an ultra-violent shoot-out breaks out when they finally face off against each other
Make 'em laugh the funny business of America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 484 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
Tom Hanks comedy favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 199 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 little stuff matters most : 50 rules from 50 years of trying to make a living by Bernie Brillstein( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A noted Hollywood manager and producer draws on his own fifty-year career to provide fifty important lessons, insights, words of wisdom, and rules that can be applied to the business world
The cable guy by Shi ti le( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 97 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 51 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 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mallrats: When T.S. is dumped by his girlfriend, he retreats to the mall with his comic book-loving best friend Brodie, whose girlfriend has also left him. Between brooding and visits to the food court, the unmotivated suburban New Jersey teenagers decide to win their girlfriends back with the help of Silent Bob and Jay, the ultimate delinquents, as they scheme to disrupt T.S.'s girlfriend's father's dating game TV show that is going to be broadcast from the local mall
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 )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary Hollywood supermanager and producer Bernie Brillstein reveals his collection of wisdom gleaned from his fifty years of insight, instinct, and experience in both business and life. An uncommon collection of common sense, The Little Stuff Matters Most delivers the hard and fast lessons of Brillstein's unparalleled business experience in fifty pithy, wise, and completely entertaining essays. Brillstein, whose name is synonymous with some of the highest-profile Hollywood careers, shares these invaluable lessons in the clever, unfailingly honest, and inimitable tone for which he is known and loved. Memorable tips include: Know the difference between "hot" and "good" Only doctors and hookers need pagers Don't pet the snakes Have an opinion, even it it's wrong It's all lies, and that's the truth When your time has come, success will find you The stomachache'and other gastrointestinal warnings Each of the book's fifty "Bernie-isms" is followed by refreshing commentary, peppered with colorful tales from Bernie's career and clever drawings by acclaimed New Yorker cartoonist David Sipress. This book is the next best thing to having your own personal manager on call 24/7'without having to fork over 15 percent of your paycheck
The celluloid closet by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assembles footage from over 120 films showing the changing face of cinema homosexuality from cruel stereotypes to covert love to the activist triumphs of the 1990s. Many actors, writers and commentators provide anecdotes regarding the history of the role of gay men and lesbians on the silver screen. DVD
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
<> by Bernie Brillstein( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Thai and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spie come noi( 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)
The 'burbs Dragnet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 'burbs: In a typical American neighborhood, some strange new neighbors, the Klopeks, come to live in the house next to Ray Peterson
Sock it to me? Satire and parody( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The final episode in a six-part series chronicling how comedy has defined the nation's character with commentary by film historians, comedians, writers and producers, spotlighting comedians through the generations who broke the rules to advance the genre. Episode six includes clips and discussions of Will Rogers, Abbot and Costello, Sid Caesar, Johnny Carson, Tom Hehrer, Alan Sherman, song lyrics by Tom Lehrer and Allan Sherman, Carol Burnett, Mel Brooks, Laugh In, Saturday Night Live, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. Includes commentary on the current practice of politicians using appearances on talk shows to promote their political careers
When I'm bad, I'm better the groundbreakers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The fourth episode in a six-part series chronicling how comedy has defined the nation's character with commentary by film historians, comedians, writers and producers, spotlighting comedians through the generations who broke the rules to advance the genre. Episode four looks a the work of controversial comedians. For the groundbreaks fo comedy getting a laugh and getting at the truth were the same. Looks at the comedy of not only Mort Sahl, Lenny Bruce, George Carlin and the Smothers Brothers, but also Mae West, Moms Mabley and Richard Pryor
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
 
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Alternative Names
Bernie Brillstein Amerikaans filmproducent (1931-2008)

Bernie Brillstein producteur de cinéma américain

Bernie Brillstein produttore cinematografico statunitense

Bernie Brillstein US-amerikanischer Film- und Fernsehproduzent

Brillstein, Bernard J. 1931-2008

Берни Бриллштейн

برنی بریلستین تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

バーニー・ブリルスタイン

伯尼·布里斯坦

Languages
English (50)

Spanish (5)

Italian (2)

Thai (2)

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The replacement killersThe little stuff matters most : 50 rules from 50 years of trying to make a livingIt's all lies, and that's the truth : and 49 more rules from 50 years of trying to make a living in HollywoodWhere did I go right? you're no one in Hollywood unless someone wants you dead