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Robbins, Brian 1963-

Overview
Works: 134 works in 354 publications in 6 languages and 18,280 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Sports films  Fiction  Documentary television programs  Motion pictures 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Production personnel, Performer, Actor, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Brian Robbins
Publications by Brian Robbins
Most widely held works by Brian Robbins
Radio by Michael Tollin( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2,289 libraries worldwide
The story of the relationship between a prominent high school football coach in a small South Carolina town and the illiterate, mentally-challenged man nicknamed Radio whom he mentors. Although their friendship raises some eyebrows at first, Radio's growth under the coach's guidance ultimately inspires the local townsfolk
Coach Carter by Thomas Carter( visu )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 2,036 libraries worldwide
Inspired by a true story, this inspirational account of a high school basketball coach who received high praise, and staunch criticism, for benching his entire undefeated team due to their poor academic performances
Wild Hogs by Walt Becker( visu )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,743 libraries worldwide
Four middle-aged men decide to take a motorcycle road trip from Cincinnati to the Pacific in order to get away from their lives which are leading them nowhere. These "Wild Hogs" tear up the road and eventually stop in New Mexico for a drink, not knowing that the bar belongs to the Del Fuegos, a mean biker gang. When the Del Fuegos steal a bike that belongs to the Wild Hogs, Woody, one of the Hogs decides to steal the bike back. Woody cuts the fuel pipes of the bikes and provokes an accident that explodes the bar, but he does not tell the truth to his friends. When they stop in the small town of Madrid without gas, Dudley falls in love with the waitress and owner of the local bar Maggie. The Del Fuegos pursue the Hogs and trap them in the town
The shaggy dog by Gareth Davies( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,556 libraries worldwide
Deputy District Attorney Dave Douglas takes his job very seriously -- so seriously, that his wife and family hardly ever see him. A case involving an animal laboratory finds Dave once again taking an extended leave of absence from his frustrated family. His luck takes a turn for the worst after he is inadvertently infected by a top-secret genetic-mutation serum that transforms the two-legged lawyer into a four-legged sheepdog. Though his current situation has its drawbacks, the fly-on-the-wall perspective afforded to Douglas in his newfound state alerts the well-intending father and husband that all is not well on the home front. Moved by the unfulfilled needs of his neglected family and determined to become a better father, Dave's unique new vantage point could offer just the motivation needed to bring the nefarious forces behind the serum to justice and win back his wife and kids once and for all
Dreamer : inspired by a true story by Dreamer (Motion picture : 2005)( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,303 libraries worldwide
Ben Crane is a Kentucky horse trainer who watches in horror as a championship filly breaks a leg during a practice run. Ordinarily the horse would have to be put down, but today Ben's daughter, Cale, is at the track. Ben impulsively buys the horse, which causes him to lose his job. The rehabilitation process of the horse is almost too much for a farm that's already struggling to survive in a modern economy, but the horse turns out to be a much-needed salve to the nearly broken family, including Ben's wife and father
A thousand words ( visu )
17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,128 libraries worldwide
Fast-talking Jack McCall says whatever it takes to close a deal. After stretching the truth with a spiritual guru, he suddenly finds his life depending on a magical tree with 1,000 leaves, one for every word he has left. Now Jack's got to stop talking and conjure up some outrageous ways to communicate or he's a goner
Big fat liar ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,118 libraries worldwide
A high school student has to prove that a sleazy Hollywood producer stole his English class paper and turned it into a smash hit movie. With the help of his best friend, he travels to Los Angeles to squeeze the truth out of this big fat liar through a series of hilarious pranks and outrageous stunts
Norbit by Brian Robbins( visu )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,047 libraries worldwide
Mild-mannered Norbit has a second chance at love with his childhood sweetheart, but the one major obstacle standing in his way is jealous Rasputia, his larger-than-life wife
Hardball by Brian Robbins( visu )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 965 libraries worldwide
A down-on-his-luck gambler finds himself in debt to a dangerous loan shark. Desperate for cash, he reluctantly takes on the job of coaching a youth baseball team. The team turns out to be a ragtag group of tough-talking kids from Chicago's inner city. Now, as he must wrestles with his past, the kids start to teach him some lessons that will forever change his future
Meet Dave ( visu )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 876 libraries worldwide
A crew of miniature aliens operate a spaceship that has a human form. While trying to save their planet, the aliens encounter a new problem, as their ship becomes smitten with an Earth woman
Varsity blues ( visu )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 868 libraries worldwide
A backup quarterback for the high school football team must confront the pressures and temptations of being a sports star, including conflicts with his coach and his girlfriend, when the starting quarterback is injured
The perfect score ( visu )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 764 libraries worldwide
Determined not to let the S.A.T. exam unfairly define their lives, six wildly different teens devise a way to get the perfect score. Kyle wants to be an architect, but his scores are too low to get into the school of his choice. Matty is heartbroken when he is rejected from the school that his girlfriend attends. Good girl Anna is pressured by her parents to excel in academics and remain innocent. Desmond is a basketball player who believes the exam is racist. Rounding out the group is gutsy Francesca and lonely Roy
The to do list by Aubrey Plaza( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
Valedictorian Brandy Clark, in 1993, wants to shed her uptight image before graduation, so she makes an 'activities' list of all the things she missed out in high school. Well, the list turns out to be more than she bargained for
Summer catch ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
Lawnboy Brian Dunne joins an elite summer baseball league in Cape Cod and falls for a vacationing Vassar grad. Her family, however, does not think him suitable
Fred the movie ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Hey, it's Fred in his first movie! And he is in love with the girl next door, Judy. But his nemesis neighbor, Kevin, thwarts all attempts Fred makes to see her, and when he finally succeeds in making it over to Judy's house, she's moved! With the advice of his super cool dad, Fred embarks on an epic journey full of gut-busting fun to find her
Good burger ( visu )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 239 libraries worldwide
When Mondo Burgers' high-tech hamburger haven open across the street from the tiny Good Burger diner, it looks like the diner is done for, that is until Ed formulates a secret sauce that brings hundreds of new customers to their door. However, the manager of Mondo Burger is determined to get his hands on the sauce and put Good Burger out of business. Meanwhile, Ed and Dexter must rescue Otis, the world's oldest fast food employee, from the Demented Hills Asylum, and Ed might just find love with Monique if he could take his mind off the burgers long enough to pay attention to her
Ready to rumble ( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 196 libraries worldwide
With their brains in a hammerlock and their hopes high, Gordie and Sean set out to help their favorite WCW Monday Nitro hero regain the championship
Inclusive mathematics, 5-11 by Brian Robbins( Book )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
"The premiss of this book is that all pupils, including those with special needs, can learn mathematics effectively within the mainstream curriculum. Brian Robbins shows how all pupils can genuinely experience a broad and rich mathematical education; experience dynamic teaching; and benefit from an active commitment to inclusion, both within the classroom and beyond." "Drawing on case studies from a number of countries, he shows the implications of inclusive education for classroom teaching, whole school approaches and teacher development. Inclusive Mathematics 5-11 is a guide to helping all pupils develop and succeed in this subject."--Jacket
Popular ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Inside the walls of Kennedy High, there's a war being waged for the most elusive prize of all ... popularity
Hank Aaron chasing the dream ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
The story behind Hank Aaron's record-breaking home run and the obstacles he had to overcome. Has footage of his baseball career and interviews with baseball stars, public leaders, and other people directly influenced and inspired by his accomplishments
 
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Levine, Brian.
Levine, Brian 1963-
Levine, Brian 1963 November 22-
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