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Brooks, Albert 1947-

Overview
Works: 132 works in 696 publications in 10 languages and 29,954 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Animated films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Scenarist, Other, Narrator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Albert Brooks
Publications by Albert Brooks
Most widely held works about Albert Brooks
 
Most widely held works by Albert Brooks
Finding Nemo by Andrew Stanton( visu )
79 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 5,304 libraries worldwide
When Nemo, a young clownfish, is unexpectedly carried far from home, his overprotective father, Marlin, and Dory, a friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish, embark on an epic journey that leads to encounters with vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish and hungry seagulls!
Taxi driver by Martin Scorsese( visu )
129 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,494 libraries worldwide
A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out
Concussion ( visu )
15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,064 libraries worldwide
A dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu's emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful - and beloved - institutions in the world
Drive by Nicolas Winding Refn( visu )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,966 libraries worldwide
Driver is a Hollywood stunt driver by day, and moonlights as a top-notch getaway driver for hire in the criminal underworld. He finds himself a target for some of LA's most dangerous men after agreeing to aid the husband of his beautiful neighbor, Irene. When the job goes dangerously awry, the only way he can keep Irene and her son alive is to do what he does best, Drive!
The Simpsons movie by David Silverman( visu )
14 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,852 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( visu )
49 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,789 libraries worldwide
Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman, with charm and good looks but no background for the job. Jane Craig, the brilliant producer, has the job of trying to make Tom look like a newsman. Then there is Aaron Altman, a dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, and jealous of Tom's success - with the public and Jane
2030 : the real story of what happens to America by Albert Brooks( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,420 libraries worldwide
June 12, 2030 started out like any other day ... until a massive earthquake devastated Los Angeles, and the government, always teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, was unable to respond. The fallout from the earthquake sets in motion a sweeping novel of ideas that pits national hope for the future against assurances from the past, in this all-too-believable imagining of where today's challenges could lead us tomorrow
A most violent year by J. C Chandor( visu )
10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,242 libraries worldwide
The tale of an immigrant and his family trying to live the American Dream in the 1980s and expand their business amidst rampant violence, urban decay, and corrupt city officials during one of the most dangerous years in the city's history
The in-laws by Andrew Fleming( visu )
24 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,228 libraries worldwide
When two fathers of an engaged couple meet for the first time, they know they are very different. One is a podiatrist, happy with his quiet life. The other is a CIA operative, who lives life on the edge, and when circumstances gets out-of-hand, involves the other in an arms-smuggling sting
Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting( visu )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,088 libraries worldwide
John Dolittle is a successful physician when his long-supressed ability to communicate with animals is reawakened. Then every creature looks to him for advice
Out of sight by Steven Soderbergh( visu )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
A career bank robber busts out of jail with the help of his buddy and kidnaps a U.S. Marshal in the process. When the two cons head for Detroit to pull off their final big heist, the Marshal is put on their case but she finds she is attracted to one of them and has second thoughts about bringing them in
Defending your life ( visu )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,016 libraries worldwide
Daniel Miller was tooling along a Los Angeles boulevard listening to Barbra Streisand sing "Something's Coming" when something came - a bus. One head-on crash later, Daniel wakes up deceased. And finds his troubles are just beginning. Stage and screen favorite Meryl Streep joins writer/director/star Brooks for a witty, highly acclaimed peek at the afterlife. Make that a laughterlife whose comforts include eating all you want and not gaining an ounce. Alas, there's a catch: you're also saddled with Defending Your Life. If you can't make a case for having lived a full and fearless one, you must go back to Earth and try again. But Daniel, whose life was far from fearless, doesn't want to go back. Not after he meets Julia, a remarkable woman who's going places a lot more evolved than L.A
Lost in America by Albert Brooks( visu )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 763 libraries worldwide
David Howard has put in eight long years at a big-time ad agency. When he hoped to land a Senior VP slot, all he got was a pat on the back and a transfer to New York. David talks his wife into quitting her job, they sell the house, liquidates the stocks and bonds, and buys the largest Winnebago and they set out to live the ramblin' laid back life of the world's easiest Easy Riders
Private Benjamin by Howard Zieff( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
A pampered, spoiled upper-middle class widow joins the army. The army will never be the same
Mother by Vsevolod Illarionovich Pudovkin( visu )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and French and held by 598 libraries worldwide
After two failed marriages, a science fiction writer decides coming to terms with his mom will improve his chances for a successfull relationship, so he moves in with his mom
Twilight zone : the movie by Steven Spielberg( visu )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 528 libraries worldwide
Four separate stories that take place in a mysterious fifth dimension of imagination
Looking for comedy in the Muslim world ( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
A mockumentary film in which actor Albert Brooks (playing himself) travels to India & Pakistan on behalf of the United States government, in hopes of discovering what "makes Muslims laugh."
The scout ( visu )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Desperate Yankees scout Al Percolo stumbles on the greatest baseball player he's ever seen, but the player's goofy behavior soon has Al fearing his dream recruit has a few screwballs loose
2030 the real story of what happens to America by Albert Brooks( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
From Albert Brooks comes a sweeping novel of ideas that pits national hope for the future against assurances from the past in an all-too-believable imagining of where today's challenges could lead us tomorrow
Muse by Giorgio De Chirico( visu )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 362 libraries worldwide
A screenwriter hires a real-life Muse to inspire creativity
 
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Albert Brooks acteur, réalisateur et scénariste
Albert Brooks americký herec, scenárista, režisér a komik
Albert Brooks Amerikaans acteur
Albert Brooks attore, sceneggiatore e regista statunitense
Albert Brooks US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Drehbuchautor
Albertus Brooks
Brooks, A. 1947-
Brooks, A. (Albert), 1947-
Brooks, Albert Lawrence, 1947-
Einstein, Albert.
Einstein, Albert 1947-
Einstein, Albert Lawrence
Einstein, Albert Lawrence 1947-
Άλμπερτ Μπρουκς
Алберт Брукс
Албърт Брукс
Альберт Брукс
אלברט ברוקס
البرت بروكس
آلبرت بروکس فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی
브룩스, 알버트 1947-
앨버트 브룩스
アルバート・ブルックス
艾伯特·布鲁克斯
Languages
English (403)
Spanish (20)
German (18)
French (17)
Chinese (6)
Italian (6)
Multiple languages (4)
Turkish (1)
Polish (1)
Korean (1)
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