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Brooks, Albert 1947-

Works: 153 works in 610 publications in 9 languages and 27,210 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Film adaptations  Car-chase films  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Author of screenplay, Director, 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 Albert Brooks( visu )
57 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,744 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 )
108 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,407 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
Drive by Nicolas Winding Refn( visu )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,852 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!
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( visu )
47 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,793 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
The Simpsons movie by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation( visu )
10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,791 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
2030 : the real story of what happens to America by Albert Brooks( Book )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,430 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
Dr. Dolittle by Betty Thomas( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,370 libraries worldwide
A doctor finds out he can understand what animals are saying. When the animals find out, his world is turned upside down
The in-laws by Andrew Fleming( visu )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,233 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
Out of sight by Steven Soderbergh( visu )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,085 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 )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,018 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
A most violent year by J. C Chandor( visu )
6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 885 libraries worldwide
The tale of an immigrant and his family trying to live the American Dream 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
Lost in America by Albert Brooks( visu )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 758 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, sells 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 )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
"Judy Benjamin, una chica de clase media alta, mimada y consentida como una princesa, piensa que nada es demasiado bueno para ella. Pero en su noche de bodas, su opulento y flamante marido muere y entonces es nada, exactamente, lo que le queda. Un simpático y convincente oficial de reclutamiento logra convencerla y Judy, si más ni más, se enlista en el Ejército Americano ... por tres años!. Las aventuras de la pobre Judy durante su riguroso entrenamiento son para morirse de risa ... Después de esto, Judy nunca volverá a ser la misma ... pero tal vez el Ejército tampoco."
Mother by Albert Brooks( visu )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and French and held by 633 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 John Landis( visu )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Four separate stories that take place in a mysterious fifth dimension of imagination
Looking for comedy in the Muslim world ( visu )
5 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 )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 399 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
Muse by Albert Brooks( visu )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 389 libraries worldwide
In true Hollywood fashion, successful screenwriter Steven Phillips learns his career is ending over lunch. Trying anything to get it back, he meets with an enviously successful friend who advises the services of an absolute goddess named Sarah Little
2030 the real story of what happens to America by Albert Brooks( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 366 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
My first mister ( visu )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 295 libraries worldwide
A wickedly perceptive comedy about the life-altering, emotional amor-piercing friendship between a lonely seventeen-year-old rebel looking for a job and a conservative, middle-aged salesman
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Alternative Names
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-
Алберт Брукс
Албърт Брукс
Альберт Брукс
אלברט ברוקס
البرت بروكس
آلبرت بروکس فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی
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English (341)
German (20)
French (14)
Spanish (8)
Multiple languages (3)
Italian (2)
Chinese (1)
Polish (1)
Korean (1)
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