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Brooks, Albert 1947-

Overview
Works: 180 works in 590 publications in 10 languages and 25,970 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Animated films  Film adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Other, Narrator, Contributor, Vocalist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )
51 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,669 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 )
90 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,354 libraries worldwide
A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( visu )
43 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,819 libraries worldwide
Romantic triangle set in the world of television news. Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman. He's got the smooth charm and handsome good looks that America loves. Jane Craig is the brilliant hot-shot producer, committed to fighting the trend toward flashy, style-over-substance "personality" news, whose job it now is to make Tom look like a newsman. Aaron Altman is the dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, who's jealous and resentful of Tom's instant success both on camera with the public and off camera with Jane
Drive by Nicolas Winding Refn( visu )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,794 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 James L Brooks( visu )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,746 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 )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,399 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 )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,373 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 )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,203 libraries worldwide
1979 version: Dentist Sheldon Kornpett is a respectable man. He has a daughter who is about to marry the son of a very suspicious character, Vince Ricardo. Nonetheless, Vince calls on Sheldon and convinces him to go with him on a series of adventures, claiming all the while that he is a CIA agent, and that what he is doing is in national interest. 2003 version: 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 )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,087 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 998 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 his troubles are just beginning ... Meryl Streep joins writer/director/star Brooks ... for a witty peek at the afterlife where you can eat all you want and not gain an ounce. But there's a catch: you're 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. Daniel's life was far from fearless. But after he meets ... Julia (Streep), he's determined not to go back"--Container
Lost in America by Albert Brooks( visu )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 764 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 660 libraries worldwide
A pampered, spoiled upper-middle class widow joins the army. The army will never be the same
Mother by Albert Brooks( visu )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and French and held by 660 libraries worldwide
A twice divorced author decides the only way to fix his relationship problems is to move back to his childhood home and resolve the conflicts he has with his mom
Looking for comedy in the Muslim world ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 450 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."
Muse by Albert Brooks( visu )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 417 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 )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 404 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
The scout ( visu )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 400 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
Twilight zone the movie by John Landis( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Four separate stories that take place in a mysterious fifth dimension of imagination
My first mister ( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and German and held by 312 libraries worldwide
A wickedly perceptive comedy about the life-altering, emotional armor-piercing friendship between a lonely 17-year-old rebel looking for a job and a conservative, middle-aged salesman
Modern romance ( visu )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 232 libraries worldwide
A Hollywood film editor risks his future with his girlfriend to search for his perfect mate
 
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Brooks, A. 1947-
Brooks, A. (Albert), 1947-
Brooks, Albert Lawrence, 1947-
Einstein, Albert.
Einstein, Albert, 1947-
Einstein, Albert Lawrence
Einstein, Albert Lawrence 1947- Wirklicher Name
Languages
English (289)
French (18)
German (17)
Spanish (16)
Multiple languages (3)
Japanese (1)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Italian (1)
Korean (1)
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