WorldCat Identities

Brooks, Albert 1947-

Works: 176 works in 1,044 publications in 11 languages and 37,041 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Comedy films  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, vac, Scenarist, Other, fmd, Narrator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Albert Brooks
Most widely held works by Albert Brooks
Finding Nemo by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

122 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 5,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nemo, a young clownfish, is unexpectedly carried far from home, his over protective 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( Visual )

161 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,626 WorldCat member 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
Finding Dory by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

44 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dory, the forgetful blue tang, suddenly remembers she has a family who may be looking for her, she, Marlin, and Nemo take off on a life-changing quest to find them, with help from Hank, a cantankerous octopus; Bailey, a beluga whale who's convinced his biological sonar skills are on the fritz; and Destiny, a nearsighted whale shark! Dive into the movie overflowing with unforgettable characters, dazzling animation, and gallons of fun!
Concussion by Peter Landesman( Visual )

27 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,377 WorldCat member 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
The secret life of pets by Chris Renaud( Visual )

28 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Max, a terrier, has his favorite-pet status turned upside-down when his owner takes in a stray named Duke
Drive by Nicolas Winding Refn( Visual )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Un cascadeur se métamorphose dès que la nuit tombe : il devient pilote de voitures pour le compte de la mafia. La combine est bien rodée jusqu'au jour où l'un des casses tourne mal et l'entraîne dans une course-poursuite infernale. Pour sauver celle qu'il aime, il devra se venger de ceux qui l'ont trahi..."
The Simpsons movie by David Silverman( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,899 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

58 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,798 WorldCat member 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
2030 : the real story of what happens to America by Albert Brooks( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,384 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Abel Morales, un self-made man ambitieux, et sa femme Anna, sont sur le point de signer un contrat déterminant pour leur société. Mais rester intègre n'est pas chose facile dans une ville où règnent criminalité, corruption et Mafia..." [Source : jaquette]
The in-laws by Andrew Fleming( Visual )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,130 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a convicted bank robber breaks out of jail, he is determined to make one last heist
Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful doctor reawakens a childhood talent for talking with animals. When the animals find out, his world is turned upside down
Defending your life( Visual )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,034 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stalled in his company's pecking order, ad man David Howard failed to land the Senior VP slot he wanted. He quits, convinces wife Linda to do the same, sells their house and stocks and buys a Winnebago to roam the USA. Though they feel they're Easy Riders, they're actually Born to Be Mild. With their $145,000 nest egg tucked reassuringly within reach, they make their first stop: Las Vegas. Goodbye, nest egg. Greetings, hilarity."--Container
Private Benjamin by Xi fu( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pampered, spoiled upper-middle class widow joins the army. The army will never be the same
Mother by Albert Brooks( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and French and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After two failed marriages, a science fiction writer decides coming to terms with his mom will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with his mom
Twilight zone : the movie by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four separate stories that take place in a mysterious fifth dimension of imagination
Muse by Giorgio De Chirico( Visual )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member 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
Looking for comedy in the Muslim world( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member 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."
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.08 for The secret ... to 0.89 for Il mantell ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
2030 : the real story of what happens to America
Alternative Names
Albert Brooks acteur, réalisateur et scénariste

Albert Brooks American actor, writer, director and comedian

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 שחקן אמריקאי

آلبرت بروکس فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

ألبيرت بروكس

브룩스, 알버트 1947-

앨버트 브룩스



Broadcast news2030 : the real story of what happens to AmericaOut of sightDefending your lifeLost in AmericaTwilight zone : the movieLooking for comedy in the Muslim world