WorldCat Identities

Brooks, Albert 1947-

Works: 184 works in 1,108 publications in 11 languages and 37,369 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Comedy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  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 )

136 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 5,479 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

167 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner
Finding Dory by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

50 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,983 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
The secret life of pets by Chris Renaud( Visual )

33 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,390 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
Concussion by Peter Landesman( Visual )

27 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,386 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
Drive by Nicolas Winding Refn( Visual )

30 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,043 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,902 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 )

61 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,783 WorldCat member 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 held by 1,380 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 )

20 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,344 WorldCat member 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
The in-laws by Andrew Fleming( Visual )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,118 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 )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member 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
Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting( Visual )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,080 WorldCat member 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
Defending your life( Visual )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,032 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 756 WorldCat member 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 Xi fu( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 732 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and French and held by 622 WorldCat member 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
Twilight zone : the movie by John Landis( Visual )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four separate stories that take place in a mysterious fifth dimension of imagination
The muse : in goddess we trust by Albert Brooks( Visual )

33 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screenwriter hires a real-life Muse to inspire creativity
Looking for comedy in the Muslim world( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 457 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
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
Alternative Names
Albert Brooks

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

আলবার্ট ব্রুকস

อัลเบิร์ต บรูคส์

브룩스, 알버트 1947-

앨버트 브룩스