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Brooks, James L.

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As good as it gets by James L Brooks( Visual )

129 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvin Udall is an obsessive-compulsive novelist who takes pride in his ability ro affront, repulse, offend and wound. But when neighbour Simon is hospitalised, Melvin is forced to babysit Simon's dog. And that unexpected act of kindness-- along with waitress Carol Connelly-- helps put Melvin back in the human race
Terms of endearment by James L Brooks( Visual )

107 editions published between 1983 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 2,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy-drama about the evolving 30+ year relationship between a mother and daughter
The Simpsons movie by Twentieth Century Fox( Visual )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Norwegian and held by 2,010 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
Spanglish by James L Brooks( Visual )

70 editions published between 2004 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 1,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Flor and her daughter, Christina come to the United States, Flor gets a job as a maid at the home of a successful chef John Clasky, his insecure wife Deborah, their two children, and Deborah's mother. Despite Flor's lack of any English, she does the best she can to assist the Clasky family in more than just house cleaning matters. However, when Flor is forced to live with the family over the summer, she has no choice but to bring Christina along. Deborah, much to Flor's disliking, treats Christina much like her own and at the same time she hurts the feelings of her own daughter, Bernice. When John's dreams begin to unravel, he begins to feel like his whole world is coming down around him. Told through Christina's college letter to Princeton University, Christina learns that things come and go in life, but family is the most important thing a person can have
The edge of seventeen by Kelly Fremon( Visual )

17 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend, Krista, starts dating her older brother
How do you know by James L Brooks( Visual )

35 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional softball player discovers she is in the middle of a love triangle after she falls for two different men and wonders when it comes to love, how do you know?
Big by Penny Marshall( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of being a kid, Josh Baskin wishes he was big. When he wakes up the next day, he's an adult! Now, Josh must hold down a job and please a new boss. Tougher still, he must convince his best friend that he's still himself, and explain to a beautiful woman who falls for him, that he's not. Soon, Josh just wants to be a kid again, but can he?
Jerry Maguire by Cameron Crowe( Visual )

69 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the game of life, sports agent Jerry Maguire is all business, until he writes a mission statement that awakens his concience ... and costs him his job
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

67 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,234 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
The war of the Roses by Danny DeVito( Visual )

30 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deliriously mean-spirited free-for-all about the demise of a marriage
Riding in Cars with Boys by Beverly Donofrio( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A single mother, with dreams of going to college and becoming a writer, has a son at the age of 15 and goes through a failed marriage with the her son's drug-addicted father
Big by Penny Marshall( Visual )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a carnival, young Josh Baskin wishes he was big - only to awake the next morning and discover he is! With the help of his friend Billy, Josh lands a job at a toy company. There, his inner wisdom enables him to successfully predict what children want to buy, making the awestruck, naive Josh irresistable to a beautiful ladder climbing colleague. But the more he experiences being an adult, the more Josh longs for the simple joys of childhood
Broadcast news( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This caustic inside look at the Washington news media stars Holly Hunter in her breakout role, as a feisty television producer torn between an ambitious yet dim anchorman (William Hurt) and her closest confidant, a cynical veteran reporter (Albert Brooks). James L. Brooks' witty, gently prophetic entertainment is a captivating transmission from an era in which ideas on love and media were rapidly changing"--Container
Mary Tyler Moore( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Richards moves to Minneapolis after a bad relationship where she get a job as an associate producer at WJM, the lowest rated evening news show in the city
The Mary Tyler Moore show( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No longer the new girl in town, Mary has come to think of the newsroom staff as family. But along with the good times and close friendships come the often trying and ultimately hilarious situations every family faces. From Mary explaining the facts of life to Phyllis' daughter to going on a blind date to attending her disastrous high school reunion, Mary has to cope with every situation thrown at her
The Simpsons( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedy adventures of a working class family in the misfit city of Springfield
The Simpsons( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer thinks he can make a fortune by selling grease, as well as growing jealous of Thomas Edison and seeking to become an inventor. Marge develops road rage. Bart cares for bird eggs. Striking revenge when the kids of Springfield are put on an unjust curfew. Homer chickens out in donating a kidney to Grandpa and goes to Vegas with Flanders, and becomes a renowned artist, well, kind of. The family going to Tokyo
The Mary Tyler Moore show( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Mary and the rest of the crew from the WJM-TV newsroom for another season of the classic sitcom. This time around Mary deals with more adventures, both in the newsroom and with her romantic life
Taxi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louie De Palma is a cantankerous taxi dispatcher for a New York City taxi company. He tries to maintain order over the varied collection of strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his "cage," they form a special bond among themselves, becoming friends and supporting each other through the inevitable trials and tribulations of life
The Mary Tyler Moore show( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Mary and the rest of the crew from the WJM-TV newsroom for the fifth season of the classic sitcom. If Mary's love life isn't challenging enough, she takes a crack at producing the news, and even has a brush with the law
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Brooks, J. 1940-

Brooks, James Hell 1940-

Brooks, James Lawrence

Brooks, Jim.

Brooks, Jim 1940-

Džejms L. Bruks

James L. Brooks americký producent, režisér a scenárista

James L. Brooks Amerikaans filmregisseur

James L. Brooks Amerikalı yapımcı, senarist ve yönetmen

James L. Brooks amerikansk manusförfattare, regissör och filmproducent

James L. Brooks cinéaste américain

James L. Brooks regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

James L. Brooks US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent, Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

James L. Brooks yhdysvaltalainen käsikirjoittaja, ohjaaja ja tuottaja

Τζέιμς Λ. Μπρουκς

Брукс Джеймс Л.

Джеймс Брукс

Джеймс Брукс американский режиссёр, продюсер и сценарист

Джэймз Брукс амэрыканскі рэжысэр, прадусар і сцэнарыст

Джэймс Брукс

Ջեյմս Լ․ Բրուքս

ג'יימס ל. ברוקס

جيمس بروكس

جیمز ال. بروکز فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

ჯეიმზ ლოურენს ბრუკსი

브룩스, 제임스 L. 1940-

제임스 L. 브룩스


ブルックス, ジェイムズ・L