WorldCat Identities

Johnson, Monica 1946-2010

Overview
Works: 11 works in 66 publications in 3 languages and 2,075 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Road films  Romantic comedy films  Sports films  Film adaptations  Documentary television programs  Screwball comedy films  Science fiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Monica Johnson
Lost in America by Albert Brooks( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and held by 601 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
Mother by Albert Brooks( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and French and held by 326 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
The scout( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A down and out baseball scout finds a truly amazing player in a small Mexican town. The only problem is that the player is literally crazy
Modern romance by David Levinthal( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Hollywood film editor risks his future with his girlfriend to search for his perfect mate
Muse by Albert Brooks( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screenwriter hires a real-life Muse to inspire creativity
Lost in America( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this hysterical satire of Reagan-era values, written and directed by Albert Brooks, a successful Los Angeles advertising executive (Brooks) and his wife (Julie Hagerty) decide to quit their jobs, buy a Winnebago, and follow their Easy Rider fantasies of freedom and the open road"--Container
Real life by Lisa Stansfield( Visual )

3 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A precursor to the reality based TV shows of America's pop culture, Brooks' film presents a hilarious account of what happens to a typical American family when a group of filmmakers moves in with them to record "real life". Brooks heads up the crew that invades the Phoenix household of Charles Grodin, Frances Lee McCain and their children
Lost in America( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this hysterical satire of Reagan-era values, written and directed by Albert Brooks, a successful Los Angeles advertising executive (Brooks) and his wife (Julie Hagerty) decide to quit their jobs, buy a Winnebago, and follow their Easy Rider fantasies of freedom and the open road"--Container
Jekyll and Hyde-- together again( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Jekyll is a well-respected scientist who discovers a way to isolate man's "animal instinct." The only problem is that his inner animal turns out to be a gold-toothed, hairy-chested party-animal named Mr. Hyde. The classic struggle between good and evil takes a back seat to opportunities for off-the-wall zaniness at every turn
Americathon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about the United States government facing bankruptcy and staging a telethon to bail them out
MOTHER : Everybody's got one : final draft : by Albert Brooks( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Typescript, dated June 1995
 
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Alternative Names
Belson, Monica Lenore 1946-2010

Johnson, Monica 1946-2010

Magowan, Monica 1946-2010

Monica Johnson Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster (1946-2010)

Monica Johnson amerikansk manusforfattar

Monica Johnson amerikansk manusförfattare

Monica Johnson amerikansk manusforfatter

Monica Johnson amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Monica Johnson US-amerikanische Drehbuchautorin

Моника Джонсон

مونیکا جانسون فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

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