Most widely held works about Bruce Dern
Most widely held works by Bruce Dern
Monster by Patty Jenkins ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,474 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Aileen Wuornos, a prostitute who was executed in 2002 for the brutal murders of at least 6 men in Florida. Homeless most of her life, Wuornos subsisted by working as a prostitute. In Florida, down to her last five dollars and pondering suicide, she stopped into a bar for a beer where she meets Selby. One night, after a john attacks her, Aileen pulls a gun and kills the man. Aileen's loathing for the men who pay her for sex becomes so extreme that she begins killing her customers regardless of their behavior.
The Great Gatsby ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 1,335 libraries worldwide
In 1920s Long Island, a mysterious American millionaire's efforts to recapture the sweetheart of his youth result in tragedy.
The astronaut farmer ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,272 libraries worldwide
An astronaut-in-training has to leave NASA (to save the family farm) but just can't give up on his dream of shooting into space, even if he has to do it all by himself. And that will of course get everyone up in arms, from his wife to his banker to the town gossips to the media and the Department of Homeland Security.
Coming home ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,176 libraries worldwide
A love story set against the social upheaval of the Vietnam war. While Sally's husband is serving in Vietnam, she becomes involved with a veteran of the war, a paraplegic at a San Diego veterans hospital.
All the pretty horses ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
John Grady Cole (Damon) and his best friend Lacey Rawlins (Thomas) leave Texas, head south of the border in search of adventure, and find work as horse wranglers. But when Cole embarks on an illicit and passionate affair with the beautiful daughter (Cruz) of the wealthy ranch owner who is his employer, events are set in motion which forever change the lives of all involved.
The cowboys ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
A tough rancher, deserted by his regular help, hires 11 schoolboys for a 400 mile cattle drive.
Uncle Tom's cabin ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 767 libraries worldwide
"Harriet Beecher Stowe's timeless classic of slavery and survival in the Old South comes alive in this moving tribute to the strength of the human spirit"--Container.
Family plot ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 748 libraries worldwide
A phony psychic and a private eye search for a lost heir, getting mixed up in a diamond theft at the same time. This version has been digitally remastered.
Big love. The complete first season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 694 libraries worldwide
A polygamist and independent businessman lives in Salt Lake City with his three wives and seven children. He faces many challenges in meeting the emotional, romantic, and financial needs of his wives.
The Glass house ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 646 libraries worldwide
Ruby is devastated when her parents are killed in a tragic car accident. With her younger brother Rhett, Ruby is sent to live with the legal guardians chosen by her parents. The Glasses live in an opulent Malibu mansion where Ruby and Rhett are promised all of the finest luxuries money can buy and a lavish new rich-kid lifestyle. Before long, however, Ruby begins to suspect that her new caretakers are not what they appear on the surface and that the couple's financial woes may force them to harm her or Rhett in order to cash in on their sizable life insurance policies.
Silent running ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
A botanist has spent three years aboard the space freighter "Valley Forge" preserving the only botanical specimens left from Earth under huge geodesic domes. When he receives orders to destroy the project and return home, he rebels and hijacks the space craft, killing his fellow crewman and injuring himself. He plunges the ship into the gaseous Rings of Saturn, where he embarks on the loneliest adventure of all with only two drone robots to keep him company.
Hang 'em high ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 540 libraries worldwide
Jed Cooper is mistaken for a criminal and is unjustly hung by the ruthless Captain Wilson and his nine-man gang, who leave him for dead. Cooper escapes the lynching and sets out on a deadly rampage of revenge against his persecutors.
Believe in me ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
Coach Clay Driscoll is a small town basketball coach who seems to have everything going against him. A team he doesn't want. A town that doesn't support girl's sports and small town politics that threaten to undermine any chance he has of winning. But his pride and his "girls" refuse to let him quit. Both the young women and their hard-headed coach fight for equality and a share of the dream, taking on the town prejudice and their own self-doubt. Based on the true story of Jim Keith and the Lady Cyclones.
The 'burbs ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
A suspense-comedy in which Tom Hanks portrays a suburbanite whose plans for a peaceful vacation are disturbed by a creepy new family on the block.
Support your local sheriff ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
A charming drifter becomes sheriff in a rough and tumble mining town where lawmen don't last a month.
The lightkeepers ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
The year is 1912. Vowing to swear off women for good, curmudgeonly Seth Atkins takes refuge tending a remote Cape Cod lighthouse. Then, a mysterious stranger literally washes ashore in Seth's life, with a past full of secrets and a similar aversion to females. But the arrival of two beautiful, spirited women will test the men's resolve.
The Great Gatsby ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
About a mysterious American millionaire whose efforts to recapture the sweetheart of his youth result in tragedy.
A decade under the influence ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
A cast of pioneering writers, directors, and actors talk about the 70's, their films and their colleagues.
Down in the valley ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
A rebellious teenage girl falls for an older man, who may or may not have once been a cowboy. Her father does not approve of the relationship, and attempts to prevent them from seeing each other.
The King of Marvin Gardens ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Gritty story of small-time losers and big-time dreamers in Atlantic City.
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Dern, Bruce MacLeish
MacLeish Dern, Bruce 1936-
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