WorldCat Identities

Dern, Bruce

Works: 386 works in 1,024 publications in 5 languages and 32,683 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Domestic comedy films  Road films  Fiction  Sports films  Controversial literature  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Bruce Dern
Most widely held works by Bruce Dern
Nebraska by Alexander Payne( Visual )
28 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous father thinks he's struck it rich, and wrangles his estranged son into taking a road trip to claim the fortune. Getting waylaid in the fatherâ‚‚s hometown in Nebraska, the son tries to reconnect with his impenetrable father
The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Visual )
21 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 2,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
About a mysterious American millionaire whose efforts to recapture the sweetheart of his youth result in tragedy
Monster by Patty Jenkins( Visual )
40 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,084 WorldCat member 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 cowboys by Mark Rydell( Visual )
22 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a rancher is deserted by his regular cattle drivers for the gold mines, Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his drivers in order to cross the 400 treacherous miles to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job under Andersen's tutelage, however, neither Andersen nor the boys are aware that a gang of cattle thieves is stalking them
The astronaut farmer by Michael Polish( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,436 WorldCat member 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
All the pretty horses by Cormac McCarthy( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,435 WorldCat member 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
Coming home by Hal Ashby( Visual )
35 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,381 WorldCat member 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
Family plot by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
42 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cabbie and a psychic work together to search for a missing heir. During their search they become involved with a larcenous jewel merchant and his "Woman in Black" which turns finding the missing person into a very dangerous adventure
From up on Poppy Hill by Sarah Bolger( Visual )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the year 1963 in Yokohama, an innocent romance blossoms between two high school students, Umi and Shun. As Japan recovers from World War II and prepares to host the 1964 Olympics, the mood contains both optimism and conflict as the younger generation struggles to escape the shackles of the past. While trying to save a dilapidated Meiji-era club house from demolition, the relationship flourishes. But a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apart
Big love ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member 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 good, the bad and the ugly by Sergio Leone( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Southwest during the American Civil War, three men seek a stolen gold shipment. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other
The Glass house by Bruce Dern( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ruby is devastated when her parents are killed in a car accident. With her younger brother Rhett, Ruby is sent to live with the legal guardians chosen by her parents. 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 by Douglas Trumbull( Visual )
26 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member 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. From that moment on, he has only the trees, the gardens, and the two "Drone" robots, to keep him company on the loneliest adventure of all. Stunning visuals. DVD
Believe in me ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member 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
Uncle Tom's cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member 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
The lightkeepers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member 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 up 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 burbs by Joe Dante( Visual )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member 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 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A charming drifter becomes sheriff in a rough and tumble mining town where lawmen don't last a month
The King of Marvin Gardens by Bob Rafelson( Visual )
14 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gritty story of small-time losers and big-time dreamers in Atlantic City
Will Penny by Tom Gries( Visual )
10 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Will Penny, an aging, out of work cowboy, is left in the desert to die by a ruthless gang of outlaws. A beautiful young woman and her son, on her way to join her husband, stops to help him and nurses him back to health. Suddenly, Will sees a lifestyle he's never known as he falls in love with her, but the gang is on its way to finish him off
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Alternative Names
Dern, Bruce MacLeish.
Dern, Bruce MacLeish 1936-
MacLeish Dern, Bruce 1936-
English (287)
German (13)
French (4)
Spanish (4)
Italian (2)