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Dern, Bruce

Works: 371 works in 977 publications in 5 languages and 32,034 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Domestic comedy films  Road films  Sports films  Controversial literature 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Bruce Dern
The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 2,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1920s Long Island, a mysterious American millionaire's efforts to recapture the sweetheart of his youth result in tragedy
Monster by Patty Jenkins ( Visual )
38 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,060 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
Nebraska ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,051 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 father's hometown in Nebraska, the son tries to reconnect with his impenetrable father
The cowboys by Mark Rydell ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a rancher is deserted by his regular cattle drivers for the gold mines, he (Wayne) 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 his tutelage, however, neither he nor the boys are aware that a gang of cattle thieves is stalking them
All the pretty horses by Cormac McCarthy ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John and his best friend Lacey leave Texas and head south of the border in search of adventure, where they find work as horse wranglers. But when John embarks on an illicit and passionate affair with the beautiful daughter of the wealthy ranch owner who is his employer, events are set in motion which forever change the lives of all involved
The astronaut farmer by Michael Polish ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Academy Award winner Billy Bob Thornton stars in an inspirational tale of one man who would let nothing stand in the way of his dream. When Charles Farmer (Thornton) is forced to leave his job at NASA to save his family's ranch in Texas, his lifelong goal of becoming an astronaut seems destined to end in failure. Refusing to give up his dream, Farmer enlists the support of his wife Audie (Virginia Madsen) and his family, embarking on a mission to build his own rocket and launch himself into space. His actions soon attract the attention of the authorities, who see his plan as a risk to public safety. Cheered on as a renegade hero by the media and the public, Charles Farmer stubbornly resists the government's attempts to thwart him and presses on towards the fulfilment of his dream
Coming home by Hal Ashby ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,383 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 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cabbie and a psychic work together to search for a missing heir. They become involved with a larcenous jewel merchant and his "Woman in Black" while discovering the family plot
Big love ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 808 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
From up on Poppy Hill ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Yokohama, 1963. Japan is picking itself up from the devastation of World War II and preparing to host the Olympics. Against this backdrop of hope and change, a friendship begins to blossom between high school students Umi ... and Shun ... but a buried secret from their past emerges to cast a shadow on the future and pull them apart"--Container
The Glass house by Bruce Dern ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twee tieners komen na de dood van hun ouders onder de voogdij van een echtpaar, boezemvrienden van hun ouders, dat wel erg veel interesse toont voor het fonds dat voor de kinderen is opgericht
The good, the bad and the ugly by Sergio Leone ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the American Civil War, three men seek hidden loot. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other. Very violent and drawn out western
Silent running by Douglas Trumbull ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 698 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, where he embarks on the loneliest adventure of all with only two drone robots to keep him company. Film is notable for its special effects
Uncle Tom's cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 683 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
Believe in me ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 673 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
The lightkeepers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 586 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 585 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 565 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 556 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 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hollywood legend Charlton Heston stars as Will Penny, an aging cowboy on a hard-luck streak. He's out of work, out of money, and staked out to die in the desert by a gang of ruthless outlaws. Moments before death, Will is taken in by a beautiful young woman named Catherine (Joan Hackett), who is heading west with her young son to join her husband. As Catherine nurses Will back to health, he catches a glimpse of a lifestyle he's never known. Suddenly, Will has two more problems to deal with: He's madly in love with another man's wife, and the outlaw gang is on its way back to finish him off
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Alternative Names
Dern, Bruce MacLeish.
Dern, Bruce MacLeish 1936-
MacLeish Dern, Bruce 1936-
English (276)
German (11)
French (4)
Spanish (4)
Italian (1)