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Brooks, Albert 1947-

Works: 157 works in 982 publications in 10 languages and 36,736 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Comedy films  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Crime films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, vac, Scenarist, Other, fmd, Narrator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Albert Brooks
Most widely held works by Albert Brooks
Finding Nemo by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

120 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 5,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the depths of the Great Barrier Reef, Marlin, an overly protective clownfish, embarks on a daring rescue mission when his beloved son, Nemo, gets scooped up by a diver. With his friend Dory by his side, Marlin encounters an ocean full of memorable comedic characters on his momentous journey to find Nemo
Taxi Driver by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

151 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams do not work out
Finding Dory by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

40 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dory, the forgetful blue tang, suddenly remembers she has a family who may be looking for her, she, Marlin, and Nemo take off on a life-changing quest to find them, with help from Hank, a cantankerous octopus; Bailey, a beluga whale who's convinced his biological sonar skills are on the fritz; and Destiny, a nearsighted whale shark! Dive into the movie overflowing with unforgettable characters, dazzling animation, and gallons of fun! Includes two blu-rays and a DVD
Concussion by Peter Landesman( Visual )

24 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu's emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful - and beloved - institutions in the world
The secret life of pets by Chris Renaud( Visual )

27 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Max, a terrier, has his favorite-pet status turned upside-down when his owner takes in a stray named Duke
Drive by Nicolas Winding Refn( Visual )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driver is a Hollywood stunt driver by day, and moonlights as a top-notch getaway driver for hire in the criminal underworld. He finds himself a target for some of LA's most dangerous men after agreeing to aid the husband of his beautiful neighbor, Irene. When the job goes dangerously awry, the only way he can keep Irene and her son alive is to do what he does best, Drive!
The Simpsons movie by Matt Groening( Visual )

13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,885 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
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

59 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,792 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
2030 : the real story of what happens to America by Albert Brooks( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

June 12, 2030 started out like any other day ... until a massive earthquake devastated Los Angeles, and the government, always teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, was unable to respond. The fallout from the earthquake sets in motion a sweeping novel of ideas that pits national hope for the future against assurances from the past, in this all-too-believable imagining of where today's challenges could lead us tomorrow
A most violent year by J. C Chandor( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Abel Morales, un self-made man ambitieux, et sa femme Anna, sont sur le point de signer un contrat déterminant pour leur société. Mais rester intègre n'est pas chose facile dans une ville où règnent criminalité, corruption et Mafia..." [Source : jaquette]
The in-laws by Andrew Fleming( Visual )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two fathers of an engaged couple meet for the first time, they know they are very different. One is a podiatrist, happy with his quiet life. The other is a CIA operative, who lives life on the edge, and when circumstances gets out-of-hand, involves the other in an arms-smuggling sting
Out of sight by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a convicted bank robber breaks out of jail, he is determined to make one last heist
Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor finds out he can understand what animals are saying. When the animals find out, his world is turned upside down
Defending your life( Visual )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Miller was tooling along a Los Angeles street, listening to music, when he crashed head-on into a bus. Later, Daniel wakes up deceased and his troubles are just beginning
Lost in America by Albert Brooks( Visual )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 964 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
Private Benjamin by Xi fu( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pampered, spoiled upper-middle class widow joins the army. The army will never be the same
Mother by Vsevolod Illarionovich Pudovkin( Visual )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and French and held by 639 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
Twilight zone : the movie by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four separate stories that take place in a mysterious fifth dimension of imagination
Muse by Giorgio De Chirico( Visual )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In true Hollywood fashion, successful screenwriter Steven Phillips learns his career is ending over lunch. Trying anything to get it back, he meets with an enviously successful friend who advises the services of an absolute goddess named Sarah Little
Looking for comedy in the Muslim world( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mockumentary film in which actor Albert Brooks (playing himself) travels to India & Pakistan on behalf of the United States government, in hopes of discovering what "makes Muslims laugh."
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.09 for The secret ... to 0.90 for Il mantell ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
2030 : the real story of what happens to America
Alternative Names
Albert Brooks acteur, réalisateur et scénariste

Albert Brooks American actor, writer, director and comedian

Albert Brooks americký herec, scenárista, režisér a komik

Albert Brooks Amerikaans acteur

Albert Brooks attore, sceneggiatore e regista statunitense

Albert Brooks US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Drehbuchautor

Albertus Brooks

Brooks, A. 1947-

Brooks, A. (Albert), 1947-

Brooks, Albert Lawrence, 1947-

Einstein, Albert.

Einstein, Albert 1947-

Einstein, Albert Lawrence

Einstein, Albert Lawrence 1947-

Άλμπερτ Μπρουκς

Алберт Брукс

Албърт Брукс

Альберт Брукс

אלברט ברוקס שחקן אמריקאי

آلبرت بروکس فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

ألبيرت بروكس

브룩스, 알버트 1947-

앨버트 브룩스



Broadcast news2030 : the real story of what happens to AmericaOut of sightDefending your lifeLost in AmericaTwilight zone : the movieLooking for comedy in the Muslim world