WorldCat Identities

Brooks, Albert 1947-

Works: 229 works in 1,185 publications in 11 languages and 37,559 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Crime films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author, Author of screenplay, Performer, vac, Other, Scenarist, fmd, Narrator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Albert Brooks
Most widely held works by Albert Brooks
Taxi Driver by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

164 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,537 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 don't work out
Finding Nemo by Albert Brooks( Visual )

138 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,221 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 unforgettable friend Dory by his side, Marlin encounters an ocean full of memorable comedic characters on his momentous journey--to find Nemo
Finding Dory by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

53 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,991 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!
The secret life of pets by Chris Renaud( Visual )

31 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,469 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
Concussion by Peter Landesman( Visual )

30 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,389 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
Finding Nemo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nemo, a young clownfish, is unexpectedly carried far from home, his overprotective father, Marlin, and Dory, a friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish, embark on an epic journey that leads to encounters with vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish and hungry seagulls!
Drive by Nicolas Winding Refn( Visual )

28 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,936 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 Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer must save Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie and the entire planet from a catastrophe he himself created
A most violent year by J. C Chandor( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of an immigrant and his family trying to live the American Dream and expand their business amidst rampant violence, urban decay, and corrupt city officials during one of the most dangerous years in the city's history
2030 : the real story of what happens to America by Albert Brooks( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,328 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
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

51 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic triangle set in the world of television news. Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman. He's got the smooth charm and handsome good looks that America loves. Jane Craig is the brilliant hot-shot producer, committed to fighting the trend toward flashy, style-over-substance "personality" news, whose job it now is to make Tom look like a newsman. Aaron Altman is the dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, who's jealous and resentful of Tom's instant success both on camera with the public and off camera with Jane
Out of sight by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A career bank robber busts out of jail with the help of his buddy and kidnaps a U.S. Marshal in the process. When the two cons head for Detroit to pull off their final big heist, the Marshal is put on their case but she finds she is attracted to one of them and has second thoughts about bringing them in
Dr. Dolittle by Betty Thomas( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,077 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
The in-laws( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,066 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
Defending your life( Visual )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Miller was tooling along a Los Angeles boulevard listening to Barbra Streisand sing "Something's Coming" when something came - a bus. One head-on crash later, Daniel wakes up deceased. And his troubles are just beginning ... Meryl Streep joins writer/director/star Brooks ... for a witty peek at the afterlife where you can eat all you want and not gain an ounce. But there's a catch: you're saddled with Defending Your Life. If you can't make a case for having lived a full and fearless one, you must go back to Earth and try again. Daniel's life was far from fearless. But after he meets ... Julia (Streep), he's determined not to go back"--Container
Lost in America by Albert Brooks( Visual )

40 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Howard has put in eight long years at a big-time ad agency. When he hoped to land a Senior VP slot, all he got was a pat on the back and a transfer to New York. David talks his wife into quitting her job, they sell the house, liquidates the stocks and bonds, and buys the largest Winnebago and they set out to live the ramblin' laid back life of the world's easiest Easy Riders
Private Benjamin by Howard Zieff( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and French and held by 638 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 her
Twilight zone : the movie by John Landis( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four separate stories that take place in a mysterious fifth dimension of imagination
Broadcast news( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This caustic inside look at the Washington news media stars Holly Hunter in her breakout role, as a feisty television producer torn between an ambitious yet dim anchorman (William Hurt) and her closest confidant, a cynical veteran reporter (Albert Brooks). James L. Brooks' witty, gently prophetic entertainment is a captivating transmission from an era in which ideas on love and media were rapidly changing"--Container
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
2030 : the real story of what happens to America
2030 : the real story of what happens to AmericaBroadcast newsOut of sightDefending your lifeLost in AmericaTwilight zone : the movie
Alternative Names
Albert Brooks

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 ممثل أداء صوتي أمريكي

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브룩스, 알버트 1947-

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