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Brooks, James L.

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As good as it gets by James L Brooks( Visual )

153 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvin Udall is an obsessive-compulsive novelist with Manhattan's meanest mouth. But when his gay neighbor Simon is hospitalized, Melvin is forced to babysit Simon's dog. And that unexpected act of kindness-- along with waitress Carol Connelly-- helps put Melvin back in the human race
Terms of endearment by James L Brooks( Visual )

87 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy-drama about the evolving 30+ year relationship between a mother and daughter
Big by Penny Marshall( Visual )

35 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh is a 12-year-old who makes a wish from an old machine to be big. Not really believing it will work, Josh is very surprised to find himself BIG the next morning. Now he looks like a 30 years old guy, but he still behaves like a boy. He decide to go with his best friend to New York and try to find the machine that can fix his wish. In New York he gets a job in a toy company and develops a romantic crush on a beautiful woman. Now Josh must learn to get used to the adults world he always wanted to be part of
The Simpsons movie by David Silverman( Visual )

33 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,988 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
Spanglish by James L Brooks( Visual )

69 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanglish: When Flor and her daughter, Christina come to the United States, Flor gets a job as a maid at the home of a successful chef John Clasky, his insecure wife Deborah, their two children, and Deborah's mother. Despite Flor's lack of an English, she does the best she can to assist the Clasky family in more than just house cleaning matters. However, when Flor is forced to live with the family over the summer, she has no choice but to bring Christina along. Deborah, much to Flor's disliking, treats Christina much like her own and at the same time she hurts the feelings of her own daughter, Bernice. When John's dreams begin to unravel, he begins to feel like his whole world is coming down around him. Told through Christina's college letter to Princeton University, Christina learns that things come and go in life, but family is the most important thing a person can have
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

68 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,789 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
The edge of seventeen by Kelly Fremon( Visual )

13 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sexual content, language, and some drinking-all involving teens
How do you know by James L Brooks( Visual )

30 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional softball player discovers she is in the middle of a love triangle after she falls for two different men and wonders when it comes to love, how do you know?
Jerry Maguire by Cameron Crowe( Visual )

54 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ethical sports agent finds himself with only one client and one friend, and learns the meaning of love
Riding in Cars with Boys by Beverly Donofrio( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young woman who, despite bad luck and poor decisions, never loses sight of her dreams. Set in Wallingford, Connecticut beginning in the 1960s
The war of the Roses by Danny DeVito( Visual )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deliriously mean-spirited free-for-all about the demise of a marriage
Mary Tyler Moore( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Richards moves to Minneapolis after a bad relationship where she get a job as an associate producer at WJM, the lowest rated evening news show in the city
The Mary Tyler Moore show( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No longer the new girl in town, Mary has come to think of the newsroom staff as family. But along with the good times and close friendships come the often trying and ultimately hilarious situations every family faces. From Mary explaining the facts of life to Phyllis' daughter to going on a blind date to attending her disastrous high school reunion, Mary has to cope with every situation thrown at her
The Simpsons( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedy adventures of a working class family in the misfit city of Springfield
The Simpsons( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer thinks he can make a fortune by selling grease, as well as growing jealous of Thomas Edison and seeking to become an inventor. Marge develops road rage. Bart cares for bird eggs. Striking revenge when the kids of Springfield are put on an unjust curfew. Homer chickens out in donating a kidney to Grandpa and goes to Vegas with Flanders, and becomes a renowned artist, well, kind of. The family going to Tokyo
The Mary Tyler Moore show( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four episodes from the first season of the Mary Tyler Moore show, which chronicle the story of a single woman who becomes a television producer
The Mary Tyler Moore show( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Mary and the rest of the crew from the WJM-TV newsroom for another season of the classic sitcom. This time around Mary deals with more adventures, both in the newsroom and with her romantic life
Taxi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louie De Palma is a cantankerous taxi dispatcher for a New York City taxi company. He tries to maintain order over the varied collection of strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his "cage," they form a special bond among themselves, becoming friends and supporting each other through the inevitable trials and tribulations of life
The Mary Tyler Moore show by Mary Tyler Moore( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Mary and the rest of the crew from the WJM-TV newsroom as this groundbreaking comedy explores topics previously taboo on network television. Deftly woven in with the hilarity of the busy newsroom and repeated outrageous attempts by Mary's friends to set her up with Mr. Right come episodes dealing with divorce, meddling parents, self-esteem, and the inevitable mid-life crisis when one fears that life has somehow passed them by
The Simpsons( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone's favorite animated family is back for another season. Includes all 21 episodes of Season 12
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.11 for Spanglish ... to 0.67 for Brooks, Ja ...)

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Alternative Names
Brooks, J. 1940-

Brooks, James Hell 1940-

Brooks, James Lawrence

Brooks, Jim.

Brooks, Jim 1940-

Džejms L. Bruks

James L. Brooks americký producent, režisér a scenárista

James L. Brooks Amerikaans filmregisseur

James L. Brooks cinéaste américain

James L. Brooks regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

James L. Brooks US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent, Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Τζέιμς Λ. Μπρουκς

Джеймс Брукс

Джэймс Брукс

ג'יימס ל. ברוקס

جيمس بروكس

جیمز ال. بروکز فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

ჯეიმზ ლოურენს ბრუკსი

브룩스, 제임스 L. 1940-

제임스 L. 브룩스


ブルックス, ジェイムズ・L