Best Albert Brooks movies

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Best Albert Brooks movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Albert Brooks movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don't know about Albert Brooks.

TOP 25:
Doctor Dolittle
Doctor Dolittle
Albert Brooks as: Jacob "Jake" the Tiger
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Release: 1998
A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ability to communicate with animals is suddenly reawakened with a vengeance! Now every creature within squawking distance wants the good doctor's advice, unleashing an outrageous chain of events that turns his world upside down!
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Paul Reubens movies?

TOP 24:
This Is 40
This Is 40
Albert Brooks as: Larry
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2012
Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Melissa McCarthy movies?


TOP 23:
The In-Laws
The In-Laws
Albert Brooks as: Jerry Peyser
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 2003
Right before his daughter's wedding, a mild-mannered foot doctor discovers that his new in-laws are international smugglers.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best James Hong movies?

TOP 22:
I'll Do Anything
I'll Do Anything
Albert Brooks as: Burke Adler
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1994
Matt Hobbs is a talented but unsuccessful actor. When estranged (and strange) ex-wife Beth dumps their daughter Jeannie on Matt, father and daughter have a lot of adjusting to do. His budding relationship with attractive production assistant Cathy Breslow is made complicated, while the precocious child is overly accustomed to getting her own way. Matt eventually faces the choice of family vs career in a particularly difficult way.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Joely Richardson movies?

TOP 21:
I Love You, Daddy
I Love You, Daddy
Albert Brooks as: Dick Welker
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2017
When a successful television writer's daughter becomes the interest of an aging filmmaker with an appalling past, he becomes worried about how to handle the situation.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Charlie Day movies?


TOP 20:
Private Benjamin
Private Benjamin
Albert Brooks as: Yale Goodman
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1980
A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Eileen Brennan movies?

TOP 19:
The Secret Life of Pets
The Secret Life of Pets
Albert Brooks as: Tiberius (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2016
The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jenny Slate movies?

TOP 18:
Twilight Zone: The Movie
Twilight Zone: The Movie
Albert Brooks as: Car Driver (prologue)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1983
Four directors collaborated to remake four episodes of the popular television series 'The Twilight Zone' for this movie. The episodes are updated slightly and in color (the television show was in black-and-white), but very true to the originals, where eerie and disturbing situations gradually spin out of control. "A Quality of Mercy", "Kick the Can", "It's a Good Life", and "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet".
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dan Aykroyd movies?


TOP 17:
Mother
Mother
Albert Brooks as: John Henderson
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1996
After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Stephen McHattie movies?

TOP 16:
Real Life
Real Life
Albert Brooks as: Albert Brooks
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1979
A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Amy Ryan movies?

TOP 15:

Out of Sight

Out of Sight
Albert Brooks as: Richard Ripley
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Release: 1998
Meet Jack Foley, a smooth criminal who bends the law and is determined to make one last heist. Karen Sisco is a federal marshal who chooses all the right moves … and all the wrong guys. Now they're willing to risk it all to find out if there's more between them than just the law.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Catherine Keener movies?


TOP 14:

A Most Violent Year

A Most Violent Year
Albert Brooks as: Andrew Walsh
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2014
A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter Gerety movies?

TOP 13:

Modern Romance

Modern Romance
Albert Brooks as: Robert Cole
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1981
A film editor breaks up with his girlfriend, unsure if he is in love.

TOP 12:

My First Mister

My First Mister
Albert Brooks as: Randall
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2001
Leelee Sobieski is brash, abrasive and vulnerable as a teenage child of divorce who hides her pain behind a mask of hard-edged gothic rebellion. Albert Brooks plays a man who is her total opposite, a precise and well-ordered menswear store owner of forty-nine who manages limited expectations and protects lonely secrets with pleasant ritual and quiet, ironic reserve. These two total opposites collide in conflict then come together in a surprising alliance, changing each other's lives forever.

TOP 11:

Broadcast News

Broadcast News
Albert Brooks as: Aaron Altman
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1987
Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, a talented but plain correspondent, carries an unrequited torch for Jane. Sparks fly between the three as the network prepares for big changes, and both the news and Jane must decide between style and substance.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best William Hurt movies?


TOP 10:

The Simpsons Movie

The Simpsons Movie
Albert Brooks as: Russ Cargill (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2007
After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.

TOP 9:

Finding Dory

Finding Dory
Albert Brooks as: Marlin (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2016
Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?

TOP 8:

Defending Your Life

Defending Your Life
Albert Brooks as: Daniel Miller
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 1991
In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.

TOP 7:

Concussion

Concussion
Albert Brooks as: Dr. Cyril Wecht
Genre: Drama
Release: 2015
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 institutions in the world.

TOP 6:

Terms of Endearment

Terms of Endearment
Albert Brooks as: Rudyard (Voice)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1983
Aurora, a finicky woman, is in search of true love while her daughter faces marital issues. Together, they help each other deal with problems and find reasons to live a joyful life.


TOP 5:

Lost in America

Lost in America
Albert Brooks as: David Howard
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1985
David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling around America...in a Winnebago.

TOP 4:

Drive

Drive
Albert Brooks as: Bernie Rose
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Release: 2011
Driver is a skilled Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. Though he projects an icy exterior, lately he's been warming up to a pretty neighbor named Irene and her young son, Benicio. When Irene's husband gets out of jail, he enlists Driver's help in a million-dollar heist. The job goes horribly wrong, and Driver must risk his life to protect Irene and Benicio from the vengeful masterminds behind the robbery.

TOP 3:

The Little Prince

The Little Prince
Albert Brooks as: The Businessman (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2015
Based on the best-seller book 'The Little Prince', the movie tells the story of a little girl that lives with resignation in a world where efficiency and work are the only dogmas. Everything will change when accidentally she discovers her neighbor that will tell her about the story of the Little Prince that he once met.

TOP 2:

Finding Nemo

Finding Nemo
Albert Brooks as: Marlin (voice)
Genre: Animation, Family
Release: 2003
Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish, hungry seagulls, and more along the way.

TOP 1:

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver
Albert Brooks as: Tom
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1976
A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feed his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.



If you like the best Albert Brooks movies, then you will also like the best Nancy Cartwright movies, where many of their films coincide.