Why Albert Brooks Movies Have Finally Arrived on Netflix

Jul 1, 2016  •  Post A Comment

Starting today, July 1, 2016, seven movies written and directed by Albert Brooks are available on Netflix for the first time. The movies are “Defending Your Life,” “Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World,” “Lost in America,” “Modern Romance,” “Mother,” “The Muse” and “Real Life.”

Brooks and Netflix collaborated on a video message that “explains” why Netflix came around, which you can watch below.

Netflix also put out a press release with additional details about the arrangement, along with blurbs on all of the movies. Click here to see the press release.

Here’s Brooks’ message to Netflix …


  1. Yeah! Defending Your Life is a favorite of mine. So glad it’s on Netflix now. I can give the dvd a rest!

  2. Broadcast News?

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