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Bates, Kathy 1948-

Works: 438 works in 1,338 publications in 8 languages and 63,555 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Television adaptations  Musical settings  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, nar, Artist, Interviewee, Other, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications by  Kathy Bates Publications by Kathy Bates
Most widely held works about Kathy Bates
Most widely held works by Kathy Bates
Titanic by James Cameron ( Visual )
81 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A timeless love story born of tragedy that created an international phenomenon. This epic masterpiece is destined to sweep audiences anew into the journey of a lifetime
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian who tells her the story of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago, inspiring the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
The blind side by John Lee Hancock ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 3,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael Oher is a homeless African-American teenager who is from a broken home. Mike is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, Mike faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome-- as both a football player and student. Mike works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle
The golden compass by Chris Weitz ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization
Charlotte's web by E. B White ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Midnight in Paris by Woody Allen ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better
Bee movie by Jerry Seinfeld ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having just graduated from college, Barry B. Benson finds himself disillusioned with the prospect of having only one career choice - honey. As he ventures outside of the hive for the first time, he breaks one of the cardinal rules of the bee world and talks to a human, a New York City florist named Vanessa. He is shocked to discover that the humans have been stealing and eating the bee's honey for centuries. He ultimately realizes that his true calling in life is to set the world right by suing the human race. That is until the ensuing chaos upsets the very balance of nature. It is up to Barry to prove that even a little bee can spell big changes in the world
About Schmidt by Kevin Tent ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and German and held by 2,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
Misery by Rob Reiner ( Visual )
89 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an almost fatal car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon finds himself being nursed by a deranged fan who holds him captive
Revolutionary road by Sam Mendes ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank and April Wheeler live a life that appears to be perfect. They live in the Connecticut suburbs with two young children. Frank commutes to New York City where he works in an office job that he hates. One he places little effort at, but he has yet to figure out what his passion in life is. April is a housewife who forgoes her dream of being an actress. They are not happy. One day, April suggests that they move to Paris as a means to rejuvenate their life. Initially skeptical, Frank ultimately agrees to April's plan. When circumstances change around the Wheelers, April decides she will do whatever she has to to get herself out of her unhappy existence
P.S.I love you by Richard LaGravenese ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life, a passionate, funny, and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when his life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. Nobody knows Holly better than Gerry, so it's a good thing he planned ahead. Before he died, Gerry wrote Holly a series of letters that will guide her, not only through her grief, but in rediscovering herself. The first message arrives on Holly's 30th birthday in the form of a cake and a tape recording from Gerry. In the weeks and months that follow, more letters from Gerry are delivered in surprising ways, each sending her on a new adventure and each signing off in the same way - P.S. I Love You. Holly's mother and best friends begin to worry that Gerry's letters are keeping Holly tied to the past, but in fact, each letter is pushing her further into a new future
Valentine's Day by Garry Marshall ( Visual )
19 editions published in 2010 in English and French and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the intertwining storylines of a diverse group of Los Angelenos as they navigate their way through romance and heartbreak over the course of one Valentine's Day. Couples and singles experience the pinnacles and pitfalls of finding, keeping or ending relationships in a day in the life of love
The day the earth stood still by Edmund H North ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A spaceship lands in Washington, D.C. capturing the attention of the world. But the alien emissary it brings refuses to reveal his mission to any single government, leaving the military, the politicians, and millions of ordinary people to wait in fear. Soon their distrust turns to calls for violence. But one young woman and her son befriend him ... and soon realize that they may be all that stands between the human race and total destruction
Annie by Charles Strouse ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Made-for-television film of the stage play, which tells the story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
Primary colors by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife
Fred Claus by David Dobkin ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fred Claus has lived in his little brother's shadow for most of his life. Fred is in jail and Nicholas has to bail him out on the condition he come to the North Pole and repay his debt
Tyler Perry's The family that preys by Tyler Perry ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wealthy socialite Charlotte Cartwright and her dear friend Alice Pratt, a working class woman of high ideals, have enjoyed a lasting friendship throughout many years. Their lives become mired in turmoil as their adult children's extramarital affairs, unethical business practices and a dark paternity secret threaten to derail family fortunes and unravel the lives of all involved. Alice's self-centered daughter, Andrea, is betraying her husband Chris by engaging in an affair with her boss. Charlotte's son, William is cheating on his wife Jillian. William's true focus is to replace the COO of his mothers' lucrative construction corporation. Meanwhile, Alice's other daughter Pam tries to steer the family in a more positive direction. Charlotte and Alice decide to take a cross-country road trip to rediscover themselves and possibly find a way to save their families from ruin
Failure to launch ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and English, Old and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tripp (McConaughey) is a 35-year-old who still lives with his parents. And who can blame him? It's free, he's got a great room, and mom (Bates) does the laundry. Desperate to get him out of the house, his parents hire a gorgeous woman, Paula (Parker), to give him a little...push. They just didn't expect Tripp would push back!
The waterboy by Adam Sandler ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An oddball mama's boy who lives to carry water for football players becomes a star when a coach discovers his hidden ferocity and channels it into gridiron greatness
Dolores Claiborne by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eighteen years ago the town accused Dolores Claiborne of murdering her husband in cold blood. Now a woman lies dead and a witness finds Dolores standing over the body. Her daughter is the only one who can save her life and the only thing that stands between guilt and innocence is the evil secret that made the daughter run away ten years ago
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Alternative Names
Bates, Bobo 1948-
Bates, Kathleen Doyle 1948-
Bates, Kathy
Bates, Kathy D. 1948-
Doyle-Bates, Kathleen.
English (436)
French (21)
Spanish (20)
German (19)
Multiple languages (6)
Italian (3)
English, Old (1)
Dutch (1)