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Bates, Kathy 1948-

Overview
Works: 393 works in 1,260 publications in 8 languages and 62,993 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Film remakes  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television adaptations  Musical settings  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, nar, Artist, Director, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Kathy Bates
Publications by Kathy Bates
Most widely held works about Kathy Bates
 
Most widely held works by Kathy Bates
Titanic by James Cameron( visu )
73 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,759 libraries worldwide
Two people from different worlds meet and fall in love on the brief, tragic maiden voyage of the grand ocean liner "Titanic."
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( visu )
76 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,483 libraries worldwide
A chance encounter in a nursing home between dowdy housewife Evelyn Couch (Bates) and spry octogenarian Ninny Threadgoode (Tandy) leads to an unexpected friendship. Ninny tells Evelyn an absorbing story of two women who lived half a century ago in the town of Whistle Stop: the fiercely independent Idgie (Masterson) and the gentle Ruth (Parker). Idgie stands up to the Klan, Ruth's abusive husband and a charge of murder in a time when a woman's place was considered the kitchen. Idgie's courage in the face of adversity inspires Evelyn to take a look at her own life and make drastic changes, often with hilarious results
The blind side by John Lee Hancock( visu )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 3,038 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 ( visu )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,757 libraries worldwide
In a wondrous parallel world where witches soar the skies and Ice Bears rule the frozen North, one special girl is destined to hold the fate of the universe in her hands. When Lyra Belacqua becomes the keeper of the Golden Compass, she discovers that her world and all those beyond are threatened by the secret plans of Ms. Coulter. With the help of Lord Asriel and a group of unlikely allies ready to stand at her side, Lyra embarks on an extraordinary quest that celebrates friendship and courage against all odds
Midnight in Paris by Woody Allen( visu )
31 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,483 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
Charlotte's web by E. B White( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,454 libraries worldwide
Fern is a young farm girl who rescues the runt, Wilbur. Wilbur the pig is saved from certain death and Fern visits him every day at her Uncle Homer's farm. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house." Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Bee movie ( visu )
12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,426 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 Jack Nicholson( visu )
27 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and German and held by 2,208 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( visu )
84 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,980 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( visu )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,958 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 and 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( visu )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,658 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( visu )
18 editions published in 2010 in English and French and held by 1,623 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
Annie ( visu )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,469 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( visu )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,421 libraries worldwide
Follows a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife
The day the earth stood still by Robert Wise( visu )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,326 libraries worldwide
Governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind a visitor's appearance. Dr. Helen Benson is a renowned scientist who finds herself face-to-face with an alien called Klaatu. Klaatu has traveled across the universe to warn of an impending global crisis. She quickly discovers the deadly ramifications of Klaatu's claim that he is a 'friend to the Earth.' Now, she and her yourng stepson must find a way to convince the entity who was sent to destroy humans that mankind is worth saving, but it may be too late
Fred Claus by David Dobkin( visu )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,284 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( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,200 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
The waterboy by Adam Sandler( visu )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,175 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
Failure to launch ( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and English, Old [ca. 450-1100] and held by 1,167 libraries worldwide
Tripp is a thirtysomething slacker, but that doesn't mean that he is ready to give up the many benefits of living at home with his mom and dad. His desperate parents have had enough though, and after years of gentle nudging they soon realize that it is going to take a concerted effort to get Tripp out so they can enjoy their twilight years in peace. Realizing that their only hope for riding themselves of their reluctant-to-leave son, Al and Sue hope that on the off-chance Tripp will meet the woman of his dreams, the two enlist the help of a beautiful and talented woman in providing the romantic incentive needed to finally get their son out of the family home
Dolores Claiborne by Taylor Hackford( visu )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,061 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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Bates, Bobo 1948-
Bates, Kathleen Doyle 1948- Wirklicher Name
Bates, Kathy
Bates, Kathy D. 1948-
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