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Stanton, Harry Dean 1926-2017

Works: 414 works in 1,609 publications in 11 languages and 44,016 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Prison films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Western films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Interviewee, Performer, Author, Narrator, Singer, Other, Creator, Adapter, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Harry Dean Stanton
The green mile by Frank Darabont( Visual )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death Row guards at a penitentiary in the 1930's have a moral dilemma with their job when they discover one of their prisoners, a convicted murderer, has a special gift
Rango by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rango is a lizard who imagines himself an actor who literally breaks the fourth wall of his terrarium when the hatchback car in which he is riding swerves and sends him careening. Abandoned in the desert amid the shards of his former home, Rango makes his way to the nearby town of Dirt, which is experiencing a mysterious water shortage. The actor in Rango seizes the opportunity to invent a grandiloquent new image for himself, and as in many a Western, the stranger in town is suddenly promoted to the rank of sheriff. Along the way to solving the mystery of the vanishing water supply, he must survive highway crossings, giant hawks, an army of bat-riding prairie dogs, and a gun slinging rattlesnake
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )

85 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terror begins when the crew of the spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discover a life form that breeds within a human host. Now the crew must fight not only for their own survival, but for the survival of all mankind
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )

204 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 2,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station. His younger brother, Walt, a billboard artist, takes him to Walt's Los Angeles home where Travis' son, Hunter, has lived with Walt and Walt's wife, Anne, since Travis and his wife, Jane, disappeared. Travis reestablishes a relationship with Hunter, finds Jane and brings about a reunion between Jane and Hunter before leaving again
Pretty in Pink by Willie Cole( Visual )

37 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor girl falls in love with a rich guy, and it angers both their families and their friends
The last temptation of Christ by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

51 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fifteen-year labor of love, an adaptation of Nikos Kazantzakis's landmark novel that imagines an alternate fate for Jesus Christ, features outstanding performances, bold cinematography, and a transcendent score
The Straight story by David Lynch( Visual )

70 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story about 73-year-old Alvin Straight who embarks on a dangerous and emotional journey to make amends with his 75-year-old brother Lyle before his brother dies. Alvin can no longer drive a car because of his eyesight and has to walk with 2 canes, but he climbs aboard his 1966 John Deere lawnmower and drives the 260-mile course from Laurens, Iowa to Mt. Zion, Wisconsin
Repo man by Alex Cox( Visual )

49 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two ace "Repo Men" are out to beat ruthless government agents, UFO cultists, hired thugs, a lobotomized nuclear scientist and the infamous Rodriguez Brothers to an incredibly valuable '64 Chevy containing a secret that can change the course of civilization overnight
Red dawn by Chris Hemsworth( Visual )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a town is invaded by foreign nationals and the security of the United States seems threatened, a group of high school students escape and wage warfare in defense of their parents, their friends and their country
John Carpenter's Escape from New York by John Carpenter( Visual )

38 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a prison that houses the world's most brutal inmates. And when the President of the United States crash-lands inside, only one man can bring him back: Snake Plissken, a notorious outlaw and former Special Forces war hero who, in exchange for a full pardon, descends into the decayed city and wages a blistering war against the captors. But time is short: in 24 hours, an explosive charge planted inside Snake's body will end the mission--and his life--unless he succeeds
The mighty by Jane Startz( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and German and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his loving and supportive mother, 13-year-old Kevin moves in next door to another teen, Max. though both have problems that label them as outcasts, Kevin and Max discover that by proudly combining their strengths on uniting as one, they can overcome their individual limitations and triumph over any adversity. As the two set out on a series of courageous adventures, they find the mightiest treasure of all: friendship!
The rose by Mark Rydell( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bette Midler portrays a Janis Joplin-like rock star whose success is laced with so much booze, drugs and hard living [that] it eventually causes her downfall"--Container
Big love( Visual )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A polygamist and independent businessman lives in Salt Lake City with his three wives and seven children. He faces many challenges in meeting the emotional, romantic, and financial needs of his wives
Big love( Visual )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Season two ... finds the modern-day polygamist Bill Henrickson and his three wives struggling to pick up the pieces after first wife Barb's outing at the Beehive Mother of the Year Ceremony. Second wife Nicki, learning that it was her father, Roman Grant, Prophet of the Fundamentalist Juniper Creek compound, who betrayed them, battles conflicting family loyalties. And third wife Margene, newly pregnant, fights for a bigger piece of the family pie with an eye toward bringing a new wife and confidante into the fold. All of this domestic drama plays out against the backdrop of Bill's new, visionary business plans--which put him into direct conflict with his father-in-law and some rather unexpected and unsavory antagonists."--Container
Larry McMurtry's Dead man's walk by Larry McMurtry( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and German and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Experience the early adventures of Gus and Call - young, bold Texas Rangers whose tough exteriors are challenged by the vicious fighting amongst three warring cultures within their region. Follow their journey through barren deserts, snowy mountainous terrain and dangerous attacks that will begin to transform them into the heroes they will soon become."--Container
Twin Peaks by David Lynch( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brought in to investigate the mysterious death of local girl Laura Palmer, special agents Chester Desmond and Dale Cooper try to unravel the bizzarre clues, mysterious disappearances, and strange happenings in Twin Peaks. Essentially a prequel for the television series
Private Benjamin by Xi fu( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Judy Benjamin, una chica de clase media alta, mimada y consentida como una princesa, piensa que nada es demasiado bueno para ella. Pero en su noche de bodas, su opulento y flamante marido muere y entonces es nada, exactamente, lo que le queda. Un simpático y convincente oficial de reclutamiento logra convencerla y Judy, si más ni más, se enlista en el Ejército Americano ... por tres años!. Las aventuras de la pobre Judy durante su riguroso entrenamiento son para morirse de risa ... Después de esto, Judy nunca volverá a ser la misma ... pero tal vez el Ejército tampoco."
Two-lane blacktop by Monte Hellman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A car-obsessed Driver and Mechanic aimlessly head East from L.A. in a souped-up 1955 Chevy, drag racing for money and thrills. Drifting across the Southwest, they keep being buzzed by a Pontiac GTO. They are joined by The Girl after she climbs into their car while the two are eating in a diner. Later at a gas station, the three meet "GTO" and challenge him to a cross-country race to Washington, D.C. for "pink slips," where the winner will get the loser's car. Along the way, however, they keep stopping to help each other, and winning seems far from their thoughts. The road is itself a place to live, is home, not just a way to move
John Huston's wise blood by John Huston( Visual )

33 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Army war veteran Hazel Motes may not be a believing Christian, but he somehow makes observations about the state of a run-down country church and understands that there are ridiculous frauds on the streets. After initially refusing, memories inspire him to take on the part of a traveling preacher when a cab driver insists he looks like one in his new hat. He starts his own new Church of Truth, without the crucified Jesus. His first disciple is an 18-year old simpleton with a 'prophetic gift.'
Christine by John Carpenter( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She was born in Detroit on an automobile assembly line. But she is no ordinary automobile. Deep within her chassis lives an unholy presence. She is Christine, a red and white 1958 Plymouth Fury whose unique standard equipment includes an evil, indestructible vengeance that will destroy anyone in her way
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Dean Stanton, Harry 1926-

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Harry Dean Stanton acteur américain

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Harry Dean Stanton American actor, musician, and singer

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Harry Dean Stanton amerikansk skådespelare

Harry Dean Stanton Amerikansk skuespiller og musiker

Harry Dean Stanton attore statunitense

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Harry Dean Stanton yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Stanton, Dan 1926-

Stanton, Dan 1926-2017

Stanton, Dean

Stanton, Dean, 1926-

Stanton, Dean 1926-2017

Stanton, H. D. 1926-

Stanton, H. D. 1926-2017

Stanton, Harry 1926-

Stanton, Harry 1926-2017

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AlienParis, TexasPretty in PinkThe last temptation of ChristJohn Carpenter's Escape from New YorkBig loveChristine