WorldCat Identities

Stanton, Harry Dean 1926-

Works: 338 works in 1,070 publications in 8 languages and 36,938 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Suspense fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Fairy tales  Fiction  History  War films  Film sequels 
Roles: Actor, Interviewee, Performer, Author, Singer, Creator, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Harry Dean Stanton
The green mile by Stephen King( Visual )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,871 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 )
12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rango, a kooky pet chameleon, accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt, a lawless outpost populated by the desert's most wily and whimsical creatures. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play his new role to the hilt, until he starts to become the hero he once only pretended to be
Alien by Ridley Scott( Visual )
44 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mindless, savage, and merciless alien is attacking the crew of an intergalactic freighter and it must be stopped before they are all killed
Pretty in pink by Howard Deutch( Visual )
20 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The romance between a girl from the wrong side of town and a wealthy young man is threatened by the reality of peer pressure
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )
141 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,729 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
The last temptation of Christ by Martin Scorsese( Visual )
28 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this controversial movie, Jesus, as both fully human and fully divine, is viewed as free of sin but subject to all temptations, including sexual ones
The Straight story ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,426 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, Wis
Repo man by Alex Cox( Visual )
39 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,300 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 get an incredibly valuable '64 Chevy containing a secret that can change the course of civilization overnight
The mighty by Peter Chelsom( Visual )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 881 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!
Big love ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 805 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
John Huston's wise blood ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and German and held by 788 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. When a cab driver insists he looks like a preacher in his new hat, Hazel takes on the part. 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.'
Red dawn by John Milius( Visual )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the windows of a high school classroom, students see paratroopers land on the varsity football field. The invasion of the United States has begun. As their town is overrun by foreign nationals, eight teenagers escape to the mountains. Taking the name of their high school football team, the Wolverines, they wage an unremitting guerrilla action in defense of their parents, their friends and their country
Big love ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 766 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
Escape from New York by John Carpenter( Visual )
19 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted to a walled prison where brutal prisoners roam. But when the US president ... crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: notorious outlaw and form Special Forces war hero Snake Plissken ... But time is short. In 24 hours, an explosive device implanted in his neck will end Snake's mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!"--Container
Private Benjamin by Howard Zieff( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Judy Benjamin's husband dies of a heart attack while consummating their nuptials, she decides that the Army is the answer to her problems, and enlists. The army will never be the same
Two-lane blacktop by Monte Hellman( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 668 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
Big love ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Henrickson is the enterprising suburban polygamist who has more than his hands full with three wives, a potential fourth, a growing brood of eight children, and a struggling gaming business meant to safeguard his family should they be 'outed' and his Home Plus superstores left vulnerable
Big love ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For years, Bill Henrickson wished for a world free from the corrupt 'Prophet' of Juniper Creek, Roman Grant. Now that Roman appears to be out of the picture, Bill and his family can breathe easily, or can they? Season 4 continues the Henricksons' story, as Bill launches another business venture: a Mormon-friendly casino. At the same time, Bill eschews a chance to seize the Prophet mantle at Juniper Creek in favor of an even more high-profile calling: running for State Senate in Utah
The pledge by Sean Penn( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A veteran police detective, on the day of his retirement, handles the case of a seven-year-old girl who has been brutally murdered. When a mentally retarded man confesses to the murder and then kills himself, the detectives consider the case closed, but was he actually the murderer? Before long evidence is uncovered that suggests the girl was just one in a series of brutal killings involving young girls and a mysterious man
Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving( Visual )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man who sleeps for 20 years in the Catskill Mountains wakes to a much-changed world
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Alternative Names
Dean Stanton, Harry 1926-
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Stanton, H. D. 1926-
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English (376)
German (40)
Spanish (13)
French (8)
Italian (5)
Multiple languages (2)
Chinese (1)
Dutch (1)