WorldCat Identities

Oates, Warren 1928-1982

Works: 251 works in 883 publications in 8 languages and 19,863 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Detective and mystery films  History  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Television mini-series  Historical films  Science fiction television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Warren Oates
In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( Visual )

66 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small town Southern sheriff finds himself in an uneasy alliance with a big city black homicide detective as they investigate a murder
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

53 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au début du siècle, dans une petite ville du Sud du Texas proche de la frontière mexicaine, une bande de pillards s'apprête à attaquer les bureaux de la Compagnie des Chemins de Fer. Mais des chasseurs de prime veillent...l'affrontement dégénère et seuls cinq survivants parviennent à atteindre le Mexique, alors dévasté par une guerre civile. Le règlement de comptes final n'en sera que plus brutal. (Source : jaquette)
Badlands by Terrence Malick( Visual )

51 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in South Dakota in 1959, this is the story of Kit and his girlfriend Holly, two people alienated from everyday life, who go on a killing spree
The blue & the gray( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic story covering a period in U.S. history from John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry in 1859 to the summer of 1865 following President Lincoln's death. Focuses on two related families living on either side of the Mason-Dixon line who find themselves at war with each other
Two-lane blacktop by Monte Hellman( Visual )

36 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 817 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
1941 by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fear of Japanese invasion in 1941 sends Los Angeles into a panic. Comedy
Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer by Paul Sabella( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain's boy hero enters a cave with Huck and Becky to save Muff Potter, and witnesses a murder
John Steinbeck's East of Eden( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam and Charles Trask grow up in the shadow of their father, Cyrus. Cyrus prefers Adam, inciting jealousy in his younger son. Adam is signed up for the cavalry, while Charles works on the family farm. Reuniting years later, the brothers live in peace until a beautiful woman nearly beaten to death arrives on their front porch. Adam nurses her back to health and falls blindly in love. But Cathy hides a cruel past. Adam and Cathy marry and have twin boys. Cathy soon deserts the family, showing up later as "Kate," the madam of an upscale brothel. Adam's sons have a relationship that mirrors his own. Adam's business venture fails and depletes the family fortune. One son seeks out his mother, who has been long assumed dead
Major Dundee by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Union major late in the Civil War takes it upon himself to punish a band of Apaches who murdered a ranch family and fled into Mexico. Being short of troops he uses Confederate prisoners, ex-slaves and criminals to accomplish his goal
Blue Thunder by John Badham( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chosen to test Blue Thunder, Frank Murphy is amazed by the capabilities of the high-speed, high-tech chopper. It can see through walls, record a whisper or level a city block. Distrusting the military mentality behind Blue Thunder, Murphy and his partner learn the remarkable craft is slated for use as the ultimate weapon in surveillance and crowd control
Return of the magnificent seven by Burt Kennedy( Visual )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brynner leads his band of gunslingers to rescue a poor Mexican village from the vicious outlaws who have been terrorizing the inhabitants
The twilight zone( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists
Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

27 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A violent story of a down-and-out piano player in search of the severed head of a gigolo for which there is a million dollar bounty
The hired hand by Peter Fonda( Visual )

20 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, Arch, and Dan head into Del Norte, a small town in the middle of nowhere. Harry decides to return home after a seven-year absence, but not before Dan runs afoul of a group of unsavory characters and Harry vows vengeance for the lad's death. Harry and Arch flee from the town. Harry's wife, Hannah, is none too pleased to see her wayward husband at her doorstep. Taking his wife's anger in stride, he asks only to be allowed to work as a hired hand. Just as Hannah and Harry start to move beyond the years of anger and estrangement, disaster strikes
Dillinger by John Milius( Visual )

24 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through all their outrageous escapades, the Dillinger gang maintained a certain mystique in the eyes of the American public. To a citizenry in the depths of the depression, the gang seemed almost like heroes, who enlivened their days with fabulous feats of crime. This glimpse of the lives of those involved in the most interesting crime saga in American history
The twilight zone( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete fifth and final season of Rod Serling's "The Twilight Zone," featuring all 36 episodes aired in 1963-1964
The border by Tony Richardson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A border guard faces corruption in his department when the infant of a poor Mexican girl is kidnapped
The shooting ; Ride in the whirlwind( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid-sixties, the maverick American director Monte Hellman conceived of two westerns at the same time. As shot back-to-back for famed producer Roger Corman, they feature overlapping casts and crews. The films - The Shooting, about a motley assortment of loners following a mysterious wanted man through a desolate frontier, and Ride in the Whirlwind, about a group of cowhands pursued by vigilantes for crimes they did not commit, are rigorous, artful, and wholly unconventional journeys
The white dawn( Visual )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on James Houston's true story of an Arctic adventure, The White Dawn relates the story of three sailors who are separated from their ship during an Arctic hunt for polar bear and walrus. Eskimos who live on Baffin Island, just south of the North Pole, save their lives, but one angry sailor brings fear and violence to all. Magnificent location footage and realistic hunting scenes bring a striking flavor to the intense and passionate conflict
Cockfighter( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Mansfield is a loud-mouthed braggart and a game cock trainer. That is until his boasting leads to the loss of his best fowl the night before an important tournament. Now, Frank has taken a vow of silence until he wins the much coveted "Cockfighter of the Year" medal; however, he will have to lose much more than just his voice before he gets his shot at the title
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.04 for Warren Oat ... to 0.99 for Oates, War ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia
Alternative Names
Oates, Warren

Warren Oates acteur américain

Warren Oates Amerikaans filmacteur

Warren Oates amerykański aktor

Warren Oates attore cinematografico statunitense

Warren Oates US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Γουόρεν Όουτς

Уоррен Оутс

Уорън Оутс

وارن اوتس بازیگر آمریکایی




BadlandsTwo-lane blacktopMark Twain's Tom SawyerBlue ThunderReturn of the magnificent sevenBring me the head of Alfredo GarciaThe border