WorldCat Identities

Oates, Warren 1928-1982

Works: 182 works in 783 publications in 7 languages and 19,163 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  History  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Warren Oates
In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( Visual )

77 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,615 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 )

55 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brutal story of violent men who lived during the Mexican revolution in the year 1913. It portrays a band of magnificent losers in a dying lawless West
Badlands by Terrence Malick( Visual )

53 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,921 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
Stripes by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The outrageous antics of two enlisted men
The blue & the gray( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 869 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 )

40 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 825 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 )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Los Angeles just days after the attack on Pearl Harbor when the fear of a Japanese invasion threw the city into a state of pandemonium
Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer by Digiview Entertainment( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain's boy hero enters a cave with Huck and Becky to save Muff Potter, witness to murder
Major Dundee by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 538 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
John Steinbeck's East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 501 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
Blue Thunder by John Badham( Visual )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 496 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
Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

37 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 457 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
Return of the magnificent seven by Yul Brynner( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 448 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 hired hand by Peter Fonda( Visual )

21 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 411 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 )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 369 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 enlived their days with fabulous feats of crime. This is a glimpse of the lives of those involved in the most interesting crime saga in American history
The shooting ; Ride in the whirlwind( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 266 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 twilight zone( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling
The white dawn( Visual )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on James Houston's true story. The story of three sailors who are separated from their ship during an Artic hunt for polar bear and walrus. Eskimos save their lives, but one angry sailor brings fear and violence to all
Cockfighter( Visual )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Mansfield is a loud-mouthed braggart and a gamecock 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
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Oates, Warren

Warren Oates acteur américain

Warren Oates Amerikaans filmacteur

Warren Oates amerykański aktor

Warren Oates attore cinematografico statunitense

Warren Oates US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Уоррен Оутс

Уорън Оутс

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BadlandsStripesTwo-lane blacktopMark Twain's Tom SawyerBlue ThunderBring me the head of Alfredo GarciaReturn of the magnificent seven