WorldCat Identities

Yates, Peter 1929-2011

Overview
Works: 130 works in 695 publications in 6 languages and 10,588 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Comedy films  History  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Horror films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Director, Actor, Producer, Production personnel, Author, Restager , Performer, Film editor, fmd, reg, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Yates
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

101 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A star witness in a controversial court case is murdered and the police detective assigned to guard him goes after the killers himself
Breaking Away by Peter Yates( Visual )

28 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centers on a group of four friends in Bloomington, Ind. The town's youth are split between the students at Indiana University and the locals, derogatorily called "cutters" by the collegians in reference to the town's major industry, a quarry. A marvelously staged climactic bike race brings things to a touching close
Suspect by Peter Yates( Visual )

38 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bizarre evidence leads Kathleen on a dangerous trail from Washington's seamy underbelly to the highest levels of government. And the closer she gets to the answers, the more her life is in danger. Cher and Dennis Quaid take the law into their own hands in this daring suspense thriller where everything is revealed in court--except the truth."
The friends of Eddie Coyle by Peter Yates( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World-weary and living hand to mouth, Coyle works on the sidelines of the seedy Boston underworld just to make ends meet. But when he finds himself facing a second stretch of hard time, he's forced to weigh loyalty to his criminal colleagues against snitching to stay free
The deep by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple on a romantic holiday in Bermuda come upon the sunken wreck of a WWII freighter. In it are 1000s of ampules of morphine which a Haitian drug dealer is trying to recover
The dresser by Peter Yates( Visual )

33 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Harwood's play about an aging English actor/manager, his dresser, and their theatre company touring England during WWII
A separate peace by John Knowles( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II rages overseas, the prestigious Devon prep school holds a summer session for boys trying to graduate before they are drafted. Among the students are two unlikely new roommates - Gene, a quiet, introspective bookworm; and Finny, a carefree and wildly popular athlete. Charmed by Finny, Gene joins him for a series of exciting escapades. But when Gene's grades decline, he suspects that Finny secretly wants him to fail. Fueled by anger and envy, Gene and Finny's relationship reaches a breaking point - exploding in a stunning dramatic moment that changes their lives forever
Don Quixote by L Minkus( Visual )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The classic tale of a man's dream, an epic journey and one true love."--Container
Krull by Marshall( Visual )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey into a mystical time and place that belongs to neither the past nor the present, where extraordinary creatures of myth work their incredible magic, and where a horrific, beast is the ruler. This is the planet of Krull!
Roommates by Peter Yates( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a 107-year old man moves in with his grandson, both of their lives are turned upside-down
An innocent man by Billy Joel( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmie Rainwood is an average citizen whose life becomes a living nightmare when he's framed by a pair of crooked cops and imprisoned for a crime he did not commit. With his life torn apart, Rainwood swears revenge, vowing to fight back and deliver justice to the dishonest cops who set him up, no matter what the price! Ultimately, Rainwood risks everything, even his freedom to prove, once and for all, that he is an innocent man!
Murphy's war by Peter Yates( Visual )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murphy wages his own war against a German submarine in the Caribbean during World War II
The hot rock by Peter Yates( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious comedy about jewel thieves out to score the biggest heist of their lives
Eleni by Nicholas Gage( Visual )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of a mother's love and a son's revenge. Eleni Gatzoyiannis defies the communist uprise and arranges for the escape of her three daughters and son Nicola. Years later her son, Nicholas Gage, a reporter, seeks to find out the truth of his mother's death
For Pete's sake by Erik Estrada( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman borrows money from a loan shark after receiving a hot stock tip. When the stock tumbles, she has to resort to more and more outlandish means to pay the debt off before her husband finds out
Mother, Jugs & Speed by Peter Yates( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comic and tragic events in the lives of Los Angeles drivers of private commercial ambulances [c.f. Halliwell's]
The house on Carroll Street( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1951 in New York City. Emily Crane appears before the U.S. Committee on Un-American Activities because she is in a group considered a threat. Subsequently she is fired from her job at Life Magazine and gets a job reading to an elderly woman that lives on Carroll Street. She notices odd things happening in the house next door and uncovers a plot to smuggle Nazi war criminals into the U.S. of 1951. Together with a maverick federal agent she tracks the plot to the highest levels of government
Curtain call by Michel Jones( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stevenson Lowe has just moved in to a fabulous brownstone with his girlfriend, Julia, who wants to get married. But all thoughts of proposing are quickly scared out of him by a couple of grouchy ghosts who have the marriage from hell. They are Max and Lily Gale, the original residents of his newly purchased brownstone who have no intention of leaving to make room for this new couple. When Julia decides she's waited long enough for a proposal, she leaves Stevenson and his crazy ghost stories behind
Eyewitness by Steve Tesich( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A night janitor becomes totally mesmerized by a beautiful newscaster
John and Mary by Peter Yates( Visual )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A furniture designer and an art gallery assistant meet in an upscale New York singles bar and go home together. The next day, they individually wander around the city, wondering what their night together might have meant-- if anything. Even though both carry over-the-limit baggage from unsuccessful earlier affairs, and both are stocked with enough hang-ups to fill volumes of psychological textbooks, there's still a chance that they'll wind up together at least one more time-- and, if nothing else, learn each other's names for the first time
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The dresser
Alternative Names
Peter Yates anglický filmový režisér, producent a scenárista

Peter Yates britischer Regisseur

Peter Yates cinéaste

Peter Yates regisseur

Peter Yates regista e produttore cinematografico inglese

Peter Yates reżyser brytyjski

Йетс, Питер

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פיטר ייטס

پیتر یاتز فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

პიტერ იეტსი

예이츠, 피터 1929-2011

ピーター・イェーツ

彼得·葉慈

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The deepThe dresserDon QuixoteRoommatesMurphy's warFor Pete's sakeThe house on Carroll Street