WorldCat Identities

Yates, Peter 1929-2011

Overview
Works: 176 works in 679 publications in 6 languages and 10,564 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Comedy films  History  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Biography  Car-chase films 
Roles: Director, Actor, Producer, Production personnel, Author, Restager , Film editor, Performer, Other, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Yates
The wild bunch by Peter Yates( Visual )

101 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,979 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 )

36 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Academy Award winning comedy about an idealistic young man and his friends and their pursuit to find jobs and a purpose to life in their hometown of Bloomington, Indiana
Suspect by Peter Yates( Visual )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 652 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"--Container
The friends of Eddie Coyle by Peter Yates( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World-weary and living hand to mouth, small-time gunrunner Eddie 'Fingers' Coyle (Mitchum) works on the sidelines of the seedy Boston underworld. 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 Peter Yates( Visual )

24 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Nolte and Jacqueline Bisset star as a vacationing American couple who quickly find themselves involved in a modern-day pirate tale, complete with sunken treasure and sadistic voodoo terror
The dresser( Visual )

31 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 512 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. Both the leader of the company and his dresser are essential to each other. However, the devoted dresser struggles to support the unreasonable demands of the tyrannical head of the company, during the London blitz
Bullitt by Peter Yates( Visual )

16 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 509 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
A separate peace( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English 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 Niu rui ye fu( Visual )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 314 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 )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evicted from his home, gruff-but-lovable old Rocky goes to live with his grandson Michael in the young man's crampted one-room apartment. When Michael brings home a new girlfriend ... things really heat up!
The hot rock by Peter Yates( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

27 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick is a writer in New York when he gets posted to a bureau in Greece. He has waited 30 years for this. He wants to know why his mother was killed in the civil war there years earlier. In a parallel plot line we see Nick as a young boy and his family as they struggle to survive in the occupied Greek hillside. The plot lines converge as Nick's investigations bring him closer to the answers
Murphy's war by Peter Yates( Visual )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish merchant seaman Murphy is the only survivor of a WWII German U-boat attack in tropical waters. He is rescued by a French oil engineer, and after recovering, decides to mend a plane and wreck vengeance on the submarine
For Pete's sake( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 191 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 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comic and tragic events in the lives of Los Angeles drivers of private commercial ambulances [c.f. Halliwell's]
Curtain call( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 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
John and Mary by Peter Yates( Visual )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 144 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
Eyewitness by Steve Tesich( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film. Daryll, een nachtwaker met een fascinatie voor verslaggeefster Tony, vindt het vermoorde lichaam van een Chinees. Darylls tot dan toe onbereikbare heldin Tony komt er een reportage van maken. Om haar langer aan zich te binden vertelt Daryll dat hij meer weet van de zaak. Helaas voor Daryll lokt die leugen naast Tony ook de moordenaars
 
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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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پیتر یاتز فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

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예이츠, 피터 1929-2011

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The deepThe dresserDon QuixoteRoommatesMurphy's warFor Pete's sake