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Bates, Kathy 1948-

Works: 329 works in 1,693 publications in 11 languages and 71,711 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Animated films  Romantic comedy films  Children's films  Romance films  Musical films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Restager , Author, nar, Artist, Other, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kathy Bates
Titanic by Toby Jones( Visual )

99 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timeless love story born of tragedy that created an international phenomenon. This epic masterpiece is destined to sweep audiences anew into the journey of a lifetime
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

143 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter in a nursing home between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian leads to an unexpected friendship. The story told of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago inspires the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
The Blind Side by John Lee Hancock( Visual )

33 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Oher is a homeless African-American teenager who is from a broken home. Mike is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, Mike faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome-- as both a football player and student. Mike works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle
The golden compass by Chris Weitz( Visual )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a parallel world where witches soar the skies and Ice Bears rule the frozen North, one special girl is destined to hold the fate of the universe in her hands. When Lyra Belacqua becomes the keeper of the Golden Compass, she discovers that her world and all those beyond are threatened by the secret plans of Mrs. Coulter. With the help of Lord Asriel and a group of unlikely allies ready to stand at her side, Lyra embarks on an extraordinary quest that celebrates friendship and courage against all odds
Midnight in Paris by Woody Allen( Visual )

44 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better"
Charlotte's web by E. B White( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fern is a young farm girl who rescues the runt, Wilbur. Wilbur the pig is saved from certain death and Fern visits him every day at her Uncle Homer's farm. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house." Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Bee movie by Simon J Smith( Visual )

15 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bee sues the human race after finding out that they have been stealing honey from bees for centuries and eating it
About Schmidt by En Pan( Visual )

44 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )

116 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an almost fatal car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon finds himself being nursed by a deranged fan who holds him captive
Revolutionary road by Sam Mendes( Visual )

30 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank and April Wheeler live a life that appears to be perfect. They live in the Connecticut suburbs with two young children. Frank commutes to New York City where he works in an office job that he hates and has yet to figure out what his passion in life is. April is a housewife who forgoes her dream of being an actress. They are not happy. One day, April suggests that they move to Paris as a means to rejuvenate their life. Initially skeptical, Frank ultimately agrees to April's plan. When circumstances change around the Wheelers, April decides she will do whatever she has to to get herself out of her unhappy existence
P.S.I Love You by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life, a passionate, funny, and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when his life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. Nobody knows Holly better than Gerry, so it's a good thing he planned ahead. Before he died, Gerry wrote Holly a series of letters that will guide her, not only through her grief, but in rediscovering herself. The first message arrives on Holly's 30th birthday in the form of a cake and a tape recording from Gerry. In the weeks and months that follow, more letters from Gerry are delivered in surprising ways, each sending her on a new adventure and each signing off in the same way - P.S.I Love You. Holly's mother and best friends begin to worry that Gerry's letters are keeping Holly tied to the past, but in fact, each letter is pushing her further into a new future
Valentine's Day by Garry Marshall( Visual )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the intertwining storylines of a diverse group of Los Angelenos as they navigate their way through romance and heartbreak over the course of one Valentine's Day. Couples and singles experience the pinnacles and pitfalls of finding, keeping or ending relationships in a day in the life of love
The day the earth stood still by Robert Wise( Visual )

39 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind a visitor's appearance. Dr. Helen Benson is a renowned scientist who finds herself face-to-face with an alien called Klaatu. Klaatu has traveled across the universe to warn of an impending global crisis. She quickly discovers the deadly ramifications of Klaatu's claim that he is a 'friend to the Earth.' Now, she and her yourng stepson must find a way to convince the entity who was sent to destroy humans that mankind is worth saving, but it may be too late
American horror story : by Evan Peters( Visual )

40 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elsa Mars is the proprietor of a troupe of human "curiosities" on a desperate journey of survival in the sleepy hamlet of Jupiter, Florida, in 1952. Her menagerie of performers includes a two-headed, telepathic twin, a take-charge bearded lady, a vulnerable strongman, and his three-breasted wife. But strange emergence of an entity will savagely threaten the lives of the townsfolk and freaks alike
Tammy by Melissa McCarthy( Visual )

11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"McCarthy remains a winning screen presence, and the fact that so many A-listers have jumped aboard to share screen time with her speaks volumes about her standing..."--Observer UK
Primary colors by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife
Fred Claus by David Dobkin( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Claus has lived in his little brother's shadow for most of his life. Fred is in jail and Nicholas has to bail him out on the condition he come to the North Pole and repay his debt
Tyler Perry's The family that preys by Tyler Perry( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wealthy socialite Charlotte Cartwright and her dear friend Alice Pratt, a working class woman of high ideals, have enjoyed a lasting friendship throughout many years. Their lives become mired in turmoil as their adult children's extramarital affairs, unethical business practices and a dark paternity secret threaten to derail family fortunes and unravel the lives of all involved. Alice's self-centered daughter, Andrea, is betraying her husband Chris by engaging in an affair with her boss. Charlotte's son, William is cheating on his wife Jillian. William's true focus is to replace the COO of his mothers' lucrative construction corporation. Meanwhile, Alice's other daughter Pam tries to steer the family in a more positive direction. Charlotte and Alice decide to take a cross-country road trip to rediscover themselves and possibly find a way to save their families from ruin
Failure to Launch by Jasper Johns( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and English, Old and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tripp is a thirtysomething slacker, but that doesn't meant that he is ready to give up the many benefits of living at home with his mom and dad. His desperate parents have had enough though, and after years of gentle nudging, they soon realize that it is going to take a concerted effort to get Tripp out so they can enjoy their twilight years in peace. Realizing that their only hope for riding themselves of their reluctant-to-leave son, Al and Sue hope that on the off-chance Tripp will meet the woman of his dreams, the two enlist they help of a beautiful and talented woman in providing the romantic incentive needed to finally get their son out of the family home
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About Schmidt
Alternative Names
Bates, Bobo 1948-

Bates, Kathleen Doyle 1948-

Bates, Kathy

Bates, Kathy D. 1948-

Catharina Bates

Doyle-Bates, Kathleen.

Kathy Bates Amerikaans actrice

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Kathy Bates amerikansk skuespiller og regissør

Kathy Bates amerykańska aktorka

Kathy Bates attrice e regista statunitense

Kathy Bates cinéaste américain

Kathy Bates director de cine estadounidense

Kathy Bates US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Kathy Bates yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä ja ohjaaja

Kathy Batesová americká herečka a režisérka

Keti Beyts

Κάθι Μπέιτς

Катй Батес

Кати Бейтс

Кети Бејтс

Кеті Бейтс

Кэти Бэйтс

Кэці Бэйтс

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Fried green tomatoesAbout SchmidtPrimary colorsFred ClausFailure to Launch