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Bates, Kathy 1948-

Overview
Works: 470 works in 1,407 publications in 8 languages and 66,342 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Television adaptations  Musical settings  Comedy films  Romance films  Film and video adaptations  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, nar, Artist, Director, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Kathy Bates
 
Most widely held works by Kathy Bates
Titanic by James Cameron( Visual )

83 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,848 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 )

58 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 3,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
The golden compass by Chris Weitz( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization
Charlotte's web by E. B White( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Bee movie by Jerry Seinfeld( Visual )

15 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry, a bee who is anxious to see the world outside the hive, is befriended by Vanessa, a human woman, and learns the shocking truth--that people are stealing and selling honey
Midnight in Paris by Woody Allen( Visual )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,541 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
About Schmidt by Kevin Tent( Visual )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and German and held by 2,212 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 )

93 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,050 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 )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 2,007 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. One he places little effort at, but he 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 )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly Kennedy is devastated when her loving husband unexpectedly dies. He seems to come back into her life when messages he recorded before he died start showing up on her doorstep, helping to push her into a new and happy future
Valentine's Day by Garry Marshall( Visual )

18 editions published in 2010 in English and French and held by 1,678 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 Harry Bates( Visual )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,654 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
Annie by Charles Strouse( Visual )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Made-for-television film of the stage play, which tells the story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
Primary colors by Mike Nichols( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,407 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 )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,329 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 )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,252 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and English, Old and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parents of a thirtysomething slacker set him up with a beautiful woman with the hope that he will finally move out of their home
The waterboy by Adam Sandler( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oddball mama's boy who lives to carry water for football players becomes a star when a coach discovers his hidden ferocity and channels it into gridiron greatness
Dolores Claiborne by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen years ago the town accused Dolores Claiborne of murdering her husband in cold blood. Now a woman lies dead and a witness finds Dolores standing over the body. Her daughter is the only one who can save her life and the only thing that stands between guilt and innocence is the evil secret that made the daughter run away ten years ago
 
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Bates, Bobo 1948-

Bates, Kathleen Doyle 1948-

Bates, Kathy

Bates, Kathy D. 1948-

Doyle-Bates, Kathleen.

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Fried green tomatoesAbout SchmidtPrimary colorsFred ClausFailure to launchThe waterboyDolores Claiborne