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Bates, Kathy 1948-

Overview
Works: 737 works in 2,952 publications in 11 languages and 86,211 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Biographical films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Restager , Other, Author, Director, vac, Artist, Interviewee, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kathy Bates
Titanic by James Cameron( Visual )

153 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 5,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people from different worlds meet and fall in love on the brief, tragic maiden voyage of the grand ocean liner Titanic
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

100 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 3,532 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 )

47 editions published between 2009 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 3,509 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 Zi Wei( Visual )

43 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a wondrous 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 Ms. 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 )

64 editions published between 2011 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 2,856 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 Gary Winick( Visual )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,851 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 )

37 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 2,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having just graduated from college, Barry B. Benson finds himself disillusioned with the prospect of having only one career choice -- honey. As he ventures outside of the hive for the first time, he breaks one of the cardinal rules of the bee world and talks to a human, a New York City florist named Vanessa. He is shocked to discover that the humans have been stealing and eating the bee's honey for centuries. He ultimately realizes that his true calling in life is to set the world right by suing the human race. That is until the ensuing chaos upsets the very balance of nature. It is up to Barry to prove that even a little bee can spell big changes in the world
Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )

140 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novelist Paul Sheldon does not remember the blinding blizzard that sent his car spinning off the road. Nor does he remember being nursed back from unconsciousness. All he remembers is waking up in the home of Annie Wilkes, a maniacal fan who is bent on keeping her favorite writer as her personal prisoner, forever
About Schmidt by Kevin Tent( Visual )

41 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,165 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
Revolutionary road by Sam Mendes( Visual )

43 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,096 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
On the basis of sex by Mimi Leder( Visual )

18 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and German and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the powerful true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg, On the Basis of Sex depicts a then-struggling attorney and new mother facing adversity in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a ground-breaking case, she knows the outcome could alter the courts' view of gender discrimination. Stronger together, Ruth teams up with her husband, Martin Ginsburg, to fight the case that catapults her into one of the most important public figures of our time
Failure to Launch( Visual )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tripp is a thirtysomething slacker, but that doesn't mean 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 the help of a beautiful and talented woman in providing the romantic incentive needed to finally get their son out of the family home
Valentine's Day by Garry Marshall( Visual )

43 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,810 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
Tammy by Melissa McCarthy( Visual )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tammy is having a bad day. She's totaled her car, gotten fired from her job at a burger joint, and finds her husband getting comfortable with the neighbor in her own house. It's time to take her boom box and book it. The bad news is she's broke and without wheels. The worse news is her grandma, Pearl, is her only option--with a car, cash, and an itch to see Niagara Falls. Not exactly the escape Tammy had in mind. But on the road, with grandma riding shot gun, it may be just what Tammy needs
Richard Jewell by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

25 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Jewell is the security guard who reports finding the device at the 1996 Atlanta bombing, which makes him a hero whose swift actions saved countless lives. Within days, the law-enforcement wannabe becomes the FBI's number one suspect, vilified by press and public alike; reaching out to independent, anti-establishment attorney Watson Bryant, Jewell staunchly professes his innocence
P.S.I Love You( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,595 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
The boss by Melissa McCarthy( Visual )

34 editions published in 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michelle Darnell, a titan of industry, is sent to prison after she's caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget
The day the Earth stood still by Robert Wise( Visual )

38 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 1,499 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 young 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
Fred Claus by David Dobkin( Visual )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,417 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
Primary colors by Mike Nichols( Visual )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,349 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
 
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Alternative Names
Bates, Bobo 1948-

Bates Kathleen Doyle

Bates, Kathleen Doyle 1948-

Bates, Kathy

Bates, Kathy D. 1948-

Catharina Bates

Doyle-Bates, Kathleen

Kathy Bates actrice, productrice et réalisatrice américaine

Kathy Bates Actriz de cine estadounidense

Kathy Bates American film actress and director

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Keti Beyts ABŞ aktrisası və rejissoru

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Катй Батес

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