WorldCat Identities

Bottoms, Sam 1955-2008

Overview
Works: 56 works in 190 publications in 4 languages and 12,202 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Western films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sam Bottoms
Apocalypse now redux by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

64 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A United States Army officer/trained assassin is sent into the depths of a southeast Asian jungle to seek out a renegade colonel and terminate his command during the Vietnam War
The outlaw Josey Wales by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With fresh memories of his family's slaughter by Red Leg soldier Terrill (Bill McKinney), Confederate Josey Wales (Eastwood) refuses to join his captain Fletcher (John Vernon) and the rest of his comrades in surrender to a U.S. Army regiment. Deemed a dangerous outlaw after a bloody one-man battle with that regiment, Josey is pursued by U.S. Cavalry soldiers led by the unwilling Fletcher and the murderous Terrill, as well as by bounty hunters who eventually learn how coolly lethal Wales can be. Despite his desire to remain a lone fugitive, Josey soon has a crew of travelling companions that includes Cherokee Lone Watie (Chief Dan George) and the pretty Laura Lee (Sondra Locke) and her vigorous Grandma Sarah (Paula Trueman), settlers on their way to a ranch near Santa Rio. The few Santa Rio residents welcome the group, but their peace and Josey's burgeoning romance with Laura Lee are soon interrupted by Terrill's arrival
The Last Picture Show by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

12 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of teenagers in a small Texas town just prior to the hero leaving for Korea and the closing of the town's movie theater
Shopgirl by Qiling Mao( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Porter is a buttoned-down 50-something executive who reaches out to a much younger woman as his Los Angeles playmate. Mirabelle, a 20-something with a pile of promises, debt, and depression, fades away in a slow corner of Saks, while trying to sell unneeded formal gloves. She's a wisp of a person, with a cat who doesn't love her, and when she finds a suitor, it's Jeremy, a scruffy artist who babbles on about speakers. When the gentlemanly Porter calls, his appearance in her life begins to make her whole. It also immediately sets her up for sadness, because Ray thinks of Mirabella as a precious outlet for sex, while Mirabelle, very mistakenly, sees Ray as a potential lifelong mate
Sherrybaby by Laurie Collyer( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman with a history of drug abuse returns home after a 3-year prison sentence, to reconnect with her 5-year-old daughter while trying to adjust to the outside world once again
Hearts of darkness : a filmmaker's apocalypse by Fax Bahr( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth and engrossing look into the making of Francis Ford Coppola's epic Apocalypse Now, as filmed by his wife Eleanor
John Steinbeck's East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam and Charles Trask grow up in the shadow of their father, Cyrus. Cyrus prefers Adam, inciting jealousy in his younger son. Adam is signed up for the cavalry, while Charles works on the family farm. Reuniting years later, the brothers live in peace until a beautiful woman nearly beaten to death arrives on their front porch. Adam nurses her back to health and falls blindly in love. But Cathy hides a cruel past. Adam and Cathy marry and have twin boys. Cathy soon deserts the family, showing up later as "Kate," the madam of an upscale brothel. Adam's sons have a relationship that mirrors his own. Adam's business venture fails and depletes the family fortune. One son seeks out his mother, who has been long assumed dead
Ben Wagner by Rekab L. C Sudskany( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new school, a new chance to fit in. There's much in store for Ben when his family relocates to a new town. The change begins when Ben meets Regina. This is a story of friendship that transcends gossip and prejudice and helps two young people, their families and their community discover the importance of being there for one another
Bronco Billy by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bronco Billy McCoy is the proud owner of a down-on-its-luck traveling Wild West show. Along the way he picks up a snooty, rich young woman who was left in the desert by her fiancé without any money. He likes her spirit and hires her as his assistant
The unsaid by Tom McLoughlin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seemingly-untroubled adolescent carries disturbing secrets that compel a psychiatrist to risk everything in a race against time to unearth the patient's secrets from a gruesome past
Zandy's bride( Visual )

2 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zandy Allen invites his mail-order bride Hannah into his life on the ranch. He only wants an heir, but she wants a home and roots. He often mistreats his wife, until Hannah takes a stand, and Zandy must change to keep her
The witching of Ben Wagner by Warner Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Could Bens new friend and her kind old grandmother really be witches? He didn't want to believe it, but how else could he explain the strange events that have taken place since his meeting Regina? When Bens father becomes enchanted by the beautiful secluded lake area whifch is Regina's home, he sets in motion a course of events that ends with a twist that leaves everyone a little closer to believing in magic
John Steinbeck's East of Eden( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam and Charles Trask grow up in the shadow of their father, Cyrus. Cyrus prefers Adam, inciting jealousy in his younger son. Adam is signed up for the cavalry, while Charles works on the family farm. Reuniting years later, the brothers live in peace until a beautiful woman nearly beaten to death arrives on their front porch. Adam nurses her back to health and falls blindly in love. But Cathy hides a cruel past. Adam and Cathy marry and have twin boys. Cathy soon deserts the family, showing up later as "Kate," the madam of an upscale brothel. Adam's sons have a relationship that mirrors his own. Adam's business venture fails and depletes the family fortune. One son seeks out his mother, who has been long assumed dead
John Steinbeck's East of Eden( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam and Charles Trask grow up in the shadow of their father, Cyrus. Cyrus prefers Adam, inciting jealousy in his younger son. Adam is signed up for the cavalry, while Charles works on the family farm. Reuniting years later, the brothers live in peace until a beautiful woman nearly beaten to death arrives on their front porch. Adam nurses her back to health and falls blindly in love. But Cathy hides a cruel past. Adam and Cathy marry and have twin boys. Cathy soon deserts the family, showing up later as "Kate," the madam of an upscale brothel. Adam's sons have a relationship that mirrors his own. Adam's business venture fails and depletes the family fortune. One son seeks out his mother, who has been long assumed dead
John Steinbeck's East of Eden( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam and Charles Trask grow up in the shadow of their father, Cyrus. Cyrus prefers Adam, inciting jealousy in his younger son. Adam is signed up for the cavalry, while Charles works on the family farm. Reuniting years later, the brothers live in peace until a beautiful woman nearly beaten to death arrives on their front porch. Adam nurses her back to health and falls blindly in love. But Cathy hides a cruel past. Adam and Cathy marry and have twin boys. Cathy soon deserts the family, showing up later as "Kate," the madam of an upscale brothel. Adam's sons have a relationship that mirrors his own. Adam's business venture fails and depletes the family fortune. One son seeks out his mother, who has been long assumed dead
Great heroes of the bible. God's power( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is no greater power than the power of God. When the unbelieving ignore his word and refuse his guidance, there's only one way to right their wrongs. In the story of the Tower of Bable, god proves there is only one true path to heaven. Abraham struggles to find righteous men in the corrupt cities of Sodom and Gomorrah. In Jacob's challenge, Jacob struggles with his brother for leadership of their people, and only God's mercy can show the path to salvation. In Joseph in Egypt, when sold into slavery by his jealous brothers, Joseph must rely on his faith in God for salvation
Dolly dearest( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A demonic black magic curse, centuries old, turns the world's most beautiful doll into a savage killing machine, bent on possessing an innocent little girl
Up from the depths ; Demon of paradise( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Up from the depths: A series of mysterious aquatic attacks indicate the presence of a previously unknown giant species of shark that has risen to the surface and is preying on tourists and fishermen. Demon of paradise: Hunters become the hunted when illegal dynamite disturbs the age-old slumber of a carnivorous lizardman
Shadow fury( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After discovering a way to control the minds of cloned humans, Dr. Oh is cast away from Nova Corporation and has his medical license revoked. Vowing revenge on his former business partners, Dr. Oh secretly creates "Takeru," the ultimate human weapon. As the corporation tried to fight back, Takeru is unleased with orders to kill
Angel Blue( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dennis Cromwell (Bottoms) is the all around California kid-grown up: handsome, athletic, accomplished & well liked. A civic leader, he still lives in his hometown with Jill (Eichhorn), his wife & their newborn child. He befriends a newcomer in town, Enrique Vasquez (Rodriguez) & helps his beautiful daughter Angela by offering her a baby-sitting job & by getting her into gymnastics. Their friendship soon develops into a passionate love affair
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Sherrybaby
Alternative Names
Bottoms, Samuel 1955-2008

Bottoms, Samuel John 1955-2008

Sam Bottoms acteur américain

Sam Bottoms actor estadounidense

Sam Bottoms actor estatunidenc

Sam Bottoms Amerikaans filmacteur

Sam Bottoms amerykański aktor, producent filmowy i telewizyjny

Sam Bottoms attore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Sam Bottoms US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Сам Ботъмс

Сэм Боттомс

サム・ボトムズ

Languages
English (132)

Italian (3)

Spanish (2)

German (1)

Covers
The Last Picture ShowSherrybabyBronco BillyShadow fury