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Petersen, Wolfgang

Overview
Works: 388 works in 1,271 publications in 10 languages and 20,066 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Interviews  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Legends  Fantasy films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Performer, Scenarist, Film editor, Adapter, Speaker, Creator, Contributor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wolfgang Petersen
Das Boot by Wolfgang Petersen ( Visual )
151 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the daring patrol of U-96, one of the famed German U-boats known as the "gray wolves."
The NeverEnding story by Wolfgang Petersen ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Nothing threatens to destroy Fantasia and its Child-Empress and a young warrior sets out to save them
Troy by Wolfgang Petersen ( Visual )
67 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1193 B.C., Prince Paris, the son of the King of Troy falls in love with Helen, the wife of the king of Sparta, and convinces her to follow him away from her husband, Menelaus, the result is an epic war. The Greeks sail to Troy and lay siege. Achilles, the greatest warrior in all the world, is called in to fight against Troy and give Greece the upper hand. Hector, the eldest son of Priam, King of Troy, and the greatest Trojan warrior embodies the hopes of the people of his city
Air Force One by Wolfgang Petersen ( Visual )
100 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An uncompromising U.S. President has just told the world he will not negotiate with terrorists. But when Russian terrorists hijack Air Force One, the world's most secure and extraordinary aircraft, the President is faced with a nearly impossible decision-- give in to terrorist demands or sacrifice not only the country's dignity, but the lives of his wife and daughter
Poseidon by Paul Gallico ( Visual )
41 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over 2,000 passengers and crew are celebrating New Year's Eve aboard the luxury cruise ship 'Poseidon' on the open sea. Without warning, at midnight, a rogue wave hundreds of feet high, slams into the ship and rolls it upside down. Most of the passengers and crew are killed outright, but several hundred remain alive in the ballroom, where the party was being held. Realizing their only hope of rescue lies at the surface of the water, a handful of survivors start to make their way past falling debris, flash fires, and the ever-present threat of flooding. Their destination is the ship's propeller shafts
In the line of fire by Wolfgang Peterson ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Horrigan, a veteran Secret Service agent haunted by his failure to protect JFK from assassination gets a chance to redeem himself when a brilliant psychopath threatens to kill the current president and take Horrigan with him
Outbreak by Wolfgang Petersen ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dustin Hoffman plays Sam Daniels, a take-charge army virologist trying to stave off global biological meltdown. A rare killer virus from the jungles of Zaire has taken hold in a California community. Its mortality rate is 100%. And some say the only way to stop its spread is to firebomb the town and everyone in it
Bicentennial man by Christopher Columbus ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about an android "household appliance" robot who just wants to be a regular guy
Enemy mine by Wolfgang Petersen ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science fiction drama about two space enemies who crash on a desolate planet and gradually realize that in order to survive they must overcome their hatred of each other
Shattered by Wolfgang Petersen ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A disfigured amnesic struggles to reconstruct his life, and is haunted by nightmarish and erotic memories which lead him to a shocking and horrifying truth
Das boot the director's cut by Lothar Günther Buchheim ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skildring af vilkårene for 43 tyskere der i 1941 under 2. verdenskrig skal gøre tjeneste i en undervandsbåd, og dermed delte skæbne med omkring 40.000 tyske sømænd, af hvilke kun ca. 10.000 overlevede
Children's fantasy the secret garden, 5 children & it, the witches, the neverending story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The neverending story, the Nothing threatens to destroy Fantasia and its Child-Empress and a young warrior sets out to save them. In The witches, a nine-year-old boy and his grandmother confront a witch who is planning to turn all of England's children into mice. In The secret garden, a young orphan named Mary is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden which was abandoned after a tragic accident. With the help of her crippled cousin Colin, and Dickon the country boy, her spirit is gradually reawakened as they bring the garden back to life. In Five children and it, four brothers and one sister discover a Psammead, or sand-fairy, in the gravel pit near the country house where they are staying, unaware of the misadventures its wish-granting will bring them
Troja ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1193 B.C., Prince Paris, the son of the King of Troy falls in love with Helen, the wife of the king of Sparta, and convinces her to follow him away from her husband, Menelaus. The result is an epic war in which the Greeks sail to Troy and lay siege. Achilles, the greatest warrior in all the world, is called in to fight against Troy and give Greece the upper hand. Hector, the eldest son of Priam, King of Troy, and the greatest Trojan warrior, embodies the hopes of the people of his city
Troie by Wolfgang Petersen ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dans la Grèce Antique, une guerre dévastatrice éclate de la passion amoureuse des deux plus illustres amants de lhistoire : Pâris-Prince de Troie et Hélène Reine de Spartes. Lenlèvement dHélène par Pâris est une insulte que le Roi Ménélas ne peut supporter. Parce que lhonneur familial est en jeu, Agamemnon, frère de Ménélas et puissant Roi de Mycènes, réunit toutes les armées grecques afin de faire sortir Hélène de Troie. Mais en réalité, la sauvegarde de lhonneur familial nest quun prétexte pris par Agamemnon pour cacher sa terrible avidité. Celui-ci cherche en fait à contrôler Troie et agrandir son vaste empire. Aucune armée na jamais réussi à pénétrer dans la cité fortifiée, sur laquelle veillent le Roi Priam et le Prince Hector. Lavenir de Troie ne dépend plus que dun homme, Achille, connu comme le plus grand guerrier de son époque
Alien nation Enemy mine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alien nation: Science fiction drama set in Los Angeles in the 1990's about a whole culture of aliens called "Newcomers" who land in the Mojave Desert and are allowed refuge by the U.S. government
La storia infinita ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il piccolo Bastian, che preferisce fantasticare sui libri piuttosto che andare a scuola, finisce in un libro magico: per salvare il regno di Fantàsia e poter tornare a casa dovrà sconfiggere il Nulla con l'aiuto del drago volante Falkor e di Atreyu, fanciullo guerriero. (Mereghetti)
Survival collection Twister, Perfect storm, Poseidon, Outbreak ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Formerly married scientists pursue violent tornadoes in an effort to launch sensors which might help them predict future storms; in October of 1991, a crew of fisherman stranded out at sea banded together to face the fiercest storm in recorded history; a deadly virus from a jungle makes its way into a California community and has the potential to wipe out all mankind; ten survivors struggle to reach safety after an ocean liner capsizes in mid sea
Schwarz und weiss wie Tage und Nächte Black and white as day and night ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Engrossing ironic tale about a demented prodigy who plays chess for the highest stakes of all
Troja Troy ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1193 B.C., Prince Paris, the son of the King of Troy falls in love with Helen, the wife of the king of Sparta, and convinces her to follow him away from her husband, Menelaus. The result is an epic war in which the Greeks sail to Troy and lay siege. Achilles, the greatest warrior in all the world, is called in to fight against Troy and give Greece the upper hand. Hector, the eldest son of Priam, King of Troy, and the greatest Trojan warrior, embodies the hopes of the people of his city
Spannungsverhältnis zwischen Gründerhaftung und Handlungshaftung im Haftungssystem der Vor-GmbH bei Bargründungen by Wolfgang Petersen ( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in German and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Petersen, Wolfgang 1941-
Petersen, Wolfgang John 1941-
Peterson, Wolfgang
Peterson, Wolfgang cinéaste
Languages
English (385)
German (151)
French (36)
Multiple languages (19)
Spanish (16)
Italian (11)
Russian (1)
Arabic (1)
Dutch (1)
Hungarian (1)
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