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Petersen, Wolfgang

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Most widely held works by Wolfgang Petersen
The NeverEnding story by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

81 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,602 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 )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age. Two emerging nations clash after Paris, a Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was taken by the Trojans, he asks his brother Agamemnon to help him get her back. Agamemnon sees this as an opportunity for power and sets off for Troy with 1,000 ships holding 50,000 Greeks. With the help of Achilles, the Greeks are able to fight the never before defeated Trojans. In order to succeed, Achilles must battle Hector, the older brother of Paris and a Prince of Troy
The perfect storm by George Clooney( Visual )

58 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail and crews attempting to rescue her struggle against a powerful North Atlantic storm
Das Boot by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of young German soldiers aboard a u-boat during WWII
Poseidon by Paul Gallico( Visual )

53 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,716 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, led by Dylan and Robert 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 Petersen( Visual )

74 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,626 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
Air Force One by Harrison Ford( Visual )

42 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,266 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
Bicentennial man by Robin Williams( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about an android "household appliance" robot who just wants to be a regular guy
Outbreak by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 924 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." -- Back of container
Enemy mine by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this visually stunning sci-fi adventure, two warriors engage in a savage, futuristic war between Earth and the planet Dracon, crash-land on a desolate, fiery planet. At first, the human (Dennis Quaid) and his reptilian, alien opponent (Louis Gossett, Jr.) are intent on destroying each other. But after battling the elements and each other, the two stranded pilots gradually realize that the only way either of them will survive is to overcome their undying hatred
Shattered( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 235 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
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 94 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
Alien nation : Enemy mine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 33 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
L'histoire sans fin by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"L'histoire sans fin" 1984,91', réal. W. Petersen ..., "L'histoire sans fin 2" 1989,90', réal. G. Miller ... & "L'histoire sans fin 3 - Retour à Fantasia" 1994,95', réal. P. McDonald
WWII box set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of three World War II movies
Die konsequenz = The consequence by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Martin has been sent to jail for having had sex with a minor. While there he meets 15 year old Thomas, the son of one of the prison staff. Thomas immediately develops a deep crush on Martin. Once released, the two move in together and attempt to start a new life. But society will not let them."--Container
Einer von uns Beiden( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durch Zufall stößt der verkrachte Student Bernd Ziegenhals auf einen dunklen Punkt in der Vergangenheit von Professor Kolczyk, Dozent an der Freien Universität Berlin und kommender Mann: Kolczyk hat seine Dissertation abgeschreiben, die Karriere auf Erkenntnissen anderer aufgebaut. Ziegenhals erpresst Kolczyk, der sofort zahlt. Kolczyk zahlt, bis sich Ziegenhals an Kolczyks Tochter Ginny heran macht. Der Zweikampf der Männer und ihr Hass aufeinander richtet beide zu Grunde
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three kings (1999): American soldiers in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War become determined to steal a huge cache of gold reputed to be hidden somewhere near their desert base. Finding a map they believe will take them to the gold, they embark on a journey that leads to unexpected discoveries and ultimately, enables them to rise to a heroic challenge
La tormenta perfecta = The perfect storm by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloucester, Massachussetts. Octubre 1991. El Andrea Gail es un barco de pesca capitaneado por Billy Tyne, veterano pescador que ha tenido una serie de capturas decepcionantes. Tyne busca un golpe de suerte que haga cambiar esta mala racha y se interna en el Flemish Cap, un lugar más allá de las zonas frecuentadas por los pescadores. Pero ignora la gran tormenta que se avecina, la tormenta más aterradora, violenta y destructiva de la historia moderna
Smog( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An einem Januartag verwandelt die Wetterlage das Ruhrgebiet langsam in eine Gaskammer: Kleinkinder beginnen zu husten, die Alten schnappen nach Luft. Dann sterben die ersten menschen und die Krankenhäuser platzen aus allen Nähten. Nur zögernd erkennen die Behörden den Ernst de Lage und verhängen ein Autofahrverbot. Wird der Notfallplan helfen?"--Back of container
 
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Alternative Names
Petersen, Wolfgang 1941-

Petersen, Wolfgang John 1941-

Peterson, Wolfgang

Wolfgang Petersen director de cine de Alemania

Wolfgang Petersen Duits filmregisseur

Wolfgang Petersen German film director

Wolfgang Petersen regista e sceneggiatore tedesco

Wolfgang Petersen tysk filminstruktør

Wolfgang Petersen tysk filmregissör

Βόλφγκανγκ Πήτερσεν Γερμανός σκηνοθέτης

Волфганг Петерсен

Вольфганг Петерсен

Петерсен, Вольфганг

וולפגנג פטרסן

ولفغانغ بيترسن

ولفگانگ پترسن تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آلمانی

ভোলফগাং পেটারসেন

วูล์ฟกัง ปีเตอร์เซน

볼프강 페테젠

페터슨, 볼프강 1941-

ウォルフガング・ペーターゼン

ペーターゼン, ウォルフガング

沃尔夫冈·彼得森

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