WorldCat Identities

Petersen, Wolfgang

Works: 8 works in 396 publications in 10 languages and 3,257 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Disaster films  War films  Submarine films  Documentary television programs  Science fiction films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Wolfgang Petersen
Das Boot by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

196 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the daring patrol of U-96, one of the famed German U-boats known as the "gray wolves."
Poseidon by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

40 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 939 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
Troy by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

124 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War erupts after Trojan prince Paris abducts Helen, the wife of Spartan ruler Menelaus
Enemy mine by Barry B Longyear( Visual )

31 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 359 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
Das Boot U-96( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Boat the other side of World War II( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enemy mine( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Press kit includes 2 pamphlets, 3 sheets loose copy, 4 photographs and 2 slides
L'histoire sans fin l'intégrale( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.13 for Poseidon ... to 0.96 for Das Boot U ...)

Alternative Names
Peterson, Wolfgang, cinéaste