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Petersen, Wolfgang

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Most widely held works about Wolfgang Petersen
 
Most widely held works by Wolfgang Petersen
Troy by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

168 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,772 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
Das Boot by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

195 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the actual experiences of World War II correspondent Lothar-Günther Buchheim, the tale follows one of the famed German U-boats as it challenges the British navy at every turn
The NeverEnding story by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

101 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nothing threatens to destroy Fantasia and its Child-Empress and a young warrior sets out to save them
The perfect storm by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

52 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

122 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 2,322 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 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 Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

61 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,717 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 Petersen( Visual )

79 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging secret service agent must find out who is threatening to kill the president before it's too late
Outbreak by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

51 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,459 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
Bicentennial man by Robin Williams( Visual )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,145 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 )

43 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 684 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
The neverending story : the neverending story II : the next chapter( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled ten-year-old boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book
Das boot : the director's cut by Lothar Günther Buchheim( Visual )

55 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed look into the claustrophobic and terrifying world of a German U-boat crew hunting ships from under the sea. Gritty, realistic, and peppered with black humour, this is one of the few sympathetic portrayals of the war from the German side to be released in western distribution
Shattered by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 220 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in German and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autumn, 1941: 43 young German sailors aboard U-96 enter the war against Britain. They seek adventure, respect and heroism. For them, this voyage is for glory. For their captain, a seasoned war veteran at the young age of 30, it is a mission against enemy destroyers in a blood-red sea that can devour a ship and its crew without leaving a trace
4 film favorites : children's fantasy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 104 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
Air Force One ; In the line of fire( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Air Force One: The President fights to save his family when a group of Russian terrorists hijack Air Force One. 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
Troja( Visual )

33 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 69 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
La storia infinita( Visual )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 69 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)
Die unendliche Geschichte by Michael Ende( Visual )

35 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der kleine Bastian wird regelmässig von seinen Klassenkameraden schickaniert. Auf der Flucht vor ihnen rettet er sich eines Tages in ein Antiquariat, wo er einem alten Buchhändler begegnet, der ihn vor einem geheimnisvollen Buch warnt. Bastian kann nicht widerstehen und "leiht" sich das Buch mit dem seltsamen Titel heimlich aus, um es auf dem dunklen Dachboden der Schule zu lesen. Er gerät in eine abenteuerliche Reise durch Phantasiens Welt der Winzlinge, Rennschnecken, Felsenbeisser und Glücksdrachen, die vom Untergang bedroht ist und verzweifelt nach einem Retter sucht. Phantasien scheint verloren, als Bastian begreift, welche Rolle er in der unendlichen Geschichte spielen kann
L'histoire sans fin by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depuis la mort de sa mère, Bastien, dix ans, s'est replié sur lui-même et s'est bâti un monde imaginaire nourri des romans d'aventures qu'il dévore. Un jour, il découvre dans a librairie du vieil excentrique un livre richement relié et intitulé « L'Histoire sans Fin », qu'il dérobe. Après s'être enfermé dans le grenier de l'école, il en commence la lecture. Dès les premières pages, Bastien se sent entraîné dans l'univers merveilleux du Pays Fantastique... Un superbe conte fantastique qui vous emportera au-delà de vos rêves les plus fous. Wolfgang Petersen, le réalisateur de "En pleine tempête", nous transporte grâce aux effets spéciaux dans un monde fantastique peuplé de créatures merveilleuses. [4e de couv.]
 
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Troy
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Das BootThe NeverEnding storyAir Force OnePoseidonOutbreakDas boot : the director's cutShatteredDas BootAir Force One ; In the line of fire
Alternative Names
Petersen, Wolfgang 1941-

Petersen, Wolfgang John 1941-

Petersenas Wolfgangas

Peterson, Wolfgang

Peterson, Wolfgang, cinéaste

Wolfgang Petersen deutscher Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Wolfgang Petersen director de cine de Alemania

Wolfgang Petersen director de cinema alemán

Wolfgang Petersen director de cinema alemany

Wolfgang Petersen Duits filmregisseur

Wolfgang Petersen German film director

Wolfgang Petersen německý režisér

Wolfgang Petersen réalisateur allemand

Wolfgang Petersen regista e sceneggiatore tedesco

Wolfgang Petersen regizor de film german

Wolfgang Petersen tysk filminstruktør

Wolfgang Petersen tysk filmregissör

Βόλφγκανγκ Πέτερσεν Γερμανός σκηνοθέτης

Волфганг Петерсен

Вольфганг Петерсен

Вольфганг Петерсен немецкий кинорежиссёр

Петерсен, Вольфганг

Վոլֆգանգ Պետերսոն

וולפגנג פטרסן במאי קולנוע גרמני

ولفغانغ بيترسن مخرج أفلام ألماني

ولفگانگ پترسن تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آلمانی

ভোলফগাং পেটারসেন

ভোলফগাং পেটারসেন জার্মান চলচ্চিত্র পরিচালক

วูล์ฟกัง ปีเตอร์เซน

ว็อล์ฟกัง เพเทอร์เซิน

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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