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Prochnow, Jürgen

Works: 297 works in 978 publications in 9 languages and 17,534 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Science fiction films  War films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Creator, Author, Other, Artist, Contributor, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jürgen Prochnow
Das Boot by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

199 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the daring patrol of U-96, one of the famed German U-boats known as the "gray wolves."
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon(Hanks) is summoned to the Louvre by the French version of the FBI, led by Captain Bezu Fache(Reno), he soon discovered that he is the #1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie(Tautou), Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the while trying to stay ahead of Fache's lawmen in a chase through the Louvre, and out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the channel to England. Can Langdon and Sophie decipher the nature of a secret dating back to Leonardo Da Vinci and earlier before those responsible for the historian's murder add them to their hit list..?
The English patient by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of World War II, a mysterious, horribly burned man who claims not to remember his name, known only as the "English patient," lies near death in an Italian villa. He is cared for by a quietly desperate young nurse, Hana, herself a victim of the war. With her at the villa are Kip, a young Sikh bomb-disposal expert, and a shadowy thief with bandaged hands named Caravaggio. The key to the burned man's past may lie in his commonplace book, a volume of Herodotus, and its intimations of the sacred whirlwind of a great, mysterious, passionate, and tragically doomed love, which trapped two unsuspecting people, forever
World War Z [an oral history of the zombie war] by Max Brooks( Recording )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We survived the zombie apocalypse, but how many of us are still haunted by that terrible time? We have (temporarily?) defeated the living dead, but at what cost? Told in the haunting and riveting voices of the men and women who witnessed the horror firsthand, World War Z is the only record of the plague years
A dry white season by Euzhan Palcy( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teacher Ben du Toit sees himself as a caring and just person. When his gardener's son is beaten up by police at a demonstration by black children, he sees that society is built on a foundation of prejudice
The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Woodson is disillusioned and temporarily without direction. Through a mysterious set of coincidences, he finds himself on an adventure to Peru in search of ancient scrolls, known as the Celestine Prophecy. The prophecy and its nine key insights, predict a new awakening that will redefine human life and provide a glimpse into a completely spiritual culture on earth. Resistant at first, John finds that with each step he takes and person he meets leads him to a new awakening. It is only when he finally lets go does he find his destiny and comes to understand the meaning that had escaped him when his adventure began
Beverly Hills cop II by Tony Scott( Visual )

25 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Axel Foley is back in Beverly Hills stopping a gang of international munitions smugglers
Remember by Christina Georgina Rossetti( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspense-filled story of Zev, an Auschwitz survivor who discovers that the Nazi guard who murdered his family some seventy years ago; is living in America under an assumed identity. With the aid of a friend, Zev sets out on a gripping journey that tests both his will and his fading memory as it brings him closer to the retribution he seeks
Esther by Amos Gitai( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the story of Esther, a Jewish woman loved by King Ahasuerus, who persuades him to show her people mercy, thus averting a planned genocide of the Jews by the King's right-hand man Haman
The replacement killers by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After he betrays Mr. Wei, the ruthless crime boss who hired him to avenge his son's death, professional killer John Lee goes on the run. Enlisting the aid of beautiful document forger Meg Coburn, Lee attempts to return to his family in China before they are victimized by his betrayal. But Wei's army of "replacement killers" is hot on his trail, and now both he and Meg are targets of their impressive firepower. With both sides fully armed and determined to fight to the death, an ultra-violent shoot-out breaks out when they finally face off against each other
Dune by David Lynch( Visual )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his father's assassination, a Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis to free their desert world from the emperor's rule
Beerfest by Jay Chandrasekhar( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan and Todd Wolfhouse are given the task of taking their grandfather's ashes to be settled in the family plot in Germany. Little do they know, the family plot is actually Beerfest, an Olympic-like test of a beer gamer's mettle. When they get there and are accused by their German cousins of having stolen the family beer recipe, they are quickly humiliated in a drinking contest and sent back to America with their tails between their legs. They vow to have their revenge and come back next year to win the Beerfest competition. Jan and Todd assemble a team of their best friends and former drinking buddies including Landfill, Fink and Barry
The seventh sign by Carl Schultz( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Revelation is at hand-- six signs of the Apocalypse have come to pass. Now only one woman can stop "The seventh sign."--Container.ase
Dredd by Pete Travis( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a time when all-powerful and coldly efficient "Judges" act with the supreme authority of both the police force and legal system, Judge Dredd is the most feared law enforcer of them all. But when a former judge hatches a sinister plot to overthrow the government and eliminate the Judges, Dredd is framed for murder!
Primeval by Jill Timm( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and German and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evolutionary zoologist discovers prehistoric creatures alive and well in the present day. Unexplained anomalies are ripping holes in the fabric of time, allowing dinosaurs to escape the past and roam the modern world
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum = The lost honor of Katharina Blum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

47 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the period of several days, Katharina's privacy and her honor are destroyed, first by the police who terrorize her, and then by the yellow press, which creates in her name the image of a politicized Bonnie Parker
Robin Hood by Walt Disney( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The swashbuckling legend of Robin Hood unfolds in the 12th century when the mighty Normans ruled England with an iron fist. Two sided disc widescreen and fullscreen versions
House of the dead( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's spring break and these college kids just want to party. They charter a ship to take them to a rave on a nearby island. On arrival, they find it completely deserted, except for the bloodthirsty zombies that have taken over the island. The terrified students begin a frantic search for weapons to use against the zombies, because as night falls, they realize their only hope for survival is to win a final battle
Padre Pio( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religious biography of Francesco Forgione, better known to Catholic believers as the modern day saint Padre Pio. The friar's intense devotion manifested itself in the appearance of the stigmata - the wounds suffered by Christ at Calvary
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Jürgen Prochnow acteur allemand

Jürgen Prochnow aktor niemiecki

Jürgen Prochnow Amerikaans acteur

Jürgen Prochnow attore tedesco

Jürgen Prochnow German American actor

Prochnow, Jurgen 1941-

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The Da Vinci CodeThe English patientWorld War Z [an oral history of the zombie war]A dry white seasonEstherThe replacement killersBeerfestThe seventh sign