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Petersen, Wolfgang

Overview
Works: 213 works in 1,532 publications in 12 languages and 24,114 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Disaster films  Fantasy films  Children's films  War films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Author, Performer, Scenarist, Adapter, Restager, Film editor, fmd, Other, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Wolfgang Petersen
Publications by Wolfgang Petersen
Most widely held works about Wolfgang Petersen
 
Most widely held works by Wolfgang Petersen
Troy by Wolfgang Petersen( visu )
172 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,719 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
The NeverEnding story by Wolfgang Petersen( visu )
121 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,658 libraries worldwide
The Nothing threatens to destroy Fantasia and its Child-Empress and a young warrior sets out to save them
Das Boot by Wolfgang Petersen( visu )
240 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,579 libraries worldwide
Follows the daring patrol of U-96, one of the famed German U-boats known as the "gray wolves."
The perfect storm by George Clooney( visu )
59 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,876 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 Harrison Ford( visu )
120 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,323 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 Wolfgang Petersen( visu )
60 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,711 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( visu )
85 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,636 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( visu )
67 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,478 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 Christopher Columbus( visu )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
Mission to Mars: NASA launches a Mars Recovery Mission to investigate and bring back survivors from the first manned mission to Mars which has mysteriously disappeared
Enemy mine by Wolfgang Petersen( visu )
46 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 662 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 ( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 237 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 98 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 36 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
Die unendliche Geschichte ( visu )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 32 libraries worldwide
The Nothing threatens to destroy Fantasia and its Child-Empress and a young warrior sets out to save them
L'histoire sans fin by Wolfgang Petersen( visu )
21 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 30 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
A collection of three World War II movies
4 film favorites ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Troy: 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
Die konsequenz = The consequence by Wolfgang Petersen( visu )
4 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 24 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
La Historia interminable The Neverending story ( visu )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Escondido en el desván de su colegio, Bastian lee La historia interminable, libro que relata la destrucción del Reino de Fantasía. A medida que lee, Bastian se da cuenta de que la salvación de Fantasía depende de que él consiga entrar dentro del libro
Smog ( visu )
11 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in German and held by 20 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
Peterson, Wolfgang, cinéaste
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 regista e sceneggiatore tedesco
Wolfgang Petersen tysk filminstruktør
Wolfgang Petersen tysk filmregissör
Βόλφγκανγκ Πήτερσεν Γερμανός σκηνοθέτης
Волфганг Петерсен
Вольфганг Петерсен
Петерсен, Вольфганг
Վոլֆգանգ Պետերսոն
וולפגנג פטרסן במאי קולנוע גרמני
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
Languages
English (579)
German (244)
Spanish (82)
French (69)
Multiple languages (40)
Italian (19)
Russian (1)
Chinese (1)
Hungarian (1)
Swedish (1)
Esperanto (1)
Dutch (1)
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