Search results for "Wolfgang Petersen"

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Outbreak (1995)

A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Rene Russo  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Kevin Spacey

Air Force One (1997)

Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Gary Oldman  •  Glenn Close  •  Wendy Crewson

Das Boot (1981) RT 98% / Audience 96%

DVD release: Dec 1997

A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Jürgen Prochnow  •  Herbert Grönemeyer  •  Klaus Wennemann  •  Hubertus Bengsch

The NeverEnding Story (1984) RT 82% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Sep 2001

While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Barret Oliver  •  Gerald McRaney  •  Noah Hathaway  •  Drum Garrett

In the Line of Fire (1993) RT 95% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Apr 1997

Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Rene Russo  •  John Malkovich  •  Dylan McDermott

Poseidon (2006) RT 33% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Aug 2006

A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Josh Lucas  •  Jacinda Barrett

Shattered (1991) RT 31% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Tom Berenger  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Joanne Whalley

The Perfect Storm (2000) RT 47% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Nov 2000

In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Mark Wahlberg  •  Diane Lane  •  John C. Reilly

Troy (2004) RT 54% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jan 2005

In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Eric Bana  •  Brian Cox

The Consequence (1977)

Thomas is the son of a prison warden. He falls for and seduces Martin, who is older and one of the prison inmates. After Martin is released, They try to build a relationship ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Jürgen Prochnow  •  Ernst Hannawald  •  Werner Schwuchow  •  Hans-Michael Rehberg

One or the Other of Us (1974)

One or the Other of Us (German: Einer von uns beiden) is a 1974 West German film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It was Petersen's first theatrical feature film, and was based ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Klaus Schwarzkopf  •  Elke Sommer  •  Jürgen Prochnow  •  Ulla Jacobsson

Enemy Mine (1985) RT 59% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Louis Gossett, Jr.  •  Brion James  •  Richard Marcus

Four Against the Bank (2016)

Four men, betrayed by the bank, unite to take revenge.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Michael Herbig  •  Jan Josef Liefers  •  Til Schweiger  •  Matthias Schweighöfer

Starbuck Holger Meins (2002)

Twenty-five years after the death of Holger Meins, filmmaker and former student friend of the deceased, Gerd Conradt takes an in-depth look at the helmsman of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Gerd Conradt
CAST:  Harun Farocki  •  Michael Ballhaus  •  Susanne Beyeler  •  Enzio Edschmid

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