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Das Boot | Movie Details for Director Wolfgang Petersen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Das Boot  149 min,  R,  [Adventure, Drama, Thriller]  [Wolfgang Petersen]  [10 Feb 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, Metacritic 86/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Herbert Grönemeyer, Hubertus Bengsch, Jürgen Prochnow, Klaus Wennemann
Plot:  The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror.
Writer:  Wolfgang Petersen (screenplay), Lothar G. Buchheim (novel)
Language:  German, English, French    Country:  West Germany    More Info:  IMDB
In the Line of Fire | Movie Details for Director Wolfgang Petersen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  In the Line of Fire  128 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Wolfgang Petersen]  [09 Jul 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, Metacritic 74/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Clint Eastwood, Dylan McDermott, John Malkovich, Rene Russo
Plot:  Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.
Writer:  Jeff Maguire
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Die Konsequenz | Movie Details for Director Wolfgang Petersen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Die Konsequenz  100 min,  [Drama]  [Wolfgang Petersen]  [02 Dec 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ernst Hannawald, Hans-Michael Rehberg, Jürgen Prochnow, Werner Schwuchow
Plot:  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 and a life ...
Writer:  Alexander Ziegler (novel), Alexander Ziegler (screenplay), Wolfgang Petersen (screenplay)
Language:  German    Country:  West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Air Force One | Movie Details for Director Wolfgang Petersen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Air Force One  124 min,  R,  [Action, Drama, Thriller]  [Wolfgang Petersen]  [25 Jul 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, Metacritic 61/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Gary Oldman, Glenn Close, Harrison Ford, Wendy Crewson
Plot:  Hijackers seize the plane carrying the President of the United States and his family, but he - an ex-soldier - works from hiding to defeat them.
Writer:  Andrew W. Marlowe
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  USA, Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The NeverEnding Story | Movie Details for Director Wolfgang Petersen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The NeverEnding Story  102 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, Family]  [Wolfgang Petersen]  [20 Jul 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, Metacritic 46/100, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Barret Oliver, Chris Eastman, Darryl Cooksey, Gerald McRaney, Noah Hathaway, Tami Stronach
Plot:  A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.
Writer:  Wolfgang Petersen (screenplay), Herman Weigel (screenplay), Michael Ende (novel), Robert Easton (additional dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  West Germany, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Enemy Mine | Movie Details for Director Wolfgang Petersen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Enemy Mine  108 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Wolfgang Petersen]  [20 Dec 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 59%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Brion James, Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett Jr., Richard Marcus
Plot:  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 band together ...
Writer:  Barry Longyear (story), Edward Khmara (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Outbreak | Movie Details for Director Wolfgang Petersen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Outbreak  127 min,  R,  [Action, Drama, Thriller]  [Wolfgang Petersen]  [10 Mar 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 59%, Metacritic 65/100, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Dustin Hoffman, Kevin Spacey, Morgan Freeman, Rene Russo
Plot:  Extreme measures are necessary to contain an epidemic of a deadly airborne virus. But how extreme, exactly?
Writer:  Laurence Dworet, Robert Roy Pool
Language:  English, Korean, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Perfect Storm | Movie Details for Director Wolfgang Petersen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  The Perfect Storm  130 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Wolfgang Petersen]  [30 Jun 2000]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Metacritic 59/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 25 nominations.
Actors:  Diane Lane, George Clooney, John C. Reilly, Mark Wahlberg
Plot:  An unusually intense storm pattern catches some commercial fishermen unaware and puts them in mortal danger.
Writer:  Sebastian Junger (book), William D. Wittliff (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Troy | Movie Details for Director Wolfgang Petersen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Troy  163 min,  R,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [Wolfgang Petersen]  [14 May 2004]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 54%, Metacritic 56/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 21 nominations.
Actors:  Adoni Maropis, Brad Pitt, Brian Cox, Eric Bana, Julian Glover, Nathan Jones, Orlando Bloom
Plot:  An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.
Writer:  Homer (poem), David Benioff (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Malta, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Shattered | Movie Details for Director Wolfgang Petersen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  Shattered  98 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Wolfgang Petersen]  [11 Oct 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 31%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bob Hoskins, Greta Scacchi, Joanne Whalley, Tom Berenger
Plot:  After a horrific car wreck leaves him an amnesiac, a man slowly begins to unravel his shocking past.
Writer:  Richard Neely (novel), Wolfgang Petersen (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Poseidon | Movie Details for Director Wolfgang Petersen | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 46%  Poseidon  98 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Wolfgang Petersen]  [12 May 2006]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, Metacritic 50/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 nominations.
Actors:  Emmy Rossum, Jacinda Barrett, Josh Lucas, Kurt Russell, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  On New Year's Eve, the luxury ocean liner Poseidon capsizes after being swamped by a rogue wave. The survivors are left to fight for their lives as they attempt to escape the sinking ship.
Writer:  Mark Protosevich (screenplay), Paul Gallico (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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