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Wolfgang Petersen

Director, Actor

Das BootDas Boot (The Boat) (1981) Aro Favourite
Dir. Wolfgang Petersen
Feat. Jurgen Prochnow
Nail biting, meticulous and realistic account of a German U–boat's prowlings through the North Atlantic. The most expensive German film to…
Neverending Story, TheNeverending Story, The (1984) Recommended
Dir. Wolfgang Petersen
Feat. Barret Oliver, Gerald McRaney, Moses Gunn
A boy escapes the neighbourhood bullies by retreating into a mysterious book, where fantasical and exhilirating adventures take flight. Visually…
Enemy MineEnemy Mine (1985)
Dir. Wolfgang Petersen
Feat. Dennis Quaid, Louis Jr. Gossett, Brion James
Warmhearted Sci–Fi yarn with two space pilots on opposing sides in an intergalactic war crash landing on a desolate planet, and having to make…
Shattered (1991)
Dir. Wolfgang Petersen
Feat. Tom Berenger, Bob Hoskins, Greta Scacchi
Tom Berenger plays an amnesia victim perturbed with the fragments of his former life and the suspicious antics of his friends. An innocent victim or…
In the Line of FireIn the Line of Fire (1993) Aro Favourite
Dir. Wolfgang Petersen
Feat. Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo
Clint Eastwood's ageing, guilt–ridden bodyguard plays a dangerous cat–and–mouse game with a chameleonic assassin (John Malkovich)…
OutbreakOutbreak (1995)
Dir. Wolfgang Petersen
Feat. Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman
A deadly disease breaks out in the US of A, and scientist Dustin Hoffman becomes the only man able to save its entire population. The little man…
Air Force OneAir Force One (1997)
Dir. Wolfgang Petersen
Feat. Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman
Patriot tripe of the first order in which the private plane of the US president is infiltrated and held to ransom by Russkie terrorists. Without…
Perfect Storm, ThePerfect Storm, The (2000)
Dir. Wolfgang Petersen
Feat. George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane
Fishing boat captain George Clooney gets his crew back to sea, just in time for the biggest storm in recorded history. Dividing into two distinct…
TroyTroy (2004)
Dir. Wolfgang Petersen
Feat. Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom
Homer's epic is cranked up to full fury in this Hollywood CGI–ed adaptation, depicting the seige of Troy by the vengeful Greek army and the…
PoseidonPoseidon (2006)
Dir. Wolfgang Petersen
Feat. Kurt Russell, Josh Lucas, Richard Dreyfuss
Pointless, but admittedly lean and racy, this remake of the 1970s disaster epic THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE is set aboard a giant cruise ship which is…

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