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Wolfgang Petersen
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Date of Birth: Mar 14, 1941

Country: Germany

Biography: Wolfgang Petersen is a German film director and screenwriter. He was nominated for two Academy Awards for the 1981 World War II submarine warfare film Das Boot. (Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 15 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Director (15) | Writer (5)
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Vier Gegen die Bank (2016)
Four men, betrayed by the bank, unite to take revenge. (imdb)
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Poseidon (2006)
When a rogue wave capsizes a luxury cruise ship in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, a small group of survivors find themselves unlikely allies in a battle for their lives.
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Troy (2004)
Throughout time, men have waged war. Some for power, some for glory, some for honor -- and some for love. (Warner Bros.)
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The Perfect Storm (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. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute details of the fishing boats, their gear and the weather are juxtaposed with the sea adventure. (imdb)
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Air Force One (1997)
Wolfgang Petersen's gripping thriller about an uncompromising U.S. President (Ford) who has just told the world he will not negotiate with terrorists. When Russian neo-nationalists hijack Air Force One, the world's most secure and extraordinary aircraft, the President is faced with a nearly impossible decision to give in to terrorist demands or sacrifice not only the country's dignity, but the lives of his wife and daughter. (Sony)
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Outbreak (1995)
Extreme measures are necessary to contain an epidemic of a deadly airborne virus. But how extreme, exactly?
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In the Line of Fire (1993)
Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.
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Shattered (1991)
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. (imdb)
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Enemy Mine (1985)
A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor... (imdb)
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Das Boot (1985)
Das Boot (1985) - TV Mini-Series
"The Boat" is the story of the crew of one of the thousands of U-boats deployed by the Germans in World War II. Subject to countless hours of claustrophobic confinement and unending assault by enemy ships, the crew struggles for survival. (imdb)
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The NeverEnding Story (1984)
A troubled boy dives into a wonderous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book. (imdb)
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Das Boot (1981)
It is 1942 and the German submarine fleet is heavily engaged in the so called "Battle of the Atlantic" to harass and destroy English shipping. With better escorts of the Destroyer Class, however, German U-Boats have begun to take heavy losses. Das Boot is the story of one such U-Boat crew, with the film examining how these submariners maintained their professionalism as soldiers, attempted to accomplish impossible missions, while all the time attempting to understand and obey the ideology of the government under which they served. (Sony Pictures)
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Schwarz und weiß wie Tage und Nächte (1978)
A scientist who swore off playing chess after a nervous breakdown as a boy wunderkind, creates an undefeated chess program. But the Russian world champ beats Tommy Rosemund's masterwork in a televised match. So the West German mathematician becomes a top chess pro himself, which the West German media boast will prove the superiority of Germany and democracy.
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Die Konsequenz (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 and a life together but, no one will let them alone. (imdb)
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Einer von uns Beiden (1974)
What started as a simple blackmail quickly devolves into a downward spiral of psychological and physical violence.
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