Entertainment Movies Directed By Wolfgang Petersen

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List of all movies directed by Wolfgang Petersen, listed alphabetically. These popular films directed by Wolfgang Petersen include trailers of the movies when available. This collection includes some of the best movies directed by Wolfgang Petersen, so use the list to find some movies you haven't already seen. From Wolfgang Petersen's studio films to Wolfgang Petersen's independent films, this Wolfgang Petersen filmography includes movies from all genres.

Everything from Outbreak to Reifezeugnis is included on this list.

Almost all Wolfgang Petersen director credits are included. If you’re wondering, “What movies did Wolfgang Petersen direct?” or “What is the best Wolfgang Petersen movie?” then this list will answer your questions.

Wolfgang Petersen has had the pleasure of working with tremendous talent, including Clint Eastwood and Brad Pitt.

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Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close
Air Force One is a 1997 American political action thriller film written by Andrew W. Marlowe and directed and co-produced by Wolfgang Petersen. It is about a group of Russian terrorists that ...more

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Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Uwe Ochsenknecht
Das Boot is a 1981 German epic film written and directed by Wolfgang Petersen, produced by Günter Rohrbach, and starring Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, and Klaus Wennemann. ...more

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Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett, Jr.
Enemy Mine is a 1985 science fiction drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen based on the story of the same name by Barry B. Longyear. It starred Dennis Quaid and Louis Gossett, Jr. as a human ...more

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Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo
In the Line of Fire is a 1993 American action thriller film directed by Wolfgang Petersen, and starring Clint Eastwood and John Malkovich. Written by Jeff Maguire, the film is about a ...more

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Old Man's War
Old Man's War is a 2012 Drama and Sci-Fi movie written by John Scalzi and directed by Wolfgang Petersen.

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One or the Other of Us Elke Sommer, Jürgen Prochnow, Ulla Jacobsson
One or the Other of Us is a 1974 West German film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It was Petersen's first theatrical feature film, and was based on the novel of the same name by Horst Bosetzky, ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman
Outbreak is a 1995 American medical disaster film directed by Wolfgang Petersen and based on Richard Preston's non-fiction book The Hot Zone. The film stars Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, and ...more

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Emmy Rossum, Fergie, Kurt Russell
Poseidon is a 2006 disaster film directed and co-produced by Wolfgang Petersen. It is the third film adaptation of Paul Gallico's novel The Poseidon Adventure, and a loose remake of the 1972 ...more

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Reifezeugnis Nastassja Kinski, Judy Winter, Klaus Schwarzkopf
Reifezeugnis is a 1977 German television film directed by Wolfgang Petersen and part of the Tatort television series. The film starred Nastassja Kinski in her first major role in a feature ...more

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Tom Berenger, Bob Hoskins, Greta Scacchi
Shattered is a 1991 Hitchcockian neo-noir/psychological thriller starring Tom Berenger, Greta Scacchi, Bob Hoskins, Joanne Whalley and Corbin Bernsen. It was directed and written for the screen ...more

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Jürgen Prochnow, Hans-Michael Rehberg, Alexander Ziegler
Die Konsequenz is a West German film from 1977. It is an adaptation of the 1975 autobiographical novel with the same name by Swiss author Alexander Ziegler and directed by Wolfgang Petersen.

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Gerald McRaney, Limahl, Moses Gunn
The NeverEnding Story is a 1984 West German epic fantasy film based on the novel of the same name by Michael Ende, about a boy who reads a magical library book that tells a story of a young ...more

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George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane
The Perfect Storm is a 2000 American biographical disaster drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is an adaptation of the 1997 non-fiction book of the same title by Sebastian Junger, which ...more

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Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne
Troy is a 2004 American epic film written by David Benioff and directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is loosely based on Homer's Iliad. Achilles leads his Myrmidons along with the rest of the Greek ...more