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1. The NeverEnding Story (1984)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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46 Metascore

A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney

Votes: 107,487

2. Troy (2004)

R | 163 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

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56 Metascore

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.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Julian Glover

Votes: 410,765 | Gross: $133.23M

3. Das Boot (1981)

R | 149 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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86 Metascore

The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Votes: 182,718 | Gross: $11.43M

4. Bicentennial Man (1999)

PG | 132 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.8
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42 Metascore

An android endeavors to become human as he gradually acquires emotions.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Robin Williams, Embeth Davidtz, Sam Neill, Oliver Platt

Votes: 94,096 | Gross: $58.22M

5. Poseidon (2006)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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50 Metascore

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.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Kurt Russell, Emmy Rossum, Josh Lucas

Votes: 85,955 | Gross: $60.66M

6. The Perfect Storm (2000)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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59 Metascore

An unusually intense storm pattern catches some commercial fishermen unaware and puts them in mortal danger.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, John C. Reilly, Diane Lane

Votes: 138,784 | Gross: $182.62M

7. In the Line of Fire (1993)

R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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74 Metascore

Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo, Dylan McDermott

Votes: 78,032 | Gross: $102.31M

8. Air Force One (1997)

R | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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61 Metascore

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.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close, Wendy Crewson

Votes: 154,717 | Gross: $172.62M

9. Enemy Mine (1985)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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A soldier from Earth crash-lands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together ... See full summary »

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett Jr., Brion James, Richard Marcus

Votes: 36,260 | Gross: $4.27M

10. Outbreak (1995)

R | 127 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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65 Metascore

Extreme measures are necessary to contain an epidemic of a deadly airborne virus. But how extreme, exactly?

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey

Votes: 95,026 | Gross: $67.82M

11. Das Boot (1985)

TV-MA | 293 min | Drama, War

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A World War II German U-Boat crew have a terrifying patrol mission in the early days of the war.

Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Votes: 15,188

12. Tatort (1970– )

90 min | Crime, Drama

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A long running German cop show where detectives work to solve a crime.

Stars: Klaus J. Behrendt, Miroslav Nemec, Udo Wachtveitl, Dietmar Bär

Votes: 1,826

13. Vier gegen die Bank (2016)

96 min | Comedy, Crime

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

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Antje Traue, Til Schweiger, Alexandra Maria Lara, Jana Pallaske

Votes: 566

14. Instinct (1999)

R | 126 min | Drama, Thriller

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43 Metascore

When a noted anthropologist who left society to live in the jungle is imprisoned for murder, it's up to a young psychiatrist to get through to him.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Cuba Gooding Jr., Donald Sutherland, Maura Tierney

Votes: 28,425 | Gross: $34.10M

15. Shattered (1991)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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After a horrific car wreck leaves him an amnesiac, a man slowly begins to unravel his shocking past.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Tom Berenger, Bob Hoskins, Greta Scacchi, Joanne Whalley

Votes: 6,761 | Gross: $11.51M

16. Red Corner (1997)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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An American attorney on business in China is wrongfully arrested and put on trial for murder, with a female defense lawyer from the country the only key to proving his innocence.

Director: Jon Avnet | Stars: Richard Gere, Bai Ling, Bradley Whitford, Byron Mann

Votes: 13,771 | Gross: $22.42M

17. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 708

18. The Agency (2001–2003)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

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A look at the inner workings of the CIA.

Stars: Rocky Carroll, Paige Turco, David Clennon, Will Patton

Votes: 534

19. Old Man's War

Drama, Sci-Fi | Announced

On his 75th birthday, John Perry visited his wife's grave, and joined the army. Humans have made it to the stars, and have colonized many planets, but colonization is strictly controlled. ... See full summary »

Director: Wolfgang Petersen

20. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary, Short

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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

Votes: 309

21. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Antonio Gasset, Elena S. Sánchez, Gerardo Sánchez, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo

Votes: 174

22. The Directors (1997– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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A documentary series focusing on some of cinema's greatest film directors.

Stars: Harrison Ford, Dave Mann, Tom Hanks, Rod Steiger

Votes: 152

23. Avenger (2006 TV Movie)

92 min | Thriller

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A CIA Agent steps in to stop a former Special Forces Operative on a for-hire mission that poses a global threat.

Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Sam Elliott, Timothy Hutton, James Cromwell, William Hope

Votes: 784

24. Hollywood's Best Film Directors (2009–2016)

26 min | Biography

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Looks at Hollywood's best or luckiest directors.

Stars: Chris Columbus, Francis Ford Coppola, Andrew Davis, Jan de Bont

Votes: 86

25. Wetten, dass..? (1981– )

165 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Music

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Each show has several celebrities invited who have to bet on different contestant(s) achieving his/her/their goal of performing a stunt. If the celebrities fail to anticipate whether their ... See full summary »

Stars: Thomas Gottschalk, Frank Elstner, Mirjam Weichselbraun, Jessica Schwarz

Votes: 917

26. Die Konsequenz (1977)

100 min | Drama

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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 ... See full summary »

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Ernst Hannawald, Werner Schwuchow, Hans-Michael Rehberg

Votes: 552

27. The 100 Greatest War Films (2005 TV Movie)

385 min | Documentary

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The 100 Greatest War Films of all time, as voted for by the public of the UK.

Director: Mark Murray | Stars: Sean Pertwee, David Aaronovitch, Ken Annakin, Jean-Jacques Annaud

Votes: 89

28. Corazón de... (1997– )

30 min

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Stars: Anne Igartiburu, Alejandra Navas, Carolina Casado, Jose Toledo

Votes: 98

29. Einer von uns beiden (1974)

105 min | Action, Romance, Thriller

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What started as a simple blackmail quickly devolves into a downward spiral of psychological and physical violence.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Klaus Schwarzkopf, Elke Sommer, Jürgen Prochnow, Ulla Jacobsson

Votes: 174

30. Reimagining the NeverEnding Story (2014 Video)

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Stars: Mark Damon, Klaus Doldinger, Dieter Geissler, John W. Hyde

31. Teresa (2015 TV Movie)

107 min | Biography

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Una nueva visión de la figura de Santa Teresa a través de la mirada de una joven de nuestros días que lee una de las principales obras escritas por la santa, El Libro de la vida.

Director: Jorge Dorado | Stars: Marian Álvarez, David Luque, Carla Díaz, Yara Capa

Votes: 40

32. Schwarz und weiß wie Tage und Nächte (1978 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama

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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 ... See full summary »

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Gila von Weitershausen, René Deltgen, Ljuba Tadic

Votes: 96

33. HypaSpace (2002–2008)

25 min | Documentary

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An informative look at news and gossip from the Entertainment Industry as it relates to SF.

Stars: Kim Poirier, Jonathan Llyr, Natasha Eloi, Danielle McGimsie

Votes: 93

34. Vier gegen die Bank (1976 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Comedy

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Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Herbert Bötticher, Karin Eickelbaum, Harald Leipnitz, Christine Schuberth

Votes: 32

35. A Spell for Chameleon

Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Announced

On Xanth, a world where every citizen possesses some sort of special ability, Bink, a young man, lives his life as a powerless being. If he cannot develop some sort of skill, however, he will be exiled.

36. Mondän! (1998–2002)

45 min | Documentary

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A series of documentaries following the jet-set lifestyles of the rich and famous in cities all across the world.

Stars: Mario Adorf, Giorgio Armani, Rosanna Armani, Peter Boenisch

37. Smog (1973 TV Movie)

86 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Marie-Luise Marjan, Wolfgang Grönebaum, Heinz Schacht, Michaela Henner

Votes: 141

38. Mundo VIP (1996–2001)

50 min | News

4.2
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50 minute weekly show covering show business from Hollywood movies, to Brazilian "novelas" and Portugal's film, theater and music scenes with interviews and reports made all over the world.... See full summary »

Stars: Felipa Garnel, Paulo Pires, Carlos Dias da Silva, Margarida Pinto Correia

Votes: 45

39. 37 Grad (1994– )

Documentary

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Stars: Rebecca Lena Hartl, Benjamin Lecce, Susanne Thurner, Renke von Lienen

Votes: 19

40. Arminius (I)

Drama | Announced

The story of Arminius, a Roman warrior who was German by birth and helped lead Germanic tribes to fight against the Roman Empire after its invasion of his homeland.

41. I Will Kill You, Wolf (1971)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Wolf Roth, Ursula Sieg, Tilly Zinner, Ingrid Oppermann

Votes: 37

42. Rogue Waves (2006 TV Movie)

49 min | Documentary

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Throughout history, sailors on the high seas have told stories of giant, solitary waves that came out of nowhere and sank ships. Until recently, these stories were thought to be legends or ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Froehlich | Stars: David O'Brien, James Delgado, Frank Delaney, Brian K. Haus

Votes: 9

43. Offene Wunde deutscher Film (2017)

116 min | Documentary

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Directors: Dominik Graf, Johannes Sievert | Stars: Mario Adorf, Peter Berling, Achim Bornhak, Artur Brauner

Votes: 10

44. The 55th Annual Academy Awards (1983 TV Special)

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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Dudley Moore, Richard Pryor, Walter Matthau

Votes: 114

45. Poseidon: Upside Down (2006 Video)

11 min | Documentary, Short

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The cast and crew of Poseidon (2006) discuss the making of the movie, focusing on the movie sets that depict the interior of a massive ship flipped upside down by a rogue wave.

Stars: Wolfgang Petersen, Duncan Henderson, Daren Dochterman, Robert Gould

Votes: 15

46. Van der Valk und die Reichen (1973 TV Movie)

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Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Frank Finlay, Judy Winter, Helmut Käutner, Hans Helmut Dickow

Votes: 15

47. Mein Leben (2001– )

43 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Stars: Michael Haneke, Susanne Lothar, Blixa Bargeld, Daniel Richter

Votes: 12

48. 4Pop (2003–2004)

30 min | Documentary, Music

5.6
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Stars: Jonna Kosonen, Viggo Mortensen, Marko Röhr, Markus Selin

Votes: 40

49. Hollywood Science (2006– )

50 min | Documentary

7.4
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Find out how Hollywood brings the impossible to the screen. And see what science goes into making that impossible happen.

Stars: Dave Hoffman, James Cameron, Tom Mankiewicz, Kurt Russell

Votes: 22

50. Film Genre (2002– )

60 min | Documentary

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Stars: Peter Firth, Donald Richie, Peter Bogdanovich, Joe Canutt

Votes: 18