Best Wolfgang Petersen Movies, From Air Force One to Das Boot

Wolfgang Petersen, the German director who helmed some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters, has passed away at the age of 81 following a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

It’s another big loss for the film industry, but his legacy carries on with a filmography that is rich and diverse, from his breakout hit The Boat (Das Boot) in 1981 that brought him to the attention of Hollywood up to Poseidon, his 2006 remake of The Poseidon Adventure.

While Petersen’s portfolio might be smaller than other directors’, the creativity behind his films is exceptional.

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