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Peter Weir

Peter Weir
Real name: Peter Lindsay Weir
Birthdate: August 21, 1944
Age: 76 years
Country: Australia Australia
Horoscope: Leo

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Peter Weir Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

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Golden Globes Awards

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BAFTA

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David di Donatello

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Directors Guild of America (DGA)

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Chicago Film Critics Association

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Peter Lindsay Weir is an Australian. He has won two BAFTA Awards. He's known for Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), The Way Back (2010) and The Truman Show (1998).

All Movies of Peter Weir

  • Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound
    7.8
    An exploration of the history, artistry, and emotional power of cinema sound, as revealed by legendary sound designers and visionary directors, via interviews, clips from movies, and a look at their actual process of creation and
    Character: Self
    United States  2019
  • The Way Back
    7.1
    A fact-based story centered on soldiers who escaped from a Siberian gulag in 1940.
    Director of the film
    United States  2010
  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
    8.0
    During the Napoleonic Wars, Lucky Jack Aubrey captains the crew of the H.M.S. Surprise. When the ship is suddenly attacked by a superior enemy, it is badly damaged and much of his crew is injured. In a bold and dangerous move, Aub...
    Director of the film
    United States  2003
  • The Truman Show
    8.8
    He's the star of the show - but he doesn't know it! Jim Carey plays unwitting Truman Burbank, an ordinary man in a not-so-ordinary life. From the time he was born to the present, Truman's entire life has been broadcast live on nat...
    Director of the film
    United States  1998
  • Fearless
    7.1
    San Francisco architect and family man Max Klein survives the plane crash that kills his best friend and undergoes a mystical transformation. Having overcome not only his fear of flying, but his fear of death, Max emerges from the...
    Director of the film
    United States  1993
  • Green Card
    5.9
    With the help of his lawyer, Georges (Gérard Depardieu), a composer and one-time petty thief who grew up in poverty, attempts to escape his life in Paris and begin anew in America by illegally marrying Bronte (Andie MacDowell), a...
    Director of the film
    United States  1990
  • Dead Poets Society
    8.1
    Painfully shy Todd Anderson has been sent to the school where his popular older brother was valedictorian. His room-mate, Neil, although exceedingly bright and popular, is very much under the thumb of his overbearing father. The t...
    Director of the film
    United States  1989
  • The Mosquito Coast
    5.8
    A brilliant and obsessive inventor, fed up with capitalistic and consumeristic modern society, picks up and moves his family to an isolated Caribbean island, where he puts his ideas into practice. Under his guidance, his new home ...
    Director of the film
    United States  1986
  • Witness
    7.5
    When Samuel (Lukas Haas), a young Amish boy traveling with his mother Rachel (Kelly McGillis), witnesses the murder of a police officer in a public restroom, he and his mother become the temporary wards of John Book (Harrison Ford...
    Director of the film
    United States  1985
  • The Year of Living Dangerously
    7.2
    Set in Indonesia during the 1965 coup against President Sukarno, Australian reporter Guy Hamilton (Mel Gibson) is covering the scene. Whenever Hamilton becomes too glib or indifferent for his own good, he is brought back to earth ...
    Director of the film
    Australia  1982
  • Gallipoli
    7.0
    A profound study of the friendship of two young Australian men caught up in the murderous First World War. Set on the Turkish front in 1915, this film effectively combines history and drama.
    Director of the film
    Australia  1981
  • The Last Wave
    A Sydney lawyer has more to worry about than higher-than-average rainfall when he is called upon to defend five Aboriginals in court. Determined to break their silence and discover the truth behind the hidden society he suspects l...
    Director of the film
    Australia  1977
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock
    When a group of schoolgirls from an elite Victorian finishing school embark on a Valentines day excursion to an unusual outcropping of volcanic rock, four members of the party are drawn towards the summit, where they experience po...
    Director of the film
    Australia  1975
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