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The NeverEnding Story

Released in the USA on July 20 of 1984, "The NeverEnding Story" is an Adventure/Drama/Family/Fantasy film directed by Wolfgang Petersen, and written by Herman Weigel (screenplay), Wolfgang Petersen (screenplay), Robert Easton (additional dialogue) and Michael Ende (novel) , starring Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Moses Gunn, Thomas Hill and Alan Oppenheimer.

A boy who needs a friend finds a world that needs a hero in a land beyond imagination!
Directed by:
Wolfgang Petersen
Herman Weigel and Wolfgang Petersen
Additional dialogue:
Robert Easton
Michael Ende
Dieter Geissler, Bernd Eichinger and Bernd Schaefers
Günter Rohrbach
Executive producer:
Mark Damon and John W. Hyde
Associate producer:
Klaus Kähler


Bastian Bux (Barret Oliver), a boy, is accosted by bullies on his way to school. He hides in a bookstore, interrupting the grumpy bookseller, Mr. Koreander (Thomas Hill). Bastian asks about one of the books he sees, but Mr. Koreander warns him it is "not safe." Nevertheless, Bastian steals the book and races towards school. He then hides in the school's attic to begin reading "The Neverending Story."

The book describes the fantasy world of Fantasia which is being threatened by a force called "The [...]



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Who is the director of "The NeverEnding Story"?

Wolfgang Petersen is a German director, producer, screenwriter, and actor.

Wolfgang Petersen has directed movies such as "Die Unendliche Geschichte", released in 1984, "Das Boot" (1981), "Air Force One" (1997), "Outbreak" (1995), "The Perfect Storm" (2000), and "Enemy Mine" (1985).

Wolfgang Petersen and Noah Hathaway have worked together on "Die Unendliche Geschichte", released in 1984 (character: Atreyu).


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What was the release date of "The NeverEnding Story"?

"The NeverEnding Story" was first released on Friday, April 06, 1984, in Germany.

Release date for the United States:
  • Friday, July 20, 1984
Release date in the United Kingdom:
  • Thursday, April 04, 1985

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