Peter Weir

21 Aug 1944

Director, Writer, Producer

Peter Lindsay Weir, AM (born 21 August 1944) is an Australian film director. After playing a leading role in the Australian New Wave cinema with his films such as Picnic at Hanging Rock, The Last Wave and Gallipoli, Weir directed a diverse group of American and international films—many of them major box office hits—including the Academy Award nominees Witness, Dead Poets Society, Green Card, The Truman Show and Master and Commander.

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Filmography (15 titles)

(movie, 2010)
8.4The Way Back
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 1998)
7.9The Truman Show
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1993)
···Fearless
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1990)
···Green Card
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 1989)
···Dead Poets Society
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1986)
···The Mosquito Coast
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 1985)
···Witness
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Role: Director
Genre: War, Drama, Romance
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1981)
···Gallipoli
Genre: Drama, History, War
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1979)
···The Plumber
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1977)
···The Last Wave
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1975)
···Picnic at Hanging Rock
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Foreign
Role: Director
(movie, 1974)
···The Cars That Ate Paris
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Mystery
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1971)
···Homesdale
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Director