The NeverEnding Story

A boy who needs a friend finds a world that needs a hero in a land beyond imagination!

The NeverEnding Story (1984)


While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck dragon named Falkor, must save Fantasia from the destruction of The Nothing.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Writers: Wolfgang Petersen, Herman Weigel.

Release Date: 1984-04-05
Status: Released
Run time: 102 min / 1:42
Budget: $27,000,000
Revenue: $20,158,808
Production Companies : Producers Sales Organization, Bavaria Film, Dieter Geissler Filmproduktion, Warner Bros., Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Bavaria Studios
Production Countries: Germany, United States of America



Barret Oliver
Gerald McRaney
Bastian's Father
Noah Hathaway
Drum Garrett
1st Bully
Darryl Cooksey
2nd Bully
Nicholas Gilbert
3rd Bully
Thomas Hill
Carl Conrad Koreander - The Librarian
Frank Lenart
Teeny Weeny (voice)
Silvia Seidel
Tami Stronach
The Childlike Empress
Sydney Bromley
Moses Gunn
Cairon - Empress' Servant
Patricia Hayes
Alan Oppenheimer
Rockbiter / Falkor / G'mork / Narrator (voice)
Tilo Prückner
Night Hob
Heinz Reincke
Fuchur (voice)
Deep Roy
Teeny Weeny


Production Bernd Eichinger Producer
Editing Jane Seitz Editor
Art Rolf Zehetbauer Production Design
Writing Wolfgang Petersen Screenplay
Directing Wolfgang Petersen Director
Production Günter Rohrbach Co-Producer
Sound Klaus Doldinger Original Music Composer
Art Götz Weidner Art Direction
Production Mark Damon Executive Producer
Crew Brian Johnson Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Edwin Erfmann Makeup Artist
Writing Michael Ende Novel
Writing Herman Weigel Screenplay
Production Dieter Geissler Producer
Crew Robert Easton Additional Dialogue
Production John W. Hyde Executive Producer
Production Bernd Schaefers Producer
Art Johann Kott Art Direction
Art Herbert Strabel Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Count Ul De Rico Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Diemut Remy Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Brigitta Ansary Makeup Artist
Crew Colin Arthur Special Effects
Production Klaus Kähler Associate Producer

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