Peter Edward Berger (May 30, 1944 – September 22, 2011) was an American film editor with about fifty feature and television film credits. His film editing credits include: Mommie Dearest (1981), four films in the Star Trek series (from Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) through Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)), Fatal Attraction (1987), and Coach Carter (2005). His last credit was for the television biopic Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009); the film was his sixth collaboration with director Thomas Carter. With Michael Kahn, Berger won the 1989 BAFTA Award for Best Editing for Fatal Attraction, and they were nominated for the Academy Award and the American Cinema Editors Eddie for the film.Berger was the son of film editor Fred W. Berger. He attended film school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), served in the United States Army, and worked for the Armed Forces Korean Network in Seoul. He began his career in 1968 working on the television program, The Doris Day Show. His first credit was for the feature film Arnold (1973).
Movies & TV shows
A college professor who works as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI received a death threat that said he had only 88 minutes to live.
Alvin and the Chipmunks
A struggling writer named Dave Seville discovers success when he comes across a trio of singing chipmunks: mischievous leader Alvin, brainy Simon, and chubby, impressionable Theodore.
Calvin and his friends, who live in an orphanage, find old shoes with faded letters that are connected to a powerline. When Calvin and the shoes are struck by lightning, they go to get the shoes. Calv...
Finding a way to buy a car has been the greatest challenge of Zak's life. He discovered an odd wristwatch while looking at his father's inventions. The world around him seems to stop as everyone is fr...
Star Trek: Insurrection
When a race of aliens attempt to take over a planet withgenerative properties, it falls on Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise to protect the people and ideals of the Federation.
After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it is up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' rei...
Salesman Roy Knable spends all his free time watching television, to the exasperation of his wife, Helen. One day, TV salesman Spike convinces Roy to buy a satellite dish offering 666 channels. The ne...
Do You Know the Muffin Man?
A police officer and his wife are living the American dream. They have two children, Teddy and Sandy, and a dog named Rex. What they know and how they live as a family is irreparably changed one day w...
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
The crew of the Federation starship is named after the Planet of Intergalactic Peace. They are to negotiate in a case of kidnapping to find out that the abductor is a relative of Spock. The man is pos...
Memories of Me
After a heart attack, Abbie Polin (Crystal), a New York doctor, goes to Los Angeles to see his father, Abe (King), who works in Hollywood as the "king of the extras." Their relationship has been strai...
The Good Mother
After finding a sexually liberated boyfriend, a divorced woman gets sued over her daughter's custody by her ex, who claims that her lover has a bad influence on the child.
Less Than Zero
A college freshman returns to Los Angeles for Christmas at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.
A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when his lover starts stalking him and his family.
Fire with Fire
A young woman from a Catholic school and a young man from a nearby prison camp fall in love and run away together to escape the law, the church and their parents.
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
The fugitives of the Federation for their daring rescue of Spock from the doomed Genesis Planet begin their journey home to face justice. They find it at the mercy of an alien presence that is slowly ...
The vows of an ambitious American priest are tested during World War II. Father John Flaherty is involved in the black market to raise money for the Vatican, but he also falls in love with a young Fre...
In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first their unconventional family seems happy. Joan's callous and abusive behavior towards her daughter ...
First Monday in October
A woman is appointed to the US for the first time. She becomes friendly with a liberal associate on the Supreme Court.
The Last Married Couple in America
Many of their friends and neighbors are going through separations and divorces, but Jeff and Mari Thompson are contently married. Jeff and Mari are surrounded by people with domestic problems.
KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park
The story of rock band KISS trying to stop a plan by a mad scientist. There is a way to clone humans into robots at an amusement park. He plans to use the KISS concert as a platform to unleash his pla...
A collection of film clips profiling animal actors.
A gang of thieves plan a daring bank robbery and make their escape across the rooftops of Los Angeles. The police were called in and only one of the robbers made a clean escape. He was forced to dump ...
The ambassador's daughter was kidnapped in Thailand.