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1. Fremde, liebe Fremde (1991 TV Movie)

Drama

8.7
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Annalena and Step, two Teenagers in Romania, dream - like other Lovers - of a common future. When Ali's family, who are Immigrants from Germany, receive an ordered Visa for the West the ... See full summary »

Director: Jürgen Bretzinger | Stars: Meret Becker, Florian Fitz, Katharina Brauren, Marita Breuer

Votes: 48

2. The Lives of Others (2006)

R | 137 min | Drama, Thriller

8.5
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89 Metascore

In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.

Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Stars: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 283,155 | Gross: $11.28M

3. Downfall (2004)

R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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82 Metascore

Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Votes: 269,444 | Gross: $5.50M

4. Der Tunnel (1999 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

8.2
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A reaction to the erection of the Berlin Wall on August 13, 1961 was the provision of secret routes for East Berliners to escape into freedom in West Berlin. One such was a tunnel that ... See full summary »

Director: Marcus Vetter | Stars: Peter Schmidt-Vogel, Domenico Sesta, Luigi Spina, Hasso Herschel

Votes: 31

5. Tatort (1970– )
Episode: Der kalte Tod (1996)

89 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Director: Nina Grosse | Stars: Ulrike Folkerts, Matthias Habich, Sophie von Kessel, Rudolf Kowalski

Votes: 44

6. The Experiment (2001)

R | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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60 Metascore

For two weeks, 20 male participants are hired to play prisoners and guards in a prison. The "prisoners" have to follow seemingly mild rules, and the "guards" are told to retain order without using physical violence.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Moritz Bleibtreu, Christian Berkel, Oliver Stokowski, Wotan Wilke Möhring

Votes: 82,348 | Gross: $0.14M

7. Gigantic (1999)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Three friends from Hamburg spend one last night on the town before one of them leaves the city forever.

Director: Sebastian Schipper | Stars: Frank Giering, Florian Lukas, Antoine Monot Jr., Julia Hummer

Votes: 3,574

8. De freules (1990–1991)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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When the father of Arie-Frits dies, his aunts get an inheritance of 1 million guilders if they get his son accepted at a boarding school in Wales. Therefore they have to teach him some ... See full summary »

Stars: Arend Jan Heerma van Voss, Kees Prins, Carolien van den Berg, René Groothof

Votes: 10

9. Run Lola Run (1998)

R | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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77 Metascore

After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks.

Director: Tom Tykwer | Stars: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup, Nina Petri

Votes: 168,649 | Gross: $7.27M

10. Good Bye Lenin! (2003)

R | 121 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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68 Metascore

In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.

Director: Wolfgang Becker | Stars: Daniel Brühl, Katrin Saß, Chulpan Khamatova, Florian Lukas

Votes: 120,504 | Gross: $4.06M

11. Toto le héros (1991)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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Thomas and Alfred were born around the same time; a fire in the nursery had nurses scrambling to save the newborns. Because he felt that he deserved Alfred's good fortune at being born into... See full summary »

Director: Jaco Van Dormael | Stars: Michel Bouquet, Mireille Perrier, Jo De Backer, Thomas Godet

Votes: 4,517 | Gross: $1.23M

12. Kirschblüten - Hanami (2008)

Unrated | 127 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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62 Metascore

After Rudi's wife Trudi suddenly dies, he travels to Japan to fulfill her dream of being a Butoh dancer.

Director: Doris Dörrie | Stars: Elmar Wepper, Hannelore Elsner, Aya Irizuki, Maximilian Brückner

Votes: 4,932 | Gross: $0.10M

13. Der Totmacher (1995)

110 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Fritz Haarmann, who has killed at least 27 boys, is questioned by a psychology professor in order to find out whether he is sane and can be held responsible for his crimes. During this ... See full summary »

Director: Romuald Karmakar | Stars: Götz George, Jürgen Hentsch, Pierre Franckh, Hans-Michael Rehberg

Votes: 1,767

14. Voyeur (1986)

100 min | Comedy

7.7
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An extremely weird comedy revolving around the life of 31- year-old Abel, who has never left home (literally). After failing with doctors and psychiatrists, Abel's father Victor brings home... See full summary »

Director: Alex van Warmerdam | Stars: Alex van Warmerdam, Henri Garcin, Olga Zuiderhoek, Annet Malherbe

Votes: 1,864

15. The Wave (2008)

107 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.

Director: Dennis Gansel | Stars: Frederick Lau, Max Riemelt, Jennifer Ulrich, Jürgen Vogel

Votes: 86,901

16. The Eighth Day (1996)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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An unusual and wonderful friendship develops between a busy but unhappy salesman and a resident of a mental asylum.

Director: Jaco Van Dormael | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Pascal Duquenne, Miou-Miou, Henri Garcin

Votes: 7,701 | Gross: $0.33M

17. The Princess and the Warrior (2000)

R | 135 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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64 Metascore

Young nurse Sissi lives a secluded life, seemingly entirely devoted to her patients at Birkenhof asylum. Her first encounter with ex-soldier and drifter Bodo has a lasting impact. He causes... See full summary »

Director: Tom Tykwer | Stars: Franka Potente, Benno Fürmann, Joachim Król, Lars Rudolph

Votes: 13,344 | Gross: $0.87M

18. Die Fremde (2010)

Unrated | 119 min | Drama

7.5
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65 Metascore

Umay is a young woman of Turkish descent, fighting for an independent and self-determined life in Germany against the resistance of her family. Her struggle initiates a dynamic, which results in a life-threatening situation.

Director: Feo Aladag | Stars: Sibel Kekilli, Nizam Schiller, Derya Alabora, Settar Tanriögen

Votes: 4,668 | Gross: $0.02M

19. Der freie Wille (2006)

Unrated | 163 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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A man is released from a mental institution after serving 9 years for multiple rape.

Director: Matthias Glasner | Stars: Sabine Timoteo, André Hennicke, Manfred Zapatka, Jürgen Vogel

Votes: 2,769

20. Speer und er (2005– )

270 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.5
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A reassessment of the role Albert Speer played in the Third Reich. Speer, who was ultimately convicted at the Nuremburg trials and served a 20-year prison sentence, was known for designing ... See full summary »

Stars: Sebastian Koch, Tobias Moretti, Dagmar Manzel, Susanne Schäfer

Votes: 685

21. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)

R | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.4
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76 Metascore

A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu, Johanna Wokalek, Bruno Ganz

Votes: 31,314 | Gross: $0.48M

22. Lammbock (2001)

93 min | Comedy

7.4
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Stefan and Kai have good going business, self-grown cannabis screened as pizza delivering service. For now they only have to deal with aphids.

Director: Christian Zübert | Stars: Lucas Gregorowicz, Moritz Bleibtreu, Marie Zielcke, Julian Weigend

Votes: 9,314

23. Valhalla (1986)

89 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.4
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Through Loki's treachery, two children in the Viking age find themselves spirited away into the world of Norse Mythology.

Directors: Peter Madsen, Jeffrey James Varab | Stars: Dick Kaysø, Preben Kristensen, Laura Bro, Marie Ingerslev

Votes: 1,613

24. Schwabenkinder (2003 TV Movie)

109 min | Drama, History

7.4
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A man returning to his parents years after having been sent away as a child-laborer tells his lifetime story to his dying father.

Director: Jo Baier | Stars: Tobias Moretti, Thomas Unterkircher, Vadim Glowna, Hary Prinz

Votes: 205

25. Fascinating Nature (1996)

90 min

7.4
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Director: Gogol Lobmayr

Votes: 79

26. Schutzlos (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.4
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Director: René Heisig | Stars: Carolina Vera, Matthias Brandt, Maximilian Brückner, Sara Kessling

Votes: 31

27. Aimee & Jaguar (1999)

125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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72 Metascore

In 1943 Berlin, a Nazi officer's wife meets and starts a passionate affair with a Jewish woman.

Director: Max Färberböck | Stars: Maria Schrader, Juliane Köhler, Johanna Wokalek, Heike Makatsch

Votes: 5,400 | Gross: $0.93M

28. Das Leben ist eine Baustelle. (1997)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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After he loses his job, his father, and his girlfriend, Jan's life is a shambles. Then suddenly he meets freakish street musician Vera, and a bittersweet romance unfolds...

Director: Wolfgang Becker | Stars: Christiane Paul, Jürgen Vogel, Ricky Tomlinson, Christina Papamichou

Votes: 1,626

29. Nobody Loves Me (1994)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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On the brink of her 30th birthday, Fanny feels the door to marital happiness closing up on her. She is obsessed with death, even visits evening classes on dying and so it seems fitting, ... See full summary »

Director: Doris Dörrie | Stars: Maria Schrader, Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss, Michael von Au, Elisabeth Trissenaar

Votes: 1,012

30. In aller Stille (2010 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.3
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Director: Rainer Kaufmann | Stars: Nina Kunzendorf, Michael Fitz, Jannik Brengel, Lola Dockhorn

Votes: 65

31. Wambo (2001 TV Movie)

101 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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Feature Film about the life and death of the famous Bavarian actor Walter Sedlmayr.

Director: Jo Baier | Stars: Jürgen Tarrach, Ruth Drexel, Bettina Redlich, Alexander Lutz

Votes: 100

32. Leere Welt (1987 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Director: Wolfgang Panzer | Stars: Tilman Schaich, Beatrice Dossi, Astrid Marshall, Hannes Kaetner

Votes: 35

33. Tatort (1970– )
Episode: Engelchen flieg (1998)

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Director: Hartmut Griesmayr | Stars: Ulrike Folkerts, Andreas Hoppe, Hans-Günter Martens, Stefanie Stappenbeck

Votes: 31

34. Tatort (1970– )

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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A long running German cop show where detectives work to solve a crime.

Stars: Klaus J. Behrendt, Miroslav Nemec, Udo Wachtveitl, Dietmar Bär

Votes: 1,826

35. Felidae (1994)

82 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.2
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A cat must investigate brutal murders of other cats in a neighborhood he has moved into with his owner.

Director: Michael Schaack | Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Mario Adorf, Helge Schneider, Wolfgang Hess

Votes: 2,897

36. Lisbon Story (1994)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Music

7.2
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The director Friedrich Monroe has trouble with finishing a silent b&w movie about Lisbon. He calls his friend, the sound engineer Phillip Winter, for help. As Winter arrives Lisbon weeks ... See full summary »

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Rüdiger Vogler, Patrick Bauchau, Vasco Sequeira, Canto e Castro

Votes: 3,533

37. Höhenfeuer (1985)

R | 119 min | Drama

7.2
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A year on an Alpine farm: an older couple have two children, Belli, who wanted to be a teacher, and the younger Franzi, deaf, and although he works like a man, child-like. Belli teaches him... See full summary »

Director: Fredi M. Murer | Stars: Thomas Nock, Johanna Lier, Dorothea Moritz, Rolf Illig

Votes: 617

38. The Harmonists (1997)

R | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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Comedian Harmonists tells the story of a famous, German male sextet, five vocals and piano, the "Comedian Harmonists", from the day they meet first in 1927 to the day in 1934, when they ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Vilsmaier | Stars: Ben Becker, Heino Ferch, Ulrich Noethen, Heinrich Schafmeister

Votes: 2,879 | Gross: $0.48M

39. Der Albaner (2010)

105 min | Drama

7.2
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Handsome Albanian villager Arben wants to marry Etleva, daughter of a neighboring clan, but her father has promised her to another man who is offering a 10,000 Euros bride price. But when ... See full summary »

Director: Johannes Naber | Stars: Nik Xhelilaj, Amos Muji Zaharia, Çun Lajçi, Luan Jaha

Votes: 520

40. Im Winter ein Jahr (2008)

129 min | Drama

7.2
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A renowned artist must uncover a young dancer's secrets in order to truly capture her likeness for a commissioned work.

Director: Caroline Link | Stars: Karoline Herfurth, Josef Bierbichler, Corinna Harfouch, Hanns Zischler

Votes: 1,279

41. Das Spinnennetz (1989)

196 min | Drama

7.2
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Ulrich Mühe plays a German businessman who was born completely without scruples. This makes him an eminently suitable candidate for success in the chaotic years after World War I. The ... See full summary »

Director: Bernhard Wicki | Stars: Ulrich Mühe, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Andrea Jonasson

Votes: 183

42. Ärzte (1994– )

90 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: Senta Berger, Friedrich von Thun, Konstantin Wecker, Gabriele Dossi

Votes: 5

43. The Loneliness of the Crocodiles (2000)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A journalist looks for the reason of a young man's suicide. During his research, he talks to the oddest kinds of people and finds out that he himself is not very different from the dead man.

Director: Jobst Oetzmann | Stars: Janek Rieke, Thomas Schmauser, Julia Jäger, Dynell Rhodes

Votes: 128

44. Heaven (I) (2002)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.1
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68 Metascore

A woman takes the law into her own hands after police ignore her pleas to arrest the man responsible for her husband's death, and finds herself not only under arrest for murder but falling in love with an officer.

Director: Tom Tykwer | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Remo Girone, Stefania Rocca

Votes: 21,190 | Gross: $0.77M

45. Cobra Verde (1987)

Not Rated | 111 min | Adventure, Drama

7.1
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55 Metascore

During the 1800s, paroled Brazilian bandit Cobra Verde is sent to West Africa with a few troops to man an old Portuguese fort and to convince the local African ruler to resume the slave trade with Brazil.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Klaus Kinski, King Ampaw, José Lewgoy, Salvatore Basile

Votes: 5,722

46. Erleuchtung garantiert (1999)

109 min | Drama, Comedy

7.1
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68 Metascore

Two very different brothers get together for a temporary stay in a Japanese zen monastry. The trip from Germany to Japan brings up some unexpected quests they have to manage. Soon both ... See full summary »

Director: Doris Dörrie | Stars: Uwe Ochsenknecht, Gustav-Peter Wöhler, Petra Zieser, Ulrike Kriener

Votes: 1,160

47. Der Schatz der weißen Falken (2005)

92 min | Family, Adventure

7.1
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Three friends find a treasure map from the mysterious 'White Falcons', a juvenile gang whose leader disappeared ten years before.

Director: Christian Zübert | Stars: David Bode, Victoria Scherer, Kevin Köppe, Tamino-Turgay zum Felde

Votes: 205

48. The Thirteenth Floor (1999)

R | 100 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.0
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36 Metascore

A computer scientist running a virtual reality simulation of 1937 becomes the primary suspect when his colleague and mentor is murdered.

Director: Josef Rusnak | Stars: Craig Bierko, Gretchen Mol, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 55,879 | Gross: $15.50M

49. The Seventh Brother (1995)

Not Rated | 74 min | Animation, Family

7.0
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Abandoned in the woods, a little puppy makes friends with six rabbit siblings.

Directors: Jenõ Koltai, Tibor Hernádi | Stars: Csongor Szalay, Balázs Simonyi, Álmos Elõd, Dániel Halasi

Votes: 409

50. Echte Kerle (1996)

102 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.0
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Christoph, cop and self-confident macho, has trouble with his fiance. After a long night he wakes up in the arms of Edgar, a good-looking, gay auto-mechanic. His live gets more and more ... See full summary »

Director: Rolf Silber | Stars: Christoph M. Ohrt, Carin C. Tietze, Tim Bergmann, Oliver Stokowski

Votes: 1,293