Picture Tree also handled world sales on the first two movies in the franchise, which were both the top-grossing films of their year in Germany. The films have struck a nerve with moviegoers, particularly younger fans, with their mix of politically incorrect, laugh-out-loud comedy and burning social issues such as poor education, bullying and immigration.
Like the first two movies, the latest installment from writer-director Bora Dagtekin centers on cynical ex-con-turned-teacher Zeki Mueller, played again by Elyas M’Barek. In this film he tries to make sure his rowdy students pass final exams while facing the possible closure of his school because of its disastrous conditions.
The original “Fack Ju Goehte” earned nearly €54 million ($62.6 million) at the