Life in the DDR - the Eastern German Democratic Republicby Burgwaechterchen | created - 19 May 2017 | updated - 22 Nov 2017 | Public
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2. Bornholmer Straße (2014 TV Movie)
88 min | Comedy, Drama
A comic look at the fall of the Berlin Wall in November of 1989, told from the point of view of the German border guards at the checkpoint where it all started.
3. Night Crossing (1982)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Family, History
True tale about two men planing to escape from communist East Germany in a hot air balloon, but only if they can take their families with them.
Votes: 1,154 | Gross: $8.00M
4. Spy Game (2001)
R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Retiring CIA agent Nathan Muir recalls his training of Tom Bishop while working against agency politics to free him from his Chinese captors.
Votes: 138,066 | Gross: $0.03M
5. Torn Curtain (1966)
PG | 128 min | Thriller
An American scientist publicly defects to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the solution for a formula resin before planning an escape back to the West.
6. Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 131,354 | Gross: $4.06M
7. Ostzone (2016)
67 min | Horror, Thriller
3 young people buy a haunted house in eastern Germany. Suddenly one after another get killed and they try to find out about the mystery behind the ghost doing it's dreadful state of affairs.
9. An die Grenze (2007 TV Movie)
1974. The world is divided into two rigid power blocs. A highly guarded and deadly armed border cuts across Germany. ALEXANDER KAROW, 19, son of a chemistry professor, chooses to serve in ... See full summary »
11. The Lives of Others (2006)
R | 137 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Votes: 332,826 | Gross: $11.29M
12. Der Stich des Skorpion (2004 TV Movie)
90 min | Biography, Thriller
Based on a true story, Stephan Wagner's thriller focuses on a man and his fight against the East German secret service. After an escape attempt, Wolfgang Stein is sentenced to ten years in ... See full summary »
13. The Tunnel (2001)
150 min | Drama, History, Thriller
During the Cold War, Germany was divided into two states - East and West. This epic story tells about their dramatic connections.
Votes: 5,828 | Gross: $0.01M
15. Mord in Eberswalde (2013 TV Movie)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Heinz Gödicke (Ronals Zehrfeld) is the chief commissioner of the People's Police in the small town of Eberswalde in Brandenburg. Gödicke is called when two bestial murdered children are ... See full summary »
16. Sun Alley (1999)
101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of kids grow up on the short, wrong (east) side of the Sonnenallee in Berlin, right next to one of the few border crossings between East and West reserved for German citizens. The ... See full summary »
17. The Man on the Wall (1982)
105 min | Drama
An East German man finds a way to cross the border between East and West Berlin. But when he succeeds in bringing his wife out as well, things are not quite as expected.
18. Beyond the Wall (2009 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
During the Cold War, Ulrich and Heike Molitor's attempt to escape from the GDR with their children hidden in the car ends in a prison conviction and both kids going to adoption unless they ... See full summary »
19. Heroes Like Us (1999)
93 min | Comedy
Heroes Like Us presents as heroes ordinary teenagers and young East German adults, who in Thomas Brussig's (the novel and screenplay author) story, caused the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Our ... See full summary »
20. Die Frau vom Checkpoint Charlie (2007 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama
Based on a true story, Miguel Alexandre's two-part drama focuses on a East German woman and the fight for her children. Spring 1982: Sara Bender, living with her daughters Silvia and Sabine... See full summary »
21. The Red Cockatoo (2006)
128 min | Comedy, Drama, History
A coming-of-age story set in Germany in the 1960s. Siggi becomes involved in a love triangle when he falls for Luise, but the tightening political climate forces him to make a fateful decision.
25. The Legend of Rita (2000)
103 min | Drama, Romance
Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,029 | Gross: $0.67M
27. Superstau (1991)
80 min | Comedy
Every year a lot of German people prepare to spent their holidays in the sunny south. And all of them have to use the same motor ways. And every year all comes to an end in a big jam.
Votes: 831 | Gross: $0.26M
28. The Depraved (2011)
Not Rated | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
When a group of urban explorers venture beneath Berlin, their guide hurts himself and the group must struggle to escape the subterranean maze beneath the city.
30. Never Mind the Wall (2001)
94 min | Drama, Romance
Germany 1982: The country is divided into two parts. Nele, coming from West-Germany, travels to East-Germany where she meets Captain, singer of a band. They fall in love with each other, ... See full summary »
32. Fugitives (2011– )
180 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
East-Germany, 1984: Frank Korbach is looking forward to attending drama school, while his rebellious best friend Thomas is refusing to do military service. Together with the adventurous but... See full summary »
33. The Tower (2012 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama
A look at Communist East Germany in its final decade. The story unfolds in 1982, when the cracks in the repressive police state's facade are beginning to surface. Despite the restrictions, ... See full summary »
35. Streng geheim (1963)
103 min | Thriller
The "Concordia" trading company in Würzburg is a secret headquarters of the MID, a secret service agency of the US Army. For years, espionage, sabotage, and diversion operations originated ... See full summary »
37. The Miracle of Berlin (2008 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, War
A TV movie that follows an East Berlin family torn by political strife and the fast-changing events that led to the fall of Berlin Wall in 1989.
39. Jedes Jahr im Juni (2013 TV Movie)
88 min | Romance
Each year in June, Bavarian housewife Elke Richter visits family in Halle, in the GDR. There she meets family friend Gregor Pohl, a married carpenter, and they begin having an affair. After... See full summary »
41. The Same Sky (2017– )
120 min | Drama, Thriller
Lars is a "Romeo agent" from East Germany in the 1970s. His task is to go West, first to seduce and then to spy on Western women who worked in government or defense institutions.
42. Two Lives (2012)
Unrated | 97 min | Drama, Thriller
As the Berlin Wall crumbles, Katrine, the daughter of a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier, finds her idyllic life disrupted as she refuses to testify a trial against the Norwegian state on behalf of her fellow "war children."
Votes: 2,788 | Gross: $0.00M