BERLINby s-jones-09 | created - 12 Oct 2015 | updated - 13 Oct 2015 | Public
List of films set in Berlin, via Wikipedia.
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2. The Last Laugh (1924)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
An aging doorman, after being fired from his prestigious job at a luxurious Hotel is forced to face the scorn of his friends, neighbours and society.
Votes: 11,141 | Gross: $0.09M
3. Variety (1925)
Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Prologue: The murderer "Boss" Huller - after having spent ten years in prison - breaks his silence to tell the warden his story. "Boss", a former trapeze artist, and his wife own a cheap ... See full summary »
Votes: 837 | Gross: $0.71M
4. Slums of Berlin (1925)
113 min | Drama
A young engineer lies to protect his fiancée, and is later convicted of perjury (after which his fiancée abandons him) and sent to prison. When he gets get, he tries to return to his former... See full summary »
9. Metropolis (1927)
Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
Votes: 145,630 | Gross: $1.24M
11. Asphalt (1929)
90 min | Drama
Joe May's sensual drama of life in the Berlin underworld is in many ways the perfect summation of German filmmaking in the silent era: a dazzling visual style, a psychological approach to ... See full summary »
12. Mother Krause's Journey to Happiness (1929)
121 min | Drama
Mutter Krause and her children live in the poorer section of Berlin's Wedding district. The film depicts the cruelty of poverty and communism as a rescuing force that reaches Mutter Krause and the child too late.
13. People on Sunday (1930)
Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Edwin, a taxi driver, lives with Annie, a neurasthenic model. They plan to spend Sunday at the Nikolassee beach with Wolfgang, an officer, gentleman, antiquarian, gigolo, at the moment a ... See full summary »
14. Symphonie einer Weltstadt (1950)
87 min | Documentary
This film seeks to pass itself off as a positive and definitive history of the city of Berlin before the outbreak of World War Two. It is heavily influenced by the bent of the National ... See full summary »
15. Three from the Filling Station (1930)
99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Willy, Kurt and Hans are broke, so they sell their car and open a filling station. Then they all fall in love with the same girl.
17. Emil und die Detektive (1931)
75 min | Adventure, Family, Drama
Emil goes to Berlin to see his grandmother with a large amount of money and is offered sweets by a strange man that make him sleep. He wakes up at his stop with no money. It is up to him and a group of children to save the day.
19. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980– )
Not Rated | 931 min | Crime, Drama
In late-1920s Berlin, Franz Biberkopf is released from prison and vows to go straight; however he soon finds himself embroiled in the city's criminal underworld.
21. The Captain from Köpenick (1931)
107 min | Comedy
A poor cobbler named Wilhelm Voigt purchased the second-hand uniform of a Prussian infantry captain. Wearing this, he traveled to the borough of Köpenick and ordered a troop of guardsmen to... See full summary »
24. Grand Hotel (I) (1932)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Romance
A group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in Berlin deal with each of their respective dramas.
Votes: 15,800 | Gross: $1.24M
26. Our Flags Lead Us Forward (1933)
87 min | Drama
In the depths of the Great Depression and in the waning days of the crumbling Weimar Republic, a poor Berlin youth is torn between loyalty to his unemployed Communist father and his ever-growing fascination to the Hitler Youth movement.
27. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)
Not Rated | 122 min | Crime
A new crime wave grips the city and all clues seem to lead to the nefarious Dr. Mabuse, even though he has been imprisoned in a mental asylum for nearly a decade.
28. Tugboat M 17 (1933)
78 min | Drama
Heinrich George plays Henner who lives with his wife and child on a tugboat, going on the river to Berlin. There he meets the attractive Gescha (Betty Amann), and a story of love, betrayal and sadness ensues.
30. Charlie Chan at the Olympics (1937)
Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
When a strategically important new aerial guidance system is stolen, Charlie traces it to the Berlin Olympics, where he has to battle spies and enemy agents to retrieve it.
37. The Stars Shine (1938)
80 min | Musical
A young secretary quits her job and goes to Berlin to try to be a film star. She enters Gloria Films as an extra, there many German and foreign film stars appear as pictures in process are ... See full summary »
39. The Four Companions (1938)
96 min | Drama, Romance
Four graduates of an industrial design school team up and form a small business. The protagonist is so excited by the venture that she turns down the proposal of her dashing instructor. ... See full summary »
41. Silvesternacht am Alexanderplatz (1939)
Mr. Reinhardt is tired of life and wants to end it on New Year's Eve. He confesses to his best friend Dr. Storp, who persuades him to spend the night with him at the emergency room at ... See full summary »
42. Request Concert (1940)
103 min | Musical, Romance, War
At the Olympic games in Berlin 1936 Inge Wagner falls in love with Luftwaffenleutnant (Airforce Lieutenant) Herbert Koch. They want to marry, but he receives orders to go to Spain - ... See full summary »
44. Friedemann Bach (1941)
102 min | Drama, Music
During a house concert, the Bach family gets a visit by their son Wilhelm Friedemann, who has just given up his position in Dresden because he no longer could endure the reprisals of his superiors.
46. Die große Liebe (1942)
102 min | Drama, Romance