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1. Atomic Blonde (2017)

R | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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63 Metascore

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.

Director: David Leitch | Stars: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 151,038 | Gross: $51.57M

2. The Lives of Others (2006)

R | 137 min | Drama, Thriller

8.4
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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: 324,388 | Gross: $11.29M

3. Good Bye Lenin! (2003)

R | 121 min | Comedy, 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: 129,309 | Gross: $4.06M

4. The Silent Revolution (2018)

111 min | Drama, History

7.4
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A group of twelfth-grade pupils decide to show their solidarity with the victims of the 1956 Hungarian uprising by staging two minutes of silence during lessons.

Director: Lars Kraume | Stars: Leonard Scheicher, Tom Gramenz, Lena Klenke, Isaiah Michalski

Votes: 2,087

5. Two Lives (2012)

Unrated | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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62 Metascore

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."

Directors: Georg Maas, Judith Kaufmann | Stars: Juliane Köhler, Liv Ullmann, Sven Nordin, Ken Duken

Votes: 2,741 | Gross: $0.00M

6. The Legend of Rita (2000)

103 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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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 »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Bibiana Beglau, Richard Kropf, Martin Wuttke, Nadja Uhl

Votes: 1,989 | Gross: $0.67M

7. 23 (1998)

99 min | Thriller, Drama

7.3
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The movie's plot is based on the true story of a group of young computer hackers from Hannover, Germany. In the late 1980s the orphaned Karl Koch invests his inheritance in a flat and a ... See full summary »

Director: Hans-Christian Schmid | Stars: August Diehl, Fabian Busch, Dieter Landuris, Jan-Gregor Kremp

Votes: 6,175

8. Judgement in Berlin (1988)

PG | 96 min | Drama

5.8
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American judge in Germany must decide if the hijacking of an East German plane into West Berlin was justified.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Martin Sheen, Sam Wanamaker, Max Gail, Jürgen Heinrich

Votes: 629 | Gross: $0.23M

9. The Tunnel (2001)

150 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.8
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72 Metascore

During the Cold War, Germany was divided into two states - East and West. This epic story tells about their dramatic connections.

Director: Roland Suso Richter | Stars: Heino Ferch, Nicolette Krebitz, Sebastian Koch, Alexandra Maria Lara

Votes: 5,774 | Gross: $0.01M

10. Go Trabi Go (1991)

92 min | Comedy

5.9
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Family Struutz lives in Bitterfeld (GDR). After the fall of the wall, they take the opportunity to go on holiday with their car, an old Trabant. They simply want to visit Italy. But there ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Timm | Stars: Wolfgang Stumph, Claudia Schmutzler, Marie Gruber, Dieter Hildebrandt

Votes: 1,120

11. Berlin - Ecke Schönhauser (1957)

81 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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The story of a group of rebellious teens in East Berlin.

Director: Gerhard Klein | Stars: Harry Engel, Siegfried Weiß, Ingeborg Beeske, Ekkehard Schall

Votes: 291

12. NVA (2005)

98 min | Comedy

5.7
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The story of young recruits doing their compulsory military service in the East German army 'NVA' prior to the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Director: Leander Haußmann | Stars: Kim Frank, Oliver Bröcker, Detlev Buck, Jasmin Schwiers

Votes: 1,464

13. Spur der Steine (1966)

139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A film about living and working conditions in the GDR of the 60's. Includes a little love story of course.

Director: Frank Beyer | Stars: Manfred Krug, Krystyna Stypulkowska, Jutta Hoffmann, Eberhard Esche

Votes: 746

14. The Case of the Red Monkey (1955)

Approved | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.8
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Several murders of nuclear scientists, that baffles Scotland Yard, occur in London about the same time that Bill Locklin, a special officer from the United States State Department, arrives ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Richard Conte, Rona Anderson, Russell Napier, Sylva Langova

Votes: 74

15. The Rabbit Is Me (1965)

110 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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The Rabbit Is Me was made in 1965 to encourage discussion of the democratization of East German society. In it, a young student has an affair with a judge who once sentenced her brother for... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Maetzig | Stars: Angelika Waller, Alfred Müller, Ilse Voigt, Wolfgang Winkler

Votes: 302

16. The Man on the Wall (1982)

105 min | Drama

6.3
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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.

Director: Reinhard Hauff | Stars: Marius Müller-Westernhagen, Julie Carmen, Towje Kleiner, Patricia von Miseroni

Votes: 60

17. An die Grenze (2007 TV Movie)

Drama, Romance

6.8
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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 »

Director: Urs Egger | Stars: Jacob Matschenz, Bernadette Heerwagen, Max Riemelt, Florian Panzner

Votes: 230

18. No Way Back (1953)

87 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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In 1945, Mischa, a Red Army officer, discovers a frightened German girl, Anna, huddled in a Berlin cellar. He gives her a safe escort home and wins her gratitude. Seven years later, Mischa ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Vicas | Stars: Ivan Desny, Ruth Niehaus, René Deltgen, Karl John

Votes: 28

19. Meier (1986)

99 min | Comedy

7.3
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Satirical comedy about an East German citizen who manages to acquire a West Germany passport and go to live in the West, only to find that not all is gold that glitters.

Director: Peter Timm | Stars: Rainer Grenkowitz, Nadja Engelbrecht, Thomas Bestvater, Alexander Hauff

Votes: 81

20. Romeo (2001 TV Movie)

88 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.8
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Great and important movie about the German-German Cold War history. Or did you know that East-German spies never were prosecuted in the re-united Germany (they never broke laws of their ... See full synopsis »

Director: Hermine Huntgeburth | Stars: Martina Gedeck, Sylvester Groth, Katrin Bühring, Martin Glade

Votes: 41

21. Der Sturz - Honeckers Ende (2012 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

8.0
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About the last days of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and the last dictator Erich Honecker and his wife Margot.

Director: Eric Friedler | Stars: Lothar de Maizière, Peter-Michael Diestel, Mikhail Gorbachev, Gregor Gysi

Votes: 20

22. Il tunnel della libertà (2004 TV Movie)

Drama

7.7
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Just as the Berlin wall is built, in 1962 two Italian students, lucky to live in the western side, decide to help their friend and his family, stuck in the eastern part, to escape the ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo Monteleone | Stars: Kim Rossi Stuart, Antonia Liskova, Paolo Briguglia, András Bálint

Votes: 46

23. Face the Wall (2009 Video)

84 min | Documentary

7.7
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Five stories of the dream of freedom and the soul-crushing methods of the Stasi detention. The five protagonists represent a group of around 72,000 ex-convicts, imprisoned in the GDR for attempting to flee the Republic.

Director: Stefan Weinert

Votes: 7

24. Bankett für Achilles (1975)

89 min | Drama

7.0
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Karl Achilles has been working at the Bitterfeld chemical plant ever since he helped build it up in 1945. Now he is 65 years old and the time has come for him to retire. The movie depicts ... See full summary »

Director: Roland Gräf | Stars: Erwin Geschonneck, Elsa Grube-Deister, Jutta Wachowiak, Carl Heinz Choynski

Votes: 20

25. Abgehauen (1998 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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The movie tells a true story in the life of well-known German actor Manfred Krug. Living in the German Democratic Republic he is forced to leave the country after protesting against the ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Beyer | Stars: Peter Lohmeyer, Karoline Eichhorn, Peter Donath, Ann-Kathrin Kramer

Votes: 36

26. Die Reise nach Sundevit (1966)

75 min | Adventure, Family

7.1
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Director: Heiner Carow | Stars: Ralf Strohbach, Siegfried Höchst, Ralph Borgwardt, Fritz Bartholdt

Votes: 39

27. Genosse Münchhausen (1962)

89 min | Comedy

8.1
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Director: Wolfgang Neuss | Stars: Wolfgang Neuss, Corny Collins, Ingrid van Bergen, Peer Schmidt

Votes: 8

28. Die Wahrheit über die Stasi (1992)

50 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.5
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A satire on the political and spiritual conditions in GDR by the end of the 80s.

Director: Alexander Zahn | Stars: Wolfgang Dahl, Thomas Dorl, Dirk Feinermann, Flake

Votes: 13

29. Und wenn sie nicht gestorben sind... Die Kinder von Golzow - Das Ende der unendlichen Geschichte (2006)

278 min | Documentary

8.2
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Directors: Barbara Junge, Winfried Junge | Star: Winfried Junge

Votes: 38

30. Der schwarze Kasten (1992)

94 min | Documentary

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Directors: Johann Feindt, Tamara Trampe | Stars: Jochen Girke, Tamara Trampe

31. Autobahn Ost (2004)

95 min | Documentary

7.0
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Director: Gerd Kroske | Stars: Manfred Mädchen, Johannes Werner Schenk, Hans-Christian Schink, Werner Veigel

Votes: 8

32. When the Wall Came Tumbling Down: 50 Hours that Changed the World (1999 TV Movie)

89 min | Documentary

8.7
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A detailed reconstruction of the events from Nov. 9th to 11th, 1989, which led to the Berlin wall tumbling down, on a local, national and international level.

Directors: Hans-Hermann Hertle, Gunther Scholz | Stars: Gert Heidenreich, Martin Seifert, Tom Vogt, Liane Dammenheyn

Votes: 19

33. Volkspolizei 1985 (1985)

60 min | Documentary

7.7
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Director: Thomas Heise

Votes: 11

34. Ich bin ein Bürger der DDR (1973 TV Movie)

95 min | Documentary

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Director: Erika Runge

35. 10 Tage im Oktober (1989)

80 min | Documentary

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Revolution in East-Berlin, October 1989

Director: Thomas Frick

36. Altlastpalast (2006)

66 min | Documentary

7.7
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The story of the Palace Of Republic and its deconstruction in year 2006. This story reveals itself as political and democratic scandal, and is presented from the point of view of Palast-Retter, people who try to save the building representing the DDR past.

Director: Irina Enders | Stars: Peter Conradi, Bruno Flierl, Kirsten Heidler, Ingeborg Junge-Reyer

Votes: 9

37. The Decomposition of the Soul (2002)

82 min | Documentary

7.5
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65 Metascore

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Directors: Massimo Iannetta, Nina Toussaint | Stars: Sigrid Paul, Hartmut Richter

Votes: 13

38. Onkel Dieter (2009)

13 min | Short, Drama

8.7
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Three sisters and their families meet each other for lunch every other week at their mother's. They do not touch on their own problems, but instead talk about trivial things or about their ... See full summary »

Director: Tanja Schwerdorf | Stars: Marie-Anne Fliegel, Karina Schieck, Birgit Stauber, Linda Kochbeck

Votes: 12

39. Lars (2010)

18 min | Short, Action, Drama

9.1
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East Berlin, 1985. Lars, a young Stasi Lieutenant, discovers his parents are underground smugglers. Now, with his commanding officer over for dinner, Lars struggles to reconcile his feeling of kinship with his ideology.

Director: Manuela Rossi | Stars: Heiko Obermöller, Thomas Mikusz, Annette Remter, Christopher Karl Johnson

Votes: 8

40. Tatort (1970– )
Episode: Taxi nach Leipzig (1970)

88 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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The East German authorities are calling the West German Police for assistance on a case. The body of a boy was found at a Truck Stop near Leipzig. The boy wears shoes made in West Germany. ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Schulze-Rohr | Stars: Walter Richter, Renate Schroeter, Paul Albert Krumm, Hans Peter Hallwachs

Votes: 147



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