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1. Clash of Futures (2018)
Episode: Krieg (2018)

53 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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Germany closes a non-aggression pact with the Soviet Union and invades Poland in September 1939. The Second World War begins. Pola Negri shoots again successful films, but is captured by the propaganda.

Directors: Jan Peter, Frédéric Goupil | Stars: Michalina Olszanska, Wenzel Banneyer, Hüseyin Michael Cirpici, Simon J.P. Damiral

Votes: 16

2. Clash of Futures (2018)
Episode: Crash (2018)

53 min | Drama, History, War

7.4
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The world economic crisis of 1929 caused the collapse of banks, department stores and companies. Elise Ottesen fights for sexual education and women's rights. Hans Beimler's wife commits suicide.

Directors: Jan Peter, Frédéric Goupil | Stars: Robinson Stévenin, Rebecka Hemse, Roxane Duran, Jan Krauter

Votes: 20

3. Clash of Futures (2018)

52 min | Drama, History, War

7.9
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"Clash of Futures" created by Jan Peter and Gunnar Dedio explores the dramatic era of the 1920s and '30s. The eight-part series follows the fates of extraordinary men, women and children ... See full summary »

Stars: Bernt Hahn, Wenzel Banneyer, Hüseyin Michael Cirpici, Tom Jacobs

Votes: 154

4. The Cuba Libre Story (2016)
Episode: Secrets and Sacrifices (2016)

TV-14 | 51 min | Documentary, History

6.7
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In the 1980s, Cubans flee their restrictive country, cocaine finds its way into the government, and socialism in Europe collapses.

Directors: Emmanuel Amara, Kai Christiansen, Florian Dedio | Stars: Ken Eaken, Dariel Alarcón Ramirez, Juan Juan Almeida, Marcelo Bucheli

Votes: 29

5. The Cuba Libre Story (2016)
Episode: Making Heroes (2016)

TV-14 | 53 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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Fidel Castro's brutal dictatorship and leftist reforms divide the country.

Directors: Emmanuel Amara, Kai Christiansen, Florian Dedio | Stars: Ken Eaken, Dariel Alarcón Ramirez, Jean-Pierre Clerc, Víctor Emilio Dreke Cruz

Votes: 32

6. The Cuba Libre Story (2016)
Episode: War and Sugar (2016)

TV-14 | 53 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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Sugar production on the island flourishes, but the country's relations with the United States sours, and military strongman Fulgencio Batista solidifies his power.

Directors: Emmanuel Amara, Kai Christiansen, Florian Dedio | Stars: Ken Eaken, Miguel Barnet, Marcelo Bucheli, Jean-Pierre Clerc

Votes: 37

7. My Friend Rockefeller (2015)

86 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.2
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Portrait of Christian Gerhartsreiter, who posed as a Rockefeller heir for decades, but who was, in fact, a con artist and a murderer.

Director: Steffi Kammerer | Stars: Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, Dan Banks, Sandra Boss, Meredith Brucker

Votes: 654

8. 14 Tagebücher des Ersten Weltkriegs (2014)
Episode: Der Aufstand (2014)

55 min | Drama, History, War

8.4
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The war itself is now the enemy. In March 1917, Marina Yurlowa is serving as an adjutant. 20-year old Gabrielle West volunteers for a female police unit. Vincenzo d'Aquila becomes a victim ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Peter | Stars: Naomi Sheldon, Natalia Witmer, Mikaël Fitoussi, Jake J. Meniani

Votes: 16

9. Hindenburg - Der Mann, der Hitler zum Kanzler machte (2013 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

6.5
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Director: Christoph Weinert | Stars: Axel Thielmann, Adolf Hitler, Pierre Jardin, Kaiser Wilhelm II

Votes: 21

10. Edward & George: Two Brothers, One Throne (2012)

52 min | Documentary

7.4
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The complex relationship between royal brothers Edward VIII and George VI, who were both at the heart of the infamous abdication crisis of 1936, is the subject of this excellent documentary... See full summary »

Director: Claire Walding | Stars: Stanley Baldwin, Sarah Bradford, Neville Chamberlain, Winston Churchill

Votes: 8

11. Hans Zimmer - Der Sound für Hollywood (2011 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

7.1
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Directors: Ariane Riecker, Dirk Schneider | Stars: Hans Zimmer, James L. Brooks, Geoff Downes, Stephen Frears

Votes: 29

12. Life with the Enemy (2008– )
Episode: Sommer in Ruinen (2008)

Documentary

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Directors: Karsten Laske, Steffen Schneider | Stars: Joachim Kerzel, Les Goodwin, Mechtild Ewers, Mickey Dorsey

13. Life with the Enemy (2008– )

45 min | Documentary

6.9
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Stars: Joachim Kerzel, Alexander Galkin, Mickey Dorsey, Robert Wolfe

Votes: 9

14. Of Sharks and Men (2008– )
Episode: The Victims of Fear (2008)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary

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Victims of shark attacks are brought together to confront their fears, and Graeme goes on a dangerous night-dive with Ragged Tooth Sharks. This episode explores the future of sharks, and how humans are not the only victims of fear.

Directors: Dirk Steffens, Jean-Luc Guidoin

15. Frauen im Ring (2008 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

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Directors: Till Lehmann, Elisa Mishto

16. Deutschland '61 - Countdown zum Mauerbau (2019 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

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Director: Henrike Sandner | Stars: Hansi Jochmann, Ellen Wagner

17. Niko & Laus (2003– )

2 min | Documentary

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Stars: Till Lehmann, Steffen Schneider

18. Genesis II (2004)

52 min | Documentary

8.1
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Votes: 8

19. Sommer, Sonne, Strandarbeiter (2001 TV Short)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Steffen Schneider

20. Kopfsprung in die Goldgrube (1999 TV Short)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jens Becker

21. Einmal Afrika, immer Afrika (1998 TV Short)

28 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Steffen Schneider

22. Botswana (1998 TV Short)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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In southern Africa is a unique and gigantic desert, the Kalahari. But it is far more than just a desert. Due to its numerous trees and grassy vegetation zones the Kalahari looks more like a... See full summary »

Director: Steffen Schneider

23. Vorsicht Kinder! (2003 TV Short)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Steffen Schneider

24. Ein Krankenhaus für den König der Lüfte (2001 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Steffen Schneider

25. Der ausgestopfte Mohr (2002 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

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Directors: Jörg Oswald, Gorch Pieken, Christian Schumacher

26. Aufgehoben oder abgeschoben? (2003 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

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Director: Eilika Meinert

27. Bobby Kennedy for President (2018)

TV-MA | 245 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

8.2
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This four-part documentary series weaves together rare and exclusive footage of attorney general, U.S. senator, and presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy in the 1960s.

Stars: Peter Edelman, Paul Schrade, William Arnone, Harry Belafonte

Votes: 998

28. The Cuba Libre Story (2016)
Episode: Gangster's Paradise (2016)

TV-14 | 52 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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During Prohibition, the Mafia becomes a powerful presence on the island and gains a stranglehold on the successful gambling industry.

Directors: Emmanuel Amara, Kai Christiansen, Florian Dedio | Stars: Ken Eaken, Luis Conte Agüero, Jean-Pierre Clerc, Víctor Emilio Dreke Cruz

Votes: 33

29. The Cuba Libre Story (2016)

TV-14 | 52 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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This documentary series recounts the tumultuous history of Cuba, a nation of foreign conquest, freedom fighters and Cold War political machinations.

Stars: Ken Eaken, Jaime Suchlicki, Jean-Pierre Clerc, Michael Zeuske

Votes: 753

30. Der Krieg und ich (2019– )

25 min | Drama, Family, History

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What does it mean to be a war child? This German drama series for children about World War II sets the official version of history against a young and international perspective and shows how children experienced the war in Europe.

Stars: Nicola Seaton-Clark, Birgit Stauber, Mina Christ, Arved Friese

31. Geheimes Kuba (2015–2016)

52 min | Documentary

7.7
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Votes: 47

32. Written by Mrs Bach (2014)

57 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.6
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Over the years some works previously attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach have been reattributed to other composers, barely causing a ripple in the placid waters within the classical music ... See full summary »

Directors: Alex McCall, Irini Vachlioti | Stars: Sally Beamish, Heidi Harralson, Martin Jarvis, Yannik Borzynski

Votes: 9

33. Small Hands in a Big War (2014)
Episode: The Punishment (2014)

War

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Although an armistice ends fighting on the front, millions of (notably German) POWs remain captive during the peace negotiations, some even afterwards, as part of the 'war reparations' ... See full summary »

Director: Matthias Zirzow | Stars: Constantin Lücke, Emily Behr, Leon Bertoni, Nicolais Borger

34. Small Hands in a Big War (2014)
Episode: The Revolution (2014)

War

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After the Austrian troops wrecked his home and killed his family, orphan Misha Pterowski happily volunteers in the czar's army, a common practice. the war goes terribly, yet he can't ... See full summary »

Director: Matthias Zirzow | Stars: David Kaplan, Grigory Kofman, Oleg Tikho, Evgenij Verenin

35. Small Hands in a Big War (2014)
Episode: The Pain (2014)

War

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Director: Matthias Zirzow | Stars: Holger Daemgen, Hannah Ehrlichmann, Lydia Makrides, Alexander Pensel

36. 14 Tagebücher des Ersten Weltkriegs (2014)
Episode: Die Verwundung (2014)

55 min | Drama, History, War

8.9
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The battle songs of the war's beginnings have given away to screams of pain. Sarah McNaughtan moves to the front to support the British army. In April 1915, the first poison gas attack in ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Peter | Stars: Natalia Witmer, Mikaël Fitoussi, Celia Bannerman, Elisa Monse

Votes: 16

37. Magic Skies: A History of the Art of Fireworks (2013 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Henrike Sandner

38. Spies of Mississippi (2014)

TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary

7.6
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Spies of Mississippi tells the story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation and maintain white supremacy. The anti-civil rights organization was ... See full summary »

Director: Dawn Porter | Stars: Ross Barnett, Margaret Block, R.L. Bolden, Rick Bowers

Votes: 92

40. Molotov: The Man Behind the Cocktail (2010 TV Movie)

88 min | Documentary

5.5
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Director: Ullrich Kasten | Star: Vyacheslav Molotov

Votes: 16

41. Of Sharks and Men (2008– )

Documentary

7.1
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Filmmakers team up with scientists and shark attack victims to explore the fierce underwater world of our ocean's greatest predator.

Votes: 14

42. Gesichter Europas - Der Elefantenmann von Hagenbeck (2007 TV Short)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Thorsten Koehrmann arbeitet als Elefantenpfleger im Hamburger Tierpark Hagenbeck. Schon als Sechsjaehriger traeumte er davon, mit Elefanten zu arbeiten. Ein Beruf, der den Pflegern ... See full summary »

Director: Sophie Kill | Star: Thorsten Köhrmann

43. Deutschland '89 - Countdown zum Mauerfall (2019 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Henrike Sandner | Stars: Hansi Jochmann, Ellen Wagner

44. Schachmatt (2004 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

6.8
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"Checkmate" is a case study in American and Soviet foreign policy. It shows the inner workings of their propaganda machinery and covert operations, outlining why the USA needed the Rumanian... See full summary »

Director: Susanne Brandstätter

Votes: 13

45. Ölsucher am Polarkreis (2002 TV Short)

4 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Till Lehmann

46. Urlaubsmaschine Prora (2003 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Steffen Schneider

47. Razzia im Nordatlantik (2003 TV Short)

28 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Christina Krätzig

48. Fit for Jesus (2000)

28 min | Short, Documentary

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Director: Steffen Schneider

49. Bobby Kennedy for President (2018)
Episode: I'd Like to Serve (2018)

TV-MA | 58 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

8.5
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After JFK's murder, Bobby runs for the U.S. Senate and commits to championing civil rights, fighting poverty and opposing the war in Vietnam.

Director: Dawn Porter | Stars: Robert F. Kennedy, William Arnone, Harry Belafonte, Stokely Carmichael

Votes: 56

50. Bobby Kennedy for President (2018)
Episode: A New Generation (2018)

TV-MA | 65 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

8.2
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Combining charisma and grit, Robert F. Kennedy directs his brother's presidential campaign and helps him navigate the turbulent early 1960s.

Director: Dawn Porter | Stars: Robert F. Kennedy, Samuel Adams, James Baldwin, Harry Belafonte

Votes: 67


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