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1. City of Angels (1998)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.7
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54 Metascore

Inspired by the modern classic, Wings of Desire, City involves an angel (Cage) who is spotted by a doctor in an operating room. Franz plays Cage's buddy who somehow knows a lot about angels.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Peter Handke, Richard Reitinger, Dana Stevens | Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Andre Braugher, Dennis Franz

Votes: 88,428

2. Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

PG | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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49 Metascore

A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief, and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.

Writers: Jules Verne, David N. Titcher, David Benullo, David Andrew Goldstein | Director: Frank Coraci | Stars: Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan, Jim Broadbent, Kathy Bates

Votes: 63,006

3. Paris, Texas (1984)

R | 147 min | Drama

8.1
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A man is found in the desert after four years.

Writers: L.M. Kit Carson, Sam Shepard | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Sam Berry

Votes: 43,750

4. Wings of Desire (1987)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

8.1
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79 Metascore

An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Peter Handke, Richard Reitinger | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois

Votes: 43,545

5. On the Road (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Drama

6.1
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56 Metascore

Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.

Writers: Jack Kerouac, Jose Rivera, Harold Manning | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams

Votes: 30,586

6. The Million Dollar Hotel (2000)

R | 122 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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25 Metascore

Tragi-comic, romantic whodunnit set in a run down hotel which plays host to mentally ill people too poor to afford medical insurance.

Writers: Bono, Nicholas Klein | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Jeremy Davies, Milla Jovovich, Mel Gibson, Jimmy Smits

Votes: 17,871

7. Buena Vista Social Club (1999)

G | 105 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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81 Metascore

Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder, who travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians' careers.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Nick Gold | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Compay Segundo, Ibrahim Ferrer, Rubén González, Eliades Ochoa

Votes: 12,339

8. Pina (2011)

PG | 103 min | Documentary

7.7
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83 Metascore

A tribute to the late German choreographer, Pina Bausch, as her dancers perform her most famous creations.

Writer: Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Pina Bausch, Regina Advento, Malou Airaudo, Ruth Amarante

Votes: 10,570

9. Stories We Tell (2012)

PG-13 | 108 min | Documentary

7.6
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91 Metascore

A film that excavates layers of myth and memory to find the elusive truth at the core of a family of storytellers.

Writers: Sarah Polley, Michael Polley | Director: Sarah Polley | Stars: Michael Polley, John Buchan, Mark Polley, Joanna Polley

Votes: 8,340

10. The American Friend (1977)

125 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man.

Writers: Patricia Highsmith, Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain

Votes: 7,868

11. The Salt of the Earth (2014)

PG-13 | 110 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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83 Metascore

For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major ... See full summary »

Writers: Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, David Rosier | Directors: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders | Stars: Sebastião Salgado, Wim Wenders, Lélia Wanick Salgado, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado

Votes: 6,661

12. Don't Come Knocking (2005)

R | 122 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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55 Metascore

Howard Spence (Sam Shepard) has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust for his selfish and failed life with alcohol, drugs and young women. If he were to... See full summary »

Writers: Sam Shepard, Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Sam Shepard, Jessica Lange, Tim Roth, James Roday

Votes: 6,321

13. Until the End of the World (1991)

R | 158 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Set in 1999, a woman (Dommartin) has a car accident with some bank robbers, who enlist her help to take the bank money to a drop in Paris. On the way she runs into another fugitive from the... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Almereyda, Peter Carey, Solveig Dommartin, Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: William Hurt, Solveig Dommartin, Pietro Falcone, Enzo Turrin

Votes: 6,279

14. Faraway, So Close! (1993)

PG-13 | 140 min | Fantasy, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A group of angels in the German capital look longingly upon the life of humans.

Writers: Richard Reitinger, Wim Wenders, Ulrich Zieger | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Otto Sander, Bruno Ganz, Mikhail Gorbachev, Nastassja Kinski

Votes: 5,438

15. Alice in the Cities (1974)

110 min | Drama

8.0
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A German journalist is saddled with a nine-year-old girl after encountering her mother at a New York airport.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Veith von Fürstenberg | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Yella Rottländer, Rüdiger Vogler, Lisa Kreuzer, Edda Köchl

Votes: 5,305

16. Beyond the Clouds (1995)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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66 Metascore

Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, ... See full summary »

Writers: Tonino Guerra, Michelangelo Antonioni, Wim Wenders, Soheil Ghodsy | Directors: Michelangelo Antonioni, Wim Wenders | Stars: Fanny Ardant, Chiara Caselli, Irène Jacob, John Malkovich

Votes: 4,309

17. The End of Violence (1997)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

5.6
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Mike Max is a Hollywood producer who became powerful and rich thanks to brutal and bloody action films. His ignored wife Paige is close to leaving him. Suddenly Mike is kidnapped by two ... See full summary »

Writers: Nicholas Klein, Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Traci Lind, Rosalind Chao, Bill Pullman, Andie MacDowell

Votes: 4,101

19. Land of Plenty (2004)

123 min | Drama, War

6.5
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62 Metascore

A drama that investigates anxiety and disillusionment in America.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Scott Derrickson, Michael Meredith | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Michelle Williams, John Diehl, Wendell Pierce, Shaun Toub

Votes: 3,268

20. Lisbon Story (1994)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Music

7.2
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The director Friedrich Monroe has trouble with finishing a silent b&w movie about Lisbon. He calls his friend, the sound engineer Phillip Winter, for help. As Winter arrives Lisbon weeks ... See full summary »

Writer: Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Rüdiger Vogler, Patrick Bauchau, Vasco Sequeira, Canto e Castro

Votes: 3,165

21. Kings of the Road (1976)

175 min | Drama

8.0
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A traveling projection-equipment mechanic works in Western Germany along the East-German border, visiting worn-out film-theatres. He meets up with a depressed young man whose marriage has just broken up, and the two decide to travel together.

Writer: Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Rüdiger Vogler, Hanns Zischler, Lisa Kreuzer, Rudolf Schündler

Votes: 2,793

22. The Open Road (2009)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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47 Metascore

Movie centers on the adult son of a baseball legend who, together with his girlfriend, embarks on a road trip with his estranged father.

Writer: Michael Meredith | Director: Michael Meredith | Stars: Justin Timberlake, Ted Danson, Harry Dean Stanton, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 2,733

23. The Oscars (2015 TV Special)

TV-14 | 175 min | Music

6.6
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

Writers: Greg Berlanti, Seth Grahame-Smith, Michael Green, Andrew Kreisberg, Neil Patrick Harris, Dave Boone, Tim Carvell, Derek DelGaudio, Liz Feldman, Paul Greenberg, Paula Pell, Mason Steinberg | Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Anna Kendrick, Jack Black, Lupita Nyong'o

Votes: 2,682

25. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Juan Diego Botto, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 2,455

27. Palermo Shooting (2008)

124 min | Drama

6.2
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After the wild life-style of a famous young German photographer almost gets him killed, he goes to Palermo, Sicily to take a break. Can the beautiful city and a beautiful local woman help him calm himself down?

Writers: Wim Wenders, Norman Ohler, Bernd Lange | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Campino, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Dennis Hopper, Inga Busch

Votes: 2,061

28. Hammett (1982)

PG | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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The novel writter Dashiell Hammett is involved in the investigation of the mysterious disappearance of a beautiful chinese cabaret actress in San Francisco.

Writers: Joe Gores, Dennis O'Flaherty, Thomas Pope, Ross Thomas | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Frederic Forrest, Peter Boyle, Marilu Henner, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 2,031

29. The State of Things (1982)

121 min | Drama

7.2
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On location in Portugal, a film crew runs out of film while making their own version of Roger Corman's Day the World Ended (1955). The producer is nowhere to be found and director Friedrich... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Kramer, Josh Wallace, Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Allen Garfield, Samuel Fuller, Isabelle Weingarten, Rebecca Pauly

Votes: 1,828

30. The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012 TV Special)

Comedy

7.3
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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2011.

Writers: Jon Macks, Dave Boone, Carol Leifer, Tim Carvell, Jeff Cesario, Billy Crystal, Ed Driscoll, Billy Martin, Ben Schwartz, Marc Shaiman, Eric Stangel, Justin Stangel, David Steinberg, Mason Steinberg, Colleen Werthmann | Directors: Don Mischer, Kabir Akhtar, Archie Gips, Christopher Guest, Henry Hobson, Troy Miller | Stars: Tom Cruise, Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper, Brad Pitt

Votes: 1,458

31. Tokyo-Ga (1985)

92 min | Documentary

7.3
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Moved by the work of director Yasujirô Ozu, Wim Wenders travels to Japan in search of the Tokyo seen in Ozu's films.

Writer: Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Werner Herzog, Yûharu Atsuta, Chris Marker

Votes: 1,442

32. Wrong Move (1975)

103 min | Drama

7.1
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Six days in the life of Wilhelm: a detached man without qualities. He wants to write, so his mother gives him a ticket to Bonn, telling him to live. On the train he meets an older man, an ... See full summary »

Writers: Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Peter Handke | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Rüdiger Vogler, Hanna Schygulla, Hans Christian Blech, Nastassja Kinski

Votes: 1,396

33. Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (2003)

TV-PG | 132 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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80 Metascore

Narrated by Sydney Pollack, film critic Richard Schickel's dazzling two-hour plus documentary to one of the towering figures in film: Charles Chaplin. Hardcore Chaplin fans may not find ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Schickel | Director: Richard Schickel | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Sydney Pollack, Bill Irwin, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 1,143

34. Au revoir Taipei (2010)

85 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A love story takes place over the course of one evening in Taipei.

Writer: Arvin Chen | Director: Arvin Chen | Stars: Jack Yao, Amber Kuo, Hsiao-chuan Chang, Lawrence Ko

Votes: 1,072

35. La otra conquista (1998)

R | 105 min | Drama, History

6.8
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It is May 1520 in the vast Aztec Empire one year after the Spanish Conqueror Hernán Cortés' arrival in Mexico. "The Other Conquest" opens with the infamous massacre of the Aztecs at the ... See full summary »

Writer: Salvador Carrasco | Director: Salvador Carrasco | Stars: Damián Delgado, José Carlos Rodríguez, Elpidia Carrillo, Iñaki Aierra

Votes: 1,020

36. Lightning Over Water (1980)

91 min | Documentary, Drama

6.7
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Director Nicholas Ray is eager to complete a final film before his imminent death from cancer. Wim Wenders is working on his own film Hammett (1982) in Hollywood, but flies to New York to ... See full summary »

Writers: Nicholas Ray, Wim Wenders | Directors: Nicholas Ray, Wim Wenders | Stars: Gerry Bamman, Ronee Blakley, Pierre Cottrell, Stefan Czapsky

Votes: 896

37. The Blues (2003– )

Documentary, Music

8.1
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A documentary series about the origin and history of The Blues.

Stars: Willie Dixon, Fats Domino, B.B. King, John Mayall

Votes: 817

38. The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick (1972)

101 min | Drama, Sport

6.8
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A goalkeeper Josef Bloch is ejected during a game for foul play. He leaves the field and goes to spend the night with a cinema cashier.

Writers: Peter Handke, Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Arthur Brauss, Kai Fischer, Erika Pluhar, Libgart Schwarz

Votes: 782

39. Room 666 (1982 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

6.5
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During the '35th Cannes International Film Festival' (14th-26th May 1982), German director Wim Wenders asked a sample of 15 other international film directors to get, each one at a time, ... See full summary »

Writer: Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Wim Wenders, Michelangelo Antonioni, Maroun Bagdadi, Ana Carolina

Votes: 753

40. 8 (2008)

100 min | Drama

4.7
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8 shorts centered around 8 themes directed by 8 famous film directors involved and sharing their opinion on progress, on the set-backs and the challenges our planet faces today.

Writers: Regine Abadia, Jane Campion, Erin Dignam, Gael García Bernal, Jan Kounen, Suketu Mehta, Rashida Mustafa, Gaspar Noé, Abderrahmane Sissako, Wim Wenders | Directors: Jane Campion, Gael García Bernal, Jan Kounen, Mira Nair, Gaspar Noé, Abderrahmane Sissako, Gus Van Sant, Wim Wenders | Stars: Nigist Anteneh, Tefera Gizaw, Fekadu Kebede, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson

Votes: 732

41. The Soul of a Man (2003)

103 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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Writer: Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Chris Thomas King, Keith B. Brown, James Hughes, David F. Hughes

Votes: 675

42. Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)

118 min | Drama

6.0
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34 Metascore

One day, driving aimlessly around the outskirts of town after a trivial domestic quarrel, a writer named Tomas accidentally hits and kills a child. Will he be able to move on?

Writer: Bjørn Olaf Johannessen | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Rachel McAdams, James Franco, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Peter Stormare

Votes: 586

43. The Inner Life of Martin Frost (2007)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.0
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Internationally acclaimed novelist Paul Auster ("New York Trilogy", "The Book of Illusions", "Man in the Dark") explores the art of writing in the darkly comical THE INNER LIFE OF MARTIN ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Auster | Director: Paul Auster | Stars: David Thewlis, Irène Jacob, Michael Imperioli, Sophie Auster

Votes: 554

44. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 527

45. Radio On (1979)

104 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

6.4
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Set in 1970's Britain, a man drives from London to Bristol to investigate his brother's death. The purpose of his trip is offset by his encounters with a series of odd people.

Writer: Christopher Petit | Director: Christopher Petit | Stars: David Beames, Lisa Kreuzer, Sandy Ratcliff, Andrew Byatt

Votes: 501

46. The Scarlet Letter (1973)

90 min | Drama, History

6.0
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In 17th-century Salem, Hester Prynne must wear a scarlet A because she is an adulteress, with a child out of wedlock. For seven years, she has refused to name the father. A vigorous older ... See full summary »

Writers: Tankred Dorst, Ursula Ehler, Bernardo Fernández, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Senta Berger, Hans Christian Blech, Lou Castel, Yelena Samarina

Votes: 499

47. Notebook on Cities and Clothes (1989)

79 min | Documentary

6.3
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Wim Wenders talks with Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto about the creative process and ponders the relationship between cities, identity and the cinema in the digital age.

Writers: Francois Burkhardt, Wim Wenders | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Wim Wenders, Yohji Yamamoto

Votes: 497

48. U2: The Best of 1990-2000 (2002 Video)

176 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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A collection of U2's music videos from their compilation album titled "The Best of 1990-2000"

Directors: Bill Carter, Anton Corbijn, Kevin Godley, Phil Joanou, Joseph Kahn, Jon Klein, Maurice Linnane, David Mallet, Mark Neale, Josh Pearson, Gardner Post, Jake Scott, Stephane Sednaoui, Ritchie Smyth, Morleigh Steinberg, Wim Wenders, Jonas Åkerlund | Stars: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.

Votes: 493

49. Janela da Alma (2001)

73 min | Documentary

8.0
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Nineteen people with differing degrees of visual impairment - from mild nearsightedness to total blindness - discuss how they see themselves, how they see others and how they perceive the ... See full summary »

Writers: Walter Carvalho, João Jardim | Directors: João Jardim, Walter Carvalho | Stars: Evgen Bavcar, Raimunda da Conceição Filha, Felipe, Gabriel

Votes: 480

50. Die Harald Schmidt Show (1995–2004)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.8
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Celebrity talk show hosted by "Dirty Harry" Schmidt.

Creator: Harald Schmidt | Stars: Harald Schmidt, Helmut Zerlett, Nathalie Licard, Peter Rütten

Votes: 462