Most Popular German-Language Feature Films

1. The Dark Valley (2014) The Dark Valley (2014)
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Through a hidden path a lone rider reaches a little town high up in the Alpes. Nobody knows where the stranger comes from, nor what he wants there. But everyone knows that they don't want him to stay. Dir: Andreas Prochaska With: Sam Riley, Tobias Moretti, Helmuth Häusler Western 114 mins.
2. Downfall (2004) Downfall (2004)
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Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII. Dir: Oliver Hirschbiegel With: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes Biography | Drama | History | War 156 mins.
3. Metropolis (1927) Metropolis (1927)
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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. Dir: Fritz Lang With: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich Drama | Sci-Fi 153 mins.
4. Das Boot (1981) Das Boot (1981)
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The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror. Dir: Wolfgang Petersen With: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann Adventure | Drama | War 149 mins.
5. The Lives of Others (2006) The Lives of Others (2006)
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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. Dir: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck With: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch Drama | Thriller 137 mins.
6. M (1931) M (1931)
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When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt. Dir: Fritz Lang With: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut Crime | Drama | Thriller 117 mins.
7. Run Lola Run (1998) Run Lola Run (1998)
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A young woman in Germany has twenty minutes to find and bring 100,000 Deutschmarks to her boyfriend before he robs a supermarket. Dir: Tom Tykwer With: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup Action | Crime | Thriller 81 mins.
8. Wetlands (2013) Wetlands (2013)
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The adventures of an eccentric girl who has strange attitudes towards hygiene and sexuality longs for the reunion of her divorced parents. Dir: David Wnendt With: Carla Juri, Christoph Letkowski, Marlen Kruse Comedy | Drama 105 mins.
9. Nosferatu (1922) Nosferatu (1922)
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Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife. Silent classic based on the story "Dracula." Dir: F.W. Murnau With: Max Schreck, Greta Schröder, Ruth Landshoff Horror | Mystery 94 mins.
10. Wings of Desire (1987) Wings of Desire (1987)
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An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal. Dir: Wim Wenders With: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander Drama | Mystery | Romance 128 mins.