Most Popular German-Language Feature Films

1. 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.
2. Who Am I (2014) Who Am I (2014)
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Benjamin, a young German computer whiz, is invited to join a subversive hacker group that wants to be noticed on the world's stage. Dir: Baran bo Odar With: Tom Schilling, Elyas M'Barek, Wotan Wilke Möhring Thriller 102 mins.
3. 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.
4. 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.
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. The Tin Drum (1979) The Tin Drum (1979)
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Danzig in the 1920s/1930s. Oskar Matzerath, son of a local dealer, is a most unusual boy. Equipped with... Dir: Volker Schlöndorff With: David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler Drama | War 142 mins.
7. 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.
8. Run Lola Run (1998) Run Lola Run (1998)
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After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks. Dir: Tom Tykwer With: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup Action | Crime | Thriller 81 mins.
9. 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.
10. Good Bye Lenin! (2003) Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
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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. Dir: Wolfgang Becker With: Daniel Brühl, Katrin Saß, Chulpan Khamatova Comedy | Drama | Romance 121 mins.