Most Popular German-Language Feature Films

1. Goodnight Mommy (2014) Goodnight Mommy (2014)
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Twin boys move to a new home with their mother after she has face changing cosmetic surgery, but under her bandages is someone the children don't recognize. Dir: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz With: Lukas Schwarz, Elias Schwarz, Susanne Wuest Drama | Mystery | Thriller 99 mins.
2. Victoria (2015) Victoria (2015)
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A young Spanish woman who has newly moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret. Dir: Sebastian Schipper With: Laia Costa, Frederick Lau, Franz Rogowski Crime | Drama | Thriller 138 mins.
3. 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.
4. 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 | War 156 mins.
5. 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 | Thriller | War 149 mins.
6. 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.
7. 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 | Mystery | Thriller 117 mins.
8. 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.
9. Labyrinth of Lies (2014) Labyrinth of Lies (2014)
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A story that exposes the conspiracy of prominent German institutions and government branches to cover up the crimes of Nazis during World War II. Dir: Giulio Ricciarelli With: André Szymanski, Alexander Fehling, Friederike Becht Drama | History 124 mins.
10. The Wave (2008) The Wave (2008)
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A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own. Dir: Dennis Gansel With: Frederick Lau, Max Riemelt, Jennifer Ulrich Drama | Thriller 107 mins.