The 20 best Austrian Movies

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1.
The Counterfeiters (2007)
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The story of the Operation Bernhard, the largest counterfeiting operation in history, carried out by Germany during WWII. (98 mins.)
 
2.
Dog Days (2001)
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In a suburb of Vienna during some hot summer days: A teacher who is in bondage to a sleazy pimp, a very importunate hitchhiker... (121 mins.)
Director: Ulrich Seidl
 
3.
Poppitz (2002)
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(99 mins.)
 
4.
Darwin's Nightmare (2004 Documentary)
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A documentary on the effect of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria. The predatory fish, which has wiped out the native species, is sold in European supermarkets, while starving Tanzanian families have to make do with the leftovers. (107 mins.)
Director: Hubert Sauper
 
5.
India (1993)
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Heinzi Boesel and Kurt Fellner are two Austrian health inspectors forced to work together, traveling through Austria... (90 mins.)
Director: Paul Harather
 
6.
The Bone Man (2009)
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Private Investigator Brenner is handling a case at the grill-station "Löschenkohl". There he finds - besides some chicken - also other meat...that doesn't belong in a good meal. (117 mins.)
 
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The City Without Jews (1924)
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Jews are expelled from the city of Utopia. (80 mins.)
Director: H.K. Breslauer
 
9.
The Piano Teacher (2001)
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A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher. (131 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
10.
Hinterholz 8 (1998)
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(105 mins.)
 
11.
Radetzkymarsch (1965 TV Movie)
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(230 mins.)
 
12.
Nordrand (1999)
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Vienna, 1995. Jasmin, Tamara, Valentin, Senad and Roman live near the northern border of Austria. Their lives repeatedly intersect and drift apart... (103 mins.)
Director: Barbara Albert
 
13.
Der Bockerer (1981)
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A politically naive Viennese butcher (Bockerer) manages to survive the Nazi occupation of Austria and the second world war. (104 mins.)
Director: Franz Antel
 
14.
Revanche (2008)
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Ex-con Alex plans to flee to the South with his girl after a robbery. But something terrible happens and revenge seems inevitable. (121 mins.)
Director: Götz Spielmann
 
15.
We Feed the World (2005 Documentary)
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A look at how the world's food is produced and how mass production changes the environment and the lives of people. (96 mins.)
 
16.
Sodom und Gomorrha (1922)
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When the old multimillionaire Jackson Harber wants to marry the young model Mary, she hesitates, but... (150 mins.)
 
17.
Out of Hand (2005)
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Sebastian and Paul are two bored boys about 16 years of age. They drink alcohol, steal - and attend a private school... (92 mins.)
Director: Eva Urthaler
 
18.
Mother's Day (1993)
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A satirical take on the life of a family in a public housing complex in Vienna as they prepare for Mother's Day. (95 mins.)
 
19.
Wanted (1999)
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Der Unfallchirurg Thomas Reiter zieht sich freiwillig in eine geschlossene Anstalt zurück, weil er sich dem Alltag nicht mehr stellen will... (90 mins.)
 
20.
Müllers Büro (1986)
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Private detective Max Müller and his assistent Larry try to solve a crime but find themselves in strange bars and women. (104 mins.)