(Contemporary) German/Austrian Movies

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1.
Gespenster (2005)
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Nina, an end-of-teenage orphan with mental problems, starts a new job as a garden cleaner when she meets Toni... (85 mins.)
“ enigmatic! ” - tieser
 
2.
Unter dir die Stadt (2010)
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Steve recently moved to Frankfurt for work. His wife is a stranger in the new city, bored and vulnerable. She meets her husband's boss who is going through some big events in his life as well. They start to have an affair. (105 mins.)
“ beautifully shot, strange love plot and very mystic ending. highly recommended! ” - tieser
 
3.
Black Sheep (2006)
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"Black Sheep" is about urban Berlin Lifestyle. About a bunch of hopeless losers, who are trying, to get the big money with the strangest plans... (94 mins.)
Director: Oliver Rihs
“ funny episodes, full of hilarious characters and situations. very entertaining. ” - tieser
 
4.
Head-On (2004)
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In 'Gegen die Wand' Cahit, a 40-something male from Mersin in Turkey has removed everything Turkish from his life... (121 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
“ a little weak in the end, but great actors and ideas make it worthwhile. ” - tieser
 
5.
Half a Life (2009 TV Movie)
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As a young woman is found raped and slain, her father can't accept his daughter's death and neither that the murderer is never found. For half his life he is searching for the killer. (95 mins.)
 
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The Cameramurderer (2010)
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What starts out as a relaxing weekend at lake Neusiedl ends in fear and horror for two friendly couples. Three children have gone missing from the neighbouring village. As tensions increase people start showing their true colours. (95 mins.)
“ best recent austrian thriller. twisted and mean. ” - tieser
 
7.
The Free Will (2006)
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A man is released from a mental institution after serving 9 years for multiple rape. (163 mins.)
“ challenging, intense drama about a rapist struggling with himself and the one woman that he may be able to love. ” - tieser
 
8.
The Seventh Continent (1989)
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A European family who plan on escaping to Australia, seem caught up in their daily routine, only troubled by minor incidents. However, behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence, they are actually planning something sinister. (104 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ haneke classic. ” - tieser
 
9.
Benny's Video (1992)
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A 14-year-old video enthusiast is so caught up in film fantasy that he can no longer relate to the real world, to such an extent that he commits murder and records an on-camera confession for his parents. (105 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ another disturbing early haneke movie. ” - tieser
 
10.
The Robber (2010)
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Tells the true story of Johann Rettenberger, a marathon athlete who developed robbing banks as a hobby. (90 mins.)
 
11.
Dead in 3 Days 2 (2008)
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One year ago, Nina survived the attacks of a serial killer. She wants to flee from these memories but one call at night recalls all memories and she is again in the middle of a murder mystery. (95 mins.)
“ surprisingly gory and suspenseful sequel to the austrian mainstream slasher flick. highly recommended if you're into horror. ” - tieser
 
12.
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
“ all ambition, dream, conscience and moral are muted or led the wrong way in the flickering heat of ulrich seidls dog days. ” - tieser
 
13.
Bungalow (2002)
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A German soldier goes AWOL and returns home to more problems than he left. (85 mins.)
Director: Ulrich Köhler
 
14.
Voll normaaal (1994)
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Tommie works as mechanic in a garage and loves crazy exhausts. But when he steals the exhaust of the... (91 mins.)
Director: Ralf Huettner
“ can't go wrong with that one! ” - tieser
 
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“ pretty legendary (anti)comedy, helge schneider's masterpiece. ” - tieser
 
16.
Gigantics (1999)
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Three friends from Hamburg spend one last night on the town before one of them leaves the city forever. (80 mins.)
 
17.
Praxis Dr. Hasenbein (1997)
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(94 mins.)
Director: Helge Schneider
“ helge schneider again, also very polarizing. drugs help. ” - tieser
 
18.
Funny Games (1997)
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Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement. (108 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ a mean, bleak one-way-ticket. very uncomfortable. ” - tieser
 
19.
Bang Boom Bang - Ein todsicheres Ding (1999)
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Life could be just great for bankrobber Keek: His buddy Kalle is doing time for their last coup, while Keek has to retain the loot... (110 mins.)
Director: Peter Thorwarth
“ a little outdated but still pretty funny. used to quote that one a lot with my friends. ” - tieser
 
20.
Piratensender Power Play (1982)
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Tommy and Mike operate a pirate radiostation, which is very famous and the most heared radiostation in germany and the police and operators of the "Bayerischer Rundfunk" (Bavarian Broadcast Company) try to stop them from sending. (90 mins.)
Director: Siggi Götz
“ ok, getting a little off track here, but this one is just something else. ” - tieser
 
21.
Short Sharp Shock (1998)
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Three friends get caught in a life of major crime. (100 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
“ fatih akins debut! ” - tieser
 
22.
Berlin Blues (2003)
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In October 1989, the part of the West Berlin borough of Kreuzberg called SO 36, had been largely shut... (105 mins.)
“ check out christoph waltz as psychiatrist. also, cool dialogues and a very sweet break-up scene. wish it wasn't that popular.. ” - tieser
 
23.
Antibodies (2005)
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Long wanted serial killer Gabriel Engel gets arrested in a spectacular police strike. Small town cop... (127 mins.)
“ really entertaining serial killer movie, very suspenseful finale with CGI - deer (!) . ” - tieser
 
24.
Lourdes (2009)
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In order to escape her isolation, wheelchair-bound Christine makes a life changing journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyrenees Mountains. (96 mins.)
Director: Jessica Hausner
 
25.
Hotel (2004)
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When Irene gets a job as a hotel maid she soon finds out that the previous girl disappeared in mysterious circumstances. (76 mins.)
Director: Jessica Hausner
 
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My Führer (2007)
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The action comedy is set in 1944. Hitler appears in it as physically and mentally destroyed person who... (89 mins.)
Director: Dani Levy
 
28.
Jazzclub - Der frühe Vogel fängt den Wurm. (2004)
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The life of a Jazzplayer: Teddy Schu (Helge Schneider) loves Jazz and plays nightly in a small pub with his two friends... (84 mins.)
Director: Helge Schneider
 
29.
The White Sound (2001)
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Kati, Jochen and Lukas take a trip magic mushrooms. Lukas is not coming back. (109 mins.)
 
30.
Alle Alle (2007)
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(86 mins.)
Director: Pepe Planitzer
 
31.
1. Mai (2008)
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An eleven-year-old Turkish boy, two young men from a small town, and a cuckolded policeman from the sticks all find their way to Berlin on May Day... (98 mins.)
 
32.
Anatomy (2000)
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Medical student Paula Henning wins a place at an exclusive Heidelberg medical school. When the body... (103 mins.)
 
33.
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
 
34.
Am Tag als Bobby Ewing starb (2005)
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Germany, 1986: Niels, 17, and his mother Hanne leave Bremen to live in a rural hippie community after her divorce... (92 mins.)
Director: Lars Jessen
 
35.
I've Never Been Happier (2009)
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After a flirtation in a store looking for the imposter Frank is taken and to be behind bars. Free again... (92 mins.)
 
36.
Run Lola Run (1998)
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After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks. (81 mins.)
Director: Tom Tykwer
 
38.
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
 
39.
Deadlock (1970)
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In a deserted mining town at the end of nowhere three desperate men fight over a suitcase full of cash. (85 mins.)
Director: Roland Klick
 
40.
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.)
 
41.
Krambambuli (1998 TV Movie)
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(92 mins.)
 
42.
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.)
 
43.
13 Semester (2009)
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The friends Moritz and Dirk get accepted at the TU Darmstadt and leave their small home village in Brandenburg to set out for the big town to study business arithmetic (mathematical economics). (101 mins.)
Director: Frieder Wittich
 
44.
Rammbock (2010)
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Just when Michael arrives in Berlin to visit his ex-girlfriend Gabi, a terrible virus starts spreading across the city at a rapid pace... (63 mins.)
Director: Marvin Kren
 
45.
Blutzbrüdaz (2011)
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Otis and Eddy are best friends and they make rap music together. Their friendship is tested after a record label offers them a lucrative deal. (87 mins.)