Movies I watched and rated (German)

All German movies I watched since I started to rate them.
5 Stars: Brilliant
4 Stars: Recommended to watch
3 Stars: Good
2 Stars: Average
1 Star: Not recommended to watch
0 Stars: Horrible
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1.
Outta Control (2008 TV Movie)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Nicole Weegmann
“ Absolutely underrated movie. 5 Stars. ” - svipdag
 
2.
Two Merry Adventurers (1937)
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Hans Albers and Heinz Rühmann play two confidence tricksters. They manage to stop a night train for nefarious purposes... (116 mins.)
Director: Karl Hartl
“ 5 Stars ” - svipdag
 
3.
Die Geschichte vom Brandner Kaspar (2008)
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70-year old Brandner Kaspar lives with his granddaughter Nannerl in the mountains at the Schliersee. As he is visited by the Death and wants to take him, Brandner Kaspar tricks him and gets another 20 years of life. (96 mins.)
“ 5 Stars ” - svipdag
 
4.
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. (107 mins.)
Director: Dennis Gansel
“ 5 Stars ” - svipdag
 
5.
Afrika, mon amour (2007 Mini-Series)
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This Out of Africa style three-part movie deals with a courageous woman, who moves to Africa to flee her past... (270 mins.)
Director: Carlo Rola
“ 4 Stars ” - svipdag
 
6.
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. (156 mins.)
“ 4 Stars ” - svipdag
 
7.
Die Frau vom Checkpoint Charlie (2007 TV Movie)
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Based on a true story, Miguel Alexandre's two-part drama focuses on a East German woman and the fight for her children... (180 mins.)
“ 4 Stars ” - svipdag
 
8.
The Last Train (2006)
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A group of people are imprisoned in a rail car bound from Berlin to a concentration camp in 1945. (123 mins.)
“ There are many holocaust movies, but I know only one about the horrible deportation trains. 4 Stars. ” - svipdag
 
9.
Speer und er (2005 Mini-Series)
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A reassessment of the role Albert Speer played in the Third Reich. Speer, who was ultimately convicted... (270 mins.)
“ Mix between documentary and feature. 4 Stars. ” - svipdag
 
10.
Krupp: A Family Between War and Peace (2009 Mini-Series)
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Its about the story of Alfred Krupp and his family, also the story of the Krupp company, which has been proeminent in German industry. The family company was a key supplier of weapons and material to the Nazi regime during WW II. (270 mins.)
“ 4 Stars ” - svipdag
 
11.
Vaya con Dios (2002)
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Three monks are making their way from Germany to a monastry in Italy, because they cannot afford the rent for their facility any longer. (106 mins.)
“ 4 Stars ” - svipdag
 
12.
Nowhere in Africa (2001)
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A German Jewish refugee family moves to and adjusts to a farm life in 1930s Kenya. (141 mins.)
Director: Caroline Link
“ 4 Stars ” - svipdag
 
13.
Before the Fall (2004)
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In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) - high schools that produce Nazi elite... (117 mins.)
Director: Dennis Gansel
“ 4 Stars ” - svipdag
 
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“ 3 Stars ” - svipdag
 
15.
The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
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A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s. (150 mins.)
Director: Uli Edel
“ 3 Stars ” - svipdag
 
16.
Summer Guests (1976)
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A group of people from the wealthy middle class in endless quasi intellectual quarrels and discussions trying to find some meaning in their comfortable and indolent life. Adaptation of the play by Maxim Gorky. (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Stein
“ 3 Stars ” - svipdag
 
17.
In July (2000)
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Can Daniel follow the sun from Hamburg to the Bosporus by Friday to meet his love? (99 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
“ 3 Stars ” - svipdag
 
18.
The Miracle of Bern (2003)
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The movie deals with the championship-winning German soccer team of 1954. Its story is linked with two... (118 mins.)
Director: Sönke Wortmann
“ 3 Stars ” - svipdag
 
19.
Die Machtergreifung (2012 TV Movie)
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Germany, 1932-1933: The rise of Adolf Hitler as a politician, which eventually led to his dictatorship and the Nazi-Regime. (90 mins.)
“ 3 Stars ” - svipdag
 
20.
Dealer (1999)
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Despite many attempts, Can is unable to devote himself to anything other than a career in crime, as... (74 mins.)
Director: Thomas Arslan
“ 3 Stars ” - svipdag
 
21.
Jugend ohne Gott (1991 TV Movie)
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(107 mins.)
Director: Michael Knof
“ 3 Stars ” - svipdag
 
22.
Epstein's Night (2002)
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Jochen Epstein wird aus dem Gefängnis entlassen, in dem er 15 Jahre wegen Mordes eingesessen hatte. Er ist entschlossen... (82 mins.)
Director: Urs Egger
“ 3 Stars ” - svipdag
 
23.
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... (142 mins.)
“ 3 Stars ” - svipdag
 
24.
Nitschewo (2003)
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Jim and Elise are bound to each other by an uncompromising love, excessive passion and romance, which... (86 mins.)
Director: Stefan Sarazin
“ 3 Stars ” - svipdag
 
25.
Crazy (2000)
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Benjamin is a 16 year old, paralyzed on one side of his body, with lousy grades in math, who switches to a boarding school to reach grammar school... (97 mins.)
“ 3 Stars ” - svipdag
 
26.
The Sorceror (1932)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Carl Lamac, Mac Fric
“ 3 Stars ” - svipdag
 
27.
Schtonk (1992)
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The slightly fictionalized story of an art forger, a journalist desperate for a big story, and the biggest press scandal in German history: the Hitler Diaries. (115 mins.)
Director: Helmut Dietl
“ 2 Stars ” - svipdag
 
28.
The 3 Penny Opera (1931)
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In London at the turn of the century, the bandit Mack the Knife marries Polly without the knowledge of her father, Peachum, the 'king of the beggars'. (112 mins.)
Director: G.W. Pabst
“ 2 Stars ” - svipdag
 
29.
Die Verhaftung des Johann Nepomuk Nestroy (2000 TV Movie)
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In the 19th century the Austrian playwright Johann Nepomuk Nestroy adapts British and French plays for the theatres of Wien... (90 mins.)
Director: Dieter Berner
“ Good idea, bad cast. 1 Star. ” - svipdag
 
30.
Krabat (2008)
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A boy learns the black arts from an evil sorcerer. (120 mins.)
“ Has almost nothing to do with the novel. 1 Star. ” - svipdag
 
31.
Ich bin ein Elefant, Madame (1969)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Peter Zadek
“ May contain one or two good scenes for those who didn't fall asleep after fifteen minutes. 0 Stars. ” - svipdag