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1. The Terminator (1984)

R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.1
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84 Metascore

A human-looking indestructible cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.

Writers: James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd, William Wisher Jr. | Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Paul Winfield

Votes: 499,163

2. Pride (I) (2014)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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79 Metascore

U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.

Writer: Stephen Beresford | Director: Matthew Warchus | Stars: Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Paddy Considine

Votes: 21,682

3. The Carrie Diaries (2013–2014)

42 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Carrie Bradshaw is in her junior year of high school in the early 1980s. She asks her first questions about love, sex, friendship and family while navigating the worlds of high school and Manhattan.

Creator: Amy Harris | Stars: AnnaSophia Robb, Austin Butler, Ellen Wong, Katie Findlay

Votes: 18,340

4. That's My Boy (2012)

R | 116 min | Comedy

5.6
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31 Metascore

While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's wedding.

Writer: David Caspe | Director: Sean Anders | Stars: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Leighton Meester, Susan Sarandon

Votes: 62,116

5. Jobs (2013)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama

5.9
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44 Metascore

The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.

Writer: Matt Whiteley | Director: Joshua Michael Stern | Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, Lukas Haas

Votes: 64,235

6. Brazil (1985)

R | 132 min | Sci-Fi

8.0
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88 Metascore

A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.

Writers: Terry Gilliam, Tom Stoppard, Charles McKeown | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 138,422

7. Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.2
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George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.

Writers: George Orwell, Michael Radford | Director: Michael Radford | Stars: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 43,698

8. Billy Elliot (2000)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.7
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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Writer: Lee Hall | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

Votes: 88,993

9. The Lives of Others (2006)

R | 137 min | Drama, Thriller

8.5
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89 Metascore

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.

Writer: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Stars: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 221,397

10. Conan the Destroyer (1984)

PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.8
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Conan leads a ragtag group of adventurers on a quest for a princess.

Writers: Robert E. Howard, Roy Thomas, Gerry Conway, Stanley Mann | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Grace Jones, Olivia d'Abo, Wilt Chamberlain

Votes: 55,585

11. Behind the Candelabra (2013 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted.

Writers: Richard LaGravenese, Scott Thorson, Alex Thorleifson | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, Eric Zuckerman, Eddie Jemison

Votes: 28,397

12. Velvet Goldmine (1998)

R | 124 min | Drama, Music

7.0
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65 Metascore

In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild.

Writers: James Lyons, Todd Haynes | Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Christian Bale, Toni Collette

Votes: 25,136

13. Boy (I) (2010)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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70 Metascore

Set on the east coast of New Zealand in the year 1984, Boy, an 11-year-old kid and devout Michael Jackson fan gets a chance to know his father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago.

Writer: Taika Waititi | Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: James Rolleston, Taika Waititi, Moerangi Tihore, Cherilee Martin

Votes: 6,744

14. The Specialist (1994)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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A woman entices a bomb expert she's involved with into destroying the mafia that killed her family.

Writers: John Shirley, Alexandra Seros | Director: Luis Llosa | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone, James Woods, Rod Steiger

Votes: 44,335

15. Senna (2010)

PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

8.6
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79 Metascore

A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.

Writer: Manish Pandey | Director: Asif Kapadia | Stars: Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Frank Williams, Ron Dennis

Votes: 40,210

16. Apt Pupil (1998)

R | 111 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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51 Metascore

A boy blackmails his neighbour after suspecting him to be a Nazi war criminal.

Writers: Stephen King, Brandon Boyce | Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Ian McKellen, Brad Renfro, Joshua Jackson, Mickey Cottrell

Votes: 27,090

17. Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain (2014)

96 min | Drama, History

7.6
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50 Metascore

Interwoven stories of people in India and US as they face dilemmas of life time in the months leading to the biggest Industrial disaster in human history that claimed 10,000 innocent lives within a few hours. Inspired by real events.

Writers: Ravi Kumar, David Brooks, Ravi Kumar | Director: Ravi Kumar | Stars: Mischa Barton, Martin Sheen, Kal Penn, Rajpal Yadav

Votes: 996

18. The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.1
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A United States Navy destroyer escort participates in a Navy "invisibility" experiment that inadvertently sends two sailors 40 years into the future.

Writers: Michael Janover, William Gray, Wallace C. Bennett, Don Jakoby, Charles Berlitz, William L. Moore | Director: Stewart Raffill | Stars: Michael Paré, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas, Bobby Di Cicco

Votes: 10,223

19. Miracle at St. Anna (2008)

R | 160 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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37 Metascore

Set in 1944 Italy, the story of four black American soldiers who get trapped in a Tuscan village during WWII.

Writer: James McBride | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Derek Luke, Michael Ealy, Laz Alonso, Omar Benson Miller

Votes: 14,926

20. 1984 (1956)

90 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.0
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George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.

Writers: George Orwell, William Templeton, Ralph Gilbert Bettison | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Michael Redgrave, Jan Sterling, David Kossoff

Votes: 1,889

21. The Trip (2002)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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47 Metascore

When 19-year-old gay-rights activist Tommy and 24-year-old Alan first meet in 1973, they find themselves on the opposite sides of the political coin. Despite their many differences, they ... See full summary »

Writer: Miles Swain | Director: Miles Swain | Stars: Larry Sullivan, Steve Braun, Ray Baker, James Handy

Votes: 3,040

22. The Central Park Five (2012)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary

7.7
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79 Metascore

A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.

Writers: Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon | Directors: Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon | Stars: Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Kharey Wise, Raymond Santana

Votes: 3,199

23. The Deep (2012)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.

Writers: Jón Atli Jónasson, Baltasar Kormákur | Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Stefán Hallur Stefánsson, Jóhann G. Jóhannsson, Thora Bjorg Helga

Votes: 2,737

24. Edge of Seventeen (1998)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A teenager copes with his sexuality on the last day of school in 1984. It shows him coping with being gay and being with friends.

Writer: Todd Stephens | Director: David Moreton | Stars: Chris Stafford, Tina Holmes, Andersen Gabrych, Stephanie McVay

Votes: 4,290

25. Unspeakable Acts (1990 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama

6.0
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This is the story of child psychologists Dr Laurie and Joseph Braga and their involvement in one of the worst child sex abuse scandals in USA.

Writers: Jan Hollingsworth, Alan Landsburg, Hesper Anderson, Joanna Strauss | Director: Linda Otto | Stars: Jill Clayburgh, Brad Davis, Sam Behrens, Gary Frank

Votes: 166

26. 10th & Wolf (2006)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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36 Metascore

A former street tough returns to his Philadelphia home after a stint in the military. Back on his home turf, he once again finds himself tangling with the mob boss who was instrumental in his going off to be a soldier.

Writers: Robert Moresco, Allan Steele | Director: Robert Moresco | Stars: James Marsden, Giovanni Ribisi, Brad Renfro, Piper Perabo

Votes: 5,367

27. House of Boys (2009)

Unrated | 117 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.6
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40 Metascore

Two young soul mates find each other while working at an all-male performance club/brothel. Eventually, one contracts AIDS.

Writers: Jean-Claude Schlim, Christian Thiry, Robert David Graham | Director: Jean-Claude Schlim | Stars: Loïc Peckels, Layke Anderson, Harry Ferrier, Michael N. Kuehl

Votes: 749

28. Peppermint Candy (1999)

129 min | Drama

7.9
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Consists of five phases of a man's life about why he committed suicide in the end.

Writer: Chang-dong Lee | Director: Chang-dong Lee | Stars: Kyung-gu Sol, Yeo-jin Kim, Jung Suh, So-ri Moon

Votes: 4,653

29. I Am a Sex Addict (2005)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Romance

6.1
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62 Metascore

Autobiographical comedy about a recovering sex addict, about his obsession with prostitutes, and how that affected his relationships and his life altogether.

Writer: Caveh Zahedi | Director: Caveh Zahedi | Stars: Caveh Zahedi, Christoff Colas, Rebecca Lord, Lindsey Tjian

Votes: 2,851

30. Jappeloup (2013)

130 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.7
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A horse with amazing courage and a big heart.

Writers: Guillaume Canet, Karine Devilder | Director: Christian Duguay | Stars: Guillaume Canet, Marina Hands, Daniel Auteuil, Lou de Laâge

Votes: 840

31. 1984

Drama | Announced

A man struggles to keep his autonomy under an oppressive regime that monitors his every move.

Writers: James Graham, George Orwell | Director: Paul Greengrass

32. The Other Dream Team (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Sport

8.4
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69 Metascore

The incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuania's independence movement, and - with help from the Grateful Dead - triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics.

Writers: Marius A. Markevicius, Jon Weinbach | Director: Marius A. Markevicius | Stars: Sarunas Marciulionis, Arvydas Sabonis, Rimas Kurtinaitis, Jonas Valanciunas

Votes: 2,888

33. Kid Svensk (2007)

90 min | Drama

6.2
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The year is 1984. It's summer, and the rebellious 12-year-old girl Kid wants to stay in Gothenburg, but her mother has other plans. Kid discovers that summer vacation in Finland isn't as ... See full summary »

Writer: Nanna Huolman | Director: Nanna Huolman | Stars: Mia Saarinen, Milka Ahlroth, Jim Rautiainen, Mari Rantasila

Votes: 385

34. The Witnesses (2007)

112 min | Drama

6.9
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75 Metascore

Paris, 1984: A group of friends contend with the first outbreak of the AIDS epidemic.

Writers: André Téchiné, Laurent Guyot, Viviane Zingg, Michel Canesi, Jamil Rahmani | Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Michel Blanc, Emmanuelle Béart, Sami Bouajila, Julie Depardieu

Votes: 2,056

35. The Solitude of Prime Numbers (2010)

118 min | Drama

6.4
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Non-linearly follows two kids, rejected by their peers, who become friends. They separate later in life and dedicate to their careers. Still, they feel as if something is missing.

Writers: Paolo Giordano, Saverio Costanzo | Director: Saverio Costanzo | Stars: Alba Rohrwacher, Luca Marinelli, Martina Albano, Vittorio Lomartire

Votes: 2,235

36. The Visitors (1983– )

30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.4
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It's the year 2484 and the Earth is threatened by a rogue comet which could fatally change its orbit. The solution is surprising - Adam Bernau, the greatest genius of 20th century developed... See full summary »

Stars: Josef Bláha, Josef Dvorák, Dagmar Patrasová, Jirí Novotný

Votes: 395

37. Playoff (2011)

107 min | Drama, Sport

5.2
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Playoff tells the story of legendary Israeli basketball coach Ralph Klein. He became a national hero, when he made Maccabi Tel Aviv into European Champions in the late Seventies, one of ... See full summary »

Writers: David Akerman, Gidon Maron, Eran Riklis | Director: Eran Riklis | Stars: Danny Huston, Amira Casar, Mark Waschke, Max Riemelt

Votes: 187

38. Making the Boys (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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71 Metascore

On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Gay Rights Movement, the film explores the drama, struggle and enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to ... See full summary »

Director: Crayton Robey | Stars: Edward Albee, Joe Allen, Matt Baney, David Carter

Votes: 250

39. Zwölf Winter (2009 TV Movie)

85 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Writers: Holger Karsten Schmidt, Thomas Stiller | Director: Thomas Stiller | Stars: Jürgen Vogel, Axel Prahl, Matthias Koeberlin, Wotan Wilke Möhring

Votes: 352

40. The Bag of Flour (2012)

Drama

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Alsemberg, decembre 1975, sarah, 8 ans, vit dans un foyer daccueil catholique. Un jour, son pere biologique... See full synopsis »

Writers: Kadija Leclere, Pierre-Olivier Mornas | Director: Kadija Leclere | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Mehdi Dehbi, Hafsia Herzi, Kadija Leclere

Votes: 73

41. Requiem for a Maiden (1992)

99 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Writers: Josef Klíma, Igor Chaun, Filip Renc | Director: Filip Renc | Stars: Anna Geislerová, Barbora Hrzánová, Sona Valentová, Eva Holubová

Votes: 218

42. Love, Mary (1985 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

7.5
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A teen (Kristy McNichol), who is always in trouble in school and has been sent to reform school, turns her life around when a counselor (Rachel Ticotin) discovers she is dyslexic.

Writer: Clifford Campion | Director: Robert Day | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Matt Clark, David Paymer, Rachel Ticotin

Votes: 60

43. Sexy Timetrip Ninjas (1984)

65 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.4
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1615. Ninja Sarutobi Sasuke is assigned the task of finding a hidden treasure that will restore his clan to their full power. However, sexy ninja warrior Kagero stands in Sasuke's way. ... See full summary »

Writer: Isao Takagi | Director: Yôjirô Takita | Stars: Yûko Aoki, Yukijirô Hotaru, Yutaka Ikejima, Naomi Motohashi

Votes: 45

44. Blutgeld (2013 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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In the 1980s a young man fights against the pharma industry when he and his brothers become infected with HIV from contaminated blood products.

Writers: Regine Bielefeldt, Kai-Uwe Hasenheit, René Heisig | Director: René Heisig | Stars: Max Riemelt, Lavinia Wilson, David Rott, Fabian Busch

Votes: 47

45. Abbot Hai Teng of Shaolin (1985)

84 min | Documentary, Action, Sport

7.6
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Director: Han-Jun Li | Stars: Hai-Deng Shi, Ying-Lian Fan, Xing-You Li, Jet Li

Votes: 91

46. The Magic of David Copperfield VI: Floating Over the Grand Canyon (1984 TV Special)

50 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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This is the 6th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Ricardo Montalban. It is officially titled "THE MAGIC OF David Copperfield VI" but is better known as "The Magic of David ... See full summary »

Writers: Garry Bormet, Frank Slocum | Directors: David Copperfield, Jeff Margolis | Stars: David Copperfield, Ricardo Montalban, Bonnie Tyler, Heather Thomas

Votes: 19

47. Un amore (1999)

97 min | Romance

6.4
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Twenty years of the relationship between a man and a woman. We start in the present, as they are both married to other people and are having an adulterous affair with each other. Then we ... See full summary »

Writers: Gianluca Maria Tavarelli, Leonardo Fasoli | Director: Gianluca Maria Tavarelli | Stars: Lorenza Indovina, Fabrizio Gifuni, Luciano Federico, Roberta Lena

Votes: 124

48. Friends & Enemies (1987)

88 min | Documentary, History

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One thousand power workers went on strike against the South East Queensland Electrical Board (SEQEB)in February 1985 in protest against the introduction of contract worker hire. This ... See full summary »

Writer: Tom Zubrycki | Director: Tom Zubrycki | Star: Vince Lester

49. Family Fundamentals (2002)

75 min | Documentary

6.9
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68 Metascore

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Writer: Arthur Dong | Director: Arthur Dong | Stars: Cynthia Alardo, Phil Alardo, Heather Beberay, Brian Bennett

Votes: 89

50. Mörder kennen keine Grenzen (2009 TV Movie)

Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.6
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Commissioner Maik Brunner is director of an operation command, that wants to catch a kidnapper and serial killer. His girlfriend Bettina is pregnant. The two live temporarily at her mother ... See full summary »

Writer: Ralf Kinder | Director: Jorgo Papavassiliou | Stars: Stephan Luca, Petra Kleinert, Mina Tander, Alexander Scheer

Votes: 28