Most Popular Swiss German-Language Feature Films
1. Youth (I) (2015)
R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A retired orchestra conductor is on holiday with his daughter and his film director best friend in the Alps when he receives an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip's birthday.
Votes: 43,674 | Gross: $2.70M
3. Quantum of Solace (2008)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure
James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource. All the while, he still tries to seek revenge over the death of his love.
Votes: 333,555 | Gross: $168.37M
5. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
R | 124 min | Drama
A film star comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself while starring in a revival of the play that launched her career.
Votes: 18,110 | Gross: $1.81M
7. Phenomena (1985)
R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery
A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
8. North Face (2008)
Unrated | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Based on a true story, North Face is a suspenseful adventure film about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps. Set in 1936, as Nazi propaganda urges the nation's ... See full summary »
Votes: 11,541 | Gross: $0.71M
9. Sennentuntschi: Curse of the Alps (2010)
110 min | Horror, Mystery
Three lonely herdsmen starved of female companionship creates the girl of their dreams, from a broom, some straw and a few rags. The creation - Sennentuntschi, lives and breathe to cook, clean and look after the three.
11. Aloys (2016)
91 min | Drama, Fantasy
A lonely private investigator is contacted by a mysterious woman who pulls him into a mind game known as 'telephone walking'. Fascinated by her voice, Aloys discovers an imaginary universe that allows him to break out of his isolation.
12. Usfahrt Oerlike (2015)
94 min | Drama
When Hans looks back, he must say: That was a good life! He saw the world, loved his wife Martha and yes, two, three things went wrong. But that doesn't need to be talked about. And now? ... See full summary »
13. Ted Sieger's Molly Monster - Der Kinofilm (2016)
70 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Molly Monster is the deeply-loved only-monster of Popo and Etna Monster. She spends her days in familiar surroundings playing with her best friend Edison, a clockwork toy with a life of his... See full summary »
14. War (2014)
106 min | Drama
The world is against Fifteen-year-old Matteo. He has no friends and his parents seem to live in a different universe. One night two men carry him off: sent to a remote alp, where he is forced to spend the summer working hard.
15. Who Killed Johnny (2013)
80 min | Comedy
The life of two desperate Swiss Expats who try to write their first script turns up side down when they discover a dead body on the street. Will they achieve to finish the script on time, ... See full summary »
16. Vitus (2006)
PG | 123 min | Drama, Music
The film tells the story of a highly-gifted boy whose parents have demanding and ambitious plans for him - they want him to become a pianist. However, one day the boy, Vitus, is no longer ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,148 | Gross: $0.19M
17. Alpine Fire (1985)
R | 119 min | Drama
A year on an Alpine farm: an older couple have two children, Belli, who wanted to be a teacher, and the younger Franzi, deaf, and although he works like a man, child-like. Belli teaches him... See full summary »
18. Snow White (2005)
PG | 111 min | Drama
The life of 20-year-old Nico from upper class Zurich is all party, sex and drugs when she meets Paco, the front man of a rap band. She finds herself drawn to his independent, creative and ... See full summary »
19. Schweizer Helden (2014)
94 min | Comedy, Drama
In order to win the respect of her friends and family, divorced housewife Sabine decides to perform Wilhelm Tell with a group of Asylum seekers in the Swiss mountains.
20. Little Mountain Boy (2015)
A boy must brave deep winter snow to obtain an important family keepsake. Before he can even start this difficult journey he must first help his family survive financial ruin, rescue his ... See full summary »
22. Peripherie (2016)
81 min | Drama
Swiss national holiday. It's a sweltering 1st of August in Zurich. Five misfits fight for their rights, dignity and respect.
23. The Foster Boy (2011)
107 min | Drama
A Swiss-German rural peasant family takes Max, a crude 15-year-old boy, into a foster situation of constant bullying. Soon, a foster girl is added to the mix.
24. Fraulein (2006)
81 min | Drama
Ruza left Serbia, her country, over 30 years ago and lives in Zurich. Her daily life is a string of repetitive moments until, one day, Ana arrives on the scene and upsets Ruza's ... See full summary »
Votes: 774 | Gross: $0.00M
25. Amateur Teens (2015)
92 min | Drama
A modern tragedy about a group of 14-year-old schoolchildren whose daily life is shaped by the power of social media and ever increasing sexualisation through the Internet.
26. Someone Like Me (2012)
It is love at first sight between Kari and Annemarie but their love is not without complications. They come from opposite sides of the society and Annemaries father have other, more wealthy and handsome, husbands in plan for her.
27. A Man, His Lover and His Mother (I) (2013)
106 min | Drama, Family
Lorenz Meran, (40) a successful gay author suffering acute writers' block, has to leave Berlin and return to eastern Switzerland to provide care for his aged mother, Rosie. When he finds ... See full summary »
28. The Miracle of Bern (2003)
118 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
The movie deals with the championship-winning German soccer team of 1954. Its story is linked with two others: The family of a young boy is split due to the events in World War II, and the ... See full summary »
29. Grounding - The Last Days of Swissair (2006)
131 min | Drama
The demise of airline Swissair in 2001 was a huge blow to Switzerland's economy and to the country's morale. It was a sad day for Swiss history when the airline's fleet was grounded on 2 ... See full summary »
31. Wonderland (2015)
99 min | Drama
Ten directors of a new generation of filmmakers tell how differently people in Switzerland cope with the worst imaginable disaster; the fact of being dependent on other countries.
Directors: Lisa Blatter, Gregor Frei, Benny Jaberg, Carmen Jaquier, Jonas Meier, Tobias Nölle, Lionel Rupp, Mike Scheiwiller, Jan Gassmann, Michael Krummenacher | Stars: Luna Arzoni, Nicolas Bachmann, Egon Betschart, Soumeya Ferro-Luzzi
32. What's Between Us (2015)
94 min | Drama
After eighteen years of marriage, Alice finds herself confronted with the fact that her husband Frank feels more and more attracted to men. Not only Frank, but also she and their three children undergo an irreversible change.
33. The Swissmakers (1978)
107 min | Comedy
Foreigners who apply to become Swiss citizens have no easy task - especially when the police lets Bodmer loose to check upon their background, their integration in the society, and the ... See full summary »
34. 2 Francs, 40 Pesetas (2014)
99 min | Comedy
Madrid, 1974. Six years have passed since Martin and his family from Uzwil have returned to Madrid. With fond memories of Switzerland, Martin's 18-year-old son Pablo decides to return to ... See full summary »
35. Crossing Borders (2006)
102 min | Comedy, Drama
Spain 1960, the dawn of the country's economic development. Industrial "reorganization" means that many workers have lost their jobs and are forced to emigrate. Martin is one of them. ... See full summary »
36. Soundless Wind Chime (2009)
110 min | Drama
Ricky leaves Hong Kong for Switzerland to look for the lost soul and the past of his deceased Swiss lover, Pascal. Ricky struggles with the confusion of memories, reality and illusion.
37. Der grosse Sommer (2016)
99 min | Comedy
Toni Sommer (68) used to be the most popular and successful "Schwinger" of his time in Switzerland's traditional wrestling sport, but since the fatal accident of his opponent and best ... See full summary »
40. Late Bloomers (2006)
90 min | Comedy
Centers around four older ladies from the Emmental region. When four older women decide to turn the local corner shop into a chic lingerie store, the whole community is thrown into disarray.
41. Cure: The Life of Another (2014)
83 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Linda and Eta, two 14-year-old girls, best of friends, retreat to a secluded beach beneath the cliffs of Dubrovnik; the morning after, only one of them returns.
42. The Blue Hour (1992)
87 min | Drama
Theo, an attractive German call boy, markets himself to other men in the personal ads of Berlin papers and leads an otherwise quiet life across the hall from Marie. Marie and Paul share an ... See full summary »
45. Broken Silence (1995)
106 min | Drama
A Carthusian monk, Fried Adelphi, dedicated to silence and meditation for the last 25 years, tells his story (to priest, Michael Moriarty, in a minor role). His order sends him to Indonesia... See full summary »
47. Strähl (2004)
83 min | Crime, Drama
Narcotics investigator Herbert Strähl is engaging in a fierce and seemingly hopeless battle against the drug scene on Langstrasse in Zurich. Carol is a wild young drug addict. Strähl's ... See full summary »
48. Lovely Louise (2013)
91 min | Comedy, Drama
André, 55, lives with his mother Louise, 80, and leads an unspectacular life. He works as a taxi driver while the elderly diva dreams of bygone days as an actress in Hollywood. One day the ... See full summary »
49. Hard Stop (2012)
100 min | Drama
It's the month of August and hot in the city. Dante's girlfriend has abandoned him for a rich lover. Then he meets Rhea, who lives together with a wealthy man twice her age. She claims that... See full summary »
50. Der Sittlichkeitsverbrecher (1963)
84 min | Crime, Drama
In exploring sex offenses, particularly against children, this film reveals the inner workings of the Zurich police and INTERPOL as they pursue persons accused of voyeurism, rape, fetishism... See full summary »