Otto, a young man from East-Frisia comes to the big city (Hamburg) to make his fortune. Most of all he is engaged with two problems: How can he impress Silvia, a rich young girl, and where ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Otto Waalkes ...
Otto / Gutes Gewissen / Schlechtes Gewissen / Stimme von Ottos Vater / Stimme von Ottos Mutter / Stimme von Friseur Herr Astrid
Elisabeth Wiedemann ...
Konsulin von Kohlen und Reibach
...
Ernesto (as Sky Dumont)
Jessika Cardinahl ...
Silvia von Kohlen und Reibach
Peter Kuiper ...
Shark
Andreas Mannkopff ...
Haenlein
...
Sonnemann
Karl Lieffen ...
Floppmann
Tilly Lauenstein ...
Dame
Karl Schönböck ...
Bodo Fürst Marckbiss
...
Clochard
Helmut Hoffmann
Hannelore Paschier
Engelbert Feeken ...
(as Engelbart Feeken)
Eric Vaessen ...
Butler Jean
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Otto, a young man from East-Frisia comes to the big city (Hamburg) to make his fortune. Most of all he is engaged with two problems: How can he impress Silvia, a rich young girl, and where does he get 9876,50 DM to pay off a loan shark? Written by Anonymous

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18 July 1985 (West Germany)  »

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Ottó - A film  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Most successful German movie of all time with 14 million viewers. Another contender is Der Schuh des Manitu (2001) with 12 million viewers. Since records about viewer's attendance weren't kept in the GDR, the estimated number of 14 million viewers could be ambiguous. After all, Otto - Der Film (1985) had 11 million approved viewers in West Germany, making Der Schuh des Manitu (2001) technically more successful. See more »

Goofs

Before Otto signs the credit contract, Shark turns over the first page of it. In the next shot (from a different angle) he turns the page over again. See more »

Quotes

Shark: You shouldn't read the small print!
Otto: But, why not?
Shark: It's bad for your eyesight.
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Connections

Followed by Otto - Der Katastrofenfilm (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Polonaise Blankenese
(uncredited)
Performed by Werner Böhm
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Otto's first and for a lot of Otto fans the best
3 April 2001 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

After a bunch of stand-up live programs, it was the time for Otto Waalkes, a popular comedian in the late 70's and early 80's to move to the big screen. The result is a film without the smallest amount of acting ability but with a huge lot of gags and parodies. Even though I think "Otto-der Liebesfilm" is better than the first one, I like it and can it see over and over again.


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