Otto loses his flat, because he could not pay the rent. To work off his rent arrears he is doing dirty work for the caretaker. Just now Gaby moves into the house and Otto falls in love, but Gaby has eyes only for Amboss the bodybuilder.
Reviews
3 wins. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

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 »

Directors: Xaver Schwarzenberger, Otto Waalkes
Stars: Otto Waalkes, Elisabeth Wiedemann, Sky du Mont
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Otto is the only one who is able to save his Frisian fatherland; but he needs the help of his brother, who is abroad. But his brother does not want to fulfill what he has sworn as a child. ... See full summary »

Directors: Marijan David Vajda, Otto Waalkes
Stars: Otto Waalkes, Barbara May, Hans Peter Hallwachs
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Directors: Bernd Eilert, Otto Waalkes
Stars: Otto Waalkes, Jessika Cardinahl, Juraj Kukura
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Director: Edzard Onneken
Stars: Otto Waalkes, Reiner Schöne, Eva Haßmann
Action | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Broesel has to make a Werner animation film but right now he has no real ideas for new stories. Thus he simply draws some stories from Werner's youth.

Directors: Gerhard Hahn, Niki List, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Klaus Büchner, Andi Feldmann, Kulle Westphal
Manta, Manta (1991)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Proud German owners of Opel Manta's race the streets against VW's and Mercedes. They decide to set up a real race with lots of money involved.

Director: Wolfgang Büld
Stars: Til Schweiger, Tina Ruland, Stefan Gebelhoff
Der Wixxer (2004)
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A mysterious serial killer is shocking the underworld. Scotland Yard is investigating the case. Clues lead the detectives to Blackwhite Castle.

Director: Tobi Baumann
Stars: Oliver Kalkofe, Bastian Pastewka, Thomas Fritsch
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Director: Sven Unterwaldt Jr.
Stars: Otto Waalkes, Mirco Nontschew, Boris Aljinovic
Otto's Eleven (2010)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Otto is a man from a little German island, where he lives together with his friends. He gets his treasure, an expensive painting, stolen by a casino owner and his female assistent, so Otto ... See full summary »

Director: Sven Unterwaldt Jr.
Stars: Otto Waalkes, Mirco Nontschew, Rick Kavanian
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Directors: Cyrill Boss, Philipp Stennert
Stars: Oliver Kalkofe, Bastian Pastewka, Joachim Fuchsberger
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Hundreds of years after humans have settled on Mars, Regulator Rogul and Lord Jens Maul, lead a force of Martians to Earth in order to conquer the planet. Queen Metaphor looks to the gay ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Herbig
Stars: Michael Herbig, Rick Kavanian, Christian Tramitz
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Abahachi, Chief of the Apache Indians, and his blood brother Ranger maintain peace and justice in the Wild West. One day, Abahachi needs to take up a credit from the Shoshone Indians to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Herbig
Stars: Michael Herbig, Christian Tramitz, Marie Bäumer
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Otto Waalkes
Anja Jaenicke ...
Anna
Ute Sander ...
Gabi Drösel
Friedrich Schoenfelder ...
Professor Edelsen
Dirk Dautzenberg ...
Aettich
Joachim Kemmer ...
Schmieriak
Georg Blumensaat ...
Amboss
Ronald Nitschke ...
Polizist
Karl Schulz ...
1. Möbelpacker
Hans Martin Stier ...
2. Möbelpacker (as Martin Stier)
H.H. Müller ...
Begleiter Edelsen
Dieter Landuris ...
1. Fußballfan (as Dieter Landuris - Gripstheater)
Thomas Ahrens ...
2. Fußballfan (as Thomas Ahrens - Gripstheater)
Claus-Peter Damitz ...
3. Fußballfan (as Claus-Peter Damitz - Gripstheater)
Urs Remond ...
1. Schönling
Edit

Storyline

Otto loses his flat, because he could not pay the rent. To work off his rent arrears he is doing dirty work for the caretaker. Just now Gaby moves into the house and Otto falls in love, but Gaby has eyes only for Amboss the bodybuilder.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

sequel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 July 1987 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Otto - der neue film  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| (Remix for video release)

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In one scene Otto wants access to a premier show but gives the required password "The Magnificent Seven" to the wrong person. The person dryly responds: "Come back when you're with the other six dwarfs." Otto Waalkes went on to star in two "7 Zwerge" (7 Dwarves) movies. See more »

Connections

Follows Otto - Der Film (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Wir beide sind häßlich
(uncredited)
Performed by Otto Waalkes
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not quite as fresh as the predecessor, but still a funny series entry!
22 February 2006 | by (Hannover, Germany) – See all my reviews

After the gigantic success of the first "otto" movie, fans had to wait for nearly years, before the next of the series was ready. It was not as fresh as the first feature, but the concept was the same, even if the script department had obviously several problems to remain on the high joke level. The concept was the same: Otto, the chaotic young man from east frisia owes a lot of rent, so he has to work for the owner of his apparment house. He loses his heart to a young girl on the fourth floor, not realising, that the owners daughter is seriously in love to hin. But the girl of his dreams only loves "Amboss", a dumb "Arnie"-Clone. So Otto has to do a lot of dirty work, tries to win Gabi Droesels heart, must keep the depressive cat of a professor alive and defeats the qualities of Amboss... Once more, the plot is only thin, but around there are many jokes, chaotic scenes, musical interlude, advertising parodies and more. Best bits are surely the song Otto sings in front of the elevator doors, an ice-skating number, the magnificent-seven-misspell-scene. Waalkes pokes fun on a gruesome German pop group (Modern Talking), parodies several Schwarzenegger-like movies (Amboss the controlator), some Levis-Jeans-Spots and a famous ice-cream-commercial. There is further the "When a stranger calls"- gag in new color and the wordplay is sometimes very good. Unfortunately, the film suffers from too much product placement and Otto himself begins to act silly and infantile too often in the movie. But overall and concerning the following three films, this one is funny enough for most of his length.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Otto - Der Neue Film (1987) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?