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Dr. Marsfeldt / Guru
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Sonja Vogler
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Lt. Claus Hartman
Hanns Zischler ...
Moser
Benoît Régent ...
Stieglitz
Alexander Radszun ...
Engler
Peter Fitz ...
Veidt
Daniela Poggi ...
Kathi
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Penck
Michael Degen ...
Reimar von Geldern
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Kessler
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Mrs. Sehr
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Assassin
Tobias Hoesl ...
Achim
Béatrice Macola ...
Anna
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In the not-too-distant future Berlin is shocked by a series of spectacular suicides; a policeman's investigations lead him to a beautiful, enigmatic woman and the revelation of a sinister plot to manipulate the population through mass hypnosis. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for sensuality and violence, and for language | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Chabrol makes two in-joke references to the original Dr. Mabuse movie, of which this is a remake: a trucker named 'Rudi Klein-Rogge', after the actor who portrayed Mabuse in the 1922 movie, and a policeman who falsely gives his name as 'Lang', after the director Fritz Lang. See more »

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Follows Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922) See more »

Soundtracks

Lustige Sinfonietta
Music by Paul Hindemith
Performed by Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin (as Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin)
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I wanted to like this
24 January 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I wanted to like this and I did for what it could have been and not the sorry mess it turned out to be ..... I even enjoyed the auto smash it turned into because all the ingredients were there but didnt get used ...

Brave concept ..crap realization .... but I do love B Grade sci Fi so I got off on it for the crap it was ... If you like the Outer Limits this one is for you sorta like "the boy and his dog" that thought too much and tried too hard ... woof


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