MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,005 this week

Werner - Beinhart! (1990)

6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 3,100 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 5 critic

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.

Writers:

(comic) (as Brösel) ,
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 21 titles
created 10 Apr 2012
 
DVD
a list of 37 titles
created 21 Oct 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 09 Aug 2013
 
a list of 30 titles
created 10 Oct 2013
 
a list of 24 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Werner - Beinhart! (1990)

Werner - Beinhart! (1990) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Werner - Beinhart!.
1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

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

Editor Eckernförde has come into the possession of an audiocassette that contains a recording of the last minutes of deceased politician Uwe Barschel. The circumstances of his untimely ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Herbig
Stars: John Friedmann, Florian Simbeck, Alexandra Neldel
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 | Crime
    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
Ballermann 6 (1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Directors: Gernot Roll, Tom Gerhardt
Stars: Tom Gerhardt, Hilmi Sözer, Diana Frank
Action | Sci-Fi | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Directors: Udo Beissel, Michael Schaack
Stars: Monty Arnold, Klaus Büchner, Andi Feldmann
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
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Peter Thorwarth
Stars: Peter Thorwarth, Ralf Richter, Hilmi Sözer
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 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
Der Eisbär (1998)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

At the beginning of the movie, a man drives a vintage Mercedes saloon to a gangster boss ("Der Gesundheitsinspektor" - The Health Inspector... See full synopsis »

Directors: Til Schweiger, Granz Henman
Stars: Til Schweiger, Karina Krawczyk, Benno Fürmann
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
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Klaus Büchner ...
Werner (voice)
Rötger Feldmann ...
Brösel
Andi Feldmann ...
Kulle Westphal ...
Eckat (voice)
Meret Becker ...
I. Stangl ...
König / Produzent
...
Kanzler / Chauffeur
...
Pastor A. Amen
Nicole Boguth ...
Krankenschwester
Jürgen Tonkel ...
Landadeliger
Barbara de Koy ...
Hofdame / Tante Brösel
Johanna Bittenbinder ...
Lehrerin
Robert Spitz ...
Blinder
Peter Luppa ...
Hofnarr
Ulrich Berchtenbreiter ...
Mönch
Edit

Storyline

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. Written by Volker Boehm

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 November 1990 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Twardziel Werner  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Crazy Credits

After the introductory credits there is a faked film tear, the screen becomes white and the shadow silhouette of a man can be seen, shouting 'Bescheid' (What's on!). This cannot really be translated but spoofes a more popular joke of 'Werner', one of which has been widely integrated in ordinary day language in Germany. See more »

Connections

Followed by Werner - Gekotzt wird später! (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

(title song)
Performed by Torfrock
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Even after so many years, still so much fun
20 April 2014 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

First off, you absolutely need to watch this movie in German (with some good knowledge in this language to boot), because A LOT of it will be lost in translation otherwise.

It's a specific kind of German humor, one that's definitely not everyone's cup of tea, especially since a couple of scenes involve humongous amount of poop, vomit and other grossities. But underneath it's crude exterior lies a clever exaggeration of real life situations based on the authors, Rötger "Brösel" Feldmann, experience.

Take for example when Werner is at work as a heating, air-conditioning and pluming mechanic/installer. I myself have worked in the same field, not the same job, but I've got to know a lot of people that did the same work as the characters and I recognized a lot of traits and mannerism from the movie. There were a lot of stuff going on that immediately felt familiar to me - of course in a exaggerated and comical way. One of the big ones is Meister Röhrich, Werners boss. This is the character that steals the show. The master apparently knows everything better yet is so clumsy that he always ends up causing literally disasters wherever he works at. This alone would be funny enough, but he speaks in a such strange voice and dialect, says a lot of weird job-specific terms, that it's ingenious. And would you know that he is based on a real person that refused to allow them to use his name?

Then there is the marketplace and football, the technical review of the choppers, the hospital visit and other every-once-in-a-while situations I'm sure everyone has come across and it's always fun to see with what Brösel comes up with to parody them.

As you may already know the movie has parts in it that are not animated and filmed live. These scenes are largely considered to be boring and everyone seems to skip them. To be honest, that's what I did too in the past, but over the time they kinda grew on me. Sure, they are amateurish, the humor consist mostly of burping and catchphrases and they generally pale in comparison to the animated material, but they are fun in a so-bad-its-good way and at least they seem to be self-aware about it.

When it comes down to the animation itself, there is little to complain about. It's not as fluent or sharp as e.g. Disney works and even a bit inconsistent and sketchy in the later parts of the movie, but overall just very well executed, with a good sense for physics and a big part why the slapstick in this movie works so well. There always are small things to discover that you didn't notice the first time. It's creative and full of ideas all the time.

The voice-acting was superbly done. Everyone fits perfectly and it's hard not to notice the fun the staff had while delivering their lines. Andi Feldmann easily deserves an award for his role as the eccentric Meister Röhrich.

Werner: Beinhart is pretty much the movie equivalent of a caricature painting. It's about the small things in real-life but exaggerated in a hilarious and creative manner. It is raw, unconcerned fun and it shows what a real person Rötger Feldmann is. It's just a shame that none of the sequels managed to get even close to it's level.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Just Great andihouben
Discuss Werner - Beinhart! (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?