MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,337 this week

Berlin Calling (2008)

7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 7,997 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 27 critic

A man tours clubs around the globe with his manager and girlfriend. On the eve of their largest album release he is admitted to a psychiatric clinic after overdosing at a gig.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 titles
created 28 Sep 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 33 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 22 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 28 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Berlin Calling" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Berlin Calling (2008)

Berlin Calling (2008) on IMDb 7.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Berlin Calling.
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

When Martin, a former GDR citizen, is released from jail, he lately becomes confronted with the consequences of the German re-unification.

Director: Hannes Stöhr
Stars: Jörg Schüttauf, Julia Jäger, Robin Becker
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Former musician Frankie Wilde is a legend within the Ibiza club scene for being the most inspired DJ around. On top of that, he has a beautiful model wife named Sonja Slowinski, although ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Dowse
Stars: Paul Kaye, Beatriz Batarda, Kate Magowan
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A family, middle-class and entrepreneurial, in times of globalization.

Director: Hannes Stöhr
Stars: Christoph Bach, Walter Schultheiß, Inka Friedrich
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The day of the Champions League final between Galatasaray and Deportivo la Coruña stops life in four European cities, adding to the problems of tourists in trouble, who are already struggling with the language barrier.

Director: Hannes Stöhr
Stars: Megan Gay, Lyudmila Tsvetkova, Andrey Sokolov
Documentary | Music | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A documentary following the conscious evolution of electronic music culture and the spiritual movement that has awakened within.

Director: Andrew Johner
Stars: Adam Apollo, Chiara Baldini, Eric Baumgartner
Lammbock (2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Stefan and Kai have good going business, self-grown cannabis screened as pizza delivering service. For now they only have to deal with plant-louses.

Director: Christian Zübert
Stars: Lucas Gregorowicz, Moritz Bleibtreu, Marie Zielcke
Modulations (1998)
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Iara Lee
Stars: Arthur Baker, Afrika Bambaataa, Carl Cox
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

What does Michael (Michael Vega) do when his lover of fourteen, years, Chad, dies from brain cancer? Michael does not have much time to grieve when Chad as an angel immediately comes back ... See full summary »

Director: Sountru
Stars: Joe Higachi, Norm Munoz, Marianne Shine
Human Traffic (1999)
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Five friends spend one lost weekend in a mix of music, love and club culture.

Director: Justin Kerrigan
Stars: John Simm, Lorraine Pilkington, Shaun Parkes
Documentary | Music | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

This DVD is a documentary film about the history of the U. S. rave scene which includes a fantastic soundtrack! Both t he film and soundtrack capture the people and the music tha t shaped ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Reiss
Stars: Moby, Lord T. Byron, McGuinnes
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Tilmann Künzel
Stars: Regina Baer, Blake Baxter, Dimitri Hegemann
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Kalkbrenner ...
Martin 'DJ Ickarus' Karow
Rita Lengyel ...
Mathilde
...
Prof. Dr. Petra Paul
Araba Walton ...
Corinna
Peter Schneider ...
Crystal Pete
Rolf Peter Kahl ...
Erbse (as RP Kahl)
Henriette Müller ...
Jenny
Udo Kroschwald ...
Karow - Martins Vater
...
Labelchefin Alice
Max Mauff ...
Zivi Alex (as Maximilian Mauff)
Peter Moltzen ...
Heinrich Karow - MartinsBruder
...
Clubchef Tom
Erdal Yildiz ...
Hotelangestellter
Ernest Hausmann ...
Pfleger Ernesto (as Ernest Allan Hausmann)
André Hoffmann ...
Franz
Edit

Storyline

A man tours clubs around the globe with his manager and girlfriend. On the eve of their largest album release he is admitted to a psychiatric clinic after overdosing at a gig.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 October 2008 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Berlin atesi  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Authentic Impressions from Berlin's Party Scene
12 January 2009 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Does a movie need to provide answers or is some room for interpretation sometimes the better choice? Berlin Calling does not take the bait to occupy the moral high ground. Instead it is an authentic movie about the music and party scene in Berlin, including its „dark side": drugs.

In a way this movie does not have a beginning and no end, it is an ultimate extract of life – life in the electronic music scene in Berlin.

The pace of the story is fast, almost like the rhythm of the electronic beats - an awesome soundtrack. Berlin Calling is authentic and entertaining movie with great acting and fantastic directing.

The movie feels „(a)live" and to followers of electronic music this is a definite must-see. The only criticism that Berlin Calling may have to accept is that self-experiencing the Berlin party scene may still be better.


24 of 30 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Berlin Calling (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?