6.8/10
3,475
10 user 45 critic

Combat Girls (2011)

Kriegerin (original title)
Unrated | | Drama | 19 January 2012 (Germany)
Marisa, a 20-year-old German girl, hates foreigners, Jews, cops, and everyone she finds guilty for the decline of her country. She provokes, drinks, fights and her next tattoo will be a ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

(by)
Reviews
18 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Wetlands (2013)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The adventures of an eccentric girl who has strange attitudes towards hygiene and sexuality longs for the reunion of her divorced parents.

Director: David Wnendt
Stars: Carla Juri, Christoph Letkowski, Marlen Kruse
4 Kings (2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Christmas is approaching, and with it, the desire for harmony, beauty, light and hope. Being unable to cope with her parents' conflict, Alex (16) makes a radical decision. A day later she ... See full summary »

Director: Theresa von Eltz
Stars: Paula Beer, Jella Haase, Jannis Niewöhner
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Ari and Oona. Two 15-year-old girls, two dysfunctional families. Absolute opposites and yet somehow similar. No one listens, no one hears. Ari feels she is misunderstood and compensates for... See full summary »

Director: Ziska Riemann
Stars: Jella Haase, Sarah Horvath, Nicolette Krebitz
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

It is love at first sight between Kari and Annemarie but their love is not without complications. They come from opposite sides of the society and Annemaries father have other, more wealthy and handsome, husbands in plan for her.

Director: Xavier Koller
Stars: Hanspeter Müller, Nils Althaus, Carla Juri
Die Ungehorsame (TV Movie 2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A young woman is accused of having brutally murdered her husband. In court the truth behind the domestic abuse unravels.

Director: Holger Haase
Stars: Felicitas Woll, Marcus Mittermeier, Alina Levshin
Atomised (2006)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Based on Michel Houellebecq's controversial novel, this movie focuses on Michael and Bruno, two very different half-brothers and their disturbed sexuality. After a chaotic childhood with a ... See full summary »

Director: Oskar Roehler
Stars: Moritz Bleibtreu, Christian Ulmen, Franka Potente
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Adolf Hitler wakes up in the 21st century. He quickly gains media attention, but while Germany finds him hilarious and charming, Hitler makes some serious observations about society.

Director: David Wnendt
Stars: Oliver Masucci, Thomas M. Köppl, Marc-Marvin Israel
Schreie der Vergessenen (TV Movie 2011)
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Lars Henning Jung
Stars: Vinzenz Kiefer, Alina Levshin, Manfred Zapatka
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Mr. Müller and his class are taking a school trip to Thailand to strengthen the reputation of their school.

Director: Bora Dagtekin
Stars: Elyas M'Barek, Jella Haase, Karoline Herfurth
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The story of three generations of a Turkish immigrant family.

Director: Yasemin Samdereli
Stars: Vedat Erincin, Fahri Yardim, Lilay Huser
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: David Wnendt
Stars: Rosalie Thomass, Marc Zwinz, Thorsten Merten
Hanging On (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: David Wnendt
Stars: Carey Thring
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alina Levshin ...
Marisa
...
Svenja
Sayed Ahmad ...
Rasul (as Sayed Ahmad Wasil Mrowat)
Gerdy Zint ...
Sandro
Lukas Steltner ...
Markus
Sven Splettstößer ...
Uwe Trinkhaus (as Sven Splettstösser)
Anne Laszus ...
Melanie
Elias Raudith ...
Benny
Winnie Böwe ...
Andrea
Rosa Enskat ...
Bea
...
Oliver
Najebullah Ahmadi ...
Jamil (as Najebullah 'Najeb' Ahmadi)
Klaus Manchen ...
Großvater Franz
Falko Göthe ...
Buster
Maik Hennecke ...
Mike
Edit

Storyline

Marisa, a 20-year-old German girl, hates foreigners, Jews, cops, and everyone she finds guilty for the decline of her country. She provokes, drinks, fights and her next tattoo will be a portrait of Adolf Hitler. The only place she feels home is the Neo-Nazi gang she belongs to, where hate, violence, and heavy parties are the daily rules. When 14-year-old Svenja joins the group, Marisa appears like a role model to her: she fits the purest idea of a combat girl fighting for the group's ideology. But Marisa's convictions will slowly evolve when she accidentally meets a young Afghan refugee. Confronted to him, she will learn that the black and white principles of her gang are not the only way. Will Marisa ever be able to get out of this group? Written by David Wnendt

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

girl | tattoo | combat | refugee | ideology | See All (26) »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

19 January 2012 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Combat Girls  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

While working as a cashier and refusing to sell goods to the foreign boy, Marisa's wearing a band-aid over her tattooed swastika. In the next scene, she's wearing a T-Shirt. Cut to the next scene, no T-Shirt, and again, next scene, white T-Shirt again. See more »

Connections

Features The Eternal Jew (1940) See more »

Soundtracks

Hate-Core
written & composed by Johannes Repka
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
To judge or not to judge
26 December 2012 | by See all my reviews

The topic of right wing extremists in Germany is a very hot one. The movie tries to stay as real as possible with its depiction of the characters it portrays and the world they are living in. It's not an easy watch and it especially isn't easy to play. Main actress does a fabulous job here.

The morality is clear and that is why the movie does not emphasize on certain things. You'll either like this approach or you'll think it's takes the matter too lightly. Whatever the case don't expect your usual mainstream approach. The movie will not resolve everything or not in a satisfying kind of way. The acting alone is worth watching it of course.


16 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Terrible, just awful. mindleselfindulgence
88 dorphley
Germans sure know how to make a great film chaserslo
Discuss Combat Girls (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?