With Südwestfunk (SWF) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Tatort (1970– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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This anthology series follows the work of police officers in Germany.

Stars: Klaus J. Behrendt, Miroslav Nemec, Udo Wachtveitl, Dietmar Bär

Votes: 3,322

2. The Adolescent (1979)

PG | 90 min | Drama

6.5
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In the summer of 1939, 13-year-old Marie goes with her parents to visit her grandmother in a small town near Avignon. Although rumors of war reach the countryside, it's an idyllic place, ... See full summary »

Director: Jeanne Moreau | Stars: Simone Signoret, Francis Huster, Laetitia Chauveau, Edith Clever

Votes: 240

3. The Masters of Time (1982)

78 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Piel, a 7 or 8 year old boy, is alone on the desert planet Perdide, only survivor of an attack by giant hornets. Calling for help, Piel's father's friend Jaffar keeps contact with the kid and hurries across space toward Perdide.

Director: René Laloux | Stars: Jean Valmont, Michel Elias, Frédéric Legros, Yves-Marie Maurin

Votes: 5,553

4. Laurin (1989)

84 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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Children have been disappearing under mysterious circumstances in a 19th century German village. A young girl soon becomes haunted by disturbing visions of the missing kids.

Director: Robert Sigl | Stars: Dóra Szinetár, Brigitte Karner, Károly Eperjes, Hédi Temessy

Votes: 842

5. Raumpatrouille - Die phantastischen Abenteuer des Raumschiffes Orion (1966)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Commander McLane and the crew of the fast space cruiser Orion patrol Earth's outposts and colonies in space and defend humanity from the alien 'Frogs'.

Stars: Dietmar Schönherr, Eva Pflug, Wolfgang Völz, Claus Holm

Votes: 956

6. Ödipussi (1988)

88 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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Gray-haired furniture retailer Paul Winkelmann still has his dinner cooked and his laundry done by his mother. He spends his evenings playing Scrabble with Mama's friends and discussing the... See full summary »

Director: Vicco von Bülow | Stars: Vicco von Bülow, Katharina Brauren, Evelyn Hamann, Edda Seippel

Votes: 3,938

7. The Deathmaker (1995)

110 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Fritz Haarmann, who has killed at least 27 boys, is questioned by a psychology professor in order to find out whether he is sane and can be held responsible for his crimes. During this ... See full summary »

Director: Romuald Karmakar | Stars: Götz George, Jürgen Hentsch, Pierre Franckh, Hans-Michael Rehberg

Votes: 2,179

8. Heimat 2: Chronicle of a Generation (1992)

1,416 min | Drama, History

8.9
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Hermann Simon, an aspiring composer, comes of age in Munich during the troubled 1960s.

Stars: Henry Arnold, Salome Kammer, Frank Röth, Armin Fuchs

Votes: 288

9. Emma's Bliss (2006)

99 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Max is very ill. He decides to steal in his own company. But when he tries to run away with the money, he has a car accident that takes him to Emma's pigs farm.

Director: Sven Taddicken | Stars: Jördis Triebel, Jürgen Vogel, Maik Solbach, Martin Feifel

Votes: 1,991

10. Salto mortale (1969–1971)

60 min | Drama, Family, Thriller

7.7
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Tells the story of a Swiss artist family, the 'Flying Dorias'. The stories mostly play in the circus Krone, which is planning a major European tour.

Stars: Gustav Knuth, Gitty Djamal, Horst Janson, Hans-Jürgen Bäumler

Votes: 88

11. Blood and Honor: Youth Under Hitler (1982– )

300 min | Drama

7.4
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Follows a German boys involvement in the Hitler Youth during the pre WWII years.

Stars: Marlies Engel, Rolf Becker, Leslie Malton, Gila von Weitershausen

Votes: 122

12. The Burning Snail (1996 TV Movie)

82 min | Drama

6.5
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The film's action centres on the 14-year-old Peter who lives alone with his mother. Peter, who is currently in the difficult phase of self-discovery, has focused all his longings on his ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Stiller | Stars: Barbara Auer, Sebastian Koch, Maximilian Haas, Tobias Nath

Votes: 65

13. Klassezämekunft (1988)

100 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Senta von Meissen invites the fellow students of her graduation class from 1938 - 50 years ago - for a class reunion into her castle. They expect to happily party through the weekend - but ... See full summary »

Directors: Walter Deuber, Peter Stierlin | Stars: Anne-Marie Blanc, Paul Hubschmid, Stephanie Glaser, Lukas Ammann

Votes: 91

14. Little Sharks (1992)

87 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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When dishwasher Ingo, whose girl-friend has just left him, returns a borrowed bar stool to the Folkwang Acting School in Essen, he stumbles into the audition for next year's new students. ... See full summary »

Director: Sönke Wortmann | Stars: Jürgen Vogel, Kai Wiesinger, Gedeon Burkhard, Meret Becker

Votes: 1,368

15. Parole Chicago (1979– )

25 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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Harry and Ede always have brilliant plans to raise money. They want to steal gold from a dental practice, sell pedigree dogs for expensive money, or sell earrings as rare collectibles. Their brilliant plans fail every time.

Stars: Christoph Waltz, Gottfried Vollmer, Susanne Herlet, Monika John

Votes: 65

16. Nach Fünf im Urwald (1995)

99 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Anna, 17 years old, is happy to throw her first big birthday party without her parents, but some of her guests are so stoned that they leave a big chaos and, even worse, destroy the ... See full summary »

Director: Hans-Christian Schmid | Stars: Franka Potente, Axel Milberg, Dagmar Manzel, Farina Brock

Votes: 1,535

17. Die Sendung mit der Maus (1971– )

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.0
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A weekly show aimed at the education of children. Short movies explain different things of everyday life, (e.g. how cars work, how movies are made etc.), they are followed by a short sequence of animated clips.

Stars: Günter Dybus, Armin Maiwald, Peter Lustig, Atze

Votes: 860

18. Der Sonne entgegen (1984–1985)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Stars: Erwin Steinhauer, Heinz Petters, Lidija Jenko, Harald Gauster

Votes: 46

19. Tagesschau (1952– )

15 min | Documentary, News, Sport

7.3
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A German news show on the public broadcaster ARD.

Stars: Wilhelm Wieben, Jan Hofer, Angela Merkel, Yanis Varoufakis

Votes: 220

20. Golden Night (1977)

78 min | Crime, Drama

5.4
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After his family tries to kill him and he has been pronounced dead, Michel returns to vex them. He presents each one with a voodoo doll, warning of their fate.

Director: Serge Moati | Stars: Bernard Blier, Klaus Kinski, Marie Dubois, Jean-Luc Bideau

Votes: 137

21. Die rote Zora und ihre Bande (1979– )

30 min | Adventure

7.0
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Stars: Lidija Kovacevic, Nedeljko Vukasovic, Andjelko Kos, Esad Krcic

Votes: 136

22. Bezness (1992)

100 min | Drama

6.1
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Roufa, a young prostitute (Bezness) befriends a French photographer sent to do an expose.

Director: Nouri Bouzid | Stars: Abdellatif Kechiche, Jacques Penot, Ghalya Lacroix, Manfred Andrae

Votes: 131

23. Lucy the Menace of Street (1980)

30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.7
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Lucie, the horror of the street is a six-part Czech-German television children's series.

Stars: Zaneta Fuchsová, Michal Hofbauer, Daniela Kolárová, Jaromír Hanzlík

Votes: 331

24. The Quality of Mercy (1994)

105 min | Drama, War

7.1
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It is the beginning of 1945 during WW2 in former Austria. 500 Russian prisoners of war who have refused to fight on the side of the Germans against their country were moved to the ... See full summary »

Director: Andreas Gruber | Stars: Elfriede Irrall, Rainer Egger, Oliver Broumis, Merab Ninidze

Votes: 306

25. Das erste Mal (1996 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Director: Connie Walter | Stars: Lavinia Wilson, Benno Fürmann, Hannes Jaenicke, Eva Haßmann

Votes: 74

26. After Liverpool (1974 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama

5.5
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An encounter exploring how people can fail to communicate even when they are talking by either not saying anything, not listening or simply evading.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Hildegard Schmahl, Dieter Kirchlechner

Votes: 33

27. Das Treibhaus (1987)

99 min | Drama, History

7.4
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Director: Peter Goedel | Stars: Christian Doermer, Laila Florentine Freer, Jörg Hube, Hanns Zischler

Votes: 19

28. Albert Schweitzer (1987– )

Biography

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Stars: Wolfgang Preiss, Edda Pastor, Margot Leonard, Marion Martienzen

29. Feuerreiter (1998)

130 min | Drama

6.0
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Film about the German poet Friedrich Hoelderlin (1770-1843), concentrating on his ardent affair with Susette Gondard.

Director: Nina Grosse | Stars: Martin Feifel, Marianne Denicourt, Ulrich Mühe, Matthias Faber

Votes: 81

30. Moselbrück (1987–1993)

50 min

6.4
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Stars: Liane Hielscher, Jocelyne Boisseau, Margot Leonard, Bernd Seebacher

Votes: 12

31. Runaway Island (1984)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Australia 1830. Jemma and Jamie McCloud are left behind on their father's farm with their aunt Agatha. Lachlan McCloud sails to England to ask attention from the government to do something ... See full summary »

Stars: Miles Buchanan, Simone Buchanan, Rodney Bell, Julian Gillespie

Votes: 31

32. Menschen im Espresso (1958)

18 min | Documentary, Short

5.9
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Director: Herbert Vesely | Stars: Enno Patalas, Herbert Vesely

Votes: 19

33. The Unicorn (1978)

111 min | Drama

6.4
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An advertising expert and writer is pushed by his publisher to deliver a script for a new book. This one is supposed to be on the topic sexuality.

Director: Peter Patzak | Stars: Peter Vogel, Gila von Weitershausen, Christiane Rücker, Isolde Barth

Votes: 41

34. Flickan vid stenbänken (1989)

29 min | Drama

7.8
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Berta and her two siblings live in a fairly protected world at home in the large upper class house with mother and father in the 1910s Sweden. But then a winter evening, Carolin comes into ... See full summary »

Stars: Anna Björk, Anna Edlund, Gerhard Hoberstorfer, Gaëlle Legrand

Votes: 47

35. Unter dem Eis (2005)

92 min | Drama

6.9
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Aelrun Goette's critically acclaimed drama deals with a fatal mother-son relationship and the fear of a bitter truth. Jenny's life with her husband and their seven-year old son Tim seems to... See full summary »

Director: Aelrun Goette | Stars: Bibiana Beglau, Adrian Wahlen, Dirk Borchardt, Sandra Borgmann

Votes: 160

36. Janosch (1986–1990)

30 min | Animation, Family

7.3
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Stars: Günter Dybus, Joachim Kerzel, Hansjoachim Krietsch, Christian Korp

Votes: 140

37. Wallstreet (1997 TV Movie)

62 min | Documentary

7.7
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Director: Thomas Schadt

Votes: 44

38. Les Alsaciens: ou les deux Mathilde (1996– )

90 min | Drama, History

8.3
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The history of four generations of a family in Alsace between 1870 and 1953. Over this time, the family and the villagers live through three wars between France and Germany and their ... See full summary »

Stars: Cécile Bois, Aurore Clément, Jean-Pierre Miquel, Sebastian Koch

Votes: 58

39. Transatlantis (1995)

116 min | Drama

6.7
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The myth of the sunken city of Atlantis is the focus of an imaginary journey through the mind of the renowned professor Neuffer. He finds himself rapt in a vision which occurs as the autumn... See full summary »

Director: Christian Wagner | Stars: Daniel Olbrychski, Birgit Aurell, Jörg Hube, Malgorzata Gebel

Votes: 41

40. Once Upon a Time... the Americas (1991– )

30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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"Once Upon a Time - The Americas," part of the popular French cartoon franchise "Il était une fois..." , follows the both epic and tragic history of the American continent.

Stars: Roger Carel, Sady Rebbot, Patrick Préjean, Jacques Brunet

Votes: 873

41. Die Fallers - Eine Schwarzwaldfamilie (1994– )

30 min | Drama, Family

7.2
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The family saga set in Germany's Black Forest region, centers around the life of Hermann and Johanna Faller and their three adult children, Karl, Bernhard, and Kati.

Stars: Ursula Cantieni, Wolfgang Hepp, Peter Schell, Christiane Brammer

Votes: 38

42. Der Forellenhof (1965–1966)

60 min | Family

8.6
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The trout farm.

Stars: Hans Söhnker, Jane Tilden, Gerhart Lippert, Helga Anders

Votes: 61

43. Thrash, Altenessen - Ein Film aus dem Ruhrgebiet (1989 TV Movie)

88 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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Director: Thomas Schadt | Stars: Christian Brückner, Rob Fioretti, Mille Petrozza, Ventor Reil

Votes: 37

44. Bambule (1970 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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The film criticizes the authoritarian methods of home education in a girls' home. In the course of the action, there is a revolt against the oppressive structures.

Director: Eberhard Itzenplitz | Stars: Petra Redinger, Christine Diersch, Dagmar Biener, Helge Hennig

Votes: 106

45. Hits à gogo (1965–1977)

Music

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Stars: Willem Duyn, Maggie MacNeal, Lynsey de Paul, Graham Bonney

46. Terre indigo (1996– )

96 min | Adventure, Drama

7.0
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Stars: Francis Huster, Cristiana Réali, Mireille Darc, Marie-José Nat

Votes: 60

47. Stilles Land (1992)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A young, naive and enthusiastic theater director named Kai comes to a grim provincial town to put on Beckett's Waiting for Godot. Although the lethargic theater company shows no interest in... See full summary »

Director: Andreas Dresen | Stars: Thorsten Merten, Jeannette Arndt, Kurt Böwe, Petra Kelling

Votes: 119

48. Heiteres Bezirksgericht (1987– )

45 min | Comedy

6.8
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Stars: Heinz Petters, Rudi Schippel, Peter Weck, Michael Janisch

Votes: 9

49. Otto Dix: The Painter Is the Eyes of the World (1989)

59 min | Documentary, Biography

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The first comprehensive study of German artist Otto Dix looks at the life and work of the maligned German artist, blacklisted by the Nazis for his depictions of the horrors of war.

Director: Reiner Moritz | Stars: Otto Dix, Roland Ehrhardt, Garard Green, James Greene

50. Three Paths to the Lake (1976 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

6.1
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Elisabeth, a forty years old woman, visits her old father in the outskirts of Klagenfurt. There, she reflects about her childhood and her romantic life.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Ursula Schult, Guido Wieland, Walter Schmidinger, Bernhard Wicki

Votes: 115


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