With Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Lives of Others (2006)
R | 137 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.
Votes: 372,747 | Gross: $11.29M
2. 7500 (2019)
R | 93 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
When terrorists try to seize control of a Berlin-Paris flight, a soft-spoken American co-pilot struggles to save the lives of the passengers and crew while forging a surprising connection with one of the hijackers.
5. Never Look Away (2018)
R | 189 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime.
Votes: 18,848 | Gross: $1.30M
8. Tatort (1970– )
90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A German language television series that has been running continuously since 1970, which makes it the longest-running German TV drama. Every episode features different detectives of a different city trying to solve a murder case.
9. Amour (2012)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama
Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Votes: 96,535 | Gross: $6.74M
10. Martin Eden (2019)
TV-PG | 129 min | Drama, Romance
Martin Eden struggles to rise above his destitute, proletarian circumstances through an intense and passionate pursuit of self-education, hoping to achieve a place among the literary elite.
11. The White Ribbon (2009)
R | 144 min | Drama, History, Mystery
Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. Who is responsible?
Votes: 71,073 | Gross: $2.22M
14. Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood (2020)
TV-MA | 288 min | Drama, History, Thriller
1900: A rich newcomer with a shady past arrives in Munich determined to crash the local Oktoberfest with his own brewery. But when his daughter falls in love with the heir to a rival ... See full summary »
15. Black Cat, White Cat (1998)
R | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Matko and his son Zare live on the banks of the Danube river and get by through hustling and basically doing anything to make a living. In order to pay off a business debt Matko agrees to marry off Zare to the sister of a local gangster.
Votes: 52,392 | Gross: $0.35M
19. Center of My World (2016)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Romance
After a summer spent with his his best friend Kat to escape his family, Phil goes back to school and starts to question his feelings towards Nicholas, a new classmate.
20. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
R | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime
A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s.
Votes: 37,061 | Gross: $0.48M
24. Little Joe (2019)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Alice, a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. Against company policy, she takes one home as a gift for her teenage son and names it after him but soon starts fearing it.
25. King Creole (1958)
PG | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
A troubled youth's singing sets New Orleans rockin'. With a sweet girl to love him and nightclubbers cheering, it seems he will shake off his past and head for the top. But will a mobster and his man-trap moll snare him in a life of crime?
26. Never Gonna Snow Again (2020)
Unrated | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Zhenia, a Russian-speaking immigrant from the East works as a masseur in Poland and becomes a guru-like figure in a wealthy gated community of his clients.
27. Wadjda (2012)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.
Votes: 19,765 | Gross: $1.35M
28. Just a Gigolo (1978)
R | 147 min | Drama
After World War I, a war hero returns to Berlin to find that there's no place for him--he has no skills other than what he learned in the army, and can only find menial, low-paying jobs. He decides to become a gigolo to lonely rich women.
32. The Great Train Robbery (1903)
TV-G | 11 min | Short, Action, Adventure
A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels.
33. The Wall (2012)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A woman inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the countryside. Accompanied by her loyal dog Lynx, she becomes ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,206 | Gross: $0.04M
34. All Is Well (2018)
TV-MA | 90 min | Drama
Janne's new boss's brother-in-law rapes her, but she doesn't report the incident and continues her way of life as usual. But her silence has consequences, not only for her but also for the love that she feels for her friend Piet.
35. Desert Flower (2009)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama
Waris Dirie, born 1965 in Somalia, flees at 13 when sold as 4th wife. She's maid at the Somalian embassy in London, then McDonald's, where she's discovered and becomes int'l top model. 1997, she speaks up against female genital mutilation.
Votes: 12,956 | Gross: $0.04M
36. The Invisibles (2017)
110 min | Biography, Drama, History
While Joseph Goebbels infamously declared Berlin "free of Jews" in 1943, 1,700 managed to survive in the Nazi capital through the end of WWII. The Invisibles traces the stories of four young people who learned to hide in plain sight.
Votes: 1,392 | Gross: $0.41M
37. Hannah Arendt (2012)
Not Rated | 113 min | Biography, Drama
Votes: 10,972 | Gross: $0.71M
38. The Devil's Violinist (2013)
R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
19th Century violinist and composer Niccolò Paganini incurs the wrath of his diabolical manager while preparing for his debut performance in London, and falling for the daughter of an English impresario.
39. My Best Fiend (1999)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography
In the 1950s, an adolescent Werner Herzog was transfixed by a film performance of the young Klaus Kinski. Years later, they would share an apartment where, in an unabated, forty-eight-hour ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,959 | Gross: $0.10M
40. Return to Montauk (2017)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance
The author Max Zorn, now in his early 60s, is on a promotional book tour in New York when he meets up again with the woman he could never forget. They spend a weekend together. 17 years have passed. Can there be a future for their past?
41. 13 Minutes (2015)
R | 114 min | Biography, Drama, War
In November 1939, Georg Elser's attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler fails, and he is arrested. During his confinement, he recalls the events leading up to his plot and his reasons for deciding to take such drastic action.
Votes: 8,842 | Gross: $0.16M
42. Lara (2019)
98 min | Drama, Music
It's Lara's 60th birthday, and this very evening, her son will be giving his debut piano concert. Lara mapped out his musical career. But Lara is not welcome at his debut performance. Even if Lara engages, everything gets out of control.
44. Jerichow (2008)
Unrated | 93 min | Drama
The dishonorably discharged Afghanistan veteran Thomas returns to his home village of Jerichow. Ali, a local Turkish-German businessman, owner of a snack-bar chain, hires him as a driver. ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,625 | Gross: $0.05M
45. Türkisch für Anfänger (2012)
105 min | Adventure, Comedy
After a plane crash Lena Schneider finds herself on a remote Andaman island with a teenage turk Cem, full of hormones, his religious sister and Greek Costa.
48. Lili Marleen (1981)
R | 120 min | Drama, Music, Romance
In 1938, a German singer falls in love with a Jewish composer in Zurich, who helps Jews flee Nazi Germany. She wants to help but is forced back to Germany. Her song "Lili Marleen" becomes a hit with soldiers and the Nazi top.
49. Turkish for Beginners (2006–2008)
TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy
Set in the German capital Berlin, the series centers around a German woman and single mother of a teenage daughter, who starts a relationship and decides to live together with a widowed Turkish father and his two teenage children.
50. The Bra (2018)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
To escape from his lonely existence, Nurlan embarks on the most adventurous journey of his life: to find the owner of this perky piece of blue underwear. He rents a small room in Baku and begins his quest.