With Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Lives of Others (2006)

R | 137 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
89 Metascore

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.

Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Stars: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 354,253 | Gross: $11.29M

2. 7500 (2019)

R | 93 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
58 Metascore

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.

Director: Patrick Vollrath | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Omid Memar, Aylin Tezel, Carlo Kitzlinger

Votes: 18,281

3. Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood (2020)

TV-MA | 288 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

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 »

Stars: Misel Maticevic, Martina Gedeck, Klaus Steinbacher, Mercedes Müller

Votes: 1,170

4. The Piano Teacher (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
79 Metascore

A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Annie Girardot, Benoît Magimel, Susanne Lothar

Votes: 55,443 | Gross: $1.90M

5. Never Look Away (2018)

R | 189 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
68 Metascore

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.

Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Stars: Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch, Paula Beer, Saskia Rosendahl

Votes: 14,563 | Gross: $1.30M

6. Tatort (1970– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

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.

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

Votes: 2,385

7. Amour (2012)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
94 Metascore

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.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert, Alexandre Tharaud

Votes: 92,113 | Gross: $6.74M

8. Citizenfour (2014)

R | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
88 Metascore

A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.

Director: Laura Poitras | Stars: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William Binney, Jacob Appelbaum

Votes: 51,984 | Gross: $2.80M

9. The White Ribbon (2009)

R | 144 min | Drama, History, Mystery

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
82 Metascore

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?

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Christian Friedel, Ernst Jacobi, Leonie Benesch, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 68,043 | Gross: $2.22M

10. Martin Eden (2019)

TV-PG | 129 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
74 Metascore

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.

Director: Pietro Marcello | Stars: Luca Marinelli, Jessica Cressy, Vincenzo Nemolato, Marco Leonardi

Votes: 3,063

11. 3096 Tage (2013)

111 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A young Austrian girl is kidnapped and held in captivity for eight years. Based on the factual case of Natascha Kampusch.

Director: Sherry Hormann | Stars: Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Thure Lindhardt, Amelia Pidgeon, Trine Dyrholm

Votes: 10,522

12. Happy End (2017)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
72 Metascore

A well-to-do French family deals with a series of setbacks and crises.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mathieu Kassovitz, Fantine Harduin

Votes: 12,936 | Gross: $0.30M

13. 13 Minutes (2015)

R | 114 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
58 Metascore

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.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Christian Friedel, Katharina Schüttler, Burghart Klaußner, Johann von Bülow

Votes: 8,265 | Gross: $0.16M

14. Little Joe (2019)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
60 Metascore

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.

Director: Jessica Hausner | Stars: Emily Beecham, Ben Whishaw, Kerry Fox, Kit Connor

Votes: 5,278

15. Black Cat, White Cat (1998)

R | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
73 Metascore

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.

Director: Emir Kusturica | Stars: Bajram Severdzan, Srdjan 'Zika' Todorovic, Branka Katic, Florijan Ajdini

Votes: 50,335 | Gross: $0.35M

16. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)

R | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
76 Metascore

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.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu, Johanna Wokalek, Bruno Ganz

Votes: 35,359 | Gross: $0.48M

17. Center of My World (2016)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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.

Director: Jakob M. Erwa | Stars: Bendix Hansen, Sarah Fuhrer, Louis Hofmann, Sabine Timoteo

Votes: 4,822

18. The Invisibles (2017)

110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
60 Metascore

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.

Director: Claus Räfle | Stars: Max Mauff, Alice Dwyer, Ruby O. Fee, Aaron Altaras

Votes: 1,107 | Gross: $0.41M

19. Play (2019 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Seventeen-year-old Jennifer recently moved to a new city with her parents, but finds no connection with her new classmates. The dreamy and in social interaction with others insecure and shy... See full summary »

Director: Philip Koch | Stars: Emma Bading, Oliver Masucci, Victoria Mayer, Jonas Hämmerle

Votes: 150

20. Phoenix (II) (2014)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, History, Music

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
89 Metascore

A disfigured Holocaust survivor sets out to determine if the man she loved betrayed her trust.

Director: Christian Petzold | Stars: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf, Trystan Pütter

Votes: 16,556

21. Wadjda (2012)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
81 Metascore

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.

Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour | Stars: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd

Votes: 18,682 | Gross: $1.35M

22. Bagdad Cafe (1987)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
71 Metascore

A lonely German woman ends up in the most desolate motel on Earth and decides to make it brighter.

Director: Percy Adlon | Stars: Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder, Jack Palance, Christine Kaufmann

Votes: 12,318 | Gross: $3.59M

23. Never Gonna Snow Again (2020)

113 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

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 where his clients live

Directors: Malgorzata Szumowska, Michal Englert | Stars: Alec Utgoff, Maja Ostaszewska, Agata Kulesza, Weronika Rosati

Votes: 178

24. Four Minutes (2006)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Music

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

An elderly piano teacher trains a young convict at a women's penitentiary.

Director: Chris Kraus | Stars: Hannah Herzsprung, Monica Bleibtreu, Vadim Glowna, Sven Pippig

Votes: 6,499

25. King Creole (1958)

PG | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A rebellious young man takes a job as a nightclub singer to make ends meet, attracting the attention of a local crime boss.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, Walter Matthau, Dolores Hart

Votes: 4,463

26. Europa Europa (1990)

R | 112 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
75 Metascore

A boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Solomon Perel, Marco Hofschneider, René Hofschneider, André Wilms

Votes: 14,958 | Gross: $5.58M

27. The Wall (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
67 Metascore

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 »

Director: Julian Pölsler | Stars: Martina Gedeck, Luchs, Karlheinz Hackl, Ulrike Beimpold

Votes: 5,810 | Gross: $0.04M

28. Hannah Arendt (2012)

Not Rated | 113 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
69 Metascore

A look at the life of philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, who reported for 'The New Yorker' on the trial of the Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem.

Director: Margarethe von Trotta | Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Axel Milberg, Janet McTeer, Julia Jentsch

Votes: 10,351 | Gross: $0.71M

29. Storm of Love (2005– )

50 min | Romance

3.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

The elegant hotel Fürstenhof in the little village Bichlheim becomes a place for two young people to find the love of her/his life. But things get complicated.

Stars: Dirk Galuba, Sepp Schauer, Antje Hagen, Joachim Lätsch

Votes: 538

30. The Bra (2018)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

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.

Director: Veit Helmer | Stars: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Denis Lavant, Paz Vega, Chulpan Khamatova

Votes: 534

31. Manifesto (III) (2015)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
72 Metascore

Cate Blanchett performs manifestos as a series of striking monologues.

Director: Julian Rosefeldt | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Erika Bauer, Ruby Bustamante, Carl Dietrich

Votes: 5,833 | Gross: $0.14M

32. And Tomorrow the Entire World (2020)

111 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
77 Metascore

How far one is willing to go for the sake of one's political commitment.

Director: Julia von Heinz | Stars: Mala Emde, Noah Saavedra, Tonio Schneider, Andreas Lust

Votes: 312

33. My Best Fiend (1999)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
70 Metascore

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 »

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Eva Mattes

Votes: 10,303 | Gross: $0.10M

34. Lara (2019)

98 min | Drama, Music

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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.

Director: Jan-Ole Gerster | Stars: Tom Schilling, Rainer Bock, Corinna Harfouch, Mala Emde

Votes: 1,111

35. Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge (2016)

100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
49 Metascore

Follows the famous physicist and chemist Marie Curie and her struggle for recognition in the male-dominated science community in early 20th century France.

Director: Marie Noëlle | Stars: Karolina Gruszka, Arieh Worthalter, Charles Berling, Izabela Kuna

Votes: 1,165

36. Turkish for Beginners (2006– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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.

Stars: Josefine Preuß, Anna Stieblich, Elyas M'Barek, Adnan Maral

Votes: 3,377

37. The Devil's Violinist (2013)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
38 Metascore

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.

Director: Bernard Rose | Stars: David Garrett, Jared Harris, Joely Richardson, Christian McKay

Votes: 3,250

38. Invincible (2001)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, War

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
55 Metascore

A Jewish strongman performs in Berlin as the blond Aryan hero Siegfried.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Jouko Ahola, Tim Roth, Anna Gourari, Max Raabe

Votes: 4,022 | Gross: $0.08M

39. Enfant Terrible (2020)

134 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The life and the impact of iconic German New Wave director, Rainer Werner Fassbinder.

Director: Oskar Roehler | Stars: Oliver Masucci, Hary Prinz, Katja Riemann, Felix Hellmann

Votes: 152

40. Just a Gigolo (1978)

R | 147 min | Drama

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

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.

Director: David Hemmings | Stars: David Bowie, Sydne Rome, Kim Novak, David Hemmings

Votes: 752

41. Schweinskopf al dente (2016)

95 min | Comedy, Crime

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Crime comedy centering around a German village policeman who has to hunt down an escaped killer in his hometown in the backwoods of Bavaria while also chasing after his girl friend who has run off to Italy with another man.

Director: Ed Herzog | Stars: Sebastian Bezzel, Simon Schwarz, Lisa Maria Potthoff, Gregor Bloéb

Votes: 1,182

42. All Is Well (2018)

TV-MA | 90 min | Drama

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
80 Metascore

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.

Director: Eva Trobisch | Stars: Aenne Schwarz, Andreas Döhler, Hans Löw, Tilo Nest

Votes: 1,138

43. Rommel (2012 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 120 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The story of the final seven months in the life of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.

Director: Niki Stein | Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Tim Bergmann, Johannes Silberschneider, Benjamin Sadler

Votes: 1,814

44. Goodbye Berlin (2016)

93 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Two young teenage boys steal a car and embark on a road trip that will probably change their lives.

Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Tristan Göbel, Aniya Wendel, Justina Humpf, Paul Busche

Votes: 8,331

45. The Great Train Robbery (1903)

TV-G | 11 min | Short, Action, Crime

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

A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels.

Director: Edwin S. Porter | Stars: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, A.C. Abadie, George Barnes, Justus D. Barnes

Votes: 17,119

46. Master Eder and His Pumuckl (1982–1989)

30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Pumuckl is a nice and sometimes naughty goblin who used to live with a cabinet maker named Franz Eder. Mr. Eder has had to live through quite some trouble because Pumuckl always was up to ... See full summary »

Stars: Gustl Bayrhammer, Hans Clarin, Toni Berger, Erni Singerl

Votes: 1,608

47. Go Trabi Go (1991)

92 min | Comedy

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Family Struutz lives in Bitterfeld (GDR). After the fall of the wall, they take the opportunity to go on holiday with their car, an old Trabant. They simply want to visit Italy. But there ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Timm | Stars: Wolfgang Stumph, Claudia Schmutzler, Marie Gruber, Dieter Hildebrandt

Votes: 1,222

48. Desert Flower (2009)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
54 Metascore

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.

Director: Sherry Hormann | Stars: Soraya Omar-Scego, Idriss Abdillahi Houfaneh, Awa Saïd Darar, Roun Daher Aïnan

Votes: 12,358 | Gross: $0.04M

49. Lili Marleen (1981)

R | 120 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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.

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Giancarlo Giannini, Mel Ferrer, Karl-Heinz von Hassel

Votes: 3,549

50. My Führer (2007)

89 min | Comedy, Drama, War

5.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The action comedy is set in 1944. Hitler appears in it as physically and mentally destroyed person who takes the advice of Goebbels in the actor-teacher of Jewish concentration camp for ... See full summary »

Director: Dani Levy | Stars: Helge Schneider, Ulrich Mühe, Sylvester Groth, Adriana Altaras

Votes: 4,074 | Gross: $0.00M


1-50 of 4,074 titles. | Next »

Recently Viewed