With Süddeutscher Rundfunk (SDR) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Boat (1981)

R | 149 min | Drama, War

8.4
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86 Metascore

The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth and sheer terror.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Votes: 248,973 | Gross: $11.49M

2. Christiane F. (1981)

R | 138 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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A teen girl in 1970's Berlin becomes addicted to heroin. Everything in her life slowly begins to distort and disappear as she befriends a small crew of junkies and falls in love with a drug-abusing male prostitute.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Natja Brunckhorst, Eberhard Auriga, Peggy Bussieck, Lothar Chamski

Votes: 25,278

3. Das Boot (1985)

TV-MA | 293 min | Drama, War

8.9
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A World War II German U-Boat crew have a terrifying patrol mission in the early days of the war.

Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch

Votes: 29,878

4. 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: 3,321

5. Veronika Voss (1982)

R | 104 min | Drama

7.7
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Partially based on the life of Sybille Schmitz, who found fame under the Nazi regime, but whose career was destroyed afterward. Veronika Voss is a once prominent UFA actress, kept by her doctor, who raises suspicion in a sports journalist.

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Rosel Zech, Hilmar Thate, Cornelia Froboess, Annemarie Düringer

Votes: 6,988

6. Drei Damen vom Grill (1977–1992)

25 min | Comedy

6.7
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Three ladies from the grill.

Stars: Brigitte Mira, Brigitte Grothum, Gabriele Schramm, Bettina Martell

Votes: 142

7. 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: 954

8. The Noah's Ark Principle (1984)

100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.0
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Near the end of the 20th century, WMDs (weapons of mass destruction) are retired. However, certain factions plan to use a science space station as a weapon against each other. The astronauts inside will decide the world's fate.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Richy Müller, Franz Buchrieser, Aviva Joel, Matthias Fuchs

Votes: 998

9. Beyond Silence (1996)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Music

7.4
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Since the earliest days in her childhood Lara has had a difficult but important task. Both her parents are deaf-mute and Lara has to translate from sign-language to the spoken word and vice... See full summary »

Director: Caroline Link | Stars: Sylvie Testud, Tatjana Trieb, Howie Seago, Emmanuelle Laborit

Votes: 4,433 | Gross: $0.17M

10. Doctor Snuggles (1979– )

25 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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The fantastic adventures of a friendly doctor and his friends.

Stars: Peter Ustinov, Ulli Philipp, Lambert Hamel, Walter Jokisch

Votes: 1,069

11. Go Trabi Go (1991)

92 min | Comedy

6.0
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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: 1,473

12. The Dark Glow of the Mountains (1985 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

7.5
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Werner Herzog follows mountaineers Hans Kammerlander and Reinhold Messner during their expedition into climbing the Gasherbrum mountains, which has some of the most difficult peaks to be ... See full summary »

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Reinhold Messner, Hans Kammerlander, Werner Herzog

Votes: 917

13. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1978)

73 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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A young boy becomes an apprentice for a mysterious sorcerer, working at the sorcerer's strange and sinister mill where secretive black magic is being taught and performed at a very heavy price.

Director: Karel Zeman | Stars: Ludek Munzar, Jaroslav Moucka, Christian Brückner, Friedrich Schütter

Votes: 1,068

14. Clochemerle (1972)

230 min | Comedy

8.1
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A rural French town attempts to erect a public urinal.

Stars: Peter Ustinov, Roy Dotrice, Wendy Hiller, Larry Noble

Votes: 99

15. Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? (1970)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

7.2
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With slicked-down hair and three-piece suits, dependable Herr Raab is a technical draftsman. He gets along with his colleagues although his boss wants him to go beyond technical cleanliness... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Fengler, Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Lilith Ungerer, Kurt Raab, Amadeus Fengler, Lilo Pempeit

Votes: 2,594

16. La Soufrière (1977)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.6
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Herzog takes a film crew to the island of Guadeloupe when he hears that the volcano on the island is going to erupt. Everyone has left, except for one old man who refuses to leave. Herzog ... See full summary »

Director: Werner Herzog | Star: Werner Herzog

Votes: 2,085

17. Eisenbahn-Romantik (1991– )

30 min | Documentary

7.5
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Stars: Jo Jung, Hagen von Ortloff, Frank Stöckle, Moritz Brendel

Votes: 31

18. Der Fluch (1988)

88 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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When a young family, father, mother and their daughter, is on a trip in the mountains, they loose orientation and have to stay there for the night. The daughter finds a dead young girl who ... See full summary »

Director: Ralf Huettner | Stars: Dominic Raacke, Barbara May, Romina Nowack, Ortrud Beginnen

Votes: 150

19. The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner (1974)

45 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.6
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A study of the psychology of a champion ski-jumper, whose full-time occupation is carpentry.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Walter Steiner, Werner Herzog

Votes: 2,565

20. God's Angry Man (1981 TV Movie)

44 min | Documentary

6.7
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The documentary follows Gene Scott, famous televangelist involved with constant fights against FCC, who tried to shut down his TV show during the 1970's and 1980's, and even argues with his... See full summary »

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Gene Scott, Werner Herzog

Votes: 824

21. A Man Like Eva (1984)

92 min | Biography, Drama

5.8
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A bearded director named EVA, a fictive Rainer Werner Fassbinder, lives in a large house with his cast and crew as he films Dumas' Lady of the Camellias. His accountant informs him he has ... See full summary »

Director: Radu Gabrea | Stars: Eva Mattes, Lisa Kreuzer, Werner Stocker, Charles Regnier

Votes: 117

22. Verstehen Sie Spaß? (1980– )

120 min | Comedy, Reality-TV

5.2
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The German TV-show fools and trolls celebrities captured on camera.

Stars: Frank Elstner, Paola Del Medico, Kurt Felix, Guido Cantz

Votes: 231

23. How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck... (1976 TV Movie)

44 min | Documentary

6.3
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Herzog examines the world championships for cattle auctioneers, his fascination with a language created by an economic system, and compares it to the lifestyle of the Amish, who live nearby.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Steve Liptay, Scott McKain, Ralph Wade

Votes: 1,232

24. Herdsmen of the Sun (1989 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

7.2
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Herzog's documentary of the Wodaabe people of the Sahara/Sahel region. Particular attention is given to the tribe's spectacular courtship rituals and 'beauty pageants', where eligible young... See full summary »

Director: Werner Herzog | Star: Werner Herzog

Votes: 755

25. Okay S.I.R. (1972–1974)

25 min | Crime

7.5
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Stars: Anneliese Uhlig, Monika Peitsch, Anita Kupsch, Marran Gosov

Votes: 23

26. 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

27. Les affinités électives (1982 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.1
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The story takes place in Germany at the beginning of the last century. Charlotte and wealthy baron Edouard, who had loved each other since their youth, could only marry after both became ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Stéphane Audran, Michael Degen, Pascale Reynaud, Helmut Griem

Votes: 37

28. Ballad of the Little Soldier (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 46 min | Documentary, War

7.2
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The film focuses on a group of Miskito in Nicaragua who used child soldiers in their resistance against the Sandinistas.

Directors: Werner Herzog, Denis Reichle | Stars: Werner Herzog, Denis Reichle

Votes: 919

29. Un marinaio e mezzo (1985 TV Movie)

90 min | Adventure, Family

6.0
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Nick has been living as a merchant seaman, sailing everywhere with his pet pelican. While off the coast of South America, his boat is capsized by an oil tanker. In fury, he gets back ashore... See full summary »

Director: Tommaso Dazzi | Stars: Franco Nero, Santiago García, Galo Ahumada, Francisco Rabal

Votes: 30

30. Nonstop Nonsens (1975–1980)

28 min | Comedy

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There is a complete comic story in each episode, with Didi in the main role - as well as other, more brief, comedy sketches, also starring Didi.

Stars: Dieter Hallervorden, Rotraud Schindler, Kurt Schmidtchen, Gerhard Wollner

Votes: 259

31. Huie's Sermon (1981 TV Movie)

40 min | Documentary

6.0
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The reverend Huie L. Rogers delivers an intense and impassioned sermon at his church in Brooklyn.

Director: Werner Herzog | Star: Huie L. Rogers

Votes: 410

32. Bluebeard's Castle (1963)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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Based on the Bela Bartok opera, Bluebeard woos his women and then swiftly disposes of them.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Norman Foster, Ana Raquel Satre

Votes: 121

33. Mir reicht's - ich steig aus (1983)

91 min | Drama

5.4
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The intelligent Linda, daughter of Joseph and Jane, takes a critical view of her parents' marriage. Her father's dominant behavior and her mother's indifference become so unbearable to her ... See full summary »

Director: Gustav Ehmck | Stars: Linda Manz, Wal Davis, Marie-Christine Barrault, Ana Torrent

Votes: 35

34. Blue Note - A Story of Modern Jazz (1997 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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"It must 'schwing!'" was the motto of Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff, two German Jewish immigrants who in 1939 set up Blue Note Records, the jazz label that was home to such greats as Miles ... See full summary »

Directors: Julian Benedikt, Andreas Morell | Stars: Freddie Hubbard, Gil Mellé, Herbie Hancock, Horace Silver

Votes: 270

35. Maiden's War (1977)

143 min

7.1
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The three daughters of the Dessau merchant Sellmann move in 1936 with their father to Prague, where he accepted a position as director of the Böhmische Landesbank. For the three different ... See full summary »

Directors: Alf Brustellin, Bernhard Sinkel | Stars: Adelheid Arndt, Kaki Hunter, Antonia Reininghaus, Matthias Habich

Votes: 22

36. Troublemaker (1988)

98 min | Crime

6.9
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With the American Dream set in their minds, two pathetic gangsters, one Luxembourgish, the other German, go through various trials and tribulation in the South of Luxembourg.

Director: Andy Bausch | Stars: Thierry van Werveke, Ender Frings, Nicole Max, Conrad Scheel

Votes: 110

37. Landesschau (1957– )

News

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The Landesschau are TV broadcasts of the SWR, which can be seen on SWR television from Monday to Saturday.

Stars: Jürgen Hörig, Annette Krause, Florian Weber, Sonja Faber-Schrecklein

Votes: 10

38. Three Men on a Horse (1969)

90 min | Comedy, Crime

6.9
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A man has found a way to win any bet he places on a horse. However, he himself must never be the person to place the bet.

Director: Marcel Moussy | Stars: Robert Dhéry, Colette Brosset, Jean Poiret, Pierre Tornade

Votes: 36

39. D'Artagnan (1969– )

305 min | Adventure

7.3
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Stars: Dominique Paturel, François Chaumette, Rolf Arndt, Adriano Amidei Migliano

Votes: 31

40. Labyrinth (1991)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Jaromil Jires | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Christopher Chaplin, Christian Thuri, Milos Kopecký

Votes: 56

41. 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

42. Flug in Gefahr (1964 TV Movie)

70 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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The fate of everyone onboard a stricken airplane depends on not only finding someone who can fly the plane, but also someone who DIDN'T have fish for dinner.

Director: Theo Mezger | Stars: Hanns Lothar, Benno Sterzenbach, Klaus Schwarzkopf, Günther Neutze

Votes: 162

43. Meier (1986)

99 min | Comedy

7.3
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Satirical comedy about an East German citizen who manages to acquire a West Germany passport and go to live in the West, only to find that not all is gold that glitters.

Director: Peter Timm | Stars: Rainer Grenkowitz, Nadja Engelbrecht, Thomas Bestvater, Alexander Hauff

Votes: 95

44. Hatschipuh (1987)

95 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.7
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The farm where Hatschipuh (a gnome) and his friends live is about to be sold because the owners are going bankrupt. The gnomes need to help the family and rescue the farm. Live action film with animated gnomes.

Director: Ulrich König | Stars: Toni Berger, Henry van Lyck, Adelheid Arndt, Elisabeth Karg

Votes: 184

45. Silence = Death (1990)

60 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director: Rosa von Praunheim | Stars: Bern Boyle, Emilio Cubeiro, Rafael Gamba, Allen Ginsberg

Votes: 56

46. Pizzicata (1996)

93 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.2
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1943, Italy's Salentino peninsula. Tony, an American fighter pilot, raised speaking Italian in New York, parachutes to safety and is hidden at the olive farm of Carmine, a man with three ... See full summary »

Director: Edoardo Winspeare | Stars: Cosimo Cinieri, Chiara Torelli, Fabio Frascaro, Anna Dimitri

Votes: 83 | Gross: $0.01M

47. Tiger, Löwe, Panther (1989)

97 min | Comedy

6.0
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Three friends Pat, Nicoletta and Sissy are established in civil life but their dreams have not really come true. Every now and then, each of the women drives away from everyday life, away from husband and lover.

Director: Dominik Graf | Stars: Natja Brunckhorst, Martina Gedeck, Sabine Kaack, Thomas Winkler

Votes: 58

48. Auf los geht's los (1977–1986)

Game-Show

6.5
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A serial killer is on the run and a team are looking for him.

Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Rolf-Hans Müller, Rosy Singers, Peter Maffay

Votes: 50

49. Der Eugen (1982– )

8 min

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Stars: Walter Schultheiß, Ilse Künkele, Martin Schleker, Trudel Wulle

50. Kehraus (1983)

88 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Fork-lift truck driver Ferdinand Weitel is desperate: he earns just a few deutschmarks a month, and now an unsavoury insurance agent has talked him into signing over expensive contracts. ... See full summary »

Director: Hanns Christian Müller | Stars: Gerhard Polt, Gisela Schneeberger, Nikolaus Paryla, Dieter Hildebrandt

Votes: 677


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