With Hessischer Rundfunk (HR) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Munsters (1964–1966)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.8
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A family of friendly monsters have misadventures, never quite understanding why people react to them so strangely.

Stars: Fred Gwynne, Al Lewis, Yvonne De Carlo, Butch Patrick

Votes: 13,470

2. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

7.9
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In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Ruy Guerra, Helena Rojo, Del Negro

Votes: 54,731

3. Kojak (1973–1978)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A bald, lollipop sucking police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city.

Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

Votes: 7,180

4. Bagdad Cafe (1987)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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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: 13,237 | Gross: $3.59M

5. Alice (1988)

Not Rated | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.5
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A surrealistic revision of Alice in Wonderland.

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Kristýna Kohoutová, Camilla Power

Votes: 12,192

6. Mephisto (1981)

Unrated | 144 min | Drama

7.8
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In early-1930s Germany, a passionate stage actor finds himself before a dilemma: renounce his apolitical stance and comply with the Reich's doctrine, or face oblivion. But, Faustian bargains never end well. What is the price of success?

Director: István Szabó | Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Krystyna Janda, Ildikó Bánsági, Rolf Hoppe

Votes: 10,096

7. Jack (I) (2014)

103 min | Drama

7.3
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Jack is a young boy who lives in a troubled family with little money.

Director: Edward Berger | Stars: Ivo Pietzcker, Georg Arms, Luise Heyer, Nele Mueller-Stöfen

Votes: 1,167

8. A Coffee in Berlin (2012)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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63 Metascore

An aimless university dropout attempts to make sense of life as he spends one fateful day wandering the streets of Berlin.

Director: Jan-Ole Gerster | Stars: Tom Schilling, Katharina Schüttler, Justus von Dohnányi, Andreas Schröders

Votes: 15,649 | Gross: $0.15M

9. Pippi Longstocking (1969)

27 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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The adventures of Pippi Longstocking, an eccentric, super-strong, redheaded moppet and her best friends Tommy and Annika.

Stars: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pär Sundberg, Hans Clarin

Votes: 3,762

10. Ghost Chase (1987)

PG-13 | 85 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

4.3
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In an old Hollywood mansion, the spirit of an old family retainer inhabits an old grandfather clock. When a movie company uses the mansion for a film, the spirit inhabits the body of a ... See full summary »

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Jason Lively, Tim McDaniel, Jill Whitlow, Leonard Lansink

Votes: 806

11. The Thief of Bagdad (1924)

Not Rated | 155 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Julanne Johnston, Snitz Edwards, Charles Belcher

Votes: 5,937 | Gross: $4.36M

12. A Regular Woman (2019)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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53 Metascore

Aynur, a German woman of Kurdish-Turkish descent, struggles for a free, self-determined life in the face of her family's opposition. Her brothers insult and threaten her, until she finally reports her oldest brother to the police.

Director: Sherry Hormann | Stars: Almila Bagriacik, Merve Aksoy, Aram Arami, Mehmet Atesci

Votes: 1,524

13. The State I Am In (2000)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama

7.0
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Clara and Hans are left-wing terrorists who have been sought by police for almost fifteen years. Their increasingly rebellious daughter Jeanne begins to pose a threat to their security when... See full summary »

Director: Christian Petzold | Stars: Julia Hummer, Barbara Auer, Richy Müller, Bilge Bingul

Votes: 2,331

14. Escape from Warsaw (2013)

Not Rated | 112 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.2
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Srulik, an eight-year-old boy, flees from the Warsaw ghetto in 1942. He attempts to survive, at first alone in the forest, and then as a Christian orphan named Jurek on a Polish farm. ... See full summary »

Director: Pepe Danquart | Stars: Andrzej Tkacz, Kamil Tkacz, Elisabeth Duda, Itay Tiran

Votes: 2,333

15. The Marquise of O (1976)

PG | 102 min | Drama, History

7.1
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85 Metascore

A German Marquise has to deal with a pregnancy she cannot explain and an infatuated Russian Count.

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Edith Clever, Bruno Ganz, Edda Seippel, Peter Lühr

Votes: 2,565 | Gross: $0.00M

16. In the Aisles (2018)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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67 Metascore

Christian begins to work as a shelf stacker at a supermarket and finds himself in a new, unknown world: the long aisles, the bustle at the checkouts, the forklifts.

Director: Thomas Stuber | Stars: Andreas Leupold, Franz Rogowski, Peter Kurth, Steffen Scheumann

Votes: 4,424 | Gross: $0.03M

17. In aller Freundschaft (1998– )

45 min | Drama, Romance

4.7
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This show is focused on a fictional clinic in Leipzig called 'Sachsenklinik' as well as its staff and patients.

Stars: Thomas Rühmann, Andrea Kathrin Loewig, Alexa Maria Surholt, Thomas Koch

Votes: 249

18. Who We Were (2021)

115 min | Documentary

7.2
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A cinematic essay - inspired by the book "who we were" by Roger Willemsen With Alexander Gerst (astronaut), Sylvia Earle (deep sea researcher), Mathieu Ricard (buddhist monk), Dennis Snower... See full summary »

Director: Marc Bauder | Stars: Sylvia Earle, Alexander Gerst, Janina Loh, Matthieu Ricard

Votes: 25

19. Jonathan (2016)

Unrated | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.4
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A young man learns that his dying father was once deeply in love with a man.

Director: Piotr J. Lewandowski | Stars: Jannis Niewöhner, André Hennicke, Julia Koschitz, Thomas Sarbacher

Votes: 996

20. The Bloom of Yesterday (2016)

125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A very romantic comedy on the edge of the abyss: in the middle of the deepest life crisis, the Holocaust researcher Toto is assigned an assistant for the congress preparation - Zazie, of ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Kraus | Stars: Lars Eidinger, Adèle Haenel, Jan Josef Liefers, Hannah Herzsprung

Votes: 881

21. The People Vs. Fritz Bauer (2015)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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61 Metascore

The story of the man who brought high-ranking German Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann to justice.

Director: Lars Kraume | Stars: Burghart Klaußner, Ronald Zehrfeld, Lilith Stangenberg, Jörg Schüttauf

Votes: 5,472 | Gross: $0.28M

22. The White Rose (1982)

108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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During the Second World War, a small group of students at Munich University begin to question the decisions and sanity of Germany's Nazi government. The students form a resistance cell ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Verhoeven | Stars: Lena Stolze, Martin Benrath, Wulf Kessler, Oliver Siebert

Votes: 922

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

1,416 min | Drama, History

8.9
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The fortunes of the village Schabbach reflect those of Germany from 1960 to 1970.

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

Votes: 256

24. Casanova (1987 TV Movie)

Unrated | 123 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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A very long, beginning-to-end life story of an eighteenth century womanizer that is arrested, not so much for his crimes, but because he is viewed as an undesirable by the husbands and ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Faye Dunaway, Sylvia Kristel, Ornella Muti

Votes: 316

25. The Scarlett O'Hara War (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

7.1
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The film follows the trials and tribulations of David O. Selznick as he attempts to find an actress to play the role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939).

Director: John Erman | Stars: Tony Curtis, Bill Macy, Harold Gould, Sharon Gless

Votes: 413

26. The Wonderful Adventures of Nils (1980–1981)

24 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.5
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This is an animated adaptation of the classic story of Nils Holgerson, a naughty boy who is transformed to a very little dwarf and goes through many adventures, flying with a band of wild geese.

Stars: Helga Anders, Erich Ludwig, Alexandra Mink, Eberhard Mondry

Votes: 2,653

27. Baal (1970 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama

6.6
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Baal explores the cult of the genius, an anti-heroic figure who chooses to be a social outcast and live on the fringe of bourgeois morality.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Sigi Graue, Margarethe von Trotta, Günther Neutze

Votes: 634

28. A Gathering of Old Men (1987 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Drama

6.6
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A regular day in a Louisiana sugarcane plantation changes course when a local white farmer is shot in self defense. A group of old, black men takes a courageous step by coming forward en ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Richard Widmark, Holly Hunter, Joe Seneca

Votes: 701

29. A Heavy Heart (2015)

109 min | Drama

7.1
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A former East German boxing champion reduced to working as a bouncer and debt collector is forced to reflect on his life when he is diagnosed with a fatal disease.

Director: Thomas Stuber | Stars: Peter Kurth, Lina Wendel, Edin Hasanovic, Lena Lauzemis

Votes: 723

30. Mountain Miracle (2017)

97 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.2
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A girl struggling with asthma is taken to a clinic in South Tyrol to be cured. After some time she decides to get out of this hell (that's how she feels about it) and soon she'll meet a new... See full summary »

Director: Tobias Wiemann | Stars: Mia Kasalo, Samuel Girardi, Susanne Bormann, Denis Moschitto

Votes: 359

31. Caged Birds (2020)

118 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Barbara Hug is a young lawyer fighting Switzerland's antiquated prison system in the 1980s. Walter Stürm is in and often escaping out of jail becoming known as the Jailbreak King. When the two meet an unlikely alliance is formed.

Director: Oliver Rihs | Stars: Jella Haase, Anatole Taubman, Joel Basman, Bibiana Beglau

Votes: 33

32. The Einstein of Sex (1999)

Unrated | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.0
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The life story of Dr. Magnus Hirschfeld, a German Jew, who as a physician established the field of sexology, and fought militantly against German anti-sodomy laws in the late 19th century. ... See full summary »

Director: Rosa von Praunheim | Stars: Kai Schumann, Friedel von Wangenheim, Ben Becker, Wolfgang Völz

Votes: 697

33. The Ranch (2012– )

25 min | Animation, Family

7.3
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The Ranch depicts the adventures of four teenagers, two girls and two boys, who share a passion for horse-riding. When one of them, Lena, encounters a wild stallion who has been injured, ... See full summary »

Stars: Bettina Kenney, Wanja Gerick, Maximiliane Häcke, Hannes Maurer

Votes: 45

34. The Oslo Diaries (2018)

TV-14 | 97 min | Documentary

7.1
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70 Metascore

A group of Israelis and Palestinians come together in Oslo for an unsanctioned peace talks during the 1990s in order to bring peace to the Middle East.

Directors: Mor Loushy, Daniel Sivan | Stars: Yussuf Abu-Warda, Yasser Arafat, Hanan Ashrawi, Omer Barnea

Votes: 421

35. Once Upon a Time... Indianerland (2017)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Mauser is 17 years old and has a turbulent life: he stands between two women - one is not interested in him, and he does not want to know about the other. In addition, he constantly sees an... See full summary »

Director: Ilker Çatak | Stars: Leonard Scheicher, Johanna Polley, Emilia Schüle, Joel Basman

Votes: 263

36. Cloudy Clouds (2021)

105 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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17-year-old Paul likes strange things: stealth trails and abandoned buildings, whispered conversations and left-behind bags. Besides that, he seems to be a young man without qualities. His ... See full summary »

Director: Christian Schäfer | Stars: Jonas Holdenrieder, Devid Striesow, Valerie Stoll, Peter Jordan

Votes: 33

37. Circle of Deceit (1981)

R | 108 min | Drama, War

7.1
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A German journalist, escaping from broken marriage, goes to Lebanon to cover the civil war. Soon, he realizes that he can't handle the truth.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Hanna Schygulla, Jean Carmet, Jerzy Skolimowski

Votes: 866

38. Sicily! (1999)

Not Rated | 66 min | Drama

6.7
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A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow ... See full summary »

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub | Stars: Gianni Buscarino, Vittorio Vigneri, Angela Nugara, Carmelo Maddio

Votes: 1,079

39. Max und die wilde 7 (2020)

87 min | Adventure, Crime, Family

5.8
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Nine year old Max moves to Geroldseck Castle together with his mother who gets employed as a nurse in a senior residence. Apparently a crafty thief drives here his mischief. Max's mother is... See full summary »

Director: Winfried Oelsner | Stars: Jona Eisenblätter, Uschi Glas, Günther Maria Halmer, Thomas Thieme

Votes: 62

40. The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968)

94 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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The life and music of Johann Sebastian Bach as presented by his wife, Anna.

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub | Stars: Gustav Leonhardt, Christiane Lang, Paolo Carlini, Ernst Castelli

Votes: 1,420 | Gross: $0.02M

41. Coup de Grâce (1976)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, War

7.0
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A countess' unrequited love for an army officer leads to disaster.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Matthias Habich, Margarethe von Trotta, Rüdiger Kirschstein, Marc Eyraud

Votes: 1,285

42. Buddenbrooks (1979– )

614 min | Drama

8.0
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Family saga set in 19th century Germany, chronicling the lives of three generations of the Buddenbrook family, the owners of a family business in the northern town of Luebeck. Based on the novel by Thomas Mann.

Stars: Ursula Dirichs, Reinhild Solf, Volkert Kraeft, Gerd Böckmann

Votes: 118

43. Master of the Universe (2013)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

7.2
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72 Metascore

A former banker in Germany, who entered the business with the advent of modern computer systems reminisces of his working years in some of the world-leading banking corporations.

Director: Marc Bauder | Stars: Rainer Voss, Angela Merkel

Votes: 1,143

44. A Free Woman (1972)

100 min | Drama

7.0
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A divorced woman in her thirties fights a losing battle in Munich to attain belated self-fulfillment. The die is cast in a briskly impersonal society geared to male dominance and early training for career women.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Margarethe von Trotta, Friedhelm Ptok, Martin Lüttge, Walter Sedlmayr

Votes: 156

45. Meine Tochter Anne Frank (2015 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama

6.8
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Feature scenes and interviews with Anne Frank's contemporaries to tell the story of the short life.

Director: Raymond Ley | Stars: Mala Emde, Götz Schubert, Lion Wasczyk, Rosalie Ernst

Votes: 219

46. Houston (2013)

107 min | Drama

5.8
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A German corporate headhunter travels to Houston, Texas, in pursuit of a renowned oil company CEO, only to have his life fall apart.

Director: Bastian Günther | Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Garret Dillahunt, Jenny Schily, Wolfram Koch

Votes: 294

47. König Drosselbart (2008 TV Movie)

59 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance

6.7
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Arrogant spoiled princess Isabella of Gerania haughtily rejects all suitors, even prince Richard of Begonia, whom she liked in a previous anonymous meeting. Finally her exasperated royal ... See full summary »

Director: Sibylle Tafel | Stars: Jasmin Schwiers, Ken Duken, Felicitas Woll, Hubert Mulzer

Votes: 261

48. Heute stirbt hier (K)ainer (2021 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Ulrich Kainer, an urban hermit and early retiree with a questionable past, realizes that death has firmly set his sights on him. Nobody will miss him, nobody is waiting for him. So he ... See full summary »

Director: Maria-Anna Westholzer | Stars: Martin Wuttke, Britta Hammelstein, Justus von Dohnányi, Martin Feifel

Votes: 94

49. My Mother's Courage (1995)

89 min | Drama, War

6.8
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The deportation of 4000 Jews from Budapest to Auschwitz in July 1944, as told by George Tabori, and how the narrator's mother escaped it, owing to coincidence, courage and some help from ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Verhoeven | Stars: Pauline Collins, George Tabori, Ulrich Tukur, Natalie Morse

Votes: 193

50. March of millions (2007 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.5
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In 1944 many Germans in Eastern Prussia believed like Lena von Mahlenberg, daughter of a local aristocrat, that Hitler would surrender and spare them from being invaded by the vengeful Russian Red Army. He didn't and they had to flee.

Director: Kai Wessel | Stars: Maria Furtwängler, Jean-Yves Berteloot, Tonio Arango, Gabriela Maria Schmeide

Votes: 574


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