With Hessischer Rundfunk (HR) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
6. Mephisto (1981)
Unrated | 144 min | Drama
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?
8. A Coffee in Berlin (2012)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama
An aimless university dropout attempts to make sense of life as he spends one fateful day wandering the streets of Berlin.
Votes: 15,649 | Gross: $0.15M
10. Ghost Chase (1987)
PG-13 | 85 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
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 »
11. The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
Not Rated | 155 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess.
Votes: 5,937 | Gross: $4.36M
12. A Regular Woman (2019)
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama
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.
13. The State I Am In (2000)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama
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 »
14. Escape from Warsaw (2013)
Not Rated | 112 min | Action, Biography, Drama
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 »
16. In the Aisles (2018)
Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 4,424 | Gross: $0.03M
18. Who We Were (2021)
115 min | Documentary
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 »
20. The Bloom of Yesterday (2016)
125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
21. The People Vs. Fritz Bauer (2015)
R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
The story of the man who brought high-ranking German Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann to justice.
Votes: 5,472 | Gross: $0.28M
22. The White Rose (1982)
108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
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 »
24. Casanova (1987 TV Movie)
Unrated | 123 min | Comedy, Romance
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 »
25. The Scarlett O'Hara War (1980 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama
26. The Wonderful Adventures of Nils (1980–1981)
24 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
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.
27. Baal (1970 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama
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.
28. A Gathering of Old Men (1987 TV Movie)
PG | 91 min | Drama
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 »
29. A Heavy Heart (2015)
109 min | Drama
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.
30. Mountain Miracle (2017)
97 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
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 »
31. Caged Birds (2020)
118 min | Drama, Romance
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.
32. The Einstein of Sex (1999)
Unrated | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History
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 »
33. The Ranch (2012– )
25 min | Animation, Family
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 »
34. The Oslo Diaries (2018)
TV-14 | 97 min | Documentary
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.
35. Once Upon a Time... Indianerland (2017)
97 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
36. Cloudy Clouds (2021)
105 min | Drama, Thriller
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 »
37. Circle of Deceit (1981)
R | 108 min | Drama, War
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.
38. Sicily! (1999)
Not Rated | 66 min | Drama
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 »
39. Max und die wilde 7 (2020)
87 min | Adventure, Crime, Family
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 »
40. The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968)
94 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life and music of Johann Sebastian Bach as presented by his wife, Anna.
Votes: 1,420 | Gross: $0.02M
42. Buddenbrooks (1979– )
614 min | Drama
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.
43. Master of the Universe (2013)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
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.
44. A Free Woman (1972)
100 min | Drama
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.
47. König Drosselbart (2008 TV Movie)
59 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance
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 »
48. Heute stirbt hier (K)ainer (2021 TV Movie)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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 »
49. My Mother's Courage (1995)
89 min | Drama, War
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 »
50. March of millions (2007 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, History, Thriller
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.