With Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Happy Valley (2014–2023)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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Yorkshire-based crime drama centering on the personal and professional life of Police Sergeant Catherine Cawood.

Stars: Sarah Lancashire, Siobhan Finneran, James Norton, Rhys Connah

Votes: 46,488

2. Babylon Berlin (2017– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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Colognian commissioner Gereon Rath moves to Berlin, the epicenter of political and social changes in the Golden Twenties.

Stars: Volker Bruch, Liv Lisa Fries, Lars Eidinger, Jens Harzer

Votes: 26,012

3. The Kingdom (1994–2022)

TV-MA | 561 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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Doctors at an ultramodern hospital in Denmark become convinced, by way of weird, inexplicable happenings, that the place is haunted.

Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Ghita Nørby, Søren Pilmark

Votes: 19,241 | Gross: $0.09M

4. Downfall (2004)

R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
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82 Metascore

Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Votes: 358,392 | Gross: $5.51M

5. The NeverEnding Story (1984)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.3
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46 Metascore

A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney

Votes: 147,645 | Gross: $20.16M

6. Borgen (2010– )

TV-14 | 58 min | Drama

8.5
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A political drama about a prime minister's rise to power, and how power changes a prime minister.

Stars: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Søren Malling, Lisbeth Wulff

Votes: 27,473

7. The Boat (1981)

R | 149 min | Drama, War

8.4
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86 Metascore

A German U-boat stalks the frigid waters of the North Atlantic as its young crew experience the sheer terror and claustrophobic life of a submariner in World War II.

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

Votes: 252,776 | Gross: $11.49M

8. Intimacy (2001)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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69 Metascore

A failed London musician meets once a week with a woman for a series of intense sexual encounters to get away from the realities of life. But when he begins inquiring about her, it puts their relationship at risk.

Director: Patrice Chéreau | Stars: Mark Rylance, Kerry Fox, Susannah Harker, Alastair Galbraith

Votes: 12,519 | Gross: $0.10M

9. Paris, Texas (1984)

R | 145 min | Drama

8.1
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81 Metascore

Travis Henderson, an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years, wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life, and his family.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Sam Berry

Votes: 108,462 | Gross: $2.18M

10. Run Lola Run (1998)

R | 80 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.7
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77 Metascore

After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks.

Director: Tom Tykwer | Stars: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup, Nina Petri

Votes: 200,906 | Gross: $7.27M

11. Tatort (1970– )

TV-14 | 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: 2,829

12. Dancer in the Dark (2000)

R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

7.9
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61 Metascore

An Eastern European US immigrant with a love for musicals has to cope with the gradual loss of her vision.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Peter Stormare

Votes: 111,582 | Gross: $4.18M

13. Wings of Desire (1987)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

8.0
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79 Metascore

An angel tires of his purely ethereal life of merely overseeing the human activity of Berlin's residents, and longs for the tangible joys of physical existence when he falls in love with a mortal.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois

Votes: 72,400 | Gross: $3.33M

14. The Kindness of Strangers (2019)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama

6.5
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32 Metascore

The story of people whose lives intertwine during a dramatic winter in New York City.

Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Zoe Kazan, Esben Smed, Jack Fulton, Finlay Wojtak-Hissong

Votes: 4,419

15. Amour (2012)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama

7.9
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95 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: 101,801 | Gross: $6.74M

16. Victoria (II) (2015)

Not Rated | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.6
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77 Metascore

A young Spanish woman who has recently moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret.

Director: Sebastian Schipper | Stars: Laia Costa, Frederick Lau, Franz Rogowski, Burak Yigit

Votes: 59,793

17. Good Bye Lenin! (2003)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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68 Metascore

In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.

Director: Wolfgang Becker | Stars: Daniel Brühl, Katrin Sass, Chulpan Khamatova, Florian Lukas

Votes: 147,776 | Gross: $4.06M

18. 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: 30,909

19. Robin Hood (1991)

TV-14 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.7
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The Swashbuckling legend of Robin Hood unfolds in the 12th century when the mighty Normans ruled England with an iron fist.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Uma Thurman, Jürgen Prochnow, Edward Fox

Votes: 5,422

20. Personal Shopper (2016)

R | 105 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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77 Metascore

A personal shopper in Paris refuses to leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who previously died there. Her life becomes more complicated when a mysterious person contacts her via text message.

Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger, Sigrid Bouaziz, Anders Danielsen Lie

Votes: 41,160 | Gross: $1.31M

21. Center of My World (2016)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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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: Louis Hofmann, Jannik Schümann, Sabine Timoteo, Ada Philine Stappenbeck

Votes: 6,527

22. Caché (Hidden) (2005)

R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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84 Metascore

A married couple is terrorized by a series of surveillance videotapes left on their front porch.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, Maurice Bénichou, Annie Girardot

Votes: 81,530 | Gross: $3.63M

23. Croupier (1998)

Not Rated | 94 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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75 Metascore

An aspiring writer is hired as a croupier at a casino, where he realizes that his life as a croupier would make a great novel.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Clive Owen, Nick Reding, Nicholas Ball, Alexander Morton

Votes: 22,333 | Gross: $6.20M

24. Toni Erdmann (2016)

R | 162 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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93 Metascore

A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO's life coach.

Director: Maren Ade | Stars: Sandra Hüller, Peter Simonischek, Michael Wittenborn, Thomas Loibl

Votes: 49,211 | Gross: $1.48M

25. Loveless (2017)

R | 127 min | Drama

7.6
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86 Metascore

A couple going through a divorce must team up to find their son who has disappeared during one of their bitter arguments.

Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev | Stars: Maryana Spivak, Aleksey Rozin, Matvey Novikov, Marina Vasileva

Votes: 33,819 | Gross: $0.57M

26. The Beast with Five Fingers (1946)

Passed | 88 min | Horror, Music, Mystery

6.5
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In a turn-of-the-century Renaissance Italian mansion, its tyrannical owner, a one-handed, wheelchair-bound pianist, with a strong belief in the occult, is murdered.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Robert Alda, Andrea King, Peter Lorre, Victor Francen

Votes: 2,851

27. Confessions (2010)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death.

Director: Tetsuya Nakashima | Stars: Takako Matsu, Yoshino Kimura, Masaki Okada, Yukito Nishii

Votes: 40,001

28. The Masters of Time (1982)

78 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Piel, a 7 or 8 year old boy, is alone on the desert planet Perdide, only survivor of an attack by giant hornets. Calling for help, Piel's father's friend Jaffar keeps contact with the kid and hurries across space toward Perdide.

Director: René Laloux | Stars: Jean Valmont, Michel Elias, Frédéric Legros, Yves-Marie Maurin

Votes: 5,682

29. Manderlay (2005)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama

7.2
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46 Metascore

A story of slavery, set in the southern U.S. in the 1930s.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Bryce Dallas Howard, Isaach De Bankolé, Danny Glover, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 24,004 | Gross: $0.08M

30. Apocalypse: The Second World War (2009)

TV-MA | 312 min | Documentary, History, War

9.0
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This six-part series traces the Second World War, from the rise of the Nazis to the surrender of the Japanese, with detailed portraits of key figures.

Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Martin Sheen, Rudolf Hess

Votes: 12,914

31. Phoenix (II) (2014)

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

7.3
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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: 19,326

32. Shaun the Sheep (2007–2020)

TV-G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.2
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Shaun The Sheep is a cheeky and mischievous sheep at Mossy Bottom farm who's the leader of the flock and always plays slapstick jokes, pranks and causes trouble especially on Farmer X and his grumpy guide dog, Bitzer.

Stars: Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Richard Webber, Kate Harbour

Votes: 15,111

33. Happy End (2017)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.6
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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: 16,035 | Gross: $0.30M

34. Wild (I) (2016)

97 min | Drama

6.4
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An anarchist young woman breaks the tacit contract with civilization and fearlessly decides on a life without hypocrisy or an obligatory safety net.

Director: Nicolette Krebitz | Stars: Lilith Stangenberg, Georg Friedrich, Silke Bodenbender, Saskia Rosendahl

Votes: 1,514

35. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)

R | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.3
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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: 38,621 | Gross: $0.48M

36. The American Friend (1977)

Not Rated | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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79 Metascore

Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain

Votes: 16,996

37. Maria Wern (2008– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A Swedish policewoman is confronted with crime on Gotland Island.

Stars: Eva Röse, Peter Perski, Oscar Pettersson, Allan Svensson

Votes: 1,430

38. The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.7
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Maria marries Hermann Braun in the last days of World War II, only for him to go missing in the war. Alone, Maria puts to use her beauty and ambition in order to find prosperity during Germany's "economic miracle" of the 1950s.

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Klaus Löwitsch, Ivan Desny, Gisela Uhlen

Votes: 14,075

39. Eternity and a Day (1998)

Unrated | 137 min | Drama

7.9
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80 Metascore

Famous writer Alexander is very ill and has little time left to live. He meets a little boy on the street, who is an illegal immigrant from Albania, and goes on a journey with him to take the boy home.

Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Isabelle Renauld, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Ahilleas Skevis

Votes: 13,245 | Gross: $0.11M

40. Asylum (I) (1972)

PG | 88 min | Horror

6.5
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65 Metascore

In order to secure a job at a mental institution, a young psychiatrist must interview four patients inside the asylum.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Barbara Parkins, Richard Todd, Sylvia Syms, Peter Cushing

Votes: 7,489

41. Lola (1981)

R | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A seductive cabaret singer-prostitute pits a corrupt building contractor against the new straight-arrow building commissioner, launching an outrageous plan to elevate herself in a world where everything-and everyone-is for sale.

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Mario Adorf, Matthias Fuchs

Votes: 6,336

42. World on a Wire (1973)

Not Rated | 212 min | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.7
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76 Metascore

Somewhere in the future there is a computer project called Simulacron one of which is able to simulate a full featured reality, when suddenly project leader Henry Vollmer dies. His ... See full summary »

Stars: Klaus Löwitsch, Barbara Valentin, Mascha Rabben, Karl Heinz Vosgerau

Votes: 6,351

43. Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood (2020)

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

6.8
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In 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: 2,341

44. 13 Minutes (2015)

R | 114 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.0
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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: 9,526 | Gross: $0.16M

45. Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973)

75 min | Drama, Fantasy, Family

7.7
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Life changes dramatically for a Czech housemaid when the chauffeur gives her three magical hazelnuts.

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Libuse Safránková, Pavel Trávnícek, Carola Braunbock, Rolf Hoppe

Votes: 10,490

46. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980)

Not Rated | 931 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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In late-1920s Berlin, Franz Biberkopf is released from prison and vows to go straight. However, he soon finds himself embroiled in the city's criminal underworld.

Stars: Günter Lamprecht, Claus Holm, Hanna Schygulla, Franz Buchrieser

Votes: 4,640

47. The Whistlers (2019)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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76 Metascore

Not everything is as it seems for Cristi, a policeman who plays both sides of the law. Embarking with the beautiful Gilda on a high-stakes heist, both will have to navigate the twists and turns of corruption, treachery and deception.

Director: Corneliu Porumboiu | Stars: Vlad Ivanov, Catrinel Marlon, Rodica Lazar, Sabin Tambrea

Votes: 6,020

48. Wrong Move (1975)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama

6.9
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A writer goes on a road trip across West Germany with a group of eclectic people he meets along the way.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Rüdiger Vogler, Hanna Schygulla, Hans Christian Blech, Nastassja Kinski

Votes: 3,548

49. Alice in the Cities (1974)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

7.9
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78 Metascore

A German journalist is saddled with a nine-year-old girl after encountering her mother at a New York airport.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Yella Rottländer, Rüdiger Vogler, Lisa Kreuzer, Edda Köchl

Votes: 12,113

50. The Promise (1994)

R | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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East-Berlin, 1961, shortly after the erection of the Wall. Konrad, Sophie and three of their friends plan a daring escape to Western Germany. The attempt is successful, except for Konrad, ... See full summary »

Director: Margarethe von Trotta | Stars: Corinna Harfouch, Meret Becker, August Zirner, Anian Zollner

Votes: 795 | Gross: $0.09M


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