With Beta Cinema (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Lives of Others (2006)

R | 137 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.4
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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: 363,276 | Gross: $11.29M

2. Colonia (2015)

R | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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33 Metascore

A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody has ever escaped from.

Director: Florian Gallenberger | Stars: Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl, Michael Nyqvist, Richenda Carey

Votes: 48,564

3. The Physician (2013)

R | 155 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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In Persia in the 11th Century, a surgeon's apprentice disguises himself as a Jew to study at a school that does not admit Christians.

Director: Philipp Stölzl | Stars: Tom Payne, Stellan Skarsgård, Olivier Martinez, Emma Rigby

Votes: 36,972

4. Never Look Away (2018)

R | 189 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.7
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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: 17,219 | Gross: $1.30M

5. Calibre (2018)

TV-MA | 101 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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76 Metascore

A shocking deed turned their weekend trip into a nightmare. Now their only hope is to swallow their paranoia and act normal.

Director: Matt Palmer | Stars: Jack Lowden, Martin McCann, Tony Curran, Ian Pirie

Votes: 23,553

6. System Crasher (2019)

125 min | Drama

7.8
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90 Metascore

On her wild quest for love, 9-year-old Benni's untamed energy drives everyone around her to despair.

Director: Nora Fingscheidt | Stars: Helena Zengel, Albrecht Schuch, Gabriela Maria Schmeide, Lisa Hagmeister

Votes: 10,426

7. I Am Your Man (2021)

105 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.5
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79 Metascore

In order to obtain research funds for her studies, a scientist accepts an offer to participate in an extraordinary experiment: for three weeks, she is to live with a humanoid robot, created to make her happy.

Director: Maria Schrader | Stars: Maren Eggert, Dan Stevens, Sandra Hüller, Hans Löw

Votes: 64

8. Berlin Alexanderplatz (2020)

183 min | Drama

6.8
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A modern adaptation of one of the greatest twentieth-century novels.

Director: Burhan Qurbani | Stars: Welket Bungué, Albrecht Schuch, Jella Haase, Annabelle Mandeng

Votes: 2,191

9. The Auschwitz Report (2021)

94 min | Drama, History

7.3
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This is the true story of Freddy and Walter - two young Slovak Jews, who were deported to Auschwitz in 1942. On 10 April 1944, after meticulous planning and with the help and the resilience... See full summary »

Director: Peter Bebjak | Stars: Noel Czuczor, Peter Ondrejicka, John Hannah, Wojciech Mecwaldowski

Votes: 73

10. La Strada (1954)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

8.0
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A care-free girl is sold to a traveling entertainer, consequently enduring physical and emotional pain along the way.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart, Aldo Silvani

Votes: 58,913

11. Look Who's Back (2015)

Not Rated | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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Adolf Hitler wakes up in the 21st century. He quickly gains media attention, but while Germany finds him hilarious and charming, Hitler makes some serious observations about society.

Director: David Wnendt | Stars: Oliver Masucci, Thomas M. Köppl, Marc-Marvin Israel, David Gebigke

Votes: 42,431

12. The Happy Prince (2018)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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64 Metascore

The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humor.

Director: Rupert Everett | Stars: Colin Firth, Colin Morgan, Emily Watson, Rupert Everett

Votes: 4,709 | Gross: $0.47M

13. The King's Choice (2016)

133 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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64 Metascore

April 1940. Norway has been invaded by Germany and the royal family and government have fled into the interior. The German envoy to Norway tries to negotiate a peace. Ultimately, the decision on Norway's future will rest with the King.

Director: Erik Poppe | Stars: Jesper Christensen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Karl Markovics, Tuva Novotny

Votes: 7,852 | Gross: $0.11M

14. Nowhere Special (2020)

96 min | Drama

7.9
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Inspired by true events, "Nowhere Special" features James Norton ("Happy Valley", "Mr Jones", "Little Women") as thirty-five-year-old window cleaner John, who has dedicated his life to ... See full summary »

Director: Uberto Pasolini | Stars: James Norton, Daniel Lamont, Eileen O'Higgins, Valerie O'Connor

Votes: 203

15. Tuntematon sotilas (2017)

132 min | Drama, War

7.8
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A film adaptation of Väinö Linna's best selling novel The Unknown Soldier (1954) and the novel's unedited manuscript version, Sotaromaani.

Director: Aku Louhimies | Stars: Eero Aho, Johannes Holopainen, Jussi Vatanen, Aku Hirviniemi

Votes: 9,821

16. The Counterfeiters (2007)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.6
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78 Metascore

The story of the Operation Bernhard, the largest counterfeiting operation in history, carried out by Germany during WWII.

Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky | Stars: Karl Markovics, August Diehl, Devid Striesow, Martin Brambach

Votes: 43,507 | Gross: $5.48M

17. The Keeper (2018)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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52 Metascore

The love story of a young English woman and a German PoW, who together overcome prejudice, public hostility and personal tragedy.

Director: Marcus H. Rosenmüller | Stars: David Kross, Freya Mavor, John Henshaw, Harry Melling

Votes: 3,456

18. The Goldfish (2019)

111 min | Comedy

6.6
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A good natured comedy about tax evasion and disability.

Director: Alireza Golafshan | Stars: Tom Schilling, Klaas Heufer-Umlauf, Lisa Bitter, Sabrina Dietl

Votes: 1,384

19. Spoor (2017)

Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.3
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67 Metascore

Janina Duszejko, an elderly woman, lives alone in the Klodzko Valley where a series of mysterious crimes are committed. Duszejko is convinced that she knows who or what is the murderer, but nobody believes her.

Directors: Agnieszka Holland, Kasia Adamik | Stars: Agnieszka Mandat, Wiktor Zborowski, Jakub Gierszal, Patricia Volny

Votes: 4,631

20. Iceman (2017)

Not Rated | 96 min | Adventure, Drama

6.4
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52 Metascore

The Ötztal Alps, more than 5300 years ago. A Neolithic clan has settled near a creek. It is their leader Kelab's responsibility to be the keeper of the group's holy shrine Tineka. While Kelab is hunting, the settlement is attacked.

Director: Felix Randau | Stars: Jürgen Vogel, André Hennicke, Susanne Wuest, Sabin Tambrea

Votes: 1,668 | Gross: $0.00M

21. Woman at War (2018)

Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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81 Metascore

Halla becomes a determined environmental activist, but this threatens a long-held hope of hers.

Director: Benedikt Erlingsson | Stars: Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Juan Camilo Román Estrada, Jörundur Ragnarsson

Votes: 8,446 | Gross: $0.85M

22. Kindred (2020)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.9
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54 Metascore

Plagued by mysterious hallucinations, a pregnant woman suspects that the family of her deceased boyfriend has intentions for her unborn child.

Director: Joe Marcantonio | Stars: Chloe Pirrie, Fiona Shaw, Edward Holcroft, Anton Lesser

Votes: 626

23. When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (2019)

119 min | Drama, Family, History

7.1
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A Jewish family had to flee from the Nazis from Berlin. First, they flee to Zurich. From there it goes to Paris and finally to London.

Director: Caroline Link | Stars: Riva Krymalowski, Marinus Hohmann, Carla Juri, Oliver Masucci

Votes: 1,467

24. What Will People Say (2017)

106 min | Drama

7.4
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69 Metascore

The story of Nisha, daughter of a Pakistani-Norwegian family, who is kidnapped to Pakistan by her parents when her father finds her in bed with a man.

Director: Iram Haq | Stars: Maria Mozhdah, Adil Hussain, Ekavali Khanna, Rohit Saraf

Votes: 4,851 | Gross: $0.04M

25. Ana, My Love (2017)

125 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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63 Metascore

Toma and Ana meet as students in the literature faculty and quickly fall in love.

Director: Cãlin Peter Netzer | Stars: Mircea Postelnicu, Diana Cavallioti, Tania Popa, Igor Caras-Romanov

Votes: 1,842

26. Patrick (2019)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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73 Metascore

A bereaved nudist campsite handyman finds himself on an existential quest as he attempts to recover his missing favorite hammer.

Director: Tim Mielants | Stars: Kevin Janssens, Hannah Hoekstra, Jemaine Clement, Pierre Bokma

Votes: 1,416

27. Apocalypse (2011)

R | 89 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.8
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In the not too distant future, people struggle to survive their greatest enemy, the sun.

Director: Tim Fehlbaum | Stars: Lilo Baur, Marco Calamandrei, Lisa Vicari, Lars Eidinger

Votes: 11,620

28. My Little Sister (2020)

99 min | Drama

6.6
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78 Metascore

Lisa has bid goodbye to her ambitions as a playwright and the Berlin arts scene and now lives in Switzerland with her husband, who runs an international school. When her twin brother falls ill, she returns to Berlin.

Directors: Stéphanie Chuat, Véronique Reymond | Stars: Nina Hoss, Lars Eidinger, Marthe Keller, Jens Albinus

Votes: 652

29. North Face (2008)

Not Rated | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.4
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67 Metascore

A secretary at a Berlin newspaper in 1936 gets to write about two alpinists as she knows them well. She later gets to report on/photograph her friends' and other alpinists' climb of the dangerous Swiss Eiger north face.

Director: Philipp Stölzl | Stars: Benno Fürmann, Florian Lukas, Johanna Wokalek, Simon Schwarz

Votes: 15,012 | Gross: $0.71M

30. Narcissus and Goldmund (2020)

110 min | Drama

6.2
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Goldmund is to study in the monastery Mariabronn. His father sent him there. There he meets a religious monk named Narcissus. He has subjected himself to a strict life and lives completely ascetically.

Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky | Stars: Jannis Niewöhner, Sabin Tambrea, Henriette Confurius, Lukás Bech

Votes: 500

31. Berlin Calling (2008)

109 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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A man tours clubs around the globe with his manager and girlfriend. On the eve of their largest album release he is admitted to a psychiatric clinic after overdosing at a gig.

Director: Hannes Stöhr | Stars: Paul Kalkbrenner, Rita Lengyel, Corinna Harfouch, Araba Walton

Votes: 13,767

32. Lara (2019)

98 min | Drama, Music

7.1
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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, Maria Dragus, Rainer Bock, Corinna Harfouch

Votes: 1,536

33. Anonyma - Eine Frau in Berlin (2008)

Unrated | 131 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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74 Metascore

A woman tries to survive the invasion of Berlin by the Soviet troops during the last days of World War II.

Director: Max Färberböck | Stars: Nina Hoss, Evgeniy Sidikhin, Irm Hermann, Rüdiger Vogler

Votes: 6,103 | Gross: $0.29M

34. Shelter (VI) (2017)

93 min | Drama, Thriller

5.7
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A Lebanese informer and an Israeli Mossad agent are trapped together in a safehouse where nothing is safe and no one can be trusted.

Director: Eran Riklis | Stars: Neta Riskin, Golshifteh Farahani, Yehuda Almagor, Doraid Liddawi

Votes: 377

35. The Devil's Violinist (2013)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.1
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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: 3,309

36. 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: 15,269 | Gross: $0.15M

37. 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: 8,527 | Gross: $0.16M

38. Aferim! (2015)

Not Rated | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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84 Metascore

Set in early 19th century Romania, a policeman, Costandin, is hired by a nobleman to find a Gypsy slave who has run away from his estate after having an affair with his wife.

Director: Radu Jude | Stars: Teodor Corban, Mihai Comanoiu, Toma Cuzin, Alexandru Dabija

Votes: 6,503 | Gross: $0.10M

39. Labyrinth of Lies (2014)

R | 124 min | Drama, History

7.3
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62 Metascore

A story that exposes the conspiracy of prominent German institutions and government branches to cover up the crimes of Nazis during World War II.

Director: Giulio Ricciarelli | Stars: André Szymanski, Alexander Fehling, Friederike Becht, Johannes Krisch

Votes: 12,322 | Gross: $0.79M

40. Sand Storm (2016)

87 min | Drama

6.8
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74 Metascore

When their entire lives shatter, two Bedouin women struggle to change the unchangeable rules, each in her own individual way.

Director: Elite Zexer | Stars: Lamis Ammar, Ruba Blal, Hitham Omari, Khadija Al Akel

Votes: 3,185 | Gross: $0.08M

41. In Darkness (2011)

R | 145 min | Drama, War

7.3
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74 Metascore

A dramatization of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the German-occupied Polish city of Lvov.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Robert Wieckiewicz, Benno Fürmann, Agnieszka Grochowska, Maria Schrader

Votes: 10,135 | Gross: $1.04M

42. Ali's Wedding (2017)

TV-MA | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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64 Metascore

After telling a white lie which spirals out of control, a neurotic, naive, musically gifted Muslim cleric's eldest son must follow through with an arranged marriage, even though he's madly in love with an Australian born-Lebanese girl.

Director: Jeffrey Walker | Stars: Osamah Sami, Don Hany, Helana Sawires, Robert Rabiah

Votes: 4,499

43. The Invisibles (2017)

110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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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: 1,195 | Gross: $0.41M

44. The Tobacconist (2018)

117 min | Drama, History, War

6.4
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55 Metascore

Based on the international bestseller by Robert Seethaler. A tender, heart-breaking story about one young man and his friendship with Sigmund Freud during the Nazi occupation of Vienna....

Director: Nikolaus Leytner | Stars: Simon Morzé, Bruno Ganz, Johannes Krisch, Emma Drogunova

Votes: 1,372

45. John Rabe (2009)

134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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57 Metascore

A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.

Director: Florian Gallenberger | Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Daniel Brühl, Steve Buscemi, Anne Consigny

Votes: 6,122 | Gross: $0.07M

46. Love in Thoughts (2004)

89 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A posthumous look at the last days of Guenther's life as he, his best friend, and his sister let loose on a four-day binge of alcohol, drugs, and sex.

Director: Achim von Borries | Stars: Daniel Brühl, August Diehl, Anna Maria Mühe, Jana Pallaske

Votes: 3,894

47. Salvador (2006)

134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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A profile of anarchist and bank-robber Salvador Puig Antich, whose 1974 execution under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco ushered in a period of unrest that helped Spain transition to democracy.

Director: Manuel Huerga | Stars: Daniel Brühl, Tristán Ulloa, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Joel Joan

Votes: 3,155

48. High Society (2017)

100 min | Comedy

5.3
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A wealthy socialite's daughter discovers she was switched at birth.

Director: Anika Decker | Stars: Emilia Schüle, Jannik Schümann, Zsá Zsá Inci, Jannis Niewöhner

Votes: 957

49. Die Känguru-Chroniken (2020)

92 min | Comedy

5.3
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Comedy based on the radio comedy and the bestselling books and audio-books by Marc-Uwe Kling.

Director: Dani Levy | Stars: Marc-Uwe Kling, Dimitrij Schaad, Rosalie Thomass, Adnan Maral

Votes: 1,893

50. Still Life (I) (2013)

TV-14 | 92 min | Drama

7.4
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45 Metascore

A council case worker looks for the relatives of those found dead and alone.

Director: Uberto Pasolini | Stars: Eddie Marsan, Joanne Froggatt, Karen Drury, Andrew Buchan

Votes: 7,448


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