With Beta Cinema (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. How to Please a Woman (2022)

107 min | Drama

7.7
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When her all-male house-cleaning business gets out of control, a mature woman must embrace her own sexuality, if she is to make a new life for herself.

Director: Renée Webster | Stars: Sally Phillips, Alexander England, Asher Yasbincek, Erik Thomson

Votes: 54

2. 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: 383,547 | Gross: $11.29M

3. I'm Your Man (2021)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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78 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, Jürgen Tarrach

Votes: 7,057

4. Colonia (2015)

R | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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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: 53,115

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: 28,261

6. 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: 20,552 | Gross: $1.30M

7. Look Who's Back (2015)

Not Rated | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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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: 45,027

8. Nowhere Special (2020)

96 min | Drama

7.4
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When John, a thirty-five-year-old window cleaner, is given only a few months to live, he attempts to find a new, perfect family for his three-year-old son, determined to shield him from the terrible reality of the situation.

Director: Uberto Pasolini | Stars: James Norton, Daniel Lamont, Carol Moore, Valene Kane

Votes: 3,325

9. The Auschwitz Report (2021)

94 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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79 Metascore

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 resilience of ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,707

10. The Physician (2013)

R | 155 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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In 11th-century Persia, 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 Catherine Rigby

Votes: 39,230

11. The Road (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: 62,576

12. Tuntematon sotilas (2017)

132 min | Drama, War

7.7
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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: 11,118

13. 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: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson, Colin Morgan

Votes: 5,190 | Gross: $0.47M

14. Hinterland (2021)

98 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.2
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When an ex-prisoner of the Great War returns home and finds his comrades brutally murdered, he decides to bring the serial-killer to justice.

Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky | Stars: Murathan Muslu, Liv Lisa Fries, Marc Limpach, Max von der Groeben

Votes: 439

15. The Counterfeiters (2007)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.5
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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: 45,534 | Gross: $5.48M

16. Land of Dreams (2021)

113 min | Comedy

5.9
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Land of Dreams is a political satire set in the near future where America has closed its borders and become more insular than ever. The story follows Simin, an Iranian American woman, on a ... See full summary »

Directors: Shoja Azari, Shirin Neshat | Stars: Sheila Vand, Matt Dillon, William Moseley, Isabella Rossellini

Votes: 103

17. System Crasher (2019)

125 min | Drama

7.8
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89 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: 12,751

18. 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: 9,822 | Gross: $0.85M

19. When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (2019)

119 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.0
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54 Metascore

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: 2,395

20. Kindred (I) (2020)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.1
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55 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: Tamara Lawrance, Fiona Shaw, Jack Lowden, Edward Holcroft

Votes: 1,963

21. 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: 8,848 | Gross: $0.11M

22. Ana, My Love (2017)

125 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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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: 2,175

23. Iceman (2017)

Not Rated | 96 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

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: 2,269 | Gross: $0.00M

24. 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: 4,728 | Gross: $0.03M

25. 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 and photograph her friends' and other Alpinists' climbs of the dangerous Swiss Eiger north face.

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

Votes: 15,665 | Gross: $0.71M

26. The Keeper (2018)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.2
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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: 5,048

27. 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: 9,203 | Gross: $0.16M

28. Anonyma - Eine Frau in Berlin (2008)

Unrated | 131 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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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: 6,556 | Gross: $0.29M

29. A Coffee in Berlin (2012)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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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: 16,353 | Gross: $0.15M

30. The Most Beautiful Couple (2018)

97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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The story of Malte, a young teacher, and his wife Liv, who gets raped by a young stranger at a tragic assault during their summer holidays. The couple shows an astonishing strength dealing with this traumatic event as rational as possible.

Director: Sven Taddicken | Stars: Luise Heyer, Maximilian Brückner, Leonard Kunz, Julius Nitschkoff

Votes: 573

31. 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: 8,029

32. Berlin Alexanderplatz (2020)

183 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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43 Metascore

A man from Guinea-Bissau moves to Germany, where he is befriended by a drug dealer and two women.

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

Votes: 3,278

33. Lara (2019)

98 min | Drama, Music

7.0
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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: Rainer Bock, Tom Schilling, Mala Emde, Maria Dragus

Votes: 2,134

34. The Odd-Job Men (2021)

85 min | Comedy

6.7
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A peculiar team of three handymen has to face a series of eccentric clients. Their everyday job becomes a surrealist and exhilarating experience.

Director: Neus Ballús | Stars: Mohamed Mellali, Valero Escolar, Pep Sarrà, Paqui Becerra

Votes: 256

35. Spoor (2017)

Not Rated | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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: 5,243

36. 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: 14,498

37. The Forger (2022)

116 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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21-year-old Cioma Schönhaus won't let anyone take away his zest for life, especially not the Nazis. He wants to discover life, but has the misfortune of living as a Jewish person in Berlin ... See full summary »

Director: Maggie Peren | Stars: Louis Hofmann, Jonathan Berlin, Luna Wedler, Nina Gummich

Votes: 54

38. 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: 4,970

39. 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, Emilia Schüle

Votes: 722

40. 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: 13,100 | Gross: $0.79M

41. 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: 7,100 | Gross: $0.10M

42. Hell (2011)

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

5.9
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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: 12,012

43. I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians (2018)

140 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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81 Metascore

"I do not care if we go down in history as barbarians." These words, spoken in the Council of Ministers of the summer of 1941, started the ethnic cleansing on the Eastern Front. The film attempts to comment on this statement.

Director: Radu Jude | Stars: Ioana Iacob, Alex Bogdan, Alexandru Dabija, Ion Rizea

Votes: 1,577 | Gross: $0.01M

44. The Invisibles (2017)

110 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.1
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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: 1,542 | Gross: $0.41M

45. 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: 3,547 | Gross: $0.08M

46. Tisdagsklubben (2022)

102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A sudden change forces Karin to re-evaluate her life. With the help of friends, food and passion she refuses to accept that life has an expiration date and takes the second chance she is given.

Director: Annika Appelin | Stars: Marie Richardson, Peter Stormare, Carina M. Johansson, Sussie Ericsson

Votes: 64

47. 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: 10,640 | Gross: $1.04M

48. Patrick (2019)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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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, Katelijne Damen, Hannah Hoekstra, Jemaine Clement

Votes: 1,861

49. The Devil's Violinist (2013)

R | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.0
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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: 3,572

50. The Notebook (2013)

R | 112 min | Drama, War

6.9
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57 Metascore

Twin siblings enduring the harshness of WWII in a village on the Hungarian border hedge their survival on studying and learning from the evil surrounding them.

Director: János Szász | Stars: László Gyémánt, András Gyémánt, Piroska Molnár, Ulrich Thomsen

Votes: 3,111 | Gross: $0.07M


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