With Sonnenstudio (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Goodnight Mommy (2014)
R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Twin boys move to a new house with their mother after she has face-changing cosmetic surgery, but under the bandages is someone the boys don't recognize.
Directors: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz | Stars: Lukas Schwarz, Elias Schwarz, Susanne Wuest, Hans Escher
Votes: 56,975 | Gross: $1.17M
2. Victoria (II) (2015)
Not Rated | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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
3. Toni Erdmann (2016)
R | 162 min | Comedy, Drama
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: 49,763 | Gross: $1.48M
4. Night Train to Lisbon (2013)
R | 111 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Swiss Professor Raimund Gregorius (Jeremy Irons) abandons his lectures and buttoned-down life to embark on a thrilling adventure that will take him on a journey to the very heart of himself.
Director: Bille August | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Mélanie Laurent, Jack Huston, Martina Gedeck
5. Invisible Life (2019)
R | 139 min | Drama
Kept apart by a terrible lie and a conservative society, two sisters born in Rio de Janeiro make their way through life each believing the other is living out her dreams half a world away.
Director: Karim Aïnouz | Stars: Julia Stockler, Carol Duarte, Flávia Gusmão, António Fonseca
6. The Tale (2018)
TV-MA | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery
A woman filming a documentary on childhood rape victims starts to question the nature of her childhood relationship with her riding instructor and running coach.
Director: Jennifer Fox | Stars: Laura Dern, Jason Ritter, Common, Elizabeth Debicki
7. Rimini (2022)
114 min | Comedy, Drama
The death of his mother brings Richie Bravo back from his adopted home in Italy to his teenage bedroom in Lower Austria, where Charlton Heston is still flexing his biceps and Winnetou is still alive.
Director: Ulrich Seidl | Stars: Michael Thomas, Tessa Göttlicher, Hans-Michael Rehberg, Inge Maux
8. Little Joe (2019)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Alice, a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. Against company policy, she takes one home as a gift for her teenage son and names it after him but soon starts fearing it.
Director: Jessica Hausner | Stars: Emily Beecham, Ben Whishaw, Kerry Fox, Kit Connor
9. Yung (2018)
95 min | Drama
YUNG is a trip following four young girls into the pulsating and hedonistic subculture of modern day Berlin. But above all, it's a pure, rough and authentic pic about friendship.
Director: Henning Gronkowski | Stars: Janaina Liesenfeld, Emily Lau, Joy Grant, Abbie Dutton
10. Citizenfour (2014)
R | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.
Director: Laura Poitras | Stars: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William Binney, Jacob Appelbaum
Votes: 56,736 | Gross: $2.80M
11. The Counterfeiters (2007)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, History
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: 46,496 | Gross: $5.48M
12. The Collini Case (2019)
Not Rated | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young lawyer stumbles upon a vast conspiracy while investigating a brutal murder case.
Director: Marco Kreuzpaintner | Stars: Elyas M'Barek, Alexandra Maria Lara, Heiner Lauterbach, Manfred Zapatka
13. The Field Guide to Evil (2018)
R | 117 min | Horror
A feature-length anthology film. They are known as myths, lore, and folktales. Created to give logic to mankind's darkest fears, these stories laid the foundation for what we now know as the horror genre.
Directors: Ashim Ahluwalia, Can Evrenol, Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz, Katrin Gebbe, Calvin Lee Reeder, Agnieszka Smoczynska, Peter Strickland, Yannis Veslemes | Stars: Marlene Hauser, Luzia Oppermann, Karin Pauer, Birgit Minichmayr
14. The Cat's Meow (2001)
PG-13 | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.
Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Cary Elwes, Edward Herrmann, Eddie Izzard
Votes: 8,689 | Gross: $3.21M
15. 303 (2018)
145 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two university students, Jule and Jan, leave Berlin together in an old camper on a road trip south, but for different reasons.
Director: Hans Weingartner | Stars: Mala Emde, Anton Spieker, Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey, Thomas Schmuckert
16. Berlin Calling (2008)
109 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
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
17. Paradise: Love (2012)
Unrated | 120 min | Drama
Teresa, a fifty-year-old Austrian mother, travels to the paradise of the beaches of Kenya, seeking out love from African boys. But she must confront the hard truth that on the beaches of Kenya, love is a business.
Director: Ulrich Seidl | Stars: Margarete Tiesel, Peter Kazungu, Inge Maux, Dunja Sowinetz
Votes: 9,430 | Gross: $0.02M
18. Mia and the White Lion (2018)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Mia moves to South Africa with her family to manage a lion farm and develops a special bond with Charlie, a white lion cub; however, things change when she uncovers her father's secret.
Director: Gilles de Maistre | Stars: Daniah De Villiers, Mélanie Laurent, Langley Kirkwood, Ryan Mac Lennan
Votes: 5,905 | Gross: $0.40M
19. Import Export (2007)
Not Rated | 141 min | Drama
A nurse from Ukraine searches for a better life in the West, while an unemployed security guard from Austria heads East for the same reason.
Director: Ulrich Seidl | Stars: Ekateryna Rak, Lidiya Oleksandrivna Savka, Oksana Ivanivna Sklyarenko, Dmytro Andriyovich Gachkov
20. Lara (2019)
98 min | Drama, Music
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: Corinna Harfouch, Johann von Bülow, Alexander Khuon, André Jung
21. Lebanon (2009)
R | 93 min | Drama, War
During the First Lebanon War in 1982, a lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town.
Director: Samuel Maoz | Stars: Yoav Donat, Itay Tiran, Oshri Cohen, Michael Moshonov
Votes: 11,749 | Gross: $0.37M
22. Paradise: Faith (2012)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama
A single woman in her 50s devotes her vacations to doing Catholic missionary work in Vienna, descending into violent self-punishment as part of her faith.
Director: Ulrich Seidl | Stars: Maria Hofstätter, Nabil Saleh, René Rupnik, Natalya Baranova
Votes: 4,794 | Gross: $0.01M
23. The German Lesson (2019)
125 min | Drama
Siggi is in prison during the post-war period and tasked to write an essay. He remembers that his father was supposed to ban his profession from a friend who was a painter and Siggi was supposed to help him but he rebelled.
Director: Christian Schwochow | Stars: Ulrich Noethen, Tobias Moretti, Levi Eisenblätter, Tom Gronau
24. Paradise: Hope (2013)
Unrated | 92 min | Drama
The final installment in Ulrich Seidl's Paradise trilogy, 'Paradise: Hope' tells the story of overweight thirteen-year-old Melanie and her first love. While her mother travels to Kenya ('... See full summary »
Director: Ulrich Seidl | Stars: Melanie Lenz, Verena Lehbauer, Joseph Lorenz, Michael Thomas
Votes: 4,665 | Gross: $0.01M
25. In the Basement (2014)
Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary
A documentary that reveals what its subjects do in their respective basements.
Director: Ulrich Seidl | Stars: Fritz Lang, Alfreda Klebinger, Manfred Ellinger, Inge Ellinger
Votes: 2,839 | Gross: $0.00M
26. Sweethearts (2019)
107 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Forced together by fate and an ill-executed diamond robbery, professional criminal Mel and her easily-panicked hostage Franny are in a race against time. Soon pursued by a relentless ... See full summary »
Director: Karoline Herfurth | Stars: Karoline Herfurth, Hannah Herzsprung, Anneke Kim Sarnau, Frederick Lau
27. The Silent Revolution (2018)
PG | 111 min | Drama, History
A group of twelfth-grade pupils in East Germany decide to show their solidarity with the victims of the 1956 Hungarian uprising by staging two minutes of silence during lessons.
Director: Lars Kraume | Stars: Leonard Scheicher, Tom Gramenz, Lena Klenke, Isaiah Michalski
28. Wild (I) (2016)
97 min | Drama, Mystery
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
29. 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.
Director: Lars Kraume | Stars: Burghart Klaußner, Ronald Zehrfeld, Lilith Stangenberg, Jörg Schüttauf
Votes: 5,948 | Gross: $0.28M
30. Haunted Hospital (2018)
89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
In HEILSTÄTTEN, a remote, gloomy sanctuary near Berlin, a group of YouTubers illegally access the ominous surgery block for a 24-hour challenge they hope will go viral. They learn too soon that they are not alone and not welcome.
Director: Michael David Pate | Stars: Nilam Farooq, Connie Fernandez, Farina Flebbe, Rayner Gabriel
31. Father (2020)
120 min | Drama
A Serbian man fights to regain custody of his children.
Director: Srdan Golubovic | Stars: Goran Bogdan, Boris Isakovic, Nada Sargin, Milica Janevski
32. Cold Hell (2017)
Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A vicious serial killer is targeting prostitutes in Vienna, Austria. A tough young woman from Turkey who works as a taxi driver witnesses one of the murders and becomes a target. The police are of no help, so she must stop him herself.
Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky | Stars: Violetta Schurawlow, Tobias Moretti, Sammy Sheik, Friedrich von Thun
33. Berlin Blues (2003)
105 min | Comedy, Drama
In October 1989, the part of the West Berlin borough of Kreuzberg called SO 36, had been largely shut off by the Wall from the rest of the city for 28 years. A lethargic sub-culture of ... See full summary »
Director: Leander Haußmann | Stars: Christian Ulmen, Katja Danowski, Detlev Buck, Janek Rieke
34. My Brother's Name Is Robert and He Is an Idiot (2018)
180 min | Crime, Drama
Robert and Elena are twins entangled in a tale of puberty, philosophy and sexuality.
Director: Philip Gröning | Stars: Josef Mattes, Julia Zange, Urs Jucker, Stefan Konarske
35. Bal (2010)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama
The quiet life of a boy and his family is endangered when his father does not return home from his work collecting honey in the forest.
Director: Semih Kaplanoglu | Stars: Bora Altas, Erdal Besikçioglu, Tülin Özen, Ayse Altay
36. The Free Will (2006)
Unrated | 163 min | Crime, Drama
A man is released from a mental institution after serving 9 years for multiple rape.
Director: Matthias Glasner | Stars: Jürgen Vogel, Sabine Timoteo, André Hennicke, Manfred Zapatka
37. Styx (I) (2018)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama
"Styx" depicts the transformation of a strong woman torn from her contented world during a sailing trip.
Director: Wolfgang Fischer | Stars: Susanne Wolff, Gedion Oduor Wekesa, Kelvin Mutuku Ndinda, Inga Birkenfeld
Votes: 3,222 | Gross: $0.07M
38. Enclave (2015)
92 min | Drama
Kosovo 2004, five years after the war. Nenad, ten year old Christian boy from a Serbian enclave, determined to create a proper community burial for his late grandfather, crosses enemy lines... See full summary »
Director: Goran Radovanovic | Stars: Milena Jaksic, Filip Subaric, Nenad Stanojkovic, Milan Sekulic
39. Little Miss Dolittle (2018)
96 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
An 11-year-old girl can talk to animals. When a thief causes trouble at the local zoo, she comes to the rescue.
Director: Joachim Masannek | Stars: Peri Baumeister, Tom Beck, Aylin Tezel, Christoph Maria Herbst
40. Grain (2017)
128 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
This film was inspired by a chapter from the Noble Quran. It is a post-apocalyptic story set in a world where those that survive, are divided between the remnants of cities and agricultural... See full summary »
Director: Semih Kaplanoglu | Stars: Jean-Marc Barr, Ermin Bravo, Grigoriy Dobrygin, Cristina Flutur
41. Madonnen (2007)
125 min | Drama
A portrait of Rita, who claims that her mother was never a mother for her. Rita gives birth to her own six children and forces her mother to take the role of a mother for her grandchildren as she never did that for Rita.
Director: Maria Speth | Stars: Sandra Hüller, Luisa Sappelt, Coleman Swinton, Susanne Lothar
42. Paula (I) (2016)
123 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life and career of breakthrough German painter Paula Modersohn-Becker.
Director: Christian Schwochow | Stars: Carla Juri, Albrecht Schuch, Roxane Duran, Joel Basman
43. Roads (I) (2019)
99 min | Adventure, Drama
Two lost teenage boys, from Congo and Britain, meet in Morocco and take a road trip in a stolen RV to France, encountering poverty and refugees on the way.
Director: Sebastian Schipper | Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Stéphane Bak, Ben Chaplin, Moritz Bleibtreu
44. Safari (2016)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
Director: Ulrich Seidl | Stars: Manfred Ellinger, Marita Neemann, Tina Hofmann, Eric Müller
45. Immenhof - Das Abenteuer eines Sommers (2019)
105 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
After the death of their father three sisters, sixteen year old Lou, Charly who is in her early twenties and Emmie who is a mere child, have to try and run the family's horse farm between ... See full summary »
Director: Sharon von Wietersheim | Stars: Leia Holtwick, Moritz Bäckerling, Heiner Lauterbach, Valerie Huber
46. Lamb (II) (2015)
94 min | Drama, Family
When an Ethiopian boy moves in with distant relatives he takes his pet sheep with him but the upcoming holidays spell danger for his beloved friend.
Director: Yared Zeleke | Stars: Rediat Amare, Kidist Siyum, Welela Assefa, Rahel Teshome
47. The Weather Inside (2015)
100 min | Drama
A luxury hotel in a conflict zone. Development aid worker Dorothea begins an affair with a young drifter, Alec, but what starts as sweet distraction brings her dangerously close to losing control.
Director: Isabelle Stever | Stars: Maria Furtwängler, Mehmet Sözer, Barbara Bouchet, Dorka Gryllus
48. Coconut Hero (2015)
97 min | Comedy, Drama
In the middle of Nowheresville lives 16-year-old Mike who wants out of his crappy life - permanently! Spending his time devising ways to do himself in, he considers the fatal brain tumor in... See full summary »
Director: Florian Cossen | Stars: Alex Ozerov-Meyer, Bea Santos, Krista Bridges, Sebastian Schipper
49. Heart of Stone (2016)
119 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
German tale about a man who sells his heart to a forest-dwelling warlock for money and power.
Director: Johannes Naber | Stars: Frederick Lau, Henriette Confurius, David Schütter, Moritz Bleibtreu
50. Contact High (2009)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy
An episodic comedy that follows the lives of four men living in Vienna.
Director: Michael Glawogger | Stars: Michael Ostrowski, Raimund Wallisch, Alexis Santiago Hernandez, Victor Varnado