East Germany (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Police Call 110 (1971– )
TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Alexander Bukow is a cop who doesn't mind working at the edge of the law to get results. His straight-laced partner Katrin Koenig is a control freak whose life is the job. Together, they're... See full summary »
2. First Spaceship on Venus (1960)
Unrated | 79 min | Sci-Fi
When an alien artifact discovered on Earth is found to have come from Venus, an international team of astronauts embarks to investigate its origins.
3. Gritta of the Rats' Castle (1985)
79 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
The tale of young Gritta who lives with her father, an unsuccessful inventor. When her new stepmother tries to put her away in a convent she discovers some dark secrets there.
4. Forbidden Love (1990)
91 min | Drama, Romance
18-year old-Georg and 13-year-old Barbara played together as children; later, play becomes love, which leads to a catastrophe, as their parents are hostile, leading to a report being filed to the court, as Barbara is underage.
6. Stein (1991)
108 min | Drama
Actor Ernst Stein, having abdicated from the stage in 1968 in protest of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, has long since retreated from the world around him. In a remote house ... See full summary »
7. The Legend of Paul and Paula (1973)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Paul and Paula have had bad experiences with love: Paul is financially well off but has lost all affection for his wife, and Paula leads a troublesome life raising two children on her own. ... See full summary »
9. Eolomea (1972)
82 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Eight space cargo-ships disappear without a trace within three days. And the orbit station "Margot" has suddenly fallen silent. The space council is faced with a mystery and the scientist ... See full summary »
10. Blue Bird (1979)
96 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Nine-year old George, son of British settlers, is kidnapped by Iroquois and raised by the chief who adopts him. Later he gets the chance to return to his family but refuses because he has discovered that the palefaces are the true savages.
11. And Next Year at Lake Balaton (1980)
85 min | Adventure, Comedy
Überraschung. Mutter Irene (Gudrun Ritter) hat eine wunderbare Idee: Ein Strandurlaub in Bulgarien für die ganze Familie inklusive Tochter Ines' (Odette Bereska) neuem Freund Jonas (René ... See full summary »
12. Biology (1990)
91 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Ulla is a sensitive and principled 10th-grader in a small East German town. When Winfried falls in love with her, he adopts her passion for protecting the environment. Ulla tries to stop illegal trout farm and gets her classmates involved.
13. Jacob the Liar (1974)
100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A Jewish ghetto in central Europe, 1944. By coincidence, Jakob Heym eavesdrops on a German radio broadcast announcing the Soviet Army is making slow by steady progress towards central ... See full summary »
15. Unser Sandmännchen (1959– )
10 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The Sandman's everyday life, travels and fantastic adventures. The character often showcased socialist technological achievements, such as the use of awe-inspiring vehicles like futuristic cars and flying devices.
17. In the Dust of the Stars (1976)
95 min | Sci-Fi
After a six year journey, the Spaceship Cyrno lands on the planet TEM 4 from where they had received a call for help. Strangely enough, the Temers deny having sent this message. As ... See full summary »
22. Weisse Wölfe (1969)
101 min | Drama, History, Western
Farsighted Falcon, the Dakota chief, seeks refuge in the Black Hills with his wife Blue Hair and two warriors, the sole survivors of his tribe, in order to join part of the Cheyenne headed ... See full summary »
23. Stielke, Heinz, Fifteen (1987)
95 min | War
Follows the 15-year-old, Heinz Stilke, a member of the Hitler Youth. Heinz is proud of his father, who died bravely for his fatherland, but suddenly learns that he himself is half Jewish. ... See full summary »
24. Gelb ist nicht nur die Farbe der Sonne (1979 TV Movie)
80 min | Crime
A DI is on his way to the Baltic Sea: bit by bit, he reconstructs the background of a tragic car accident, which he initially believes to be a fantasy of the little, unknown diary writer. A strange fascination emanates from the memories.
25. Die Abenteuer des Werner Holt (1965)
164 min | Drama, Romance, War
Two 17-year-olds, Werner Holt and Gilbert Wolzow, are pulled out of school and into Hitler's army. Gilbert becomes a fanatical soldier, but at the front Werner begins to understand the ... See full summary »
28. Pinocchio (1967)
G | 75 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A lovely, humorous live-action rendition of the classic children's story by Carlo Collodi about the adventures of a wooden boy carved from a magical piece of wood by a puppetmaker.
31. Naked Among Wolves (1963)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, War
In the last weeks of World War II, inmates of Buchenwald concentration camp hide a Polish child from the SS guards, hoping that the advance of the American forces will set them free.
32. Man of Straw (1951)
109 min | Comedy, Drama
Diederich Heßling is scared of everything and everyone. But as he grows up, he comes to realize that he has to offer his services to the powers-that-be if he wants to wield power himself. ... See full summary »
33. The Heathens of Kummerow (1967)
94 min | Comedy, Family
Children reviving an old heathen ritual by standing in the frigid waters of the Baltic Sea; the one standing in the longest shall be referred to as the king of Kummerow.
35. Goya - oder Der arge Weg der Erkenntnis (1971)
136 min | Drama
As a painter in the court of King Carlos IV, Goya - played by the great Lithuanian actor Donatas Banionis (The Red Tent, Solaris) - has attained wealth and reputation. He believes in King ... See full summary »
36. Pelle der Eroberer (1986 TV Movie)
89 min | Drama
Near the end of the 19th century ten-year-old Pelle and his elderly widowed father Lasse leave Sweden for Denmark. Due to his age Lasse can only find work on a large farm where workers are ... See full summary »
38. Snow White (1961)
63 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance
Hated by her jealous and bloodthirsty stepmother, Snow White flees a murder attempt and seeks shelter in the woods with seven kindly dwarfs. Feeling she is safe from harm, Snow White ... See full summary »
39. Das Feuerzeug (1959)
83 min | Drama, Fantasy
A young soldier discovers three chests of copper, silver and gold and an old tinder-box in the hollow of an old oak tree. He is now rich. But he squanders the money until it is all gone. ... See full summary »
79 min | Family, Fantasy
Princess Aurinia embarks on a journey to seal the union of two kingdoms. The evil Princess Liesa forces Aurinia to change roles. Because of Liesa's cruel nature, the promised Prince Aurinas... See full summary »
42. Ich liebe Victor (1984 TV Movie)
84 min | Drama, Romance
A teenage girl and her best friend spend the summer holidays together in a village. Then a good looking teenage boy appears, which creates a rift between them as they compete for his attention.
43. Heart of Stone (1950)
106 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance
Peter Munk, a poor charcoal burner, lives with his mother in The Black Forest. Poverty prevents him from marrying Lisbeth, the girl he loves. When he comes across the Little Glass Man, the ... See full summary »
44. Die Leiden des jungen Werthers (1976)
105 min | Drama, Romance
Rebellious young Werther is passionately, but hopelessly, in love with Lotte. Although he knows that she is married to somebody who can offer her a secure future, Werther tries to be near ... See full summary »
46. Wenn einer was versprochen hat (1976 TV Movie)
73 min | Family
Jens hangs out with a group of boys, then learns they're bullies when they pull a series of pranks and he reports them to the police.
47. Abschiedsdisko (1990)
91 min | Drama, Family
A village has to be destroyed for coal mining. Henning, a 15 years old boy, who wants to visit his grandfather one more time, realizes that nothing will be the way it used to be.
48. Ernst Thälmann - Sohn seiner Klasse (1954)
124 min | Biography, Drama, War
This historical-biographical film begins in the first days of November 1918 on the western front. News comes to the soldiers of a revolutionary uprising in Kiel. Young Thälmann, a soldier ... See full summary »
49. The Divided Heaven (1964)
116 min | Drama, Romance
In 1961, Rita returns to her childhood village after a breakdown. As she recovers, she remembers the past two years: her love for chemist Manfred, 10 years her senior; his enthusiasm about ... See full summary »
50. Osceola (1971)
109 min | Western, Drama
Florida, 1830 - Of all eastern Native American tribes, only the Seminoles have resisted being moved to reservations. Having retreated to Florida, they live a simple horticultural life. But ... See full summary »