With Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Never Look Away (2018)

R | 189 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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69 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: 3,222 | Gross: $1.21M

2. The Lives of Others (2006)

R | 137 min | Drama, 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: 319,569 | Gross: $11.29M

3. The Piano Teacher (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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79 Metascore

A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Annie Girardot, Benoît Magimel, Susanne Lothar

Votes: 49,013 | Gross: $1.90M

4. 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: 14,479

5. Amour (2012)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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94 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: 84,467 | Gross: $6.74M

6. The White Ribbon (2009)

R | 144 min | Drama, History, Mystery

7.8
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82 Metascore

Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. Who is responsible?

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Christian Friedel, Ernst Jacobi, Leonie Benesch, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 62,409 | Gross: $2.22M

7. 3096 Days (2013)

111 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.4
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A young Austrian girl is kidnapped and held in captivity for eight years. Based on the factual case of Natascha Kampusch.

Director: Sherry Hormann | Stars: Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Thure Lindhardt, Amelia Pidgeon, Trine Dyrholm

Votes: 8,752

8. Happy End (2017)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.7
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72 Metascore

A drama about a family set in Calais with the European refugee crisis as the backdrop.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mathieu Kassovitz, Fantine Harduin

Votes: 10,005 | Gross: $0.30M

9. Citizenfour (2014)

R | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, Thriller

8.1
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88 Metascore

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: 47,655 | Gross: $2.80M

10. Center of My World (2016)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama

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: Bendix Hansen, Sarah Fuhrer, Louis Hofmann, Sabine Timoteo

Votes: 3,439

11. 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: 702 | Gross: $0.39M

12. Bagdad Cafe (1987)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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71 Metascore

A lonely German woman ends up in the most desolate motel on Earth and decides to make it brighter.

Director: Percy Adlon | Stars: Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder, Jack Palance, Christine Kaufmann

Votes: 11,221 | Gross: $3.59M

13. Black Cat, White Cat (1998)

R | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

8.1
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73 Metascore

Matko is a small time hustler, living by the river Danube with his 17 year old son Zare. After a failed business deal he owes money to the much more successful gangster Dadan. Dadan has a ... See full summary »

Director: Emir Kusturica | Stars: Bajram Severdzan, Srdjan 'Zika' Todorovic, Branka Katic, Florijan Ajdini

Votes: 46,800 | Gross: $0.35M

14. Manifesto (III) (2015)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

6.7
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72 Metascore

Cate Blanchett performs manifestos as a series of striking monologues.

Director: Julian Rosefeldt | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Erika Bauer, Ruby Bustamante, Carl Dietrich

Votes: 4,654 | Gross: $0.14M

15. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)

R | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.4
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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: 33,389 | Gross: $0.48M

16. Goodbye Berlin (2016)

93 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.0
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Two young teenage boys steal a car and embark on a road trip that will probably change their lives.

Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Tristan Göbel, Aniya Wendel, Justina Humpf, Paul Busche

Votes: 6,820

17. Desert Flower (2009)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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54 Metascore

The autobiography of a Somalian nomad circumcised at 3, sold in marriage at 13, fled from Africa a while later to become finally an American supermodel and is now at the age of 38, the UN ... See full summary »

Director: Sherry Hormann | Stars: Soraya Omar-Scego, Idriss Abdillahi Houfaneh, Awa Saïd Darar, Roun Daher Aïnan

Votes: 11,119 | Gross: $0.04M

18. Hannah Arendt (2012)

Not Rated | 113 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

A look at the life of philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, who reported for The New Yorker on the war crimes trial of the Nazi Adolf Eichmann.

Director: Margarethe von Trotta | Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Axel Milberg, Janet McTeer, Julia Jentsch

Votes: 9,344 | Gross: $0.71M

19. Wadjda (2012)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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81 Metascore

An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour | Stars: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd

Votes: 16,392 | Gross: $1.35M

20. 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: 7,104 | Gross: $0.16M

21. Europa Europa (1990)

R | 112 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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75 Metascore

A boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Solomon Perel, Marco Hofschneider, René Hofschneider, André Wilms

Votes: 13,529 | Gross: $5.58M

22. 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: 2,933

23. King Creole (1958)

PG | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

7.0
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A rebellious young man takes a job as a nightclub singer to make ends meet, attracting the attention of a local crime boss.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, Walter Matthau, Dolores Hart

Votes: 3,957

24. Four Minutes (2006)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Music

7.4
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An elderly piano teacher trains a young convict at a women's penitentiary.

Director: Chris Kraus | Stars: Hannah Herzsprung, Monica Bleibtreu, Vadim Glowna, Sven Pippig

Votes: 5,875

25. The Bra (2018)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Train driver Nurlan is heading to Baku for the last time before retirement. On its way round the neighborhoods of the city his train snags a blue bra off a washing line. To escape from his ... See full summary »

Director: Veit Helmer | Stars: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Denis Lavant, Paz Vega, Chulpan Khamatova

Votes: 101

26. Katharina Luther (2017 TV Movie)

105 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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The life of Katharina von Bora, a nun in the 16th century. When reading Martin Luther's writings about the freedom of the individual, she decides to leave the monastery - and gains the trust and love of the great reformer.

Director: Julia von Heinz | Stars: Louis Christiansen, Mala Emde, Franz Himmelreich, Max Mauff

Votes: 107

27. Return to Montauk (2017)

106 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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The author Max Zorn, now in his early 60s, is on a promotional book tour in New York when he meets up again with the woman he could never forget. They spend a weekend together. 17 years have passed. Can there be a future for their past?

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Bronagh Gallagher, Nina Hoss, Niels Arestrup

Votes: 747

28. Killing for Love (2016)

Unrated | 130 min | Documentary, Crime, Romance

7.1
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The gruesome murders of Nancy and Derek Haysom in 1985 were an international media sensation. The Haysoms were wealthy, respected members of Virginia society, and the murder conviction of ... See full summary »

Directors: Marcus Vetter, Karin Steinberger | Stars: Imogen Poots, Daniel Brühl, Jens Söring, Chuck Reid

Votes: 1,161

29. Storm of Love (2005– )

50 min | Romance

4.0
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The elegant hotel Fürstenhof in the little village Bichlheim becomes a place for two young people to find the love of her/his life. But things get complicated.

Stars: Dirk Galuba, Sepp Schauer, Antje Hagen, Joachim Lätsch

Votes: 476

30. My Best Fiend (1999)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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70 Metascore

In the 1950s, an adolescent Werner Herzog was transfixed by a film performance of the young Klaus Kinski. Years later, they would share an apartment where, in an unabated, forty-eight-hour ... See full summary »

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Justo González

Votes: 9,447 | Gross: $0.10M

31. Just a Gigolo (1978)

R | 147 min | Drama

5.7
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After World War I, a war hero returns to Berlin to find that there's no place for him--he has no skills other than what he learned in the army, and can only find menial, low-paying jobs. He decides to become a gigolo to lonely rich women.

Director: David Hemmings | Stars: David Bowie, Sydne Rome, Kim Novak, David Hemmings

Votes: 687

32. Turkish for Beginners (2006– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy

7.5
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Set in the German capital Berlin, the series centers around a German woman and single mother of a teenage daughter, who starts a relationship and decides to live together with a widowed Turkish father and his two teenage children.

Stars: Josefine Preuß, Anna Stieblich, Elyas M'Barek, Adnan Maral

Votes: 3,012

33. Beloved Sisters (2014)

Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.1
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66 Metascore

The aristocratic sisters Charlotte and Caroline both fall in love with the controversial young writer and hothead Friedrich Schiller. Defying the conventions of their time, the sisters ... See full summary »

Director: Dominik Graf | Stars: Hannah Herzsprung, Florian Stetter, Henriette Confurius, Claudia Messner

Votes: 1,274 | Gross: $0.05M

34. Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii (1972)

G | 92 min | Documentary, Music

8.7
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Live versions of the songs, filmed in an old Pompeii amphitheater. Songs included are Echoes (split into 2 parts), Careful with that axe, Eugene, A saucerful of secrets, One of those days, ... See full summary »

Director: Adrian Maben | Stars: David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason

Votes: 7,930

36. The Great Train Robbery (I) (1903)

TV-G | 11 min | Short, Action, Crime

7.3
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A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels.

Director: Edwin S. Porter | Stars: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, A.C. Abadie, George Barnes, Justus D. Barnes

Votes: 15,045

37. Türkisch für Anfänger (2012)

105 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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After a plane crash Lena Schneider finds herself on a remote Andaman island with a teenage turk Cem, full of hormones, his religious sister and Greek Costa.

Director: Bora Dagtekin | Stars: Josefine Preuß, Elyas M'Barek, Anna Stieblich, Adnan Maral

Votes: 7,440

38. Lili Marleen (1981)

R | 120 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.2
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In Switzerland, German singer Willie falls in love with Jewish composer, Robert, who offers resistance to the Nazis by helping refugees. But his family thinks Willie is a Nazi and may be a ... See full summary »

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Giancarlo Giannini, Mel Ferrer, Karl-Heinz von Hassel

Votes: 3,274

39. About a Girl (2014)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Charleen, 15, quick-witted and sassy, is Kurt Cobain's biggest fan and wonders why 'growing up' has to be so complicated. One day, feeling especially melodramatic and rebellious, she ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Monheim | Stars: Jasna Fritzi Bauer, Heike Makatsch, Aurel Manthei, Simon Schwarz

Votes: 657

40. Lauf Junge lauf (2013)

Not Rated | 112 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.1
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Srulik, an eight-year-old boy, flees from the Warsaw ghetto in 1942. He attempts to survive, at first alone in the forest, and then as a Christian orphan named Jurek on a Polish farm. ... See full summary »

Director: Pepe Danquart | Stars: Andrzej Tkacz, Kamil Tkacz, Elisabeth Duda, Itay Tiran

Votes: 1,575

41. Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016)

106 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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75 Metascore

Before Dawn charts the years of exile in the life of famous Jewish Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, his inner struggle for the "right attitude" toward the events in war torn Europe, and his search for a new home.

Director: Maria Schrader | Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Tómas Lemarquis, Cristina do Rego, Nahuel Pérez Biscayart

Votes: 1,738 | Gross: $0.08M

42. Invincible (2001)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, War

6.5
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55 Metascore

A Jewish strongman performs in Berlin as the blond Aryan hero Siegfried.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Jouko Ahola, Tim Roth, Anna Gourari, Max Raabe

Votes: 3,842 | Gross: $0.08M

43. The Wall (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.8
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67 Metascore

A woman inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the countryside. Accompanied by her loyal dog Lynx, she becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Pölsler | Stars: Martina Gedeck, Luchs, Karlheinz Hackl, Ulrike Beimpold

Votes: 5,462 | Gross: $0.04M

44. The Castle (1997 TV Movie)

123 min | Drama, Mystery

6.6
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When a land surveyor arrives at a small snowy village, local authorities refuse to allow him to advance to the nearby castle. Increasingly complicated bureaucratic obstacles arise.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Ulrich Mühe, Susanne Lothar, Nikolaus Paryla, André Eisermann

Votes: 2,578

45. Cherry Blossoms (2008)

Unrated | 127 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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62 Metascore

After Rudi's wife Trudi suddenly dies, he travels to Japan to fulfill her dream of being a Butoh dancer.

Director: Doris Dörrie | Stars: Elmar Wepper, Hannelore Elsner, Aya Irizuki, Maximilian Brückner

Votes: 5,194 | Gross: $0.10M

46. Jerichow (2008)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama

7.0
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71 Metascore

The dishonorably discharged Afghanistan veteran Thomas returns to his home village of Jerichow. Ali, a local Turkish-German businessman, owner of a snack-bar chain, hires him as a driver. ... See full summary »

Director: Christian Petzold | Stars: Benno Fürmann, Nina Hoss, Hilmi Sözer, André Hennicke

Votes: 1,929 | Gross: $0.05M

47. In the Face of Crime (2010– )

479 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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The worlds of a young Russo-German cop who investigates within the Berlin Russian mafia milieu and a young Russian woman who is forced into prostitution, intertwine when they meet and fall in love.

Stars: Max Riemelt, Ronald Zehrfeld, Marie Bäumer, Alina Levshin

Votes: 1,333

48. Requiem (2006)

93 min | Drama, Horror

7.0
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82 Metascore

An epileptic girl suffers a breakdown during her first year at university, then decides to seek help from a priest in battling the troubles associated with her strict upbringing.

Director: Hans-Christian Schmid | Stars: Sandra Hüller, Burghart Klaußner, Imogen Kogge, Anna Blomeier

Votes: 5,301 | Gross: $0.01M

49. Gespenster (2005)

85 min | Drama

6.9
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Nina, an end-of-teenage orphan with mental problems, starts a new job as a garden cleaner when she meets Toni. They fell in love with each other, but soon Toni starts betraying Nina. In the... See full summary »

Director: Christian Petzold | Stars: Julia Hummer, Sabine Timoteo, Marianne Basler, Aurélien Recoing

Votes: 1,245

50. Agnes and His Brothers (2004)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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46 Metascore

This drama focuses on three very different siblings, all searching for happiness. Hans-Jörg is a sex addicted librarian, who is interested in young students. Werner is a successful ... See full summary »

Director: Oskar Roehler | Stars: Martin Weiß, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup, Katja Riemann

Votes: 1,632 | Gross: $0.00M


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