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Germanikus (2004)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gerhard Polt Gerhard Polt ... Germanikus
Gisela Schneeberger Gisela Schneeberger ... Tusnelda
Rufus Beck ... Präfekt
Anke Engelke ... Frau Senator
Thiam Aïssatou ... Saba (as Sylviane Aissatou Thiam)
Bernhard Hoëcker Bernhard Hoëcker ... Römischer Geschäftsmann (as Bernhard Hoecker)
Viktor Giacobbo Viktor Giacobbo ... Notar
Hilmi Sözer Hilmi Sözer ... Römischer Sklavenjäger
Manfred Lehmann ... Sejanus
Nadia Rinaldi Nadia Rinaldi ... Matrone
Irm Hermann ... Germanikus' Mutter
Nikolaus Paryla Nikolaus Paryla ... Sigurd
Claudia Wipplinger Claudia Wipplinger ... Algunda
Martin Schneider Martin Schneider ... Figaro Nino
Jessica Kosmalla Jessica Kosmalla ... Karin
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spoof | roman empire | barbarian | See All (3) »

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Aus Den Tiefen Des Germanischen Waldes Kommt Ein Mann, Der Rom Das Fürchten Lehrt! (From The Depth Of The Teutonic Woods Comes A Man, Who Gives Rome The Creeps!)

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Adventure | Comedy

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

25 March 2004 (Germany) See more »

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€349,776 (Germany), 28 March 2004
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Dolby Digital

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Filmed in 2001 but not released until 2004. See more »

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No No No.
22 March 2004 | by sechriwaSee all my reviews

This is another horrible excuse for a "movie". If you saw the trailer, don't expect more - the only 3 jokes in the movie were contained in the trailer. Trying to catch the audience with heavy Bavarian dialect, this film about a lucky German who is sold as a slave in Rome is an awful rip-off of "Der Schuh des Manitu", another German comedy which features a lot of dialect. Whereas "Der Schuh des Manitu" is a funny parody of Western films and has some really decent scenes, the script of "Germanikus" is stupid, boring and lacks everything a comedy must have: jokes. Probably little children could enjoy this movie. The actors are mediocre at least, sometimes awful. The producers maybe thought they could make a lot of money with a movie that's a bit like "Der Schuh des Manitu". Germanikus is a waste of time and money. Avoid this mess at all costs.


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