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Wo ist Fred? (2006)

In order to catch a basketball from the favorite team of his girlfriend's spoiled son, Fred poses as a numb, wheelchair-bound fan. But when he catches the ball, he also catches the ... See full summary »

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Anno Saul

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Bora Dagtekin (screenplay by), Ken Daurio (based on the book by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Til Schweiger ... Fred Krüppers
Alexandra Maria Lara ... Denise Poppnick
Jürgen Vogel ... Alex Nordberg
Anja Kling Anja Kling ... Mara Grundmann
Christoph Maria Herbst ... Ronnie Kimmel
Tanja Wenzel Tanja Wenzel ... Vicky
Ramon Julia König Ramon Julia König ... Linus Grundmann
Pasquale Aleardi ... Benno Held
David Scheller David Scheller ... Zlatko
Adele Neuhauser Adele Neuhauser ... Frau Hildegard
Fahri Yardim ... Mehmet (as Fahri Ögün Yardim)
Daniel Steiner ... Christian
Erwin Aljukic ... Niklas
Vanessa Petruo ... Julia
Jessica McIntyre ... Isabella
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Storyline

In order to catch a basketball from the favorite team of his girlfriend's spoiled son, Fred poses as a numb, wheelchair-bound fan. But when he catches the ball, he also catches the attention of young, attractive filmmaker Denise, who wants to feature an invalid fan in an image film for the team. Fred has to keep playing his role, while real invalid and really furious fan Ronny might call his bluff at any moment. Worse, still, love sets in... Written by KWiNK

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Country:

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Language:

German

Release Date:

16 November 2006 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Dónde está Fred? See more »

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Berlin, Germany See more »

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1.85 : 1
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The first assembled cut ran 134 minutes. See more »

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References The Big Lebowski (1998) See more »

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The Good German (Comedy)
30 October 2006 | by ThekingofdudesSee all my reviews

Saw this movie tonight in our local preview sneak - i have to say i'm a German citizen and not (really NOT) fond of our native movies, specifically comedies...but this movie was fun, really fun! The story follows Fred, who is engaged and not fully accepted by his lover's son. To win his friendship he has to get him the ball of the game from the Berlin basketball teal Alba. The clue is: only handicapped persons are given the game ball. To what leads this? Fred takes a wheel chair and is faking a handicap to win the ball and with it his lover's son's respect. The movie could be described as a German Farrelly like movie, as for the jokes pointed at handicapped persons...but these jokes are not insulting, they're really funny. As is the whole movie. And the best thing is....it has Alexandra Maria Lara in it!!! To tell you something: Lara looks sinfully good in this picture, she is astonishingly beautiful. What's left to say is, that if you like to have some 90minutes of fun, watch this picture - it's the best German comedy in years (and don't mind Til Schweiger, he is not that bad either)!


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