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Look Who's Back (2015)

Er ist wieder da (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 8 October 2015 (Germany)
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Adolf Hitler wakes up in the 21st century. He quickly gains media attention, but while Germany finds him hilarious and charming, Hitler makes some serious observations about society.


David Wnendt


David Wnendt (screenplay), Mizzi Meyer (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Oliver Masucci ... Adolf Hitler
Thomas M. Köppl Thomas M. Köppl ... Benimmcoach
Marc-Marvin Israel Marc-Marvin Israel ... Fußballjunge
David Gebigke David Gebigke ... Fußballjunge
Paul Busche Paul Busche ... Fußballjunge
Fabian Busch ... Fabian Sawatzki
Gerdy Zint Gerdy Zint ... Pantomime
Nancy Maria Brüning Nancy Maria Brüning ... Mutter mit Kinderwagen
Lars Rudolph ... Kioskbesitzer
Franziska Wulf ... Franziska Krömeier
Christoph Maria Herbst ... Christoph Sensenbrink
Thomas Thieme Thomas Thieme ... Senderchef Kärrner
Katja Riemann ... Katja Bellini
Michael Ostrowski ... Rico Mancello
Christoph Zrenner Christoph Zrenner ... Gerhard Lummlich


Adolf Hitler wakes up in Berlin...in 2014. After getting his bearings he is discovered by an unemployed TV producer, Fabian Sawatzki. Sawatzki thinks Hitler is some sort of performance artist and takes him around the country, talking to the general population, for a TV piece he has envisaged. Hitler, however, sees this as a chance to regain his popularity and power. Written by grantss

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Comedy | Drama | Fantasy


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Did You Know?


The beginning scene where the camera shows clouds in top down perspective and slowly fades into modern day Berlin is a direct homage to the 1934 Nazi propaganda movie Triumph of the Will (1935) by Leni Riefenstahl. See more »


At the end of his life, Hitler was suffering from the onset of severe Parkinson's disease. He walked with a visible tremble and his hand often would shake uncontrollably. When Hitler arrives in the future, all traces of Parkinson's are gone, although perhaps this was an effect of the time travel itself. See more »


Fabian Sawatzki: You're a monster.
Adolf Hitler: Am I? Then you have to condemn those who elected this monster. Were they all monsters? No. They were ordinary people, who chose to elect an extraordinary man, and entrust the fate of the country to him. What do you want to do, Sawatski? Ban elections?
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Crazy Credits

During the first closing credits news reports about racism in Europe are showed. See more »


Spoofs Downfall (2004) See more »


Er Ist Wieder Da
Written by Christian Bruhn and Günter Loose
Performed by Katja Ebstein
(C) Hansa Musik Verlag GmbH
(P) 1969 BMG Ariola München GmbH
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8 December 2015 | by juleshoovSee all my reviews

"Er ist wieder da": he is back again in English is a MUST SEE. First of all it is a really good insight in how Hitler influenced the German people and finally gained their trust. It is black humor but one of a amazing reality at that time and with a bitter similarity with the social status in Germany and Holland due to the huge flow of asylum seekers. A film to see for the young and the old. and good to see with your children ( like we did) Do'nt be foled by frustrated reviewers who have an opinion without having seen the movie. ( I call this " the Caligula " syndrome ,also one of the most underrated movies of all time: showing the reality of history !!!)

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Release Date:

8 October 2015 (Germany) See more »

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EUR2,956,960 (estimated)

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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