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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.

Director:

David Wnendt

Writers:

David Wnendt (screenplay), Mizzi Meyer (screenplay) | 4 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 ... Krömeier
Christoph Maria Herbst ... Christoph Sensenbrink
Thomas Thieme Thomas Thieme ... Senderchef Kärrner
Katja Riemann ... Katja Bellini
Michael Ostrowski Michael Ostrowski ... Rico Mancello
Christoph Zrenner Christoph Zrenner ... Gerhard Lummlich
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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

Certificate:

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Trivia

When Sensenbrink encounters the unknown actor portraying him, he suggests that Bruno Ganz could have played the part instead. Ganz was famous for playing Adolf Hitler in Downfall (2004). See more »

Goofs

The font of the NPD-logo on the party flag differs from the font on the original flag. The correct font however is seen in the NPD office on the posters in the background. See more »

Quotes

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 »

Connections

References Back to the Future (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

The Gonk (Remix)
Written by Herbert Chappell
Performed by Kid Koala/ The Noveltones
(C) & (P) De Wolfe Music
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Current day Hitler
12 December 2015 | by thomasldolmanSee all my reviews

The movie shows Hitler in a current day setting. Which at first is very humorous, but during the movie it turns from just funny into awkward and beyond. There are great scenes in which the movie refers to other movies about Hitler, like "Der Untergang", but also hilarious scenes in which the absurdity of a present day Hitler are just fun. The turn of the movie is subtle and fascinating. You only notice it after it has already happened, which to me reflects the real way this would occur. It even happens that at some point the audience questions its own laughter. This movie is fun to experience, but also confronting in the upcoming changes in political landscape.

So watch out, it is not just a comedy!


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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

8 October 2015 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Ha vuelto See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR2,956,960 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$25,513,752
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Dolby Digital (5.1)

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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