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1. Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
German-American Dieter Dengler discusses his service as a U.S. naval pilot in the Vietnam War. Dengler also revisits the sites of his capture and eventual escape from the hands of the Viet Cong, recreating many events for the camera.
2. Irina Palm (2007)
R | 103 min | Drama
Maggie, a 60-year-old widow, desperately needs some money to pay for a medical treatment for her ill grandson, Olly. After one attempt at trying to find a job, she finds herself roaming the... See full summary »
Votes: 7,050 | Gross: $0.04M
4. Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The White Rose.
Votes: 25,904 | Gross: $0.68M
5. We Are Young. We Are Strong. (2014)
123 min | Crime, Drama, History
On 24th August 1992 in the eastern German city of Rostock a rampaging mob, to the applause and cheering of more than 3,000 bystanders, besieged and set fire to a residential building ... See full summary »
6. A Woman in Berlin (2008)
Unrated | 131 min | Biography, Drama, History
A woman tries to survive the invasion of Berlin by the Soviet troops during the last days of World War II.
Votes: 5,851 | Gross: $0.29M
8. Lili Marleen (1981)
R | 120 min | Drama, Music, Romance
In 1938, a German singer falls in love with a Jewish composer in Zurich, who helps Jews flee Nazi Germany. She wants to help but is forced back to Germany. Her song "Lili Marleen" becomes a hit with soldiers and the Nazi top.
9. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Romance
An almost accidental romance is kindled between a German woman in her mid-sixties and a Moroccan migrant worker around twenty-five years younger. They abruptly decide to marry, appalling everyone around them.
12. Getürkt (1996)
12 min | Short, Comedy
Two Turks from Germany find each other in their homeland during summer holidays and their need for weed start a funny little adventure. A pretty smart idea that comes from a Turk solves the problem: getürkt.
13. In July (2000)
99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
A young, insecure teacher embarks on a journey through Europe to Turkey, where he wants to see a woman again whom he believes to be his fate.
15. Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (2005)
90 min | Documentary, Music
Award-winning director Fatih Akin takes us on a journey through Istanbul, the city that bridges Europe and Asia, and challenges familiar notions of east and west. He looks at the vibrant ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,935 | Gross: $0.07M
16. Solino (2002)
124 min | Drama, Comedy
In the sixties Romano Amato, his wife Rosa and their two sons Giancarlo and Gigi emigrate from Solino in Italy to Duisburg in the Ruhr area and establish the first Pizza restaurant in town.... See full summary »
18. Garbage in the Garden of Eden (2012)
85 min | Documentary
Villagers in Turkey's Black Sea village of Camburnu struggle with the government's decision to turn their community into a garbage dump.
20. Head-On (2004)
R | 121 min | Drama, Romance
With the intention to break free from the strict familial restrictions, a suicidal young woman sets up a marriage of convenience with a forty-year-old addict, an act that will lead to an outburst of envious love.
21. The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (1975)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama
A young woman's life is scrutinized by police and tabloid press after she spends the night with a suspected terrorist.
22. The Tin Drum (1979)
R | 142 min | Drama, War
In 1924, Oskar Matzerath is born in the Free City of Danzig. At age three, he falls down a flight of stairs and stops growing. In 1939, World War II breaks out.
23. The Legend of Rita (2000)
103 min | Drama, History, Romance
Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,107 | Gross: $0.67M
24. Diplomacy (2014)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, War
A historical drama that depicts the relationship between Dietrich von Choltitz, the German military governor of occupied Paris, and Swedish consul-general Raoul Nordling.
Votes: 4,836 | Gross: $0.23M
25. Voyager (1991)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance
April 1957: The rational Engineer Faber's plane crashes in Mexico. He learns that he became dad in 1938. He takes a ship from NYC for France and meets cute, young Sabeth. Fate?
Votes: 2,912 | Gross: $0.52M
26. Circle of Deceit (1981)
R | 108 min | Drama, War
Laschen, a German journalist, travels to the city of Beirut during the fights between Christians and Palestinians to produce an essay about the situation. Together with his photographer, he... See full summary »
28. Ulzhan (2007)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
Somewhere in the endless steppes of Central Asia lies a treasure. One man holds the key to it, a fragment of an ancient map. But in his restless quest, Charles isn't looking for fame or ... See full summary »
31. Life is All You Get (1997)
115 min | Comedy, Drama
After he loses his job, his father, and his girlfriend, Jan's life is a shambles. Then suddenly he meets freakish street musician Vera, and a bittersweet romance unfolds...
33. Child's Play (1992)
111 min | Drama
Germany in the early sixties, somewhere in a poor suburb. The ten-year-old boy, Micha, is brutally beaten by his father for minor misdemeanors. He receives little support from other members... See full summary »
34. A Friend of Mine (2006)
84 min | Comedy, Drama
An introverted insurance executive at a car rental service is annoyed by his hyperactive, garrulous coworker, but the two end up becoming friends.
35. Summer in Berlin (2005)
107 min | Drama
A tragicomic movie which focuses on two women and their daily struggle for survival during a summer in Berlin. Katrin, a jobless single mom, and Nike, a nurse, live in the same house and ... See full summary »
38. Beloved Sisters (2014)
Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, History, Romance
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 »
Votes: 1,335 | Gross: $0.05M
39. The Experiment (2001)
R | 120 min | Drama, Thriller
For two weeks, 20 male participants are hired to play prisoners and guards in a prison. The "prisoners" have to follow seemingly mild rules, and the "guards" are told to retain order without using physical violence.
Votes: 89,438 | Gross: $0.14M
40. Downfall (2004)
R | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 321,152 | Gross: $5.51M
41. Vision (2009)
Unrated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life story of the multi-talented German nun Hildegard von Bingen. The film portrays an original woman - best known as a composer and religious visionary - whose grand claims often run ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,018 | Gross: $0.43M
45. Beyond Silence (1996)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Music
Since the earliest days in her childhood Lara has had a difficult but important task. Both her parents are deaf-mute and Lara has to translate from sign-language to the spoken word and vice... See full summary »
Votes: 4,011 | Gross: $0.17M
46. Annaluise & Anton (1999)
107 min | Family, Comedy, Drama