Most Popular German Politics Movies and TV Shows
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1. Suspiria (I) (2018)
R | 152 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.
Votes: 54,261 | Gross: $2.47M
2. Never Look Away (2018)
R | 189 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the DDR-regime.
Votes: 12,288 | Gross: $1.30M
4. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
R | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime
A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s.
Votes: 34,768 | Gross: $0.48M
5. 13 Minutes (2015)
R | 114 min | Biography, Drama, War
In November 1939, Georg Elser's attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler fails, and he is arrested. During his confinement, he recalls the events leading up to his plot and his reasons for deciding to take such drastic action.
Votes: 7,951 | Gross: $0.16M
6. The Mortal Storm (1940)
Passed | 100 min | Drama
The Roth family leads a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930s. When the Nazis come to power, the family is divided and Martin Brietner, a family friend is caught up in the turmoil.
7. Germany in Autumn (1978)
123 min | Documentary, Drama
Germany in Autumn does not have a plot per se; it mixes documentary footage, along with standard movie scenes, to give the audience the mood of Germany during the late 1970s. The movie ... See full summary »
Directors: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Alf Brustellin, Hans Peter Cloos, Alexander Kluge, Maximiliane Mainka, Edgar Reitz, Katja Rupé, Volker Schlöndorff, Peter Schubert, Bernhard Sinkel | Stars: Wolfgang Bächler, Heinz Bennent, Wolf Biermann, Joachim Bißmeier
10. Paragraph 175 (2000)
Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, History, Romance
Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals because of the German Penal Code of 1871, Paragraph 175.
Votes: 1,809 | Gross: $0.07M
12. Der Fall Barschel (2015 TV Movie)
177 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Film about the death of the German politician Uwe Barschel, who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his hotel room in 1987, and the surrounding political scandals.
13. Public Enemies (2014 TV Movie)
Playing in Germany in the 1960ies the movie narretes the conflict between former German politician Franz-Josef Strauß and Rudolf Augstein, German journalist and founder of 'Der Spiegel' ... See full summary »
14. Todesspiel (1997 TV Movie)
177 min | Documentary, Drama, Thriller
A thrilling documentary with fictional elements based on the true story of the abduction of the president of the employer's association, Hanns-Martin Schleyer, by terrorists in the autumn ... See full summary »
151 min | Drama
Thirteen German directors present short films exploring the state of their country.
Directors: Fatih Akin, Wolfgang Becker, Sylke Enders, Dominik Graf, Martin Gressmann, Christoph Hochhäusler, Romuald Karmakar, Nicolette Krebitz, Dani Levy, Angela Schanelec, Hans Steinbichler, Isabelle Stever, Tom Tykwer, Hans Weingartner | Stars: Adriana Altaras, Regine Andratschke, Bernhard Baron Boneberg, Josef Bierbichler
16. Tagesschau (1952– )
15 min | Documentary, News
The Tagesschau is a newscast of the ARD, which, produced by ARD-aktuell and several times a day in the first and as a live stream on tagesschau.de as well as a major issue by 20 clock in ... See full summary »
17. The Candidate (1980)
129 min | Documentary
In 1980 Franz Josef Strauss competed against Helmut Schmidt for the Office of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany.
20. Horst Schlämmer - Isch kandidiere! (2009)
96 min | Comedy
Horst Schlämmer, the deputy chief editor of the "Grevenbroicher Tagblatt", founds his own party to run in the 2009 German federal election.
90 min | Comedy, Drama
Two women with different goals in life are independently out on the town of Frankfurt am Main. One is an offbeat thief and the other an East German spy.
24. Black Box BRD (2001)
102 min | Documentary
Wolfgang Grams, RAF terrorist, killed in a police shoot out in 1993 was thought to be part of the 1989 murder of high placed banker Alfred Herrhausen. This documentary interviews people ... See full summary »
25. Beyond the Wall (2009 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
During the Cold War, Ulrich and Heike Molitor's attempt to escape from the GDR with their children hidden in the car ends in a prison conviction and both kids going to adoption unless they ... See full summary »
32. Peter Eisenman: Building Germany's Holocaust Memorial (2006 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
This documentation chronicles Peter Eisenman's creation of a major public sculpture in the center of Berlin. Eisenman succeeded brilliantly in the face of controversy and critique, most of ... See full summary »
34. Angela Merkel - Die Unerwartete (2016)
90 min | Documentary
"Angela Merkel - The Unexpected" tells the story of Chancellor Merkel's unexpected rise to power - from an East German physicist to the most powerful woman in the world. The film takes a ... See full summary »
35. Starbuck Holger Meins (2002)
90 min | Documentary
"Starbuck", the name of the navigator from the book Moby Dick, was also the undercover alias of Holger Meins (1941-1974), the navigator of the Baader-Meinhof group. A documentary about a ... See full summary »
36. The Lawyers - A German Story (2009)
92 min | Documentary
Depicts a section of Germany's history from the 1968 movement beginning with the year 2009 on the basis of a portrait of lawyers Otto Schily , Hans-Christian Ströbele and Horst Mahler .
38. Joschka und Herr Fischer (2011)
138 min | Documentary, Biography, History
He was a student activist, an urban guerrilla, a taxi driver; Joseph "Joschka" Fischer emerged from the Extra-parliamentary Opposition (APO) to become Hessen's trainer-clad environment ... See full summary »
39. Is' was, Kanzler (1984)
92 min | Comedy
Bonn, October 1982: The German political scene turns out to be illusory world, which is controlled by the United States. "For security reasons" lets the CIA stand in for important German ... See full summary »
40. Kaltgestellt (1980)
88 min | Thriller
In the late 1970s the German secret service fights against RAF terrorism and searches for constitutional enemies in the public service. A liberal teacher named Brasch "Helmut Griem" takes on V-man Körner "Martin Benrath" and loses his job.
43. The Olympic Summer (1993)
85 min | Drama, History, Sport
In 1936 Nazi Germany, a young,innocent apprentice, full of Olympic fever, leaves his rural village to see the ceremonies in Berlin. Upon arriving in the capitol, he meets a widow and a ... See full summary »
47. Christmas Eve '45 (2012)
16 min | Short, Drama, History
The post-war guilt and horrific secrets of Nazi Germany serve as a backdrop to a disturbing mind game between a young anatomist and a prostitute in a small hotel room the first Christmas following the war.