With Südwestfunk (SWF) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Time Masters (1982)

78 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.5
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Piel, a 7 or 8 year old boy, is alone on the desert planet Perdide, only survivor of an attack by giant hornets. Calling for help, Piel's father's friend Jaffar keeps contact with the kid ... See full summary »

Director: René Laloux | Stars: Jean Valmont, Michel Elias, Frédéric Legros, Yves-Marie Maurin

Votes: 4,754

2. Laurin (1989)

84 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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Children have been disappearing under mysterious circumstances in a 19th century German village. A young girl soon becomes haunted by disturbing visions of the missing kids.

Director: Robert Sigl | Stars: Dóra Szinetár, Brigitte Karner, Károly Eperjes, Hédi Temessy

Votes: 514

3. The Adolescent (1979)

PG | 90 min | Drama

6.7
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The summer of 1939. Marie, at 13, goes with her parents to visit her grandmother in a small town near Avignon. Although rumors of war reach the countryside, it's an idyllic place. Marie's ... See full summary »

Director: Jeanne Moreau | Stars: Simone Signoret, Francis Huster, Laetitia Chauveau, Edith Clever

Votes: 140

4. Raumpatrouille - Die phantastischen Abenteuer des Raumschiffes Orion (1966)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Commander McLane and the crew of the fast space cruiser Orion patrol Earth's outposts and colonies in space and defend humanity from the alien 'Frogs'.

Stars: Dietmar Schönherr, Eva Pflug, Wolfgang Völz, Claus Holm

Votes: 782

5. Heimat 2: Chronicle of a Generation (1992)

1,416 min | Drama, History

8.7
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The fortunes of the village Schabbach reflect those of Germany from 1960 to 1970.

Stars: Henry Arnold, Salome Kammer, Frank Röth, Armin Fuchs

Votes: 153

6. Wallstreet (1997 TV Movie)

62 min | Documentary

7.7
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Director: Thomas Schadt

Votes: 38

7. The Deathmaker (1995)

110 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Fritz Haarmann, who has killed at least 27 boys, is questioned by a psychology professor in order to find out whether he is sane and can be held responsible for his crimes. During this ... See full summary »

Director: Romuald Karmakar | Stars: Götz George, Jürgen Hentsch, Pierre Franckh, Hans-Michael Rehberg

Votes: 1,945

8. Parole Chicago (1979– )

25 min | Comedy, Crime

8.1
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Harry and Ede always have brilliant plans to raise money. They want to steal gold from a dental practice, sell pedigree dogs for expensive money, or sell earrings as rare collectibles. Their brilliant plans fail every time.

Stars: Christoph Waltz, Gottfried Vollmer, Susanne Herlet, Monika John

Votes: 46

9. Emma's Bliss (2006)

99 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Max is very ill. He decides to steal in his own company. But when he tries to run away with the money, he has a car accident that takes him to Emma's pigs farm.

Director: Sven Taddicken | Stars: Jördis Triebel, Jürgen Vogel, Maik Solbach, Martin Feifel

Votes: 1,872

10. Il était une fois... les Amériques (1991– )

30 min | Animation, Family, History

7.4
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Once upon a time - America is a French cartoon.

Stars: Marie-Laure Beneston, Jacques Brunet, Roger Carel, Olivier Destrez

Votes: 720

11. Blood and Honor: Youth Under Hitler (1982– )

300 min | Drama

7.2
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Follows a German boys involvement in the Hitler Youth during the pre WWII years.

Stars: Marlies Engel, Rolf Becker, Gila von Weitershausen, Karlheinz Lemken

Votes: 107

12. Little Sharks (1992)

87 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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When dishwasher Ingo, whose girl-friend has just left him, returns a borrowed bar stool to the Folkwang Acting School in Essen, he stumbles into the audition for next year's new students. ... See full summary »

Director: Sönke Wortmann | Stars: Jürgen Vogel, Kai Wiesinger, Gedeon Burkhard, Meret Becker

Votes: 1,270

13. Salto mortale (1969–1971)

60 min | Drama, Family, Thriller

7.7
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Tells the story of a Swiss artist family, the 'Flying Dorias'. The stories mostly play in the circus Krone, which is planning a major European tour.

Stars: Gustav Knuth, Gitty Djamal, Horst Janson, Andreas Blum

Votes: 66

14. Die Sendung mit der Maus (1971– )

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.0
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A weekly show aimed at the education of children. Short movies explain different things of everyday life, (e.g. how cars work, how movies are made etc.), they are followed by a short sequence of animated clips.

Stars: Armin Maiwald, Atze, Peter Lustig, Bill Ramsey

Votes: 660

15. Ödipussi (1988)

88 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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Gray-haired furniture retailer Paul Winkelmann still has his dinner cooked and his laundry done by his mother. He spends his evenings playing Scrabble with Mama's friends and discussing the... See full summary »

Director: Vicco von Bülow | Stars: Vicco von Bülow, Katharina Brauren, Evelyn Hamann, Edda Seippel

Votes: 3,118

16. The Burning Snail (1996 TV Movie)

82 min | Drama

6.5
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The film's action centres on the 14-year-old Peter who lives alone with his mother. Peter, who is currently in the difficult phase of self-discovery, has focused all his longings on his ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Stiller | Stars: Barbara Auer, Sebastian Koch, Maximilian Haas, Tobias Nath

Votes: 55

17. The Quality of Mercy (1994)

105 min | Drama, War

7.1
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It is the beginning of 1945 during WW2 in former Austria. 500 Russian prisoners of war who have refused to fight on the side of the Germans against their country were moved to the ... See full summary »

Director: Andreas Gruber | Stars: Elfriede Irrall, Rainer Egger, Oliver Broumis, Merab Ninidze

Votes: 267

18. Janosch (1986–1990)

30 min | Animation, Family

7.4
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Stars: Günter Dybus, Joachim Kerzel, Hansjoachim Krietsch, Christian Korp

Votes: 107

19. After Liverpool (1974 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama

5.8
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An encounter exploring how people can fail to communicate even when they are talking by either not saying anything, not listening or simply evading.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Hildegard Schmahl, Dieter Kirchlechner

Votes: 25

20. Golden Night (1976)

78 min | Drama, Crime

5.7
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After his family tries to kill him and he has been pronounced dead, Michel returns to vex them. He presents each one with a voodoo doll, warning of their fate.

Director: Serge Moati | Stars: Bernard Blier, Klaus Kinski, Marie Dubois, Jean-Luc Bideau

Votes: 80

21. Telespiele (1977–1982)

Comedy, Game-Show

8.0
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Stars: Thomas Gottschalk, Fredl Fesl, Hans-Jürgen Kliebenstein, Mike Krüger

Votes: 7

22. Nach Fünf im Urwald (1995)

99 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Anna, 17 years old, is happy to throw her first big birthday party without her parents, but some of her guests are so stoned that they leave a big chaos and, even worse, destroy the ... See full summary »

Director: Hans-Christian Schmid | Stars: Franka Potente, Axel Milberg, Dagmar Manzel, Farina Brock

Votes: 1,451

23. Die rote Zora und ihre Bande (1979– )

30 min | Adventure

7.2
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Stars: Lidija Kovacevic, Nedeljko Vukasovic, Andjelko Kos, Esad Krcic

Votes: 112

24. Feuerreiter (1998)

130 min | Drama

6.0
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Film about the German poet Friedrich Hoelderlin (1770-1843), concentrating on his ardent affair with Susette Gondard.

Director: Nina Grosse | Stars: Martin Feifel, Marianne Denicourt, Ulrich Mühe, Matthias Faber

Votes: 67

25. Bambule (1970 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.1
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The film criticizes the authoritarian methods of home education in a girls' home. In the course of the action, there is a revolt against the oppressive structures.

Director: Eberhard Itzenplitz | Stars: Petra Redinger, Christine Diersch, Dagmar Biener, Helge Hennig

Votes: 91

26. Unter dem Eis (2005)

92 min | Drama

6.8
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Aelrun Goette's critically acclaimed drama deals with a fatal mother-son relationship and the fear of a bitter truth. Jenny's life with her husband and their seven-year old son Tim seems to... See full summary »

Director: Aelrun Goette | Stars: Bibiana Beglau, Adrian Wahlen, Dirk Borchardt, Sandra Borgmann

Votes: 142

27. Lucy the Menace of Street (1980– )

30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.7
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Lucie, the horror of the street is a six-part Czech-German television children's series.

Stars: Zaneta Fuchsová, Michal Hofbauer, Daniela Kolárová, Jaromír Hanzlík

Votes: 253

28. Allein unter Frauen (1991)

88 min | Comedy

6.3
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Tom is a perfect macho, whose prejudices are challenged when he loses his job, his apartment and his girlfriend and has to move in into a house with three feminists. Without his knowing the... See full summary »

Director: Sönke Wortmann | Stars: Thomas Heinze, Jennifer Nitsch, Carin C. Tietze, Meret Becker

Votes: 363

29. Bezness (1992)

100 min | Drama

6.7
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Roufa, a young prostitute (Bezness) befriends a French photographer sent to do an expose.

Director: Nouri Bouzid | Stars: Abdellatif Kechiche, Jacques Penot, Ghalia Lacroix, Manfred Andrae

Votes: 97

31. Butler Parker (1972–1973)

30 min | Crime

7.2
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Stars: Dirk Dautzenberg, Eckart Dux, Carl Schell, Edgar Hoppe

Votes: 13

32. Three Paths to the Lake (1976 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

6.6
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Elisabeth, a forty years old woman, visits her old father in the outskirts of Klagenfurt. There, she reflects about her childhood and her romantic life.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Ursula Schult, Guido Wieland, Walter Schmidinger, Bernhard Wicki

Votes: 87

33. Renada (1997–1999)

15 min | Animation

6.2
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Renada is a feisty, Pipi Longstocking-type girl who lives with her Grandfather in Hamburg and has crazy adventures with her brainier friend Milton.

Stars: Julia Braams, Alison Dowling, Wayne Forester, Rachel Preece

Votes: 13

34. Die Fallers - Eine Schwarzwaldfamilie (1994– )

30 min | Drama, Family

7.0
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The family saga, set in the Black Forest region in Germany, centers around the life of Hermann and Johanna Faller and their three grown up children Karl, Bernhard and Kati.

Stars: Ursula Cantieni, Wolfgang Hepp, Peter Schell, Christiane Brammer

Votes: 27

35. Die Abstauber (2011 TV Movie)

Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Business man loses his job and go live with the lady that used to clean his office and her children.

Director: Wolfgang Murnberger | Stars: Misel Maticevic, Ursula Strauss, Friedrich von Thun, Helmut Berger

Votes: 122

36. Tagesschau (1952– )

15 min | Documentary, News

7.4
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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 »

Stars: Wilhelm Wieben, Jan Hofer, Yanis Varoufakis, Karl-Heinz Köpcke

Votes: 154

37. Big Mäc (1985)

86 min | Comedy

3.1
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Bernhard "Big Mäc" Maurer, former motorcycle freak and bored piano teacher, is elected after his dismissal as a music teacher of a Munich high school.

Director: Sigi Rothemund | Stars: Thomas Gottschalk, Beate Finckh, Ankie Lau, Eiji Kusuhara

Votes: 78

38. Achtung Zoll! (1980– )

52 min | Action, Thriller

6.5
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Stars: Arnfried Lerche, Peter Seum, Guy Marchand, Robert Wolfgang Schnell

Votes: 10

39. Trouville Beach (1998)

84 min

6.7
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Young Piano teacher Lukas accidentally meets DJ Nathalie, the love of his life. After losing her telephone number, he starts looking for her. Finally, he finds her place and stays with ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hofmann | Stars: Boris Aljinovic, Antje Westermann, Katja Zinsmeister, Lars Rudolph

Votes: 63

40. Tito's Glasses (2014)

94 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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With the search for her roots her constant companion, actress Adriana Altaras goes on a journey to find a country which no longer exists - and along the way discovers a whole lot more.

Director: Regina Schilling | Stars: Adriana Altaras, Aaron Altaras, Leonard Altaras, Wolfgang Böhmer

Votes: 48

41. Flickan vid stenbänken (1989– )

29 min

8.0
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Berta and her two siblings live in a fairly protected world at home in the large upper class house with mother and father in the 1910s Sweden. But then a winter evening, Carolin comes into ... See full summary »

Stars: Anna Björk, Anna Edlund, Gerhard Hoberstorfer, Gaëlle Legrand

Votes: 30

42. Terre indigo (1996– )

96 min | Adventure, Drama

7.0
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Stars: Francis Huster, Cristiana Réali, Mireille Darc, Marie-José Nat

Votes: 52

43. Stilles Land (1992)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A young, naive and enthusiastic theater director named Kai comes to a grim provincial town to put on Beckett's Waiting for Godot. Although the lethargic theater company shows no interest in... See full summary »

Director: Andreas Dresen | Stars: Thorsten Merten, Jeannette Arndt, Kurt Böwe, Petra Kelling

Votes: 95

44. Unser Mann im Dschungel (1987 TV Movie)

100 min | Adventure, Drama

5.3
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A German engineer Lutz Kehlmann is to lead a dam project in South America. When he flies over the area of the dam the helicopter crashes and Kehlmann is the only survivor all alone in the jungle.

Directors: Rudolf Steiner, Peter Stripp | Stars: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Katja Rupé, Siemen Rühaak, Samuel Caento Padilla

Votes: 10

45. Brigade verte (1985– )

52 min | Adventure

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Stars: Gilles Ségal, Christiane Minazzoli, Jean-Yves Chatelais, Corinne Marchand

46. Burning Life (1994)

105 min | Comedy, Crime

6.9
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Anna and Lisa, two young women, meet by chance in the vestibule of a bank, and decide after that to go on together leaving a successful trail of bank-robberies through Germany.

Director: Peter Welz | Stars: Anna Thalbach, Maria Schrader, Max Tidof, Jaecki Schwarz

Votes: 83

47. Runaway Island (1984)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Australia 1830. Jemma and Jamie McCloud are left behind on their father's farm with their aunt Agatha. Lachlan McCloud sails to England to ask attention from the government to do something ... See full summary »

Stars: Miles Buchanan, Rodney Bell, Simone Buchanan, Julian Gillespie

Votes: 26

48. Les alsaciens - ou les deux Mathilde (1996– )

90 min | Drama, History

8.2
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The history of four generations of a family in Alsace between 1870 and 1953. Over this time, the family and the villagers live through three wars between France and Germany and their ... See full summary »

Stars: Cécile Bois, Aurore Clément, Jean-Pierre Miquel, Sebastian Koch

Votes: 51

49. The Unicorn (1978)

111 min | Drama

6.5
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An advertising expert and writer is pushed by his publisher to deliver a script for a new book. This one is supposed to be on the topic sexuality.

Director: Peter Patzak | Stars: Peter Vogel, Gila von Weitershausen, Christiane Rücker, Isolde Barth

Votes: 31

50. Bitte umblättern (1977–1993)

45 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

6.1
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Stars: Albert Krogmann, Mel Brooks, Marty Feldman, Clint Eastwood

Votes: 11


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