5.2/10
872
3 user 3 critic

Piratensender Power Play (1982)

Tommy and Mike operate a pirate radiostation, which is very famous and the most heared radiostation in germany and the police and operators of the "Bayerischer Rundfunk" (Bavarian Broadcast Company) try to stop them from sending.

Director:

Sigi Rothemund (as Siggi Götz)

Writers:

Thomas Gottschalk (additional dialogue), Mike Krüger (additional dialogue) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

When Mike is left by his girlfriend, he meets Tommy, who just lost his job. The dynamic duo decides deliberately to work as private investigators. Their first case involves a rich man who wants to know if his wife is cheating.

Director: Dieter Pröttel
Stars: Mike Krüger, Thomas Gottschalk, Liane Hielscher
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Mike has invented a machine to get into movies currently running on his video tape recorder.

Director: Sigi Rothemund
Stars: Thomas Gottschalk, Mike Krüger, Anja Kruse
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Tommy and Mike, again without a job and without money, are looking for a public toilet at a motor show.

Director: Dieter Pröttel
Stars: Thomas Gottschalk, Mike Krüger, Simone Brahmann
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

3 chaotic unlucky fellows will try anything to get the money together for a baby of which any of them could be the father.

Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb
Stars: Michael Winslow, Thomas Gottschalk, Helmut Fischer
Comedy | Sci-Fi | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

3 chaotic unlucky fellows travel back in time to prevent the conceiving of their sinister boss.

Director: Holm Dressler
Stars: Michael Winslow, Thomas Gottschalk, Helmut Fischer
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Otto is the only one who is able to save his Frisian fatherland; but he needs the help of his brother, who is abroad. But his brother does not want to fulfill what he has sworn as a child. ... See full summary »

Directors: Marijan David Vajda, Otto Waalkes
Stars: Otto Waalkes, Barbara May, Hans Peter Hallwachs
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

Bert Leitner and his wife Conny are a happy couple. They have two well-to-do children, Nicole and Sascha, and all could be all right if Bert did not take his job so seriously.

Director: Dieter Pröttel
Stars: Uschi Glas, Thomas Gottschalk, Helmut Fischer
Manta, Manta (1991)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Proud German owners of Opel Manta's race the streets against VW's and Mercedes. They decide to set up a real race with lots of money involved.

Director: Wolfgang Büld
Stars: Til Schweiger, Tina Ruland, Stefan Gebelhoff
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Otto, a young man from East-Frisia comes to the big city (Hamburg) to make his fortune. Most of all he is engaged with two problems: How can he impress Silvia, a rich young girl, and where ... See full summary »

Directors: Xaver Schwarzenberger, Otto Waalkes
Stars: Otto Waalkes, Elisabeth Wiedemann, Sky du Mont
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A wealthy businessman and the owner of a rundown pub share one thing in common - they look like identical twins! When the businessman hears of a plot against him, he hires the pub owner as ... See full summary »

Director: Reinhard Schwabenitzky
Stars: Dieter Hallervorden, Tilo Prückner, Hans-Joachim Grubel
Action | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Broesel has to make a Werner animation film but right now he has no real ideas for new stories. Thus he simply draws some stories from Werner's youth.

Directors: Gerhard Hahn, Niki List, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Klaus Büchner, Andi Feldmann, Kulle Westphal
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Detective 00 Schneider has to return from retirement to catch a mad art collector.

Director: Helge Schneider
Stars: Helge Schneider, Helmut Körschgen, Andreas Kunze
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Thomas Gottschalk ... Thommy
Mike Krüger ... Mike
Evelyn Hamann Evelyn Hamann ... Frl. Wachtel
Ralf Wolter Ralf Wolter ... Rundfunkintendant
Willy Harlander Willy Harlander ... Richter
Jacques Herlin ... Dr. Eisenhauer
Beate Hasenau Beate Hasenau ... Fräulein Pfiff
Walter Kraus Walter Kraus
Otto Retzer ... Polizist (as Otto W. Retzer)
Katja Flint Katja Flint
Rainer Basedow Rainer Basedow ... Einsatzleiter Pluderer
Gunther Philipp Gunther Philipp ... Dr. Müller-Hammeldorf
Denise Bielmann Denise Bielmann ... Susi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andreas von der Meden Andreas von der Meden ... Dr. Eisenhauer (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Tommy and Mike operate a pirate radiostation, which is very famous and the most heared radiostation in germany and the police and operators of the "Bayerischer Rundfunk" (Bavarian Broadcast Company) try to stop them from sending.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

14 January 1982 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Радиопираты See more »

Filming Locations:

Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lisa-Film See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The radio station van is actually a Chevrolet G20. See more »

Goofs

When Tommy is playing the saxophone he is not moving his hands. It doesn't fit with the music. See more »

Alternate Versions

For the older video and DVD releases all songs played on the radio were changed to totally different songs, because the music releases expired. Some of Thomas Gottschalks dialogue was also re-looped (by a different person) because his character introduces the songs. For the newer DVD edition (2007) the original music rights were renewed and the film appears in the same form like during its theatrical release. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Tatort: Duisburg-Ruhrort (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Man
Written by Otis Redding
Performed by Otis Redding
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Hilarious. Naive. Attractive. And above all - RELAXING!
20 July 2004 | by exciter-2See all my reviews

I loved it. REALLY. For some reason I can not even name a sincere relaxing and fun to watch comedy of recent years - that would come close. Two guys - who are not really losers at the first glance - indulge themselves in a bit of a weird hobby. Owning and operating an illegal FM radio station. And local listeners LOVE THEM. For a simple reason. Every "official" Bawarian radio-station in their area totally and utterly lame! Tragedy for monokini wearing German beach-girls haplessly trying to catch a glimpse of timid European sun from behind the clouds on the lake shore with a trusted boom-box. So they tune every time when "Tommy und Mike" are on the air. The problem is - investigators from the official broadcasting corporation together with cops are tuning in as well. And using modern technology in a form of triangulating equipment of WWII era used by Nazis to pinpoint location of British and Russian radio transmitters. And they are hell-bent on finding and taking down Tommy and Mike's fun, but illegal (though non-profit) enterprise. At the same very moment Mike's farmer owning big sister comes up with a plan to make money of her brother's passion for broadcasting and radio DJing. She sells some heirlooms. Buys Chevy Van stuffed with professional mobile broadcasting equipment... And hilarity begins.


14 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed