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1. Atomic Blonde (2017)

R | 115 min | Action, Thriller

6.7
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63 Metascore

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.

Director: David Leitch | Stars: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 162,972 | Gross: $51.69M

2. The Lives of Others (2006)

R | 137 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.4
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89 Metascore

In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.

Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Stars: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 337,481 | Gross: $11.29M

3. Ballon (2018)

125 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.6
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44 Metascore

Balloon is a German thriller that deals with the crossing of the inner German border of the families Strelzyk and Wetzel from the GDR to West Germany with a homemade hot-air balloon.

Director: Michael Herbig | Stars: Friedrich Mücke, Karoline Schuch, David Kross, Alicia von Rittberg

Votes: 5,743 | Gross: $0.01M

4. Good Bye Lenin! (2003)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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68 Metascore

In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.

Director: Wolfgang Becker | Stars: Daniel Brühl, Katrin Saß, Chulpan Khamatova, Florian Lukas

Votes: 132,482 | Gross: $4.06M

5. Deutschland 83 (2015)

42 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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Martin Rauch is recruited by the HVA to infiltrate the West Germany army. As a rookie spy, his decisions constantly put his cover at risk and force his agency to take extreme measures.

Stars: Jonas Nay, Maria Schrader, Ulrich Noethen, Sylvester Groth

Votes: 10,297

6. Deutschland 86 (2018)

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, History

7.6
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Abandoned by Moscow and desperate for cash, the East German leadership pushes their secret operatives to experiment with global capitalism and save their sinking socialist ship. Long ... See full summary »

Stars: Jonas Nay, Maria Schrader, Florence Kasumba, Sylvester Groth

Votes: 2,083

7. The Looking Glass War (1970)

M | 108 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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From the John le Carré novel about a British spy, who sends a Polish defector to East Germany, to verify missile sites.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Christopher Jones, Pia Degermark, Ralph Richardson, Paul Rogers

Votes: 932 | Gross: $0.17M

8. Line of Separation (2015– )

92 min | Drama, History

7.5
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A story of one village in Germany at the end of WW2.

Stars: Johanna Bittenbinder, Jonathan Berlin, Henriette Confurius, Heiner Lauterbach

Votes: 738

9. Carlos (2010)

Not Rated | 334 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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94 Metascore

The story of Venezuelan revolutionary Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the 1975 OPEC meeting.

Stars: Edgar Ramírez, Alexander Scheer, Fadi Abi Samra, Lamia Ahmed

Votes: 12,422 | Gross: $0.15M

10. Weissensee (2010– )

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama

8.2
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The lives of two families in East Berlin between 1980 and 1990 as the era of communist DDR slowly comes to an end.

Stars: Florian Lukas, Uwe Kockisch, Jörg Hartmann, Ruth Reinecke

Votes: 1,313

11. Polizeiruf 110 (1971– )

TV-14 | Crime, Drama

6.3
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In German with English subtitles. Alexander Bukow is a cop who doesn't mind working at the edge of the law to get results. His straight-laced partner, Katrin Koenig, is a control freak ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Borgelt, Jürgen Frohriep, Wolfgang Winkler, Jaecki Schwarz

Votes: 389

12. The Silent Revolution (2018)

PG | 111 min | Drama, History

7.4
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A group of twelfth-grade pupils decide to show their solidarity with the victims of the 1956 Hungarian uprising by staging two minutes of silence during lessons.

Director: Lars Kraume | Stars: Leonard Scheicher, Tom Gramenz, Lena Klenke, Isaiah Michalski

Votes: 2,938

13. Night Crossing (1982)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Family, History

6.4
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True tale about two men planing to escape from communist East Germany in a hot air balloon, but only if they can take their families with them.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: John Hurt, Jane Alexander, Doug McKeon, Keith McKeon

Votes: 1,177 | Gross: $8.00M

14. Invisible Heroes (2019– )

282 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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Two Finnish diplomats struggle to save thousands of lives during and following the 1973 Chilean coup d'état.

Stars: Pelle Heikkilä, Sophia Heikkilä, Ilkka Villi, Aksa Korttila

Votes: 280

15. The Tunnel (2001)

150 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.7
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72 Metascore

During the Cold War, Germany was divided into two states - East and West. This epic story tells about their dramatic connections.

Director: Roland Suso Richter | Stars: Heino Ferch, Nicolette Krebitz, Sebastian Koch, Alexandra Maria Lara

Votes: 5,871 | Gross: $0.01M

16. 23 (1998)

99 min | Thriller, Drama

7.3
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The movie's plot is based on the true story of a group of young computer hackers from Hannover, Germany. In the late 1980s the orphaned Karl Koch invests his inheritance in a flat and a ... See full summary »

Director: Hans-Christian Schmid | Stars: August Diehl, Fabian Busch, Dieter Landuris, Jan-Gregor Kremp

Votes: 6,288

17. Sun Alley (1999)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A group of kids grow up on the short, wrong (east) side of the Sonnenallee in Berlin, right next to one of the few border crossings between East and West reserved for German citizens. The ... See full summary »

Director: Leander Haußmann | Stars: Alexander Scheer, Alexander Beyer, Robert Stadlober, Teresa Weißbach

Votes: 6,001

18. Escape from East Berlin (1962)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.6
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In 1962, a group of East Berliners escapes to West Berlin through a tunnel dug from the basement of a house located near the Berlin Wall.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Don Murray, Christine Kaufmann, Werner Klemperer, Ingrid van Bergen

Votes: 420

19. The Legend of Rita (2000)

103 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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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 »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Bibiana Beglau, Richard Kropf, Martin Wuttke, Nadja Uhl

Votes: 2,061 | Gross: $0.67M

20. Judgement in Berlin (1988)

PG | 96 min | Drama

5.8
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American judge in Germany must decide if the hijacking of an East German plane into West Berlin was justified.

Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Martin Sheen, Sam Wanamaker, Max Gail, Jürgen Heinrich

Votes: 651 | Gross: $0.23M

21. Two Lives (2012)

Unrated | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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62 Metascore

As the Berlin Wall crumbles, Katrine, the daughter of a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier, finds her idyllic life disrupted as she refuses to testify a trial against the Norwegian state on behalf of her fellow "war children."

Directors: Georg Maas, Judith Kaufmann | Stars: Juliane Köhler, Liv Ullmann, Sven Nordin, Ken Duken

Votes: 2,818 | Gross: $0.00M

22. Naked Among Wolves (1963)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, War

7.1
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As rumors reach them that the Allied armies are advancing on their concentration camp at Buchenwald, Polish prisoners renew their feeble hope for survival and freedom. When a group of ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Beyer | Stars: Erwin Geschonneck, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Krystyn Wójcik, Fred Delmare

Votes: 671

23. Tori Girl! (2017)

98 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

6.5
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Toriyama Yukina is finally in at the university of her choice to major in science. She studied hard to get in. The school is not exactly as she had imagined however. She has a crush on Kei ... See full summary »

Director: Tsutomu Hanabusa | Stars: Tao Tsuchiya, Elaiza Ikeda, Macaulay Callard, Mahiro Takasugi

Votes: 143

24. Bornholmer Straße (2014 TV Movie)

88 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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A comic look at the fall of the Berlin Wall in November of 1989, told from the point of view of the German border guards at the checkpoint where it all started.

Director: Christian Schwochow | Stars: Charly Hübner, Milan Peschel, Ulrich Matthes, Rainer Bock

Votes: 640

25. West (2013)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.5
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65 Metascore

She Can See Her Future, But Can't Escape Her Past.

Director: Christian Schwochow | Stars: Jördis Triebel, Tristan Göbel, Jacky Ido, Anja Antonowicz

Votes: 873

26. The Promise (1994)

R | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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East-Berlin, 1961, shortly after the erection of the Wall. Konrad, Sophie and three of their friends plan a daring escape to Western Germany. The attempt is successful, except for Konrad, ... See full summary »

Director: Margarethe von Trotta | Stars: Corinna Harfouch, Meret Becker, August Zirner, Anian Zollner

Votes: 551 | Gross: $0.09M

27. Go Trabi Go (1991)

92 min | Comedy

6.0
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Family Struutz lives in Bitterfeld (GDR). After the fall of the wall, they take the opportunity to go on holiday with their car, an old Trabant. They simply want to visit Italy. But there ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Timm | Stars: Wolfgang Stumph, Claudia Schmutzler, Marie Gruber, Dieter Hildebrandt

Votes: 1,164

28. Berlin Is in Germany (2001)

99 min | Drama

7.0
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When Martin, a former GDR citizen, is released from jail, he lately becomes confronted with the consequences of the German re-unification.

Director: Hannes Stöhr | Stars: Jörg Schüttauf, Julia Jäger, Robin Becker, Robert Lohr

Votes: 1,074

29. Spur der Steine (1966)

139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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A film about living and working conditions in the GDR of the 60's. Includes a little love story of course.

Director: Frank Beyer | Stars: Manfred Krug, Krystyna Stypulkowska, Jutta Hoffmann, Eberhard Esche

Votes: 774

30. The Miracle of Berlin (2008 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, War

6.7
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A TV movie that follows an East Berlin family torn by political strife and the fast-changing events that led to the fall of Berlin Wall in 1989.

Director: Roland Suso Richter | Stars: Kostja Ullmann, Karoline Herfurth, Veronica Ferres, Heino Ferch

Votes: 456

31. Drei Damen vom Grill (1977–1992)

25 min | Comedy

6.8
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Three ladies from the grill.

Stars: Brigitte Mira, Brigitte Grothum, Gabriele Schramm, Bettina Martell

Votes: 97

32. NVA (2005)

98 min | Comedy

5.7
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The story of young recruits doing their compulsory military service in the East German army 'NVA' prior to the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Director: Leander Haußmann | Stars: Kim Frank, Oliver Bröcker, Detlev Buck, Jasmin Schwiers

Votes: 1,492

33. The Final Days (2008 TV Movie)

186 min | Drama

6.5
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The Berlin wall separated families and friends for 28 years. Some accepted it, and some worked hard to make it fall.

Director: Thomas Berger | Stars: Anja Kling, Madeleine Lierck, Matthias Koeberlin, Lino Sliskovic

Votes: 214

34. Riverboat - Die MDR-Talkshow aus Leipzig (1992– )

Music, Talk-Show

5.5
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Riverboat - The MDR talk show from Leipzig.

Stars: Kim Fisher, Jan Hofer, Jörg Kachelmann, René Kindermann

Votes: 28

35. Jugendweihe (1978 TV Movie)

70 min | Drama

5.6
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Every year in the spring the pupils of the 8th grade in the GDR receive the 'Jugendweihe' and are admitted to the circle of adults. This year, Tim is ready. For him and his classmates, the ... See full summary »

Director: Celino Bleiweiß | Stars: Gertraud Kreissig, Martin Trettau, Michael Böttcher, Janina Hartwig

Votes: 5

36. The Architects (1990)

95 min | Drama

7.0
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The architect Daniel Brenner is in his late thirties when he receives his first challenging and lucrative commission: to design a cultural center for a satellite town in East-Berlin. He ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Kahane | Stars: Kurt Naumann, Rita Feldmeier, Judith Richter, Jürgen Watzke

Votes: 245

37. Crossing Fences (2017)

17 min | Short, Action

7.9
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In a communist East Germany in 1974, a young couple attempts to escape into the West, seeking freedom, by using a handmade boat to cross the Baltic Sea.

Director: Annika Pampel | Stars: Nina Rausch, Christian Wolf, Philippe Brenninkmeyer, Ben Bela Böhm

Votes: 10

38. Berlin - Ecke Schönhauser (1957)

81 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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The story of a group of rebellious teens in East Berlin.

Director: Gerhard Klein | Stars: Harry Engel, Siegfried Weiß, Ingeborg Beeske, Ekkehard Schall

Votes: 300

39. The Rabbit Is Me (1965)

110 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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The Rabbit Is Me was made in 1965 to encourage discussion of the democratization of East German society. In it, a young student has an affair with a judge who once sentenced her brother for... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Maetzig | Stars: Angelika Waller, Alfred Müller, Ilse Voigt, Wolfgang Winkler

Votes: 315

40. No Way Back (1953)

87 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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In 1945, Mischa, a Red Army officer, discovers a frightened German girl, Anna, huddled in a Berlin cellar. He gives her a safe escort home and wins her gratitude. Seven years later, Mischa ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Vicas | Stars: Ivan Desny, Ruth Niehaus, René Deltgen, Karl John

Votes: 30

41. The Breakthrough (1963)

85 min | Drama

6.7
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Based on the real story of an East German machinist, disenchanted by the building of the Wall, who plans to use a train to cross the border with family members and other disaffected citizens.

Director: Frank Wisbar | Stars: Erik Schumann, Maria Körber, Helmut Oeser, Hans Paetsch

Votes: 27

42. The Case of the Red Monkey (1955)

Approved | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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Several murders of nuclear scientists, that baffles Scotland Yard, occur in London about the same time that Bill Locklin, a special officer from the United States State Department, arrives ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Richard Conte, Rona Anderson, Russell Napier, Sylva Langova

Votes: 84

43. The Man on the Wall (1982)

105 min | Drama

6.2
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An East German man finds a way to cross the border between East and West Berlin. But when he succeeds in bringing his wife out as well, things are not quite as expected.

Director: Reinhard Hauff | Stars: Marius Müller-Westernhagen, Julie Carmen, Towje Kleiner, Patricia von Miseroni

Votes: 60

44. Il tunnel della libertà (2004 TV Movie)

Drama

7.7
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Just as the Berlin wall is built, in 1962 two Italian students, lucky to live in the western side, decide to help their friend and his family, stuck in the eastern part, to escape the ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo Monteleone | Stars: Kim Rossi Stuart, Antonia Liskova, Paolo Briguglia, András Bálint

Votes: 50

45. Sugar Sand (2017 TV Movie)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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End of the 1970s in East Germany: Fred and Jonas are close friends. The 10-year-olds live near at the German-German frontier. After the mother from Jonas has made an exit application, the ... See full summary »

Director: Dirk Kummer | Stars: Tilman Döbler, Valentin Wessely, Katharina M. Schubert, Christian Friedel

Votes: 139

46. One Night in Berlin (2011)

R | 76 min | Drama

7.1
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A woman on the run has one night to find her estranged, homeless father on the streets of Berlin - under cover of darkness the secrets of their East German past come to light.

Director: Kivmars Bowling | Stars: Beate Malkus, Helmuth Meier-Lautenschläger, Michael Herrmann, Thea Schrader

Votes: 16

47. Latest from the DaDaeR (1990)

86 min | Comedy, Musical

7.2
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In a loose set of cabaret pieces, Steffen Mensching and Hans-Eckardt Wenzel - highly acclaimed East German poets, songwriters and clowns - satirize East German life in its final days and ... See full summary »

Director: Jörg Foth | Stars: Steffen Mensching, Hans-Eckardt Wenzel, Peter Dommisch, Christoph Hein

Votes: 24

48. An die Grenze (2007 TV Movie)

Drama, Romance

6.8
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1974. The world is divided into two rigid power blocs. A highly guarded and deadly armed border cuts across Germany. ALEXANDER KAROW, 19, son of a chemistry professor, chooses to serve in ... See full summary »

Director: Urs Egger | Stars: Jacob Matschenz, Bernadette Heerwagen, Max Riemelt, Florian Panzner

Votes: 243

49. The Decomposition of the Soul (2002)

82 min | Documentary

7.5
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65 Metascore

Add a Plot

Directors: Massimo Iannetta, Nina Toussaint | Stars: Sigrid Paul, Hartmut Richter

Votes: 15

50. Toto and Peppino Divided in Berlin (1962)

103 min | Comedy

6.5
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Antonio goes to West Berlin and meets Giuseppe. But Antonio looks like Canarinis, a wanted war criminal. So the daughter of the criminal pays Antonio for impersonate him.

Director: Giorgio Bianchi | Stars: Totò, Peppino De Filippo, Nadia Sanders, Luigi Pavese

Votes: 262



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