Showing 25 titles of total 194 (country West Germany). 

Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story (1989)

# 09791 IMDb

Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story (1989)

By Brian Gibson

Biography, Drama, War (2h 40min)

Hungary Hungary, UK UK, USA USA, West Germany West Germany

Rated 7.7 after 263 votes on 05-Oct-18.

1 win & 3 nominations

A biographical portrayal of Simon Wiesenthal, famous Nazi Hunter. From his imprisonment in a Nazi Concentration Camp, the film follows his liberation and his rise to become one of the leading Nazi hunters in the world, bringing such criminals to justice as Adolf Eichmann and Klaus Barbee.

Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)

# 08936 IMDb

Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)

TaglineThe Novel That Shocked The World Is Now A Movie.

By Uli Edel

Drama (1h 42min)

USA USA, UK UK, West Germany West Germany

Rated 6.8 after 5,084 votes on 06-Sep-18.

6 wins

Set in Brooklyn during the 1950s against a backdrop of union corruption and violence. A prostitute falls in love with one of her customers. Also a disturbed man discovers that he is homosexual.

Balance (1989)

# 05590 IMDb

Balance (1989)

By Christoph Lauenstein, Wolfgang Lauenstein

Animation, Drama, Short (07min)

West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.9 after 4,289 votes on 21-Oct-18.

Won Oscar. Another 3 wins

The setting is on a floating platform where a group of evenly and carefully placed men live. Each man is aware that the platform is not stable and in order not to fall to their deaths, they maintain a careful balance of weight to prevent the platform from tipping too far and cause them all to fall. This reasonably harmonious understanding is lost when one man pulls up a heavy trunk. In the (...)

Around the World in 80 Days (1989)

# 03817 IMDb

TV Series: Mini-Series 

“Around the World in 80 Days” (1989)

By Buzz Kulik (2 episodes)

Adventure, Comedy, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi (3h 30min)

USA USA, Italy Italy, West Germany West Germany, Yugoslavia Yugoslavia

Fine! Rated 7.2 after 2,553 votes on 07-Oct-18.

4 nominations

Phileas Fogg accepts a wager to prove his contention that a man can go around the world in 80 days. After betting his entire fortune, he takes his new butler (a man hoping for a quite life) on a tour of the world. However, just before the time he leaves, the Bank of England is robbed and a Detective believes that Fogg is the guilty party and he sets out after him.

Astérix et le coup du menhir (1989)

# 02805 IMDb

Astérix et le coup du menhir (1989)

(Asterix and the Big Fight)

By Philippe Grimond

Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family (1h 21min)

France France, West Germany West Germany

Rated 6.4 after 6,201 votes on 21-Oct-18.

When the druid Panoramix is attacked by some roman soldiers, Obelix drives them away by throwing a menhir on them - which accidentally hits Panoramix. After this the druid has lost his memory and can not remember the formula of his magic potions, especially the one which gives superhuman strength.

Hanussen (1988)

# 10768 IMDb

Hanussen (1988)

By István Szabó

Drama, History (2h 20min)

Hungary Hungary, West Germany West Germany, Austria Austria

Fine! Rated 7.2 after 1,372 votes on 31-Jul-18.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 1 win & 4 nominations

A man's story parallels Hitler's rise. Austrian Klaus Schneider, wounded in World War I, recovers in the care of Dr. Emil Bettleheim. Bettleheim discovers that Schneider possesses powers of empathy and of clairvoyance, such that could aid suicidal patients. After the war, with one friend as his manager and another as his lover, Schneider changes his name to Eric Jan Hanussen and goes to Berlin, (...)

Waxwork (1988)

# 09758 IMDb

Waxwork (1988)

TaglineStop On By And Give Afterlife A Try.

By Anthony Hickox

Comedy, Fantasy, Horror (1h 35min)

USA USA, West Germany West Germany, UK UK

Rated 6.2 after 9,125 votes on 23-Aug-18.

2 wins & 4 nominations

A waxwork museum comes to town, and a mysterious man invites some teens to come to a special showing at midnight. Once inside, while viewing different exhibits, the scenes come alive and the viewer is sucked into the story being portrayed.

The Last of England (1988)

# 09747 IMDb

The Last of England (1988)

By Derek Jarman

Drama (1h 27min)

UK UK, West Germany West Germany

Rated 6.7 after 993 votes on 04-Oct-18.

3 wins

The artist's personal commentary on the decline of his country in a language closer to poetry than prose. A dark meditation on London under Thatcher.

Neco z Alenky (1988)

# 08601 IMDb

Neco z Alenky (1988)

(Alice)

By Jan Svankmajer

Animation, Fantasy, Thriller (1h 26min)

Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia, Switzerland Switzerland, UK UK, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.5 after 9,864 votes on 05-Oct-18.

1 win & 1 nomination

A memorably bizarre screen version of Lewis Carroll's novel 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland', mixing one live actor (Alice) with a large variety of stop-motion animated creatures, ranging from the complex (the White Rabbit) to the incredibly simple (the Caterpillar, consisting of a sock, a couple of glass eyes and a pair of false teeth). The original story is followed reasonably faithfully, (...)

Judgment in Berlin (1988)

# 07899 IMDb

Judgment in Berlin (1988)

(Judgement in Berlin)

TaglineOnly two things stand between him and freedom. The Iron Curtain... and the United States.

By Leo Penn

Drama (1h 32min)

West Germany West Germany, USA USA

Rated 5.8 after 610 votes on 18-Oct-18.

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

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

# 02241 IMDb

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

TaglineRemarkable. Unbelievable. Impossible. And true.

By Terry Gilliam

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy (2h 06min)

UK UK, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.2 after 46,326 votes on 07-Dec-18.

Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 8 nominations

Baron Munchausen is a character of European myth that might be considered the predecessor of American tales of Pecos Bill or Paul Bunyan. The Baron's stories are taken to be outrageous and fanciful lies. This is the origin of the name of the psychiatric diagnosis of "Munchausen's Syndrome", a particularly bizzare form of hypochondria.

Yeelen (1987)

# 03286 IMDb

Yeelen (1987)

(Brightness)

By Souleymane Cissé

Fantasy (1h 45min)

Mali Mali, Burkina Faso Burkina Faso, France France, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.2 after 1,796 votes on 30-Nov-18.

5 wins & 2 nominations

A young man with magical powers journeys to his uncle to request help in fighting his sorcerer father.

Cobra Verde (1987)

# 02473 IMDb

Cobra Verde (1987)

(Slave Coast)

TaglineThe slaves will sell their masters and grow wings...

By Werner Herzog

Adventure, Drama (1h 51min)

Ghana Ghana, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.0 after 6,182 votes on 05-Oct-18.

2 wins

The feared bandit Cobra Verde (Klaus Kinski) is hired by a plantation owner to supervise his slaves. After the owner suspects Cobra Verde of consorting with his young daughters, the owner wishes him gone. Rather than kill him,the owner sends Cobra Verde to Africa. The only white man in the area, Cobra Verde finds himself the victim of torture and humiliation. Later, he trains soldiers in a rebel (...)

Au revoir, les enfants (1987)

# 01875 IMDb

Au revoir, les enfants (1987)

(Goodbye, Children)

By Louis Malle

Drama (1h 44min)

France France, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 8.0 after 27,519 votes on 05-Dec-18.

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 25 wins & 9 nominations

During WWII, in a Catholic boarding school in the French countryside, two boys become friends. One is a French boy, Julien Quintin, and the other is a Jewish boy, Jean Bonnet, who is being hidden from the Nazis by the friars who run the school. Louis Malle directed this film based on what actually happened when he was at a boarding school himself during the war.

Out of Rosenheim (1987)

# 00867 IMDb

Out of Rosenheim (1987)

(Bagdad Cafe)

TaglineStuck between a rock and a hot plate.

By Percy Adlon

Comedy, Drama (1h 35min)

West Germany West Germany, USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.5 after 10,848 votes on 05-Oct-18.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 12 wins & 2 nominations

Out of Rosenheim (Bagdad Café) is a look into the minds and lives of some people most of us have met but few of us know much about. This movie exemplifies how one person in the right place can affect a community of lives. The Adlons seem to express the view that all change and "magic" comes from hard work and mutual acceptance. A well-crafted view of the lives of tourists everywhere and the (...)

Der Himmel über Berlin (1987)

# 00139 IMDb

Der Himmel über Berlin (1987)

(The Sky Over Berlin)

TaglineThere are angels on the streets of Berlin.

By Wim Wenders

Fantasy, Drama, Romance (2h 07min)

West Germany West Germany, France France

Fine! Rated 8.1 after 54,901 votes on 05-Oct-18.

13 wins & 6 nominations

This Wim Wenders film centers around the story of two angels wandering in a mixture of post-war and modern Berlin. Invisible to humans, they nevertheless give their help and comfort to all the lonely and depressed souls they meet. Finally, after many centuries, one of the angels becomes unhappy with his immortal state and wishes to become human in order to experience the joys of everyday life. He (...)

Momo (1986)

# 09729 IMDb

Momo (1986)

By Johannes Schaaf

Family, Comedy, Mystery, Fantasy, Sci-Fi (1h 41min)

West Germany West Germany, Italy Italy

Rated 6.6 after 1,600 votes on 18-Oct-18.

In the village of Momo the pace of time goes very slowly. Nobody is bothering about stress but everyone has time to chat and rest - until the day the grey men arrive. With a great selling strategy they offer the people an account to collect time. Now everybody is in stress in order to gain time for collecting, except for Momo who obviously is the only one without stress. Watching her former (...)

Macskafogó (1986)

# 09709 IMDb

Macskafogó (1986)

(Cat City)

By Béla Ternovszky

Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime (1h 36min)

Hungary Hungary, Canada Canada, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 8.4 after 8,594 votes on 04-Oct-18.

In the year 80 AMM (After Mickey Mouse) on planet X the crime-syndicated Cats try to erase the Mouse-population once and for all. A scientist of the mice, prof. Fushimishi seems to have found the weapon against the threat - so Intermouse calls it's best, but now retired agent - Nick Grabowsky - to get the plans. As a distraction for the Cats, they also send a second agent - Seargent Lazy Dick - (...)

Down by Law (1986)

# 00586 IMDb

Down by Law (1986)

TaglineIt's not where you start - It's where you start again.

By Jim Jarmusch

Comedy, Drama (1h 47min)

USA USA, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.8 after 41,947 votes on 23-Oct-18.

4 wins & 5 nominations

DJ Zack and pimp Jack end up in prison for being too laid-back to avoid being framed for crimes they didn't commit. They end up sharing a cell with eccentric Italian optimist Roberto, whose limited command of the English language is both entertaining and infuriating -but rather more useful to them is the fact that Roberto knows an escape route

Der Name der Rose (1986)

# 00252 IMDb R 

Der Name der Rose (1986)

(The Name of the Rose)

TaglineA Medieval Murder Mystery

By Jean-Jacques Annaud

Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller (2h 10min)

Italy Italy, France France, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.8 after 90,808 votes on 04-Aug-18.

17 wins & 5 nominations

1327. After a mysterious death in a Benedictine Abbey, the monks are convinced that the apocalypse is coming. With the Abbey to play host to a council on the Franciscan's Order's belief that the Church should rid itself of wealth, William of Baskerville, a respected Franciscan friar, is asked to assist in determining the cause of the untimely death. Alas, more deaths occur as the (...)

Anne of Green Gables (1985)

# 09625 IMDb

Anne of Green Gables (1985)

By Kevin Sullivan

Drama, Family (3h 19min)

Canada Canada, West Germany West Germany, USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.4 after 17,287 votes on 09-Nov-18.

12 wins & 4 nominations

At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. Anne's a dreamer with an unusual point of view, far removed from Marilla's pragmatic ways, and it's only on trial that Marilla agrees to keep Anne...if Anne can (...)

Tokyo-Ga (1985)

# 04877 IMDb

Tokyo-Ga (1985)

By Wim Wenders

Documentary (1h 32min)

USA USA, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.4 after 1,943 votes on 05-Oct-18.

Moved by the work of director Yasujiro Ozu, Wim Wenders travels to Japan in search of the Tokyo seen in his films.

Oberst Redl (1985)

# 01903 IMDb

Oberst Redl (1985)

(Colonel Redl)

By István Szabó

Biography, Drama (2h 24min)

Hungary Hungary, Austria Austria, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.7 after 2,295 votes on 17-Jun-18.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations

Set during the fading glory of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the film tells of the rise and fall of Alfred Redl (Brandauer), an ambitious young officer who proceeds up the ladder to become head of the Secret Police only to become ensnared in political deception.

Efter repetitionen (1984)

# 15122 IMDb R 

Efter repetitionen (1984)

(After the Rehearsal)

By Ingmar Bergman

Drama (1h 10min)

Sweden Sweden, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.5 after 1,768 votes on 11-Dec-18.

1 nomination

Rational, exacting, and self-controlled theater director, Henrik Vogler, often stays after rehearsal to think and plan. On this day, Anna comes back, ostensibly looking for a bracelet. She is the lead in his new production of Stindberg's "A Dream Play." She talks of her hatred for her mother, now dead, an alcoholic actress, who was Vogler's star and lover. Vogler falls into a reverie, remembering (...)

Un amour de Swann (1984)

# 11216 IMDb

Un amour de Swann (1984)

(Swann in Love)

TaglineVolker Schlöndorff's Masterly Film

By Volker Schlöndorff

Drama, Romance (1h 50min)

France France, West Germany West Germany

Rated 6.6 after 1,474 votes on 08-Oct-18.

2 wins & 2 nominations

Elegant and educated bachelor, Charles Swann, moves in the most powerful and fashionable circles of Paris in the 1890's. When he falls in love with Odette de Crecy, a courtesan, his friends warn him against marriage. Proving himself a silly and socially-foul goose, Swann ducks his social responsibilities, Odette ensnares him, and he is gently but firmly cast out of society amidst everyone's great (...)

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