Showing 50 titles of total 192 (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 244 votes on 03-Sep-16.

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 6.9 after 4,873 votes on 24-Nov-17.

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 8.0 after 3,629 votes on 29-Jul-16.

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 2,305 votes on 12-Oct-16.

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 5,433 votes on 31-Dec-16.

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 7.3 after 1,297 votes on 25-Sep-17.

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 7,926 votes on 18-Aug-16.

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 6.8 after 914 votes on 12-Oct-17.

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 7,691 votes on 30-Aug-15.

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 5.9 after 564 votes on 27-May-17.

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 45,134 votes on 13-May-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 1,729 votes on 02-Jul-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 7.1 after 5,393 votes on 21-Sep-16.

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 8.1 after 25,081 votes on 19-Mar-17.

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 9,693 votes on 09-Oct-16.

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 44,178 votes on 18-Oct-15.

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 6.7 after 1,436 votes on 20-Mar-17.

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 8,223 votes on 30-Dec-17.

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 38,420 votes on 10-May-17.

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

Der Name der Rose (1986)

(The Name of the Rose)

TaglineWho, in the name of God, is getting away with murder?

By Jean-Jacques Annaud

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

France France, Italy Italy, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.8 after 83,166 votes on 05-Dec-16.

16 wins & 2 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 monk, is asked to assist in determining the cause of the untimely death. Alas, more deaths occur as the investigation (...)

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 16,335 votes on 24-Nov-17.

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 7.3 after 1,617 votes on 26-Oct-16.

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.

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 1,302 votes on 20-Sep-16.

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 (...)

Abwärts (1984)

# 10910 IMDb

Abwärts (1984)

(Out of Order)

Tagline6.30PM - Friday evening in an empty office building. Three men and one woman, trapped and terrified, 25 floors up. Help will reach them Monday morning - if they live that long.

By Carl Schenkel

Thriller (1h 30min)

West Germany West Germany

Rated 6.9 after 836 votes on 09-Sep-16.

8 wins & 1 nomination

It's Friday evening. The lift repairman leaves the building and wants to finish his work on Monday. But he doesn't know there are four men in the building. They use the lift but stay in it about 100 meters from the floor. They have little oxygen and must survive...

Die Wannseekonferenz (1984)

# 09611 IMDb

Die Wannseekonferenz (1984)

(The Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference)

By Heinz Schirk

Drama, History (1h 25min)

Austria Austria, West Germany West Germany

Rated 7.9 after 720 votes on 29-Dec-16.

A precise, real-time (exactly 85 minutes - the length of the actual event) reenactment of the infamous Wannsee Conference, a meeting called in January, 1942 to map out the implementation of the Final Solution to the Jewish Question.

Marlene (1984)

# 09602 IMDb

Marlene (1984)

(Marlene: An Astonishing Visit)

By Maximilian Schell

Documentary, Biography (1h 34min)

West Germany West Germany

Rated 7.6 after 582 votes on 21-Sep-16.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 5 wins

Acclaimed, award-winning filmmaker Maximillian Schell reconstructs the life and career of the enigmatic film diva. This is accomplished through use of archival footage and commentary from the actress recorded at her home. Schell's job was complicated by the aging actresses's stipulation that her face not be photographed directly.

Rok spokojnego slonca (1984)

# 03302 IMDb

Rok spokojnego slonca (1984)

(A Year of the Quiet Sun)

By Krzysztof Zanussi

Drama, Romance (1h 46min)

Poland Poland, West Germany West Germany, USA USA

Rated 7.3 after 722 votes on 02-Oct-17.

2 wins & 1 nomination

Takes place after the World War II in a village near newly drawn border. The love story between a Polish refugee from the East and an American soldier.

Die unendliche Geschichte (1984)

# 00574 IMDb

Die unendliche Geschichte (1984)

(The NeverEnding Story)

TaglineA boy who needs a friend finds a world that needs a hero in a land beyond imagination!

By Wolfgang Petersen

Fantasy, Adventure, Family (1h 42min)

West Germany West Germany, USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.4 after 112,996 votes on 05-Jul-18.

4 wins & 7 nominations

Chased by school bullies, reprimanded by his father for daydreaming too much Bastian is lost in his own world. Bastian escapes school bullies one rainy day by hiding in an old used book store. After explaining his predicament to the old clerk Bastian notices a large leather bound book with a symbol of two snakes intertwined into an emblem. Soon after the clerk warns Bastian that this book is not (...)

Paris, Texas (1984)

# 00333 IMDb TOP250 #245

Paris, Texas (1984)

TaglineA place for dreams. A place for heartbreak. A place to pick up the pieces.

By Wim Wenders

Drama (2h 27min)

France France, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 8.1 after 56,420 votes on 17-Aug-17.

14 wins & 6 nominations

A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his wife and son four years before. As his memory returns, he makes contact with various people from his past.

Stranger Than Paradise (1984)

# 00255 IMDb

Stranger Than Paradise (1984)

By Jim Jarmusch

Comedy, Drama (1h 29min)

USA USA, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.6 after 25,242 votes on 05-Sep-16.

7 wins & 3 nominations

This is about a self-styled New York hipster (John Lurie of the Lounge Lizards) who is paid a suprise and quite unwelcome visit by his pretty sixteen-year-old Hungarian cousin. From initial hostility and indifference a strange affection grows between the two exiles. Due to complete boredom they decide to visit their aunt in the wastelands of Cleveland and then proceed to sunny Florida where they (...)

Never Say Never Again (1983)

# 05679 IMDb

Never Say Never Again (1983)

TaglineIf you haven't seen Sean Connery in 'Never Say Never Again' then you haven't seen James Bond 007!

By Irvin Kershner

Action, Adventure, Thriller (2h 14min)

UK UK, USA USA, West Germany West Germany

Rated 6.2 after 49,179 votes on 20-Oct-16.

1 win & 3 nominations

Using an astounding array of weapons, Agent 007 has singlehandedly wiped out an army of Her Majesty's enemies. But when a lovely captive slips a knife into 007's ribs, the superspy's boss decides it's time his top agent sharpen his lethal edge. So James Bond is off to a health spa. However his "vacation" is cut short by Largo, a power-mad mastermind set on carrying out his plan for worldwide (...)

Danton (1983)

# 03712 IMDb

Danton (1983)

By Andrzej Wajda

Biography, Drama (2h 16min)

France France, Poland Poland, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.6 after 4,784 votes on 26-Apr-17.

7 wins & 4 nominations

Action opens in November of 1793, with Danton returning to Paris from his country retreat upon learning that the Committee for Public Safety, under Robespierre's incitement, has begun a series of massive executions, The Terror. Confident in the peoples' support, Danton clashes with his former ally, but calculating Robespierre soon rounds up Danton and his followers, tries them before a (...)

Banana Joe (1982)

# 13957 IMDb

Banana Joe (1982)

TaglineHe's big, he's funny, he's... Banana Joe. You'll love him!

By Steno

Action, Comedy (1h 36min)

Italy Italy, West Germany West Germany

Rated 6.4 after 5,668 votes on 18-Sep-17.

A man is living happily on an island with his family, growing bananas. When a local mobster with an eye on man's property tries to take it from him, he must go to the town for the first time to get some help.

Les misérables (1982)

# 12414 IMDb

Les misérables (1982)

By Robert Hossein

Drama (3h 40min)

France France, West Germany West Germany

Rated 7.3 after 638 votes on 11-Aug-17.

2 wins & 5 nominations

The story of Jean Valjean, a Frenchman convicted of minor crimes, who is hounded for years by an unforgiving and unrelenting police inspector, Javert.

The Beastmaster (1982)

# 11329 IMDb

The Beastmaster (1982)

By Don Coscarelli

Fantasy, Action, Adventure (1h 58min)

USA USA, West Germany West Germany

Rated 6.2 after 15,574 votes on 22-Oct-16.

1 win & 1 nomination

Dar, is the son of a king, who is hunted by a priest after his birth and grows up in another family. When he becomes a grown man his new father is murdered by savages and he discovers that he has the ability to communicate with the animals. After that, Dar begins his quest for revenge in this Conan-like movie.

Der Stand der Dinge (1982)

# 09555 IMDb

Der Stand der Dinge (1982)

(The State of Things)

TaglineThey didn't want to kill him. They just wanted a story.

By Wim Wenders

Drama (2h 05min)

West Germany West Germany, Portugal Portugal, USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.2 after 2,259 votes on 01-Oct-17.

3 wins

On location in Portugal, a film crew runs out of film while making their own version of Roger Corman's _Day the World Ended, The (1956)_ . The producer is nowhere to be found and director Munro attempts to find him in hopes of being able to finish the film.

Fanny och Alexander (1982)

# 05106 IMDb

Fanny och Alexander (1982)

(Fanny and Alexander)

TaglineEn film av Ingmar Bergman

By Ingmar Bergman

Drama, Fantasy, Mystery (3h 08min)

Sweden Sweden, France France, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 8.1 after 45,252 votes on 11-Mar-17.

Won 4 Oscars. Another 18 wins & 7 nominations

The title characters are children in the exuberant and colorful Ekdahl household in a Swedish town early in the twentieth century. Their parents, Oscar and Emilie, are the director and the leading lady of the local theatre company. Oscar's mother and brother are its chief patrons. After Oscar's early death, his widow marries the bishop and moves with her children to his austere and forbidding (...)

Querelle (1982)

# 04852 IMDb

Querelle (1982)

(Querelle: A Film About Jean Genet's 'Querelle de Brest')

TaglineIt will take you into a surreal world of passion and sexuality, further than most would dare to go.

By Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Drama (1h 48min)

West Germany West Germany, France France

Rated 6.8 after 3,998 votes on 03-May-16.

3 nominations

French sailor Querelle arrives in Brest and starts frequenting a strange whorehouse. He discovers that his brother Robert is the lover of the lady owner, Lysiane. Here, you can play dice with Nono, Lysiane's husband : if you win, you are allowed to make love with Lysiane, if you lose, you have to make love with Nono... Querelle loses on purpose...

Les maîtres du temps (1982)

# 04629 IMDb

Les maîtres du temps (1982)

(Time Masters)

By René Laloux

Animation, Sci-Fi (1h 18min)

France France, Switzerland Switzerland, West Germany West Germany, Hungary Hungary

Fine! Rated 7.5 after 3,977 votes on 01-Mar-17.

1 win & 1 nomination

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 and hurries across space toward Perdide.

Krieg und Frieden (1982)

# 04301 IMDb

Krieg und Frieden (1982)

(War and Peace)

By Stefan Aust, Axel Engstfeld, Alexander Kluge, Volker Schlöndorff

Documentary (4h 02min)

West Germany West Germany

Rated 7.2 after 66 votes on 13-Feb-18.

At the peak of the Cold War, the short-range missile crisis, neutron bombs could have potentially annihilated Central Europe. 300,000 protesters in Bonn. German Chancellor Schmidt resigns. Why make a film collage about war? "Nothing is more discouraging than not being able to see through a game on which your life hinges."

L'as des as (1982)

# 02727 IMDb

L'as des as (1982)

(Ace of Aces)

By Gérard Oury

Adventure, Comedy, Sport (1h 40min)

France France, West Germany West Germany

Rated 6.6 after 2,403 votes on 10-Dec-17.

In this action comedy the French boxer Jo Cavalier is charmed on the train to Berlin for the Olympics in Hitler's Germany by the little boy Simon Rosenblum who asks his autograph; when it turns out his adorable young fan is a Jewish orphan in danger of persecution, he risks his one shot at Olympic glory to save Simon and his family, helped only by a German officer-gentleman who became his friend (...)

Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss (1982)

# 02681 IMDb

Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss (1982)

(Veronika Voss)

By Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Drama (1h 44min)

West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 8.0 after 4,611 votes on 11-Mar-17.

3 wins

Munich, 1955: A sports journalist meets Veronika Voss, an UFA actress who supposedly had an affair with Goebbels. Now declining, Voss is kept by her "kind" doctor, Dr. Kart, supplying her house, food, clean clothes and her favourite: morphine. Voss, trying to come back towards the cinema, cannot perform an absurdly simple scene, but it attracts the attention of the journalist, who suspects that (...)

Fitzcarraldo (1982)

# 01962 IMDb

Fitzcarraldo (1982)

By Werner Herzog

Adventure, Drama (2h 38min)

Peru Peru, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 8.2 after 21,071 votes on 01-Feb-16.

4 wins & 3 nominations

Kinski plays the title role of an obsessed opera lover who wants to build an opera in the jungle. To accomplish this he first has to make a fortune in the rubber business, and his cunning plan involves hauling an enormous river boat across a small mountain with aid from the local indians.

The Last Unicorn (1982)

# 01449 IMDb

The Last Unicorn (1982)

By Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.

Family, Animation, Fantasy (1h 32min)

USA USA, UK UK, Japan Japan, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.5 after 20,966 votes on 08-Feb-18.

1 nomination

A brave unicorn and a magician fight an evil king who is obsessed with attempting to capture the world's unicorns.

Mephisto (1981)

# 03185 IMDb

Mephisto (1981)

By István Szabó

Drama (2h 24min)

West Germany West Germany, Hungary Hungary, Austria Austria

Fine! Rated 7.9 after 7,883 votes on 25-Nov-17.

Won Oscar. Another 9 wins & 2 nominations

A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and friends flee or are ground under by the Nazi terror, the popularity of his character supercedes his own existence until he finds that his best performance is keeping up appearances for his Nazi patrons.

Possession (1981)

# 02977 IMDb

Possession (1981)

TaglineShe created a monster as her secret lover!

By Andrzej Zulawski

Drama, Horror (2h 03min)

France France, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.4 after 16,744 votes on 25-Nov-17.

5 wins & 3 nominations

A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspect a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and bizaared incidents that indicate something more than a possessed love affair.

Lola (1981)

# 02772 IMDb

Lola (1981)

By Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Drama (1h 53min)

West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.7 after 4,038 votes on 31-Aug-17.

3 wins

In post-war West Germany, the charming Von Bohm is appointed a city's new Building Commissioner. His morality is tested when he unknowingly falls in love with a brothel worker, Lola, the paid mistress of a corrupt property developer.

Lili Marleen (1981)

# 00884 IMDb

Lili Marleen (1981)

By Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Drama (2h)

West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.2 after 2,861 votes on 10-Nov-16.

In Switzerland German singer 'Wilkie' falls in love with Jewish composer 'Robert' who offers resistance to the Nazis by helping refugees. But his family thinks that 'Wilkie' is also a Nazi and may be a risk for them. One day 'Wilkie' helps 'Robert' but has to stay in Germany. As Wilkie starts to sing the song 'Lili Marleen' she becomes very famous and every soldier hears that song via radio at 8 (...)

Christiane F. - Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo (1981)

# 00515 IMDb

Christiane F. - Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo (1981)

(Christiane F.)

TaglineAt 12 it was Angel Dust. At 13 it was heroin. Then she took to the streets.

By Uli Edel (as Ulrich Edel)

Biography, Drama (2h 18min)

West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.6 after 16,444 votes on 03-Mar-17.

2 wins

This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 70s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14 years old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-storey apartment building in Berlin. She's fascinated by the 'Sound', a new disco with most modern equipment. Although she's legally too young, she asks a friend to take her. There she meets Detlef, who's in a clique (...)

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