Most Popular Feature Films With Primary Language German
1. La chute (2004)
Tous publics | 156 min | Biography, Drama, History
Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.
Votes: 283,010 | Gross: $5.51M
2. In the Fade (2017)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama
Katja's life collapses after the death of her husband and son in a bomb attack. After a time of mourning and injustice, Katja seeks revenge.
Votes: 5,126 | Gross: $0.30M
3. La vie des autres (2006)
Tous publics | 137 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 297,234 | Gross: $11.29M
5. Metropolis (1927)
153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
Votes: 130,144 | Gross: $0.03M
6. Victoria (II) (2015)
Tous publics | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A young Spanish woman who has recently moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret.
8. Il est de retour (2015)
116 min | Comedy
Adolf Hitler wakes up in the 21st century. He quickly gains media attention, but while Germany finds him hilarious and charming, Hitler makes some serious observations about society.
9. Les oubliés (2015)
R | 100 min | Drama, History, War
In post-World War II Denmark, a group of young German POWs are forced to clear a beach of thousands of land mines under the watch of a Danish Sergeant who slowly learns to appreciate their plight.
Votes: 21,651 | Gross: $0.44M
10. Toni Erdmann (2016)
Tous publics | 162 min | Comedy, Drama
A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO's life coach.
Votes: 33,236 | Gross: $1.48M
12. Funny Games (1997)
16 | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two violent young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.
15. Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Tous publics | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 123,795 | Gross: $4.06M
17. La vague (2008)
107 min | Drama, Thriller
A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.
18. Goodnight Mommy (2014)
12 | 99 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Twin boys move to a new home with their mother after she has face changing cosmetic surgery, but under her bandages is someone the children don't recognize.
Votes: 31,320 | Gross: $1.17M
20. Who Am I - Kein System ist sicher (2014)
102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Benjamin, a young German computer whiz, is invited to join a subversive hacker group that wants to be noticed on the world's stage.
21. Extase (1933)
95 min | Drama, Romance
Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman, but discovers that he is obsessed with order in his life and doesn't have much room for passion. She becomes despondent and leaves him, ... See full summary »
22. Le ruban blanc (2009)
Tous publics | 144 min | Drama, History, Mystery
Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. Who is responsible?
Votes: 59,335 | Gross: $2.22M
23. Head-On (2004)
12 | 121 min | Drama, Romance
With the intention to break free from the strict familial restrictions, a suicidal young woman sets up a marriage of convenience with a forty-year-old addict, an act that will lead to an outburst of envious love.
24. Le cri d'amour de la déesse blonde (1977)
89 min | Crime, Drama
Susan arrives in Haiti to live with her husband Jack, who lives with a lesbian housekeeper and Olga, a nymphomaniac platinum blonde, introduced to her as Jack's sister. Susan begins to have... See full summary »
25. Feuchtgebiete (2013)
109 min | Comedy, Drama
The adventures of an eccentric girl who has strange attitudes towards hygiene and sexuality longs for the reunion of her divorced parents.
Votes: 9,521 | Gross: $0.06M
26. Das finstere Tal (2014)
115 min | Mystery, Western
Through a hidden path a lone rider reaches a little town high up in the Alps. Nobody knows where the stranger comes from, nor what he wants there. But everyone knows that they don't want him to stay.
27. Les faussaires (2007)
Tous publics | 98 min | Crime, Drama, War
The story of the Operation Bernhard, the largest counterfeiting operation in history, carried out by Germany during WWII.
Votes: 39,389 | Gross: $5.48M
28. Das schweigende Klassenzimmer (2018)
111 min | Drama
A group of sixth-grade pupils decide to show their solidarity with the victims of the 1956 Hungarian uprising by staging a minute's silence during lessons.
29. L'expérience (2001)
16 | 120 min | Drama, Thriller
For two weeks, 20 male participants are hired to play prisoners and guards in a prison. The "prisoners" have to follow seemingly mild rules, and the "guards" are told to retain order without using physical violence.
Votes: 84,387 | Gross: $0.14M
31. Elser, un héros ordinaire (2015)
12 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, War
In November 1939, Georg Elser's attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler fails, and he is arrested. During his confinement, he recalls the events leading up to his plot and his reasons for deciding to take such drastic action.
Votes: 6,046 | Gross: $0.16M
32. Nekromantik (1987)
16 | 75 min | Horror
A street sweeper who cleans up after grisly accidents brings home a full corpse for him and his wife to enjoy sexually, but is dismayed to see that his wife prefers the corpse over him.
33. Fitzcarraldo (1982)
Tous publics | 158 min | Adventure, Drama
The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.
138 min | Biography, Drama
This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 1970s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14-year-old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-story... See full summary »
36. Let Me Go (2017)
101 min | Drama
Let Me Go is a film about mothers and daughters, it is about ghosts from the past and the impact they leave on the present. Developed from Helga Schneider's true life story, Let Me Go ... See full summary »
37. Nosferatu, fantôme de la nuit (1979)
Tous publics | 107 min | Horror
Count Dracula moves from Transylvania to Wismar, spreading the Black Plague across the land. Only a woman pure of heart can bring an end to his reign of horror.
38. Western (2017)
119 min | Drama
A group of German construction workers start a tough job at a remote site in the Bulgarian countryside. The foreign land awakens the men's sense of adventure, but they are also confronted ... See full summary »
Votes: 783 | Gross: $0.03M
39. Heilstätten (2018)
89 min | Horror, Thriller
Four young YouTube V-loggers visit the former clinic of Heilstätten near Berlin. They challenge each other for 24h to stay. But what begins as fun ends in torment. See for yourself but please, never ever go to HEILSTÄTTEN.
40. The Captain - l'usurpateur (2017)
118 min | Drama, History, War
In the last moments of World War II, a young German soldier fighting for survival finds a Nazi captain's uniform. Impersonating an officer, the man quickly takes on the monstrous identity of the perpetrators he is trying to escape from.
41. Die Mitte der Welt (2016)
115 min | Drama
After a summer spent with his his best friend Kat to escape his family, Phil goes back to school and starts to question his feelings towards Nicholas, a new classmate.
45. La bande à Baader (2008)
Tous publics | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime
A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s.
Votes: 32,230 | Gross: $0.48M
47. Napola - Elite für den Führer (2004)
117 min | Drama, Sport, Thriller
In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) - high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich ... See full summary »
Votes: 12,387 | Gross: $0.14M
49. Antares (2004)
12 | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A deadly car crash sets off three parallel stories of women at crisis points, faltering behind the doors of the same, plain Vienna apartment block. A bored nurse with a stable, comfortable ... See full summary »
50. Auftauchen (2006)
92 min | Drama
Photography student Nadja Groß (Henriette Heinze) has a lot on her plate, she goes to school, she has a job as a free lancer photographer for a magazine, while economically helping her ... See full summary »