German movies about love

List of the best German movies about love, selected by visitors to our site: Close to the Horizon, Nightlife, 100 Things, Frantz, How to Be Really Bad, City of Angels, The Reader, Amélie, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Love, Rosie.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryGermany, France
CharactersNewlyweds
PlotLove, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceCourt
StyleRomantic, To cry, Soulful, For girls, Touching

Jessica knows exactly what her life is supposed to look like and where it takes her. But then she meets Danny. He has a complicated past and could confuse all their plans. Jessica has to decide.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryGermany
CharactersFriends, Bartenders
PlotLove, Date
PlaceBerlin, Night Clubs
StyleRomantic

Milo works as a bartender in Berlin and one night gets to know his dream woman Sunny through a series of coincidences. The two meet for a date, but the perfect romantic evening so far.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryGermany
Duration01:46
CharactersProgrammers, Jews
PlotLove, Fight, Artificial Intelligence, Money, Investigation
PlaceForest, Party, Germany
StyleInspirational, Fascinating, Deep Meaning, Makes me think, For men

Best friends Toni and Paul decide to relinquish all of their belongings for 100 days, whereby they receive one of their items back on each day. During this challenge the two realize, that the only thing they cannot be without is their friendship. A story about contemporary materialism and the quest for the truely important things in life.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration02:05
CharactersMusicians, Soldier
PlotLove, War, Dancing, Passion, Friendship
PlaceTrains, Germany, Hotels
TimeWorld War I
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Fascinating, Touching, Black and White

In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CountryGermany
CharactersTeens, Hackers, Terrorists, Demons, Strong women
PlotLove, Friendship, Breakup, Supernatural
PlaceSchool, Beach, Small cities
StyleExciting, Light, Soulful, Touching

The life of 14-year-old Lilith is similar to that of a normal teenager, but there is a peculiarity: she is the daughter of the devil and lives with him in hell. Because she is totally bored there and also wants to have fun and explore the world, she makes a pact with her father: she is allowed to go to earth for a week - but she has to convert a good person to evil there. If she succeeds in this challenge, she may stay on earth forever, otherwise she'll be waving a hell of a boring job in the bookkeeping of the underworld.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:54
CharactersAngels, Immortals
PlotLove, Passion, Life after death, Fate, Self-sacrifice
StyleRomantic, To cry, Cute, Soulful, Atmospheric

When guardian angel Seth -- who invisibly watches over the citizens of Los Angeles -- becomes captivated by Maggie, a strong-willed heart surgeon, he ponders trading in his pure, otherworldly existence for a mortal life with his beloved. The couple embarks on a tender but forbidden romance spanning heaven and Earth.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:04
CharactersStudents, Lawyers
PlotLove, Passion, Relationship, First love, Love with age difference
PlaceCourt, Germany
StyleBy books, Depressive

The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as a concentration camp guard late in the war. He alone realizes that Hanna is illiterate and may be concealing that fact at the expense of her freedom.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration02:02
CharactersIntroverts, Waiters, Good people
PlotLove, Friendship, Loneliness, First love, Success
PlaceTrains, Paris, France
StylePopular, Romantic, Kind, To cry, Vital signs

At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a handsome stranger, will she find the courage to become the star of her very own love story?

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:56
CharactersJournalists
PlotLove
PlaceNew York
StyleLight

An advice columnist, Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson), tries pushing the boundaries of what she can write about in her new piece about how to get a man to leave you in 10 days. Her editor, Lana (Bebe Neuwirth), loves it, and Andie goes off to find a man she can use for the experiment. Enter executive Ben Berry (Matthew McConaughey), who is so confident in his romantic prowess that he thinks he can make any woman fall in love with him in 10 days. When Andie and Ben meet, their plans backfire.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:42
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotLove, Friendship, Loneliness, True love, Fate
PlaceSchool, England, Ireland
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching

Since the moment they met at age 5, Rosie and Alex have been best friends, facing the highs and lows of growing up side by side. A fleeting shared moment, one missed opportunity, and the decisions that follow send their lives in completely different directions. As each navigates the complexities of life, love, and everything in between, they always find their way back to each other - but is it just friendship, or something more? Based on Cecelia Ahern's bestselling novel, LOVE, ROSIE is a heart-warming, modern comedy-of-errors posing the ultimate question: do we really only get one shot at true love?

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama
CountryGermany
Duration02:26
CharactersStudents
PlotLove, Travel, Cars, Relationship, Money
PlaceOcean, Germany, Berlin
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Light, Soulful

Two university students gain insight into life and love as they get to know each other during a road trip across Europe.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryGermany, Italy
Duration02:16
CharactersDogs, Artists, Artists
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Relationship, Art
PlacePrison, Germany, Berlin
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Tense

Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, film tells the story of Kurt, a young art student who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie. Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband, a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s choice of boyfriend, and vows to destroy the relationship. What neither of them knows is that their lives are already connected through a terrible crime Seeband committed decades ago.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, sport
CountryGermany
Duration01:47
CharactersDisabled people
PlotLove, Cheating
PlaceGermany
StyleRomantic

In order to catch a basketball from the favorite team of his girlfriend's spoiled son, Fred poses as a numb, wheelchair-bound fan. But when he catches the ball, he also catches the attention of young, attractive filmmaker Denise, who wants to feature an invalid fan in an image film for the team. Fred has to keep playing his role, while real invalid and really furious fan Ronny might call his bluff at any moment. Worse, still, love sets in...

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryFrance, Belgium, Germany, USA, Japan, Mexico, Luxembourg
PlotLove, Motorcycles, Death, Ghosts
PlacePrison, Aircraft, Forest

The story of Henry, a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humor and Ann, a singer of international renown. In the spotlight, they are the perfect couple, healthy, happy, and glamourous. The birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious girl with an exceptional destiny, will change their lives.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryGermany, France, Spain, USA
Duration02:35
CharactersSpy, Terrorists, Scientists
PlotLove, Adventure, Hostage, Swimming
PlaceFrance, Beach
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, To cry, Soulful, Touching

While James More is held captive by terrorists in Somalia, thousands of miles away on the Greenland Sea, his lover Danny Flinders prepares to dive herself in a submersible into the deep bottom of the ocean, tormented by the memories of their brief encounter in France and her inability to know his whereabouts.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryGermany
Duration02:11
CharactersFamily, Journalists, Neighbors
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceGermany

After her fiancee cancels the wedding, Merlin's life changes drastically when she moves in with one of her brother's best friends.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, music, history
CountryGermany, Poland
Duration01:38
CharactersStrong women, Jews, Surgeons
PlotLove, Obsession, Mystery
PlaceHospitals, Germany, Berlin
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

A disfigured concentration-camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, biography
CountryGermany
Duration01:42
CharactersWriters
PlotLove, Love triangle, Rivalry
PlaceGermany
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Serious

After aspiring poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe fails his law exams, he's sent to a sleepy provincial court to reform. Instead, he falls for Lotte, a young woman who is promised to another man.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryGermany
Duration01:50
CharactersJanitors
PlotLove, Travel, Mental disorders
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Hospitals, Germany
StyleLight, Soulful, Touching

A hedonistic bachelor, falls for an escaped mental patient. Til Schweiger comes up with a slickly-made off-the-wall romantic comedy drama "Barfuss" (Barefoot), his first solo directing effort in nearly a decade. Punchy, anti-establishment tone, with Schweiger playing a hedonistic bachelor - he is his rich family's black sheep - who falls for a suicidal mental patient (Johanna Wokalek). An offbeat, strangely tender love story develops as Nick struggles with responsibility for the first time in his life.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryBelgium, USA, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy
Duration02:17
CharactersScammers, Writers, Maids
PlotLove, Friendship, False accusations
PlaceItaly, Paris, France, New York
StyleRomantic, Tense, Gloomy, Touching, Intellectual

An acclaimed novelist struggles to write an analysis of love in one of three stories, each set in a different city, that detail the beginning, middle and end of a relationship.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryGermany, France
Duration01:21
CharactersTerrorists, Lawyers, Sisters, Birds
PlotLove, Wedding, Money, Investigation, Pursuit
PlacePrison, Sea, Court, Greece, Beach
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Katja's life falls apart in the blink of an eye when two neo-Nazis kill her husband and 6-year-old son in a bomb attack. Her quest for justice soon pushes her to the edge as the two suspects stand trial for murder.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg
Duration02:15
CharactersLovers
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Loneliness
PlaceGermany, Berlin
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching

An anthology feature of 10 stories of romance set in the German capital.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, China, USA
Duration01:41
CharactersDogs, Mafia
PlotLove, Dancing, Time travel, Travel, Skirmishes
PlaceGermany
TimeNew Year
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Serious, For men

An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, and winds up on the run from his employers across Munich's autobahns.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryNorway, Germany, Iraq
Duration01:45
CharactersSmugglers
PlotLove, Survival, Travel, Revenge, Wedding
PlaceVillage, Trains, Iraq, Greece, Germany
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

Before Snowfall starts with a dramatic escape: Eighteen year-old Nermin runs away from her wedding in a village in Iraqi Kurdistan. Being the elder of the family, her younger brother Siyar becomes responsible for finding her and restoring the family reputation. The mission proves a dangerous one for the inexperienced Siyar. First stop is Istanbul, where he meets Elvin, a young girl who becomes his travel companion. On the way from east to west, through Europe and all the way to Norway, Siyar comes to realize his own need for respect, and for love.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, military
CountryGermany, Luxembourg, Belgium, France
Duration02:18
PlotLove, War, Friendship, Jealousy, Fate
PlaceUSSR, Germany
StyleFascinating

David Berman and his friends, all Holocaust survivors, have only one purpose: to go to America as soon as possible. For this they need money. Close to his aim, David is not only deprived of his savings but also overtaken by his shady past.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryGermany
Duration02:11
CharactersLosers
PlotLove, On real events, Vacation
PlaceVillage, Africa, Deserts
StyleFascinating, Serious

A girl, Carola, whose vacation in Kenya takes an interesting turn when she becomes infatuated with a Masai. Carola decides to leave her boyfriend to stay with her lover. There, she has to adapt to the Masai's way of life and get used to their food which includes milk mixed with blood. She also has to face her husband's attitude towards women and what he expects from a wife. Nonetheless, Carola is welcomed warmly into the tribe she has chosen to join.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryGermany
CharactersGay, Farmers
PlotLove, Passion, Love triangle
PlaceGermany
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

A young man struggles with the pressure of caring for his terminally ill father while trying to unlock a secret that his father seems determined to keep from him. The story takes another dramatic turn when Ron, Burghardt’s long-lost friend from his youth, re-appears — and a well-kept family secret is uncovered.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryMexico, Germany
CharactersGay, Gangsters
PlotLove, Revenge, Mental disorders, Chase
PlaceIslands, Germany, Sweden
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Disturbing

Miguel and Johnny know each other since childhood. They are dedicated to skate and have fun. To earn easy money and continue skating, they sell their own blood to a clandestine contact in a hospital. The activity becomes business until a large transaction is not as they imagined.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryGermany
Duration01:53
CharactersActors
PlotLove
PlaceGermany
StyleTouching

An actor's career takes a "Tootsie"-like turn when he lets himself be cast as a woman in a movie.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryRussia, Netherlands, Germany
Duration02:07
CharactersDoctors, Courtesans
PlotLove, Jealousy, True love, Seduction, Freedom
PlaceGermany, Hotels
Time19th century
StyleRomantic, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

A chance meeting between Nicolai and Nina, a friend from the past, makes Nicolai return to an abandoned hotel in which, many years ago, he experienced his only love, full of tragedy and an overwhelming feeling.





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