German movies about love

List of the best German movies about love, selected by visitors to our site: Synonyms, Berlin, I Love You, In the Aisles, 303, 100 Things, How to Be Really Bad, 55 Steps, Never Look Away, Transit, The Happy Prince.

In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Synonyms (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.4)
CountryFrance, Israel, Germany
PlotRelationship, Adventure, Love

    A young Israeli man absconds to Paris to flee his nationality, aided by his trusty Franco-Israeli dictionary.

    Berlin, I Love You (2019)
    Mark7.4 (imdb: 4.6)
    Genremelodrama, drama
    PlotRelationship, Love, Dancing

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

      In the Aisles (2018)
      Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.9)
      PlotTreason, Love, Funeral
      TimeNew Year

        After losing his brick laying job, Christian begins to work at a supermarket.

        303 (2018)
        Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.5)
        Genrecomedy, melodrama
        PlotLove, Relationship, Travel, Money, Cars, Road adventures
        StyleRomantic, Soulful, Exciting, Light

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

          100 Things (2018)
          Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
          PlotMoney, Love, Happiness
          StyleMakes me think, Deep Meaning, Fascinating, For men, Inspirational

            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.

            How to Be Really Bad (2018)
            Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.3)
            Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
            CharactersDemons, Teens

              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.

              55 Steps (2018)
              Mark10 (imdb: 6.9)
              Genredrama, biography
              CountryGermany, Belgium
              PlotLove, Relationship

                55 Steps is based a the inspiring true story of Eleanor Riese, a mental illness patient herself, who brings a class action suit to give competent mental patients the right to have a say in their medication while they’re in a hospital, and Colette Hughes, the lawyer appointed to her case.

                Never Look Away (2018)
                Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.7)
                Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, history
                CountryGermany, Italy
                PlotOn real events, Relationship, Love, Art
                PlacePrison, Germany

                  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.

                  Transit (2018)
                  Markimdb: 6.9
                  CountryGermany, France
                  PlotWar, Relationship, Love, Death
                  PlaceHotels, France, Trains

                    In an attempt to flee Nazi-occupied France, Georg assumes the identity of a dead author but soon finds himself stuck in Marseilles, where he falls in love with Maria, a young woman searching for her missing husband.

                    The Happy Prince (2018)
                    Mark7 (imdb: 6.2)
                    Genredrama, biography
                    CountryUnited Kingdom, Belgium, Italy, Germany
                    CharactersGay, Writers, Poets
                    PlotLove, Death
                    Time19th century

                      In 1895, Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was the most famous writer in London, and Bosie Douglas, son of the notorious Marquess of Queensberry, was his lover. Accused and convicted of gross indecency, he was imprisoned for two years and subjected to hard labor. Once free, he abandons England to live in France, where he will spend his last years, haunted by memories of the past, poverty and immense sadness.

                      The Titan (2018)
                      Mark6.2 (imdb: 4.8)
                      Genrefantastic, thriller
                      CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, USA, Germany
                      CharactersScientists, Military, Aliens, Pilots
                      PlotGenetic experiments, Death, Love, Mental disorders
                      PlaceSpace, Laboratory
                      StyleNetflix, Heavy, Exciting, Tense, Unexpected ending

                        On a bleak future Earth, a soldier endures a radical genetic transformation to save humanity. But his wife fears he's becoming more creature than man.

                        Mute (2018)
                        Mark6.4 (imdb: 5.4)
                        Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
                        CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
                        CharactersBartenders, Doctors, Mute, Good people
                        PlotInvestigation, Technology, Revenge, Love, Missing people, Justice
                        PlaceBerlin, Germany
                        StyleNetflix, Cyberpunk, Action, Exciting, Disturbing, Worth watching

                          A mute man with a violent past is forced to take on the teeming underworld of a near-future Berlin as he searches for his missing girlfriend.

                          The Hunter's Prayer (2017)
                          Mark10 (imdb: 5.6)
                          Genreaction, thriller
                          CountryUSA, Spain, Germany
                          CharactersMafia, Dogs, Killers, Friends, Hired assassins, Gangsters, Tough guys, Warriors, Lawyers, Snipers, FBI
                          PlotLove, War, Robbery, Revenge, Survival, Drug addict, Death, Money
                          PlaceMansions, England, Party
                          StyleTense, Exciting, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

                            An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.

                            Submergence (2017)
                            Markimdb: 5.4
                            Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
                            CountryGermany, France, Spain, USA
                            CharactersScientists, Spy, Terrorists
                            PlotAdventure, Love
                            PlaceBeach, France
                            TimeNew Year
                            StyleSoulful, Touching, To cry

                              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.

                              The Invisible Guardian (2017)
                              Mark4 (imdb: 6.4)
                              CountrySpain, Germany
                              CharactersManiacs, Killers, Serial killers
                              PlotLove, Investigation, Mystery, Mystery, Supernatural, Weapon
                              PlaceFrance, Spain, Village, Hospitals
                              StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

                                When the naked body of a teenage girl is found on the banks of the River Baztán, it is quickly linked to a similar murder one month before. Soon, rumours are flying in the nearby village of Elizondo. Is this the work of a ritualistic killer or is it the basajaun, the ‘invisible guardian’ of Basque mythology? Inspector Amaia Salazar leads the investigation, taking her back to the heart of the Basque country where she was born, and where she hoped never to return. Shrouded in mist and surrounded by impenetrable forests, it is a place of unresolved conflicts and a terrible secret from Amaia’s childhood that will come back to haunt her. Faced with the superstitions of the village, Amaia must fight the demons of her past to confront the reality of a serial killer on the loose. But as she is drawn deeper into the investigation, she feels the presence of something darker lurking in the shadows…

                                Tom of Finland (2017)
                                Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.8)
                                Genredrama, biography
                                CountryFinland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA
                                CharactersArtists, Friends, Gay, Thieves, Soldier, Jews, Teachers, Models, Criminals
                                PlotLove, Relationship, Art, Creation, Dancing, Cancer, Motorcycles, Snow, Money, Religious, Ghosts, Viruses
                                PlaceUSA, Aircraft, Trains, Party

                                  Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of the homosexual and men around him even being pressured to marry women and have children. Touko finds refuge in his liberating art, specialising in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, free of inhibitions. His work – made famous by his signature ‘Tom of Finland’ – became the emblem of a generation of men and fanned the flames of a gay revolution.

                                  Self-Criticism of a Bourgeois Dog (2017)
                                  Markimdb: 6.7
                                  CountryGermany, Italy
                                  CharactersStudents, Directors
                                  PlotLove, Religious, Relationship

                                    The story of the dog from the title, who in a frame narrative explains how he came to be transformed from an unemployed communist filmmaker into a canine with a philosophical bent. Unable to finance his new project, young Berlin-based director Julian tells foreign exchange student Camille that his job in the countryside is research for an upcoming film. When Camille offers to help, he is forced to uphold the lie. The plantation isn’t the proletarian idyll he had hoped for, but fortunately the reincarnation of Francis of Assisi provides spiritual insight and a new aim in life.

                                    A Fantastic Woman (2017)
                                    Markimdb: 7.2
                                    CountryChile, Germany, Spain, USA
                                    CharactersPolice, Doctors, Dogs, Sisters, Singers
                                    PlotLove, Death, Dancing, Power, Funeral, Fear
                                    PlaceHospitals, Night Clubs

                                      Marina's life is thrown into turmoil following the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.

                                      Bye Bye Germany (2017)
                                      Markimdb: 6.5
                                      Genrecomedy, drama, military
                                      CountryGermany, Luxembourg, Belgium
                                      PlotLove, War

                                        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.

                                        Godless Youth (2017)
                                        Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
                                        Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, crime
                                        CharactersPupils, Teachers

                                          German students compete to enter one of the country's elite schools.