Movies about Berlin

Movies about Berlin
List of the best movies about Berlin, selected by visitors to our site: Father of a Soldier, B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Liberation: Direction of the Main Blow, The Lives of Others, The 15:17 to Paris, Posthumous, Atomic Blonde, A Hidden Life, The Good Liar.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Father of a Soldier (1965)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, military
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:27

During World War II, оld Georgian peasant wine-grower Georgy (Sergo Zakariadze) leaves his Georgian village and goes off to the front line, hoping to find his son. George should see and transfer a lot of things, he becomes a soldier and only in the last days of war finds the son...

B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin (2015)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredocumentary, music
CountryGermany
Duration02:36

Music, art and chaos in the wild West-Berlin of the 1980s. The walled-in city became the creative melting pot for sub- and pop-culture. Before the iron curtain fell, everything and anything seemed possible. B-Movie is a fast-paced collage of mostly unreleased film and TV footage from a frenzied but creative decade, starting with punk and ending with the Love Parade, in a city where the days are short and the nights are endless. Where it was not about long-term success, but about living for the moment - the here and now.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30

When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a Jewish prisoner or the role his own Nazi father plays in his imprisonment, Bruno embarks on a dangerous journey inside the camp's walls.

Liberation: Direction of the Main Blow (1971)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountrySoviet Union, Poland, Yugoslavia, East Germany, Italy
Duration02:03

This five part epic war drama gives a dramatized detailed account of Soviet Union's war against Nazi Germany during world war two. Each of the five parts represents a separate major eastern front campaign.

The Lives of Others (2006)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryGermany, France
Duration02:17

A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the system.

The 15:17 to Paris (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

In August 2015, an ISIS terrorist boarded train #9364 from Brussels to Paris. Armed with an AK-47 and enough ammo to kill more than 500 people, the terrorist might have succeeded except for three American friends who refused to give in to fear. One was a college student, one was a martial arts enthusiast and airman first class in the U.S. Air Force, and the other was a member of the Oregon National Guard, and all three pals proved fearless as they charged and ultimately overpowered the gunman after he emerged from a bathroom armed and ready to kill.

Posthumous (2014)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany

After false reports of his demise put him and his work on the map, an artist decides to continue the charade by posing as his own brother. Soon, a reporter enters his life and has a profound effect on him.

Atomic Blonde (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, Germany, Sweden, Hungary
Duration02:32

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.

A Hidden Life (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany

The story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. Based on real events.

The Good Liar (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA

An aging con artist cannot believe his luck when he meets a wealthy widow and marks her as his next target. But she hides a secret of her own.

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Berlin Syndrome (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryAustralia, Germany

A passionate holiday romance leads to an obsessive relationship when an Australian photojournalist wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave.

Suspiria (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryItaly, USA
Duration02:26

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the troupe's artistic director, an ambitious young dancer and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare, others will finally wake up.

Balloon (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, family, history
CountryGermany, France, USA

Two families attempt a daredevil plan to escape the GDR with a homemade hot air balloon, but it crashes just before the border. The Stasi finds traces of this attempt to escape and immediately starts investigations, while the two families are forced to build a new escape balloon. With each passing day the Stasi is closer on their heels – a nerve-wracking race against time begins.

The Good German (2006)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

An American journalist arrives in Berlin just after the end of World War Two. He becomes involved in a murder mystery surrounding a dead GI who washes up at a lakeside mansion during the Potsdam negotiations between the Allied powers. Soon his investigation connects with his search for his married pre-war German lover.

Tom of Finland (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, biography
CountryFinland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA
Duration02:03

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.

Three Comrades (1938)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

A love story centered on the lives of three young German soldiers in the years following World War I. Their close friendship is strengthened by their shared love for the same woman who is dying of tuberculosis.

The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

Blacklisted in modern day WW2, a Swedish oil trader opts to assist British Allies, by means of infiltrating and surveying Nazi Germany.

Shining Through (1992)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:07

Spirited New Yorker Linda Voss goes to work for international lawyer and secret Office of Strategic Services operative Ed Leland just before World War II. As they fall in love, the United States enters the fight against Hitler, and Linda volunteers to work for Ed spying undercover behind Nazi lines. Assigned to uncover information about a German bomb, Linda also has personal motives to fulfill: discovering the fate of her Jewish family members in Berlin.

Julia (1977)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.

One, Two, Three (1961)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

C.R. MacNamara will do anything to get a promotion within the Coca-Cola company, including looking after boss W.P. Hazeltine's rebellious teenage daughter, Scarlett. When Scarlett visits Berlin, where C.R. is stationed, she reveals that she is married to a communist named Otto Piffl -- and C.R. recognizes that Otto's anti-establishment stance will clash with his boss's own political views, possibly jeopardizing his promotion.

I'm Off Then (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy
CountryGermany

Based on the book "Ich bin dann mal weg" by Hape Kerkeling where the author describes his journey on the Way of St. James, a pilgrimage route, and the people he encounters there.

Flight World War II (2015)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure, military
CountryUSA

International Flight 42 is on course, when all of a sudden a massive and weird storm crops up around the plane. This sends the plane back in time to the year 1940- smack dab in the middle of WWII! Now, the crew and passengers must not only find a way back to their time, but fight off the Axis powers.

A Coffee in Berlin (2012)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryGermany
Duration01:26

A fateful day pushes an aimless college dropout (Tom Schilling) to stop wasting his time and finally engage with life.

Lose Your Head (2013)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller
CountryGermany
Duration01:45

Lose Your Head is a psycho thriller about a Spanish party tourist who gets lost in Berlin. The film is inspired by the true story of a young Portuguese man who disappeared some years ago after a night at Berghain.

Berlin Station (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:45

A contemporary spy series that follows Daniel Miller, an undercover agent at the CIA station in Berlin, Germany.

Nico, 1988 (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryItaly, Belgium

The muse of Andy Warhol, Christa Päffgen, stage name Nico, singer with the band Velvet Underground and a woman of legendary beauty. She gained a new lease of life after the story everyone knows, when she launched her solo career.

Conspiracy (2001)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:36

The historical recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which Nazi and SS leaders gathered in a Berlin suburb to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Lead by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, this group of high ranking German officials came to the historic and far reaching decision that the Jews of Europe were to be exterminated in what would come to be known as the Holocaust.

Unfinished Business (2015)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:40

A hard-working small business owner and his two associates travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives. But what began as a routine business trip goes off the rails in every imaginable – and unimaginable – way, including unplanned stops at a massive sex fetish event and a global economic summit.

Sweethearts (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, crime
CountryGermany

It's double trouble when fate and an ill-executed diamond robbery throw Mel and Lise together in a race and chase against time.

Tarzan Triumphs (1943)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, melodrama, adventure, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:16

Zandra, white princess of a lost civilization, comes to Tarzan for help when Nazis invade the jungle with plans to conquer her people and take their wealth. Tarzan, the isolationist, becomes involved after the Nazis shoot at him and capture Boy: "Now Tarzan make war!"




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