Movies about Germany

List of the best movies about Germany, selected by visitors to our site: Home for the Weekend, Berlin Syndrome, 303, Emma nach Mitternacht - Der Wolf und die sieben Geiseln, Mute, The Exception, Tilt, The Aftermath, Stromberg - The Movie, Faust.

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Home for the Weekend (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
CharactersWriters, Losers, Housewives
PlotLife, Mental disorders, Family life
PlaceVillage, Germany
StyleSoulful, By books, Tense, Gloomy, Serious

On the request of his mother Gitte, Marko, who has been living in Berlin for years, drives off to the countryside to visit his parents. His hopes of spending a quiet and relaxing time with his family fall short when Gitte surprises everyone by revealing that she has recovered after a long mental illness. Marko is the only one who respects her wish from now on to be treated as a full member of this family and, as a result, ends up tipping more than just the delicate balance of his parent’s seemingly harmonious relationship.

Berlin Syndrome (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryAustralia, Germany
CharactersTeachers, Tourists
PlotObsession, Hostage, Stockholm syndrome, Snow, Missing people
PlaceParty, Germany, Berlin
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Tense

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.

303 (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
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.

Emma nach Mitternacht - Der Wolf und die sieben Geiseln (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9

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Mute (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
CharactersGangsters, Doctors, Cyborgs, Mute, Bartenders
PlotLove, Revenge, Investigation, Technology, Missing people
PlaceGermany, Berlin
StyleNetflix, Exciting, Action, Cyberpunk, Serious

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 Exception (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersSpy, Jews, Military, Bodyguards, Sisters
PlotLove, Money, Investigation, Weapon, Conspiracies
PlaceVillage, Germany
TimeWorld War II
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.

Tilt (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryBulgaria, Germany
CharactersPunks, Friends
PlotFriendship, Revolution
StyleRomantic, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating

TILT is a love story set against the backdrop of the changing political and social environment in Europe in the late 80's and early 90's. Can this love survive the challenges of emigration, a violent homeland and immoral social atmosphere thanks to a gang of adventurous friends?

The Aftermath (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA
CharactersFamily, Architects
PlotDancing, Relationship, Love triangle
PlaceParty, Germany
TimeNew Year
StyleBy books, Serious, Sad ones

In the aftermath of World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German widower who lives with them.

Stromberg - The Movie (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3

The celebration of the 50th anniversary of “Capitol-Insurance” is due – that's what the bosses thought. All employees are invited to join the party in a hotel. However, rumors say the company's not doing very well. To avoid unemployment due to the possible shutdown of the smaller branch office the only option is to move to the headquarters. Now that's the ultimate challange for Stromberg, who is notoriously trying to be the example of a department manager, gathering all of his employees behind him.

Faust (2011)
Markimdb: 6.6
CountryRussia, Germany, Japan, Italy, France
PlotDeath, Hunger
PlaceRussia, Germany
Time19th century, 18th century
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious

Faust inhabits an earthy, 19th-century world of primitive autopsies and medical rituals. He becomes obsessed with the beautiful Margarete and desperately turns to a physically grotesque moneylender to conjure their union.

Memorial Day (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
StyleExciting, Soulful

Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. Although Bud has never talked about the war, he finds himself striking a deal with his grandson: Kyle can pick any three souvenirs, and Bud will tell him the stories behind each one. Memorial Day not only takes us on a journey into Bud's complicated wartime past, but also into Kyle's wartime future. As the two men share parallel experiences in combat, they come to realize how that magical day on the porch shaped both of their lives. 

90 Degrees North (2015)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, short

A 30-sth. businessman gets stuck on a man-eating traffic island in the middle of a forest for an entire year.

The Surprise (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryNetherlands, Belgium, Germany, Republic of Ireland
PlotLove, Relationship, Death
StyleRomantic, Light

An eccentric multimillionaire signs an agreement to have his life ended. While selecting his coffin he meets a young woman who has signed up for the same arrangement. Trouble ensues when the couple falls in love and wishes to get out of the contract.

Woman in Love (2011)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama

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

Futuro Beach (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryBrazil, Germany
CharactersGay, Lifeguards, Brothers
PlotMotorcycles, Death, Snow
PlaceTrains, Beach, Germany
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

Donato fails in his attempt to save a drowning man, and meets one of the man's friends. He decides to start his life over, but pieces of his past keep coming after him.

A Most Wanted Man (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Germany
PlotInvestigation, Inheritance
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Smart, Gloomy, Makes me think

A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg and becomes a person of interest for a covert government team which tracks the movements of potential terrorists.

Barbara (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
PlaceSea, Germany, Small cities
TimeCold War
StylePsychological problems, Action, Soulful, Atmospheric, Gloomy

It is the summer of 1980 in East Germany and, alone, Barbara is confined to living and working as a doctor in a small provincial town - her punishment for attempting to emigrate to the West. She has only one focus; to escape and for this, she has to wait patiently. Until Andre, her supervisor in the hospital, takes her off course. Are his motives of love or duty to the authorities? The day-to-day pretense, and content supervision slowly take their toll as the tension builds.

Lore (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, military
CountryAustralia, Germany, United Kingdom
PlotWar, Survival
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Soulful, Atmospheric, Tense, Gloomy

Lore leads her four younger siblings across a war-torn Germany in 1945. Amidst the chaos she encounters a mysterious refugee who shatters her fragile reality with hatred and desire.

Unbroken (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CharactersSharks, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Survival
PlacePrison, Islands, Japan, Germany
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Epic, Depressive

A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.

Devil's Mistress (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, Slovakia
CharactersLovers, Actors
PlotLove triangle, Intrigue

A film about the black-and-white era actress Lída Baarová and her doomed love affair.