Movies about Germany

Movies about Germany
List of the best movies about Germany, selected by visitors to our site: Captain America: The First Avenger, Kokowääh 2, We Are the Night, The Book Thief, Anywhere Else, The Lives of Others, 1944, Bridge of Spies, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Adolf Hitler: The Greatest Story Never Told.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Scientists, Soldier
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Experiments, Genetic experiments
PlaceUSA, New York
TimeFuture, World War II
StyleMarvel, Exciting, Patriotic, Serious, For men

Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, and the leader of an organization that intends to use a mysterious device of untold powers for world domination.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryGermany
Duration02:02

Who said a patchwork family is without problems? Two years after the turbulence of Kokowääh, everyday life turns to everyday chaos…

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryGermany
Duration01:41
CharactersVampire, Teens, Thieves, Police, Immortals
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Supernatural, Justice, Love at first sight
PlaceParty
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Gothic, Serious

One night, 18 year old Lena is bitten by Louise, leader of a female vampire trio that are as deadly as they are beautiful. Her newfound vampiric lifestyle is a blessing and a curse at the same time. At first, she enjoys the limitless freedom, the luxury, the parties. But soon the murderous blood lust of her comrades in arms proves too much for her, and she falls dangerously in love with Tom, a young undercover cop. When she resolves to turn her back on the bloodsucking band of sisters, Louise fury knows no bounds. Lena will have to choose between immortal love and immortal life.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:11
CharactersThieves, Jews
PlotWar, Death, Adoption
PlaceGermany
TimeWorld War II
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.

Markimdb: 6.7
CountryGermany
Duration01:24
CharactersGrandparents
PlaceGermany, Israel, Berlin

You left your home to move far away. You were struck by a wind of change and were unfaithful to yourself. You reinvented yourself and you are now feeling free. But suddenly pressure arises in you.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryGermany, France
Duration02:17
CharactersSpy, Actors
PlotPolitical, Blackmail
PlaceGermany
TimeCold War
StyleAction, Soulful, Gloomy, Depressive

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.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, military, history
CountryEstonia, Finland
Duration02:13
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar, Death, Weapon, Funeral
PlaceUSSR
TimeWorld War II

The events of the war in 1944, from the Blue Hills to Sõrve Peninsula. Shown through the eyes of Estonian soldiers who had to pick sides and fight against fellow brothers. Choices have to be made, not only by the soldiers, but also by their loved ones.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryUSA, Germany, India
Duration02:39
CharactersCIA, Spy, Scouts, Lawyers, Judge
PlotOn real events, Political, Justice
PlaceUSSR, USA
TimeCold War
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate his release. Donovan boards a plane to Berlin, hoping to win the young man's freedom through a prisoner exchange. If all goes well, the Russians would get Rudolf Abel, the convicted spy who Donovan defended in court.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersChildrens, Jews, Friends
PlotWar, Friendship
PlaceConcentration camp, Germany
TimeWorld War II
StyleSad ones, To cry, Heavy, Gloomy, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredocumentary, military, history
CountryUSA
CharactersHitler, Celebrities
PlotOn real events
PlaceGermany

Since the mid-20th century, the world has only ever heard one side of an incredible story. The story of a boy from an ordinary family whose ambition it was to become an artist, but who instead became a drifter. Now, for the first time, this is the documented account of a story many believe to be… the greatest story NEVER told!

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:39
CharactersSpy, Scouts, Military, Soldier
PlotLove, War, Skirmishes, Investigation, Friendship
PlaceEngland, France, Night Clubs
TimeWorld War II
StyleTense

In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, family, history
CountryGermany, France, USA
CharactersStrong women
PlotOn real events, The escape
PlaceGermany, Berlin
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryGermany
Duration02:28
CharactersFriends, Blind, Janitors
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Success
PlaceGermany, Hotels
StyleSoulful

An ambitious young man struggles to achieve his dream of becoming an employee in a Munich luxury hotel despite being strongly visually impaired.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror
CountryUSA, Netherlands, Czech Republic
Duration01:24
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Military, Nuns, Soldier
PlotSupernatural, Fear
PlaceGermany
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Steampunk, Fascinating, Tense, For men

Toward the end of World War II, Russian soldiers pushing into eastern Germany stumble across a secret Nazi lab, one that has unearthed and begun experimenting with the journal of one Dr. Victor Frankenstein. The scientists have used the legendary Frankenstein's work to assemble an army of super-soldiers stitched together from the body parts of their fallen comrades -- a desperate Hitler's last ghastly ploy to escape defeat

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, Germany, Sweden, Hungary
Duration02:32
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, CIA, Spy, Scouts
PlotOn real events, Survival, Passion, Fight, Seduction
PlaceRussia, USSR, Caucasus, Germany, Berlin
Time19th century, Cold War
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Atmospheric, Tense, Good music

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.

Markimdb: 4
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryGermany
Duration01:40
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural
StyleHeavy, Creepy, Depressive, Disturbing

After Using the instructions found in an old Jewish diary, Markus and Thomas hope to gain access to a WW II underground military base formerly codenamed: Cerusit. It was used by the Nazis as a secret research institute and is shrouded in rumors to this day about the lost gold of the Third Reich. The entrance to the cave system, however, lies right within the restricted area of a U.S. military base.. the first of many problems Markus and Thomas will have to face.

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: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:26
CharactersChildrens
PlotLove, War, On real events, Survival, Relationship
PlaceConcentration camp, Germany
TimeWorld War II
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think

Germany, 1944. Leyna, the 15-year old daughter of a white German mother and a black African father, meets Lutz, a compassionate member of the Hitler Youth whose father is a prominent Nazi soldier, and they form an unlikely connection in this quickly changing world.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, military
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:27
CharactersMilitary, Soldier, Farmers
PlotTravel
PlaceVillage, Russia, Caucasus, Berlin
TimeGreat Patriotic War
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Touching, For men

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...

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, military, biography
CountryUSA, France, United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, Hungary
Duration02:07
CharactersBlonde girls, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Dancing, Fight, Death
PlaceGermany, Estate
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

With the Third Reich is at his peak in 1942, the Czech resistance in London plans the most ambitious military operation of WWII – Anthropoid. Two young recruits are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader – Reinhardt Heydrich – head of the SS, the Gestapo and the architect of the Final Solution.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryGermany
Duration02:12
CharactersTeens, Disabled people, Friends, Nurses
PlotMoney, Friendship, Birthday, Ambulance, Shopping
PlaceHospitals, Germany, Berlin, Night Clubs
StyleSoulful, Makes me think, Touching

When 30-ish rich kid Lenny has to take care of 15-year-old David, who’s suffering from heart disease, it’s the beginning of a wild adventure. Lenny fearlessly breaks all the rules to fulfill his young friend’s every wish.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military, sport
CountryGermany
Duration01:55
PlotWar, Boxing, Friendship
PlaceGermany, Boarding school
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious

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 enrolls. During his year in seventh column,Friedrich encounters hazing, cruelty, death, and the Nazi code. His friendship with Albrecht, the ascetic son of the area's governor, is central to this education.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration03:04
CharactersHorses, Spy, Military, Soldier
PlotBoxing, Jealousy, Debts, Funeral
PlaceEngland, Ireland
Time18th century
StyleFascinating, Epic

An Irish rogue uses his cunning and wit to work his way up the social classes of 18th century England, transforming himself from the humble Redmond Barry into the noble Barry Lyndon.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryGermany, Poland
Duration02:11
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events, Survival
PlaceGermany
TimeWorld War II
StyleExplicit scenes, Depressive, Serious

A nameless woman keeps a diary as the Russians invade Berlin in the spring of 1945. She is in her early 30s, a patriotic journalist with international credentials; her husband, Gerd, a writer, is an officer at the Russian front. She speaks Russian and, for a day or two after the invasion, keeps herself safe, but then the rapes begin. She resolves to control her fate

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryGermany
Duration01:52
CharactersDoctors, Pregnant
PlaceGermany
StyleTense, Sad ones

Astrid is a comedian who makes people laugh for a living; her husband Markus is her manager and the two of them work well together. They have a nine-year-old daughter and are expecting their second child. When they learn that their child will not be born healthy, they are at first optimistic that they will be able to meet this challenge – although they have no idea what awaits them. But the closer it gets to the due date, the more Astrid begins to worry about the future of her unborn child as well as that of her family and her career. After many discussions and arguments Astrid realises that the decision that will affect all their lives must be made by her alone. What complicates matters further is the fact that, as a successful entertainer, she is in the eye of the public and the media.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany
Duration01:30
CharactersLawyers, Prosecutors
PlotInvestigation
PlaceGermany, Berlin
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Depressive

A young lawyer stumbles upon a vast conspiracy while investigating a brutal murder case.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
PlotLove triangle, Political
PlaceGermany, Night Clubs
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

Inside the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles and an impish emcee sound the clarion call to decadent fun, while outside a certain political party grows into a brutal force.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryGermany
Duration01:42
CharactersTeens, Pupils, Mothers
PlotAdventure, Money, Happiness
StyleSoulful, Touching

Timm Thyler is poor, but he laughs a lot and he looks so charming. One day, the world’s richest man makes the boy a dubious offer: if Timm agrees to sell him his laugh, he’ll win every bet he ever makes in the future.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, crime
CountryGermany
CharactersAnimals, Thieves, Elephants
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Music
PlaceZoos
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

An eleven year old girl can talk to animals. When a thief causes trouble in the local zoo, she comes to the rescue.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryGermany
PlaceBeach
StyleRomantic, By books, Atmospheric

Emmi would like to cancel her subscription to "Like" magazine via e-mail. But due to a typo, her messages land in Leo Leike’s inbox. When Emmi repeatedly sends mails to the wrong address, Leo decides to inform her of her mistake. This marks the beginning of an extraordinary e-mail exchange, which can only be held between two strangers. Treading the fine line between complete strangeness and noncommittal intimacy, the two are soon sharing their innermost secrets and longings – until they need to face the unavoidable question: Will their feelings, sent and received virtually, survive the test of a real-life encounter? And what will happen if they do?





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