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Superstau (1991)

Every year a lot of German people prepare to spent their holidays in the sunny south. And all of them have to use the same motor ways. And every year all comes to an end in a big jam.

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Ottfried Fischer ...
Ludwig Stocker
Ralf Richter ...
Hermann Pacholke
Monika Baumgartner ...
Marie Stocker
Hildegard Kuhlenberg ...
Ilse Pacholke
Petra Ehlert ...
Viola Pippig
Ulrich Anschütz ...
Fritzie Pippig
Achim Konejung ...
Charlie "Commander" Hüsskes
Horst Schroth ...
Heini "Mustang" Harms
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Erich Pippig
Christine Schorn ...
Margot Pippig
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Hinnerk
Heinrich Rolfing ...
Clars (as Heinz Rolfing)
Heinrich Giskes ...
Westermann
Wolfgang Schumacher ...
Bruno
Ariane Mühlmann ...
Stefanie "Steffi" Stocker
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Every year a lot of German people prepare to spent their holidays in the sunny south. And all of them have to use the same motor ways. And every year all comes to an end in a big jam. Written by Michael Hermes <saxon@kdt.de>

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21 March 1991 (Germany)  »

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$259,297 (USA)
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Keine Grenze für uns zwei
Performed by Dirk Busch
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Instant classic - non-Germans will probably not get a single one of the jokes, though
14 February 2010 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Michael Moore once wrote that you could learn everything you needed to know about contemporary America from "Dude, where's my car". This movie does exactly that for early nineties Germany.

Chock full of every single German stereotype (from the inside) you can imagine, and brilliantly played, too. Probably the last truly original and authentic German comedy that was ever made.

People who have not lived in Germany for any significant amount of time or are under 20 or over 60 will probably not get anything at all from this movie but those who are will probably laugh-out-loud enjoy it non-stop.

I would also like to concur with the other commenter who called this movie non-intellectual: This is social satire at its very best, funny as hell completely without having to resort to the depths of fart jokes and the like.

Oh, and did I mention it's highly quotable, too? Those who've seen it will probably be able to lead entire conversations completely comprised of lines from the movie.


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