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1. Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2013)

Unrated | 122 min | Drama, History

6.1
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51 Metascore

In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, he raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order to have his rights restored.

Director: Arnaud des Pallières | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Mélusine Mayance, Delphine Chuillot, David Kross

Votes: 7,101

2. A Gentle Creature (2017)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama, Mystery

6.6
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78 Metascore

A woman lives in a small village in Russia. One day she receives the parcel she sent to her husband, serving a sentence in prison. Confused and angered, she sets out to find why her package was returned to sender.

Director: Sergey Loznitsa | Stars: Liya Akhedzhakova, Valeriu Andriuta, Boris Kamorzin, Roza Khayrullina

Votes: 1,646

3. The Cuba Libre Story (2016)

TV-14 | 52 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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This documentary series recounts the tumultuous history of Cuba, a nation of foreign conquest, freedom fighters and Cold War political machinations.

Stars: Ken Eaken, Jaime Suchlicki, Jean-Pierre Clerc, Michael Zeuske

Votes: 737

4. Bobby Kennedy for President (2018)

TV-MA | 245 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

8.2
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This four-part documentary series weaves together rare and exclusive footage of attorney general, U.S. senator, and presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy in the 1960s.

Stars: Peter Edelman, Paul Schrade, William Arnone, Harry Belafonte

Votes: 976

5. Mademoiselle Paradis (2017)

97 min | Drama, History

6.6
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A blind pianist living in 18th-century Vienna forms an extraordinary relationship with the physician who is trying to restore her sight.

Director: Barbara Albert | Stars: Maria Dragus, Devid Striesow, Lukas Miko, Katja Kolm

Votes: 476

6. Hitler's Hollywood (2017)

105 min | Documentary, History

6.7
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78 Metascore

Rüdiger Suchsland examines German cinema from 1933, when the Nazis came into power, until 1945 when the Third Reich collapsed.

Director: Rüdiger Suchsland | Stars: Hans Albers, Udo Kier, Heinz Rühmann, Zarah Leander

Votes: 463 | Gross: $0.04M

7. Age of Tanks (2017–2018)

54 min | Documentary

7.5
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The history of the powerful weapon on land, the tank. Covers its entire history, from paper designs of the early-1900s to the beasts of the present day.

Stars: Rachel Williams, Damien Cochereau, Stephan Fiedler, Roman Kollmer

Votes: 269

8. Clash of Futures (2018)

52 min | Drama, History, War

7.9
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"Clash of Futures" created by Jan Peter and Gunnar Dedio explores the dramatic era of the 1920s and '30s. The eight-part series follows the fates of extraordinary men, women and children ... See full summary »

Stars: Bernt Hahn, Wenzel Banneyer, Hüseyin Michael Cirpici, Tom Jacobs

Votes: 150

9. 14 Tagebücher des Ersten Weltkriegs (2014)

52 min | Drama, History, War

8.6
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100 years after its outbreak, this series lets viewers experience WWI solely through the eyes of those who lived it.

Stars: Udo Samel, George Morris, Claudia Besso, Mark Camacho

Votes: 213

10. Der Krieg und ich (2019– )

25 min | Drama, Family, History | Completed

What does it mean to be a war child? This German drama series for children about World War II sets the official version of history against a young and international perspective and shows how children experienced the war in Europe.

Stars: Nicola Seaton-Clark, Mina Christ, Arved Friese, Juri Gayed

11. Die eiserne Zeit - Lieben und Töten im Dreißigjährigen Krieg (2018)

52 min | Documentary, Drama

7.2
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This documentary drama series tells the story of the Thirty Years War from the perspective of the people who experienced it: like the soldier Peter Hagendorf, the "Winter Queen" Elisabeth ... See full summary »

Stars: Arianne Borbach, Bo Eriksson, Jan Hasenfuß, Dominique Reymond

Votes: 30

12. Inside Europe: 10 Years of Turmoil (2019)

60 min | Documentary

7.8
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3-part documentary series telling the stories of the battles to keep the European Union together, with contributions from Presidents, Prime Ministers and their closest advisers.

Stars: Caroline Catz, Nina Hoger, François Hollande, Jean-Claude Juncker

Votes: 81

13. Annihilation (2014–2015)

Not Rated | 438 min | Documentary

8.3
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70 years after the liberation of the Auschwitz camp, our eight-part film about the destruction of Europe's Jews sets out to explore a story whose roots go back to before the start of the 20th century, and which is still playing out today.

Stars: David Cesarani, Christopher Browning, Johann Chapoutot, Dan Michman

Votes: 99

14. My Friend Rockefeller (2015)

86 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.2
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Portrait of Christian Gerhartsreiter, who posed as a Rockefeller heir for decades, but who was, in fact, a con artist and a murderer.

Director: Steffi Kammerer | Stars: Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, Dan Banks, Sandra Boss, Meredith Brucker

Votes: 655

15. Small Hands in a Big War (2014)

25 min | War

7.9
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Drama series telling the story of WW1 as seen through the eyes of children.

Stars: Leon Bertoni, Eloi Christ, Constantin Lücke, Emily Behr

Votes: 11

16. Lyndon B. Johnson: Succeeding Kennedy (2013 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

6.8
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Lyndon B. Johnson: Succeeding Kennedy presents and explores the legacy left behind by this political force.

Director: Claire Walding | Star: Mark Camacho

Votes: 21

17. Michel Petrucciani (2011)

102 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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A documentary on the late French jazz pianist.

Director: Michael Radford | Stars: Michel Petrucciani, Alexandre Petrucciani, Eugenia Morrison, David Himmelstein

Votes: 198

18. Damals in der DDR (2004–2005)

52 min | Documentary, History

6.9
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Stars: Dieter Baumann, Johanna Danschke, Johannes Decker, Maria Magdalena Dedio

Votes: 24

19. From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses (2014)

119 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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Focuses on the Weimar Republic (1918-1933) and its 'collective spirit' in cinema. The purpose of film as a cultural tool is examined. Based on celebrated sociologist Siegfried Kracauer's seminal book 'From Caligari to Hitler' (1947).

Director: Rüdiger Suchsland | Stars: Rüdiger Suchsland, Hans Henrik Wöhler, Fritz Lang, Volker Schlöndorff

Votes: 568

20. Dreams of a New World (2017)

216 min | Drama, History

6.9
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Director: Kai Christiansen | Stars: Brita Sommer, Barry Moreno, Jochen Oltmer, Dag Blanck

Votes: 10

21. Spies of Mississippi (2014)

TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary

7.6
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Spies of Mississippi tells the story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation and maintain white supremacy. The anti-civil rights organization was ... See full summary »

Director: Dawn Porter | Stars: Ross Barnett, Margaret Block, R.L. Bolden, Rick Bowers

Votes: 91

22. Geheimes Kuba (2015–2016)

52 min | Documentary

7.7
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Votes: 47

23. Wallis Simpson, Loved and Lost (2012)

52 min | Biography

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Wallis Simpson, an ambitious American, seduces the King of England who abdicates to pursue his love for this woman.

Director: Claire Walding | Star: Kathleen Fee

24. The Cold War Story (2019)

43 min | Documentary

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Star: Mark Rossman

25. Hindenburg - Der Mann, der Hitler zum Kanzler machte (2013 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

6.5
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Director: Christoph Weinert | Stars: Axel Thielmann, Adolf Hitler, Pierre Jardin, Kaiser Wilhelm II

Votes: 21

26. Geheimsache Mauer - Die Geschichte einer deutschen Grenze (2011 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

7.6
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Directors: Jürgen Ast, Christoph Weinert

Votes: 10

27. Damals nach der DDR (2010–2011)

45 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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Stars: Udo Schenk, Bernd Capellen, Hanns-Christian Catenhusen, Georg Elsner

Votes: 8

28. Erich Mielke - Master of Fear (2015)

93 min | Documentary, History

6.0
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Before the Berlin Wall fell, Erich Mielke was the most feared man in East Germany. He created the East German "Stasi" and, for over four decades, ruled this most perfidious and effective ... See full summary »

Directors: Jens Becker, Maarten van der Duin | Stars: Kaspar Eichel, Victor Choulman, Hubert Dreyling, Wolfgang Fixson

Votes: 49

29. Caligari - Wie der Horror ins Kino kam (2014 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, History

6.6
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A documentary about the seminal horror film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) and the purpose of cinema as a cultural tool according to Siegfried Kracauer (1889-1966).

Director: Rüdiger Suchsland | Stars: Martin Engler, Erika Gregor, Ulrich Gregor, Elisabeth Bronfen

Votes: 50

30. Hitler & Stalin - Portrait of Hostility (2009 TV Movie)

89 min | Documentary

6.7
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Director: Ullrich Kasten | Stars: Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin

Votes: 39

31. Edward & George: Two Brothers, One Throne (2012)

Documentary

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Director: Claire Walding | Stars: Stanley Baldwin, Sarah Bradford, Neville Chamberlain, Winston Churchill

Votes: 8

32. Genesis II (2004)

52 min | Documentary

8.1
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Votes: 8

33. Written by Mrs Bach (2014)

57 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.6
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Over the years some works previously attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach have been reattributed to other composers, barely causing a ripple in the placid waters within the classical music ... See full summary »

Directors: Alex McCall, Irini Vachlioti | Stars: Sally Beamish, Heidi Harralson, Martin Jarvis, Yannik Borzynski

Votes: 9

34. Berlin 1885: The Division of Africa (2010 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama, History

6.9
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Director: Joël Calmettes | Stars: Jacques Spiesser, Pierre-Loup Rajot, Carlo Brandt, Pierre Banderet

Votes: 26

35. Luise - Königin der Herzen (2010 TV Movie)

53 min | Documentary, Biography

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Director: Georg Schiemann | Stars: Luise Bähr, Brigitte Hesse, Ulrich Hoppe, Vincent Kastner

36. Of Sharks and Men (2008– )

Documentary

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Filmmakers team up with scientists and shark attack victims to explore the fierce underwater world of our ocean's greatest predator.

Votes: 14

37. Hans Zimmer - Der Sound für Hollywood (2011 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

7.1
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Directors: Ariane Riecker, Dirk Schneider | Stars: Hans Zimmer, James L. Brooks, Geoff Downes, Stephen Frears

Votes: 29

38. Camping Camping (2002 TV Short)

5 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Steffen Schneider

39. La vie sauvage des animaux domestiques (2009)

90 min | Documentary

6.9
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On an ordinary farm, between the first buds of spring and the end of summer, our pets appear to live in peace and harmony. But if we look more closely, however tame these animals might be, ... See full summary »

Directors: Dominique Garing, Frédéric Goupil | Stars: Luise Bähr, André Dussollier

Votes: 42

41. Deutschland '61 - Countdown zum Mauerbau (2019 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

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Director: Henrike Sandner | Stars: Hansi Jochmann, Ellen Wagner

42. Comrade Couture (2009)

84 min | Documentary

7.2
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»Comrade Couture« is a journey into the world of the fashionistas and Bohemians of East Berlin in the 80s. A fantasy world within East Germany's restricted everyday life. Director Marco Wilms was himself a model at GDR's fashion institute.

Director: Marco Wilms | Stars: Klaus Ehrlich, Frank Schäfer, Sabine von Oettingen

Votes: 48

43. 1913: The Emperor's Last Dance (2014)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Florian Huber | Stars: Carsten Faseler, Peter Henze, Georg Kleinegees, Hendrik Massute

44. Panzer! (2017– )

54 min | History

8.5
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Votes: 6

45. Life with the Enemy (2008– )

45 min | Documentary

6.9
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Stars: Joachim Kerzel, Alexander Galkin, Mickey Dorsey, Robert Wolfe

Votes: 8

46. Kollwitz. Ein Leben in Leidenschaft (2017)

Documentary, Biography, History

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Graphic designer and sculptor Käthe Kollwitz is one of the most important German artists. Her work is known around the world, fetching high prices at art auctions. Her memorial "Mourning ... See full summary »

Directors: Yury Winterberg, Henrike Sandner

47. Gesichter Europas - Der Elefantenmann von Hagenbeck (2007 TV Short)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Thorsten Koehrmann arbeitet als Elefantenpfleger im Hamburger Tierpark Hagenbeck. Schon als Sechsjaehriger traeumte er davon, mit Elefanten zu arbeiten. Ein Beruf, der den Pflegern ... See full summary »

Director: Sophie Kill | Star: Thorsten Köhrmann

48. Hitler & Mussolini - Eine brutale Freundschaft (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

7.1
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Directors: Ullrich Kasten, Hans von Brescius | Stars: Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini

Votes: 48

49. Mazedonien-Marathon (1999 TV Short)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Steffen Schneider

50. Memorys on Demand: The Imagery of Thomas Demand (2011)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Thomas Demand, internationally acclaimed as a »photographer«; but yet not your usual photographer, takes photographs of models; photographs that are mostly recreations of specific places. ... See full synopsis »

Director: Jeremy J.P. Fekete | Star: Thomas Demand


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