With Bavaria Film International (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Let the Right One In (2008)

R | 114 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

7.9
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82 Metascore

Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl.

Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Henrik Dahl

Votes: 196,120 | Gross: $2.12M

2. The Piano Teacher (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama

7.5
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79 Metascore

A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Annie Girardot, Benoît Magimel, Susanne Lothar

Votes: 50,121 | Gross: $1.90M

3. Run Lola Run (1998)

R | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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77 Metascore

After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks.

Director: Tom Tykwer | Stars: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup, Nina Petri

Votes: 180,018 | Gross: $7.27M

4. Head-On (2004)

R | 121 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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78 Metascore

With the intention to break free from the strict familial restrictions, a suicidal young woman sets up a marriage of convenience with a forty-year-old addict, an act that will lead to an outburst of envious love.

Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Birol Ünel, Sibel Kekilli, Güven Kiraç, Zarah Jane McKenzie

Votes: 47,526

5. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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85 Metascore

A boy is raised by a Buddhist monk on an isolated floating temple where the years pass like the seasons.

Director: Ki-duk Kim | Stars: Ki-duk Kim, Yeong-su Oh, Jong-ho Kim, Young-min Kim

Votes: 71,754 | Gross: $2.38M

6. The Silence (2010)

Not Rated | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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72 Metascore

13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years ago. The dramatic present forces those involved in the original case to face their past.

Director: Baran bo Odar | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Claudia Michelsen, Wotan Wilke Möhring, Katrin Saß

Votes: 5,883 | Gross: $0.10M

7. Summer Storm (2004)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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51 Metascore

A close friendship between two crew teammates is tested when one slowly discovers he's gay and attracted to the other.

Director: Marco Kreuzpaintner | Stars: Robert Stadlober, Kostja Ullmann, Miriam Morgenstern, Jürgen Tonkel

Votes: 12,745 | Gross: $0.10M

8. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980)

Not Rated | 931 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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In late-1920s Berlin, Franz Biberkopf is released from prison and vows to go straight; however he soon finds himself embroiled in the city's criminal underworld.

Stars: Günter Lamprecht, Claus Holm, Hanna Schygulla, Franz Buchrieser

Votes: 3,630

9. The Bothersome Man (2006)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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In a strange city where every person seems content beyond reason a new man arrives in town and stirs up trouble by asking too many questions.

Director: Jens Lien | Stars: Trond Fausa, Petronella Barker, Per Schaanning, Birgitte Larsen

Votes: 15,425

10. Van Diemen's Land (2009)

Not Rated | 104 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.0
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The true story of Alexander Pearce, Australia's most notorious convict. In 1822, Pearce and seven fellow convicts escaped from Macquarie Harbour, a place of ultra banishment and punishment,... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan auf der Heide | Stars: Oscar Redding, Arthur Angel, Paul Ashcroft, Thomas M. Wright

Votes: 2,910

11. Everyone Else (2009)

Unrated | 119 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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71 Metascore

While on a Mediterranean vacation, a seemingly happy boyfriend and girlfriend find their connection to one another tested as they bond with another couple.

Director: Maren Ade | Stars: Lars Eidinger, Birgit Minichmayr, Hans-Jochen Wagner, Nicole Marischka

Votes: 3,191 | Gross: $0.10M

12. The Heineken Kidnapping (2011)

Not Rated | 127 min | Crime, History, Thriller

6.5
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A bold, amateur kidnapping goes wildly awry in this fictionalized account of beer magnate Freddy Heineken's 1983 abduction, which would go on to become one of The Netherlands' most infamous crimes.

Director: Maarten Treurniet | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Reinout Scholten van Aschat, Gijs Naber, Teun Kuilboer

Votes: 5,023

13. Black Butterflies (2011)

Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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66 Metascore

In apartheid-torn South Africa, poet Ingrid Jonker struggles tragically in search of love and a sense of home.

Director: Paula van der Oest | Stars: Carice van Houten, Liam Cunningham, Rutger Hauer, Graham Clarke

Votes: 1,951

14. Bang Boom Bang - Ein todsicheres Ding (1999)

110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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Life could be just great for bank robber Keek: His buddy Kalle is doing time for their last coup, while Keek has to retain the loot. Kalle will spend two more years in jail, so Keek is not ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Thorwarth | Stars: Oliver Korittke, Markus Knüfken, Ralf Richter, Diether Krebs

Votes: 8,861

15. Troubled Water (2008)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Music

7.6
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A man convicted in his teens for killing a child is released on parole. He struggles to build a new life, but his past is uncovered.

Director: Erik Poppe | Stars: Pål Sverre Hagen, Trine Dyrholm, Ellen Dorrit Petersen, Fredrik Grøndahl

Votes: 5,447

16. Cherry Blossoms (2008)

Unrated | 127 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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62 Metascore

After Rudi's wife Trudi suddenly dies, he travels to Japan to fulfill her dream of being a Butoh dancer.

Director: Doris Dörrie | Stars: Elmar Wepper, Hannelore Elsner, Aya Irizuki, Maximilian Brückner

Votes: 5,269 | Gross: $0.10M

17. The Tracey Fragments (2007)

R | 77 min | Drama

6.2
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54 Metascore

15-year-old Tracey Berkowitz is naked under a shower curtain at the back of a bus, looking for her little brother Sonny, who thinks he's a dog.

Director: Bruce McDonald | Stars: Ellen Page, Zie Souwand, Maxwell McCabe-Lokos, Ari Cohen

Votes: 7,131 | Gross: $0.03M

18. Bab'Aziz - The Prince That Contemplated His Soul (2005)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

7.6
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Bab'Aziz - The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul is the story of a blind dervish named Bab'Aziz and his spirited granddaughter, Ishtar. Together they wander the desert in search of a great ... See full summary »

Director: Nacer Khemir | Stars: Parviz Shahinkhou, Maryam Hamid, Golshifteh Farahani, Mohamed Graïaa

Votes: 2,776

19. How I Ended This Summer (2010)

Not Rated | 130 min | Drama

7.0
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74 Metascore

One place. One day. Two men. The place is a polar research station on an island in the Arctic Ocean, inhabited now only by Sergei and Pavel. One day when Sergei is out angling, Pavel picks up a radio message that he daren't communicate.

Director: Aleksey Popogrebskiy | Stars: Grigoriy Dobrygin, Sergey Puskepalis, Igor Chernevich, Artyom Tsukanov

Votes: 6,155 | Gross: $0.01M

20. Black Ice (2007)

110 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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On the day obstetric surgeon Saara turns 40, after architect husband Leo has shared an exuberant birthday bonk with her, she discovers a half-used packet of condoms in his guitar case: ... See full summary »

Director: Petri Kotwica | Stars: Outi Mäenpää, Martti Suosalo, Ria Kataja, Ville Virtanen

Votes: 2,545

21. Code Blue (2011)

81 min | Drama

5.7
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Marian, a middle aged nurse, devotes herself to her patients like a saint. Sometimes she even takes on the role of a redeemer, by helping the gravely ill to the soothing order of ultimate ... See full summary »

Director: Urszula Antoniak | Stars: Bien de Moor, Lars Eidinger, Annemarie Prins, Sophie van Winden

Votes: 814

22. I, Anna (2012)

93 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A noir thriller told from the point of view of a femme fatale, who falls for the detective in charge of a murder case.

Director: Barnaby Southcombe | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Gabriel Byrne, Eddie Marsan, Jodhi May

Votes: 1,776

23. The Trap (2007)

Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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"THE TRAP" is a modern film noir reflecting the true face of Serbian (Eastern European) 'society in transition.' It's a story that could happen to you. It is a film about an ordinary man, ... See full summary »

Director: Srdan Golubovic | Stars: Nebojsa Glogovac, Natasa Ninkovic, Anica Dobra, Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic

Votes: 8,197

24. The Anarchist's Wife (2008)

112 min | Drama, History

6.1
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"The Anarchist's Wife" is the story of Manuela who is left behind when her husband Justo fights for his ideals against Franco's Nationalists during the Spanish Civil War. He is deported to ... See full summary »

Directors: Marie Noëlle, Peter Sehr | Stars: Juan Diego Botto, María Valverde, Alba Barragan, Ainoa Ruiz

Votes: 482

25. Buddenbrooks (2008)

151 min | Drama

5.8
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In the 1840s, Lübeck is a dominating commercial town on the Baltic coast, and the Buddenbrooks are among the town's first families. Consul Jean Buddenbrook has two sons, Thomas and ... See full summary »

Director: Heinrich Breloer | Stars: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Iris Berben, Jessica Schwarz, August Diehl

Votes: 1,383

26. Beaufort (2007)

Unrated | 131 min | Action, Drama, War

6.7
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The story of a group of Israeli soldiers stationed in an outpost prior to the withdrawal of forces of 2000.

Director: Joseph Cedar | Stars: Alon Aboutboul, Adi Adouan, Ya'akov Ahimeir, Guy Apriat

Votes: 4,342 | Gross: $0.10M

27. Blind (I) (2007)

98 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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In late 19th century's Netherlands, an albino woman and a blind man develop an indiscriminate love for one another. Will love be blind?

Director: Tamar van den Dop | Stars: Joren Seldeslachts, Halina Reijn, Katelijne Verbeke, Jan Decleir

Votes: 991

28. Tattoo (I) (2002)

108 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.3
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66 Metascore

Two police detectives, a grizzled veteran and one fresh-faced rookie, hunt a ritualistic serial killer murdering people with tattoos and skinning them.

Director: Robert Schwentke | Stars: August Diehl, Christian Redl, Nadeshda Brennicke, Johan Leysen

Votes: 2,817

29. Bad Day to Go Fishing (2009)

Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

6.9
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A flamboyant impresario and an ageing ex-wrestling champion arrive in a small town, offering a hefty award to the local challenger. In fact, the promoter wants to rinse the spectators for every penny. But, is this a good day to go fishing?

Director: Álvaro Brechner | Stars: Gary Piquer, Jouko Ahola, Antonella Costa, César Troncoso

Votes: 1,082

30. I Served the King of England (2006)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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72 Metascore

A look at the glamorous life at an old-world Prague hotel.

Director: Jirí Menzel | Stars: Ivan Barnev, Oldrich Kaiser, Julia Jentsch, Marián Labuda

Votes: 7,017 | Gross: $0.62M

31. Lissi und der wilde Kaiser (2007)

85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.0
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A send-up of the Sissi trilogy.

Director: Michael Herbig | Stars: Lotte Ledl, Waldemar Kobus, Christian Tramitz, Rick Kavanian

Votes: 3,688

32. Schtonk (1992)

115 min | Comedy

7.2
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The slightly fictionalized story of an art forger, a journalist desperate for a big story, and the biggest press scandal in German history: the Hitler Diaries.

Director: Helmut Dietl | Stars: Götz George, Uwe Ochsenknecht, Christiane Hörbiger, Dagmar Manzel

Votes: 3,055

33. Krabat and the Legend of the Satanic Mill (2008)

120 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

6.1
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A boy learns the black arts from an evil sorcerer.

Director: Marco Kreuzpaintner | Stars: David Kross, Christian Redl, Daniel Brühl, Robert Stadlober

Votes: 5,893

34. Winter Sleepers (1997)

122 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.2
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68 Metascore

Setting in a small mountain town, a man, looking for revenge because of his daughter's accidentally killing, mistakenly track out a young couple, troubling with their ordinary life problems.

Director: Tom Tykwer | Stars: Ulrich Matthes, Marie-Lou Sellem, Floriane Daniel, Heino Ferch

Votes: 4,188 | Gross: $0.32M

35. Gigantic (1999)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Three friends from Hamburg spend one last night on the town before one of them leaves the city forever.

Director: Sebastian Schipper | Stars: Frank Giering, Florian Lukas, Antoine Monot Jr., Julia Hummer

Votes: 4,050

36. Solino (2002)

124 min | Drama, Comedy

7.4
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In the sixties Romano Amato, his wife Rosa and their two sons Giancarlo and Gigi emigrate from Solino in Italy to Duisburg in the Ruhr area and establish the first Pizza restaurant in town.... See full summary »

Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Barnaby Metschurat, Moritz Bleibtreu, Christian Tasche, Tiziana Lodato

Votes: 4,949

37. The Miracle of Bern (2003)

118 min | Drama, Sport

6.7
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A young boy from a working class family in post-war Germany struggles with his estranged father returning from war captivity, while a friend of his plays for the German National Soccer Team at the 1954 FIFA World Cup in Switzerland.

Director: Sönke Wortmann | Stars: Louis Klamroth, Peter Lohmeyer, Johanna Gastdorf, Lucas Gregorowicz

Votes: 6,225

38. Moscow, Belgium (2008)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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68 Metascore

Matty, a 41-year old mother of three with a husband in his midlife-crisis, meets 29-year old Johnny, a truck driver, who takes an interest in her.

Director: Christophe Van Rompaey | Stars: Barbara Sarafian, Jurgen Delnaet, Johan Heldenbergh, Anemone Valcke

Votes: 3,679

39. Anger (2008)

85 min | Drama

5.9
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A forbidden passion story happening before the eyes of children, when a married woman with a mute daughter gets into a steamy relationship with a single father of a teenage boy. The husband... See full summary »

Director: Albertina Carri | Stars: Analía Couceyro, Javier Lorenzo, Víctor Hugo Carrizo, Nazarena Duarte

Votes: 384

40. The Flying Classroom (2003)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.2
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A boy who was once a perpetual outcast finds friends in a new boarding school, united with his new peers gets involved in a heated rivalry with a group of students from a neighboring school.

Director: Tomy Wigand | Stars: Ulrich Noethen, Sebastian Koch, Piet Klocke, Hauke Diekamp

Votes: 941

41. The Legend of Rita (2000)

103 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Bibiana Beglau, Richard Kropf, Martin Wuttke, Nadja Uhl

Votes: 2,002 | Gross: $0.67M

42. Deliver Us from Evil (2009)

Not Rated | 100 min | Thriller

6.5
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A father returns to his old hometown with his young family. Events force him to face the small town's xenophobia.

Director: Ole Bornedal | Stars: Lasse Rimmer, Lene Nystrøm, Fanny Bornedal, Jacob Ottensten

Votes: 1,846

43. Shadows (2007)

130 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.8
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49 Metascore

The son of a reputable physician struggles to live up to other people's expectations of him.

Director: Milcho Manchevski | Stars: Borce Nacev, Vesna Stanojevska, Sabina Ajrula, Salaetin Bilal

Votes: 1,853

44. Be with Me (2005)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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67 Metascore

"Be with me" consists of three stories of love vs. solitude : 1)An aging, lonesome shopkeeper doesn't believe in life any more since his wife died. But he is saved from desperation by ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Khoo | Stars: Theresa Poh Lin Chan, Chiew Sung Ching, Lawrence Yong, Leong Kooi Eng

Votes: 1,572

45. Lena (2011)

119 min | Drama

6.4
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Lena is a lonely, plump adolescent girl. Much to her surprise she gets a relationship with the popular but unreliable Daan. Lena moves in with Daan and his strange father Tom and is willing to do a lot for his love. More than a lot.

Director: Christophe Van Rompaey | Stars: Emma Levie, Niels Gomperts, Jeroen Willems, Agata Buzek

Votes: 479

46. Friendship! (2010)

110 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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A young man from East Germany travels to San Francisco to search for his father, who fled 12 years ago.

Director: Markus Goller | Stars: Matthias Schweighöfer, Friedrich Mücke, Alicja Bachleda, Todd Stashwick

Votes: 5,102

47. Wild Chicks in Love (2007)

108 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.7
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The girl gang and its five members experience love for the first time and all the problems that come with it.

Director: Vivian Naefe | Stars: Michelle von Treuberg, Paula Romy, Jette Hering, Lucie Hollmann

Votes: 450

48. Wild Chicks and Life (2009)

108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.4
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The girl gang and its five members are getting older and are therefore dealing with more grown-up problems while still knowing that friendship is one of the most important things in life.

Director: Vivian Naefe | Stars: Michelle von Treuberg, Lucie Hollmann, Sonja Gerhardt, Jette Hering

Votes: 347

49. Bandits (1997)

R | 110 min | Drama, Music

6.4
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53 Metascore

Four female cons who have formed a band in prison get a chance to play at a police ball outside the walls. They take the chance to escape. Being on the run from the law they even make it to... See full summary »

Director: Katja von Garnier | Stars: Katja Riemann, Jasmin Tabatabai, Nicolette Krebitz, Jutta Hoffmann

Votes: 2,808 | Gross: $0.02M

50. Life is All You Get (1997)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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After he loses his job, his father, and his girlfriend, Jan's life is a shambles. Then suddenly he meets freakish street musician Vera, and a bittersweet romance unfolds...

Director: Wolfgang Becker | Stars: Jürgen Vogel, Christiane Paul, Ricky Tomlinson, Hristina Papamihou

Votes: 1,679


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