With Film- und Medienstiftung NRW (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. The House That Jack Built (2018)
R | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
The story follows Jack, a highly intelligent serial killer, over the course of twelve years, and depicts the murders that really develop his inner madman.
Votes: 34,390 | Gross: $0.09M
3. Never Look Away (2018)
R | 189 min | Drama, History, Romance
German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime.
Votes: 4,089 | Gross: $1.30M
4. Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A depressed musician reunites with his lover. Though their romance, which has already endured several centuries, is disrupted by the arrival of her uncontrollable younger sister.
Votes: 80,694 | Gross: $1.88M
8. In the Fade (2017)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Katja's life collapses after the death of her husband and son in a bomb attack. After a time of mourning and injustice, Katja seeks revenge.
Votes: 21,853 | Gross: $0.32M
9. Mustang (2015)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama
When five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a beach, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged.
Votes: 30,776 | Gross: $0.85M
10. Look Who's Back (2015)
Not Rated | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Adolf Hitler wakes up in the 21st century. He quickly gains media attention, but while Germany finds him hilarious and charming, Hitler makes some serious observations about society.
12. Toni Erdmann (2016)
R | 162 min | Comedy, Drama
A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO's life coach.
Votes: 37,972 | Gross: $1.48M
13. The Heiresses (2018)
98 min | Drama
Chela and Chiquita are both descended from wealthy families in Asunción and have been together for over 30 years. But recently, their financial situation has worsened and they begin selling... See full summary »
Votes: 1,716 | Gross: $0.08M
14. Alone in Berlin (2016)
R | 103 min | Drama, History, War
After a Nazi German working class couple loses their son in World War II, they decide to retaliate by secretly leafletting handwritten cards in Berlin denouncing their government.
15. Center of My World (2016)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama
After a summer spent with his his best friend Kat to escape his family, Phil goes back to school and starts to question his feelings towards Nicholas, a new classmate.
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, embark on a tour of the human condition in reality and fantasy that unfold in a series of absurdist episodes.
Votes: 14,173 | Gross: $0.22M
18. Light After Darkness (2012)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama
Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another.
Votes: 4,458 | Gross: $0.04M
20. Rubinrot (2013)
122 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
On her 16th birthday, Gwendolyn Shepherd finds out that instead of her cousin, she has inherited a rare gene that allows her to travel through time.
22. Gladbeck (2018– )
176 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Based on the true story that shocked a nation in the summer of 1988 and revealed the scandalizing amount of errors committed by the media and the police in a half-baked attempt to rescue hostages.
23. Sky (2015)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Romance
Romy (Diane Kruger) is on holiday in the USA with her French husband, Richard (Gilles Lellouche). But the journey quickly turns into a settling of old scores for this worn out couple. After an ultimate fight, Romy decides to break free. She cuts off her ties to a stable and secure life that has become alienating and escapes to the unknown.
24. Nocturama (2016)
130 min | Drama, Thriller
Some young folks, tired of the society they're living in, plan a bomb attack over Paris before taking shelter for a night in a shopping center.
Votes: 3,443 | Gross: $0.03M
25. Tehran Taboo (2017)
96 min | Animation, Drama
In their desperate search for freedom and happiness, four young people from Tehran, Iran are forced to break the taboos of a restrictive, islamic society.
Votes: 2,387 | Gross: $0.07M
26. Luz (II) (2018)
70 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Luz, a young cabdriver, drags herself into the brightly lit entrance of a run-down police station. A demonic entity follows her, determined to finally be close to the woman it loves.
27. The Little Vampire 3D (2017)
83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The story of Rudolph, a thirteen year old vampire, whose clan is threatened by a notorious vampire hunter. He meets Tony, a mortal of the same age, who is fascinated by old castles, ... See full summary »
30. Die Präsenz (2014)
83 min | Horror
Markus spends some time with his girlfriend Rebecca and friend Lukas in Hohnau castle which is uninhabited and supposed to be haunted. For two of them it's the last days of their lives.
31. Heli (2013)
Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force.
38. Cold Feet (2018)
110 min | Comedy
When Denis breaks into the Austrian winter cottage of rich business man Raimund he gets mistaken for the new nurse by Raimund's granddaughter Charlotte. In order not to get busted Denis decides to play along.
39. The Beautiful Days of Aranjuez (2016)
97 min | Drama
A beautiful summer day. A garden. A terrace. A woman and a man sit at a table beneath the trees, with a soft summer wind. In the distance, in the vast plain, the silhouette of Paris. A ... See full summary »
40. Francofonia (2015)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, History
A history of the Louvre during the Nazi occupation and a meditation on the meaning and timelessness of art.
Votes: 2,292 | Gross: $0.30M
41. Stratos (2014)
137 min | Crime, Drama
By night, Stratos works in a bread factory but by day, he's a professional hit man. He needs the cash to free Leonidas from prison because the latter once saved his life when he was behind ... See full summary »
44. Help, I Shrunk My Teacher (2015)
90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The 11-year-old Felix has shrunk the hated school principal, Dr. Schmitt-Goessenwein, to a height of six inches. Together with his friend Ella, Felix has to get her back to her normal size,... See full summary »
45. A Blast (2014)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Thriller
Against the backdrop of an ongoing socio-economic collapse, a disillusioned mother of three is trapped in a vicious circle of terrible decisions and sharply ruthless actions. What can drive a perfectly normal individual to great extremes?
46. Big Father, Small Father and Other Stories (2015)
102 min | Crime, Drama
It is the late nineties, Vietnam is in economic turmoil and overpopulation has sparked political concern. Vu, a photography student, arrives in the sprawling metropolis of Saigon and moves ... See full summary »
47. Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost (2013)
109 min | Drama, Fantasy
Umber Singh is a Sikh who loses everything during the separation of India in 1947 and is forced to leave his homeland. He obsessively wishes for a male heir. When his fourth daughter is born, he decides to wage a fight against destiny.
48. The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea (2019)
121 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In a small eel-farming town in the west of Greece, two women live solitary lives while dreaming of getting away. Elisabeth is a once-ambitious policewoman forced to relocate from Athens ten... See full summary »
49. Not My Day (2014)
Not Rated | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Bank teller Till Reiners' life is torn out of a rut by a series of offbeat coincidences, which ultimately lead him to find himself and realize: His life isn't so bad after all...
50. Cathedrals of Culture (2014)
165 min | Documentary
Six directors tackle the question "If buildings could talk, what would they say about us?" by capturing iconic buildings with narration from the perspective of the buildings.