Greatest German Movies

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The Top Ten

1 Nosferatu
2 Der Schuh des Manitu
3 Christiane F.
4 TRaumschiff Surprise
5 Metropolis

Incredible Sci-Fi for that time - MatrixGuy

6 Das Boot
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Simply outstanding in catching the paranoia in the late 1920s and early 1930s in Germany. And great camera, great acting!

8 The Lives of Others
9 Aguirre, the Wrath of God
10 Downfall

This movie is by far THE most influential German movie. It's also more historically accurate for the most part.

Why is this number 11!? It's one of ze best historical drama film of all time! This film has the best Hitler. - TheRegular1227

The Newcomers

? Otto Der Film
? Die Wilden Kerle

The Contenders

11 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
12 Run Lola Run
13 The Blue Angel
14 Good Bye, Lenin!
15 Die Welle
16 Ein Tick Anders
17 Sein Letztes Rennen
18 Zuckerbaby (Sugarbaby)

Tragic-comic low-budget film with excellent German actress Marianne Saegebrecht.

19 Woyzeck

Werner Herzog - Movie with arguably Klaus Kinski's best performance of his life.

20 Bagdad Cafe

Strangely forgotten gem from 1988. Although, it was a minor success at the US-box office and won several awards, it is rarely shown or mentioned these days. A large Bavarian woman (Marianne Saegebrecht) arrives at a road cafe in the middle of a desert in the States and turns slowly everybody's lives around. Hilarious off-beat comedy that also features Jack Palance. A great soundtrack includes 'Calling you' by Jevetta Steele which was even nominated for an Oscar for best music and best original song. A must-see movie for comedy-fans.

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