Greatest German Movies


The Top Ten

1 Nosferatu
2 Der Schuh des Manitu
3 Christiane F.
4 TRaumschiff Surprise
5 Otto Der Film
6 Das Boot

One of the greatest German movie ever. No doubt about it. - LordofL

7 Metropolis

Incredible Sci-Fi for that time - MatrixGuy

It's a epic sci-fi movie with dystopian setting. Sci-fi movie released in 1927! In 1927, no I ain't kidding. - LordofL

8 M

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

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

The Contenders

11 Downfall

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

One of the most influential German movie along with Das Boot. Must watch for Germans at least. - LordofL

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

12 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
13 Run Lola Run
14 The Blue Angel
15 Good Bye, Lenin!
16 Die Welle

Decent movie. Worth watching. - LordofL

17 Ein Tick Anders
18 Sein Letztes Rennen
19 Zuckerbaby (Sugarbaby)

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

20 Woyzeck

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

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