With Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Collective (2019)

Not Rated | 109 min | Documentary

8.2
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95 Metascore

Director Alexander Nanau follows a crack team of investigators at the Romanian newspaper Gazeta Sporturilor as they try to uncover a vast health-care fraud that enriched moguls and politicians and led to the deaths of innocent citizens.

Director: Alexander Nanau | Stars: Liviu Iolu, Razvan Lutac, Mirela Neag, Camelia Roiu

Votes: 8,345

2. Tatort (1970– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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A German language television series that has been running continuously since 1970, which makes it the longest-running German TV drama. Every episode features different detectives of a different city trying to solve a murder case.

Stars: Klaus J. Behrendt, Miroslav Nemec, Udo Wachtveitl, Dietmar Bär

Votes: 2,508

3. Apocalypse: The Second World War (2009)

TV-MA | 312 min | Documentary, History, War

9.0
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Apocalypse: The Second World War(2009) is a six-part French documentary about the Second World War. The documentary is composed exclusively of actual footage of the war as filmed by war ... See full summary »

Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Martin Sheen, Rudolf Hess

Votes: 10,443

4. Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood (2020)

TV-MA | 288 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.8
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1900: A rich newcomer with a shady past arrives in Munich determined to crash the local Oktoberfest with his own brewery. But when his daughter falls in love with the heir to a rival ... See full summary »

Stars: Misel Maticevic, Martina Gedeck, Klaus Steinbacher, Mercedes Müller

Votes: 1,682

5. Polizeiruf 110 (1971– )

TV-14 | Crime, Drama

6.3
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In German with English subtitles. Alexander Bukow is a cop who doesn't mind working at the edge of the law to get results. His straight-laced partner, Katrin Koenig, is a control freak ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Borgelt, Jürgen Frohriep, Wolfgang Winkler, Jaecki Schwarz

Votes: 419

6. Pingpong (2006)

89 min | Drama

6.5
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After his father's suicide, confused angsty 16 year old Paul goes to stay with his uncle's family. His uncle's wife is also unhappy with her life, so she and Paul have sex and only end up feeling even worse afterwards. Things get ugly.

Director: Matthias Luthardt | Stars: Sebastian Urzendowsky, Marion Mitterhammer, Clemens Berg, Falk Rockstroh

Votes: 855

7. Medisch Centrum West (1988–1994)

55 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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MCW was set in Lelystad a provincial hospital in the middle of the country. MCW dramatized all sorts of ethical and personal dilemmas. MCW was in its time innovative for dealing with ... See full summary »

Stars: Margreet Blanken, Klaas Hofstra, Rob van Hulst, Annemieke Verdoorn

Votes: 188

8. Lauf Junge lauf (2013)

Not Rated | 112 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.2
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Srulik, an eight-year-old boy, flees from the Warsaw ghetto in 1942. He attempts to survive, at first alone in the forest, and then as a Christian orphan named Jurek on a Polish farm. ... See full summary »

Director: Pepe Danquart | Stars: Andrzej Tkacz, Kamil Tkacz, Elisabeth Duda, Itay Tiran

Votes: 2,218

9. Fateless (2005)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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87 Metascore

14-year-old György's life is torn apart in WWII Hungary, as he is deported first to Auschwitz and then to Buchenwald, where he is forced to become a man in the midst of hatred, and what it really means to be Jewish.

Director: Lajos Koltai | Stars: Marcell Nagy, Béla Dóra, Bálint Péntek, Áron Dimény

Votes: 6,555 | Gross: $0.20M

10. In the Aisles (2018)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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67 Metascore

Christian begins to work as a shelf stacker at a supermarket and finds himself in a new, unknown world: the long aisles, the bustle at the checkouts, the forklifts.

Director: Thomas Stuber | Stars: Andreas Leupold, Franz Rogowski, Peter Kurth, Steffen Scheumann

Votes: 4,205 | Gross: $0.03M

11. For Heaven's Sake (2002– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.6
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It is a light hearted comedy about nuns who are constantly dodging attempts by the mayor to take over their cloister in order to create business opportunities for his party supporters. It is in German only.

Stars: Fritz Wepper, Karin Gregorek, Emanuela von Frankenberg, Andrea Wildner

Votes: 162

12. Circle of Life (2004–2020)

50 min | Family

6.7
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Stars: Francis Fulton-Smith, Uta Schorn, Winnie Böwe, Lisa-Marie Koroll

Votes: 54

13. The NSU-Complex (2016 TV Movie)

54 min | Documentary

6.4
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An underground neo-nazi organisation evades law enforcement whilst performing horrific acts of crime and violence. But for how long?

Directors: Stefan Aust, Dirk Laabs | Star: T.M. Garret

Votes: 336

14. Als wir träumten (2015)

117 min | Drama

6.3
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In 1990s east Germany, three boys are in love with techno music and start their own club.

Director: Andreas Dresen | Stars: Merlin Rose, Julius Nitschkoff, Joel Basman, Marcel Heuperman

Votes: 1,155

15. Morden im Norden (2012– )

45 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.5
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Finn Kiesewetter had left the police force to convert to an organic farm. But after a fire destroyed it, Finn found himself ruined and forced to return to law enforcement.

Stars: Sven Martinek, Ingo Naujoks, Christoph Tomanek, Veit Stübner

Votes: 70

16. Winter Sleepers (1997)

122 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.1
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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: 4,315 | Gross: $0.32M

17. The Legend of Rita (2000)

103 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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The riveting true story of Rita Vogt, a 1970s West German terrorist who escapes to the East with the help of the Stasi. She lives in constant fear of having her cover blown, until it unavoidably happens after the German re-unification.

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

Votes: 2,228 | Gross: $0.67M

18. Wojtek: The Bear That Went to War (2011)

59 min | Documentary

8.1
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This is the story of Wojtek - a magnificent 500lb military bear who fought in World War Two alongside a band of Polish soldiers, shared their beer and cigarettes - and eventually their fate... See full summary »

Directors: Will Hood, Adam Lavis | Stars: Romi Aboulafia, Brian Blessed, Adam Eveson, Alex Kinsey

Votes: 83

19. Henri 4 (2010)

155 min | Biography, Drama, War

5.9
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A wide-ranging, energetic period piece tracing the rise of the Protestant Henry of Navarre as he goes from battlefield warrior to France's beloved King Henri IV. Director Jo Baier's epic is... See full summary »

Director: Jo Baier | Stars: Julien Boisselier, Joachim Król, Andreas Schmidt, Roger Casamajor

Votes: 1,232

20. The Olsen Gang - Final Mission (1998)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

5.4
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After being arrested in a psychiatric institute for almost twenty years, Egon Olsen escapes and reunites his gang for a last and final coup.

Directors: Tom Hedegaard, Morten Arnfred | Stars: Ove Sprogøe, Morten Grunwald, Poul Bundgaard, Bjørn Watt-Boolsen

Votes: 1,415

21. Heart of Stone (2016)

119 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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German tale about a man who sells his heart to a forest-dwelling warlock for money and power.

Director: Johannes Naber | Stars: Frederick Lau, Henriette Confurius, David Schütter, Moritz Bleibtreu

Votes: 524

22. A Heavy Heart (2015)

109 min | Drama

7.1
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A former East German boxing champion reduced to working as a bouncer and debt collector is forced to reflect on his life when he is diagnosed with a fatal disease.

Director: Thomas Stuber | Stars: Peter Kurth, Lina Wendel, Edin Hasanovic, Lena Lauzemis

Votes: 689

23. In aller Freundschaft (1998– )

45 min | Drama, Romance

4.7
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This show is focused on a fictional clinic in Leipzig called 'Sachsenklinik' as well as its staff and patients.

Stars: Thomas Rühmann, Andrea Kathrin Loewig, Alexa Maria Surholt, Thomas Koch

Votes: 225

24. Shed My Skin (2015 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama

6.7
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The adolescent Milan discovers his own suspected homosexuality at the age of 17 and the consequences for him and his family but also the liberation as he understands why he has been so down and rebellious.

Director: Stefan Schaller | Stars: Merlin Rose, Claudia Michelsen, Johann von Bülow, Leonard Proxauf

Votes: 654

25. Kruso (2018 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

5.9
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The young student Ed (Jonathan Berlin) wants to get out, leave everything behind. He finds refuge on the Baltic Island of Hiddensee, at a time when the GDR is in its last legs. Many have ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Stuber | Stars: Albrecht Schuch, Jonathan Berlin, Andreas Leupold, Peter Schneider

Votes: 97

26. Tuvalu (1999)

Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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58 Metascore

In a desolate and colorless landscape stands a dilapidated bathhouse run by a puffed-up blind man, his long-suffering wife, and their son Anton, who does all the work. He's lonely and ... See full summary »

Director: Veit Helmer | Stars: Denis Lavant, Chulpan Khamatova, Philippe Clay, Terrence Gillespie

Votes: 2,588 | Gross: $0.41M

27. The Auctioneers: Profiting from the Holocaust (2018 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary, History

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Director: Jan Lorenzen | Stars: Thomas Ahbe, Wolfgang Dressen, Edmund Geckler, Fredy Kahn

28. Bornholmer Straße (2014 TV Movie)

88 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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A comic look at the fall of the Berlin Wall in November of 1989, told from the point of view of the German border guards at the checkpoint where it all started.

Director: Christian Schwochow | Stars: Charly Hübner, Milan Peschel, Ulrich Matthes, Rainer Bock

Votes: 714

29. Double Trouble and the Magical Mirror (2019)

TV-Y7 | 92 min | Comedy, Family

6.3
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The discovery of a magic mirror allows Fred to realize his dream: his twin tidies up his room, eats without complaining and becomes first in class. But Fred did not keep his promise to keep this secret by revealing it to his friend, Émile.

Director: Marcus H. Rosenmüller | Stars: Luis Vorbach, Jona Gaensslen, Margarita Broich, Marie Leuenberger

Votes: 197

30. The Little Mermaid (2013 TV Movie)

58 min | Family, Fantasy

6.3
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King Sigismund orders his son Nikolas to finally get married and become a proper heir to the throne. Nikolas, failing to fall in love of an even properly date, the king arranges a ... See full summary »

Director: Irina Popow | Stars: Zoe Moore, Philipp Danne, Ben Becker, Meret Becker

Votes: 129

31. Madison (2020)

TV-14 | 87 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.2
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At the center of this family story is 13-year-old protagonist Madison, for whom cycle racing means just everything! She gives her all to emulate her cool and successful cycle-pro father. ... See full summary »

Director: Kim Strobl | Stars: Felice Ahrens, Pauline Grabosch, Florian Lukas, Yanis Scheurer

Votes: 14

32. Make Love (2013– )

45 min | Documentary

7.5
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Star: Ann-Marlene Henning

Votes: 32

33. The Tower (2012 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama

7.0
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61 Metascore

A look at Communist East Germany in its final decade. The story unfolds in 1982, when the cracks in the repressive police state's facade are beginning to surface. Despite the restrictions, ... See full summary »

Director: Christian Schwochow | Stars: Hans-Uwe Bauer, Klaus Bieligk, Martin Bruchmann, David C. Bunners

Votes: 550

34. Sputnik (2013)

90 min | Adventure, Family

6.0
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An adventurous story about the "real" happenings of November 9, 1989 in Germany, the day the wall came down! For ten-year-old Frederike (10) October 1989 gets off to a disastrous start: her... See full summary »

Director: Markus Dietrich | Stars: Flora Thiemann, Finn Fiebig, Luca Johannsen, Emil von Schönfels

Votes: 144

35. Der süße Brei (2018 TV Movie)

86 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance

6.3
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A great famine threatens the country. Before people die of hunger, they turn into birds - as does little Ida. Therefore, her big sister Jola runs desperately into the deep forest to find some food for the family.

Director: Frank Stoye | Stars: Svenja Jung, Merlin Rose, Roland Wolf, Stipe Erceg

Votes: 29

36. Please Vote for Me (2007)

Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary

7.9
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Democracy in China exists, that is, in a primary school in Wuhan where a grade 3 class can vote who they want as class monitor.

Director: Weijun Chen | Stars: Cheng Cheng, Luo Lei, Xu Xiaofei

Votes: 1,305

37. Stilles Land (1992)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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A young, naive and enthusiastic theater director named Kai comes to a grim provincial town to put on Beckett's Waiting for Godot. Although the lethargic theater company shows no interest in... See full summary »

Director: Andreas Dresen | Stars: Thorsten Merten, Jeannette Arndt, Kurt Böwe, Petra Kelling

Votes: 106

38. The Perfect Nanny (2011 TV Movie)

89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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Director: Dietmar Klein | Stars: Markus Knüfken, Carolina Vera, Simone Hanselmann, Sven Martinek

Votes: 43

39. Summer of '44 (2017 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama, War

5.6
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Summer 1944, Schwäbisch Hall. Against the war propaganda and the ordered heroism, the five 16 year old boys of the swimming pool group dream about swing music, sex and freedom. And they ... See full summary »

Director: Friedemann Fromm | Stars: Jonathan Berlin, Theo Trebs, Andreas Warmbrunn, Laurenz Lerch

Votes: 260

40. Brüderchen und Schwesterchen (2008 TV Movie)

58 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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After Brüderchen and Schwesterchen (German for young/dear brother viz. sister's mother's death, their dad finds a new wife and mother for them. But she's a witch, who poisons him and ... See full summary »

Director: Wolfgang Eissler | Stars: Odine Johne, Hans-Laurin Beyerling, Andrea Sawatzki, Christoph M. Ohrt

Votes: 134

41. Innocent Saturday (2011)

99 min | Drama

5.5
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A group of friends and bandmates look to escape from the Chernobyl disaster.

Director: Aleksandr Mindadze | Stars: Anton Shagin, Svetlana Smirnova-Martsinkevich, Stanislav Ryadinskiy, V. Gusov

Votes: 567

42. Elefant, Tiger & Co. (2003– )

25 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

7.2
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This zoo documentary soap describes the everyday life of the animals and the work of the zookeepers in the Leipzig Zoological Garden, Germany.

Stars: Christian Steyer, Jörg Gräser, Jens Hirmer, Michael Ernst

Votes: 38

43. Atempause (2017 TV Movie)

88 min | Drama

6.0
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During a soccer game, young Hannes is hit in the head by a ball and falls into coma. He has suffered massive cerebral haemorrhages and the doctors declare him brain dead. His parents, ... See full summary »

Director: Aelrun Goette | Stars: Ivan Anderson, Aram Arami, Matthias Brenner, Jürgen Heinrich

Votes: 37

44. Unser Sandmännchen (1959– )

10 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.3
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The Sandman's everyday life, travels and fantastic adventures. The character often showcased socialist technological achievements, such as the use of awe-inspiring vehicles like futuristic cars and flying devices.

Stars: Sergey Obraztsov, Paul Robeson, Josef Skupa, Gabriele Sturm

Votes: 117

45. The Case of Johanna Langefeld (2019 TV Movie)

91 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.2
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The film explores the only known case in the history of post-WWII era of concentration camp survivors helping the SS Commandant of the Auschwitz and Ravensbruck camps to escape prison and justice in Nazi trial.

Directors: Wladek Jurkow, Gerburg Rohde-Dahl | Stars: Lidia Bogacz, Renate Steininger

Votes: 29

46. Katharina Luther (2017 TV Movie)

105 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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The life of Katharina von Bora, a nun in the 16th century. When reading Martin Luther's writings about the freedom of the individual, she decides to leave the monastery - and gains the trust and love of the great reformer.

Director: Julia von Heinz | Stars: Louis Christiansen, Mala Emde, Franz Himmelreich, Max Mauff

Votes: 133

47. Gerhard Richter Painting (2011)

Unrated | 97 min | Documentary

7.2
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77 Metascore

A documentary on the German artist that includes glimpses at his studio, which has not been seen in decades.

Director: Corinna Belz | Stars: Gerhard Richter, Norbert Arns, Hubert Becker, Sabine Moritz-Richter

Votes: 668 | Gross: $0.24M

48. Putin, Russia and the West (2011)

60 min | Documentary

8.0
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Four-part documentary exploring how Russia has been resurrected by Vladimir Putin.

Stars: Rupert Graves, Sergei Ivanov, Sergei Prikhodko, Condoleezza Rice

Votes: 321

49. Der Laden (1998– )

273 min | Drama, War

7.8
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In the summer of 1919, the Esaus family moved from Grausteen to Bossdom, where their parents bought a junk shop with a bakery.

Stars: Ole Brandmeyer, Bastian Trost, Arnd Klawitter, Carmen-Maja Antoni

Votes: 132

50. Partners in Justice (2014– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Stars: Francis Fulton-Smith, Mariella Ahrens, Kristin Meyer, Luisa Lossau


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