With Hessischer Rundfunk (HR) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Munsters (1964–1966)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.8
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A family of friendly monsters have misadventures, never quite understanding why people react to them so strangely.

Stars: Fred Gwynne, Al Lewis, Yvonne De Carlo, Butch Patrick

Votes: 11,921

2. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

7.9
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In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Ruy Guerra, Helena Rojo, Del Negro

Votes: 50,779

3. Bagdad Cafe (1987)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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71 Metascore

A lonely German woman ends up in the most desolate motel on Earth and decides to make it brighter.

Director: Percy Adlon | Stars: Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder, Jack Palance, Christine Kaufmann

Votes: 12,072 | Gross: $3.59M

4. The People Vs. Fritz Bauer (2015)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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61 Metascore

The story of the man who brought high-ranking German Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann to justice.

Director: Lars Kraume | Stars: Rüdiger Klink, Burghart Klaußner, Andrej Kaminsky, Jörg Schüttauf

Votes: 4,434 | Gross: $0.28M

5. Alice (1988)

Not Rated | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.5
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A surrealistic revision of Alice in Wonderland.

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Kristýna Kohoutová, Camilla Power

Votes: 11,196

6. Mephisto (1981)

Unrated | 144 min | Drama

7.8
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In early-1930s Germany, a passionate stage actor finds himself before a dilemma: renounce his apolitical stance and comply with the Reich's doctrine, or face oblivion. But, Faustian bargains never end well. What is the price of success?

Director: István Szabó | Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Krystyna Janda, Ildikó Bánsági, Rolf Hoppe

Votes: 9,192

7. The Thief of Bagdad (1924)

Not Rated | 155 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Julanne Johnston, Snitz Edwards, Charles Belcher

Votes: 5,445 | Gross: $4.36M

8. In the Aisles (2018)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama

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: 3,598 | Gross: $0.03M

9. A Coffee in Berlin (2012)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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63 Metascore

An aimless university dropout attempts to make sense of life as he spends one fateful day wandering the streets of Berlin.

Director: Jan-Ole Gerster | Stars: Tom Schilling, Katharina Schüttler, Justus von Dohnányi, Andreas Schröders

Votes: 14,736 | Gross: $0.15M

10. Pippi Longstocking (1969)

27 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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The adventures of Pippi Longstocking, an eccentric, super-strong, redheaded moppet and her best friends Tommy and Annika.

Stars: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pär Sundberg, Hans Clarin

Votes: 3,421

11. Max und die wilde 7 (2020)

95 min | Adventure, Crime, Family

Nine year old Max moves to Geroldseck Castle together with his mother who gets employed as a nurse in a senior residence. Apparently a crafty thief drives here his mischief. Max's mother is... See full summary »

Director: Winfried Oelsner | Stars: Jona Eisenblätter, Uschi Glas, Günther Maria Halmer, Thomas Thieme

12. Storm of Love (2005– )

50 min | Romance

3.8
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The elegant hotel Fürstenhof in the little village Bichlheim becomes a place for two young people to find the love of her/his life. But things get complicated.

Stars: Dirk Galuba, Sepp Schauer, Antje Hagen, Joachim Lätsch

Votes: 526

13. Lauf Junge lauf (2013)

Not Rated | 112 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.1
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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: 2,009

14. Once Upon a Time... Indianerland (2017)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Mauser is 17 years old and has a turbulent life: he stands between two women - one is not interested in him, and he does not want to know about the other. In addition, he constantly sees an... See full summary »

Director: Ilker Çatak | Stars: Leonard Scheicher, Johanna Polley, Emilia Schüle, Joel Basman

Votes: 209

15. Ghost Chase (1987)

PG-13 | 85 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

4.2
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In an old Hollywood mansion, the spirit of an old family retainer inhabits an old grandfather clock. When a movie company uses the mansion for a film, the spirit inhabits the body of an ... See full summary »

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Jason Lively, Tim McDaniel, Jill Whitlow, Leonard Lansink

Votes: 695

16. Jonathan (2016)

Unrated | 99 min | Drama

6.3
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A young man learns that his dying father was once deeply in love with a man.

Director: Piotr J. Lewandowski | Stars: Jannis Niewöhner, André Hennicke, Julia Koschitz, Thomas Sarbacher

Votes: 834

17. The Bloom of Yesterday (2016)

125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A very romantic comedy on the edge of the abyss: in the middle of the deepest life crisis, the Holocaust researcher Toto is assigned an assistant for the congress preparation - Zazie, of ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Kraus | Stars: Lars Eidinger, Adèle Haenel, Jan Josef Liefers, Hannah Herzsprung

Votes: 719

18. A Regular Woman (2019)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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53 Metascore

Aynur, a German woman of Turkish descent, struggles for a free, self-determined life in the face of her family's opposition. Her brothers insult and threaten her, until she finally reports her oldest brother to the police.

Director: Sherry Hormann | Stars: Almila Bagriacik, Merve Aksoy, Aram Arami, Mehmet Atesci

Votes: 780

19. Jack (I) (2014)

103 min | Drama

7.3
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Jack is a young boy who lives in a troubled family with little money.

Director: Edward Berger | Stars: Ivo Pietzcker, Georg Arms, Luise Heyer, Nele Mueller-Stöfen

Votes: 1,066

20. The Scarlett O'Hara War (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

7.2
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The film follows the trials and tribulations of David O. Selznick as he attempts to find an actress to play the role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939).

Director: John Erman | Stars: Tony Curtis, Bill Macy, Harold Gould, Sharon Gless

Votes: 351

21. The White Rose (1982)

108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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During the Second World War, a small group of students at Munich University begin to question the decisions and sanity of Germany's Nazi government. The students form a resistance cell ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Verhoeven | Stars: Lena Stolze, Martin Benrath, Wulf Kessler, Oliver Siebert

Votes: 852

22. Castle Einstein (1998– )

25 min | Family

5.6
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A show about students at a boarding school in Erfurt.

Stars: Gert Schaefer, Wilfried Loll, Ludwig Hollburg, Robert Schupp

Votes: 261

23. Coconut Hero (2015)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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In the middle of Nowheresville lives 16-year-old Mike who wants out of his crappy life - permanently! Spending his time devising ways to do himself in, he considers the fatal brain tumor in... See full summary »

Director: Florian Cossen | Stars: Alex Ozerov, Bea Santos, Krista Bridges, Sebastian Schipper

Votes: 888

24. 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, Udo Kroschwald, Edin Hasanovic, Atef Vogel

Votes: 558

25. The Marquise of O (1976)

PG | 102 min | Drama, History

7.1
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85 Metascore

A German Marquise has to deal with a pregnancy she cannot explain and an infatuated Russian Count.

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Edith Clever, Bruno Ganz, Edda Seippel, Peter Lühr

Votes: 2,182 | Gross: $0.00M

26. The Wonderful Adventures of Nils (1980–1981)

24 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.5
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This is an animated adaptation of the classic story of Nils Holgerson, a naughty boy who is transformed to a very little dwarf and goes through many adventures, flying with a band of wild geese.

Stars: Helga Anders, Erich Ludwig, Alexandra Mink, Eberhard Mondry

Votes: 2,315

27. The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968)

94 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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The life and music of Johann Sebastian Bach as presented by his wife, Anna.

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub | Stars: Gustav Leonhardt, Christiane Lang, Paolo Carlini, Ernst Castelli

Votes: 1,291 | Gross: $0.02M

28. The State I Am In (2000)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama

7.0
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Clara and Hans are left-wing terrorists who have been sought by police for almost fifteen years. Their increasingly rebellious daughter Jeanne begins to pose a threat to their security when... See full summary »

Director: Christian Petzold | Stars: Julia Hummer, Barbara Auer, Richy Müller, Bilge Bingul

Votes: 1,936

29. Casanova (1987 TV Movie)

Unrated | 123 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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A very long, beginning-to-end life story of an eighteenth century womanizer that is arrested, not so much for his crimes, but because he is viewed as an undesirable by the husbands and ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Faye Dunaway, Sylvia Kristel, Ornella Muti

Votes: 281

30. The Einstein of Sex (1999)

Unrated | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.0
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The life story of Dr. Magnus Hirschfeld, a German Jew, who as a physician established the field of sexology, and fought militantly against German anti-sodomy laws in the late 19th century. ... See full summary »

Director: Rosa von Praunheim | Stars: Kai Schumann, Friedel von Wangenheim, Ben Becker, Wolfgang Völz

Votes: 627

31. Coup de Grâce (1976)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, War

6.9
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A countess' unrequited love for an army officer leads to disaster.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Matthias Habich, Margarethe von Trotta, Rüdiger Kirschstein, Marc Eyraud

Votes: 1,128

32. Heimat 2: Chronicle of a Generation (1992)

1,416 min | Drama, History

8.8
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The fortunes of the village Schabbach reflect those of Germany from 1960 to 1970.

Stars: Henry Arnold, Salome Kammer, Frank Röth, Armin Fuchs

Votes: 193

33. A Gathering of Old Men (1987 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Drama

6.6
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A regular day in a Louisiana sugarcane plantation changes course when a local white farmer is shot in self defense. A group of old, black men takes a courageous step by coming forward en ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Richard Widmark, Holly Hunter, Joe Seneca

Votes: 636

34. Sicily! (1999)

Not Rated | 66 min | Drama

7.1
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A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow ... See full summary »

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub | Stars: Gianni Buscarino, Vittorio Vigneri, Angela Nugara, Carmelo Maddio

Votes: 679

35. Baal (1970 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama

6.6
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Baal explores the cult of the genius, an anti-heroic figure who chooses to be a social outcast and live on the fringe of bourgeois morality.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Sigi Graue, Margarethe von Trotta, Günther Neutze

Votes: 494

36. The Milan Protocol (2017)

106 min | Drama, Thriller, War

5.8
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The German doctor Martina is kidnapped by a Sunnite group, back in Iraq. Her confinement becomes an ordeal of her cognitive ability and her loyalty. In the end the meaningfulness of her own existence is questioned.

Director: Peter Ott | Stars: Catrin Striebeck, Christoph Bach, Bengin Ali, Samy Abdel Fattah

Votes: 50

37. Die Braut (1999)

112 min | Biography, Drama

4.9
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The relationship between Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the great German writer, and Christiane Vulpius, a village girl, is one of the instantaneous and fiery passion. They lived together for ... See full summary »

Director: Egon Günther | Stars: Veronica Ferres, Herbert Knaup, Sibylle Canonica, Franziska Herold

Votes: 117

38. Class Relations (1984)

126 min | Drama

7.0
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After making the domestic servant pregnant, a woman who doubles his age, a young man of only seventeen years from the German bourgeoisie is sent by his family to the United States in order to avoid a huge scandal.

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub | Stars: Christian Heinisch, Nazzareno Bianconi, Mario Adorf, Laura Betti

Votes: 580

39. Circle of Deceit (1981)

R | 108 min | Drama, War

7.1
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Laschen, a German journalist, travels to the city of Beirut during the fights between Christians and Palestinians to produce an essay about the situation. Together with his photographer, he... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Hanna Schygulla, Jean Carmet, Jerzy Skolimowski

Votes: 730

40. Mountain Miracle (2017)

97 min | Adventure, Drama

6.0
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A girl struggling with asthma is taken to a clinic in South Tyrol to be cured. After some time she decides to get out of this hell (that's how she feels about it) and soon she'll meet a new... See full summary »

Director: Tobias Wiemann | Stars: Jasmin Tabatabai, Denis Moschitto, Susanne Bormann, David Bredin

Votes: 289

41. Caged Birds (2021)

118 min | Drama, Romance | Completed

Barbara Hug is a young radical lawyer fighting Switzerland's antiquated prison system in the 1980s. Walter Stürm is in and often escaping out of jail becoming known as the Jailbreak King. When the two meet an unlikely alliance is formed.

Director: Oliver Rihs | Stars: Anatole Taubman, Jella Haase, Joel Basman, Marie Leuenberger

42. Beat! Beat! Beat! (1966– )

45 min | Music

8.5
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"Beat Beat Beat" was produced and broadcast by HR (Hessischer Rundfunk) very often in co-operation with the US-Forces Station AFN in Frankfurt. The series run from 7 January 1966 to 7 ... See full summary »

Stars: Cherry Wainer, Don Storer, Charlie Hickman, Pan's People

Votes: 11

43. Der Tod des Empedokles oder: Wenn dann der Erde Grün von neuem Euch erglänzt (1987)

132 min | Drama

6.1
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The tragedy of the death of Empedocles, legislator in Acient Greece. Hölderlin's work adapted to cinema by Straub and Huillet.

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub | Stars: Andreas von Rauch, Vladimir Baratta, Martina Baratta, Ute Cremer

Votes: 186

44. Master of the Universe (2013)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

7.2
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72 Metascore

A former banker in Germany, who entered the business with the advent of modern computer systems reminisces of his working years in some of the world-leading banking corporations.

Director: Marc Bauder | Stars: Rainer Voss, Angela Merkel

Votes: 1,078

45. Buddenbrooks (1979– )

614 min | Drama

7.9
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Family saga set in 19th century Germany, chronicling the lives of three generations of the Buddenbrook family, the owners of a family business in the northern town of Luebeck. Based on the novel by Thomas Mann.

Stars: Ursula Dirichs, Reinhild Solf, Volkert Kraeft, Gerd Böckmann

Votes: 102

46. Nadzieja (2007)

101 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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Young Franciszek witnesses a church painting theft and films it. He is not going to reveal the perpetrator to the police, however, but to blackmail him.

Director: Stanislaw Mucha | Stars: Rafal Fudalej, Kamilla Baar, Wojciech Pszoniak, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz

Votes: 273

47. Taxandria (1994)

82 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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A young prince is taken for tuition at a seaside hotel but there quickly bores and wanders off to visit a nearby lighthouse. Befriended by the keeper, he learns of a secret world he can see... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Servais | Stars: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Elliott Spiers, Katja Studt, Richard Kattan

Votes: 394

48. Moses and Aaron (1975)

Not Rated | 107 min | Music, Drama

6.8
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In expressive, melodic tones, the fraternal pair debate God's true message and intent for His creations, a conflict that leads their followers - in extravagantly choreographed song and dance - towards chaos and sin.

Directors: Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub | Stars: Günter Reich, Louis Devos, Eva Csapo, Roger Lucas

Votes: 382

49. Houston (2013)

107 min | Drama

5.8
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A German corporate headhunter travels to Houston, Texas, in pursuit of a renowned oil company CEO, only to have his life fall apart.

Director: Bastian Günther | Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Garret Dillahunt, Jenny Schily, Wolfram Koch

Votes: 276

50. The Ranch (2012– )

25 min | Animation, Family

6.8
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The Ranch depicts the adventures of four teenagers, two girls and two boys, who share a passion for horse-riding. When one of them, Lena, encounters a wild stallion who has been injured, ... See full summary »

Stars: Bettina Kenney, Wanja Gerick, Maximiliane Häcke, Hannes Maurer

Votes: 34


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