With Hessischer Rundfunk (HR) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
6. Mephisto (1981)
Unrated | 144 min | Drama
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?
7. The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
Not Rated | 155 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess.
Votes: 5,445 | Gross: $4.36M
8. In the Aisles (2018)
Not Rated | 125 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 3,598 | Gross: $0.03M
9. A Coffee in Berlin (2012)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama
An aimless university dropout attempts to make sense of life as he spends one fateful day wandering the streets of Berlin.
Votes: 14,736 | Gross: $0.15M
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 »
13. Lauf Junge lauf (2013)
Not Rated | 112 min | Action, Biography, Drama
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 »
14. Once Upon a Time... Indianerland (2017)
97 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
15. Ghost Chase (1987)
PG-13 | 85 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
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 »
17. The Bloom of Yesterday (2016)
125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
18. A Regular Woman (2019)
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama
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.
20. The Scarlett O'Hara War (1980 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama
21. The White Rose (1982)
108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
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 »
23. Coconut Hero (2015)
97 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
24. A Heavy Heart (2015)
109 min | Drama
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.
26. The Wonderful Adventures of Nils (1980–1981)
24 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
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.
27. The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968)
94 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life and music of Johann Sebastian Bach as presented by his wife, Anna.
Votes: 1,291 | Gross: $0.02M
28. The State I Am In (2000)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama
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 »
29. Casanova (1987 TV Movie)
Unrated | 123 min | Comedy, Romance
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 »
30. The Einstein of Sex (1999)
Unrated | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History
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 »
33. A Gathering of Old Men (1987 TV Movie)
PG | 91 min | Drama
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 »
34. Sicily! (1999)
Not Rated | 66 min | Drama
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 »
35. Baal (1970 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama
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.
36. The Milan Protocol (2017)
106 min | Drama, Thriller, War
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.
37. Die Braut (1999)
112 min | Biography, Drama
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 »
38. Class Relations (1984)
126 min | Drama
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.
39. Circle of Deceit (1981)
R | 108 min | Drama, War
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 »
40. Mountain Miracle (2017)
97 min | Adventure, Drama
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 »
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.
42. Beat! Beat! Beat! (1966– )
45 min | Music
"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 »
132 min | Drama
The tragedy of the death of Empedocles, legislator in Acient Greece. Hölderlin's work adapted to cinema by Straub and Huillet.
44. Master of the Universe (2013)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
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.
45. Buddenbrooks (1979– )
614 min | Drama
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.
46. Nadzieja (2007)
101 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
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.
47. Taxandria (1994)
82 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
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 »
48. Moses and Aaron (1975)
Not Rated | 107 min | Music, Drama
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.
50. The Ranch (2012– )
25 min | Animation, Family
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 »