Movies like Bornholmer Straße

If you like "Bornholmer Straße" you are looking for movies about / with berlin wall, iron curtain, uniform, propaganda, border crossing and embroidery themes of Comedy and Drama genre shot in Germany.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Bornholmer Straße (2014)
 7.1
 528
Bornholmer Straße (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lighthearted look at the opening of the border crossing of Bornholmer Straße in Berlin from the point of view of the confused border guards.
Plot: berlin wall, iron curtain, uniform, propaganda, border crossing, embroidery
Time: year 1989
Place: germany, gdr

Most similar movies to Bornholmer Straße

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about berlin wall, female nudity, friendship, german, couples, family relations and society mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Bornholmer Straße: The Wall - The Final Days (2008), One Night in Berlin (2011), Die Klasse - Berlin '61 (2015), Meier (1986), Berlin Blues (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Wall - The Final Days (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The Berlin wall separated families and friends for 28 years. Some accepted it, and some worked hard to make it fall.
Plot: kitsch, german, nationalism, german reunification, male female relationship, border crossing, automatic rifle, border, police, berlin wall, intercourse, soldier
Time: year 1989
Place: gdr, west germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
One Night in Berlin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Berlin. Night. An old, homeless drunk stumbles down the street. Ignored by everyone - almost everyone. A woman suddenly appears in front of him - mid-thirties, thin, a drug addict. She stands face-to-face for the first time in years with the man she ...
Style: road movie
Plot: nazi, inheritance, berlin wall, past, separation
Place: gdr, germany, east germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Die Klasse - Berlin '61 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Secondary school students from East Berlin are taking final exam in West Berlin (being politically rejected in GDR) as the Berlin wall is built. The dramatization is combined with interviews of the actual people 50 years later.
Plot: berlin wall, reenactment, repression, arrest, river crossing, friendship, escape attempt
Time: 60s, 50s
Place: east berlin, east germany, west germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.3
 79
Meier (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Meier, a paperhanger in East Berlin, inherits from his father in West Berlin. With this money he wants to fulfil himself the dream of his life: a journey around the world. He buys a forged West German passport and pretends to go on a trip to ...
Plot: political satire, wallpaper, berlin wall, female nudity
Place: gdr, east germany, germany, east berlin, east berlin east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 6K
Berlin Blues (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In October 1989, the part of the West Berlin borough of Kreuzberg called SO 36, had been largely shut off by the Wall from the rest of the city for 28 years. A lethargic sub-culture of students, artists, bohemians and barflys had flourished among ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, clever, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: social misfits, twentysomething life, bar, misfit, buddies, parents and children, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, lifestyle, depression ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: germany, europe, east germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.7
 4K
Free Rainer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Frustrated, because he is forced to produce bad TV-shows, a manager of a TV-station, enters the station and manipulates the ratings, to initiate a TV-revolution.
Style: feel good, serious, realistic
Plot: power of media, hacker, manipulations, cocaine, starting over, redemption, media satire, tv show, dishonesty, media, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.7
 122
Sugar Sand (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: End of the 1970s in East Germany: Fred and Jonas are close friends. The 10-year-olds live near at the German-German frontier. After the mother from Jonas has made an exit application, the boys have to recognize that they are soon separated from each ...
Plot: border, immigration, border crossing, baltic sea, emigrant, single mother, little boy, german, emigration, friendship, boy, mother son relationship
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, gdr, germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.9
 303
Heroes Like Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man from an early age falls in love with a girl whose family is not in good standing with the ruling Communist party. His father however is a member of the "Stasi", the secret state police. The father not only hinders his ...
Plot: berlin wall, love of one's life, german reunification, masturbation, love interest, coming of age, secret police, mother son relationship
Place: german democratic republic, east berlin, gdr, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Einmal Hallig und zurück (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fanny, a reporter specializing in social gossip, unwittingly stumbles upon an environmental scandal involving a powerful politician. When her not very subtle investigations draw too much attention, she is sent to a tiny off shore island for her own ...
Plot: journalism, women, corruption, reporter, ecology, environment, scandal, island
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Learning to Lie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, berlin wall, teenage love, love letter, roommate, extramarital affair, first time, becoming an adult, school trip, cologne, only child, teenage crush ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Der verlorene Bruder (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A boy feels neglected by his parents because they grieve for his older brother, who went missing in the aftermath of the second world war.
Plot: traumatic experience, burning money, blood test, red cross, missing brother, escape, post world war two, butcher shop, guilty conscience, family business, school bully, fingerprint ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Bullyparade: The Movie (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A multi-episode movie based on the skit TV show "bullyparade".
Plot: time travel, prairie, press conference, siren, berlin wall
Time: year 1989
Place: berlin germany, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Three Quarter Moon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hartmut Mackowiak, a German taxi driver, tries to help 6 year old Turkish girl to find her mother.
Style: serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: taxi, couple relations, down on your luck, couples, family relations, taxi driver, personal growth, little girl, story continued during end credits
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 1K
Frau Ella (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man goes on a road trip with an old lady he saves from a hospital.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, road movie
Plot: odd couple, on the road, partners, golden years, couple relations, nothing goes right, elderly, escapades, couples, disorder, mercedes benz, classic car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, france, berlin germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Strange Little Cat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: It is a Saturday in autumn, and Karin and Simon are visiting their parents and youngest sister Clara. This family gathering provides the occasion for a dinner together, at which other relatives appear over the course of the day. While the family ...
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: cat, family gatherings, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, barking, glass of milk, orange, apartment, butterfly, barking dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 814
West (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: East Germany. Summer, late 70's. Three years after her boyfriend Wassilij's apparent death, Nelly Senff decides to escape from behind the Berlin wall with her son Alexej, leaving her traumatic memories and past behind. Pretending to marry ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: starting over, hopes, society, immigrants, single parent, social decay, family relations, female protagonist, little boy, violence, flowers, undressing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany, german democratic republic, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 328
Westler (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Felix from West-Berlin falls in love with Thomas in East-Berlin. At first they keep their relationship going by regular visits from Felix, but the curfew forces him to return every evening. When the East-German authorities become suspicious, Thomas ...
Plot: berlin wall, cold war, curfew, lgbt, gay bar, escape, love, communism, homosexual
Place: east germany, west germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany, east berlin east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Hairdresser (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a salon refuses to hire her because of her plump figure, irrepressible hair stylist Kathi plots revenge by opening her own beauty parlor next door. But when she faces a cash-flow problem, Kathi resorts to some creative means of raising capital.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: follow your dream, physical appearance, beauty salon, workplace situations, fashion, hopes, lifestyle, workplace, power relations, boss and employee, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
Whiskey with Vodka (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A renowned actor named Otto is the epitome of the problematic but beloved ladies man. Even when drunk he still knows more about filmmaking than does the amateur who is directing him in his latest movie. But what should the unreliable star do when a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: actor's life, alcohol abuse, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, aging, couple relations, showbiz, love and romance, hung over, troublemaker, lifestyle, drunk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Coffee in Berlin (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A fateful day pushes an aimless college dropout (Tom Schilling) to stop wasting his time and finally engage with life.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, stylized, humorous, tragicomedy ...
Plot: coffee, german, slacker, social misfits, jazz, urban, twentysomething life, dull life, misfit, unfulfillment, introspection, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Beloved Berlin Wall (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Berlin, 1989. Sascha is a young East German border guard and Franzi is a lively young West German woman who's just moved into a flat next to Sascha's watchtower at the Berlin Wall. It takes only a slight mishap and a selfless act of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, romance, love and romance, society, kicked in the crotch, banana, cat, international relations, reckless driving, berlin wall, ice cream ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, east berlin east germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 425
Runaway Horse (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Helmut and Sabine Halm have always managed vacations of lazy privacy at their favorite retreat on Germany′s Lake Constance. So when the energetic, handsome Klaus Buch turns up with his beautiful girlfriend Helene, Helmut is quite ready to dismiss ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic, psychological
Plot: couple relations, couples, holiday, friendship, rivalry, routine, childhood friends, wife husband relationship, romantic rivalry, love and romance, lakeside, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Am I Beautiful? (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, emotional, humorous, realistic
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, love of one's life, couples, human nature, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Nobody Loves Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, looking for love, love and romance, rich man, voodoo, single, prophecy, falling in love, couples, gays and lesbians, opposites attract, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe, japan, tokyo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 128K
Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy who’s mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happen (since she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: idealism, coma, communism, politics, german, berlin wall, socialism, deception, taxi driver, confession, russian, arrest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: germany, german democratic republic, europe, east germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 615
Night Shapes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Pope is in town and the night of his stay is anything but heavenly for some of Berlin′s inhabitants. Rich and poor, down-and-outs and policemen, street kids and taxi drivers - in their search for a little bit of happiness, they all end up on ...
Style: touching, serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: clergy, social misfits, urban, illegal prostitution, refugee, lovers, city life, society, immigrants, prostitute, chaos and mayhem, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Football Rules Ok (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: soccer, kidnapping, obsession, idol, family history, family feud, family problems, athlete's life, unlikely partners, athlete and trainer, lifestyle, stalker ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Never Mind the Wall (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Germany 1982: The country is divided into two parts. Nele, coming from West-Germany, travels to East-Germany where she meets Captain, singer of a band. They fall in love with each other, but the regime "takes care" of their relationship, ...
Plot: berlin wall, teenage crush, punk, punk music, sex, female nudity, strong female character, strong female lead
Place: german democratic republic, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 220
The Architects (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The architect Daniel Brenner is in his late thirties when he receives his first challenging and lucrative commission: to design a cultural center for a satellite town in East-Berlin. He accepts the offer under the condition that he gets to choose ...
Plot: berlin wall, socialism, divorce, friendship, self fulfillment, architect, architecture, resistance, german reunification, career, communism, partnership ...
Place: german democratic republic, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 212
Heavy Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Sven lives with his mother Edeltraut, who is suffering from dementia. He shares his entire life, the apartment, even the bed with her. During the day he works at a bank. While he is at work, Daniel comes to the apartment to look after Edeltraut. He ...
Plot: gay crush, gay lead character, alzheimer's disease, dementia, elevator, picnic, friendship, friendship between men, gay relationship, search, skinny dipping, man with glasses ...
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Related movie lists