Movies like Bornholmer Straße

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Bornholmer Straße (2014)
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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, propaganda, border crossing, iron curtain, uniform, embroidery
Time: year 1989
Place: germany, gdr

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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, society, german, couples and mother son relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Bornholmer Straße: The Wall - The Final Days (2008), One Night in Berlin (2011), Meier (1986), Berlin Blues (2003), Sugar Sand (2017). 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: police, male female relationship, german reunification, berlin wall, nationalism, intercourse, kitsch, soldier, german, border, automatic rifle, border crossing
Time: year 1989
Place: gdr, berlin germany, west germany
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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: inheritance, nazi, separation, past, berlin wall
Place: gdr, germany, east germany, berlin germany
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 7.3
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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, female nudity, wallpaper, berlin wall
Place: east germany, gdr, east berlin, germany, east berlin east germany ...
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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, cynical, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: germany, europe, east germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, german, emigrant, emigration, friendship, boy, single mother, little boy, baltic sea, mother son relationship
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, west germany, gdr, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: hacker, power of media, cocaine, social misfits, irresponsible, media satire, manipulations, tv show, society, misfit, network, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, repression, reenactment, river crossing, friendship, escape attempt, arrest
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: east berlin, berlin germany, east germany, west germany
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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: love of one's life, berlin wall, coming of age, masturbation, secret police, love interest, german reunification, mother son relationship
Place: german democratic republic, east berlin, gdr, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: women, corruption, journalism, scandal, environment, ecology, island, reporter
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bullyparade: The Movie (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A multi-episode movie based on the skit TV show "bullyparade".
Plot: press conference, prairie, berlin wall, siren, time travel
Time: year 1989
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⇓ 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.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Learning to Lie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: coming of age, berlin wall, youth, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, couples, looking for love, family relations, renewed love, romance, lovers apart ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
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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: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, road movie
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Three Quarter Moon (2011)
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Style: serious, humorous, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: realistic, gloomy, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Westler (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
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Plot: berlin wall, lgbt, curfew, cold war, communism, gay bar, homosexual, love, escape
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, east berlin east germany, west berlin west germany
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The Man Cave (2014)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, touching, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Never Mind the Wall (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
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Plot: berlin wall, teenage crush, punk, punk music, strong female character, sex, female nudity, strong female lead
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Country: Germany
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Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, melancholic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Am I Beautiful? (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: friendship, caregiver, german, old woman, banker, gay lead character, overweight, gay, skinny dipping, lake, friendship between men, picnic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: realistic, atmospheric, humorous, tragicomedy, melancholic ...
Plot: slacker, loner, society, lifestyle, hopes, unfulfillment, misfit, social misfits, unsupportive parent, german, teenage boy, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.7
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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, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: coma, idealism, german, communism, politics, confession, deception, doctor, russian, arrest, taxi driver, berlin wall ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: germany, german democratic republic, europe, east germany, east berlin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 117
North Curve (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: soccer, social relations, contests and competitions, rivalry, buddies, society, urban, obsession, teenage girl, female nudity, sex, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: realistic, gloomy, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: chaos and mayhem, immigrants, social misfits, life is a bitch, hopes, down on your luck, clergy, prostitute, society, urban, misfit, city life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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