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Stammheim - The Baader-Meinhof Gang on Trial (1986)
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Stammheim - The Baader-Meinhof Gang on Trial (1986)
Original name: Stammheim
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the research for his non-fiction book "Der Baader-Meinhoff-Komplex", "Spiegel" journalist Stefan Aust wrote the screen play to Reinhard Hauff’s controversial feature film that re-narrates the startling trial against the RAF terrorists Baader, Meinhoff, Ensslin, and Raspe. The trial that started in May 1975 in the Stammheim maximum-security prison extended over 192 days and ended with a lifetime sentence for all defendants.
Style: controversial, sincere, thought provoking, gloomy, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: prison, terrorism, courtroom, legal, terrorist, revolution, confined, prison life, against the rules, starvation, danger, society, political unrest, rebelliousness, deadly, rivalry, courtroom drama, state affairs, incompetent court, lawyer, criminal, politics, justice, judge, prisoner ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, year 1975, year 1977
Place: germany, europe, west germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, disturbing and thought provoking films with plots about society, crimes, legal, life is a bitch, politics, confined and courtroom mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Stammheim - The Baader-Meinhof Gang on Trial: Marianne & Juliane (1981), Judgement in Berlin (1988), Mogadischu (2008), The Third Generation (1979), Baader (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Marianne & Juliane (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, emotional, controversial ...
Plot: politics, family relations, terrorism, feminism, years of lead, radical, atrocity, chaos and mayhem, rebelliousness, siblings relations, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany
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Judgement in Berlin (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: American judge in Germany must decide if the hijacking of an East German plane into West Berlin was justified.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, touching, sincere
Plot: terrorism, politics, hijacking, courtroom drama, legal action, legal, danger, save the day, crimes, deadly, fighting the system, confined ...
Time: 70s
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Mogadischu (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The incredible true story of Lufthansa Flight 181, which was hijacked by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in October of 1977, and the noble efforts of stewardess Gabriele Dillmann (Nadja Uhl) to ensure the safety of the terrified ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, passenger, daring rescue, crimes, stewardess, airplane, group of strangers, confined, danger, deadly, hysteria, terrorist attack ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: germany, west germany
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Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: legal, terrorism, lawyer, terrorist, trial, professor, legal action, fighting the system, heroes, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Third Generation (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, clever, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: transvestism, hostage, politics, satire, terrorism, vengeance, gender bending, heist, fashion, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, west germany, west berlin west germany
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The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a chance encounter with a wanted man, a woman is harassed by the police and press until she takes violent action.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, media, freedom of the press, carnival, strip search, terrorist, false arrest, power of media, journal, political corruption, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, west germany, israel
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Baader (2002)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Documentary, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Germany in Autumn does not have a plot per se; it mixes documentary footage, along with standard movie scenes, to give the audience the mood of Germany during the late 1970s. The movie covers the two month time period during 1977 when a businessman ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
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Place: germany, west germany
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: politics, self defense, street kid, murder, society, legal, crime, artists and showbiz, emotionless, filmmaking, under the surface, cause and meaning ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
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Execution of Justice (1999)
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Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
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63%
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 6.8
 2K
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Style: realistic, serious, rough
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Country: West Germany
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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