Movies and TV shows set in berlin germany

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in berlin germany ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, unusual plot structure, melancholic, talky, serious and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with german, storytelling, runaway, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, suspense, world war two, culture clash and male nudity plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in Germany, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as berlin germany: Victoria (2015), Babylon Berlin (2017), One, Two, Three (1961), Cabaret (1972), Conspiracy (2001), Christiane F. (1981), A Coffee in Berlin (2012), Funeral in Berlin (1966), The Tunnel (2001), Bridge of Spies (2015).

List of movies set in berlin germany

Victoria (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A young Spanish woman who has newly moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret.
Style: suspenseful, intense, harsh, tense, realistic ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, running from police, gangsters, drug use, male nudity, crime gone awry, bullet wound, death of friend, theft, heist gone wrong, stolen money ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany, spain
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Babylon Berlin (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Colognian commissioner Gereon Rath moves to Berlin, the epicenter of political and social changes in the Golden Twenties.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, captivating, tense, noir ...
Plot: social problems, political intrigue, espionage, interwar period, european history, police, conspiracy, german, german history, world war two, political scandal, police investigation ...
Time: 1920s, pre world war two, year 1929, 1930s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany
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One, Two, Three (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Coca-Cola executive in West Berlin tries to keep the boss's daughter from marrying a Communist.
Style: funny, talky, biting, witty, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: cold war, iron curtain, satire, coca cola, communism, farce, cold war era, nazi, espionage, spy, suspense, politics ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, year 1961, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, west berlin west germany, germany, east berlin, east germany ...
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Cabaret (1972)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Inside the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles and an impish emcee sound the clarion call to decadent fun, while outside a certain political party grows into a brutal force.
Style: satirical, stylized, atmospheric, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nazi, gay, world war two, cabaret, fascism, gay interest, decadence, dancing, jewish, bisexual man, closeted homosexual, visceral ...
Time: 1930s, year 1931, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, new york, europe, germany
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Conspiracy (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The historical recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which Nazi and SS leaders gathered in a Berlin suburb to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Lead by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, this group of high ranking ...
Style: factual, disturbing, bleak, political, atmospheric ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, world war two, politics, nazism, genocide, anti semitism, war crime, racism, ss officer, third reich, suspense ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 1930s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, poland
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Christiane F. (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 70s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14 years old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-storey apartment building in Berlin. She's fascinated by the ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, disturbing, depressing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: drug addiction, addiction, heroin, drugs, downfall, drug addict, drug overdose, drug abuse, junkie, teenage life, friendship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: berlin germany, west berlin west germany, germany, poland, europe ...
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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: melancholic, realistic, atmospheric, humorous, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, slacker, society, depression, loneliness, unlikely friendships, lifestyle, unfulfillment, hopes, introspection, unsupportive parent, social misfits ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany, california
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Funeral in Berlin (1966)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Colonel Stok, a Soviet intelligence officer responsible for security at the Berlin Wall, appears to want to defect but the evidence is contradictory. Stok wants the British to handle his defection and asks for one of their agents, Harry Palmer, to ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, brutal, harsh, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, spy, espionage, berlin wall, funeral, secret agents, chase, betrayal, hotel, murder, german, surveillance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, east germany, russia, west berlin west germany ...
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The Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Olympic swimmer Harry Melchior defects from East Germany in the 1960s and hatches a daring plot to help his sister and others flee East Berlin through a 145-yard underground tunnel.
Style: suspenseful, tense, compassionate, captivating, political ...
Plot: tunnel, berlin wall, politics, suspense, betrayal, communism, escape, political unrest, wartime, freedom, breast feeding, brutality ...
Time: 60s
Place: east germany, germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, german democratic republic ...
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Bridge of Spies (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, India, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate ...
Style: political, realistic, dramatic, tricky, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lawyer, cold war, espionage, spy, suspense, cia, court, berlin wall, negotiation, politics, justice, mission ...
Time: 50s, 60s, year 1960, year 1957, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, east germany, west germany, new york, ussr ...
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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.
Style: political, realistic, talky, clever, bleak ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, double agent, berlin wall, british intelligence, iron curtain, suspense, politics, secret agents, loner, betrayal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, east germany, london, england, europe ...
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Alone in Berlin (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Berlin in June of 1940. While Nazi propaganda celebrates the regime’s victory over France, a kitchen-cum-living room in Prenzlauer Berg is filled with grief. Anna and Otto Quangel’s son has been killed at the front. This working class couple had ...
Style: enigmatic, heartbreaking, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: gestapo, nazi germany, war, world war two, murder, death of son, torture, suicide, bereavement, mechanic, robbery, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1940
Place: berlin germany, germany, central europe
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Race (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, Germany, France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf ...
Style: inspirational, factual, feel good, political, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: racism, track and field, african american, olympics, sport, nazi, racial prejudice, nazi germany, running, racial segregation, hitler, world war two ...
Time: 1930s, year 1933, year 1936, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, usa, cleveland ohio
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3 (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Hanna and Simon are in a 20 year marriage with an unexiting relationship. By chance, they both meet and start separate affairs with Adam. Adam has no idea that his two lovers are married, until they are all found out when Hanna becomes pregnant, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual, sensual ...
Plot: bisexual, couple relations, gay, love and romance, lgbt, romantic triangle, love triangle, lgbtq, sex, male female relationship, gay interest, open relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, berlin germany, germany
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Where Are You Going, Habibi? (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ibrahim falls in love with Alexander, a blond, blue eyed German criminal and show wrestler who is straight - an impossible friendship that surpasses the both of them.
Style: touching, sexy, lgbt cinema, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: gay, friendship, gay relationship, gay friend, gay interest, gay lead character, gay slur, gay son, gay couple, reconciliation, lgbt, closeted gay ...
Time: year 2014
Place: berlin germany
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Downfall (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: psychological, intense, bleak, disturbing, harsh ...
Plot: world war two, war, suicide, hitler, nazi, nazism, holocaust, fascism, national socialism, third reich, betrayal, courage ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, post world war two, 20th century, year 1942
Place: germany, berlin germany, poland, prague, europe ...
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Run Lola Run (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend Manni. He lost 100,000 DM in a subway train that belongs to a very bad guy. She has 20 minutes to raise this amount and meet Manni. Otherwise, he will rob a store to get the money. Three different ...
Style: surreal, exciting, clever, stylized, cerebral ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: destiny, race against time, time loop, time, alternate reality, time travel, repeated event, self sacrifice, suspense, running, multiple perspectives, parallel universe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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Beyond Silence (1996)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Beyond Silence is about a family and a young girl’s coming of age story. This German film looks into the lives of the deaf and at a story about the love for music. A girl who has always had to translate speech into sign language for her deaf ...
Style: realistic, touching, sexy, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: coming of age, father daughter relationship, sign language, deaf mute, musician, deaf, audition, love, bicycle, brother sister relationship, aunt niece relationship, deafness ...
Time: 18th century, 90s
Place: berlin germany, germany, argentina, tokyo, italy
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Shining Through (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Spirited New Yorker Linda Voss goes to work for international lawyer and secret Office of Strategic Services operative Ed Leland just before World War II. As they fall in love, the United States enters the fight against Hitler, and Linda volunteers ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, melancholic, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, espionage, double agent, wartime, spy, wartime life, behind enemy lines, suspense, secret agents, working undercover, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, new york, europe, usa
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The Kangaroo Chronicles (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A communist kangaroo moves in with an artist in Berlin.
Style: humorous, touching, light, captivating, unusual plot structure
Plot: kangaroo, capitalism, talking animals, artists' life, construction company, apartment building, unlikely friendships, art, lone hero, migraine
Place: berlin germany
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Possession (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, disturbing, controversial ...
Audience: adult
Plot: surrealism, monster, obsession, insanity, macabre, occult, hysteria, demon, supernatural, serial killer, existentialism, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, west berlin west germany, poland, east germany ...
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Wings of Desire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Wings of Desire is Wim Wender’s artistically beautiful film about the lonely and immortal life of angels during a post-war Berlin. It’s a poetic journey from the perspective of the angels of which one falls in love with a living woman and wants ...
Style: meditative, surreal, cerebral, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: angel, philosophy, immortality, dream, love, existentialism, afterlife, circus, mortality, german, library, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, west germany
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Charité at War (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Berlin, 1888. After penniless Ida’s life is saved at the Charité Hospital she must work off the treatment costs. While she becomes acquainted with the most brilliant physicians of this era at the world-famous hospital, the self-determined young ...
Style: intellectual, realistic, captivating, stylized, medical drama
Plot: hospital, medicine, nurse, medical, doctors, doctor, scientist, medical research, science, medical school, german history, discovery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 60s, 1940s, 1880s
Place: berlin germany, germany
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M/M (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Wayward Canadian, Matthew, crushed by the isolation of being new to Berlin, turns his sexual desires toward Matthias that spiral into a dark fixation of assumed identity. Soon, this obsessive power struggle between the two, careens toward brutal ...
Style: homoerotic, lgbt cinema, sexy, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: gay, homoeroticism, gay interest, obsession, sexuality, male objectification, erotica, male nudity, wannabe, lgbtq, gay lead character, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany
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Desire Will Set You Free (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Desire Will Set You Free is a feature film that explores life in contemporary Berlin with an often critical and sometimes humorous eye. Based on a true story, the plot follows the relationship of an American writer of Israeli/Palestinian descent and ...
Style: lgbt cinema, sexy, psychological, humorous, erotic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay interest, gay lead character, transvestite, father son relationship, male prostitute, gay youth, bisexual, gay cruising, gay bar, transsexual ...
Time: 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany
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Lili Marleen (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lili Marleen is the story of a German singer named Wilkie who while working in Switzerland falls in love with a Jewish composer named Robert who’s family is helping people to flee from the Nazis. Roberts family is skeptical of Walkie thinking she ...
Style: stylized, clever, witty, atmospheric, art house ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nazi germany, nazi, world war two, women, wartime, wartime life, nude, love, german, writers, brutality, sacrifice ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1938
Place: germany, berlin germany, new jersey, vienna, europe ...
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Atomic Blonde (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.
Style: surprise ending, exciting, sexy, harsh, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: spy, cold war, lgbt, female assassin, female killer, woman fights a man, lesbian, female spy, female agent, rogue agent, femme fatale, female warrior ...
Time: year 1987, 20th century, year 1989, 80s
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, germany, eastern europe, europe ...
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Yung (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This film follows four young girls into the vibrant, hedonistic subculture of Berlin. Janaina, 17, earns money by making Internet pornography. Her best friend, Emmy, 18, finds the whole city intoxicating, without realizing that she's getting ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: drug use, drugs, women, subculture, teenage sexuality, sexual promiscuity, teenage prostitution, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage life, social problems, lifestyle, youth culture ...
Place: berlin germany
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The Lives of Others (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the ...
Style: gloomy, tense, reflective, atmospheric, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cold war, surveillance, spy, communism, berlin wall, stasi, iron curtain, espionage, voyeurism, loneliness, interrogation, politics ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century, 90s
Place: east germany, germany, berlin germany, europe, central europe ...
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The Good German (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American journalist arrives in Berlin just after the end of World War Two. He becomes involved in a murder mystery surrounding a dead GI who washes up at a lakeside mansion during the Potsdam negotiations between the Allied powers. Soon his ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, world war two, investigation, justice, haunted by the past, uncover truth, love of one's life, love affair, war criminal, spy, nazi, prostitution ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, year 1945, post world war two
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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