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, atmospheric, serious, suspense, talky and melancholic films and TV shows about / with german, mentor, catastrophe, runaway, dialogue, storytelling, world war two, culture clash, brutality and death plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in Germany, USA, France and other countries.
berlin germany
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berlin germany movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as berlin germany: Babylon Berlin (2017), Victoria (2015), Berlin Station (2016), Alone in Berlin (2016), Hilde (2009), 3 (2010), The Coldest City (2017), Berlin by the Sea (2008), The Tunnel (2001), What to Do in Case of Fire (2001).

List of movies set in berlin germany

 8.4
 16K
Babylon Berlin (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Colognian commissioner Gereon Rath moves to Berlin, the epicenter of political and social changes in the Golden Twenties.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, social realism
Plot: neo noir, police investigation, political intrigue, social problems, national socialism, political scandal, conspiracy, adaptation, communist party, communism, espionage, german ...
Time: pre world war two, 1920s
Place: berlin germany, germany
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 7.6
 50K
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, realistic, sentimental, serious, tense ...
Plot: crimes, running from police, bank robbery, crime gone awry, dangerous attraction, disorder, gangsters, theft, young lovers, fall in love, stolen money, robbery gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany, spain
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Berlin Station (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A contemporary spy series that follows Daniel Miller, an undercover agent at the CIA station in Berlin, Germany.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret service, spy, whistleblower, undercover, partners, government official, partners against crime, crimes, terrorism, strong female lead, politician ...
Place: berlin germany
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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: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: world war two, gestapo, nazi germany, murder, suicide, torture, violence, robbery, mechanic, bereavement, death of son, death ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany
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 6.7
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Hilde (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A biography of Hildegard Knef, one of Germany's biggest post-war stars.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, artists and showbiz, performer's life, musician's life, desire for fame, showbiz, rise and fall, love affair, celebrity culture, follow your dream, ambition ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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 6.7
 5K
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: emotional, sincere, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: bisexual, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, infidelity, pregnancy, love and romance, romance, couples, dishonesty, crumbling relationship, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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The Coldest City (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, atmospheric, suspense, sexy, exciting ...
Plot: spy, double agent, female assassin, undercover agent, female spy, lesbian, cold war, sexy woman, shooting, blonde, man fights a woman, lesbianism ...
Time: year 1989, year 1987, 80s, 20th century
Place: east berlin, berlin germany, germany, east berlin east germany, eastern europe ...
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Berlin by the Sea (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: They are students - at least that's what their parents think - they are the disc-jockeys in the in-clubs in town, they party with no end, they fall in love, they have the best summer in their life in the coolest city of the world: Berlin.
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, atmospheric, serious
Plot: fall in love, nightclub, nightlife, love triangle, friends, city life, romance, introspection, grownups, disco, hip hop, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, east berlin
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 7.7
 6K
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, captivating, suspense, compassionate ...
Plot: tunnel, politics, betrayal, political unrest, heroes, danger, daring rescue, freedom, wartime, cold war, family relations, berlin wall ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin, east germany ...
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What to Do in Case of Fire (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: What To Do In Case of Fire? tells the humorous and touching story of six former creative anarchists who lived as house squatters in Berlin during its heyday in the 80s when Berlin was still an island in the middle of the former eastern Germany. At ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, humorous, compassionate ...
Plot: politics, friendship, investigation, bomb, radical, fighting the system, political unrest, crimes, danger, friends, society, rebelliousness ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, brazil, rio de janeiro
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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, realistic, serious, psychotronic, complex ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, berlin wall, chase, betrayal, terrorism, race against time, secret agents, master villain, heroes, special agents ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: berlin germany, east germany, germany, europe, england ...
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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: witty, clever, talky, suspense, biting ...
Plot: cold war, iron curtain, farce, secretary, forbidden love, politics, satire, german, culture clash, communism, communist, business venture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, 1960s, 1930s
Place: berlin germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin, germany, europe ...
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Aimee & Jaguar (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of four, though an occasional unfaithful wife, is ...
Style: sexy, thought provoking, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, lesbian mother, wartime life, woman in danger, world war two, lesbian interest, against the odds, infidelity, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1999
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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 8.2
 323K
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: bleak, disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: hitler, nazism, third reich, war, world war two, suicide, desperation, confined, war crime, paranoia, national socialism, traitor ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, frankfurt germany, munich germany ...
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 7.6
 21K
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: rough, disturbing, serious, gloomy, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: heroin, addiction, downfall, teenage life, friendship, juvenile delinquency, drug abuse, life is a bitch, drug dealing, youth, destructive relationship, teenage prostitution ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: berlin germany, europe, west germany, west berlin west germany, poland ...
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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: tense, sincere, gloomy, bleak, compassionate ...
Plot: surveillance, cold war, voyeurism, espionage, blackmail, german, interrogation, communism, iron curtain, politics, actress, moral dilemma ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1984
Place: germany, east germany, berlin germany, german democratic republic, europe ...
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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, atmospheric, surreal, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: immortality, angel, mortality, desire, diary, dream, impossible love, german, supernatural, fall in love, romance, supernatural romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, west germany
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 7.7
 18K
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: bleak, disturbing, factual, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: holocaust, conspiracy, anti semitism, genocide, war crime, racism, politics, wartime life, human spirit, state affairs, world war two, leadership ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, poland
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The Harmonists (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Comedian Harmonists tells the story of a famous, German male sextet, five vocals and piano, the "Comedian Harmonists", from the day they meet first in 1927 to the day in 1934, when they become banned by the upcoming Nazis, because three of ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: anti semitism, politics, jewish, music band, music, bittersweet, musician's life, friends, society, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, human spirit ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 30s, 20s
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, new york, budapest ...
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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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: double agent, world war two, behind enemy lines, espionage, romance, wartime life, secret agents, love and romance, working undercover, translator, nazi germany, wartime ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, new york, berlin germany, europe, usa
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 7.2
 3K
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: clever, witty, serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfulfilled love, anti semitism, political unrest, couples, forbidden love, society, cabaret, social differences, totalitarianism ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1940s, year 1938
Place: switzerland, germany, berlin germany, europe, poland ...
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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: realistic, atmospheric, humorous, tragicomedy, melancholic ...
Plot: slacker, society, introspection, lifestyle, unfulfillment, hopes, social misfits, unsupportive parent, misfit, german, teenage boy, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany, california
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 7.8
 47K
Cabaret (1972)
Genre: Drama, Musical
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: stylized, sentimental, serious, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: cabaret, transvestism, political unrest, love triangle, opposites attract, fascism, politics, bisexuality, world war two, culture clash, german, state affairs ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, new york
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Walk on Water (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Israel, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eyal, an Israeli Mossad agent, is given the mission to track down and kill the very old Alfred Himmelman, an ex-Nazi officer, who might still be alive. Pretending to be a tourist guide, he befriends his grandson Axel, in Israel to visit his sister ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, sincere, captivating, intense ...
Plot: family secret, gay, gay slur, hitman, redemption, working undercover, haunted by the past, introspection, unlikely couple, undercover, war crime, machismo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, germany, berlin germany, europe, middle east ...
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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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: murder, war criminal, black market, investigation, post war, mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, military, love affair, love of one's life, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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 7.3
 16K
Phoenix (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A disfigured concentration-camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: neo noir, survivor, haunted by the past, physical appearance, singing, betrayal, neo-noir, husband wife relationship, hospital, surgery, strong female character, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1945, 1930s ...
Place: europe, berlin germany, germany, palestine, tel aviv israel ...
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 7.1
 224K
Valkyrie (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: tense, factual, bad ending, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, war, resistance, bomb, deception, treason, assassination attempt, betrayal, courage, nazi germany, plan gone awry ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, bavaria, tunisia ...
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 7.1
 34K
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: factual, captivating, exciting, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: track and field, racism, olympics, nazi germany, african american, historical figure, nazi, athlete, racial prejudice, sport, politics, running ...
Time: year 1936, 20th century, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany, cleveland ohio
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 8.0
 42K
Unorthodox (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 213 min.
Story: A Hasidic Jewish woman in Brooklyn flees to Berlin from an arranged marriage and is taken in by a group of musicians -- until her past comes calling.
Style: social, uplifting, suspense, touching
Plot: orthodox jew, jewish family, judaism, escape, mother daughter relationship, lesbian relationship, wife husband relationship, search, follow your dream, new life, female protagonist, women in society ...
Place: new york, berlin germany
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 6.6
 3K
Cut Off (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Thriller set in the world of Forensic Pathology. Coroner Paul Herzfeld finds a capsule in the head of a heavily mutilated corpse, containing a phone number and single word: the name of his daughter.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, sexy, bleak
Plot: abduction, serial killer, finding a dead body, kidnapped daughter, riddles and clues, clue, danger, island, rape, father daughter relationship, violence, murder ...
Place: berlin germany
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