German abroad movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant german abroad movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, talky and dramatic films and TV shows about / with german abroad, world war two, danger, soldier, war, military, german, wehrmacht, nazi soldier and nazi plots mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres shot in Germany, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as german abroad: Toni Erdmann (2016), Inbetween Worlds (2014), Generation War (2013), Gold (2013), Prager Botschaft (2007), 3 Days in Quiberon (2018), The Marathon (1968), The Bloom of Yesterday (2016), Diplomacy (2014), Enemy at the Gates (2001).

List of german abroad movies

Toni Erdmann (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, Monaco, Romania, France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Without warning a father comes to visit his daughter abroad. He believes that she lost her humor and therefore surprises her with a rampage of jokes.
Style: melancholic, art house, enigmatic, bleak, reflective ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, estranged daughter, birthday party, dentures, male masturbation, german abroad, painted face, party, death of mother, family, joke, death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: romania, bucharest, bulgaria, germany
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Inbetween Worlds (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jesper is a soldier in the German army, who reports for a new tour of duty in Afghanistan. His unit is to protect a village from the Taliban.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, sincere
Plot: soldier, military, translator, battle zone, war, friendship, friends, culture clash, military life, wartime life, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: afghanistan, pakistan, middle east
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Generation War (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Berlin, 1941. Five friends eager to become heroes in an adventure that will change the face of Europe - and that will forever change them as well.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: military, holocaust, soldier, german, against humanity, war, nazism, atrocity, anti semitism, friendship, danger, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: germany
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Gold (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Canada, the summer of 1898. A group of German settlers travel towards the far north in covered wagons with packhorses and their few possessions in tow. The seven travellers set off from Ashcroft, the final railway station. Along with their leader, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, stylized ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, wilderness, old west, escapades, immigrants, danger, adventure, society, desert, german abroad, gold rush ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
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Prager Botschaft (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Style: political drama
Plot: german abroad, screaming, embassy, protest, mob, camp, politician, fence, politics, police, propaganda
Place: east germany
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3 Days in Quiberon (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1981, Quiberon, a small village on the coast of Brittany, France. Hilde Fritsch arrives to visit her old friend who has retreated to a spa hotel to escape the daily pressures of her life. Her friend is world-famous star Romy Schneider, but together, ...
Plot: actress, photo shoot, german abroad, best friend, beach, smoking in bed, female nudity, reporter, hotel room, restaurant, interview, photographer
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The Marathon (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is 5 May 1945 and the uprising against the hated German occupiers has broken out in Prague. The Czech guards open the gate of the Pankrác prison to allow the prisoners to escape en masse. Many of them are shot dead by the German guards but young ...
Style: tragicomedy
Plot: wehrmacht, german abroad, resistance, 19 year old, nazi soldier, male vomiting, riot, fight, death of protagonist, death of friend, revolution, bridge ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, prague
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The Peppercorns and the Curse of the Black King (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Mia and her classmate Benny take a class trip to the Gruber Family's mountain ranch, where they begin to suspect something's fishy: Mysterious witching symbols appear, the Gruber's cattle falls sick, the well water ...
Plot: german abroad, child in peril, school trip, drinking urine, brother brother conflict, uncle nephew relationship, sister sister relationship, foot chase, corrupt politician
Place: hamburg germany
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The Bloom of Yesterday (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Austria, Germany, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An almost romantic comedy on the edge: Holocaust researcher Toto is having a major life crisis. Just when things at home and work could not get worse, he unwantedly gets a new assistent assigned to himself. Zazie is french, jewish, slightly ...
Plot: holocaust, sex scene, german abroad, angry, crying, punched in the face, cat, sex in shower, female nudity, bare breasts, male objectification, telephone call ...
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Diplomacy (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The night of August 24, 1944. The fate of Paris is in the hands of General von Choltitz, governor of Grand Paris, who is preparing, on Hitler’s orders, to blow up the French capital. The descendent of a long line of Prussian military men, the ...
Style: captivating, talky, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, race against time, wartime life, chases and races, danger, disobey, nazi occupied france, secret passage, embroidery, ss, wehrmacht, sabotage ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: france, europe, paris france, sweden
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As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The German soldier Clemens Forel - determined to be reunited with his beloved family - makes a dramatic escape through bitter cold winters, desolate landscapes, and life threatening ventures from a Siberian labor camp after World War II. 8000 miles ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: fugitives, captivity, pow, confined, survival, gulag, getting home, danger, adventure, human spirit, wehrmacht, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 1944 ...
Place: ussr, russia, siberia, iran, alaska ...
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Enemy at the Gates (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, Ireland, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Enemy at the Gates is a war film from Jean-Jacques Annaud from 2001 that takes place during the battle of Stalingard in World War II between the Russians and the Germans.
Style: serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: military, sniper, nazism, war, assassination, friendship, battle zone, trap, heroes, deadly, german, russian ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: russia, soviet union, germany, poland
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The Army of Shadows (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Betrayed by an informant, Philippe Gerbier (Lino Ventura) finds himself trapped in a torturous Nazi prison camp. Though Gerbier escapes to rejoin the Resistance in occupied Marseilles, France, and exacts his revenge on the informant, he must ...
Style: bleak, realistic, stylized, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: german, betrayal, french resistance, czech, prison, life is a bitch, espionage, intrigue, resistance, underground, war, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1943, 1940s
Place: france, europe, marseille, vichy, arc de triomphe paris ...
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Man spricht deutsh (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A very middle-class Bavarian family spend the last day of their Mediterranean vacation on the beach, day-dreaming and muttering racist remarks about Italians.
Style: comic
Plot: holiday, beach, vacation, german abroad, eating, restaurant, tourist, mistrust, seaside, one day time span, mediterranean, sand ...
Place: italy
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Arabian Nights (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jealousy, gas station, girlfriend, best friend, boyfriend, jewelry, german abroad, boys and girls, postcard, lack of money, mechanic ...
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Der Fall Barschel (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 177 min.
Story: The Barschel case is one of the most important political scandals in recent German history. Not least because it has remained unsolved. Countless speculations and conspiracy theories have grown up to the present day to the dramatic death of the ...
Plot: german abroad, dead body in a bathtub, corrupt politician, mysterious death, press conference, government coverup, marital problem, unfaithful husband, husband wife conflict, investigative reporter, political scandal, arms deal ...
Time: year 1987
Place: geneva switzerland, zurich switzerland, hamburg germany, beirut lebanon
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Operation Skorpion (2004)
Genre: Biography, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Stephan Wagner's thriller focuses on a man and his fight against the East German secret service. After an escape attempt, Wolfgang Stein is sentenced to ten years in prison, but is finally ransomed by the West German ...
Plot: secret police, german abroad, prison, disguise, airport, passport, attempted murder, uniform, forger, seaside, document, escape ...
Place: gdr, east germany
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The McKenzie Break (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A German U-Boat commander and 600 prisoners plan a daring escape from a PoW camp in Scotland.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: soldier, captivity, war, prison, survival, prison life, confined, danger, escapades, military, human spirit, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: scotland
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Beware of a Holy Whore (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tensions between members of a film crew build while they wait for the arrival of the director and star to arrive on location.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: hotel, filmmaking, nothing goes right, actor's life, village, gays and lesbians, transsexual, destructive relationship, celebrity culture, gender bending, mistaken identity, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
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Stroszek (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bruno Stroszek is released from prison and warned to stop drinking. He has few skills and fewer expectations: with a glockenspiel and an accordion, he ekes out a living as a street musician. He befriends Eva, a prostitute down on her luck and they ...
Style: surreal, emotional, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: american dream, on the road, immigrants, culture clash, pimp, social misfits, van, emigrant, break-up, self discovery, german, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: wisconsin, usa, europe, germany, west berlin west germany ...
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Stalingrad (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: "Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the ...
Style: epic, gloomy, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, soldier, anti war, war, survival, squad, execution, snow, nazism, german, russian, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, year 1942, 1940s
Place: russia, europe, italy, germany, poland ...
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The Longest Day (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that ...
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: soldier, resistance, d day, steel helmet, war, allies, invasion, navy, military, german, military life, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: normandy, france, europe, england, english channel ...
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Don't Look Now... We're Being Shot At! (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During World War II, two French civilians and a downed English Bomber Crew set out from Paris to cross the demarcation line between Nazi-occupied Northern France and the South. From there they will be able to escape to England. First, they must ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, compassionate ...
Plot: adventure, soldier, war, nazi occupation, rescue, british, danger, world war two, french resistance, anti heroes, cult, farce ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access over the Rhine into Germany. A combination of poor allied intelligence and ...
Style: epic, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: allies, soldier, bridge, army, tank, war, behind enemy lines, map, military, heroic mission, danger, german ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: netherlands, germany, europe, holland, poland ...
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Wolf Creek 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lured by the promise of an Australian holiday, backpackers Rutger, Katarina, and Paul visit the notorious Wolf Creek Crater. Their dream Outback adventure soon becomes a horrific reality when they encounter the site’s most infamous local, the last ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, semi serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, tourist, car chase, violence, australian outback, decapitation, evil man, torture, extreme violence, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.
Style: rough, factual, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, jewish, zoo, hiding place, husband wife relationship, caged animal, nazi, smuggler, flirting, happy ending, female protagonist, strong female character ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: poland, warsaw poland, central europe
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The Savior (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This is rural France. It's the summer of 1943, the weather is fine and sunny and life is sweet. On one of these beautiful days, Nanette, a fourteen-year-old peasant girl, meets a slightly injured young man near the farm she lives on. Her life ...
Style: neurotic
Plot: world war two, revenge, male full rear nudity, coming of age, ss, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, bare breasts, male nudity, invitation, false accusation of rape, french resistance ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s
Place: germany, france
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Vacuum (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amidst the preparations for her 35th wedding anniversary, Meredith is surprised by the discovery that she is HIV-positive. Only her husband André could have been the carrier of the virus.
Plot: sex scene, german abroad, hiv, sickness, male nudity, aids, husband wife conflict, marriage, husband wife relationship, prostitute, shower, female nudity
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The Magus (1968)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A teacher on a Greek island becomes involved in bizarre mind-games with the island's magus (magician) and a beautiful young woman.
Style: atmospheric, serious, mind bending, psychological
Plot: island, mind game, greek island, tarot cards, redemption, mystery, teachers and students, mental illness, riddles and clues, danger, rivalry, magician ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1943, 1910s
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Taxi for Tobruk (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During World War II, French Commandos join forces with a German officer in order to survive the African desert.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: desert, friendship, war, hostages, soldier, adventure, unlikely partners, battles, escapades, military, confined, danger ...
Time: 40s, year 1942
Place: libya, africa, paris france
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