German politics movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant german politics movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating and rough films and TV shows about / with german politics, politics, german history, state affairs, society, cigarette smoking, archive footage, husband wife relationship, terrorism and danger plots mostly in Drama, History and Thriller genres shot in Germany, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as german politics: Fatal News (2015), The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008), Cabaret (1972), Neues aus der Anstalt (2007), Six Minutes to Midnight (2020), The Blind Spot (2013), Marianne & Juliane (1981), Wackersdorf (2018), Starfighter (2015), 37 Days (2014).

List of german politics movies

Fatal News (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 ...
Style: feel good, disturbing, psychological, erotic
Plot: mysterious death, german politics, investigative journalism, crooked politician, conspiracy, political scandal, politics, politician, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female reporter ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1987
Place: west germany, berlin germany, northern germany, geneva switzerland, zurich switzerland ...
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The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Der Baader Meinhof Komplex depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on Die Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The ...
Style: political, bleak, realistic, harsh, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terrorism, revolution, politics, anti war, bomb, revolutionary, journalist, prison, idealism, protest, rebellion, court ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1972, year 1977 ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, east germany, israel ...
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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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Neues aus der Anstalt (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Neues aus der Anstalt is a political cabaret program on German television station ZDF, hosted by Urban Priol and Frank-Markus Barwasser, who replaced Georg Schramm. Broadcast monthly since 2007, it usually features three guest cabaret artists in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, power relations, clinic, doctors and patients, political satire, german politics, stand up comedian, elevator, current affairs, finance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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Six Minutes to Midnight (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Summer 1939. Influential families in Nazi Germany have sent their daughters to a finishing school in an English seaside town to learn the language and be ambassadors for a future looking National Socialist. A teacher there sees what is coming and is ...
Style: political, disturbing, suspenseful, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: world war two, suspense, nazism, against humanity, controversy, political unrest, allies, ideology, escape plan, courage, secret agents, showdown ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, germany
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The Blind Spot (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The true story of a journalist who investigates the backgrounds of the Oktoberfest terror attack of 1980.
Plot: german history, german politics, investigative reporter, neo nazi, journalist, domestic terrorism, unsolved crime, witness, husband wife relationship, conspiracy, government coverup, bombing ...
Time: year 1980, year 2011, year 2006, year 1983
Place: munich germany, west germany, southern germany, bavaria
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Marianne & Juliane (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Germany, 1968: The priest's daughters Marianna and Juliane both fight for changes in society, like making abortion legal. However their means are totally different: while Juliane's committed as a reporter, her sister joins a terroristic ...
Style: feminist film, political, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: years of lead, terrorism, politics, marxist, prison escape, prison, family relations, sister sister relationship, terrorist, german politics, radical, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, west germany, europe
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Stammheim - The Baader-Meinhof Gang on Trial (1986)
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 ...
Style: controversial, realistic, serious, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: terrorism, prison, courtroom, spy, politics, prison escape, marxist, terrorist, legal, german politics, prisoner, justice ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, year 1976, 20th century, year 1975
Place: germany, west germany, europe
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Wackersdorf (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Not an easy decision! District Administrator Hans Schuierer from the Upper Palatinate first opposed his own political line in 1981 and finally against the entire Bavarian Free State and Prime Minister Strauss. Because the planned reprocessing plant ...
Audience: date night
Plot: police brutality, political protest, conflict between friends, german politics, disagreement, german history, protestor, forest, nuclear, family relations, plan, riot police ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: germany, west germany, southern germany, bavaria, munich germany
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Starfighter (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young pilots of the German Air Force only want to fly the new Starfighter. But after a short time, more and more pilots crash and die - and the German government and the air force cover up these incidents.
Plot: warplane, corruption, cold war era, nato, plane crash, flying, airplane, air disaster, boy girl relationship, historical event, mishap, german politics ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: west germany
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37 Days (2014)
Genre: History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of what happened in the few weeks immediately preceding World War I.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, political thriller
Plot: world war one, politics, historical character, negotiation, state affairs, society, assassination, political unrest, aging, nature, war, international relations ...
Time: 1910s, pre world war one, 20th century, year 1914
Place: london, europe, england, germany, france
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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: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, passenger, airplane, terrorist attack, daring rescue, confined, group of strangers, hysteria, pilot, hijacking, conspiracy, marxist ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century
Place: germany, africa, west germany
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Baader (2002)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Andreas Baader starts out as a small-time criminal. In Berlin, he is recruited by a revolutionary cell. They plan to overthrow the state.
Style: realistic, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, gang, rebellion, social decay, confined, fighting the system, rebelliousness, state affairs, political unrest, working class, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: germany, west germany
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If Not Us, Who? (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the early 60s, Bernward Vesper and fellow university student Gudrun Ensslin begin a passionate love in the stifling atmosphere of provincial West Germany. Dedicated to the power of the written word, Bernward and Gudrun found a publishing house ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: terrorism, fighting the system, sexuality, activism, open relationship, love affair, rebellion, society, rebelliousness, politics, unlikely couple, german history ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, west berlin west germany, europe, west germany
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Never Look Away (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, film tells the story of Kurt, a young art student who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie. Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband, a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s ...
Style: exciting, captivating, sincere, art house, intellectual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: painter, art gallery, nazism, artist, father daughter relationship, world war two, forced abortion, pregnancy, sex scene, nazi, romantic relationship, struggling artist ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1937, 60s ...
Place: east germany, germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, west germany ...
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Suspiria (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A young ballet dancer travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe, only to discover it is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of increasingly grisly murders.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, psychological, dark, scary ...
Audience: date night
Plot: good versus evil, ritual sacrifice, dead woman, mysterious event, paranormal phenomena, suspense, telepathy, curse, spiritualism, abuse of power, corporal punishment, witchcraft ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, year 1943, year 1948, post world war two
Place: berlin germany, italy, west berlin west germany, ohio, east berlin
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13 Minutes (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The breath-taking story of a man who nearly would have changed the world. 1939, when Hitler tricked millions of people at the height of his power, one said a radical No: Georg Elser, disparaged as an assassin, is one of the greatest resistance ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: nazi germany, hitler, nazi, battered woman, world war two, gestapo, resistance fighter, anti fascist, assassination attempt, corporal punishment, infidelity, public speaking ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s, pre world war two, year 1932, year 1934 ...
Place: germany, munich germany, europe, switzerland, berlin germany
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The Olympic Summer (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1936 Nazi Germany, a young,innocent apprentice, full of Olympic fever, leaves his rural village to see the ceremonies in Berlin. Upon arriving in the capitol, he meets a widow and a relationship blossoms. They spend an idyllic summer at her ...
Style: allegory, experimental, pre war
Plot: nazi, sport, urban setting, german politics, german history, homosexual, nazi germany, apprentice, gay, widow, butcher, innocence ...
Time: 1930s
Place: berlin germany
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Germany 09: 13 Short Films About the State of the Nation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Thirteen German directors present short films exploring the state of their country.
Style: anthology
Plot: politics, german politics, german culture
Place: germany, berlin germany
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