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 realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense and captivating films and TV shows about / with german politics, politics, state affairs, german history, terrorism, husband wife relationship, archive footage, terrorist, society and nazi plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Biography genres shot in Germany, Italy, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as german politics: Der Fall Barschel (2015), Mogadischu (2008), Marianne & Juliane (1981), Baader (2002), If Not Us, Who? (2011), Never Look Away (2018), Suspiria (2018), Wackersdorf (2018), 13 Minutes (2015), The Olympic Summer (1993).

List of german politics movies

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 politics, drug abuse, investigative journalism, german history, politician, punched in the stomach, political cover up, extramarital affair, arms deal, marital problem, fired, sexual harassment ...
Time: 1990s, 80s, 90s, year 1987
Place: west germany, berlin germany, beirut lebanon, zurich switzerland, hamburg germany ...
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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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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: 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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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, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, social decay, rebellion, gang, danger, political unrest, confined, crimes, fighting the system, deadly, state affairs, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: germany, west germany
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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, contemplative, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: terrorism, prison, courtroom, legal, terrorist, courtroom drama, rebelliousness, political unrest, against the rules, rivalry, confined, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1975, year 1976
Place: germany, europe, 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: open relationship, cultural revolution, terrorism, sexuality, activism, fighting the system, love affair, rebellion, danger, society, unlikely couple, politics ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: west berlin west germany, 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: suspense, exciting, captivating, sincere, based on true events
Plot: painter, nazism, love, father daughter relationship, ss, manipulation, truth, pregnant woman, childhood memory, portrait painting, pregnant, holocaust ...
Time: year 1937, 60s, year 1951, 50s, year 1948 ...
Place: germany, east germany, west berlin west germany, west germany, german democratic republic ...
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Suspiria (2018)
Genre: 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: surprise ending, suspense, touching, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: ballet, witchcraft, dance performance, mysterious event, psychotherapist, dead woman, ritual sacrifice, choreography, secret, paranormal phenomena, mysterious death, good versus evil ...
Time: 70s, year 1948, year 1943, year 1977
Place: berlin germany, ohio, west berlin west germany, east berlin east germany, east berlin
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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 ...
Plot: german history, political protest, police brutality, nuclear, fence, riot police, tear gas, microphone, disagreement, forest, husband wife relationship, german politics ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: west germany, munich germany, bavaria, southern germany
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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, tense, suspenseful
Plot: assassination attempt, nazi germany, state affairs, resistance fighter, national socialism, hitler, anti fascist, plan gone wrong, confession, prisoner, treason, nazi ...
Time: pre world war two, 1930s, year 1939, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, 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: pre war, allegory
Plot: nazi, death, apprentice, politics, homosexual, innocence, butcher, prison, friend, naivete, olympics, post war ...
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: female director, german culture, german politics
Place: berlin germany, germany
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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: intellectual, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, revolution, politics, robbery, anti war, political unrest, judge, trial, police brutality, journalist, german, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1977 ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, rome italy, sicily ...
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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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Neues aus der Anstalt (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: politics, satire, elevator, state affairs, power relations, doctors and patients, clinic, political protest, german politics, current affairs, finance, stand up comedian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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