German expressionism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant german expressionism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense, cult film, atmospheric and light films and TV shows about / with german expressionism, murder, expressionism, death, blood, female nudity, husband wife relationship, danger, nudity (full frontal - brief) and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Fantasy genres shot in Germany, USA, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as german expressionism: Paula (2016), The Aerial (2007), My Heart Is Mine Alone (1997), Doctor Mabuse: Etiopomar (2014), Deadly Maria (1993), Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005), Shadow (1982), Blade of the Ripper (1971), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Shadows and Fog (1991).

List of german expressionism movies

Paula (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Painting is an unacceptable vocation for a woman in provincial Germany in the year 1900, but budding artist Paula Becker is determined to make her own rules.
Style: sentimental, humorous, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: female artist, painter, art class, german expressionism, nude model, art history, german, female protagonist, extramarital affair, posing, female nudity, sexless marriage ...
Time: 1900s, year 1900
Place: paris france, germany
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The Aerial (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: La Antena (English: The Aerial, 2007) is an Argentine drama film, written and directed by acclaimed film director Esteban Sapir. The film features Alejandro Urdapilleta, Rafael Ferro, Florencia Raggi, and others. The movie begins with a pair of ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, surreal, silent film ...
Plot: distopia, neo noir, social decay, mind control, rebellion, life is a bitch, society, family relations, revolution, totalitarianism, dishonesty, expressionism ...
Time: future
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My Heart Is Mine Alone (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Helma Sanders-Brahms directs this inventive film that uses the verse of Jewish poet Else Lasker-Schüler and Nazi poet Gottfried Benn to dramatize the passionate, real-life affair between the two unlikely lovers. Forced out of Germany, ...
Plot: female director, blood, nazi, anti semitism, open marriage, death of son, homosexuality, assault, death of child, officer, art exhibition, doctor ...
Place: jerusalem, switzerland
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Doctor Mabuse: Etiopomar (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Mabuse, criminal mastermind - returns in this epic steam punk thriller, in which six interwoven tales document the downfall of Dr. Mabuse and his city "Etiopomar".
Style: gothic, apocalyptic, suspenseful, suspense, epic
Plot: power struggle, scientist, revenge, good versus evil, fight, politics, race against time, escape, betrayal, murder, megalomaniac, conspiracy ...
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Deadly Maria (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 40-year Maria is living in a monotonous and deadlocked marriage with her husband. In addition, she has to take care of her ill despotic father. One day, she falls in love with her sensitive neighbour Dieter. But her attempt to leave her gloomy ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, expressionism, housewife, parents and children, rivalry, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, family problems, daydreamer, couples, oppression, revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, northern germany
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Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1990, as a boy, Giulio was chased through the woods by two women after spying on them practicing witchcraft. Now a young film student in Turin, he watches his neighbors in the flats across from his third floor apartment, especially Sasha when ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: murder, crimes, investigation, uncover truth, obsession, woman in danger, psychopath, serial killer, danger, supernatural ability, voyeurism, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
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Shadow (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, chase, writers, stalking, woman in danger, psychopath, axe, american abroad, writer's life, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, new york state, new york ...
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Blade of the Ripper (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Austria
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Newly married to an older man, Julie returns to Vienna, where a razor wielding slasher is killing women. Jean, her cruel and sadistic former lover, immediately contacts her, certain that only he can satisfy her strange vice. But she rejects him. She ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, disturbing, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, obsession, murder, woman in danger, love triangle, danger, mysterious character, cult, crimes, femme fatale, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: europe, austria, sicily italy, sicily, vienna
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Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, scary, dark, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: dark fantasy, witch, supernatural, ghost, curses spells and rituals, investigation, small town, magical, murder, gory, legends and myths, mystery ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1700s, georgian era
Place: new york
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Shadows and Fog (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.
Style: humorous, surreal, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, vigilante, murder, false accusation, vigilantism, crimes, mystery, investigation, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, disorder, danger ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: central europe, eastern europe, new jersey
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The Girl of Your Dreams (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A company of Spanish movie makers leaves Franco's Spain and moves to Hitler's Germany to make a film in co-production. Soon some problems start to arise...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, captivating ...
Plot: prisoner, showbiz, couples, love and romance, politics, jewish, film within a film, actress, artists and showbiz, couple relations, political unrest, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1938
Place: spain, germany, europe, berlin germany
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Max (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Canada, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1918, a young, disillusioned Adolph Hitler strikes up a friendship with a Jewish art dealer while weighing a life of passion for art vs. talent at politics
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, sincere, avant garde, realistic ...
Plot: anti semitism, controversy, rise to the top, self fulfillment, self discovery, friendship, lifestyle, abstract art, ambition, society, political unrest, obsession ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: europe, germany, munich germany, vienna
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Love & Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When her rather explicit copy is rejected, magazine journalist Kate is asked by her editor to come up with an article on loving relationships instead, and to do so by the end of the day. This gets Kate thinking back over her own various experiences, ...
Style: sexy, intense, sexual, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: couple relations, looking for love, opposites attract, love and romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, love triangle, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pregnancy, up and down relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, malibu california
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The Keep (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nazis take over an ancient fortress that contains a mysterious entity that wreaks havoc and death upon them.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, world war two, demon, village, mountain, national socialism, ss, prison life, rivalry, mysterious character, war, heroes ...
Time: year 1941, 80s
Place: germany, black sea, bucharest, romania, greece ...
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Dark City (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
Style: gothic, mind bending, atmospheric, tech noir, psychological ...
Plot: neo noir, investigation, alien race, evil alien, future dystopia, memory, lovecraftian, manipulation, memory loss, space and aliens, sleeping, mad scientist ...
Time: future, 1940s
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