German reunification movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant german reunification movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, talky, semi serious and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with german reunification, berlin wall, female nudity, politics, german, friendship, spy, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity and murder plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Germany, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as german reunification: Good Bye Lenin! (2003), Berlin Is in Germany (2001), Gaz Bar Blues (2003), The Legend of Rita (2000), Blackest Heart (1990), Crackerjack (1994), Rotwang Must Go! (1994), Die Nachrichten (2005), The Architects (1990), Der Blaue (1994).

List of german reunification movies

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Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy who’s mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happen (since she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid ...
Style: humorous, political, witty, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coma, berlin wall, politics, idealism, culture clash, communism, capitalism, society, deception, german reunification, cold war, protecting from truth ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, berlin germany, germany, east berlin ...
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Berlin Is in Germany (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Martin, a former GDR citizen, is released from jail, he lately becomes confronted with the consequences of the German re-unification.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, humorous, serious
Plot: fish out of water, friendship, prisoner, estrangement, social differences, society, unsociability, berlin wall, jail, taxi driver, german reunification, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 90s
Place: berlin germany, german democratic republic, europe, germany, east germany
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Gaz Bar Blues (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This is the story of Mr. Brochu, whose friends like to call "the Boss". He runs his gas station the best he can and tries to stay happy no matter what happens. This movie relates all the small tragedies surrounding the gaz bar, such as ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, humorous, contemplative
Plot: family business, hopes, family problems, introspection, human nature, working class, family in crisis, crimes, single parent, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec, berlin germany, germany, east berlin
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The Legend of Rita (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant fear of having her cover blown, which unavoidably happens ...
Style: melancholic, captivating, tense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, terrorism, politics, berlin wall, runaway, loneliness, existentialism, starting over, state affairs, activist, spy, dark past ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, east germany, berlin germany, new jersey, latin america ...
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 5.0
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Blackest Heart (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Germany
Duration: 63 min.
Story: In "German Chainsaw Massacre" people meet up with a household of butchers. They detect low cost meat in the East Germans moving over the old boundary into the West and start turning them into sausage. Clara flees the slaying of her sleazy ...
Style: slasher, bloody, controversial
Plot: serial killer, chainsaw, cannibalism, satire, psychopath, butcher, german reunification, political satire, farce, violence, lesbian, bicycle ...
Place: german democratic republic
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 4.5
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Crackerjack (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A cop on vacation at a mountain resort comes to the rescue when the resort is taken over by violent criminals.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: mountain, heist, ski resort, hostile takeover, terrorist plot, hostage, terrorism, heroes, good versus evil, resort, female mercenary, female assassin ...
Time: 90s
Place: east germany, chicago illinois
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Rotwang Must Go! (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A comedy directed by Hans-Christoph Blumenberg.
Style: parody
Plot: german reunification, videotaping, satire, female nudity, stasi, raf, terrorist, assassination, terrorism, blackmail, tennis racket, obscene finger gesture ...
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Die Nachrichten (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Still missing
Plot: stasi, boss, stripper, german reunification, suicide, journalist, television, career, politics, bureaucracy, secret police, media ...
Time: 90s
Place: german democratic republic, east germany
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 7.1
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The Architects (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The architect Daniel Brenner is in his late thirties when he receives his first challenging and lucrative commission: to design a cultural center for a satellite town in East-Berlin. He accepts the offer under the condition that he gets to choose ...
Plot: communism, divorce, family, berlin wall, socialism, friendship, german reunification, architect, architecture, partnership, career, gender roles ...
Place: east germany, german democratic republic
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 6.2
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Der Blaue (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this German political drama, an ex-Stasi agent encounters an old friend whom he may have betrayed after his friend tried to escape East Germany. The former East German agent is Otto Skrodt who after many years is about to be promoted in the ...
Plot: stasi, agent, german history, german reunification, female nudity, intrigue, disguise, nudity (full frontal - brief), clandestine
Place: east germany, german democratic republic
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Gorilla Bathes at Noon (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Red Army major caught between East and West Berlin finds his wife gone and somebody else moved into his apartment.
Plot: german reunification, turk, prison, german, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, deserter, politics, tiger, refugee, irony, absurdism, zoo ...
Place: east germany, berlin germany
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The Wall - The Final Days (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The Berlin wall separated families and friends for 28 years. Some accepted it, and some worked hard to make it fall.
Plot: spy, stasi, german reunification, german, intercourse, nationalism, border, border crossing, berlin wall, soldier, police, male female relationship ...
Time: year 1989
Place: german democratic republic, germany, east germany, berlin germany, west germany
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Das Wunder von Berlin (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: East Germany, 1988: working as a state security service agent, Jürgen Kaiser is loyal to the party line, but worried about his son Marco, a punk. As he is arrested after a concert, Marco is forced to join the army, where he surprisingly identifies ...
Style: parody
Plot: spy, border, propaganda, separation, male nudity, skinny dipping, politics, nudity (full frontal - brief), male objectification, swan, humiliation, embarrassment ...
Time: 80s
Place: east germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin, german democratic republic, berlin germany ...
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No More Mr. Nice Guy (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Die Brüder Kipp (Joachim Król) und Most (Horst Krause) machen sich auf den Weg, um das Gut ihrer Oma zu erben. Auf diesem Weg begegnen sie Viktor (Konstantin Kotljarov), einem desertierten russischen Soldaten, der die beiden kidnappt und Nadine ...
Style: road movie, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: on the run, sibling relationship, family relations, communication problem, disorder, uneducated, misfit, goofy hero, nothing goes right, siblings relations, on the road, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: german democratic republic, germany, europe
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Terror 2000 - Intensivstation Deutschland (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Germany, right after the re-unification. The people are out of control, blind hatred towards immigrants is common sense. In this time, a social-worker, with the mission to bring a Polish family to their destination (an immigration camp in a little ...
Plot: holocaust, xenophobia, murder, immigrants, hate, kidnapping, racism, female masturbation, nationalism, train, neo nazi, woman urinating ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany
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Heimat 3: A Chronicle of Endings and Beginnings (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 689 min.
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Story: Heimat 3 is the third cycle of Edgar Reitz's monumental Heimat series, which premiered at the 2004 Venice Film Festival. The third Heimat completes the trilogy and brings together particularly the settings of Heimat 1. It follows the new ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, lovers reunited, idealism, culture clash, unlikely couple, aging, love and romance, elderly, society, revolution, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: germany, europe
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 6.8
 775
The Promise (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France, Switzerland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: East-Berlin, 1961, shortly after the erection of the Wall. Konrad, Sophie and three of their friends plan a daring escape to Western Germany. The attempt is successful, except for Konrad, who remains behind. From then on, and for the next 28 years, ...
Style: realistic, sexy, bleak, stylized, talky ...
Plot: politics, romance, spy, berlin wall, life philosophy, gunfight, life & death, interracial romance, lone hero, german, finnish, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1920s
Place: berlin germany, germany, japan, europe, prague ...
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Learning to Lie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: teenage love, romance, youth, family relations, looking for love, teenage life, teenage crush, first love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, berlin wall, erotica, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, berlin germany
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Life is All You Get (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After he loses his job, his father, and his girlfriend, Jan's life is a shambles. Then suddenly he meets freakish street musician Vera, and a bittersweet romance unfolds...
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, existential crisis, new love, escape, social differences, couple relations, down on your luck, political unrest, aids, friendship, human nature, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
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Faraway, So Close! (1993)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The film opens with the angel Cassiel (Otto Sander) standing on the statue of the Angel of Victory overlooking post-Cold War Berlin. Growing ever more despondent over his fate as a mere observer of human life, rather than a vital part of it, Cassiel ...
Style: atmospheric, sexy, breathtaking, compassionate, thought provoking ...
Plot: angel, afterlife, redemption, rescue, catastrophe, existentialism, loneliness, immortality, poetry, relationships, solitude, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: berlin germany, tokyo, germany, europe, west berlin west germany ...
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Berlin Blues (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In October 1989, the part of the West Berlin borough of Kreuzberg called SO 36, had been largely shut off by the Wall from the rest of the city for 28 years. A lethargic sub-culture of students, artists, bohemians and barflys had flourished among ...
Style: cynical, bleak, melancholic, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: depression, lone hero, imagination, irreverent, existentialism, culture clash, adaptation, life philosophy, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, buddies, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: germany, europe, east germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany
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 6.3
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Heroes Like Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man from an early age falls in love with a girl whose family is not in good standing with the ruling Communist party. His father however is a member of the "Stasi", the secret state police. The father not only hinders his ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: berlin wall, love of one's life, stasi, coming of age, love interest, secret police, masturbation, satire, german reunification, mother son relationship, sperm
Place: german democratic republic, east berlin, east germany
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 6.0
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Go Trabi Go (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Family Struutz lives in Bitterfeld (GDR). After the fall of the wall, they take the opportunity to go on holiday with their car, an old Trabant. They simply want to visit Italy. But there are some incidents during their journey. (IMDb)
Style: road movie
Plot: road trip, car, german history, driving, car breakdown, holiday, mother daughter relationship, hotel room, police station, thief, father daughter relationship, german reunification ...
Place: rome italy, munich germany, naples italy, germany, east germany ...
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Fuehrer Ex (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ingo Hasselbach, whose parents were Communist Party members in East Germany during his childhood, has lived at both ends of the political seesaw. The question of how people reach a change of heart is a profound one; Hasselbach describes the external ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
Plot: prison, fascism, berlin wall, friendship, teenage boy, jail, racism, moral dilemma, politics, escape, prison life, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: german democratic republic, germany, europe, east germany
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Buffalo Soldiers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set just before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Sgt. Ray Elwood is an American soldier stationed at a German army camp. A soldier because a judge gave him a choice between the army and jail, Ray spends much of his free time cooking cocaine for ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: corruption, crimes, military, heroin, drug dealing, dark humor, soldier, military life, arms dealing, greed, cold war, unlikely criminals ...
Time: year 1989, 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: west germany, berlin germany, germany, iraq, europe ...
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Germany Year 90 Nine Zero (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 62 min.
Story: The supremely world-weary Lemmy Caution, last seen in Godard's "Alphaville" (France/1965), has several strange encounters while trying to make his way from the former East Germany to "the west."
Style: surreal, eurospy
Plot: spy, german reunification, post cold war
Time: year 1990
Place: west germany, germany
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Two Lives (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Europe 1990, the Berlin wall has just crumbled: Katrine, raised in East Germany, but now living in Norway for the last 20 years, is a “war child”; the result of a love relationship between a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier during ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: berlin wall, court, haunted by the past, undercover, family life, hidden truth, dishonesty, testimony, lawyer, new life, female protagonist, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1969, year 1990
Place: germany, german democratic republic, east germany, norway
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