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, semi serious, talky and harsh films and TV shows about / with german reunification, berlin wall, politics, male nudity, german, friendship, culture clash, society, parents and children and police plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Germany, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as german reunification: Rotwang Must Go! (1994), Die Nachrichten (2005), The Architects (1990), Der Blaue (1994), Gorilla Bathes at Noon (1993), The Wall - The Final Days (2008), Das Wunder von Berlin (2008), Berlin Is in Germany (2001), No More Mr. Nice Guy (1993), Blackest Heart (1990).

List of german reunification movies

Rotwang Must Go! (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A comedy directed by Hans-Christoph Blumenberg.
Plot: parody, gun, raf, studio, buggy, blackmail, terrorist, obscene finger gesture, video, tennis racket, german reunification, terrorism ...
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Die Nachrichten (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Still missing
Plot: suicide, bureaucracy, career, german reunification, media, journalist, politics, reminiscence, secret police, tv, boss, television
Time: 1990s
Place: german democratic republic, east germany
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 7.0
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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: socialism, divorce, berlin wall, career, communism, partnership, german reunification, architecture, architect, friendship, gender roles, self fulfillment ...
Place: east germany, german democratic republic
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 6.1
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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: german reunification, intrigue, female nudity, disguise, agent
Place: gdr
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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: russian soldier, turkish, politics, prison, actress playing male role, statue, knitting, refugee, german, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, zoo, deserter ...
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: police, male female relationship, german reunification, berlin wall, nationalism, intercourse, kitsch, soldier, german, border, automatic rifle, border crossing
Time: year 1989
Place: gdr, 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 ...
Plot: politics, propaganda, nude swimming, european history, embarrassment, barefoot male, crotch grab, taking off clothes, humiliation, undressing, male nudity, german reunification ...
Place: berlin germany, gdr, central europe, east germany, german democratic republic
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Berlin Is in Germany (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 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: serious, emotional, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: taxi driver, fish out of water, social differences, society, estrangement, stripper, friendship, berlin wall, parent child relationship, unsociability, jealousy, prisoner ...
Time: 21st century, 90s
Place: europe, germany, 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: not serious, humorous, realistic, road movie
Plot: on the run, family relations, misfit, communication problem, nothing goes right, siblings relations, goofy hero, uneducated, disorder, farce, on the road, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, germany, german democratic republic
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 5.1
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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 ...
Plot: german reunification, political satire, chainsaw, farce, gore
Place: german democratic republic
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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: kidnapping, racism, german reunification, female masturbation, female stockinged legs, pantyhose, neo nazi, xenophobia, nationalism, nazis
Time: 1990s
Place: germany
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Heimat 3: A Chronicle of Endings and Beginnings (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 689 min.
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, sincere, atmospheric, epic ...
Plot: museum, elderly, iron curtain, couples, looking for love, culture clash, german, revolution, idealism, family relations, rebelliousness, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: germany, europe
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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, sincere, serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: politics, romance, tragic love, social differences, impossible love, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, fall in love, lovers reunited, society, political unrest ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, prague, german democratic republic, japan ...
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The Legend of Rita (2000)
Genre: Drama, 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: politics, bribery, espionage, secret identity, terrorism, undercover, danger, hopes, state affairs, starting over, resistance, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: germany, vietnam, europe, france, asia ...
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Learning to Lie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: coming of age, berlin wall, youth, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, couples, looking for love, family relations, renewed love, romance, lovers apart ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: 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: sentimental, offbeat, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: police, slaughterhouse, political unrest, couples, buddies, love and romance, dealing with death, fall in love, terminal illness, friends, aids, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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Faraway, So Close! (1993)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 144 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, psychological, serious, reflective, talky ...
Plot: rescue, black market, afterlife, angel, redemption, fish out of water, save the world, gangsters, crimes, love and romance, hopes, cold war ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, east berlin, tokyo
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 7.2
 6K
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: stylized, cynical, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: love and romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children, unfulfillment, twentysomething life, social misfits, bar, misfit, couples, buddies, lifestyle, depression ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: germany, europe, east germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany
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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 ...
Plot: love of one's life, berlin wall, coming of age, masturbation, secret police, love interest, german reunification, mother son relationship
Place: german democratic republic, east berlin, gdr, east germany
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 7.7
 128K
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: sentimental, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: coma, idealism, german, communism, politics, confession, deception, doctor, russian, arrest, taxi driver, berlin wall ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: germany, german democratic republic, europe, east germany, east berlin ...
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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: car, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, car driving, slap, tow truck, german reunification, woman, thief, driving, money, hotel ...
Place: berlin germany, italy, germany, rome italy, east germany ...
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 7.4
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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: realistic, sincere, semi serious, humorous
Plot: bar, gas station, family business, introspection, human nature, blues, store, family problems, working class, single parent, heist, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, germany, east berlin east germany, quebec
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 6.7
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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, bleak, realistic, tense ...
Plot: prison, friendship, violence, fascism, obsession, politics, escape attempt, life is a bitch, confined, survival, youth, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe, german democratic republic, 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: dark humor, cynical, stylized, humorous, clever ...
Plot: black market, cold war, corruption, heroin, soldier, bribery, army, murder, berlin wall, drug dealing, military, military base ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, iraq, vietnam
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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."
Plot: german reunification
Time: year 1990
Place: west germany, germany
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 7.1
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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, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: berlin wall, trial, secret, espionage, family relations, dishonesty, family life, buried truth, parents and children, couple relations, undercover, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1990, year 1969
Place: norway, germany, east germany, german democratic republic, gdr
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