Movies and TV shows set in frankfurt germany

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in frankfurt germany ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful and bleak films and TV shows about / with death, murder, husband wife relationship, german, cigarette smoking, blood, beating, betrayal, runaway and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in Germany, France, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as frankfurt germany: The Hindenburg (1975), 7 Days in Entebbe (2018), Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses (1994), Carlos (2010), Fallacy (2013), Tomato (1990), A Half of Life (1985), Naked Among Wolves (1963), Savage Beasts (1984), Cat's Play (1974).

List of movies set in frankfurt germany

The Hindenburg (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In this highly speculative historical thriller, Colonel Franz Ritter (George C. Scott), a former hero pilot now working for military intelligence, is assigned to the great Hindenburg airship as its chief of security. As he races against the clock to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tragic ending ...
Plot: race against time, danger, airplane, adventure, landing, dishonesty, heroes, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, save the day, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1937, future
Place: new jersey, germany, usa, europe, frankfurt germany ...
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7 Days in Entebbe (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Malta
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1976, four hijackers take over an Air France airplane with 248 passengers on board and force it to land in Entebbe, Uganda.
Style: suspense, rough, based on true events, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue mission, airplane hijack, palestinian, hostage situation, death threat, terrorism, politics, danger, violence, culture clash, negotiation, handgun ...
Time: year 1976
Place: uganda, israel, frankfurt germany, athens greece
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Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After years of fame and misfortune in Mexico, the members of the Leningrad Cowboys decide to return to their native village. Their former manager Vladimir, who now calls himself Moses lead them on their way home.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: on the road, desire for fame, rich and poor, artists and showbiz, special agents, musician's life, ego clash, lifestyle, island, reunion, homecoming, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mexico, russia, latin america, czech republic, warsaw poland ...
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Carlos (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 330 min.
Story: The story of Venezuelan revolutionary, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the OPEC headquarters in 1975 before being caught by the French police.
Style: epic, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, gun, hostage situation, car bomb, german, gunfight, politician, escape, fugitives, crime, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 20th century
Place: middle east, lebanon, europe, sudan, africa ...
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Fallacy (2013)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lured by quick money, David a loving family man and aspiring star lawyer lives a dangerous double life. While under the assumption the end would always justify the means he gets mixed-up in a political intrigue.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: bare breasts, lesbian sex, shower, politics, love, female nudity, double life, gun, deception, murder, newspaper, sex scene ...
Place: frankfurt germany
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Tomato (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kwaku, a young African medical student, arrives in Italy where he is to meet his brother Job (nicknamed Pummarò.) This one is a tomato picker in the Naples region and works in extreme conditions to be able to pay his brother's studies. But to ...
Plot: racial prejudice, search, drummer, emigrant, drumming, medical student, pimp, beating, on the road, childbirth, camp, humiliation ...
Place: southern italy, frankfurt germany, naples italy, rome italy, canada
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A Half of Life (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This tragic love story relates ten decisive years in the life of the great Romantic poet Friedrich Hölderlin, played by a young Ulrich Mühe.
Plot: infidelity, poetry, desperation, loneliness, thirty something, disease, cruelty, extramarital affair, poem, wealth, adultery, love ...
Place: german democratic republic, east germany, switzerland, germany, gdr ...
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Naked Among Wolves (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: East Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: jewish, gas chamber, holocaust, prisoner, war criminal, nazism, hiding place, gun, criminal, singing, death, politics ...
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, spain, gdr, frankfurt germany ...
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Neurosia: Fifty Years of Perversity (1995)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Neurosia is the autobiography of the director Rosa von Praunheim. The movie begins with Rosa presenting his autobiography in a movie theater. Before the film begins, he is shot. But - his body gets lost. A female journalist from a TV station begins ...
Plot: burglar, diary, anal sex, eating, singer, painting, interview, blood, bisexual, banana, shooting, mass murder ...
Place: germany, east germany, frankfurt germany, greenwich village manhattan new york city, florida ...
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Savage Beasts (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: PCP is unexplainably released into the Frankfurt water supply and sends the zoo inhabitants crazy. One evening after a malfunction of zoo security the gonzo critters rampage through the city eating and killing whatever they fancy, wreaking a night ...
Plot: zoo, animal, attack, fire, chase, lecture, fear, blood, mother daughter relationship, laboratory, polar bear, tiger ...
Place: frankfurt germany
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Cat's Play (1974)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Karoly Makk's heartbreaking story of two unmarried sisters who cast wistful glances back at their lives, but still believe in hope and love, earned an Academy Award Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film in 1974. In this follow-up to the ...
Plot: shopping, dancing, cigarette smoking, rehearsal, elevator, eating, teacher, dog, professor, father daughter relationship, friendship, wheelchair ...
Place: munich germany, frankfurt germany, budapest hungary, hungary, west germany
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Everything is Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Follows the lives of different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic few days before Christmas in Frankfurt, Germany.
Plot: christmas, divorced parents, wedding, santa claus, gay wedding, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, wedding ceremony, loss of job, singing in a car, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Place: frankfurt germany
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Bye Bye Germany (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: David Berman and his friends, all Holocaust survivors, have only one purpose: to go to America as soon as possible. For this they need money. Close to his aim, David is not only deprived of his savings but also overtaken by his shady past.
Plot: ss officer, concentration camp, fake identity, flashback, marriage proposal, cigarette smoking, traveling salesman, party hat, holocaust survivor, head bandage, door to door salesman, telling a joke ...
Time: year 1946
Place: frankfurt germany
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A Case for Two (1981)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Ein Fall für zwei is a German television series, which premiered on September 11, 1981 on ZDF. The series, located in Frankfurt am Main, features two main characters who solve crimes: a defense attorney and a private investigator. Josef Matula, a ...
Plot: lawyer, private detective, private investigator, justice
Place: frankfurt germany
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Control (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An experiment of psychological effects under stressful conditions in a shelter. When fifteen strangers are put into a nuclear shelter to see how long they can survive without interaction with the outside, things work out fine.
Style: psychological, realistic, thought provoking, serious
Plot: pedophile, survival, society, life is a bitch, hopes, confined, escapades, danger, isolation, culture clash, optimism, experiment ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, frankfurt germany
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The Wounded Man (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Henri is a lonely, isolated young man who lets no one get close to him. He meets a street hustler and comes out of his shell, going 180 degrees into gay obsession. Though he has yet to physically approach the object of his affection, Henri builds up ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, gloomy, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, train station, lgbt, unfulfilled love, family relations, prostitute, self discovery, youth, coming of age, gender, teenage life, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, africa, frankfurt germany
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Labyrinth of Lies (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young prosecutor in postwar West Germany investigates a massive conspiracy to cover up the Nazi pasts of prominent public figures.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, idealism, fighting the system, hopes, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, legal, power relations, dishonesty, against humanity, genocide ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1963, year 1958
Place: germany, west germany, frankfurt germany
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Downfall (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: national socialism, bleak, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: nazism, confined, suicide, war, siege, paranoia, marriage, fear, birthday, loyalty, execution, army ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1945, year 1942
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, frankfurt germany, munich germany ...
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Target (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Texan with a secret past (Gene Hackman) searches Europe with his son (Matt Dillon) after the KGB kidnaps his wife (Gayle Hunnicutt).
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, missing person, father son relationship, espionage, rescue, crimes, parents and children, daring rescue, secret agents, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, texas, usa, france, west berlin west germany ...
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Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sexual, emotional, gloomy, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: coming out, gay, depression, beach, gays and lesbians, romance, coming of age, dysfunctional family, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, france, italy
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The Night Porter (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempt to re-create their sadomasochistic ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexual, erotic, bleak ...
Plot: s&m, war crime, dangerous attraction, post war, sexual abuse, lovers reunited, danger, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, hotel, guilt, concentration camp ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: vienna, europe, hungary, frankfurt germany, germany ...
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Munich (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, factual, based on true events ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, assassination, politics, revenge, terrorism, murder, jewish, vengeance, morality, justice, paranoia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, germany ...
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Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Frau Kusters is preparing dinner late one seemingly ordinary afternoon in her seemingly ordinary kitchen in Frankfurt, Germany. Mrs. Kusters wants to add canned sausages to the stew, her annoying daughter-in-law thinks otherwise. The point, we soon ...
Style: biting, realistic, cynical, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: politics, class differences, media manipulation, communist, working class, suicide, widow, death of father, state affairs, journalism, media, injustice ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, germany, frankfurt germany, west germany
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In a Year with 13 Moons (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This drama follows the last few days in the life of Elvira (formerly Erwin) Weisshaupt. Years before, Erwin told a co-worker, Anton, that he loved him. "Too bad, you aren't a woman," he replied. Erwin took Anton at his word. Trying to ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, psychological
Plot: transsexual, gays and lesbians, love and romance, obsession, adoption, couples, unfulfilled love, hopes, gender, rejection, introspection, starting over ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: frankfurt germany
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Head-On (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Head On is German director Fatih Akin’s story of the alcoholic Cahit and Turkish Sibel. Akin tells the story of a love that can never be between two people who are too alike to not be together.
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: rape, suicide attempt, marriage, psychiatrist, accident, stabbing, muslim, machismo, roommate, german, immigrants, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, hamburg germany, turkey, europe, frankfurt germany ...
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Europa (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An American, Leopold Kessler, goes to post-war Germany in 1945 to work as a railroad conductor for the Zentropa Rail Line instead of going into the Army because he feels its a more valuable thing to do for the state of the world. He meets Katharina ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, bleak, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: train, suicide, terrorism, chess, bridge, priest, misfit, nazism, idealism, fascism, german, assassination ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: germany, europe, frankfurt germany, poland
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The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. However, they are put to the test when they encounter a real magical curse ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, light, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: supernatural, fantasy world, dark fantasy, curses spells and rituals, witch, adventure, danger, village, kidnapping, magic, medieval, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1790s, 1810s
Place: germany, europe, frankfurt germany, hamburg germany, dungeon
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The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Petra von Kant is a successful fashion designer -- arrogant, caustic, and self-satisfied. She mistreats Marlene (her secretary, maid, and co-designer). Enter Karin, a 23-year-old beauty who wants to be a model. Petra falls in love with Karin and ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: s&m, love triangle, obsession, rejection, fashion designer, success, gays and lesbians, destructive relationship, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, zurich switzerland, sydney australia, frankfurt germany, west germany
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The A-Team (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A group of Iraq War veterans goes on the run from U.S. military forces while they try to clear their names after being framed for a crime they didn't commit. Along the way, Col. Hannibal Smith, Capt. H.M. ‘Howling Mad’ Murdock , Sgt. Bosco ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, team, mercenary, on the run, adventure, cia, chases and races, machismo, vengeance, crimes, partners, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: mexico, florida, iraq, frankfurt germany, germany ...
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At Ellen's Age (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A German flight attendant's life spirals downward after she leaves her husband, quits her job, and joins a radical group of animal rights activists.
Style: sincere, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: stewardess, life turned upside down, drugs/alcohol, love and romance, unfulfillment, hopes, disorder, looking for love, starting over, self discovery, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, frankfurt germany
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