Movies and TV shows set in west berlin west germany

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in west berlin west germany ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, talky, dramatic and tense films and TV shows about / with berlin wall, german, betrayal, cold war, culture clash, danger, murder, cigarette smoking, mentor and politics plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in West Germany, USA, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as west berlin west germany: The Man on the Wall (1982), Bambule (1970), The Tunnel (2001), Stroszek (1977), One, Two, Three (1961), The Third Generation (1979), The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008), The Company (2007), Christiane F. (1981), White Trash (1983).
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Stroszek
Comedy, Drama
West Germany
115 min.
 8.0
One, Two, Three
Comedy
USA
104 min.
 8.0
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The Silent Revolution
Drama, History
Germany
111 min.
 7.5
The Same Sky
Drama, Thriller
Germany
120 min.
 7.4

List of movies set in west berlin west germany

The Man on the Wall
Country:
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An East German man finds a way to cross the border between East and West Berlin. But when he succeeds in bringing his wife out as well, things are not quite as expected.
Plot: separation, border, border crossing, passport, ransom, cold war, jail, berlin wall, iron curtain, jealousy, binoculars, border guard ...
Place: gdr, east berlin east germany, east germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany
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 7.1
 89
Bambule
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Bambule" is German prison slang for "riot". This 1970 TV movie follows a day in the life of three adolescent borstal girls in Berlin: Irene escapes (but returns after she finds no bearings in the outside world), Monika is caught ...
Plot: runaway teen, girl group, abuse, youth, riot, nun, cigarette smoking, teenage girl, rebelliousness, social criticism, underage girl, winter ...
Place: west berlin west germany
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Nonstop Trouble with the Family
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A series of murders eliminates the poverty-stricken heirs to a 10 million-dollar fortune while Didi Dodel, the unsuspecting main heir, blithely escapes the attempts on his life. After a wealthy miser dies and leaves his fortune to Didi and five ...
Plot: attempted murder, relatives, heir, nephew, rich man, greed, last will and testament, manhunt, money, elimination, hand grenade, debt ...
Place: west berlin west germany
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 7.8
 6K
The Tunnel
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Olympic swimmer Harry Melchior defects from East Germany in the 1960s and hatches a daring plot to help his sister and others flee East Berlin through a 145-yard underground tunnel.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: politics, betrayal, communism, freedom, surveillance, tunnel, parents and children, german, prison escape, political unrest, tragedy, idealism ...
Time: 1960s
Place: germany, east germany, europe, german democratic republic, east berlin ...
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 8.0
 11K
Stroszek
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bruno Stroszek is released from prison and warned to stop drinking. He has few skills and fewer expectations: with a glockenspiel and an accordion, he ekes out a living as a street musician. He befriends Eva, a prostitute down on her luck and they ...
Style: surreal, road movie, emotional, semi serious, bleak ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, german, american dream, surrealism, art, dreams, on the road, loneliness, social misfits, life & death, prostitution ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: wisconsin, usa, europe, germany, canada ...
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One, Two, Three
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Coca-Cola executive in West Berlin tries to keep the boss's daughter from marrying a Communist.
Style: clever, talky, witty, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, cold war, politics, culture clash, german, communism, iron curtain, couple relations, transformation, screwball, love affair, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, year 1961, 1960s
Place: germany, east germany, europe, tokyo, japan ...
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The Third Generation
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A mogul merrily funds terrorists to boost his computer sales, by panicking West German government and industry c. 1980, as the third generation of Western European left-wing activists forms, after crippling of the violent Red Army Faction. Released ...
Style: clever, serious, dark humor, offbeat, realistic
Plot: terrorism, hostages, crimes, goofy hero, against the rules, espionage, vengeance, gender bending, politics, heist, transvestism, fashion ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
Place: europe, germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany, west germany
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The Baader Meinhof Complex
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
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: realistic, bleak, intellectual, rough, serious ...
Plot: idealism, terrorism, politics, rebellion, german, fighting the system, revolution, brutality, violence, capitalism, assassination, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1976, year 1977 ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, east germany, west germany ...
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 7.9
 4K
The Company
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 286 min.
Story: Real-life figures from the Cold War era mix with a fictional story based on a group of CIA operatives and their counterparts in the KGB, MI6, and the Mossad.
Style: epic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: spy, cold war, cia, government agency, secret agents, betrayal, espionage, working undercover, workplace, undercover, dishonesty, mole ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, moscow russia, russia ...
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 7.6
 19K
Christiane F.
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 70s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14 years old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-storey apartment building in Berlin. She's fascinated by the ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroin, prostitution, addiction, drug abuse, friendship, drugs, drug addiction, coming of age, juvenile delinquency, tragedy, death, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, poland, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, west germany
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 6.9
 36
White Trash
Country:
Duration: 62 min.
Story: The precise portrait of people in the Berlin neighborhood, their longings, despairs and paltry consolations
Plot: drunk, cigarette smoking, sexuality, beer, bar, peep show
Place: west berlin west germany
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The Silent Revolution
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It's 1956. During a visit to a cinema in West Berlin, East German high school pupils Theo and Kurt see disturbing newsreel footage of the uprising in Budapest. Back in Stalinstadt, one of the GDR’s flagship workers’ settlements, they have ...
Plot: silence, high school, train station, church, movie theatre, cemetery, classroom, playing piano, high school student, border crossing, border, homosexual ...
Time: 1950s
Place: east germany, west berlin west germany
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Under the Pavement Lies the Strand
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: West Berlin, 1974. The revolution didn't happen like it was supposed. Grischa, a 30-year-old actress dissatisfied with standard left-wing politics, interviews working women to find out how they deal with being both mothers and members of ...
Plot: sex, politics, shower, working mom, kitchen, female nudity, argument, divorce, interview, dog, male nudity, physician ...
Place: west germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany
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Warum die UFOs unseren Salat klauen
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A special kind of salad gives people superpowers.
Plot: watchtower, salad, tank, u.s. army, experiment, ufo, american soldier, garden, police, love, alien, farce ...
Place: west berlin west germany
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 6.7
 321
Westler
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Felix from West-Berlin falls in love with Thomas in East-Berlin. At first they keep their relationship going by regular visits from Felix, but the curfew forces him to return every evening. When the East-German authorities become suspicious, Thomas ...
Plot: berlin wall, cold war, curfew, lgbt, gay bar, homosexual, communism, love, escape
Place: east germany, west germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin east germany
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 7.4
 1K
The Same Sky
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lars is a "Romeo agent" from East Germany in the 1970s. His task is to go West, first to seduce and then to spy on Western women who worked in government or defense institutions.
Plot: berlin wall, spy, espionage, homosexual, surveillance, swimmer, cold war, seduction, female nudity, sister sister relationship, male nudity, teacher
Time: year 1974
Place: berlin germany, west germany, west berlin west germany, east germany, east berlin east germany
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X-Men: Apocalypse
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Style: exciting, suspense, comic, epic, entertaining ...
Plot: superhero, apocalypse, transformation, comics, mutant, superhero team, teleportation, betrayal, immortality, revenge, technology, alter ego ...
Time: future, year 1983
Place: egypt, poland, berlin germany, cairo egypt, ohio ...
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Gentlemen in White Vests
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crime comedy directed by Wolfgang Staudte.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, humorous
Plot: forgery, intrigue, crime, lovers on the run, heist, car chase, life turned upside down, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gang ...
Time: 60s
Place: germany, west berlin west germany
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Tod den Hippies!! Es lebe der Punk!
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 1980: 19 year old Robert, fed up with Hippy phoniness and bourgeoise narrow mindedness alike, flees the German provinces for West Berlin. A tour de force through the glorious dirt of West Berlin ensues. Full of sex, drugs, love and PUNK.
Plot: punk rocker, gay friend, gay slur, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male nudity, female nudity, father son relationship, punk rock, berlin wall, anal sex, american abroad
Place: east berlin east germany, west berlin west germany
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 5.9
 320
Inside Out
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Telly Savalas is an American ex-WW II POW who returns to Germany 30 years after the war. He teams up with James Mason, the former commander of his prison camp. Together they spring a Nazi war criminal (Wolfgang Lukschy) from jail. He's the only ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely partners, chase, adventure, crime, treasure hunt, chases and races, crimes, escapades, prison, partners, heist, criminal heroes ...
Place: england, europe, germany, west berlin west germany, east germany ...
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 7.6
 249K
Bridge of Spies
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, India, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: cold war, lawyer, spy, espionage, cia, politics, surveillance, court, justice, russian, paranoia, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1957, year 1960 ...
Place: east germany, germany, russia, europe, usa ...
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Wild Geese II
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Action
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A group of mercenaries is hired to spring Rudolf Hess from Spandau Prison in Berlin.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, adventure, terrorism, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, rescue mission, mercenary, heroes, rescue, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, europe, west berlin west germany, east germany
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 6.0
 3K
Target
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, chase, espionage, kidnapping, missing person, chases and races, undercover, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rescue, special agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, texas, usa, paris france ...
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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.
Style: bleak, talky, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, betrayal, spy, drinking, spies, secret agents, secrets, brainwashing, moral ambiguity, surveillance, greed ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london, east germany, europe, germany ...
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 5.2
 888
The Soldier
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrorists take over a plutonium bomb and threaten to detonate it in a Saudi Arabian oil field. A special anti-terrorist unit is sent in to stop them.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, special agents, race against time, adventure, terrorism, save the day, chases and races, terrorist, oil, cia, undercover, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, berlin germany, austria, east berlin east germany ...
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 7.6
 211K
The Reader
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, serious, heartbreaking, dramatic ...
Plot: romance, guilt, german, genocide, nazi, jewish, holocaust, coming of age, justice, prison, trial, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1990s, year 1966 ...
Place: germany, israel, europe, poland, hamburg germany ...
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 6.6
 84K
Octopussy
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: James Bond is sent to investigate after a fellow “00” agent is found dead with a priceless Fabergé egg. James Bond follows the mystery and uncovers a smuggling scandal and a Russian General who wants to provoke a new World War.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, adventure, secret service, 007, james bond, chase, nuclear bomb, spy, murder, nuclear, cold war, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia, east germany, europe, east berlin ...
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 7.3
 14K
Phoenix
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A disfigured concentration-camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.
Style: tense, serious, gloomy, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, betrayal, nazi, holocaust, german, jewish, neo noir, hidden identity, jews, divorce, hospital, nazis ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, year 1943, year 1945 ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, tokyo, west germany ...
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Judgement in Berlin
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: American judge in Germany must decide if the hijacking of an East German plane into West Berlin was justified.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: fighting the system, politics, airplane, dedicated lawyer, fugitives, hostages, one man army, idealism, legal action, save the day, hijacking, terrorism ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, east germany ...
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 7.2
 6K
Berlin Blues
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, melancholic ...
Plot: depression, artist, beer, social misfits, german, twentysomething life, bar, life philosophy, adaptation, fight scenes, distopia, imagination ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: germany, east germany, europe, west berlin west germany, berlin germany
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