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The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in west germany ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, tense, talky, dramatic and bleak films and TV shows about / that have / with german, politics, husband wife relationship, wartime, betrayal, greed, female nudity, cold war, cigarette smoking and danger plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in West Germany, Germany, USA and other countries. TOP 10 movies tagged as west germany: Red Heat (1985), Germany Year 90 Nine Zero (1991), Westler (1985), Deutschland 83 (2015), Starfighter (2015), Friedliche Zeiten (2008), The People vs. Fritz Bauer (2015), Germany in Autumn (1978), Bridge of Spies (2015), The Miracle of Bern (2003).
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Westler
Drama
West Germany
94 min.
 6.7
Deutschland 83
Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Germany
42 min.
 8.2
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Sugar Sand
Comedy, Drama
Germany
89 min.
 6.6
The Same Sky
Drama, Thriller
Germany
120 min.
 7.3

List of movies set in west germany

 4.9
 612
Red Heat
Genre: Thriller
Country: West Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, kidnapping, missing person, college, interrogation, rape, women in prison, prison life, confined, crimes, buddies, gays and lesbians, soldier, investigation, rescue, survival, friendship, heist, mistaken identity, chases and races, friends, danger, dishonesty, escapades, law enforcement, military, no bra, nude girl, nude, lesbian rape, female in shower, dead woman on floor, woman shot, fiancee, abduction, cleavage, breasts, sex in bed, blonde, bound and gagged, women's prison, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, lesbian sex, lesbianism, lesbian, scantily clad female, no panties, panties, white panties
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, west germany, east germany
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Germany Year 90 Nine Zero
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 62 min.
Plot: german reunification
Time: year 1990
Place: west germany, germany
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 6.7
 314
Westler
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Plot: berlin wall, lgbt, curfew, cold war, communism, gay bar, homosexual, escape, love
Place: east germany, west germany, east berlin east germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany
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Deutschland 83
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 42 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: espionage, political intrigue, political unrest, working undercover, cold war, spy, state affairs, undercover, military uniform, nato, secret agents, dishonesty, rivalry, secret police, double agent, german soldier, uniform, smoking, border guard, pop music, coming of age
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: germany, east germany, gdr, west germany
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 6.6
 184
Starfighter
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Plot: tv, plane crash, uniform, woman, ends with historical notes, democracy, bribery, airplane accident, strong female lead, corruption, strong female character
Time: 1960s
Place: west germany
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Friedliche Zeiten
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Plot: cowardliness, sibling relationship, childhood memory, hysteria, infidelity, underdog, family life, sister sister relationship, singing in a car, husband wife relationship, family dinner, brother sister relationship, adultery, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship
Time: 1960s
Place: east germany, west germany
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The People vs. Fritz Bauer
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Plot: war criminal, homosexuality, justice, unhappy marriage, nightclub singer, shoah, holocaust, human rights, mossad, death threat, anti semitism, blackmail, nazi, nightclub, attorney, courtroom, murder, lawyer, world war two, nazis
Time: 1960s, 1950s
Place: west germany, israel
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Germany in Autumn
Genre: Documentary, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, semi documentary
Plot: state affairs, society, gays and lesbians, terrorism, leadership, terror, kidnapping, political unrest, politics, confined, danger, deadly, policeman uniform, dispute, leftist, autumn, raf, cemetery, television, funeral, police, dying young, german history, political protest, roadblock, cocaine, man with glasses, cigarette smoking
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, west germany
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 7.6
 243K
Bridge of Spies
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, India
Duration: 142 min.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, dramatic, serious, intense, suspense, tense, interesting, talky, entertaining, earnest, clever, tricky, exciting, factual, sentimental, emotional
Plot: lawyer, cold war, spy, espionage, cia, politics, spies, world politics, legal, surveillance, secrets, political, storytelling, islam, propaganda, court, mentor, justice, period piece, conspiracy, russian, idealism, paranoia, pilot, assassination, state affairs, wartime, twists & turns, lone hero, betrayal, dialogue, corruption, catastrophe, runaway, chase, courage, government agency, dialogue driven, honest, culture clash, war, negotiation, rescue, undercover, danger, berlin wall, kgb, embassy, secret mission, border
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1960, year 1957, 1950s
Place: europe, east germany, usa, germany, russia, soviet union, berlin germany, east berlin east germany, west germany, west berlin west germany, washington d.c., new york
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The Miracle of Bern
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Style: serious, feel good, exciting, realistic, sentimental
Plot: sport, athlete's life, underdog, soccer, contests and competitions, soccer coach, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, parents and children, working class, against the odds, ambition, hopes, journalism, captivity, embroidery, legend, rivalry, society, family relations, power relations, triumph, house arrest, press conference, national anthem, german history, pride, world cup, tavern, homecoming, rabbit, patriotism, heroism, ex soldier, post world war two, television, journalist, propaganda, boy, cold war, father son relationship, pow
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, germany, switzerland, hungary, budapest, west germany
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 7.8
 6K
The Tunnel
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, dramatic, serious, intense, breathtaking, captivating, psychological, emotional, interesting, heartbreaking, suspense, harsh, compassionate, talky, brutal, melancholic, earnest, scenic, romantic, cerebral, touching, reflective, sexy
Plot: politics, betrayal, german, parents and children, prison escape, tragedy, idealism, courage, sacrifice, tunnel, freedom, espionage, surveillance, culture clash, escape, political unrest, wartime, brutality, humanity, violent, relationships, beautiful scenery, corruption, ethnic conflict, spies, police investigation, psychology, political, fighting the system, communism, honest, manipulation, berlin wall, mentor, runaway, visceral, dialogue, life & death, border, greed, danger, moral ambiguity, race issues, state affairs, daring rescue, obsessive quest, destiny, family life, confined, escapades
Time: 1960s
Place: germany, east germany, europe, east berlin, german democratic republic, west germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin east germany, berlin germany, poland
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One, Two, Three
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: clever, talky, witty, biting, semi serious, satirical, funny, humorous, realistic, dramatic, tense, harsh, ironic, sexy, stylized, breathtaking, melancholic, cynical, atmospheric, light, cerebral, enigmatic, absurd
Plot: farce, cold war, politics, couple relations, culture clash, screwball, iron curtain, german, communist, love affair, political, dialogue, secrets, runaway, greed, capitalism, drinking, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, urban, gangsters, idealism, corruption, pregnancy, communism, assassination, storytelling, capitalist, clerk, youth, joke, prison, wedding, gunfight, sarcasm, couples, fascism, transformation, adaptation, stereotypes, nazis, betrayal, wartime, mentor, unlikely couple, chase, paranoid, brutality, catastrophe, crumbling marriage
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, year 1961
Place: germany, east germany, europe, tokyo, japan, east berlin, russia, soviet union, east berlin east germany, west germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany
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A Girl Called Rosemary
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Plot: call girl, prostitution, sex, woman, mercedes benz, rolls royce, convertible, topless, nipples, car, breasts, female full frontal nudity, female nudity
Time: 1950s, 20th century
Place: west germany
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The Baader Meinhof Complex
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, rough, dramatic, factual, suspenseful, brutal, tense, harsh, bloody, talky, intense, stylized, psychological, enigmatic, disturbing, intellectual, sincere, interesting, absurd, suspense
Plot: idealism, terrorism, politics, brutality, german, rebellion, violence, realism, fascism, fighting the system, political, violent, capitalism, anti war, assassination, revolution, police investigation, islam, corruption, genocide, nazis, visceral, justice, prison, political unrest, nudity (topless - notable), gangs, culture clash, civil war, runaway, urban, freedom, nazi, catastrophe, prejudice, pornography, storytelling, ethnic conflict, nudity (full frontal - brief), sacrifice, tragedy, vengeance, weapons, adaptation, raf, terror, mentor, manipulation, honest, world politics
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1977, year 1976, year 1967, year 1974, year 1970, year 1972, 1960s
Place: germany, europe, israel, east germany, west germany, west berlin west germany, cyprus, lithuania, dubai, persia, brussels belgium, munich germany, jordan, iran, sicily, hamburg germany, bolivia, middle east, mexico city, palestine, somalia, indonesia, rome italy, berlin germany, stockholm sweden, canada
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Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Style: bleak, serious, reflective, meditative, enigmatic, talky, stylized, melancholic, realistic, harsh, sincere, breathtaking, biting, cynical, lyrical, atmospheric, cerebral, touching, tense, emotional, disturbing, heartbreaking, witty, art house, intellectual, sexy, earnest, psychological, compassionate, absurd, light
Plot: loneliness, racism, romance, immigrants, marriage, interracial romance, german, relationships, love, culture clash, fall in love, prejudice, visceral, foreigner, love story, tragedy, runaway, drinking, idealism, crime gone awry, working class, existentialism, unlikely couple, urban, character study, dialogue, obsession, segregation, unsociability, wife husband relationship, parent child relationship, human nature, ethnic conflict, catastrophe, political, social differences, wine, guilt, isolation, women, love and romance, beautiful scenery, mentor, art, violent, friendship, misfit, society, couples, couple relations
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany, morocco, munich germany
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Stammheim - The Baader-Meinhof Gang on Trial
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking
Plot: terrorism, courtroom drama, prison, courtroom, confined, legal, society, against the rules, rebelliousness, political unrest, prison life, revolution, danger, deadly, rivalry, raf, jail cell, state affairs, incompetent court, radical, leftist, terrorist, outlaw, justice, prisoner, politics, judge, lawyer, starvation
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, germany, west germany
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Germany Pale Mother
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, disturbing
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, wartime life, war, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, family relations, family life, soldier, family in crisis, couples, motherhood, wartime, husband wife reunion, post war, german history, nazi germany, married couple, air raid, city in ruins, german soldier, condom, post world war two, illness, childbirth, nazi flag, daughter, stock footage, american soldier, german, sister sister relationship, rape, girl, female protagonist, drunkenness, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, radio broadcast, world war two, marriage, husband wife relationship
Time: 30s, 40s, year 1939, 1940s
Place: europe, germany, west germany, berlin germany
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The Marriage of Maria Braun
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Style: emotional, reflective, melancholic, serious, surreal, stylized, enigmatic, talky, meditative, dramatic, bleak, harsh, ironic, cynical, breathtaking, touching, realistic, psychological, cerebral, satirical, atmospheric, compassionate, tense, sexual, gloomy, brutal, disturbing, thought provoking, sentimental, sexy
Plot: marriage, german, human nature, loneliness, women, character study, infidelity, relationships, sacrifice, tragedy, political, betrayal, runaway, idealism, brutality, culture clash, greed, wartime life, romance, insanity, honest, politics, manipulation, pornography, guilt, war, empowerment, penitentiary, black market, wartime, visceral, danger, catastrophe, swedish, russian, beautiful scenery, storytelling, end of the world, rags to riches, psychology, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, soldier, couples, life is a bitch, battle of the sexes, rise to the top, husband wife reunion, post world war two
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s, year 1954, year 1946
Place: germany, europe, canada, west germany
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Schwarz Rot Gold
Genre: Crime
Country: West Germany
Plot: trick, bureaucracy, customs, money
Place: west germany, hamburg germany
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 7.3
 13K
Phoenix
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Style: tense, serious, gloomy, enigmatic, dramatic, captivating, realistic, psychological, talky, atmospheric, tricky, breathtaking, melancholic, romantic, suspenseful, heartbreaking, light, interesting, stylized, scenic, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: obsession, betrayal, neo noir, jews, hidden identity, nazis, camp, nazi, holocaust, german, auschwitz, physical appearance, guilt, runaway, mistaken identity, jewish, moral ambiguity, women, beautiful scenery, survivor, singing, hotel, relationships, neo-noir, secrets, identity, ethnic conflict, prejudice, police investigation, divorce, catastrophe, marriage, dialogue, screwball, hospital, blindness, murder, brutality, sacrifice, idealism, islam, cons and scams, greed, unlikely friendships, art, manipulation, twists & turns, haunted by the past, genocide, british
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1938, year 1944, year 1943, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, israel, tokyo, tel aviv israel, west germany, west berlin west germany, palestine, berlin germany, switzerland
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 6.6
 105
Sugar Sand
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Plot: border, baltic sea, emigrant, emigration, immigration, border crossing, german, single mother, little boy, boy, friendship, mother son relationship
Place: east germany, gdr, german democratic republic, west germany, germany
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 5.4
 153
Assignment K
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Plot: spy, espionage, agent, secret
Place: west germany, europe, austria, england
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Under the Pavement Lies the Strand
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: dilemma, choice, pet, feminism, laughter, abortion, autumn, tape recording, demonstration, film within a film, physician, female doctor, tape recorder, noise, actor, actress, mother, argument, male nudity, female nudity, kitchen, working mom, politics, sex, shower, dog, interview, divorce
Place: west germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany
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Toto and Peppino Divided in Berlin
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: italian abroad, secret service, fake identity, dream, ghost, russian
Place: gdr, east germany, german democratic republic, west germany, berlin germany
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Future War 1986
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Plot: nuclear war, world war three, world, space shuttle, cold war
Place: west germany, soviet union, middle east, moscow russia, japan, usa, germany, washington d.c.
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 6.8
 133
Cat's Play
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Plot: shopping, suicide of father, prescription, peacock, grandfather clock, night watchman, pension, comrade, starvation, slide projector, old age, knitting, nervous breakdown, gluttony, cigarette holder, bad singing, contract, hunger, aging, physicist, diarrhea, cellar, art museum, pills, pride, seagull, countryside, sedative, telegram, soup, pianist, caretaker, hiding, grandmother grandson relationship, lost, toothache, greed, rowboat, suicide attempt, death of sister, flower, maid, cook, old man, loneliness, retirement, joy, sarcasm, illness, writing
Place: frankfurt germany, munich germany, budapest hungary, hungary, west germany
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Eight Hours are Not a Day
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 472 min.
Plot: working class, social problem, solidarity, everyday life
Place: west germany
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Escape from East Berlin
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Plot: defection, border guard, comrade, communist, secret passage, anti communist, cellar, cold war era, berlin wall, german shepherd, informant, digging, shooting, deserter, barbed wire, border crossing, death of son, surveillance, death of friend, tunnel, truck, escape, musician, politics, betrayal, neighbor, police, death, trust, rehearsal, model airplane, friendship, baby
Place: gdr, east berlin east germany, german democratic republic, west germany, berlin germany
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The Lite Trap
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Plot: double agent, espionage, code name, female nudity, cold war, spy
Place: west germany
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Train Station Pickups
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Plot: sex show, sex shop, breast kissing, gay hustler, heroin addiction, heroin addict, red light district, teenage prostitute, pimp, disco, peep show, hustler, gym teacher, male prostitute, drug deal, drug dealer, blackmail, virgin, drug addict, train station, heroin, dominatrix, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, lesbian, peeping tom, train, sex, shower
Place: west germany, berlin germany
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If Not Us, Who? 2011
6.4
Christiane F. 1981
7.6
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7.9
The Baader Meinhof Complex 2008
7.4
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leftist
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7.4
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7.0
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7.0
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east germany
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8.4
Barbara 2012
7.2
Torn Curtain 1966
6.7
Funeral in Berlin 1966
6.9
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raf
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The State I Am In 2000
7.0
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7.4
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7.0
Battle of Britain 1969
7.0
Dark Blue World 2001
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6.4
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6.5
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6.5
Beloved Berlin Wall 2009
6.6
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6.3
Meier 1986
7.3
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8.0
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8.4
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7.7
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7.4
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5.5
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