This list is an overview of the best German movies of the 21st century. Many of these movies, some of which can be found on Netflix or Amazon Prime, have helped carve the identity of German cinema since the turn of the century.
Which German movies from the 21st century are a must-see? Which movies have defined German cinema? You'll have to read through to find out.Also, feel free to take a look at Best Foreign Legion Movies, Best Oscar-Winning Foreign Films, and Funny Foreign Film Title Translations.
UndinePaula Beer, Franz RogowskiUndine is a 2020 German-French drama film directed by Christian Petzold. Undine (Paula Beer)... more
A Coffee in BerlinTom Schilling, Katharina SchüttlerA Coffee in Berlin, also titled Oh Boy, is a 2012 German tragicomedy film directed by Jan-Ole... more
VictoriaLaia Costa, Frederick LauVictoria is a 2015 German crime thriller film directed by Sebastian Schipper. It follows... more
Never Look AwayTom Schilling, Sebastian KochNever Look Away is a 2018 German drama film directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck,... more
- 10The Golden Glove (aka Der Goldene Handschuh) is a 2019 German horror drama film directed by... more
- 10The Captain (aka Der Hauptmann) is a 2017 German historical drama film directed by Robert... more