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30 German Must-See Movies of the 21st Century

Updated April 30, 2021 31 votes 1 voters 298.1k views31 items

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. 

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    Undine

    Paula Beer, Franz Rogowski
    Undine is a 2020 German-French drama film directed by Christian Petzold. Undine (Paula Beer)...  more
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    A Coffee in Berlin

    Tom Schilling, Katharina Schüttler
    A Coffee in Berlin, also titled Oh Boy, is a 2012 German tragicomedy film directed by Jan-Ole...  more
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    Victoria

    Laia Costa, Frederick Lau
    Victoria is a 2015 German crime thriller film directed by Sebastian Schipper. It follows...  more
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    Never Look Away

    Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch
    Never Look Away is a 2018 German drama film directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck,...  more
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    The Golden Glove

    Jonas Dassler, Margarethe Tiesel
    The Golden Glove (aka Der Goldene Handschuh) is a 2019 German horror drama film directed by...  more
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    The Captain

    Max Hubacher, Alexander Fehling
    The Captain (aka Der Hauptmann) is a 2017 German historical drama film directed by Robert...  more