The Best Bruno Ganz Movies  

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List of the best Bruno Ganz movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Bruno Ganz's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Bruno Ganz movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Bruno Ganz movies will be at the top of the list. Bruno Ganz has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Bruno Ganz movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Bruno Ganz films to end the squabble once and for all.

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List features films like The Marquise of O, Success.

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Bruno Ganz is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Werner Herzog, Stephen Daldry and Francis Ford Coppola.

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Peter Falk, Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin
Wings of Desire is a 1987 Franco-German romantic fantasy film directed by Wim Wenders. The film is about invisible, immortal angels who populate Berlin and listen to the thoughts of the human ...more
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Alexandra Lara, Bruno Ganz, Thomas Kretschmann
Downfall is a 2004 German film directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, depicting the final ten days of Adolf Hitler's reign over Nazi Germany in 1945. The film is written and produced by Bernd ...more
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Laurence Olivier, Gregory Peck, Steve Guttenberg
The Boys from Brazil is a 1978 British-American thriller film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. It stars Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier and features James Mason, Lilli Palmer, Uta Hagen and ...more
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Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lou Castel
The American Friend is a 1977 film by Wim Wenders, loosely adapted from the novel Ripley's Game by Patricia Highsmith. The film is of the neo-noir genre, and features Dennis Hopper as career ...more
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Bruno Ganz, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Nikos Kouros
Eternity and a Day is a 1998 Greek film starring Bruno Ganz, and directed by Theo Angelopoulos. The film won the Palme d'Or and the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at the 1998 Cannes Film
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Bruno Ganz, Giuseppe Battiston, Felice Andreasi
Bread and Tulips or Pane e tulipani is a 2000 romance comedy film directed by Italian Director Silvio Soldini, and starring Licia Maglietta and Bruno Ganz. The film was an official selection at ...more
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Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga
The Manchurian Candidate is a 2004 American thriller film directed by Jonathan Demme. The film, based on Richard Condon's 1959 novel of the same name and a re-imagining of the previous 1962 ...more
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Sam Gray
The Architecture of Doom is a 1989 documentary by Swedish director Peter Cohen and narrated by Rolf Arsenius. German- and English-language versions have also been released.
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Alfred Molina, Joseph Fiennes, Peter Ustinov
Luther is a 2003 biopic about the life of Martin Luther starring Joseph Fiennes. It was an independent film partially funded by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. The film covers Luther's life ...more
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Bruno Ganz, Otto Sander, Edda Seippel
The Marquise of O is a 1976 film directed by Éric Rohmer. Set in 1799, it tells the story of the Marquise von O, a virtuous widow, who finds herself pregnant and protests her innocence ...more
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The Day of the Cat Bruno Ganz, Christiane Paul, Ulrich Tukur
The Day of the Cat is a 2010 drama film written by Dietmar Güntsche and Claus Peter Hant and directed by Wolfgang Panzer.
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Isabelle Adjani, Klaus Kinski, Bruno Ganz
Nosferatu the Vampyre is a 1979 West German art house vampire film written and directed by Werner Herzog. Its original German title is Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht. The film is set primarily in ...more
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Willem Dafoe, Lou Reed, Nastassja Kinski
Faraway, So Close! is a 1993 film by German director Wim Wenders. The screenplay is by Wenders, Richard Reitinger and Ulrich Zieger. The film is a sequel to Wenders' 1987 film Wings of Desire. ...more
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Alexandra Lara, Bruno Ganz, Nadja Uhl
The Baader Meinhof Complex is a 2008 German film by Uli Edel. Written and produced by Bernd Eichinger, it stars Moritz Bleibtreu, Martina Gedeck, and Johanna Wokalek. The film is based on the ...more
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Bruno Ganz, Hanna Schygulla, Jerzy Skolimowski
Die Fälschung is an anti-war film directed by Volker Schlöndorff and internationally released in 1981. An international co-production, it was an adaptation of Nicolas Born's novel of ...more
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Diane Kruger, Liam Neeson, January Jones
Unknown is a 2011 thriller film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. "Dr Martin Harris has come to rain-soaked Berlin for a biotechnology conference. The taxi driver, Gina, succeeds in saving ...more
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Matt Damon, Tim Roth, Alexandra Lara
Youth Without Youth is a 2007 fantasy drama film written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novella of the same name by Romanian author Mircea Eliade. It was the first film that ...more
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Miranda Otto, Bruno Ganz, Bill Hunter
The Last Days of Chez Nous is an Australian drama film, directed by Gillian Armstrong and written by Helen Garner. Made in a style that emphasizes naturalism over melodrama, the film centres on ...more
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Bruno Ganz, Thomas Kretschmann, Joaquim de Almeida
The biopic Have No Fear: The Life of Pope John Paul II explains in biographical form the life story of the late head of the Roman Catholic church, Pope John Paul II.
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Hugh Laurie, Bridget Fonda, Bruno Ganz
Strapless is a 1989 film written and directed by David Hare.
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The Dust of Time Willem Dafoe, Irène Jacob, Michel Piccoli
The Dust of Time is a 2008 Greek drama film written and directed by Theodoros Angelopoulos, starring Willem Dafoe, Irène Jacob, Bruno Ganz, Michel Piccoli, and Christiane Paul. The film ...more
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Bruno Ganz, Hiroshi Abe, Ren Osugi
Baruto no Gakuen is a Japanese film released in 2006 and based on the true story of the Bandō prisoner-of-war camp in World War I. It depicts the friendship of the German POWs with the director ...more
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Bruno Ganz, Teo Gheorghiu, Urs Jucker
Vitus is a drama film written and directed by Fredi M. Murer. It was released on February 2, 2006, in Switzerland. It stars real-life piano prodigy Teo Gheorghiu, Bruno Ganz, Julika Jenkins, and ...more
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Bruno Ganz, Joana Vicente, Teresa Madruga
In the White City is a 1983 Swiss drama film directed by Alain Tanner. It was entered into the 33rd Berlin International Film Festival. The film was selected as the Swiss entry for the Best ...more
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Daniel Craig, Miranda Richardson, Alex Kingston
Saint-Ex is a 1997 British film biography of French author-adventurer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, filmed and distributed in the United Kingdom, and featuring Bruno Ganz, Eleanor Bron, and ...more