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The Best Franka Potente Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 334 votes 51 voters 4.9k views27 items

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List of the best Franka Potente movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Franka Potente'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 Franka Potente movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Franka Potente movies will be at the top of the list. Franka Potente has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Franka Potente movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Franka Potente films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Franka Potente role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Franka Potente performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list is made up of a variety of films, including Downhill City and Baba's Song.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Franka Potente movies?" and "What are the greatest Franka Potente roles of all time?"
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    The Bourne Identity

    Matt Damon, Clive Owen

    Released2002

    Released2002

    Directed byDoug Liman

    Directed byDoug Liman

    The Bourne Identity is a 2002 American-German action spy film adaptation of Robert Ludlum's novel of the same name. It stars Matt Damon as Jason Bourne, a man suffering from extreme memory loss and...  more

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    Run Lola Run

    Franka Potente, Armin Rohde

    Released1998

    Released1998

    Directed byTom Tykwer

    Directed byTom Tykwer

    Run Lola Run is a 1998 German thriller film written and directed by Tom Tykwer and starring Franka Potente as Lola and Moritz Bleibtreu as Manni. The story follows a woman who needs to obtain 100,000...  more

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    The Bourne Supremacy

    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles

    Released2004

    Released2004

    Directed byPaul Greengrass

    Directed byPaul Greengrass

    The Bourne Supremacy is a 2004 American-German action and spy film starring Robert Ludlum's Jason Bourne character. Though it takes the name of the second Bourne novel, its plot is entirely...  more

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    The Princess and the Warrior

    Franka Potente, Ludger Pistor

    Released2000

    Released2000

    Directed byTom Tykwer

    Directed byTom Tykwer

    The Princess and the Warrior is a 2000 German drama film written and directed by Tom Tykwer with Franka Potente, star of his previous movie Run Lola Run, in a leading role. It follows the life of...  more
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    Creep

    Franka Potente, Jeremy Sheffield

    Released2004

    Released2004

    Directed byChristopher Smith

    Directed byChristopher Smith

    Creep is a 2004 independent British horror film written and directed by Christopher Smith, about a woman locked in overnight on the London Underground who finds herself being stalked by a hideously...  more
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    Blow

    Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz

    Released2001

    Released2001

    Directed byTed Demme

    Directed byTed Demme

    Blow is a 2001 American biopic about the American smuggler George Jung, directed by Ted Demme. David McKenna and Nick Cassavetes adapted Bruce Porter's 1993 book for the screenplay. It is based on...  more

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    I Love Your Work

    Christina Ricci, Vince Vaughn

    Released2003

    Released2003

    Directed byAdam Goldberg

    Directed byAdam Goldberg

    I Love Your Work is an American psychological thriller film completed in 2003 and released theatrically in 2005. The film was directed by Adam Goldberg and written by Goldberg and Adrian Butchart. An...  more
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    Anatomy

    Franka Potente, Sabrina Setlur

    Released2000

    Released2000

    Directed byStefan Ruzowitzky

    Directed byStefan Ruzowitzky

    Anatomy is a 2000 German horror film written and directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky that stars Franka Potente. A sequel, Anatomy 2 was released in 2003. The film enjoyed a huge box office success in...  more
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    Atomised

    Franka Potente, Nina Hoss

    Released2006

    Released2006

    Directed byOskar Roehler

    Directed byOskar Roehler

    Atomised is a 2006 German film based on the novel Les Particules élémentaires by Michel Houellebecq. The film was written and directed by Oskar Roehler and produced by Oliver Berben and Bernd...  more
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    All I Want

    Mandy Moore, Debbie Harry

    Released2002

    Released2002

    Directed byJeffrey Porter

    Directed byJeffrey Porter

    All I Want is a 2002 coming-of-age dramedy film, directed by Jeffrey Porter and written by Charles Kephart. It stars Elijah Wood, Franka Potente, and Mandy Moore. The film premiered at the Toronto...  more
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    Shanghai

    John Cusack, Gong Li

    Released2010

    Released2010

    Directed byMikael Håfström

    Directed byMikael Håfström

    Shanghai is a 2010 American mystery/thriller neo-noir film directed by Mikael Håfström, starring John Cusack and Gong Li. The film was released in China on June 17, 2010. It has never been released...  more
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    Romulus, My Father

    Eric Bana, Franka Potente

    Released2007

    Released2007

    Directed byRichard Roxburgh

    Directed byRichard Roxburgh

    Romulus, My Father is a 2007 Australian drama film directed by Richard Roxburgh. Based on the memoir by Raimond Gaita, the film tells the story of Romulus and his wife Christine, and their struggle...  more
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    Beate Uhse

    Franka Potente, Sylvester Groth

    Released2011

    Released2011

    Directed byHansjörg Thurn

    Directed byHansjörg Thurn

    Beate Uhse is a 2011 biographical film written by Timo Berndt and directed by Hansjörg Thurn....
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    Che

    Benicio del Toro, Demián Bichir

    Released2008

    Released2008

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Che is a two-part 2008 biographical film directed by Steven Soderbergh. Part One is entitled The Argentine and focuses on the Cuban Revolution from the landing of Fidel Castro (Demián Bichir), Che...  more

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    Our Island in the South Pacific

    Franka Potente, Herbert Knaup

    Released1999

    Released1999

    Directed byThomas Bahmann

    Directed byThomas Bahmann

    Our Island in the South Pacific is a 1999 comedy/drama film written by Thomas Bahmann and Hans Turner, and directed by Thomas Bahmann....
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    Am I Beautiful?

    Franka Potente, Nina Petri

    Released1998

    Released1998

    Directed byDoris Dörrie

    Directed byDoris Dörrie

    Am I Beautiful? is a 1998 comedy drama film directed by Doris Dörrie and written by Doris Dörrie, Rolf Basedow and, Ruth Stadler...  more
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    Small Lights

    Franka Potente, Stephanie Stumph

    Released2010

    Released2010

    Directed byJosef Rusnak

    Directed byJosef Rusnak

    Small Lights is a 2010 drama, music, thriller film written by Roger Willemsen and directed by Josef Rusnak....
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    Anatomy 2

    Franka Potente, Heike Makatsch

    Released2003

    Released2003

    Directed byStefan Ruzowitzky

    Directed byStefan Ruzowitzky

    Anatomy 2 is a 2003 German thriller film written and directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky that stars Franka Potente. It's the sequel to the 2000 film Anatomy. The story moves to Berlin for this film....  more
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    Opernball

    Franka Potente, Heiner Lauterbach

    Released1998

    Released1998

    Directed byUrs Egger

    Directed byUrs Egger

    Opernball is a 1998 made-for-TV movie by Urs Egger based on a 1995 novel by Austrian writer Josef Haslinger in which thousands of people are killed in a Neo-Nazi terrorist attack taking place during...  more
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    Schlaraffenland

    Franka Potente

    Released1999

    Released1999

    Directed byFriedemann Fromm

    Directed byFriedemann Fromm

    Schlaraffenland is a 1999 film directed by Friedemann Fromm....
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    Eichmann

    Stephen Fry, Franka Potente

    Released2007

    Released2007

    Directed byRobert Young

    Directed byRobert Young

    Eichmann is a biographical film detailing the interrogation of Adolf Eichmann. Directed by Robert Young, the film stars Thomas Kretschmann as Eichmann and Troy Garity as Eichmann's Israeli...  more
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    After Five in the Forest Primeval

    Franka Potente, Dagmar Manzel

    Released1996

    Released1996

    Directed byHans-Christian Schmid

    Directed byHans-Christian Schmid

    After Five in the Forest Primeval, sometimes also known as It's a Jungle Out There, is a 1995 German romantic comedy film directed by Hans-Christian Schmid and starring Franka Potente in her first...  more
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    The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part II Vaux To The Sea

    Isabella Rossellini, Franka Potente

    Released2004

    Released2004

    Directed byPeter Greenaway

    Directed byPeter Greenaway

    The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part II Vaux To The Sea is a 2004 adventure biography comedy film directed and written by Peter Greenaway....
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    Downhill City

    Franka Potente

    Released1999

    Released1999

    Directed byHannu Salonen

    Directed byHannu Salonen

    Downhill City is a 1999 drama film written and directed by Hannu Salonen....
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    Blueprint

    Franka Potente, Ulrich Thomsen

    Released2003

    Released2003

    Directed byRolf Schübel

    Directed byRolf Schübel

    Blueprint is a 2003 German drama film directed by Rolf Schübel. It is based on the novel written by Charlotte Kerner. The film raises the ethical issue of human cloning....  more