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The Best Klaus Maria Brandauer Movies

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

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You can rank all of these films, from Druids to The Lightship.

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  • 1

    Colonel Redl

    Armin Mueller-Stahl, Klaus Maria Brandauer
    28
    4

    Released1985

    Directed byIstván Szabó

    Colonel Redl is a 1985 drama film by Hungarian director István Szabó. The plot, set in the period before World War I, follows the rise of Alfred Redl, an officer in the Austro-Hungarian empire. Redl,...  more
  • 2

    Never Say Never Again

    Sean Connery, Kim Basinger
    20
    7

    Released1983

    Directed byIrvin Kershner

    Never Say Never Again is a 1983 spy film based on the James Bond novel Thunderball, which was previously adapted in 1965 under that name. Unlike the majority of Bond films, Never Say Never Again was...  more
  • 3

    Mephisto

    Krystyna Janda, Klaus Maria Brandauer
    15
    4

    Released1981

    Directed byIstván Szabó

    Mephisto is the title of a 1981 film adaptation of Klaus Mann's novel Mephisto, directed by István Szabó, and starring Klaus Maria Brandauer as Hendrik Höfgen. The film was a co-production between...  more
  • 4

    Introducing Dorothy Dandridge

    Halle Berry, Tamara Taylor
    12
    6

    Released1999

    Directed byMartha Coolidge

    Introducing Dorothy Dandridge is a television film directed by Martha Coolidge. Filmed over a span of a few weeks in early 1998, the film was aired in the United States on August 21, 1999. The...  more

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  • 5

    The Russia House

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Sean Connery
    13
    7

    Released1990

    Directed byFred Schepisi

    The Russia House is a 1990 American spy film directed by Fred Schepisi. Tom Stoppard wrote the screenplay based on John le Carré's novel of the same name. The film stars Sean Connery, Michelle...  more
  • 6

    White Fang

    Ethan Hawke, James Remar
    9
    2

    Released1991

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

    White Fang is a 1991 American adventure film directed by Randal Kleiser, starring Ethan Hawke, Klaus Maria Brandauer and Seymour Cassel. Based on Jack London's novel White Fang, it tells the story of...  more

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  • 7

    Out of Africa

    Meryl Streep, Robert Redford
    15
    11

    Released1985

    Directed bySydney Pollack

    Out of Africa is a 1985 American epic romantic drama film directed and produced by Sydney Pollack and starring Robert Redford and Meryl Streep. The film is based loosely on the autobiographical book...  more

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  • 8

    Hanussen

    Erland Josephson, Klaus Maria Brandauer
    11
    6

    Released1988

    Directed byIstván Szabó

    Hanussen is a 1988 Hungarian film about Erik Jan Hanussen by István Szabó. It was nominated for the 1988 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The German language film starred Klaus Maria...  more
  • 9

    Felidae

    Mario Adorf, Klaus Maria Brandauer
    12
    8

    Released1994

    Directed byMichael Schaack

    Felidae is a 1994 German adult animated neo-noir horror-thriller film directed by Michael Schaack, written by Martin Kluger, Stefaan Schieder and Akif Pirinçci based on the 1989 novel Felidae,...  more
  • 10

    Between Strangers

    Sophia Loren, Mira Sorvino
    7
    2

    Released2002

    Directed byEdoardo Ponti

    Between Strangers is a 2002 film, written and directed by Edoardo Ponti, son of Sophia Loren, the first time they worked together....  more
  • 11

    Quo Vadis?

    Max von Sydow, Frederic Forrest
    4
    2

    Released1985

    Directed byFranco Rossi

    Quo Vadis? is a 1985 international television miniseries made by Radiotelevisione Italiana, Antenne 2, Polyphon Film-und Fernsehgesellschaft, Channel 4 Television, TVE and Televisione Svizzera...  more
  • 12

    Tetro

    Vincent Gallo, Alden Ehrenreich
    1
    3

    Released2009

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

    Tetro is a 2009 drama film written, directed and produced by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Vincent Gallo, Alden Ehrenreich and Maribel Verdú. Filming took place in 2008 in Buenos Aires,...  more
  • 13

    Streets of Gold

    Wesley Snipes, John Mahoney
    7
    2

    Released1986

    Directed byJoe Roth

    Streets of Gold is a 1986 American dramatic film directed by Joe Roth starring Klaus Maria Brandauer, Wesley Snipes and Adrian Pasdar....  more
  • 14

    Manipulation

    Klaus Maria Brandauer, Sebastian Koch
    1
    4

    Released2011

    Directed byPascal Verdosci

    Manipulation is a 2011 drama thriller film based on the novel by Walter Matthias Diggelmann, written by Alex Martin and Marion Reichert and directed by Pascal Verdosci....
  • 15

    Burning Secret

    Faye Dunaway, Ian Richardson
    6
    2

    Released1988

    Directed byAndrew Birkin

    Burning Secret is a 1988 drama film, based on the short story Brennendes Geheimnis by Stefan Zweig, about an American diplomat's son who befriends a mysterious baron while staying at an Austrian spa...  more
  • 16

    Jeremiah

    Patrick Dempsey, Oliver Reed
    6
    3

    Released1998

    Directed byHarry Winer

    Jeremiah is a 1998 biographical, drama, history film written and directed by Harry Winer....  more
  • 17

    The Lightship

    Robert Duvall, William Forsythe
    5
    4

    Released1985

    Directed byJerzy Skolimowski

    The Lightship is a 1986 American drama film directed by Jerzy Skolimowski. The film stars Klaus Maria Brandauer and Robert Duvall, with early appearances from Arliss Howard and William Forsythe. The...  more
  • 18

    Druids

    Max von Sydow, Christopher Lambert
    4
    5

    Released2001

    Directed byJacques Dorfmann

    Druids is a French-Canadian-Belgian historical film first released on 31 August 2001, directed by Jacques Dorfmann. It stars Christopher Lambert, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Inés Sastre, Maria...  more

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  • 19

    Everyman's Feast

    Juliette Gréco, Sylvie Testud
    4
    5

    Released2002

    Directed byFritz Lehner

    Everyman's Feast, also known as Jedermanns Fest, is a 2002 Austrian drama film written and directed by Fritz Lehner . It was entered into the 24th Moscow International Film Festival....  more