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Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

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List RulesThe movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in Germany

List of movies that were filmed in Germany, including trailers of the films when available. Germany has a lot of famous landmarks and beautiful landscapes, making it a great location to film movies in. This list of famous movies shot in Germany is listed by popularity, so the movie names at the top of the list are the most well-known. This isn't necessarily a list of all movies shot in Germany, so if you notice an important film is missing then feel free to add it at the bottom of this list.

The list you're viewing is made up of different movies like Dr. Mabuse the Gambler and Good bye, Lenin!.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "What films were shot in Germany?" and "Which famous movies were filmed in Germany?" then you'e in the right place.

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Germany are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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    Schindler's List

    Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes

    Released1993

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender

    Released2009

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

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    Matt Damon, Clive Owen

    Released2002

    Directed byDoug Liman

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    Maggie Q, Keri Russell

    Released2006

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    Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon

    Released2008

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    Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins

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    Directed byRichard Attenborough

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    Pierce Brosnan, Teri Hatcher

    Released1997

    Directed byRoger Spottiswoode

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    Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana

    Released2011

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    The Lives of Others

    Ulrich Tukur, Ulrich Mühe

    Released2006

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    Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2008

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    Franka Potente, Armin Rohde

    Released1998

    Directed byTom Tykwer

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    Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh

    Released2008

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    Agust Diehl, Dolores Chaplin

    Released2007

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  • The Ghost Writer14

    The Ghost Writer

    Pierce Brosnan, Ewan McGregor

    Released2010

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    Sylvester Stallone, Pelé

    Released1981

    Directed byJohn Huston

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  • Band of Brothers16

    Band of Brothers

    Donnie Wahlberg, Damian Lewis

    Released2001

    Directed byMikael Salomon, Tony To, Richard Loncraine, David Frankel, David Leland

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  • The Baader Meinhof Complex17

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    Alexandra Lara, Bruno Ganz

    Released2008

    Directed byUli Edel

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    Diane Kruger, Liam Neeson

    Released2011

    Directed byJaume Collet-Serra

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  • Good bye, Lenin!19

    Good bye, Lenin!

    Daniel Brühl, Chulpan Khamatova

    Released2003

    Directed byWolfgang Becker

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    Wings of Desire

    Peter Falk, Bruno Ganz

    Released1987

    Directed byWim Wenders

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  • The Young Victoria21

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    Emily Blunt, Mark Strong

    Released2009

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  • Conspiracy22

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    Tom Hiddleston, Colin Firth

    Released2001

    Directed byFrank Pierson

  • Shining Through23

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    Liam Neeson, Michael Douglas

    Released1992

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  • Backbeat24

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    Stephen Dorff, Jennifer Ehle

    Released1994

    Directed byIain Softley

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  • Good25

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    Viggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs

    Released2008

    Directed byVicente Amorim