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Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

Updated September 24, 2019 6.1k views136 items

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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  • 1
    Schindler's List is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Schindler's List

    Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes

    Released1993

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    Inglourious Basterds is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Inglourious Basterds

    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender

    Released2009

    Directed byEli Roth, Quentin Tarantino

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  • 3
    The Bourne Identity is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    The Bourne Identity

    Matt Damon, Clive Owen

    Released2002

    Directed byDoug Liman

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  • 4
    Mission: Impossible III is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Mission: Impossible III

    Maggie Q, Keri Russell

    Released2006

    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

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  • 5
    Speed Racer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Speed Racer

    Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon

    Released2008

    Directed byAndy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

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  • 6
    A Bridge Too Far is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    A Bridge Too Far

    Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins

    Released1977

    Directed byRichard Attenborough

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  • 7
    Tomorrow Never Dies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Tomorrow Never Dies

    Pierce Brosnan, Teri Hatcher

    Released1997

    Directed byRoger Spottiswoode

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  • 8
    Hanna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Hanna

    Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana

    Released2011

    Directed byJoe Wright

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  • 9
    The Lives of Others is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    The Lives of Others

    Ulrich Tukur, Ulrich Mühe

    Released2006

    Directed byFlorian Henckel von Donnersmarck

  • 10
    The Reader is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    The Reader

    Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2008

    Directed byStephen Daldry

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  • 11
    Run Lola Run is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Run Lola Run

    Franka Potente, Armin Rohde

    Released1998

    Directed byTom Tykwer

  • 12
    Valkyrie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Valkyrie

    Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh

    Released2008

    Directed byBryan Singer

  • 13
    The Counterfeiters is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    The Counterfeiters

    Agust Diehl, Dolores Chaplin

    Released2007

    Directed byStefan Ruzowitzky

  • 14
    The Ghost Writer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    The Ghost Writer

    Pierce Brosnan, Ewan McGregor

    Released2010

    Directed byRoman Polanski

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  • 15
    Escape to Victory is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Escape to Victory

    Sylvester Stallone, Pelé

    Released1981

    Directed byJohn Huston

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  • 16
    Band of Brothers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Band of Brothers

    Donnie Wahlberg, Damian Lewis

    Released2001

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

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  • 17
    The Baader Meinhof Complex is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    The Baader Meinhof Complex

    Alexandra Lara, Bruno Ganz

    Released2008

    Directed byUli Edel

  • 18
    Unknown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Unknown

    Diane Kruger, Liam Neeson

    Released2011

    Directed byJaume Collet-Serra

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  • 19
    Good bye, Lenin! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Good bye, Lenin!

    Daniel Brühl, Chulpan Khamatova

    Released2003

    Directed byWolfgang Becker

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    Wings of Desire is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Wings of Desire

    Peter Falk, Bruno Ganz

    Released1987

    Directed byWim Wenders

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  • 21
    The Young Victoria is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    The Young Victoria

    Emily Blunt, Mark Strong

    Released2009

    Directed byJean-Marc Vallée

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  • 22
    Conspiracy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Conspiracy

    Tom Hiddleston, Colin Firth

    Released2001

    Directed byFrank Pierson

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  • 23
    Shining Through is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Shining Through

    Liam Neeson, Michael Douglas

    Released1992

    Directed byDavid Seltzer

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  • 24
    Backbeat is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Backbeat

    Stephen Dorff, Jennifer Ehle

    Released1994

    Directed byIain Softley

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  • 25
    Good is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Germany

    Good

    Viggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs

    Released2008

    Directed byVicente Amorim

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