Film Famous Movies From German Democratic Republic

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List of popular movies from German Democratic Republic, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in German Democratic Republic are included. This list of famous films made in German Democratic Republic includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in German Democratic Republic should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of German Democratic Republic is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

The Orphanage and Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory are only the beginning of the movies on this list. This list answers the questions What movies were shot in German Democratic Republic?"

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Geraldine Chaplin, Belén Rueda, Édgar Vivar The Orphanage is a 2007 Spanish horror film and the debut feature of Spanish filmmaker J. A. Bayona. The film stars Belén Rueda as Laura, Fernando Cayo as her husband, Carlos, and Roger ...more

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Simone Signoret, Mylène Demongeot, Yves Montand The Crucible is a 1957 joint Franco-East German film production directed by Raymond Rouleau with a screenplay adapted by Jean-Paul Sartre from the 1953 play The Crucible, by Arthur Miller. The ...more

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nm2147526, Aruna Irani, Rishi Kapoor Laila Majnu is a 1976 Hindi movie based on the legendary story of Layla and Majnun. This film version is directed by Harnam Singh Rawail and stars Rishi Kapoor, Ranjeeta, Danny Denzongpa, Aruna ...more

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Powers Boothe, Fernando Allende, Sergey Nikonenko Stalingrad is a 1989 two-part Soviet-East German-Czechoslovak-American co-production directed by Yuri Ozerov, who also wrote the script. The film revolves around the Battle of Stalingrad.

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Yury Yakovlev, Itzhak Fintzi, Elena Hranova Stars is a 1959 film directed by Konrad Wolf. It tells the story of a Nazi officer who falls in love with a Greek Jewish girl while escorting Jewish prisoners through Bulgaria to a concentration ...more

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Vsevolod Sanayev, Vsevolod Safonov, Nikolai Sergeyev Five Days, Five Nights is a 1961 joint Soviet–East German film, directed by Lev Arnshtam and Heinz Thiel.

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The Sons of Great Bear Gojko Mitić, Hans Hardt-Hardtloff, Rolf Römer The Sons of Great Bear is a 1966 East German Western film, directed by the Czechoslovak filmmaker Josef Mach and starring the Yugoslav actor Gojko Mitić in the leading role of Tokei-ihto. The ...more

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Manfred Krug, Eberhard Esche, Jutta Hoffmann Trace of Stones is a 1966 East German film by Frank Beyer. It was based on the eponymous novel by Erik Neutsch and starred Manfred Krug in the main role. After its release, the film was shown ...more

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The Woman and the Stranger Peter Zimmermann, Joachim Lätsch, Kathrin Waligura The Woman and the Stranger is a 1985 East German film directed by Rainer Simon. It is based on Leonhard Frank's novella "Karl und Anna" and tells the story of two friends in a POW camp ...more

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Silja Lesny, Thomas Schmidt, Alwin Lippisch Die Geschichte vom Kleinen Muck is a 1953 feature film directed by Wolfgang Staudte, adapted from the 19th century fairy tale written by Wilhelm Hauff.

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Vlastimil Brodský, Henry Hübchen, Erwin Geschonneck Jacob the Liar is a 1975 East German-Czechoslovakian Holocaust film directed by Frank Beyer and based on the novel of the same name by Jurek Becker. It starred Vlastimil Brodský in the ...more

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Lotte in Weimar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Movies From German Democratic Republic
Lotte in Weimar Lilli Palmer, Christa Lehmann, Dieter Mann Lotte in Weimar is a 1975 East German drama film directed by Egon Günther and produced by DEFA. It was entered into the 1975 Cannes Film Festival. It is based on the 1939 novel, Lotte in ...more

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Paul Bildt, Inge Keller, Yvonne Merin Der Rat der Götter is an East German black-and-white film, directed by Kurt Maetzig. It was released in 1950.

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The Rabbit Is Me is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Movies From German Democratic Republic
The Rabbit Is Me Peter Borgelt, Willi Narloch, Alfred Müller The Rabbit Is Me is an East German dramatic film directed by Kurt Maetzig. It was filmed in 1965, and based on the novel by Manfred Bieler.

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Eckart Dux, Maria Besendahl, Charles Hans Vogt The Singing Ringing Tree was a children's film made by East German studio DEFA in 1957 and shown in the form of a television series by the BBC. It was a story in the style of the Brothers Grimm, ...more

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Ernst Thälmann - Son of his Class Michel Piccoli, Werner Peters, Günther Simon Ernst Thälmann is an East German film in two parts about the life of the German Communist leader Ernst Thälmann, directed by Kurt Maetzig and starring Günther Simon in the title ...more

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Ekkehard Schall, Ilse Pagé, Hartmut Reck "The third film made by the Kohlhaase/Klein ‘collective’ is a DEFA classic. Inspired by Italian Neorealism and filmed on original locations in Prenzlauer Berg, the film portrays a group of ...more

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The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement is a 2010 short documentary film directed by Gail Dolgin and Robin Fryday.

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Anton the Magician Ulrich Thein Anton the Magician is a 1978 East German drama film directed by Günter Reisch. It was entered into the 11th Moscow International Film Festival where Ulrich Thein won the award for Best

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Michael Gwisdek, Dagmar Manzel, Charlotte von Mahlsdorf Coming Out is a 1989 East German romantic drama film directed by Heiner Carow and written by Wolfram Witt. Starring Matthias Freihof, Dagmar Manzel, and Dirk Kummer, the film deals with the ...more

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Les Misérables Jean Gabin, Bernard Blier Les Misérables is a 1958 French-East German-Italian film adaptation of the Victor Hugo novel released in France on 12 March 1958. Written by Michel Audiard and René Barjavel, the ...more

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Donatas Banionis, Mikhail Kozakov, Lyudmila Chursina Goya or the Hard Way to Enlightenment is a 1971 East German drama film directed by Konrad Wolf. It was entered into the 7th Moscow International Film Festival where it won a Special Prize.

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The Architects Hans-Joachim Hegewald, Werner Dissel, Christoph Engel The Architects is a 1990 drama film written by Peter Kahane and Thomas Knauf and directed by Peter Kahane.

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Solo Sunny Wolfgang Kohlhaase, Renate Krößner, Fred Düren Solo Sunny is a 1978 drama film directed by Konrad Wolf and Wolfgang Kohlhaase.

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Vergesst mir meine Traudel nicht Eva-Maria Hagen, Sabine Thalbach, Günther Haack Don't Forget My Little Traudel is an East German comedy film, directed by Kurt Maetzig. It was released in 1957.

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The Sailor's Song Günther Simon The Sailor's Song is an East German black-and-white film directed by Kurt Maetzig and Günter Reisch. It was released in 1958.

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Viktor Avdyushko, Erwin Geschonneck, Vladimir Yemelyanov Sun Seekers is an East German film, directed by Konrad Wolf during 1958. It was banned and subsequently released only in 1972.

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The Beaverskin Camilla Spira, Werner Hinz, Carsta Löck Girls in Gingham --sometimes called Beaverskin --is a 1949 German drama film directed by Kurt Maetzig.

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Ilse Steppat, Paul Klinger Marriage in the Shadows is a 1947 drama film directed by Kurt Maetzig.

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Eberhard Esche, Petra Kelling, Hilmar Thate Divided Heaven is an East German drama film directed by Konrad Wolf. It was released in 1964.

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I Was Nineteen Vasily Livanov, Dieter Mann, Rolf Hoppe I Was Nineteen is a 1967 film directed by Konrad Wolf.

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Roman einer jungen Ehe Roman einer jungen Ehe is a 1952 drama film directed by Kurt Maetzig.

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Heart of Stone Paul Bildt, Erwin Geschonneck, Alexander Engel Heart of Stone is an East German fantasy film directed by Paul Verhoeven. The first East German film made in Agfacolor, it was released in 1950.

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Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory is a 2011 documentary film and sequel to the films Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills and Paradise Lost 2: Revelations. The three films chronicle the ...more

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Blum Affair Paul Bildt, Hans Christian Blech, Maly Delschaft Blum Affair is an East German drama film directed by Erich Engel. It was released in 1948.

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Berlin im Aufbau Berlin im Aufbau is an East German documentary film directed by Kurt Maetzig between 1945 and 1946. It was a prominent 22 minute documentary, released in 1946 and produced by the Deutsche ...more

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Professor Mamlock Wolfgang Heinz Professor Mamlock is an East German drama film. It was released in 1961.

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At A French Fireside Angelica Domröse At A French Fireside is an East German film directed by Kurt Maetzig. It was released in 1963.

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The Banner of Krivoi Rog Erwin Geschonneck The Banner of Krivoi Rog is an East German film, directed by Kurt Maetzig. It was released in 1967.

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The Benthin Family Charlotte Ander, Ottokar Runze, Maly Delschaft Familie Benthin is an East German film. It was released in 1950.

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September Love September Love is an East German film directed by Kurt Maetzig. It was released in 1961.

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Einheit SPD-KPD Einheit SPD-KPD is an East German film, directed by Kurt Maetzig. It was released in 1946.

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Margarita Terekhova, Donatas Banionis, Ivan Lapikov Mama, I'm Alive is a 1977 East German film directed by Konrad Wolf. It was chosen as East Germany's official submission to the 50th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, but did not ...more

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Castles and Cottages Ekkehard Schall, Erwin Geschonneck, Marga Legal Schlösser und Katen is an East German black-and-white film, directed by Kurt Maetzig. It was released in 1957.

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The Children of Golzow The Children of Golzow is a documentary by the German filmmaker Winfried Junge that was started in 1961 and lasted until 2007, when the series concluded. The film is a prolonged observation of ...more

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Bürgschaft für ein Jahr Katrin Saß, Monica Lennartz, Ursula Werner Bürgschaft für ein Jahr is a 1981 East German drama film directed by Herrmann Zschoche. It was entered into the 32nd Berlin International Film Festival, where Katrin Saß won the ...more

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The Turning Point Sylvester Groth, Gustaw Lutkiewicz, Hans-Uwe Bauer The Turning Point is a 1983 East German film directed by Frank Beyer and starring Sylvester Groth, Fred Düren and Klaus Piontek. The film is based on the 1977 novel of the same name by ...more

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Liberation: The Last Assault Vasily Shukshin, Vladislav Strzhelchik, Mikhail Ulyanov Liberation. The Last Storm is a 1971 war film written by Oskar Kurganov, Yuri Ozerov and Yuri Bondarev and directed by Yuri Ozerov.

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Chingachgook: The Great Snake is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Movies From German Democratic Republic
Chingachgook: The Great Snake Gojko Mitić, Horst Preusker, Adolf Peter Hoffmann Chingachgook: The Great Snake is a 1967 action adventure romance drama world cinema film written by Wolfgang Ebeling and Richard Groschopp and directed by Richard Groschopp.

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Duped Till Doomsday is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Movies From German Democratic Republic
Duped Till Doomsday Wolfgang Kieling, Kurt Ulrich, Hannes Fischer Duped Till Doomsday is a 1957 East German drama film directed by Kurt Jung-Alsen. It was entered into the 1957 Cannes Film Festival.