Tag: West Germany

The Blood of Fu Manchu (1968) 4.6

The Blood of Fu Manchu (1968)

Fu Manchu is hidden with his evil daughter Lin Tang in a lost city he has found in the jungles of South America. He discovers a poison deadly for men through kiss and he abducts ten women to infect them with the poison t...

Das Boot ist voll (1981) 7.1

Das Boot ist voll (1981)

During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: four Jews, a French child, and ...

99 Women (1969) 4.7

99 Women (1969)

New inmate Marie arrives at an island prison in the women's sector and receives the number 99. The inmates are controlled by the sadistic lesbian warden Thelma Diaz and Governor Santos and submitted to torture, rape, sex...

Sax Rohmer’s The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969) 2.9

Sax Rohmer’s The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969)

The evil mastermind Fu Manchu plots his latest scheme to basically freeze over the Earth's oceans with his diabolical new device. Opposing him is his arch-nemesis, Interpol's very British Dr. Nayland Smith....

They Came to Rob Las Vegas (1968) 6.1

They Came to Rob Las Vegas (1968)

A Las Vegas casino blackjack dealer plots a complex plan to rob an armored car with $7 million in casino cash while it's en route to Los Angeles. He gets help from criminal associates of his late brother, who was killed ...

Ballad of the Little Soldier (1984) (TV) 7.3

Ballad of the Little Soldier (1984) (TV)

The film focuses on a group of Miskito in Nicaragua who used child soldiers in their resistance against the Sandinistas.::Anonymous...

Utopia (1983) 7.3

Utopia (1983)

A treatise on love and desire tainted by harsh reality of capitalism, in which submission to the laws of lust-as-commerce is played out by five prostitutes and their pimp, who pits them against one another so that they a...

The Left-Handed Woman (1977) 6.5

The Left-Handed Woman (1977)

After returning from a business trip in Finland, Bruno (Bruno Ganz) find that his wife Marianne (Edith Clever) wants her husband to leave her alone with their son. A struggle with loneliness and adapting to the new situa...

Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989) 6

Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989)

Rosalie loves to shop too much to let a little thing like no money stop her. When the local shopkeepers no longer take her bad checks or bad credit cards, she's reduced to stealing from one family member to buy presents ...

In Search of Dracula (1974) 6.3

In Search of Dracula (1974)

A documentary exploring the legends of vampires, using books, paintings and early films on the subject.::Anonymous...

The Captain and His Hero (1955) 7.2

The Captain and His Hero (1955)

A post WWII German satire of the stupidity of a military culture so often associated with that country: An intellectual, civilian type totally unsuited for the army mentality somehow lands up playing the role, to the hil...

Old Shatterhand (1964) 6.2

Old Shatterhand (1964)

A peace treaty between the United States government and the Apaches is about to be signed in Washington. However, a gang of outlaws plan to sabotage the peace process in order to prevent the signing of a treaty. This way...

Alice in the Cities (1974) 8

Alice in the Cities (1974)

German journalist Philip Winter has a case of writer's block when trying to write an article about the United States. He decides to return to Germany, and while trying to book a flight, encounters a German woman and her ...

Vernon, Florida (1981) 7.1

Vernon, Florida (1981)

Early Errol Morris documentary intersplices random chatter he captured on film of the genuinely eccentric residents of Vernon, Florida. A few examples? The preacher giving a sermon on the definition of the word "Therefor...

The Cassandra Crossing (1976) 6.4

The Cassandra Crossing (1976)

"Outbreak" meets "The Runaway Train" as a motley group of passengers are quarantined on a train destined to prevent the spread of the disease at the cost of their lives. Government intrigue, international smuggling, and ...

The Story of O (1975) 5.4

The Story of O (1975)

The beautiful O is taken by her boyfriend, Rene, to a bizarre retreat, where she is trained in bondage and sexual perversion. Rene discharges a personal debt by transferring possession of O to his step-brother, Sir Steph...

The Bridge (1959) 8

The Bridge (1959)

A group of German boys is ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war. Truckloads of defeated, cynical Wehrmacht soldiers flee the approaching American troops,...

Victoria (1979) 5.6

Victoria (1979)

The tragic romance between the son of a miller and a landlord's daughter.::Ulf Kjell Gür...

Sweet Movie (1974) 6.2

Sweet Movie (1974)

In the contest of the "most virgin" Miss Monde 1984, Miss Canada wins, and prize is the marriage with the milk industry tycoon with his fifty billion dollars fortune. In their honeymoon, Miss Canada "does not accept" the...

The American Friend (1977) 7.4

The American Friend (1977)

Tom Ripley has a sweet deal with an art forger. The forger creates the paintings; Tom sells them. But another criminal business associate wants Tom to go in for an even riskier enterprise: murder. Tom suggests his associ...

The Vengeance of Fu Manchu (1967) 5.2

The Vengeance of Fu Manchu (1967)

In his remote Asian hideaway, the evil Fu Manchu plots the death and discredit of his archrival, Inspector Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard, as the first step in his plan to become leader of the world's most terrible crimi...

Singing the Blues in Red (1986) 6.3

Singing the Blues in Red (1986)

Persona Non Grata in his homeland, protest singer Klaus Drittemann must leave East Berlin, his wife and child and emigrate to West Berlin, where the representatives of an American record company are eagerly waiting for h...

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974) 8.1

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974)

The wildly prolific German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder paid homage to his cinematic hero Douglas Sirk with this update of that filmmaker's All That Heaven Allows (1955). A lonely widow (Brigitte Mira) meets a much...

The Dead Are Alive! (1972) 5.5

The Dead Are Alive! (1972)

A photographer on an archaeological expedition digging up Etruscan ruins in Italy begins to suspect that not all the Etruscans buried there are actually dead.::...

She Devils of the SS (1973) 4.1

She Devils of the SS (1973)

In the last days of WW2, women are volunteering from all over Germany to serve in the front lines by having sex with the brave Nazi soldiers. But when they start having sex with each other, things get complicated. Especi...

Babes in Toyland (1986) (TV) 5.4

Babes in Toyland (1986) (TV)

11-year-old Lisa has no time for toys; she's too busy taking care of her siblings and cooking for her mother. During the Christmas Eve blizzard, Lisa travels to Toyland in Wizard of Oz-like fashion and arrives just in ti...

My Swedish Meatball (1969) 3.4
Beyond the Law (1968) 6.2

Beyond the Law (1968)

A trio of thieves plot to steal a town's silver shipment but a turn of events makes them the town's heroes.::funnyguycris...

The Brides of Fu Manchu (1966) 5.5

The Brides of Fu Manchu (1966)

Fu Manchu and his army of henchmen are kidnapping the daughters of prominent scientists and taking them to his remote island headquarters. Instead of asking for ransom, Fu demands that the fathers help him to build a dea...

Der Mann mit dem Glasauge (1969) 5.7

Der Mann mit dem Glasauge (1969)

A pool-hall is used as the front for a white slavery ring.::Anonymous...

That Most Important Thing: Love (1975) 7.3

That Most Important Thing: Love (1975)

Servais Mont, a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier who earns her money starring in cheap soft-core movies. Trying to help her, he borrows the money from the loan sharks to finance the theatrical production of 'Richard ...

Poto and Cabengo (1979) 7.2

Poto and Cabengo (1979)

Identical young twin girls in the USA have invented their own shared language. Scientists are wanting to study the language but social workers are trying to get the twins to leave their secret language world and enter th...

Routine Pleasures (1986) 6.9

Routine Pleasures (1986)

What do a club devoted to model trains and the legendary film critic and painter Manny Farber have in common? These two story lines intersect in an attempt to recreate the past....

Angels of Terror (1971) 5.4

Angels of Terror (1971)

(1971) Hansjorg Felmy, Uschi Glas, Werner Peters, Gunther Stoll. A determined Scotland Yard inspector travels all over London gathering the evidence needed to put a big drug-smuggling gang into the slammer. There are mor...

Querelle (1982) 6.8

Querelle (1982)

The French naval ship, Le Vengeur, based out of Marseille, has just docked in Brest for an extended stay. The ship's captain, Lieutenant Seblon, can see the passion in his men, which can as easily manifest itself in viol...

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970) 7.2

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)

In Italy, the American writer Sam Dalmas witnesses an attempt of murder of the owner of an art gallery, Monica Ranieri, a couple of days before returning home. Inspector Morosini, who is in charge of investigating the th...

Helmut Newton: Frames from the Edge (1989) 7.1

Helmut Newton: Frames from the Edge (1989)

A camera crew follows Helmut Newton, the fashion and ad photographer whose images of tall, blond, big-breasted women are part of the iconography of twentieth-century erotic fantasy. He's on the go from L.A., to Paris, to...

Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun (1977) 5.5

Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun (1977)

16-year-old Maria is forced into Serra D'Aires convent, secretly run by Satanists. Her confessor is in collusion with the Mother Superior. Maria is tortured, forced into sex with men, women, and the horned Devil, and tol...

The Face of Fu Manchu (1965) 5.9

The Face of Fu Manchu (1965)

Grisly strangulations in London alert Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard to the possibility of the fiendish Fu Manchu may not be dead after all, even though Smith witnessed his execution. A killer spray made from Tibetan ber...

Even Dwarfs Started Small (1970) 6.9

Even Dwarfs Started Small (1970)

A group of inhabitants of a correctional colony for people of small stature raises a riot against the local order. Tired of adhering to the many rules that require good behavior from them, they decide to become bad. Thei...