Tag: West Germany

Hangin’ Out (1983) 4.2

Hangin’ Out (1983)

The pert Tina is sick of school and the muff in her Bavarian village. She wants to go with Tino - attendant of a visiting auto-scooter - who has to leave the place for dubious reasons. However he lets her down and leaves...

The Treasure of San Gennaro (1966) 7.1

The Treasure of San Gennaro (1966)

An American gangster in Italy enlists a local gang to help him steal the treasure of Naples' patron saint....

Taxi zum Klo (1980) 6.5

Taxi zum Klo (1980)

Frank Ripploh is a bit of a rascal: he's a bearded and shaggy-haired teacher, and he's gay with a very active sex life and an interest in making films. He keeps his personal life and teaching separate, but he sometimes c...

Signs of Life (1968) 7.2

Signs of Life (1968)

A wounded German paratrooper named Stroszek is sent to the quiet island of Kos with his wife Nora, a Greek nurse, and two other soldiers recovering from minor wounds. Billeted in a decaying fortress, they guard a munitio...

Little Funny Guy (1973) 5.8

Little Funny Guy (1973)

At the end of 1900s Saturnino Cavallo leaves his family to emigrate to America, in search of fortune....

Place Called Glory City (1965) 5.4

Place Called Glory City (1965)

Former rancher Clint Brenner and the younger Reese, his equal in skill at gun-fighting, are independently recruited to help farmer Seth Grande free the locals of Manitoba town Glory City from vast ranch owner Jack Villai...

Deadlock (1970) 6.7

Deadlock (1970)

In a deserted mining town at the end of nowhere three desperate men fight over a suitcase full of cash....

Traitor’s Gate (1964) 5.8

Traitor’s Gate (1964)

A businessman organises a caper to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London.::Anonymous...

Where the Green Ants Dream (1984) 7.1

Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)

The geologist Lance Hackett is employed by an Australian mining company to map the subsoil of a desert area covered with ant hills prior to a possible uranium extraction. His work is impeded by some aborigines who explai...

Au hasard Bresson (1967) 7.1
The Big Bust-Out (1972) 4.5

The Big Bust-Out (1972)

It tells the story of seven beautiful women who escape from a high-security prison. After the breakout, Rebecca (Karen Carter) and her fellow escapees find they are in more trouble than they had imagined as they become t...

Bullets Don’t Argue (1964) 5.7

Bullets Don’t Argue (1964)

On his own wedding day, sheriff Pat Garrett must leave and try to arrest two bank robbers.::Mattias Thuresson ...

The Gardener of Argenteuil (1966) 5.6

The Gardener of Argenteuil (1966)

Under his daring look of flower lover and naive painter, Father Tulipe is a counterfeiter who only makes small cuts to improve his ordinary....

Hero (1983) 6.6

Hero (1983)

Alexandre Rockwell's rangy, offhandedly eccentric Sundance award-winning second feature follows a disabled teenager and his older adoptive sisters who, when pronounced by some protective-services bureaucrat to be "not ou...

Devil in the Flesh (1969) 5.2

Devil in the Flesh (1969)

Based on the infamous novel by Leopold Sacher-Masoch this fine film follows the perverted passions of a young couple as Severin watches the beautiful Wanda writhing naked amongst furs. His disturbing peeping tomism trigg...

Venus in Furs (1969) 5.8

Venus in Furs (1969)

In Istanbul, a j musician pulls the body of a young woman from the surf. He remembers her from the night before, when he saw her at a party, and later watched as she was brutally attacked by the party's host and 2 of his...

Virgin Killer (1978) 5.6

Virgin Killer (1978)

A detective investigating the murder of a teenage girl begins to focus his suspicions on the three girlfriends of the victim, who call themselves "The Inseparables."::[email protected]

The Driver’s Seat (1974) 5.6

The Driver’s Seat (1974)

Lise (Dame Elizabeth Taylor), a mentally unbalanced middle-aged woman travels toward a fatal destiny that she had helped to arrange, as if her own extinction will bring a meaningful existence to its wished-for end - a pr...

Companeros (1970) 7.4

Companeros (1970)

Arms dealer Yolaf Peterson aims to make a sale to guerilla Mongo, but the money is locked in a bank safe, the combination known only to Professor Xantos, a prisoner of the Americans. Yolaf agrees to free Xantos, accompan...

Crooks in Clover (1963) 7.9

Crooks in Clover (1963)

Ex-gangster Fernand (Lino Ventura) receives a call from a dying friend, a mob boss nicknamed "The Mexican". The doomed mobster talks Fernand into taking care of some criminal business and looking after his soon-to-be-mar...

The Future Is Woman (1984) 6.1

The Future Is Woman (1984)

In a crowded nightclub, Malvina, a six month-pregnant young woman is harassed by a group of drifters. Anna rescues her and decides to take her home where she and her husband Gordon hosts her for a night. Anna and Gordon,...

Das Arche Noah Prinzip (1984) 4.9

Das Arche Noah Prinzip (1984)

Near the end of the 20th century, WMDs (weapons of mass destruction) are retired. However, certain factions plan to use a science space station as a weapon against each other. The astronauts inside will decide the world'...

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...