Tag: West Germany

In Danger and Dire Distress the Middle of the Road Leads to Death (1974) 6.6

In Danger and Dire Distress the Middle of the Road Leads to Death (1974)

Two women with different goals in life are independently out on the town of Frankfurt am Main. One is an offbeat thief and the other an East German spy.::Ulf Kjell Gür...

The Trygon Factor (1966) 6

The Trygon Factor (1966)

A Scotland Yard detective is investigating a string of robberies and a murder, and the information he uncovers leads him to the estate of a wealthy but strange English family, who share their mansion with a group of nuns...

Francesco (1989) 6.4

Francesco (1989)

The life of St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226) as related by followers who gather after his death to tell stories so that Leone can record them: a privileged and virile youth, a prisoner of war, an heir who turns away fro...

Fanny Hill (1983) 5.2

Fanny Hill (1983)

Happily engaged to her handsome fiance, Charles, Fanny is soon hit with one misfortune after another until she is forced to become a prostitute to survive. This is the story, with many erotic asides, of her struggle to r...

Sleepwalk (1986) 6.2

Sleepwalk (1986)

A woman is hired to transcribe an ancient Chinese manuscript. She finds that little by little, the manuscript has powers that begin to take over her life.::Anonymous...

The Red Circle (1960) 6.3

The Red Circle (1960)

A strange, red circle appears on the neck of a man saved from the guillotine. What is its mysterious meaning? Tragically, it turns out to be something of a family curse, as each generation thereafter bears the same sign,...

Sadist Erotica (1969) 5.1

Sadist Erotica (1969)

"Red Lips" are two female detectives trying to find missing models and dancers. A pop artist called Klaus Thriller and his werewolf-like assistant, Morpho, are the main suspects for the murderers....

Fox and His Friends (1975) 7.7

Fox and His Friends (1975)

Working class and middle-upper class worlds come together in this interesting look at class conflict within the gay world from the German director Reiner Werner Fassbinder. Fassbinder plays Fox, he is working class, a fo...

Rulers of the City (1976) 6

Rulers of the City (1976)

Tony, a mob loan collector, is dissatisfied with his station in life. Though he dreams of one day being rich, he is stuck with the dead-end job of beating up borrowers who fall behind in their payments. After meeting up ...

The State of Things (1982) 7.1

The State of Things (1982)

On location in Portugal, a film crew runs out of film while making their own version of Roger Corman's Day the World Ended (1955). The producer is nowhere to be found and director Friedrich Munro attempts to find him in ...

The Specialists (1969) 6.3

The Specialists (1969)

A chain mail-clad gunfighter contends with a pacifist sheriff, a seductive banker, a one-armed Mexican bandit, corrupt businessmen and hippies while trying to learn the secret of the money allegedly stolen by his lynched...

Winnetou (1963) 6.9

Winnetou (1963)

The construction of the Great Western Railroad creates heavy conflict between the railway company and neighboring Indian tribes. Worse, criminal gang leader Santer sets his eyes on a gold mine located on holy Indian land...

Winnetou: The Red Gentleman (1964) 6.6

Winnetou: The Red Gentleman (1964)

When white settlers encroach on Indian lands, the Assiniboins declare war on the settlers. Apache chief Winnetou vows to help keep the peace between whites and natives. He saves the daughter of the Assiniboin chief and i...

The Treasure of the Silver Lake (1962) 6.9

The Treasure of the Silver Lake (1962)

In Arkansas, a stagecoach is robbed by Colonel Brinkley's gang. What the gang is really after is a treasure map one of the stagecoach passengers carries. However, Mr. Engel only has half the map. The other half of the tr...

Jack the Ripper (1976) 5.5

Jack the Ripper (1976)

A Swiss-German horror film with Klaus Kinski as the notorious Jack the Ripper. A respected doctor by day, Kinski dismembers London prostitutes by night, until the local Inspector's girlfriend (Josephine Chaplin) goes und...

State of Siege (1972) 7.8

State of Siege (1972)

In Uruguay in the early 1970s, an official of the US Agency for International Development (a group used as a front for training foreign police in counterinsurgency methods) is kidnapped by a group of urban guerillas. Usi...

“World on a Wire” (1973) (mini) 7.8

“World on a Wire” (1973) (mini)

Somewhere in the future there is a computer project called Simulacron one of which is able to simulate a full featured reality, when suddenly project leader Henry Vollmer dies. His successor Dr. Fred Stiller experiences ...

Christiane F. (1981) 7.6

Christiane F. (1981)

This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 1970s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14-year-old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-story apartment building in Berlin. ...

Wanda, the Wicked Warden (1977) 4.6

Wanda, the Wicked Warden (1977)

Ilsa, now a vicious warden, runs a mental-hospital for young women. A girl deliberately "checks" in to the hospital to find out what has happened to her sister who stayed there. Meanwhile Ilsa and one of the guards are f...

Delusions of Grandeur (1971) 7.3

Delusions of Grandeur (1971)

Don Salluste, a petty tyrant in his own home and minister of the King of Spain, falls from grace. Wanting revenge, he tries to compromize the Queen with his valet Blaze, introduced as his cousin. But poor Blaze gets stuc...

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) 7.8

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

The lives of Geneviève Emery and Guy Foucher of Cherbourg, France are presented in 4 acts, in director Jacques Demy's fable of young love. The entire film is sung (It takes only a moment to get used to). This is really o...

Degree of Murder (1967) 6.4

Degree of Murder (1967)

After accidentally shooting dead her ex-lover during a fight, Marie enlists the help of a stranger, Gunther, and his friend, Fritz, to dispose of the body while becoming intimate with both men.::rrboston...

The Tin Drum (1979) 7.5

The Tin Drum (1979)

Danzig in the 1920s/1930s. Oskar Matzerath, son of a local dealer, is a most unusual boy. Equipped with full intellect right from his birth he decides at his third birthday not to grow up as he sees the crazy world aroun...

Au Revoir les Enfants (1987) 8

Au Revoir les Enfants (1987)

In 1944, upper class boy Julien Quentin and his brother François travel to Catholic boarding school in the countryside after vacations. Julien is a leader and good student and when the new student Jean Bonnet arrives in ...

Medea (1969) 7.1

Medea (1969)

On a quest to retrieve the fabled Golden Fleece, Jason and the Argonauts arrive at a remote barbarian land where the natives worship the sacred artefact to protect the crops. But, unexpectedly, as Medea--a beautiful high...

Judgement in Berlin (1988) 5.8

Judgement in Berlin (1988)

American judge in Germany must decide if the hijacking of an East German plane into West Berlin was justified.::...

Laura’s Desires-1977 5.2

Laura’s Desires-1977

Laura is a blonde with a sexy overbite. Sitting on a beach, she daydreams of a visit to Hamburg where she showed her sex obsession in nearly every situation she found herself - at a photo shoot, at her friends, at the sq...

The Decameron-1971 7.1

The Decameron-1971

An adaptation of nine stories from Bocaccio's "Decameron": **** Segment 1: A young man from Perugia is swindled twice in Naples, but ends up rich; **** Segment 2: A man poses as a deaf-mute in a convent of curious nuns; ...

Creature with the Blue Hand-1967 6.1

Creature with the Blue Hand-1967

Scotland Yard is after a homicidal maniac called The Blue Hand, which is what he uses to kill his victims.::Anonymous...

Heart of Glass-1976 7.1

Heart of Glass-1976

A small village is renowned for its "Ruby Glass" glass blowing works. When the foreman of the works dies suddenly without revealing the secret of the Ruby Glass, the town slides into a deep depression, and the owner of t...

Woyzeck-1979 7.1

Woyzeck-1979

Everything in town appears calm, placid, lovely. But Woyzeck, a rifleman assigned as an orderly, hears voices -- the times are out of joint, at least in his cosmos. To his captain, Woyzeck is a comic marvel: ignorant but...

Handicapped Future-1971 7

Handicapped Future-1971

Illuminating look at the way physically disabled people were dealt with in West Germany in the late 60's / early 70's.::Red-Barracuda...

Huie’s Sermon-1981 6.2

Huie’s Sermon-1981

The reverend Huie L. Rogers delivers an intense and impassioned sermon at his church in Brooklyn.::Red-Barracuda...

Cobra Verde-1987 7

Cobra Verde-1987

The feared bandit Cobra Verde (Klaus Kinski) is hired by a plantation owner to supervise his slaves. After the owner suspects Cobra Verde of consorting with his young daughters, the owner wishes him gone. Rather than kil...

Land of Silence and Darkness-1971 7.9

Land of Silence and Darkness-1971

Through examining Fini Straubinger, an old woman who has been deaf and blind since adolescence, and her work on behalf of other deaf and blind people, this film shows how the deaf and blind struggle to understand and acc...

Challenge to White Fang-1974 5.6

Challenge to White Fang-1974

Lucio Fulci's sequel to Zianna Bianca (White Fang), set some years after the events in the first White Fang movie, has the wolf-dog befriended by another young boy, named Bill Tarwater, the grandson of fur trader John Ta...

A Genius, Two Partners and a Dupe-1975 6.4

A Genius, Two Partners and a Dupe-1975

Expert conman Joe Thanks teams up with half-breed Bill and naive Lucy to steal $300,000 from the Indian-hating Major Cabot. Their elaborate plan is full of disguises, double-crosses, and chases, but Joe always seems to k...

The Hunchback of Soho-1966 6

The Hunchback of Soho-1966

A woman is kidnapped and her identity is stolen by criminals attempting to collect her inheritance.::Anonymous...

Room 13-1964 6.1

Room 13-1964

A serial-killer is murdering the ladies of a night club. Detective Gray is seeking for the killer but can only find a lot of gangsters. And the killer is about to act again......

Olivia-1983 5

Olivia-1983

An American engineer in London, who is helping to dismantle the London Bridge to be transported to Arizona, strikes up an acquaintance with a young British woman. Several years later he happens to be at the bridge's new ...