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A.k.a.
The American Friend
Year
1977
Runtime
128 min.
Director
Wim Wenders
Genres
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Rating *
7.4
Votes *
6,980
Checks
2,854
Favs
249
Dislikes
22
Favs/checks
8.7% (1:11)
Favs/dislikes
11:1
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  1. locovoco's avatar

    locovoco

    Hmmm...middle-aged guy discovers he has a terminal illness and decides to break the law for a large amount of cash to set up his family for the future after he dies...can anyone say 'Breaking Bad'?

    Also love the Dennis Hopper selfies taken on the pool table-so ahead of his time...
    8 years 11 months ago
  2. BigDaddy616's avatar

    BigDaddy616

    Jurgen Knieper music makes me feel so detached from reality. 7 years 3 months ago
  3. JimEastwood71's avatar

    JimEastwood71

    Nothing to fear but fear itself, and what do you make? i make money! Great lines! It's a very peculiar film. 8 years 10 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #23 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  2. This movie ranks #79 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2500
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  3. This movie ranks #80 in Time Out’s The 100 Best Thrillers
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  4. This movie ranks #87 in Kinemathekverbund's The 100 Most Important German Films
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  5. This movie ranks #247 in Jennifer Eiss's 500 Essential Cult Movies
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  6. This movie ranks #525 in TSPDT's 1,000 Noir Films
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  7. This movie ranks #618 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  8. This movie ranks #950 in The Criterion Collection
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