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A.k.a.
The American Friend
Year
1977
Runtime
125 min.
Director
Wim Wenders
Genres
Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Rating *
7.4
Votes *
6,980
Checks
2,408
Favs
201
Dislikes
20
Favs/checks
8.3% (1:12)
Favs/dislikes
10:1
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  1. BigDaddy616's avatar

    BigDaddy616

    Jurgen Knieper music makes me feel so detached from reality. 2 years 9 months ago
  2. 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. 4 years 4 months ago
  3. 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...
    4 years 5 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #23 in NY Times' The Essential 1,000 Films to See
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  2. This movie ranks #87 in The 100 Most Significant German Films
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  3. This movie ranks #247 in 500 Essential Cult Movies
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  4. This movie ranks #525 in TSPDT 1000 Noir Films
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  5. This movie ranks #614 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  6. This movie ranks #863 in Doubling the Canon
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  7. This movie ranks #931 in The Criterion Collection
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