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I agree. To many great movies have fallen for the Avengers and X-Men franchise.
2 weeks 5 days ago
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The film is a captivating portrait of of provincial Germany in WWII. Berlin is far away, the frontline seems far away, but there is a local battle between an artist and a policeman, between their personalities, different sources of moral authority: Humanitarian principles or obedience and duty.

It‘s also a hommage to the rough and unique landscape of Schleswig-Holstein, my Home Country.

It‘s a good watch, but not nearly as deep as the original book.
2 months ago
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This is a very good comedy, with great perfomances, timeless witty dialogue. I am surprised this film isn't on any list.
2 months ago
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Is there a best-of checks-to-favs ratio list somewhere? I bet this movie would make it!
6 months 1 week ago
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Probably not suitable for junior citizens of 45 or younger :-)
6 months 2 weeks ago
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This movie should be in more lists.
It deserves more attention.
12 months ago
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I can‘t comprehend the bad reviews here. If your watch movies because you must be challenged, need unpredictable twists and flawless political correctness, then so be it. Simple folks like me just wish to be entertained, and entertaining it was. Likeable characters, a couple of laughs, I liked the movie. 8/10
1 year 6 months ago
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To all the people who enjoyed this movie, as I did, do not miss out on the original book. It is even better.
1 year 11 months ago
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Why you would take the U3 from Merkenstrasse to go shopping and also walk home via the old Elbtunnel totally escapes me. :-)
2 years 8 months ago
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Thank you, icheckmovies, for letting this movie appear on so many lists. I became curious because I had never heard of it - and I was not dissapointed. Neither were my kids. Tears were involved, and laughter, and the occasional blanket over the head. But this is a very entertaining movie, no lengths at all.
2 years 9 months ago
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To some other commenters:
I don't watch movies to solve riddles of symbolism.

I like food for thought, I like images to remember and I like a good story. This movie has all of it. It also shows a lot of what was great about America (I am writing this in 2018). It doesn't push or haste through the story, it flows and lets you float with it.
2 years 11 months ago
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Agreed. Worst movie ever. Not a sign of the clumsy likeability of a B- or C-Movie. Just bad in every aspect. Even my teenage son asked to drop it.
3 years 1 month ago
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With that title, with that lead actress and that picture on the cover I expected another mildly entertaining romantic comedy.

But what I got was something completely different. A captivating story, honest, realistic (yet not brutally realistic), with interesting, colourful characters and a believable picture of the American Fifties. I enjoyed this movie very much and I think it is absolutely underrated. Should be a 7.
3 years 5 months ago
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Absolutely silly stuff. But I can well imagine that it was like the bible for an entire generation of teens in the USSR.
Just like Blues Brothers and Rocky Horror Picture Show were over here.
4 years ago
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Well, not as spooky as the book.
But then I was 16 when I read that, maybe even younger.
4 years 3 months ago
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Absolutely NOT BORING. It is very much entertaining, especially if you either like Orlando, Kirsten or if you remember that playing Freebird to the very end is absolutely mandatory - under all circumstances.
8 years 8 months ago
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How can this movie possibly kick "Bringing up Baby" out of the comedy list. That is a farce.
8 years 9 months ago
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Hamburg meine Perle.
8 years 10 months ago
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Enterntaining, considering the awfully boring book.
8 years 11 months ago
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I was good. I liked it, and I am 45, and my son liked it too, and he is 8. It very much reminded me of the old tintin comics I used to read as a kid.
9 years 2 months ago
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Every song a smash hit.
9 years 5 months ago
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Where is Blackadder 3 and 4?
Far better than the first.
9 years 11 months ago
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Year, lots of cliches. So what. Also lots of laughs, and fear, and tears.
9 years 11 months ago
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seen better movies, seen worse.
the majority was worse.
10 years 4 months ago
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Omega Man was better.
10 years 8 months ago
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