Fritz Lang Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

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(1931)
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Theodor Loos, Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke
Plot:

In the streets of Berlin, a murderer is on the prowl, killing innocent children. As the children keep vanishing, the city police become especially vigilant and their regular raids make it hard for the underworld to operate. In desperation, the crime lords meet together to decide that they will undertake a parallel search for the murderer. 

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Metropolis

Metropolis

(1927)
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Theodor Loos, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Alfred Abel, Fritz Rasp, Gustav Fröhlich
Plot:

The futuristic Metropolis city is sharply divided into two classes: the workers operating underground machines, and the upper-class living above in utopia. Freder, son of city’s mastermind Johhan Fredersen, is shocked to discover the plight of workers. After meeting Maria, activist of the workers, he decides to work with her to help the exploited. But his authoritative father plots a devious scheme. 

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Die Nibelungen: Siegfried

Die Nibelungen: Siegfried

(1924)
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Theodor Loos, Margarete Schön, Gertrud Arnold, Hanna Ralph, Paul Richter
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The Big Heat

The Big Heat

(1953)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Glenn Ford, Lee Marvin, Alexander Scourby, Carolyn Jones, Gloria Grahame
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Scarlet Street

Scarlet Street

(1945)
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As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Thriller, Film-Noir, Drama
Star Cast:
Joan Bennett, Edward G. Robinson, Margaret Lindsay, Dan Duryea, Rosalind Ivan
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Fury

Fury

(1936)
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Spencer Tracy, Sylvia Sidney, Bruce Cabot, Walter Brennan, Edward Ellis
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The Testament of Dr. Mabuse

The Testament of Dr. Mabuse

(1933)
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As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Crime
Star Cast:
Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Gustav Diessl, Rudolf Schündler, Oskar Höcker, Theo Lingen
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Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler

Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler

(1922)
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Bernhard Goetzke, Gertrude Welcker, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Alfred Abel, Aud Egede-Nissen
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Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge

Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge

(1924)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Theodor Loos, Margarete Schön, Gertrud Arnold, Hans Carl Mueller, Erwin Biswanger
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The Last Will of Dr. Mabuse

The Last Will of Dr. Mabuse

(1933)
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang, René Sti
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Thomy Bourdelle, Karl Meixner, Jim Gérald, Monique Rolland
Plot:

The Last Will of Dr Mabuse is a German crime thriller film which tells the story of Dr Mabuse, who is writing his crime plans in an insane asylum, and the attempts of Inspector Lohmann to stop him. 

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The Woman in the Window

The Woman in the Window

(1944)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Film-Noir, Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Joan Bennett, Edward G. Robinson, Edmund Breon, Raymond Massey, Dan Duryea
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Le mépris

Le mépris

(1963)
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As:
Cast
Role:
Fritz Lang
Director:
Jean-Luc Godard
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli, Brigitte Bardot, Giorgia Moll, Fritz Lang
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Destiny

Destiny

(1921)
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Thriller, Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Bernhard Goetzke, Hans Sternberg, Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, Karl Rückert
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Spies

Spies

(1928)
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Louis Ralph, Gerda Maurus, Lien Deyers, Craighall Sherry
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Hangmen Also Die!

Hangmen Also Die!

(1943)
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As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Film-Noir, War, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Anna Lee, Walter Brennan, Gene Lockhart, Brian Donlevy, Dennis O'Keefe
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You Only Live Once

You Only Live Once

(1937)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Crime, Film-Noir, Drama
Star Cast:
Henry Fonda, Sylvia Sidney, Barton MacLane, William Gargan, Jean Dixon
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Man Hunt

Man Hunt

(1941)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
War, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Walter Pidgeon, Joan Bennett, John Carradine, George Sanders, Roddy McDowall
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Woman in the Moon

Woman in the Moon

(1929)
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As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gustav von Wangenheim, Willy Fritsch, Gerda Maurus, Klaus Pohl, Gustl Gstettenbaur
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Ministry of Fear

Ministry of Fear

(1944)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Film-Noir, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Ray Milland, Carl Esmond, Marjorie Reynolds, Hillary Brooke, Percy Waram
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Clash by Night

Clash by Night

(1952)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Barbara Stanwyck, J. Carrol Naish, Robert Ryan, Marilyn Monroe, Paul Douglas
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Human Desire

Human Desire

(1954)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Broderick Crawford, Edgar Buchanan, Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Kathleen Case
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House by the River

House by the River

(1950)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, Louis Hayward, Lee Bowman, Ann Shoemaker, Jane Wyatt
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You and Me

You and Me

(1938)
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As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Film-Noir, Romance, Crime
Star Cast:
Roscoe Karns, Sylvia Sidney, George Raft, Barton MacLane, Robert Cummings
Plot:

A departmental store-owner employs ex-convicts to give them a second chance. One ex-con, Joe Dennis, falls for co-worker Helen Roberts, but is unaware of her past. They get married which is against Helen’s parole terms, so she keeps it secret. When Joe discovers her past, he furiously joins criminals to rob the store. Helen must stop him from reverting to old ways. 

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The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse

The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse

(1960)
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As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Peter van Eyck, Dawn Addams, Wolfgang Preiss, Gert Fröbe, Werner Peters
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Liliom

Liliom

(1934)
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Antonin Artaud, Charles Boyer, Madeleine Ozeray, Robert Arnoux, Roland Toutain
Plot:

Liliom, a carousel barker, is in love with a chambermaid, Julie; but both are fired by the jealous carousel owner. When Julie is pregnant, Liliom tries to get money by helping in a robbery, which fails and he loses his life. Instead of admitting him in the heaven, after purgatory, he is sent back to do one good deed to make amends.

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El vampiro negro

El vampiro negro

(1953)
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As:
Writer
Director:
Román Viñoly Barreto
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Olga Zubarry, Nathán Pinzón, Roberto Escalada, Nelly Panizza, Ángel Laborde
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While the City Sleeps

While the City Sleeps

(1956)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Vincent Price, Thomas Mitchell, George Sanders, Dana Andrews, John Drew Barrymore
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The Blue Gardenia

The Blue Gardenia

(1953)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Raymond Burr, George Reeves, Anne Baxter, Ann Sothern, Jeff Donnell
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Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

(1956)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Joan Fontaine, Sidney Blackmer, Dana Andrews, Arthur Franz, Philip Bourneuf
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Rancho Notorious

Rancho Notorious

(1952)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Mel Ferrer, Arthur Kennedy, Marlene Dietrich, William Frawley, Gloria Henry
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Bande-annonce de 'Le mépris'

Bande-annonce de 'Le mépris'

(1963)
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As:
Cast
Director:
Jean-Luc Godard
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli, Brigitte Bardot, Giorgia Moll, Fritz Lang
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Mysteries of India, Part II: Above All Law

Mysteries of India, Part II: Above All Law

(1921)
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As:
Writer
Director:
Joe May
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Erna Morena, Mia May, Bernhard Goetzke, Conrad Veidt, Olaf Fønss
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M

M

(1951)
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As:
Writer
Director:
Joseph Losey
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Raymond Burr, Howard Da Silva, Steve Brodie, Luther Adler, David Wayne
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Moontide

Moontide

(1942)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang, Archie Mayo
Genres:
Film-Noir, Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Claude Rains, Ida Lupino, Thomas Mitchell, Jerome Cowan, Jean Gabin
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Mysteries of India, Part I: Truth

Mysteries of India, Part I: Truth

(1921)
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As:
Writer
Director:
Joe May
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Erna Morena, Mia May, Bernhard Goetzke, Conrad Veidt, Olaf Fønss
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Journey to the Lost City

Journey to the Lost City

(1960)
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Paul Hubschmid, Debra Paget, Luciana Paluzzi, Walther Reyer, Claus Holm
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Secret Beyond the Door...

Secret Beyond the Door...

(1947)
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As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Mystery, Film-Noir, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Star Cast:
Joan Bennett, Barbara O'Neil, Michael Redgrave, Anne Revere, Natalie Schafer
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Moonfleet

Moonfleet

(1955)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
George Sanders, Stewart Granger, Joan Greenwood, Viveca Lindfors, Jon Whiteley
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Tiger of Bengal

Tiger of Bengal

(1959)
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Adventure, Thriller, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Hubschmid, Debra Paget, Luciana Paluzzi, Walther Reyer, Claus Holm
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Western Union

Western Union

(1941)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
History, Western
Star Cast:
Randolph Scott, Robert Young, Dean Jagger, John Carradine, Virginia Gilmore
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The Indian Tomb

The Indian Tomb

(1959)
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Paul Hubschmid, Debra Paget, Walther Reyer, Claus Holm, Sabine Bethmann
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The Return of Frank James

The Return of Frank James

(1940)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Western, Crime, History
Star Cast:
Jackie Cooper, Henry Fonda, John Carradine, Gene Tierney, Henry Hull
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Cloak and Dagger

Cloak and Dagger

(1946)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Film-Noir, Thriller, War, Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert Alda, J. Edward Bromberg, Lilli Palmer, Gary Cooper, Vladimir Sokoloff
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Die Spinnen, 1. Teil - Der Goldene See

Die Spinnen, 1. Teil - Der Goldene See

(1919)
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Adventure, Western
Star Cast:
Georg John, Lil Dagover, Carl de Vogt, Ressel Orla, Paul Biensfeldt
Plot:

After receiving a bottled message, with a map of lost Incan civilization, from missing Harvard professor, sportsman Kay Hoog starts an expedition in quest of Incas’ gold. Criminal syndicate, ‘The Spiders’ and their chief, Lio Sha, are also after the treasure. After saving Inca priestess, Naela, at Golden Lake, love-struck Kay brings her home, but when Lio Sha kills her, Kay pledges revenge. 

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Die Spinnen, 2. Teil - Das Brillantenschiff

Die Spinnen, 2. Teil - Das Brillantenschiff

(1920)
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Georg John, Carl de Vogt, Ressel Orla, Rudolf Lettinger, Thea Zander
Plot:

This film revolves around an organization named ‘Die Spinnen’, who is trying to obtain a certain diamond that can give its owner rule over the entire Asian continent. 

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Vier um die Frau

Vier um die Frau

(1921)
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Hermann Böttcher, Carola Toelle, Lilli Lohrer, Ludwig Hartau, Anton Edthofer
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Confirm or Deny

Confirm or Deny

(1941)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang, Archie Mayo
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Joan Bennett, John Loder, Raymond Walburn, Don Ameche, Roddy McDowall
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Die Pest in Florenz

Die Pest in Florenz

(1919)
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As:
Writer
Director:
Otto Rippert
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Theodor Becker, Karl Bernhard, Julietta Brandt, Erner Huebsch, Franz Knaak
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The Wandering Image

The Wandering Image

(1920)
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As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Romance
Star Cast:
Mia May, Hans Marr, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Loni Nest, Harry Frank
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American Guerrilla in the Philippines

American Guerrilla in the Philippines

(1950)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Tyrone Power, Micheline Presle, Tom Ewell, Robert Patten, Tommy Cook
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Hilde Warren und der Tod

Hilde Warren und der Tod

(1917)
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As:
Writer
Director:
Joe May
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Mia May, Bruno Kastner, Georg John, Hans Mierendorff, Ernst Matray
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Harakiri

Harakiri

(1919)
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As:
Director
Director:
Fritz Lang
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Georg John, Lil Dagover, Paul Biensfeldt, Meinhart Maur, Rudolf Lettinger
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Der Totentanz

Der Totentanz

(1919)
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As:
Writer
Director:
Otto Rippert
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Fred Goebel, Karl Bernhard, Arnold Czempin, Sascha Gura, Richard Kirsch
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Animation(s)

Metropolis
TV-14

Metropolis (2001)

As:
Writer
Director:
Rintaro
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Animation
Star Cast:
Kôsei Tomita, Scott Weinger, Steve Blum, Yuka Imoto, Kei Kobayashi