Swiss German (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating
Quantum of Solace (2008)
6.6
58 metascore

Quantum of Solace (2008)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Judi Dench

Votes: 382,249 | Gross: $168.37M

Angels & Demons (2009)
6.7
48 metascore

Angels & Demons (2009)

PG-13 | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works with a nuclear physicist to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican during one of the significant events within the church.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 256,958 | Gross: $133.38M

Youth (I) (2015)
7.3
64 metascore

Youth (I) (2015)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

A retired orchestra conductor is on vacation with his daughter and his film director best friend in the Alps when he receives an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip's birthday.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino | Stars: Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Jane Fonda

Votes: 65,878 | Gross: $2.70M

Phenomena (1985)
6.8
57 metascore

Phenomena (1985)

R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery

A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Donald Pleasence, Daria Nicolodi, Fiore Argento

Votes: 21,175

Johnny English Reborn (2011)
6.3
46 metascore

Johnny English Reborn (2011)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Johnny English goes up against international assassins hunting down the Chinese premier.

Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Rosamund Pike, Dominic West, Roger Barclay

Votes: 113,020 | Gross: $8.31M

Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
6.7
78 metascore

Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)

R | 124 min | Drama

A film star comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself while starring in a revival of the play that launched her career.

Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lars Eidinger

Votes: 25,275 | Gross: $1.81M

Blue My Mind (2017)
6.1
63 metascore

Blue My Mind (2017)

97 min | Drama, Fantasy

A seemingly normal teenage girl faces overwhelming body transformations that put her existence into question.

Director: Lisa Brühlmann | Stars: Luna Wedler, Zoë Pastelle Holthuizen, Regula Grauwiller, Georg Scharegg

Votes: 1,531

Heidi (2015)

111 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

A story of a young girl who lives in the Swiss Alps with her goat herding Grandfather.

Director: Alain Gsponer | Stars: Anuk Steffen, Anna Schinz, Lilian Naef, Bruno Ganz

Votes: 3,776

Mario (I) (2018)

124 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

Two young football players get caught up between the politics of the game and the politics of love.

Director: Marcel Gisler | Stars: Max Hubacher, Aaron Altaras, Jessy Moravec, Jürg Plüss

Votes: 2,179

Eastsiders (2012– )

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama

What happens after the world ends? Written and directed by award winning playwright Kit Williamson, "EastSiders" explores the aftermath of infidelity on a gay couple in Silverlake. When Cal... See full summary »

Stars: Kit Williamson, Van Hansis, Matthew McKelligon, John Halbach

Votes: 1,579

North Face (2008)
7.4
67 metascore

North Face (2008)

Not Rated | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

Based on a true story, North Face is a survival drama film about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps. Set in 1936, as Nazi propaganda urges the nation's ... See full summary »

Director: Philipp Stölzl | Stars: Benno Fürmann, Florian Lukas, Johanna Wokalek, Simon Schwarz

Votes: 13,836 | Gross: $0.71M

Amateur Teens (2015)

92 min | Drama

A modern tragedy about a group of 14-year-old schoolchildren whose daily life is shaped by the power of social media and ever increasing sexualisation through the Internet.

Director: Niklaus Hilber | Stars: Fabrizio Borsani, Jérôme Humm, Benjamin Dangel, Annina Walt

Votes: 300

Paradise War: The Story of Bruno Manser (2019)

142 min | Drama

1984: Searching for an experience that goes deeper than the superficiality of modern civilization, Bruno Manser travels into the jungles of Borneo and finds it with the nomadic Penan tribe.... See full summary »

Director: Niklaus Hilber | Stars: Sven Schelker, Charlotte Heinimann, Daniel Ludwig, Matthew Crowley

Votes: 25

Sennentuntschi: Curse of the Alps (2010)

Not Rated | 115 min | Horror, Mystery

Three lonely herdsmen starved of female companionship creates the girl of their dreams, from a broom, some straw and a few rags. The creation - Sennentuntschi, lives and breathe to cook, clean and look after the three.

Director: Michael Steiner | Stars: Roxane Mesquida, Nicholas Ofczarek, Andrea Zogg, Carlos Leal

Votes: 2,636

The Divine Order (2017)
7.0
67 metascore

The Divine Order (2017)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

In 1971, a young housewife organizes the women of her town to petition for the right to vote.

Director: Petra Biondina Volpe | Stars: Marie Leuenberger, Maximilian Simonischek, Rachel Braunschweig, Sibylle Brunner

Votes: 1,851 | Gross: $0.08M

Amish Mafia (2012– )

60 min | Crime, Reality-TV

Untrusting of outside law enforcement, some Amish in Lancaster County, PA have for many years regularly turned to a small organized group of men for protection and justice. The series ... See full summary »

Stars: Alvin, Esther, John, Jolin

Votes: 1,366

The Reformer. Zwingli: A Life's Portrait. (2019)

128 min | Biography, Drama, History

Zurich in 1519: The young widow Anna Reinhart lives a barren life between fear of the church and worries about the future of her three children, when the arrival of a man in the city causes... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Haupt | Stars: Maximilian Simonischek, Sarah Sophia Meyer, Anatole Taubman, Stefan Kurt

Votes: 113

Vitus (2006)
7.6
63 metascore

Vitus (2006)

PG | 123 min | Drama, Music

A twelve-year-old piano prodigy who suffocates from his parent's big dreams for him decides to make his escape--and with the aid of his grandfather--chase his own dreams instead.

Director: Fredi M. Murer | Stars: Fabrizio Borsani, Bruno Ganz, Teo Gheorghiu, Julika Jenkins

Votes: 4,551 | Gross: $0.19M

Midnight Runner (2018)

92 min | Drama

A young chef and long distance runner is tormented by the loss of his brother not too long ago. He focusses on his running, his girlfriend and his work. But when he believes he is not ... See full summary »

Director: Hannes Baumgartner | Stars: Max Hubacher, Annina Euling, Sylvia Rohrer, Christophe Sermet

Votes: 122

Sarah Plays a Werewolf (2017)

86 min | Drama, Fantasy

On the stage of her high school drama class 17-year-old Sarah gives it all. When she performs, there is an instant of suspense in which she appears to transform completely into her ... See full summary »

Director: Katharina Wyss | Stars: Loane Balthasar, Manuela Biedermann, Simon Bonvin, Monica Budde

Votes: 283

Heidi (1978)

24 min | Family, Drama

Young Heidi is sent to live with her grandfather in the mountains where she discovers the liberty and the beauty of Swiss landscapes. Later when Heidi is forced to become a companion to a ... See full summary »

Stars: Katia Polletin, Nicholas Barnes, Brigitte Horney, Katharina Böhm

Votes: 160

The Circle (2014)
7.3
67 metascore

The Circle (2014)

Not Rated | 102 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

Zurich, 1956. The young teacher Ernst Ostertag falls head over heels in love with the transvestite star Robi Rapp and finds himself torn between his bourgeois existence and his commitment ... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Haupt | Stars: Matthias Hungerbühler, Peter Jecklin, Marie Leuenberger, Stefan Witschi

Votes: 1,340

Monogamish (2018– )

Drama, Romance

Have you ever wondered what comes after "after" - as in "happily ever after?" Newsflash - life is not a fairy tale and one of the best-known fairy tales is the one about the prince and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Jürg Plüss, Beren Tuna, Ilja Baumeier, Vera Flück

Votes: 12

The Miracle of Bern (2003)

118 min | Drama, Sport

A young boy from a working class family in post-war Germany struggles with his estranged father returning from war captivity, while a friend of his plays for the German National Soccer Team at the 1954 FIFA World Cup in Switzerland.

Director: Sönke Wortmann | Stars: Louis Klamroth, Peter Lohmeyer, Johanna Gastdorf, Lucas Gregorowicz

Votes: 6,248

The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze (2001 Video)

G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

When the dinosaur families get trapped in a valley by an ice storm, one family of "spike tail" dinosaurs volunteers to leave since they consume more food than the others. Meanwhile, the ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Grosvenor | Stars: John Ingle, Aria Noelle Curzon, Rob Paulsen, Thomas Dekker

Votes: 2,075

Das Fräuleinwunder (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

Add a Plot

Director: Sabine Boss | Stars: Stephanie Glaser, Mona Petri, Buddy Elias, Lotti Happle

Votes: 43

Who Killed Johnny (2013)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

The life of two desperate Swiss Expats who try to write their first script turns up side down when they discover a dead body on the street. Will they achieve to finish the script on time, ... See full summary »

Director: Yangzom Brauen | Stars: Melanie Winiger, Max Loong, Carlos Leal, Ernest Hausmann

Votes: 116

Die mißbrauchten Liebesbriefe (1940)

95 min | Drama, Romance

While on a longer business trip, a wannabe poet urges his beautiful but more simple wife to answer his overly swollen love letters. With no idea how to respond she forwards the letters to a... See full summary »

Director: Leopold Lindtberg | Stars: Heinrich Gretler, Elsie Attenhofer, Paul Hubschmid, Anne-Marie Blanc

Votes: 60

Journey of Hope (1990)

PG | 110 min | Drama

The story of a poor Turkish family who try to emigrate illegally to Switzerland.

Director: Xavier Koller | Stars: Necmettin Çobanoglu, Nur Sürer, Emin Sivas, Erdinç Akbas

Votes: 1,741 | Gross: $0.26M

Mad Heidi

Action, Adventure, Comedy | Announced

Swiss mountain girl Heidi is abducted by brutal government troops and must defend herself and fight a war against a cheese-fueled machinery of hate.

Director: Johannes Hartmann

Heidi (1952)

G | 97 min | Drama, Family

An adaptation of the famous childhood classic about a little girl taken away from her beloved grandfather, which benefits from filming in the actual picturesque Switzerland locations.

Director: Luigi Comencini | Stars: Elsbeth Sigmund, Heinrich Gretler, Thomas Klameth, Elsie Attenhofer

Votes: 326

Vacuum (2017)

85 min | Drama

60-year-old Meredith considers herself happily married to André. So it comes as a shock when she's diagnosed as HIV-positive and her husband is the only one who could have transmitted the disease.

Director: Christine Repond | Stars: Barbara Auer, Laura de Weck, Saladin Dellers, Marina Guerrini

Votes: 84

Beyond the Comfort Zone - 13 Countries to K2 (2018)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure

Adventurer Mike Horn and his friends travel through 13 countries in an attempt to get on top of the most difficult mountain in the world. Immersing into different cultures and breathtaking landscapes, they get closer to climbing K2.

Director: Nils Krebs

Votes: 10

Der Bestatter (2013– )

TV-14 | Crime

A detective leaves the force to take over the family business as an undertaker at the same time as he is being investigated for murder. His close encounters with corpses and his earlier ... See full summary »

Stars: Reto Stalder, Samuel Streiff, Mike Müller, Barbara Terpoorten

Votes: 381

Aloys (2016)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

A lonely private investigator is contacted by a mysterious woman who pulls him into a mind game known as 'telephone walking'. Fascinated by her voice, Aloys discovers an imaginary universe that allows him to break out of his isolation.

Director: Tobias Nölle | Stars: Georg Friedrich, Tilde von Overbeck, Kamil Krejcí, Yufei Li

Votes: 1,656

The Foster Boy (2011)

107 min | Drama

A Swiss-German rural peasant family takes Max, a crude 15-year-old boy, into a foster situation of constant bullying. Soon, a foster girl is added to the mix.

Director: Markus Imboden | Stars: Katja Riemann, Stefan Kurt, Maximilian Simonischek, Max Hubacher

Votes: 1,237

Streaker (2017)

98 min | Comedy, Sport

In order to get out of a financial crisis, high school teacher Balz Naef (53) starts recruiting and training streakers for illegal sports betting.

Director: Peter Luisi | Stars: Beat Schlatter, Doro Müggler, Bendrit Bajra, Luna Wedler

Votes: 373

More Than Honey (2012)
7.6
70 metascore

More Than Honey (2012)

Unrated | 95 min | Documentary

An in-depth look at honeybee colonies in California, Switzerland, China and Australia.

Director: Markus Imhoof | Stars: Fred Jaggi, Randolf Menzel, John Miller, Liane Singer

Votes: 3,780 | Gross: $0.07M

Millimeterle (2016)

16 min | Short, Drama

X jumps first. Down in the water, he's not allowed to change position. The goal for Y and Z is to jump as close as possible to X. The one who jumps closest to X wins the game. Measuring ... See full summary »

Director: Pascal Reinmann | Stars: Maurice Schnieper, Thierry Brunnschweiler, Lou Ehrat, Hansruedi Gull

Votes: 55

My Brother, My Love (2018)

115 min | Drama, Mystery

Lena is in love with her brother Noah. In the desperate attempt to conquer her feelings, she retreats into a world of her own.

Director: Thomas Imbach | Stars: Zsofia Körös, Francis Benjamin Meier, Milan Peschel, Bettina Stucky

Votes: 24

The Swissmakers (1978)

107 min | Comedy

Foreigners who apply to become Swiss citizens have no easy task - especially when the police lets Bodmer loose to check upon their background, their integration in the society, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Rolf Lyssy | Stars: Emil Steinberger, Walo Lüönd, Beatrice Kessler, Wolfgang Stendar

Votes: 922

Goliath (2017)

85 min | Drama

David's and Jessy's love is put to the test when Jessy unintentionally gets pregnant. The thought of becoming a father causes David to panic. Later, when they are attacked in the train and ... See full summary »

Director: Dominik Locher | Stars: Sven Schelker, Jasna Fritzi Bauer, José Barros, Tim Bettermann

Votes: 106

Upload (2015 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama

When an amateur sexting video makes the rounds on social media, several involved individuals have to face the consequences.

Director: Tobias Ineichen | Stars: Yael Meier, Pablo Caprez, Peter Jecklin, Rebecca Indermaur

Votes: 24

Eldorado (2018)

90 min | Documentary

Drawing inspiration from his personal encounter with the Italian refugee child Giovanna during World War II, Markus Imhoof tells how refugees and migrants are treated today: on the ... See full summary »

Director: Markus Imhoof

Votes: 127

The Horn (2016– )

Documentary

Documentary series following the mountain rescue teams in the Swiss Alps.

Votes: 365

Crossing Borders (2006)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

Spain 1960, the dawn of the country's economic development. Industrial "reorganization" means that many workers have lost their jobs and are forced to emigrate. Martin is one of them. ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Iglesias | Stars: Carlos Iglesias, Javier Gutiérrez, Nieve de Medina, Isabel Blanco

Votes: 1,081

Züri Zoo (2011)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Fed up with their lives among the shady creatures of Zurich's seedy underworld, a brother and a sister risk everything to win it all.

Director: Gregory D. Widmer | Stars: Sandra Zellweger, Lara Wolf, Christian Martin Schäfer, Patricia Sluka

Votes: 82

A Man, His Lover and His Mother (I) (2013)

106 min | Drama, Family, Romance

Lorenz Meran, (40) a successful gay author suffering acute writers' block, has to leave Berlin and return to eastern Switzerland to provide care for his aged mother, Rosie. When he finds ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Gisler | Stars: Sibylle Brunner, Fabian Krüger, Judith Hofmann, Sebastian Ledesma

Votes: 324

African Mirror (2019)

84 min | Documentary

Comprised entirely of archive material, drawing on a rich seam of documents to reveal how Swiss filmmaker and travel writer René Gardi left his mark on how a whole generation viewed Africa from the 1950s onward.

Director: Mischa Hedinger

Votes: 15

Those Who Are Fine (2017)

71 min | Drama

Alice works in a call center in the outskirts of Zurich, selling internet subscriptions and insurance deals to strangers on the other end of the line. Inspired by her job, she calls lonely ... See full summary »

Director: Cyril Schäublin | Stars: Sarah Stauffer, Nikolai Bosshardt, Fidel Morf, Liliane Amuat

Votes: 270

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