Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Metropolis
8.3 Rating
(904 ratings)
8.3 IMDB rating
Your Rating:

Add to favorites
Directed by


Starring (View all)
Alfred Abel Alfred Abel
Joh Fredersen
Gustav Fröhlich Gustav Fröhlich
Freder - Joh Fredersen's Son
Rudolf Klein-Rogge Rudolf Klein-Rogge
C.A. Rotwang - the Inventor
Fritz Rasp Fritz Rasp
The Thin Man
Theodor Loos Theodor Loos
Josaphat
Erwin Biswanger Erwin Biswanger
11811 - Georgy
Heinrich George Heinrich George
Grot - the Guardian of the Heart Machine
Brigitte Helm Brigitte Helm
The Machine Man / Maria


Written by
Thea von Harbou Thea von Harbou
(screenplay)
Fritz Lang Fritz Lang
screenplay


Lists

446 votes
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (1001 items)
list by upidipi
Published 7 years, 11 months ago 869 comments
226 votes
IMDb Top 250 [Official] (252 items)
list by Prelude
Published 9 years, 10 months ago 28 comments
191 votes
The Most Iconic Images in Cinema History (111 items)
list by propelas
Published 5 years, 6 months ago 27 comments
165 votes
Top 50 Dystopian Movies of All Time (50 items)
list by The Flagship
Published 8 years, 4 months ago 12 comments
154 votes
Visually Exceptional Films, B&W 4:3 (135 items)
list by Harmonica
Published 8 years, 5 months ago 15 comments

View all Metropolis lists (491 more)

Metropolis Videos

Trailer

679 Views, 2 votes

Added 6 years ago


Metropolis Trailer (2010 Re-release)

108 Views

Added 4 years ago




Cover art, photos and screenshots

9 votes
7 votes
7 votes
7 votes
5 votes

View all Metropolis pictures (174 more)

Reviews

Metropolis - More than just a Sci-Fi

6 years, 11 months ago at Apr 9 4:11
7 votes
To say this film is just a science fiction picture is cinematic treason. For it is so much more than that. Whilst the essence of this film is indeed sci-fi, Lang arguably had so much more on his mind. This is evident in the strong symbolism carried in Metropolis and the monumental themes that still stand so relevant today. The division of the working classes and the upper classes and the defining ... read more

Metropolis; The Visionary Mediator.

7 years, 4 months ago at Nov 28 16:09
5 votes
''There can be no understanding between the hand and the brain unless the heart acts as mediator.''

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Gustav Fröhlich: Freder
Brigitte ... read more

Review

9 years, 7 months ago at Aug 18 11:47
2 votes
This is a very difficult film to watch for the modern man. For a start, it's a silent film, it's in black and white and the cue cards are in German, but I didn't let that stop me. I perservered and what I saw was pretty much a decent movie. It is, according to Imdb, one of the top 250 movies of all time. I've no doubt that in its day it inspired lots of other films and technologies, but that's all... read more
View all Metropolis reviews
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
Release date: 13 March 1927
UPC: 056775004392
Tags: Sci-fi (37), Silent (31), 1927 (25), Dystopia (20), Germany (19), German (18), 1920s (16), German Expressionism (12), Classic (11), Drama (10), Silent Film (10), Romance (10), Robot (9), Robots (7), Science Fiction (7), Futuristic (7), (6), Black & White (6), Exploitation (4), Black And White (4)
My tags: Add tags
Add to list
Not interested

Add Review
Picture
Video

  
English only, other review rules - Big post screen

Update feed

sh56 voted for an image 1 day, 19 hours ago

imanshole voted for an image 4 days, 2 hours ago

Kandi voted for an image 4 days, 6 hours ago

kathy voted for an image 4 days, 8 hours ago

Dark Shadows posted a image 4 days, 10 hours ago

DragonPhoenix46 added this to a list 6 days, 17 hours ago
DragonPhoenix46 added this to a list 1 week ago
DragonPhoenix46 added this to a list 3 weeks ago
johanlefourbe added this to a list 1 month, 1 week ago
Listal's 100 Films To See Before You Die (2017) (476 movies items)

" Points: 5 Chosen by: xolmis (5) Previous rank: IMDB top 250 rank: "


Mackenzi added this to a list 1 month, 1 week ago
500 Essential Cult Movies (502 movies items)

" / "


InTheWitheringWind added this to a list 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Favorite Movies (416 movies items)
brtk427 voted for 4 images 2 months ago

Benjamín Shirao added this to a list 2 months, 1 week ago
Live Action Movies (165 movies items)
nusch posted 2 images 2 months, 2 weeks ago

nusch posted 2 images 2 months, 2 weeks ago

nusch added this to a list 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Tim Burton's References to Other Movies (6 movies items)

" Original Batman Returns (1992) Original Batman Returns (1992) Original Batman Returns (1992) "


DavisChan added this to a list 2 months, 3 weeks ago
My Great Movies Collection (253 movies items)
Afinso added this to a list 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Films Watched (45 movies items)
Lena voted for an image 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Lena voted for an image 4 months, 2 weeks ago

samcro added this to a list 5 months, 1 week ago
Leviathan added this to a list 5 months, 1 week ago
BEST 5 BY YEAR (465 movies items)
sisyphe added this to a list 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Favorite Movies (204 movies items)
Jon added this to a list 6 months ago
Sci-fi (20 movies items)
CD Smiles added this to a list 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Top 10 Films per Decade (100 movies items)
CD Smiles added this to a list 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Last 10 Movies (10 movies items)
CD Smiles added this to a list 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Movies Watched in 2016 (274 movies items)

"August 12th Directed by: Fritz Lang"


CD Smiles posted a image 7 months, 2 weeks ago

Eleanor voted for 3 images 7 months, 4 weeks ago

giannicorso73 posted 6 images [View All] 8 months ago

moviebuff added this to a list 8 months, 2 weeks ago
SwornShadow added this to a list 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Emily added this to a list 9 months ago
Films to watch (120 movies items)
SwornShadow voted for 3 images 9 months ago

nusch added this to a list 9 months, 1 week ago
nusch voted for 2 images 9 months, 1 week ago

nusch added this to a list 9 months, 1 week ago
Technocracy (10 movies items)
nusch added this to a list 9 months, 1 week ago
Allegory of the Cave (10 movies items)
Eleanor voted for 2 images 9 months, 2 weeks ago

Kookosbanaani added this to a list 9 months, 4 weeks ago
Movies watched in 2016 (39 movies items)

"1st of June, Internet Aivan mahtava klassikko teknologian riivaamasta tulevaisuuden yhteiskunnasta. Episodimainen rakenne toimii ja kokonaisuutena Metropolis on kuin näytelmäsovitus yhdistettynä miljoonaluokan budjettiin. Lavasteet ovat aikansa elokuvaksi todella näyttäviä, eivätkä näytä näin nykyajan mittapuullakaan hassummilta. Metropolis kuvaa maanisella, jopa ahdistavalla tavalla kuinka utopistinen tulevaisuudenkuva on vain huonoissa oloissa elävien työläisten ylläpitämää "



« Prev12 Next »

Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block