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Metropolis
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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

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Heinrich George

Heinrich George

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Brigitte Helm

Brigitte Helm

The Creative Man / The Machine Man / Death / The Seven Deadly Sins / Maria


Written by
Thea von Harbou

Thea von Harbou

(screenplay)
Fritz Lang

Fritz Lang

screenplay


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Metropolis Trailer (2010 Re-release)

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Metropolis - More than just a Sci-Fi

4 years 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.

4 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
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6 years, 8 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
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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
Sci-fi (37), Silent (29), 1927 (22), Dystopia (19), German (18), Germany (17), 1920s (14), Classic (12), German Expressionism (11), Romance (10), Robot (9), Drama (8), Silent Film (8), Futuristic (7), Science Fiction (6), (6), Robots (6), Black & White (6), Black And White (5), Exploitation (4)
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Hard to understand but I had my own vision

“‘Metropolis’ is hard to understand but I had my own vision of what was going on in the plot, the music was very good and it just looked great

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