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Bruno Ganz Bruno Ganz
Adolf Hitler
Alexandra Maria Lara Alexandra Maria Lara
Traudl Junge
Corinna Harfouch Corinna Harfouch
Magda Goebbels
Ulrich Matthes Ulrich Matthes
Joseph Goebbels
Juliane Köhler Juliane Köhler
Eva Braun
Heino Ferch Heino Ferch
Albert Speer
Christian Berkel Christian Berkel
Prof. Ernst-Günther Schenck
Matthias Habich Matthias Habich
Prof. Werner Haase


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Bernd Eichinger Bernd Eichinger
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Joachim Fest Joachim Fest


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Der Untergang.

9 years, 9 months ago at Feb 3 18:13
14 votes
''Many mistakes have been made. Be ruthless. Life doesn't forgive weakness. This so-called humanity is religious drivel. Compassion is an eternal sin. To feel compassion for the weak is a betrayal of nature. The strong can only triumph if the weak are exterminated.''

Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at t... read more

Best War film ever made

11 years, 11 months ago at Dec 19 16:55
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I'm baffled. Listal users have given this only a 7.7 average?? Did you guys even see this movie, or are you just rating it average because its a film about Hitler? This movie deals with the horror of the Nazi regime and takes place during the final days in Berlin, as Hitler is still defiant and insane and still thinks victory is possible. This movie is better made, more shocking, and sends a m... read more

Amazing...incredible...brilliant!

10 years, 7 months ago at Apr 22 12:52
2 votes
"The war is lost... But if you think that I'll leave Berlin for that, you are sadly mistaken. I'd prefer to put a bullet in my head."

It has been about half an hour since I finished watching Downfall and the effect of the movie is not remotely close to wearing off. The film is emotional, heart-wrenching, brilliant and engrossing! I don't think words can do proper justice to describi... read more
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Description: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his Generals and advisers to fight to the last man. "Downfall" explores these final days of the Reich, where senior German leaders (such as Himmler and Goring) began defecting from their beloved Fuhrer, in an effort to save their own lives, while still others (Joseph Goebbels) pledge to die with Hitler. Hitler, himself, degenerates into a paranoid ... (more)
Release date: 8 April 2005
UPC: 043396115453
Tags: Drama (38), War (37), WWII (29), Historical (25), Germany (23), German (21), Hitler (17), Nazi (17), 2004 (16), Suicide (16), 2000s (16), Biography (16), World War II (12), History (11), Nazis (7), Nazi Germany (6), (6), Adolf Hitler (5), 1940s (5), World War 2 (5)
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“Es interesante abordar el tema de la Segunda Guerra Mundial desde la perspectiva alemana. La cinta es muy interesante desde el punto de vista histórico y filosófico, ya que para variar no es una historia de guerra propiamente dicha, sino que cuenta la anécdota de como se sintieron lo alemanes al saber que habían perdido la guerra.” read more

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"For many years after World War II, German cinema avoided any kind of depiction of one the most infamous of dictators, Adolf Hitler. The controversy that immediately followed after the 2004 film Downfall finally broke that taboo, shows that even 60 years after the "Big One", the scars of the second war to end all wars are still there and still incredibly sensitive. Centering on the close circle of Hitler's command during the last days of the war, Downfall details the happenings within the Thi"


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"Jan 14th A very good war film without a focus on the scenes of war. The bombing of Berlin thunders throughout the entire movie never giving you a feeling of safety as we are bunkered down with a increasingly deranged Fuhrer. Bruno Ganz's portrayal of Hitler is a masterclass of acting where subtly and nuance is very much key along with the explosive outburst Hitler is known for.The voice, walk and Parkinson's shake of the hand give off the embodiment of the man himself. I also particularly "


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" A strong document over the last days of WW2 that show that not all people that lived in the Reich was blonde, stupid, trigger-happy and brainwashed sentries of Hitler. The movie is full of captivating performances and great dialogue and convinces with it's attempt at a historic authentic style. "


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"19.6. Katsoimme Perikadon kolmessa osassa, koska lapsiperheen arki, kiireet ja Skinny Puppy. Aatu elää kuin viimeistä päivää bunkkerissaan, jossa hänestä tehtiin yotube-tähti. Itse elokuvaan olikin sitten ensinnä mainitusta syystä hiukan vaikea päästä sisälle, mutta Hitlerin kuoleman jälkeen leffa muuttui todella, todella ahdistavaksi kuvaukseksi aikakaudesta, jollaista tuskin enää koskaan syntyy uudestaan. Huomasin, että vaimokkeella oli vaikeuksia katsoa kohtausta, jossa Go"


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"Quite interesting! The acting is great and the story is compelling. One thing that makes this film very interesting is that it shows Hitler as being human. Evil yes, but still very human, as opposed to a comic book supervillain."


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"Adolf Hitler The meltdowns in Downfall are so well known that Youtube is loaded with parodies, including one featuring Beavis and Butt-Head! "


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