Best Bruno Ganz movies

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Best Bruno Ganz movies
Today we present the best Bruno Ganz movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen ... and that you love! Let's go there with the best movies from Bruno Ganz:

TOP 25:
Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas
Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas
Original Title: Michael Kohlhaas
Bruno Ganz as: The Governor
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2013
In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy and prosperous family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, this pious, upstanding man raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order to have his rights restored.

TOP 24:
Luther
Luther
Bruno Ganz as: Johann von Staupitz
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2003
During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Joseph Fiennes movies?


TOP 23:
The Party
The Party
Bruno Ganz as: Godfried
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2017
Various individuals think they’re coming together for a party in a private home, but a series of revelations results in a huge crisis that throws their belief systems – and their values – into total disarray.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Maya Rudolph movies?

TOP 22:
Youth Without Youth
Youth Without Youth
Bruno Ganz as: Professor Stanciulescu
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Release: 2007
A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in Europe before WWII, professor of language and philosophy Dominic Matei is struck by lightning and ages backwards from 70 to 40 in a week, attracting the world and the Nazis. While on the run, the professor meets a young woman who has her own experience with a lightning storm. Not only does Dominic find love again, but her new abilities hold the key to his research.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alexandra Maria Lara movies?

TOP 21:
The Manchurian Candidate
The Manchurian Candidate
Bruno Ganz as: Delp
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2004
Years after his squad was ambushed during the Gulf War, Major Ben Marco finds himself having terrible nightmares. He begins to doubt that his fellow squad-mate Sergeant Raymond Shaw, now a vice-presidential candidate, is the hero he remembers him being. As Marco's doubts deepen, Shaw's political power grows, and, when Marco finds a mysterious implant embedded in his back, the memory of what really happened begins to return.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Henry Silva movies?


TOP 20:
The Marquise of O
The Marquise of O
Original Title: Die Marquise von O...
Bruno Ganz as: Der Graf
Genre: History, Drama
Release: 1976
A German Marquise has to deal with a pregnancy she cannot explain and an infatuated Russian Count.

TOP 19:
The Boys from Brazil
The Boys from Brazil
Bruno Ganz as: Professor Bruckner
Genre: Drama, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1978
Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.

TOP 18:
Night Train to Lisbon
Night Train to Lisbon
Bruno Ganz as: Older Jorge O'Kelly
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Release: 2013
Raimund Gregorius, having saved a beautiful Portuguese woman from leaping to her death, stumbles upon a mesmerizing book by a Portuguese author, which compels him to suddenly abandon the boring life he has led for years and to embark on an enthralling adventure. In search of the author, Gregorius acts as detective, pulling together pieces of a puzzle that involves political and emotional intrigue and the highest possible stakes. His voyage is one that transcends time and space, delving into the realms of history, medicine and love, all in search of true meaning to his life.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lena Olin movies?


TOP 17:
Unknown
Unknown
Bruno Ganz as: Ernst Jürgen
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2011
A man awakens from a coma, only to discover that someone has taken on his identity and that no one, (not even his wife), believes him. With the help of a young woman, he sets out to prove who he is.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Shannon Tweed movies?

TOP 16:
Faraway, So Close!
Faraway, So Close!
Original Title: In weiter Ferne, so nah!
Bruno Ganz as: Damiel
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Release: 1993
Damiel is now married to Marion, runs the pizzeria “Da Angelo” and the two have a child. The solitarily remaining angel Cassiel is more and more dissatisfied with his destiny as a mere observer of human life and finally decides to take the great leap. As Karl Engel he soon gets into a dubious milieu and finds himself as the assistant of the German American Baker, who makes his money with shady arms deals and sends porno films east in exchange for weapons. Cassiel’s adventure turns into a “thriller” when he decides to put a stop to Baker’s game.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Nastassja Kinski movies?

TOP 15:

Lumière and Company

Lumière and Company
Original Title: Lumière et compagnie
Genre: Action, Comedy, Documentary, Drama
Release: 1995
40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of 1895. There were three rules: (1) The film could be no longer than 52 seconds, (2) no synchronized sound was permitted, and (3) no more than three takes. The results run the gamut from Zhang Yimou's convention-thwarting joke to David Lynch's bizarre miniature epic.


TOP 14:

In Order of Disappearance

In Order of Disappearance
Original Title: Kraftidioten
Bruno Ganz as: Papa
Genre: Thriller, Action, Comedy, Crime
Release: 2014
Upstanding community leader Nils has just won an award for "Citizen of the Year" when he learns the news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Suspecting foul play, Nils begins to investigate, and soon finds himself at the center of an escalating underworld gang war between Serbian drug dealers and a sociopathic criminal mastermind known only as “The Count.”
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jon Øigarden movies?

TOP 13:

The American Friend

The American Friend
Original Title: Der amerikanische Freund
Bruno Ganz as: Jonathan Zimmermann
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1977
Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dennis Hopper movies?

TOP 12:

The Baader Meinhof Complex

The Baader Meinhof Complex
Original Title: Der Baader Meinhof Komplex
Bruno Ganz as: Horst Herold
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Release: 2008
Der Baader Meinhof Komplex depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on Die Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The story centers on the leadership of the self named anti-fascist resistance to state violence: Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof and Gudrun Ensslin.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Volker Bruch movies?

TOP 11:

Heidi

Heidi
Bruno Ganz as: Alpöhi
Genre: Adventure, Family
Release: 2015
Heidi, is an eight-year-old Swiss orphan who is given by her aunt to her mountain-dwelling grandfather. She is then stolen back by her aunt from her grandfather to live in the wealthy Sesemann household in Frankfurt, Germany as a companion to Klara, a sheltered, disabled girl in a wheelchair. Heidi is unhappy but makes the best of the situation, always longing for her grandfather.


TOP 10:

The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built
Bruno Ganz as: Verge
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Release: 2018
Failed architect, engineer and vicious murderer Jack narrates the details of some of his most elaborately orchestrated crimes, each of them a towering piece of art that defines his life's work as a serial killer for twelve years.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jeremy Davies movies?

TOP 9:

A Hidden Life

A Hidden Life
Bruno Ganz as: Richter
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 2019
Austrian farmer Franz Jägerstätter faces the threat of execution for refusing to fight for the Nazis during World War II.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Matthias Schoenaerts movies?

TOP 8:

Bread and Tulips

Bread and Tulips
Original Title: Pane e tulipani
Bruno Ganz as: Fernando Girasoli
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2000
An endearing light comedy about a woman who spontaneously becomes a resident of Venice after her family left her begin. While enjoying the wonderful people she meets she achieves a new life and the first time independent of her family.

TOP 7:

Remember

Remember
Bruno Ganz as: Rudy Kurlander #1
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2015
With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a hand-written letter, an elderly man with dementia goes in search of the person responsible for the death of his family.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Martin Landau movies?

TOP 6:

The Reader

The Reader
Bruno Ganz as: Professor Rohl
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2008
The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as a concentration camp guard late in the war. He alone realizes that Hanna is illiterate and may be concealing that fact at the expense of her freedom.


TOP 5:

Vitus

Vitus
Bruno Ganz as: Grandfather
Genre: Drama, Music
Release: 2006
Vitus tells the story of a highly-gifted boy (played by real-life piano prodigy Teo Gheorghiu) whose parents have demanding and ambitious plans for him.

TOP 4:

Nosferatu the Vampyre

Nosferatu the Vampyre
Original Title: Nosferatu - Phantom der Nacht
Bruno Ganz as: Jonathan Harker
Genre: Drama, Horror
Release: 1979
Jonathan Harker, a real estate agent, goes to Transylvania to visit the mysterious Count Dracula and formalize the purchase of a property in Wismar. Once Jonathan is caught under his evil spell, Dracula travels to Wismar where he meets the beautiful Lucy, Jonathan's wife, while a plague spreads through the town, now ruled by death.

TOP 3:

Eternity and a Day

Eternity and a Day
Original Title: Μια αιωνιότητα και μια μέρα
Bruno Ganz as: Alexandros
Genre: Drama
Release: 1998
Alexander, a famous writer, is very ill and has only a few days to live. He meets a little boy on the street, who is an illegal immigrant from Albania. Alexander then takes the boy home.

TOP 2:

Downfall

Downfall
Original Title: Der Untergang
Bruno Ganz as: Adolf Hitler
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 2004
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. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

TOP 1:

Wings of Desire

Wings of Desire
Original Title: Der Himmel über Berlin
Bruno Ganz as: Damiel
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 1987
Two angels, Damiel and Cassiel, glide through the streets of Berlin, observing the bustling population, providing invisible rays of hope to the distressed but never interacting with them. When Damiel falls in love with lonely trapeze artist Marion, the angel longs to experience life in the physical world, and finds -- with some words of wisdom from actor Peter Falk -- that it might be possible for him to take human form.



If you like the best Bruno Ganz movies, then you will also like the best Lena Olin movies, where many of their films coincide.