Best Udo Kier movies

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Best Udo Kier movies
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TOP 25:
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Udo Kier as: Ron Camp
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Release: 1994
He's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino. He goes eyeball to eyeball with a man-eating shark, stakes out the Miami Dolphins and woos and wows the ladies. Whether he's undercover, under fire or underwater, he always gets his man… or beast!
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Courteney Cox movies?

TOP 24:
Dragged Across Concrete
Dragged Across Concrete
Udo Kier as: Friedrich
Genre: Crime, Action, Thriller
Release: 2019
Two policemen, one an old-timer, the other his volatile younger partner, find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics becomes the media's cause du jour. Low on cash and with no other options, these two embittered soldiers descend into the criminal underworld to gain their just due, but instead find far more than they wanted awaiting them in the shadows.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Thomas Kretschmann movies?


TOP 23:
Medea
Medea
Udo Kier as: Jason
Genre: Drama
Release: 1988
It is an adaptation of the Greek tragedy Medea from Euripides, a version where the Gods willing and intervations are absent. Medea is the tragic character that after helping Jason in the Voyage of the Argonauts (myth says that she has even sacrificed her own brother for Jason's success), she gets from him only betrayal, as he arranges to marry the King's of Corinth daughter. The king decides to exile Medea, as she is a danger for his daughter happiness, but Medea asks from him just a day… before she goes outside the borders. That day Medea gets her revenge…

TOP 22:
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
Udo Kier as: Hans
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2018
On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rooney Mara movies?

TOP 21:
Blade
Blade
Udo Kier as: Dragonetti
Genre: Action, Horror
Release: 1998
When Blade's mother was bitten by a vampire during pregnancy, she did not know that she gave her son a special gift while dying—all the good vampire attributes in combination with the best human skills. Blade and his mentor battle an evil vampire rebel who plans to take over the outdated vampire council, capture Blade and resurrect a voracious blood god.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lucas Black movies?


TOP 20:
Shadow of the Vampire
Shadow of the Vampire
Udo Kier as: Albin Grau
Genre: Drama, Horror
Release: 2000
Director F.W. Murnau makes a Faustian pact with a vampire to get him to star in his 1922 film "Nosferatu."
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Cary Elwes movies?

TOP 19:
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II
Udo Kier as: The Waiter
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Release: 2013
The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adult life and what led to her being in Seligman's care.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Christian Slater movies?

TOP 18:
Armageddon
Armageddon
Udo Kier as: Psychologist
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1998
When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous space mission provided he can bring along his own hotshot crew. Among them is the cocksure A.J. who Harry thinks isn't good enough for his daughter, until the mission proves otherwise.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Clarke Duncan movies?


TOP 17:
Brawl in Cell Block 99
Brawl in Cell Block 99
Udo Kier as: The Placid Man
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2017
After working as a drug courier and getting into a brutal shootout with police, a former boxer finds himself at the mercy of his enemies as they force him to instigate violent acts that turn the prison he resides in into a battleground.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Vince Vaughn movies?

TOP 16:
American Animals
American Animals
Udo Kier as: Mr. Van Der Hoek
Genre: Crime, Documentary, Drama
Release: 2018
Lexington, Kentucky, 2004. Four young men attempt to execute one of the most audacious art heists in the history of the United States.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Evan Peters movies?

TOP 15:

Manderlay

Manderlay
Udo Kier as: Mr. Kirspe
Genre: Drama
Release: 2005
In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and tries to influence the situation. But when harvest time comes Grace sees the social and economic reality of Manderlay.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Danny Glover movies?


TOP 14:

Soul Kitchen

Soul Kitchen
Udo Kier as: Herr Jung
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2009
SOUL KITCHEN centers on a likable but hopelessly disorganized restauranteur, Zinos, whose cafe is second home to a motley crew of lovable eccentrics. When his girlfriend Nadine up and moves to Shanghai, a love-sick Zinos decides to fly after her, leaving his restaurant in the hands of his unreliable ex-con brother Illias. Both decisions turn out disastrous: Illias gambles away the restaurant to a shady real estate agent, and Zinos finds Nadine with a new lover. If the brothers can stop arguing and get it together, the Soul Kitchen might still have one last chance at staying in business. The mayhem that follows is a hilariously entertaining story of self-realization, set to an irresistibly soulful soundtrack.

TOP 13:

Grindhouse

Grindhouse
Udo Kier as: Franz Hess (segment "Werewolf Women of the SS")
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Release: 2007
Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Marley Shelton movies?

TOP 12:

My Own Private Idaho

My Own Private Idaho
Udo Kier as: Hans
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Release: 1991
In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the coast of Italy in a quest to find Mike's estranged mother. Along the way they turn tricks for money and drugs, eventually attracting the attention of a wealthy benefactor and sexual deviant.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jim Caviezel movies?

TOP 11:

Melancholia

Melancholia
Udo Kier as: Wedding planner
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
Release: 2011
Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Charlotte Rampling movies?


TOP 10:

Modigliani

Modigliani
Udo Kier as: Max Jacob
Genre: Drama
Release: 2004
Set in Paris in 1919, biopic centers on the life of late Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, focusing on his last days as well as his rivalry with Pablo Picasso. Modigliani, a Jew, has fallen in love with Jeanne, a young and beautiful Catholic girl. The couple has an illegitimate child, and Jeanne's bigoted parents send the baby to a faraway convent to be raised by nuns. Modigliani is distraught and

TOP 9:

Lola

Lola
Udo Kier as: Waiter
Genre: Drama
Release: 1981
Germany in the autumn of 1957: Lola, a seductive cabaret singer-prostitute exults in her power as a temptress of men, but she wants out—she wants money, property, and love. Pitting a corrupt building contractor against the new straight-arrow building commissioner, Lola launches an outrageous plan to elevate herself in a world where everything, and everyone, is for sale. Shot in childlike candy colors, Fassbinder’s homage to Josef von Sternberg’s classic The Blue Angel stands as a satiric tribute to capitalism.

TOP 8:

Breaking the Waves

Breaking the Waves
Udo Kier as: Sadistic Sailor
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1996
In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for living.

TOP 7:

Europa

Europa
Udo Kier as: Lawrence Hartmann
Genre: Drama
Release: 1991
Postwar Germany, 1945. Leopold Kessler, an American of German descent, works as a sleeping car conductor for the Zentropa railway line. When he meets Katharina Hartmann, the railroad owner's daughter, and they fall in love, his life intersects with the dark and violent path of a mysterious organization opposed to the United States army military occupation.

TOP 6:

Suspiria

Suspiria
Udo Kier as: Dr. Frank Mandel
Genre: Horror
Release: 1977
An American newcomer to a prestigious German ballet academy comes to realize that the school is a front for something sinister amid a series of grisly murders.


TOP 5:

The Kingdom

The Kingdom
Original Title: Riget
Udo Kier as: Lillebror
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Release: 1994
The first part of a Danish miniseries that has been edited into two massive films, "Riget" is set in the neurosurgical ward of Copenhagen's Rigshospitalet, the city and country's main hospital, nicknamed "Riget". The show follows a number of characters, both staff and patients, as they encounter bizarre phenomena, both human and supernatural.

TOP 4:

Cigarette Burns

Cigarette Burns
Udo Kier as: Bellinger
Genre: Horror, Thriller, TV Movie
Release: 2005
With a torrid past that haunts him, a movie theatre owner is hired to search for the only existing print of a film so notorious that its single screening caused the viewers to become homicidally insane.

TOP 3:

Dogville

Dogville
Udo Kier as: Man in the Coat
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2003
A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town is two-faced and offers to harbor Grace as long as she can make it worth their effort, so Grace works hard under the employ of various townspeople to win their favor. Tensions flare, however, and Grace's status as a helpless outsider provokes vicious contempt and abuse from the citizens of Dogville.

TOP 2:

Dancer in the Dark

Dancer in the Dark
Udo Kier as: Dr. Porkorny
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 2000
Selma, a Czech immigrant on the verge of blindness, struggles to make ends meet for herself and her son, who has inherited the same genetic disorder and will suffer the same fate without an expensive operation. When life gets too difficult, Selma learns to cope through her love of musicals, escaping life's troubles - even if just for a moment - by dreaming up little numbers to the rhythmic beats of her surroundings.

TOP 1:

Bacurau

Bacurau
Udo Kier as: Michael
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Western
Release: 2019
Bacurau, a small town in the Brazilian sertão, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants notice that their community has vanished from most maps.



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