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Mario Adorf

  • Sep 08, 1930 (age 89)
  • 5' 10" (1.78 m)
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2016
Schubert in Love: Vater werden ist (nicht) schwer
MovieDec 8, 2016

Schubert in Love: Vater werden ist (nicht…

Schubert in Love: Vater werden ist (nicht) schwer released.
2014
Der letzte Mentsch
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MovieMay 8, 2014

Der letzte Mentsch

Marcus is a survivor of Theresienstadt and …
Marcus is a survivor of Theresienstadt and Auschwitz. His survival strategy after the war was total oblivion. But now the past catches up with him and he wants to be buried as a Jew among his own. To his surprise, however, he must first prove that he is a Jew at all. He needs documents or testimony.
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2009
Same Same But Different
MovieAug 13, 2009

Same Same But Different

Based on the true story of …
Based on the true story of Benjamin Prufer and Sreykeo Solvan. The unexpected and uncertain love story of Sreykeo, a 21 year old bar girl in Phnom Penh and Ben, a young German student traveling to Cambodia on a post graduation summer trip. When Ben returns home to Germany he discovers that Sreyko is sick and he takes on the responsibility to save her. On the way he discovers a world where not everyone is dealt the same cards and where motivations are not always pure.
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2004
Award2004

Outstanding Contributions to German Ci…

Won German Film Award - …
Won German Film Award - Special Award for Outstanding Contributions to German Cinema.
German Film Award - Special Award
1997
The Fearless Four
MovieOct 2, 1997

The Fearless Four

The popular children's tale about a donkey, a dog, a cat and a …
The popular children's tale about a donkey, a dog, a cat and a rooster who are on their way to the slaughterhouse when they get a lucky break and escape.
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Smilla's Sense of Snow
MovieFeb 12, 1997

Smilla's Sense of Snow

Based on Peter Hoeg's …
Based on Peter Hoeg's bestseller, this film is set in snowy Copenhagen where a small boy is found dead after he fell off a roof. Smilla Jasperson, a close friend who lives in the same house begins to suspect murder because she knows that the boy was afraid of heights and would not have played on the roof. As she begins to investigate, she is pulled deeper and deeper into a conspiracy that could very well mean her death.
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Nomination1997

Best Actor

Nominated for "Rossini".
European Film Award
1994
Felidae
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MovieNov 3, 1994

Felidae

After his owner relocates, the cat Francis in involved in a …
After his owner relocates, the cat Francis in involved in a series of cat murders in the new neighborhood. Francis tries to solve the murder cases with others - including Claudandus, a very knowledgable and old cat.
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Amigomío
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MovieJun 9, 1994

Amigomío

A young father takes his son on a journey away from Buenos …
A young father takes his son on a journey away from Buenos Aires and through the strange and wondrous world of rural South America. The man is unemployed and separated from the boy's mother. The trip teaches the man to rediscover both the world outside urban Argentina, and also to rediscover his son.
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1992
Nomination1992

Best Overall Acting Performance

Nominated for "Pizza Colonia".
German Film Award
Award1992

Best Overall Acting Performance

Won award for "Pizza Colonia".
German Film Award
1991
Fantaghirò
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MovieDec 22, 1991

Fantaghirò

During archery in a wood Princess Fantaghiro is discovered by …
During archery in a wood Princess Fantaghiro is discovered by the hostile king's son Romualdo. He is able to take a short look at her before she can escape and immediately falls in love ...
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1990
Quiet Days in Clichy
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MovieMay 9, 1990

Quiet Days in Clichy

The American writer Joe arrives in Paris to research and write …
The American writer Joe arrives in Paris to research and write about Proust. He meets the Polish Karl and they become friends and costumers of brothels and restaurants. When the fifteen year-old Colette arrives in Paris, they both fall in love with her.
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The Bachelor
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MovieMar 30, 1990

The Bachelor

A Pre-World War I physician in Austria struggles with his …
A Pre-World War I physician in Austria struggles with his decision about which woman he will marry. Miranda Richardson plays the roles of two different women in his life.
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1989
Francesco
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MovieMar 22, 1989

Francesco

Docudrama about the life of St-Francis of Assisi.
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1986
Momo
MovieJul 17, 1986

Momo

In the village of Momo the pace of time goes very slowly. …
In the village of Momo the pace of time goes very slowly. Nobody is bothering about stress but everyone has time to chat and rest - until the day the grey men arrive. With a great selling strategy they offer the people an account to collect time. Now everybody is in stress in order to gain time for collecting, except for Momo who obviously is the only one without stress. Watching her former friends having no time at all for friendship and other social activities she decides to fight the grey men. The story is a modern fairy tale about how to use time.
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1985
The Holcroft Covenant
MovieSep 20, 1985

The Holcroft Covenant

Noel Holcroft is a foreign …
Noel Holcroft is a foreign-born American citizen working in New York City as an architect. In Geneva, he meets with a respected Swiss banker who tells him he has been designated to be executor of a huge four and a half billion dollar trust fund designed to make reparations for the war crimes of the Nazis. Holcroft's father, who committed suicide in 1945, was a key Hitler financial advisor, who became conscience-stricken about German war atrocities, turned against the Führer, and covertly diverted Nazi funds to a secret Swiss account. Under the terms of the covenant, Holcroft must locate the sons of his father's two associates so they can jointly activate their fathers' account. They battle the sinister forces seem to be trying to prevent them from signing the document, as it is believed that it will be used to establish a Fourth Reich.
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Monique Faye
Marriage1985

Monique Faye

Married Monique Faye.
1982
Smiley's People
TV ShowSep 20, 1982

Smiley's People

Smiley’s People is a 1982 drama miniseries in six parts, made …
Smiley’s People is a 1982 drama miniseries in six parts, made for the BBC. Directed by Simon Langton, produced by Jonathan Powell, it is the television adaptation of the 1979 spy novel Smiley's People by John le Carré, and the sequel to Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Starring Alec Guinness, Michael Byrne, Anthony Bate and Bernard Hepton, it was first shown in the United Kingdom from 20 September to 22 October 1982, and in the United States beginning on 25 October 1982.
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Invitation au voyage
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MovieMay 19, 1982

Invitation au voyage

Young lovers ask, "What would you do if I died?" In this case, the …
Young lovers ask, "What would you do if I died?" In this case, the young lovers are twins, Nina and Lucien, brother and sister. He answers, "I'll make you live again." Then, in an accident, Nina dies. She's been a rocker on the rise, taking Lucien out of a stable where he worked and bringing him into the music business. He seals her body in the case of a bass fiddle, straps it to the top of his car, and travels across France. He picks up a hitchhiker, helps a Turk he bumps into on the road, visits his birthplace and a boyhood friend, and reaches a seaport. Along the way, he listens to Nina's music, pastes up her posters, and remembers. How will he make her live again?
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1981
Lola
MovieAug 20, 1981

Lola

In post-war West Germany, the charming Von Bohm is …
In post-war West Germany, the charming Von Bohm is appointed a city's new Building Commissioner. His morality is tested when he unknowingly falls in love with a brothel worker, Lola, the paid mistress of a corrupt property developer.
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La disubbidienza
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MovieJul 15, 1981

La disubbidienza

Luca Manzi is a fourteen year old boy living in the Northern …
Luca Manzi is a fourteen year old boy living in the Northern Italy Republic of Salò that is governed by fascists. Luca becomes a partisan but after the end of the war he is disappointed because things don't seem to have changed as he had hoped and he decides to let himself die. But he is saved by Edith who tries to introduce him to sex. When suddenly Edith, who was also the lover of Luca's father, dies of a heart attack, Luca becomes sick again. This time he is saved by Angela, his nurse, who sells herself to buy the remedy to cure him. Angela becomes Luca's lover when his parents go to Rome and when they come back Luca decides to leave them, despising their lives.
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1980
L'empreinte des géants
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MovieMar 5, 1980

L'empreinte des géants

The life of workers and their …
The life of workers and their families in a construction site of a highway in 1965.
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1979
The Tin Drum
MovieMay 3, 1979

The Tin Drum

In 1924, Oskar Matzerath is born in the Free City of Danzig. At …
In 1924, Oskar Matzerath is born in the Free City of Danzig. At age three, he falls down a flight of stairs and stops growing. In 1939, World War II breaks out.
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Best Overall Acting Performance
Nomination1979

Best Overall Acting Performance

Nominated for "The Tin Drum".
German Film Award
1978
Fedora
MovieMay 30, 1978

Fedora

Down-on-his-luck Hollywood producer Barry 'Dutch' …
Down-on-his-luck Hollywood producer Barry 'Dutch' Detweiler attempts to lure Fedora, a famous but reclusive film actress, out of retirement.
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1975
The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum
MovieSep 17, 1975

The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum

Katharina Blum is a young …
Katharina Blum is a young handsome German maid. She meets Ludwig, and they fall in love at once. They spend the night together. In the morning, the police bursts in her flat, looking for Ludwig : he is a terrorist. But he was no longer here. Katharina is arrested, humiliated, suspected to be a terrorist herself, dragged in the mud by the newspapers... A plea for democracy and individual rights.
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1974
What Have They Done to Your Daughters?
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MovieAug 10, 1974

What Have They Done to Your Daughters?

Police investigate apparent …
Police investigate apparent suicide of teen girl and uncover details of a teenage prostitution racket. They go on the hunt for a motorcycle riding killer.
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Best Overall Acting Performance
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Nomination1974

Best Overall Acting Performance

Nominated for "Trip to Vienna".
German Film Award
1973
Trip to Vienna
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MovieSep 26, 1973

Trip to Vienna

Two women during WW2 living in a village embarks on a trip to …
Two women during WW2 living in a village embarks on a trip to Vienna. On their journey through the city, they experience nothing but disappointments.
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1972
Le avventure di Pinocchio
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MovieDec 21, 1972

Le avventure di Pinocchio

Theatrical version of the well …
Theatrical version of the well-known TV series directed by Luigi Comencini.
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The Italian Connection
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MovieSep 1, 1972

The Italian Connection

When a shipment of heroin …
When a shipment of heroin disappears between Italy and New York, a small-time pimp in Milan is framed for the theft. Two professional hitmen are dispatched from New York to find him, but the real thieves want to get rid of him before the New York killers get to him to eliminate any chance of them finding out he's the wrong man. When the pimp's wife and daughter are murdered in the course of the "manhunt", he swears revenge on everyone who had anything to do with it.
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King, Queen, Knave
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MovieJun 8, 1972

King, Queen, Knave

Adopted by his rich uncle from Germany, British teenager …
Adopted by his rich uncle from Germany, British teenager Frank falls in-love with his uncle's Italian wife Martha, and has conflicting feelings when she suggests he should kill his uncle in order to have her and the family fortune.
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Execution Squad
MovieFeb 25, 1972

Execution Squad

This is a story of a secret organization of former police …
This is a story of a secret organization of former police officers, who go beyond the law, to kill notorious criminals without trial. One police inspector, (Enrico Maria Salerno) tries to stop them, but the attorney (Mario Adorf) is not convinced by his conspiracy theories, so the inspector is basically on his own and can't trust anyone.
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When Women Lost Their Tails
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MovieFeb 24, 1972

When Women Lost Their Tails

Two tribes of dimwitted …
Two tribes of dimwitted cavemen prepare for war against each other.
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Caliber 9
MovieFeb 15, 1972

Caliber 9

A former gangster is forced to resume his old lifestyle when …
A former gangster is forced to resume his old lifestyle when his violent, jealous ex-colleagues and the police believe that he knows the location of a stolen cache of $300,000.
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1971
Short Night of Glass Dolls
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MovieOct 28, 1971

Short Night of Glass Dolls

An American journalist …
An American journalist temporarily stationed in Eastern Europe searches for his new girlfriend, who has suddenly disappeared.
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The Scalawag Bunch
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MovieMar 12, 1971

The Scalawag Bunch

A fun film with stylish costumes that has Gemma as the heir to …
A fun film with stylish costumes that has Gemma as the heir to the Nottingham dukedom who is robbed of his heritage. He joins the already-established 'Merrie Men' and becomes their leader.
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1970
Deadlock
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MovieOct 15, 1970

Deadlock

In a deserted mining town at the end of nowhere three …
In a deserted mining town at the end of nowhere three desperate men fight over a suitcase full of cash.
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The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
MovieFeb 19, 1970

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

In Italy, the American writer …
In Italy, the American writer Sam Dalmas witnesses an attempt of murder of the owner of an art gallery, Monica Ranieri, a couple of days before returning home. Inspector Morosini, who is in charge of investigating the three previous murderers of the serial-killer, asks for help to Dalmas and takes his passport. Dalmas decides to stay with his girlfriend Julia and to help the police in the investigation. The killer threatens Dalmas and Julia by phone and the police overhears a strange noise in the tape. Soon the serial killer stalks Julia and Damas. Who might be the killer?
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1969
The Red Tent
MovieDec 23, 1969

The Red Tent

The commander of a failed 1928 Arctic airship expedition is …
The commander of a failed 1928 Arctic airship expedition is remembering the events of the "Italia" airship flight, crash, and subsequent rescue efforts. The "ghosts" of people involved in the events appear in his memories to assist him in determining his guilt in the affair. The reminiscences are mixed with the real action: the flight of the "Italia", the air rescue operation from Kings Bay airfield, the expedition of the "Krassin" ice-breaker. A sort of human touch is added by the ever beautiful C.C. playing Malmgren's girlfriend.
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1968
A Sky Full of Stars for a Roof
MovieAug 29, 1968

A Sky Full of Stars for a Roof

Two drifters meet and soon …
Two drifters meet and soon become travelling companions. But one of them, Tim (Gemma), is being chased by a crazed killer and his band of gunmen to settle an old score. The two (Adore being the other) are chased through the west, encountering scrape after scrape until the killers catch up and the score is settled for good.
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1966
Treasure of San Gennaro
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MovieNov 25, 1966

Treasure of San Gennaro

An American gangster in …
An American gangster in Italy enlists a local gang to help him steal the treasure of Naples' patron saint.
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1965
I Knew Her Well
MovieDec 1, 1965

I Knew Her Well

Adriana, a naive Italian country girl, moves to Rome to become a …
Adriana, a naive Italian country girl, moves to Rome to become a movie star and experiences the dark side of the business.
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Ten Little Indians
MovieSep 1, 1965

Ten Little Indians

Ten people are invited to a luxury mountaintop mansion, only …
Ten people are invited to a luxury mountaintop mansion, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer?
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That Man in Istanbul
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MovieAug 11, 1965

That Man in Istanbul

Kelly is a beautiful FBI agent who is investigating the …
Kelly is a beautiful FBI agent who is investigating the disappearance of Professor Pensdergast, director of a major US government research on nuclear energy. In the course of the investigation, Kelly knows Tony Mecenas, a kind of James Bond and a young and adventurous seducer who, moved by the beauty of Kelly and the reward of one million dollars, will help her find the professor.
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The Dirty Game
MovieJun 23, 1965

The Dirty Game

This anthology of spy stories has the US intelligence chief in …
This anthology of spy stories has the US intelligence chief in Europe, General Bruce, recall a few individual cases he supervised. In the Berlin case, Soviet intelligence Colonel Dimitri Koulov escapes East Berlin to Checkpoint Charlie. The US Army MPs receive him and promise to the overly excited and anxious Soviet defector to inform their HQ in the morning. Koulov explains that his life is in danger and he wants to see General Bruce, to convey secret information.The MPs place Koulov in a hotel for the night and wait for General Bruce's arrival but Soviet agents try to kill Koulov.In the French case, General Bruce recalls how he cooperated with the French when two US submarines, operating in secrecy off French Djibouti, were in danger of sabotage by enemy agents.The US had to solicit French intelligence to help neutralize the enemy group. In the Italian case, General Bruce remembers how the US cooperated with Italian intelligence to save an Italian scientist from being kidnapped by enemy agents.
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Major Dundee
MovieMar 15, 1965

Major Dundee

Major Dundee is a 1965 Western film directed by Sam …
Major Dundee is a 1965 Western film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Charlton Heston, Richard Harris, Jim Hutton, and James Coburn. Written by Harry Julian Fink, the film is about a Union cavalry officer who leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners, and Indian scouts on an expedition into Mexico during the American Civil War in order to destroy a band of Apaches who have been raiding United States bases and settlements in the New Mexico territory. Major Dundee was filmed in various locations in Mexico. The movie was filmed in Eastman Color by Pathécolor, print by Technicolor.
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Nomination1965

Best Supporting Actor

Nominated for "The Gentlemen".
German Film Award
1964
The Last Ride to Santa Cruz
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MovieMar 28, 1964

The Last Ride to Santa Cruz

A former sheriff begins to …
A former sheriff begins to persecute the gang led by Pedro Ortiz, after his wife is taken away.
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1963
The Visit
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MovieDec 28, 1963

The Visit

A story that focuses on 24 hours in the life of Pina (Sandra Milo) …
A story that focuses on 24 hours in the life of Pina (Sandra Milo) a 36-year-old woman who lives in the country, and her male visitor Adolfo from Rome, who answered a lonely heart's column ...
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Apache Gold
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MovieDec 11, 1963

Apache Gold

The construction of the Great Western Railroad creates …
The construction of the Great Western Railroad creates heavy conflict between the railway company and neighboring Indian tribes. Worse, criminal gang leader Santer sets his eyes on a gold mine located on holy Indian land and influences the construction supervisor to re-rout the planned railroad straight through Apache land. Old Shatterhand, who works as a measurement technician, discovers the evil plan and searches contact with the Apaches in an effort to avert war.
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Stella Adorf
ChildAugust 1963

Stella Adorf

Stella Adorf was born on August 29, 1963 in Mendrisio, …
Stella Adorf was born on August 29, 1963 in Mendrisio, Tessin, Switzerland. She is an actress, known for Lena will es endlich wissen (2011), Der Bettenstudent oder Was mach' ich mit den Mädchen? (1970) and The Nasty Girl (1990).
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1962
Station Six-Sahara
MovieDec 9, 1962

Station Six-Sahara

A beautiful blonde (Baker) joins a small group of men running …
A beautiful blonde (Baker) joins a small group of men running an oil station in the Sahara Desert and starts the emotions soaring.
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Lis Verhoeven
Marriage1962

Lis Verhoeven

Lis Verhoeven (also spelled Liz Verhoeven) (11 March 1931 …
Lis Verhoeven (also spelled Liz Verhoeven) (11 March 1931 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany – 2 July 2019) was a German actress and theatre director. Verhoeven was the daughter of Paul Verhoeven; she was the first wife of Mario Adorf, by whom she had a daughter, Stella Maria Adorf, also an actress.
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1959
The Death Ship
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MovieOct 1, 1959

The Death Ship

After a line of mischief Philip Gale, an American sailor, is lured …
After a line of mischief Philip Gale, an American sailor, is lured into hiring on the "Yorikke", a tramp cargo, by Lawski, a stoker from Poland. Still, the two become friends within the ...
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1958
The Doctor of Stalingrad
MovieFeb 20, 1958

The Doctor of Stalingrad

After Stalingrad battle …
After Stalingrad battle battalions of German prisoners were taken to concentration camps. To the 5110/47 comes the military medical Fritz Böhler. He tries to improve the prisoners conditions sometimes risking his life.
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Best Young Actor
Award1958

Best Young Actor

Won award for "The Devil Strikes at Night".
German Film Award
Best Young Actor
Nomination1958

Best Young Actor

Nominated for "The Devil Strikes at Night".
German Film Award
1957
The Devil Strikes at Night
MovieSep 19, 1957

The Devil Strikes at Night

A serial killer strikes again …
A serial killer strikes again during WWII in Germany. The wrong man is arrested and a detective hunts down the real killer. But justice in Nazi Germany is not so easily administered.
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1954
08/15
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MovieSep 30, 1954

08/15

Shortly before the outbreak of World War II: Private Asch …
Shortly before the outbreak of World War II: Private Asch and gunner Vierbein belong to the same unit but could not be more contrary.
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1930
Mario Adorf
BirthSeptember 1930

Mario Adorf

Mario Adorf was born.
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