Watch free German Movies & TV Series online / English subtitles

When people think of German cinema, they think of War movies. Plenty of them indeed, but online you can stream old classics and see the foundations of European culture. From expressionism to new wave movies.
Enjoy free German movies. Germany is the film country of filmmakers like Werner Herzog, Wim Wenders & Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Explore Germany's public domain cinema & television on The Vore. Legally watch free German movies online with English subtitles (Youtube, Hulu & etc.).

Where to watch movies in Germany?

Free German movies movies in the public domain.

Our selection of public domain German movies & short films on Youtube, & Vimeo.

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    Kleingeld (1999)

    Genre Short,
    Director Marc-Andreas Bochert
    Cast Frank Lienert, Rolf Fahrenkrog-Petersen & Kerstin Nikodemus
    Length 15 minutes
    Keywords Elusive •
    Country Germany •
    Stream link Kleingeld online

    Countdown (1995)

    Genre Short,
    Director Marcel Kyrill
    Cast Heinz Hoenig & Marcel Kyrill
    Length 7 minutes
    Keywords Absurd • Fascinating •
    Country Germany •
    Stream link Countdown online

    Schwarzfahrer (1993)

    Genre Short,
    Director Pepe Danquart
    Cast Senta Moira, Paul Outlaw & Stefan Merki
    Length 12 minutes
    Keywords Gripping • Precise •
    Country Germany •
    Stream link Schwarzfahrer online

    The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari) (1920)

    Genre Drama,Horror,
    Director Robert Wiene
    Cast Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt & Friedrich Feher
    Length 71 minutes
    Keywords Dazzling • Spooky •
    Country Germany •
    Stream link The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari) online

    M (M - Eine Stadt Sucht einen Mörder) (1931)

    Genre Crime,Thriller,
    Director Fritz Lang
    Cast Peter Lorre, Gustaf Gründgens & Otto Wernicke
    Length 117 minutes
    Keywords Horrifying • Thrilling •
    Country Germany •
    Stream link M (M - Eine Stadt Sucht einen Mörder) online

    Metropolis (1927)

    Genre Dystopian,Science Fiction,
    Director Fritz Lang
    Cast Alfred Abel, Brigitte Helm & Gustav Fröhlich
    Length 118 minutes
    Keywords Extraordinary • Futuristic •
    Country Germany •
    Stream link Metropolis online

    Titanic (1943)

    Genre Action,Adventure,
    Director Werner Klingler & Herbert Selpin
    Cast Sybille Schmitz, Hans Nielsen & Kirsten Heiberg
    Length 90 minutes
    Keywords Action-packed • Adventurous •
    Country Germany •
    Stream link Titanic online

    Der Golem, Wie Er in die Welt Kam (1920)

    Genre Fantasy,Horror,
    Director Paul Wegener & Carl Boese
    Cast Paul Wegener, Albert Steinrück & Lyda Salmonova
    Length 91 minutes
    Keywords Spell-binding • Uncanny •
    Country Germany •
    Stream link Der Golem, Wie Er in die Welt Kam online

    Faust (1926)

    Genre Drama,Horror,
    Director F.W. Murnau
    Cast Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings & Camilla Horn
    Length 115 minutes
    Keywords Based on a Novel • Horrifying •
    Country Germany •
    Stream link Faust online

    Nosferatu (1922)

    Genre Fantasy,Horror,
    Director F.W. Murnau
    Cast Max Schreck, Gustav von Wangenheim & Greta Schröder
    Length 93 minutes
    Keywords Astonishing • Spooky •
    Country Germany •
    Stream link Nosferatu online

    Der Student von Prag (1913)

    Genre Drama,Horror,
    Director Stellan Rye & Paul Wegener
    Cast Paul Wegener, John Gottowt & Grete Berger
    Length 83 minutes
    Keywords Exceptional • Haunting •
    Country Germany •
    Stream link Der Student von Prag online

    Werner Herzog Filmemacher (1986)

    Genre Docufiction,
    Director Werner Herzog
    Cast Werner Herzog, Reinhold Messner & Lotte Eisner
    Length 30 minutes
    Keywords Biographical • Insightful •
    Country Germany •
    Stream link Werner Herzog Filmemacher online

All these above English subtitled German movies can be watched without downloading. But if you wish, you CAN legally download public domain movies.

Legal subtitled German movies online

US residents may enjoy Hulu & Snagfilms - The Vore selects their top 2.

    Alice in the Cities (Alice in den Städten) (1974)

    Genre Drama,Road,
    Director Wim Wenders
    Cast Rüdiger Vogler, Yella Rottländer & Lisa Kreuzer
    Length 110 minutes
    Keywords Mysterious • Roaring • Simple •
    Country Germany •
    Stream link Alice in the Cities (Alice in den Städten) online

    The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (Die Bitteren Träner der Petra von Kant) (1972)

    Genre LGBT / Gay,Melodrama,
    Director Rainer Werner Fassbinder
    Cast Margit Carstensen, Hanna Schygulla & Irm Hermann
    Length 124 minutes
    Keywords Engaging • Powerful •
    Country Germany •
    Stream link The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (Die Bitteren Träner der Petra von Kant) online


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