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Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 153

Budget: $92,620,000

Revenue: $650,422

Language: de

Webpage: -

Release Info


  •  6

  • 1927-03-12
     NR

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Alternative Titles

  • Metropolis - restaurierte Fassung
  • 大都會
  • 大都会
Content Score: 100

(1927)

7.8/10 (142 votes)

Overview

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Tagline

There can be no understanding between the hands and the brain unless the heart acts as mediator.

Crew

Director: Fritz Lang
Writers: ,

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Cast

Brigitte Helm

Brigitte Helm
as Maria

Alfred Abel

Alfred Abel
as Johann 'Joh' Frederse…

Gustav Fröhlich

Gustav Fröhlich
as Freder Fredersen

Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Rudolf Klein-Rogge
as C.A. Rotwang, the inv…

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A review by Gurre

Metropolis is one of the greatest films ever made. It's amazing set design, brilliant cinematography, groundbreaking special effects and futuristic story truly makes it one of the must-sees in cinema!

It is set in the future, in a city called Metropolis where the citizens are divided into two groups: workers (who live under the ground and are working 10 hour shifts by enormous machines that keeps Metropolis working) and the royals (living in luxury in the great city on the surfice). And over them all, is the creator of Metropolis: Joh Fredersen (Alfred Abel). His son Freder (Gustav Fröhlich... read the rest.