Metropolis

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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.

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language German

Runtime 2h 33m

Budget $92,620,000.00

Revenue $650,422.00

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Release Information

  • March 12, 1927
    NR, Theatrical

Genres

Keywords

Cast 20

  1. Brigitte Helm
  2. Alfred Abel

    Alfred Abel
    Johann 'Joh' Fredersen

  3. Gustav Fröhlich

    Gustav Fröhlich
    Freder Fredersen

  4. Rudolf Klein-Rogge

    Rudolf Klein-Rogge
    C.A. Rotwang, the inventor

  5. Fritz Rasp

    Fritz Rasp
    Der Schmale

  6. Theodor Loos

    Theodor Loos
    Josaphat - Joseph

  7. EB

    Erwin Biswanger
    No. 11811

  8. Heinrich George
  9. OS
  10. HL
  11. HW

    Helene Weigel
    Arbeiterfrau

  12. FA

    Fritz Alberti
    Kreativer Mensch

  13. HG

    Heinrich Gotho
    Zeremonienmeister

  14. ML

    Margarete Lanner
    Frau im Wagen

  15. GB

    Grete Berger
    Working Woman (uncredited)

  16. GJ

    Georg John
    Working Man Who Causes Explosion of M-Machine (uncredited)

  17. CS

    Curt Siodmak
    Working Man (uncredited)

  18. Rv

    Rolf von Goth
    Son in Eternal Gardens (uncredited)

  19. Hv

    Helen von Münchofen
    Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited)

  20. AR

    Arthur Reinhardt
    Working Man (uncredited)

Crew 21

Art

  1. Edgar G. Ulmer

    Edgar G. Ulmer
    Set Designer

  2. KV

    Karl Vollbrecht
    Production Design

  3. EK

    Erich Kettelhut
    Production Design

  4. OH

    Otto Hunte
    Production Design

  5. WS

Camera

  1. KF

    Karl Freund
    Director of Photography

  2. GR

    Günther Rittau
    Director of Photography

  3. Walter Ruttmann

    Walter Ruttmann
    Director of Photography

  4. RB

    Robert Baberske
    First Assistant Camera

  5. Hv

    Horst von Harbou
    Still Photographer

Costume & Make-Up

  1. AW

    Aenne Willkomm
    Costume Design

Crew

  1. EK

    Ernst Kunstmann
    Special Effects

  2. KI

    Konstantin Irmen-Tschet
    Special Effects

Directing

  1. Fritz Lang

    Fritz Lang
    Director

Editing

  1. Fritz Lang

    Fritz Lang
    Editor

Production

  1. Erich Pommer

    Erich Pommer
    Producer

Sound

  1. GH

    Gottfried Huppertz
    Original Music Composer

  2. FS

    Frank Strobel
    Music Editor

Visual Effects

  1. ES

    Eugen Schüfftan
    Visual Effects

Writing

  1. Fritz Lang

    Fritz Lang
    Screenplay

  2. Thea von Harbou

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