The Baader Meinhof Complex Image
Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 22 Critics

User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 20 Ratings

Summary: Germany in the 1970s: Murderous bomb attacks, the threat of terrorism and the fear of the enemy inside are rocking the very foundations of the yet fragile German democracy. The radicalised children of the Nazi generation lead by Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof and Gudrun Ensslin are fighting a violent war against what they perceive as the new face of fascism: American imperialism supported by the German establishment, many of whom have a Nazi past. Their aim is to create a more human society but by employing inhuman means they not only spread terror and bloodshed, they also lose their own humanity. The man who understands them is also their hunter: the head of the German police force Horst Herold. And while he succeeds in his relentless pursuit of the young terrorists, he knows he's only dealing with the tip of the iceberg.
Runtime: 150 min
Rating: Rated R for strong bloody violence, disturbing images, sexual content, graphic nudity and language.
Production: Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg
Genres: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Crime
Countries: Germany, Czech Republic, France
Languages: English, German, French, Swedish
Home Release Date: Mar 30, 2010
Director Credit
Uli Edel Director
Writer Credit
Bernd Eichinger Writer
Stefan Aust Writer
Uli Edel Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Johanna Wokalek Gudrun Ensslin
Martina Gedeck Ulrike Meinhof
Moritz Bleibtreu Andreas Baader
Nadja Uhl Brigitte Mohnhaupt
Cast Credit
Alexandra Maria Lara Petra Schelm
Daniel Lommatzsch Christian Klar
Eckhard Dilssner Horst Bubeck
Hannah Herzsprung Susanne Albrecht
Heino Ferch Horst Herold Assistant
Jan Josef Liefers Peter Homann
Niels-Bruno Schmidt Jan Carl Raspe
Sebastian Blomberg Rudi Dutschke
Simon Licht Horst Mahler
Stipe Erceg Holger Meins
Vinzenz Kiefer Peter-Jürgen Boock
Producer Credit
Alessandro Passadore Co-Executive Producer
Bernd Eichinger Producer
Christine Rothe Line Producer
Manuel Cuotemoc Malle Co-Producer
Martin Moszkowicz Executive Producer
Tomas Gabris Co-Producer
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