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Summary Based on the novel by Joseph Kanon, The Good German takes place in the ruins of post-World War II Berlin, where U.S. Army was correspondent Jake Geismar (Clooney) becomes embroiled with Lena Brandt (Blanchett), a former lover whose missing husband is the object of a manhunt by both the American and Russian armies. (Warner Bros.)

The Good German
Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 34 Critic Reviews
49
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 41 User Ratings
8.0
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Summary Based on the novel by Joseph Kanon, The Good German takes place in the ruins of post-World War II Berlin, where U.S. Army was correspondent Jake Geismar (Clooney) becomes embroiled with Lena Brandt (Blanchett), a former lover whose missing husband is the object of a manhunt by both the American and Russian armies. (Warner Bros.)

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 34 Critic Reviews
49
29% Positive
10 Reviews
56% Mixed
19 Reviews
15% Negative
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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 34 Critic Reviews
49
29% Positive
10 Reviews
56% Mixed
19 Reviews
15% Negative
5 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 41 User Ratings
8.0
73% Positive
30 Ratings
22% Mixed
9 Ratings
5% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 41 User Ratings
8.0
73% Positive
30 Ratings
22% Mixed
9 Ratings
5% Negative
2 Ratings

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Production Company Sunset Gower Studios, Warner Bros., Section Eight, Virtual Studios
Release Date Dec 15, 2006
Duration 1 h 45 m
Rating R
Tagline If war is hell then what comes after?
Academy Awards, USA
1 Nomination
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Sant Jordi Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination