Deutsche Horrorfilme

Deutsche Horrorfilme

Grüß Gott! And wilkommen to ‘Deutsche Horrorfilme’ a curated collection of Teutonic cult classics to help you celebrate Oktoberfest this September. So, don your dirndl and lace up your lederhosen as we delve into a selection of German geschichten direct from Deutschland that will chill and thrill you just as much as an ice-cold stein of alpine pils. Prost!

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Deutsche Horrorfilme
  • German Angst

    2015 • Germany • Directed by Jörg Buttgereit, Michal Kosakowski and Andreas Marschall

    This German horror anthology features three films – all of which focus on the dark, violent, and disturbing nature of love and sex.

  • Der Samurai

    2015 • Germany • Directed by Till Kleinert

    Der Samurai is a German mind-bender about shape-shifting cross-dressers, bloody decapitations, repressed sexual desires and small town life.

  • A Young Man With High Potential

    2019 • Germany • Directed by Linus de Paoli

    This disturbing psychological thriller follows a reclusive young man’s desperate desire for sex and human contact.

  • Sleep

    2020 • Germany • Directed by Michael Venus

    Nightmare and trauma. Fear and repression. Guilt and atonement. Weaving together the emotional violence of horror with the cryptic motifs of German folk and fairy tales, ARROW is proud to present Sleep, the debut feature from a major new talent in worl...

  • The Golem

    1921 • Germany • Directed by Paul Wegener, Carl Boese

    Widely recognized as the source of the Frankenstein myth, the ancient Hebrew legend of the Golem provided actor/director Paul Wegener with the substance for one of the most adventurous films of the German silent cinema. Suffering under the ty...

  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

    1920 • Germany • Directed by Robert Wiene

    In 1920, one brilliant movie jolted the postwar masses and catapulted the movement known as German Expressionism into film history. That movie was The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a plunge into the mind of insanity that severs all ties with the rational worl...