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.

  • Burning Moon

    1992 • Germany • Directed by Olaf Ittenbach

    Writer/director/special effects master Olaf Ittenbach himself stars as a degenerate junkie who babysits his young sister with two bedtime stories of the damned. First, an escaped serial killer turns date night into a graphic family massacre. Then a cou...

  • 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...

  • Vampyros Lesbos

    1971 • Germany • Directed by Jess Franco

    Stunning Soledad Miranda stars as a vixen vampire who lures women to a Mediterranean island to satisfy her insatiable lust for female flesh and blood. It's a mind-bending odyssey of surreal erotica and '70s EuroHorror, featuring the psycho-sexadelic sound...

  • Nosferatu

    1922 ・ Germany ・ Directed by F.W. Murnau

    An iconic film of the German expressionist cinema, and one of the most famous of all silent movies, F. W. Murnau’s Nosferatu continues to haunt — and, indeed, terrify — modern audiences with the unshakable power of its images. By teasing a host of occult...

  • 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...