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Tag: Diane Kruger

American, The (2023)

Title: The American
Rating: NR
Directed by: James Napier Robertson
Written by: James Napier Robertson
Starring: Talia Ryder, Diane Kruger, and Oleg Ivenko
Release Date: 5/17/2024
Running Time: 110 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

American ballet dancer Joy Womack is accepted into Moscow’s infamously tough Bolshoi Ballet Academy, with the dream of becoming a great ballerina.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: With loving remembrance of STEVE GOLIN


Marlowe (2022)

Title: Marlowe
Rating: R
Directed by: Neil Jordan
Written by: William Monahan
Based on the novel by: John Banville
Starring: Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, and Jessica Lange
Release Date: 2/15/2023
Running Time: 110 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

A noir crime thriller set in late 1930’s Los Angeles, centers around a street-wise, down on his luck detective; Philip Marlowe (Liam Neeson), who is hired to find the ex-lover of a glamorous heiress (Diane Kruger), daughter of a well-known movie star (Jessica Lange). The disappearance unearths a web of lies, and soon Marlowe is involved in a dangerous, deadly investigation where everyone involved has something to hide.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank, Alisa, and Tony for this submission


355, The (2022)

Title: The 355
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Simon Kinberg
Written by: Theresa Rebeck, Simon Kinberg, and Bek Smith
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Penélope Cruz, Bingbing Fan, Diane Kruger, Lupita Nyong’o, Édgar Ramirez, and Sebastian Stan
Release Date: 1/7/2022
Running Time: 124 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

When a top-secret weapon falls into mercenary hands, wild card CIA agent Mason “Mace” Brown (Jessica Chastain) will need to join forces with rival badass German agent Marie (Diane Kruger), former MI6 ally and cutting-edge computer specialist Khadijah (Lupita Nyong’o), and skilled Colombian psychologist Graciela (Penélope Cruz) on a lethal, breakneck mission to retrieve it, while also staying one-step ahead of a mysterious woman, Lin Mi Sheng (Bingbing Fan), who is tracking their every move.

As the action rockets around the globe from the cafes of Paris to the markets of Morocco to the wealth and glamour of Shanghai, the quartet of women will forge a tenuous loyalty that could protect the world—or get them killed.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Dj, Frank, Gabe, Alex, Fiona, George, and Michael for this submission


Operative, The (2019)

Title: The Operative
Rating: NR
Directed by: Yuval Adler
Written by: Yuval Adler
Based on the novel by: Yiftach R. Atir
Starring: Diane Kruger, Martin Freeman, and Cas Anvar
Release Date: 7/24/2019
Running Time: 116 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
A woman is recruited by the Mossad to work undercover in Tehran.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Welcome to Marwen (2018)

Title: Welcome to Marwen
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Written by: Caroline Thompson and Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Steve Carell, Leslie Mann, Diane Kruger, Merritt Wever, Janelle Monáe, Eiza González, Gwendoline Christie, Leslie Zemeckis, and Neil Jackson
Release Date: 12/21/2018
Running Time: 116 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
The miraculous true story of one broken man’s fight as he discovers how artistic imagination can restore the human spirit.

When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp (Carell) and wipes away all memories, no one expected recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town where he can heal and be heroic. As he builds an astonishing art installation—a testament to the most powerful women he knows—through his fantasy world, he draws strength to triumph in the real one.

In a bold, wondrous and timely film from this revolutionary pioneer of contemporary cinema, Welcome to Marwen shows that when your only weapon is your imagination…you’ll find courage in the most unexpected place.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Ray for this submission


In the Fade (2017)

Title: In the Fade
Rating: R
Directed by: Fatih Akin
Written by: Fatih Akin, and Hark Bohm
Starring: Diane Kruger, Denis Moschitto, and Numan Acar
Release Date: 12/27/2017
Running Time: 106 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Out of nowhere, Katja’s life falls apart when her husband Nuri and little son Rocco are killed in a bomb attack. Her friends and family try to give her the support she needs, and Katja somehow manages to make it through the funeral. But the mind numbing search for the perpetrators and reasons behind the senseless killing complicate Katja’s painful mourning, opening wounds and doubts. Danilo, a lawyer and Nuri’s best friend, represents Katja in the eventual trial against the two suspects: a young couple from the neo-Nazi scene. The trial pushes Katja to the edge, but there’s simply no alternative for her: she wants justice.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In Memory of Willy Obermüller 1945 – 2016


Disorder (2015)?

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Title: Disorder
Rating: NR
Directed by: Alice Winocour
Written by: Alice Winocour and Jean-Stéphane Bron
Starring: Matthias Schoenaerts, Diane Kruger and Paul Hamy
Release Date: 8/12/2016
Running Time: 98 minutes

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Following a tour of duty, Special Services soldier Vincent (Schoenaerts) takes a job in security for a wealthy Lebanese businessman and his family.

During a lavish party one night, at their luxurious ‘Maryland’ villa, Vincent senses that something is amiss. When his employer is then urgently called away on business Vincent is left to ensure the safety of his wife Jessie (Kruger) and their child. Suffering from post-traumatic stress, Vincent battles his own paranoia whilst clinging to the certainty that Jessie and her family are in immediate danger, unleashing a hell-bent determination to protect them at all costs.


What did you think of this film?

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Infiltrator, The (2016)

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Title: The Infiltrator
Rating: R
Directed by: Brad Furman
Written by: Ellen Sue Brown
Based on the book by: Robert Mazur
Starring: Bryan Cranston, John Leguizamo and Diane Kruger
Release Date: 7/13/2016
Running Time: 127 minutes

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Based on a true story, Federal agent ROBERT “BOB” MAZUR (Bryan Cranston) goes deep undercover to infiltrate Pablo Escobar’s drug trafficking scene plaguing the nation in 1986 by posing as slick, money-laundering businessman Bob Musella. Teamed with impulsive and streetwise fellow agent EMIR ABREU (John Leguizamo) and rookie agent posing as his fiancé KATHY ERTZ (Diane Kruger), Mazur befriends Escobar’s top lieutenant ROBERTO ALCAINO (Benjamin Bratt). Navigating a vicious criminal network in which the slightest slip-up could cost him his life, Mazur risks it all building a case that leads to indictments of 85 drug lords and the corrupt bankers who cleaned their dirty money, along with the collapse of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, one of the largest money-laundering banks in the world.


What did you think of this film?

During Credits? No

After Credits? No

Note: Pictures from the actual investigation are shown during the credits.


Better Angels, The (2014)

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TITLE: The Better Angels

RELEASE DATE: 11/7/2014

RATING: PG

The story of Abraham Lincoln’s childhood in the harsh wilderness of Indiana and the hardships that shaped him, the tragedy that marked him for ever and the two women who guided him to immortality.

What did you think of this film?


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During Credits? No

After Credits? No

Dedication: For Darling, thank you.

Mr. Nobody (2009)

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TITLE: Mr. Nobody

RELEASE DATE: 9/26/2013

RATING: R

A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? An infinity of possibilities rise from this decision. As long as he doesn’t choose, anything is possible.

What did you think of this film?


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During Credits? No

After Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank S. for this submission


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