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Brief Synopsis: "In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences."

Overall Ranking: 493 (Rank from 1927: # 3)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 66.67%
Regular 16.67%
Half-Popped 16.67%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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  • Fritz Alberti (Kreativer Mensch)
  • Gustav Fröhlich (Freder Fredersen)
  • Brigitte Helm (Maria)
  • Rudolf Klein-Rogge (C.A. Rotwang, the inventor)
  • Fritz Rasp (Der Schmale)
  • Theodor Loos (Josaphat - Joseph)
  • Erwin Biswanger (No. 11811)
  • Heinrich George (Grot)
  • Olaf Storm (Jan)
  • Hanns Leo Reich (Marinus)
  • Helene Weigel (Arbeiterfrau)
  • Heinrich Gotho (Zeremonienmeister)
  • Margarete Lanner (Frau im Wagen)
  • Alfred Abel (Johann Joh Fredersen)
  • Erich Pommer (Director)
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