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The Baader Meinhof Complex (Der Baader Meinhof Komplex) Movie Poster

Rated R for strong bloody violence, disturbing images, sexual content, graphic nudity and language.

R In Theaters 08/21/2009 , 149min.
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November 20, 2009
NubianQueen06
The Badder Meinhof Complex is powerful and historically intriguing ! The music ,Language and pure content is very entertaining and well written.The exploration or terrorism through the eyes of young adults who where viewed as radicals is intense but very important.This film is great for all types of personalities and interest.Although it is for a more mature adult audience, Its sure to stir up
September 14, 2009
Tloarie
This movie may be the most important movie of the year. Baader Meinnhof's role in the growth of terrorism as we know it today is detailed in this excellent and gripping movie. Don't let the movie's length or subtitles stop you from seeing this. It almost did for us but we went and were glad we did.
February 21, 2009
Rambokissy
There are no better than the Hamaz or the Bin-Ladens..So get them all out of the society.
February 15, 2009
MoscowSaigon
This is a powerful account of the emergence and evolution of the German Communist terrorist organisation, the Baader Meinhof gang. It is based on a best selling German book, and the author attempted to be scrupulous in pursuit of the truth about what happened. At the beginning I felt that perhaps the film was evolving into an apologia for the terrorists. In some ways, by humanising them in the

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Variety
An explosive performance by Johanna Wokalek gives some relief to an otherwise long and humdrum series of characters. Full Review
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
Seems propelled by a doomed sense of inevitability and is all the more gripping for it. Full Review
Bonnie J. Gordon
The Hollywood Reporter
A long but powerful true-life drama of 1970s German terrorists features masterful storytelling and bravura performances. Full Review
Boyd van Hoeij
Variety
An explosive performance by Johanna Wokalek gives some relief to an otherwise long and humdrum series of characters. Full Review
Dana Stevens
Slate
Edel's clear-eyed and exhaustively researched account is unique in its refusal to either romanticize or villainize the terrorists. It's a study in the seductive appeal, and inevitable failure, of the attempt to bomb one's way to a better world. Full Review

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