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Metropolis

Need to watch 'Metropolis' in the comfort of your own home? Searching for a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the Fritz Lang-directed movie via subscription can be challenging, so we here at Moviefone want to take the pressure off.

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Released March 6th, 1927, 'Metropolis' stars Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge The movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 3 min, and received a score of 98 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which assembled reviews from 14 top critics.

Want to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "This influential German science-fiction film presents a highly stylized futuristic city where a beautiful and cultured utopia exists above a bleak underworld populated by mistreated workers. When the privileged youth Freder (Gustav Fröhlich) discovers the grim scene under the city, he becomes intent on helping the workers. He befriends the rebellious teacher Maria (Brigitte Helm), but this puts him at odds with his authoritative father, leading to greater conflict."

'Metropolis' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on iTunes Store, Amazon.com, and YouTube .

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