Top 10 awesome movies like Man of Straw that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Man of Straw and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Wolfgang Staudte, Werner Peters and Paul Esser . Here goes the list -

  1. Mädchen mit Zukunft
  2. Roses for the Prosecutor
  3. Kleider machen Leute
  4. The Counterfeit Bill
  5. Das Tor zum Paradies
  6. Der schwarze Husar
  7. Stroszek
  8. Abschied
  9. Scandal in Bad Ischl
  10. The Captain and His Hero
  1. Mädchen mit Zukunft

    Mädchen mit Zukunft

    This movie, created by Thomas Engel, Herta Staal and Peter Pasetti, scores 8.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  2. Roses for the Prosecutor

    Roses for the Prosecutor

    April 1945. Because he stole two boxes of chocolate, the soldier Rudi is sentenced to death by the court-martial judge Dr. Schramm. Rudi manages to escape from the firing squad at the last minute due to an air force attack, and since the end of the war has been making a meager living as a street peddler. Years later, Dr. Schramm is now a respected public prosecutor. By chance, he runs into Rudi one day on the street. Afraid that Rudi will blow the whistle on him, Dr. Schramm wants to scare him out of town. He has Rudi arrested and bullied by the police. Desperate, Rudi again steals two boxes of chocolate from a store, hoping his old case will be reopened and Dr. Schramm's past brought to light. But Dr. Schramm has Rudi's death sentence removed from his file. During the trial, Schramm defends Rudi as he was his lawyer and not the prosecutor and suspicion rises. Finally his tongue slips and, without fully realizing what he is saying, demands that Rudi be sentenced to death. The trial is stopped, Schramm now only tries to get away and Rudi leaves town to finally start a new life.

    This movie, created by Wolfgang Staudte, Martin Held and Walter Giller, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  3. Kleider machen Leute

    Kleider machen Leute

    This movie, created by Helmut Käutner, Heinz Rühmann and Hertha Feiler, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  4. The Counterfeit Bill

    The Counterfeit Bill

    An honest German cashier gets stuck with a fake note, part of a scheme by two crooks to pass bad money.

    This movie, created by Carl Boese, Theo Lingen and Käthe Haack, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  5. Das Tor zum Paradies

    Das Tor zum Paradies

    Brandner Kaspar does not want to die, there is still so much to do and experience on earth. When death appears and wants to get him, Kaspar plays with him for his life - and wins.

    This movie, created by Josef von Báky, Carl Wery and Paul Hörbiger, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  6. Der schwarze Husar

    Der schwarze Husar

    In 1812, during the French period, large parts of Germany are occupied by the troops of Napoleon. Several paramilitary Freikorps units battle the French forces, among them the Black Brunswickers led by the 'Black Duke' Frederick William of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. After the War of the Fifth Coalition, the Black Hussars are pursued by Napoleon throughout the country, but frequently take refuge with the noble-minded German people.

    This movie, created by Gerhard Lamprecht, Conrad Veidt and Mady Christians, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  7. Stroszek

    Stroszek

    In Berlin, an alcoholic man, recently released from prison, joins his elderly friend and a prostitute in a determined dream to leave Germany and seek a better life in Wisconsin.

    This movie, created by Werner Herzog, Bruno S. and Eva Mattes, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video and Tubi Tv.

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  8. Abschied

    Abschied

    Peter Winkler's new job offer is about to take him away from his lover Hella, but he has been keeping it a secret from her. Mutual lack of trust and vicious gossip threatens their relationship as they plan to make their farewells.

    This movie, created by Robert Siodmak, Brigitte Horney and Aribert Mog, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  9. Scandal in Bad Ischl

    Scandal in Bad Ischl

    A gynecologist is suspected of sexual harassment to his customers, and ostracized in the luxury beach village of Ischl. When even his wife falls in another man's arms, he will prove his rectitude - a trifle too late.

    This movie, created by Rolf Thiele, O.W. Fischer and Elisabeth Müller, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  10. The Captain and His Hero

    The Captain and His Hero

    This movie, created by Max Nosseck, Ernst Schröder and Jo Herbst, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

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