Live Poll: 35 Films from the Golden Age of German Cinema

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Following the end of WWI, the period from 1918 to 1933 is regarded by film historians as the 'Golden Age' of German cinema. Some of the most critically acclaimed German films of all time were produced during this period.

These are the top 35 most popular films from the Golden Age of German Cinema. Which one would you most like to discover?

List: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls020240009/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/m7wotjr9eBU/
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It's a great idea but somehow, I think your introduction should feature the word "expressionist" because this is exactly what shaped Germany's cinematic domination during that period, expressionist movies had a huge stylistic influence on directors over the decades, Hitchcock being the most immediately influenced.
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three of my favorite films are on this list....'nosferatu'...'the cabinet of dr. caligari'...and...the one that gets my vote...'metropolis'....
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M (1931)
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BUUUMMMPPP!!!
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I'm not questioning the years, it kind of makes sense if we consider the post-War period and the rise to power of Adolf Hitler... the problem is that such a history-dedicated poll deserves a few words about German expressionism, it's a good thing to say that Germany dominated cinema during that period, even better to say why.

Another problem is that we can't ignore the movies of Leni Riefenstahl, while it's hard to associate her films with the term "Golden Age", one can't ignore their impact on the field of film-making.
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Metropolis (1927)
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Bump!
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Oh. my gosh, Dibby, I just realized that 'The Adventures of Prince Achmed' is on here! I kind of cheated because I voted for it even though I've already seen it but I want to discover it again - and I also thought that's kind of like recommending it. : ) I loooove that film and I discovered it on the old poll board from cocoken, who I remember fondly and wish she would come around again.

Anyway, 'great poll. You've making a series of these polls, right? Do you have any others that have been suggested / posted but hasn't gone live yet? 
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I suggested 4 of these:

1. Indian
2. German
3. Japanese
4. Italian

The Italian poll hasn't gone live. Here is the PS thread - https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topi...
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Thank you! I actually just found it in my bookmarked folder of not-yet-live polls that I really like. It's a really good series of polls, Dibby. 
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Thank you Suzy!
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35 Films from the Golden Age of German Cinema
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