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The Tin Drum (1979)
R
142 min | Drama, War

In 1924, Oskar Matzerath is born in the Free City of Danzig. At age three, he falls down a flight of stairs and stops growing. In 1939, World War II breaks out.
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Apr 11, 1980 (United States)

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Mario Adorf
Alfred Matzerath Alfred Matzerath   See fewer
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Angela Winkler
Agnes Matzerath Agnes Matzerath   See fewer
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David Bennent
Oskar Matzerath Oskar Matzerath   See fewer
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Katharina Thalbach
Maria Matzerath Maria Matzerath   See fewer
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Daniel Olbrychski
Jan Bronski Jan Bronski   See fewer
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Tina Engel
Anna Koljaiczek (jung) Anna Koljaiczek (jung)   See fewer
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Berta Drews
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Roland Teubner
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Tadeusz Kunikowski
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Andréa Ferréol
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Ilse Pagé
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Werner Rehm
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Käte Jaenicke
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Helmut Brasch
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Otto Sander
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Wigand Witting
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Mariella Oliveri
Roswitha Roswitha   See fewer
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Fritz Hakl
Bebra Bebra   See fewer
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Emil Feist
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Herbert Behrendt
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Charles Aznavour
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Marek Walczewski
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Ernst Jacobi
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Gerda Blisse
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Henning Schlüter
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Bruno Thost
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Anne Bennent
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Horst Gentzen
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Adolf Hitler
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Lutz Riedel
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7.5 / 10 | 23,277 votes