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Das war der wilde Osten (1992)

100 min | Comedy

The Struutz family return from holidays after the fall of the Berlin Wall to find their home being bulldozed to make way for a golf course. It gets worse when Udo inherits a nearly-bankrupt garden gnome factory and the corrupt mayor starts...See moreThe Struutz family return from holidays after the fall of the Berlin Wall to find their home being bulldozed to make way for a golf course. It gets worse when Udo inherits a nearly-bankrupt garden gnome factory and the corrupt mayor starts chasing Udo's wife. Salvation is sought through the dubious influence of the charismatic Charlie, whose half-baked philosophies ("Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose") are based on tired old Western rock songs and a minimal grasp of Zen. Written by David Kinne See less
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Reinhard Klooss (screenplay) | Stefan Cantz (screenplay)
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Updated Aug 20, 1992

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Aug 20, 1992 (Germany)

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39 cast members
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Wolfgang Stumph
Udo Struutz Udo Struutz   See fewer
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Marie Gruber
Rita Struutz Rita Struutz   See fewer
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Claudia Schmutzler
Jacqueline Struutz Jacqueline Struutz   See fewer
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Rolf Zacher
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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Uwe Friedrichsen
Bürgermeister Kuhn Bürgermeister Kuhn   See fewer
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Dietmar Schönherr
Gustav Hohenstein Gustav Hohenstein   See fewer
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Jochen Busse
Direktor Direktor   See fewer
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Gunther Emmerlich
'Siegfried' 'Siegfried'   See fewer
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Wolfgang Lippert
Herrenausstatter Herrenausstatter   See fewer
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Detlef Rothe
Müller Müller   See fewer
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Tony Stevens
William Buck William Buck   See fewer
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Jaecki Schwarz
Dr. Schimmelpfennig Dr. Schimmelpfennig   See fewer
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Birke Bruck
Frau Eisele Frau Eisele   See fewer
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Marga Legal
Oma Lause Oma Lause   See fewer
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Werner Hahn
1. Arbeiter 1. Arbeiter   See fewer
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Horst Krause
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Gerhard Vogt
Alter Arbeiter Alter Arbeiter   See fewer
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Tom Pauls
Raoul Raoul   See fewer
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Uwe Steimle
Pickel Pickel   See fewer
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Jörg Metzner
1. Skinhead 1. Skinhead   See fewer
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Thomas Werrlich
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Norman Eisenschmidt
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Veronica Nowag
Frau Griebel Frau Griebel   See fewer
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Achim Schmidtchen
Sprengmeister Sprengmeister   See fewer
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Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss
Bongo (as Pierre Sanoussi Bliss) Bongo (as Pierre Sanoussi Bliss)   See fewer
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Thorsten Wolf
Fotograf Fotograf   See fewer
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Nina Sheveleva
Putzfrau Putzfrau   See fewer
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Stanislaw Brankatschk
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Mirko Haninger
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Annett Neumann
Frau in der Oper Frau in der Oper   See fewer
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Elke Fiedler
Garderobiere Garderobiere   See fewer
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Michael Troynél
Joe (uncredited) Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
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4.5 / 10 | 297 votes