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The Lives of Others (2006)

R
137 min | Drama, Thriller

In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.
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$ 2,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 213,589
Gross (USA)
$ 11,286,112
Gross (World)
$ 77,356,819
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Release date
Mar 30, 2007 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Martina Gedeck
Christa-Maria Sieland Christa-Maria Sieland   See fewer
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Ulrich Mühe
Hauptmann Gerd Wiesler Hauptmann Gerd Wiesler   See fewer
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Sebastian Koch
Georg Dreyman Georg Dreyman   See fewer
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Ulrich Tukur
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Thomas Thieme
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Hans-Uwe Bauer
Paul Hauser Paul Hauser   See fewer
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Volkmar Kleinert
Albert Jerska Albert Jerska   See fewer
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Matthias Brenner
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Herbert Knaup
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Bastian Trost
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Marie Gruber
Frau Meineke Frau Meineke   See fewer
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Volker Michalowski
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Werner Daehn
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Martin Brambach
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Hubertus Hartmann
Egon Schwalber Egon Schwalber   See fewer
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Thomas Arnold
Nowack Nowack   See fewer
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Hinnerk Schönemann
Unterleutnant Axel Stigler Unterleutnant Axel Stigler   See fewer
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Paul Faßnacht
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Ludwig Blochberger
Benedikt Lehmann Benedikt Lehmann   See fewer
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Paul Maximilian Schüller
Junge mit Ball Junge mit Ball   See fewer
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Susanna Kraus
Andrea Andrea   See fewer
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Gabi Fleming
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Michael Gerber
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Fabian von Klitzing
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Harald Polzin
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Sheri Hagen
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Hildegard Schroedter
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Inga Birkenfeld
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Philipp Kewenig
Christas Verhafter Christas Verhafter   See fewer
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Jens Wassermann
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Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky
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Kai Ivo Baulitz
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Ralf Ehrlich
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Anabelle D. Munro
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Erich Mielke (voice) (uncredited) Erich Mielke (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.4 / 10 | 308,092 votes