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The Wave (2008)

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107 min | Drama, Thriller

A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.
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Ron Jones (short story and original protocols) (as William Ron Jones) | Johnny Dawkins (screenplay "The Wave") | Ron Birnbach (screenplay "The Wave") | Dennis Gansel | Peter Thorwarth
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€ 5,000,000
Gross (World)
$ 32,350,637
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Release date
May 27, 2011 (United States)

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Jürgen Vogel
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Frederick Lau
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Natascha Paulick
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Maren Kroymann
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Friederike Wagner
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Ron Jones
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7.6 / 10 | 93,001 votes