over 2 years
I saw the Giorgio Moroder synth rock soundtrack version. I liked the mix of old & new.
almost 3 years
Tried several times, couldn't get through it.
over 5 years
Well ahead of its time, ”Metropolis" feels and looks like a silent sci-fi masterpiece.
almost 6 years
of course you should watch this. Don't ask me again!
over 6 years
Triumph of the imagination. Somewhat ham-fisted with its message.
over 6 years
classic. so well ahead of it's time. copied by so many but failed to compare. 9/10
almost 7 years
the scene where the man works to move the clock hands in syc with the machine...
over 7 years
Fritz Lang's classic still holds up well today - and many of the prophecies therein!
Metropolis is a 1927 German expressionist film in the science-fiction genre directed by Fritz Lang. Produced in Germany during a stable period of the Weimar Republic, Metropolis is set in a futuristic urban dystopia and makes use of this context to explore the social crisis between workers and owners inherent in capitalism, as expressed by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. The film was produced in the Babelsberg Studios by Universum Film A.G. (UFA). The most expensive silent film ever made, it cost approximately 5 million Reichsmark, or approximately $15 million when adjusted for inflation.
Metropolis was cut substantially after its German premiere, and much footage was lost over the passage of successive decades. There have been several efforts to restore it, as well as discoveries of previously lost footage. A 2001 reconstruction of Metropolis, shown at the Berlin Film Festival, was inscribed on UNESCO's Memory of the World Register in that same year. In 2008, a copy of the film 30...