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List of Klaus Maria Brandauer Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Mephisto (1981)
18
5
Mephisto
18
5
Role:
Hendrik Höfgen
Starring:
György Cserhalmi, Krystyna Janda, Rolf Hoppe, Ildikó Bánsági
Directed By:
István Szabó
3. Colonel Redl (1985)
10
3
Colonel Redl
R
10
3
Role:
Alfred Redl
Starring:
Armin Mueller-Stahl, Hans Christian Blech, Jan Niklas, Gudrun Landgrebe
Directed By:
István Szabó
4. Hanussen (1988)
8
3
Hanussen
R
8
3
Role:
Klaus Schneider / Eric Jan Hanussen
Starring:
Erland Josephson, Walter Schmidinger, Ildikó Bánsági, Károly Eperjes
Directed By:
István Szabó
5. Out of Africa (1985)
69
28
Out of Africa
PG
69
28

Based on her autobiographical book, the movie tells the story of Baroness Karen Von Blixen, after she moves to Nairobi, under British rule, and marries Baron Bror Blixen. After Bror keeps being unfaithful to her, Karen develops a relationship with hunter Denys Finch Hatton, who becomes the love of her life but refuses to be married. 

Role:
Bror
Starring:
Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Michael Kitchen, Malick Bowens
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
6. Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)
10
4
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge
R
10
4
Role:
Otto Preminger
Starring:
Halle Berry, Loretta Devine, Brent Spiner, Obba Babatundé
Directed By:
Martha Coolidge
7. Tetro (2009)
16
8
Tetro
R
16
8

Tetro is a drama film which tells the story of Bennie, a young boy, who arrives in Argentina to search for his estranged brother. After meeting Tetro, his brother, he finds that he is not the same person, but he has become a self-destructive soul and has also abandoned his writing career. Bennie thinks of secretly completing one of his brother’s plays, and submitting it, hoping to win a literary prize.

Starring:
Vincent Gallo, Alden Ehrenreich, Maribel Verdú, Silvia Pérez, Rodrigo De la Serna
Directed By:
8. White Fang (1991)
22
11
White Fang
PG
22
11

White Fang is an adventure drama film which revolves around the story of Jack, a gold hunter who forms a strong bond with a dog-wolf, after he rescues the latter from a man who used to ill-treat him.

Role:
Alex
Starring:
Ethan Hawke, Seymour Cassel, James Remar, Susan Hogan
Directed By:
Randal Kleiser
9. Never Say Never Again (1983)
51
32
Never Say Never Again
PG
51
32

Based on the 1961 James Bond novel Thunderball, this film tells the story of a SPECTRE Agent, who has stolen two nuclear warheads. It is up to the British spy James Bond to find them before they are detonated. 

Role:
Maximilian Largo
Starring:
Directed By:
Irvin Kershner
10. The Russia House (1990)
16
10
The Russia House
R
16
10

Scott Blair is a publisher who finds himself involved in a conspiracy after receiving manuscripts from a Russian scientist claiming that the entire Russian nuclear programme is a sham. He begins his own investigation to learn the truth.

Directed By:
Fred Schepisi
11. The Salzburg Connection (1972)
4
4
The Salzburg Connection
PG
4
4

While holidaying in Europe, a lawyer is asked by a publisher to go to Salzburg in order to see a photographer for a book on picturesque Austrian lakes. However, when he arrives at the place, it seems that the photographer has vanished, leaving his wife and brother behind. He soon finds himself involved with spies and assassins who are on the hunt for a list made up by the Nazis about people who had collaborated with them.

Role:
Johann Kronsteiner (as Klaus-Maria Brandauer)
Starring:
Udo Kier, Anna Karina, Joe Maross, Barry Newman, Karen Jensen
Directed By:
Lee H. Katzin
12. The Gaul (2001)
3
7
The Gaul
R
3
7

The Gaul is an epic historical drama film which tells the story of a Gallic chieftain, from his childhood to his struggle to save Gaul by uniting all tribes of his region, and raising an army on his own, in order to throw Julius Caesar out.

Role:
Julius Caesar
Starring:
Max von Sydow, Christopher Lambert, Inés Sastre, Denis Charvet
Directed By:
Jacques Dorfmann
13. Die Ballade von Peckham Rye (1966)
12
1
Die Ballade von Peckham Rye
12
1
Starring:
Eduard Marks, Heinz Reincke, Waltraut Schmal, Helga Roloff
Directed By:
Jan Biczycki
14. Die Entführung aus dem Serail (2003)
10
2
Die Entführung aus dem Serail
10
2
Role:
Bassa Selim
Starring:
Malin Hartelius, Patricia Petibon, Piotr Beczala, Boguslaw Bidzinski
Directed By:
Chloé Perlemuter
15. Der Widerspenstigen Zähmung (1971)
10
2
Der Widerspenstigen Zähmung
10
2
Role:
Petrucchio
Starring:
Wolfgang Hübsch, Heinz-Leo Fischer, Erwin Faber, Otto Bolesch
Directed By:
Otto Schenk
16. Die Weber (1980)
10
2
Die Weber
10
2
Role:
Moritz Jäger
Starring:
Karin Baal, Thomas Braut, Ursula Baresel, Uwe Falkenbach
Directed By:
Fritz Umgelter
17. Das Käthchen von Heilbronn (1968)
9
2
Das Käthchen von Heilbronn
9
2
Role:
Gottfried Friedeborn
Starring:
Nicole Heesters, Arthur Mentz, Ingrid Ernest, Wolfgang Arps
Directed By:
Karl-Heinz Stroux
18. Die Wahrheit im Spiel (2004)
9
2
Die Wahrheit im Spiel
9
2
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Helene Grass, Julia Hamer, Inga Hartl, Nele Hollinderbäumer
Directed By:
Klaus Maria Brandauer
19. Speer (1998)
8
2
Speer
8
2
Starring:
Peter Simonischek
Directed By:
Klaus Maria Brandauer
20. Die Auslöschung (2013)
7
3
Die Auslöschung
7
3
Role:
Ernst Lemden
Starring:
Martina Gedeck, Birgit Minichmayr, Philipp Hochmair, Regina Fritsch
Directed By:
Nikolaus Leytner
21. Spider's Web (1989)
7
3
Spider's Web
7
3
Role:
Benjamin Lenz
Starring:
Armin Mueller-Stahl, Andrea Jonasson, Ulrich Mühe, Corinna Kirchhoff
Directed By:
Bernhard Wicki
22. Kindergarten (1984)
7
3
Kindergarten
7
3
Starring:
Nikolay Karachentsov, Sergei Gusak, Sergei Bobrovsky, Galina Stakhanova
Directed By:
Evgeniy Evtushenko
23. Jeremiah (1998)
8
3
Jeremiah
8
3
Role:
King Nebuchadnezzar
Starring:
Patrick Dempsey, Oliver Reed, Leonor Varela, Vincent Regan
Directed By:
Harry Winer
24. Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me (2003)
7
3
Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me
7
3
Starring:
Richy Müller, Herbert Fritsch, Carmen Simone Birk, Lars Rudolph
Directed By:
Ralf Schmerberg
25. Jedermanns Fest (2002)
7
3
Jedermanns Fest
7
3
Role:
Jan Jedermann
Starring:
Juliette Gréco, Sylvie Testud, Redbad Klynstra, Alexa Sommer
Directed By:
Fritz Lehner
26. Burning Secret (1988)
6
3
Burning Secret
PG
6
3
Role:
Baron
Starring:
Faye Dunaway, Ian Richardson, John Nettleton, David Eberts
Directed By:
Andrew Birkin
27. Was Ihr wollt (1973)
6
3
Was Ihr wollt
6
3
Starring:
Christiane Hörbiger, Christine Ostermayer, Wolfgang Hübsch, Sabine Sinjen
Directed By:
Otto Schenk
28. Seven Minutes (1989)
6
3
Seven Minutes
6
3
Role:
Georg Elser
Starring:
Brian Dennehy, Rebecca Miller, Marthe Keller, Nigel Le Vaillant
Directed By:
Klaus Maria Brandauer
29. Entrusted (2003)
6
3
Entrusted
6
3
Role:
Gregor Lämmle
Starring:
Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Stephen Moyer, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Claire Keim
Directed By:
Giacomo Battiato
30. The Crown Prince (2006)
6
3
The Crown Prince
6
3
Role:
Emperor Franz-Joseph
Starring:
Omar Sharif, Max von Thun, Vittoria Puccini, Caroline Athanasiadis
Directed By:
Robert Dornhelm
31. Europa und der zweite Apfel (1988)
5
3
Europa und der zweite Apfel
5
3
Starring:
Bernhard Minetti, Ulrich Wildgruber, Hans-Michael Rehberg, Elisabeth Trissenaar
Directed By:
Hans Neuenfels
32. The Lightship (1985)
6
4
The Lightship
PG-13
6
4
Role:
Captain Miller
Starring:
Robert Duvall, William Forsythe, Arliss Howard, Tim Phillips
Directed By:
Jerzy Skolimowski
33. Rembrandt (1999)
6
3
Rembrandt
6
3
Role:
Rembrandt van Rijn
Starring:
Jean Rochefort, Romane Bohringer, Jean-Philippe Écoffey, Johanna ter Steege
Directed By:
Charles Matton
34. Manipulation (2011)
5
3
Manipulation
5
3
Role:
Urs Rappold
Starring:
Sebastian Koch, Thomas Douglas, Susanne Abelein, Markus Merz
Directed By:
Pascal Verdosci
35. The Strange Case of Wilhelm Reich (2012)
5
3
The Strange Case of Wilhelm Reich
5
3
Role:
Wilhelm Reich
Starring:
Birgit Minichmayr, Jamie Sives, Julia Jentsch, Jeanette Hain
Directed By:
Antonin Svoboda
36. Between Strangers (2002)
6
4
Between Strangers
R
6
4
Starring:
Sophia Loren, Malcolm McDowell, Mira Sorvino, Deborah Kara Unger, Pete Postlethwaite, Julian Richings
Directed By:
Edoardo Ponti
37. Streets of Gold (1986)
5
4
Streets of Gold
R
5
4
Role:
Alek Neuman
Starring:
Wesley Snipes, Adrian Pasdar, Elya Baskin, Ángela Molina
Directed By:
Joe Roth
38. A Sunday in October (1979)
5
3
A Sunday in October
5
3
Role:
Hoffmann
Starring:
Bela Ernyey, Martin Lüttge, Ferenc Bács, Laslo Pataki
Directed By:
András Kovács
39. Balkan Island: The Last Story of the Century (1997)
5
3
Balkan Island: The Last Story of the Century
5
3
Role:
Nikola
Starring:
Olympia Dukakis, Rade Serbedzija, Jean-Marc Barr, Anica Dobra
Directed By:
Lordan Zafranovic
40. Mario und der Zauberer (1994)
4
3
Mario und der Zauberer
4
3
Starring:
Julian Sands, Anna Galiena, Jan Wachtel, Nina Schweser
Directed By:
Klaus Maria Brandauer
41. Becoming Colette (1991)
4
4
Becoming Colette
R
4
4
Role:
Henri Gauthier-Villars
Starring:
Jean-Pierre Aumont, John Van Dreelen, Virginia Madsen, Mathilda May
Directed By:
42. Vera, nadezhda, krov' (2000)
2
3
Vera, nadezhda, krov'
2
3
Role:
Vladimir Lenin
Starring:
Nikita Mikhalkov, Maria Järvenhelmi, Igor Muzhzhukhin
Directed By:
Marina Dubrovina
43. The Diver (2000)
2
3
The Diver
2
3
Role:
Orlov
Starring:
Izabella Scorupco, Bjørn Floberg, Alexander Skarsgård, Stefan Sauk
Directed By:
Erik Gustavson

Director

Die Wahrheit im Spiel (2004)
9
2
Die Wahrheit im Spiel
9
2
Starring:
Helene Grass, Julia Hamer, Inga Hartl, Nele Hollinderbäumer
Directed By:
Klaus Maria Brandauer
Speer (1998)
8
2
Speer
8
2
Starring:
Peter Simonischek
Directed By:
Klaus Maria Brandauer
Die Wand (1999)
7
4
Die Wand
7
4
Starring:
Corinna Harfouch
Directed By:
Klaus Maria Brandauer
Seven Minutes (1989)
16
9
Seven Minutes
16
9
Starring:
Brian Dennehy, Rebecca Miller, Marthe Keller, Nigel Le Vaillant
Directed By:
Klaus Maria Brandauer
Mario und der Zauberer (1994)
9
8
Mario und der Zauberer
9
8
Starring:
Julian Sands, Anna Galiena, Jan Wachtel, Nina Schweser
Directed By:
Klaus Maria Brandauer

Animation Movies

Felidae (1994)
11
5
Felidae
11
5
Role:
Pascal / Claudandus (voice)
Starring:
John Hurt, Christopher Plummer, Ulrich Tukur, Mario Adorf, Helge Schneider, Wolfgang Hess
Directed By:
Michael Schaack

TV Shows

Jean-Christophe
9
2
Jean-Christophe
9
2
Role:
Jean-Christophe (unknown episodes)
Starring:
Bruno Devoldère, Geneviève Casile, Maïa Simon, Max Amyl
Der alte Richter
8
2
Der alte Richter
8
2
Starring:
Paul Hörbiger, Gusti Wolf, Marianne Gerzner, Herbert Probst
Sonderdezernat K1
6
3
Sonderdezernat K1
6
3
Starring:
Udo Kier, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Hubert Suschka, Hermann Treusch
Derrick
20
11
Derrick
20
11
Starring:
Christoph Waltz, Sybil Danning, Lilli Palmer, Sebastian Koch, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Maria Schell, Horst Buchholz

Klaus Maria Brandauer Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Out of Africa Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 1986