Rank: 7/100 in Top 100 Films Films

Metropolis is a science-fiction film following the German expressionist school, directed by Fritz Lang and set in a futuristic urban dystopia, depicting the social crisis between workers and owners. It is famous for being the most expensive silent film ever made, at a cost of about 5 million Reichsmark ($200 million when adjusted for inflation).

Movie Synopsis:

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city’s mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Movie details:

  • Original Title: Metropolis
  • Original Language: de
  • Studio:¬†Echelon
  • Director: Fritz Lang
  • Actors: Fritz Rasp
  • Genre: science fiction > robots
  • Running Time: 117
  • Release Date: 1927-01-10
  • Vote Average: 8.1
  • Popularity: 10.116917
  • Genre: science fiction > robots
  • Type: Amazon Video
  • Product Group: Movie
  • Running Time: 117

Video Trailer: