Uli Edel

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Uli Edel (born April 11, 1947 in Neuenburg am Rhein, Germany) is a German film director. Description above from the Wikipedia article Uli Edel , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Rasputin (1996)

Into an era seething with war and revolution, a man comes with an incredible power to heal a nation...or destroy it. Based on the true story of one of the most powerful and mysterious figures in Russian history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Ian McKellen  •  David Warner

Into an era seething with war and revolution, a man comes with an incredible power to heal a nation...or destroy it. Based on the true story of one of the most powerful and mysterious figures in Russian history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Alan Rickman  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Ian McKellen  •  David Warner

Julius Caesar (2002)

Twenty year-old Julius Caesar flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome's supreme dictator.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Jeremy Sisto  •  Richard Harris  •  Christopher Walken  •  Chris Noth

Twenty year-old Julius Caesar flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome's supreme dictator.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Jeremy Sisto  •  Richard Harris  •  Christopher Walken  •  Chris Noth

Times Change You (2010)

The life story of German gangsta rapper, Bushido.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Bushido  •  Elyas M'Barek  •  Moritz Bleibtreu  •  Hannelore Elsner

The life story of German gangsta rapper, Bushido.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Bushido  •  Elyas M'Barek  •  Moritz Bleibtreu  •  Hannelore Elsner

Body of Evidence (1993)

When an elderly millionaire is found dead with cocaine in his system, his will leaves $8 million to Rebecca Carlson, who was having an affair with him. District attorney Robert Garrett decides to prosecute Rebecca, arguing that she deliberately engaged in wild sex ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Madonna  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Julianne Moore  •  Anne Archer

When an elderly millionaire is found dead with cocaine in his system, his will leaves $8 million to Rebecca Carlson, who was having an affair with him. District attorney Robert Garrett decides to prosecute Rebecca, arguing that she deliberately engaged in wild sex ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Madonna  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Julianne Moore  •  Anne Archer

Tyson (1995)

The story of Mike Tyson. From his early days as a 12 year old amateur with a powerful punch, to the undisputed title of "Heavyweight Champion of the World", and ultimately to his conviction for rape. The story of his turbulent life moves quickly, never focusing for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Paul Winfield  •  Michael Jai White  •  James B. Sikking

The story of Mike Tyson. From his early days as a 12 year old amateur with a powerful punch, to the undisputed title of "Heavyweight Champion of the World", and ultimately to his conviction for rape. The story of his turbulent life moves quickly, never focusing for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Paul Winfield  •  Michael Jai White  •  James B. Sikking

Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)

A gritty Brooklyn story about union corruption, violence, taboos and social norms. The stories told are of the sailors, the prostitute, the union bosses, the hooligans and the gay community set in the early 50s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Stephen Lang  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Burt Young  •  Peter Dobson

A gritty Brooklyn story about union corruption, violence, taboos and social norms. The stories told are of the sailors, the prostitute, the union bosses, the hooligans and the gay community set in the early 50s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Stephen Lang  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Burt Young  •  Peter Dobson

Evil Never Dies (2003)

After his wife is brutally murdered, a policeman transfers to patrol duty at a college, only to discover that the now-executed murderder may be brought back to life as part of a professor's experiment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Thomas Gibson  •  Katherine Heigl  •  John Waters  •  Christopher Kirby

After his wife is brutally murdered, a policeman transfers to patrol duty at a college, only to discover that the now-executed murderder may be brought back to life as part of a professor's experiment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Thomas Gibson  •  Katherine Heigl  •  John Waters  •  Christopher Kirby

The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)

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'Der Baader Meinhof Komplex' depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on the Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The story centers on the leadership ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Martina Gedeck  •  Moritz Bleibtreu  •  Johanna Wokalek  •  Niels-Bruno Schmidt

'Der Baader Meinhof Komplex' depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on the Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The story centers on the leadership ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Martina Gedeck  •  Moritz Bleibtreu  •  Johanna Wokalek  •  Niels-Bruno Schmidt

King of Texas (2002)

In this re-imagining of Shakespear's King Lear, Patrick Stewart stars as John Lear, a Texas cattle baron, who, after dividing his wealth among his three daughters, is rejected by them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Lauren Holly  •  Roy Scheider

In this re-imagining of Shakespear's King Lear, Patrick Stewart stars as John Lear, a Texas cattle baron, who, after dividing his wealth among his three daughters, is rejected by them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Lauren Holly  •  Roy Scheider

The Little Vampire (2000)

Based on the popular books, the story tells of Tony who wants a friend to add some adventure to his life. What he gets is Rudolph, a vampire kid with a good appetite. The two end up inseparable, but their fun is cut short when all the hopes of the vampire race ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Jonathan Lipnicki  •  Jim Carter  •  Alice Krige

Based on the popular books, the story tells of Tony who wants a friend to add some adventure to his life. What he gets is Rudolph, a vampire kid with a good appetite. The two end up inseparable, but their fun is cut short when all the hopes of the vampire race ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Jonathan Lipnicki  •  Jim Carter  •  Alice Krige

Ring of the Nibelungs (2004)

In this swords-and-sorcery tale, good-hearted blacksmith Eyvind hides away infant Prince Siegfried after two malevolent kings murder his father. But a fiery meteor sent by the gods reveals Siegfried's destiny, sending him on the quest of a lifetime. To save a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Benno Fürmann  •  Alicia Witt  •  Julian Sands  •  Samuel West

In this swords-and-sorcery tale, good-hearted blacksmith Eyvind hides away infant Prince Siegfried after two malevolent kings murder his father. But a fiery meteor sent by the gods reveals Siegfried's destiny, sending him on the quest of a lifetime. To save a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Benno Fürmann  •  Alicia Witt  •  Julian Sands  •  Samuel West

Purgatory (1999)

An outlaw band flees a posse and rides into Refuge, a small town where no one carries a gun, drinks, or swears. The town is actually Purgatory, and the peaceful inhabitants are all famous dead outlaws and criminals such as Doc Holiday and Wild Bill Hickok who must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Sam Shepard  •  Eric Roberts  •  Randy Quaid  •  Peter Stormare

An outlaw band flees a posse and rides into Refuge, a small town where no one carries a gun, drinks, or swears. The town is actually Purgatory, and the peaceful inhabitants are all famous dead outlaws and criminals such as Doc Holiday and Wild Bill Hickok who must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Sam Shepard  •  Eric Roberts  •  Randy Quaid  •  Peter Stormare

Pay the Ghost (2015)

One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their son—and, in doing so ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Sarah Wayne Callies  •  Veronica Ferres  •  Lyriq Bent

One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their son—and, in doing so ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Sarah Wayne Callies  •  Veronica Ferres  •  Lyriq Bent

Electro Ghetto (2004)

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DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Elyas M'Barek  •  Bushido  •  Moritz Bleibtreu  •  Karoline Schuch

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DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Elyas M'Barek  •  Bushido  •  Moritz Bleibtreu  •  Karoline Schuch

The Master Butcher (2019)

After his return from World War I, there is no more work for Fidelis in his parents' butcher shop in Swabia, Germany. To make a better life for himself and Eva, the former fiancée of a friend who fell in battle, he emigrates to Argus, a town in North Dakota, in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Leonie Benesch  •  Sylvester Groth  •  Aylin Tezel  •  Vladimir Korneev

After his return from World War I, there is no more work for Fidelis in his parents' butcher shop in Swabia, Germany. To make a better life for himself and Eva, the former fiancée of a friend who fell in battle, he emigrates to Argus, a town in North Dakota, in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Leonie Benesch  •  Sylvester Groth  •  Aylin Tezel  •  Vladimir Korneev

Unterm Birnbaum (2019)

After the death of their child, the Hradschek couple consoled themselves with gambling and shopping orgies. After the creditor increases the pressure on them, Ursel and Abel decide to kill him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Fritz Karl  •  Julia Koschitz  •  Peter Schneider  •  Katharina Thalbach

After the death of their child, the Hradschek couple consoled themselves with gambling and shopping orgies. After the creditor increases the pressure on them, Ursel and Abel decide to kill him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Fritz Karl  •  Julia Koschitz  •  Peter Schneider  •  Katharina Thalbach

Christiane F. (1981)

This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 70s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14 years old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-storey apartment building in Berlin. She's fascinated by the 'Sound', a new disco ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Natja Brunckhorst  •  Thomas Haustein  •  Jens Kuphal  •  Rainer Woelk

This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 70s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14 years old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-storey apartment building in Berlin. She's fascinated by the 'Sound', a new disco ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Natja Brunckhorst  •  Thomas Haustein  •  Jens Kuphal  •  Rainer Woelk

Eine Art von Zorn (1984)

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DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Rolf Zacher  •  Bernhard Wicki  •  Hannelore Elsner  •  Klaus Löwitsch

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DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Rolf Zacher  •  Bernhard Wicki  •  Hannelore Elsner  •  Klaus Löwitsch

Confessions of a Sorority Girl (1995)

A spoiled little rich girl arrives at Sorority High with studying the last thing on her mind. Spreading malicious rumours and splitting people up are just some of the things she finds amusing. Her behaviour not surprisingly though, starts to alienate her from her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Brian Bloom  •  Jamie Luner  •  Alyssa Milano  •  Natalija Nogulich

A spoiled little rich girl arrives at Sorority High with studying the last thing on her mind. Spreading malicious rumours and splitting people up are just some of the things she finds amusing. Her behaviour not surprisingly though, starts to alienate her from her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uli Edel
CAST:  Brian Bloom  •  Jamie Luner  •  Alyssa Milano  •  Natalija Nogulich

The Making of 'Last Exit to Brooklyn' (2006)

A wonderful making of featurette that focuses on the controversial novel that inspired 'Last Exit to Brooklyn' as well the production history of the film. German director Uli Edel and members of his technical crew also discuss some of the obstacles that had to be ...  (more)

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CAST:  Uli Edel  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Stephen Lang  •  Hubert Selby Jr.

A wonderful making of featurette that focuses on the controversial novel that inspired 'Last Exit to Brooklyn' as well the production history of the film. German director Uli Edel and members of his technical crew also discuss some of the obstacles that had to be ...  (more)

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CAST:  Uli Edel  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Stephen Lang  •  Hubert Selby Jr.
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