The Polar Bear

The Polar Bear (1998)

  • Genre: Action, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1998-11-12
  • User Rating: 6.3/10 from 33 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 30min
  • Language: Deutsch
  • Production Country: Germany
  • Directors: Til Schweiger, Granz Henman.
star 6.3/10
From 33 Ratings


Four characters become involved in one dramatic story: Nico has a mission to drive a car containing a live bomb to a specified destination, park the car and escape as quickly as she can. Leo has become his client's target, having carried out a "contract" that unfortunately had already been cancelled. Fabian and Reza want to enjoy themselves without any money, bringing themselves into contact sooner or later with the police. Sooner or later all four will meet up in dramatic circumstances....

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  • Til Schweiger

    as Leo
  • Karina Krawczyk

    as Nico
  • Benno Fürmann

    as Fabian
  • Florian Lukas

    as Reza
  • Jürgen Tarrach

    as Manni
  • Ralf Richter

    as Zivilpolizist
  • Thierry van Werveke

    as Norbert
  • Ralph Herforth

    as Zivilpolizist
  • Leonard Lansink

    as Barkeeper Paul's Eck
  • Leander Haußmann

    as Stephan
  • Willi Thomczyk

    as Alfred
  • Katharina Thalbach

    as Hilde
  • Manfred Lehmann

    as Agent
  • Peter Maffay

    as Alex
  • Heiner Lauterbach

    as Gesundheitsinspektor
  • Tom Gerhardt

    as Manager American Diner
Editing Alexander Berner Editor
Camera Greg Littlewood Director of Photography
Directing Til Schweiger Director
Writing Granz Henman Author
Production Alexander Berner Executive Producer
Production Vesna Jovanoska Producer
Production Til Schweiger Producer
Directing Granz Henman Director
Sound Klaus Badelt Original Music Composer
Sound Henning Lohner Original Music Composer
Production Tom Zickler Producer